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Offline Red OfferingsTopic starter

Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Recruiting Closed
« on: January 21, 2014, 04:59:25 PM »

This will be a role play with revolving plots. Once one plot has been fulfilled, another will be introduced. The same will be with smaller plots and events determined by percentile dice rolls.

Revolving Plotline I:

There are two kingdoms which rule over our version of ancient China. During an age before gunpowder and technology, when the wiliest warrior could manipulate chi and borrow power from the elements to assist him or her in defeating their foes. Monks could banish demons back to the nether realm and there still were demons that plodded the soil.

The Kingdom of Xiao rules over the lusher lands of the East. Theirs was a kingdom of insight, philosophy, and fortitude. Because of Xiao's richer lands, it provides roughly 83% of the food consumed by the entire nation. This includes fish and all agricultural production. Because of this, Xiao's people are largely well fed. They are a people who appear to have an easier life and therefore their focus is not so much on physical strength. They tend to wield powerful chi magic more than elemental. Xiao has been ruled by four powerful clans who have rotated its rule between one another through marriage or birth for the last three hundred years.

The Kingdom of Song rules over the cruel, beautiful lands of the West. The rugged terrain, dry, hot climate and vast distances between water have made the kingdom one of steadfastness, stamina, and brawn. Song is no poor wasteland though, its tenacious peoples cultivate iron, copper, gemstones and spices that the eastern kingdom covets. Song's people do not starve, they carve a life from slaying creatures of the desert lands or through trade with the East. Because of the physically demanding elements of life in the Song Kingdom, their focus is primarily physical strength. They tend to wield powerful elemental magi more than chi. Song's rulers have long been a string of militant generals with armies to back their leadership up.

These two kingdoms have had a civil, but uneasy alliance. Each kingdom provides one another with comforts that the other wants and needs. There have been several instances throughout the existence of these dual realms where war has broken out between them, though the end result has always been the resumption of the alliance. There has not been outright conflict between Xiao and Song in 95 years.

This is what happened as most within the Xiao Empire know.

The four ruling clans of the Xiao Empire were Xiao, Zhou, Wu, and Lo. Ten years ago, the Xiao Clan had been ruling for 87 years consistently. Their reign had just been sealed for another generation by the birth of a son to Emperor Xiao Liu. The Emperor already had a nine year old daughter, but Xiao had not allowed an Empress to rule for one hundred and fifty years. The Houses of Zhou and Lo had grown some ambitious men, mean who enjoyed power and wanted their chance to rule the kingdom. But now with the birth of Xiao Liu's son, this would likely not happen in their lifetime.

It had to have been Lord Lo Huang that was the lasting rumor because he was said to have been the most power thirsty. But no one could know for sure. Two weeks prior, the crown princess had been sent off to visit her mother's sister, Lady Chin Ziyi. One of the Lo general's was sent down with her along with a contingent of men for her protection. But back home, one night, the two houses stormed the palace with the full force of their armies and murdered the entire royal family, including the newborn crown prince who was cast down on the stone steps leading from the palace. Citizens only had a vague idea of what was happening because they heard the pained, shrill cries of the empress, as she plead for the life of her son. In the southern lands, the general and his contingent drowned the princess and the members of her house, including the great Lady Chin Ziyi.

War between the four houses lasted nearly three years, resulting in the virtual annihilation of the four great clans. Peace did not occur even then as the smaller clans eventually began to fight over which should take over rule of the lands. It wasn't merely the clans that were impacted by the fighting, many civilians lost their lives and there was a large exodus from the grand city. Over the last few years, the Xiao kingdom has slipped further and further into disarray and lawlessness.

It has been ten years since the great houses fell and only recently has the Song Kingdom heard the first rumors of what has trespassed. The Xiao kingdom is an open door to whatever ruler is powerful enough to step up to the throne.



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[color=colorofchoice][b]societal rank or occupation:[/b][/color] (Are you the Militant General or a Traveling Monk?)
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[color=colorofchoice][b]abilities:[/b][/color] (Describe these in depth, do you use Chi or Elemental power?)
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« Last Edit: February 03, 2014, 04:39:55 PM by Red Offerings »

Offline Pumpkin Seeds

Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 05:03:43 PM »
Kung fu!

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2014, 06:16:56 PM »
I do enjoy my wu xia, and I know one or two others who might as well.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2014, 06:22:38 PM »
I do enjoy my wu xia, and I know one or two others who might as well.

Sweet! I was hoping I'd get some interest!

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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2014, 07:56:58 PM »
I'm all about RotTk.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2014, 08:09:38 PM »
count me in, I've designed a couple settings if you'd like to pitch them.
I loved Man with the Iron Fists, Dinasty Warriors, and Kung Fu Hussle.

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« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2014, 09:53:13 PM »
This has Jade Empire written all over it. Count me interested.

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« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2014, 09:55:55 AM »
Haha, This looks great. A Perfect opportunity to use The Unbreakable Jianji. I think you had me Hooked the moment I saw the image form Kung Fu hustle.

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« Reply #9 on: January 22, 2014, 11:16:13 AM »
I'm all about RotTk.

