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TAY: Open Forum - "ROAD TRIP" the TAY Game Edition

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Let's play a game today, TAY! In this game, we're going on a Road Trip and our very first stop:

The Spooky Mansion. Infested with Zombies.

The rule for Road Trip:

  • It's you and three of your video game character friends. Who do you choose and why? Be sure to consider what their special abilities are and if they can adapt nicely to the given situation.

For my road trip into the spooky mansion infested with zombies (and possibly ghosts...) I'm taking Yoshi from the Mario series, Professor Layton, and Jacket with the Charlie mask from Hotline Miami.

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Professor Layton because he's smart and can solve any puzzle! He's also quite handy with a sword. It'd be good to have his wits to sort out which way we should go or how to escape. Or to smugly debunk the existence of zombies. Killjoy.

Jacket with that particular mask because it spawns more melee weapons. We might need those to make it out alive should Professor Layton theorize that the zombies are real, and for that space of time when we're really trying to figure out why crazies are attacking us anyway. Jacket is also fearless. Though... he might die really easily, so hrrmmm.


Yoshi because when all else fails, I'll have a built-in escape ride complete with a devouring, egg tossing/projectile weapon monster. Yoshi doesn't discriminate what he eats, right? He won't get sick from rotting flesh?



My only regret is that I won't have any entertainment. Guess I'll have to be the funny one...


Your turn, TAY! Who's in your party?

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