Game 68: September 25, 2015the Initials Game

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List of all the previous INITIALS winners, date of game played, winning point total of the game, initials used in the game, when the winner got their first point and number of players in the game. Among Us c is an online multiplayer social deduction game developed and published by American game studio Innersloth. It was released on iOS and Android devices in June 2018 and on Windows in November 2018, featuring cross-platform play between these platforms. The game was also released on the Nintendo Switch in December 2020, and has planned releases for the Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

Initials: M.H.
Host: Cory Cove
Players: Chris Hawkey, Paul Lambert, AJ Mansour, Jason Zucker

1Marvin HarrisonAJ Mansour3
2Melissa-Joan HeartPaul Lambert3
3Mike HolmgremPaul Lambert6
4Mia HammPaul Lambert4
5MC HammerPaul Lambert3
6Matt HasslebackAJ Mansour5Chris Hawkey
7Mike HarrisAJ Mansour6Paul Lambert
Chris Hawkey
8Mitch HedbergPaul Lambert4
9Mike HuckabeePaul Lambert4
10Mark HamillPaul Lambert3
11Miami HeatChris Hawkey5
12Mad HatterAJ Mansour3
1Paul Lambert713
2AJ Mansour42
3Chris Hawkey12
4Jason Zucker0
Notes & Quotes
Winger for the Minnesota Wild, Justin Zucker made his Initials Game debut. His fiancé, Carly Aplin, was in the audience and would have scored more points (2) than him (0) if she was allowed to ring in. Jason, on his performance: “Yeah, I was awesome. I listened really, really well.”
Meatsauce: “This is the only thing I’m good at, Jason. I’m the Zach Parise of this game.”
Cory: “Uhoh, he’s stretching it out.”
Meatsauce: “My pants are too tight. That’s the problem.”
Hawk: “Yeah, and they’re 42s.”
Meatsauce: “They’re 44s. Thank you. You bought them. We used to both fit in them.”
Cory: “If Sauce breaks the record and he does it because he knows a politician—even one—holy F… This is the worst.”
After Meatsauce scores his seventh point, tying Leber’s single-game record:
Cory and Hawk: “Oh, my god!”
Cory: [Sighs.] “Well, everybody’s weekend is ruined, and there’s two items left. This is the worst.”
Hawk: “Dude. I am impressed. I really am impressed.”
Cory: “Why are you death staring me?”
Meatsauce: “Because you’re mean.”
Cory: “How am I mean? It’s a rule!”
Meatauce: “…but you have a really cool game.”
Cory: “God, I hate you.”
Hawk: “I’m seriously impressed with you!”
Meatsauce: “No you’re not. No one is. My own friends are texting me, ‘Stop—'”
Cory: “Yeah, your friends are because you’re being a baby!”
Meatsauce: “Yeah, but I didn’t listen to the rule, but guess what? Even without your game I just broke, or tied your record!”
Cory: “Even without my game you tied the record?”

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From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Undertale title art

Undertale (also written as UNDERTALE) is a role-playing video game made by Toby Fox, an independent artist.


In the game, players control a human child who has fallen into the Underground, a large and out-of-the-way place under the top of the Earth, separated from the rest of the world by a magic wall. The player meets many kinds of monsters as they try to return to the surface, mainly through the fighting system; the player takes turns selecting actions and avoiding attacks made of many bullets, and can choose to befriend or subdue monsters so that they won't get killed. The player's choices change many things in the game, including how characters act, and what kind of story it is.

Fox developed almost the whole game by himself; he wrote the words and made the music by himself, and only used a few pieces of extra art given to him by other artists. The game was inspired by the Mother and Mario & Luigi role-playing series, the 'bullet hell' shooter series Touhou Project, and the British comedy show Mr. Bean. Undertale was originally meant to be two hours long and released in mid-2014, but creating the game took over three years, making the campaign longer and not making the game available until much later.

The game was released on Steam for Microsoft Windows and OS X on September 15, 2015. When it was released, the game was praised for its writing, themes, easy-to-learn fighting system, music, and original ideas; with praise directed towards its story, dialogue, and characters. The game sold over a million copies, and was nominated for many honors and awards, including Game of the Year from many gaming news sources, winning others from conventions including South by Southwest.

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Gameplay[changechange source]

Undertale is a role-playing game that shows everything from above.[1] In the game, players control a child and finish tasks in order to go forward in the story.[2] Players explore an underground world of towns and areas, and must solve many puzzles on the way.[2][3] The underground world is the home of monsters, many of whom fight the player;[3] players decide to fight, run away, act, or make friends with them.[2][4]

When players meet enemies in either scripted events or random encounters, they enter a battle mode. During battles, players control a small red heart which represents their soul, and must avoid attacks shot by the monster(s) in a way much like a bullet hell shooter.[2][3] Deeper into the game, new types of gameplay are shown; these include blue-colored bullets that only harm when the player is moving, or orange bullets when staying still. Boss battles often introduce these coloured bullet mechanics.[5] Players can use the ATTACK option to attack, which involves timed button presses. Players can also use the ACT option to do many different actions, which are different from enemy to enemy, usually for a peaceful resolution.[2] Players can also use the ITEM option to eat food to heal, or to put on weapons or armor. Players can also use the MERCY option to spare enemies or flee away; monsters can be spared only if they have been beaten up enough to make them weak and unable to fight, or if they have been pleased by the right actions.[6] In order for some boss battles to be completed without involving murder, the player must survive until the character they are facing has finished their dialogue. The game has many story branches and endings depending on whether players choose to murder or spare their enemies; and as such, it is possible to clear the game without murdering a single enemy.[7] Players earn EXP and gold for killing monsters.

