The Made Man Mafia Blog

Grab a coffee and spend a few minutes exploring our blog. Read our thoughts on the state of online Mafia games, plans, and updates for Made Man Mafia. Deeper reading about what's going on in the world of Mafia. Posts will be made roughly once per month.

Where is the Mafia Based? Uncovering the Shadows of Organized Crime

[October 2023] Sicilian mobsters on a city street, real Mafia bosses in Italy

The term "Mafia" often conjures up images of organized crime, secrecy, and a deep-rooted network of criminal activities. But have you ever wondered where the Mafia is based and how it operates in the shadows?


Does The Mafia Still Exist in 2023?

[October 2023]

In the 1980s, the Mafia seemed to be everywhere – in popular culture, news headlines, and even on the silver screen. It was an era when the exploits of mobsters and organized crime families captured the imagination of millions. Fast-forward to 2023 - Does the Mafia still exist in this day and age?

Does The mafia still exist today?...

Ranks and Hierarchy of the Mafia

[September 2023]Every society (both human and in the animal kingdom) has some form of hierarchy. The weak defer to the strong, and everyone knows their place. If the hierarchy collapses, so does the society. Mobsters have walked the path on the wrong side of the law with impunity at times. They go against the common ideas of morality, often with their own strong moral code......

Learning From Competitive Online Mafia Games

[August 2023]

There are many Mafia-themed games online. NewRPG alone has 271 text-based browser games with "Mafia / Mobster" as the theme. Nobody has time to play them all, and many haven't stood the test of time. Most Mafia Browser games fit into three categories.

three types of mafia game are hardcore, energy based, and round-based....

Keeping Mafia Game rounds replayable: How rounds work in MMM

[August 2023]

Each round in Made Man Mafia is a race to the top. When you join the game, you can enter one or more rounds. Each round will have a start and end time, so you're even if you join late, you're not far behind. Your character enters the round where you can perform all the nefarious deeds required to reach the top of the Mafia underworld.

Display of four user interface navigations highlighting the color differences between round types in Made Man Mafia....

Made Man Mafia is back - What happened...?

[July 2023]

I've been thinking a lot about what I want lately, and decided I want to re-launch Made Man Mafia. If you're interested in my ramblings, I'll explain what happened, and what the future looks like for MMM.

Early 2023

A dark haired coder in a downcast mood sitting in front of a workstation with head in hands - Made Man Mafia Blog...

Enter the Underworld: Join the Most Immersive Free Online Mafia RPG Game Today!

[February 2023]

In the dark alleys and seedy back rooms of the city, a war is raging between rival mafia families. Our text-based RPG mafia game is designed to make you feel and act like a mafioso, working your way up the ranks as you complete missions, level up and rise to power.

You are in control of your destiny - will you become the ultimate mafia boss?

Join weekly rounds, choose your city, and fight to become the best! Check out some of our gameplay features below:


Omerta - the Mafia's bloody wall of silence

[January 2023]Avatars representing Mafia Members comprising the logo of with zippers on their lips to represent Omerta - the vow of silence

What is The Omertà code?

The Omertà code is a code of silence that is commonly associated with the mafia and other organized crime groups. The code is based on the principle of "omertà," which means "manliness"


What is a Made Man in the Mafia?

[November 2022]

To discover the secrets of the Mafia and make a great Mafia themed game, we need do some digging and really get to the bottom of what IS a Made Man.

If you've ever watched Goodfellas, you're probably intrigued by Tommy's dream of Getting Made, or becoming a Made Man. In a famously brutal underworld where stepping on anybody's toes can get you killed, being a Made Man is the ultimate safety net. Nobody is immune from getting whacked, not even bosses or Capi di Tutti Capi (Boss of bos...

Merits and lessons of a round-based game

[August 2022]

In today's world of always-online, push notifications, and loot boxes - is there still any merit to round-based gaming?

Realistically, the days of hundreds of people logging into a text-based game each week to see the happenings at the end of the round are probably over. Back in the day, some games saw thousands online when a round was coming to a close. There was lots to organize, and generally lots of attacks flying around. I get a pang of nostalgia just writing about it. Assemb...

A Multiplayer online Mafia game to play with friends

[August 2022]

Find a game with the kind of multiplayer features that work for you!

There are many types of online games, and many of them have either multiplayer elements or an entire version based around multiplayer. Not all games are made equal, and that's usually why we love them. Each is a little different and brings a new way to play. Copycats don't fare too well. History is littered with rip-off and cookie-cutter games. Many online games directories are full of sites that are poor copi...

Introduction to Man Made Mafia: a free online browser game

[July 2022]

Whether you're new to the genre, or a seasoned Mafia veteran, this post will fill you in on what MMM is, how you fit in, and what kind of updates the game will get in the future. Let's dive in!

What is MMM?

Made Man Mafia is a game that puts you in the shoes of a mafioso - A member of the Mafia. There are a few ways we could describe the game, we'll start with the goal. Your goal is to build your network of associates and compete with other players from around the ...

Are Text-Based browser games dying?

[May 2022]

Where does talk of a whole subset of games "dying" come from?

Anybody who's played an online text-based browser game, TBBG for short, has probably heard that "these games are dying anyway" when the subject of dwindling game populations arises. As a player for many years, and now a creator of such TBBGs, I've heard it a lot. Usually from players that have got bored with that particular game. A quick google of whether text based games are dying yields a great many articles going back ...