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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:00 am 
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- there are +/-5 more/less games this year than last year, at most
- the longest game title has exactly 10 words
- the longest word in a game title has 25 letters
- one game title will contain the word 'cabbage' and that's the only game that mentions any vegetable in its title
- there will be two joke games (in the vein of Toiletworld etc)
- three cave crawls, seven scifi games, five murder mysteries/detective games
- there will be a textual version of an originally graphical game
- one game will take place in North Korea/feature Kim Jong-Un
- one game will take place in Africa
- two games will span a period of 200 years or more
- five games will be finishable in five minutes
- 34 % of the games will be parser-based
- one of the games will feature a character named Robert Miller. He wears glasses.
- a solution to one puzzle will be to push a blue button, a red button and a green button, in that order
- exactly half of the parser games will recognize the command 'xyzzy'
- an animal will be the protagonist in three games
- there will be jokes about Donald Trump but he doesn't actually appear in any of the games
- there are a number of teen angst games, 60% of which will end unhappily
- none of the games takes place in an elderly people's home, on a sailing-boat, in ancient Egypt or in the Polar regions
- the following will not be featured, not even mentioned, in any of the games: giraffes, anteaters, Formula One cars, saunas, the Beatles, the planet Mercury, lingonberries, Toronto, French doors, glow sticks, the Emperor of Japan, sand paper, Ryan Seacrest.
- 10 % of these predictions will come true


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One game will contain far too much use of the word "throbbing".

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:51 am 
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AnssiR wrote:
- one game title will contain the word 'cabbage' and that's the only game that mentions any vegetable in its title


< 40% of the games will include vegetables.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:01 am 
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More than 15 games will be dramas.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:05 am 
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You got the first one already. Well done!


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