I think I may try to work something up that is very close to that.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2014, 11:20:00 AM »
count me in, I've designed a couple settings if you'd like to pitch them.
I loved Man with the Iron Fists, Dinasty Warriors, and Kung Fu Hussle.

PM them to me! Maybe we can integrate them all together or something.

This has Jade Empire written all over it. Count me interested.

Sweet!

Haha, This looks great. A Perfect opportunity to use The Unbreakable Jianji. I think you had me Hooked the moment I saw the image form Kung Fu hustle.

Yeah, one of my favs!


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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2014, 11:42:37 AM »
Romance of the Three Kingdoms seems to be the favorable choice then? But do we want the same old stuff based off of the video game and literature or should we come up with something different within that setting? I am entertaining an idea at the moment that would allow for intrigue and conflict for the kingdoms. What do you think?

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« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2014, 06:00:18 PM »
Okay, I have added part of a possible plot line to the bottom of the original post. I am still working on a broad/larger plot, but I haven't decided just yet. The larger plot will be the general driving force above everything else, but it will often be eclipsed by smaller sub plots between groups. Let me know what you all think of what I have so far. Keep in mind this is just an idea.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2014, 06:08:31 PM »
I should be so down

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« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2014, 07:42:37 PM »
Oh fuck me. I'm behind in an rp or two but... ugh. This appeals to my interests.

... okay, lets see, if I can sort out what I'm backed up on and get my schedule straightened out, this game has my definite interest. :I

I just finished playing Choice of Kung-Fu on my phone xD

http://www.choiceofgames.com/category/our-games/

So... yeah. I've been dreaming up a character to play in this sort of rp xD

This has Jade Empire written all over it. Count me interested.

Fuck yes, Jade Empire <3

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« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2014, 07:55:43 PM »
Oh fuck me. I'm behind in an rp or two but... ugh. This appeals to my interests.

... okay, lets see, if I can sort out what I'm backed up on and get my schedule straightened out, this game has my definite interest. :I

I just finished playing Choice of Kung-Fu on my phone xD

http://www.choiceofgames.com/category/our-games/

So... yeah. I've been dreaming up a character to play in this sort of rp xD

Fuck yes, Jade Empire <3

Haha, sounds good. You've got a couple days since I'm still eking things out anyways. We might get rolling by this weekend depending how long people take to create their characters after I finish.

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« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2014, 08:32:40 PM »
I'm curious about the fantasy elements btw. When you say chi magic, are we talking like... Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, or straight up throwing fireballs and stuff? :o

Also, I see the mention of demons, are player characters strictly human, or would it be possible to play non-human characters like demons and spirits. Not the ghost-type spirits mind you, but more like huli jing for instance.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2014, 09:19:22 PM »
RoTK and Jade Empire are two loves of mine.  I can't say "I'm in" since I don't have a concept, but will be eagerly following.  I like the idea of factions as well.  My standard question: will this involve a system or will each side just roll a d20?

Oh fuck me. I'm behind in an rp or two but... ugh. This appeals to my interests.

... okay, lets see, if I can sort out what I'm backed up on and get my schedule straightened out, this game has my definite interest. :I

I just finished playing Choice of Kung-Fu on my phone xD

http://www.choiceofgames.com/category/our-games/

So... yeah. I've been dreaming up a character to play in this sort of rp xD

Fuck yes, Jade Empire <3

This made me laugh, Finn, and I know this feeling well.
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« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2014, 11:19:41 PM »
I'm a little backed up on my RPs as well, but I'll throw my interest in as well. Although I have little idea what most of these franchises you guys keep talking about are...

http://www.choiceofgames.com/category/our-games/

Hey, I remember this site. I used to go here when the only story available was the dragon one. Seemed they've added quite a few more stories since I last visited. Too bad you need to pay for the Kung fu one...

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2014, 12:07:13 AM »
I had the image of other creatures from Chinese/japanese myth too.
I'll try and compile a list of interesting creatures

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« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2014, 12:13:12 AM »
I'm a little backed up on my RPs as well, but I'll throw my interest in as well. Although I have little idea what most of these franchises you guys keep talking about are...

Hey, I remember this site. I used to go here when the only story available was the dragon one. Seemed they've added quite a few more stories since I last visited. Too bad you need to pay for the Kung fu one...

Aye, but on the bright side, they're really cheap. They're about $3-4. I've bought Heroes Rise and Choice of Kung Fu so far xD

And it is clear they put a lot of effort into these, so its not like they don't deserve the money.

But I digress, this topic is about an awesome rp idea :3

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2014, 06:58:15 AM »
I'm curious about the fantasy elements btw. When you say chi magic, are we talking like... Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, or straight up throwing fireballs and stuff? :o

Also, I see the mention of demons, are player characters strictly human, or would it be possible to play non-human characters like demons and spirits. Not the ghost-type spirits mind you, but more like huli jing for instance.

Chi is more like the use of life energy. Think of it for this instance kind of like the Force in Star Wars. Chi users can use their chi, depending on how powerful they are to make force attacks, shock waves, and other manipulations. Fireballs and the like would be considered more into elemental magic. The movie The Sorcerer and the White Snake is a great example of chi magic.

