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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-12, 18:25

Detailed Rules Here:
http://www1.atwiki.com/moonrecords/pages/10.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mafia_game

I'm leaving out the church judge and siblings unless you really want it. Sign up h33r.
This is a social reasoning game, where an informed minority(vampires) lurks disguised among the uninformed majority(church knights). Vampires all know who each other are, but knights know nothing. The game progresses through alternating day and night rounds. During a day round everyone votes to have a member killed. The knights must try to guess who is a vampire and try to get the most votes for their execution before too many knights are killed. What the vampires SHOULD do (if they're intent on winning) is mislead the voting into killing important members of the church. During the night round, the vampires all vote on a knight to attack and kill. Church wins by killing all the vampires, vampires win when the number of knights is equal to the number of vampires (because the votes won't be fair anymore). To make the game more interesting special roles are added:
Head the of Tohno Clan - A knight with the ability to see whether a person is a vampire or not. the head can check one person per night round.
Burial Agent - Assassin Knight that can kill a single person by himself during a night round, a one use power.
Alchemist - Medic Knight that can 'save' one person per night round from vampire attack. You can save yourself, but I don't think your team will appreciate it.

Oh and here are archives of the previous Vampire Hunt Games played on Moon Records, I believe I was in Games 3 and 4.
http://s13.zetaboards.com/Community_Crucis/topic/6616529/1/
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Post by Zhu Yang on 2010-07-12, 18:38

This looks very interesting and I would be glad to participate with a small role if there are not enough people.

However, it seems very thought/post-intensive. How much would we have to do exactly to meet our roles?
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Post by kaede on 2010-07-12, 18:51

I'm in I never got to play this when moon records was up.
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-12, 18:54

Vroop wrote:This looks very interesting and I would be glad to participate with a small role if there are not enough people.

However, it seems very thought/post-intensive. How much would we have to do exactly to meet our roles?
it doesn't really require a lot of posts, unless you guys want to do realistic role playing and stuff. All you have to do is post once a day with your day kill vote, and then if you have a night round ability thing then you do that via PMs, or if possible by gchat to me.
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Post by Zhu Yang on 2010-07-12, 19:52

Sure, put me up for back-up roster then.
I look forward to the Drama >Very Happy
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Post by kaede on 2010-07-12, 20:04

Hey should I get try and get some of the people from moon records to join in?
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-12, 21:02

you are welcome to um, try. the extra members are good enough alone.
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Post by kaede on 2010-07-12, 21:27

Ok if i see anyone in the irc ill see if they can join.
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-07-13, 20:45

JOINING!
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-13, 22:08

ok, I think I understand this now, I'm in

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Post by nullset12 on 2010-07-14, 07:16

I still don't really get this -.-
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Post by kaede on 2010-07-14, 11:16

ever play the game mafia? (not the video game)

Edit: forgot to post this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mafia_(party_game)
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-14, 14:08

basically, there are two factions: Catholics and Vampires
Its the catholics goal to kill all the vampires, its the vampires goal to kill all the catholics
the turns are divided into two rounds day and night.
during the day, all the catholics vote for whom they will kill and kill them.
during the night all the vampires vote for whom they will kill and kill them.
special characters have special abilities that they can use at various times, normally in the opposing team's round.
this is my understanding, is it correct?

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Post by nullset12 on 2010-07-14, 16:28

how does this relate to the forum?
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-14, 16:41

Ok larry's understanding is ALMOST correct, but he hasn't applied the mafia mechanic: the vampires are disguised members of the church, and vampires win when the number of remaining knights is equal to the vampires. Oh and we are not doing the neutral roles, so all special abilities are used at night.
Tohno clan head can check a person to see if they are a vampire or not, once per night round.
Burial Agent can kill any one person by themselves during a night round.
Alchemist can choose a person to protect from vampire night attacks.
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-14, 23:35

sorry, never played mafia, thank you for explaining admin-sama

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Post by M. Ainsel on 2010-07-16, 00:39

