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[MiniPhalla] Antarctic Research Station - GAME OVER - FLAWLESS MAFIA VICTORY

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Final Day

    "There he is! Get him!"

    Boris Grishenko ran through the facility. He had managed to evade his pursuers for a full day, ever since he had first drawn the researchers' attention, but it looked like his luck was about to run out.

    Backed into a corner, he confronted the assembled crowd. "You don't understand! The cold, none of you could understand the cold that was to come..."

    Someone threw a book at him. "Shut up! You're the reason we've had so many die in the past couple days. If you hadn't stolen the heatpacks..."

    Boris shook his head. "What then? There weren't many there to begin with. They n-needed to be...needed to be rationed."

    Someone else stepped up and slugged him in the gut. "Rationed? Is that what you call it? All I see is someone selfish, who refused to use them on anyone but himself."

    "W-what? I didn't know who else to give them to! There wasn't anyone better."

    The crowd didn't believe him.

    It was funny, thought kuhlmeye. The Janitor always thought he would freeze to death. Dreamed it, imagined it, feared it. The instability caused him to lose his last job early and, well, it was hard to find another one when all of your previous references were dead. The hazards of that line of work.

    He was grateful that the corporation hired him, even if his enthusiasm was tempered by where they assigned him.

    If he had the choice, would he have done it all over again?

    Would it even have mattered?

    Who knows?


    The researcher with the bloody book left the scene late. The guards were still nowhere in sight. It was probably fortunate, as they had gotten rather unhinged ever since the crisis started.

    Case in point, one bald, tattooed specimen in front of him wielding a shotgun. "You're pretty useless, so we're gonna use your intestines for warmth."

    "W-what?" BLAM.

    Mark Vincent stood over vagrant_winds's body, scratching his head. "Huh. Maybe I should stop thinking Playstation. Oh well, no one will miss him."

    A voice whispered into his ear. "Yeah, probably."

    No one missed Darian, the Chief of Security, either.


    Kisaragi Jin approached the facility. The doors had been flung wide open, wrecked by some great force. Soon, he saw why. A giant of a man stood in the entry way, perhaps the cause. Drawing his sword, Jin launched himself forward on a sliver of ice.

    Unfortunately for him, this was Iron Tager's story mode.

    uean put the controller down. After the first couple scary days, he had decided to take it easy today and use the time to get 100% on his few remaining characters.

    Time ticked by and, all by himself, he slowly...faded...away...


    As the new day dawned, a group of researchers stood huddled in the basement, talking among themselves.

    "Yesssssss, it is time for Mizore-sama's resurrection!"

    The researcher to his left regarded him dispassionately, taking a sip from a bottle of Fanta. "Sure, whatever. None of us still know what you're talking about."

    One motioned to two of the silent ones. "You two shouldn't be here. You were Big Name Researchers. Your absence..."

    They looked at each other. "No one will notice."


    The Dead:
    Darian - Mark Vincent, Chief of Security - Stabbed
    kuhlmeye - Boris Grishenko, Janitor - Mob Rule
    uean - Researcher - Hypothermia
    vagrant_winds - Researcher - Shot full of buck

    The Victorious:
    B:L - Possessed Researcher
    FunkyWaltDogg - Possessed Researcher
    Houn - Possessed Researcher
    Orange Soda - Possessed Researcher
    psolms - Possessed Researcher

    The Surviving:
    Infidel - Albert Wesker, Infiltrator - Faked his death. Wasn't able to capitalize on the researchers' efforts to flush out a specimen in order to capture one, but escapes the facility with data.

    Alive, but not for long:
    Arivia - Researcher
    Dac Vin - Researcher
    dunedainjedi - William Birkin, Married Researcher
    Kay - Researcher
    Nocturne - Annette Birkin, Married Researcher


    FLAWLESS MAFIA VICTORY.

    Epilogue and postmortem to come.

  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
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  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
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  • ZandraconZandracon Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Muahahahaha

  • EbfanEbfan Wimmy Wam Wam Wozzle! Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
  • InfidelInfidel Too easy. PiltoverRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    You are wrote:
    ...Alec Gardiner, Quartermaster. You're a very detail oriented person. You love to make lists, spreadsheets, and complex databases of what's contained in supply. Unfortunately, you're a little TOO meticulous, so when the company wants to lose something, it's not as easy with you around. Hence why you're out here in the middle of bumfuck nowhere.

