Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 64
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 57,458, Level: 74
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,092
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    guitarchitect7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,318
    Points
    57,458
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    I know the other game isn't over yet, but wanted to allow more time for sign up for those who aren't playing.

    This will be a classic game of Mafia.


    The Captain
    Gordyo5
    mjones34
    Cycrazy
    tigershoops
    michaelrr1
    cyfanatic13
    cyclonesrule
    rhoadsrage
    rworkman83


    Last edited by guitarchitect7; 05-23-2010 at 09:36 PM.
    "You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." -- Ernie Banks



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 79,005, Level: 87
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 1,145
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TheCaptain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Iowa
    Posts
    3,157
    Points
    79,005
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 179
    Given: 58

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    I'm in.


    ------------------------------------------------------------
    Excessive intake of alcohol, we all know, kills brain cells, but naturally it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers.

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 16,633, Level: 39
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 617
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Gordyo5's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Glenwood / Ames
    Posts
    1,172
    Points
    16,633
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 58

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    I'll be in again



  4. #4
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 287,167, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    19,597
    Points
    287,167
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,130
    Given: 1,441

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    im in.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 352,939, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    20,451
    Points
    352,939
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,212
    Given: 149

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Fine, I'll play.


    It's all snark from here on out

  6. #6
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 280,898, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,653
    Points
    280,898
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 214
    Given: 208

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by guitarchitect7 View Post
    I know the other game isn't over yet, but wanted to allow more time for sign up for those who aren't playing.

    This will be a classic game of Mafia.
    Classic game? Is that a guarantee?



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 57,458, Level: 74
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,092
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    guitarchitect7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,318
    Points
    57,458
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Classic game? Is that a guarantee?
    Classic as in the "True" origins of what mafia is - not how we've played it thus far. Bare to the bones, good old deceiving Mafia.


    EDIT: Rules have changed.


    Last edited by guitarchitect7; 05-20-2010 at 09:37 PM.
    "You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." -- Ernie Banks



  8. #8
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 280,898, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,653
    Points
    280,898
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 214
    Given: 208

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Time for me to take a break...



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 57,458, Level: 74
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,092
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    guitarchitect7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,318
    Points
    57,458
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Time for me to take a break...
    I know, you don't like my rules..


    "You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." -- Ernie Banks



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 57,458, Level: 74
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,092
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    guitarchitect7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,318
    Points
    57,458
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Alright, I'll ask before the next game starts - does everyone else prefer the old way???

    The most important thing is player participation and if the rules I'm trying to implement are going to shy people away from playing, then I would much rather use what will gain interests and involvement.


    "You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." -- Ernie Banks



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 27,057, Level: 50
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 493
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    baylrballa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Lubbock
    Posts
    2,324
    Points
    27,057
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 4

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    I think it would be a welcome change. depends on when it starts if I play.



  12. #12
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 280,898, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,653
    Points
    280,898
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 214
    Given: 208

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by guitarchitect7 View Post
    Alright, I'll ask before the next game starts - does everyone else prefer the old way???

    The most important thing is player participation and if the rules I'm trying to implement are going to shy people away from playing, then I would much rather use what will gain interests and involvement.
    I'm all about making changes and I've enjoyed the games where there are new roles that can do certain things. The problem I see with the voting the way you have it is that no one wants to make that last vote. Then we end up sitting around for hours until someone comes on at 3 a.m. or 8 a.m. and makes the vote, just so the game can continue.

    We've learned that most people won't change their vote unless something major comes up or that is how they play the game. If TheCaptain wouldn't have changed at 8 a.m. this morning, we might still be looking for yesterday's 7th vote.

    Just my opinion.



  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 71,134, Level: 82
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 316
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfanatic13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    4,295
    Points
    71,134
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 760
    Given: 331

    Re: Sign Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    I'm all about making changes and I've enjoyed the games where there are new roles that can do certain things. The problem I see with the voting the way you have it is that no one wants to make that last vote. Then we end up sitting around for hours until someone comes on at 3 a.m. or 8 a.m. and makes the vote, just so the game can continue.

    We've learned that most people won't change their vote unless something major comes up or that is how they play the game. If TheCaptain wouldn't have changed at 8 a.m. this morning, we might still be looking for yesterday's 7th vote.

    Just my opinion.
    I agree with this. I love everything else you're doing this game. But I'd much rather prefer the old way of voting



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 324,941, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Rolling dirty in Roland.
    Posts
    15,289
    Points
    324,941
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 628
    Given: 116

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    IM in as long as workman quits whinning like a little school girl.



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 57,458, Level: 74
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,092
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    guitarchitect7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,318
    Points
    57,458
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Singn Up for Mafia LVI - The Cicco Family Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    I'm all about making changes and I've enjoyed the games where there are new roles that can do certain things. The problem I see with the voting the way you have it is that no one wants to make that last vote. Then we end up sitting around for hours until someone comes on at 3 a.m. or 8 a.m. and makes the vote, just so the game can continue.

    We've learned that most people won't change their vote unless something major comes up or that is how they play the game. If TheCaptain wouldn't have changed at 8 a.m. this morning, we might still be looking for yesterday's 7th vote.

    Just my opinion.
    Two notes:

    Thanks for speaking your thoughts.

    In all honesty, that's the idea behind the last vote, or like last night certain people having to switch their vote. It's gets away from the mindset of casting random votes to stay away from suspicion and instead hopefully forces conversation to get people to switch because it seems like the best vote, versus just switching so the day can end.

    I'm actually surprised there isn't more switching - cast a vote and see the response, cast another vote and see that response. See how people react when their being targeted. Get a small run on them, and see what happens.

    Any way, my compromise was what I tried to lay out above. Instead of a certain number, the group has to come to a consensus for a majority vote. There is no set number, so the last vote could be any number, but as long as there is a majority and hopefully sparks those strategic conversations and theories that really make the game fun. I don't know how many times I see a vote with no explanation and no other posts before or after saying why they voted that way. To me, that doesn't help anyone and adds nothing to the game play (I just might make that a rule).

    Second point:

    But I'm more than willing to do what those who are actually playing would like. I would hate to turn someone away just because of that. You enjoy it, others enjoy playing with you, etc., etc. It seems silly to push something that the majority may or may not want.


    "You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." -- Ernie Banks



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM