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Human Clue

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Human Clue

Submitted by:Traditional on or sooner
Skills Required:Mental, Social
Time Frame:
Work as:Team
Equipment Needs:Moderate
Basics:Clue played human sized. Teams get a list of weapons, suspects and locations then visit locations to find clues to eliminate weapons and suspects.
Variations:Our standard activity as viewed through a variety of TV Filters:

MTV: Teams are selected to maximize conflict among the teams(ala Real World). To ensure problems, some background information on the mystery is given to players in secret and may be contradictory.

ABC (The Mole): Each team has one player whose goal is to not solve the mystery or to solve it incorrectly.

PAX: Murder with a Christian/Religious theme.

CBS (CSI): Murder scenes are set up with clues that must be discovered and rely on insane jeopardy grade knowledge of obscura.

MTV Gauntlet, CBS Survivor: At each station you must eliminate a suspect or a team member. Possibly multiple suspects with the team eliminating the fewest having to eliminate a player of the team with the most eliminations choice.
Equipment List:Someone has to set up the mystery and provide a way to eliminate people, places, and things.