Depending how much interest this cultivates, I may allow people to play nonhuman characters, though initially I would want to focus on getting some members of these two kingdoms.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2014, 07:29:01 AM »
What about body manipulation, like brass body in man with the iron fists, is that still more elemental then chi based?

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« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2014, 07:40:31 AM »
What about body manipulation, like brass body in man with the iron fists, is that still more elemental then chi based?
Traditionally, Chin-Na/Atemi (Grasping Arts) is more of an internal style, using the oppoenent's chi instead of your own.

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« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2014, 09:23:20 AM »
What about body manipulation, like brass body in man with the iron fists, is that still more elemental then chi based?

Traditionally, Chin-Na/Atemi (Grasping Arts) is more of an internal style, using the oppoenent's chi instead of your own.
.

For the context that you're referring to in that movie, where he can literally harden his skin? I'm going to go with elemental.

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« Reply #26 on: January 23, 2014, 09:25:58 AM »
.

For the context that you're referring to in that movie, where he can literally harden his skin? I'm going to go with elemental.

That is to say if you are making his skin literally like metal. However if he is simply hardening his skin and not becoming metal-like then it is chi.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #27 on: January 23, 2014, 09:29:59 AM »
Is it too late to put my interest in?

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #28 on: January 23, 2014, 10:23:59 AM »
I'm thinking of a court advisor to one side or the other.

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« Reply #29 on: January 23, 2014, 11:07:12 AM »
Is it too late to put my interest in?

No. At this point I will accept however many are interested.

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« Reply #30 on: January 23, 2014, 11:08:29 AM »
I'm thinking of a court advisor to one side or the other.

Hold that thought. I will have more too add to this story tonight.

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« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2014, 04:01:42 PM »
Thinking a woman from the Kingdom of Song.

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« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2014, 05:21:10 PM »
I have a few ideas in my mind...

Also, I'm curious, how authentic are we going in terms of gender roles?

How common or uncommon are women warriors, and how likely are they to get scoffed at by society?

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« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2014, 06:35:49 PM »
I have a few ideas in my mind...

Also, I'm curious, how authentic are we going in terms of gender roles?

How common or uncommon are women warriors, and how likely are they to get scoffed at by society?

Good question. Somewhere in between. We're probably going to settle in a later period, before Confucious' thoughts really took root but where their influence is starting to spread bit by bit.

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« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2014, 06:47:18 PM »
Sounds reasonable. I'm guessing from the setup that we're going more for a fictional China, rather than shooting for historical authenticity, so I don't suppose we have to worry about it being TOO authentic.

I'm perfectly fine working with a fictionalized China, or even a China-inspired setting, like Jade Empire or Avatar: The Last Airbender. (Although the latter was more an amalgam of several different Asian cultures, including China, Japan and India, as well as a little of what seems like Inuit culture in the Water Tribes.)

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #35 on: January 23, 2014, 06:57:33 PM »
I think I'd like to bring out my Fangshi (wandering exorcist), for dealing with all those love lorn ghosts and hopping vampires.

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« Reply #36 on: January 23, 2014, 07:46:32 PM »
Sounds reasonable. I'm guessing from the setup that we're going more for a fictional China, rather than shooting for historical authenticity, so I don't suppose we have to worry about it being TOO authentic.

I'm perfectly fine working with a fictionalized China, or even a China-inspired setting, like Jade Empire or Avatar: The Last Airbender. (Although the latter was more an amalgam of several different Asian cultures, including China, Japan and India, as well as a little of what seems like Inuit culture in the Water Tribes.)


You're right, this is a much less historical China. I hesitated with placing us in boring constraints.

I think I'd like to bring out my Fangshi (wandering exorcist), for dealing with all those love lorn ghosts and hopping vampires.

Since we have so many people that would be fun.

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« Reply #37 on: January 23, 2014, 07:58:19 PM »
Okay, I have added the "large plot" for the story. It's in italics at the bottom of the first post. This should help people with developing their characters.

Important points:

Because of our number, not all characters have to follow the main plot. All will be impacted by it, but to varying degrees.

There is virtually no one left from the large clans of the Xiao Kingdom. That includes soldiers. I might accept one person,  but anyone else will need to play someone from a smaller clan or something like that. PM me for details for that.

Only powerful individuals will be able to rule Xiao. So, anyone who wants to have their character travel along the line of the main plot will want to create their character accordingly. But of course, don't go crazy!


I will be creating a character profile skeleton tomorrow evening. Be prepared to pick out your character's heavy metal/rock theme song! (Why? Why not.)
« Last Edit: January 23, 2014, 08:02:16 PM by Red Offerings »

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« Reply #38 on: January 23, 2014, 08:11:06 PM »
I also want to say that this is the plot line I've come up with. If anyone wants to add something or take something out, that's cool. PM me. Additionally, this is just the "main backdrop" there are opportunities for smaller plots, so if you are inspired by something and want to try it out, let me know!

