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by Okaros
06 Jun 2018, 09:52:21
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus I
Replies: 24
Views: 485

Re: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus I

Check your umbrella stand. You always leave it there and wind up forgetting since it blends in with all those umbrellas with leather-wrapped handles you have. Weirdo.
by Okaros
06 Jun 2018, 06:47:51
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus I
Replies: 24
Views: 485

Re: TWG Whatever Roman Numeral plus I

Omega wrote:Whatever happened with Okaros in the last game, well, let's just say that Okaros knows where all the skeletons are buried.

In your backyard, under the tomatoes.

I *did* clean the blood off the shovel and put it back in you toolshed when I was done.
by Okaros
28 Feb 2018, 10:48:54
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+9: Doesn't really matter to me
Replies: 16
Views: 710

Re: Day N+9: Doesn't really matter to me

So the actual story here is that I was both Lazy and SHODAN. I'd originally asked Omega to render me dead so I could watch, but when I realized that Omega's game was nowhere near crazy enough I figured I'd simply kill him off take over his game and run game-inside-a-game silliness. I am very amused ...
by Okaros
27 Feb 2018, 14:49:22
Forum: S.S. Ozymandias
Topic: Day N+9: Doesn't really matter to me
Replies: 16
Views: 710

Re: Day N+9: Doesn't really matter to me

The speculation here is fascinating... ;)
by Okaros
01 Nov 2017, 20:27:20
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: GAME CXIX:Fantastic Voyage(r) Signup Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 2581

Re: GAME CXIX:Fantastic Voyage(r) Signup Thread

We're going to have to activate the Emergency Engineering Hologram in order to fix the Emergency Medical Hologram, aren't we?

The GM says this:


Please state the nature of the Technical Emergency

(cranking out day zero now -- lots of changes in my personal life I will speak to in the f5 thread)
by Okaros
16 Oct 2017, 15:17:26
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: GAME CXIX:Fantastic Voyage(r) Signup Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 2581

Re: Fantastic Voyage(r)

7-zark-7 wrote:Suggestions for NPC death, anyone?

I'd volunteer except I'm not a redshirt. :P
(do kill me off for this one, though)
by Okaros
28 Sep 2017, 10:17:38
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVIII - The Strain
Replies: 20
Views: 949

Re: TWG CXVIII - The Strain

DastardlyOldMan wrote:Keep me in quarantine for a couple of days in case you need a replacement, but after that, go ahead and pop me out of the airlock and into the dead thread, if ya please.


How about I put you in a shipping container instead?
by Okaros
27 Sep 2017, 19:14:46
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVIII - The Strain
Replies: 20
Views: 949

Re: TWG CXVIII - The Strain

Signups are now closed. Day 1 has begun.

You should have received a PM indicating your role.

You should also have access to the game forum. Please let me know VIA PM if something seems wrong.
by Okaros
27 Sep 2017, 16:28:10
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVIII - The Strain
Replies: 20
Views: 949

Re: TWG CXVIII - The Strain

Excellent, that brings us to ten. I have plans to handle that (less than ten I was still scratching my head for plans on how to deal with, but I'm sure I would've figured out something). Also, I will note: Despite the obvious thematic nature of infectious vampires, this is NOT a conversion game. Mig...
by Okaros
25 Sep 2017, 20:12:07
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Because all the entertaining people are busy signing up to play the next game!
by Okaros
24 Sep 2017, 08:37:22
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVIII - The Strain
Replies: 20
Views: 949

Re: TWG CXVIII - The Strain

For those unfamiliar with the show/novels, I'm just using it as light window dressing for the theme. Distilled down from the source material: -) The key concept to know is that Strigoi are vampires. They spread their infections via their bite or via contact with their bodily fluids. If left alive, t...
by Okaros
20 Sep 2017, 12:01:22
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVIII - The Strain
Replies: 20
Views: 949

Re: TWG CXVIII - The Strain

Probably-not-infected survivors:
Ryvvn
Jrsthethird
7-zark-7
Aldax
Blindsniper83
dferrantino
Admetus
Omega
rekard
sphenodont
by Okaros
20 Sep 2017, 12:01:07
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVIII - The Strain
Replies: 20
Views: 949

TWG CXVIII - The Strain

In a city overrun by infectious vampires known as Strigoi , you are a band of humans struggling to survive in a world suddenly full of hostility and paranoia. On your last several scavenging missions, you've run into far-too-convenient patrols of Strigoi and you've lost a number of dear friends from...
by Okaros
06 Sep 2017, 17:46:51
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

7-zark-7 wrote:...there's even a chartered jet involved.

And I just signed the status email to the executive staff the way I sign my posts here. :facepalm:

Well then tell your pilot to stop steering you into those pockets of turbulence. All those spilled mimosas are clearly getting on your nerves!
by Okaros
11 Aug 2017, 18:48:53
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Congrats, Ryvvn and FCM!

