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2 years ago#1
When you see a review, what is the lowest score you'll accept and still play? - Results (170 votes)
1
29.41% (50 votes)
50
2
1.18% (2 votes)
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3
1.18% (2 votes)
2
4
6.47% (11 votes)
11
5
11.18% (19 votes)
19
6
23.53% (40 votes)
40
7
18.24% (31 votes)
31
8
5.29% (9 votes)
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9
0.59% (1 votes)
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10
2.94% (5 votes)
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So, you're interested in a game. You see a review, or a collection of reviews with an average score of ??? What is the lowest review score that you'll still accept and consider playing the game?

Like for me, anything under an 8 is an automatic waste of my time. I won't bother. So for me, I voted 8.
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2 years ago#2
They make no difference to me.
2 years ago#3
sirtonne posted...
They make no difference to me.


Really? So if everyone you ever talked to about a game said that game was horrible, 1/10 quality, you'd still consider playing it?
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2 years ago#4
This is silly, because there's always troll reviews that hurt the average.

The lowest score from a trusted reviewer I'll accept is a 7. 7 usually means fun, but has flaws or isn't for everyone, which is fine by me if I know it's a game I'll like.
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2 years ago#5
MajesticFerret posted...
This is silly, because there's always troll reviews that hurt the average.

The lowest score from a trusted reviewer I'll accept is a 7. 7 usually means fun, but has flaws or isn't for everyone, which is fine by me if I know it's a game I'll like.


Okay, consider trusted reviews then for your choice...obviously. I don't trust user reviews at all.
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2 years ago#6
I'll play/try anything at least once.
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2 years ago#7
Lets put it this way. Numerical reviews are absolutely worthless to me. Well thought out, substantive critiques carry more weight.
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2 years ago#8
I listen to reviews for information, not scores. I've enjoyed some games that got terrible review scores.
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2 years ago#9
Nicodimus posted...
I listen to reviews for information, not scores. I've enjoyed some games that got terrible review scores.


Ditto.
2 years ago#10
Same here.
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