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sawyer please review the forum rules!

Davort if you're still working on this and want to post an update send me a PM and I'll unlock it!

I love the idea!

A few years back (like 10) I started working on a game based on the board game (in to some extent the 1985 movie) Clue that I was intending to make procedural (sort of).

The game-play was going to be centered around the murder of Mr. Body and you could pick any of the characters to play (Ms. Scarlet, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock, Col. Mustard, Mrs. White or Prof. Plum). The only thing you would know for sure was that the character you picked wasn't the murderer. You would then play to track down the actual murderer. I had plans to make each character have 10 different reasons for killing Mr. Body (10 different back-stories). So each time you played the game you'd have a random weapon that would be picked, a random room where the murder took place, and a random character (not your own) that commits the murder and a random (1 in 10) motive for the murder. So really it would be unlikely you'd ever play the same game twice given all the variability.

I even toyed w/ the possibility that the player could be the murderer and then the game-play would center around trying to not get caught while simultaneously trying to frame somebody else for the murder but the mechanic (the how to program it to make it work) seemed too far beyond me.

In the end (despite creating all the character art and several backgrounds) the project was too much to tackle at the time and it joined the 10,000 others on the "dead projects" pile.

Say it isn't so :-\ and YAY (laugh)!!

I am having a hard time imagining the GiP without this thread poppin' up occasionally!

A very large congratulations (to you and your team) on the game's completion!

I look forward to playing it.

With a sad, but proud, heart I turn the key...

The Rumpus Room / Re: *Guess the Movie Title*
« on: 24 Dec 2017, 13:35 »
Can't see the screenshot but I'll take a guess...

Is it 2012 from 2009?

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 03 Dec 2017, 08:32 »
The only thing this made me think of (which I'm failing to see a connection to hip-hop) was the theory that a period of extreme winter conditions affected the trees/woods that were used to create Stadivarius violins which gives them their unique sound.

The Rumpus Room / Re: *Guess the Movie Title*
« on: 17 Nov 2017, 18:36 »
Green Room?

The Rumpus Room / Re: *Guess the Movie Title*
« on: 15 Nov 2017, 05:19 »

OUTSTANDING guess! I have long heard rumors of anther person, besides myself, who has seen this movie... could it be?

Sadly, it's not the answer.

The Princess Bride?

You got it. Little Kevin Arnold was playing the classic Hardball at the beginning of the movie just before the Gandpa arrived.

You're up!

The Rumpus Room / Re: *Guess the Movie Title*
« on: 14 Nov 2017, 19:08 »

The Rumpus Room / Re: *Guess the Movie Title*
« on: 14 Nov 2017, 17:33 »
Red Riding Hood?

I can't tell if that's Amanda Seifried (sp) or not?

I don't remember any of these screens to be honest (and I have seen the movie)... I just guessed it from the last one.

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 14 Nov 2017, 13:14 »
Eruption of the volcano Tobu somewhere in Indonesia if i recollect correctly.

It's Toba (at least in English) but you got it either way!

Your turn!

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 13 Nov 2017, 19:50 »
An excellent guess, but is not the answer!

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 13 Nov 2017, 13:19 »
This event, which took place nearly 75,000 years ago, is believed to have caused a genetic bottle neck of the human population. Estimates range from 10,000 to as few as 1,000 humans left on the planet. Human kind has never come so close to being totally wiped out. While there has been some disagreement in recent years (as to whether this event actually caused the population crisis) most still believe this event was responsible for the near-extinction of humanity.

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 12 Nov 2017, 19:17 »
You'll always know your neighbor, and you'll always know your pal if y'ever navigated on the Erie Canal!

Didn't know that first quote (or the third) but I remember that jingle about the canal.

Darth, you and me will be the only Orville watchers here. Now go make an Orville adventure game!!!! ;-)

I gotta finish that Firefly game first (laugh)

AGS Games in Production / Re: AGS Nintendo Classics
« on: 11 Nov 2017, 22:38 »
skarmachild - please review the forum rules before digging up threads. This thread hasn't been active in almost 4 years.

jamesreg - if you're still working on this and want to post an update let me know and we can unlock it.

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 11 Nov 2017, 12:58 »
There was an American murderer,..The "servant girl killer" or something similar?

Close enough! The Servant Girl Annihilator was the moniker penned by writer O.Henry. The string of murders took place in Austin, Texas USA between 1884 and 1885. The killer's first six victims were servants (all black) so didn't get much press until the next two (and final) victims were killed and they happened to be white. Then the media hysteria started and the killing stopped.

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 10 Nov 2017, 21:07 »
It was not Jack the Ripper. However, given that the murders in question took place before the murders by Jack the Ripper (and neither were caught) I suppose we can't positively say it wasn't the same person. However, in the case of this question, it was not Jack the Ripper.

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 10 Nov 2017, 00:05 »
I wanted to guess without looking it up so I just went all phonetic!

I'll whip up another ASAP. Watch this space...

This prolific, late 19th century, serial killer brutally murdered women. The murderer continued until his/her murders started making headlines. Then the killings just stopped and the killer was never caught.

AGS Games in Production / Re: The Chrysalis
« on: 09 Nov 2017, 19:28 »
UPDATE The game is now uploaded!

That was quick!

Congrats on the release!

The Rumpus Room / Re: World history quiz thread
« on: 08 Nov 2017, 23:20 »

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