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Legends: Rebirth-The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
« on: November 10, 2009, 06:25:40 PM »
Episode 23: The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci

The camera winds and twists its way through a thick jungle of strange and exotic plants. After a few wrong turns, it finally stops in front of an ancient Mayan temple. At the base of the temple, a giant stone head sits. Suddenly, the head’s eyes light up and it begins to speak:

Legends of the Hidden Temple: Rebirth!” These words appear on the screen. “With your guide, Kirk Fogg! And here he is now!”

A middle-aged man wearing a denim shirt and blue jeans swings in on a rope. He drops down and runs up the Steps of Knowledge, microphone in hand.

“Thank you! Thank you, everybody! Nice to see everyone again! It’s good to see you again, Olmec! Welcome to Legends of the Hidden Temple: Rebirth. The rooms are filled with lost treasures protected by mysterious Mayan Temple Guards. Only Olmec knows the legends behind each of these newly discovered treasures in his temple…which one are we gonna hear about today, Olmec?”

“The legend of the Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci,” Olmec replies.

“All right, the Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci,” Kirk repeats. “Well, the legend is set, and one of these teams will have a chance to retrieve the letter—will it be:

“The Red Jaguars?” The camera zooms in on each team as they are introduced.
“The Blue Barracudas?
“The Green Monkeys?
“The Orange Iguanas?
“The Purple Parrots?
“Or the Silver Snakes?

“They’ll have to pass some of the toughest physical and mental tests they’ve ever been put through, but in the end, only one of these teams will get to enter the Temple. But first, they have to cross the Moat, and Olmec’s gonna tell us how they’ll have to do that today…”

Olmec begins to explain the Moat Crossing:
“Before you lies an ancient rod that has fallen across the Moat. When Kirk gives the signal, one player from each team will grab onto the rod by their hands and feet, and then shinny across to the other side. Once you’re safely across, your partner will do the same. If you fall, or if any part of your body touches the water, you must go back and start again. Once both players reach the other side, run over and hit the gong.” Kirk hits the Silver Snakes’ gong to demonstrate. “The first four teams to hit their gongs will go on to the next round!”

“All right, let’s go,” says Kirk. “Teams, are you ready?”
The six teams scream and cheer in response.
“Olmec, are you ready?” asks Kirk.
“Let’s get low, low, low…” Olmec replies.
“Okay,” says Kirk, chuckling heavily. “On your mark, get set, GO!”

The first players from each team grab onto the rod by their hands and feet (or hands and knees, whichever is more comfortable for them) and begin scooting across them to the other side. The Purple Parrots’ boy slips off and falls in the Moat, prompting the spotters to send him back. “It’s tough to keep your balance—oh, the Blue Barracudas just slipped off!” Kirk exclaims as the Blue Barracudas’ girl slips off and begins to return to where she started. The Silver Snakes’ girl slowly shinnies along the rod at a snail’s pace. By the time she’s only halfway across, the Green Monkeys’ boy, Orange Iguanas’ boy and Red Jaguars’ girl have crossed, and their partners have begun to cross as well. The Purple Parrots’ boy makes it across on his second try, but the Blue Barracudas’ girl falls off again and returns for her third try at crossing the rod. “Nobody’s across yet, we still need the partners across!” Kirk explains. “They can only hit the gongs if they get both players across!” The Red Jaguars’ boy almost slips off the rod, but regains his balance and continues across. The Green Monkeys’ girl steps onto the dock and rushes over to hit her team’s gong. “All right, we’ve got one team—two teams!” Kirk narrates as the Orange Iguanas ring in as well. By this time, the fog that usually blankets the Moat is gone. The Purple Parrots’ girl is shown stepping onto the dock, and she rushes over to hit her gong. “Three teams now—there’s only room for one more!” Kirk exclaims. The Blue Barracudas’ girl makes it across, but by this time, the Red Jaguars’ boy has successfully stepped onto the dock, and he hits his team’s gong to end the lengthy Moat Crossing.

