Considering that many people who have voiced major reservations about 4e have been made to feel very unwelcome in the 4e forum, I would agree. Very interesting. I would have expected the positive responses to account for a much higher percentage.DaveMage said:Well, we've hit 500 responses with about 2/3 to 1/3 in favor.
Ourph said:Considering that many people who have voiced major reservations about 4e have been made to feel very unwelcome in the 4e forum, I would agree. Very interesting. I would have expected the positive responses to account for a much higher percentage.
GoodKingJayIII said:I will be buying the PHB (possibly the 3-book package), so I guess that puts me in the Thumbs Up category. I think "cautiously optimistic" is probably the best phrase to use in the situation, however.
mhacdebhandia said:Wrong. There's the Fourth Edition spined devil's stats found on a Desert of Desolation miniatures card.
Lackhand said:This is the kind of "sentiment" or background feeling that it's hard to point at examples of, but I'd say that the mods have been pretty evenhanded at keeping everybody on an even keel and reining in tempers.
I don't think they've been made to feel unwelcome, just that they've been asked to make substantive posts (I'd argue there are (still) fewer "I just signed in to say I like 4th ed. Bye!" posts than there are/were "I just signed in to say 4th ed ate my dog. Bye!" posts). This isn't because either position is unreasoned or anything, just that in the initial announcement, there was a tidal wave of nerd-rage; there are still a lot of healthy/normal members of the community who contribute here with negative points of view on 4th ed.
Everybody's been asked to make substantive posts. What's the point, otherwise?
Roland55 said:Given that very little real, solid information has been released about 4E, I would say this poll really tests people's hopes and expectations. It certainly can't test their objective reaction to non-existent information. Given this, I had hoped to see a higher number of positive votes -- it's still early and there's plenty of time for the game designers to make us all proud.