Achaea Help Files
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17.2.8 Riddles, Conundrums, Puzzles, and the like!
RIDDLE JOIN (if one is active) Riddle Overview --------------- I. What to do II. Commands III. Notes and examples IV. Rules and restrictions I. What to do ------------- Riddles are a game played across Achaea. All may play. The main command is RIDDLE. Use it to see what's going on, including the current clue if a challenge is active. If a riddle is not active, then RIDDLE will tell you the winners of the previous event. If a riddle IS active, you must RIDDLE JOIN in order to be involved in the current riddle. The riddle's clue will lead you to two things: 1 - an answer, and 2 - a place to guess it. Read the clue VERY carefully. Decide what the answer is. Sometimes the clue leads you to a place to get more information. Go there and get the information! Once you've decided on the answer, you should now determine WHERE you need to be to RIDDLE GUESS. The clue will lead you to the right place to be. Go to the proper place, then RIDDLE GUESS the answer to the riddle. Example: if you want to guess "red green blue" then you would RIDDLE GUESS red green blue You'll know if you got it right. Really, you will! II. Commands ------------ RIDDLE JOIN - Join the current riddle. Now you'll hear added clues and be able to use RIDDLE GUESS. RIDDLE - Shows the current clue, winners, how many times you've guessed, and other info. RIDDLE GUESS - Guess the answer to the riddle. RIDDLE HISTORY [n] - Shows previous riddles and winners. If 'n' is present, only show that riddle. RIDDLE QUIT - Quit the current riddle. III. Notes and Examples ----------------------- Make sure you wait till you're in the proper place before you guess! Watch the word count! Often, the clue will tell you how many words. RIDDLE GUESS - doesn't care about capitalisation, punctuation, or certain common small words such as a, an, the. So these two guesses are the same: RIDDLE GUESS Nevaharr, Tezlari-tarin, and Matic RIDDLE GUESS nevaharr tezlaritarin matic RIDDLE HISTORY 12 - show the 12th riddle. RIDDLE HISTORY - show all riddles in history. IV. Rules and Restrictions -------------------------- Don't tell anybody the answer, or any part of it! Working as a team is discouraged, but allowed. We'd prefer you didn't, because it's very hard to stop sharing information once you've started. If you ARE working together as a team, and share information, just share INFORMATION, not answers. Example: if Jeff goes to Shallam to see what's for sale in a certain shop, and Jillian goes to Ashtan to see what's for sale in a certain shop, then each may tell each other what was found, and nothing more. Don't help with deductions. Don't give away locations. If it's a piece of information that is publicly available at all times to anybody, don't discuss it at all. For example, a recent riddle asked you to count how many artefacts honoured the original home valley of humanity. Finding out the name of the original home valley of humanity requires reading the histories. So about all you could tell someone would be "read the histories." The information is publicly available, and doesn't require special access of any kind.