Challenge #118:Daily dose of dirty duties

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Challenge #118:Daily dose of dirty duties

Post by Ullissen » Wed May 02, 2018 11:37 pm

Challenge #118:Daily dose of dirty duties
Author: Pikminenco
Story: Pikminenco
Showrunner: Pikminenco
Contributions from: Flamestalker, Noctua Spell, Pistax, Claufi, Annanass


Story:
Pinkerton looked at his agenda with pride. After much nagging and many requests the explorers decided to help promote the society to the outside world. And not just one explorer, a whole bunch of them. So many in fact that they had to form two groups who both came up with different ideas. One group was led by Yvonne who decided to host a aristocratic meeting to get more influence in the higher circles of society. Considering Yvonne's connections this had a high chance of success. She was joined by Agatha, Min-Jeong, Victor, Charles and Maria. The other group had an almost opposite idea. They decided that it was better to increase interest among the common people of London. They had set up several workshops to teach people the ways of being an explorer. There was an obstacle course overseen by Kiwi and Pedrinho. A treasure excavation pit overseen by Emilia. Information on tools and safety overseen by Earl funnily enough and a course ''bartering for beginners'' overseen by Hatice and Harry.
Pinkerton got up from his desk and walked to the window overseeing the courtyard. He looked at both groups and sighed. Why did they both need the courtyard? he wondered. This was bound to go wrong sooner er later. Pinkerton left his office and proceeded towards the courtyard.

Group Aristocrat was sitting around a table, all dressed in their most fancy attire or uniforms. The most beautiful tea set Charles could muster was in the middle of the table. They were discussing points of interest for the sake of the society. There was only one little hedge separating the two groups. Immediately on the other side of the hedge was a part of the obstacle course. Pedrinho's cheering was getting on the nerves of the other group.
''Can you keep it down! We are discussing things that is to none of your interests!'' Agatha screamed towards him. Pedrinho simply raised his shoulders and remained helping the contestants.

Meanwhile Emilia was helping some children excavating 'treasures' she had hid in the dirt. One boy was digging with his shovel until he found something. He threw away his shovel and started frantically digging with his hands. Emilia noticed this and squatted next to him. ''What is it Manuel! What kind of amazing treasure did you find?'' He dug up the treasure and held it above his head with prowess. ''I found a rare crystal!'' he said. Emilia inspected the crystal. She didn't remember putting any of those here. ''No I am afraid that is just a rock......I mean well done Manuel!'' she said. The boy started running around with excitement, so much excitement even that he ran on the obstacle course. However he slipped and fell in the large puddle of mud that was next to the hedge. Some of the mud splashed over the hedge right onto the other group, ruining all their fancy attire. Min-Jeong started crying while Maria tried to calm her down. Agatha and Yvonne angrily walked towards the other group.
''Look what you did! You ruined all the work we did for the society!'' Yvonne said.
''What work are you talking about? You just sat there, drank tea and made jokes about the poor.'' Harry said.
Hatice nodded. ''While I do enjoy a joke about the poor from time to time it really doesn't help the society that much.''
Yvonne wanted to react but was stopped by Pinkerton clearing his throat.
''I agree with Hatice. Digging through the dirt may not be the only thing that explorers do but neither is drinking tea. I want your team to realise this, so I'm sending both groups on a set of expeditions. I want you to learn from each other.''

Rules:
  • Your captain must be: Emilia, Earl, Kiwi, Pedrinho, Hatice or Harry
  • 2nd crew member must be: Agatha, Min-Jeong, Victor, Charles, Yvonne or Maria
  • 3rd crewmember can be any of the previously mentioned explorers
  • You must play on Adventure mode.
Scoring:
  • Your score is your renown
  • BRONZE:3000 renown (1MP*)
  • SILVER:7000 renown (2MP*)
  • GOLD: 13000 renown(3MP*)
  • PLATINUM: The highest score with each captain(3MP+**)
* Number of medal points awarded when playing on Classic Difficulty. Easy and Normal give less, according to these rules.
Gold and Platinum medals may only be achieved without losing, though Silver and Bronze are still possible to get with just the Record sheet for that trip.
** The platinum medal is extraordinary and can only be achieved on Classic or Impossible difficulty without losing. It doesn't increase Medal Points further than a Gold medal, but we will track how many you have.

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Game Version
The Game Build must be 483 or later

Story ideas: Will the explorers be able to adapt to eachother? What was team Aristocrat discussing? How many people attended the workshop?

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