Also congrats, Zark! One of those ducks is actually a wolf. Your new job is to figure out which one it is before it kills all the rest. Good luck!
by Okaros
06 Aug 2017, 20:42:15
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Discussion: Meta-Communication
Replies: 9
Views: 1525

Re: Discussion: Meta-Communication

An edit lock (where edits can't be done, or can't be done after a certain time window) could be handled by creating an UnVote or Retract tag similar to the Vote tag and requiring people to use it when retracting their vote.
by Okaros
06 Aug 2017, 20:07:14
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Discussion: Meta-Communication
Replies: 9
Views: 1525

Re: Discussion: Meta-Communication

With regards to #1/#2, I think (maybe Omega or another Admin can confirm?) that the forum can be made to only accept edits to posts for X minutes after the post is made (15? 20?), which might be a way to allow a reasonable window for changes without allowing #1 to occur. Admins would have to remembe...
by Okaros
06 Aug 2017, 19:52:28
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Discussion: Meta-Communication
Replies: 9
Views: 1525

Re: Discussion: Meta-Communication

My answers: 1: Disallow 2: ? 3: Disallow 4: Disallow As much fun as #1 and #3 have been in the past, they both accomplish something that would be impossible if we were playing with a traditional Day/Night cycle. Namely, it allows a Seer to claim and reveal without the wolves having a chance to respo...
by Okaros
06 Aug 2017, 19:45:56
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Discussion: Meta-Communication
Replies: 9
Views: 1525

Discussion: Meta-Communication

So, my latest game raised some interesting questions around in-game communication methods. I wanted to open up a discussion thread so we could chat about them and maybe come to a consensus about where the line should be drawn. Some questions to get the ball rolling: 1) Should we disallow adding cont...
by Okaros
03 Aug 2017, 18:59:19
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TBD - Miller's Hollow The Pact
Replies: 5
Views: 491

Re: TWG CXVII - Miller's Hollow The Pact

Admetus wrote:I'm going on vacation soon, so I can't realistically sign up for this one. See you next round!

Work continues to wobble between "barely too much" and "way too much", so I'm out for this one as well.
by Okaros
03 Aug 2017, 16:27:10
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

There's a twitch FAQ that mentions an embargo, but my Google-Fu is failing to find any actual details on wtf the embargo actually is/covers/etc...
by Okaros
03 Aug 2017, 15:46:11
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Aldax wrote:Every day I grow angrier at the fact that Twitch Prime is not available here

*checks*

Wtf? That's crazy.
by Okaros
03 Aug 2017, 14:38:23
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Day of the Tentacle Remastered is free as part of this month's Twitch Prime (part of Amazon Prime) loot. If for some crazy reason you don't already own Day of the Tentacle, GO GET IT RIGHT NOW IT'S FREE OMG.
:flail: :flail:
by Okaros
27 Jul 2017, 08:30:36
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Part of me is a little disappointed that you're not outfitting a cargo container and planning to ship yourself around the world in luxury, but I must admit it still sounds pretty neat. You'd better have stories to tell after that, DOM!
by Okaros
25 Jul 2017, 19:28:24
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

That's pretty awful. He agreed on the record and then secretly changed his mind and let them go ahead? I can't even imagine how that happens in a production scenario. Without him being fired for it, I mean. Yeah, it's pretty bad. We're pretty desperate for bodies at this point, so I think the worst...
by Okaros
25 Jul 2017, 17:07:15
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Since you asked... The new global sysadmin/networking manager where I work is learning a set of profound lessons this week. Angry Story Time! A week ago: Networking Lead: This border-switch replacement will be only be 2 minutes of downtime, tops! Customer Support has ok'd it happening without a main...
by Okaros
24 Jul 2017, 19:25:58
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

Roles are out. Day 1 will be up momentarily.
by Okaros
24 Jul 2017, 18:34:26
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

The Blacklist has been finalized. You're either on it or not, now.
by Okaros
24 Jul 2017, 18:19:49
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

Your security clearance came in just in the nick of time. Welcome aboard, newbie!
by Okaros
24 Jul 2017, 10:32:33
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

You three have been added and should be able to see Day 0, as described above.

Initial rules, including a list of possible roles, have been added to the Rules thread in the Day Forum.
by Okaros
24 Jul 2017, 09:25:29
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Reminder: Signup threads have moved over to their own forum. Go here, sign up for the game that starts tonight!

http://forum.thewolfgame.net/viewtopic.php?f=341&t=2130
by Okaros
24 Jul 2017, 09:02:42
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

Day 0 is up, everyone up to this point should have access to it. Note that I have not assigned roles yet. Rules will get filled out later this afternoon. Cutoff for signups will be around 9pm Eastern or so. Sending a final email blast momentarily. You should be able to see just the day thread/forum ...
by Okaros
17 Jul 2017, 06:38:34
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

7-zark-7 wrote:We are expecting the paperwork tonight. A few confessions on both sides, but the upshot is the seller is paying for the roof replacement.

