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06/16/2007 7:47 PM

Welcome to Zombie High, the first chapter in a planned series of RPs.

You are one of few survivors that happened to be in the Zela City High School for one reason or another, whether you were fixing a dead light, or sleeping through a lousy teacher's speech about the History of the ever so famous Zela City Sewers, when the infection struck...

At the start of the RP, everything is normal. Well, almost everything. A thick fog has been floating around the school, and a strange man entered the main building near the end of first period (school days have seven 45 minute periods here, and a 30 minute lunch break).

The infection hits soon after, and that is where you will all start to learn about the dark days to come...

So, guess what? You all have to face the "living dead". Zombies, so to speak, but none like the one's in the movies. These walking corpses are capable of following vibrations, sounds, sights, and smells, and will stop at nothing to QUICKLY obtain meat from any living thing. They will run, break through doors and walls, drop from a high roof, and do anything it takes to get what it wants, and it wants to feed so it can become bigger, stronger, faster, and hungrier.

There are not just people to worry about. Imagine a child with the abilities of an acute dog, then think of a dog with its own abilities enhanced a 100 times. These are the foes you will face. These, and what they can become...

Do you think you can survive? Then apply today:

Job: (student/teacher/faculty/anything else needs permission)
Class (if student) (freshman/sophomore/junior/senior)
Subject: (if teacher) (Algebra I/II, Geometry, Calculus, English I/II/III/IV, PE I/II/III, US History, World History, World Geography, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Athletics Football/Soccer/Tennis/Baseball/Softball/Bowling/Basketball/Hockey, Band: Jazz/Marching/Concert, Resource (Special Education))
Items: [b][i](no real weapons without permission)[/i][/b]

Be careful what you place into your Strengths and Weaknesses. Any slip ups, and you may find your grave rather early.

For more information, check the thread in the Ideas forum.

Here is how this works: I will post for Zombies, most NPCs, and Players that are being killed off in that post. If I kill you off, you are dead. If you survive long enough, you may just end up becoming a Zombie, yourself.

Be wary, children. You will face creatures you have never seen before, and dangers you could only imagine. Enter this fantasy, if you so wish, but what happens to you inside is entirely up to you...

[Edited by O_S on Saturday, June 16, 2007 7:48 PM]

06/16/2007 7:55 PM

Username: Calvinofthecrew
Name: Calvin Rose
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Job: Student
Class: Senior
Appearance: Short, with short blonde hair. Wearing a purple shirt, and black jeans has a that camera hangs from his neck. Very skinny, with Grey eyes.
Items: Nikkon SLR camera (film), with about 12 rolls of film (30 shots each)
Strengths: Artistic, Good memory for directions
Weaknesses: Weak, Not good with pain, and often panics when he messes up.

[Edited by Calvinofthecrew on Saturday, June 16, 2007 8:34 PM]

06/16/2007 7:57 PM

Username: Shigetomo
Name: James Wright
Age: 16 1/2
Gender: male
Job: Student
Class Sophmore, almost junior
Appearance: Considered to be one of the "Goth" Crowd James typically wears black, and keeps to himself. He has red hair that hangs around his eyes, he wears glasses over his sea blue eyes and he has freckles. He stands at about 5'8"/5'9" and weighs about 120 lbs. He has a deep interest in anime and japanese culture and tries to space himself from others.
Items: A baseball bat from the sports equipment room
Strengths: Quick thinking and a strong will to lead
Weaknesses: about average physicall strength, not strong but not weak.

06/16/2007 8:20 PM

UserName: xXRathXx

Name: Oliver Gray

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Job: Student

Class: Junior

Appearence: Oliver has medium length shaggy black hair, it goes down to his shoulder when wet. His bangs are kept in front of his eyes. His eyes are a very light blue, almost sky blue. He wears a black ZERO (it's a skating company) t-shirt with the ZERO skull logo on it (a skull dark red that looks like it's been spraypainted on). He wears tight black pants and a black belt with white, gray, and light blue skull and crossbones on it. He wears black and gray World Industries shoes with skull and crossbones laces. (I just described 4 things I own, see if you can pick them out. xD)

Items: Oddly enough, his skateboard which can actually be used to bludgeon people to their doom, and a knife he stole from the school kitchen after serving detention washing dishes there. The odd thing is that he can't remember exactly why he took it. He keeps it on him for self defense sense he doesn't exactly have a great reputation with the jocks of the school.

Strengths: Fast runner, very flexible, quite strong, tactical and kind of strategic.

