[2018 - Locked] Boddy Count.

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[2018 - Locked] Boddy Count.

Post by *The Butler » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:46 pm

So, today - I came up with a game idea, but wanted to run it by everyone. It's sort of an improved version (I think) of "A Dose Of ... Murder" / "The Dagger of Amon Ra" thread.

So here's how it'd work.

The Guests
Everyone starta with 10 health.
An account has been created (by me) and secretly assigned to someone as *Mr. Boddy. This secondary account is for THIS THREAD ONLY. The login information will be PM'ed to the selected MASQ account to pose as Mr. Boddy in this thread.

The Goal
Mr. Boddy's goal is to "murder" (reduce someone's health to "0") - if they do so, they win. And they (or I, whoever sees it first) will then reveal who they are.
But you - as the guests - can try to find out who Mr. Boddy is before someone is murdered!

Mr. Boddy, the Murderer!
Mr. Boddy's FIRST attack on any person is 5 damage. Subsequent attacks to the SAME person with Mr. Boddy are 2 points of damage.
So for example, if Mr. Boddy attacks GUEST01, the first hit does 5 damage. If Mr. Boddy attacks them again, anytime, it's 2 damage. However, if Mr. Boddy's next target is GUEST02, they will inflict 5 damage on them, initially. Then every subsequent attack is 2 damage.

Mr. Boddy may even target their OWN Masq account to throw people off!

Each Attack By Mr. Boddy Leads To A Clue!
Now, when Mr. Boddy DOES attack, they must give a clue as to who they are.
This clue is related to their MASQ ID (not the Mr. Boddy one!).
The clues can be as vague as a color in their avatar, a letter (or letters) in their MASQ ID name, or related to one of the posts they made in their MASQ ID (from another thread), an image they post that relates to their MASQ ID... You get the idea.

So for example, if I (The Butler) was assigned as "Mr. Boddy" and were to attack someone, I could give a clue (posting as Mr. Boddy) and have it simply say, "White."
The clue references the papers seen in my avatar. On the next attack, I could just give the clue of "u" (as in the "u" in Butler).

Healing Potions!
Everyone else (including the person who is Mr. Boddy, in their regular MASQ ID) can heal one person for 1 health, but they can not heal themselves.
You only have ONE healing per Mr. Boddy's attack and you can not heal again until Mr. Boddy strikes again, and Mr. Boddy can not strike again until at least ONE person is healed!
BUT - Mr. Boddy can not strike again if they use their own MASQ ID to heal themselves! This might provide a clue as to who Mr. Boddy is!

So for example, if PLAYER01 is Mr. Boddy and the first move they do is strike at themselves (-5 health to PLAYER01).
They can not then log in as their MASQ ID of Player01, heal themselves for 1 point. Switch to Mr. Boddy strike at PLAYER02. Switch back to Player01, heal for another point. Strike Player02 again. Switch to Player01, heal for 1 point. Switch back, strike again, and so on and so on)
(This prevents Mr. Boddy from striking themselves, switching to their MASQ ID, heal themseves, strike at someone else, Switch to MASQ ID, heal themselves, etc etc)


When you heal someone, simply BOLD their name and put their new health in the () marks.
When Mr. Boddy strikes, put their name italics and change their health in the () marks.

That way the next person can just copy and paste the new totals without the +1 / -5 totals on the side.

For example:

PlayerOne (10)
PlayerTwo (10)

Mr. Boddy strikes at PlayerOne:
PlayerOne (5)
PlayerTwo (10)

PlayerTwo heals PlayerOne
PlayerOne (6)
PlayerTwo (10)


Guessing Mr. Boddy!
When you make a guess as to who Mr. Boddy is, you must state - BASED ON THE CLUES - why you think that person is Mr. Boddy. This prevents people from just posting MASQ names, to try and guess.
So, using my example, someone might say, "I think it's The Butler, because the white references the shirt seen in the avatar!" (Now while I meant white in the papers, it's true that the shirt is white too - so while they may not guess the clue correctly, they are guessing based on the clue, and doing so correctly)!

Do not reveal if a guess is incorrect/correct unless someone is making an official guess (where they cite the clues). You may only make ONE guess, until Mr. Boddy strikes again.

