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TheGamechanger Deoxys from Fourth Wall Relationship Status: Robosexual
Deoxys
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:01:39 AM

Hi, and welcome to the official reboot of the Hunger Games Simulation! Yeah, funny that the guy whose tributes and suggestions created a bit of a stir in the original HGS is making the reboot post, I know. Before we begin, here are the rules.

Thread Rules and Guidelines

In order for this forum game to run as smoothly as possible, all participants are expected to follow the rules and expectations laid out below. These rules are subject to change, so please check them periodically!

  1. Do not switch tributes after the running process has begun. If you have changed your mind about what tribute/s you would like to nominate for the season, you may change them as long as the runner hasnít already begun running the season. If you do change them after the running process has begun, the runner will not change them for you, and the tributes you have initially nominated will be locked in. If the runner(s) is/are struggling to get a good save for an extended period of time, you are allowed to swap out any of your watchlisted tributes with a "safer" one to ease the running process.
  2. Refrain from nominating the same tributes more than two seasons in a row (Battle Royales and Death Battles donít count). Everyone is encouraged to make an effort to nominate a diverse range of tributes, although you can re-nominate tributes you have nominated previously time and time again. However, continuously nominating the exact same tributes several seasons in a row is not allowed, as other players will very quickly become sick of them. Those who break this rule will be barred from participating in the next three seasons as punishment.
  3. The interval between seasons must be 12 hours long, at minimum. This is to give everyone a fair chance to nominate their tributes before the next season begins.
  4. Do not nominate your tributes while a season is underway. It is unfair to participants who nominate their tributes after the season has concluded, as it gives those who nominate them during a season a head start in the nomination process. Anyone who violates this rule will be disqualified from the next season.
  5. Refrain from nominating controversial figures. This includes high-profile politicians (e.g. Donald Trump) and any Real Life individual who is generally controversial (e.g. Logan Paul).
  6. It is the runnerís responsibility to ensure that a high frequency of deaths early on in the season is not present, and that pedophilia or any other extremely Squicky events do not occur. If a save includes an Arena Event or a large quantity of deaths occurring before Day 3, and/or an underage tribute is involved in a sexual event, it should not be used for the season.
  7. Everyone is expected to follow the TV Tropes Text Formatting Rules. The two most important ones are outlined below.

Nominating Tributes

Each participant may submit 2-4 tributes, split into two teams of two. The main team are the tributes that are guaranteed to be submitted for the season, unless slots are full or you are disqualified. The reserve team are the tributes to be used as filler if the main tributes havenít already filled up all the slots. If a season requires reserves, every reserve team nominated will be randomised so that everyone has a fair chance at getting their reserves in.

Nominating tributes is simple. Just provide your tributesí names, as well as an accompanying image, preferably in this format:

[[(Image Link) (Tribute Name)]]

It is recommended that you specify each of your tributesí gender, especially if there is a chance that the runner may mistake them for a member of the opposite gender, or they are nonbinary/genderqueer. You may also provide a ďdeath pictureĒ of each of your tributes if you wish. The minimum picture size that the simulator allows is 90x90 pixels, so please keep that in mind.

If you change your tributes after posting, you have to make a new post informing about this.

The Watchlist

While we are lenient on what tributes you can nominate (except for controversial figures, as stated in Rule 5), you must state if any of them are underage by stating their age or their estimated age if unknown. Since different countries/states/jurisdictions have different laws on what the age of consent is, we will be going with 18, since the site is based in California. These tributes will be protected and put on the watchlist, and they will be flagged under the following colors:

  1. Light Green - tributes who are typically late teens (18-19 years old). They can be shipped with other adults as long as the age difference isn't disturbing.
  2. Yellow - tributes who are typically early to mid-teens (13-17 years old). They can be shipped with other yellows and also yellow-greens provided that the age difference isn't disturbing.
  3. Orange - tributes who are typically pre-teens (10-12 years old). They can be shipped only with other oranges, but they must not be involved in NSFW events.
  4. Red - tributes who are typically young children (<10 years old). They can be shipped only with other reds, but they must not be involved in NSFW events, or if shipped, overtly romantic events (e. g. making out).
  5. Black - tributes who are typically babies/toddlers. They are absolutely unshippable and must not be involved in NSFW events.

As a general rule, these tributes are allowed to have Precocious Crushes on the adults as long as the adult(s) doesn't/don't return their feelings. They are also allowed to be shipped only with other tributes within the same flag level. However, some tributes have very unusual cases (e. g. tributes who are Older or Younger Than They Look), so they might be flagged higher or lower on the watchlist. If any of your tributes fall under this, please say so.