Weaknesses: A head injury he got a few years ago from a skateboarding incident, when a security guard he pissed off pushed him off a ledge he was grinding and onto the cement, causes him to blackout sometimes. He will be concious and react to things but he won't know what he's doing or what other people are doing. Kind of like sleeping with your eyes open.

06/16/2007 8:28 PM

Username: Darthwedge

Name: Jack Young

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Job: Student

Class: Seinor

Appearance: Has medium length red hair and bright green eyes. Wears a t-shirt and a pair of cargo pants.

Items: A few pencils and pens.

Strengths: Is involved greatly in many athletics, because of this he is very strong. Also has a lot of street smarts.

Weaknesses: Usually acts quickly and fast. This can be good or bad, but because of his quick temper, usually bad. Isn't the social type so doesn't have many friends/allys.

06/16/2007 8:42 PM

username: raikoh
name: chris jensen
Appearance: he has brown eyes and hair. is tall and looks older than his age. he has a good muscle build and wears a black hoodie with a white tee under neath. he has blue jeans and white tennis shoes.
items: pen, pad of paper, bookbag, books, calculator, cell phone
strengths: physically fit, smart, accurate with guns
weaknesses: will seek revenge no matter the cost, socially challenged, hardened mentality

06/16/2007 9:00 PM

A 16 year old Junior? I don't think that wouldn't happen unless he was moved ahead a year. Anyways, with that aside, when do we kick this bitch into high gear? (That's Rathanese for "When can we start posting?")

06/16/2007 9:26 PM

First of all, I am only 16 in real life, and I am nontechnically a senior (and I am taking one college class next year). He's fine.

Next of all, I want to give it a little more time, to see if anyone wants to be a teacher or something non-student related. I'll see ya'll tomorrow.

P.S. you should really ask before posting a weapon of any kind (i.e. the knife). I'm kind of tired, so I am not sure if I read the posts right. I think you were the only one to do this though...oh, and I bet that you really have Skulls, Bones, and clothes. And a knife. Do I win a prize?

06/16/2007 10:32 PM

Username: Deliria

Name: Ella Cain

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Job: Student

Class: Senior

Appearance: Short blonde hair that falls just above her shoulders. About 5 ft, with bluish-gray eyes. Not particularly skinny, has more of an athletic build. Usually seen wearing black shirts that reveal a little too much of a very ample chest, also wears jeans and a pair of black converse. Has a reputation of being the class bitch. Has a ring on every finger, and a matching garnet earring and necklace set. Wears black jelly bracelets all over her wristsand has her belly button pierced.

Items: Usually has a cell phone in her back pocket that's always off. Carries her car keys in her front right pocket and a strawberry flavored chapstick in her left front pocket. Also has about $40.

Strengths: Ella is a con artist. She can talk her way in and out of just about anything. She also tends to be a pick pocket. Has basic computer knowledge. Also has speed and endurance and was on the school's soccer team until her grades dropped and she was kicked off.

Weaknesses: Ella is curious, a little too curious for her own good sometimes. She likes to push the envelope and see what she can get away with until she finally gets in trouble. She also likes to argue until everyone agrees with her. She also tends to be a little bit squeamish and panics rather easily.

06/16/2007 10:55 PM

oh, and I bet that you really have Skulls, Bones, and clothes. And a knife. Do I win a prize?

Well, It was actually the belt, the ZERO shirt, the tight black pants (they don't chafe by the way, they're very comfortable.), and the World Industries with the crossbone laces. If I had a camera currently I would upload pictures of all four. Your prize is a bitchslap. I bet you thought it was a cookie. It's five things if you count what I was born with, the inexplicably shaggy black hair and the bangs. The bangs had to grow in but you get my point. 6 if you count my last name which is actually Gray. That's right, I'm named after a very nuetral color.

First of all, I am only 16 in real life, and I am nontechnically a senior (and I am taking one college class next year). He's fine.

That's highly unusual and I'm sure it's quite a tale. My point was that it doesn't happen often in the real world and this is a real world RP, minus the walking dead and necromancy.

Next of all, I want to give it a little more time, to see if anyone wants to be a teacher or something non-student related. I'll see ya'll tomorrow.


06/17/2007 8:44 AM

Due to Rath's sigh, I am starting now...

Anyone else can join, but I will introduce them into the RP instead of them popping in out of nowhere.

Please refrain from posting until the first post is finished. Peace!

[Edited by O_S on Sunday, June 17, 2007 5:18 PM]

06/17/2007 8:50 AM

W00t! I didn't even mean for that to happen. I was just sighing cuz I really wanted to kick this off.

06/17/2007 7:27 PM

sorry OS you got that last post of yours in as I was typing mine

06/17/2007 7:35 PM

am i the only one that got that post?

