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09/10/2005 1:23 PM

Wassup! Welcome to my first ever Battle thread! Be afraid, because I'm the novice up in here.

Ok, here's the deal. I'm going to format this battle like a normal RP, with stories and characters and such, but it'll pick up pretty quickly. In fact, I expect to be battleing from after the 2nd post. So here's my idea: rather than us battling eachother (well, too much), I'd have us all battle against a common enemy. Or maybe some of us will be the common enemy. Who knows!?!?! Post a character for my permission to join so I don't go into crazy anal OCD mode, please. All we really need to know is their Name, Age, Skin, Hair, Height, Weight, Crime, and Sentence. Assign each character a serial number, formatted NNNL-NN. Example:

Name: John Snow, 152S-17
Age: 23
Hair: Black
Skin: Tan
Height: 5'10'
Weight: 170 lbs
Crime: Murder of his 7-year-old brother.
Sentence: Life

The story goes something like this...

In a war-ravaged future, chaos reigns. After WW3, the penal system has changed dramatically for the worse. Lawbreakers are sentenced to fight in the Coliseum. The worse their crime, the longer their stay. Depending on how well they fight, they either can leave early, or die in the process. A "Judge" presides over the Coliseum, deciding who will fight what; who will die. Prisoners are forced to fight against prisoners, against soldiers, or against robots. The crowd's hungry eyes devour in the violence with an unceasing appetite. Who knows who will die next?

General rules of the battles:
-Prisoners will be forced to fight. I hope you got that much. There are special rules for when prisoners are on a team. Certain enemies will be special characters, in which case I will control (unless otherwise specified). If an enemy is not one of these special characters, then all players are free to control what they do. The only restriction is to stay within reasonable limits.
-Depending on the situation, there may be weapons along the walls, or on the floor; weapons thrown down from the audience (against the rules, but it happens anyways); or even plain hand to hand combat. If your character has a life sentence (is an "everstay"), then they can have their own signature weapon to go into battle with (when weapons are allowed). There will be no magic in this RP. The "Judge" decides the rules of each battle. After each battle is finished, medic bots will come out and assess the status of each remaining combatant, dress their wounds, and remove the dead. Combatants generally fight 3 fights before being done for the day, lest they are too injured to continue. Because of technology, fighters can be completely healed overnight.

Alright. I think that's a pretty original idea, but whatever. Who knows if it will take off the ground?

For this RP I'd like somewhere between 3-6 players. I'll act as a GM of sorts to keep the story moving, but other than that, it should sortof play itself. I also will be controlling the audience and the "Judge," to keep it a little more even. PLEASE try to make your characters realistic, no magic or any of that, for if you do I will have to kill your character. Otherwise, it should just be your normal "fight for life" scenario. If you feel fit, you can have your character die at any time, and then make another, or whatever. Sorry for rambling.

Hope this works, and that we have fun in the process! Hope you live!

[Edited by JawHun on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 5:22 PM]

10/07/2005 5:44 AM

I do not know if you are still looking for players to do this. If its been to late, I am sorry.

10/13/2005 8:53 PM

I do not know if you are still looking for players to do this. If its been to late, I am sorry.

Hell yes I'm still looking for players! I was afraid this RP was going to be ignored forever. I thought it was a good idea when I was writing it, and your interest has made my day!

Just post a character at your liesure. We've got all the time in the world.

10/16/2005 2:01 PM

Name: Urako , 128N-35
Age: 30
Hair: Dark Brown
Skin: white
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 235 lbs.
Crime: Destroying an inn (if you want me to explain in more detail why, just ask.)
Sentence: 20 years

Well, hope that works for you. If not, tell me what else I need.

10/16/2005 6:46 PM

That's just fine! So pretty much what's going on is that you are one of the eight fighters left in the ring, and the wolves are attacking. So you can have whatever weapon you want, as it is assumed that you picked one up from the piles of weapons earlier. You can start whenever you want.

10/18/2005 3:30 AM

This looks like it has the potential to be interesting. I'm in. Here's my char.

Name: Davian Alkatraz 072L-79
Age: 26
Hair: White
Skin: Caucasian
Height: 5'60'
Weight: 164 lbs
Crime: The Murder of 59 government agents (He's an assasin)
Sentence: Life +2000 years. (Means he's stuck in there forever)
Notes: For the everstays (The people with no chance of getting out), officials allow them specific weapons that they are allowed to keep in battles. This character's are dual shockprods.

If you don't like my BIO, just say so!

10/18/2005 6:09 AM

Question: The person you killed in the first post that you made. Does his body go into the ground with the weapons? Just so I know my surroundings.

Also let me just say that I will be gone for about a week or two. So you guys can either start without me or wait. It doesn't matter to me. Just keep it up, I'm very intrested in this.

[Edited by Silonway_de_Luthe on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 1:54 PM]

10/19/2005 5:16 PM

Tarott, your character looks just great. You have the right idea with the "everstays," which is quite a creative title. You get "mad props" for that one.

The person you killed in the first post that you made. Does his body go into the ground with the weapons? Just so I know my surroundings.

Generally, bodies are only cleared off between each round, but because the body was right next to the weapons, it's dropped into the same pit. I'll edit so you see what's going on. Good question.

As long as Tarott can wait for a little while, I sure can. Hope you come back soon. Otherwise, your char. can come in later. We'll let Tarott decide.

By the way, I realized something. This setup - us on a team - gives the fighting system a little twist from the normal battles. We will fight against eachother sometimes, but when we're on a team, here's the system: I'll specify whether an enemy is a special character, but if it isn't then feel free to control what the enemies do. I.E. when you decide to battle the wolves, you can decide how the wolves act; just be a little realistic. I think you know what I mean. I hope you know what I mean.

I don't know what I mean...

10/20/2005 12:38 AM

Thanks, guys, I guess I can wait.... But let's start in a week regardless. This forum may die out if we leave it any longer.

10/20/2005 2:36 PM

We'll wait until next week then. Unless someone else wants to play, in which case we'll just start.

10/31/2005 6:59 PM

It's next week, or close enough. I'm impatient. If you're still on board, Tarott, lets get it a rollin'!

10/31/2005 10:11 PM

I'm rady when you are, buddy! Oh, btw, if you want to rp with me mor, go tho S12.invisionfree.com/evermoon, no www....

Just a shameless plug for my rp forum that's just trying to be born. Not many players yet, but Hopefully it will get better!

11/01/2005 5:34 PM

Name: Bobby Sinn, 187k-89
Age: 23
Hair: None
Skin: Caucasian
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 285 lbs
Crime: Murder of everybody in a hospital and the destruction of the same hospital
Sentence: Natural exsisting life.

Hope Im not too late!

11/01/2005 5:47 PM

Sounds good! Either of you guys can start at will.

11/02/2005 5:30 PM

Tarott, don't make your character too godlike. This time they were just wolves, so it's plausible, but every character has limits.

11/02/2005 9:41 PM

Sorry, i'm just trying to bring out the fact that this guy has nothing to lose, so he leaves the safest areas, eg. the circle

11/03/2005 6:31 PM

Yeah, it's all good.

11/04/2005 5:43 AM

Yeah, I'm back.. I'll wait though till I will find a good opening. Looks good so far guys.

11/06/2005 12:26 AM

Welcome back; jump in when the water's warm

11/22/2005 9:30 AM

Did this just die or are what?

11/23/2005 4:18 PM

I think it may well have...

I just am not feeling very much chemistry in this thread. I'll post again soon, though - try to jump-start it. I just finished our school musical, "West Side Story," which was eating up most of my time. I'll get on this soon.

11/24/2005 12:35 AM


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