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by DastardlyOldMan
11 Jan 2017, 19:02:24
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 4: Like a hell-broth boil and bubble
Replies: 4
Views: 438

Re: Twilight 4: Like a hell-broth boil and bubble

Not sure where rekard is, but since I'm on the block, I think you're going to find out who your kitty-cat is (I'm thinking it's *NOT* JRS3, but it is possible that he's a cat instead of an alpha). rekard - you're more than welcome to override, but I'm going to say: rekard possesses JRS3 If you think...
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Jan 2017, 18:59:36
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 4: The Tavern
Replies: 34
Views: 1964

Re: Day 4: The Tavern

The only significant point I'll respond to here is that I'm deadset against *NOT* voting for someone because they have a penalty vote, and we need to get away from that mindset. Otherwise, there's *zero* point in having a (public) penalty vote, because all it does is give people that missed a vote e...
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Jan 2017, 11:36:40
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 4: The Tavern
Replies: 34
Views: 1964

Re: Day 4: The Tavern

I don't like that train at all, and I don't like the late votes on it much, but I'm going to aim elsewhere. I may be over-thinking, but the late votes all seem to realize that they're late and joining a giant bandwagon. I'd normally think that Admetus and HH are wolfy for their vote-player1, talk ab...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 18:32:01
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble

I'll reiterate a vote for DOM curses dferrantino, then, barring any EOD shenanigans.
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 18:21:45
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble

That's why I was thinking dfer - at this point, though, I can't really say who's going to get traction tomorrow. I don't know that we'll revisit sphenodont, HH, or Admetus, and 7Z7 doesn't typically get lynched too early on. I definitely could see people who haven't gotten attention (including both ...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 18:04:30
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble

See, Betty already strikes fear into the hearts of ninjas everywhere.
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 18:01:53
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble

I think we use curse tonight, and it takes effect tomorrow - so using it on JRS3 would seal his fate tomorrow (that's why I was thinking dfer).

FCM - could you confirm, please?
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 17:34:44
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble

Sheesh, half the votes still outstanding, hard to plan out the evening.

Tentatively, DOM will curse . . . whoever's likely to get votes tomorrow. Um.

DOM Curse dferrantino (because really, I need to curse dferrantino).

But definitely up for discussion, I'm not reading the winds on this one.
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 07:34:08
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 3: The Marketplace
Replies: 19
Views: 1780

Re: Day 3: The Marketplace

Hellheart His post yesterday bothers me - I think maybe just because he switched some names around (or I'm just not following the train of thought properly), but I'm triggering on it. I'm not loving the late moves, but with vote manipulation going on from all sides, it's tricky to see who's expecti...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Jan 2017, 07:17:38
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble
Replies: 11
Views: 921

Re: Twilight 3: For a charm of powerful trouble

No worries - I'm not sure if that ended where we wanted it to or not, but it ended somewhere. This looks like everyone has a role, from what I can tell. As with all the E.S. games, at some point, there's going to be a role-claim, and we probably want to prepare some cover roles based loosely on our ...
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Jan 2017, 20:41:30
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble
Replies: 10
Views: 677

Re: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble

Yeah, if I have control of the possession, let's move Rictus' vote to stdio
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Jan 2017, 18:47:55
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble
Replies: 10
Views: 677

Re: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble

With the move to stdio, I could see having Rictus vote for him now - but I'll leave that up to you, since you're the possessor here :)
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Jan 2017, 17:59:10
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble
Replies: 10
Views: 677

Re: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble

OK - putting in a tentative: DOM will cast Deflect (dferrantino -> 7Z7) to (JRS3 -> Hellheart) (conditional on source of deflection) to (conditional on target of deflection) if that makes sense. Still not sure where to shuffle Rictus to - with two votes outstanding, there's not anyone we can really ...
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Jan 2017, 13:01:41
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble
Replies: 10
Views: 677

Re: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble

Since we're ~seer-proof right now, maybe deflect a couple of other players? Deflect dfer to JRS3 or something of that nature? We've got a lot of subtle juice here, our odds of doing anything vital with this one is pretty low, unless we know in advance that someone's going to get targeted.
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Jan 2017, 12:58:18
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble
Replies: 10
Views: 677

