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12/18/2006 4:00 PM
Okay, let's get this journey underway. Any further questions please post them here.
Your character's bio could look similar to this.
Name: Carrinas the Orc
Race: Noble Orc
Explorer or Native: Explorer
Description: Carrinas stands a head or two other most of the humans on board the [i]Siren[/i] and he has often been compared to 'one them old pagan statues you see in ruined temples' in terms of muscle and stature. He has a long head of black hair tied into a single ponytail round the back, green skin, rather rugged features, sharp canines and his ears end in a point round the back. Due to his race, he understands some trappings of civilisation and is thus well accepted into most societies, although a few of more snobbish cultures (such as the elves and certain humans) still regard him as a simple-minded savage from the great wastes of the North.
Weapons and Armour: Light chainmail, hardened leather armour, iron greaves and faucetts and a tweed kilt with a dargon insignia on the front. His weapon of choice is a large broadsword and a handaxe.
Personality: Carrinas's lineage means he is more trusting and approachable than most orcs, yet he is still prone to acts of barbarity and harbours a strong dislike to elves, dwarves and some of the more xenophobic human cultures. He has a warrior's sense of honour and justice, which means he won't attack unless somehow provoked and never turns his blade against innocents. Being a mercenary however does limit this ethic a great deal. If he can help it, Carrinas tries to avoid anything resembling 'females' stuff' such as writing, diplomatic talks, crafting tools (but weapons and armour are fine) and magic.
Motive in the New World: Fame and wealth.
At the moment we have only just set foot on the New World, so immediate objectives are finding a source of fresh water and food, as well as setting up the outpost. Any Natives amongst the players are to try and gleam some information from your new visitors and determin whether they are good or bad news.
Now let's get this show on the road...
12/18/2006 4:19 PM
Name: Suri Clintha
Explorer or Native: Explorer
Appearance: Petite and lithe, Suri is slight of build even for a human. But what she makes up in height, she makes up in speed and dexterity. She has short blonde hair, and her skin is darkly tanned. Her sea-green eyes are bright and quick to spot movement.
Weapons: Rapier(short sword) daggers and throwing knives.
Personality: Suri is determined to prove herself here, knowing that many of the crew dislike her even being aboard the ship. She will volunteer for any excursion just to prove her worth.
Name: Fakir Dragonrin
Explorer or native: Native
Profession: Scout/ Dragonrider
Appearance: Fakir stands about 6'2" with a medium build for his height. His long dark hair is usually caught in a single que with a leather strip. His Dark eyes and dusky skin tone make it easy for him to hide in the shadows when need be.
Weapons: Longbow/ minor earth magics
Personality: Fakir is the only son to his village's shamman. And while he shows promise in following his mother's profession, he doesn't desire it. His one true passion is Mythos, the blue dragon that he rides on patrols.
Height: (at Shoulder) 6'
Length: 40' (nose to tail)
Abilities: Can breathe fire after ingesting certain items that Fakir carries in a pouch. A glowing red stone aptly named "firestones" The ammount consumed determins the duration of the ability. Mythos can speak but the tones can be difficult to understand to any who has not been around such a creature.
12/19/2006 7:09 AM
I might be a bit ahead of time with this character, but I can always change it.
Name: Isaac William Montgomery
Explorer or Native: Explorer
Profession: Master Engineer
Description: Isaac's full head of silvery hair is usually kept under a leather cap. His left eye was torn out in a bizarre engineering experiment, and was later replaced with a mechanical one, allowing him to see long distances and in the dark, and taking up the lower half of his face is a large, silver moustache.
Weapons and Armour: Isaac believes armour is too primitive for him to wear, so he doesn't wear any.
Eleanor d'Artagnan is Isaac's favourite invention: a rifled musket with a scope, mounted on a pivoting stand. He carries it everywhere, even though it is rather cumbersome, as he has grown emotionally attached to "her."
Although he believes they are primitive too, Isaac realises that a rapier is a necessary back up for Eleanor, so carries one at his hip most of the time.
