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Condescension (10 D X)
21 Dec 16 UTC
Play this game
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=187043
password is backstab
Please only play if you're going to talk extensively and are at least kinda good.
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Maniac (344 D (B))
21 Dec 16 UTC
Just so you're all well informed about The Congo
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-38377478
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Yoyoyozo (187 D)
21 Dec 16 UTC
Minneapolis Diplomacy
Hey I completely forgot, but I'm in Minneapolis until Friday visiting a friend. If anyone is in the area and could organize a game, PM me.
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evanej (100 D)
20 Dec 16 UTC
What is the worst Christmas or holiday gift we have ever received?
I got a pair of socks once, not even cool socks. Just plain white Hane's socks, not even a value pack or anything. Just a single pair, turns out they were only worth two bucks anyways.
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snowy801 (621 D)
21 Dec 16 UTC
How do I contact mods to cancel a game?
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=186672

A bunch of my friends started this up, but being new to the game half of them lost interest and wandered off. But we forgot to password protect it and now innocent bystanders are being dragged into this NMR suffering. Any chance we can just call it quits?
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bo_sox48 (4599 D Mod (G))
19 Dec 16 UTC
Russian Ambassador Killed
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/gunfire-wounds-russian-ambassador-in-turkey-reports-say/2016/12/19/ae32d1c8-c608-11e6-85b5-76616a33048d_story.html?

Taking bets on whether or not World War III just started.
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slypups (1889 D)
18 Dec 16 UTC
Rules question on hidden draw votes
Would posting a screenshot showing you've voted draw be against the rules?
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krellin (80 D X)
19 Dec 16 UTC
BB/krellin BS thread
Where's my BB? I need to talk some shit.
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captainmeme (846 D Mod)
20 Dec 16 UTC
New Diplomacy Puzzle Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5JWsMTH6ng
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jmo1121109 (3792 D Mod)
18 Dec 16 UTC
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Free Point Raffle
If enough people +1 Zultar's post on page 5 of threadID=1426924 beginning with Hmmmm, I always try to be fair and reasonable. How about a deal? :)" And make sure to sign up for the give away yourself.
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Jeff Kuta (2066 D)
19 Dec 16 UTC
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Electoral College
Once upon a time more faithless electors defected from the candidate who won the popular vote than from the candidate who led in the electoral college. The end.
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bo_sox48 (4599 D Mod (G))
17 Dec 16 UTC
New NC Governor
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/15/505711907/n-c-republicans-move-to-limit-powers-of-incoming-democratic-governor

Thoughts on this absurdity?
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VashtaNeurotic (2394 D)
29 Nov 16 UTC
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Mafia XXV: Kanye's Quest
See details below.
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Floodgates (2084 D)
14 Dec 16 UTC
Anyway, I'll be out for the next game I think. I couldn't really be involved before the 6th.
Jamiet99uk (141 D)
14 Dec 16 UTC
I have 5 votes for Jan 3rd and only 2 for Dec 27th.

Anyone else has an opinion?
brainbomb (474 D)
14 Dec 16 UTC
M16 we waited til Jan to start and it was very active and people enjoyed it. I really am gonna be absurdly busy in early january but id maybe play anyway.
brainbomb (474 D)
14 Dec 16 UTC
If its the 27th I dont think I can. Too much going on that week. Plus I need a few weeks to reread this one and study.
krellin (80 D X)
15 Dec 16 UTC
So who was MVP, anyway?
krellin (80 D X)
15 Dec 16 UTC
(I don't feel like scanning the thread...sorry)
brainbomb (474 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
You, or Vecna. Or Flood. Hell floodgates killed 2 scum.
MoscowFleet (124 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
Town I don't really know, probably one of the 3 brain mentioned. Kaka played really great as scum.
brainbomb (474 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
DemonOverlord played great too. Anyone who baits a NK is legit as VT.
Kakarroto (100 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
"You, or Vecna. Or Flood. Hell floodgates killed 2 scum."

mhm, PR's did a good job, though doc mostly later in the game. Cop reads won the game. Floodgates played good, but I don't think it was the best play here. Jamie and Chaqa were shots most people would take, so I'm not sure if that counts for him, though he was off radar for the mafia and kept his calm, maybe it is. And if we count "goddess" for that, we should also remember Maniac. And ghug (though his nk was mostly because mafia feared his lategame).

