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Mafia Games / Eddie's Phoenix's Purgatory Emporium Rules and Role Call
« on: October 27, 2018, 01:10:44 AM »
Rules. Like most mafia games during the day, we will discuss, point fingers and play detective. During the night, shit will go down. You may or may not receive a role. One night you will, one night you won’t all nights you will, all nights you won’t. But where this becomes unusual is that from time to time you may receive a note from the gods who want to see me perish. It will have three names and one of the three will be a scum, which one is for you to decide. To balance it out Eddie has talked himself into getting one Kill during the game before we are left with 5 souls.

No talking during the night. There will be a time limit of 24-30 hours or when all when majority votes have been cast for one player, Be careful!

You roles will be given according the scenario.

You all will be a character from Eddie’s vault whom you will become in the eyes of the gods.

10 men walk out of a black limo dazed and confused. They are standing in front of a gift shop. Suddenly they start to come around as to wonder what they are doing there. Talon looks around

: What...ARE WE....Doing...Here

Welcome to the Purgatory Emporium were you can find gifts for forgiven and collectibles from the forsaken.
So let's get down to business because Eddie Phoenix awaits.

During Eddie Phoenix death two other souls passed through the halls of judgement, Charles Todd and Security Bob. All three were put in one room to be judged but could not see one another. They would be Judged on how they lived, what they believed and how many people have they helped as opposed to how many they have brought harm too. In front of each soul three mantles were raised in front of them.
The rules were;
If everyone grabbed the money all would burn in hell.
If one soul each grabbed a different item, they would all go to heaven.
If two souls grabbed the shield and one grabbed the Knife.
Those who grabbed the shield would go to heaven while the other would stay in Purgatory.

Unfortunately, Eddie grabbed the Knife while the other two grabbed the shield. Eddie wasn't happy thinking Security Bob who had been a security officer would gravitate towards the shield and Charles Todd who was an professional athlete would gravitate towards the money which would leave him fending for himself with a knife and allowing all three to walk into heaven. As Eddie watched Bob and Charles being lead to the light he asked

 "Why, why didn't you each grab a different item?"
They responded:

Security Bob: I grabbed the shield because it's my nature to protect

Charles Todd: I grabbed the shield because I knew you would stab me in the back again.

Eddie fell to his knees as the light faded.  Soon after a meeting was called with among the universes higher powers. They agreed to resurrect Eddie if he could manage to trap 10 other souls in Purgatory and allow them to fight among themselves in hopes that enough good souls would perish in order to take Eddie's place in purgatory allowing Eddie to escape with the scoundrels. The gods did not think it could be done. Eddie, being out to prove them wrong decided to wager the souls of 10 of his living associates, friends and comrades from the life he had. He gave the list to the gods and the gods went to work. They each manipulated the universe to murder, kill and "accidentally" take out 10 of Eddie's associates from his previous life.

In an effort to balance the trial the gods have allowed Eddie the power to Kill one and only one associate at anytime during the trials. But they have also allowed the associates the power to know that three of them have been cursed and all they have to do to be resurrected and save Eddie from purgatory is kill four members who are not cursed.

NOTE. The gods do not want Eddie to escape.

Talon-Captain James T. Kirk-

Franchise-Mr. Miyagi-

ELI-The Joker-

Powers-John McClain-

Justin-Captain Jack Sparrow-

Gooch-Rocky Balboa-

Gates-Tyler Durden-



Kirk-Boba Fett-


Mafia Games / Eddie's Phoenix's Purgatory Emporium Sign Up
« on: October 24, 2018, 08:49:00 PM »
First ten Enter the Purgatory Emporium

1) Talon
- Franchise
- Eli
- Powers
- Justin
- Gooch
- Gates
- Jon
- Pancho
10) Kirk


OOC Boards / Fantasy baseball Two teams needed
« on: February 02, 2018, 09:59:34 PM »
I am looking for two teams for a weekly head to head keeper league on CBS sports line. $100 fee, big pot payout. 12 team 9 hitters, seven pitchers (4 SP,2RP,1Flex) 7 bench. Jon, Talon, Digger, Metro and Pancho are in it. If you are interested please PM me.

Some ideas I was thinking of if rosters are expanded which I think is a great idea.

If we expand rosters I feel the minimums shouldn't be raised. I think leave the minimums the way they are and let each owner decided how to build his team without being guided to filling out certain roster requirements. I team might need more linebackers and skim out on CB's. That's there team to run and manage. I think expanding minimums holds the GM's hand to much.

I think the preseason should be expanded from 2 to 4 this way we can get a better gauge of players this leads me to my other idea that I think the option of coaches decision should be eliminated and let each team have to set their line up without coaches decision.

I think it would be fun if each GM had an advisor run by Talon of course that always gave two pieces of advice every 4th week for each team, one real bad piece of advice and one good piece of advice and depending which one the GM goes with effects a part of their team. Either team morale, Someone getting pissed etc.

just some thoughts.

Rule Change Discussion Board / Rule change submission #7
« on: February 08, 2017, 12:25:21 AM »
So first this might not be popular but let me underline this by saying I know we all have lives that ask many different things of us. I know some have crazy work schedules or work piles up or and surprises some of us. I know we have families, kids, wives GF's etc. Some of us even get surprised by things we cannot control. I know this, I am a married father of three with a baby, I am an educator who has a son in nearly year long baseball and another who is in weekend AP classes. I get real life first, trust me. This is not about that particularly. Now before you type reject just because GM Phoenix wrote it, just really read what I am writing. Here are some suggested changes we can add just to speed up waiting periods in the future (All ideas are extended in the last week of the trade deadline)

1) Right when your coach speaks to you after the presser you could talk to him all day but if you talk to another person then that is it. You get your coach after the presser to discuss everything with and one other person. Rather it is a coach or player. I think this puts some importance on what is being asked. I know I have been guilty of this at times, just calling guys in to ask them about the weather. I think this puts importance on who you really should talk too.

2)I think there should be a 4-5 day period from the time the scores are put up to the time you get autolocked. I think if everyone knew the deadline instead of waiting for Talon to "warm up the bus" or send Ned Stark to scream "Autolocks are coming" I think guys would get on a bit quicker.

3)There are sixteen GM run teams. I think if for some unexpected reason out of your control you cannot get on to HIFL, I think letting T know he can get locked in without penalty. Now obviously after 2-3 times of this there would be some team effects but I think a lot of times 13, 14, 15 guys lock in and one guy is just drowned with work or is having some difficult times I think a pardon or two to just auto lock you for that week should be a consideration. Just to progress the week.

4)I know this is a hobby and it's fun, I get it I love HIFL but I also think we love it enough to have a few limits and or deadlines. I am not trying to blow by the season I am just asking if 12-14 teams are ready to go and someone still haven't answered their presser then we should move on.

(If it's Monday and your personal life just got overtaken by work, family, vacation, unfortunate uncontrollable misfortunes and you know you won't be able to get on Until Friday, maybe you should consider an Auto Lock for that week. I'm sure Talon can implement no penalties for the first few offenses, hell I'm sure at his own discretion he can decide if there even is a penalty)

5) Obviously this is not for Talon for he is running the show. If something comes up then something comes up and we have to wait. But if that man has the time and he is staring at his screen waiting for 1 or 2 folks and everyone has been ready for 1-2 days then while he has the available time he should be able to move everyone else along.

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