Personality: Isaac is self-centred and arrogant, which has led him into trouble with the authorities on numerous occasions. He tries to avoid hand-to-hand combat, unless drunk and by then, he will already be engaged in a melee, which has usually broken out over a preposterous claim that Isaac has made.
Isaac prefers to stick to himself most of the time, and because of that, he doesn't care about what other people think of him. He also does not believe magic exists (even though he has attended many demonstrations of it), as he is a man of science and technology
Motive in the New World: To be revealed
(Note: Isaac speaks like a WWII British fighter pilot, just in case you needed to know.)
12/19/2006 2:54 PM
Name: Marcello De Laroche
Race: Human (Spanish, Italian, British Mix)
Explorer or Native: Opposing Explorer
Profession: Conquistador Type
Description: Thin, yet heavy chested Marcello is thought to be quite the strapping Noble. His face is tone, and chiseled, and accentuated by a tanned leathery skin and short dark facial hair. His armor is shimmering with silver colors and on the front adorned with the emblem of his home nation across the Waters.
Weapons and Armour: Light chain mail, covered by shimmering steel plate armor, steel greaves and faucetts. Carries a rapier at his side and is known to be quite proficient. Furthermore, he holsters a musket pistol.
Personality: Marcello is elegant and charismatic amongst his men. He is known for being of high class culture, yet able to last in the harshest of conditions. Marcello is a man's man, and excels at bravado. Furthermore, Marcello is an extremely intelligent and witty person both in battle and conversation.
Motive in the New World: Fame, wealth, and the expansion of Britainia his technologically advanced home land.
Britainia: Highly cultured, highly advanced civilization. Proud and devout to God, and King, yet still held to the allure of wealth and fame.
12/20/2006 5:50 AM
Great bios guys, you can start whenever you like.
12/23/2006 6:54 AM
Just a quick warning, I shan't be able to make a post from now untill Wednesday. I'm at my grandmother's for Christmas and she doesn't have internet access.
So until then, use Carrinas as an NPC and have a merry Christmas.
12/27/2006 2:57 PM
Name: Darlantan (nicknamed Darl)
Race: Half-Elf (Half-Human)
Explorer or Native: Explorer
Profession: Apprentice Mage
Age: 71 (which would translate to the apperance of a 21-year old fullblood human)
Description: Darl is a tall, lithe man. Part of his elven mother's heritage. He stands just over six feet tall and has long, perfect brown hair. He covers his pointed ears with the hair to hide his elven heritage as best he can. His eyes are a dull brown, not very noticable, but they notice many things that most humans' don't. Darl is averse to getting dirty and called a pansy by most everyone, but he just doesn't like the feeling of being dirty.
Weapons and Armour: Darl wears a drab grey robe most of the time with multitudes of pockets sewn on the inside. He usually wears a grey headband to keep his hair down over his ears. He owns a short bow and a quiver of arrows and is quite proficient with them. One can never rely totally on wizardry all the time. Though, aside from a belt knife Darl usually goes unarmed.
Personality: Darl is a man of few words. He has become very reticitent due to being persecuted everywhere he went. He signed aboard the [i]Siren[/i] to find a place where he wouldn't be shunned. Darl can be quite an effiminate man. He despises getting dirty (though he will if need arises) and feels no need for competition. Darl is generally easy to get along with, so long as you don't make fun of his heritage. Darl spent his youth with his mother with the elves. He grew so much faster than his peers, though, he was quickly cast out. The elves refuse to associate with an inferiour being such as him. It was then that he set out to find his father, only to find that he had been killed in a drunken brawl while he was still merely a baby. He then set out to find someone who would accept him for who he was. He had heard that wizards were rather peculiar folke who didn't look at your past as others did. So he apprencticed himself to a country wizard by the name of Huge. Darl learned some magic from Huge before Huge fell ill and died. That was when Darl decided he needed to find some place he could call home. So he turned his attention to the "new world."
Motive in the New World: Find a place where he could be accepted
01/22/2007 10:03 AM
Oaky, just doing a quick role-call to see who's with us. We haven't had a post in a while now...
If you're still taking part in the roleplay just say "Hello!" or something, if there's any issues just post them here and we'll try to sort them out.