“That’s it! We’ve got four teams!” Kirk shouts as he rushes over to stand beside the Purple Parrots. “Purple Parrots had a little trouble there at first, but they made it across, and goin’ on to the Steps of Knowledge are the Purple Parrots…and the Orange Iguanas!” Kirk briefly pauses between each team’s name to allow applause. “And the Green Monkeys, and the Red Jaguars! The Blue Barracudas and the Silver Snakes did great, too. We’ve got a great gift for them, and here’s what it is!” They receive a $50 gift certificate from Claire’s.
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Legends: Rebirth-The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2009, 06:28:58 PM »
Kirk and the remaining four teams are now standing atop the Steps of Knowledge. “As the quest continues, it’s now time for Olmec to tell us about the Missing Letter of Americo Ves-coochy. But teams, pay attention, because your knowledge of the legend could bring you a step closer to Olmec’s Temple…”

Olmec begins to tell the story:
“One of the greatest explorers of all time was an Italian man named Amerigo Vespucci. He was born and raised by his uncle in the Republic of Florence, in what is now Italy. In 1499, he signed on as a ship captain for Spain and Portugal, and explored the northern part of what we now know as South America. On another voyage, he sailed further south, discovering that the New World extended much farther south than people had thought, and when he returned to Europe, published letters telling of his adventures. In these letters, the public learned about the mysterious New World, and its various wonders.
“‘That New World is really interesting,’ said one man.
“‘I know,’ said another. ‘Can you believe some places actually have warm weather year-round?’
“In all, Amerigo wrote three letters, but there may be a fourth. In 1501, legend has it that Amerigo’s ship sailed the wrong way, and ended up in Africa. He stormed into the navigators’ quarters to see what the problem was.
“‘This isn’t the New World, you idiots!’ he yelled to his navigation crew.
“‘Uh…how can you tell, boss?’
“Amerigo pointed out the window at a herd of large, familiar-looking animals. ‘Did you ever know the New World had giraffes in it?’
“‘…Oops…’ his head navigator said.
“The crew turned the ship west, and eventually reached South America. In defense of himself, Amerigo wrote a long letter to the king of Spain, explaining his crew’s…incompetence. When Amerigo returned to Spain, the king pardoned him, and made him the chief navigator for the nation of Spain. Amerigo later set up numerous schools for young navigators. Today, the New World is called ‘America’—after Amerigo. His Missing Letter, on the other hand, found its way to the Temple. Your quest is to find the Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci and bring it back here.”

“That—thanks, Olmec,” replies Kirk. “But tell us, please, where is the Letter?”

“The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci can be found in the Room of the Secret Password,” Olmec responds. The camera zooms in on the letter, tacked to the cabinet in the back of the room, before fading back to Kirk.

“Ooh,” Kirk responds. “All right, teams, you’re now standing on the Steps of Knowledge. In a moment, Olmec’s gonna ask you a question. If you think you know the answer, I want you to stomp down on that ancient marking in front of you. If you’re right, you’ll be able to move down to the next level, but if you’re wrong or you run out of time, I’ll give the other teams a chance to answer.” Kirk begins descending the Steps. “The first two teams to make it to the bottom level will be one step closer to Olmec’s Temple. Olmec…let’s get low, low, low…”

The audience laughs as Olmec begins:
“Was Amerigo Vespucci: Spanish, French, or Italian?”
The Green Monkeys ring in. “Italian?”
“That is correct,” Olmec replies. The Green Monkeys step down to the second level.
“Green Monkeys, step down,” Kirk tells them. “Next question, Olmec.”

“Did Amerigo Vespucci explore what is now: North America, South America, or—”
The Purple Parrots ring in. “South America.”
“That is correct,” Olmec replies. The Purple Parrots join the Green Monkeys on the second step.
“Purple Parrots are right behind ‘em,” Kirk narrates. “Next question, please.”

“When he returned to Europe, did Amerigo publish: letters, books—”
The Red Jaguars ring in. “Uh…letters.”
“That…is correct,” Olmec replies. The Red Jaguars become the third team to advance to the second level.
“And the Red Jaguars step down now,” Kirk narrates. “Next question.”

“According to our legend, how many letters did Amerigo write: four, five, or six?”
The Purple Parrots ring in. “Four!”
“That is correct,” Olmec responds. The Purple Parrots step down to the penultimate level.
“Nice job; now the Purple Parrots are just one step away from the Temple Games!” Kirk exclaims. “Still plenty of time for the other teams, though. Next question.”

