New Lawn Games
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A family can only work on one new lawn game at a time. New Lawn Games currently being worked on by a family will be marked with an asterik ( * ). These games are not available to be selected to play in lieu of completing a location trial.

A - Iqueque

This is a new lawn game inspired by the tale of the ghost ship and also the swimming pool game Marco Polo. Through call-and-response, blindfolded players learn each other's general location. Callers try to tag and responders try to avoid being tagged.

Players: 3 - 10, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate SMARTS points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 50, 2nd place: 40, 3rd place: 25, 4th place: 10). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 65 LOYALTY points.

B - Kite Wars

This is a new lawn game inspired by the legend trial about Penelope Ravelo and also transformers toys and monster trucks. Players go head to head trying to destroy each other's kites. Last kite flying wins.

Players: 2-5, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate TOUGH points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 80, 2nd place: 60, 3rd place: 45, 4th place: 20). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 75 LOYALTY points.

C - Corralling Family

This is a new lawn game inspired by the legend trial about Oliver Souza and also croquet. Two teams of three take turns rolling human "balls" through human "wickets" to claim or prevent the opposing team from claiming family crests which are scattered around a field. The team with the most crests wins.

Players: 6, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate TOUGH points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 80, 2nd place: 60, 3rd place: 45, 4th place: 20). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 75 LOYALTY points.

D - Duel

This is a new lawn game inspired by the lore trial about the OK Corral. Players simultaneously fire silverware at cardboard boxes. The sharpest shooter wins.

Players: 2, ages 12+

To play this game, you must dedicate SMARTS points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 50, 2nd place: 40, 3rd place: 25, 4th place: 10). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 65 LOYALTY points.

E - Overland Route

This is a new lawn game inspired by the lore trial about the Butterfield Overland Route. Players race to transport goods across the finish line by rolling them along overland with a wooden spoon. The spooncoach driver who transports the most goods wins.

Players: 2 - 4, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate SMARTS points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 50, 2nd place: 40, 3rd place: 25, 4th place: 10). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 65 LOYALTY points.

F - My Dead Twin

This is a new lawn game inspired by the legend trials about Jorge Ravelo (which revealed the death of my mother's twin brother) and Doris Ravelo and also three-legged races. In teams of two, players race towards the finish line.

Players: 4-40, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate TOUGH points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 80, 2nd place: 60, 3rd place: 45, 4th place: 20). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 75 LOYALTY points.

I - You Once...

This is a new lawn game inspired by the lore trial about fancy cowgirls wanting to show off and also the drinking game "I never..." Players sit in a circle and take turns outting fabulously amazing things (or mundane things) that someone else in the circle has done. Anyone in the circle who has not also done that has to take a swig of their drink.

Players: 3 - 10, ages 21+

To play this game, you must dedicate SMARTS points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 50, 2nd place: 40, 3rd place: 25, 4th place: 10). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 65 LOYALTY points.

H - Hopfamily

This is a new lawn game inspired by the legend trial about Maurice Arroyo and also hopscotch. Players take turns tossing a marker onto one of the areas in a sectioned-off path, hopping down that path but OVER the marked section, and then turning and hopping back up that path and picking up the marker on the way back.

Players: 1-3, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate TOUGH points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 80, 2nd place: 60, 3rd place: 45, 4th place: 20). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 75 LOYALTY points.

I - Bast and Mouse

This is a new lawn game inspired by the lore trial about the Bast Curse. Through tag-like chasing, one bast converts mice into basts by snagging mousetails. New basts then help out the original bast in the pursuit of the mice. The bast with the most mousetails wins.

Players: 4 - 25, ages 6+

To play this game, you must dedicate SMARTS points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 50, 2nd place: 40, 3rd place: 25, 4th place: 10). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 65 LOYALTY points.

J - Pin the Family on the Cousin

This is a new lawn game inspired by the lore trial about Billy the Kid who was a sharp shooter but mighty far-sighted and also the classic children's party game Pin the Tail on the Donkey. Players take turns being blindfolded and then trying to tape a family crest to a cousin.

Players: 3 - 10, ages 5+

To play this game, you must dedicate SMARTS points, on a sliding scale based on your family's standing in the extended family (1st place: 50, 2nd place: 40, 3rd place: 25, 4th place: 10). When you complete playing, documenting, and evaluating the game, your family will earn 65 LOYALTY points.

 

 

New Lawn Games
B, C, F, H, and J
(inspired by legends)
New Lawn Games
A, I, E, D, and G
(inspired by lore)
Costs (in TOUGH points) Costs (in SMARTS points)

1st place family: 80

1st place family: 50

2nd place family: 60 2nd place family: 40
3rd place family: 45 3rd place family: 25
4th place family: 20 4th place family: 10
   
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