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Offline ZephySempaiTopic starter

Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« on: October 20, 2014, 03:31:29 PM »
Zone Wars: Basic Training



Welcome to Zone Wars: Basic Training.

It has been less than 30 years since the Galactic Alliance was forged in order to combat the Galactic Imperium. This terrible war has scarred the cosmos and fractured the Alliance, but we have stood strong through all of this and continue to rebuild our forces in preparation for any future conflicts.

This is why you are here.

You have been handpicked from millions of others to participate in the Galactic Allianceís Experimental Training program. You have been drafted from your Home World, and will now train here on the Science Vessel Alexi. Orbiting, Swevelli; the Allianceís Home World, this spherical training dome is fully equipped to provide all the necessary resources for the Alliance Special Forces training.

Some of you have been thrust in the heat of battle from a young age. Some of you have lived peaceful lives unaffiliated by conflict. Regardless of your origins, all of you have an untapped, raw potential to become the greatest soldiers the Alliance has ever produced. Each and every one of you will be heroes charged with the duty of protecting not only the Alliance, but all those who are unable to protect themselves.

Follow the Blue lights to the Central Briefing Room to receive your first set of instructions.

Good luck, Soldier.


Welcome to Zone Wars: Basic Training! This will be a Science Fiction group game run by myself, ZephySempai. In this game you, the players, will be new recruits selected to receive accelerated Special Forces training. This program selects a large range of candidates both with and without prior combat experience. Everyone in this program has hidden, untapped potential that your instructors will attempt to unlock.



Setting: As of now, the setting will revolve around the orbital Science Vessel, Alexi and its interior. The main focal areas of this game will be the Main Deck, the Barracks and the Training Area.

-->The Main Deck will serve as a General Purpose Area and where your characters will first gather for their primary instruction. This area will also serve as the main cafeteria, and a bridge to any other areas within the Science Vessel. 

-->The Barracks will serve as private lodgings for your characters. Each recruit will receive their own personal living space, which they can personalize to suit their individual needs. The Barracks are separated by gender, however, there is no formal restriction as to who may enter whose private room.

-->The Training Area is a general name that refers to the lower deck of the Science Vessel. The main Central training room is open for personal and group use while other specialized areas will be used for formal instruction. The Main training area uses a powerful simulator that can project virtually any environment.



Weapons: This game will feature a wide variety of weapons from standard projectile firearms to specialty weapons such as Bows and Blades. Players have the freedom to choose a primary weapon type as well as a secondary weapon type that will serve as their specialty, but if desired, they will have the option to receive training in other weapons through the game itself.

Magic: Magic is a powerful force found on many worlds and within Space itself. Magic resides in almost all forms of matter, allowing it to be channeled while within the Science Vessel. Magic also emanates from those adept in its element. Because of the prominence of magic, almost anyone has the potential to use it. Like anything else, there are those who are stronger than others in their use of magic. The four basic elements are the easiest types of magic to control, however, some are able to push their abilities to twist these elements together and create spells that go far beyond this basis. The first rule of Magic: Always practice caution. Especially while in space.



Races: The galaxy of Zone Wars is teeming with many different races and species both sentient and non. For simplifying purposes, we will use the three majority races that compose the Galactic Alliance. These three races include the adaptable Humans, the ancient Elusyians, and the feral Myrthra.

-->Humans: Time has proven Humans to be the most adaptable of all sentient races. They are adept at both weaponry and magic, and can combine these two elements to increase their survival in any situation. They are considered the Jack race for being the Jack-of-all-trades, yet masters of none.

-->Elusyians: The most magically Adept of the three races, the Elusyians are a generally peaceful race who bend technology with their magical abilities to create the most sophisticated and intricate creations the galaxy has ever seen. Seen as physically weaker than the three races, the Elusyians trounce all other races when tested in the area of Magic.

-->Myrthra: Cunning and daring, the Myrthrian Beast-People are both known and feared for their overwhelming strength and feral tactics. This hybrid race are thought to be the most powerful race physically. With claws and fangs, the Myrthra people specialize in close-combat and guerilla tactics. Along with this, all Mythra have the ability to fully assume their beastly familiar form at will, making them incredibly dangerous and unpredictable.


Character Sheet
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Code: [Select]
Race:
Name:
Age:
Appearance:
Personality:
Magic User: Yes
Primary Element:
Weaponry
Primary:
Secondary:
Short Bio:

Sample Human
Race: Human

Name: ďCommanderĒ Ulrick Dranzeer

Age: 37

Appearance:

Personality Traits: Commanding. Headstrong. Light-hearted. Sensitive. 

Magic User: Yes

Primary Element: Lightning

Weaponry
Primary: Assault Rifles
Secondary: His Fists

Short Bio: As far as heís concerned, you donít need to know his background. He will be your primary commanding officer and overseer of your accelerated Special Forces training. As of now, he is your one true God. Disrespect him, and you disrespect your life.

Sample Elusyian
Race: Elusyian

Name: LiíKyra Fyyt

Age: 24

Appearance:

Personality: Patient. Analytical. Organized. Flirtatious. 

