I bet the first letter of the second word is a vowel. Not many words have "s" as a second letter of a word without the first being a vowel.
That kind of makes me thing that my guess of the first word of the first theme being ENCRYPTED might be correct.<snip>
Gotta thank NAL for that first theme. Come to think of it, he has some record of using pretty uncommon words in the past, doesn't he? Like in those cipher riddles or that crossword game that had nothing to do with that Jam's theme...
(is it bad that I can't hold back my Dungeon-Master style laugh? No? I guess that might be bad if I'm eating popcorn at the same time...)
I think I have never voted... most of the time the voting period overlaps with stuff from my life and I can't really vote, in other words voting is up to youI've got a little question..Am i able to skip the voting part? Because i won't be home after the jam's end for 16 days and i won't have my laptop.
You can. I'd rather have participants not skip the voting, but if it can't be helped, I can understand. ^^'I've got a little question..Am i able to skip the voting part?
ENCRYPTED <something> BRAINSTORM REPLAY
EVERYBODY IS DEAD.E V E R Y B O D Y _ I S _ - - A -
Surely it could be something along these lines, the space we already have just being one of the revealed "letters" and thus there could be another one.
I'm gonna go with this too. I admit I had to look up the word, "estival" (edit: but I wouldn't have had to if I remembered the usefulness of properly reading what previous people said... tsk tsk on me), but the definition is apparently "belonging to or appearing in Summer", so, since it's Summer IRL, I guess it makes sense. But perhaps it's a mistake to assume the words will make sense, haha.(snip) EXTREMELY ESTIVAL (snip)
Surely I, a British person, would have spelt it "Aestival" in the theme though?My guesses are:
EDIT: hang on, HANG ON. This is the summer jam... Alice said the first theme contains rarely used words. And I happen to know a rather rare word related to summer: ESTIVAL (related to/happening in summer).
So, EXTREMELY ESTIVAL would kinda make sense.
Kinda sorta, right now.So... When are the themes revealed?
Actually...Also, you said that the themes would be announced 24 hours before the Jam starts.
It is the day before the Jam starts, and it is at least 24 hours in advance. So all is in order here. ^^
- the day before the Jam starts (at least 24 hours in advance) all 3 themes are revealed and theme voting begins
Are you sure you know what will be chosen? Seems like there are a number of newbies - like me, and I expect I may have voted a little differently because of my inexperience with game jams, and a number of other newbies might also not vote 'optimally', due to not really knowing what will be a good theme and all.I already know which theme is going to be chosen... *whistling*
(Two of them are not *that* good; but kudos to whoever decided them.)
Well during the time I participated in jams there was never such a thing as theme votes... so... I guess we have different mechanics this time, more fun I guessAre you sure you know what will be chosen? Seems like there are a number of newbies - like me, and I expect I may have voted a little differently because of my inexperience with game jams, and a number of other newbies might also not vote 'optimally', due to not really knowing what will be a good theme and all.
But whatever, I see a lot of possibility in what I voted for.