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by Ryvvn
09 Jan 2019, 02:01:23
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG - The Three Secrets (POSTPONED)
Replies: 11
Views: 120

Re: TWG - The Three Secrets

Sorry all, this just isn’t enough for what I had in mind; only really just enough for a one wolf, purely vanilla game, but meh... I’ll try this again sometime down the road when hopefully we have a little more activity going on around here.
by Ryvvn
06 Jan 2019, 18:17:25
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG - The Three Secrets (POSTPONED)
Replies: 11
Views: 120

Re: TWG - The Three Secrets

Create a post on GESC, should alert enough people to check their spam at least... Is that an Ars thing? I’ve never been a part of Ars, just here. If you or someone else wants to make that post, feel free, but the latest I could start this game would be Tuesday, my time becomes limited again startin...
by Ryvvn
05 Jan 2019, 17:52:20
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG - The Three Secrets (POSTPONED)
Replies: 11
Views: 120

Re: TWG - The Three Secrets

Sigh. I think between the emails being borked and likely marked as spam for many users, and folks just not checking the boards as frequently as they used to, many potential players just don’t even know about this game signup. Unless I get a sudden burst of signups tomorrow, I won’t have enough to ru...
by Ryvvn
03 Jan 2019, 16:39:19
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: Reminder Emails: We now have them. Opt-in. Details inside...
Replies: 20
Views: 10617

Re: Reminder Emails: We now have them. Opt-in. Details inside...

Omega wrote:I wonder if there is something I can do on my side to make google "like" us more?

Yeah, FCM also confirms it consistently happening despite marking as non-spam.
by Ryvvn
31 Dec 2018, 20:49:57
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: The Active (and Inactive) Players List
Replies: 1
Views: 37

The Active (and Inactive) Players List

At the beginning of 2018 I asked for a roll call of who was still actively interested in playing and/or GMing because participation among registered users has precipitously dropped since 2017. I'd like this thread to be an official and (hopefully) continually updated list. This may help prospective ...
by Ryvvn
31 Dec 2018, 20:10:52
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: The GM Queue v3.0
Replies: 1
Views: 3091

Re: The GM Queue v3.0

2019 signups open! Please help keep this community alive by offering to run a game if you'll have time this year!
by Ryvvn
31 Dec 2018, 19:37:59
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: Reminder Emails: We now have them. Opt-in. Details inside...
Replies: 20
Views: 10617

Re: Reminder Emails: We now have them. Opt-in. Details inside...

Reminder on the reminder emails, if you are opted in and haven’t been seeing them, my own mail client seems to randomly and repeatedly decide to start marking TWG emails as spam despite my continually reflagging as not spam.
by Ryvvn
31 Dec 2018, 19:29:49
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG - The Three Secrets (POSTPONED)
Replies: 11
Views: 120

TWG - The Three Secrets (POSTPONED)

Here’s a new game.

Start date next Monday, January 7th.

Details are to come... secrets are to be uncovered.

P.S. I think the game count got screwed up somewhere, so I’m just dropping the number.
by Ryvvn
31 Dec 2018, 17:07:36
Forum: Here You Lie
Topic: Lullaby for the Soul
Replies: 8
Views: 59

Re: Lullaby for the Soul

Thanks for this game rekard!
by Ryvvn
31 Dec 2018, 16:58:18
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 6. The Mansion
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: Day 6. The Mansion

Oh boy, it’s been a looong time since I had to do any behind the scenes stuff here, and I don’t want to admit how long it took me to refigure this stuff out, but I believe I properly opened up the game threads on rekard’s behalf as well as removed everyone from the game groups. If something seems wr...
by Ryvvn
27 Dec 2018, 09:50:35
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 6. The Mansion
Replies: 4
Views: 64

Re: Day 6. The Mansion

Aldax wrote:Wooo! nice shot Ryvvn

Thanks.