The MASQ person who is Mr. Boddy may even guess to throw the party off! So even though they ARE Mr. Boddy, they're lying! Let the clues lead to Mr. Boddy! So keep an eye out... don't trust anyone!

Winning!
When Mr. Boddy is properly guessed, either they (or myself, the Butler) will reveal that the murderer has been caught.

The game "ends" if Mr. Boddy manages to "kill" someone or if Mr. Boddy is correctly guessed.

In either case, at that point, I will assign the role of "Mr. Boddy" to someone else (or maybe the same person, to throw everyone off).


Let the games begin!

The Ghost... that is... Guest List is:

*Whoopee Cushion (10)
*Col_Mustard (10)
*Buttercup (10)
*Russian Bot (10)
*Bowsette (10)
*Cosmo (10)
*Sasquatch (10)
*Windows95 (10)
Mrs. White, you've been paying our friend, the blackmailer, ever since your husband died under, shall we say, mysterious circumstances?

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Re: [2018] New Game Idea?

Post by *Whoopee Cushion » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:37 pm

Sounds clever! I think it's worth a go.
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Re: [2018] New Game Idea?

Post by *Russian Bot » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:58 pm

This sounds like fun.

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *The Butler » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:33 am

Thread updated, and Mr. Boddy has been notified...
Mrs. White, you've been paying our friend, the blackmailer, ever since your husband died under, shall we say, mysterious circumstances?

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Mr. Boddy » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:54 pm

Image

BOO!
strike one at Windows95
I hate Windows, so there you go down you- minus 5.

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Windows95 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:39 pm

**** WARNING WARNING DANGER DANGER ****
**** This unit is under attack, malicious intent detected, please heal ****

*** Analysis complete ***
*** Based on the picture of a robot, this unit's guess is that Mr. Boddy entity might actually be Russian Bot entity? ***

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Russian Bot » Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:00 am

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Mr. Boddy » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:55 am

Mr. Black? Miss Scarlett? Reverant Green? Mrs. Peacock?
Colonel Mustard!

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *The Butler » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:52 pm

*Mr. Boddy wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:55 am
Mr. Black? Miss Scarlett? Reverant Green? Mrs. Peacock?
Colonel Mustard!

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"Mr. Boddy", was there a clue somewhere in your statement?
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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Col_Mustard » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:28 pm

Yes ... unless there is a clue of some kind there, I cordially request either a clue or a healing potion ...

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Windows95 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:52 am

**** Suggestion: let us take a few guesses FIRST before healing - this gives us a strategical advantage. Boddy is frozen until we heal. ****

**** The second clue must must be in the irrelevant CLUE characters mentioned? Mayhaps they relate to something else, like colors ****

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Windows95 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:59 am

**** this unit greatly enjoys riddles ****
**** Factual summary of clues ****

Clue 1;
- that looks like a Sentinel from X-men
- counting down from 10?

Clue 2;
- 4 Clue characters are mentioned seemingly random; Black, Scarlett, Green and Peacock.

Furthermore;
- I guessed Russian Bot based on the robot, but that didnt trigger a reveal, so I assume she or he is clean.

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *The Butler » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:21 pm

*Windows95 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:59 am
Furthermore;
- I guessed Russian Bot based on the robot, but that didnt trigger a reveal, so I assume she or he is clean.
You are correct.
I mean, no.
You are not correct.
That is you are correct that Russian Bot is not Mr. Boddy!
So much confusion!
:lol:
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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *Cosmo » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:45 pm

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Re: [2018] Boddy Count.

Post by *The Butler » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:56 pm

*Col_Mustard wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:28 pm
Yes ... unless there is a clue of some kind there, I cordially request either a clue or a healing potion ...
Indeed, it appears there was a clue there (although, having seen the alphabet game, I couldn't be certain with people's states of mind around here - too much Cognac and all...)

And remember, while yes, Mr. Boddy has struck down at you, he/she/they have also struck Windows95 who was damaged. So you could always heal them as well, since you can not heal yourself.
Mrs. White, you've been paying our friend, the blackmailer, ever since your husband died under, shall we say, mysterious circumstances?

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