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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1920 on: 09 Oct 2017, 16:00 »
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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1921 on: 09 Oct 2017, 19:32 »
Is the betrayer humanoid?
Can the betrayer be harmed with ordinary weapons (knives, guns, etc.)
Can the betrayer only be killed in a certain way?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1922 on: 10 Oct 2017, 00:00 »
My first guess: Pinhead?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1923 on: 10 Oct 2017, 05:20 »
The Lurker listens to Stupot's first guess of "Pinhead" and says "While I do admire your courage at making a guess already I must sadly say that, while I do respect the work of Pinhead, this guess is quite incorrect."

YES?
Does the betrayer have special abilities?
Does the betrayer want/need something from humans (for example their blood or their fear) to stay alive?
Is the betrayer from an other dimension?
Does the betrayer target victims specifically?
Does the betrayer use a secret identity?
Does the betrayer try to get a parasitic connection with its victims?
Can the betrayer be harmed with ordinary weapons (knives, guns, etc.)
Can the betrayer only be killed in a certain way?


NO?
Is the betrayer undead?
Has the betrayer ever killed children in his movie lifetime? (meaning on screen)
Does the betrayer wear a costume of sorts?
Has the betrayer ever spent time in an insane asylum or other psychiatric facility?
Have they been permanently scarred in some way?
Do they have a preferred weapon?
Is (or was) the betrayer at some part of the movie a human being?
Is the betrayer a loner?
Does the betrayer kill directly (rather than using traps, etc.)?
Does the betrayer want revenge on someone?
Can the betrayer change its appearance?
Is the betrayer extra-terrestrial?
Is the betrayer some kind of ghost or spirit?
Is the betrayer being controlled by someone (or something) else?
Is the betrayer able to make himself invisible?
Is the betrayer able to fly?
Is the betrayer bigger than a normal human being?
Is the betrayer a disembodied being?
Does the betrayer need the human body for reproduction?
Is the betrayer humanoid?


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Stupot: Pinhead

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1924 on: 10 Oct 2017, 08:49 »
                                   

Does the parasite eat a particular body substance (e.g., a hormones)?
Does the parasitic collect energy by absorbing certain feelings of his victim?
Is the parasite able to take over/control the body of his victim?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1925 on: 10 Oct 2017, 09:47 »
Game specific question: Can we talk at each other in here about our assumptions on which questions may have been turned?

Is the parasitic connection, the betrayer is trying to establish, eventually leading to the death of the victim?
Did the betrayer ever die for good on screen?
Is the betrayer sometimes inactive for a longer time span (months, years, centuries...)?



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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1926 on: 10 Oct 2017, 11:26 »
Does the betrayer speak a human language?
Does the betrayer wear clothes?
Does the betrayer target children?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1927 on: 10 Oct 2017, 11:38 »
*head scratching*
« Last Edit: 10 Oct 2017, 11:40 by Kumpel »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1928 on: 10 Oct 2017, 12:12 »
Game specific question: Can we talk at each other in here about our assumptions on which questions may have been turned?

Yes, the players are free to discuss anything they like about the game in here but, like I said before, let's just keep it in here.

The assumption is that the characters, trapped in their chairs as they are, can only speak out loud for everyone to hear, including the betrayer and The Lurker.

But yes, go ahead!

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1929 on: 12 Oct 2017, 00:19 »
Sorry for the delay. RL issues. Updating soon!

Also: it seems I may have underestimated how hard this round would be.

New Rule: If a question asked in a previous round is re-asked then the betrayer must use both of his/her/its "action points" to re-change that answer.

(Sorry for rules changes/updates but this is new for me too)

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1930 on: 12 Oct 2017, 08:46 »
YES?
Does the betrayer have special abilities?
Does the betrayer want/need something from humans (for example their blood or their fear) to stay alive?
Is the betrayer from an other dimension?
Does the betrayer target victims specifically?
Does the betrayer use a secret identity?
Does the betrayer try to get a parasitic connection with its victims?
Can the betrayer be harmed with ordinary weapons (knives, guns, etc.)
Can the betrayer only be killed in a certain way?
Does the parasite eat a particular body substance (e.g., a hormones)?
Is the parasite able to take over/control the body of his victim?
Is the parasitic connection, the betrayer is trying to establish, eventually leading to the death of the victim?
Did the betrayer ever die for good on screen?
Is the betrayer sometimes inactive for a longer time span (months, years, centuries...)?
Does the betrayer speak a human language?
Does the betrayer wear clothes?
Does the betrayer target children?


NO?
Is the betrayer undead?
Has the betrayer ever killed children in his movie lifetime? (meaning on screen)
Does the betrayer wear a costume of sorts?
Has the betrayer ever spent time in an insane asylum or other psychiatric facility?
Have they been permanently scarred in some way?
Do they have a preferred weapon?
Is (or was) the betrayer at some part of the movie a human being?
Is the betrayer a loner?
Does the betrayer kill directly (rather than using traps, etc.)?
Does the betrayer want revenge on someone?
Can the betrayer change its appearance?
Is the betrayer extra-terrestrial?
Is the betrayer some kind of ghost or spirit?
Is the betrayer being controlled by someone (or something) else?
Is the betrayer able to make himself invisible?
Is the betrayer able to fly?
Is the betrayer bigger than a normal human being?
Is the betrayer a disembodied being?
Does the betrayer need the human body for reproduction?
Is the betrayer humanoid?
Does the parasitic collect energy by absorbing certain feelings of his victim?