A little bittersweet since I felt we could have wrapped this whole thing up days ago; considering the holiday, I feel Omega should have just spoken up and voted immediately, but glad we won regardless.
by Ryvvn
25 Dec 2018, 16:45:38
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2412
Views: 117088

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Aldax wrote:Merry Christmas you bunch of wolves

Yes indeed, merry christmas ya filthy animals!
by Ryvvn
24 Dec 2018, 12:30:51
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 5. The Shadow.
Replies: 10
Views: 90

Re: Day 5. The Shadow.

Omega wrote:I'll wait until EOD to reveal that.

An odd choice given the uncertain EoD format, folks not guaranteed to check back, two other votes already placed, and me stating I would
#Vote for: sphenodont
barring you giving reason not to.
by Ryvvn
23 Dec 2018, 23:57:18
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 5. The Shadow.
Replies: 10
Views: 90

Re: Day 5. The Shadow.

Player count has been updated, only Zark and I lost lives, GA should definitely come forward and declare who they protected. I’ve been awarded a vig shot and unless the GA tells me otherwise, I’m ready to vote and shoot spheno today.
by Ryvvn
23 Dec 2018, 20:25:31
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 5. The Shadow.
Replies: 10
Views: 90

Re: Day 5. The Shadow.

Waiting for player list lives to be updated to see if and where the maul struck, since neither I nor Zark died, it’s possible the GA (assumed to be Omega) succesfully blocked the maul in which cause maybe he can confirm another human. Edit: Oh duh it clearly missed since there would either be a dead...
by Ryvvn
23 Dec 2018, 14:10:45
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

Anyone who thinks they’re simply going to get a power reveal tomorrow isn’t seeing the game state clearly! If anyone but the wolf gets voted today, the wolf will probably be aiming to kill off that person tonight and hope to be awarded at least one vig shot. Look at the rewards offered: Two vig shot...
by Ryvvn
21 Dec 2018, 18:29:39
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

Aldax, slight misunderstanding of my power in your write-up: whichever I use (life or vig) gets used up and the other half goes random. I used up my vig, you randomly got the life, my power is all done and there’ll be no further effects from it.
by Ryvvn
21 Dec 2018, 15:18:51
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

Regardless of my power, whether he’s right or wrong, why would I confirm or deny, pray tell? What’s the point of this argument? I’m not saying you would or should, I’m saying that he is claiming to be a power seer and the odds of humans having both seers seems highly unlikely to me. You’d either se...
by Ryvvn
21 Dec 2018, 15:10:45
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

sphenodont wrote:What are the odds that I'm both a seer and a vig?

I would need to be both, if I was the one who killed Jrs last night.

Or, ya know, awarded a vig, which is a thing in this game.
by Ryvvn
21 Dec 2018, 14:22:36
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

Dude, he’s claiming power seer, which based on him calling your action and you not rebuking means that is his power in which case, DUDE, what are the chances humans have a faction seer AND a power seer?!
by Ryvvn
21 Dec 2018, 11:06:52
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

I'm still trying to figure things out. We have one confirmed human and by the math one wolf left. I just can't place my finger on who the wolf is. You know what they say, if you look around the room and can’t find the fool, it’s probably because you’re the wolf. Your statement reads like a hesitant...
by Ryvvn
21 Dec 2018, 00:55:38
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

Hello?

#Vote for: sphenodont
by Ryvvn
20 Dec 2018, 14:01:02
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 4. The Teddy Bear
Replies: 35
Views: 249

