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My anti-virus seems to think Clue is a trojan. The disc is in storage (in another state) so I couldn't just delete and just reinstall with no loss in time just in case.
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I found at long last the computer game of Clue that used to come in cereal boxes... I remember I was too scared to play at the time. :lol:

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Me too. When I first got it the suggestion scenes really scared me so I played without then for about a year until I got over it. Now I love the suggestion scenes, I never play without them
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I hope a certain member would do another forum game.

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There's a bunch going on right now, you know, but a lot of people seem to have lost interest in several at the moment.
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I just saw a Secrets and Spies commercial on TV. The first time I've seen it advertised.
"Like my daddy always says, give me a good neuromuscular poison any day."

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I'm currently trying to decide whether I should go with six suspects or ten in Vampire Tower. Frankly, I'd probably make six into a better story (then again, how many people actually read that part?), but I think that when CluedoAuthor and I wrote The Dead Sleep Lightly we managed ten suspects well enough...

At any rate, I have the basic story all worked out for Vampire Tower- it's just the number of suspects and a few motives that have me stumped...
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I vote for 10

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Post by Adam106 »

10 would be better for reader's convenience, 6 would be better for the writer's convenience.

If you think you can manage 10, then by all means have a go. Try it. Or, if you have the time, write both versions of the story (one with 6, the other with 10) and see which one works best.

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PeachFreak wrote:I just saw a Secrets and Spies commercial on TV. The first time I've seen it advertised.
Ditto. It was one of the rare occaisons to shush someone to watch a commercial.
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For now, I'm going to go through with (the original) six, but I've changed my idea slightly as to how I will write the story.

Now, if only I can find a good card style for suspects... Maybe I'll steal Disney's Tower of Terror style? :lol:
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Actually... I think I might omit making suspect cards, and let everyone imagine suspects. That way, I'm not confined to one certain persona...

But is the Vampire Tower poster any good? I'm afraid my art skills are VERY limited.
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It's great. :)

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Part I of Vampire Tower is nearly done, which is nice... I think this has the potential to be my best case since The Dead Sleep Lightly (when I collaborated with CluedoAuthor12)...
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I'm writing a Halloween Clue short story, but the challenge is getting the writing just right. It's hard to avoid being totally cheesy with "And the iradescence of the eve illuminated the elegant manor..." blah, blah, blah, and also being totally childish and chip-coppy like "Now, Mr. Boddy loved cats. In fact he had a rather silly one named Fluffy." And so on. If all goes well, I might post the story...
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Just for kicks, I recreated the Clue mansion, suspects, and victim for the Sims 2. Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard are in a relationship, and Professor Plum likes Mrs. Peacock. I couldn't use a Billiard Table for the Billiard Room so I used a poker table instead. And soon, I'll (using cheats, of course) kill him. I wanted Mrs. White to be more elderly but there's no maid outfit for Elders.

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Unless I'm oversaddled with homework tonight, I ought to get Part 3 of Vampire Tower done by late afternoon/early evening. The upcoming impossible situation was recycled from my cancelled Clue: The Series.
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Physics proved to be my undoing for finishing up Part 3 of Vampire Tower. I probably won't get it done today, although I probably will tomorrow.
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Well, I finished writing the denouement in Vampire Tower, which explains how both "impossible" tricks were pulled off. In total, it ended up being 10 pages long, types, size 12 (without the diagram)! I was shocked.

At any rate, if no one guesses by Friday, I'll have to simply post the solution, because I will be in Windsor this weekend.
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Post by Black »

I've made a taster episode for my new mystery series. Which I'll post near the new year. If I get good feedback, I'll do more.

I've used website "Face your Manga" for the suspects

Google imaged the rooms/locations

and created the weapons using autoshapes.

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