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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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Tyranomaster3
Tyranomaster3
Bloodhound

Jul-15-2017 23:22

I think you missed something, Sindy. From Sal's post at Jul-15-2017 04:40: "Oh, as far as shell's vote was concerned, she voted SUCCEED."

Zara Bande
Zara Bande
Bounty Hunter

Jul-16-2017 01:24

@ miss snopes - thanks for clarifying that matter for Sal : )



Bela Talbot III
Bela Talbot III
Con Artist

Jul-16-2017 04:32

I'm baaack, and I'll go through everything from the last week properly later. Voting NO to shell's proposed team.

Sleuth Sindy
Sleuth Sindy
Pinball Wizard

Jul-16-2017 08:04

My apologies to Sal and Ty. And thanks Sal for that information.

The Announcer
The Announcer

Jul-16-2017 09:44

The results of the vote on shell's MISSION 3 Proposal are in.

shell proposed a team of
-Ty
-miss snopes
-Zara
-Sindy

The mission proposal has been APPROVED by a vote of 6-1. The votes are as follows.

Sal Iva *
Tyranomaster3 YES
Sleuth Sindy YES
AspenK YES
Bela Talbot III NO
shell marple YES
Zara Bande YES
miss snopes YES

*Deadline missed. Vote not counted.

Ty, would you like to use NO CONFIDENCE?

Bela Talbot III
Bela Talbot III
Con Artist

Jul-16-2017 11:46

6 YES votes...how is that not suspicious, Ty? If you are Resistance, I urge you to use NO CONFIDENCE.

Sleuth Sindy
Sleuth Sindy
Pinball Wizard

Jul-16-2017 12:51

Potentially 7 yes votes. I have to agree with Bela here - that is *very* suspicious. A lot of spies voting for this team. I'm going to have to focus my attention more on my second "potential spy trio" I see. Still waters run deep.

Theodora X
Theodora X
Battered Shoe

Jul-16-2017 13:34

Zara’s alt/emissary here (She’s in Shangri-La).

How is this vote ‘suspicious’? Here’s how I see it.

Five RESISTANCE members vote YES.

One suspected SPY (Bela) votes NO.

Another potential SPY (re shell's analysis), Sal, misses deadline. Or perhaps this is a way of abstaining?

Therefore only one spy has voted YES here. And this may well be a ploy to hide their allegiance and get on the mission team that needs two SABOTAGE votes. And that mission (no 4) is the next one up.

Ty, I hope you will be clear-headed enough not to waste your NO CONFIDENCE here.

shell marple
shell marple
Con Artist

Jul-16-2017 14:00

Ty, there are good reasons I picked this particular team and a good reason I left myself off. If I give my reasons now, I only will be telling the spys how to react in future posts they make.

In my opinion it would be best to hold your no confidence vote for later, when it might really be needed. But it is your decision on how and when to use it.


miss snopes
miss snopes
Special Deliverance

Jul-16-2017 14:39

I will admit when I first saw the votes this morning I was nervous that at least one spy had voted yes. But the more I have thought about it all day, it would make sense for the 3rd spy to vote yes hoping that would cause Ty to use his NO CONFIDENCE.



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