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Survivor Forum Game - Night 5 - Cohost could help me out

Discussion in 'Circus Maximus' started by zorbees, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. zorbees

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    21 Strangers. 39 Days. One Survivor!

    Everyone arrives onto the beach, eagerly anticipating the start of the game. You have been told that there are three tribes of seven castaways. You all look around, sizing up the competition. After some introductory words, you all go to your campsites to get ready for the upcoming days.

    The Makodo Tribe heads off to #makodobeach
    The Okatu Tribe heads off to #okatubeach
    The Minara Tribe heads off to #minarabeach
    These are the game's IRC channels (on irc.synirc.net). You all have access to the channel corresponding to the tribe you are on. If you are having trouble accessing your channel, contact me, my main nicks are zorbees and ALEXMORGAN13.

    A couple days later, you all converge back on the same beach. "Come on in, guys!" You all know that you are about to compete in your first Immunity Challenge.

    Role PMs are going out. I will post the details of the first challenge once they are all out.

    Stuff you saw before but is still relevant:

    Useful links:

    http://survivor.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Gameplay
    http://survivor.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Twists

    Not everything there will apply to this game but a lot of it will, I'd recommend reading up, as if you can expect what is coming, you will be better equipped to handle it.

    Rules (open)
    1. Game Basics:
    -There will be 3 random tribes of 7 people.
    -During the Day phases of the game there will be immunity challenges. Immunity challenges decide who is safe and who has to go to tribal council.
    -During the Tribal Stage of the game, challenges will be won and lost as a whole tribe. The tribe that comes in last in the immunity challenge will have to go to Tribal Council and vote someone out.
    -During the Individual Stage of the game, challenges will be won and lost by a single person. The winner of the immunity challenge cannot be voted upon, but (s)he will be able to vote.

    2. Tribal Council:
    -Tribal Council will occur at the Night phase after the Immunity Challenge.
    -Private Vote to see who is eliminated from the game.
    -The vote total will be revealed to the tribe at the end of the night, but you will not know who voted for who.
    -In case of an initial tie, there will be a re-vote where you can only vote for one of the people with the most votes. For example, if there are 3 votes for Player A, 3 votes for Player B, and 1 vote for Player C in a 7 man tribe, you may only vote for Player A or B during the re-vote.
    -In case of a second tie, the player who leaves will be determined by a random number generator. The players who tied for the most votes both times will be safe from this tiebreaker. In the previous example, players A and B would be safe.
    -After the votes are cast, a player is able to play a hidden immunity idol (HII). The HII makes all votes cast for the user of the HII count as zero.
    -The player who leaves the game will be entitled to one “fuck, gg guys” post but it may not contain any substance. Basically, no dead-talking.

    3. Role PMs, Stats and Abilities:
    -Each player has a Role PM. The Role PM contains a player’s stats, abilities, and tribe. A player’s Role PM is not revealed upon death. Role PMs can be shared at any point in the game. No screenshotting, but fake PMs are allowed.
    -Each player has stat points that are distributed between Strength (Str), Puzzle Skills (Puz), and Balance (Bal).
    -Your point values are never told by the host to the other players, but the other players will know what segments of challenges you compete in.
    -Str, Puz, and Bal are used in the immunity challenges.
    -Different abilities may be used at any time in the game. Your Role PM will tell you when you can use your ability. Most abilities are used during the Night phase.
    -Abilities will be “mafia-like”, but will follow the “Survivor” structure of the game.
    -An example role PM:

    4. Challenges:
    -At the start of the Day phase, the details of the challenge will be posted.
    -To participate in the challenge, you must post I am in this challenge(, in Segment [#]). You only post this once, even if the challenge uses multiple stats. Posts with this purpose cannot be edited or deleted.
    -If a tribe fails to field the required number of members for the challenge, all additional users will count for 0 towards the challenge.
    -The user or team with the highest stat total being used in the challenge wins. If there is a tie, the user or team with the earliest post will be deemed the winner.
    -An example team challenge:
    7 members from each tribe compete:
    Segment 1: 4 members compete in a 1x Bal portion
    Segment 2: 2 members compete in a 1x Str portion.
    Segment 3: 1 member competes in a 2x Puz portion.
    -Some challenges or segments of challenges require multiple stats, sometimes one stat more heavily than another.
    -During Tribal (Team) challenges, some players will have to sit out some of the challenges. Players cannot sit out during two consecutive challenges.

    5. Winning the Game:
    -The goal of the game is to reach the Final Tribal Council, which typically occurs with just two or three people left in the game. You cannot win the game unless you make it to the Final Tribal Council.
    -At a certain point in the game, players who are voted out will join the jury. You will not be told how many jury members there are going to be.
    -At the Final Tribal Council, the remaining players in the game speak to the jury and try to convince the jury that they deserve to win the game.
    -Each finalist is allowed to make an opening statement on why they deserve to win the game.
    -Following the opening statements, each member of the jury gets to ask one question to each remaining castaway, if they so choose. Alternatively, they may make a pitch to the other jury members on who they feel should win the game and why.
    -When everyone is done speaking, the jury will vote privately on who wins the game. Whoever gets the most votes wins.
    -I will ask for reasoning from the jury members to prevent collusion, but will not require very much depth in the reasoning.

