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Post by Adam106 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:43 pm

Exactly the same here. It's usually Mrs. White, who just stands there tapping her foot with her hands behind her back. It's almost like she's mocking me...

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Post by fendue » Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:44 pm

Exactly!

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Post by Poirotfrmda818 » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:18 pm

That happens to me too. I just wait a while and the game resumes. It usually happens when a computer player ends a turn on a square instead of in a room.
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Post by go_leafs_nation » Tue Dec 01, 2009 6:03 am

I saw Clue Mysteries in a bookstore yesterday, but I found that $15 was a little too much to pay with the holiday season coming on (presents need to be bought, etc.) and for a book that I'd read in half an hour-45 minutes...
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Post by Black » Tue Dec 01, 2009 3:35 pm

I was watching after the funeral the other day and I thought that most of the character's would make good clue suspects

Timothy - Mustard
George - Plum
Michael - Green
Helen - Peacock
Rosamund - Scarlett
Maurd - White

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Post by cacums » Tue Dec 01, 2009 4:41 pm

Rosemund Scarlet I don't think works.
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Post by go_leafs_nation » Tue Dec 01, 2009 4:59 pm

Actually, Rosamund is the only one who I think might remotely work as the character you've paired them up with. A far better Mustard, if you'd go digging through Poirot episodes, is Major Porter in Taken at the Flood.
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Post by PeachFreak » Tue Dec 01, 2009 6:24 pm

I've been working on a Clue story lately. I may eventually post it here, or perhaps turn it into something interactive.

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Post by go_leafs_nation » Tue Dec 01, 2009 10:06 pm

My mom came back from Christmas shopping, and she bought something for my brother. From what I could see, it looks like a spoof of Clue- Murder on the Oriental Express, it's called, and I can see on the back that famous detectives are spoofed (Sheerluck Holmes, Miss Marbles). My mom refused to let me have a closer look, though. Anyone else see this?
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Post by go_leafs_nation » Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:11 pm

The two women exchanged the kind of glance women use when no knife is handy.
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Post by go_leafs_nation » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:29 am

I finally took a better look at it, and although the concept is fine, this should've been a lot better. You put together six train cars and that's the board. Not bad. Here's the catch: whatever number you roll you go to that train car. You could be in car #5, roll a 3, and you have to go to car #3. It's kinda dumb.

Also, players don't get all the cards. A bunch are put on top of different train cars, and you can take a look at one of them. Kinda strange way to set it up..,

The spoof aspect isn't that bad (the puns are groaners), but I don't like the card styles at all. It's just ugly. You have a band at the top and the bottom that is a different colour depending on the card style. At the top is the person/location/whatever in question, at the bottom (to emphasize?) the type of card it is (victim/whatever). The rest is black, ecept for an oval that has a picture in it, which is tinted nearly the same colour as the two bands are. The wepaons are the best of them all, but not too great. The victims are forgettable. The suspects are hideous. Some card you can barely make out. The motives are kinda stupid, because they simply repeat what was at the top in bigger font. Couldn't tehy have done different card styles for different thing? The locations aren't horrible, but still, all things considered, soemthing of a disappointment.

You have to figure out the murderer, victim, weapon, location, and motive.
Suspects:
Count Y.A. Chikkins
Miss Dee Meanor
Father Beans
Harry Monsta
Ivor Motive
Shirley Knot Mee
Private Matters

Victims
Aidan Nutting
Bjorn Loser
Major Des Aster
Lady Gunne-Downe
Miss Hatty Venture
Hugh Hytme
Miss Taken-Hydentity

Weapons
Vase
Ice Bucket
Revolver
Scotch bottle
Lamp
Poison
Dagger

Locations
Bathroom
Dining car
Engineer's room
Locomotive
Lounge
The track
Sleeping car

Motives
Revenge
Blind jealousy
Fit of anger
Mad passion
On a whim
Pure greed
Mistaken Identity

The reinvention can grab a hint from this game, though. You play as one of 6 detectives (obvious spoofs of fictional detectives). Your pawn is the detective, basically. It's a piece of cardboard with the detective on it, put onto a base with the detective's name written on it. Far better than some stupid transparent question marks.

So yeah, if it's a spoof of Clue, it could've been done far better than this.
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Post by go_leafs_nation » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:02 pm

http://adsoftheworld.com/media/ambient/ ... =_original

I can't get much of a leg on that Murder by Death spinoff, because my DVD software has gone kaput (again), and I can't do anything to capture images, etc. Besides, I've been busy with school.
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Post by fendue » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:23 am

I'm not sure if anyone else has seen this, but I found a picture of Anthony Pratt, apparently a different one than in the Guardian Weekend magazine- and in COLOR!!!

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Post by PrinceAzure33 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:00 pm

fendue wrote:I'm not sure if anyone else has seen this, but I found a picture of Anthony Pratt, apparently a different one than in the Guardian Weekend magazine- and in COLOR!!!

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This is actually the first time EVER I've seen a picture of him.
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Post by cacums » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:14 pm

Good find! We clue collectors should have an oil painting of him above our collections.
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Post by Black » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:40 pm

cacums wrote:Good find! We clue collectors should have an oil painting of him above our collections.
There is only one person for that job.

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Post by Quadsworth » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:36 am

Black wrote:
cacums wrote:Good find! We clue collectors should have an oil painting of him above our collections.
There is only one person for that job.
Oh Black. Your inability to properly give a hint astounds me.

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Post by Murder by Death » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:39 am

fendue wrote:I'm not sure if anyone else has seen this, but I found a picture of Anthony Pratt, apparently a different one than in the Guardian Weekend magazine- and in COLOR!!!
You mean the one I posted in a link to the Birmingham Times in my post about Cluedo History yesterday?

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Post by Black » Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:52 am

go_leafs_nation wrote:Actually, Rosamund is the only one who I think might remotely work as the character you've paired them up with. A far better Mustard, if you'd go digging through Poirot episodes, is Major Porter in Taken at the Flood.
I know, but I don't want to use my name in a Cluedo game.

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Post by fendue » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:29 am

I made this.

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