“On his fourth voyage, did Amerigo accidentally: sink his ship, sail the wrong way, or forget to turn the oven off?”
The Red Jaguars ring in. “He, uh…sailed the wrong way.”
“That is correct,” Olmec replies. The Red Jaguars advance to the next-to-last step.
“Now the Red Jaguars are just one step away,” Kirk narrates. “Olmec, continue, please.”

“According to our legend, where did the crew end up on the fourth voyage—”
The Green Monkeys ring in. “Africa?”
“That…is correct,” Olmec replies after a second or so of silence. The Green Monkeys join the Red Jaguars and the Purple Parrots on the penultimate step.
“Nice job—we’ve got a three-way tie on the bottom step!” Kirk exclaims. “Orange Iguanas, you guys can still get in this, though. Next question.”

“What animals did Amerigo see in Africa—”
The Purple Parrots cut Olmec off. “Giraffes?”
“That is correct!” Olmec booms. The Purple Parrots jump to the bottom step and high-ten one another.
“And the Purple Parrots are goin’ to the Temple Games!” Kirk narrates. “We still need one more team. Who’s it gonna be: the Orange Iguanas, the Green Monkeys, or the Red Jaguars? Olmec, next question, please.”

“Which of these places is named after Amerigo Vespucci: Australia—”
The Green Monkeys cut Olmec off this time. “America!”
That is correct!” Olmec booms. The Green Monkeys advance to the bottom step and high-five one another.

“We’ve got our two teams!” Kirk shouts as he runs onscreen and stands between them. “It’s the Green Monkeys, and the Purple Parrots! Red Jaguars, Orange Iguanas, you guys were great, too; come on down here. We’ve got a great gift for you guys, and here’s what it is!” They receive Up on DVD.

Kirk is now seen standing between the Green Monkeys and the Purple Parrots. “These two teams will be going head-to-head playing for the rights to enter the Temple, and they’ll do it right after this!” The camera pans in on the rods used to cross the Moat, then pans down to look at a group of plastic plants floating in the Moat before the title appears onscreen, and we fade to a commercial.
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Legends: Rebirth-The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009, 06:32:50 PM »
We return from the commercial break to find Kirk standing in front of the Temple with the two remaining teams.

“Welcome back to Legends: Rebirth,” he says. “Now, of course, the glory goes to the fastest and the strongest. But first, let’s meet our teams.

“On the Green Monkeys, we have Cassie; she plays basketball and she wants to be a veterinarian, and her partner is Ethan; he plays baseball and he also plays the guitar—let’s hear it for the Green Monkeys!” The audience applauds for the tall hazel-eyed girl with shoulder-length black hair and the equally tall brown-eyed boy with disheveled brown hair.

“And on the Purple Parrots, we have Summer; she’s into cheerleading and she also collects teddy bears, and her partner’s name is Tyson; he plays football and soccer and he wants to be a scientist—let’s hear it for the Purple Parrots!” The audience claps for the pretty blonde-haired girl with brown eyes and the tall, black-haired, green-eyed boy.

“All right, are you guys ready?” Kirk asks the teams.

“Yeah!” they reply.

“Go get ready for the Temple Games,” Kirk instructs. “Now, in the Temple Games, we’re competing—or the teams are, at least, for…” Kirk retrieves a Pendant of Life from his pouch and holds it up to the camera. “…these Pendants of Life. They’re gonna need these Pendants to protect them from the dreaded Temple Guards as they make their way through Olmec’s Temple. There are three Temple Games…”

“And I’ll explain the first one,” Olmec finishes. The black lights under Olmec come on and he begins to explain the first game:

“Amerigo Vespucci made four voyages to the New World, but in this game, you will only need to make one. When Kirk gives the signal, propel your boat off the dock and sail toward your destination. Once you reach it, turn your boat around and sail back to the dock. If you touch the water, you must go back and start again. The first player to step onto the dock, or…the player that’s further along at the end of thirty seconds…wins.”

