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  • Hi Mobsters,

    We have some good news to share with you. We would like to thank you all for your dedication and loyalty to this game. As a token of appreciation, we will be giving you a daily reward over 5 days, starting Thursday, Aug 28th 2014, PDT.

    The daily reward will be automatically granted to your inventory once you load the game. Please make sure you play the game during these 5 days to get these rewards.

    You will be receiving one of these items daily!






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    Thank you once again for being such awesome players and stay tuned!

    -The Mafia Wars Team.

  • Mobsters,

    We have granted 1 Tickler (309/243) to all the participants of Omerta V's 3rd Anniversary Birthday Bash!

    Additionally, the top ten winners have also received 10 RPS each.


    Thank you for organizing this wonderful event!

    -The Mafia Wars Team



    Two new cartels have risen out of the ashes, but this land can survive under only one reign. Collect ices and win the war for your cartel to win amazing rewards.

    Cartel Clash Basics
    Ices earned in the Arena
    Don’s Challenge
    How to check event progress
    Rewards explained (Associate Reward; Don’s Rewards ; Loyalty Reward; Champion Reward)
    Switching Loyalty to another cartel

    Q: What is Cartel Clash?
    Cartel Clash is a 5-day event where you can pick up a cartel and contribute to winning the war for the day for them by collecting Ices. The cartel with more number of Ices will be declared as a winner for the day.

    The scores reset at Midnight PDT every day for 5 days, so earn as many Ices as you can and contribute to your cartel. There are rewards for staying loyal with your cartel for the duration of the event and completing the Dons Challenge.

    Q: How do I play?
    Cartel Clash can be accessed through the Home Page module. Once you join a cartel, your aim is to collect as many Ices as you can to make your cartel win the war.

    Click on the “Join” button to be a part of any cartel you wish to join.

    Once you join a cartel, you will be notified and will be able to see the various Rewards at stake for the day:

    The Home Page module will change and will start displaying the event progress:


    Q: Will the Ices earned in the Arena count? Do I need to Ice players from opponent cartel?
    Yes, all Ices earned in the Arena will count towards the progress of Cartel Clash. Presently, there is no way to identify players in an opponent cartel in the game. You can Ice any player in the game and those Ices will be counted towards the progression of Cartel Clash.


    Q: What is Don’s Challenge? Are there different Rewards for Don’s Challenge?
    Each day, the Don will present you a challenge to contribute a certain amount of Ices towards your cartel. The Don’s Challenge will be displayed on the right side of the Home Page Module.

    There are 4 levels of Don’s Challenge:

    Bronze: Contribute a total of 50 Ices on a given day.
    Silver: Contribute a total of 150 Ices on a given day.
    Gold: Contribute a total of 300 Ices on a given day.
    Completion challenge: Contribute a total of 500 Ices on a given day.

    Q: Is there a limit of Ices I can contribute to my cartel? Will Ices continue to count for Cartel Clash, even if I complete Don’s Challenge?
    There is no limit on the amount of Ices you can contribute to your cartel. Ices will count towards Cartel Clash, even after completing Don’s challenge.


    Q: How do I check my progress in the event?
    Cartel Clash is a 5-day event and the progress resets every day at midnight PDT. You aim is to contribute Ices and help your cartel win the war every day to be eligible for great rewards.

    Click on “View Cartel Progress” to view the rewards and your progress in the event.

    Daily Cartel Clash Results:

    The cartel which wins on at least 3 days out of 5 will be declared a winner.

    Daily Cartel Clash Results:

    Today’s Rewards at Stake:


    Q: What are the different Rewards?
    Below are the 4 different types of Rewards in Cartel Clash. All rewards for a day will be granted on the next day when the daily progress resets (Midnight PDT).

    1.       Associate Reward (Daily Reward): This reward is granted to participants who contribute at least 1 Ice to their respective cartels on a given day.

    2.       Don’s Rewards (Daily Reward): You can earn Don’s Rewards by completing Don’s Challenge every day. Don’s Rewards includes a loot and 3 Reward Points. There are 3 Tiers of Don’s Reward loot which will be updated daily: Bronze, Silver and Gold. The loot will be upgraded as you master the tiers of Don’s Challenge.