The watchlist also applies to group tributes. If there's at least one member of the group who is flagged, then the entire group must be flagged as well. Because the resulting pairings are always disturbing, mixed-age group tributes that contain kids must be black flagged.

As stated in Rule 6, it's the runner's responsibility to make sure that none of these tributes get into any disturbing pairings such as pedophilia or extremely Squicky pairings in general. If you're not sure about a pairing during running, don't be afraid to ask.

While you are allowed to swap out any of your watchlisted tributes if running becomes too difficult, please be mindful if there are other watchlisted tributes already nominated. If you feel that your tributes would burden the runner further, consider swapping them out with "safer" ones.

Suggesting Events

During the intervals between seasons, players can suggest new events to be inputted in the save we use for all seasons. However, players must be very mindful about what events they suggest. Before suggesting an event, consider the following:

  • Is this event already included?
  • Is it too similar to another event already included? (Do a quick ctrl-F in the event list if youíre unsure.)
  • Does it make sense?
  • If itís a fatal event, is it made clear that the tribute dies in this event, and is it clear who killed them?
  • If it references a specific work, will non-fans of said work still be able to understand the event?

When suggesting events to be inputted in the thread, other players are likely to notify you if the event fails to meet any of these criteria; nonetheless, you should double-check and make sure that the event youíre suggesting is good to go. If it needs to be worded a certain way, re-word it.

Additionally, when suggesting events, always make sure you surround them with this markup; otherwise, terms such as ď(Player1)Ē and ď(him/her3)Ē will show up incorrectly, which can create problems in the way events are coded and create more work for the runner.

You must also follow these guidelines:

  1. No events with slurs in it. While swear words are allowed, slurs are offensive and they violate the site rules.
  2. No gender-specific events. Since the sim randomizes the tributes involved, events that specify or imply their gender can easily make Unfortunate Implications if the wrong tribute is chosen (e. g. a cis or trans male tribute declaring that he "ain't no man" and killing another).
  3. If the event is questionable (i. e. overtly romantic or suggestive), please blacklist it for the Clean Save. This will be used in case of a big watchlist to ease running.
  4. If the event has two or more tributes dying, be mindful of who dies first. The sim kills off tributes from left to right, regardless of what the event says, i. e. in an event where P1 kills P2 before being killed themselves, P1 will end up dying first because of the sim. Events like these could easily mess up the placements and kill counts. However, multideath events where the death order isn't specified (which implies that the victims died within milliseconds of each other, or more or less at the same time) are allowed.

Themed Seasons

In the HGS, we often organize ďthemed seasonsĒ, where everyone is encouraged to nominate tributes according to a specific theme. Although every participant is encouraged to do so, if you are having difficulties with coming up with tributes suiting the theme, or you simply donít want to nominate tributes corresponding to the theme, you are allowed to nominate regular tributes instead. Ideas for possible future themed seasons can be suggested in the thread or, more ideally, on the official Discord server on the appropriate channel.


And that should be that. Here's a save of the simulation, just so you know what to expect. Now's start the nominations for the first season of the reboot!

Team Powerful

Reserve: Team Public Service

Edited by TheGamechanger on Oct 18th 2018 at 4:43:30 AM

ITT: World of Supers
TacoBadger Well, itís a badger, thatís for sure from either behind you or Albuquerque Relationship Status: The Skitty to my Wailord
Well, itís a badger, thatís for sure
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:06:54 AM

Bob Ewell and a pesky housefly

Reserves: Truman Burbank and the Tropers Yellow/Orange flag for the Tropers, most of whom are unaware and therefore unconsenting.

Edited by TacoBadger on Sep 2nd 2018 at 12:27:09 PM

Huzzah
Psychedelicate from a galaxy far, far away
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:07:13 AM

Woohoo! Letís rock and roll!

Team Gravitation: Shuichi Shindou and Eiri Yuki. Why am I nominating these guys? Because Shuichi was my very first TVT forum avatar, though Iíve since deleted it.

So this is how you change avatars now?
TroperNo9001 Frog Princess(-to-be) from New Orleans Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
Frog Princess(-to-be)
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:08:11 AM

Hey there, guys! I'm your resident Database Manager, and I'm documenting every tribute who has been submitted here, along with other stats!note 

For my first set of tributes, I'll be nominating Team Simba's Pride: Kiara (death) and her husband Kovu (death)!

