I don't remember post caps last year
I don't remember post caps last year
if we're talking about fun I find post capped games less fun because it restricts my posting
Aw, we died? RIP Fishing for Fur
Well played, Town! You played a pretty solid game and while I'm kinda disappointed we couldn't scrape by for another day, I think the amount of work some of you put in was a deserved win tbh.
Someone asked about Catboomers? They pasted their discord chat into the thread, we had no choice but to kill them.
@Ampharos I don't know what your town range is, but when I was ISOing your slot, nothing you did or said looked wolfy to me. That's why when I was casing you I was like 95% using Dya's posts to shade you - I couldn't really twist any of yours to look bad
Re: activity. Yeah, waking up to between 1000-1500 new posts on the first 3 days was.... it wasn't enjoyable. It would've taken 3-4 hours of reading to catch up on all that, during which time another 500 posts would have been made, basically meaning I was always catching up and never actually playing in real time. I drowned in the last 17er I played in which ended at 95 pages, and this one ended at 168 pages, so there was always going to be a massive amount of content I couldn't comment on.
Overall, I mostly had fun, but for me the fun was heavily skewed towards wolf chat. A large portion of D1 ITG was a circle of people who knew each other talking to and about each other, and largely ignoring everyone else. I probably shouldn't complain because Blaze was in that circle and getting TRd for it at the time. This may also have been exacerbated by the fact that for a good chunk of Euro time, the activity dropped as everyone else slept. I did find it a bit annoying as a wolf, but it also makes me glad I did not rand Town because I am considerably less patient when I'm Town and probably would've spent most of the first 2 days being angry. That said, cliques are always gonna be a thing and it was good for some of our team, but me individually, I intensely dislike having to shout at people to stop ignoring me.
Overall it was a fun game that I wish I could've contributed more to, especially in terms of support John's massive effort during the busy times. However, I would only play another 17er hydra if it involved a post came. This is the second 17er hydra I've dropped completely behind and felt ineffective in, so I just don't think this size of game is for me.
Thanks for hosting, Dobby, congrats again to Town, and thanks to all my wolfbros for being an amazing team and for loads of $%#!s n giggles in wolf chat.
i wonder if it would be possible to have only some games with a post cap. as in, maybe have that be an option to check on the scheduling form and have like one or two games for that. that would probably be the alternative to having all games with a post cap. i don’t know though, i imagine it’s already a logistical nightmare to do scheduling for this event and that would add another thing for the organizers to have to try to accommodate. but maybe it’s feasible? i really have no idea
I have no idea why I just signed my post when I never bothered signing my posts in the hydra.
2.) Absolutely, 100% an unenjoyable experience to feel like I'm stuck in thread and that every moment I'm taking off from the game was time I felt I should be doing something to make sure that we were on a correct path and to try and be some amount of townie. When I signed up for a 48/24 I was expecting the game flow to be much different than this, instead I got a 12/12 mash. Very draining and I'm considering outting my other hydra game because I'm just so incredibly done.
And yeah I'm obviously one of the larger offenders of this (I'm posting from the second highest posting account in the game) and I probably could've just not done that. I think I started with trying to match the ecosystem of the game and then was in a PoE position where I felt obligated to just be a WIM force. Idk, don't really know how to stop that trend without it being a game-wide deal that everyone is more or less chilling.
not really sure where I'm going with this but I did want to apologize for being a definite huge cause of that issue.
i do hope there can be some measure implemented to stop people from feeling that expectation in the first place, but it may come down to us as individuals to be more mindful of how much we post and how much we expect others to post and overall just being gentler with people who don’t have the same amount of time to commit. because i felt there were times where i was maybe a bit rude with expecting people to keep up more than they were and perhaps not being as cognizant as i should have been about how hard it was. i’m sorry if anyone felt like that. dunno where i’m going with this but ig i’ll try to be more mindful of it in the future because i don’t want ppl to feel like that. mafia is supposed to be fun not a full time job
I apologise to anyone who didn't enjoy the game because of anything I did. Sadly it was the tactic for me going in I'm afraid and it was definitely selfish and I won't do that again.
looking at the postcount, i'm so glad i didn't sign up for 17ers
For the record, I was playing as much as humanly possible for me. If you look in wolfchat you'll see that I was snowed under these past few days because my actual work that I was supposed to be doing was stacking up because I was playing this game when I was supposed to be doing my job.
If this has been a 13p game with euro-friendly deadlines I have no doubt I would've been a lot more present. But when each day racks up 3-5k posts and the SoD/EoD is 2am, it's basically never happening.
Yeah no El was the goat
dude basically researched my entire SoD1 wallpost, I just wrote it up
Well played town, and thank you for hosting Dobby!
Yay! Good job, town! Sorry I was not able to keep up with the game. It always felt like town had the upper hand tbh. Probably cause Hally is GOAT.
Thank you, Dobby!!!
Gg. I think everyone played well this game. I enjoyed it while I was in it. (Without getting into the post count discussion too much, I was not unhappy to leave the game relatively early.)
I also want to apologize to everyone for getting modkilled, especially the wolves because it's not fair to have multiple town copy from hydra chat.
Sorry for messing this up for people at one point.
I prob won’t do a game like this in the future because this was a bit too overwhelming for me. Like I had to have more time on my hands than I did for champs and I had in person school for a while(hybrid coming soon) so naturally checked my phone less and my laptop.
I’d play a hydra light game sometime though or another turbo hydra.
Sorry for signing up and then failing to meet expectations.
Also sorry ara for dropping out of the other game when my partner canceled. I feel bad but I don’t want another game like this where I’ll never catch up.
Dawood, it was not your fault at all. It was mine for failing to read. My logic was that it was the same account so not really like a maf chat or something like that, but thanks for making me see this rule in a new way. The wolfs might not have a similar private chat as us and therefore would be at a disadvantage with this and I didn’t think about that.
Sorry for getting modkilled. And Dawood, that was no fault of your own.
Congratulations town for getting the win, and well played to the mafia!!!!
Also special thanks to Value Over Replacement for subbing in/Dobby for hosting!!
Feedback on enjoyment/else of post volume is welcome, as it will be discussed extensively (read: implemented in some form) for next season!!!
Noting as well that postcaps weren't implemented last season!!
I must continue my crusade against post caps
great game, everyone! i had fun speccing this whenever i got the chance, and it looks like everyone played this game really strongly
I wanna say that I had a great time playing this game, the activity level and volume was super overwhelming, I’m sure there’s like 2,000 posts I didn’t read, but I just rolled with it and had a good time. Sorry to anyone who I butted heads with :P love you all, it was a fun game to try to solve and wolf team played well! As someone with like no meta on 90% of the game I didn’t find it to play too large of an aspect and I thought it wasn’t too hard to find out footing
And now because of that I believe that I did terribly, let everyone down(even if no one admits this), and should read every post so I dont miss stuff.
Like ig that sounds weird. If I am a random person who hasn’t done something before and it looks fun by someone doing it, I might try it and think it seems cool. I would also try to do it elsewhere so I don’t intrude or go to the other person’s place. I’d give an actual example but I feel stupid about it.
gg to all
glad to see we roleblocked the wolf rolecop lmao
I will say that the number of posts was way over what I've dealt with in hydra games and keeping up was a chore. i don't want my mafia games to feel like chores. So it wasn't enjoyable to me. And there were many posts that didn't really serve a real purpose. So it felt like the posts could have easily been less without impact on the game.
I think I'll be lobbying for a post cap of like 400 posts/hydra or something along those lines, personally.
Still a good learning experience, and an honor to play with so many great players (including you @TheGoldenTyranno! tu).