Where in the World is Kendo Nagasaki? TALESPINNER WINS T4!

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Where in the World is Kendo Nagasaki? TALESPINNER WINS T4!

Post by christianmoura » Tue Mar 13, 2007 7:35 pm

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Where in the World is Kendo Nagasaki?


INTRODUCTION

The basic of the object is to discover the whereabouts and identity of a mystery personality, who is lost and alone somewhere in the world with "the dark forces" closing in. You must find him (or her) before "they" do. Each turn you must set up your high-powered transmitter in a new location and try to find get a reply from "the wrestler who out from the warm".

1.0 KENDO NAGASAKI

1.1 It is very very unlikely (although not impossible) that the mystery person will be the masked wrestling genius Kendo Nagasaki, since this would be too easy to guess. In fact it probably be won't be a wrestler at all. Don't rule out a masked genius competing in other pantomime sports. The person is probably still alive, but I make no apologies if the person I choose has secretly popped his clogs while out of the public eye.

1.2 The hiding place for Kendo (or his proxy) is a large town or a city. It's quite likely that you've heard of it, even if you've never travelled further than 50 miles from the place you were born. It's probably fair to say that it won't be Hebden Bridge or Stowmarket, even if Kendo was born in one of those fine towns.

2.0 WHAT HAPPENS IN EACH TURN

2.1 Each turn you move your secret transmitter to somewhere in the world. Actually it's not that secret because you tell me [via PM] and then I tell all the other players where you are too.

2.2 I then have to work out which of the players is the closest to "the chap or wench who is not Kendo Nagasaki". This bit becomes significant in a minute, honest!

2.3 Also on each turn you have to guess the name of the person. This isn't secret either because everyone gets to hear everyone else's guesses too.

2.4 Now comes the clever bit. Actually not that clever, and pretty contrived too, but you'll just have to live with it OK? The player whose transmitter is closest to "the person who isn't Kendo" will be informed of the fact and the mystery man will respond to the name suggested by that player.

2.5 Everyone gets to hear the response, but only the closest player will know that the answer refers to his suggested name. This may help you to work out who was closest, or it may just cause you to be even more confused than you are now.

3.0 WHO WINS AND HOW?

3.1 You win by being in the same location and guessing the name correctly, i.e. bringing Kendo home.

3.2 On turn 10 if nobody has won, we draw the whole sorry thing to a close and the sinister conspirators win.

Example turn (for this game, the mystery personality is Billy Joel in St Petersburg)

Players:

Jeff goes to Montevideo and suggests John Howard

Stompy goes to Frankfurt and suggests Bill Gates

Fernando goes to Sacramento and suggests Rowan Atkinson

Redturtle goes to Rio de Janeiro and suggests Tina Turner

GM:

Consults globe.

Works out that Stompy is closest. Stompy is informed of the fact.

All players receive the locations and suggestions from the other players.

They are all given the following answer "You have my name about half right", but only Stompy knows that it refers to her suggestion. [the player closest to the mystery person is advised via PM]

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Post by redturtle » Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:17 pm

Ok, I have my atlas at the ready and I am in!
Get a grip!

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Post by TaleSpinner » Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:42 pm

Dear gawd, I suck at Geography, but count me in. :p

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Post by dougp » Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:10 am

I'll play

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Re: Where in the World is Kendo Nagasaki?

Post by Fernando » Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:31 am

Christian, count me in!

I will PM you my choices

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Post by annawid » Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:49 am

I'm in.
Back and ready to game

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Re: Where in the World is Kendo Nagasaki?

Post by Fernando » Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:50 am

christianmoura wrote: 3.0 WHO WINS AND HOW?

3.1 You win by being in the same location and guessing the name correctly, i.e. bringing Kendo home.

3.2 On turn 10 if nobody has won, we draw the whole sorry thing to a close and the sinister conspirators win.
The way I see it, you want to win, but you also dont want the "sinister conspirators" to win.. so there is an element of cooperative play, am I right?

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Post by Stompy » Wed Mar 14, 2007 8:38 am

Count me in

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Post by christianmoura » Wed Mar 14, 2007 9:28 am

Nice! PM me all your names and places, and I as soon as everyone responds, I'll post the turn 1 results.

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Post by christianmoura » Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:30 pm

Waiting for a guess from redturtle!

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Post by jttm80 » Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:51 pm

Cool. I want to play.

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Post by annawid » Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:55 pm

Send Christian your guess then. 7 can play as well as 6 right?
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Post by christianmoura » Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:25 pm

TURN 1

Player / mystery person / location

annawid: John Travolta / Shanghai, China

dougp: Banjo Paterson / Cardiff, (edit) WALES

Fernando: David Blaine / Toronto, Canada

jttm80: Sean Connery / Dublin, Ireland

redturtle: George Bush / Singapore, Singapore

Stompy: Tony Blair / Tokyo, Japan

Talespinner: George Bush / Paris, France

Public response to the name suggested by the closest agent:
"We are from the same country, but I am famous for different reasons than you".

TURN 2 ends when I have suggestions from all players.
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Post by christianmoura » Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:36 pm

BTW, if you don't specify a country, I'll pick the one that sounds most likely to me - but I may guess wrong.

E.g: There is a Paris in Bolivia, Togo, South Africa, and another dozen in the USA.

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Post by Fernando » Wed Mar 14, 2007 11:44 pm

christianmoura wrote:TURN 1

Public response to the name suggested by the closest agent:
"We are from the same country, but I am famous for different reasons than you".
* British - if so, not a politician
* American
* Australian - if so, not a poet/author/jornalist
* Scotish - if so, not an actor

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