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« Reply #39 on: January 23, 2014, 08:37:54 PM »
I was thinking of perhaps playing a martial arts master, a woman who lives in a more rural area, and is heavily respected by the locals for both her mastery of the martial arts, as well as her strong conviction to justice, and the fact that she teaches some of the local villagers the art of the spear in order to defend themselves from bandits. I see her getting roped into larger matters more through necessity than anything else. Perhaps she's sought out by someone higher up, or perhaps the current affairs threaten the villages she's taken to watching over.

As for her style of fighting, as mentioned above, I think she'd primarily fight with a qiang (spear), and probably have an unarmed fighting style similar to bajiquan. I believe bajiquan has its roots in spear fighting, so it would make sense for her to have that combination of fighting styles.

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« Reply #40 on: January 23, 2014, 08:57:42 PM »
Is it possible to be from the kingdom of Song?

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« Reply #41 on: January 24, 2014, 05:49:59 AM »
Sort of leaning toward a traveling bard/flute player, perhaps using the flute as a weapon as well.  I do like the play on words that she would be from the Kingdom of Song, plus with their culture she would be quite the survivalist anyway.

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« Reply #42 on: January 24, 2014, 06:57:25 AM »
I was thinking of perhaps playing a martial arts master, a woman who lives in a more rural area, and is heavily respected by the locals for both her mastery of the martial arts, as well as her strong conviction to justice, and the fact that she teaches some of the local villagers the art of the spear in order to defend themselves from bandits. I see her getting roped into larger matters more through necessity than anything else. Perhaps she's sought out by someone higher up, or perhaps the current affairs threaten the villages she's taken to watching over.

As for her style of fighting, as mentioned above, I think she'd primarily fight with a qiang (spear), and probably have an unarmed fighting style similar to bajiquan. I believe bajiquan has its roots in spear fighting, so it would make sense for her to have that combination of fighting styles.

That would work just fine. So probably from the kingdom of Xiao?

Is it possible to be from the kingdom of Song?

Yep. Just follow along the line of their trait description in the original post.

Sort of leaning toward a traveling bard/flute player, perhaps using the flute as a weapon as well.  I do like the play on words that she would be from the Kingdom of Song, plus with their culture she would be quite the survivalist anyway.

That sounds good!

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« Reply #43 on: January 24, 2014, 07:51:26 AM »
Most likely, yes :o

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« Reply #44 on: January 24, 2014, 08:15:44 AM »
I was thinking Xiao as well.  Since we can't be from the major tribes, do we just make up a tribe?

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« Reply #45 on: January 24, 2014, 09:17:20 AM »
I was thinking Xiao as well.  Since we can't be from the major tribes, do we just make up a tribe?

I may allow one or two people to play someone from one of the four clans. Otherwise, yes you can just make up a minor clan, remembering that a lot of them are having a hard time because of all of the fighting.

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« Reply #46 on: January 24, 2014, 09:19:21 AM »
Glad we are getting some Xiao players too. :) My character will be Xiao as well.

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Re: Interest Check! Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!!
« Reply #47 on: January 24, 2014, 09:24:12 AM »
I'm a little backed up on my RPs as well, but I'll throw my interest in as well. Although I have little idea what most of these franchises you guys keep talking about are...

Hey, I remember this site. I used to go here when the only story available was the dragon one. Seemed they've added quite a few more stories since I last visited. Too bad you need to pay for the Kung fu one...

I realize I missed your post completely. I'll be posting a character profile skeleton for you guys tonight. You've got some time to decide.

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« Reply #48 on: January 24, 2014, 11:48:24 AM »
Okay, so I've entertained the whole free form or dice battling thing. Being that I'm nt a big fan of dice, but also noting the likely complexity of the characters abilities, I am going to create a cheat sheet for the dice system we will be using for fighting. I will also be using percentile dice to roll for random events, weather, etc. just wanted to give you all a heads up.

Random events can be small plots for certain groups or players to something crazy random like....a ley line storm.
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« Reply #49 on: January 24, 2014, 12:11:49 PM »
Might want to check out Fate for this style of Kung Fu.  The whole aspect thing would lend itself well to this style of fighting I think.

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« Reply #50 on: January 24, 2014, 12:27:47 PM »
I'm definitely more of a fan of freeform, but I guess its not a deal breaker or anything. I just don't like to think the outcome of our character actions are left up to random chance, regardless of the thought that goes into them.

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« Reply #51 on: January 24, 2014, 01:01:40 PM »
Freeform or dice role is good with me. I'm not a fan of using a system since I'm too stupid to understand most of them. D:

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« Reply #52 on: January 24, 2014, 01:13:38 PM »
See, I prefer systems over simple dice rolls because they tend to be a little more inclusive of variables. Typically, I either like to have the outcome dictated by the narrative, or by a detailed system. A simple dice roll just leaves too much up to pure chance for me.

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Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Plot Added!
« Reply #53 on: January 24, 2014, 01:44:16 PM »
I can do freeform, rules lite or proper system game.

I've run a Mythic China game here a while ago, using the Qin RPG, which I think captures the wu xia flavour very well.