For my reserves, in case we don't have enough players, Team MLP Phoenixes: Peeweenote  and Philomena (death pic for both)note !

And let's spice up that save with these events:

Exploding Kittens:

  • (Player1), (Player2), and (Player3) play Exploding Kittens. (Player1) wins.
  • (Player1), (Player2), and (Player3) play Exploding Kittens with real bombs. (Player1) wins. (the other two die of natural causes)

Telling Lies? No, Papa!:

  • (Player1) tells a lie, causing (his/her1) nose to grow.
  • (Player1) catches (Player2) eating sugar.
  • (Player1) catches (Player2) eating sugar. (Player2) lies and gets away with it.
  • (Player1) catches (Player2) eating sugar. (Player2) lies but is found guilty.
  • (Player1) catches (Player2) eating sugar. (Player2) lies but is found guilty, so (Player1) kills (him/her2) for it.

Holey moley, that's a lot of holeys!:

And the Rest:

  • (Player1) goes on the Internet and discovers that the fanbase named a dance move after (him/her1).

Edited by TroperNo9001 on Sep 2nd 2018 at 8:12:05 PM

"I've worked hard for everything I've got, and that's the way it's supposed to be!"
StarAndroidJaguar ... from some body once told me Relationship Status: In another castle
...
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:29:52 AM

So, it begins. The Great Reboot of our time.

Team Fool

Non-Fatal Events 1

     Size Matters Part 1 
    Wario Land-style transformations 
  • (Player1) gets hit over the head with a hammer, making (him/her1) bouncy like a spring temporarily.note 
  • (Player1) goes swimming and gets trapped in a bubble, floating back to the surface.note 
  • (Player1) eats something that briefly makes (him/her1) much heavier.note 
  • (Player1) gets set on fire and runs around for a bit before turning into a living fireball and extinguishing, returning to normal.note 
  • (Player1) gets smashed flat and walks around, flat as paper, for some time. note 
  • (Player1) gets frozen solid and slides backwards at high speed before hitting a wall and returning to normal. note 
  • (Player1) gets stung by a bee, causing (his/her1) head to swell up. (He/She1) starts floating upwards.note 
  • A load of snow drops onto (Player1), making (him/her1) some kind of snowman. It falls off when (he/she1) rolls down a hill.note 
  • (Player1) gets bitten by a vampire bat and turns into a vampire bat temporarily. note 
  • (Player1) gets hit by mysterious green magic, turning (him/her1) into a zombie for some time. note 
    Other 
Standard Jokes
  • (Player1) and (Player2) walk into a bar. You'd think (Player2) would've ducked...
  • (Player1), (Player2) and (Player3) walk into a bar. (Player4) looks at them and says "What's this? Some kind of joke?"
Variations of existing events:
  • (Player1) dresses up a cactus with some of (his/her1) spare clothes. No-one is fooled.
    • (Player1) fills a scarecrow with bombs and dresses it up with some of (his/her1) spare clothes. No-one is fooled.
  • (Player1) tells (Player2) that (he/she2) doesn't exist, but nothing happens.
  • (Player1) shoots an arrow at (Player2), but misses.
Raid Bosses Digging to Chinanote 
Fatal Events
    Size Matters Part 2 
     Digging To China Part 2 
  • (Player1) tries digging a hole to the other side of the world. (He/She1) makes contact with the lower area of the forcefield and dies.
  • (Player1) tries digging a hole to the other side of the world. (He/She1) is burnt up by the core of the planet.
  • (Player1) tries digging a hole to the other side of the world. (He/She1) falls into a bottomless void because there is no "other side".
    Other 
Variations on existing events More bad puns Finally...

Edited by StarAndroidJaguar on Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:44:06 AM

back door
Mhazard RIBEY from Hong Kong Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
RIBEY
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:41:01 AM

Team RORO Must Die Twice:

Main: RO635 (Death Pic) & ROnergate (Death Pic)

Reserves: Detective Prince (Death Pic) & Gunlance Hunter (Death Pic)

P.S. In a case of Spell My Name with an "S", The RO of ROnergate is uppercase.

Cute girls are cute.
Scipion3 Dark, evil fox from Lower Norfair, Zebes Relationship Status: Getting away with murder
Dark, evil fox
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:44:26 AM

All hail the reboot !

Team PLS nerf:Stray Cat (death pic)

Cucco (death pic)

   Isn't that justÖ precious?   
ArmoredFury chew from beyond the apocalypse
chew
Sep 2nd 2018 at 1:54:57 AM

It's been a while since I posted in a HGS thread. Might as well start again now.

