|From:||"Ratinac, Rand (NSW)" <RRatinac@*****.REDCROSS.ORG.AU>|
|Subject:||Re: Underworld (Oi! Steve K and other FASA dudes - pay attention!|
|Date:||Tue, 22 Dec 1998 11:07:22 +1000|
> > I have a player who is wanting to know who the Organized Crime Boss
> in the
> > Seattle Downtown area is. I assume there is both Yak and Mafia in
> > area? I am flipping through the Underwould Sourcebook but from the
> > of it there is no Capo right now and I see nothing about which
> family runs
> > downtown.
> Downtown Seattle is largely run by the Finnigan Family, headed by
> Rowena O'Malley.
This I did not know. Thanks for pointing that out.
> The new Don of Seattle is Maurice "The Butcher" Bigio, named by the
> Commissionne to deal with the increased Yakuza aggression in the
WRONG! The new CAPO of Seattle is Maurice Bigio. Guys, this is the
second time I've brought this up. In the Underworld Sourcebook, you used
the term Capo to designate the Mafia headguy of a city/region, who's in
overall command of all Mafia families in the area. A Don is said to be
the ruler of a single FAMILY. Now, in Target:Smuggler's Havens and SR3
(and here, Steve) you've reversed that usage, making a Capo the head of
a family and a Don in charge of a city/region.
From what I've read, your original usage is correct - but I'm not an
expert. I would, however, really appreciate it if you'd get your act
together and find out which usage is right - and USE that one and only
*Peeved in Poughkeepsie...no, wait. I'm in Sydney, aren't I? Oh, never
P.S. You see that, Kama? You see the stupidity, the inanity, the sheer,
brainless genius? Now THAT'S a smartass comment. :)