01/22/2007 11:01 AM
I'm here, and was one of the last few to post...
01/27/2007 3:45 AM
Is this dead?
01/27/2007 11:28 AM
Probably, these things happen. I'll post again and hopefully it'll spark some life into this RP. Let me just try and get some ideas together.
02/05/2007 5:38 PM
Can I join?
02/05/2007 8:15 PM
Sorry about that! I ... kinda forgot .... ??? eheh?
Anyways, I'm still up for continuing? Just let me know what context we'll be progressing from?
02/05/2007 10:36 PM
Name: Chieftan Scar-Eye the Peacemaker
Profession: Shaman and Tribal Leader
Description: Scar-Eye is the chieftan and shaman of the Greenblood tribe of Lizardfolk. He is about 6 and a half feet tall, with deep green skin and a reddish scar across his left eye, which looks like an orb of white.
Weapons and Armor: Scar-Eye wears simple green robes, with the symbol of a green drop of blood on a red background on the chest. He carries a staff with a skeletal Goblin hand holding a Goblin skull. He uses lightning spells in combat.
Personality: Scar-Eye seems simple and quiet-tempered at first. He is revered by his people. He prefers to avoid bloodshed if at all possible, but will fight if it means defending his tribe. However, he seems to have a deep hatred of the nearby Goblin tribe, which made war with the Greenbloods several years ago.
Motive in the New World: Make peace with the explorers and keep his tribe safe.
Description: Sylvia has brown hair in a ponytail and blue eyes. She is 5' 2" and wears a brown and white duelist's outfit. She wears a wide-brimmed hat with a white feather on it.
Weapons and Armor: Sylvia doesn't wear armor, as it interferes with movement. She carries an ornate rapier at all times.
Personality: Sylvia loathes being in one place for a long time with nothing to do. She boarded the Siren out of boredom. She is highly talkative, and entertains herself on the ship by talking to the other crew members and practicing with her rapier.
Motive in the New World: Find something to do.
[Edited by Murloc_Hugger on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 4:24 PM]
02/06/2007 7:26 PM
Hey, is Tetrius even here anymore?
02/07/2007 10:51 AM
I'm still here, I've just been ill recently and I've had a lot of coursework at school. I'll try and get a post in asap but I'd be grateful if someone else tried taking the RP somewhere so I have something to work on.
Teutonicknught: We'll generally be exploring the land for anything useful, many sailors may think that there is gold or other valaubles buried somwhere and may want to start mining. Now would be a good time just to interact with the characters.
Murlo_Hugger: Both characters are fine, Murloc. You can start playing as soon as you like. (Edit) oops, yoi already have. nevermind, I'll get a post in as soon as my health improves.
[Edited by Tetrius on Wednesday, February 7, 2007 10:52 AM]
02/10/2007 10:13 PM
Hey, can I add another character? I just had a great idea for a villain. Here it is:
Description: Arnar is a small, rat-like man. He has blond hair and blue eyes. Other than that, he has no distinguishing features.
Weapons and Armor: Arnar wears plain leather armor. He has daggers concealed all over his body, none of them visible.
Personality: Arnar is greedy beyond belief. He would sell his own mother to make a quick buck, and has actually done just that on several occasions. He is the ringleader of his own personal group of bandits, pirates, and con-artists. He came to the new world stowed away on the Siren, followed by the ship known as the Lucky, which he had swindled a famous pirate captain out of. Backed by his crew, Arnar plans to steal the Siren right out from under the nose of the explorers.
02/11/2007 2:51 PM
All right, but no more than three okay?
TeutonicKnight, for some reason you keep calling Carrinas, Caridas. Is there some sort of reason for this (a nickname for example) or is it just a typo?
02/11/2007 5:23 PM
Carrinas...Caridas.... n/d .... it's all the same, right?
.... maybe not? Perhaps there's some sort of hint in my subconscious that either really likes the "d" or hates the "n"? I'll try to remember the Carrinas, though.....
02/12/2007 9:57 PM
Is anyone other than Carrinas, Darl and me even left?
