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Newbie Game Queue (Players and Moderators)

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:42 pm
by Mina
Newbie Game Queue
List Moderator: Mina
List Mod Emeriti: Mr. Flay, singersigner, Vel-Rahn Koon


Newbie Game Specific Information

Additional helpful information:
New players will probably want to start playing one game here before playing elsewhere on the site. Reply in this thread indicating that you'd like to play ("/in for next" is a standard way of doing so). You will get a PM from your game moderator when your game is about to begin.

Your name should be added to the first post within 24-48 hours. The waiting time for a game to start is currently 4-5 days, on average. Upcoming games will be full when there is one Inexperience-Challenged (IC) player, two Semi-Experienced (SE) player(s), and six Newbie players available. More/less ICs and SEs may be used in any given game to relieve a backlog on those specific areas of the Queue.




Player Requirements:
For purposes of Player Game Limits:
  • A finished game is one in which you are out of the game (by lynch or night kill) but the game is still being played by others.
  • A completed game is a game in which a winning side has been declared and the game is over.
  • For purposes of quantifying eligible completed games, two completed micro games will count as one completed game in another queue. Blitz games do not count as experience.
  • Replacing out of a game will count as a finished game if there was an acceptable level of participation.
Taking on too many Newbie games at one time, getting overloaded, and replacing out of those games can get you banned from the Newbie Queue!

Spoiler: Newer Players
  • Brand new players may only play in one Newbie Game.
  • Brand new players may either play a Newbie game from scratch or replace into an existing Newbie game for your first game.
  • Once you are out of your first Newbie game (by lynch, night kill, or the end of the game) you may sign up for a second Newbie game.
  • Players with one finished game anywhere on site may also replace into as many Newbie games as you can handle.
  • As a Newer Player, you are only allowed to play two Newbie games from scratch.
  • Once you have played two Newbie games you are no longer allowed to play Newbie games (except as a replacement) until you play a game outside The Road to Rome, thereby qualifying as an SE player. See the SE section below for more information.

Spoiler: SEs
  • When you finish any three games, with at least one outside of The Road to Rome, you are then considered a Semi-Experienced (SE) player and will occupy one of the SE playing spots.
  • SE players may play in as many Newbie games as they can handle.

Spoiler: ICs
  • First and formost, the IC slot is a VOLUNTARY TEACHING position. If you don't want to be required to explain how the game works to the Newer players, you should sign up to be an SE. More information can be found in the wiki: IC.
  • A player that finishes any five games, with at least two outside of The Road to Rome, and has at least 3 months on-site may apply to be an Inexperience Challenged (IC) player.
  • Replacing out of a game does not count as finished!
  • At least one of your 5 games must be a Newbie game, either as a Newbie or as an SE.
  • Send the ListMod a PM with links to your 5 most-recent completed games when you /in to IC.
  • If one of your 5 most-recent completed games is NOT a Newbie, you should include a link to a Newbie game.
  • All Potential ICs MUST also read Being a good IC.
  • If you want to IC a game, you must "/in to IC". The list mod will place you in the SE queue if you do not specify "/in to IC".

Spoiler: Replacements
  • If you want to replace into a specific game you should send a PM directly to the Mod instead of posting here.
  • Unless specified, all requested replacements are newbie replacements.
  • Moderators are welcome to replace with a player of greater skill level if they wish (ICs may replace SEs or Newbies, for example. Newbies may NOT replace into an SE or IC spot).
  • Please notify the ListMod if you notice a player replace out who then signs up to play another Newbie game within the next 14 days. Replacing due to boredom or any other similarly selfish reason is NOT acceptable and the offender will be suspended from placement into the Queue for a period of two weeks.

Spoiler: Alts
IF YOU ARE SIGNING UP AS AN ALT ACCOUNT:
Established players starting Alt accounts (an account different from their primary account, usually used as a means to play against their established meta) may not /in as a Newbie since they'd be taking a spot away from a true site Newbie. Additionally, since the Alt account itself doesn't qualify, you may not function as SEs or ICs under the Alt account either, even if the player behind the account does qualify for one of these positions.

