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POLL: What Makes for a Bad Convention Game (Round 1A)


714 votes were cast by total voters.


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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Yes – I appreciate a pretty game as much as the next wargamer, but very basic looking games can be great fun. If it's a good game – pacey, good scenario, fun players then the looks don't actually matter all that much.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Activation rules that mean your troops might never move
91
13%
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Arbitrary, unfair referee
86
12%
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Background of scenario is poorly explained or confusing
10
1%
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Bad aesthetics
17
2%
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Badly painted figures
18
3%
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Battlefield too crowded/too many figures
32
4%
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Boring terrain
13
2%
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Cheaters
90
13%
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Diorama game
6
1%
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Drunk players
42
6%
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Everything you try to do, the GM says no
29
4%
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Fighting over post-game awards
7
1%
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Game is advertised for 'all ages'
5
1%
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Game is just 'move forward and roll dice'
17
2%
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Game is just a dice-rolling contest
26
4%
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Game is painfully slow
88
12%
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Game is too big
15
2%
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Gamemaster not familiar with the rules
89
12%
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Games where units keep charging and never stop
1
0%
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GM bias if you play 'the wrong way'
27
4%
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other (explain)
0
0%
 
none of these/no opinion
5
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Question by Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP.

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.