02/14/2007 6:02 AM
I was just wondering about that myself, since this RP was dead for a while they may have left or just forgotten about it. I'll PM them and see if they're still interested in playing.
02/14/2007 6:13 AM
I am still playing, but in my last post, I kind of wrote myself into a corner. I am going to wait for an opportunity for Isaac to reappear.
02/14/2007 3:36 PM
Don't worry, I'll send Carrinas to try and get you back into play (whether or not that is good if really up to you).
02/17/2007 2:01 PM
Well, here's where I say something: who's going to RP Draco?! .... not me. :P
02/17/2007 2:10 PM
I'd rather let someone else do it.
02/17/2007 6:13 PM
I'll do it, assuming no one else wants to.
(edit) By the way, if anyone wants to investigate the closet and find out about Arnar, now would be a great time.
[Edited by Murloc_Hugger on Saturday, February 17, 2007 6:41 PM]
02/22/2007 8:42 AM
Please note that I'm not in any way degrading what was written in the last post, it is merely a reflection of Carrinas's cynical nature. Also I hope the "cheesy fantasy novel" reference didn't ruin the mood or anything, if so I'll remove it and put something else.
02/27/2007 6:12 PM
I'm not really getting much out of Scar-Eye, so I was thinking about having him fade into the background after the fight with Arnar's crew. I'll post a replacement character if you'll let me.
02/28/2007 3:04 PM
Profession: Alchemy Student
Weapon: long dagger
Description: Hes is tall for a human but has a red mullet blue eyes and a travelers cloak full of potions. He is very intellegent in odd things and potions. He knows how to kill a vampire with his eyes closed. Hes not that powerful but knows pretty much every thing.
Thats my charecter if any thing wrong tell me and tell me how i should join the game?
03/01/2007 4:53 AM
May I Join? If not let me know. If more is needed let me know!
name: Sayth (Say-Eth)
Profession: Tribal healer/archer
eyes- Deep emerald
Strength- Healing and archery
weakness- emotional confusion and easy to mislead
body colour- the human part of her is Caucasian and the equine part of her is black with the back legs both having white socks.
personality- Caring if she trusts you(which isn't real hard to achieve), shes a little naive and easily mislead.
likes- Peace, being left alone on most cases
dislikes- Loud noises,creatures questioning her laziness, creatures asking too many questions
A smile that curves to her lips shows her beauty from a mile away. but inside the pretty casket that is her image is a feeble,young and confused centaur. Gifted with art of healing she struggles to define what is right and wrong in the world. Struggling with her own identity her abilities are limited. she can heal most things but struggles with her self confidence as to why she was given the ability.
Feeling the need to let of steam she became half decent at shooting a bow and arrow. Confused and angry as to why she was left from the herd at an early age to be stuck amongst the chaos of her old world. Thats why she left to come here. would there be a consequence for her leaving without a word of warning to anyone else?
Motive in the New World: To help those in pain and to try and become stronger emotionatly
03/01/2007 8:18 AM
Death_Crucifix your profile is fine, but could you expand a bit more SparrowHawk? What you've written is good but a little vague, could we have a motive in the New World and a bit of history please?
Otherwise you may both start posting when you please.
03/01/2007 11:28 AM
Death_Crucifix your profile is fine
ohhh and you can shorten my user name to DC I know its long having it shorter makes life easier.
03/13/2007 8:26 PM
I see you didn't notice my earlier post, so I'll repeat myself. I don't really enjoy playing Scar-Eye that much, so I was wondering if I could replace him after the battle with Arnar. I'll post the character now, so you can approve it if you want:
Description: Deeks has dark brown skin and yellow eyes. He wears a simple piratey-looking outfit, with his cutlass hanging from a belt.
Personality: Deeks is loyal to those he considers his friends. He is extremely outgoing, but is perfectly willing to fight, especially if it involves shiny things. He signed onto the ship Graymist several years ago to acquire more of said shiny things. He was recently kicked off the ship with nothing but a lifeboat, some supplies, and the only crew member that he doesn't like.
Motive in the New World: Meet new people and find more of the aforementioned shiny things.
(OOC: how do you use italics?)
