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Old 04-27-2020, 10:30 AM
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A few games to reflect upon if you desire . . .
The Revenge (Liberals won on a Hitler assassination; and VA gets his due)
The Nazi Strike Back (Fascist won on hung gov't policy; some discussion around the Eva Braun role originated in this thread as well)
Springtime for Hitler (Fascist won; Eva introduced)
Geheimer Hitler - Wintersonnenwende (Liberals won on policies; Eva rule = Fascist win on a tie when Hitler is Chancellor after 3rd Fascist policy is passed)

NOTE: The current game will be with the same general rules as this last posted game.
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The game can be played with anywhere from 5-10+ players.

Spoiler:

Basics

The setting is 1930s Germany. There are two teams, the fascists and the liberals. One of the fascists will be the Secret Hitler, which will be explained below. The teams will be enumerated as follows:

5 players: 3L, 1F+H
6 players: 4L*, 1F+H
7 players: 4L, 2F+H
8 players: 5L*, 2F+H
9 players: 5L, 3F+H
10 players, 6L*, 3F+H

11 players, 6L, 4F + H (etc.)

*Eva Rule will be utilized if there are an even number of players starting the game. This is essentially that a tie vote results in a win for the Fascist only if Hitler is the Chancellor and a passing government would otherwise result in a win for them.

The fascists win if 6 fascist policies are passed, or if Hitler is elected chancellor after 3 fascist policies are passed. The liberals win if 5 liberal policies are passed, or if Hitler is assassinated.

Before the game

You will be assigned one of three roles: Liberal, Fascists, or Hitler. If you are Liberal, that will be all that you know. If you are Fascist, you will be told your fascist teammates as well as who Hitler is. If you are Hitler, unless there are only 5-6 players, you will NOT know who your fascist teammates are.

You will be assigned a seat number as well. Seat 1 will be the first President, and the Presidency will be passed down the list one at a time. It will go back to seat 1 if it gets to the bottom of the list and the game isn't over yet.

The Policy Deck

The policy deck will have 6 liberal policies and 11 fascist policies at the start of the game. If there is ever an action where there are not enough cards in the policy deck to complete that action, the leftover cards are discarded, the entire discard pile is shuffled, and then the action is taken in full. Therefore, if there are 2 cards left and we need to draw three, we do NOT draw the 2 remaining cards then shuffle, but the 2 cards go into the shuffle and 3 are drawn from the shuffled deck.

NOTE: if there are two cards left, they will be used in the event that a forced policy (i.e., 3 failed attempts to form a gov't). However, after a forced policy is enacted, and there are fewer than three cards remaining, those will be added to the discard pile and a new deck will be formed.

Phases of the Game

There are three phases of the game: The Election, The Legislative Session, and the Executive Power session.

1. The Election

Whoever is president may choose who to nominate as their chancellor. The floor is open for discussion among all players about who to nominate. Once the President decides who they want to nominate, they should post in the thread, in bold, I nominate <playername> as chancellor. Once that is posted, all players should vote 'ja' (yes) or 'nein' (no) via PM to me. I will publicly post the each players' vote after all votes are received. If a majority of votes are 'ja', then the election passes and we will move on to the Legislative Session. If it fails (it does fail on a tie vote), then the Presidency passes on to the next player and another Election happens. If there are 3 straight elections with no successful election, then the top policy card of the policy card will be enacted without any further input from the players.

Any player that was in the prior government is not eligible to be the next chancellor*. If there are 5 or fewer players remaining, then only the last chancellor is ineligible*.

* After 3 failed governments (and the top policy forced to be enacted), all players are eligible for nomination as Chancellor (as if it were Round 1).

2. The Legislative Session

Once all the votes are in, I will open the legislative session by posting in the thread. Once the legislative session is open, the president and chancellor MAY NOT post in the thread until I have closed the legislative session by announcing the result. Other players may continue to have discussions.

Once the legislative session is open, I will PM the president the top three cards of the policy deck. The president will choose 1 to discard by reply to me only in PM. I will then PM the two remaining cards to the chancellor, who will choose which one to enact and which one to discard. The chancellor will PM me their choice, and I will close the legislative session in the thread by announcing if a liberal or fascist policy was passed. If a fascist policy was passed, we will then have the executive power phase, if necessary.

3. The Executive Power

When fascist policies are passed, the government becomes more powerful. The CURRENT president (that is, the one that just passed the fascist policy) may get to use an executive power, as listed below.

Spoiler:
5-6 players

1st and 2nd fascist policy: No executive power;
3rd fascist policy: President will secretly be told what the next 3 policy cards are, Hitler may now win by being elected chancellor
4th fascist policy: The President must assassinate a player.
5th fascist policy: The President must assassinate a player. Veto power unlocked.

