Escape game V.2.0
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08-01-2016, 04:49 PM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
So... to summarize
Scenario:
The group have found themselves in a square white, clinical looking room measuring around 50 feet x 50 feet. 3 of the walls are bare but one of the walls looks to be made of glass or perspex as it is see through. Written at the top of the the see through wall is written

1 moor tnemirepxe laicos

Beyond the see through wall is a white corridor with the same clean, clinical looking appearance as the room the group are in. Standing in the corridor are three men dressed in white laboratory clothing. They each hold a clipboard and all three are looking into the room at the group. They occasionally speak to one another and appear to be taking notes, it is impossible though to hear what the men are saying as the room is soundproofed.

In the center of the room is a small metal briefcase.

In one of the upper corners of the room is a security camera which appears to be watching the group. Underneath the camera, curled up and quietly asleep on the floor is a small white kitten.

As the group take all of this in, a loud siren rings from the security camera in the room, followed by a female voice that says.

“Countdown begins”

On the wall opposite the transparent wall, the number 25 appears seemingly from nowhere and it covers the entire wall.

Previous actions:
1: Thoroughly and carefully examine the case and listen to the case for any sounds inside of it.
RESULT: The case is lying flat down and appears quite plain in appearance. It looks clean, almost clinical, like the rest of the room. The case has two hinges at the back and doesnt appear to have any locking mechanisms holding it shut, although it does look like it can be opened. Worom gets on his hands and knees and approaches the case slowly, he gets his head as close as he dares to the case and listens. There is nothing but silence and after a about ten seconds worom gets back on his feet.

2: Pick up the cat and see if it's wearing anything around its neck or if it has any marks
RESULT: It peers up at her and begins to mew. She bends down and picks up the kitten and beings to examine it. It looks only a week or two old and has no collar and no markings on it whatsoever. Its fur is pure white and it soons becomes comfortable in her arms and dozes off.

3: Open the case
RESULT: The case opens up and inside it is empty apart from 2 futuristic looking handguns. The two handguns are identical in appearance except one is white and one is black.

4: Pick up and examine the white gun, looking for how it may function, if there is a magazine, and if its a projectile weapon or something else.
5: Do the same as Worom with the Black gun
RESULT: Both guns are very plain in apperance with neither of them having any writing or markings on them whatsoever. Both guns seem like sealed units, there does not seem to be anywhere where a magazine would go, nor is there anywhere where a cartridge could be discharged nor any mechanism, like a slide, that could so such a thing. The only part that looks like it could move would be the triggers on both guns. They each have a hole in their barrels, indicating that possibly a projectile could come out if fired.

6: Shoot the barrier with the black gun
RESULT: The gun makes a loud cracking noise and shoots out a small, round projectile. The projectile impacts the transparent wall and is simply absorbed into it, leaving behind no markings, cracks or evidene that it had just been impacted other than the projectile itself, which just remains there.

7: Carefully press, with my hand, on the "glass"/transparent wall that separates us from the people in labcoats to see if my hand passes through.
RESULT: He places his hand against it gently. It feels solid. He gradually increases the pressure and places both hands on the transparent wall. No matter how softly, or how hard he presses against it, it remains solid.

8: Aim and fire the white gun at the cat
RESULT: The kitten sits down and looks up at worom as he pulls the trigger.... There is a loud bang as the gun goes off, exactly the same as when the black gun was fired by erx but this time no projectile comes out of the white gun. It has fired a blank round and the kitten remains unharmed.

We have 17 actions remaining

Things I have noted so far:
We are part of a social experiment and are being actively observed both through the glass and presumably via the camera
We have a case now opened,two guns and a kitten
We are in room 1
The voice on the loudspeaker is female
One was is transparent and apparently absorbed a projectile instead of breaking or repelling it, but feels solid when touched
Kitten, pure white, one to two weeks old - so, it is not weaned and too young to survive alone
Two guns, white one fired a blank, black one fired a projectile, both went bang
The black gun projectile is now absorbed and suspended in the barrier
The camera/speaker might allow us to communicate with the owner of voice in at least one direction visually and to receive information verbally
Is the camera wired through the wall or wireless?

