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Poll: Do you use a rating system for your games?

Tick all that apply

  • 1 - No rating system

    Votes: 2 40.0%
  • 2 - Good, bad

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 3 - Poor, fair, good, excellent

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 4 - Full price, wait for sale, rent, skip

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 5 - A, B, C

    Votes: 1 20.0%
  • 6 - Out of 10

    Votes: 3 60.0%
  • 7 - Out of 100%

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 8 - Other

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    5

BFG10K

Lifer
Aug 14, 2000
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If people ask me for my opinion of a game, I usually use the / 10 scale, though occasionally I’ll use alphabet letters.

I don’t see the point of percentages as 77% vs 72% (for example) doesn’t make meaningful sense.
 

Zenoth

Diamond Member
Jan 29, 2005
5,085
105
106
I usually just go with 'Out of 10' in about 99% of cases, and I don't mind decimals (7.5, 9.5, etc).

However, in some specific cases I prefer to talk about select titles in terms of 'importance' or, when it's a Masterpiece, with pure respect beyond merely giving them a scoring system. They would be my Hall of Fame games, my Masterpieces, where even a "10 out of 10" isn't properly descriptive of my appreciation and gratitude for what they brought to and meant for me. I don't 'rate' on a scale when the art of a game (under any form within it) solicit an emotional response or reaction. But all of this happens extremely rarely. In the hundreds upon hundreds of video games I've played, I don't think I could count more than maybe a dozen like this.
 

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