Re: Twilight 2: Fire burn and cauldron bubble

So, next question is whether we want to even use possessed Rictus or not. We could draw attention away from his current target (sphenodont); we'd want to move it in such a way that it changes the lynch, ideally killing our moved-to target. It will draw attention to the fact that there are other powe...
by DastardlyOldMan
09 Jan 2017, 06:59:30
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 2: The Church
Replies: 26
Views: 1860

Re: Day 2: The Church

I'm not a fan of the late movement by stdio to "preserve the tie" (that wasn't actually preserving a tie). On the one hand, it feels like an honest (and human) mistake; on the other, his name's now *not* associated with a dead human, except that the move draws attention in and of itself. I...
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Jan 2017, 15:36:17
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 1: Double, double, toil and trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: Twilight 1: Double, double, toil and trouble

That works - I'll confirm that rekard is possessing Rictus->7Z7 tonight - that does mean we won't be able to possess again until Night 4, though; feels like we're using our big guns fast, but that's not a bad thing. And in general, with only two of us, I'd suggest that "last spell cast" is...
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Jan 2017, 13:38:33
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 1: Double, double, toil and trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: Twilight 1: Double, double, toil and trouble

Who's on your vengeance list? Okaros isn't playing, so maybe give Mister Svarkowski the Curse of Inappropriately Timed Anecdotes? That one's always fun around the holidays (I'm looking at you, Uncle Jebediah - just because you're dead doesn't mean you can't feel shame).
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Jan 2017, 13:34:25
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 1: The Meeting Hall
Replies: 29
Views: 2075

Re: Day 1: The Meeting Hall

#Vote for: Admetus
, your vote for dfer is exactly what I ~called myself out on last game's Day 1.

e: we have vote tags now.
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Jan 2017, 13:29:43
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2437
Views: 143515

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

7-zark-7 wrote:Lady and Gentlemen, submitted for your Oscar consideration, my #AboutDamnTimeMachine

More (windchill) in a bit,

7z7

Sloane!!!

Congrats, Zark - looks like a fun ride.
by DastardlyOldMan
08 Jan 2017, 13:27:11
Forum: Here there be Witches
Topic: Twilight 1: Double, double, toil and trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: Twilight 1: Double, double, toil and trouble

Well met by moonlight, sister; let's cause a little chaos. Given that we don't really know what's going on, I'd say let's use the Curse spell tonight. I'm neutral on which of us uses it, although since I was early death the last couple of games, I might have a higher chance of survival on the early ...
by DastardlyOldMan
05 Jan 2017, 20:31:20
Forum: Puritans
Topic: Day 0: Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself
Replies: 6
Views: 736

Re: Day 0: Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

If external forces are going to have you flipping the day late regardless on certain occasions, my preference would be that the day ends as close to possible as the flip; ergo, the late timeframe. Again, not a strong preference.
by DastardlyOldMan
03 Jan 2017, 06:11:45
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CV - 105 - A Very Witchy Wolf Game
Replies: 28
Views: 2667

Re: TWG CV - 105 - A Very Witchy Wolf Game

After the holidays, I'm fairly confident in my additional buoyancy. . .
by DastardlyOldMan
01 Jan 2017, 11:53:06
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CV - 105 - A Very Witchy Wolf Game
Replies: 28
Views: 2667

Re: TWG CV - 105 - A Very Witchy Wolf Game

if you end the day at 5:30pm eastern, odds are very good I won't get to vote, because that is before the end of my broadcast day... not that there is such a thing as the end of my broadcast day, but you're changing the subject. Those times are in PST, Mr. Zarkowski, so you'll be in ~good shape eith...
by DastardlyOldMan
14 Dec 2016, 11:15:52
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIV: A Very Wolfy Wedding
Replies: 31
Views: 2917

Re: TWG CIV: A Very Wolfy Wedding

Target (not on my back), Arctic Outfitters (preferably anything made of sheep's clothing wool), and Amazon (although anyone from South America would do).
by DastardlyOldMan
13 Dec 2016, 07:59:12
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIV: A Very Wolfy Wedding
Replies: 31
Views: 2917

Re: TWG CIV: A Very Wolfy Wedding

I'm in for now - I may be in limbo if internet access during the move doesn't go as planned, but the plan is that I won't have an interruption.
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Dec 2016, 10:47:51
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2437
Views: 143515

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

I sold my house (under contract now for a couple of weeks, inspections and appraisals and such ongoing) and have to move out by end-of-month. As I pack up ~19 years of accumulation, I'm thinking that I should've considered the arson option much, much more seriously.
by DastardlyOldMan
07 Dec 2016, 07:47:16
Forum: Another Dimension
Topic: Chatting amongst the Exiled
Replies: 52
Views: 3514

