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SPYFALL Sign Ups & General Discussion

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:49 pm
by the worst
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S P Y F A L L
THE AGE OF SPIES
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NB: the below flavour is just there because I love the sound of my own voice!
This is a standalone & easy-to-learn game, and there are no requirements to play. :]
If you are confused please scroll down to "So what is Spyfall?"


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Citizens of the Mish Mash, I have a question to ask you this evening.

What is this crazy world coming to?


Last week, a crypt was vandalised by an alleged KGB agent. An agency which disbanded 27 years ago.

And then this week!

Two CIA defectors are arrested in a bank.
A bank robber is appointed as a senior security officer.
On the other side of town, a seemingly harmless office building is bombed.
A corporate party resulted in 120 businesspeople inexplicably losing their memories.
Baroness Elizabeth Judith Pennywhistle III has been institutionalised for insisting a block of solid gold helped her save the world.

What madness could possibly be next?!

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So what is Spyfall?Adapted for MafiaScum by & stolen from Beefster

Spoiler: THE BASICS
Spyfall is a social hidden-role game. One player is secretly the spy, with all the other players having a location and a role that is relevant to the location. Players take turns asking questions to each other, trying to figure out who the spy is without revealing the location. Meanwhile, the spy is trying to figure out the location without seeming like they do not know where they are.

Spoiler: GAMEPLAY
At all times, it will be some player's turn to ask a question to another player. You should address the player with an @player and bold the question with it. When you respond to a question, you should quote the question and then answer it after the quote. After the question has been answered, it is your turn to ask a question. You may address a question to anyone other than the player who addressed you.

At any time, players can cast votes using [ vote ] tags, indicating that they think the voted player is the spy. If at any point 6/8 players have voted a player, the game ends. If the player chosen by the vote is the spy, then the town wins. Otherwise, the spy wins.

At any time, the spy can declare that they are the spy and has one guess at the location. If they are correct (reasonably speaking), then the spy wins. Otherwise the town wins.

If any moderator deadline is set and then reached, and neither of these conditions has been met, the spy has one shot to guess the location. If they guess correctly, the spy wins. Otherwise the town wins. The spy will have 24 hours to make their guess.

Unlike the face-to-face version, you will be able to talk freely about your suspicions, HOWEVER, you may not ask questions freely. Be cautious with this as it may reveal the location or your identity as the spy.

Please, no encrypted text. If you take longer than 24 hours to respond to a question addressed to you, you will be prodded.

Spoiler: SAMPLE PLAY
Suppose it is Alice's turn to ask a question and the location is the zoo.

Alice wrote:@Bob: How do you deal with all the loud noises?

Bob wrote:
Alice wrote:@Bob: How do you deal with all the loud noises?

I usually just tune them out or go somewhere else.

@Carol: How much do you get paid for working here?

Dave wrote:I think Bob is the spy
VOTE: Bob

Suppose Carol is one of the animals
Carol wrote:
Bob wrote:@Carol: How much do you get paid for working here?

I don't really work. I sit around all day by myself.

@Dave: What is your favorite food?

Eugene wrote:I am the spy and I think the location is the zoo.


Typically a game will go longer than this, but hopefully that gives you an idea of how this should work.


possible locations
Spoiler: clicky
Airplane
Amusement Park
Apartment Complex
Aquarium
Archaeological Dig Site
Art Museum
Bank
Bar
Beach
Block Party
Bomb Range
Business Convention
Cafe
Car Dealership
Casino
Castle
Cathedral
Cemetery
Circus Tent
City Park
Coal Mine
Comic Book Convention
Construction Site
Corporate Party
Courtroom
Crypt
Day Care
Day Spa
Death Star
Desert
Dog Show
Downtown
Embassy
Farm
Factory
Fire Station
Flea Market
Forest
Game Show
Gas Station
Greenhouse
Harbor Docks
Hardware Store
Haunted House
Hospital
Hotel
Ice Skating Rink
Island
Jail
Jazz Club
Kids Birthday Party
Laboratory
Lake
Library
Lunar Colony
Mansion
Mars
Military Base
Mountain Summit
Movie Studio
Night Club
Nuclear Power Plant
Ocean Liner
Office
Passenger Train
Pet Store
Pirate Ship
Polar Research Station
Police Station
Race Track
Restaurant
Retirement Home
Rock Concert
Rocketship
School
Scrap Yard
Server Farm
Service Station
Sewage Treatment Plant
Shopping Mall
Sightseeing Bus
Space Station
Spaceship Bridge
Stadium
Submarine
Subway
Summer Camp
Supermarket
Swimming Pool
Theater
Thrift Store
Trailer Park
University
Vineyard
War Zone
Warehouse
Wedding
Zoo


