Variants of Mafia Rules


Steven J. Miller has suggested adding a vigilante to the game. The vigilante works for the civilians. He wakes up each night and has the option of killing someone.

Variant of this variant: If he kills the same person the Mafia kill, they catch him and he dies as well.

Note - We tried this variant 1/14/99 with mixed success. We did not use the variant of the variant.

We noted a slight problem with this character. It is easy for the vigilante and the angel to give each other signals at night, so this was banned, except insofar as they may identify themselves to each other.

Also, it was resolved that, if the mafia kill the vigilante during the night, the vigilante doesn't get to kill.

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