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Photos: Games in the graveyard

At Graveyard Games in Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever cemetery, a crowd searches for clues.
By Bill Detwiler, Contributor
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Graveyard Games crowd

At Graveyard Games in Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever cemetery, a crowd of around 60 people head off in search of clues.

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Hollywood Forever cemetery

On Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, around 60 people gathered in Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever cemetery for the final version of Graveyard Games, the real-world component of the "Last Call Poker" alternate-reality game.

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Gun with chips

At the behest of Lucky Brown, fictional spiritual guide of "Last Call Poker," players created an image similar to Activision's "Gun," the video game "Last Call Poker" was created to promote.

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Johnny Ramone clue

One clue in the Los Angeles finale of Graveyard Games involved the grave of rock 'n' roll star Johnny Ramone.

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Lucky Brown

At the very end of the finale of Graveyard Games, players listen to the game's fictional spiritual guide, Lucky Brown, giving instructions on the radio.

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Game's next step

With the famous Hollywood sign in the background, "Last Call Poker" lead designer Patricia Pizer, player Ron Meiners and another woman get ready for the game's next step.

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Players stretch

In order to complete a hand during the Graveyard Games finale in Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever cemetery Nov. 17, two players stretch as far as they can between two tombstones.

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