    Don’s Rewards:

    Bronze Mastery loot: Contribute a total of 50 Ices on a given day.
    Silver Mastery loot: Contribute a total of 150 Ices on a given day.
    Gold Mastery loot: Contribute a total of 300 Ices on a given day.
    Additional 3 Reward Points: Contribute a total of 500 Ices on a given day.

    Daily Reward of 3 Reward Points can only be earned if you complete the Don’s Challenge beyond Gold Level (contribute 500 Ices).

    * If you complete the Don’s Challenge by contributing 500 Ices and your cartel wins, all Don’s Rewards will be doubled for that particular day.

    3.       Loyalty Reward (One-time – 10 Skill Points): This reward is granted to players who stick with their cartel for all 5 days during the event AND complete at least Bronze Level of Don’s Challenge every day for 5 days.

    You will be disqualified for the Loyalty reward of 10 Skill Points if any one of the below conditions is true:

    a.       You will be disqualified if you switch your loyalty to a different cartel during the event.

    b.      You will be disqualified if you fail to achieve at least Bronze Level of Don’s Challenge on any of the 5 days during the event.



    4.       Champion Reward (One-time): The Champion Reward will be granted to players who are a part of the winning cartel on the last day of the event AND who have completed at least Bronze Level of Don’s Challenge for the winning cartel for a minimum of 3 days during the 5-day event.

    You can check your progress by clicking on “View Cartel’s Progress” to ensure that you are meeting the reward requirements.



    Q: How can I switch my loyalty to a different cartel?
    You can switch loyalty to a different cartel by clicking on “Join <opponent cartel name>” button and by paying 10 Reward Points.

    Please note: Switching the loyalty will cause you to lose the loyalty reward of 10 Skill Points and might affect your chances to win the Champion Reward depending on the results.


    Q: What will happen to my Don’s Challenge progress and earned Ices, if I switch my loyalty to a different Cartel?
    If you switch your loyalty, the Ices which you have already contributed to your cartel will remain intact with them.

    However, your individual contribution and Don’s Challenge will be reset for the day and you will need to start all over again to earn the Don’s Rewards and mastery.

    Q: Is there a limit on the number of times I can switch loyalty?
    No, there is no limit on the number of times you can switch loyalty.

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    -The Mafia Wars Team

  • Mobsters,

    We are giving you a limited time opportunity to craft Kamikaze Power Ups using Power Cards between 6:00 AM to 05:59 PM PDT (GMT-7) on August 20th 2014.

    Please note: The price of crafting 1 Kamikaze Power Up is 100 Power Cards during this period.

    We hope you enjoy this limited time opportunity!

    Keep playing Mafia Wars--> http://zynga.tm/erHC

    -Mafia Wars Team
  • Attention Mobsters!

    Due to the issues some of our players faced in the new Family Business Mission, we are extending this event until August 22, 2014, 23:59 PDT.


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    -The Mafia Wars Team

  • Mobsters,

    We are giving you a limited time opportunity to craft Kamikaze Power Ups using Power Cards between 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM PDT (GMT -7:00) on August 14th 2014.

    Please note: The price of crafting 1 Kamikaze Power Up is 100 Power Cards during this period.


    We hope you enjoy this limited time opportunity!

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    -Mafia Wars Team



    Family Boss Fight: Payback – FAQs

    Q: What is new in this version of Family Boss Fight?
    This new version of Family Boss Fight promises to add a new element to the game. Your Family should fight and defeat 4 different Bosses to unlock the 5th and toughest new Family Boss.

    All Bosses would require different combat strategies and there are great Rewards to defeat each one of them!

    Q: How do I play?
    You should be a part of any Mafia Wars Family in order to be able to play the Family Boss Fight. You can access the feature from the Home Page Module or the Boss Fight page .


    Q: How long will we have to defeat each Family Boss?
    Each Boss will have a different fight time span which will be displayed on the Home Page module and on the Boss Fight page.

    Q: What will happen if my Family is not able to defeat the Boss before the timer expires?
    In this case, you will have the opportunity to fight the Boss again.

    Q: What happens if my Family defeats the Boss within the allotted time frame? Can we fight him again?
    You will be unable to fight the first 4 Bosses again once your Family has defeated them. Once you defeat a Boss, the subsequent Boss will be unlocked and you will be able to fight him/her instead.

