It's an easy game to play.  Don't be intimidated.  The owner of the site is hosting the game.  He wants you to play.   Here's the Cliffs notes: You're trying to identify the mafia people and vote them off.  If you're mafia, you're trying to pretend you're a townie and use subversive james-bond-type tactics to get townies voted off or removed.  Townies don't get to PM eachother outside the game thread.  Mafia members can talk to eachother and strategize outside the thread.  Part of the