ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerrilla RPG Event @ Minn O 11/21

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A few people are throwing together some packets for a video game side event at MO. Currently, we're planning on having the following packets [if I've forgotten you please post in the thread]

Metal Gear Series (Half theme, half subject) - Eric Mukherjee
SNES Final Fantasy - Rob Carson
Tales of Symphonia - Matt Bollinger
Golden Sun - Auroni Gupta
Nintendo RPGs - Mike Bentley
Towns/Cities - Matt Lafer
Text Adventures - Dwight Wynne
BioWare RPGs - Steve B?

I personally would be willing to send my packets to any other site that wants them, and I'm sure the others on the list would do the same.
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I might be convinced to write a packet for this on Nintendo-published RPGs.
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I don't know if nobody likes it but me, but I could write on SNES Earthbound.
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Cheynem wrote:I don't know if nobody likes it but me, but I could write on SNES Earthbound.
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I should have a packet for this. The theme will either be "Towns/Cities" or "Stuff that I feel like writing on".
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Cheynem wrote:I don't know if nobody likes it but me, but I could write on SNES Earthbound.
I could probably chip in a couple questions on this/Mother 3, if it helps. (If not, I so look forward to playing this at some point after MO.)
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Well, there goes the only category I was capable of doing, ignoring "Insipid Things in Final Fantasy X2".

Edit: and possibly "Fred interprets PS2 & SNES classics, some of which are not RPGs."
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I may or may not write a packet for this!
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Frater Taciturnus wrote:
Cheynem wrote:I don't know if nobody likes it but me, but I could write on SNES Earthbound.
yesssssssssssssss
I think this would go over really well. I personally am terrible at Earthbound though.
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Hey, since this will most likely be run shootout-style, and as much as we all love bonus parts on "The Brave Do Not Fear The Grave", you are fully encouraged to write all-tossup packets. The more tossups, the better; don't be afraid to ask about a few wacky things too--you easily could make someone's whole weekend.

EDIT: if you've already written bonuses, of course, we'd be happy to hear them.
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Depending on the time I can scrounge up, I may or may not follow Rob's suit and cook up some PS-era Final Fantasy questions. Focusing on VII-X(2) and probably a hint of Tactics.
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Jeaton1 wrote:Depending on the time I can scrounge up, I may or may not follow Rob's suit and cook up some PS-era Final Fantasy questions. Focusing on VII-X(2) and probably a hint of Tactics.
Yes please.
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Oh, my infrequent wanderings into the Trash forum have caused me not to notice this thread.

I've already started a packet with about 10/10 completed. It's intended to be half Final Fantasy (of all eras) and half other RPGs that I like (read: mostly classic JRPGs).

I didnt see the bit about all-tossups until now, so I guess I'll complete the bonus parts, as they're pretty easy to write.
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Assuming I have the time, I think I'll write some packet for this which may actually feature some RPG clues or something. Rob gave me the go-ahead to do whatever I want.
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Cheynem wrote:Assuming I have the time, I think I'll write some packet for this which may actually feature some RPG clues or something. Rob gave me the go-ahead to do whatever I want.
you should still write an Earthbound packet.
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I think I will write a general packet on RPG's, with potentially a decent amount of Earthbound questions.
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I will write a packet on BioWare RPGs if anyone is interested.
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stevebahnaman wrote:I will write a packet on BioWare RPGs if anyone is interested.
That would be cool.
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My Nintendo RPG packet is definitely happening. It will probably be around 20 tossups.
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I can read for this at the Maryland mirror if there are other people reading the other sides to make them happen. (I may also need a ride back to hyattsville, or the number of a good cab company.)
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We need some volunteers (preferably, people who aren't playing) that can receive the packets from other sites via e-mail and bring them to the tournament(s).

Also, my packet no longer has a theme. I'm shooting for about 40-50 tossups, half of which are regular length and half of which are speedcheck-type questions with pretty hard answer lines.
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People can send them to me (cheyne AT wmis DOT net). I can read the packets written by people not in attendance at the tournament.

Edit: I have received a packet by Dwight Wynne on "indie RPGs, graphic adventures, and text adventures." This is probably one of the few submissions I would actually enjoy playing, so I hope someone else can read this particular one. I am okay reading the other packets.
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Cheynem wrote:People can send them to me (cheyne AT wmis DOT net). I can read the packets written by people not in attendance at the tournament.

Edit: I have received a packet by Dwight Wynne on "indie RPGs, graphic adventures, and text adventures." This is probably one of the few submissions I would actually enjoy playing, so I hope someone else can read this particular one. I am okay reading the other packets.
I'll read this. I don't plan on playing any of the VG stuff as is.

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Cheynem wrote:text adventures
I have suddenly developed an actual interest in this tournament.
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I ended up writing the Earthbound packet anyway (20 tossups). It's I guess hardish.
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I think I'll spend my Saturday morning writing my Golden Sun and miscellaneous tossups, so expect my questions by Saturday night at the latest, Mike
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My packet of 20 tossups is now done and sent to Mike.
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Is this event going to be mirrored at UCLA or Maryland? If so, we need a contact to send packets to.
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If you want, send it to [email protected](dot)edu and I'll throw it on the pile.
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Ill be finisghing this off today and sending it to Mike C. It'll be 20 tossups, half of which will have a meta or academic focus with Metal Gear thrown in.
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People who want to play this are to meet at Espresso Expose (600 Washington Ave SE) around 10 AM.
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Between 10 and 10:30, that is.
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I sent my packet to both Rob and Mike Cheyne; if either could send me the set sometime today please do so.
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This event happened. Packets by Eric Mukherjee, Mike Bentley, Ike Jose, Mike Cheyne, Dwight Wynne, Ryan Westbrook and myself were read and a good time was had by all.


If anyone would like a copy of my packet (40 tossups, no theme) please e-mail me at [email protected]
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If you guys send me the packets you wrote for this I'll put them up on Wastebin.
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Has everyone sent their packets to Mike?
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I don't have Ike's packet.
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I'll send it.
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