    Please note: There is a cooldown period which is activated once you defeat a Boss. You need to wait for the cooldown timer to expire before you can fight the next Boss. Alternatively, you have an option to reset the cooldown period using Reward Points to fight the next Boss.

    Once you defeat a Boss, they will appear dead on the Home Page module and the next Boss will be unlocked:

    Your Family needs to defeat the following Bosses in order to fight with the surprise new Family Boss:

    Q: Once the defeat the final (Surprise) Boss, will the season restart?
    No, once the final Boss appears, it will stay in the game just like a normal Family Boss.

    Q: How do I begin the Boss Fight?
    After you have opened the Family Boss Fight page you will be prompted to select one of three different Boss Fight roles.

    Q: What are the differences between Bruiser, Arsonist, and Racketeer roles?
    Each character plays its own part in the Boss Fight, and it is important to remember that each role can ONLY cast on others.

    Bruiser: Grants you the ability to cast the double damage buff on someone who has requested help.
    Arsonist: Can cast a buff that will reduce the Boss's rage so that more damage can be done.
    Racketeer: Reduces your Fatigue so you reduce the cost of Stamina for your attacks.

    Q: Which type is better?
    Each part plays its role in defeating the Boss. The most important aspect is the coordinated effort of all roles in order to bring the Boss down.

    Q: After I have selected a role am I able to change it?
    No. When you select a role for the Boss Fight, this is what you will be until the Boss has been defeated.

    Q: Which consumables can be used for the Boss Fights?
    The below four consumables will help you with fighting the Bosses:

    Crowbar Swing

    Sucker Punch
    Rifle Round

    Q: Will I be able to purchase consumables while fighting the Boss?
    Yes. If you run out of any of the consumables you will have the opportunity to purchase additional ones for Reward points.

    Q: Can we use the consumables in specific combos to deliver an extra punch?
    Yes. There are a total of four combos that can be used to deal incrementally more damage to the Boss.

    Q: How do I attack the Boss?
    You can use the consumables that you have collected to attack the Boss, or you can attack him/her directly using the stamina attack button located directly under the consumables on the Boss Fight screen.

    Q: What is the difference between attacking the Boss with consumables and attacking him with my stamina?
    Stamina attack uses up Stamina and the base damage you do is based upon attack strength. Consumables do not use Stamina, and they do a fixed amount of damage on the Boss.

    Q: What is the Fatigue meter, and how does it affect the Boss Fight?
    The Fatigue meter increases each time that you attack the Boss and is directly related to how much stamina that you use against the Boss. The higher the Fatigue meter, the more stamina it will cost you to attack the Boss.

    Q: How can I reduce the Fatigue meter so that I can use the least amount of stamina possible?
    There are two ways for you to reduce the Fatigue meter. The first is to ask your family for help by clicking the '?' button on the Boss Fight tool bar. This will alert your family that you need help and Rackteers in your Family can help you reduce the Fatigue.

    You can also buy Fatigue buffs using Reward Points to use yourself. To purchase these buffs simply click the coin icon next on the Boss Fight tool bar. When you have the Fatigue buffs available for use, they will automatically be applied each time you click the Attack button, therefore reducing the Fatigue meter.

    Q: What is the Rage meter and how does the Arsonist affect it?
    The Rage meter for the Boss increases each time that you attack it using either the consumables or the attack button. As the Rage meter rises high, the amount of potential damage that you can inflict to a Boss decreases.

    Similar to Fatigue buffs, you can also request help from your family by clicking the '?' on the Arsonist tab.

    Additionally, you also have the option of buying Arsonist buffs for Reward points so that you can use them to reduce the Rage meter. As with the other buffs, Arsonist is applied each time that you attack, and will bring down the rage meter, therefore increasing the amount of damage that you can do to the Boss.

    Q: Is the amount of damage the Bruiser does related to the Rage or Fatigue meters?
    The Bruiser does double the amount of damage to the Boss, however, the higher the Rage meter is the less double damage that can be done. In order to take advantage of the double damage that can be dealt, work with your family to ensure the Rage meter is as low as possible.

    Like the other buffs, you can request Bruiser buffs from your family or you can purchase them using Reward points.


