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I don’t really want to crosspost, but I also want to have people play this game. So! I’m going to crosspost.

Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead!

Well…not yet. We’ll be getting to that part.

This month’s mega-game is the Casa Classic, “Fall, Caesar”.

The rules have complexity and will be posted in the official game start post, but basically, each day you get a mob together to assassinate a player. The trick is, you can ONLY assassinate someone who was part of the successful assassination mob from the previous day. Hijinks will ensue.

Who wants in? Also, what day would work best as a starting point? I was thinking next Monday, unless it’s terribly inconvenient.

The top THREE players will gain automatic entry into the year end tournament. The top SEVEN will gain points towards seeding and wild card spots.

If you think someone would be interested in playing, do let them know, because you’re probably right.

CURRENTLY PLAYING
Ash
Beau
Inkarnit
mbnovak
NettieBar
Spookymilk
todahshy
violabeenice

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Sure you, do. It’s unlikely that you’d be here if you hated fun and/or games.

Players:
Ashton
Beau
eschapp
DreadPirate
FreeAlonzo
MelissaDiamondPhillips
nettiebarron
Pope
Spookymilk
violabeenice

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A CdL story came up organically in conversation today – specifically, a season VII(?) piece from David Larson about Schrodinger’s Cat – and I realized how much I need to drop a writing season in here before getting the next Big Brother game ready.

I’m open to both types of writing Survivor – Turbo or regular. Let me know.

I love new blood, as you know, but will roll with the usual gang of idiots if that’s what we’ve got. As always, if you know someone who likes either writing, scheming or both, let them know.

Would cap the season around 24 people, if I get it. I’ll be looking for two other judges (or just one, if everyone is leaning toward playing over judging); let me know if you’re into it, and I’ll see what’s what. Deference will be given to past judges that have been quick to get the judging done, or to potential judges that have never nonsubbed in a game.

Season XXI, playing out on Facebook, is down to four and will be wrapped in a week to ten days. This will start within the couple of weeks after that.

For now, this will be the only place I put out the call for players. I’ll cast a wider net if need be.

It’s probably dumb to put out my first call on a Saturday night, but whatever. We like to keep things inefficient around here.

Also, nibbish will soon be helping me revive Cutthroat Junction, with monthly(?) games happening here. More on that soon, I hope. If you have particular favorite challenges – either from Cutthroat Junction or the big games – that you love to play, say so. Fall, Caesar will happen sometime this calendar year, but the rest is wide open. Cheers, gang.

New Survivor Players: I have another site, Cutthroat Junction, where I run one-off challenges, unrelated to Spookymilk Survivor (but most of which will run there eventually, if they work) and October’s game is The Spread, one of my most popular games. n00bs and others, if you want in, let me know.

At Cutthroat Junction, you get points for each finish and eventually, high scorers get a shot at the Cutthroat Junction Championship Title, currently held by Peter “nibbish” Bruzek.

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Here it is, folks: the most popular game on the CJ slate. Sign up here. It won’t be run in Spookymilk Survivor this time around, so if you need a fix, this is where you’ll get it.

Most of you should know this, but here’s how it works:

Everyone starts at zero points. On each turn, you will have a total of twenty points to add or subtract to people other than yourself (with a max of five per person, until later in the game). At the end of each turn, the person furthest away from zero will be eliminated. At the beginning of each subsequent turn, players keep their current point totals.

Huh, I’d forgotten how easy this was to explain. Maybe that’s one reason for its popularity? Anyway, sign up, CJ Faithful.

It’s just what I said it is. Enjoy!

The Cutthroat Junction championship is at stake in a Name That Tune challenge.

Fall, Caesar.

Let me know if you’re in.

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I’ll be in Minnesota from August 31st-September 7th. The last couple of days will all be spent with family (it’s my brother’s wedding) but I want to see as many of you as possible while I’m there…we can have an awkward Survivor meeting because there’ll be about five people left in the game at that time.

Okay, only three remaining players are TC-based, so maybe it won’t be so weird. But we’ll be gearing up for XVI and nobody will be able to talk about it, so there’s that!

Direct link to the signup page over there.

I’ll copy it here, though I’ll keep the list of players there. I’d like to start by Wednesday, if possible.

I have an all-new game set for next month – a good-old spreadsheet game where you try to dig tunnels between other players to eliminate them – but I haven’t completely figured out the way it works, so that’ll be July’s game.

In Knots, each player has a rope with five knots in it. Once all your knots are untied, you’re eliminated.

For each move, you must do two things: one, untie a knot, and two, defend against someone trying to untie a knot.

This is a bit different from the one I’ve done in Survivor, so pay attention, regulars. If five people untie your knots on a single turn, it used to be that there was a max of one that could be untied on a turn. Now, though, I’m making it so it can be all of them. However, as always, if you successfully defend against someone untying a knot, you will have NONE of your knots untied, regardless of how many attempts there were.

Furthermore, if you successfully defend against someone who’s untying a knot, that person falls from the rope to his or her death. Typically, this is how most people get eliminated, though with (hopefully) a larger field that’ll change things.

We’ll do a move a day (excluding weekends) and more than likely, this won’t have any chance of going through July as it tends to move quickly. I did this one partially because most all the regulars are involved in Survivor, where we’ve just gotten started. The next one will be a little more intricate, but I’m working on ways to cut the fat to keep it simple.

Sign up here, or at Cutthroat Junction, or in my email. I’ll keep track of players at Cutthroat Junction.

Now that PwtP4 is over, someone has to pick up the slack on knocking Novak’s posts down the list. So here I am!