Monsters will talk with players during the battles, and the game will often tell the players what the monster's feelings and actions are.[8] Enemy attacks can change based on how players interact with them: if the player chooses non-violent options, enemy attacks are easy, but they become harder if players choose violent options.[3][8] The game uses many metafictional elements in both its gameplay and story.[9] When players play in a boss battle more than once, the dialogue will change depending on actions from the times they played the battle before.[10]

Characters[changechange source]

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CharacterRole in gameRoute where fight occursDescription
FriskPlayer characterN/A
  • The protagonist / antagonist (depends on their actions) of the game
  • Human who fell into the underground
  • Has the power of DETERMINATION, which allows them to reset and stay alive again after dying
FloweyFinal BossNeutral (as Photoshop Flowey) / Pacifist (as Asriel)
  • Asriel unintentionally recreated as a flower after his death
  • Believes it's 'kill or be killed' due to his death previously when he was a pacifist
  • Has Determination (the substance, not the soul-associated power)
  • Has no soul so cannot feel positive emotion
SansFinal BossGenocide
  • Papyrus' brother
  • Short skeleton who enjoys telling puns
  • Wears blue jacket and and shorts
  • Has knowledge of the concept of timelines
  • Likes to drink ketchup
PapyrusArea BossAll routes
  • Sans' brother
  • Wants to be part of the Royal Guard
  • Friends with Undyne
  • Enjoys cooking spaghetti
AlphysBattle component only (during Asriel fight)Pacifist (as component)
  • Scientist
  • Tried to find a scientific way out of the Undergound
  • In love with Undyne
  • Built Metatton
  • Low confidence
  • Loves anime
MetattonArea BossGenocide (as Metatton NEO) / Neutral and Pacifist (as Metatton and Metatton EX)
  • Robot built by Alphys
  • Originally human-killing but turned to TV stardom
  • Previously a ghost
  • Tv star show in the underground as there is no other entertainment
UndyneArea BossGenocide (as Undyne the Undying) / Neutral and Pacifist (as Undyne)
  • Head of the Royal Guard
  • Determined to kill the player to get the last human soul.
  • Friends with Alphys and Papyrus
  • Shows ability to generate the substance Determination, which allows her to persevere after death before melting
NapstablookMini-bossNeutral and Pacifist
  • Metatton's cousin
  • Quiet and depressed
  • Informs the player that standard attacks cannot hurt ghosts
  • Loves making music
AsgoreArea BossNeutral and Pacifist
  • The King of Monsters and of the Underground
  • Toriel's ex-husband
  • Declared that all humans who fell into the Underground must be killed to obtain their souls (seven human souls will break the Barrier)
  • Doesn't actually want to kill the player, but is fated to fight them.
TorielArea BossAll routes
  • Historical Queen of Monsters and of the Underground and Asgore's ex-wife
  • Motherly figure
  • Abandoned Asgore and moved to the Ruins after he declared any humans must die
AsrielFinal BossPacifist
  • The son of Asgore and Toriel
  • Killed by humans on the surface after taking Chara's body up
  • Transforms from Flowey when he absorbs all human souls and monster souls
  • The very first fallen human, before Asgore's declaration
  • Made a plan to kill themselves so their soul could fuse with Asriel's, to kill 6 humans so they could free the monsters
  • Had gotten Asgore sick when her and Asriel were making a pie and mixed between cups of butter and buttercups (which is a bad flower).
  • Returns after the player has completed a Genocide run; they ask for the player's soul and takes it by force before deleting the world
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Deltarune[changechange source]

In late October 2018, Toby fox hinted at the release of a new game called Deltarune, which was released on 31 October, on his Twitter page. This new game is set in a similar world to Undertale and is familiar to previous players of the Undertale. It follows the story of a human, a monster and a 'darkner' to bring balance to the world.

Currently, only Chapter 1 has been released; Fox plans to create a development team and release the full game, with one ending only, when it is complete.

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References[changechange source]

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  2., Ben (September 24, 2015). 'Review: Undertale'. Destructoid. ModernMethod. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  3., Laura (September 24, 2015). 'In Undertale, you can choose to kill monsters — or understand them'. Boing Boing. Happy Mutants. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  4. Smith, Adam (October 15, 2015). 'Conversations With Myself: On Undertale's Universal Appeal'. Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Archived from the original on May 16, 2016. Retrieved May 16, 2016.
  5. Cobbett, Richard (September 21, 2015). 'The RPG Scrollbars: Undertale'. Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  6. Couture, Joel (September 22, 2015). 'Guilt, Friendship, and Carrot Monsters — Undertale and the Consequences of Easy Violence'. UBM TechWeb. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  7. Farokhmanesh, Megan (July 7, 2013). 'UnderTale combines classic RPG gameplay with a pacifist twist'. Polygon. Vox Media. Archived from the original on September 26, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  8. 8.08.1Welhouse, Zach (October 8, 2015). 'Undertale - Review'. RPGamer. Archived from the original on January 20, 2016. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  9. Muncy, Jack (January 18, 2016). 'The Best New Videogames Are All About … Videogames'. Wired. Condé Nast. Archived from the original on March 27, 2016. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  10. Grayson, Nathan (September 28, 2015). 'Players Still Haven't Figured Out All Of Undertale's Secrets'. Kotaku. Gawker Media. Archived from the original on February 17, 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2016.

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