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Posted 22 April 2011 - 09:47 PM
I have tried to play this before. But about 20 stories into it half the people were bored and the other half was getting spooked or goofy and we quit.
It was fun while it lasted and I'd like to do it again. Just exchanging experiences with other people is cool, even without the candle stuff. Some people think the concept is like the Light As A Feater/Stiff As A Board game where sharing the stories raises the paranormal energy in the room.
I imagine you would use as many candles and stories for people you have. 20 candles for a group of 20 people and each tells a story.
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No, I don't think I would play that game. Even getting candles from a dollar store could lead to a $50 or more bill (if you get the small 50 cent candles, double if you get the taller dollar candles), just so you can sit around and scare you're friends with stories they have probably heard a ton of times already. Not to mention you'd have to know enough diverse people to make it at least half way worth it/interesting. Also, why would spirits (and that many) show up just because you lit some candles and told creepy stories? I for one wouldn't want that many spirits in my home anyway, if it was "true" that is.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 03:08 PM
R4z3rsPar4d0x, on 15 February 2013 - 10:04 PM, said:
Who in the sam hill has 100 paranormal stories that they know, I wouldnt play it. But then again I dont mess around with anything involving ghosts or spirits but thats just me.
Who has 100 candles, and has enough people willing to tell paranormal stories to have a big enough circle to contain the candles?
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:30 AM
Reminds me of the game "Midnight Man" or something to that affect.
Basically, you walk around your house at night with a lit candle in your hand for a certain amount of time. (I think it's midnight to when the sunrises. I don't really remember.) If it goes out, you have ten seconds to relight it or the Midnight Man will fill your head with your worst fears until the end of the game. Or you can surround yourself with a circle of salt and it'll protect you until you light the candle again. Oh, and do not ever taunt the Midnight Man or try to fight him.
I don't remember the full details. I'll have to do a little research to find them.