    Abilities:
    Supply - You've given out everything you have to help people survive the cold. If you find some more supplies later, maybe you'll be able to help a few specific people.

    Win Condition:
    End the quarantine by destroying the hidden menace.
    Looks like everyone thinks you're dead, a valiant hero to be remembered.

    Just as planned.

    In reality, you are really...

    ...Albert Wesker. Alec Gardiner was your cover identity. You're actually an operative for another division of the corporation and have been given certain...advantages. The experimental virus treatments you've underwent have given you a certain amount of superhuman resiliency, triggered by your death. You've been told that you'll develop some other abilities later but that's for another time.

    The rival division wanted you to sabotage the research here, eliminate Edward Ashford, and steal any tangible results you could get your hands on.

    Unfortunate for them, you have other ideas. Your own corporation, perhaps. Or something bigger...

    Abilities:
    Fake Death - You are secretly still in the game.

    Resiliency - One man alone won't put you down for the count. Not a normal human, at least.

    Win Condition:
    Survive.

    Damnit Spectrum.

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  • Dac VinDac Vin Reimu Hakurei sat in her shrine because she was on the internet. Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
  • psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Team Big Name Game Theory!

    Flawless victory!

  • FunkyWaltDoggFunkyWaltDogg Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    fuck yeah super [strike]lucky[/strike] awesome victory

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  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    So, I'm not a very good network head. Especially when we don't have a network.

  • Dac VinDac Vin Reimu Hakurei sat in her shrine because she was on the internet. Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Awaiting Dunadumb's usual I PEGGED x AND y AS MAFIA routine.

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  • InfidelInfidel Too easy. PiltoverRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Darian, don't second guess your hunches!

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  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Yeah, I sent in a kill on OS yesterday. :(

  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Thoughts:

    - Terrible village is terrible. Really, we didn't have to do much misdirection at all, just nudge a few ideas here and there.

    - Darian, you should have called your kill night one, when there was still someone to network with.

    - The Hypothermia mechanic was way too overpowered, but hella fun to watch.

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  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Houn wrote: »
    Thoughts:

    - Terrible village is terrible. Really, we didn't have to do much misdirection at all, just nudge a few ideas here and there.

    - Darian, you should have called your kill night one, when there was still someone to network with.

    - The Hypothermia mechanic was way too overpowered, but hella fun to watch.

    Board game night; I don't get back home until after midnight.

  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Bad luck for your team, then.

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  • FunkyWaltDoggFunkyWaltDogg Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Dac Vin wrote: »
    Awaiting Dunadumb's usual I PEGGED x AND y AS MAFIA routine.

    Anyone who says they pegged B:L and/or Sunkist, I'll believe. Kay's analysis from earlier was kinda scary.

    Too bad no one tried to vote out or vig either one...

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  • InfidelInfidel Too easy. PiltoverRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Obvious Houn is obvious. <img class=" title=":lol:" class="bbcode_smiley" />

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  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Not obvious enough, it would seem, lol.

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  • Dac VinDac Vin Reimu Hakurei sat in her shrine because she was on the internet. Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Also I blame my aspergers for wailing on vagrant_winds all day.

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  • psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    no funky, its too risky to waste the vote and the vig this close to the end of the game...

    sorry kay. :P

  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    On the other hand, if Phalla gets reduced to "Vig reveals night one or else their team loses" as the only viable strategy, it becomes less fun.

  • Dac VinDac Vin Reimu Hakurei sat in her shrine because she was on the internet. Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I know Spec told me to wait before I whine, but I SERIOUSLY hope the hypothermia mechanic isn't what I think it is.

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  • psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    i think it is what you think it is dac

  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    psolms wrote: »
    i think it is what you think it is dac

    Yeah, Dac Vin slipped past uean there at the end, just before vote close. Seems pretty clear.

  • FunkyWaltDoggFunkyWaltDogg Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    psolms wrote: »
    i think it is what you think it is dac

    Pretty much, it was hells of overpowered.

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    FWD is very good at this game.
  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Epilogue

    The blond haired man walked into his safe house in Cape Town, not bothering to remove his trench coat or sunglasses.

    He switched on the projector, which soon resolved itself in the form of five faces.

    "Ooh, he returns! Did you bring us cake? You brought us cake, right?"

