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Changes to Episodes

Postby ICECLIMBERS » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:11 pm

I've been in discussion with Met and some other members of the mod team recently regarding shaking up how we do episodes. Right now they're plagued by low interest, which leads to long signup periods, general inactivity, and sometimes replacement issues. Episodes have been pretty stale for the past several years as well.

I'm making this thread to publicize what has been discussed as well as to receive community feedback. I'm not a mod so I can't snap my fingers and make changes.

The main changes are as follows:

  • 15 player games. 20p games aren't filling up fast enough and not everybody active in the playerbase is interested in playing in an episode (or eligible for it). There are other reasons to opt for 15p but this is the main one.
  • Slowly introducing more experimental roles. At least, those that we've tried and tested over the years. Mainly in the neutral category. Witch is nice and all but cutting and pasting it into every setup gets boring.
  • Stricter activity rules. Not just for prods but for flaking in general. Replacing out of too many games, especially episodes, will result in a permanent ban if judged so by the mods.
  • More games played. Number TBD.

As for the rolelist, we developed one to try out. It may not be perfect, but we're really proud of what we came up with:
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Town Investigative
Town Investigative
Town Protective
Town Killing
Town Support
Random Town
Random Town
Random Town

Godfather
Mafioso

Random Mafia
Random Mafia

Neutral Evil
Neutral Killing
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Varanus » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:17 pm

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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Royee » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:39 pm

It's ranked Rolelist, what is so special about that?
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:10 am

Royee wrote:It's ranked Rolelist, what is so special about that?

FM roles
A bigger focus on scum/townreading based on the longer days
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby jucktropy » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:11 am

no
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:13 am

jucktropy wrote:no

Oh wait until you see the new FM Animations!
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby jucktropy » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:35 am

oh i didn't see the rolelist well yes no1456 in ranked

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jucktropy wrote:no

Oh wait until you see the new FM Animations!


uhh should i be hyped?
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:38 am

jucktropy wrote:oh i didn't see the rolelist well yes no1456 in ranked

Google wrote:
jucktropy wrote:no

Oh wait until you see the new FM Animations!


uhh should i be hyped?

Its called 'Town of Salem'
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby RAmcius » Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:50 am

Ice, this strikes too close to base, you almost got me
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby UzayAltay » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:38 am

April 1st joke ?
Town Literally losing majority night 1 with mislynch .
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:43 am

UzayAltay wrote:April 1st joke ?
Town Literally losing majority night 1 with mislynch .

wdym the list is perfectly fine
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby TheWabbit » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:28 pm

Phase lengths should be reduced to seconds imo.
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:49 pm

TheWabbit wrote:Phase lengths should be reduced to seconds imo.

This was going to be released to the public at a later date, but there is now going to be new 40 second discussion phase, followed by a voting phase, a short EoD 5 second phase and your average night phase. We have a new text chat too!
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby TheDebil » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:54 pm

honestly thought this was legit for a few seconds
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Phone0Ix » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:55 pm

TheDebil wrote:honestly thought this was legit for a few seconds

Same
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:58 pm

Phone0Ix wrote:
TheDebil wrote:honestly thought this was legit for a few seconds

Same

Fun fact the next episode will actually have this
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby TheDebil » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:01 pm

Google wrote:
Phone0Ix wrote:
TheDebil wrote:honestly thought this was legit for a few seconds

Same

Fun fact the next episode will actually have this

are they bringing back wills
┌( ͝° ͜ʖ͡°)=ε/̵͇̿/’̿’̿ ̿

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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Phone0Ix » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:09 pm

TheDebil wrote:
Google wrote:
Phone0Ix wrote:
TheDebil wrote:honestly thought this was legit for a few seconds

Same

Fun fact the next episode will actually have this

are they bringing back wills

DN's could work tbh
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby Descender » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:51 pm

Phone0Ix wrote:
TheDebil wrote:
Google wrote:
Phone0Ix wrote:
TheDebil wrote:honestly thought this was legit for a few seconds

Same

Fun fact the next episode will actually have this

are they bringing back wills

DN's could work tbh

The more you speak the closer it comes to reality
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Re: Changes to Episodes

Postby ICECLIMBERS » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:26 am

UzayAltay wrote:April 1st joke ?
Town Literally losing majority night 1 with mislynch .

Setup is nightstart with a 24 hour confirmation phase.
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