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a 2018 space-themed multiplayer social deduction game by InnerSloth. Most players are crewmates tasked with various jobs to complete, however some players are Impostors, who want to kill the other players.

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Among Us runs without any GUI and only has audio, how to fix?

Somehow my Among Us got broken. When I open the video game Among Us it runs without any GUI window and only has audio, how do I fix the video game? The only thing I see when it opens is: a new item ...
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Do long tasks decrease the timer more than short tasks during Hide and Seek?

When configuring a lobby you can set the number of long tasks and short tasks separately. Completing tasks in the Hide and Seek mode decreases a timer. Does completing a long task decrease the timer ...
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Will dead players block others from using medbay scan?

Normally if you try to medbay scan while another player is already scanning you will have to wait for the other player to finish. What happens if you try to scan while a dead player is already ...
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Unable to join online games of Among Us due to Parental Controls that were never set up?

I want to join online games of Among Us on my Xbox. When I try to join, I get a message saying that I cannot do this owing to Parental Controls. I have never set up Parental Controls on my Xbox, and ...
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How to call emergency meeting on the Submerged map?

Unlike on other maps, pressing the Emergency Meeting button in the meeting room on the Submerged map shows a message "Waiting for host" in the box below the button, and no meeting is called. ...
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If a ghost cleans a vent with an impostor in it, does the impostor get kicked out of the vent?

If a ghost performs their clean vent task on a vent that an impostor is sitting in, does the impostor get kicked out of the vent for a passer-by or a camera to see?
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What are the actual names associated with each of the colours in "Among Us"?

When I first started playing "Among Us", the colours were pretty generic. It was pretty easy to tell players apart, because they would be completely different colours like green or yellow. ...
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Why do the doors in the Electrical Room change?

On the Airship, why do the doors in the Electrical Room change their order? It is annoying to navigate through it especially if you are an imposter and you are running away from the body. It's also a ...
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Can't copy unicode for a blank name in among us

I have a really old tablet, so that could be a reason, but I just can't seem to be able to copy and paste the U+3164 Unicode to have a blank name in among us, and I don't know why I can't use it, ...
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Does setting your name to 00000 make you gray?

If your username is 00000, the secret gray crewmate's name, will your color become gray, or will nothing happen at all?
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Why can't my friend access the new Airship map in Among Us?

My friend is having trouble finding the new “Airship” map in Among Us. They went to the menu where the maps are at the top, but still cannot find the map. The message announcing the map popped up, but ...
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How to fix Among Us authentication issues on Switch?

When I try to join a private room in Among Us on Switch, I get this error: I opened the profile section in the menue, and clicked "sign in", yet the error persists. Any way to fix this? I'...
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How can I play effectively as a single Imposter vs 9 crewmates? [duplicate]

When I play as a single Imposter, alone against 9 crewmates - I rarely win games. I kill one crewmate at a time, adding time to the game, but usually the dead body is reported before my kill cooldown ...
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How can I disable Quick Chat in Among Us on the Nintendo Switch?

It looks like the Switch version of Among Us had a update called Quick Chat; a mode that lets you select preset phrases to chat. However, I've attached a USB keyboard to my Switch, so I can chat ...
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How can I play multiplayer Among Us over LAN?

I want to do LAN play with my family. How many people need to own the game to be able to play? Do Android users not need to pay?
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Can't install the sherrif mod for Among us

I have Among us v2020.12.5 under windows 10. I want to install the Sherriff mod, but I have no steam/steamapps folder anywhere on the machine. The docs and screenshots say it should be in my programs (...
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What are all the multi-step tasks in The Skeld, Polus and MIRA HQ?

I would just like to ask a simple question: what are all the tasks in Among Us that has more than one step? (e.g. Empty Garbage (Cafeteria, Storage))
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Where do players inside vents appear on the admin table?

When a player uses a vent, it's often easy to tell on the admin table. For example, if you have 2 in electrical then suddenly 1 in electrical and 1 in med bay at the exact same time, that indicates ...
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When is it safe to shoot on 7 with 2 imposters?

In what circumstances is it safe to shoot on 7 with 2 imposters? If you get it wrong on 7 and shoot, you normally lose the game (assuming the people playing with you know how to play). Are there ...
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Are certain tasks given to only one crewmate maximum?

Some people in my community believe that some tasks can't be given to two crewmates in the same game, f.e. "Fuel Engines" on Polus and The Skeld. I haven't found anything related on Internet,...
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What are some ideal conditions for 50% win rates in Among Us?

Of course there are times when the imposter(s) or crewmates have an unfair advantage, such as little to no kill cooldown for imposters or very few tasks for crewmates. My question is, what are some ...
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Which tasks are common tasks?

One of the categories of task is "common task", which will be the same for crewmates and will also show up on the list of fake tasks for imposters. This is an easy way to tell if someone is ...
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Which tasks can be visually confirmed by other crew members?

Some tasks, such as 'Submit Scan' in the Medbay, have a visual animation/indicator that other players can see, thereby allowing them to 'vouch' for whoever did the scan. Other tasks don't have any ...
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If a crewmate disconnects/quits, are you then automatically screwed on tasks?

If a crewmate leaves the server before ending his tasks, are you then completely screwed and can't win via tasks? Or is there a system in place that would make that if a crewmate leaves, his tasks are ...
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Can you kill all the dummies in freeplay mode and be the only crewmate left standing?

I don't know if this is possible but i figured out a way to do this. Become imposter and kill every dummy but the last two Change to Crewmate, and report a body. Hopefully a dummy gets voted out Call ...
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How can I play as The Impostor more effectively in Among Us?

I love playing as The Impostor, however I am not good at it. Most of the time one of the following happens: I self-report a body and lose because it's obvious who was with the body I run away from ...
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Can you increase your chances of getting imposter?

I have heard (and witnessed) that rapidly switching your player color in Among Us before you get into a game increases your chances of getting imposter. I witnessed my friend get imposter 4 times in a ...
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Is it possible to swipe the Admin card correctly on the first try?

Whenever I get the Admin card task, I spend ages trying to swipe it. I think I'm starting to nail down the correct speed for scanning it, but even still it's very finnicky - the quickest success I've ...
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Is there a key for reporting or killing in Among Us?

In Among Us, You can use E instead of clicking to quick open tasks. But is there a quick key to kill or report? I can't seem to figure one out.
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