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How do you rate a roster?

#1xgiraffes13xPosted 3/10/2013 3:56:29 PM
What criteria matters the most? - Results (32 votes)
Relevance of a character
9.38% (3 votes)
3
How likely a character is
28.13% (9 votes)
9
Amount of characters in total roster
3.13% (1 votes)
1
Amount of characters per series
3.13% (1 votes)
1
If your favorite character is in
18.75% (6 votes)
6
If your favorite character isn't in
3.13% (1 votes)
1
How creative it is
3.13% (1 votes)
1
Thought/reasoning behind choices
15.63% (5 votes)
5
If any characters are cut/which ones
0% (0 votes)
0
Other
15.63% (5 votes)
5
This poll is now closed.
After several roster attempts I always get mixed reviews. If someone tells me to include a character on one roster post.. the next one comes around and that character is on and others complain about that character's inclusion.

I'm not sure if people are trolling or extremely fickle, but overall I'm curious on what's the MOST important thing when judging a roster. Thank you!
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#2EvilSakuraiPosted 3/10/2013 4:01:02 PM
Roster has to have the following things:
Ridley
Saki
New F-Zero Rep
Pac-Man

Minus .5 points for each obscure side character, or minor character.
Minus 1 point for each impossible character that I hate.
Plus 2 points for awesome characters even if they can't make it in the game.
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#3FoxMakinWafflesPosted 3/10/2013 4:02:36 PM
Other: I don't rate rosters because I'm sick of seeing them. I don't care how much work you put into it or if it includes my favorite choices.
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#4tehponycornPosted 3/10/2013 4:03:20 PM
I rate a roster by:

1. Relevance of Characters/Franchise
There shouldn't and probably won't be an new F-Zero character in SSB4, so, if Samurai Gorah or Black Shadow appear, it's gonna get a lower rating. Meanwhiles, I think that characters like Shulk or Chrom are likely, and are also my favs. Which brings me to...

2.Characters that I like
A roster is going to get a lower rating from me if it doesn't have a character like Shulk or Chrom, you can even see my sig for further proof.

3.Amount of Reps
Mario is a good series, but it doesn't deserve 6 or 7 reps, I think that 4 or 5 is good enough. While, I think Fire Emblem should get 3 reps thanks to it's expansion in the west.
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#5SmallerRidleyPosted 3/10/2013 4:12:33 PM
It's ****.
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#6PlasmaCannonPosted 3/10/2013 4:14:06 PM
Any roster is an automatic fail if Jigglypuff isn't on it.
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#7Cookie_AromaPosted 3/10/2013 4:15:18 PM
Kinda weird that you didn't list "How much I like the characters" as a choice, so other.
#8The_KoreyPosted 3/10/2013 4:37:39 PM
In the grand scheme of things, I don't pretend to understand likelyness. I just call out obvious atrocities as crap.
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#9chadchu1Posted 3/10/2013 4:47:46 PM
I'd say reasoning except I don't rate rosters & I don't even look at 'em anymore because I've never seen one that wasn't full of fanboyism & hipster crap.
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