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Subject: The red button rss

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Sean McCarthy
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Apparently, Concept's newer edition adds a new symbol, a red button. We were mystified and intrigued by it when we first saw it. The rulebook says that this button represents taking an action. However, this is incorrect. Anyone can see that this is the panic button that you hit if there is an emergency. Below are some examples of problematic situations where you can strategically use the red button concept as a cluegiver to get through to the players. You will see that hitting the panic button when things are going bad is a key component of many strategies in this game.

Example 1. You have placed markers on both city/building and money. However, the players are for some reason stuck on real estate and expensive buildings and castles and dollar stores. It's so obvious, come on guys! It's a Bank! You don't know what to do.
Solution: Place a marker on the red button.

Example 2. You have tried everything in your power to clue Twilight. You have tried Idea/Time/Night/Night/Day. You have tried Movie/Book/Fictional/Night. Nothing works. Maybe the players have blocked this word out from their minds?
Solution: Place a marker on the red button.

Example 3. You are cluing David Guetta and you don't know who that is. It sounds like a male so you tried placing a marker on Man, but it wasn't enough.
Solution: Place a marker on the red button.

Example 4. You are cluing Dynamite.
Solution: Place a marker on the red button.

Example 5. You have placed an elaborate sequence of markers onto the board in order to try to communicate "In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." However, the other players are not aware that some of the concepts are longer than one word, and therefore they will never ever guess the correct answer. In this case, being blessed with sight in the metaphorical land of the blind turns out to only be frustrating.
Solution: Sweep all other markers off the board and place a marker on the red button.

I hope this has been helpful to all you aspiring Concept experts. Good luck!
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Lee Fisher
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That was awesome.

Is there an image of this?
 
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Any more information on this upcoming version?
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Wesley Kinslow
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I'm just hoping that someone makes a sticker to replace the original board.
 
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wedgeex wrote:
I'm just hoping that someone makes a sticker to replace the original board.


We made a sticker to add on the previous versions.

If you need one, don't hesitate to send us an email at info@rprod.com or to send me a private message for this.
Don't forget to mention your postal address so that we can send it to you
 
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