After a very uncomfortable dinner (lamb was served), the guests retired to their rooms. Doors locked. It was difficult to sleep but eventually most did. Not all. Some never slept because they were on the prowl. Hunting for their next victim. Tiffany Tiffany was having another nightmare.
She fled the heavy, crashing, echoing sounds through twisting, mazelike corridors, her bare feet whispering over a deep-pile jungle of blue and black. Each time she heard the axe smash into the wall somewhere behind her she wanted to scream aloud. But she mustn’t. She mustn’t. A scream would give her away and then
The booming was right behind her now, the awful hoarse shouting. The soft whisper of feet on the jungle carpet. Panic squirting in her mouth like bitter juice.
(You will remember what was forgotten…but would she? What was it?)
There was a tiger in the hall, and now the tiger was just around the corner, still crying out in that shrill and petulant and lunatic rage, the axe slamming, because this tiger walked on two legs and it was—
She woke with a sudden indrawn gasp. “Tony? Tony? Are you there? Is that you?”
But it was too late. She had seen. But it was too late.
Four figures laughed in the darkness as they watched one of their own chase the child down the hall. He’d correct her. Just like the others. The heard the scream and knew it was done.
Tiffany Tiffany (spookyfriend) has died. She was the GIFTED CHILD.
But someone else was watching. (god how i need a drink. head is pounding. won’t they shut up for a minute? screaming…screaming…make it STOP!)
They saw the blood on the wall and the shadow. The shadow turned. “Oh, it’s you. Need a drink, pal? Well, get it yourself. I don’t have time fo–”
(There you are! Now I’ve got you! Now I’ll teach you!)
“V. Farty…or is it S. Fatty? B. Oregano? Well, whatever his name was, he’s dead now. Serves him right for waking me up.”
B. Fawlty (Louie) has died. He was originally the GHOSTLY BARTENDER.
The Assistant Assistant Manager is the first one awake. Making the rounds. Praying not to find anything. “Holy shit…what the…” Fortunately for the Assistant Assistant Manager the hotel’s snowmobile starts. Unfortunately for the remaining guests, it was the only one.
12 8 Hotel Guests (Vanilla Town)
1 Mother (Town Jailkeeper)
1 Gifted Child (Town Cop)
1 Head Chef (One Shot Town Martyr)
2 “Twins” (Town Shared QT)
3 4 Vengeance-Seeking Ghosts (Vanilla Wolves)
1 Ghostly Bartender (One Shot Recruiter Wolf)
1 Winter Caretaker (Vanilla Town Turned SK)
The rules at the Overlook Hotel are fairly simple. During the Day, you will socialize and vote. You will have until Twilight to vote to kill one of the guests that you suspect is actually a ghostly visitor seeking vengeance against the living. The guest who receives a majority vote (or who has the most votes by Twilight) will be thrown into the Hedge Maze where they will either freeze to death or be consumed by the void. If a majority is reached before official Twilight, the Day will automatically end (even if your charming narrator is not here to call Twilight). In the case of a tie, the Hotel’s victim will be decided by luck (RNG).
The Head Chef has one opportunity in the game to die in place of another player. This can be done during the Day (before Twilight) or during the Night. If they activate their power during the Day, the person with the most votes will not die. Instead, the Head Chef will die. The person who was spared can also not be killed that night. The Head Chef also as the option of using their power at Night. They can choose a specific player to protect. If that player is targeted for death (and The Mother doesn’t interfere), the Head Chef will die in their place. The Head Chef keeps their power until they die.
If one “Twin” is killed, the other will also die.
During the Night, the Mother, the Gifted Child, and the Winter Caretaker (appointed after certain conditions are met) will choose targets in their personal QTs. The Vengeance-Seeking Ghosts will choose their target in their shared QT.
Jailing happens first, then investigation, and then the killing/recruiting. If a player is jailed they cannot be killed, investigated, or recruited. If the Gifted Child is jailed they cannot receive messages from Tony. If the Winter Caretaker is jailed they cannot kill. If the Head Chef is jailed they cannot use their power. If the Ghostly Bartender is jailed they cannot recruit. The Mother cannot jail themselves or the same player two nights in a row.
Hotel Guests (Town) win when all Vengeance-Seeking Ghosts (Wolves) and the Winter Caretaker (Serial Killer) are dead. The Vengeance-Seeking Ghosts win when they outnumber the Hotel Guests and the Winter Caretaker is eliminated. The Winter Caretaker wins when they outlive everyone else.
You are a HOTEL GUEST. Welcome to the Overlook Hotel. We hope you enjoy your stay. There have been reports of some strange activity, and we admit that there have been…accidents in the past. But your safety is our priority, and despite the fact that we’ve left you in the hotel with only a Head Chef and a Winter Caretaker to tend to your needs should not alarm you in the slightest.
If there happens to be trouble, please know that your only power is your vote. There is no way to contact the outside world.
Please note that you will need to make a handful of game-related comments per Day (three to six at least). Your narrator has been told that the hotel gets very angry when people don’t participate, so you will be *clears throat* dealt with, if you don’t participate.
NO EDITING OR DELETING for any reason, including typos.
Directly quoting or screenshotting QT is not allowed.
Remember to have fun! This is a game of murder, but it is still just a game.
- sic humor (Caspar Caspardly, Yelp Reviewer)
- hohopossum (Greasy)
subsaharan (Continental Breakfast Enthusiast) [Replaced Josephus]A “Twin”
- Goat (Black Phillip)
- MrsLangdonAlger (Abra Stone)
- Sister Jude the Obscure (BJ Guy in the Bear Mask)
- Louie Blue (B. Fawlty) Ghostly Bartender
- forget_it_jake (Geoff)
- Lamb Dance (Reposted Dril Tweets) Hotel Guest
- Lovely Bones (Petey)
- Admirax (Annie Wilkes)
- The Good King Snugglewumps (Olivia Crain)
- subsaharan 2.0 (Continental Breakfast Enthusiast) [Replaced Sheltie]
Smapti (Hedge Maze)Hotel Guest
- The Wasp (Bonnie Parker)
- Lindsay (Lydia Deetz)
- Lord Stoneheart (Maggie Simpson)
- Ralph (Dalton Wilcox, “Poet Laureate of the West”)
- spookyfriend (Tiffany Tiffany) Gifted Child
- Mr. Glitch (Stanley Chinstrap)
GlaDOS (dw)A “Twin”
You have until Tuesday, 9:00 PM Central to decide who to throw into the Hedge Maze.