Re: Day 4. The Teddy Bear

I shot Admetus. And it looks like Aldax received the extra life: 7-Zark-7 - 2 lives Admetus - dead Aldax - 2 lives Fairy Catmother - dead Jrsthethird - dead Omega - 2 lives Rictus - dead Ryvvn - 2 lives sphenodont - 2 lives 5 players alive and no GM warning, so I’m assuming only one wolf remains. Th...
by Ryvvn
20 Dec 2018, 04:58:17
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Aldax did not give me a life last night, there is a Doctor player who assisted me. I assume their power was to heal a life. Would you believe me if I said it was me? No. What would be in it for you, as a wolf, to keep the known seer alive? GA can’t protect someone with 2 lives. But we went with maj...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 18:44:29
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Aldax did not give me a life last night, there is a Doctor player who assisted me. I assume their power was to heal a life. Personal preference would be for you peek at Spheno tonight and then maybe Aldax tomorrow depending on if your life count increases even further (seeing as Aldax has claimed h...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 14:04:18
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Admetus, is it standard for a psycho to win alongside humans? In my experiences it is not, and without deliberate clarification by the GM stating otherwise, you are to be treated as antagonsitic to my win condition and any arguments you might make are to be summarily ignored. If you want to simply d...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 13:32:36
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Last post in this thought chain, sorry for the wall everyone! I had to go back to the player signup list to find this because the psycho win condition is not in the rules post: The psycho killer wins when he is part of the last 3-4 and is alive by the end of the next day. Also, this is in the rules ...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 13:21:55
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

the player roster includes life count and has been updated to be current. Ohh, duh, also JRS has been updated to now be at 2 lives, so it is likely Aldax did give JRS the extra life. I am safe to vig Admetus, which after reviewing my power (and once again the order of ops*) doesn’t actually grant a...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 13:10:20
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

I kind of see some logic in keeping the Psycho Killer alive, in that he can help whittle down potential wolves and help identify some of the powers out there. At the same time, if no one gives Admetus an extra life, he'll be easy to get rid of when we need to prevent the Psycho win. But he doesn’t ...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 13:05:30
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Actually I should just vig the psycho, because my vig would fire before the psycho kill fires, otherwise I just leave the door open for the wolves & psycho to remove the seer tonight and have wasted my power (as well as arming someone random with a vig shot). Aldax, time to put your humanity wh...
by Ryvvn
19 Dec 2018, 13:03:27
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Aldax wrote:It probably means that there's a player with 3 lives

Not sure about that since the player roster includes life count and has been updated to be current.
by Ryvvn
18 Dec 2018, 18:58:55
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Players
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Players

Can this be updated along with each day start please and thank you.
by Ryvvn
18 Dec 2018, 18:57:56
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

Actually I should just vig the psycho, because my vig would fire before the psycho kill fires, otherwise I just leave the door open for the wolves & psycho to remove the seer tonight and have wasted my power (as well as arming someone random with a vig shot). Aldax, time to put your humanity whe...
by Ryvvn
18 Dec 2018, 16:26:09
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 3. The Dancer
Replies: 37
Views: 276

Re: Day 3. The Dancer

#Vote for: Rictus


Everyone who’s not Rictus or Admetus: Do I use my vig tonight to elimate the psycho or grant a life to keep our seer kicking for one more vision?
by Ryvvn
18 Dec 2018, 02:18:36
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 2. The Pirate
Replies: 28
Views: 232

Re: Day 2. The Pirate

I think the GA should protect JRS tonight. It’s likely the GA is following standard rules regarding no back-to-back protection, and also likely they would have protected themselves the first night in case of an unfortunate double-targeting* by wolves and psycho. So, unless the psycho and wolves both...
by Ryvvn
17 Dec 2018, 18:51:14
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 2. The Pirate
Replies: 28
Views: 232

Re: Day 2. The Pirate

JRS, there’s no locking in a seer vote, you’d be submitting that via PM and should be able to change up to any point prior to day lock, so don’t wait for feedback on whom to seer, select immediately to avoid the common “forgot to seer” issue, and change later if you deem it necessary.
by Ryvvn
17 Dec 2018, 02:34:16
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 2. The Pirate
Replies: 28
Views: 232

Re: Day 2. The Pirate

In case I wasn’t clear and caused confusion, I only have one power but it’s a split effect: I can either give (heal) or take (vig) a life, but whichever effect I choose to use means i’ve spent up my power usage and someone else will be randomly granted the ability to use my unselected effect. I’m fi...
by Ryvvn
16 Dec 2018, 11:08:22
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 2. The Pirate
Replies: 28
Views: 232