Is it really a confession after they've been called out by the seer?
by Okaros
17 Jul 2017, 05:52:54
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

Re: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

Day 1 scheduled to start on Monday, 7/24. EOD will be 10pm Eastern. EOD will operate slightly different than the standard 24 hour weekday/48 hour weekend days. At end of a traditional day if everyone has voted we will move on to the next game day. If there are ANY missing votes for ANY reason (inclu...
by Okaros
17 Jul 2017, 05:52:10
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXVI - The Blacklist
Replies: 25
Views: 1439

TWG CXVI - The Blacklist

September, 2013: Raymond "Red" Reddington walks into the lobby of FBI headquarters in Washingon, DC and turns himself in. A former Naval Intelligence officer and the FBI's #1 Most Wanted Fugitive, Reddington has been rogue and operating in the criminal underworld for over 20 years, eluding...
by Okaros
14 Jul 2017, 09:30:15
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

7-zark-7 wrote:Do I throw the seller under the bus for human cred?

You're already dead, you can't get any more human cred. :P
by Okaros
14 Jul 2017, 08:36:16
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

7-zark-7 wrote:I'm nervous about the house purchase.
...
Seller requested & we just signed an extension to Monday for them to formulate their response.

Obviously the seller is a wolf and they need the time to consult with their brethren to get their story straight. You know what to do.
by Okaros
11 Jul 2017, 12:33:34
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

For my upcoming game we will be visiting the world of one Raymond "Red" Reddington, courtesy of a theme based on the TV Series "The Blacklist".

Are you on his list? We'll find out!

It will be a vanilla-ish game with slightly different EOD handling.
by Okaros
10 Jul 2017, 21:17:33
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Someone's already busy getting themselves into the proper frame of mind for the next game...
by Okaros
28 Jun 2017, 21:12:29
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I found No Man's Sky to be ultimately rather boring at Launch time. On Bartle's taxonomy It's an extremely explorer-heavy, with a dash of Achiever, with zero Killer/Socializer appeal. I found the overall gameplay and procedural generation to ultimately be very shallow, although still an impressive t...
by Okaros
28 Jun 2017, 16:37:32
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Yeah. The collectible market is, at its core, a vastly different beast than a proper "games" store, and is in fact one of the ways that "games" stores can keep themselves afloat financially; using the actual games as loss/low-margin leaders to get people interested/hooked on the ...
by Okaros
28 Jun 2017, 08:03:01
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I agree with all the points Gungnir and DOM raise, but will go slightly further: Game stores (whether RPG, Board, or Both) are *ridiculously* thin margin business. If you're at all worried about the financial risk (both in the riskiness of the business sense as well as your own personal/family finan...
by Okaros
23 Jun 2017, 11:04:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: CXV - A Call to Arms
Replies: 29
Views: 1509

Re: CXV - A Call to Arms

DastardlyOldMan wrote:Thanks - tweaked that; I had copied in some of Okaros' last game post, and missed that (the signup link in the top half was correct, I think).

Yeah, signup link was fine.

Now the question is... If you're Sam Beckett, who's your Al? Dferr?
by Okaros
23 Jun 2017, 10:08:03
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: CXV - A Call to Arms
Replies: 29
Views: 1509

Re: CXV - A Call to Arms

In. Your thread at Ars points to your old game with Star vs. the Forces of Evil. I thought it was a time traveling game. SvtFE was actually *my* old game, so this is actually a Quantum Leap-style time-travelling game. DOM must leap from game to game, putting right the mistakes other GMs have made a...
by Okaros
20 Jun 2017, 20:09:48
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: CXV - A Call to Arms
Replies: 29
Views: 1509

Re: XCV - A Call to Arms

Out due to some intermittent time conflicts and overall busy-ness, but dead me as I'd like to see how this plays out/comment from the afterlife.
by Okaros
20 Jun 2017, 14:01:52
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: General Forum Bug Reporting/Problem Thread
Replies: 154
Views: 27306

Re: General Forum Bug Reporting/Problem Thread

7-zark-7 wrote:Hey - where did the links to prior games go to? I didn't play in the first "Charger" game & went looking for it to no avail.

More in a bit,

7z7


It's an Announcement in the New Game Signups forum.
by Okaros
09 Jun 2017, 19:11:05
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Re: Free Stuff Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 4586

Re: Re: Free Stuff Thread

Blindsniper83 wrote:
Okaros
Portal 2



Done.
by Okaros
31 May 2017, 08:00:54
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG XCIV - The Wolfing Dead
Replies: 31
Views: 1644

Re: TWG XCIV - The Wolfing Dead

Still out, unfortunately, though this looks like it should be fun.
by Okaros
31 May 2017, 06:05:03
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2382
Views: 106632

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

DastardlyOldMan wrote:I'll stick with a nice mid-sized city and my 9-minute commute :)

My 10-minute commute is jealous of you.
#Vote for: DOM
by Okaros
26 May 2017, 07:13:36
Forum: Absolutely Dead
Topic: Dead 0
Replies: 24
Views: 727

Re: Dead 0

DOM's doing his best to make up for his earlier mistake. Seems like he's got reads on all the wolves now. Question is, can he convince the others?

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