The Cutthroat Junction game next month is Bret Highum’s Spookymilk Sheeple. I’ll be running it, though. If you want in, say so here or there.

If you don’t know what Sheeple is, here are the rules and a set of results.

This post is to let you know about the next big game on Cutthroat Junction, “Musical Chairs.” I intentionally made it a game that can be played with a minimum of effort, if desired, so players aren’t crushed by all the activity on the sites.

If you’re a new player here as of Survivor this season, don’t hesitate to get in on this over at my other site, cutthroatjunction.wordpress.com.

Details after the jump.
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Let me try to be quick: There are a few matches set already, but if you want to face someone that isn’t already in a match, both of you can email me. As for the mega-game, it looks like it’ll be The Spread or Bullseye, but I’m open to others (there was a post on this over there).

If you want to be in the mega-game – or to challenge anyone to a one-on-one – you can do that here or over there where I’m keeping track of the matches.

The following people are already booked for one-on-ones or other grudge matches:

AMR
Beau
daneekasghost
Dread Pirate
freealonzo
Geoff
kg2005
mbnovak
nibbish
todahshy
uberminz

For the mega-game:

AMR
daneekasghost
kg2005
mbnovak
nibbish
todahshy
uberminz

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Your competition, and also you

HALL OF CHAMPIONS

SPOOKYMILK SURVIVOR

I: Rachel “The Double-Dealer” Flynn

II: Ryan “The Snake” Fossum

III: Patrick “The Gentleman” Kozicky

IV: Brienne “The Submitter” Maner

V: Rusty “The Porn Star” Greene

VI: Brooks “The Unlikely Hero” Maki

VII: William “The Soulful” Schuth

VIII: Brooks “The Survivor” Maki

IX: Zack “The Ice Cream Man” Sauvageau

X: Pete “The Vacuum Cleaner” Bruzek

Turbo: Brooks “The 1956-1979 Montreal Canadiens” Maki

XI: Matt “The Cold-Hearted Motherf*&^er” Novak

All-Stars (XII): Andy “The Quiet Man” Rustleund

XIII: Sarah “Clarence’s Hope” Bizek

XIV: Dan “The Professional” Kautz

XV: Christina “Assault And” Pepper

XVI: Matt “The First-Time Player” Novak

XVII: Stacy “Saintly Patience” Snell

XVIII: Brian “Checkmate” David

XIX: Annette “Eammon for the Top” Barron

XX: Daniel “Neville “Smash “Hardware” Hardwood” Longbottom” Caouette

XXI: Pete “The Comeback Kid” Bruzek

GODS AND MORTALS
I: Dragging Rivet’s Name Through the Mud One Last Time: Matt Novak (Ultragrandpa) and Michael Rivet (Friph Flipher-Fiph)
II: Bahambo Number 5: Pete “Triple Crown” Bruzek and Michelle “Single Tiara…So Far” Pratt

BIG BROTHER
I: Brooks “Oh, for the Love of God” Maki
II: Michael “#DDB” Rivet
III: Pete “Fortune’s Fool” Bruzek
IV: Erin “All Seven and We’ll Watch Them Fall” Leslie

FALL, CAESAR
2014: Brooks “The Creator” Maki
2015: Matt “The Artist” Novak
2016: Matt “Waited Them Out” Novak

CUTTHROAT JUNCTION CHAMPION
Kelly “Yes, He’s a Player Too” Wells

Link to the Cutthroat Junction site. Over there, we do once-a-month strategic mega-games while the champion defends his title in a one-on-one. Head over to see how it works.

THE ROYAL RUMBLE
2013: #21 Greg “The Gallant Glutton of Greatness” Johnson
2014: #29 Jonathon “Big Papa” Pope
2015: #8 Christina “Am I in This?” Pepper
2016: #22 Annette “No Backs Stabbed” Barron
2017: #30 Bernice “The Vulture” Nicaise

PLAY WITH THE PROSE
(Writing, non-elimination)
I: Sarah “Centipede Face” Johnson
II: Sarah “The Johnson Eliminator” Wreisner
III: Colin “Lonely Old Moon” Woolston
IV: Melissa “Not Sidebar Material” Diamond
V: Sama “No Family Reunions” Smith
VI: Sarah “Tumor Face” Wreisner
VII: John “Cult Following” Wreisner
VIII: Joshua “Peed the Bed” Longman
VIII: Annette “Oh, Right, That’s Who Won” Barron

WEREWOLF (most recent)

Werewolf Stats Spreadsheet

PUZZLE CHALLENGE
I (Pure): Matthew “The Obsessor” Gilman
I (Power): Kelly “The Novak-Destroyer” Wells

DIPLOMACY
I: Matt “Exploiter of Worlds” Novak (France)

SPOOKYMILK SURVIVOR XXII

TRAVELING WILLYB3RRI3S

Annette Barron
Jared Cedar
Bret Highum
Dan Kautz
Matt Novak
Jonathon Pope
Christina Pepper
Zack Sauvageau

THE GRAVEYARD
18th: Laurel Ogren (T3AM)
17th: Raymond Camper (Khan’s Sore Blueberries)
16th: Brooks Maki (Khan’s Sore Blueberries)
15th: Melissa David (Khan’s Sore Blueberries)
14th: Sarah Bizek (Willy)
13th: Colin Woolston (Khan’s Sore Blueberries)
12th: Jeph Novak (T3AM)
11th: Shawn Ashley (Khan’s Sore Blueberries)
10th: erik sundberg
9th: Ken Krouner