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    Thank you very much to everyone who participated and made this game possible. It was an honor and a pleasure to have hosted the closing game of this site.

    I wish you all the best wherever you may go from here.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Vote count:

    Grapefruit21 - 2 (Killjoy, Prophylaxis)

    Killjoy - 1 (Grapefruit21)




    EXT. THE BLIND ETERNITIES

    The chaotic maelstrom of the void between worlds. BLACK LOTUS, MOX JET, and MOX PEARL face the aftermath of the vote of the “day.”

    BLACK LOTUS
    So you finally figured it out.

    MOX JET
    Why’d you do it?

    BLACK LOTUS
    Why? Is that some sort of a joke? Look at what I was able to accomplish by just having one consistent ally I could turn my back on. Oh yes, the Power Nine are so powerful, the Power Nine can do anything… Except for one thing: actually put side their differences to work together! Our lives have been defined by conflict since the moment we came into being. Our entire existence has been defined by strife and warfare and bloodshed. Even now, facing an existential threat, it’s been nothing but infighting. Because we can’t do anything else! You couldn’t even cooperate even when your lives literally depended on it!

    MOX PEARL
    We figured you and Time Walk out, didn’t we?

    BLACK LOTUS
    Yeah, congratulations, you managed to find me out after killing everyone else. You could have formed an investigation to look into the threat, but no, you couldn’t do that. You instead had to split people up into sides and fight, because that’s the pattern we’ll always be locked into. That’s all we know how to do! And look where it’s lead. All of existence, everything that’s not us has been wiped out. You think any group this self-destructive deserves to survive? Time Walk and I just decided to take you all out before you had the chance to do the same to us.

    MOX JET
    Well there won’t need to be any more violence after you’re gone.

    BLACK LOTUS
    “After?” I’ve absorbed the power of every slain member of the Power Nine. There’s exactly two of you. Basic arithmetic will tell you that you’re screwed. So tell me, what, exactly, is your plan to kill me?

    MOX JET
    Actually, it just so happens we just telepathically communicated a plan to each other.

    BLACK LOTUS
    Go on?

    MOX PEARL
    We were going to summon every single creature, enchantment, and artifact that isn’t us and send them all at you to distract you while simultaneously hitting you with every single instant and sorcery that has ever been.

    BLACK LOTUS
    That’s a pretty good plan.

    MOX JET
    Yeah, we thought so too.

    BLACK LOTUS
    Very clever. It’s too bad I did it already.

    We see behind Black Lotus a MULTITUDE OF HORRIFYING CREATURES MANIFEST INTO EXISTENCE, FOLLOWED BY ROW AFTER ROW OF ARTIFACTS AND ENCHANTMENTS, STRETCHING ALMOST ENDLESSLY.

    MOX PEARL
    Well, there goes our plan...

    BLACK LOTUS
    Sorry. If it’s any consolation, you never actually had a chance. But I’m feeling sporting. Why don’t you hit me with your best shot before I annihilate you?

    MOX JET
    Any brilliant ideas?

    MOX PEARL
    Well, I’m thinking, maybe he’s wrong. Maybe we can work together…

    MOX JET
    You mean…

    MOX PEARL
    By our powers combined!

    BLACK LOTUS
    What the hell are you doing?

    Both Mox Jet and Mox Pearl glow with magical power. In a bright flash of light, all of the slain Moxen and Time appear!

    BLACK LOTUS
    Cute trick, but shades of the dead won’t save you.

    MOX PEARL
    Guess again.

    Mox Jet and Mox Pearl use their magic to summon a MASSIVE METAL GAUNTLET, set with five slots on it for five stones.

    BLACK LOTUS
    No!

    Black Lotus commands his gathered legions to attack!

    MOX JET
    Too late. Moxen, prepare to FORM VOLTRON!

    The five Moxen insert themselves into each slot in the gauntlet, which then levitates onto the hand of Timetwister.

    BLACK LOTUS
    I destroyed the multiverse! I destroyed the multiverse!

    His voice progressively becomes higher pitched with each outburst, a looping scream of indignation and fury.

    BLACK LOTUS (Cont.)
    I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE! I DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE!

    MOX JET/MOX PEARL
    And we destroyed you!

    SNAP!

    THE ASSEMBLED CREATURES, ARTIFACTS, AND ENCHANTMENTS EVAPORATE.

    LEAVING BLACK LOTUS ALONE. ONE BY ONE, BLACK LOTUS’ PETALS DROOP, WITHER, AND FALL TO THE GROUND. Black Lotus watches as…

    HIS ATOMS DISSOLVE. FINALLY, BLACK LOTUS DISAPPEARS.

    MOX JET
    We did it. We won.

    MOX PEARL
    He’s really gone, it’s over.

    The spell completed, THE REVIVED MOXEN AND TIME VANISH, leaving only the Gauntlet.

    MOX JET
    What happens now?

