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a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:29 am

Hi All,
I am almost done with a four (possibly five) packet Game of Thrones set for some Florida quizbowlers who are also fans of it. The set has 20 tossups each followed by a 10 point bonus question. It uses clues from both the books and HBO TV series. Lemme know if anyone outside the state has interest in hearing it.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Considered Harmful » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:37 am

I would be extremely interested in an online mirror.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Urech hydantoin synthesis » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:46 am

Definitely interested.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Car » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:53 am

Colour me interested.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby El Salvadoreno » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:03 pm

I am so down for this.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Considered Harmful » Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:51 pm

I was wondering a few things:

-Will content from the novellas or The World of Ice and Fire be covered, or just the main books?
-Will there be a particular focus on either one of the show or the books?
-Will you mix hints from the show and the books into the same tossup, or will only one be dealt with at a time?
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:40 pm

Around occasionally wrote:I was wondering a few things:

-Will content from the novellas or The World of Ice and Fire be covered, or just the main books?
-Will there be a particular focus on either one of the show or the books?
-Will you mix hints from the show and the books into the same tossup, or will only one be dealt with at a time?


-So, for quick background, I first got into GoT a while back from playing a Crusader Kings II mod for it that pulls heavily from the likes of "the World of Ice and Fire", so It was the first material I actually learned before the show and book. I will say both the novellas and supplementary material are fair game.

-I find myself making many mixed questions, so I try to preface certain clues it with "In the books" and "in the TV series" to not confuse someone who has only read one or watched the other. The 10 point bonuses are the only ones where you may find questions from one source material, although even then I try to add in multiple source clues if I can.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Too Late » Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:30 pm

Definitely up for this.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby gregweinstein » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:04 pm

yes i would love to play it online or at an upcoming national tournament

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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby High Dependency Unit » Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:35 pm

Absolutely want to play this (at one point wanted to write one, actually).
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Since a variety of people want to hear it, I will probably read it at ICT if people are available and willing but also on Skype on a quiet Sunday (probably the 16th of April) if that is alright with people. Also, a fun little rule is to pick a house before playing the set(the more obscure the better).
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby What do you do with a dead chemist? » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:51 pm

Sounds great, if you could pick a time for the skype reading that allows people on the other side of the atlantic to play as well, that would be wonderful
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:44 pm

Negger Extraordinaire wrote:Sounds great, if you could pick a time for the skype reading that allows people on the other side of the atlantic to play as well, that would be wonderful
How does a tentative time of 1 PM Eastern work for y'all?
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Car » Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:53 pm

Jewish Pugilist wrote:
Negger Extraordinaire wrote:Sounds great, if you could pick a time for the skype reading that allows people on the other side of the atlantic to play as well, that would be wonderful
How does a tentative time of 1 PM Eastern work for y'all?

Unless I've got it wrong, that would make it 6PM, which is fine with me.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby El Salvadoreno » Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:34 pm

I am game to play this on the 16th. What format do expect to use?
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:42 pm

El Salvadoreno wrote:I am game to play this on the 16th. What format do expect to use?

I was just thinking solo if that is alright, I am playtesting it tonight to see if that format works well
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Considered Harmful » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:25 pm

I won't be able to play if it's on the 16th
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby El Salvadoreno » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:05 pm

Around occasionally wrote:I won't be able to play if it's on the 16th


Yeah I just realized the 16th is easter. I could still do it but it might be a good idea to change the date.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Too Late » Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:37 pm

Is this happening next Sunday or is it being moved because of Easter?
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:35 pm

Quantumhovercraft wrote:Is this happening next Sunday or is it being moved because of Easter?

Moved because of Easter, I decided Sunday, May 7th, is probably the next best day if that is OK with people
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby El Salvadoreno » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:38 am

Will it still be 1 P.M. Eastern?
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:04 am

El Salvadoreno wrote:Will it still be 1 P.M. Eastern?

Sure, unless there are any objections
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby El Salvadoreno » Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:45 pm

I'm game.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Car » Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:59 pm

That puts it the evening before my first exam, unfortunately.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Considered Harmful » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:45 pm

I'd play that day
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby High Dependency Unit » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:00 pm

I will play.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Mon May 01, 2017 11:20 am

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Here is the sign-up sheet, lemme know if you all have any questions.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Car » Sun May 07, 2017 9:08 am

Exam revision is going more smoothly than I feared, so I'll be taking part after all.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Sun May 07, 2017 11:25 am

tommykl wrote:Exam revision is going more smoothly than I feared, so I'll be taking part after all.

Rad!

So Charles Hang has offered to moderate the first two rounds along with myself, which is good as it seems we have 8 to 9 people. Once he gets on Facebook, we will figure out who will be in what "room". If you have an questions feel free to send me a message on here or Facebook, or email me at petertorres9@gmail.com.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Charbroil » Sun May 07, 2017 8:14 pm

We played the first two packets in two preliminary rooms. We then divided everyone based on their preliminary results into upper and a lower playoff pools and played the last packet there.

I couldn't play the two preliminary packets because I playtested them, but I won the upper playoff pool. Logan Page won the lower playoff pool.

Stats are here. There were 20 point superpowers and 15 point powers. There were also negs for everyone but the last person who buzzed in incorrectly before the end of the tossup.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Rileyhoffman » Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:46 am

Is there any way I could get this set? My teammates and I really love game of thrones and just want to read some packets for fun. Thanks!
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Jewish Pugilist » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:37 pm

Rileyhoffman wrote:Is there any way I could get this set? My teammates and I really love game of thrones and just want to read some packets for fun. Thanks!

Sure I can prob just send it via direct message
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Urech hydantoin synthesis » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:02 pm

Jewish Pugilist wrote:
Rileyhoffman wrote:Is there any way I could get this set? My teammates and I really love game of thrones and just want to read some packets for fun. Thanks!

Sure I can prob just send it via direct message

I too would be interested.
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Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Postby Nice hockey Cote d'Azur » Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:39 am

Can you just post it to the archive?
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