    Q: If I have chosen to be a Bruiser in this Boss Fight to do double damage, will I do double damage again if is use the Bruiser buff?
    A player who has chosen the role of a Bruiser must cast their buff on you. Once they do, you will receive five charges, which means that your next five attacks (through stamina or combos) will do double damage. You cannot buff yourself with the double damage.

    Q: What will happen if I request help and multiple members of my family send me the buff that I have requested?
    Only the first request applied will count. Other players who click should not have their casts complete.

    Q: How will I know if my family needs help?
    When you family needs help you will see this indicated on the leader board to the left hand side of the buff fight page. You'll see a Buff Request icon appear over their score in the leader board. Clicking that icon sends a buff to them. You begin with 5 of the buffs of your chosen role, after which you'll have to wait for them to regenerate:


    Q: How many times can I help my fellow players?
    Each player will have 5 buff items of their chosen character - Bruiser, Arsonist, or Racketeer. You can send these buff items to your fellow family members to help them on their side of the fight. These will regenerate every 30 minutes, and you can only send them to your family if you have them available.

    Q: How does the Leaderboard work and are there any benefits to be at the top?
    The Leaderboard is based upon the amount of damage or activity that an individual family member contributes to the defeat of the Boss. The higher you are on the Leaderboard the better chance you have at getting a Superior category loot.

    Q: What items are available as rewards for defeating the Boss?
    There are three tiers of loot that are available for taking the Bosses down.

    The rewards are randomly rewarded for defeating the Family Bosses, however, your chances of receiving a higher rated item will increase slightly by doing better on the Leaderboard.

    It is very important to note that there is a minimum amount of participation that each family member must perform in order to be eligible for a reward item if the Boss is defeated.

    Q: If someone is attacking me while I am engaged in the Boss Fight, will that affect by battle with the Boss in any way?
    No. Your health is not involved at all when participating in Family Boss Fights, so you're free to play as you normally do while still participating and helping your family defeat the Family Boss Fight.

    Q: How can I become most affective at dealing damage to the Boss?
    This system is designed to encourage and reward tight cooperation between multiple players in the same family. The groups who will do best are the ones who have a high level of coordination and a sound strategy for when to use their casts. If you are interested in increasing your personal contribution, you should continue to increase your own personal fighting strength (attack skill, mafia attack) to do more damage, and by doing core game actions to collect consumables.

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    -The Mafia Wars Team

  • Hi Mobsters!

    Tired of missing your daily collection? Fed up forgetting to collect your Event? We listen to you!

    Get “Quick Trigger” now!

    Zynga’s official Chrome Extension for Mafia Wars. As soon as you will install “Quick Trigger”, a little Mafia Wars Icon will appear on your Chrome browser.



    You will be able to:

    •    Go directly to the Mafia Wars game on Facebook

    •    Stay up to date with current events (VP, Missions, Crafter’s choice, etc…)

    •    Check timers for top events (Quest, Challenge mission, etc…)

    •    Collect your free daily community reward and much more

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    -The Mafia Wars Team

  • Mobsters,

    One of our dedicated Mafia Wars Families, OMERTA V will be celebrating their 3rd Year Anniversary this weekend. Thank you for being our loyal players! 

    To celebrate this occasion, Zynga and Mafia Wars is giving away a special Limited Edition item, Tickler (309  Attack / 243 Defense ) to all the participants and 10 RPs each to the top ten players who compete in a mock war. The mock war is scheduled from Aug 15, 5 PM EST - Aug 17, 5 PM EST, 2014.  Register here!


    If you are part of a Family celebrating their birthday, ( third anniversary and above), let us know so we can help you have a mock war to celebrate your Family's loyalty to Mafia Wars. Fill out the form here ---> http://zynga.tm/bjJD

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    -The Mafia Wars Team

  • Mobsters,

    We’re excited to bring to you another edition of Family Business.

    Build your family and prepare for all the action ahead. Undertake goals based on active family members and earn corresponding Rewards.

    To be eligible for this upcoming event, make sure you are part of a family before the event begins.

    If you haven’t joined a family yet, now would be the best time.

    What are you waiting for? Keep your Families close as you prepare for this exciting event on Mafia Wars.

    Watch out for new and fun events in Mafia Wars, coming your way soon!

    Family Business

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    -The Mafia Wars Team