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Event Mafia Universe Championship Season 8 - Voting Stage

Who should be our representative?

  • HumanDawn

    Votes: 6 66.7%
  • Jinjo

    Votes: 3 33.3%

  • Total voters
    9
  • Poll closed .
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Hello TWR, it's once again time for the Mafia Universe eigth annual Mafia Championship, which we have been invited to!
INVITATION TO THE MAFIA CHAMPIONSHIP (SEASON 8)

Ahoy there! :)

I’m very excited to invite your community to participate in Season 8 of the Mafia Championship.

The Mafia Championship is an annual forum-based tournament series that pits representatives from various online Mafia (aka Werewolf) communities against one another as they compete to determine the Internet’s greatest forum Mafia player. Each participating community democratically elects one person to represent them and be their “Champion”.

The tournament first started back in 2013. Since then, 320+ different communities and 50+ different nationalities have been represented.

It’s a super fun event that has created many new friendships and close bonds between communities. I hope that you would be interested in taking part :)


  1. DO YOU ACCEPT THE INVITATION?

If your community wishes to participate, please confirm your participation to Lissa as soon as you can to ensure yourselves a spot. Currently, the plan is to accommodate 150 communities this season. If there is further interest, additional communities may sign up as substitutes; generally there are some replacements needed both before and during games.

If your community agrees to participate, the deadline for selecting your representative is May 7th, but the sooner the better.

The games will take place on Mafia Universe. If it’s okay, I can link directly to the general discussion thread regarding this topic on Mafia Universe.

Important notes

  • You may decide yourselves how you want to elect your representative, but we highly recommend some sort of democratic process (public nominations followed by a poll usually works out well).
  • In addition to electing a representative, you should also name an alternate (a back-up) who will be asked to step in if the first choice needs to back out.
  • Your representative should be prepared for having to read upwards of 500-600 posts per 24 hours during the early stages of the game. Additionally, there’s a requirement that each player must make at least 10 posts per Game Day. Only active players should apply/participate. I repeat: Your chosen player needs to be able to promise a good amount of activity on a daily basis!




  1. SEASON 8 FORMAT

The tournament structure
  • 150 communities will participate, each sending one representative.
  • QUALIFIERS: 10 Qualifier Games will be played, consisting of 15 players each. I.e. every representative plays in one Qualifier Game. The players themselves vote post-game to determine who is deserving of advancement. 1st and 2nd place will advance to the Semifinal Games.
  • SEMIFINALS: A Jury consisting of finalists from Season 7 will select 25 additional players to advance to the three Semifinal Games. From each game, five players will advance to the Finale Game based on a post-game player vote, just like in the qualifying phase.
  • THE FINALE: The Finale Game is played. Once it has completed, the players vote to determine who shall receive the title of Season 8 Champion and a winner’s certificate signed by Dmitry Davidoff, the creator of mafia.

This year’s setup: Gold Rush 15er
2x Mafia Goons
1x Mafia Roleblocker

1x Town Motion Detector

1x 1-Shot Town Vigilante (n2+)
1x Town Doctor

9x Vanilla Townie

Flips are alignment only.

Relevant mechanics info

  • Day start.
  • Majority elimination is enabled Day 2+, but majority is not required at any point for the elimination.
  • Tied votes will result in a player being eliminated at random from among the tied players.
  • No outside communication. I.e. you may not contact the other players outside of the thread (unless you are Mafia and wish to speak with your teammates).
  • Phase Lengths and Deadlines will be up to the players themselves (I’ll organize your representative into a game with deadlines that suit their preferences).
  • Thread is locked during Night Phases.
  • Votes are automatically locked in at LYLO.
  • Mafia factional kills are assigned. They can be tracked, watched, roleblocked, etc. (In this setup, that means they display as an action to the Motion Detector action.)
  • Mafia share a factional Night Kill, which is a single standard shot for their faction. The mafia factional kill is mandatory.
  • Mafia may communicate at any time.
  • Each individual player may make a maximum of 150 posts per day phase (this restriction is lifted 2 hours before day end).
  • The game will have a host to oversee everything and make sure everyone’s following the code of conduct, but otherwise the game is completely automated (automatic votecounts, thread locks and reveals alignments automatically, the bot receives and processes actions, etc.).