DEAD PLAYERS



WRONG GUESSES
Stupot: Pinhead

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1931 on: 12 Oct 2017, 09:02 »
To compensate for the new power the innocents have just gained I have also granted the betrayer a new power which will only be in effect behind the scenes and will not affect anything the innocents see.

It only slightly helps the betrayer possibly figure out who his/her/its character is before the innocents do, which will aid him/her/it in selecting which questions to alter, and also come under consideration by The Lurker when he/she/it decides which side did the better job: If the betrayer figures it out first that could tip the scales in his/her/its favour. But it's not an auto-win. The Lurker (me, as GM) will look back over the entire challenge and judge as he/she/it views most fair.

I think this round is now fairly balanced. There will be no further rule updates.

On with the show!
« Last Edit: 12 Oct 2017, 09:06 by Mandle »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1932 on: 12 Oct 2017, 14:58 »
I think the secret identity one is turned. Also the ordinary weapons question. It sounds more like a supernatural being.

Here is my first guess: Freddy Krueger
« Last Edit: 12 Oct 2017, 15:02 by Kumpel »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1933 on: 12 Oct 2017, 15:57 »
The next update will be about 12-15 hours from now most likely.

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1934 on: 12 Oct 2017, 16:18 »
The next update will be about 12-15 hours from now most likely.

Which wouldn't be the case, if my guess were right, right? (laugh)
Well then, here's a new bunch of qs:

Is the betrayer only killing if the victim is in a certain state of consciousness?
Is the betrayer aware that he/she is a killer?
Has the betrayer visited or been in a fight with other killers in movie history?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1935 on: 12 Oct 2017, 16:46 »
* Cassiebsg wispers in fear of the GM... 8-0

- You guys do realize that if you don't ask more than 4 questions per update, then all answers will be true? Sure it'll take a little longer to get to the right answer, but might be worth it? ;)
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1936 on: 12 Oct 2017, 20:31 »
You should reread the game rules, Cassie ;)

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1937 on: 12 Oct 2017, 20:37 »
So the betrayer hasn't figured it out yet, then? Not that it helps me, I still don't have a clue! (laugh)

Here's one more question in the meantime:

Does the betrayer act nice towards their victims before turning nasty?

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1938 on: 12 Oct 2017, 23:37 »
I think all the questions relating to it being a parasite are red herrings.

Does the betrayer live in the sewers?
Does the betrayer take the form of its victims' greatest fears?
Does it take the form of a clown for a large part of its existence?

I think you can guess where I'm heading.
« Last Edit: 13 Oct 2017, 04:56 by Stupot+ »

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Re: The "Black Stories" crime riddles thread
« Reply #1939 on: 13 Oct 2017, 06:36 »
Has the betrayer visited or been in a fight with other killers in movie history?

I'm not sure if this question means killers from other franchises or during the onscreen history of the character. I think it's the former, so I will go with that meaning.

YES?
Does the betrayer have special abilities?
Does the betrayer want/need something from humans (for example their blood or their fear) to stay alive?
Is the betrayer from an other dimension?
Does the betrayer target victims specifically?
Does the betrayer use a secret identity?
Does the betrayer try to get a parasitic connection with its victims?
Can the betrayer be harmed with ordinary weapons (knives, guns, etc.)
Can the betrayer only be killed in a certain way?
Does the parasite eat a particular body substance (e.g., a hormones)?
Is the parasite able to take over/control the body of his victim?
Is the parasitic connection, the betrayer is trying to establish, eventually leading to the death of the victim?
Did the betrayer ever die for good on screen?
Is the betrayer sometimes inactive for a longer time span (months, years, centuries...)?
Does the betrayer speak a human language?
Does the betrayer wear clothes?
Does the betrayer target children?
Is the betrayer aware that he/she is a killer?
Has the betrayer visited or been in a fight with other killers in movie history?
Does the betrayer act nice towards their victims before turning nasty?


NO?
Is the betrayer undead?
Has the betrayer ever killed children in his movie lifetime? (meaning on screen)
Does the betrayer wear a costume of sorts?
Has the betrayer ever spent time in an insane asylum or other psychiatric facility?
Have they been permanently scarred in some way?
Do they have a preferred weapon?
Is (or was) the betrayer at some part of the movie a human being?
Is the betrayer a loner?
Does the betrayer kill directly (rather than using traps, etc.)?
Does the betrayer want revenge on someone?
Can the betrayer change its appearance?
Is the betrayer extra-terrestrial?
Is the betrayer some kind of ghost or spirit?
Is the betrayer being controlled by someone (or something) else?
Is the betrayer able to make himself invisible?
Is the betrayer able to fly?
Is the betrayer bigger than a normal human being?
Is the betrayer a disembodied being?
Does the betrayer need the human body for reproduction?
Is the betrayer humanoid?
Does the parasitic collect energy by absorbing certain feelings of his victim?
Is the betrayer only killing if the victim is in a certain state of consciousness?
Does the betrayer live in the sewers?
Does the betrayer take the form of its victims' greatest fears?
Does it take the form of a clown for a large part of its existence?


DEAD PLAYERS



WRONG GUESSES
Stupot: Pinhead
Kumpel: Freddy Krueger
« Last Edit: 13 Oct 2017, 06:42 by Mandle »