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The Resistance: Lurker Edition
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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

Aug-10-2017 10:07

I haven't proposed the team yet. I know Shell will be back tomorrow although I don't know what time.

I'm going to take a few more hours to run through a few more scenarios and see if anyone else has anything to contribute before officially proposing a team.

Zara Bande
Zara Bande
Bounty Hunter

Aug-10-2017 10:13

Lol, yes I know it's not *official* yet - but I'll be surprised if it changes.

And oh my, it's Friday tomorrow. Yes, shell will be back. This week has just flashed by.

Bela Talbot III
Bela Talbot III
Con Artist

Aug-10-2017 11:31

Okay, from the evidence, of (Sal, Missy), Sal has to be the spy. Because Sal, Missy, and Sindy were all on M4 and there were no sabotage votes, there was a maximum of one spy on that team. So Sindy's clean, which means that the people she outed as spies (Ty and Aspen) were indeed the other two spies. Brilliant save, Resistance. :D. I will so be playing the next game differently. XD

I will be voting yes only to a team of miss snopes, Zara, Sindy, shell, and Bela.

miss snopes
miss snopes
Special Deliverance

Aug-10-2017 18:46

Okay, hopefully shell will be back tomorrow night before time runs out.

I propose a team of:

Sindy
Bela
Shell
Zara
Missy

Sleuth Sindy
Sleuth Sindy
Pinball Wizard

Aug-11-2017 07:03

I have voted.

miss snopes
miss snopes
Special Deliverance

Aug-11-2017 07:23

Me too.

Bela Talbot III
Bela Talbot III
Con Artist

Aug-11-2017 08:04

Mission 5, Team 2: YES.

Zara Bande
Zara Bande
Bounty Hunter

Aug-11-2017 09:37

Voted earlier today.

I'm surprised that none of the alleged spies have even attempted to fight their case ...

Tyranomaster3
Tyranomaster3
Bloodhound

Aug-11-2017 09:46

What can I say if you are sure in your mind that I am a spy? Just let the mission go and we will see :D

miss snopes
miss snopes
Special Deliverance

Aug-11-2017 10:09

I was surprised too Zara. That's part of the reason I waited so long last night to propose the team. I kept waiting to see if any of them were going to plead their case but Sal's is golfing today, Aspen hasn't logged on since day before yesterday and Ty was really busy in the first part of the week so that might still be the case.

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