Codenames (Game 39 - Red team)

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Post Post #0  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:09 pm

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Spoiler: RULES
  1. The game will be played to the rules listed here. (The rules are also known to be available in many other languages if you feel more comfortable reading them in one of those—click here, then click on the flag associated with the other language. Just be aware that the game will be played in English.) The rest of these rules are additions and clarifications by me only.
  2. On the key cards sent to the spymasters as well as in the thread reveal, red and blue codenames indicate that color team's agents, bolded gray indicates the assassin. (Innocent bystanders have no color formatting, but in the reveal, they will be stricken out to distinguish them from codenames not guessed yet.) The locations of each team's agents as well as that of the assassin is random, and the key may or may not correspond to a key card in the actual board game—this is partly because I don't have a physical copy of the game and partly to make it harder for more experienced players of the game.
  3. Guesses must be bolded and/or preceded by the word "GUESS" on a new line to count. (If you wish to pass instead of guessing, the word "pass" must be bolded or by itself on a new line.) Clues, however, can be in any format that makes it clear to everyone that it is so.
  4. You can guess more than one codename at a time if you wish so long as they're in the order you want me to process them. For example, if you put GUESS: ALPHA, BETA, GAMMA, and ALPHA is one of your agents but BETA isn't, I can't tell you anything about GAMMA (unless BETA costs you the game).
  5. Spymasters are not permitted to post in the thread except to give clues. There are two categories of exceptions to this:
    1. If a spymaster gives an illegal clue, the opponent spymaster may give away one of their agents for free prior to giving their clue. Again, I only care about clear formatting. (If a spymaster gives an illegal clue while the opposing team is one agent away from winning the game, I will call it under the assumption that this rule will be invoked to obtain the win.)
    2. I reserve the right to declare the spymasters my temporary backup mods in the event I anticipate being V/LA, and they in turn have the right to act as backup mods without my saying so if I go 48 hours without a post in this thread. In practice, I allow spymasters to say whether field operatives' guesses are right or wrong even if I'm not V/LA or I posted in thread in the last 48 hours in the interest of keeping the game moving.
    If a spymaster has a question, they should PM me.
  6. Field operatives may discuss clues with each other if they so wish, but they must do so in thread—getting help from outside the thread (for example, searching on Google) is not allowed, nor is help permitted from anyone not participating in the current game. (As a matter of fact, when in doubt, you should treat the currently ongoing match like you would a Mafia game.) Further, spymasters are not allowed to give their field operatives any further help than their clues. However, discussion of strategy is permitted in between games (as well as prior to the first game) by anyone regardless of whether they played the last game or intend to play the next one.
  7. I'm willing to let you pick teammates and even whether you want to be red or blue; just post something to that effect. No more than four players can be on a team, however. If you have no preference what team you're on or what team color you get, it will be chosen at random for you.
  8. The role of spymaster is by agreement once teams are determined. If a team does not agree on a spymaster within a reasonable time frame, one will be chosen at random among those that have not declined to be the spymaster. (If everybody on a team declines to be spymaster, then nobody's request not to be the spymaster will be honored for that team. Somebody's got to do the dirty work :P)
  9. By default, the flexible rules described on page 7 are not in play. (Both expert clue rules are guaranteed to be in play, however.) At least 75% of the players must agree prior to the game starting if they would like to use any or all of the flexible rules, and it is in effect only for that game. Any flexible rule that fails to get 75% approval is not used. (I may grant exceptions to this for rules that prove so popular that I believe it's more productive to simply allow it unless more than 25% of the players of a game object.
  10. Field operatives must make their first guess within 48 hours (2 days) of receiving a clue and then any subsequent guesses within 48 hours of being told if their previous guess was correct (This 48 hours is reset after each guess). After this time, the opposing spymaster may force a pass by submitting their next clue. If a guess is made after the elapsed time but before the opposing spymaster posts a clue then the guess will be valid.
  11. A field operative may post outside of their turn, as long as they make it clear by using an easily-noticed shade of green for their text.


