Which is the best Marmalade theme?

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Themes

1. Tudor Mansion
3
20%
2. Classic Mansion
4
27%
3. Hollywood Studios
0
No votes
4. Vampire Castle
3
20%
5. Snowy Peaks
0
No votes
6. Murder Express
3
20%
7. Wild West
0
No votes
8. Venetian Masquerade
2
13%
9. Sherlock
0
No votes
10. Tropical Island
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 15

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Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Jonathan Green » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:32 pm

Since Monopoly just hit mobile stores, and Tropical seems to be the last theme, why not talk about our favorite themes from MGS Clue.
MGS Clue is an amazing game, a close second Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion. Beautiful artwork, nice graphic, great atmospheric music, it's way better the EA's Clue game.

For those who don't know, there are ten themes (I'm not counting International because those are just suspects)

1. Tudor Mansion (which is based on the 2016 edition.)
2. Classic Mansion (My favorite)
3. Hollywood Studios (Another favorite)
4. Vampire Castle
5. Snowy Peaks
6. Murder Express
7. Wild West
8. Venetian Masquerade
9. Sherlock
10. Tropical Island
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by PrinceAlarming » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:41 pm

Vampire Castle, Murder Express, and Tudor are my favorite

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by CluedoKid » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:06 pm

I voted Vampire - strong character interpretations with an appropriately moody theme (Also showcases the original 6 characters with White). I almost voted Classic, though I found some of the poses weird in that, and also didn't like that they didn't bother with unique pawns besides White.
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by PrinceAlarming » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:44 pm

I like the idea of the Sherlock one, but Sherlock and Watson are suspects and potentially murderers which doesn’t seem right. It would work better thematically if the players took on the roles of investigators with the suspects being completely separate. I think it would be better to have Sherlock, Watson, Miss Marple, Hercules Poirot, etc to play as, and have the suspects be people like Jack the Ripper, H.H.Holmes, and Lizzie Borden.

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Jonathan Green » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:04 pm

CluedoKid wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:06 pm
I voted Vampire - strong character interpretations with an appropriately moody theme (Also showcases the original 6 characters with White). I almost voted Classic, though I found some of the poses weird in that, and also didn't like that they didn't bother with unique pawns besides White.
I too think some of the poses are weird, especially with Dr. Orchid. I also don’t like how Mustard looks.
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by MrGreenJeans » Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:20 pm

Tudor. I like that it has a world where so many characters (6 originals, Orchid, the Master Detective squad, and Azure) can all co-exist in the same style.

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Jonathan Green » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:52 am

My top 3 favorites.
1. Tudor
2. Classic
3. Hollywood
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme

Post by Jonathan Green » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:54 am

Christalaunk wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:53 am
Sephiroths theme is One-Winged Angel. But Id have to vote for the Aria Di Mezzo Caraterre. If youve played FF6 you probably know what I mean.
I believe you have the wrong forum.
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by The Late Dr Black » Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:52 am

My favourites are

Mystery Express
Tudor Mansion Classic
Sherlock


Least favourite is Wild West

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Jonathan Green » Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:25 pm

Most Favorite to Least Favorite list

1. Tudor
2. Classic
3. Hollywood
4. Murder Express
5. Vampire
6. Masquerade
7. Sherlock
8. Wild West
9. Snowy Peaks
10. Tropical
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Sir Shamrock » Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:21 pm

Can't go wrong with the Classic Mansion (I accidentally voted for the Tudor Mansion :oops: )

But the Train is a close second

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by MajorHoy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:43 am

At the moment, looks like Vampire Castle (3 votes so far) has a slight lead over Tudor Mansion, Classic Mansion, and Murder Express (with 2 votes for each).

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Miss Amelia Peach » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:21 am

I prefer Venetian Masquerade because Scarlett and Orchid's design are my fav, the music is catchy, apart from Internationals, this is the only pack that has Azure, White are twins, and the locations look cool!

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Zoo977 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:04 am

I rather agree with Peach here. Clue games tend to be at their best when they're period pieces. Hollywood, Murder Express, these fit in nicely, and I love these themes. The Venetian Masquerade can be a bit cluttered at times, but... just the idea of the masquerade in clue is super appealing to me.
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by ClueLover98 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:24 am

I love using the Venetian Masquerade theme with the Classic characters. Same with the Sherlock theme with the Classic characters.

My favorite though would have to be Murder Express: I love the ambience and how well the role-changing for the women is done (Scarlett is old instead of Peacock, Peacock is a maid instead of White, White is a doctor instead of Orchid, Orchid is a young blond lady instead of Scarlet...) and I love the depiction of Maharaja Brunette. Also, the board art is gorgeous and I love the way the train on the right slides into place with the rest of the board.

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Miss Amelia Peach » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:56 am

ClueLover98 wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:24 am
Orchid is a young blond lady instead of Scarlet...
Orchid's a brunette.
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Zoo977 » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:23 pm

Miss Amelia Peach wrote: Orchid's a brunette.
no thats the maharaja
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Jonathan Green » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:17 pm

Zoo977 wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:23 pm
Miss Amelia Peach wrote: Orchid's a brunette.
no thats the maharaja
Orchid‘s hair is a Brunette
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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Black » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:27 pm

Jonathan Green wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:17 pm
Zoo977 wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:23 pm
Miss Amelia Peach wrote: Orchid's a brunette.
no thats the maharaja
Orchid‘s hair is a Brunette
Sad thing is, I was gonna make the same joke as Zoo but they beat me to it

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Re: Which is the best Marmalade theme?

Post by Miss Amelia Peach » Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:04 am

u were too late lol

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