“It’s a journey to the New World,” says Kirk. “Let’s set the clock for thirty seconds, please!” The clock slams down in the corner, ready to go. “On your mark, get set, GO! Bon voyage, everybody!”

Cassie and Summer each launch their boat off the dock, running into one another in the process, and they both make it to the predetermined destination with approximately 21 seconds to go. Summer has a little trouble turning her boat back around, though, giving Cassie enough time to pull ahead. Cassie manages to make it back to the dock with six seconds left on the clock.

“All right!” Kirk says as Cassie climbs up the dock. Summer appears on the opposite side a few seconds later. “The Green Monkeys made it back to the dock first, so that means they get the half Pendant of Life!” The audience applauds for a second or two. “But the Purple Parrots can catch up, though, in this next Temple Game. It’s also worth a half Pendant—Olmec, tell us about Temple Game #2…”

Olmec begins:
“When his navigators accidentally sailed his ship the wrong way, Amerigo wrote a long letter of apology, which was then delivered to the king of Spain by a fast horseman. In this game, you will see what that wild ride may have been like. When Kirk gives the signal, the horse will begin to gallop. Hold on tight, because if you fall off, your partner will receive a point. The player with the most points at the end of sixty seconds…wins.”

“Ooh, a wild horse ride through the wilderness—can they hang on?” asks Kirk. “Set the clock for sixty seconds!” The clock appears in the bottom right corner. “On your mark, get set, GO!”

Neither player falls off the agitating sandbags until about halfway into the game, when Ethan falls off, scoring the Purple Parrots one point. With about 21 seconds to go, both Ethan and Tyson fall off, giving both teams a point. Tyson falls off his sandbag with about 10 seconds left to tie the game up. With only four seconds left on the clock, Ethan falls off, giving the Purple Parrots a third point. Time expires soon afterwards.

“Okay, stop the horses!” Kirk says as he runs back onscreen. “I know, it’s not easy, is it? Let’s count it up and see how we did here.” He glances back at the scorecards. “The Purple Parrots got three points, and…the Green Monkeys got two points! So the Purple Parrots get the half Pendant of Life!” The audience claps for a few seconds. “So now, it’s tied up, a half Pendant apiece. Now, we go to the third and final Temple Game. It’s worth a full Pendant of Life—Olmec, tell us about Temple Game #3…”

Olmec begins to explain the final Game:
“In each voyage he made, Amerigo Vespucci landed in a different place, and explored a new part of the New World. Before you stands a wall with the names of four places Amerigo explored on his voyages—Guiana, Uruguay, Brazil, and Argentina. When Kirk gives the signal, one player will shoot a ball up to their partner on the wall. Their partner will then catch the ball and stick it on the place’s name. Once a place is covered, climb up to the next one. The first team to cover all four places or…the team that covers the most places at the end of sixty seconds wins!”

“Exploring new lands…this is for the Temple,” Kirk says. “Put sixty seconds on the clock!” The clock slams down in the corner. “All right…on your mark, get set, SHOOT!”

The Purple Parrots and the Green Monkeys each cover up “Guiana” in the first seven seconds of the game, even though it takes the Green Monkeys two tries to do it. The Purple Parrots cover up “Uruguay” with 42 seconds to go, and the Green Monkeys follow suit about six seconds later. For the next twenty seconds or so, no one advances any further, and the cannonballs go flying everywhere—one even hits Tyson in the head! Tyson manages to cover up “Brazil” with 14 seconds left, and Ethan also covers “Brazil” with three seconds to go. Time expires soon afterwards.

“All right, that’s it!” Kirk shouts as he rushes back onscreen. “Come on over here, girls; let’s see how we did. It looks like the Green Monkeys made it up to Brazil, and the Purple Parrots…well, they also made it to Brazil! That means both teams win the half Pendant—that gives the Green Monkeys a Pendant and a half; the Purple Parrots also have a Pendant and a half—we’ve got a tie! Let’s bring in the tiebreaker pedestal!”

A spotter wheels in the tiebreaker pedestal, and both teams position themselves behind it. Kirk stands beside the pedestal and explains the rules.

