clue board game strategy step 1
clue board game strategy step 2
Ok, that's the easy first step in my clue board game strategy. The following clue tips will show you a more powerful way of taking notes. So step 2 consist of every time someone will make a accusation, your will fill your detective notes. To do that, I use a question mark symbol with a number. The first accusation is number one, the second clue accusation is number two and so on.
The picture on the left shows that an accusation was made with the following clue elements: Clue Suspect Professor Plum, Clue weapon Knife and Clue room Kitchen. The question marks and the numbers under column "A" means that clue player "A" shown one of the three card of the accusation. I choose those three card to illustrate that we can already figure out that clue player "A" was holding the clue weapon card "Knife" since we already have the clue room card "Kitchen" and the clue suspect card "Professor Plum" in our hands. Let's make a more complicated example to show how you will get an edge on the other player around the clue game board.
clue board game strategy step 3
We placed the usual question mark with the number of the accusation. The only thing we can be sure of is that clue player "B" didn't show the clue suspect card Miss Scarlet. Nothing else can be solved from here, so we have to wait for future accusations.
The next clue accusation answered by clue player "C" will reveal the power of my clue game strategy. Of course this accusation could have been answered many turn after accusation number two, but to simplify this example, it's happening right after. So clue player "C" answered something to the accusation: Clue suspect Professor Plum with the clue weapon Wrench in the clue room Library. The board game strategy imply that you look back at previous accusations to solve previous answers. This third accusation tells us that player "C" shown the clue room card Library. Why? Simply because the clue weapon wrench is in our possession so is suspect Professor Plum. My strategy just not reveal one secret, but two secret in the same accusation. You can for sure put a check mark under column "C" in the clue room "Library" and if you look back at accusation number two, you will find out that you now know what was answered to this accusation. You were previously wondering which of the "Library" or the clue weapon "Rope" was shown, now you know exactly that it was the rope since the library clue card is in player "C" possession. You can put a green check mark under column "B" in the clue weapon rope box.
Here's a small legend to help understand my clue detective notes.
Clue player don't have this clue item
Clue player have this clue item
Clue player might have this clue item. Player answered to accusation number 3 with one of three clue card.
I hope you enjoyed this clue board game strategy and that it will help you speed up the process of making the final accusation!
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