Let's start with Team Russian Efficiency: Sergei Dragunov (Just Dragunov is fine) and AK-12.

My reserves would be Team Lollipop Munchers: MP7 (technically under 10 years old, but looks and acts like she's in late teens) and AA-12 (same case as MP7).

The time has come and so have I.
ThatIdiotMan from His House Relationship Status: Gone fishin'
Sep 2nd 2018 at 2:11:45 AM

Del Boy Trotter and Rodney Trotter (Half-Brothers so it's probably best to not ship them together).

PinkCelebi Memelord from Somewhere Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
Memelord
Sep 2nd 2018 at 2:21:16 AM

Team Four Star Finally Updated Team: Cell (ded; it's Cell, he's okay) and SSJ2 Kid Gohan (ded; he's around ten or so at this point)

Reserve: Team Mountain Climbers: Madeline (left ambiguous but dev himself headcanons her to be in 20s) and Getting Over It guy (clearly an adult)

so now what
Zanreo Star Yoshi from Yoshi's Island Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Star Yoshi
Sep 2nd 2018 at 3:19:28 AM

Alright, for my first tributes... let's go with my own characters Nintendo and Sony

Reserves: Reggiegiygas and Segata Sanshiro

And another event to go with my earlier "is this a pigeon" event:

Upon seeing a pigeon, (Player1) asks "Is this a butterfly?"

Edited by Zanreo on Sep 2nd 2018 at 7:42:35 PM

Imagine if the actual in-game powerup looked more like this
DarknessAwaits Ex Machina from R'lyeh Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Ex Machina
Sep 2nd 2018 at 3:49:09 AM

I used to do this a while ago, didn't I...?

Team Generic Anime Swordsmen That Didn't Actually Come From Animes (I suck at team titles):

Youmu Konpaku, the Half-Ghost Gardener from Touhou, girl and of adult age; who will enter the fray alongisde Assassin, from Fate/Stay Night, who's male and also an adult.

This should be good, yes?.

[None of the art featured in my profile pictures is mine, in any way, shape or form. I cannot currently find the original artists, alas]
dave_the_assassin Starfall from Somewhere in Equestria Relationship Status: Brony
Sep 2nd 2018 at 4:14:21 AM

Excuse me while I kiss the sky look for tributes. Keep this post counted, okay?

EDIT: Here they comes! Enter King Sombra (death) and Captain Edward John Smith (nickname: Captain Smith, death)Database notes 

[down] Tested it in the sim, and it worked just fine. You should try VPN, perhaps.

Edited by dave_the_assassin on Sep 2nd 2018 at 7:44:50 PM

Hey, guys!
Scipion3 Dark, evil fox from Lower Norfair, Zebes Relationship Status: Getting away with murder
Dark, evil fox
Sep 2nd 2018 at 5:29:25 AM

[up] I think the death Pic of Captain Smith is broken, at least it is for me...

   Isn't that justÖ precious?   
VengefulBale Postman, Director and Actor from Beach City Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
Postman, Director and Actor
Sep 2nd 2018 at 5:46:35 AM

Dang, I didn't realize this already started, well, here's my tributes

Team Reboot Villain Decay:

  • Hex: [1]

    • Death Pic: [2]

  • Mojo Joio: [3].

Both are male and adults.

Reserves:

  • Ernesto de la Cruz: [4]

    • Death Pic: [5]

  • Charles Muntz: [6]

    • Death Pic: [7]

Edited by VengefulBale on Sep 2nd 2018 at 10:41:52 AM

"To be human is to be flawed. A real hero must struggle!"
Penroses Master of Two Dimensions from Flat Zone Relationship Status: Don't hug me; I'm scared
Master of Two Dimensions
Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:09:35 AM

Here we go, boys!

Team Retro

Mr. Game and Watch (gender: male) (age: as far as I know this is unspecified, but he was created in the 80s so he's fine)

Pac-Man (gender: male) (age: as far as I know this is also unspecified, but he was also created in the 80s so he's also fine)

Team Retr-other (reserve)

R.O.B. (nickname: ROB) (gender: robot (but they are named ROB so leaning more towards male)) (age: robot)

Duck Hunt Duo (gender: dog male, duck presumably female?) (age: the average lifespan of a dog is 10-13 years and the duck hunt dog looks rather mature)

Edited by Penroses on Sep 5th 2018 at 7:57:17 PM

BALL FLAGMAN VERMIN FIRE JUDGE MANHOLE HELMET LION PARACHUTE OCTOPUS CHEF TURTLE BRIDGE FIRE ATTACK OIL PANIC GREEN HOUSE
Eredars A Heckin Chonker... FROM THE VOID
A Heckin Chonker... FROM THE VOID
Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:22:41 AM

The HGS rides again.

