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bsh1
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1/15/2016 5:10:53 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Welcome to DDO's Mafia University!

Don't know what Mafia is? Have a little knowledge but want to improve? Need practice? Then this is for you!

Mafia University will be a four-game crash course in how to play mafia. Each of the games will teach you specific skills involved in mafia, leaving you with the tools you'll need to be a fierce mafia player. Here is the curriculum:

Game One: Scumhunting
Game Two: Role Madness
Game Three: Themes

Note: These games are designed for maximum exposure, not balance. The idea is to have new players deal with all of the different circumstances that they may commonly run up against in normal mafia games.
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1/15/2016 5:11:53 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
SIGN-UPS

New Players:
1. Janesix (Spot Reserved)
2. Kierhein (Spot Reserved)
3. TheFlex (Spot Reserved)
4.
5.
6.
7.

Ringers (experienced players):
8. Lannan (Spot Reserved)
9.
10.

Replacements (open to all players, preference given to noobs):
1.
2.
3.

Advisers (there role will be specified later):
1.
2.
3.

INFO

I reserve the right to pick the ringers and to decide who is a beginner. If you are not my friend, please add me. Please sign-up only if you have 4-5 weeks to spare. I will co-mod this with Forever; this series will be implemented using a variety of reforms developed by Endark, Saph, Harder, and myself. Thanks!

Credit for this series' setup goes to Khaos and Drafterman.
Live Long and Prosper

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1/15/2016 5:13:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
/in. Why is there no committee to decide on these beginner games to actually balance them maximum exposure is over rated. It doesn't help us in the long run.
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bsh1
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1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:13:02 AM, headphonegut wrote:
/in. Why is there no committee to decide on these beginner games to actually balance them maximum exposure is over rated. It doesn't help us in the long run.

Please wait to see the reforms prior to critiquing them. You cannot offer valid commentary on something you haven't even seen implemented.

You can be a replacement. You are too unintelligible to be a regular ringer.
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1/15/2016 5:21:27 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:13:02 AM, headphonegut wrote:
/in. Why is there no committee to decide on these beginner games to actually balance them maximum exposure is over rated. It doesn't help us in the long run.

Please wait to see the reforms prior to critiquing them. You cannot offer valid commentary on something you haven't even seen implemented.

That was the joke.
You can be a replacement. You are too unintelligible to be a regular ringer.
And that was you missing it lol.

/out
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1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.
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1/15/2016 5:41:12 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.

The problem is that he is often not clear and can be confusing and convoluted a times. I would prefer to err on the side of clarity for noobs. It's not an issue of him being good or bad, it is an issue of him being able to guide noobs and to cogently explain his thought processes and the game to those noobs.
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1/15/2016 5:46:00 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:41:12 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.

The problem is that he is often not clear and can be confusing and convoluted a times. I would prefer to err on the side of clarity for noobs. It's not an issue of him being good or bad, it is an issue of him being able to guide noobs and to cogently explain his thought processes and the game to those noobs.

I definitely understand that sentiment. Is my play style acceptable for this format? I'm new in the sense I've only been here a month. I've had a few games. I can be quite aggressive.
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1/15/2016 5:47:20 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:46:00 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:41:12 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.

The problem is that he is often not clear and can be confusing and convoluted a times. I would prefer to err on the side of clarity for noobs. It's not an issue of him being good or bad, it is an issue of him being able to guide noobs and to cogently explain his thought processes and the game to those noobs.

I definitely understand that sentiment. Is my play style acceptable for this format? I'm new in the sense I've only been here a month. I've had a few games. I can be quite aggressive.

Aggression, so long as it is not badgering, is fine. I don't have a problem with diverse playstyles--I just want good communication.
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1/15/2016 5:49:28 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:47:20 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:46:00 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:41:12 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.

The problem is that he is often not clear and can be confusing and convoluted a times. I would prefer to err on the side of clarity for noobs. It's not an issue of him being good or bad, it is an issue of him being able to guide noobs and to cogently explain his thought processes and the game to those noobs.

I definitely understand that sentiment. Is my play style acceptable for this format? I'm new in the sense I've only been here a month. I've had a few games. I can be quite aggressive.

Aggression, so long as it is not badgering, is fine. I don't have a problem with diverse playstyles--I just want good communication.

Ah, ok then. I should be well suited to this. I suppose "tunneling" would be a more accurate term than "aggression".
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1/15/2016 5:50:11 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:49:28 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:47:20 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Aggression, so long as it is not badgering, is fine. I don't have a problem with diverse playstyles--I just want good communication.