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« Reply #54 on: January 24, 2014, 02:24:00 PM »
Might want to check out Fate for this style of Kung Fu.  The whole aspect thing would lend itself well to this style of fighting I think.
I'm definitely more of a fan of freeform, but I guess its not a deal breaker or anything. I just don't like to think the outcome of our character actions are left up to random chance, regardless of the thought that goes into them.
Freeform or dice role is good with me. I'm not a fan of using a system since I'm too stupid to understand most of them. D:
See, I prefer systems over simple dice rolls because they tend to be a little more inclusive of variables. Typically, I either like to have the outcome dictated by the narrative, or by a detailed system. A simple dice roll just leaves too much up to pure chance for me.
I can do freeform, rules lite or proper system game.

I've run a Mythic China game here a while ago, using the Qin RPG, which I think captures the wu xia flavour very well.

My only concern is with the special abilities, that things might become a little too complicated. For instance, what about someone who can harden their skin? What's to determine what damages him and what doesn't, or if someone can legitimately dodge an attack or not. I much more prefer freedom myself, so if everyone is saying they really feel like they could do that, then we can give it a swing. Because you're right, with dice, sometimes your special abilities might not work. Or they might work differently on one move than another.

So then, do we want to try this bad boy in free form?

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« Reply #55 on: January 24, 2014, 02:27:31 PM »
I don't want to get into systems. Personally, I avoid role plays that have them. So if we DO want dice, I think I can create something clean and to the point enough to not gross people out with in depth details.

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« Reply #56 on: January 24, 2014, 04:55:02 PM »
I have added the profile skeleton. Please submit the profiles via PM only.

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« Reply #57 on: January 24, 2014, 08:08:03 PM »
Between those choices, my preference is with freeform for the reasons I've stated above.

Also... does the theme song have to be rock? I love rock as much as the next guy, but I'm not sure it fits my character xD

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« Reply #58 on: January 24, 2014, 08:08:28 PM »
I'm up for freeform as well.

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« Reply #59 on: January 24, 2014, 09:08:17 PM »
Between those choices, my preference is with freeform for the reasons I've stated above.

Also... does the theme song have to be rock? I love rock as much as the next guy, but I'm not sure it fits my character xD

Rock or Metal! It's absolutely necessary! And that's the idea, it's not supposed to fit exactly. Okay and I admit it, it's entirely for my amusement.

I'm up for freeform as well.

Alright then, we will give freeform a whirl. Maybe I'll just do a simple rule system then.

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« Reply #60 on: January 24, 2014, 09:44:49 PM »
I think my character might be a remnant of one of the old clans. I wasn't originally planning that, but as I started fleshing out her backstory in my head, it just sort of fits.

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« Reply #61 on: January 24, 2014, 10:00:35 PM »
I think my character might be a remnant of one of the old clans. I wasn't originally planning that, but as I started fleshing out her backstory in my head, it just sort of fits.

All right, that will be fine.

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« Reply #62 on: January 25, 2014, 02:31:37 PM »
Alright, I've made a profile page and posted my character's profile. You all can take a look if you want. Once I give your profile the thumbs up, you can post it on that thread and then you'll be able to edit whenever you feel the need. I will be making an OOC thread too today which will contain those "rules" and also any other tidbits I deem necessary.

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« Reply #63 on: January 25, 2014, 03:58:53 PM »
Now the OOC thread is open. But still under construction. OOC here.

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« Reply #64 on: January 25, 2014, 08:56:51 PM »
Balls, I had some of my app written up, forgot to save and when I woke up my monitor wouldn't wake up so I had to reboot ._.;

Oh well, I remember most of what I had written down.

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« Reply #65 on: January 25, 2014, 09:00:52 PM »
Balls, I had some of my app written up, forgot to save and when I woke up my monitor wouldn't wake up so I had to reboot ._.;

Oh well, I remember most of what I had written down.

Oh man, that sucks. Don't worry, you've got time. Only one other person has submitted a profile anyways.

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« Reply #66 on: January 25, 2014, 09:35:13 PM »
Working on mine as well.

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« Reply #67 on: January 25, 2014, 09:38:51 PM »

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« Reply #68 on: January 25, 2014, 10:28:25 PM »
Trying to find a style that represents my character concept well. I know the two internal arts i want, Iron Shirt and Iron fist.. really just conditioning the body to take impact.  trying to decide on a Chinese martial art that fits with that.. Might end up going free form.

Nevermind, Found a style !!
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« Reply #69 on: January 26, 2014, 08:12:02 AM »
Trying to find a style that represents my character concept well. I know the two internal arts i want, Iron Shirt and Iron fist.. really just conditioning the body to take impact.  trying to decide on a Chinese martial art that fits with that.. Might end up going free form.

Nevermind, Found a style !!

You could always just make a family style. Lots of clans and families would make their own practice of wushu. It would usually be called (Insert Family name) Gar.

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« Reply #70 on: January 26, 2014, 08:38:52 AM »
You could always just make a family style. Lots of clans and families would make their own practice of wushu. It would usually be called (Insert Family name) Gar.