Magic User: Yes

Primary Element: Light

Weaponry
Primary: Staves
Secondary: Bows

Short Bio: LiíKyra was born on the Imperial Homeworld New Earth during the bloody Elusyian Crusade, where the Galactic Imperium began to slaughter every Elusyian in their territories. Her parents escaped the genocide and brought her into the Alliance. She spent most of her childhood in a refugee camp where she used her magic to help support her people. She became a skilled healer in her teens and later joined the Alliance as a field medic. She has served several tours exploring foreign worlds and has learned much during these trips. Now, she has volunteered to oversee the training of these promising Special Forces candidates and hopes to cultivate their knowledge and aptitude for magic.

Sample Myrthra

Race: Myrthra

Name: Kyubei Zemoya

Age: 22

Appearance:  

Personality: Playful. Mischievous. Destructive. Insecure.

Magic User: Yes

Primary Element: Fire

Weaponry
Primary: Swords
Secondary: Claws

Short Bio: Kyubei was born on Hetoyugi, a world bordering the edge of Alliance and Free Space. Her home world was a frequent trade stop for space farers and pirates. Due to economic strife, Kyubeiís father joined a pirate ship and left her with her mother. When Kyubei was a teenager, she gathered the courage to chase after her father and joined a pirate brigade herself. Unfortunately, she didnít make it very far before the gang was cornered by Alliance forces. Kyubei was arrested and detained, but saw this as an opportunity to continue her search for her father. Instead of being brought back to her Home World after serving time, Kyubei enlisted in the Alliance Military. She was selected as one of the first hundred Accelerated Special Forces trainees and graduated as the 1st generation of Alliance Special Forces. She has decided to put off chasing after her father in order to torture train the next few generations of rookies.
 


Notes:

As a starting basis, Iím looking for a core group of 6 players to start off. If we get more than 6 players, I wonít turn anyone away, but I might have to take on a Co-GM in order to keep the game running smoothly (DMing 6 players myself will already be a stress test lol)

I am open to all questions, comments, and suggestions! Iím only one person, and canít think of everything myself, so any input from you guys is greatly appreciated. Feel free to post here (until an OOC is established) or shoot me a PM.

Offline wander

Re: Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2014, 03:46:33 PM »
Looks like I've got another character sheet to make up ;)

Offline ZephySempaiTopic starter

Re: Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2014, 03:51:42 PM »
Glad the thread caught your eye ;)

Offline MissFire

Re: Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2014, 05:16:09 PM »
Name: Shan Shih Shen
Race: Human
Age: 20
Appearance: Addt'l Image 1, Addt'l Image 2, Addt'l Image 3, Addt'l Image 4
Personality: Aloof, Determined, Haughty, Perfectionist
Magic User: Yes
Primary Element: Air
Primary Weapon: Katana
Secondary Weapon: Martial Arts

Short Bio: Shan Shih Shen is the second scion (after her brother, Shen Shih Shen) of Shen Security Systems, a global leader in both physical and electronic security. Being a member of one of the most influential families has it's perks, and Shan received some of the best education and training that money could afford. While being spoiled may have left her a bit entitled, it hasn't made her lazy. She is obsessed with living up to her family name and the honor it holds. Shan strives for perfection in everything she does, and nothing will change now that she's on the Alexi.

Shan is an extremely skilled swordswoman and has all but perfected Santoryu (lit; Three Swords Style), a self-developed style in which she wields three swords at once - one in each hand and a third controlled by her magic. She combines this with equally astounding skill in another self-developed style she calls Resshūken (lit; Fissure Kick Fist), which relies on fast footwork in order to focus on fending off enemy attacks with the arms and using the legs to counterattack with powerful kicks. While extremely talented and having undergone formal training for much of her life, Shan lacks real combat experience and has not been exposed to much competition with others.

Offline ZephySempaiTopic starter

Re: Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2014, 06:25:15 PM »
Name: Shan Shih Shen
Race: Human
Age: 20
Appearance: Addt'l Image 1, Addt'l Image 2, Addt'l Image 3, Addt'l Image 4
Personality: Aloof, Determined, Haughty, Perfectionist
Magic User: Yes
Primary Element: Air
Primary Weapon: Katana
Secondary Weapon: Martial Arts

Short Bio: Shan Shih Shen is the second scion (after her brother, Shen Shih Shen) of Shen Security Systems, a global leader in both physical and electronic security. Being a member of one of the most influential families has it's perks, and Shan received some of the best education and training that money could afford. While being spoiled may have left her a bit entitled, it hasn't made her lazy. She is obsessed with living up to her family name and the honor it holds. Shan strives for perfection in everything she does, and nothing will change now that she's on the Alexi.

Shan is an extremely skilled swordswoman and has all but perfected Santoryu (lit; Three Swords Style), a self-developed style in which she wields three swords at once - one in each hand and a third controlled by her magic. She combines this with equally astounding skill in another self-developed style she calls Resshūken (lit; Fissure Kick Fist), which relies on fast footwork in order to focus on fending off enemy attacks with the arms and using the legs to counterattack with powerful kicks. While extremely talented and having undergone formal training for much of her life, Shan lacks real combat experience and has not been exposed to much competition with others.

Now that's one helluva little ass-kicker!

I'm really interested in seeing how her Three Sword Style works. Have to work in a few training drills to test her skills out ;)

Offline MissFire

Re: Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2014, 06:29:33 PM »
Thanks!

Offline ZephySempaiTopic starter

Re: Zone Wars {Sci-Fi, Space, Fantasy} Interest Probe
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2014, 02:44:33 PM »
I thought up some fun (and random) training drills to run through.

I hope we can get a pretty diverse team.