Re: Chatting amongst the Exiled

Now for the heckling and hammering from the sidelines! Interesting: And with me and the wolf's chosen maul on one of the humans, it's almost like they're painting a target for witch hunting. Visigoth : 4 : Dastardly Old Man, Gungnir888, sphenodont, Admetus Everyone on that row is green except for Gu...
by DastardlyOldMan
06 Dec 2016, 06:19:42
Forum: Echo Creek Park
Topic: Day One: Preparing for the Massacre
Replies: 22
Views: 1800

Re: Day One: Preparing for the Massacre

Bear in mind that we only have 13 players - if we end up with 5 bandwagons today, we're probably spreading out a bit thin.

But I think it's pretty clear that
#Vote for: Visigoth
is a monster.
by DastardlyOldMan
25 Nov 2016, 05:57:46
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CIII - Star vs the Forces of Evil Wolves
Replies: 28
Views: 3052

Re: TWG CIII - Star vs the Forces of Evil Wolves

I'm supposed to be gnarkling throvoi on the 37th of Grovnok, so I'm in, but I may not be spuriously active until the 39th or so.
by DastardlyOldMan
17 Nov 2016, 10:23:38
Forum: The Dreamers
Topic: Hah! You got Beat! Time for the Requiem.
Replies: 50
Views: 2957

Re: Hah! You got Beat! Time for the Requiem.

Rictus is the one that confirmed dferrantino (on Day 4), which makes this whole thing very interesting: Since I'm getting traction I will reveal: I am a seer. N1: didn't use. N2: dferrantino is a human vig. N3: Targeted DOM, received "Rictus is a seer". I really think that was a slip on Ri...
by DastardlyOldMan
17 Nov 2016, 02:27:26
Forum: The Dreamers
Topic: Hah! You got Beat! Time for the Requiem.
Replies: 50
Views: 2957

Re: Hah! You got Beat! Time for the Requiem.

Thanks for the game rekard - this one was fun (especially being able to drop the "I just created another vig" comment).

I'd like to note that my vote record this game was perfect! My use of vigilante-handing-out-capabilities, however, left a bit to be desired :lol:
by DastardlyOldMan
16 Nov 2016, 14:25:53
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 6. The Kid.
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: Day 6. The Kid.

So, on the one hand, Rictus has a seer claim (and essentially outed Ryvvn - although that may have been some wolf comms, etc that gave him that info), which isn't really supported by much else, including the GM description of his power. On the other hand is the vote history. Day 2: FCM gives dfer hi...
by DastardlyOldMan
16 Nov 2016, 13:58:16
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 6. The Kid.
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: Day 6. The Kid.

I'm going to do a reread, but if you want to lay out your argument for me, you're welcome to do so. I think there are some gems from a few days back that will guide me there, but I want to make sure I process them correctly.
by DastardlyOldMan
16 Nov 2016, 10:02:14
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 6. The Kid.
Replies: 12
Views: 843

Re: Day 6. The Kid.

#Vote for: twdog


I'll try to put some thoughts on the final wolf before I retire for the night (it's sooo weird being on CAD-time), given that I'm a) confirmed, and b) still alive. I really haven't been following everything very well, to be honest, so I have some catching up to do.
by DastardlyOldMan
15 Nov 2016, 14:19:36
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 5. The Demon
Replies: 26
Views: 1480

Re: Day 5. The Demon

Confirm that I gave my shot to Ryvvn yesterday. I still have my shot (and I confirmed that vig goes before maul in the grand order of operational things). I was blocked from using that shot on twdog last night, so the power blocker is most likely on the wolf side of things (given that it doesn't mak...
by DastardlyOldMan
14 Nov 2016, 09:32:01
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 4. The Accountant
Replies: 38
Views: 2374

Re: Day 4. The Accountant

#Vote for: twdog


There are many vigilantes this game (I created another one last night) - I wouldn't be surprised that there are several on the human side and several on the wolf side.
by DastardlyOldMan
13 Nov 2016, 09:10:45
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 3. The Delivery Boy
Replies: 26
Views: 2159

Re: Day 3. The Delivery Boy

A little out of it after hopping across a pond.
#Vote for: Fairy Catmother
, although I'm always a bit biased toward those voting on the eventual seer, so that may just be my bias playing out.
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Nov 2016, 10:13:14
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2437
Views: 143515

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Look - we've elected Nitestorm as sheriff before. Intentionally.

