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2009 Halloween Tournament

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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:26 pm

Week 1

Chained Up Games

You'll get 2 chances to rattle out these game names correctly. Each link in this chain is worth 5 points for a correct first guess and 3 points for a second for a possible total of 75 points. Send your guesses by PM to Quizmaster by 9:00 PM Central Daylight Time on Saturday, September 26.

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Answers to Chained Up Games:
1. STILL LIFE
2. FEEBLE FILES
3. ESCAPE FROM THE HAUNTED HOUSE
4. SENTINEL
5. ELVIRA
6. RAMA
7. MATA HARI
8. RIANA ROUGE
9. GEISHA
10. HARVEST
11. STRONG BAD
12. ADVENTURES OF ALICE
13. CELTICA
14. CARTE BLANCHE
15. HERO'S QUEST




15 Ways to Make You Suffer
Knifed in the back, Jack?
Hit with a van, Stan?
Spikes do annoy, Roy, so listen to me.
Don't like the pus, Gus?
No need to discuss much.
PM me your plea, Lee, and get yourself free! -Paul Simon Legree

How many of these torturous pictures from adventures and action/adventures can you identify? Each painfully correct response will earn you 10 points for a first guess, 5 points for a second, and 3 points for a third. Don't be a sore loser! Send your agonizing guesses to Quizmaster by the deadline at 9:00 PM Central Daylight Time on Saturday, September 26.

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15 Ways to Make You Suffer Answers:

1. Ceville
2. A Vampyre Story
3. Sanitarium
4. Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father
5. Still Life 2
6. Full Throttle
7. I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
8. Dracula Origin
9. Black Mirror
10. Destination Treasure Island
11. Midnight Nowhere
12. Salammbo
13. Ripper
14. CSI: Dark Motives
15. Art of Murder: Hunt For The Puppeteer
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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:30 pm

Week 2

Condemned
This property has been condemned, and there are 30 salvageable items left that must be cleared out.

Your job is to name the games from which these 30 items were taken. You will receive 5 points for each correct response, and you will have a chance to make a second guess without any penalty. You also may earn a bonus of 10 points for guessing the game in which this room appears.

Get your guesses in to Quizmaster by 9:00 PM on Saturday, October 3, 2009. You can earn a maximum of 160 points for this puzzle.

NOTE: Please take care to describe the items clearly, and try to submit your list in a logical order (left to right, top to bottom) rather than skipping all over the place.
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CONDEMNED ANSWERS

Clues Numbered

1 Background - DELAWARE ST JOHN: CURSE OF MIDNIGHT MANOR
2 HAUNTINGS OF MYSTERY MANOR
3 LEGEND OF CRYSTAL VALLEY
4 RETURN TO MYSTERIOUS ISLAND 1 OR 2
5 SHERLOCK HOLMES V ARSENE OR NEMESIS
6 MYSTERY OF THE NAUTILUS
7 BONE: THE GREAT COW RACE
8 CULPA INNATA
9 ND: RANSOM 7 SHIPS
10 TONY TOUGH AND THE NIGHT OF ROASTED MOTHS
11 A VAMPYRE STORY
12 AC: EVIL UNDER THE SUN
13 THE ARRANGEMENT
14 OPERA FATAL
15 RHIANNON: CURSE OF THE FOUR BRANCHES
16 THE WESTERNER OR WANTED: WILD WESTERN ADVENTURE
17 AURORA SECRET WITHIN
18 SOPHIE'S WORLD
19 ALICE: AN INTERACTIVE MUSEUM
20 CASSANDRA GALLERIES
21 CEVILLE
22 PANIC IN THE PARK
23 SECRETS OF ATLANTIS
24 DEAD MOUNTAINEER'S HOTEL
25 SECRET FILES 2: PURITAS CORDIS
26 BROKEN SWORD 2.5
27 GOLD TO GLORY: THE ROAD TO EL DORADO
28 THE FEEBLE FILES
29 SECRETS OF DAVINCI
30 DRACULA ORIGIN
31 GAG
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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:35 pm

Week 3

Stairways to Adventure
Go to new levels by identifying the games in which these 10 sets of stairways appear. You’ll earn 10 points for a correct first guess, 5 points for a second, and 3 points for a third. The maximum number of points is 100 for this puzzle. Submit your guesses to Quizmaster before the deadline on Saturday, October 10, 2008 at 9:00 PM CDT. Be sure to put the puzzle name in the subject line of your PM.

