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Re: [Icehouse] Suggestions for future Icehouse Game Design Competitions

  • FromBryan Stout <stoutwb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateWed, 4 Nov 2009 18:24:57 -0500
I'm all in favor of non-submitters voting -- the more the better!
Let's figure out how to interest them!

I just disagree with either of these propositions: a) having
submitters vote is bad; b) if only submitters vote, it's worthless.


On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 5:48 PM, Dale Newfield <dale@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> To expand on that thought:  We're looking for participation beyond those
> submitting games.  If every voter is a submitter then we get a 1:1 ratio,
> but still zero exposure outside of this small community.
> An election where only the candidates vote is a direct democracy (and you
> might as well not have the election).  What we want is a representative
> democracy where everyone contributes their opinion, not just the insiders.
> -Dale

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