TL MAFIA XXVII
List of important posts:
*Korynne is helping me co-host this game. Any questions or night actions can be directed towards her or me.
Mafia is an educated guessing game of epic proportions. The objective of the game is to lynch or kill all mafia members before they outnumber the rest of the town. It's much like a game of poker because mafia members are also part of the town during the day and may manipulate the vote to their liking.
This mafia game works slightly different than the normal one (read: Mafia), so I'll explain it a bit more. During the night mafia will collectively decide on and send in their hits to me, who they want dead (it's a good idea to discuss them during day so you know ahead of time). Any player with a special role that can act during the night must PM me their actions each and every night.
If the mafia at any time outnumber the townspeople, they win the game. The goal for the townspeople is to lynch all the members of the mafia by whatever analysis, teamwork, or guile they have. The goal of the mafia, of course, is to kill the townspeople with murderous precision.
The game is typically very active and there are usually numerous walls of text to wade through. If you are not a person who likes reading then I highly suggest you don't play the game because it is essential to being informed within the game. I will not compensate for ignorance.
Rules: (subject to change)
In the past, many players have complained or quit because of the excessive bm and pointless flaming. If you are posting agressively and know you couldn't get away with it anywhere else on this site, it probably isn't ok here. Besides, contrary to what you may think, yelling at someone is a great way to convince people to disagree with your arguments. Please do not post inappropriately, or it will earn you a warning based on mod discretion. If you choose to ignore the warning, you will be modkilled. Examples of inappropriate posts include excessive cursing and vulgarity, among other things.
Cheating includes (but is not limited to) the following and will get you banned from future games:
1. Posting after death. One polite goodbye post is acceptable but please do not post anything which could POSSIBLY affect the game. If you post anything which I deem game altering, whether intended or not, you will be temp banned from my future games as per Strategic Rule Breaking. Your pleas of innocence will not be entertained, and the mods (Korynne and I) reserve the final say in the matter. If you have any doubts to the acceptability of an after-death post, PM one of us before you make your post and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.
2. Betraying your role and ruining the game for everyone by doing something like hand out your mafia's member list to the town.
3. Logging on to someone else's account / checking their PMs / looking over someone's shoulder to get their role.
4. Comparing role PM times to determine roles.
5. Posting screenshots of your inbox. This is not a photoshop competition.
6. Posting any PM you receive from a host.
7. Editing posts. Editing posts is not allowed for any reason. The mods can see your edits, and if you are caught, you will look suspicious.
8. Strategic Rule Breaking - is when you break a rule and that action leads to a net gain for your team. If you do this, you will be temp banned from my future games, and I will request that you be placed on the TL Mafia Ban List for one game longer than you would receive for inactivity bans. Again, your please of innocence will not be entertained. Feel free to contact us to confirm that your strategy is valid if you have any doubts.
1. You must post your vote in the Vote Thread (which will be in a separate thread in the mafia forum). Do not PM or IM it to me.
2. You must clearly declare and bold your vote in this format ie: ##Vote Qatol.
3. You can not autochange your vote to the losing or winning bandwagon.
4. You may vote for yourself if you so choose. You may not vote for anyone dead or outside the game.
5. In the event of a tie the person with the most votes first wins over the other person.
6. You may NOT abstain.
7. Voting is mandatory. You must vote or be modkilled.
Inactivity has been a problem in every mafia game so far. My rules are simple. Miss a vote and you will be modkilled. Anyone who is modkilled may not play in one of my games until they have proven themselves to be active players in another game. I am hoping I never have to modkill anyone. Please remain active so I do not have to. If you do not believe you can maintain the required level of activity, please do not sign up for the game in the first place. If something unexpected comes up, then please PM me ASAP and I will try to find you a replacement.
This game is open by invite only. Invites will be sent out primarily on the basis of past proven activity levels. However, as I have not been able to keep up with all the recent games, there is a possibility that you may have been left off the invite list even though you deserve a spot in the game. If you think this is the case, PM me and I will consider your case.
The game will start as soon as we get 20 players (but after Bang Bang Mafia is finished).
There are no clues.
This game will follow a strict 24 hour night/48 hour day cycle. In case Korynne or I will not make a day/night post, any actions (votes or night actions) timestamped after the deadline will not count and the game will be put on halt until the day/night post is up.
Chuiu, Ace, Tracil, Caller, BloodyC0bbler, Qatol, Ver, LTT, Plexa, Pyrrhuloxia, Bill Murray, Zona, and flamewheel for taking the time to run mafia games for us.
The balance crew (you know who you are) for helping us to make this setup reasonably balanced.