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Murder/mystery in Home

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13 Jan 2012
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A friend and I were brainstorming about how one could write a story which involves a few characters (witnesses, detectives and such) and finding people to play the various characters of it in Home. The basic idea is that a crime has taken place, a meeting is held, and those who want to participate as detectives are given a few clues which they can follow. They would need to follow the trail, find characters, ask questions, get replies and attempt to find a contradiction. Once this has been found, figure out who is lying. (Basically it would be a game of deduction). Each participant who plays a character in the web of clues would, during an active game, only be given the information they need to anwer their own questions.

 

I assume 100% of you have already thought about this idea, but I wonder if anyone has actually done it and, if so, whether it was successful or not?

 

Curiosa: This idea actually started out years ago during a discussion on whether certain deduction-problems, like those created in Cluedo, could (feasibly) be solved using Dijkstra's algorithm or A*. As you can imagine, it turned into the reverse discussion on how algorithms could be used to generate murder/mystery clue webs. :)

 

I know the idea is far from original, but it's the implementation of it I'm curious about.

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Wow that is an awesome concept for a playstation event. I wish I could help you. :(
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hi zinep

 

You should contact Rapidmobil from the german community; i think that he hold a similar event last year.

 

Greetings

Kass

 

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Kassandra_ONE wrote:

You should contact Rapidmobil from the german community; i think that he hold a similar event last year.



Cool -- thanks!

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Sounds good.

 

When you planning on launching this?

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I love this idea. :Thumbs:

 

Did anything come of it??

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This sounds like it could actually be really interesting. Let us know if anything ever comes of it :)

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I thought PiaCarrot also had this idea?
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xElfenLied_US wrote:
I thought PiaCarrot also had this idea?

  

 

Pia done it a couple of years ago i think.

 


I think this could work on home really well aslong as the time and planning went into it. Looking forward to seeing how this pans out. Let me know if i can help with anything! 

 

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xElfenLied_US wrote:
I thought PiaCarrot also had this idea?


And probably a million others as well.

 

I'm not interested in a list of everyone who had the same idea, I'm interested in who executed it. I'm interested in what types of information was used to form a deduction chain. More importantly, I'm interested in what problems they've encountered.

 

As for PiaCarot (I assume you're referring to her?) appears to not have posted anything since 2010. If she wrote and executed a murder/mystery story on Home; anyone know if she's still around?

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I think she Executed it not sure as i didnt attend it. But i do know she isnt around anymore. Sounds like a good idea and i wish you the best with it

 

Edit: Here is a Link to Pia's Murder mystery thread. It may have some info if you want it

 

http://www.community.eu.playstation.com/t5/PlayStation-Home-General/Home-Murder-Mystery/td-p/1060556...

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Many thanks for the link -- positive remarks, and no complaints. Looks like it was a smashing hit! Anyone know if PiaCarot is still around .. somewhere?

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zinep wrote:

Many thanks for the link -- positive remarks, and no complaints. Looks like it was a smashing hit! Anyone know if PiaCarot is still around .. somewhere?


 

No she left quite a while ago :(

 

No problem on the link. happy to help :)

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Hello :) Agent Fox Mulder here. I like your idea a murder/mystery event sound fun and interesting :) you can count me in :) here is my card call me some time, when it's in air. :)
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I'm not sure what happened (someone blogged/tweeted about it?), but lately I've started getting PSN messages about this project -- people want to join and/or help. A pretty good motivator, I must say.

 

A while back I started working on a proof of concept to see if it's feasible to get something like this up and running, but as usual things keep getting in the way all the time (most notably, $DAYJOB).

 

My ambition is definitely to at least finish - and test - the proof of concept, and if it's successful take on a "full scale" project, but the next few weeks I'm too swamped and need to prioritize other things.

 

I'll get back with a status report further down the road. And I'm keeping a list of those of you who contacted me asking about this, as I'll need volunteers to test the proof of concept.

 

(To the mods: I realize PS Home Events may be too specific for this thread. Feel free to move it if there's a more appropriate board).

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