Main: Nuru and A Grineer Manic

Events: After killing (him/her2), (Player1) decides to violently gib (Player2)'s corpse with a crowbar. (Fatal to P2)

Before fighting (Player1), (Player2) says "Yes, that's enigmatic, are you he? You're a pimp!", confusing (him/her1).

Edited by Eredars on Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:25:20 AM

4fterthought Could you not from CANADA Relationship Status: I'd need a PowerPoint presentation
Could you not
Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:34:25 AM

Yayyy I can finally nominate toads again

here's Earth Star and Beauty Stem, the icons. also its kinda vague in the show since toad ages are a bit wonky and inconsistent but the way they're written seems to say they're both about in their mid teens.

Also, are the events being reset from the last version? Or are they still there? I don't think I ever caught the answer sorry lmao

Oy!
Zanreo Star Yoshi from Yoshi's Island Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Star Yoshi
Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:44:24 AM

The custom events are still there

Imagine if the actual in-game powerup looked more like this
InfinityRyujin Mysterious and Troubling Memory from Mugenri Relationship Status: The vvillage twwo-wwheeled devvice
Mysterious and Troubling Memory
Sep 2nd 2018 at 7:06:39 AM

Alright, let's do this!

Team Jockeys: Tsugumi Umatachi (Age unknown, but I'm pretty sure they're an adult, they're also a case of Ambiguous Gender but my headcanon is male) and Johnny Joestar (Wiki says he's 19)

"Holy am I alone, throughout Heaven and Earth! 'Tis I, the informant!" ...Or something.
Sep 2nd 2018 at 7:50:03 AM

It's time.

Nominating some reboot-themed tributes who never had the best of luck in OG HGS. It's also Ben 10, an HGS classic:

Xingo (male) and Queen Bee (female)

No flags apply! Let's hope that they or Hex will prove that the Curse has been exorcised!.. Hopefully.

Also, my first event submissions of the reboot:

(Player1) and (Player2) have to refund all the tickets to their fight because of it ending in a draw. (non-fatal)

After (Player1) catches (Player2) red-handed, (Player2) decides that (he/she2) needs a distraction. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Conway Twitty! (non-fatal)

(Player1) panics when (Player2) tells (him/her1) that (he/she2) doesn't feel so good, but it turns out that (Player2) just has a stomachache. (non-fatal)

(Player1) puts on a performance, to which (Player2) is (his/her1) only audience. (non-fatal)

(Player1) makes a fail compilation out of (Player2)'s misfortunes. (non-fatal)

When (Player1) shows up to the feast, (Player2) asks if (he/she1) would like the whoopee cushion or non-whoopee cushion section. (non-fatal, FEAST ONLY)

(Player1) picks up some salt, insisting to (Player2) that it's sodium chloride. (non-fatal, regular AND feast event)

(Player1) starts a pie fight with (Player2) and (Player3). (Player4) scolds them for the waste of pie. (non-fatal, regular AND feast event)

(Player1) puts a tack in (Player2)'s chair. (non-fatal, regular AND Feast event)

Edited by worldofdrakan on Sep 2nd 2018 at 3:42:33 PM

IchigoMontoya Relationship Status: Not caught up in your love affair
Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:32:55 AM

Assuming I'm not too late, let's start this new version of the HGS off with Team Cops: Kurtis Stryker and Rosa Diaz

Edited by IchigoMontoya on Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:32:47 AM

TacoBadger Well, itís a badger, thatís for sure from either behind you or Albuquerque Relationship Status: The Skitty to my Wailord
Well, itís a badger, thatís for sure
Sep 2nd 2018 at 10:10:34 AM

By my count, weíve got 4 spots left.

Huzzah
Alexius08 Relationship Status: Only knew I loved her when I let her go
Sep 2nd 2018 at 10:13:51 AM

Main: Canon Natives Primrose Everdeen (12 at the first book, 13 at sequels) and Gale Hawthorne (light green)

Reserves: Battle Royale Characters Shuya Nanahara and Noriko Nakagawa (yellow for both, middleschoolers)

TheSilverShroud Embarassed snek noises from Rorikstead Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu

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