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Subject: [WIP] Ruby Ru - 18 card mystery deduction. rss

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John A. White
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SETUP
Shuffle the 6 Mystery cards Deal one to each player (2 each in a 2 player game) set one as the “Answer to the Mystery” face down! Shuffle the rest of the clues in the teen deck.

Remove one Hint card to be set on the bottom of the shuffled TEEN deck of Cards.
Objective
You can get as many teens in your party or use the teens to solve the Mystery. The Player with the most point wins the round. Win 3 rounds to win the game.

On your turn
actions per turn
1. Draw from deck
2. Do any one of the following: Solve the Mystery, Play for points, Discard for a clue, or pass if you only have clue cards.

Solve the Mystery
Identify the 2 thugs involved in the mystery. If you solve you get 25 points. secretly take a look at the card if you are from set it back face down you are out of the round but keep your clue(s) in case others want a clue from you.

Play for Points
If you chose to play in front of you for points located on the top of the card, the action must be successful or the card is discarded.


Discard for a Clue
Each card has clue actions located at the bottom of the card. You can discard to get the clue action.

2a: Showing your clues to get a clue from other players.
When you like your teens and want to use them late in the round you can show 1/2 of one of your clue cards to the other players then ask one player for and single villain by name. On a second turn you SHOULD use that same card and play it publicly to ask for another clue. you MUST play "A" card.
On the 3rd clue; bring the public card back in hand and use it as a cover and publicly set down the 2 cards with 1 1/2 clue cards showing.
More clues; when you do this again you can continue to cover multiple cards or show the full card it doen't matter. Although the visible clue count must increase +1 each time.



Round Ends
When both players pass after the deck is empty. Count up Played cards and a solved Mystery worth 25 points - or - When all players are knocked out with wrong guesses.
NOTE!: When you guess wrong discard your action cards. You should keep ONLY your clues in hand. you’re out of the round, but might need to give or show a clue in a 3-4 player game.

Solving the Mystery
Making a guess will end your round,
On your turn you may resolve the mystery by stating the Two characters trying to scare people away!

Correct guess: 25 points
Incorrect: the other player will continue until they are out of cards or guess.
NOTE: if you are out by guessing you will still need to show a hint so keep your ID cards in hand.

CLUE CARDS [10]
clues...

The Dog [5] 4 points
+ Show a 1/2 clue to Play (use this as a card cover)
Xdiscard to stop another from solving one turn

Tag Along [3] {B4} 5 points
+PLAY: if you have less points.
XDiscard to ask for a clue, card then type

Tech Geek [2] 10 points
+PLAY ID the other players Cheerleader or Leader card
XDiscard to see 2 suspects from hand
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Cheerleader [1] 12 points
+PLAY: if the Leader is played
XDiscard: expose all clues with covers, then you may solve.

Leader [1] 15 points
+Play: Identify another's teen card.
XDiscard to ask all: how many “X” do you have?





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Interested. PnP coming?
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govmiller wrote:
Interested. PnP coming?

Yup!... I'll need images I own. I'll make sure the 10 images are nice.
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Looks quite interesting! Can't wait to see what you come up with.
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...124 to run fleeing from the mountain. ...125 to use a rope to climb the cliff. ...126 to quickly cast "summon stairs." ...127 to dodge under the falling rocks.
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This theme is awesome! And quite timely with October.
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Commissioned, Bought the line art illustrations, then Painted it myself.


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I bought different line art for the bad guys.
I did the Color work. again.

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Congrats on the art styles chosen. Funky! And neat texturing and color work. You might write an article on how you went about the process, obtained line art, costs associated, rights secured etc. I'm sure more than a few would be interested.
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GarryHoddinott wrote:
Congrats on the art styles chosen. Funky! And neat texturing and color work. You might write an article on how you went about the process, obtained line art, costs associated, rights secured etc. I'm sure more than a few would be interested.

It cost me less then $4. I am a GUI Designer so I have tried Illustrated Art so many times before. I can't draw. I can mimic a photo. I can do art direction, I can find talent.

You're right, I should show the way to nice "Free-ish" art.

Some artist want 1800 per image, other want $60. If I was making the next pixar movie I would focus on the talent not the price.... I'm rambling.
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I have a ton of work to do on this...

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I am testing with the old art.
I'll need an animal that is not a sleuthing Dog.
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What should replace the Dog?
Other dog type
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Kangaroo
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Poll created by aVoidGames
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