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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:44 pm 
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I KNEW IT. :P While the result was disappointing, this game was VERY fun! Thanks for running it, Hammy! :) I assume Sharkfin is up next?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:02 pm 
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Yeah, Thank you for putting together this fun game... :D










Evil should have won. :evil:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:54 pm 
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This was a blast, I absolutely loved it! :D

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:08 pm 
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Alrighty, so my thoughts on the game.

There are a lot of really pathetic enemies in the Legend of Zelda, from the thousands of Octoroks and Stalchildren that you kill to the pathetic bosses that you shoot in the eye three times. At the same time there are a good number of incredibly powerful and hard to fight enemies in Zelda games. I was trying to capture this in a mafia game when I set this up. Strictly looking at the roles, this game was balanced against good the entire time with powers and the sheer numbers of evil people. It was my intention to have the evil side blunder about a bit and kill their allies because they didn't know who they were. (Note: Only Phillip, Andrew, and Shayne had a definite alliance laid out in their RPMs) Everyone else was in the dark. To my surprise, evil started to cooperate really well at the beginning of the game and it looked like the Links were going to be quickly defeated. However, Justin really stepped into the role of the savior Link and started to make some smart kills that earned plenty of rupees to float their revives for awhile. However, the tables flipped back when Marina died and lost a good portion of the good sides rupees which Vaati then used to almost eradicate the Links. It looked like the Links were once again going to be crushed, but at that crucial point the bumbling of the evil team that I had planned on taking place to balance the game happened. Slinky used his bomb and killed off two evils, Vaati killed two allies, and Justin finally got smart as to who Vaati was. Honestly, I probably had more fun than y'all just by watching all this play out.

Note: As the GM I made virtually no changes to this game while it was in progress to balance it out. I realized that with previous games I had been too heavy handed and hadn't left the game up to the players (as it should be). As such, I adopted the policy that I would change nothing on the spot with two exceptions: 1. Marina's resurrection: I had planned from the beginning that she would come back as Zelda, I just left the powers up to me based on when she died. 2. The maiming of Justin. I had planned to do something special for when the Last Link was eliminated, I just wasn't sure what. It seemed appropriate to not show his identity.

Commendations:
1. Justin: He played a brilliant game and pulled the wool over the evil side. He even convinced Andrew at one point (who had, in his RPM, Shayne confirmed as Gouen) that he was evil. His smart kills also saved the Links from elimination by collecting enough rupees.
2. Evan: He played a solid game all around and was quick to call out the massive imbalance of good to evil ratio.
3. Bee: She seemed crazy to everyone, but she really had her head in the game and saw through a lot of the haze that the Links were spreading.
RPM.
I assume that some of you are curious, so here's one of the Link's (they were all the same)
Green Link

"When the young lad took out his sword, he split into four separate beings."

http://zeldawiki.org/Links

You are Green Link. You are good. Your teammates are: The order of supremacy is Green, Red, Blue and Purple in that order. You win when all evil is dead.

Your starting rupees: 10

Your powers:
Collective vote of 2x for each Link alive. Votes are cast on a "winner takes all" system. In the event of a tie, the order of supremacy will decide.
Collective Night kill. Votes are cast on a "winner takes all" system. In the event of a tie, the order of supremacy will decide. Whoever votes first for the winning target receives the rupees from the kill.
Pot throw: You cancel the Link's vote that you target.
Toss him off the edge: If the Link that you target receives rupees, then you receive the rupees instead.
(Pot throw and toss him off the edge only apply to the collective Night kill)
Revive: The Links may revive themselves for an escalating cost of 40 rupees (40, 80, 120, 160, etc.) for every time the power is used.

(Note:) Your rupee bank is dealt with collectively. You will have one pool of rupees that all of your rupees go into. The amount of rupees that each individual collects will be recorded by me and that will determine tie conditions. Once a collection is entered it can't be changed.


Also, a special thank you to the mafia "alums" who came back for the game. Y'all really made it a special game for me. A big thank you also to everyone for playing! It was great to have such a large game! Also, a welcome and thank you to the several new players who played for the first time. Allow me to welcome and congratulate you on your first game. We hope to have you around for a long time. :)

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:19 pm 
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Really interesting information. Thanks Hammy for the commendation - I felt that I did all right this game, but not super great, so it's nice to get that little perk :) I wasn't ever convinced that Justin was evil, and with hindsight, I see why the Links wanted to kill me so bad after I came out as evil - because I would have continued to cause trouble for them by seeking to kill Justin.

Also, a little factoid I forgot to mention: I sent/received FOUR ENTIRE folders of PMs this game, plus a few more in a fifth folder. :shock: I think that breaks records for how many PMs I have sent/received in a mafia game here on HSD.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:26 pm 
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Evan wrote:
Also, a little factoid I forgot to mention: I sent/received FOUR ENTIRE folders of PMs this game, plus a few more in a fifth folder. :shock: I think that breaks records for how many PMs I have sent/received in a mafia game here on HSD.

My inbox is deleting messages from this game already. :P

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:57 pm 
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1. Thank you all. It was a lot of fun.

2. Evan, I personally thought you were doing great this game. You laid out good strats for evil and such. So. :) But, like you said, you had to go ;)

3. Shayne, I loled. Thanks.

4. Marina... that's what you get. :P Serves you right. lol <3

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:52 pm 
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... this is why I should never second-guess myself. I knew Justin was lying to me. I knew I needed to kill him. I even sent in the blasted kill order on him. Then I chickened out and changed my mind.

Oh well. It was still a good game.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:01 pm 
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Hammy, this was a fun and exciting game. It was a good one to be my 1st. Thanks!
JustM.e, I knew you were good. ;)
Evan, I'm glad I got to work w/ you on my 1st game, you did great! :D
And btw, I'M STILL ALIVE! I survived 'till the end on my 1st mafia(and I don't care that it was because I was so utterly insignificant....)! :D :D :D :D BTW, was anyone else alive? :?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:33 am 
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Yay I won! I still don't know how. Thanks Hammy for hosting and pplz for playing.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:00 pm 
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That was a good game!

I still wish I'd been resurrected as a strong independent black woman ;)

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2015 8:28 pm 
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Mr. E. wrote:
was anyone else alive? :?

Yes I was too:) but my only power was getting rupees.
The evil still live on :twisted:

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Love you guys! Thanks again for the great game!

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