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MAME ROW #139 - Kitten Kaboodle

  • @obsidianspider I would be a bit unhappy if this stops, I can understand you, why would you "host" this, if no one is using it. On my personal side, its only a phase. Also I look every week for the games and lately games not installed on my "system" are "chosen". I mostly participate on games I already have in my collection, with exceptions.

  • I too, check every week to see what’s on offer. I don’t always vote, I’ll admit I seldom post scores or feedback, but I do enjoy having a go. I wouldn’t be surprised if you stopped, but I’d miss it :)

  • I'm here every week.
    There's just a lot of arcade games that doesn't really have my interest.
    On the other hand, some of my best memories with my arcade cab is battling some of the classic games on Mame ROW.

    I suggest the following:

    • A round every two weeks would be fine.
    • Instead of voting between 3 games, make it 5.
    • If some games get a lot of votes, but doesn't win, it automatically qualifies to next round

    The above would
    a: lower the workload on you @obsidianspider
    b: probably get more interesting games pr. round
    c: withhold games of interest, which will draw interest to next round already

  • I have a different idea, just a brainstorming. What do you think?:

    • 3 (or 4) games are chosen randomly and 1 game is added from previous vote.
    • Let's play all 4 (or 5) games and post scores, everyone can decide what they want to play.
    • At the end of the week, we vote which game should make it to next week.

    Instead voting which game to play, everyone plays what he wants and the game we liked most would make it to next week. In case the next selection of new games are not good, we have the option to play at least our last winner again. This could last 2 weeks (or monthly?) and we are not stuck with a single game to play.

  • I'm all for changing the rules, but adding more games will make it more work, not less.

    If we want to carry something over or whatever, that's fine. I'm just the facilitator, I don't make the rules, this is a community thing. :)

  • @obsidianspider
    My suggestion would be.
    There is time for a vote from Sunday to Thursday. The round takes place over two weekends.

    Number: 5 out of 1 sounds reasonable, if you prefer 3 out of 1 that's okay too. I always saw the MAME RoW as a possibility to discover unknown games. Personally 3 are almost too few for me and the probability increases that no really good game titles are included.

  • @obsidianspider Yes, more games will make more work, but not if the time period is also increased. So its a tradeoff, longer periods with more content or more frequently with less content. As said, just brainstorming here. :-) Maybe we could vote for this. LOL

  • Let's discuss the future of MAME ROW in this thread where I've also created a poll with the options listed above.

  • @thelostsoul said in MAME ROW #139 - Kitten Kaboodle:

    Maybe we could vote for this. LOL

    We could vote on how we'd like to vote. I like it. And as it happened, we did and I did.

  • MAME ROW #140 is live

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