My character practices a style I made up, mostly based on bajiquan, called the Exploding Fist style :3

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« Reply #71 on: January 26, 2014, 08:40:27 AM »
My character practices a style I made up, mostly based on bajiquan, called the Exploding Fist style :3

That can work too!

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« Reply #72 on: January 26, 2014, 08:41:19 AM »
My concept is that of a administrator from a small clan, only a novice at fighting and chi, but quite respectable as a warlord.  Having trouble writing up a full sheet, though, with nothing else to really work from.

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« Reply #73 on: January 26, 2014, 08:46:21 AM »
My concept is that of a administrator from a small clan, only a novice at fighting and chi, but quite respectable as a warlord.  Having trouble writing up a full sheet, though, with nothing else to really work from.

Is he a warlord by accident?

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« Reply #74 on: January 26, 2014, 08:51:01 AM »
Sorry, meant warlord in the RoTK sense, high intellect and political ability. 

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« Reply #75 on: January 26, 2014, 08:52:52 AM »
Sorry, meant warlord in the RoTK sense, high intellect and political ability.

Ooh okay. That'll work then.

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« Reply #76 on: January 26, 2014, 08:56:54 AM »
My concept is that of a administrator from a small clan, only a novice at fighting and chi, but quite respectable as a warlord.  Having trouble writing up a full sheet, though, with nothing else to really work from.


Do you need help then? Resources?

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« Reply #77 on: January 26, 2014, 09:00:18 AM »
By the way, do you have anything set in stone concerning the Wu clan? I just want to be sure my character sheet doesn't conflict with anything you already have decided for them.

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« Reply #78 on: January 26, 2014, 09:05:31 AM »
You touched on it a little bit about not knowing much about the main clans, which would be important since my character's choices would be based on them. 

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« Reply #79 on: January 26, 2014, 09:07:57 AM »
By the way, do you have anything set in stone concerning the Wu clan? I just want to be sure my character sheet doesn't conflict with anything you already have decided for them.

No, the only clans that I have anything specific for would be Zhou and Lo. Wu was not present when the plot went down, so they kind of got dragged in by surprise, which sucked for them because when they got to the palace, they didn't know what had happened and the Xiao palace guards assumed since Zhou and Lo were involved, that by then Wu was too. Then Zhou and Lo hit them just because they weren't going to risk assuming Wu would take their side or try to avenge Xiao. All Wu saw when they arrived was the murdered infant heir on the steps leading to the inner palace.

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« Reply #80 on: January 26, 2014, 09:08:33 AM »
You touched on it a little bit about not knowing much about the main clans, which would be important since my character's choices would be based on them.

Are you Xiao or Song?

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« Reply #81 on: January 26, 2014, 09:12:00 AM »
Xiao.  I was considering playing a big fish in a little pond by not being from any of the major families there.

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« Reply #82 on: January 26, 2014, 09:15:14 AM »
Xiao.  I was considering playing a big fish in a little pond by not being from any of the major families there.

That's fine. With that then, you can kind of just make your own clan if you'd like. The little clans have only been fighting purely because they're all trying to posture for the throne. So they've all been fighting amongst each other.

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« Reply #83 on: January 26, 2014, 10:34:17 AM »
Aaaaaalmost done, just working out the physical appearance.

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« Reply #84 on: January 26, 2014, 10:38:16 AM »
Sounds good!

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« Reply #85 on: January 26, 2014, 10:46:09 AM »
Question: For the role playing threads, should I make a Song thread and a Xiao thread respectively?

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« Reply #86 on: January 26, 2014, 10:58:49 AM »
Well I was under the impression that the story would focus primarily on Xiao. I think its important that we have some focus like that, to make sure the characters are interacting the story is moving along, rather than everyone just waiting about to run into each other.

Either way, I wouldn't think of splitting anything until there are more approved character sheets, as you don't want to risk splitting a small group into even smaller halves.

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« Reply #87 on: January 26, 2014, 11:03:12 AM »
Yeah, that's one reason I went with traveling musician figuring she would have an interest in pursuing such a group as they adventured and discovered new stories for her to tell and songs to play.

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« Reply #88 on: January 26, 2014, 11:04:44 AM »
Well I was under the impression that the story would focus primarily on Xiao. I think its important that we have some focus like that, to make sure the characters are interacting the story is moving along, rather than everyone just waiting about to run into each other.

Either way, I wouldn't think of splitting anything until there are more approved character sheets, as you don't want to risk splitting a small group into even smaller halves.

The large story is the primary focus, but people don't have to follow it, just all will be impacted by it in some form or another. You're right though, I'll have to wait to do anything for more profiles.

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« Reply #89 on: January 26, 2014, 11:12:19 AM »
I have to admit that I am very concerned.  I was fairly confident that I didn't know what to expect, but I fear none of us really do.

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« Reply #90 on: January 26, 2014, 11:21:32 AM »
Giving the characters a reason to act together will be help to get things going, I would say. Otherwise you run the risk of the players going off in a dozen different directions, with or without plots of their own.