Spoiler: GAME HISTORY
The team listed first is the first team; the team member listed first on each team is the spymaster. The bold team are the winners.
: VashtaNeurotic, Adorabebs, mallowgeno, Charles510 vs. Vijarada, McMenno, Formerfish, CreativeMod1
: Formerfish, Felissan, xofelf, 2 718281828459 vs. Charles510, James Brafin, Adorabebs, Flicker
: Inferno390, Charles510, xofelf vs. James Brafin, randomidget, Formerfish
: Felissan, Mewtaph, xofelf vs. Flicker, Charles510, Inferno390
: Charles510, Inferno390, Agent Sparkles, Mewtaph vs. xofelf, Formerfish, Felissan, Flicker
: the worst, Inferno390, Formerfish, xofelf vs. Agent Sparkles, Egix96, Panzerjager, Allomancer
: Inferno390, Felissan, the worst, xofelf vs. Allomancer, Charles510, Panzerjager, Agent Sparkles
: Felissan, Gammagooey, Allomancer, Panzerjager vs. Agent Sparkles, Formerfish, xofelf, Charles510
: Allomancer, Felissan, Charles510, Panzerjager vs. Gammagooey, the worst, Inferno390, Formerfish
: Panzerjager, BuJaber, Reundo, Chemist1422 vs. the worst, Flicker, Felissan, Formerfish
: Allomancer, Chemist1422, BuJaber, Reundo vs. VashtaNeurotic, xofelf, Formerfish, the worst
: Allomancer, xofelf (who replaces Felissan), the worst, Chemist1422 vs. BuJaber, Panzerjager, Formerfish, Iconeum
: Chemist1422, Allomancer, Bujaber, Panzerjager vs. VashtaNeurotic, the worst, xofelf, Formerfish
: Haschel Cedricson, Felissan, Pine, Panzerjager vs. BuJaber, Ircher, Formerfish, Allomancer
: Haschel Cedricson, the worst, Chemist1422, popsofctown vs. Pine, Inferno390, Formerfish, Felissan
: Haschel Cedricson, Pine, Kagami, OkaPoka vs. Not Known 15, Felissan, Chemist1422, Panzerjager
: Inferno390, Formerfish, the worst, Not Known 15 vs. popsofctown, xofelf, OkaPoka, Haschel Cedricson
: Not Known 15, Haschel Cedricson, Chemist1422, Formerfish vs. Charles510, Pine, the worst, Felissan
: Haschel Cedricson, Pine, the worst, Not Known 15 vs. StrangerCoug, James Brafin, Formerfish, Charles510
: Pine, Charles510, Haschel Cedricson, Chemist1422 vs. StrangerCoug, popsofctown, Formerfish, xofelf
: Not Known 15, Haschel Cedricson, Pine, xofelf vs. James Brafin, StrangerCoug, Formerfish, Charles510
: Haschel Cedricson, dweller, StrangerCoug, Formerfish vs. VashtaNeurotic, Pine, Charles510, xofelf
: Haschel Cedricson, KittyMo, Formerfish, and xofelf vs. Pine, Menalque, Datisi, and OkaPoka
: Menalque, Datisi, popsofctown, Formerfish vs. Haschel Cedricson, Chemist1422, dsjstr, Egix96
Game 25: dweller, StrangerCoug, dsjstr, xofelf vs. Menalque, OkaPoka, Egix96, Haschel Cedricson
Game 26: NotAJumbleOfNumbers, StrangerCoug, OkaPoka, dweller, xofelf vs. Haschel Cedricson, dsjstr, Not_Mafia, ceejayvinoya, Menalque
Game 27: Haschel Cedricson, Menalque, xofelf, Not_Mafia, Homura vs. dsjstr, popsofctown, StrangerCoug, ceejayvinoya, Chemist1422 (replaced Bounce)
Game 28: lilith2013, Formerfish, Datisi, Xtoxm, Isis vs. Not_Mafia, enomis, Homura, Bounce, dsjstr
Game 29: Haschel Cedricson, farren, enomis, lilith2013, xofelf, The worst, CreativeMod1 vs. Knightmare491, Not_Mafia, Hectic, Ceejaynova, Formerfish, Datisi, dsjstr
Game 30: Hectic, CreativeMod1, VashtaNeurotic, enomis, Not_Mafia, Haschel Cedricson vs. lilith2013, brighteningskies, xofelf, KittyMo, Farren, Knightmare491
Game 31: CreativeMod1, Not_Mafia, Pine, lilith2013 vs. Haschel Cedricson, Farren, Knightmare491, xofelf
Game 32: lilith2013, NotAJumbleOfNumbers, Farren, Sirius9121 vs. Haschel Cedricson, Not_Mafia, PookyTheMagicalBear, Jake The Wolfie
Game 33: Jake The Wolfie, Xofelf, Lilith2013, Haschel Cedricson, PookyTheMagicalBear vs. Not_Mafia, Farren, Menalque, Mizzytastic, StrangerCoug
Game 34: Mizzytastic, Charles510, Chemist1422, Xofelf, dsjstr, PookyTheMagicalBear, Lilith2013 vs. StrangerCoug, Not_Mafia, Menalque, Haschel Cedricson, Noraa, Jake The Wolfie
Game 35: Haschel Cedricson, Charles510, StrangerCoug, Jake The Wolfie vs. PookyTheMagicalBear, Sirius9121, Farren, Not_Mafia
Game 36: Lilith2013, Datisi, Not_Mafia, Charles510, Farren, StrangerCoug, Jake The Wolfie vs. Menalque, Kanna, PookyTheMagicalBear, tris, Sirius9121, Gypyx
Game 37: Jake The Wolfie, Not_Mafia, Menalque, Gypyx, tris vs. StrangerCoug, PookyTheMagicalBear, Sirius9121, Charles510, dsjstr
Game 38: Sirius9121, Save The Dragons, StrangerCoug, Not_Mafia vs. Charles510, dsjstr, The Bulge, Farren
Game 39: CreativeMod1, Save The Dragons, Charles510, StrangerCoug vs. Tris, Nancy Drew 39, Farren, Sirius9121
Last edited by CreativeMod1 on Sun May 09, 2021 5:39 pm, edited 530 times in total.
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Post Post #1  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:10 pm