    MOX PEARL
    Well, we still have the Gauntlet. And we can revive our friends temporarily to power it. We have access to infinite power, right there in front of us.

    MOX JET
    Which leaves one of three possibilities. One is that we return Dominia to what it was. Two is that we work together to rebuild the world as we see fit, hopefully better than it was.
    (beat)
    And three is…

    MOX PEARL
    And three is one of us turns on the other, and then takes all the power there ever was for himself.

    MOX JET
    Exactly.

    Beat. Both keep their distance from the other.

    MOX PEARL
    Well, now, that would be really depressing, if it turns out what Black Lotus said was correct.

    MOX JET
    It would. You believe that? Us being incapable of working together?

    MOX PEARL
    No. I don’t think that’s true. I’d really like to think we’re better than that.
    (Beat)
    Having said that, can you guarantee to me that I’ll be able to trust you?

    MOX JET
    No. Can you?

    MOX PEARL
    No.

    They regard each other for a moment.

    MOX JET
    Well, then I guess we’re going to have to think of a way to pass the time, while we sort this out.

    MOX PEARL
    Guess so.
    (Beat)
    You play Magic: The Gathering?

    MOX JET
    I guess I’ll be learning.

    FADE OUT.

    THE END



    Grapefruit21 was MAFIA! THE TOWN WIN! CONGRATULATIONS!

    Thank you to all who played!
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Day will end in 24 hours.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Vote count:

    Killjoy - 1 (Grapefruit21)

    Grapefruit21 - 1 (Killjoy)


    With 3 alive, it is 2 to majority lynch.

    Day will end on 12:05 AM, EST, on Sunday, August 1.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    "Alright, let's begin the day and get this vote settled."

    "Agreed,"

    And so the sun rose on the next day.

    "Wait, if ti's day, why is the moon still up?"

    "That's no moon... That's a space station."

    "Oh, you've got to be kidding me!"

    Suddenly, all of Dominaria's atmosphere became bathed in the green light of a planet-killing laser.

    "Ok, no, deflect it back at the station!"

    The false moon exploded, sending shockwaves through space.

    "Well, that was easy."

    "You spoke too soon."

    Where the Death Star was, there were now two more.

    "Incoming fire!"

    The Power Nine - now only four - once again destroyed the space stations. In the blink of an eye, four more appeared.

    "Ok, don't destroy them. Clearly every time they're blown up, they double."

    Yet, before the sentence was done, there were eight in the sky.

    "This is bad."

    "Sixteen."

    "We should leave right now!"

    "Thirty-two!"

    "To where? There's nowhere else to go!"

    "The Blind Eternities! It's the only location left!"

    "Two hundred fifty-six! Let's go now!"

    In the Blind Eternities, the chaotic void between the realms, the remaining members of the Power Nine appeared. All save one.

    "Where's Mox Ruby?"

    "He's trapped! The remaining conspirator must have prevented his ability to teleport."

    "He's anchored to that plane! It's about to be -"

    Then a wave of energy was felt throughout what remained of Dominia, and the final three entities - the last in the multiverse - knew that their comrade had fallen.

    "Mox Ruby is gone."

    "And so is Dominaria."

    "It took two million, ninety-seven thousand, one hundred and fifty-two of them to bring him down."

    "Let's make sure his death is not in vain. We end this, right here."

    "Let the voting begin.


    LastWhisper is dead. He was TOWN.

    DAY START!

    With 3 alive, it is 2 to majority lynch.

    Day will end on 12:05 AM, EST, on Sunday, August 1.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Vote Count (End of Day):
    Ecophagy - 3 (Killjoy, LastWhisper, Prophylaxis)
    Killjoy - 2 (Ecophagy, Grapefruit21)




    Immediately the Power Nine began aiming spells at Time Walk.

    "Wait, aren't you supposed to go through a bunch of formalities, tell me I've been condemned and all that?"

    "Yeah, we did that before, and look how well that went for us! Let's dispense with the pleasantries. We voted you to die, we're destroying you now."

    Time Walk stared at the gathered four, then laughed. "Oh... Oh, YOU want to take the gloves off, do you? Alright then."

    In an instant, Time Walk set off a massive explosion that leveled the entire continent that the remaining Power Nine were standing on.

    "Wait, what the hell?"

    "That's impossible."

    "How is his power level off the charts? They're OUR charts!"

    Time Walk laughed hysterically. "Don't you idiots get it? I've been absorbing the magic of each of you as you fall. I can easily outmatch all of you combined."

    "He's one of them!"

    "Destroy him!"

    The Power Nine fired their spells at them, but each and every one bounced off harmlessly. "Now allow me to retort," Time Walk said.

    With a wave of his hand, Time Walk unraveled the very laws of space and time. The Power Nine stared in horror at an enormous rift in time that threatened to swallow them all. "Have you any clever ideas before I go back in time and erase you from ever having existed?"

