5 Tips to Turn OFF a Potential Wargamer
It isn’t easy to run a good demo game, participation game, or event at a gaming convention. This episode shares 5 tips to AVOID…unless you want to turn off a would be wargamer. Just kidding!
When listening to this episode keep in mind the tips to turn off a would be wargamer are presented facetiously. Use this episode as things to avoid.
Listener Andrew and prior guest Aaron Bostian are both skilled at growing the hobby. Inspired by their hard work we’re taking a turn to share advice on ways to grow the hobby in your area.
5 Tips to Turn OFF a Would Be Wargamer
- Be Unwelcoming
- Make the game as complex as possible
- Turn the would be wargamer into an OBSERVER
- Use ugly models/terrain
- Show up unprepared
Listener Andrew found out about this show topic and shared his 3 tips of things TO do to turn ON a potential wargamer.
- Learn to recognize who would make a natural wargamer. Don’t try to force people into it.
- Listen to how the would be wargamer speaks. A 6 year old doesn’t want a lecture on complicated rules.
- Most importantly make it fun for your opponent
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