7-8 players

1st fascist policy: No executive power.
2nd fascist policy: The President must investigate the party of one of the players.
3rd fascist policy: The President calls a Special Election and selects who the next President will be. Hitler may now win by being elected chancellor.
4th fascist policy: The President must assassinate a player.
5th fascist policy: The President must assassinate a player. Veto power unlocked.


9-10+ players

1st fascist policy: The President must investigate the party of one of the players.
2nd fascist policy: The President must investigate the party of one of the players.
3rd fascist policy: The President calls a Special Election and selects who the next President will be. Hitler may now win by being elected chancellor.
4th fascist policy: The President must assassinate a player.
5th fascist policy: The President must assassinate a player. Veto power unlocked.


Explanations of Powers:

Investigation: The President should publicly post in the thread, in bold, I investigate <playername>. I will reply via PM if the player is Liberal or Fascist. If the investigated player is Hitler, you will only be told that they are Fascist, not that they are Hitler.

Special Election: The President selects the next President by posting in the thread, in bold, I choose <player name> to be the next president. After that single election, the Presidency goes back to where it would have been otherwise and continues on normally.

Assassination: The President should publicly post in the thread, in bold, I assassinate <playername>. The assassinated player should have no further part in the discussion. Assassinated players do not have their loyalty revealed unless they are Hitler, in which case the Liberals have won.

People may discuss openly in the thread about the best use of these powers, but ultimately, once the President posts the bold statement, it can not be taken back.

Veto Power: Here, the President and Chancellor have the opportunity to veto the agenda. If the President and Chancellor choose to veto, then all 3 cards are discarded and the presidency passes. The failed election counter does go up by 1 as well, bringing it closer to a forced policy enactment.



After the Executive Power phase, if the game is not won, we go to the next election phase with the new President in power.


ALL GAME COMMUNICATION, UNLESS STATED IN THE RULES ABOVE, SHOULD BE IN THIS THREAD. THERE SHOULD BE NO GAME RELATED PM BETWEEN PLAYERS.


Players Order (Game Abbrev):
  1. soyleche (soy)
  2. SaltyStats (SS)
  3. Peas and Queues (PQ)
  4. ImWickedSmaht (IWS)
  5. Werewolf (WW)
  6. A Student (AS)
  7. Doctor Who (DW)
  8. yankeetripper (yt)
  9. Kenny (K)


Jecklers:
You Lot don't deserve one!
Worse yet, you get what you deserve! BruteFarce
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Voting record and policy enactment.

Liberal Policies passed: 3
Fascist Policies passed: 4

Code:
					01	02	03	04	05	06	07	08	09
Rnd	Elect	Pres	Chan	Pol	soy	SS	PQ	IWS	WW	AS	DW	yt	K
01	01	01	06	F	J	J	J	J	J	J	J	J	J
02	01	02	05	---	N	J	N	N	N	N	J	J	N
02	02	03	09	L	J	J	J	N	J	J	J	N	J
03	01	04	08	L	J	J	J	J	N	J	J	J	J
04	01	05	07	L	J	J	J	N	J	J	J	N	J
05	01	06	08	F	J	J	J	J	J	J	J	J	J
06	01	07	02	F	N	J	N	N	J	J	J	J	N
07	01	03	09	F	J	J	J	J	J	J	J	N	J
08	01	08	02	XXX	N	Y	Y	J	XX	Y	Y	Y	N
Fascist win by Hitler elected as Chancellor.

Fascists & Hitler (for those who want to read the thread knowing the roles ahead of time. If you want to read and figure it out, don't look at the following spoilered information).

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SaltyStats => Hitler
Peas and Queues, A Student, & Doctor Who ==> Fascists

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Exclamation Presidential Powers Enacted

Round 1 -- soyleche:


Investigation of SaltyStats with the claimed results of ". . . dirty fascist!"

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Round 5 -- A Student:


Investigation of Doctor Who with the claimed results of "Liberal!"

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Round 6 -- Doctor Who:


SPECIAL ELECTION: Next President is Peas and Queues

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Round 7 -- Peas and Queues:


Player assassinated is Werewolf! (R.I.P.s)

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Round xx:

Player assassinated is _____
NOT USED DUE TO GAME END.

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soyleche is now President! Please nominate your pick for Chancellor
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Everyone should just say who they are so we can finish the game quickly. I'm liberal
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I didn't play or follow closely the last game, but IIRC the liberals won. Was there a repeatable strategy for making that happen?

Or maybe I'll just go back and re-read since it always starts slow. Seems more useful than reading the rules.
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Just so I'm clear and fascist mod doesn't slip in new rules mid game -
5 Libtards, 3 run of the mill fascist scum, 1 hitler to hunt, no eva.
Standard 11F/6L deck
2 investigations starting with first F policy.
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Just so I'm clear and fascist mod doesn't slip in new rules mid game -
5 Libtards, 3 run of the mill fascist scum, 1 hitler to hunt, no eva.
Standard 11F/6L deck
2 investigations starting with first F policy.
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I believe that is ADD there in the background.
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Will there also be Colt 45?
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