for town, I have two people where I want to give my thoughts into:
-) brain obviously, his day 1 was I think one of the game deciding moves. He could improve his behaviour in his tunneling from what I've seen, consider not only one of his theories, but all of his thoughts at the same time. Maybe I'm wrong, but I think if you had combined your theories and looked at the overall picture, it might've been even better.
-) I don't know if you think so too, but after his day one, I think DemonRHK improved strongly in his play. His reads and logic were good, he was the one that noticed that the roleblocker wasn't here and played solidly after he got on his feet. Even when other townies suspected him for being scum. He was relevant and might be the reason why town got 2 scums instead of just 1.

"Kaka played really great as scum. "

Thanks, but I've noticed some mistakes I made, some subpar game and maybe I shouldn't be in charge of the nightkills (like on the last day). I was ok to good in hiding, or at least surviving, but not so great at manipulating. So yeah, thanks for the mention, but I don't think it was a great game for me. It was very enjoyable and I had fun, but I have much to improve there. (well ... at least I can brag of my 100% scum voting :p )
brainbomb (474 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
I think Vecna would have won it for us if it had continued.
Jamiet99uk (141 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
MAFIA XXVI WILL BEGIN ON TUESDAY 3RD JANUARY 2017

SIGN-UPS WILL BEGIN NEXT WEEK ALONG WITH FULL SET-UP INFO

Theme will be "The Asylum" and will be a fairly classic semi-open two team setup with no third party. There will be some unusual roles (although all of these have been tested in play to some extent; none are home-brewed).
peterlund (1315 D (G))
15 Dec 16 UTC
Chaqa and others! You wanted a search tool. Here it is!! :)

http://mafia.peterlund.se/search_form.html

The full message DB is searchable. You have to give one or more usernames...
peterlund (1315 D (G))
15 Dec 16 UTC
It is the M25 messages.
Floodgates (2084 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
Nice, I love it! I might be greedy but is there a way to search for 'all' just to get the whole game in one page?
Floodgates (2084 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
Besides typing all the names
peterlund (1315 D (G))
15 Dec 16 UTC
At the moment you can list all names (case does not matter), you get all names easily from the m25_d1.txt file for instance.

I think I better keep it this way so those kind of searches are not done too often. Have to think a bit of my bandwidth :)
Floodgates (2084 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
Fair enough. It's a far easier format to reread a whole day than this forum, I like it.
peterlund (1315 D (G))
15 Dec 16 UTC
Maybe I could allow an all user search as long as the search contains a one day condition. Also I think I just need to implement a counter to measure search traffic to make sure it does not get completely out of control. I could be more liberal as long as that gauge counter does not show too high traffic I guess. Do that tomorrow any any other kind of changes too. This search thing was a fast hack to get something working. I go into the details now...
teacon7 (306 D)
16 Dec 16 UTC
^ if you have the program auto-generate log files for each phase (D1, N1, D2, N2, etc), you could cut down the bandwidth use because each of us would be able to download each log individually. I hope that would mean ... we'd only need to access it once, then Ctrl + F within our own local viewing programs.
peterlund (1315 D (G))
16 Dec 16 UTC
Teacon. Yes that is an option in order to direct people to pre-made searches that are not complete history, maybe that would keep bandwidth usage down. Or I can introduce a automatic stop at end of day/night with a link to next day that the reader needs to press in order to continue into the next day/night phase.

Anyhow I fixed the presentation a bit. Restored the line breaks in the search result messages. And later this evening I fix so you can search for users having a space in their full names. It is currently it is not possible to search for HR due to this. Such a search need to be quoted. "Hellenic Riot" and my search tool need to handle those quotes properly...
teacon7 (306 D)
16 Dec 16 UTC
Nice. Thanks! :) I'll give it a try when I'm able.

This next game is going to be massively different, I think :)
Kakarroto (100 D)
17 Dec 16 UTC
soo ... how does that "MVP"-choosing work?
brainbomb (474 D)
17 Dec 16 UTC
Usually the GM picks someone who didnt really win it.
peterlund (1315 D (G))
17 Dec 16 UTC
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http://mafia.peterlund.se/search_form.html has been improved...

