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Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf OOC
« on: April 03, 2015, 09:18:57 PM »
It's been far too long since we've had a good old fashioned mafia-type game around E! I'd like to put one together, so I figured the best place to start would be an interest check.

I'm looking to run a good old fashioned game of Werewolves of Miller's Hollow with a few bonus roles thrown in for a bit of a twist. I've got a few ideas for variants,  which I'll put on a poll to see what people like best.

I'm hoping for a game of somewhere between 15-19 players. I'll gladly take a few extra, and would be willing to run a game with as few as 11 (any fewer and I may just run a new game of One Night instead).

If there's enough basic interest I'll type up a rules, roles, and OOC thread over the next couple of days.

So anyway, who would be interested in some classic Mafia gaming?

Current player count: 21
« Last Edit: April 07, 2015, 10:24:59 PM by ThatRPGuy »

Offline Remiel

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2015, 09:21:46 PM »
First!

Offline Blythe

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2015, 09:22:47 PM »
Next first!

(my new synonym for second!)

Offline James Moriarty

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2015, 09:51:20 PM »
Not last!

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Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2015, 10:01:09 PM »
Fourth!

Offline Remiel

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2015, 10:20:48 PM »
Oh crap.  Can I change my vote?  That first variant (two opposed teams of bad guys) is something I've always wanted to do; however, it requires a large number of players.

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2015, 10:30:00 PM »
I've managed with 14- 2 wolves, 1 vampire. I don't know how to change votes on polls, let me see what I can do.

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2015, 10:30:45 PM »
Laziness, yo! I just used my vote for it.

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Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2015, 10:37:57 PM »
Count me in. :)

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2015, 10:39:54 PM »
Anyway, to expand on that style a little, here's how I usually run what I call 'Twilight Mafia', because the reactions I get are priceless.

The werewolf team has the power of misdirection, at least one member of the team shows up to the seer as a regular villager, and the village has at least one lycan (villager that reveals as a werewolf) in play. They also have the advantage of knowing who they attacked. If that player doesn't die, there's a chance they were either a special villager worth saving or a vampire.

The vampires cannot be killed during the night phase. Not by werewolf attacks, not by poisoning. Any attack on a vampire will be treated the same as one that was blocked by a bodyguard. The only way to get rid of a vamp is during the day.

Either team can only win when the other is completely gone, and they match/beat the village in numbers. Every night, each team gets a chance to kill. To make up for it, the village tends to have a variety of powers, a few extra potions for the witch, a bodyguard, and so on.

One spin I also really like, if the players are particularly skilled, is to use a variant on the seer. Rather than picking one player to learn the role of, the seer picks two, and learns whether they are on the same team or not.

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Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2015, 12:32:25 AM »
I'm in. ^^

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2015, 12:59:12 AM »
That's 6, more than halfway to my minimum to run a decent sized game!

Offline SunshineSparkle

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2015, 03:03:41 AM »
Count me in!

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Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2015, 04:14:55 AM »
Definitely interested.

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2015, 09:33:20 AM »
8!

Offline Zelric Miras

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2015, 09:43:10 AM »
Please count me in ^^

Offline BAMF

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2015, 01:50:12 PM »
ME!!!

Offline Verasaille

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #17 on: April 04, 2015, 01:54:05 PM »
I have no idea what a Mafia game is, can anyone tell me how its played?

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Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2015, 02:04:41 PM »
I'll give this a go and see if I'm any good at it.

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2015, 02:25:58 PM »
Thanks Yugi, saved me the trouble!

Well, that makes 11! I'll work on rules and roles tonight!

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2015, 05:22:00 PM »
So we've hit the 11 minimum, if we get 4 more, we can run Twilight! Please feel free to invite any friends you may want to join in as well, everyone!

Offline Verasaille

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #22 on: April 04, 2015, 05:25:31 PM »
I am in if that helps. Looks fun.

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2015, 05:32:42 PM »
That makes 12!

Offline Galactic DruidTopic starter

Re: Classic Werewolf: Return of The Wolf [Interest Check]
« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2015, 09:40:48 AM »
Happy Easter Everyone!!