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I hinted that the first
6-episodes of the Guess that Gamer feature had something in common. Nobody ever
really mentioned what they thought it was, but it might come into play with the
next six. In what will probably be the most challenging episode to date,
chances are you won't know who it is unless you actually do a little
investigative research. Will this finally be the week that Mojomonkey12's
perfect score (6 of 6) chalks up a loss, or will he continue to impress the
community with his keen insight and uncanny ability of figuring out who the
mystery member is. The clues are there.
Guess That Gamer (JAN) - Warbuff
Guess That Gamer (FEB) - Indiejones
Guess That Gamer (MAR) - Hist
Guess That Gamer (APR) - Masterassassin
Guess That Gamer (MAY) - EuphoricEnnui
Guess That Gamer (JUN) - Kyle Wadsworth
*NOTE* The July mystery member is none of the people
As a reminder, the blog is basically
a Game Informer community edition of the "20 Questions" game...
Twenty Questions is a spoken parlor game which encourages
deductive reasoning and creativity. It originated in the United States and
escalated in popularity during the late 1940s when it became the format for a
successful weekly radio quiz program. In the traditional game, one player is
chosen to be the answerer. That person chooses a subject but does not reveal
this to the others. All other players are questioners. They each take turns
asking a question which can be answered with a simple "Yes" or
"No." In variants of the game multiple state answers may be included
such as the answer "Maybe." The answerer answers each question in
turn. If a questioner guesses the correct answer, that questioner wins and
becomes the answerer for the next round. If 20 questions are asked without a
correct guess, then the answerer has stumped the questioners and gets to be the
answerer for another round.
You may recall, the questions
are generic and short enough so the answers aren't glaringly obvious who the
person is. I'm sure you can identify many of the bloggers and commenters here
by their writing style, but with a one word answer, obviously that's not quite
as revealing. So yeah, short questions =
short answers. Good luck. You'll need it. And with each of the questions, I
provide a comment after the fact, just to kind of throw my thoughts on the
answer into the mix - for the mystery gamer and the rest of the community to
Guess That Gamer (JUL) - 20 Questions
1. Favorite Game
Informer (2012) cover released this year?
(Halo 4 was a great cover. But I'm going to go with
Assassin's Creed, the one with the flag. Awesome.)
2. What best
describes you - hero, villain or sidekick?
(Okay, a follow up question...are you more like Robin,
Chewbacca or Luigi? Don't answer that.)
3. E3 or
(Hmm. That's a little surprising. I suppose since E3 is a
major video game industry event, I'd pick it.)
4. Do you watch
intros, cut-scenes and credits - start to finish (pick one: always, sometimes,
(Yup. Me too. Sometimes I even reload it just to watch it
again. Except the credits.)
5. The Dark Knight
Rises, The Amazing Spiderman or The Avengers?
(Amen! Batman, Spiderman, Superman...you can keep the "man"
6. Favorite day /
time to play video games?
(Ah, I like your logic. Great answer.)
7. Do you prefer
wired or wireless controllers?
(I used to think they were great, but man I go through
some batteries and the rechargeable ones suck.)
8. Where do you
purchase most of your new games from?
(Unless I buy it off Steam, I would have to agree.)
9. Do you read
Game Informer front to back or back to front?
Front to Back.
(I see...well, for
whatever reason, I have to read magazines backwards - back to front.)
10. Favorite event
in the Olympics?
(Not badminton? I dunno, I'm still advocating for video
games to be added to the line-up.)
character from the Mass Effect series?
(What? Seriously? Oh wait, you said Garrus...yeah, I can
agree with that. Not too surprising.)
(An admirable choice. The fact that he is also a vampire hunter
makes him that much cooler.)
13. Rebel Alliance
or Galactic Empire?
(Yeah buddy. There
aren't a lot of us that would admit that, heh heh. The rebels are terrorists!)
14. Scariest game
you've ever played?
(I can certainly attest to that. Although the ghast from
Minecraft makes a particularly unsettling noise.)
15. How long have
you been a member of Game Informer Online?
(Really? I would have guessed much longer.)
16. Grapefruit or Orange?
(Are you curious why I asked this? Actually I prefer
grapefruit even though I already knew your answer.)
17. Describe your
profile with one word.
(Or maybe images.)
18. Call of Duty
Call of Duty.
(You have drawn the line in the sand, my friend. I like
them both, but lean towards Battlefield.)
19. Burger King or
(Curly fries with cheese are certainly delicious, but hard
to beat a Whopper.)
20. Have you taken
an arrow to the knee (or played Skyrim)?
Yes I have.
(Well, I'm just glad you lived to tell us about it. I
heard that can be a very debilitating injury.)
This concludes the seventh edition
of Guess that Gamer. I hope everyone enjoyed it and I look forward to the
guesses. Remember, you get out of the community what you put into it, so join
in on the fun and take a guess. Who knows, maybe episode eight will feature
you? I'll post the answer in a day or so.