The Facebook Mafia Wars game is an interesting online game that can be played by anyone on Facebook. The game is set in New York City and Little Italy, but players can traverse other cities at different levels of play. For instance, Cuba (level 35+), Moscow (level 70+), Bangkok, Las Vegas (level 18+) and Italy.
Challenge missions, such as Paris, London, South Africa, Mumbai and Dublin were made available in 2010, albeit for a limited time. The Facebook Mafia Wars game is basically about growing a player's criminal empire. A player takes jobs to earn cash, mastery and know-how, as he / she seeks to establish their criminal empire.
Thus a player develops a mafia family by recruiting members and using reward points to hire additional mafia members. For Facebook, a player can recruit mafia members from friends to build their mafia and fight against other mafias.
However, note that the game play is based on timers. A player is given limited energy for performing tasks, as well as health and stamina meters for fighting other players. But even so, the three meters slowly recharge over time. Regardless, a player's family members can assist fight other mafia families and gain loot such as cash; Egypt even death. The more experience a player has through tasks completed, the more points they earn and so go up a level.
To earn a bonus, a Player has to finish exceptional tasks, such as defeating bigger mafias in fights or winning fifteen fights in a row. Accomplishing these feats results in an "achievement", for which a player gets a bonus. As a player levels up, additional jobs and features become available, such as the ability to visit Cuba to expand their criminal empire.
It should be easy to master the game by learning some strategies for better playing.