The ONLY way in which a new Alt account (one with less than two finished games) may play in a Newbie game is to offer to replace into existing games. Once the account has a record of three finished games, you may then /in as an SE player as normal. Once the account has a record of 5 completed games and 3 months on-site, you may /in as an IC player after ListMod certification as normal. You may always instead use your primary account to function as an SE or IC, depending on qualifications.

Hydras are sometimes considered a type of alt account, but for the purposes of keeping Newbie Games as normal as possible, they are not allowed in Newbie Games. Hydra accounts will be force-replaced immediately if discovered playing Newbie Games.


Any player is, of course, welcome to join other Game Queues as they feel ready.




Moderator Requirements:
  • You may only be in the modding queue twice at a time. (See this post.)
  • Potential moderators must have one completed game on this site as a Moderator. See the Modding Requirements wiki article for exact details.
  • Potential moderators MUST visit the Newbie_Game#Moderators wiki page to see what is required of Newbie game Mods.
  • Potential moderators must include links to their completed games when they make the request to be added to the modding rotation. If you have more than two games as a Mod, please link the latest two.
  • For purposes of quantifying eligible completed games, three completed micro games will count as one completed game in another queue. Blitz games do not count as experience.




Newbie Setup
Matrix6 (as designed by Cogito Ergo Sum):

ABC
1Town JailkeeperVanilla TownieMafia Goon
2Mafia RoleblockerTown CopTown Doctor
3Town 1-shot
Bulletproof
Mafia GoonTown Tracker

Each Newbie Game will be given a setup that incorporates either one row or one column. The remaining six roles will be filled in by mafia goons and vanilla townies appropriately, to create a 2-mafia and 7-town setup. They are listed below.

Spoiler: Full Setups
Row 1: Mafia Goon x 2, Town Jailkeeper, Vanilla Townie x 6
Row 2: Mafia Roleblocker, Mafia Goon, Town Cop, Town Doctor, Vanilla Townie x 5
Row 3: Mafia Goon x 2, Town 1-shot Bulletproof, Town Tracker, Vanilla Townie x 5
Column A: Mafia Roleblocker, Mafia Goon, Town Jailkeeper, Town 1-shot Bulletproof, Vanilla Townie x 5
Column B: Mafia Goon x 2, Town Cop, Vanilla Townie x 6
Column C: Mafia Goon x 2, Town Doctor, Town Tracker, Vanilla Townie x 5


All Newbie games should use the Natural Action Resolution system for determining Night action effects. Roleblocker actions will take precedence over Jailkeeper actions should that apply. The 1-shot Bulletproof is a passive ability that cannot be roleblocked.

First-time mods should use the sample role PMs below.

Spoiler: Sample Role PMs
Vanilla TownieWelcome!

You are a Vanilla Townie.

You have no special abilities.

You win when all threats to the Town have been eliminated.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

Town JailkeeperWelcome!

You are a Town Jailkeeper.

You may target one player per night phase. This player will be protected from kills and be prevented from using their own action, if they have one, during that night phase. You cannot target yourself.

You win when all threats to the Town have been eliminated.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

Town CopWelcome!

You are a Town Cop.

You may target one player per night phase. At the end of the night phase, you will be informed if they are Town or Mafia. If you are roleblocked, you will receive no result.

You win when all threats to the Town have been eliminated.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

Town DoctorWelcome!

You are a Town Doctor.

You may target one player per night phase. This player will be protected from kills during that night phase. You cannot target yourself.

You win when all threats to the Town have been eliminated.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

1-shot Bulletproof TownieWelcome!

You are a 1-shot Bulletproof Townie.

You will survive 1 kill attempt during the game. This does not include lynches.

You win when all threats to the Town have been eliminated.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

Town TrackerWelcome!