Remaining options that I can think of:
Perform a skit for the observers - likely a waste
Moon the observers - also a waste, but fun to try before giving up
See if the kitten wants to nurse on one of our nipples - um, no comment
Put the kitten in the case - probably benign, but also likely a waste of an action
Kill the kitten with our bare hands and use its blood to write a message on the glass like "let me out, please." - bad idea if we need the kitten alive to get out, could reveal if the experiment is designed as a moral conundrum, should probably sit on this one until more desperate
Shoot ourselves or each other with a gun(s) - probably unpopular, possibly suicidal, curiously tempting (especially using the white gun)
Inspect the camera in the corner of the room - ?
Inspect the projectile that is now suspended in the transparent barrier - ?
Test pushing the box against the barrier (possibly with the kitten inside) - ?
Shoot the box (with or without the kitten inside) - ?
Shoot the camera
Throw poo at the barrier

Thoughts?

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08-01-2016, 05:04 PM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
We have to kill the cat. That's my theory.

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08-01-2016, 05:17 PM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
(08-01-2016 05:04 PM)Atothetheist Wrote:  We have to kill the cat. That's my theory.

In any specific manner? With the black gun?

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09-01-2016, 02:16 AM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
(08-01-2016 05:17 PM)TurkeyBurner Wrote:  
(08-01-2016 05:04 PM)Atothetheist Wrote:  We have to kill the cat. That's my theory.

In any specific manner? With the black gun?
I believe so. I can't think of any other theory that's applicable.

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09-01-2016, 11:32 AM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
Ok, I'll go along with that. Anyone else have any objections?

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09-01-2016, 03:40 PM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
Sounds good to me

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09-01-2016, 04:21 PM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
Hey guys, sorry for being away, it seems I came down with something. Feeling better now.

Let's just kill the fucking cat.

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10-01-2016, 01:38 PM
RE: Escape game V.2.0
Action: shoot the poor kitten with the black gun

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10-01-2016, 06:38 PM (This post was last modified: 10-01-2016 06:41 PM by bemore.)
RE: Escape game V.2.0
(10-01-2016 01:38 PM)TurkeyBurner Wrote:  Action: shoot the poor kitten with the black gun

The group deliberate their options and a decision is reached among them.

Turkeyburner takes the black gun and he points it at the kitten, who is playfully and innocently playing with its own tail. Turkeyburner aims and squeezes the trigger...

The black gun shoots and like before it fires a projectile, it hits the kitten which sends it skitting along, leaving a trail of blood and a small white tuft of fur until it stops in the corner. It lies there motionless and dead.

There is a buzzing noise and the group all find themselves unable to move, paralysed on the spot. Somehow, like some unknown technology, a hatch appears in the wall and opens up. Out of it comes a small robot which moves towards the corner where the kitten lies. It picks up the body of the kitten and retreats back and through the hatch. After a few seconds the robot reappears with another white kitten, which it places down before once again retreating through the hatch. The hatch closes and disappears, like it was never there.

The siren sounds from the camera and the group find themselves free to move once again and the womens voice speaks...

"You have 16 actions remaining. Why did you choose to kill the kitten? Any of you can answer without using up an action"

The countdown on the wall ticks down from 17 to 16.

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10-01-2016, 06:57 PM (This post was last modified: 10-01-2016 07:01 PM by Worom.)
RE: Escape game V.2.0
*turns and faces the transparent wall to speak*

I chose not to participate in this last round of decision making, as I felt that firing the black gun would cause the death of the kitten and I didn't want to be directly responsible for the death of the kitten. However, by my inaction I'm still indirectly responsible for the death of the first kitten. As to why the group as a whole chose to kill the kitten I think is because there was a consensus that no other action seemed to be the appropriate option, especially with the action limit that has been given to us for this series of tests, coupled with an overwhelming will that all of us want to get out of this experiment alive. Heck for all we know the only way we can actually die is if someone takes the black gun and kills us all with it in a rampage of death and destruction. So ultimately I believe the death of the kitten was an act out of sheer desperation to learn more about our situation, which ultimately we did learn more as we now know there is a hatch that opens that a robot comes through to replace the kitten. We also learned that there is some type of technology that prevents us from moving while the hatch is open, I assume to prevent our escape through the hatch as well as preventing us from interfering with the robot.

However there is an action that all of us overlooked and that was to ask you the researcher what the purpose of this experiment is, although it is unlikely would have told us everything we needed to know if anything at all.

I ask the others to add thier own input as well on if they agree or disagree with my assessment and if they would like to add more to it.

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