Game Master

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Department: Department of Community Outreach

Position Level: Admin

Rotation: One year term with an offset six-month rotation

Merit Eligibility: Administrator Merit


To contact the Game Masters, email

Chain of Command

Game Masters report to the Director of Community Outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read and moderate all Mafia and Frivolous Fun threads.
  • Archive and/or prune the Mafia and Frivolous Fun forums as needed.
  • Work with your fellow Game Masters to ensure a fun, engaging experience for participating members.
  • Educate and inform members of how to play Mafia games, and field questions from and offer advice to those running games.
  • Enforce and maintain any general forum rules as outlined in the Membership Manual.
  • Notify the Director should any issues arrive, and work with them to resolve any issues.

Time Commitment

  • 5-10 hours each week; more if actually running a specific game.


  • Be any rank, so long as you've been a member of the community for at least 3 months.
  • Have knowledge of or a willingness to learn Xenforo moderation controls.
  • Be tactful and considerate when dealing with issues that can arise in games.


This was formerly a position named Mafia Moderator in the Department of Moderators and Operators. At the Spring 2015 Admin Meeting, the role was switched from Staff to an Admin position. At the Summer 2020 Executive Meeting, this position was moved to the Department of Community Outreach and renamed to Game Master.

Game Masters