I'm in.
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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-07-19, 00:24

ill sign up, mainly because wayne told me too, and that means we probably need more people
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-19, 01:09

good, we have 6 including amos

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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-07-19, 21:26

you need at least 10 to have an effective match, I guess you can pull off a small one with 8
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-07-21, 19:00

when will we get those 2 more members?
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-21, 20:15

when other people sign up, I've been trying to get Sandow in, it may or may not work

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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-21, 21:23

Good job larry, you're actually doing something useful. It does involve sandow, but I guess that's okay.
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-21, 22:31

meh, sandow's not in on this, and I have his email

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Post by nullset12 on 2010-07-22, 07:13

WHY would you have that?
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Post by kaede on 2010-07-22, 13:19

He posted it on the site for pathfinder.
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Post by Bigz on 2010-07-22, 21:59

Count me in. This stuff is some good bloody fun. Twisted Evil
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-22, 22:03

Glad to have you. And fyi everyone I'll be killing off a fake person to start the game, because we can't afford to autokick someone due to our small numbers. According to the basic gameplay someone has to die initially so I'll stick to tradition.
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-22, 23:25

can we play with 7

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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-22, 23:38

If you want a 2 round game than yes.
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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-07-26, 13:19

and its like 85% or 99% sure that with that small a number the vampires win.
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-26, 15:46

no matter who wins its going to be a really short game. And the reason the special roles are there is to balance it out against the vampires.
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Post by Bigz on 2010-07-27, 16:42

When this actually going to start?
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-27, 17:41

when we have enough people to make this game last, say 10.
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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-07-29, 01:38

how many are we at right now?
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Post by ZedSlayer on 2010-07-29, 02:32

seven

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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-07-29, 20:13

urgh we really need 10 for a small game, you can just do the math say there are 2 vampires out of 7, humans need to take out vampires in the first 2 votes or be almost sure to lose.
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-07-29, 22:18

either way the game lasts a total of 3 rounds at max and really can only go two ways, depending on whether knights hit or miss the first round. Remember people if you're not lynching a vampire you're lynching one of your own. A game with 7 is simple enough that I already calculated every single possibility in less than 5 minutes.

Theory-

1st round Hit: 1 vampire to 5 knights, vampire kill takes it down to 4. If they miss again vampires win (2 die bring it down to 1 to 1 meaning vamp victory) if knights hit they win. 2 rounds and its over.

1st round Miss: 2 vampires to 4 knights, vampire kill takes it down to 3. A 2nd round miss is vampire victory (2v2), a hit makes it 1 to 3, then vampire kill takes it down to 1 to 2. Hit is knight win, miss is vampire win. Knights are highly unlikely to hit though, seeing that they missed the first time meaning a loss. 3 rounds at best and its over.

So as you can see we need more members for things to be interesting.
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-08-07, 10:08

gawd dammit -- This is just like the hamachi game fest.

We plan on doing it and it never happens -.-
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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-08-09, 13:12

yeah, but on the flipside if you guys get sc2 we would actually DO that stuff, me and wayne have been playing together on bnet alot
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-08-09, 18:27

I'm practicing rts gaming . We'll see
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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-08-09, 18:52

uhh, we need one more person for an evenly matched(vamps and knights have equal chances of winning in every possibility) 3 round game. maybe we should get dave up to speed on this and start with him?
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-08-09, 19:29

who is he?

and yeah go ahead
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Post by Zhu Yang on 2010-08-09, 20:38

K. Harri-SON.

He's gee like a bumble bee Very Happy
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-08-09, 21:05

OMG HARRISON!


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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-08-09, 22:38

Harrison Ford does not negotiate with terrorists, unless they hijack HIS plane.
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Post by InteroVegas on 2010-08-10, 02:26

so that means he is a weiner, only backing down when trouble comes to him.
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Post by nullset12 on 2010-08-10, 07:28

That sounds about right ....

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Post by Corenat Rovarnus on 2010-08-10, 07:47

air force one reference, feel the fear, meat.
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Post by Dave on 2010-08-17, 13:35

Sure, I'll join.
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