Re: Day 2. The Pirate

Based on role reveals and the unlikely chance that the humans would have a simple one-life gifter when there’s a GA and my own life gift ability has an associated cost, and it being extremely unlikely this particular power reveal would be the GA cover, I have to go with
#Vote for: Aldax
again today.
by Ryvvn
16 Dec 2018, 11:05:33
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 2. The Pirate
Replies: 28
Views: 232

Re: Day 2. The Pirate

Can we lose more than one life per day? Between Aldax’s power and the GA, you could string me along for a couple more days to get extra looks. True. I took a harder look at the rules and noticed the only mention of a cover role is for the GA, nothing about covers for wolves. So I guess the question...
by Ryvvn
16 Dec 2018, 02:17:53
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 2. The Pirate
Replies: 28
Views: 232

Re: Day 2. The Pirate

Assuming the seer role would be given to a human player (unless it’s a power, not faction, seer or a possible cover role), I’d say JRS is likely doomed tonight, so may want to share his lone peek. Also, FCM’s power sounds human as well, otherwise a wolf simply gives it to a wolf and, well, ouch for ...
by Ryvvn
14 Dec 2018, 17:15:10
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 1. The Puppy
Replies: 26
Views: 198

Re: Day 1. The Puppy

#Vote for: Aldax
to help secure self-preservation.
by Ryvvn
14 Dec 2018, 03:46:37
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 1. The Puppy
Replies: 26
Views: 198

Re: Day 1. The Puppy

Since I’m not a wolf, does it make sense that if I lose half my life to the vote then the wolves will surely maul me to fully eliminate a player? If that seems the most likely scenario, then I might as well preemptively reveal my power and hope those piling on me see the potential value: I can give ...
by Ryvvn
12 Dec 2018, 16:07:02
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 1. The Puppy
Replies: 26
Views: 198

Re: Day 1. The Puppy

Omega wrote:Why is my name italicized...

Assuming the inquiry is just fluff to place a vote, but I pulled the list from the signup thread, though rekard had neglected to add you and FCM to the list after your “ins”
by Ryvvn
12 Dec 2018, 13:35:34
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 1. The Puppy
Replies: 26
Views: 198

Re: Day 1. The Puppy

How you doin, [#vote]Zark[/#vote]?
by Ryvvn
12 Dec 2018, 13:33:34
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 1. The Puppy
Replies: 26
Views: 198

Re: Day 1. The Puppy

Looks like someone left the guestbook outside in the rain, I’ve literally put myself out there to go retrieve it... looks like the dog may have gotten to it as well, as the bottom of the list appeared to be missing: 7-Zark-7 Ryvvn Admetus Rictus Jrsthethird Aldax sphenodont Omega The Fairy Catmother
by Ryvvn
10 Dec 2018, 20:21:28
Forum: The Feast
Topic: Day 0. Introduce Yourselves
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Day 0. Introduce Yourselves

My wish already came true, I see Omega is here. :eyebrow:
by Ryvvn
29 Nov 2018, 00:16:58
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXVI. The Mansion
Replies: 18
Views: 271

Re: TWG CXXVI. The Mansion

rekard wrote:Waiting for a few more folks to join

Are the emails still being sent out for new game signups? I haven’t actually seen one in a long while, but then every so often my email decides twg is spam again and I have to notice and mark it as not each time this happens.
by Ryvvn
21 Nov 2018, 12:58:27
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXVI. The Mansion
Replies: 18
Views: 271

Re: TWG CXXVI. The Mansion

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by Ryvvn
04 Nov 2018, 13:34:32
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Of Possible Interest (Totally Normal Human Literature)
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Of Possible Interest (Totally Normal Human Literature)

by sphenodont 09 Dec 2016, 12:13:58 Forum: The Village Pub III Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back Replies: 2389 Views: 107399 Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back Looks like someone found Ryyvn's twitter feed! Not a Wolf Pretending To Be A Man by 7-zark-7 02 Aug 2018, 06:09:16 Forum: The Village Pub...
by Ryvvn
18 Oct 2018, 18:51:09
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 259

Re: TWG CXXV - Majority Rules

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