On Friday, November 09, 2007, at 12:06PM, "Brian Campbell" <lambda@xxxxxxx> wrote: >On Nov 9, 2007, at 11:39 AM, kerry_and_ryan@xxxxxxx wrote: > >> As I think I've mentioned before, I wouldn't mind seeing such an >> entry in this competition, but I would rate it at least a little >> lower just because it isn't "solidly" a 2HOUSE game. I could see >> other judges rating it as either perfectly 2HOUSE or perfectly >> non-2HOUSE. It's a judgment call -- that's what judges are for. > >Yeah, I think I'd rate this pretty low in a 2HOUSE-restricted >competition. I don't think I'd need it to be filtered for me; I can >make up my own mind about how well this fits the 2HOUSE design >restriction. I'd have to agree here, and make a suggestion (it may be too late for this competition, but perhaps for future winter competitions) to have a two-part ranking system: 1. Overall game quality 2. Adherence to theme. That way, you can take the rankings in composite to determine the final rankings.