You are a Town Tracker.

You may target one player per night phase. At the end of the night phase, you will be informed what player they targeted with their action, if any.

You win when all threats to the Town have been eliminated.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

Mafia GoonWelcome!

You are a Mafia Goon.

Your partner is PLAYER, who is a Mafia Goon/Roleblocker.

You share a factional kill each night. You must choose which of you will commit the kill. You also share a factional PT, located [url]here[/url], where you may talk during night phases only.

You win when the Town has been eliminated, or nothing can stop this from occurring.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

Mafia RoleblockerWelcome!

You are a Mafia Roleblocker.

Your partner is PLAYER, who is a Mafia Goon.

You may target one player per night. This player will be prevented from performing their own action, if any.

You share a factional kill each night. You must choose which of you will commit the kill. You may commit the kill and perform a roleblock in the same night phase. You also share a factional PT, located [url]here[/url], where you may talk during night phases only.

You win when the Town has been eliminated, or nothing can stop this from occurring.

The game thread is [url]here[/url].

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:47 pm
by Mina
Updated through Page 278, Post 6938.

Moderators:

Transcend 1
Plotinus
UpTooLate
Drixx



Newer Players:

RogueScout *
Veebs *
aneubie03 *
TessXX
yousay
Tchill13
Aurin
Jinzou
scottiedog3
Naman Thakur

* Need to verify status; look for a PM.



Semi-Experienced Players:

SensFan
sad1492
A Simple Plan
Revan
Tochica
EchoVision
Fykus
Deathguise
shannon



Inexperience-Challenged Players:

1 New IC; needs a game review after completion.

Pine
Loopdan 1
ThinkBig 1
PenguinPower 1

Spoiler: Games In Progress

Games in Progress:

Listed below are the games that are currently active along with links to the game thread in The Road to Rome subforum.
Completed games have been archived in the Completed Newbie Games subforum of The Road to Rome.
The Newbie Game/History wiki page gives a short summary of each game, with links to the original game threads.


Game 1756:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: borkjerfkin
Current Update: Mafia Win
Manuel87 (replaced zaragui, MonkeyKebab)
Morning Tweet
MisaTange (replaced nalsco)
NorskaBlue
ThinkBig (replaced thatsit)
WeCanSimplyBeOurselves
Loopdan (replaced Transcend) (SE)
JaeReed (replaced Charloux) (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1757:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Huntress
Current Update: Mafia Win
keyenpeydee (replaced Chicken2013)
fruitsman
nn30
ScumDeersAreVeryTasty (replaced Wyvernite)
Vijarada
ArcAngel9 (replaced copper223) (SE)
shannon (SE)
XnadrojX (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1758:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Xalxe
Current Update: In Progress
Joshz
Sobolev Space
Hellfire Missile
Locust (replaced DayahaangRai, alphabetorical, Empoof)
Human Sequencer
Jackel98 (SE)
HowardRoark (SE)
Loopdan (SE)
Huntress (replaced Psyche) (IC)

Game 1759:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Zaicon
Current Update: In Progress
Fredrick E Campbell
Friend Computer
Showtime (replaced Nobita)
Immy (replaced rJXr)
Selynee
SugarNips
gigabyteTroubadour (SE)
PenguinPower (SE)
Papa Zito (IC)

Game 1760:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Zaicon
Current Update: In Progress
Alisae
Elbirn (replaced RadiantPhantom)
Ms Columbo (replaced iamafluffyrabbit)
thenameipicked (replaced 8uny)
Tywin Lannister
GuyInFreezer (SE)
JaeReed (SE)
Toto (replaced ArcAngel9) [(SE)
TierShift (IC)

Game 1761:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Equinox
Current Update: Town Win
Zaraki_Jaegerjaquez
JR (replaced Clemency, NOBii)
CloudKicker (replaced Deimos27)
karldilkington
MortFeld
XnadrojX (SE)
algebra (SE)
ArcAngel9 (SE)
Nachomamma8 (replaced Cheetory6) (IC)

