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The Announcer
The Announcer

Jul-1-2017 09:19

Hello everyone. I’ll be hosting another game of Resistance, and I encourage all lurkers from the previous game(s) to come out and play! We’ll keep it simple with just gameplay and no story this time. And if you’ve never played before, feel free to jump right in, because we all need more imaginary problems to worry about. :)

The game takes place over a series of 5 "missions." The Resistance is trying to complete 3 missions successfully, while the spies are attempting to sabotage 3 missions. First one to 3 wins.

I will serve as game master. Once we get enough people to play (5-10 total), I will PM everyone their allegiance (either "Resistance" or "Spy"). If you are a "Spy," I will also PM you the names of your co-conspirators.

A "leader" will be chosen at random for the first mission. The leader has 2 important functions:
1) The leader will assign various "role" abilities to players. These are one-shot special powers a player can use to learn more information about someone.
2) The leader will assign players to the "team" for that mission.

Missions will have a varying number of players who are selected; the leader picks a team, then every player will vote on whether or not they approve the team by PMing me. Once all the votes are cast, I will post the voting results. If a majority approves the team, the mission starts. If not, the mission does not start, and the next player in line becomes the new "leader" for that round. This continues until either a mission is approved, or 5 consecutive mission teams are rejected (in which case the spies win automatically.)

Once a mission team is approved, those players will PM me their choice of action during that mission. Resistance players will ALWAYS choose to have the mission succeed by sending "Success," while spies have a choice: they can either elect to have the mission succeed (to throw off suspicion), or they can "Sabotage" the mission.

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miss snopes
miss snopes
Special Deliverance

Jul-11-2017 19:19

Even though I am very curious as to why Sal and Ty voted "NO" for a team they were on, I am glad that this team went through so maybe those of us who are Resistance, can gather even a little more insight into which direction we should go. You all have done such a good job at talking through everything that I have absolutely zero idea who might be spies.

That leads me to when Ty said that it isn't the object of the game to figure out who the spies are. While technically I agree with you, looking at the big picture, it is critical to Resistance members to figure this out. Say it comes down to a 2-2 Resistance/Spies outcome going in to the 5th mission, we MUST know who the spies are in order to successfully put together the final team. Of course a spy would like Resistance members to not focus on figuring out who the spies are.....just saying.

Tyranomaster3
Tyranomaster3
Bloodhound

Jul-11-2017 19:52

Nice words, miss snopes

I would say it's a gender accusation. Am I right? I understand that figure out who the spies are is very important. What I said is the MAIN GOAL is to win 3 missions. And please put that quote in the situation I said it. It's when we got a successful mission which we should stick with to build our plan to, again, WIN 3 MISSIONS. But some body tried to change the team to FIND A SPY. And that's why I made a reaction to that work. Do you see my point?

Maybe I am not good at language to express my thought. I think some people here might get what I mean, however.

One more thing I wanna say to you, miss snopes: I think you are not following us on what we said. My idea why I said No to this team is very clear, I think. And you just keep saying you don't know why I said No on a team I am in. And I think it's not the only time you say that to people opinion. I have to say that you are not focusing well on the trace OR you are trying to distract people?

Bela Talbot III
Bela Talbot III
Con Artist

Jul-11-2017 21:29

I modified the M1 team because I think the team I proposed is more likely to be all-Res than the M1 team + me. Why I think that is because yet again Sindy strikes me as a spy. So I've swapped her out for shell. So I really am going for another Resistance win by changing things up, rather than trying to figure out who the spies are by experimenting with a potentially-spy-containing team.

Sal, could you use SPOTLIGHT on yourself? You were anxious to before.

Sal Iva
Sal Iva
Little Monster

Jul-12-2017 05:55

Okay mr. Announcer I would like to use IN THE SPOTLIGHT on Sal Iva. Since I have already sent you my vote, do you just make it public or should I post it here?

Sal Iva
Sal Iva
Little Monster

Jul-12-2017 05:56

Sorry all, I have been having issues with my PC since Msoft decided I needed some updates.

Sleuth Sindy
Sleuth Sindy
Pinball Wizard

Jul-12-2017 07:16

I was starting to worry about you - glad everything's okay Mr. Iva.

The Announcer
The Announcer

Jul-12-2017 07:26

Sal has used IN THE SPOTLIGHT on himself. Sal must post his vote (SUCCEED/SABOTAGE) publicly on this thread.

shell, Ty, and Bela must PM me whether they vote to SUCCEED or whether they vote to SABOTAGE the mission. 24 hours.

**Resistance members must vote SUCCEED, while Spies may choose to vote either SUCCEED or SABOTAGE.**

Sal Iva
Sal Iva
Little Monster

Jul-12-2017 07:55

Sal Iva's vote is:

SUCCEED

Sal Iva
Sal Iva
Little Monster

Jul-12-2017 08:29

Thank you Siindy, for your concern. The problem seems to be resolving itself. At least I was only kicked back once this morning. At first I said to myself, "Oh no, not again today". Since then it has behaved, I guess I'll know more as things go on. :)

The Announcer
The Announcer

Jul-12-2017 12:57

Mission 2 Result:

Mission 2 consisting of shell, Ty, Sal, and Bela was a FAILURE.

The team members voted as follows:
Sal SUCCESS
???? SUCCESS
???? SABOTAGE
???? SUCCESS

shell, leadership will now pass to you for the next mission.

Reminder of player order:
Sal Iva
Tyranomaster3
Sleuth Sindy
AspenK
Bela Talbot III
shell marple
Zara Bande
miss snopes

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