A quick message just to inform everyone how voting works on itchi.io… Essentially you allocate marks out of five, in the form of stars. That’s pretty much it!
I’ve given this a lot of thought and my intention is to have only one rating which is Overall, so for each game you will vote by allocating 1-5 stars against the Overall rating. Short and sweet.
I’m open to ideas for additional ‘optional’ extra scoring categories but these would need to exist as indicators only and would not count towards the final rating of the game. My rationale for doing it this way is that each game will be different, some will have graphics and some will not, some will have sound and some will not, some may be heavy on puzzles and others not so much. Because of this we can only have the one metric (Overall) that ultimately rates the game otherwise the ratings will be extremely unequal (and unfair).
That said, as mentioned, we can certainly have other scoring criteria but we just need to have it be for indication only and not count towards the final rating.
With the above in mind please do suggest categories for ‘optional’ criteria to score against and I will look to include some (or all).
Thanks in advance.