Search for a current fantasy main system Part 1: suggested games and evaluating their samples
Search for a current fantasy main system Part 2: First look at downloaded samples
Search for a current fantasy main system Part 3: Organizing "Battles"
Search for a current fantasy main system Part 4: Organizing Losers Battles
Search for a current fantasy main system Part 4: Evaluating the game systems
In this part, I will show how I set these initial observations up into a competitive battle round series, aimed at decreasing the number of similar games and overall selection down to a manageable number to actually test out. Reading can only go so far.
I was watching TV and saw a music competition. It seemed like a nice way to narrow down the games to a manageable set of playable systems.
First I tried to find similarities between the systems. I grouped each head-to-head against another game based on a common theme. The following is the text I created for this battle round
After creating a battle structure, I tried to write up formally my criteria, many of which I had already state and clarified. Some that I wrote down for the first time. Here is my 10 criteria and the main question I would try to answer for each.
I then needed a grading scale, which I reused the same one as I did to score the available playable material and rules. Here is that text.
I wanted to to also keep a score of other information which is helpful.
Reading or watching reviews & gameplay helps me to subjectively fill in the criteria.
In the next post, I will show my losers bracket