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POLL: Why Do You Play the Rules You Play?


1952 votes were cast by total voters.


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dilettante Supporting Member of TMP writes:

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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Because it fits my available time.
79
4%
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Because they are fun.
312
16%
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Easy to learn and teach.
157
8%
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Elegant rules that capture the flavor of the period and create a good 'game'.
195
10%
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I'm attracted to rules that are a bit less 'commercial'... less flashy in their presentation and marketing.
19
1%
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I've always played them, they seem to work OK.
34
2%
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I am searching for the perfect ruleset one day I'll find it, but until then, I try everything that comes my way.
40
2%
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I don't choose the rules but play whatever is on offer at the club.
24
1%
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I just like them. That's all.
97
5%
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I like full-color, illustrated rulebooks.
28
1%
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I play tournaments and play whatever the tournament rules are.
6
0%
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I prefer rules which are internally self-consistent.
48
2%
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I require rules that work for multiple eras, rather than trying to remember different rulesets.
21
1%
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I wrote them they give the perfect game and I know the correct interpretation of anything that's unclear.
28
1%
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Real tactics work in the game.
144
7%
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They are not that great, but it's that or play by myself.
16
1%
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They are quick I only have a couple of hours to game in.
83
4%
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They are realistic rules which allow me to play what I beleive to be a reasonably historically accurate game.
110
6%
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They are slow, and, I think, more accurate in their results because of the extra detail.
4
0%
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They are the latest new set that all the cool kids are migrating to.
2
0%
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They feel right and capture the essence of the game/period/conflict without bogging down with irrelevant minutia.
222
11%
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They provide for a good game.
248
13%
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other (explain)
21
1%
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I don't know.
14
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP wonders:

Here's a thought: What is it that causes you to play the rulesets you do?

(Options taken from this pre-poll discussion.)