Game 1762:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: grapes
Current Update: Mafia Win
-Grey- (replaced NSK)
knightmare
PsychoticDave
EchoVision
Ecks Dee
havingfitz (SE)
ironstove (SE)
Dunnstral (SE)
Titus (IC)

Game 1763:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Creature
Current Update: Mafia Win
Srceenplay
-Grey- (replaced mlmooney89)
JustDanceWorld (replaced fruitsman)
krylea
Elhabe21
Arrowscum
Toto (SE)
shannon (SE)
Titus (IC)

Game 1764:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: mhsmith0
Current Update: Mafia Win
MoochiPanda
DBlack
Pepchoninga
Van_Veacesalv_Dulca
Srceenplay (replaced DeathByWobbuffet)
Gamma Emerald (SE)
ssbm_Kyouko (replaced Mewtaph) (SE)
Charloux (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1765:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Plotinus
Current Update: In Progress
ConnorJC
Rautherdir (replaced midnight-panda)
toblerone187 (replaced DefyingGravity)
Superhans
Secret Agent Jin (replaced Lovesick)
FancyPants (SE)
LicketyQuickety (SE)
TheDominator37 (SE)
Nachomamma8 (IC)

Game 1766:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Huntress
Current Update: In Progress
Generalcamo
Zekromaster
Friend Computer
Sofiel
the_end
FancyPants (SE)
LicketyQuickety (SE)
TheDominator37 (SE)
Aeronaut (IC)

Game 1767:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: PenguinPower (backup mod: mhsmith0)
Current Update: Town Win
EchoVision
Sickofit1138 (replaced Selynee)
Fredrick E Campbell
lucca261
TheBrie
Loopdan (SE)
SensFan (SE)
Raskolnikov (SE)
Huntress (IC)

Game 1768:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: SirCakez
Current Update: In Progress
Revan (replaced TriangleShark)
EccentricLemon
Sobolev Space (replaced bowdown, kentofan)
Agent Sparkles
nancy
GuiltyLion (SE)
tojam2 (SE)
Bulbazoor (SE)
JaeReed 1 (IC)

Game 1769:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Aeronaut
Current Update: In Progress
mattblackguy
GAYreenHamster
Shade
rakkar
schadd_
Raskolnikov (SE)
ThinkBig (SE)
gigabyteTroubadour (SE)
Creature (IC)

Game 1770:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: mhsmith0
Current Update: Town Win
mattblackguy
MooginSoosy
Shader12
Weylsu
Fykus
JackChaos
Formerfish (SE)
Toto (SE)
Secret Agent Jin (SE)
TierShift (IC)

Game 1771:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: borkjerfkin
Current Update: Mafia Win
oldwino
NorskaBlue
Necta
WhemeStar (replaced albusfish)
Darkoz360
rabauz
Desperado (SE)
aronagrundy (SE)
Dongempire (IC) 1

Game 1772:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: borkjerfkin
Current Update: Mafia Win
Pepper
JustDanceWorld
Skrimiche
DIG
toblerone187
LicketyQuickety (SE)
All Alone (SE)
Accountant (SE)
Pine 1(IC)

Game 1773:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: borkjerfkin
Current Update: In Progress
TesXX
Woodboys2339
AceQueen
BartTheFart
Lighthaze1135
Seungsik
Aj the Epic (SE)
Loopdan (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1774:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Drixx
Current Update: In Progress
Quin Too Near
Bleu
Darkshadow64540
GeminiTwin12
SK
Intermission
A Simple Plan (SE)
shannon (SE)
mhsmith0 (IC)

Game 1775:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Plotinus
Current Update: Town Win
JustDanceWorld
MostLukelyToSucceed
HighKingDestro (replaced pichii)
cassielle
TrueGent
moonbird
KilltheStory (replaced glowball) (SE)
RadiantCowbells (SE)
Drixx (IC)