Giving links to other characters helps as well, as it gives them a reason to act together.

If anyone wants to link my PC into their own background, assuming my character draft gets approved, he's a wandering Fangshi (exorcist), dealing with restless spirits, supernatural threats and wandering monsters. He could have been hired by an authority figure to deal with a particular threat, or met other wandering characters on the road.

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« Reply #91 on: January 26, 2014, 11:27:59 AM »
I have to admit that I am very concerned.  I was fairly confident that I didn't know what to expect, but I fear none of us really do.

What do you mean? You're not really supposed to know exactly what is going to happen. I'll also be waiting until everyone who has wanted to submits a profile before I decide exactly how to kick things off. I have a good idea already, but I'm going to wait for you and a couple of others before I decide.

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« Reply #92 on: January 26, 2014, 11:29:37 AM »
Giving the characters a reason to act together will be help to get things going, I would say. Otherwise you run the risk of the players going off in a dozen different directions, with or without plots of their own.

Giving links to other characters helps as well, as it gives them a reason to act together.

If anyone wants to link my PC into their own background, assuming my character draft gets approved, he's a wandering Fangshi (exorcist), dealing with restless spirits, supernatural threats and wandering monsters. He could have been hired by an authority figure to deal with a particular threat, or met other wandering characters on the road.

I can already see a couple of the characters will be linked in one way or another without their knowing. I can't go into more though because that will ruin a surprise I have.  ^-^

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« Reply #93 on: January 26, 2014, 11:34:48 AM »
Well, just make sure we have enough to go off of. I like surprises as much as the next guy, but just make sure that it's going to help the rp instead of hindering it. I know from experience how easy it is to get over-ambitious with stuff like that xD

ALSO. http://elliquiy.com/forums/index.php?topic=195295.msg9507938#msg9507938

Yanyi is up if anyone wants to link their history with her in some way :O

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« Reply #94 on: January 26, 2014, 11:37:10 AM »
Well, just make sure we have enough to go off of. I like surprises as much as the next guy, but just make sure that it's going to help the rp instead of hindering it. I know from experience how easy it is to get over-ambitious with stuff like that xD

ALSO. http://elliquiy.com/forums/index.php?topic=195295.msg9507938#msg9507938

Yanyi is up if anyone wants to link their history with her in some way :O

It's not something that'll impact anything for the time being.

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« Reply #95 on: January 26, 2014, 11:43:25 AM »
Actually for the starting point, I'll be able to help funnel everyone into one spot. I'm waiting to see how many more Song's we get, but you'll all be starting off in my character's village. The wars between the smaller clans have filtered down and out towards Song that far. If you take a second to read the last couple paragraphs of her history (but I'll be repainting it in the introduction post anyways) their village has been hugely impacted by the fighting over the last few years. It's in Xiao but only 100 miles from the Song border. So I think it will be the perfect place to begin.

You will be able to decide why your character is there. If you're from Song, that's easy, it's the closest civilization to the border.
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« Reply #96 on: January 26, 2014, 11:48:58 AM »
Actually for the starting point, I'll be able to help funnel everyone into one spot. I'm waiting to see how many more Song's we get, but you'll all be starting off in my character's village. The wars between the smaller clans have filtered down and out towards Song that far. If you take a second to read the last couple paragraphs of her history (but I'll be repainting it in the introduction post anyways) their village has been hugely impacted by the fighting over the last few years. It's in Xiao but only 100 miles from the Song border. So I think it will be the perfect place to begin.

That works for me, it could very easily be the same area that Yanyi settled down in. If you'd like to work out some history between the characters I'm open for it :D

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« Reply #97 on: January 26, 2014, 11:49:57 AM »
That works for me, it could very easily be the same area that Yanyi settled down in. If you'd like to work out some history between the characters I'm open for it :D

I will PM you.

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« Reply #98 on: January 26, 2014, 11:51:01 AM »
I wander where the winds blow me. I can be anywhere as easily as anywhere else :)

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« Reply #99 on: January 26, 2014, 11:52:07 AM »
See, so it all works out. :)

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« Reply #100 on: January 26, 2014, 12:44:08 PM »
Well, I gotta say, this is shaping up to be pretty fun looking :>

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« Reply #101 on: January 26, 2014, 01:16:16 PM »
Yeah! I think this is going to be pretty interesting.

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« Reply #102 on: January 26, 2014, 02:03:37 PM »
What else do we have in terms of character concepts so far?

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« Reply #103 on: January 26, 2014, 02:08:02 PM »
What else do we have in terms of character concepts so far?

Everyone who had submitted a character profile has been approved, they're all on the profile thread. Five total. Isengrad is playing a former palace guard.

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« Reply #104 on: January 26, 2014, 02:13:51 PM »
We need more ladies. :U

I mean. Not that I'm confirming those rumors about Yanyi or anything.

Just sayin. Ya know. Ladies.

xD

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« Reply #105 on: January 26, 2014, 02:15:49 PM »
Lol, men and their lesbian fantasies.  ::)

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« Reply #106 on: January 26, 2014, 02:21:34 PM »
If it makes it any better, I'm fully capable of gay male fantasies too  O:)

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« Reply #107 on: January 26, 2014, 02:22:51 PM »
If it makes it any better, I'm fully capable of gay male fantasies too  O:)

 -_- Lol. Wonderful.

