Kill Your Darlings

Aaaand … that’s a wrap.

My Kill Your Darling Books.

 

Green Round:
Team MbD – Lillelara – TA

Round 1

Suspect

Own guess / card played: Madeleine L’Engle – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

Victims

Own guess / card played: Katniss Everdeen – 5 points
Correct guess: None

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess (by Nighttime Reading Center): Gryffindor Common Room

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played: Mauled by a demon hound – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

 

Round 2

Suspect

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Victims

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: Green Dragon Pub – wrong – 5 points
+ claiming already correctly ID’d card: Gryffindor Common Room10 points
Correct new guess: None

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guesses / cards played: Dark alley beat down – correct – 20 points
Crushed in a bad tesseract – wrong – 5 points

 

 

 

Round 3

Suspect

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Victims

Own guess / card played: Meg Murry – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played:
Planet Camazotz – correct – 20 points

 

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

 

Round 4

Suspect

Own guess / card played: J.K. Rowling – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

Victims

Own guess / card played: Severus Snape – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played:
Shot with an old-fashioned hunting rifle – correct – 20 points

 

 

 

Round 5

Suspect

Own guesses / cards played:
Harper Lee – correct – 20 points
Jane Austen – wrong – 5 points
Stephen King – wrong – 5 points

Victims

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

 

Round 6

Victims

Own guesses / cards played:
Samwise Gamgee – correct – 20 points
Easy Rawlins – correct – 20 points
Ariadne Oliver – wrong – 5 points

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

 

Round 7

Victims

Own guesses / cards played:
The Gunslinger – correct – 20 points
Lydia Bennet – wrong – 5 points

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: None
Correct guess: None

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played: Run over by a carriage – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

 

Round 8

Victims

Own guess / card played:
Dr. John Watson – correct – 20 points

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played:
Near a tor, Dartmoor – correct – 20 points

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guess / card played:
Stabbed with a sword – correct – 20 points

 

 

 

Round 9

Crime Scenes

Own guess / card played: Maycomb County Courthouse – wrong – 5 points
Correct guess: None

Causes of Death / Weapons

Own guesses / cards played:
Shot with a revolver – correct – 20 points
Shot with bow and arrow – wrong – 5 points

 

 

 

Round 10

Crime Scenes

Own guesses / cards played:
The Hob, District 12 – correct – 20 points
Pemberley – wrong – 5 points
The Orient Express – wrong – 5 points

 

 

 

 

Supplemental Round

Lillelara:

Severus Snape as a victim from the red game play. Book read: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
=> 10 points
Green Dragon Pub as a crime scene from the yellow game play.
Book read: Cocaine Blues.
=> 10 points

=> 20 extra points

Themis-Athena:

Val McDermid: The Distant Echo => Suspect: Arthur Conan Doyle (genre: mystery) – Red Round
=> 10 points

Agatha Christie: Murder Is Easy => Victim: Atticus Finch (book with a person of strong moral character; author’s last name begins with a letter in “FINCH”) – Yellow Round
=> 10 points

J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  => Victim: Katniss Everdene (genre: YA) – Red Round
=> 10 points

J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince => Crime Scene: Pemberley (title contains all letters in “PRIDE”) – Red Round
=> 10 points

J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows => Crime Scene: The Dark Tower (genre: fantasy) – Yellow Round
=> 10 points

Juli Zeh: Unterleuten => Crime Scene: Watts, L.A. (one of the book’s POV characters wears a blue dress at the village assembly that sets in motion the book’s major course of events) – Yellow Round
=> 10 points

Werner Böcking: Von Köln zum Meer => Crime Scene: Orient Express (a book that deals with people traveling) – Red Round
=> 10 points

Dennis McCarthy & June Schlueter: “A Brief Discourse of Rebellion & Rebels” by George North => Cause of Death: shot with bow and arrow (title starts with a letter in “BOW” / “ARROW”) – Yellow Round
=> 10 points

=> 80 extra points

Murder by Death:

On the basis of MbD’s wrap-up post:

Mitch Silver: The Book Worm – Suspect: Stephen King – Yellow Round
=> 10 points
Alan Bennett: The Uncommon Reader – Victim: Lydia Bennet – Yellow Round
=> 10 points
Ed Yong: I Contain Multitudes – CS: Green Dragon Pub – Yellow Round
=> 10 points
Sofie Ryan: The Fast and the Furriest – CS: near a tor, Dartmoor – Green Round
=> 10 points
Andrea Penrose: Murder on Black Swan Lane – CoD: Run Over by a Carriage – Yellow Round
=> 10 points
Patricia Wentworth: Miss Silver Comes to Stay – CoD: Arsenical toothpaste – Red Round
=> 10 points
Janet Evanovitch: Hardcore Twenty-Four – CoD: revolver – Red Round
=> 10 points
Alan Lightman: Einstein’s Dreams – CS: The Hob, District 12 – Yellow or Green Round
=> 10 points
Agatha Christie: 4:50 From Paddington – CS: Orient Express – Red Round
=> 10 points
Maggie Pearson: The House of the Cats – Suspect: Arthur Conan Doyle – Red Round
=> 10 points
Jodi Taylor: A Symphony of Echos – Victim: Ariadne Oliver – Yellow Round
=> 10 points
Mark Twain: A Double Barrelled Detective Story – CS: The Dark Tower – Yellow or Red Round
=> 10 points
Edmund Crispin: The Moving Toyshop – Victim: Dr. John Watson – Green Round
=> 10 points
Patricia Briggs: Burn Bright – CS: Gryffindor Common Room – Green Round
=> 10 points
Peter Godfrey-Smith: Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness – CS: Watts, L.A. – Green Round
=> 10 points
Anne Bishop: Lake Silence – CS. Planet Camazotz – Green Round
=> 10 points

=> 160 extra points

Total additional points based on additional books read: 260 points

Individual team members’ tallies:
MbD: Here.
Lillelara:  Herehere and here.
Themis-Athena: Hereherehere and here.

 

 

Points earned:

Total points based on cards played until all crimes were solved: 335 points
Total extra points based on additional books read: 260 points

=> Total number of points earned by the team: 595 points

=> Divided by number of team members: 

198,33 points (= rounded: 198 points)

Blog Posts:
Game Announcement
The Concept and a Brief Overview
Rules of Play
My KYD Reads … or: Harry Potter, and What Else I read in March 2018

 

 



 

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