    He swallowed a sigh. His superiors were...a little unstable at times.

    The one wearing armor waved his sword towards the other's image. "Silence! Now, tell us, did you find what we are looking for?"

    Wesker brandished a disk. "Yes, though with no help from any of you. I realize you had agents in place, but you weren't able to find a single researcher to replace."

    One of them shrugged. "Unfortunate circumstances. One of the researchers that expired on the first day apparently had a history with the agent I wanted to send. Constantly thinks him evil. If I'd know she would bite it early, I might've sent him anyway."

    Silent, Wesker ignored the responses from the others as he plugged in the disk, tapping in the commands for transfer.

    "My final report has been attached as well. The facility is unrecoverable. I'd recommend skipping sending a team in and just destroying it."

    He cut the connection, then walked into the adjacent room. Locking the door, he finally opened up the case he had carried all the way back from the Antarctic. Edward Ashford's final creation, a detector of sorts. This last experience was a bust, but perhaps he could use to find something...more suitable.

  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Oh, I would like to thank the masons for figuring that out and helping shield the rest of us... they were immune to the hypothermia (shared body heat) and left themselves at the bottom of the post list.

  • InfidelInfidel Too easy. PiltoverRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    *narration*
    Houn wrote: »
    Great Zombie Jesus!!!

    How many kills ARE there in this game? That was a bloodbath...

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Role Summary:

    The village had...
    1x Vig
    1x Guard (who would have been able to guard OR vig if the vig had died first)
    1x Seer (who would have been able to seer AND heatpack if the heatpack guy had died first)
    1x Heatpack Distributor (+3 posts for the day to a single target)
    2x Masons (masons and shared a single post count for the day)

    There was
    1x Neutral (steal 3 posts from someone, give to self. alternatively, give 1 post to self, 1 post to someone else.)

    5x Mafia
    Group powers:
    1 targeted kill a night
    1 autokill on lowest poster that day, kills all posters in the event of a tie, last kill of the day and could trickle up if the lowest poster(s) were voted or vigged prior

    Role PMs:
    Darian
    Spoiler:

    Ebfan
    Spoiler:

    Gumpy:
    Spoiler:

    dunedainjedi:
    Spoiler:

    Nocturne:
    Spoiler:

    kuhlmeye:
    Spoiler:

    garroad_ran:
    Spoiler:

    Mafia (beel, OS, FWD, Houn, psolms)
    Spoiler:

    Infidel already posted his joke PMs, but for completion's sake:
    Spoiler:
    Spoiler:
    (I stress again that this is still all a joke and Infidel was never in the game.)

    Postmortem/design theory on the way.

  • Fatal3RR0RFatal3RR0R Registered User
    edited October 2009
    Thanks for running this spec.

    This game actually gave me plenty of opportunities to be chatty for once.

    And I thought the narrations were great.

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Spreadsheet:
    http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=tDphVqAtioerATNY64ItXVA&output=html

    The eagle-eyed of you will spot why so many people died on Day 1. (Combine the low post counts with g_r giving Robos and himself an extra post, stir to tragedy)

  • psolmspsolms Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    aha... well that explains that. thanks garrod for the awesome day 1 and the easy day 2 bandwagon.

  • FunkyWaltDoggFunkyWaltDogg Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Spectrum wrote: »
    Spreadsheet:
    http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=tDphVqAtioerATNY64ItXVA&output=html

    The eagle-eyed of you will spot why so many people died on Day 1. (Combine the low post counts with g_r giving Robos and himself an extra post, stir to tragedy)

    ahahaha

    I was wondering how that had happened

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  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    That makes more sense. I just thought my math was off for the day one counts.

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  • kuhlmeyekuhlmeye Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Wow, good job team evil. Also, really interesting concept with the votes providing heat and such. Fun game Spec.

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  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I enjoyed myself. I need to be on Team Evil more often.

    Mwah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha....

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  • DarianDarian Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Fun game, definitely. Thanks for running this, Spectrum, and well-played by team evil.

  • HounHoun Jump In Save the WorldRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I am enjoying a victory popsicle. It is icy and delicious.

    So, Spectrum, give us some info on the setting. What were the evils, anyway?

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Darian wrote: »
    Fun game, definitely. Thanks for running this, Spectrum, and well-played by team evil.

    What made you ignore my list of EVIIILS? :P

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