The courtly game of «Charade» - An instructions manual to its performance:
-1- At first you should make sure, that you have one person among your servants who has mastered the art of pantomime.
-2- Your party is split in two groups. Both groups think of words, occupations, objects or other things that can be presented pantomimically.
-3- Now, the servant presents the embodiments previously thought of by the other group. An hourglass is used to measure the time a group needs to find out the correct items.
-4- The group that guesses right more items than the other is the winner of the game. In case of a tie, the group that needs less time to find out the correct items wins.
-5- Any discrepancies should not be resolved by using arms. After all, this is just a game!
The game can also be played by one servant only to entertain a single person or a group of persons. In general, if you guess all the items correctly, you can get a reward in the form of some kind of sweets or other small gifts.
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«Just so that you know the rules of the game, your Silent Alrik»