Game 1776:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: keyenpeydee (backup moderator: mhsmith0)
Current Update: In Progress
Ville
ChrisOrmie (replaced MooginSoosy)
Corwinoid
Stormcloud
Darkoz360
Pants98 (SE)
Alisae (SE)
PenguinPower (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1777:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: UpTooLate
Current Update: Town Win
MMM
Firescreamer
Meduna (replaced DanBcReasons)
Epid (replaced kzang151)
JenLew (replaced JupiterCrush)
LadyeAeaea
SensFan (SE)
Srceenplay (SE)
mhsmith0 (IC)

Game 1778:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: mhsmith0
Current Update: In Progress
Kirby703
Linday
Desully
Unknown1234
Rinlo
TheBrie
All Alone (SE)
Srceenplay (SE)
Huntress (IC)

Game 1779:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: PenguinPower
Current Update: In Progress
DogWatch
oldwino
aa-dono
JustDanceWorld
Ulti
RadiantCowbells (SE)
-Grey- (SE)
mhsmith0 (SE)
mastina (IC)

Game 1780:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: PenguinPower
Current Update: In Progress
Necta
Bleu
TrueGent
Optilex
HighKingDestro
RadiantCowbells (SE)
choof (SE)
Alisae (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1781:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Huntress
Current Update: In Progress
Fykus
Tarkus
HighKingDestro
Aatami
Handsome
Ulti
Creature (SE)
Accountant (SE)
rb 1(IC)

Game 1782:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: mhsmith0
Current Update: In Progress
Blend
IronicNinja
Stresemann
CptPicard
N Machiavelli
TharSheBlows1
Sesq (SE)
Killthestory (SE)
Accountant (IC)

Game 1783:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: Creature
Current Update: In Progress
Rautherdir
irilmc
MMM
LadyeAeaea
Firescreamer
noseacaballo
-Grey- (SE)
gigabyteTroubadour (SE)
JaeReed (IC)

Game 1784:
Setup: Matrix6
Moderator: MiniDeathStar (bac
Current Update: In Progress
Ares
bjc0303
LaserBeakDuck
StealthyNoodle
moonman
WhyMafia
Loopdan (SE)
Srceenplay (SE)
Pine (IC)

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:52 pm
by goodmorning
/in IC

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:53 pm
by Cheery Dog
/in to mod

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:03 pm
by Marquis
/in mod

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:03 pm
by RachMarie
In to SE times 2

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:05 pm
by Malakittens
:ego:

Congrats on the position Mina <3

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:09 pm
by singersigner
/in to IC

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:12 pm
by Flames682
You might wanna update the games on post 1 lol.

Also /ego

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:16 pm
by Maestro
Obligatory first page post.

/in Mod

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:21 pm
by Mina
Flames682 wrote:You might wanna update the games on post 1 lol.

That and archiving the two pages of old games are how I'll be spending my evening. :dead:

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:24 pm
by Micc
Newbie 1551 is in need of a replacement for beeboy. This is a newbie slot, so any player not currently playing their first game make take the spot. The game is in Day 2 and is 24 pages long. Shoot me a PM if you're interested!
Filled!

(hehe first page)

PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:48 pm
by fferyllt
/in to mod

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:02 am
by Hostile Intent
Walk into the queue like what up I got a big dot.

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:07 am
by GuyInFreezer
/ego

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:25 am
by Voidedmafia
Hope you enjoy the new club, Mina.

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:38 am
by Wisdom
egopost

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:48 am
by Not_Mafia
Ego

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 1:12 am
by reinoe
/out

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:19 am
by shaddowez
/in to SE

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:11 am
by Gregindahood
/in for next

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:38 am
by T S O
first page up for sale post

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:45 am
by BlueBloodedToffee
/ego

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:57 am
by TierShift
Hail mina

PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:06 am
by Astinus
First page post of a queue? This is a first for me!

/in as SE or IC