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Mafia (Party Game)

Mafia (russian: ма́фия, also known as werewolf, assassin, witch hunt, palermo nights or pirates) is a party game created in the ussr by dimitry davidoff in 1986, modelling a battle between an informed minority and an uninformed majority (the townspeople). players are secretly assigned roles: either mafia, who know each other; or townspeople, who know only the number of mafia amongst them. in the game's night phase the mafia covertly "murder" a townsperson.