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Post Post #2  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:10 pm

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Post Post #3  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:11 pm

also first
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Post Post #4  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:11 pm

In post 1, McMenno wrote:in


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Post Post #5  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:12 pm

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Post Post #6  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:33 pm

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Post Post #7  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:45 pm

:D
In post 6, McMenno wrote::(
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Post Post #8  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:49 pm

/in sure i should play a general mish mash
get a warrant

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Post Post #9  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:59 pm

you sound excited
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Post Post #10  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:30 pm

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Post Post #11  (ISO)  » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:58 pm

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Post Post #12  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:07 am

/in

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Post Post #13  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:52 am

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Post Post #14  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:48 am

/in

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Post Post #15  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:08 am

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Post Post #16  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:54 pm

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I am NOT interested in being a spymaster.

Should there be a PT for the two spymasters? It could be useful both for end-of-game analysis and because it is easier than PMs.

I think bystanders should be yellow, because it might be hard to tell them from grey on certain color schemes.

EDIT: Just realized I am 12th... that might compromise my chances...
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Post Post #17  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:16 pm

In post 16, 2 718281828459 wrote:I am NOT interested in being a spymaster.

Acknowledged.
In post 16, 2 718281828459 wrote:Should there be a PT for the two spymasters? It could be useful both for end-of-game analysis and because it is easier than PMs.

No. No private communication with other players is allowed.
In post 16, 2 718281828459 wrote:I think bystanders should be yellow, because it might be hard to tell them from grey on certain color schemes.

The bystanders are not colored; did you mean the assassin?

Signups for game 1 are now closed (a game can have at most eight players); the remaining players are considered to have signed up for game 2. Don't worry—signups are always open :)

Team assignments are as follows:
McMenno
Formerfish
Adorabebs
Vijarada
CreativeMod1
mallowgeno
VashtaNeurotic
Charles510
If I missed anyone, the colors will still be the same counting from the top; e.g. if someone signed up between Vijarada and CreativeMod1 that I missed, then CM1 is actually red and Charles will play the next game. Want to establish how mod errors of this type will be handled even though I think I got everyone :]

Please select who will be the spymaster for each team.
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Post Post #18  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:26 pm

Oh, and I forgot: If you want to include any flexible rules from the official rulebook, now is the time.
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Post Post #19  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:42 pm

Here is an image of the flexible rules, in case you don't want to have to return to the document.

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My thoughts:
1. Fine with compound words
2. Okay with proper nouns but not multiple word proper nouns (exception with location as suggested)
3. Totally good with acronyms
4. No idea on homonyms
5. Hard no on rhymes
6. Big yes on 0 and infinite clues

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Post Post #20  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:44 pm

Also, really want to try to be spymaster, but I have no clue how good I'd be at it.

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Post Post #21  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:09 pm

VOTE: VashtaNeurotic for red spymaster

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Post Post #22  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:21 pm

I will be the spymaster because I say so
get a warrant

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Post Post #23  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:39 pm

I second vija
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Post Post #24  (ISO)  » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:50 pm

In post 19, VashtaNeurotic wrote:6. Big yes on 0 and infinite clues

Good :D It's in the rules that they're in every game.
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