Clearly, none of us have any legs to stand on here.
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Nov 2016, 05:00:21
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 2. The Tiger
Replies: 23
Views: 1972

Re: Day 2. The Tiger

Ugh - so we don't have more information than we had yesterday, except that blindsniper and aldax have a less likely chance of being wolves, unless the wolves decided to take advantage of the two-life model to maul themselves. I've been debating the merits of "Murder Prosecutor seems fairly clos...
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Nov 2016, 04:55:01
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 2. The Tiger
Replies: 23
Views: 1972

Re: Day 2. The Tiger

Who was the victim of what kill? If I'm reading this correctly, sphenodont was the random lynch victim, but who was the maul and who was the psycho kill? Check the latest update in the rules thread, if you haven't seen it already - we won't know that until the final death (and it's not abnormal to ...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Nov 2016, 14:25:52
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 1. The Doll
Replies: 17
Views: 1366

Re: Day 1. The Doll

DOM's Day 1 speech about consolidating. Thank you! I have something akin to: Sphenodont - 2 - Admetus, Gungnir Aldax - 2 - San, JRS3 Ryvvn - 1 - DOM Gungnir - 1 - sphenodont DOM - 1 - dfer Admetus - 1 - Ryvvn with 5 votes outstanding. I'd say 6 bandwagons with 13 players is still probably a bit mor...
by DastardlyOldMan
10 Nov 2016, 06:23:03
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day 1. The Doll
Replies: 17
Views: 1366

Re: Day 1. The Doll

#Vote for: Ryvvn
is typically a very active player, and he hasn't posted here yet. He's obviously a wolf biding his time.
by DastardlyOldMan
07 Nov 2016, 20:24:23
Forum: The Dinner Table
Topic: Day Zero. Return to Dust.
Replies: 14
Views: 1180

Re: Day Zero. Return to Dust.

Present and accounted for, although I am travelling across the pond next week, so I may not be as attentive as I'd like (ie, Okaros, go ahead and backstab me early on, please).
by DastardlyOldMan
28 Oct 2016, 15:48:20
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back
Replies: 2437
Views: 143515

Re: F5 - The Refresh Strikes Back

Admetus wrote:A voice from beyond the grave wants to argue the point:

DOM wasn't converted in The World's End. That streak ended long ago.

That's just what they want you to think.
by DastardlyOldMan
19 Oct 2016, 07:01:51
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CII - 102 - Apartment 313
Replies: 70
Views: 5710

Re: TWG CII - 102 - Apartment 313

I guess if I'm going to ask all these clarifying questions, I should also state that I'm in.
by DastardlyOldMan
18 Oct 2016, 12:46:11
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CII - 102 - Apartment 313
Replies: 70
Views: 5710

Re: TWG CII - 102 - Apartment 313

Well you’re going to be part of a group of people that gathers once a month on Apartment 313 to decide the death of one of you. But inside the group, a sub-group will decide to kill another of you in a night phase to lessen the competition. So we have our standard human/wolf dynamic. Next question:...
by DastardlyOldMan
18 Oct 2016, 08:55:21
Forum: New Game Signups
Topic: TWG CII - 102 - Apartment 313
Replies: 70
Views: 5710

Re: TWG CII - 102 - Apartment 313

Game Setup: - Once a day, you will be able to send a PM to me with a target player. - You will be able to PM another player twice per day with a limit of 300 characters. So no novels please. And copy me. Just clarifying; what's the PM with target player for? Is it related to the PM-capability in th...
by DastardlyOldMan
12 Oct 2016, 13:31:00
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Participation Game - Discussion / Signup
Replies: 22
Views: 3225

Re: Participation Game - Discussion / Signup

Absolutely - from the opening post:
DOM wrote:I realize this won't appeal to everyone, but I wanted to throw the option out there. The longer days and probably-lower-player count makes me think that it could run in parallel to another game, assuming the other-game GMs are OK with that.
by DastardlyOldMan
11 Oct 2016, 17:59:21
Forum: The Village Pub III
Topic: Participation Game - Discussion / Signup
Replies: 22
Views: 3225

Participation Game - Discussion / Signup

So, after some of CADs comments really hit home last game, I'd like to run a little bit of a variant on vanilla, similar to what we've seen with the "day doesn't end until everyone votes" flavor. I'd like to do a Mandatory Participation game: the thought here is that each player is require...

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