Finger a scapegoat

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From: They all look the same to me

It's hard to be certain with Rubbery Men, but you suspect they're colluding to confuse. They'd probably prefer you to pick an innocent.

Game Instructions: You will lose some of your Favours: Constables, but gain a reward from the Rubbery Men.

Challenge information

Broad, Persuasive 35

  • 24 - very chancy (41%)
  • 30 - chancy (51%)
  • 36 - modest (61%)
  • 42 - very modest (72%)
  • 48 - low-risk (82%)
  • 54 - straightforward (92%)
  • 59 - straightforward (100%)


"You see, Constable? It is irrefutable! The culprit can only be..."

You make a fine show of the investigation, […] composing an elaborate lie that ties it all together. When you lay your deception before the Constables, you reasoning is so precise, so convoluted, that no-one dares to pick it apart. […]

Description summary:
After an extremely thorough 'investigation', you put together a complicated but convincing case against an innocent Rubbery Man, who readily accepts the blame. The actual thief gets away with it, but the Well-Intentioned Constable's misgivings are not shared by his colleagues.

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You are surrounded by idiots!

[…] you have constructed a magnificent […] case to frame the wrong Rubbery Man. Unfortunately, it's too elaborate […] The Constables […] decide to arrest the 'most dodgy-looking one' instead, and as luck would have it, incarcerate the very culprit.

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