“Okay, here’s what’s gonna happen. In a few minutes, Olmec’s gonna ask you one final question. If you think you know the answer, hit the gong in front of you. You’ll have three seconds to answer, and we must accept your first response. The first team to buzz in and answer the question correctly is going inside the Temple in search of the Missing Letter of Amerigo Ves-Gucci. All clear?” Both teams nod in response. “Okay,” Kirk says. “Olmec…what is your final question?”

Olmec begins to ask the final question of the day:
“Which of these men is credited with discovering the New World: Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, or Hernando De Soto?”

The Purple Parrots hit their gong as the third choice is given. “Christopher Columbus…?” Summer replies.

“That…is correct,” Olmec assures.

“The Purple Parrots are goin’ to the Temple!” Kirk exclaims as Summer and Tyson jump up and down and high-ten one another. “Nice job! Green Monkeys, come on over here, you guys. You did great, too, and you’re not goin’ home empty-handed. Here’s what we’ve got for you!” They receive a backpack from Outdoor Products.

As the prize disappears off-screen, Kirk is seen standing beside the Purple Parrots. “Now it’s time to see if the Purple Parrots can make it through Olmec’s Temple and retrieve the Missing Letter of Amerigo Vestoochy, right after this!”

The camera pans in on the Temple and zooms in on the Missing Letter as the title appears onscreen, and we go to a commercial.
« Last Edit: January 24, 2011, 11:53:43 PM by The Bandit King »
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Legends: Rebirth-The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2009, 06:36:31 PM »
We return from the break to find Kirk standing in front of the Temple with the winning team.

“Welcome back to Legends: Rebirth,” he says. “The Purple Parrots have proven themselves worthy enough to enter Olmec’s Temple, and now they’ve got a chance to do that. But first, Olmec’s gonna give them some information that could help them retrieve the Missing Letter of Amerigo Ves-cootchy…”

Olmec begins to explain the Temple layout as the camera gives us a first-person walkthrough of the Temple:
“You could start…by running up the stairs to the Crypt! Grab the book from the skeletons, and pass into the Bottomless Pit! Swing across the gap, and climb into the Lunar Landing. Align the puzzle on the satellite, and a door may open into the Clockwork Room. Set the clock for the correct time, and pass into the Room…of the Mystical Keys! Reach into the compartments to find the two correct keys, and open the door to the SHRIIIIINE of the Silver Monkey! Assemble the statue and you may be headed toward the Room…of the Secret Password. Find the tablet with the correct inscription and shout it out to open the door to the Pharaoh’s Secret Passage. Slide down the tunnel to the Dungeon, where you could smash through the wall into the Dark Forest—but beware of the Temple Guards that may inhabit the trees! Find the key in the tree, and you’ll enter…the Jungle Ruins! Climb over the ruins, and you’ll gain entry to the Atlantean Altar. Uncover the tile that lets in the waters of Atlantis, then…race through the Pit, climb through the Ledges, race down the stairs and back through the Temple Gate. The choices are yours and yours alone!” Olmec pauses. “You won 1½ Pendants in the Temple Games. Who’s going first?”

“I am,” says Summer, raising her hand.

“Very well, Summer,” Olmec replies. “When Kirk gives the signal, you’ll race through the Gate into the Temple and make your way toward the Missing Letter. Hidden inside the Temple are Temple Guards assigned to protect three specific rooms. You can trade your Pendant for an extra life and go on, but…if you’re caught without a Pendant, you’ll be taken out of the Temple, and it’ll be Tyson’s turn to enter and try his luck. Hidden somewhere in the Temple is the other half of your Pendant. If you can find it and you’re carrying the other half, you’ll receive an extra life. If you can reach the Missing Letter, all the doors of the Temple will instantly unlock, and the Temple Guards will vanish. Return through the Gates with the Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci in three minutes, and you’ll both be handsomely rewarded…and here’s how!”

• Just for making it this far, they’ll get a bike from Mongoose.
• If they can grab the Missing Letter within three minutes, they’ll also receive a game table.
• And if they can bring the Missing Letter out of the Temple before three minutes expires, they’ll win a trip to Santa Barbara, California.

“All right, let’s see if we can get ‘em to Santa Barbara,” says Kirk. “Both of you guys get ready here. Let’s set the clock for three minutes!” The clock slams down in the bottom right-hand corner, ready to go.

