Writing Game

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Game #88
version 2.5
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Board and prompts by lilian_cho. Picture square prompts are from The O.C.

This board is also posted on Dreamwidth. You may play on either site.

The goal of Writing Game is not to make multiple rounds around the board, but to accumulate as many points as possible.

You may switch fandoms/worlds whenever you first pass 20 points, 40, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, then free for all.

e.g. Total points: 19. Complete a +3 prompt.

This brings you to 22 points. At this point you may switch fandoms/worlds.

Always go clockwise unless you are going backwards because you skip a prompt.

You can Teleport to a Player's choice square. Tele Point only double the scores (and not the number of squares) of your next three drabbles.

All the general rules can be found in the user profile. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.



Star icon by Indeepop.


Home Start on the first letter of your fantasy summer destination. (Or your real summer destination, by all means.)
Player's Choice Choose from the Player's choice tables below.
Yellow Star Choose from The O.C. table below.
A Prompt: Angry +1, Character: Adult +2
B Prompt: Blue +1, Blueprints +3
C Prompt: Cushion +1, Cushy +2
D Prompt: Decade +2, Character: Depressed +3
G-N Write any prompt from G to N.
E Character: Emotionless +2
F Genre: Fairy Tale +3, Character: Fairies +2
G Prompt: Grade +1
H Prompt: Hesitate/Hesitant +2
P-W Write any prompt from P to W
I Prompt: Indecent +2
J Prompt: Jog +2, Character: Jogger +3
K Prompt: Kleptomania +2
L Prompt: Lime +1
X-F Write any prompt from X to F
M Prompt: Misery +3
N Prompt: Nest +1, Character: empty-Nester +2
O Prompt: Overindulge +2
P Prompt: Plan +1, Popular +3
Q Prompt: Quiescent +2
R Action: Rebuke +3
A-Z Write any prompt from A to Z. Double your score and the squares you move forward.
S Prompt: Salt/Salty +2
T Prompt: Treasure +1
U Prompt: Unsteady +2
V Prompt: Vortex +3
W Prompt: Wipe/Wiped +1
Tele Point Teleport to any square on the board. Double your score for the next three drabbles.
X Prompt: eXplore +2, Character: eXplorer +3
Y Prompt: Years +1, golden Years +2
Z Write about the side effects of medication/alcohol/caffeine/chocolate/catnip/your-character's-substance-of-choice +3


Player’s Choice Boxes:

Choose the box corresponding with the line color you wish to go. You may only choose the line that has a different color from the player’s choice square you are on.

Choose one of the prompts. You may combine two or three prompts for more points, but only if they belong in the same row.









Player's choice Box A Red
Prompt Character Action
Boundless +3 Energized +2 Strike +1
Crescent +3 Troubled +2 Feed +1
Time-out +2Useful +2Comfort +2
Grapes +1Calculating +3Side with +2




























Player's choiceBox BYellow
PromptCharacterAction
Pitter-pat +2Medic +2Suffer +2
Speechless +3Flat-chested +1Swim +2
Mushroom +2Musician +2Leer +2
Incentive +2Cranky +3Shape +1




























Player's choiceBox CGreen
PromptCharacterAction
Medal +1Blustering +2Heal +3
Merchandise +3Winner +2Box in +1
Crossbow +2Host +2Perch +2
Crumbs +3Passive aggressive +1Wreck +2




























Player's choiceBox DBlue
PromptCharacterAction
Brunch +2Possessive +3Hide +1
Claimed +3Spastic +1Cheat +2
Potato chips +2Chief/captain +2Grin +2
On the flip side +2Witch +2Move up +2

Picture Square: You may use up to two prompts, as long as they’re touching each other (either top to bottom or side to side).





























The O.C. quotes +2 each
1. You find my slender swimmer's body, um, intimidating.2. Sometimes I think you talk just to make sounds.3. I said I wanted to marry her, not date her!
4. Why is that ninja smoking a cigarette?5. Don't you remember when we were kids? No one could keep us apart.6. What are you going to do? Steal a car? Burn down a house?
7. Just because you're leaving doesn't mean I'm letting you go.8. I have to use a lot of descriptive insults to give voice to my inner pain.9. I'm sorry, I thought you were the evil step-monster.
10. Not now, Mom, I'm studying naked.11. You know, in psychology, I think that's called transference.12. So you guys will be in here and I'll be on the other side of this soundproof wall.
13. just an allergic reaction to the universe14. Look at all these people, these normal, non-traumatised people - in relationships, in love.15. Wow, he came back, people never leave and come back.




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I only have so much time to fiddle with this,

so I've given up trying to make all those extra spaces disappear X_x;;

I've gotten rid of the "br" tags, taken out all the extra spaces/enter...no dice.

Also, these prompts are almost entirely lifted* from a 2012 game ^^;; I am shameless and have no regrets.

Also also, the LJ post scroll bars make no sense whatsoever.


* I changed the few prompts that were actually played.

--Lilian_Cho

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