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« Reply #108 on: January 26, 2014, 02:25:58 PM »
I am expecting one or two more female characters though.

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« Reply #109 on: January 26, 2014, 02:30:25 PM »
Well, I'm sure this will be a fun bunch regardless, but a little more variety is always nice! :D

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« Reply #110 on: January 26, 2014, 02:31:35 PM »
Well, I'm sure this will be a fun bunch regardless, but a little more variety is always nice! :D

True!

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« Reply #111 on: January 28, 2014, 10:05:21 AM »
Any idea when this is going to start up? Not that I'm rushing or anything, I'm just curious if its a matter of plotting things out and such, or if we're waiting to see if more people submit character sheets or what. Also, are multiple characters allowed? I had a few other ideas for characters, though I'm not sure I want to play multiple characters, I figured I may as well see if its even allowed.

Wasn't sure if I should post this here or in the OOC, but since it involves recruitment, and potentially things an interested person may wish to know, I figured here works.

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« Reply #112 on: January 28, 2014, 10:06:17 AM »
I have a concept, and am fleshing him out, but just not ready yet.

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« Reply #113 on: January 28, 2014, 11:16:27 AM »
Any idea when this is going to start up? Not that I'm rushing or anything, I'm just curious if its a matter of plotting things out and such, or if we're waiting to see if more people submit character sheets or what. Also, are multiple characters allowed? I had a few other ideas for characters, though I'm not sure I want to play multiple characters, I figured I may as well see if its even allowed.

Wasn't sure if I should post this here or in the OOC, but since it involves recruitment, and potentially things an interested person may wish to know, I figured here works.

You can post wherever for now. I was looking to start up this weekend. I know Pumpkin Seeds is halfway done with her profile, kc is rolling with his, and I have another person who is nearly done with theirs as well. Just wanted to give everyone a chance to submit profiles because I will not be allowing anyone else in once this starts, through the duration of the main story.

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« Reply #114 on: January 28, 2014, 11:21:25 AM »
Potentially, we could start sooner if everyone gets their profiles in before then.

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« Reply #115 on: January 28, 2014, 11:38:03 AM »
Will you be accepting new players if anyone drops out?

Hopefully no one will, but its always good to consider how to handle it before we start. :o

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« Reply #116 on: January 28, 2014, 11:52:16 AM »
Will you be accepting new players if anyone drops out?

Hopefully no one will, but its always good to consider how to handle it before we start. :o

Not if just one goes. But if others do, maybe. Recruitment will open again when the next story is ready to go up.

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« Reply #117 on: January 28, 2014, 12:02:31 PM »
Alright, I'm following ya. Hopefully we'll get a nice diverse group to start with, and people will stick around :>

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Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #118 on: January 28, 2014, 02:21:52 PM »
Alright, I'm following ya. Hopefully we'll get a nice diverse group to start with, and people will stick around :>
oh we're definitely going to have some diversity. Virtually no Songs though!

Offline Pumpkin Seeds

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #119 on: January 28, 2014, 02:33:15 PM »
I'm a Song!

Offline Red OfferingsTopic starter

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #120 on: January 28, 2014, 04:55:06 PM »

Offline Thufir Hawat

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #121 on: January 28, 2014, 06:52:38 PM »
Technically, I'm neither... ;D
My guy was modelled after a Chinese minority known for their martial skill. Well, at least he's ready, so I wouldn't slow the game down >:).

Offline Red OfferingsTopic starter

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #122 on: January 28, 2014, 07:25:12 PM »
Technically, I'm neither... ;D
My guy was modelled after a Chinese minority known for their martial skill. Well, at least he's ready, so I wouldn't slow the game down >:).

Lol.

Offline Thufir Hawat

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #123 on: January 28, 2014, 07:36:56 PM »
Well, someone mentioned a diverse group. A minority that's neither Song nor Xiao makes for even more diversity... ;D
Since I'm not following the plot with the rest of the characters, I'm using "group" in the OOC sense here, of course :P.

Offline Red OfferingsTopic starter

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #124 on: January 28, 2014, 09:26:06 PM »
Works for me!

Offline Red OfferingsTopic starter

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #125 on: February 01, 2014, 07:40:10 PM »
Still accepting players - just through tomorrow and then recruitment for this story will be closed!

Offline Florence

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #126 on: February 01, 2014, 07:45:39 PM »
All aboard for badass kung fu action! You know you want to!

Offline kckolbe

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #127 on: February 01, 2014, 10:41:51 PM »
I guess the female chars never got back to you?

Offline Red OfferingsTopic starter

Re: Chinese Mystical Martial Arts Mayhem!! Accepting Profiles!
« Reply #128 on: February 02, 2014, 10:21:07 AM »
I guess the female chars never got back to you?

Carlissa's profile is pending, so is yours. Pumpkin Seeds had to bow out.