    6. Forum Mechanics:
    -Each Day and Night phase will last 48 hours. Activity will be very important in this game. Since each Day+Night cycle will take 4 days, and most players will be eliminated, once per cycle, by game's end, This game will probably last over two months. Do not sign up if you cannot handle this.
    -During Tribal Council, if you do not get a vote in by the deadline, it will be randomly decided for you.
    -During Tribal Council, if you wish to play a HII, you must indicate so before Night ends.
    -IRC will be very important to this game. It will greatly help in streamlining the game and making it easier to communicate. If you cannot be at least somewhat active on IRC, you may have trouble in the game, and I would recommend not signing up.
    -I will accept votes, actions, etc, over IRC. Note that you still have to post in the thread for challenges. There will be official game channels, but they aren’t made as of yet. However, note that there is a small chance that I may miss your action should you send it over IRC. If I do not respond, I likely missed your action.
    -You may not communicate outside the thread with anyone who has been eliminated or who is on another tribe. Each player is allowed to send one outgoing Forum PM to a current member of another tribe during the game. IRC is not allowed for this particular task. I must approve your PM before you send it, and I retain the right to prevent you from “gaming the system”.
    -No anonymous nicks will be allowed for the purposes of this game. No impersonating as well.
    -The update posts may contain useful information in the flavor.

    7. FAQ:

    -Q: So this game draws a lot from the TV show?
    -A: Yes. A basic knowledge of the format of the game will help you.

    -Q: When is the merge, When does the Individual portion start, etc?
    -A: You won’t be told until I make the merge update.

    -Q: Final 2 or Final 3?
    -A: One of those, but again, you don’t get to know.

    -Q: Will there be twists?
    -A: Yes, but since they are by definition surprises, you don’t get to know about them.

    -Q: What does the jury base their votes on?
    -A: There is no specific criteria. They vote on who they think should win the game. For example, some players may take pride in their honor, so they will not vote for anyone who back-stabbed. I may request reasoning if I feel your vote isn’t backed by any sound and visible reasoning.

    -Q: Should I communicate my thoughts to the host?
    -A: Yes! There will be a postgame, so any insight I have into the thoughts of the players will help.


    playerlist:

    Daletterel (Makodo)
    Ditto (Makodo)
    Eagle4 (Makodo) Voted Out Night 1.
    FireMage (Okatu)
    Generalspoon (Okatu) Voted Out Night 4.
    H-C Vikaiden Nachos (Makodo)
    Imanalt (Minara) Voted Out Night 2.
    Jalmont (Okatu)
    MetalSonic (Minara)
    Mithril (Makodo)
    ShiningLatios (Okatu)
    StevenSnype (Makodo)
    UllarWarlord (Makodo)
    Unitas Cereza (Okatu) Voted Out Night 3.
    VonFiedler (Minara)
    Walrein (Okatu)
    askaninjask Lightwolf (Minara)
    billymills (Okatu)
    Empoof kingofkongs (Minara)
    shucklesmyhero Quagsires (Minara)
    theangryscientist (Minara)
  2. zorbees

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    I figure before we start the challenge, I should introduce the players.

    For the Makodo Tribe, we have: Da Letter El, Ditto, Eagle4, H-C, Mithril, Steven Snype, and UllarWarlord!

    For the Okatu Tribe, we have: Billymills, FireMage, General Spoon, Jalmont, Shining Latios, Unitas, and Walrein!

    And for the Minara Tribe, we have: Askaninjask, Empoof, Imanalt, Metal Sonic, Shuckles My Hero, Theangryscientist, and VonFiedler!

    Now, for the challenge:

    Segment #1 will have 4 members competing in a 1x Strength portion.
    Segment #2 will have 1 member competing in a 1x Balance portion.
    Segment #3 will have the final 2 members competing in a 1x Puzzle portion.

    Remember, once you post what section you are in, you cannot take it back.

    Another thing I want to remind you guys, is that you can only talk outside of the thread to people on your own tribe.

    It is now Day 1. Day 1 will end in 48 hours, or earlier if everyone gets in the challenge before deadline.
  3. UllarWarlord

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    gl hf don't vote me off

    All that good stuff.
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    you know this
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    Posting to say Steven Snype sucks and lets fucking get it.
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    HAHAHAHA good times.

    Steven Snype still sucks.
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    And it begins. GLHF
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    GLHFUYDWTIWCIA

    Good luck have fun unless you don't want to in which case it's alright
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    I can gather fish, so don't vote me off until we merge.
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    ¡Buena suerte!
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    how does this work? idk how this challenge works?
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    I am in this challenge(, in Segment [#3]).
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    I take part in challenge segment #3
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    Also I'm taking bets on which tribe will be largest come merger time. Something just feels right about Makodo. What say you guys?
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    I am in this challenge in segment 2
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    ofc
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    I am in this challenge(, in Segment [2])
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    I am in this challenge(, in Segment [1])
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    I am in this challenge(, in Segment [1])
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