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Voting System question

05-15-2017, 09:05 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: United States
Posts: 508
Voting System question

Heya folks!

Just curious how the 'star' system works here, on the forums. I'll see some games with 10k votes (example would be Injustice 2) and it's been out for a week where some games have a ton of forum posts but only 50 votes. Just curious how/where the votes actually come from. In the years I've been here, I don't know if I've seen this asked.

II Timothy 4:7
05-16-2017, 08:04 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,919
The forums do pretty well on Google, so when you search for "Injustice 2" our thread will be at or near the top. Lots of people searching for a hot game, wandering into a thread, and rating it is where those numbers come from. Comparatively, random games that don't have tons of buzz about them will only get rated by a smaller subsection of our audience who go through and rate everything.
05-16-2017, 08:26 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: United States
Posts: 508
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eli View Post
The forums do pretty well on Google, so when you search for "Injustice 2" our thread will be at or near the top. Lots of people searching for a hot game, wandering into a thread, and rating it is where those numbers come from. Comparatively, random games that don't have tons of buzz about them will only get rated by a smaller subsection of our audience who go through and rate everything.
Oh okay, that makes sense. Cool!

II Timothy 4:7