The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Sharkey » Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:19 pm

I already gave you my list, but for the sake of convenience and clarity:

1: Niku - Human
2: Zara - Human
3: Kayma - Human
4: FBM - Thing
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Newbie » Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:34 pm

Oh right, I guess it's only been one day since you gave us your previous list, and so you only needed to add fbm. Kayma and Mothra are making a case for paranoia or maybe insanity, and while I'd really like to hear who they looked at, the day's growing a little bit short. I'm voting to test LaserBeing, who I don't think has posted anything since day 2.
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Mothra » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:43 pm

Niku - Thing
Grath - Thing
Sharkey - Thing
Zara - Thing

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby LaserBeing » Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:20 am

Newbie wrote:Oh right, I guess it's only been one day since you gave us your previous list, and so you only needed to add fbm. Kayma and Mothra are making a case for paranoia or maybe insanity, and while I'd really like to hear who they looked at, the day's growing a little bit short. I'm voting to test LaserBeing, who I don't think has posted anything since day 2.


On the other hand, I've already been tested three times and we still haven't got around to you, Newbie
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby zaratustra » Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:57 am

I'm tempted to test Newbie at least once, for good measure.

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Newbie » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:11 pm

On the other hand, I've already been tested three times and we still haven't got around to you, Newbie


Three times? That's only if you count Kayma's test, right, right? And we still don't know if he's insane, paranoid, or lying.

I'm happy to prove my innocence on the voting block, but I'm not about to vote or myself, since I already know I'm innocent. I don't really see the value in testing everybody who's never been tested since I made a big deal about doing exactly that until we found the original things, which I remain convinced that we have; as you yourself pointed out, this tactic gave the things info about who's safest to turn in the short run; I assume that this (and/or the fact that I've thrown my dynamite) is why I haven't been been turned. I'd rather vote for someone who is going to give us info about the various doctor claims on the table, so while a vote for you might work for that purpose, I'd rather just test Kayma , since you're talking again.
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Mothra » Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:11 pm

I'm gonna throw in for Kayma as well. Newbie's never led me wrong.

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Hardly Ideal » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:03 pm

Seconding LaserBeing and voting for Newbie tonight.
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Kayma » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:50 pm

You could probably just about piece mine together from the thread, but to hell with patient confidentiality:

1: Mothra - Thing
2: Newbie - Thing
3: Sharkey - Thing
4: LeeHam - Thing

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Sharkey » Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:36 pm

Fuck it, hammertime.
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Newbie » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:43 pm

At this point, I think it's inevitable that I'm going to be tested, so I'd like to ask that whoever has the flamethrower go ahead and melt me tonight even though I'm going to come back as innocent, because I want to die on the winning team. Going forward, we should probably stop throwing dynamite at things, because that reduces the amount of possibility space they need to search to try to find the last flamethrower. I know I started that trend, and I now think that was a mistake. I'm moving my vote back to LaserBeing for snap-voting me the moment I turned my attention his way, which seems a little more suspicious now that I've had time to reflect.
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Newbie » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:54 pm

Actually, disregard that, because if the flamethrower is melting me, we're giving another turn over to the things, and I no longer believe we're going to win. Catching caithness was luck and I have no idea what I'm doing

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Sharkey » Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:28 pm

Either Kayma or Mothra is a paranoid, the other is the nutter and actually useful. That's the crux of the biscuit here (unless someone is thinged and bullshitting.) I'm fucking around in the desert again, but I should be back before hammertime runs out. I'm sure you guys can figure it out, but if you don't, just burn everything. Unless the dynamite pulls a Kazz and hits the flamer we can still wrap this up.
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby zaratustra » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:26 am

Yeah, torching a confirmed innocent is not useful at all. If the flamethrower has no idea and Newbie comes back innocent, I'd suggest torching either LaserBeing, or one of the people that never says anything.

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Friday » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:33 pm

Time is up (and then some) and Newbie has the most votes to test.

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Newbie is a Thing.

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Mothra » Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:57 pm

GOOD LORD

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Friday » Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:48 am

Newbie flees into the snow, his assimilation the night before not even fully complete. He's been hiding his hideous arms under his sleeves.

A figure pursues him, tiny pilot light illuminating only the tip of his flamethrower.

"You're going to burn, monster," says the figure.

Newbie begins to laugh.

"What's so funny, alien?" asks the figure.

"You'll find out in a minute," says Newbie, before bursting into flames.

"Well, that's one more Thing taken care of," says Leeham. "Weird how the narration just gave away my name, though."

"It's not really that weird," says Mothra.

"Fuck," says Leeham, as tentacles envelope him.

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There is now only one Dynamite remaining, and two Things.

Thing victory.

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(Leeham does not share in victory as he was the last person assimilated.)

Winners:

Original Things:
Kazz
Grath

Turned:
Night 1: Caithness
Night 2: fbm
Night 3: Mothra
Night 4: Newbie

Master list:

Grath - Thing - Burned by both fbm and leeham night 2
Newbie - Dynamite - Assimilated night 4, burned by Leeham night 5
Caithness - Dynamite - Assimilated night 1, Dynamited by Newbie Day 3.
Hardly Ideal - Doctor
Kazz - Thing - Burned by Leeham night 4
Kayma - Paranoid
Mothra - Insane - Assimilated night 3.
Leeham - Flamer
Niku - Dynamite
Sharkey - Doctor
fbm - Flamer - Assimilated night 2, Dynamited by Zara Day 5.
Zara - Dynamite

Doctor Scries

Night 1
Hardly Ideal (sane) scries Sharkey, seeing Human.
Sharkey (sane) scires Niku, seeing Human.
Kayma (paranoid) scries Mothra, seeing Thing.
Mothra (insane) scries Niku, seeing Thing.

Night 2
Hardly Ideal (sane) scries Caithness, seeing Thing.
Sharkey (sane) scries Zara, seeing Human.
Kayma (paranoid) scries Newbie, seeing Thing.
Mothra (insane) scires Newbie, seeing Thing.

Night 3
Hardly Ideal (sane) scries Kazz, seeing Thing.
Sharkey (sane) scries Kayma, seeing Human.
Kayma (paranoid) scries Sharkey, seeing Thing.
Mothra (insane) is assimilated.

Night 4
Hardly Ideal (sane) scries Newbie, seeing Thing. (assimilated that night.)
Sharkey (sane) scries fbm, seeing Thing.
Kayma (paranoid) scries Leeham, seeing Thing.
Mothra is a thing.

Night 5

Leeham burns Newbie, and Mothra assimilates Leeham.

This leaves only 1 Dynamite left, with 2 Things. Thing victory.

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Thanks for playing, everyone!
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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Grath » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:26 am

gg no re

For early game (all the turns until Newbie), we did everything with semi-guided randomness - I'd pick out a list of people (like the people that hadn't been involved in suspicion for day 1) and RNG choose them because the less human pattern there is, the harder for us to get caught.

Newbie thought that us turning him was a terrible idea since he was an expended dynamite but he called Leeham being the remaining flamethrower and won us the game.

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Mothra » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:34 am

Realized only after I'd told everyone I was insane that Kazz had just done that, dooming him to the flame.

BUT I think it pulled all suspicion off of me for a good long while so ┐('~`; )┌ w/e

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Re: The Thing: Evolution (Playing Thread)

Postby Newbie » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:26 am

Good game, everbody! I would like to claim my many carefully-worded arguments served any purpose other than to conceal how little I understood what was happening, but that would be a lie. Luck and intuition happened to work out for me a couple times; next game I doubt I'll be so lucky.
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