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What holiday would you think Clue could be set around?

New Year's
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63%
Valentine's Day
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No votes
Easter
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No votes
4th of July
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No votes
Halloween
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38%
Thanksgiving
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No votes
 
Total votes: 8

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Post by munitzer »

if clue were to be set on or around a holiday, which do you think it would be? or, rather, which would you want it to be? ... why?

just a poll because i was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on this

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I would vote Christmas because its supposed to be a happy time. Just imagine the eerie sight of Mr. Boddy's body with blinking Christmas lights around its neck.

Halloween is good too because all the suspects could be in costumes, but still I would vote Christmas. So I guess I vote Halloween in the poll now as my second choice.
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I voted New Years. Reminds me of Fatal Illusion.
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New Years Eve I think works best. It's a time for gathering, and a lot of big parties are held then. Everyone would get dressed up, and Christmas decorations are still up, but the feeling of Christmas has left the air. The clock strikes midnight, the guests soon discover that their host is missing...

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I picked Halloween. It would be cool if the suspects were dressed up.
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I vote New Year's too. There could be alot of people at the mansion in the ballroom and a massacre could take place in there
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i see it as being new year's ... and a better possibility of getting stranded at the estate

i think halloween would make for a good special edition or side story with some comic relief ... but other than that, i think the suspects being who there are already would suit the crime
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I have thought about this before. I attempted to make a Halloween edition Clue game. It would have been fun to finish. With the costumes, decorations, and an eerie feel throughout the mansion. I would like to see one centered around Halloween, Christmas, or New Year's.

Halloween - All the suspects are dressed up in their choice of costume and come to the mansion for a midnight costume party. Can't you see Scarlet as a witch or Mustard as Frankenstein?

Christmas - An early Christmas dinner held at the mansion which is put on by Boddy. After the gift exchange someone gets upset that their gift was not as expensive as the others.

New Year's - The biggest party of the year. The whole town is invited to the get together and required to bring a date. As soon the clock changes to 12:01 and the first kiss is over, someone gets very jealous. A party, champange, and a murder!

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It's got to be Christmas ... Only because Clue is supposed to be a pastiche of the old country-house murder-mystery genre. What's an Agatha Christie pastiche without a murder at Christmas?
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Yes, why did you forget the Christmas option?
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And where is Arbor Day??
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I am chomping at the bit for Secretary's Day Clue.
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Post by munitzer »

i thought i had put christmas as the last option, but i must not have submitted it correctly ... my mistake there
i was going to have another option, too

considering what time of year it is, my mind must have just stopped at thanksgiving
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Post by TheWhitePawn »

Actually, I had the same problem when I made my first poll. AFTER your last choice, you have to select for yet another choice and leave it blank. That's how all of them will get submitted correctly.
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that must have been what happened then
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Post by Kristev »

Christmas. That's when I made my Holiday Clue edition.

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