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Subject: Adults only, a rule variant that might help rss

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Warren Adams
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Well it is a kid's game after all, so you would think that adults playing it would not find it too challenging to beat the time limit.

We remove the rule that players can use the robot to transfer tools between each other - if you have the tool then you have to get to the room to disarm the booby trap.

In doing this we assume the agents have communication between them, so when an agent uncovers a booby trap they are able to alert the other agents to what is required.

The robot stays in the central room until required and must then be collected by an agent and taken where necessary.

This simple change usually brings the game down to the last few minutes (and often beyond).

A variant we play to the variant for newer players is to allow the agents to swap tools if they pass each other in the corridor (or meet in jail). This is something that is a likely occurence if the scenario was real.
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Adam Knight
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Not quite what I was thinking of as an "Adults Only" rule change. You got my curiosity up, but nothing else.
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Bob
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I play this with my kids, and we've gotten to where we win almost every time with the 15 minute limit. This might make things more interesting. Thanks!
 
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Marco Grubert
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And you managed to win with this variant?
After 15 minutes with this variant we managed to only get a single key..
 
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Kendahl Johnson
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We played last night for the first time. It was myself and my two kids (8 and 6). They had a blast! We won with two min to spare and used the robot only as an additional card in my daughter's hand. This is a fun little game...
 
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