Choice of quest objects

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If you had to choose a quest object to go for, which one would you choose?

he Shield
4
13%
he Sword
9
28%
he Crown
5
16%
he Cup
14
44%
 
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Choice of quest objects

Post by JoeGrocottJames » Wed Dec 10, 2003 4:10 pm

I wonder how the choice of quest object (when used) actually affects the quest? (besides finding the actual quest object/pieces of the quest object/a door with the quest object above it). I wonder if it would be exactly the same? Because in series 5 and 6, each team had the choice of all four quest objects. I think that there were about 20 teams shortlisted for appearing on the programme, and if there was a different quest for each team and each quest object, there would be a total of 80 possible quests! This does not seem likely. So, what do people think would have changed if a team had chosen a different quest object?

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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by Snowcat » Wed Dec 10, 2003 4:29 pm

My guess would be that they had maybe 20/25 different quests spread over the different choices and then queue them up like cans in a vending machine (if I remember the 'history' article right, the levels themselves were set up in a similair way)

Another way of doing it could be that there was only a couple of basic 'Chassis' quests and then quest specific rooms sprinkled evenly around (literally dilute to taste). For example, anyone watch the recent s4 repeats back-to-back and notice that the same basic path was used nearly every time ('specially level 1):- early quest rooms followed by dunkley wood and often followed by The Crazed Heifer often followed by Oakley and/or Ariadne often followed by emerging from the woods and entering 'The tower of time'/ Dungarth and the entrance to level 2?

Later on the quest object would become more and more prominent as the team got closer to it.......

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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by JamesA » Wed Dec 10, 2003 10:43 pm

What I've always wondered is what would have happened to Series 6 Team 6 if they had managed to reach the end of Level 3. They opted to quest for the crown, but of course, the team before them had also quested for the crown and actually won it! Hence possibly why they stopped the option of teams choosing their quest object in the following series (with the one exception of Series 7 Team 2).
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by Purgatory » Wed Dec 10, 2003 11:48 pm

i liked how the shiled dissaperd from the list after it had been won
What would happen if all objects where won.. and we still have a good number ot teams left?
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by Lord_Bob » Wed Dec 10, 2003 11:50 pm

They would spraypaint a bikeframe silver and make them retrieve it. Or send pickle in to hide everything again.  ;D

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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by King_Gazz » Fri Dec 12, 2003 6:02 pm

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What I've always wondered is what would have happened to Series 6 Team 6 if they had managed to reach the end of Level 3. They opted to quest for the crown, but of course, the team before them had also quested for the crown and actually won it! Hence possibly why they stopped the option of teams choosing their quest object in the following series (with the one exception of Series 7 Team 2).  

what they should have dun was make team 6 go for either the sword, the Shield or the Cup and frooze the crown quest as the previous team won
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by JamesA » Sun Dec 14, 2003 7:56 pm

I agree - or at least disintegrate the crown tile so that it was no longer visible to the dungeoneer in the Place of Choice
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by Elita » Mon Dec 15, 2003 4:58 am

Did anyone EVER win the Chalice/Cup? I always thought that quest was jinxed, because I don't remember anyone ever getting it.
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by HStorm » Mon Dec 15, 2003 5:02 am

Not one of 'em. Although one of the team's in Season three came within a gnat's wing of it.
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by Elita » Mon Dec 15, 2003 5:04 am

Well good! That verifies my "drinking vessel of DOOOOOOOM!!!" theory.
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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by JoeGrocottJames » Mon Dec 15, 2003 3:35 pm

Not one of 'em. Although one of the team's in Season three came within a gnat's wing of it.
Two of them, actually: Both Leo and Martin had the quest for the Chalice.

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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by FrightKnight » Mon Dec 15, 2003 4:24 pm

I wonder what would have hapened if they had completed the quest but didn't get all of the pieces of the chalice, as in forget the piece in level 2.

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Re: Choice of quest objects

Post by simiano » Sat Dec 20, 2003 1:48 am

id go for the cup it cant be that hard

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Which quest object would you choose?

Post by JoeGrocottJames » Sun May 16, 2004 1:14 pm

Just wondering about the above...

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Re:Which quest object would you choose?

Post by Malefact » Sun May 16, 2004 1:16 pm

I'd go for the Cup simply because it's never been won.
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