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Answers to Stairways to Adventure:
1. Rhem
2. Scavenger Hunter
3. Titanic: Adventure Out of Time
4. Morpheus
5. Agon 1: The London Scene/Agon: The Mysterious Codex
6. Belief and Betrayal
7. Ceville
8. Dark Fall 2: Lights Out
9. The Sydney Mystery
10. A Quiet Weekend in Capri



Agatha's Adventure Auction
Check out Agatha's Adventure Auction by using the link below. Each of the 12 answers is worth 10 points for a correct first guess, 5 points for a second, and 3 points for a third. A total of 120 points can be earned. Put the title of this puzzle in the subject line and submit your bids to Quizmaster via PM by the deadline at 9:00 PM CDT on Saturday, October 10, 2009.

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Answers to Agatha's Adventure Auction:
Lot #1: The 7th Guest
Lot #2: Space Quest 6: Roger Wilco in the Spinal Frontier
Lot #3: Zork Grand Inquisitor
Lot #4: Alida
Lot #5: Lighthouse: The Dark Being
Lot #6: The Longest Journey
Lot #7: Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time
Lot #8: A Vampyre Story
Lot #9: Cleopatra: Riddle of the Tomb/A Queen's Destiny
Lot #10: Connections
Lot #11: Syberia
Lot #12: Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned
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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:40 pm

Week 4

I See Dead People
Polish up your sixth sense and identify the games in which these 20 bodies appear. A correct first guess will earn you 5 points, a second guess 3 points, and a third guess 1 point. Please note: There is one game in this puzzle that has been released in another language but may not be released in English. You'll have 3 chances to guess it, but no penalty for an incorrect guess will be given for that one. Send your guesses to Quizmaster by 9:00 PM CDT on Saturday, October 17, 2009.

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Answers to I See Dead People:
1. Night Watcher
2. Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer
3. Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express
4. Police Quest 4: Open Season
5. Crime Stories: From the Files of Martin Mystère/Martin Mystère: Operation Dorian Gray
6. Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy
7. CSI 3: Dimensions of Murder
8. Sinking Island
9. Dracula: The Last Sanctuary
10. The Pandora Directive
11. Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened
12. Law and Order: Dead on the Money
13. The Cameron Files: Secret at Loch Ness/Loch Ness
14. Ghosts
15. Jack Orlando
16. CSI: NY - The Game
17. The Last Express
18. Memento Mori
19. Dead Reefs
20. Evidence: The Last Ritual



Wicked Word Find & Creepy Cryptex
Use the link below for the Wicked Word Find & Creepy Cryptex. There are a possible 86 points for these puzzles. Please see the puzzle link below for scoring details, and please submit your guesses to Quizmaster via PM by the deadline at 9:00 PM CDT on Saturday, October 17, 2009.

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Answers to Wicked Word Find:
Hopkins FBI
Obsidian
Lighthouse
Lure of the Temptress
Yoomurjak's Ring
Watchmaker
Omega Stone
Opera Fatal
Delaware St. John
Memento Mori
Overclocked
Neverhood
Sanitarium
Time Stand Still
Egyptian Prophecy
Riddle of the Sphinx
Sacred Mirror of Kofun

Anagram: HOLLYWOOD MONSTERS

Answer to Creepy Cryptex:

DRACULA BRAM STOKER
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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:46 pm

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Answers to Clueless:

Matches
1 - H - Dagger - The Dagger of Aman Ra
2 - J - Gun - Countdown
3 - F - Bricks - The Dark Eye
4 - A - Sickle - The Mystery of the Druids
7 - B - Knife - Post Mortem
9 - C - Hand or Revolver - Runaway: A Road Adventure
10 - E - Gun - Sherlock Holmes: Secret/The Case of the Silver Earring

Unmatched components
5. Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon
6. The Cameron Files: Pharaoh’s Curse
8. Dead Reefs
D. Scratches
G. Reah: Face the Unknown
I. Ghost in the Sheet


Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave!
"Will you walk into my parlor?" said the Spider to the Fly;
" 'Tis the prettiest little parlor that ever you did spy."[/b]

We've woven a puzzle web all through Mystery Manor. Each of the 20 silken strands leads to another location on the Mystery Manor site. Follow each strand carefully and try not to get stuck. Be careful to answer the questions that are asked.