- Word searches for now need to have proper word boundaries.
- Quoted searches work now for user names and words.
- For words quotes can be used in combination with "|".
- Updated help text on form page.
- Print hours:minutes to deadline in search output.
- Add a color code per player in the message presentation.
brainbomb (474 D)
19 Dec 16 UTC
Alot of people have been trying to adopt gimmick playstyles where they intentionally play poorly to get townread. Lets like not do that anymore.
peterlund (1315 D (G))
19 Dec 16 UTC
I am waiting for the sign-up thread. I plan to play next round. Btw I fixed a proper end game presentation of M25 and also made searching easier...
Jamiet99uk (141 D)
19 Dec 16 UTC
(+1)
The sign-up thread will appear this evening. (I am at work and do not have the previously accepted set-up summary text on this computer)


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yassem (2581 D)
18 Dec 16 UTC
Neutral units in World Diplomacy?
I just found something peculiar - http://webdiplomacy.net/cache/games/1858/185865/11-small.map - what's wrong with this map?
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ssorenn (2442 D (G))
16 Dec 16 UTC
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Chicago based job opportunities
If you live around or near Chicago and have a degree in computer science or have good knowledge of coding there is a possibility I can help find you a job
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civwarbuff (305 D)
18 Dec 16 UTC
Public game to fill.
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=186872
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Clownie (295 D)
16 Dec 16 UTC
Is it me, or is the Modern Diplomacy map really bad?
The starts are more unbalanced than in any other variant, and builds anywhere means there is no incentive to defend your homeland, and lessens strategic depth as there is also no incentive to try your best to hold your ground when you've extended relatively far from where you started. I've played this variant a couple times, but it keeps disappointing me. What's the appeal?

I'm not purely trying to detract here, I sincerely want a counterargument.
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ghug (5046 D (B))
15 Dec 16 UTC
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December Ghostratings
http://tournaments.webdiplomacy.net/theghost-ratingslist

Have at 'em.
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slypups (1889 D)
17 Dec 16 UTC
Public Non-Anonymous Games taking a
With some crackdown activity by the Mods on multis in the past few months, it looks like the number of public non-anonymous games has taken a bit of a dip, suggesting that there were indeed quite a few multi-account efforts in these games. I for one appreciate the policing of such cheating.
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marze1992 (383 D)
16 Dec 16 UTC
Draw in PSS
If the game is drawn in a PSS game, the pot is divided according to units' number?
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Jamiet99uk (141 D)
14 Dec 16 UTC
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"Punishable Metagaming"
Former mod Jmo has made a statement which suggests site rules have changed.
34 replies
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Ienpw_III (627 D)
17 Dec 16 UTC
High stakes game needs one more player in next 40 min
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VashtaNeurotic (2394 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
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What's Your Favorite Riddle?
So I just answered a really stupid riddle "wrong" and wanted to find a better one. So I ask you all "What's your favorite riddle?"
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RagingIke297 (147 D)
13 Dec 16 UTC
F2F Game in Chicago Area
Hey guys, I'm going to be in the greater Chicago area from like January 2nd until January 12th or so. There aren't many webdipers located around me, but I figure there's probably 5 or 6 in Chicago. Would anyone be interested in playing a face to face game if I can find enough people?
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Ienpw_III (627 D)
16 Dec 16 UTC
High stakes (120 D) gunboat game
1 day phases. Test your tactics, resource balance, and ability to predict the plans of others.

gameID=186811
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cardcollector (1270 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
Coming back from a hiatus...
Is anyone up for a game? Roughly 24-36 hour phases, classic map, gunboat or press. Open to Americas and Modern map as well. Pause for Christmas.

I already made this one: gameID=186783
But I'm willing to play a couple more games too.
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DragonKiller101 (10 D X)
15 Nov 16 UTC
(+1)
Lets talk
hi
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civwarbuff (305 D)
14 Dec 16 UTC
Replacement needed in this game
Playing as Italy. It is early in the game. Entirely workable position, although there are some complications.
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=186310#gamePanel
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dD_ShockTrooper (1199 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
Forum crackpot memorial service
I am holding a public press 1day phase game in memorial of heroes that have fallen in the line of duty against moderator oppression:
gameID=186764
Password: muted_sheep
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MichiganMan (5268 D)
15 Dec 16 UTC
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Site Goes Down
Site goes down, games cancel ... then some game start back on time ... unfair ... total screw job!
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