Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Proposal for next contest

  • FromChristopher Hickman <tophu@xxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 24 Mar 2008 08:03:52 -0700
On Monday, March 24, 2008, at 10:07AM, "Jorge Arroyo" <trozo@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Another possibility is to ask non-designers to provide feedback and to
>require designers to provide feedback. This way if you want to participate
>with your game, you know you have to provide feedback for all the entries so
>that your entry is valid. This seems reasonable if we expect voting turnout
>not to increase anytime soon. At least this way we know we won't decrease it
>while we also know all the games will get some amount of feedback for sure.

This suggestion is excellent.  Putting additional burden on layman judges is definitely a BAD IDEA.  We don't need any more reason to lower turnout of judging. Putting this burden on entrants, is a great idea, ensuring that all entrants will have some real feedback.