Ah, ok then. I should be well suited to this. I suppose "tunneling" would be a more accurate term than "aggression".

Okie dokie.
Live Long and Prosper

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"Twilight isn't just about obtuse metaphors between cannibalism and premarital sex, it also teaches us the futility of hope." - Raisor

"[Bsh1] is the Guinan of DDO." - ButterCatX

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1/15/2016 5:58:39 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:41:12 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.

The problem is that he is often not clear and can be confusing and convoluted a times. I would prefer to err on the side of clarity for noobs. It's not an issue of him being good or bad, it is an issue of him being able to guide noobs and to cogently explain his thought processes and the game to those noobs.

Che? In what newbie game have I not done this? Don't spread lies about me.
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bsh1
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1/15/2016 6:07:56 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:58:39 AM, headphonegut wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:41:12 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:38:22 AM, Cobalt wrote:
At 1/15/2016 5:18:02 AM, bsh1 wrote:

HPG functions excellently as one of those "off, but good" players. His random, derisive, but sapient play style could be good for new players to witness.

The problem is that he is often not clear and can be confusing and convoluted a times. I would prefer to err on the side of clarity for noobs. It's not an issue of him being good or bad, it is an issue of him being able to guide noobs and to cogently explain his thought processes and the game to those noobs.

Che? In what newbie game have I not done this? Don't spread lies about me.

You can be nigh incomprehensible, HPG--it's purely a communication issue with you.
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1/15/2016 7:34:01 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
I've never played before, but I'd like to give it a shot.
Sign me up as a beginner.
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1/15/2016 2:05:51 PM
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1/15/2016 4:25:40 PM
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/in as ringer
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1/15/2016 4:33:17 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:10:53 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Welcome to DDO's Mafia University!

Don't know what Mafia is? Have a little knowledge but want to improve? Need practice? Then this is for you!

Mafia University will be a four-game crash course in how to play mafia. Each of the games will teach you specific skills involved in mafia, leaving you with the tools you'll need to be a fierce mafia player. Here is the curriculum:

Game One: Scumhunting
Game Two: Role Madness
Game Three: Themes

Note: These games are designed for maximum exposure, not balance. The idea is to have new players deal with all of the different circumstances that they may commonly run up against in normal mafia games.

/in too

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1/15/2016 4:36:33 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:10:53 AM, bsh1 wrote:

If you need a ringer place me in. I have 6-7 games under my belt. If you don't need ringers, put me in as a replacement if you need one of those.
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1/15/2016 4:48:12 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
/in replacement
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1/15/2016 4:56:07 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:11:53 AM, bsh1 wrote:
SIGN-UPS

New Players:
1. Janesix (Spot Reserved)
2. Kierhein (Spot Reserved)
3. TheFlex (Spot Reserved)
4.
5.
6.
7.

Ringers (experienced players):
8. Lannan (Spot Reserved)
9.
10.

Replacements (open to all players, preference given to noobs):
1.
2.
3.

Advisers (there role will be specified later):
1.
2.
3.

INFO

I reserve the right to pick the ringers and to decide who is a beginner. If you are not my friend, please add me. Please sign-up only if you have 4-5 weeks to spare. I will co-mod this with Forever; this series will be implemented using a variety of reforms developed by Endark, Saph, Harder, and myself. Thanks!

Credit for this series' setup goes to Khaos and Drafterman.
Can you add me as a new player?
I don't have a signature. :-)
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1/15/2016 6:51:05 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
I'm in
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1/15/2016 7:39:45 PM
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Confirming my sign-up.
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1/16/2016 11:18:33 PM
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How many more players do you need for this to start?
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1/17/2016 8:02:25 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 1/15/2016 5:11:53 AM, bsh1 wrote:
SIGN-UPS

New Players:
1. Janesix (Spot Reserved)
2. Kierhein (Spot Reserved)
3. TheFlex (Spot Reserved)
4.
5.
6.
7.

Ringers (experienced players):
8. Lannan (Spot Reserved)
9. cocaine
10.

Replacements (open to all players, preference given to noobs):
1.
2.
3.

Advisers (there role will be specified later):
1.
2.
3.

INFO

I reserve the right to pick the ringers and to decide who is a beginner. If you are not my friend, please add me. Please sign-up only if you have 4-5 weeks to spare. I will co-mod this with Forever; this series will be implemented using a variety of reforms developed by Endark, Saph, Harder, and myself. Thanks!

Credit for this series' setup goes to Khaos and Drafterman.

if i cannot be a ringer, i guess make me an advisor