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The Resistance: Entertainment Returns

The Announcer
The Announcer

Oct-17-2017 11:19

Hello everyone. It’s been a while since we’ve had a game, so I’ll be hosting a new game of Resistance. I encourage both old players and new to sign up and provide me with endless entertainment…and perhaps have some fun yourselves. ;) I don’t have a lot of free time right now, so we’ll keep it simple with no story. Here we go!

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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The Announcer
The Announcer

Oct-17-2017 11:19

If any player on a team sabotages a mission, that mission fails! It only takes one "Sabotage" to fail a mission. This is generally true except for one mission where two sabotage votes are needed.

The mission team makeup and rules will be posted once we see how many players join.

Once the team members send me their actions, I will post the results of the mission. You will know if the mission succeeded or failed, and you will know what the actions were, but you will NOT know who chose what action; they will be revealed at random.

After the mission results, a new round starts with a new leader and so on and so forth until either 3 missions succeed or 3 missions fail.

The name of the game is information and MISinformation. The resistance is trying to figure out who the spies are, so that missions don't get sabotaged. The spies are trying everything they can to avoid detection, so that they can be chosen and sabotage missions.

You may talk about ANYTHING on the message boards involving the game. However, if information comes to you from me in a PM, it is YOUR CHOICE what to do with that information. You can keep it to yourself, you can be honest, or you can lie.

YOU MAY NOT PM OTHER PLAYERS ABOUT THE GAME! All discussion must take place here in the message board so that everyone is privy to it. Spies can NOT talk privately about strategy! The only PMs sent regarding the game should be to or from me, as the game master.

Please post below if you would like to play in this game of Resistance.

I'll close signups when 1) we hit 10 participants or 2) when 48 hours have passed from now-- whichever happens first. Then the game shall begin!

LaSorella
LaSorella
Bloodhound

Oct-17-2017 16:12

Forget me not, Count me in!! :)


Sal Iva
Sal Iva
Little Monster

Oct-18-2017 06:23

Yes, I am ready for another round. :)

Sleuth Sindy
Sleuth Sindy
Bounty Hunter

Oct-19-2017 09:22

I'm always up for providing entertainment for The Announcer.

M. Lacrimosa
M. Lacrimosa
Sleuth About Town

Oct-20-2017 10:54

I'm so in


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