You will have two chances to answer correctly. A correct first guess will earn you 5 points for a maximum score of 100 points. A correct second guess is worth 2 points. Send your answers to Quizmaster by 9:00 PM CDT on Saturday, October 24, 2009.


Please note the correction to #1 of this puzzle: The number of wheeled vehicles from all the locations in the manor will give you the name of a game without its subtitle. You do not have to add one.
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Answers to Oh, What A Tangled Web We Weave!:
1. 9 (The Last Resort)
2. Agon
3. Easter eggs, guest room
4. Manny explodes
5. opens a locker door
6. blue
7. Blue Heat
8. carriage house
9. study, gallery, gardens, sewing room
10. French
11. Paris 1313
12. Madeline
13. any game in nursery with a Halloween/horror theme
14. "Consumite Furore" (Phantasmagoria) or "Confutatis" (Belief & Betrayal)
15. guest room
16. any ingredient that makes tears: jalepeños, pepper, onions, Tabasco, hot picante sauce, Creole mustard
17. bottle of champagne or wine
18. green and brown
19. Ghost in the Sheet
20. Casesolver
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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:49 pm

Week 6


Adventurous Places Crossword

Part 1:

In this crossword puzzle, there are the names of 20 different places that can be visited in adventure games. Next to each clue is a number which indicates how many words are in the answer.

Each correct response is worth 5 points, and you can earn 1 additional point per answer if you name the game with that location. There will be no second guesses for this puzzle, but if you submit all your answers at once and they are all correct, you will receive an additional 20 points.

Please note that when submitting your answers, you must use Across and Down with the appropriate numbers as they appear in the puzzle.

Part 2:

Anagram the letters in the yellow squares to get a two-word phrase appropriate to this tournament. If your answer is correct, you will earn an additional 20 points.

The maximum number of points you can earn for this puzzle is 160. Please submit your answers to QM by 9:00 PM CDT on Saturday, October 31. Good luck with this final puzzle of the tournament!

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ANSWERS TO ADVENTUROUS PLACES CROSSWORD

ACROSS
6. BLOOMSBURY CEMETERY - Dracula Origin
7. CIRCUS OF FOOLS - Sanitarium
10. MOULIN ROUGE - Art of Murder: Hunt for the Puppeteer
13. STARLIGHT TAVERN - Salammbo: Battle for Carthage
14. BLUE VELVET - Jack the Ripper
16. CASTLE OF TWILIGHT - Dracula 3: Path of the Dragon
17. HELIPORT - Sinking Island
18. CASTLE WARG - A Vampyre Story
19. HERMIT’S CAVE - Everlight: Of Magic and Power

DOWN
1. STATION HOTEL - Dark Fall: The Journal
2. GOLDEN GLADE - So Blonde
3. THING STORE - Culpa Innata
4. PUERTO POLLO - The Curse of Monkey Island
5. JACKSON’S STORE - Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure/The Westerner
8. LOFSTAD CASTLE - Hope Springs Eternal
9. HOTEL ALFONSO - Broken Sword 4: Angel of Death/Secrets of the Ark
10. MOKTEOS HOTEL - The Cameron Files: Pharaoh’s Curse
11. CYGNUS ALPHA - The Feeble Files
12. ARCADIA - The Longest Journey
15. GRIFIT’S HOUSE - Aura: Fate of the Ages

Anagramed phrase:
DEADLY POISON
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Re: Halloween Tourney 2009

Postby LadyKestrel » Tue Aug 03, 2010 4:53 pm

Cumulative scores for end of week 6:

HandsFree 1063
Phlebas 1016
AFGNCAAP 880
Lucien21 880
Gelert 766
Pollo 743
Hatshepsut 735
Andromus 655
Taio 636
Bacardi Jim 616
Shany 576
Xelanoimis 573
Cabana Boy 423
Sophie 416
Quatermass 376
Wimli 285
Sneaker 190
Skeeter 162
Dragon 147
Kickaha 135
K515 105
Millenium 95
Ivinia 75
Mystdee 75
Rosaboobie 75
Stella 75


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