  1. SEASON 8 TIMELINE

There will be 10 Qualifier Games, and your representative plays in just one of these. They will have start dates ranging from mid-May to the end of Junne. So in other words, as long as your representative can play sometime during that period, they should be good and I’ll make sure they get scheduled into a game that suits their schedule well. I.e. if your rep is busy until June, that isn’t a problem.

The Semifinal Games will be played in July/August, and the Finale Game sometime in August/September (whenever we can work out something that suits everyone).

If you want to get in contact with me ASAP, you can find me on Discord (Lissa#8083).

Kind regards,
Lissa

We once again thank the hosts over at Mafia Universe for both setting these events up, as well as inviting us and giving us a chance to play in the biggest cross community mafia event around!

As always, you guys as players and hosts are the ones who nominate a player to take part on behalf of our community. There's a couple rules to this:
  • Nominations will take place from the time this thread is posted up until the 30th of April at 11:59am PT, which gives us just around a week for nominations (Countdown)
  • Anyone can nominate themselves, but each potential nominee will need to be seconded by at least one other user. Nominees may end their nomination at any time, and a list of people who are not interested can be found further along in this post.
  • Once nominations close, a poll will go up with all the nominees, and users will be allowed two votes each. Voting will continue until 11:59AM PT on May 5th, with the winner being selected as our representative and the runner up standing in as backup.
  • Users must have played in at least one completed mafia game from ”Zinn's Future Mafia Game Mafia" (began 10th September 2020) onwards to be eligible to participate or vote. Bulbagarden must be your home site. It is also highly advised that you read the spoilered invitation.
Nominees
HumanDawn
Jinjo

Not Interested
ExLight
DawningWinds
Rainbow Cloud
Max1996
Feenie
 
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”Zinn's Future Mafia Game Mafia" (began 10th September 2020)
Wow that long ago was it? I still haven't gotten around to reading the Tokyo Ghoul Light Novels to start Tokyo Ghoul:re so I can actually do a Mafia game around it.
Anyway, doubt I'd get nominated but I'm not interested.
If anyone's interested, I'll give you a free vote I guess. :v
 
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I'm not interested either, but good luck to whoever ends up representing us lol
 
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Not interested either.
 
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I didn't expect to get any nominations omg :bulbaLove: thank you Caps and RC! But unfortunately, I'm gonna have to say I'm not interested because I don't think I could keep up with a large game. I'll nominate HumanDawn.
 
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Oof... Most nominated people have declared no interest in competing, leaving only me so far.

When I was nominated and received the majority vote to compete here, I decided to play even though I was not that personally motivated and was busy with real-life responsibilities. Despite those feelings, and even randing Mafia despite not playing as Mafia for 3 years, I still ended up winning the Qualifier and making it to the Semi-Final. Mind, I was crushed in the Semi-Final randing Mafia again, but it was still an exciting and fun experience. If I had more time and was more skilled and experienced I could have maybe evened the playing field with the incredibly skilled Town team, and I don't think I've managed to build enough of that throughout the past year to be on even enough terms in skill if I hit Mafia again. Though, I did rand Mafia once this past year in MafiaUniverse and felt pretty good about my performance in that game, and only lost because the player we converted ended up becoming a Serial Killer instead of Mafia in a bastard game... but still probably not enough if I hit Mafia again. Depends on the team and situation too, but there are Town players who are just brutal in deduction. I would love to see how I would fare as a Town player in the Championships.

That said... I nominate @Jinjo :M.
 
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Only 2 people got nominated? Who is going as the representative and backup? I'll have to know in advance so that I can fix my work schedule.
 
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Only 2 people got nominated? Who is going as the representative and backup? I'll have to know in advance so that I can fix my work schedule.
Back up would be whoever is second in voting.
 
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Yeah we haven't kept up with this enough. I have made a poll that will only be able to last just about over a day before we officially send our representative. Congratulations however to @HumanDawn and @Jinjo

I'll also post this announcement in Discord to get as many votes as we can in the short time we have left.
 
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The votes are in, with a score of 6 to 3, @HumanDawn will be our representative and @Jinjo will be our backup! Congratulations once again guys for getting the nominations and votes, regardless of what order you finished in.
 
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