“Olmec, lower your gate, if you please.” Olmec moans gutturally as the gate is lowered, and the black lights under him go out.

“Okay—Summer, all ready?” Kirk asks the frontrunner.

Summer nods in response.

“On your mark,” Kirk begins, “get set, GO!”

Summer darts up the stairs, clutching her team’s only full Pendant of Life. She enters the Crypt and pulls all three books before the door to the Bottomless Pit opens (2:52). “She opened the Bottomless Pit!” Kirk shouts. “Now she’ll have to swing across!” Summer grabs the rope in the room and swings across without a hitch. She hits the actuators for the doors that lead to the Lunar Landing and the Clockwork Room, only the latter of which opens (2:40). “All right—that leads into the Clockwork Room!” narrates Kirk. “She’s gonna have to take—take the clock hands on the clock and set the clocks in the room!” Summer enters the Clockwork Room and glances at the clock on the Temple Guard door, which is set for six o’clock. She goes to the stage-right clocks, pointing out the half Pendant located below the lower left clock, and sets them all for six o’clock. Summer goes to the stage-left side of the back wall and also sets these three clocks for the same time. The door upward to the Lunar Landing is all that opens, but it also reveals the first TEMPLE GUARD (2:24). “Oh, Temple Guard!” Kirk shouts as Summer screams loudly. “He was waiting for her behind the door!” Summer fumbles with her Pendant for a second or two before handing it over, and the Temple Guard steps aside to allow her to climb the ladder to the Lunar Landing. The camera cuts to Tyson, clapping and cheering his partner on.

Summer emerges in the Lunar Landing (2:12) and immediately sets to work aligning the puzzle on the satellite. Space-age beeping echoes around the room as she tries to get the pattern just right. A few seconds later, she apparently has it aligned correctly, but nothing happens—until she jiggles the top section of the satellite, at which point a male voice on a radio proclaims “Liftoff! We have a liftoff!”, and the door to the Room of the Mystical Keys opens (1:52). “All right, liftoff—into the Mystical Key Room!” Kirk narrates. Summer enters the room via the open door, and looks around for a second before sticking both her hands in two of the compartments, finding one key in the process (1:42). She sticks both hands into two more compartments, finds the last key, and brings both keys to the front of the room. Summer inserts the two keys into the first and middle pedestals, but nothing happens. She inserts the other key into the same two pedestals at the same time, and they both light up red, opening the door to the Shrine of the Silver Monkey in the process (1:27). “Those are the right keys!” Kirk narrates. “Now she’s in the Shriiiine of the Siiiiilver Monkey!” Summer enters the Shrine, but she only has time to look around before the second TEMPLE GUARD enters the room and grabs her (1:23).

“Oh, second Temple Guard! Go, Tyson!” Kirk shouts, and Tyson takes off. He jogs up the steps, following Summer’s path. He finds and picks up the hidden half Pendant in the Clockwork Room and continues on, climbing unnecessarily up into the Lunar Landing before venturing into the Room of the Mystical Keys (0:57). “Summer cleared out a path; all he has to do is follow it ‘til he gets to the Shrine!” Kirk explains. Tyson enters the Shrine (0:52). He grabs the base of the statue, brings it to the front, and places it on the pedestal (0:45). He does the same for the middle (0:30) and the head (0:20), opening the door down to the Dungeon. Tyson looks around for a few seconds in search of an open door until he finally sees that the door to the Dungeon is open. He climbs down into the Dungeon, but as soon as he steps off the ladder, the third TEMPLE GUARD jumps out from hiding (0:11). “Oh, there’s that third Temple Guard!” Kirk shouts. “Give him the Pendant—hurry!” Tyson hands over the two Pendant halves and begins climbing up the Pharaoh’s Secret Passage (0:03). Just as time expires, he enters the Room of the Secret Password. After time is called, he runs to the back of the room and grabs the Missing Letter.

“Oh…” Kirk moans. “He was so close! If he only had a few more seconds…just a couple more seconds, he could’ve grabbed the Letter! That’s okay, though—they still get the bikes, and they still leave with their dignity. This was a great—great Purple Parrots team, I’m glad we met ‘em. But we’ve gotta get outta here. We’ll see ya next time, but until then, remember: it’s not just Legends, it’s Legends: Rebirth!”