    "Yes. Summon everyone."

    "What? What do you mean -"

    "EVERYONE!"


    Within moments, every single planeswalker who ever existed appeared on the battlefield.

    "Oh, you bastards..."

    The battle was ferocious. Time Walk eviscerated each of the Planeswalkers, one after another, but they were able to keep him occupied long enough to allow the remaining Power Nine to destroy him through attrition. Crushing the life of the last Old Walker in his hands, Time Walk finally fell, and stirred no more.



    Ecophagy is dead. He was MAFIA.

    NIGHT ON!


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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Reminder: deadline is 10:30 PM, EST, today.

    This is in 19 hours and 35 minutes.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Oh, and also:

    Vote Count:

    No one is currently voting.

    Deadline is 10:30 PM, EST, on July 24.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    I know mafia games can get heated, but let's try to take it down a notch, guys.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Fleeing the ruined volcano plane, the Power Nine emerged on the plane of Dominaria. Each of them was rocked by what felt like a shockwave of unimaginable magnitude.

    "Did you feel that?"

    "Yes. Do we know what it was?"

    "I believe it was Mox Emerald."

    It was then that the Power Nine - now the Power Five - looked about them to notice yet another of their number was missing.

    As a human may flip through a book, so did the five scan through the past to find Mox Emerald's fate.

    "He never made it. He was intercepted."

    "And so he fled through the multiverse, to a place his pursuers would never find."

    "So they didn't try to look. They destroyed any other plane he could have gone to."

    "Leaving no other ground but this one."

    "They destroyed every single plane except Dominaria."

    "Then this is the ground upon which we make our final stand."

    "That's fine. Oversaturating our senses with red mana in an attempt to even the playing field proved fruitless. If we are to die, let us die in our own element."

    "Let's make the sun rise and begin the vote..."



    AXELROD IS DEAD. He was TOWN.

    With 5 remaining, it is 3 for majority lynch.

    DAY ON!

    Deadline will be 10:30 PM EST ON JULY 24!
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Really sorry, guys, something came up.


    With the verdict reached, the remaining members of the Power Nine surrounded Timetwister.

    “Timetwister, you have been condemned to die by a jury of your peers. Have you anything left to say?”

    "You really think you can defeat me? I'm a master of time!"

    "Yeah, enough posturing, let's go!"

    A brutal fight ensues, but as the dust settles, TImetwister lies dead.

    "Yes! We did it!"

    Suddenly, a blinding flash of light engulfs everyone. Timetwister stands, completely unharmed.

    "Oh damn it! He's rewinding time!"

    "That's right!"

    "Kill him again then!"

    The Power Nine, now six, attack Timetwister with everything they have. Each time, Timetwister reforms. Thousands and thousands of times, Timetwister dies, only to return again.

    "It's no use! I am invincible! You cannot destroy me!"

    "What do we do now?"

    "I have a plan! Extract his spirit!"

    Surrounding him, the Power Nine proceed to syphon Timetwister's soul out of his body.

    "Where do we put it?"

    "Into this ring!"

    Extracting Timetwister's essence, the remaining six place it within a golden ring.

    "Now quick, cast it into the hottest part of the fire!"

    In a dramatic moment, the six throw the ring into the volcano. It melts, destroying Timetwister's essence entirely.

    "We did it!"

    "Wait, what's happening?"

    At the point where the ring melts, the lava begins to cool. A chain reaction forms, as the entire volcano planet's lava begins to cool to stone.

    "Now that he's destroyed, the entire volcano plane is collapsing!"

    "How does that even work? Why would he make the entire land collapse?

    "Who cares?! We have to get out of here!"

    The Power Nine flee as the entire volcano planet collapses behind them.



    DOTArchon is dead. He was TOWN.

    Night will last for 48 hours. Day will begin on July 17!
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    With 4 votes, majority was locked! We are in Twilight.

    Vote Count:

    DOTArchon - 4 (Ecophagy, Prophylaxis, LastWhisper, Axelrod)
    Killjoy - 2 (DOTArchon, Grapefruit21)
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    I"m here. Hold on a bit.
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Current vote count:

    DOTArchon - 2 (Ecophagy, Prophylaxis) - PLURALITY

    Prophylaxis - 1 (Grapefruit21)
    Killjoy - 1 (LastWhisper)
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  • posted a message on Mafia: Dominaria Style - The Power Nine (GAME OVER - THE TOWN WIN!)
    Two things:

    1. PM me expressing whether or not you would be interested in an extension of day of 24 hours due to Ecophagy replacing in.

    2. Are weekends just horrible for everyone? Because I'm considering restructuring the day cycle so day will take place Monday-Friday, with Saturday and Sunday being night. Let me know.



    As for vote count:

    Current vote count (as of Post #956):

    DOTArchon - 1 (Ecophagy)
    Killjoy - 1 (LastWhisper)
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