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Sapphique
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2/24/2016 7:56:07 PM
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!

**Important** Changes have been made to the beginners' series, so please note that the format of the series will be different from previous series.

Mafia University is a two-game crash course on how to play mafia. Both 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: Theme & Role Madness

Both of these games will be balanced. The first game will use the Matrix 6 setup--for more information, see http://wiki.mafiascum.net.... The second game will be a themed role-madness game, much like the majority of regular games here on DDO. The goal is for you to develop your essential scumhunting skills in a more distilled environment first, and then to apply them in a regular mafia setting.

Note: New players--if you are not already my friend, please send me a friend request. It makes communicating and sending PMs easier.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
Sapphique
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2/24/2016 7:56:44 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
SIGN-UPS

I'm looking for (ideally) 6 new players and 3 ringers, but anywhere from 5-7 newbies and 2-4 ringers is also acceptable. I reserve the right to decide who counts as a newbie or a ringer.

New Players:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Ringers:
1.
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
bsh1
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2/24/2016 8:52:19 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
I'll be a ringer. I assume FT and F16 will also be ringers.
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bsh1
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2/24/2016 8:53:03 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 8:52:19 PM, bsh1 wrote:
I'll be a ringer. I assume FT and F16 will also be ringers.

Actually, nvm...I can't. Forgot I am about to have 3 debates ongoing.
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Sapphique
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2/24/2016 9:02:39 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
New Players:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
famousdebater
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2/24/2016 9:03:48 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 7:56:44 PM, Sapphique wrote:
SIGN-UPS

I'm looking for (ideally) 6 new players and 3 ringers, but anywhere from 5-7 newbies and 2-4 ringers is also acceptable. I reserve the right to decide who counts as a newbie or a ringer.

New Players:
1. Famousdebater
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Ringers:
1.
2.
3.

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

I'm kind of new. I've played mafia twice but the first time I was pretty much completely inactive throughout the whole thing. So I guess I classify as a new player.
"Life calls the tune, we dance."
John Galsworthy
Sapphique
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2/24/2016 9:09:35 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 9:02:39 PM, Sapphique wrote:
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
Geographia
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2/24/2016 9:45:14 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3.
4.
5.
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
ObiWan
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2/24/2016 10:06:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4.
5.
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
These are not the droids you're looking for.
Rosalie
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2/24/2016 10:07:23 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 10:06:28 PM, ObiWan wrote:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Rosalie
5.
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
Omg. Just shut up. -Me
Torton
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2/24/2016 10:20:08 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 10:07:23 PM, Rosalie wrote:
At 2/24/2016 10:06:28 PM, ObiWan wrote:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Rosalie
5. Torton
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
jamesfranco87
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2/24/2016 10:20:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 10:07:23 PM, Rosalie wrote:
At 2/24/2016 10:06:28 PM, ObiWan wrote:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Rosalie
5. jamesfranco87
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

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

I've played mafia on other sites, so ill give this one a shot.
Torton
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2/24/2016 10:27:48 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 10:20:28 PM, jamesfranco87 wrote:
At 2/24/2016 10:07:23 PM, Rosalie wrote:
At 2/24/2016 10:06:28 PM, ObiWan wrote:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Rosalie
5. Torton
6. jamesfranco87

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

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

I've played mafia on other sites, so ill give this one a shot.
Gee, that's for taking my spot.
Sapphique
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2/24/2016 10:42:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Rosalie
5. Torton
6. jamesfranco87

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
FourTrouble
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2/24/2016 11:11:26 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
I'm in.

