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An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Jonathan Green » Sat May 16, 2020 7:36 pm

Here's a rough draft of a "Let's play Clue" I have for awhile now.
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Saturday, 13th June, 2026 — Little Falls, Hampshire, England
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This Friday, Mr. John Thomas Boddy had inherited his ancestral country home Tudor Close, and the Black family fortune, for his thirtieth birthday. In celebration of this event, Mr. Boddy had invited his closest friends to his home for a weekend party. But one of his guests caused quite a stir, his estranged cousin, Miss Heather Black.

Heather Black was the daughter of Dr. Hugh Black & Mrs. Rose Black. She was the original heiress of the Black estate. Her father had spoiled her rotten, giving her as many gifts she could have wanted, much to the disapproval of her mother. That was until her cousin John moved in. After the mysterious deaths of his parents, Dr. Black and Mrs. Black had taken both him and his sister Dorothy to live with them. All the attention she was once bestowed upon was given to her cousins. Heather had grown jealous of John and Dorothy, and began to bully them.

In 2014, Dr. Black had died at the age of fifty. During the reading of Dr. Black’s Last Will & Testament, it came to the shock of everyone when the lawyer declared the Black’s nephew John Boddy would inherit everything, and only left his daughter with a small allowance. After a nearly-violent altercation with Dorothy, Boddy evicted Heather from Tudor Close. After her eviction, Heather took whatever money she inherited and moved to Spain.

Many years past, with Heather and John cutting all contact from each other. But months before Mr. Boddy’s 30th birthday, he invited her back to Tudor Close for his birthday, for unknown reasons. She accepted the invite.

During the party, most, if not all, of the guests had shown an intense, closeted, hatred for Miss Black for all different reasons. They all thought that the weekend would be ruined by her presence. But all that would change when Mr. Boddy had found his cousin Heather dead on the grand stairway of the Grand Foyer. She’s been murdered.

Who killed Miss Heather Black?

I've being working on some original suspects for this game:
  • Carlos Naranjo - Famous football (soccer) player and Heather’s Ex-Boyfriend. Might be using sport-improving drugs.

    Miss Rosa - Heather’s young and pregnant maid.

    Private Inspector Amarilla - A P.I. formerly hired by Miss Black.
Just to name a few, of course you guys can make your own. Some classic characters will be appearing as well.

Here are the weapons:
  • Candlestick: Victorian. Sterling Silver. Solid and very blunt.

    Dagger: Oritenal Origin. 5” blade. Very sharp.

    Revolver: Smith & Wesson Masterpiece Model 17 Revolver. Once belonged to John Boddy’s father, Samuel Boddy, an investigative reporter from Boston. Recently cleaned and fired.

    Rope: Made of Indian jute. 16ft long. Kept in the Gardener’s shed usually.

    Pipe: Made of steel. ½ ” diameter, elbow attached. Purchased from the hardware store.

    Wrench: 12”. Adjustable Stillson pipe wrench. Domestic use only.

    Poison: Made of several poisonous plants. Nearly undetectable. An experiment by Dr. Orchid.

    Horseshoe: Used during a game of horseshoes in the Courtyard.

    Axe: Use to chop firewood. Kept in the Woodshed.

    Blunderbuss: Once used by Boddy’s Great-Grandfather for hunting trips in Africa and India.

    Derringer: Once belonging to Brooklyn Black, the mother of John and Dorothy Boddy. Dorothy now owns it.

    Switchblade: This item belongs to Mr. Green. It was in his room until dinner at 9:00 p.m.

    Croquet Mallet: During Tea Time, most of the guests played a game of Croquet in the Croquet Yard. During her teenage years, Miss Black was champion at Croquet.

    Silk Scarf: Wore by Miss Black herself.


Still working on the possible rooms from this list I made:
The Rooms
  • Hall
    Lounge
    Dining Room
    Kitchen
    Ballroom
    Conservatory
    Billiard Room
    Library
    Study
    Drawing Room
    Gallery
    Saloon
    Theatre
    Grand Foyer
    Gun Room
    Studio
    Trophy Room
    Cloak Room
    Music Room
    Tea Room
    Parlor
    Armory
    Boudoir
    Treasury
    Seance Room
    Bedroom
    Dressing Room
    Bathroom
    Master Suite
    Washroom
    Power Room
    Guest Room/Bath
    Freezer
    Servants’ Quarters
    Pantry
    Sewing Room
    Laundry Room
    Physician’s Office
    Scullery
    Wine Cellar
    Cistern
    Root Cellar
    Boiler Room
    Attic
    Loft
    Tower
Mansion Grounds
  • Courtyard
    Fountain
    Swimming Pool
    Tennis Courts
    Garden
    Rose Garden
    Terrance
    Wood Shed
    Orchard
    Japanese Garden
    Hedge Maze
    Croquet Yard
    Potager Garden
    Lake
    Walled Garden
    River
    Pier
    Forest
External Structures
  • Gazebo
    Carriage House
    Boathouse
    Gatehouse
    Greenhouse
    Garage
    Stables
    Garden Shed
    Aviary
    Guest House
    Observatory
    Orangery
    Turkish Bath House
    Chapel
    Lighthouse
    Cliff
Don't worry, the rooms will be a lot smaller then this. The Classic 9 will be there of course.

Anyone interested joining it?
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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by ClueLover98 » Sat May 16, 2020 9:24 pm

I'd be amenable to playing!

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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Jonathan Green » Sat May 16, 2020 9:40 pm

ClueLover98 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 9:24 pm
I'd be amenable to playing!
Great!
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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Jamie » Sun May 17, 2020 4:46 am

What is the playing format?

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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by BBP » Sun May 17, 2020 7:08 am

Sounds great! Always up for a game!

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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Sir Shamrock » Sun May 17, 2020 9:14 am

Looks like fun

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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Jonathan Green » Sun May 17, 2020 3:07 pm

Jamie wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 4:46 am
What is the playing format?
Still think about it. I what to start it soon after we finish with Cluelover98’s game.
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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Mr_Suspect88 » Mon May 18, 2020 3:43 pm

Hi just joined the forum, I would be up a game ♟🎲🤔

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Re: An idea for a Clue forum game

Post by Jonathan Green » Mon May 18, 2020 3:46 pm

Mr_Suspect88 wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 3:43 pm
Hi just joined the forum, I would be up a game ♟🎲🤔
Welcome to the forum! I’ll be glad for you to join!
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