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Subject: Taking a hit... rss

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Larz Welo
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So, I logged back on after a week offline to see that the admins had followed through on their threat and reformed the ratings for wargames. The first thing I noted was that a lot of great games are now more easily visible on the top. The second thing I immediately noticed is that PuG took a big hit in the ratings and almost slid out of the top 100.

I don't think anybody is upset, but was wondering if there were any reactions.
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Nick Avtges
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I prefer the new rankings.

It just came to me that what we need is a wargame version of "The Hotness".
 
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I always thought the "old" wargame ranking was a bit strange but it did let me know what the "new" up and coming wargames were (or the hidden gems that people recently found (like Angola)).
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Its impressive we're still in the top 100. I welcome the new rankings, but Pursuit of Glory was never going to benefit from the changes.

 
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Personally, my own private feelings aside, it is just a way to skew the outcome of algorithms to favor bigger sales. The fact that fewer people have bought and played a game, does not make it a worse game. So, I am really not sure what the new rankings accomplish other than to punish smaller companies or less visible games. The new ranking does not tell me what the 'best' games are, just the most popular with a larger sales base. That ranking system based on sales holds no interest for me at all.
 
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