Finished GamesGame #1: Pilot (mod: Beefster)
Game #2: THE RETURN OF THE AGE OF THE DAWN OF THE SPYFALL (mod: the worst)
Game #3: THE END OF THE RETURN OF THE BEGINNING OF THE SPYFALL (mod: the worst)
Game #4: MAYBE WE'RE FIGURING OUT HOW THIS WORKS (mod: Beefster)
Game #5: SPYFALL 2 PART 2 ELECTRIC BOOGALOO (mod: the worst)


player signups
Spoiler: Game #6 (mod: the worst)
status : game over!
1. BuJaber
2. northsidegal
3. Irrelephant11
4. brassherald
5. NicoRobin
6. Invisibility
7. Iconeum
8. Inferno390

Spoiler: Game #7 (mod: the worst)
status : in sign ups!
1. James Braffin
2. NeenieKit
3. Invisibility
4. Inferno390
5. Iconeum
6. BuJaber
7. Not Known 15
8. Astinus


Suggestions & Notes





signing upIf you would like to play, please post /in below. :]

as suggested by randomidget we'll start running actual games in Frogstar World B & announce them here.... to avoid clutterness!

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:54 pm
by Katyusha
In post 0, the worst wrote:Baroness Elizabeth Judith Pennywhistle III has been institutionalised for insisting a block of solid gold helped her save the world.


same

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:01 pm
by northsidegal
in

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:16 pm
by Something_Smart
/in

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:43 pm
by insanity018
/in

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:02 pm
by mallowgeno
/in

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:08 pm
by Beefster
/in game 3

/in to mod again

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:13 pm
by the worst
In post 6, Beefster wrote:/in game 3

/in to mod again


Wanna mod game 4? ^_^

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:35 pm
by GreenLiquid
This looks like fun. /in!

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:40 pm
by the worst
That was fast! I have no nonsense flavour prepared. :lol:
Game#3 has filled with yours truly as the moderator. Player list as follows:

Game #3 (mod: the worst)1. randomidget
2. Katyusha
3. northsidegal
4. Something_Smart
5. insanity018
6. mallowgeno
7. Beefster
8. GreenLiquid


Thread & role PMs should go out tonight (aus time). ETA <9 hrs. :]

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:55 pm
by BuJaber
Noo I missed a game.
Have fun and good luck :)

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:59 pm
by the worst
Just ninja'd me on the other thread :lol: I'll in you for #4. :3

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:17 pm
by BuJaber
In post 11, the worst wrote:Just ninja'd me on the other thread :lol: I'll in you for #4. :3


You're my MS bestie now

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:20 pm
by BuJaber
Obviously I prefer to play but if this becomes an ongoing thing I can be one of the mods to give everyone a chance to play.

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:59 pm
by Iconeum
In

PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:00 am
by the worst
Yay for bestieness!!

Thank you. I'll leave you as a player in #4 so you're in at least one ongoing game. When Beef mods I'll /in for it too. But I will hit you up if this keeps going and we need moar mods.




Game 3 thread is now up!! Feel free to banter. Role PMs will go out soon.
viewtopic.php?f=91&t=75522

PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:21 am
by Beefster
In post 7, the worst wrote:
In post 6, Beefster wrote:/in game 3

/in to mod again


Wanna mod game 4? ^_^

Sure. I have a new computer up and running, so I'll have my vote counter up.

PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:44 am
by the worst
In post 16, Beefster wrote:
In post 7, the worst wrote:
In post 6, Beefster wrote:/in game 3

/in to mod again


Wanna mod game 4? ^_^

Sure. I have a new computer up and running, so I'll have my vote counter up.


Smashin in that /in button rn!
I'm keen!

PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:07 am
by Iconeum
How the hell did I miss sign ups for game 3?? lol

PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:08 am
by the worst
I know right it was so quick! :O

At least we get to play together again. I'll try and remember to use my signature outside these threads in case people see it & sign up!

PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:08 am
by the worst
Blonde double post

PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:47 pm
by Mathdino
Why do I keep missing these

In for next

PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:52 pm
by the worst
woo! second game is 4/8 if we can blackmail encourage some more people to try the game

PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:01 pm
by Mathdino
I thought most of last game would play again

PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:16 pm
by the worst
they are rn
we're running two concurrently because two spies wasn't fab and we had quite a few people