Iron Clad Burrito wrote:I was totes snowed.
Oh well. The wolves are snowing everyone else, too, so I don't feel bad.
Thanks for the game.
Is that what you seriously think? Let me tell you exactly what happened up to the end of Day 4 this game:
Day 1 was the normal stuff. Random voting without justification, which is fine and a lot of it was towards Day 1 lynch predictions.
Day 2 was Day 1 all over again. It isn't always this way, but the vast majority of the time it is.
Day 3 was terrible. No coherent arguments were presented, and dferrantino lead the lynch vote. An early dferr lynch is like the laziest lynch ever, because he never does anything early to identify him as a wolf and he's never around to defend himself. This was the first day where nobody had to push for a prediction, and all we got was a bunch of meaningless votes.
Day 4 was even worse because it was a weekend so even the most talkative of us won't be doing much discussion and voting tends to be somewhat lazy and random. But I clearly pointed out that there were two likely seers from Day 1: me and Furin. And lo and behold, we ended up among the vote leaders. I suppose I should've made it really big and bolded so the wolves could read it too.
Now, I didn't experience Day 5 but it looked like there was some small nuggets of actual wisdom...and then a lot of lazy voting on the super-obvious target (Snake) and whoever rekard wanted to die (ICB). But at that point the humans are already so far behind that a win is next to impossible to pull off.
What really bothers me is that the players who don't contribute are the ones who are safe. I could've done meaningless RP the whole time and cast early votes and probably lived until the end of the game. The people who try to solve the game and find the wolves are the ones that are punished. The people who keep quiet and make stupid or random votes are safe.
It's basically a huge incentive for talkative players like me to put little or no effort into the game and just make simple votes until late. Sometimes that ends up working out, but I'm personally reaching the point where I pay so little attention to the game early on that I have no idea what's going on when Day 5 or 6 comes around.