03/18/2007 12:45 PM
I've got a question. Since Darl was bitten by a vampyre, will he be turning into a vampyre himself? Vampyre bites [i]can[/i] do that, but don't always. So, I guess Murloc, would the vampyre have been trying to turn Darl or not?
03/18/2007 12:56 PM
I actually originally said that it bit Draco, but somebody apparently missed that. As for turning into a vampire, you have to decide.
By the way, didn't anyone notice my two earlier posts regarding a new character?
03/19/2007 9:41 PM
Well, Draco wasn't even on the ship at the time, so that would have been quite a feat in and of itself to sink its fangs into a person hundreds (or thousands) of feet away, and on the other side of a wooden wall.
And, methinks it would add an interesting twist to things if Darl did, in fact, become a vampyre himself. So I'll run with that.
(and while I did notice, I'm in no position to say anything about it)
03/19/2007 9:53 PM
Actually, Draco and Scar-Eye ran up to the ship when they heard the scream. Now could someone please acknowledge my posts?
(OOC: how do you use italics?)
[ i ] word [ / i ] (without spaces- bold, underline are the same but with b or u)
03/21/2007 6:49 PM
no problem: I'm a big italics fan.
It pains me that I can't find someway to do it with verbal speech. Sometimes inflection isn't enough.
anyway, I'll leave y'all to your RP, lol
03/22/2007 4:16 PM
Hmmm, you've got quite a few characters, Murl. Is this the last batch? Usually its only or two characters per player, plus as many NPCs as you feel necessary to the RP.
03/22/2007 5:55 PM
Actually, I was only going to replace Scar-Eye with the new character.
03/24/2007 6:33 AM
That's fine then, what's going to happen to Scar-Eye?
03/24/2007 1:34 PM
I figured he'd either just get killed in the fight with Arnar's crew, or just fade into the background afterwards.
03/26/2007 1:53 PM
Right, try not to change or add any more characters now, Murloc otherwise it'll get a bit hectic tring to keep track of them all.
On another note I won't be able to post for a while. I've got mock exams coming up and I need to revise. Treat Carrinas as an NPC for now.
03/31/2007 2:36 PM
Right I've come back and it looks like there hasn't been many major changes.
Are we agreed that this thread has died and should be buried?
03/31/2007 4:22 PM
Actually, there hasn't been ANY changes since you left. Personally, I think it's only dying(You haven't been gone that long), but if you're done, there's not much hope for it.
04/01/2007 8:00 AM
I haven't posted anything because of the situation Darl's in. Unconscious on a bed doesn't do for RP'ing very well? I was kinda hoping for something else to happen to shift time forward a bit.
04/02/2007 7:35 AM
I'll post something as soon as possible and see how it goes from there.
04/03/2007 11:05 PM
Dont die yet. I havent had a chance to join! Oh well I'll give if it a shot and what will be will be.
Profession: Scout, Tracker
Description: Swiftwind is not exactly someone that just blends into a crowd. His features are noticeably more towards the feral side. He has a layer of short but thick hair that covers his body like a fine fur, his eyes are red and wolf like and give off an eerie glow at night and his teeth are more fang like then regular humans. His hands also seem to have a quality that makes them resemble claws which of course makes others nervous. Typically he dresses in simple clothing, leather breeches, a simply vest, some tribal adornments. He keeps his dark colored hair cut short to keep out of his eyes and most noticeably goes everywhere barefoot.
Weapons and Armor: Doesnt wear armor as he says it bogs him down too much. Carries with him at all times a long bow and a quiver filled with arrows. Along with this he also carries with him a long bladed machete and hunting knife which he is fairly skilled with if things come to fighting while out in wild.
Personality: Swiftwind is always the outsider in any setting. His lineage makes it hard to earn people's trust so frankly he has stopped trying. He lets his reputation speak for itself as far as work is concerned and can usually be found in a room sitting back and observing those around him. He is smart yet silent, when traveling he can usually be found high along a ship's rigging enjoying nature for what it is.
Motive in the New World: To find what has yet to be found.
04/04/2007 2:23 PM
Welcome aboard Ne_Drac and great bio. Make your post whenever you feel ready.
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