Kirk and Summer chat until Tyson emerges from the Temple (without the Letter), and they all wave to the crowd as the credits roll. The camera shows numerous parts of the set, including a group of plastic plants beside the Moat, and several rooms in the Temple, including the Clockwork Room, the Room of the Mystical Keys, and the Shrine of the Silver Monkey. We see Kirk, Summer and Tyson one final time, waving, as the Stone Stanley logo appears onscreen.
« Last Edit: January 24, 2011, 11:54:32 PM by The Bandit King »
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Legends: Rebirth-The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2009, 06:41:41 PM »



The Missing Letter of Amerigo Vespucci
Season 1, Layout 3
Artifact Location
: The Room of the Secret Password
Team: Purple Parrots (Summer Delgado & Tyson Schultz)
Pendants: 1½
Result: Ran out of time

This Temple Run is very similar to the Temple Run from “The Lost Taj Mahal Turban of Aurangzeb”—the path to the artifact is identical, the Temple Guards are in the exact same room spaces, and, like “Aurangzeb”, this episode is also a close loss (the only difference is that the team found the hidden half Pendant).

Summer was one of the faster female contestants of the first season. She blazed through the rooms she progressed through, pointed out the hidden half Pendant in the Clockwork Room, and completed the Room of the Mystical Keys’ objective in a very impressive nineteen seconds. She was captured in the Shrine of the Silver Monkey with just under a minute and a half to go.

Tyson didn’t do anything wrong, per se, even though he was a tad on the slow side. He took a full twenty-five seconds to put the silver monkey together, and he took a few seconds to notice the door to the Dungeon had opened from that room. In his defense, he did find the hidden half Pendant in the Clockwork Room, which he would need in the Dungeon after meeting the third Temple Guard. Time expired as he was climbing up the Pharaoh’s Secret Passage. This layout was difficult, and it would’ve taken two very fast players to decipher it. Sadly, this team didn’t have what it took.

Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Notes and Trivia: This is one of only two times on Rebirth that a player is in the Pharaoh’s Secret Passage when time expires.

Unlike most Runs that feature the Clockwork Room, this Temple Run required the players to set the clocks for 6:00 instead of 12:00.

This run probably ranks up there with “The Ivory Hunting Horn of Roland” for having the funniest Olmec quotes of all time. Not only did Olmec voice Amerigo Vespucci with a Godfather-style Italian accent in the legend, but when Kirk asked Olmec if he was ready during the Moat crossing, our stone-faced co-host replied with “Let’s get low, low, low…” (a reference to the song “Low” by Flo-Rida). Freaking hilarious…

Thank you for this extremely enlightening description of the Clockwork Room’s objective, Kirk: “She’s gonna have to take—take the clock hands on the clock and set the clocks in the room!”

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« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2009, 11:27:20 PM »
I'm assuming Summer is very thin...? Never heard Delgado as a last name before. No, really. :lol:



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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2009, 05:30:24 PM »
Thanks for the positive feedback.

Yeah, this episode was made in a short period of time as opposed to my other ones; that's why I thought it looked choppy - ah, well, water under the bridge.

And yes - "Delgado" does mean "thin" in Spanish. I just use a random name generator for most of my player's names, and "Summer Delgado" popped up. :P
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« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2009, 06:06:32 PM »
A random name generator? :o I could probably use the link to said generator.

I don't really think this ep was a rush job, to be honest.  Seemed like a fair job overall.  Not my fave ep, mind, but it was still pretty well done (and that must be some rushing if you took the time to make a long Moat and a tiebreaker :wink: ).
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« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2009, 06:15:41 PM »
Quote from: ""The Ancient Warrior""
A random name generator? :o I could probably use the link to said generator.

I don't really think this ep was a rush job, to be honest.  Seemed like a fair job overall.  Not my fave ep, mind, but it was still pretty well done (and that must be some rushing if you took the time to make a long Moat and a tiebreaker :wink: ).


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« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2009, 06:18:44 PM »
PM me too? :D



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« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2009, 06:19:11 PM »
Yes plz. :)
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