No offense to some of the folks who have signed up, but I don't think you should be signing up if you've played through a series already or have played through a few regular games. There may be players around who haven't played at all, and it seems kinda unfair to take a spot away from those players. At least wait to see if there is interest from total noobs before filling up the signups.
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Rosalie
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2/24/2016 11:14:32 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 10:42:28 PM, Sapphique wrote:
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4.
5. Torton
6. jamesfranco87

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1.
2.
3.
Omg. Just shut up. -Me
Tenebris_Sanguinis
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2/24/2016 11:33:06 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/24/2016 11:14:32 PM, Rosalie wrote:
At 2/24/2016 10:42:28 PM, Sapphique wrote:
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4.
5. Torton
6. jamesfranco87

Ringers:
1. F-16
2.
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. Tenebris_Sanguinis
2.
3.
Vaarka
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2/24/2016 11:35:15 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
o/

/in :3
You're probably thinking right now "haha I'm a genius". Well you're not -Valkrin

inferno: "I don't know, are you attracted to women?"
ButterCat: "No, Vaarka is mine!"

All hail scum Vaarka, wielder of the bastard sword, smiter of nations, destroyer of spiders -VOT

"Vaarka, I've been thinking about this for a long time now," (pulls out small box made of macaroni) "W-will you be my noodle buddy?" -Kirigaya
Sapphique
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2/25/2016 1:48:30 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Torton
5. jamesfranco87
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2. FT
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. TheFlex
2. Tenebris_Sanguinis
3. Vaar (putting you here for now; if no complete newbies show up I can put you in)
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
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2/25/2016 2:54:48 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 2/25/2016 1:48:30 AM, Sapphique wrote:
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Torton
5. jamesfranco87
6.

Ringers:
1. F-16
2. FT
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. TheFlex
2. Tenebris_Sanguinis
3. Vaar (putting you here for now; if no complete newbies show up I can put you in)

I can be a replacement. I have done about 10 games, but I still don't count myself as a ringer. My scumhunting could use some work. :P
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Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity."
TeddytheKid
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2/25/2016 3:17:43 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
I would be interested in giving this a try if there's space. I have a few games on Epic Mafia under my belt, but I'm still very much a newbie to this game.
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2/25/2016 3:22:48 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Torton
5. jamesfranco87
6. TeddytheKid

Ringers:
1. F-16
2. FT
3.

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. TheFlex
2. Tenebris_Sanguinis
3. Vaar
"...feminazis, my favorite number..." ~PeterSmith

"Add that to the Bible, I guess." ~Max

"Isn't everything on this site my arbitrary whim?" ~Max

"If anyone wants to engage in casual anti-Semitism, then whatever." ~Max

Vaarka swung his sword at the mod. However, since I am now incorporeal, he ends up accidentally striking the entire American landmass (It's a REALLY bastard sword), destroying both continents. Spiders are now at 50% of capacity."
Skepsikyma
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2/25/2016 3:45:14 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Torton
5. jamesfranco87
6. TeddytheKid

Ringers:
1. F-16
2. FT
3. Skepsikyma

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. TheFlex
2. Tenebris_Sanguinis
3. Vaar
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Sapphique
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2/25/2016 3:50:09 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Torton
5. jamesfranco87
6. TeddytheKid

Ringers:
1. F-16
2. FT
3. Skepsikyma

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. TheFlex
2. Tenebris_Sanguinis
3. Vaar
4. VOT

SIGN-UPS ARE NOW CLOSED

The game will go up sometime tomorrow.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
Sapphique
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2/25/2016 9:40:19 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
ATTENTION
Jamesfranco87 is unable to play due to time limitations. His spot has been filled by Tenebris_Sanguinis. The updated playerlist is as follows:

New Players:
1. famousdebater
2. Geo
3. Obi
4. Torton
5. Tenebris_Sanguinis
6. TeddytheKid

Ringers:
1. F-16
2. FT
3. Skepsikyma

Replacements (open to all, preference given to new players):
1. TheFlex
2. Vaar
3. VOT
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch
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2/25/2016 10:02:26 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Role PMs will be sent out soon. I probably won't post DP1 till I get home this evening after my concert.
DDO Beginners' Mafia Moderator -- PM me if you'd like to learn how to play mafia!

"We wondered what happiness would look like if we could give it a physical form...the shape of happiness might resemble glass...even though you don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there. You merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light. I doubt that anything else could argue its own existence more eloquently." ~Lelouch