06/18/2007 7:54 AM

Holy shit, if there are going to be 9 new posts when i get up in the morning, i wont be able to keep up. I can't keep up in this one so i will drop out, you can make Jack a NPC or kill him off.

06/18/2007 5:18 PM

I can already promise that only one will help you survive. Who ever gets it will be the only surviver, but only if they use it right. Enjoy. MUWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA-cough-HAHA

Do you really think it's wise to make it so only one of us will survive and only if we choose the right item, which is obviously the bat, and then kill off the rest of our characters? The game will surely end abruptly and you might just find yourself the only one playing. I really don't suggest taking this path because it can only end badly dude. How can there be that many zombies already? We only just started and you said they would gradually increase. How can the hall be filled with them if Oliver just went skating down it and Ella just went after him? He's got common sense. If the hall was filled with zombies I don't think he'd be out there. I only made that post because you said we were moving to another room so I wanted to make a short post describing how Oliver planned on getting there.

If you're really gonna make the choice to give one of us a chance for survival and kill all the rest of your players off, pretty much ending any chance of this keeping on like it has been and being a great zombie game then I might just be outtie man. I'm sure plenty other players would agree that this isn't a great decision. I'll make my choice to leave or stay depending on your next decision, but I can assure you that if you do it like this then I'm definately out.

06/18/2007 7:46 PM

all i can say is i believe i have chosen the right COMBO of items to create a situation where all of use get out. he said only one gets us out be he didn't say we only had to PICK one. and killing everyone off would ruin the whole rp. so make it so only 1 or 2 people die. but preferably not any current characters.

06/18/2007 8:18 PM

Awwww, dang. Everyone's going to die before I can post a charachter sheet! :p

06/18/2007 8:21 PM

Hopefully not. We hope that OS will realize his rash mistake in making it so that only one item will save us and whoever has that is the only one that won't die. And hopefully Raikoh will learn how to read so that he doesn't make a streak of stupid mistakes, like breaking the window and taking a net that wasn't even in the room and covering a door with it. A door that opens to the inside of the room and would obviously knock the net off when the door was pushed open.

[Edited by xXRathXx on Monday, June 18, 2007 8:22 PM]

06/18/2007 8:33 PM

there was a net i just posted the quote
and hopefully he does notice his mistake. err OS notices his mistake. and hopefully your character will come in somewhere once you make him/her.

06/18/2007 8:37 PM

hang on are we in the front rooms of the building? just so i can say my plan.
and do we make a second char if ours dies?

06/18/2007 8:37 PM

OS! You're on! Great, now my question to you is if you're gonna keep things as they are and have one person survive and kill the rest of us off or if things will be different and only one of us or hopefully none of us dies. And Raikoh, you really should watch yourself with that zombie thing. Like OS said, RatBoy will have your head.

06/18/2007 8:40 PM

ratboy. that sounds like a superhero gone wrong
besides if the door COMPLETELY opened im sure that with a hall full of zombies one would've noticed. just a note to OS. and please make it so more than one survives. cause that kills the thread right there.

06/18/2007 9:08 PM

I am very sorry guys. In all honesty, I expected no one to survive. The original ending of the first RP was that it was all a dream of a young boy named Deacon who watched a scary movie the night before. But that one was less than perfect.

This time I had planned to add more depth, and create a situation in which there could be a sequel (in other words, it isn't all just a dream). Unfortunately, some of you do more than you are able, and when I try to set things back on a path where the RP can be salvaged, someone reads the post wrong or ignores it. I tried placing everyone in a room together for a reason. I placed the Zombies in masses around you all to prevent you from trying to escape in a silly rush through the school. I think that I should start over, changing the rules a bit to make this better. If I do, then you are all welcome to come back, but the moment you do something you shouldn't or can't, then I will kill you off. No exceptions.

So here are your choices:

1. We start over from the point at which we entered the second room. This time their are only a few Zombies. Things will go as planned, at a steady rate instead of an explosion of Zombies.

2. We start over, this thread dies, and I go back to the Ideas forum, refining the RP Rules until we think they are ready, and begin again in a new thread.

In all honesty, I would like to do the second, but if you all want to die, then we can continue the path we are currently on. (BTW, there is no hope down this path)

Do you really think it's wise to make it so only one of us will survive and only if we choose the right item, which is obviously the bat, and then kill off the rest of our characters?

The bat was the first weapon that would get you killed. Whoever took the net was going to find themselves trapped in it, and they would die. Whoever took the pads would have died, and whoever took the skates would have the increased speed, assuming they were athletic (based off of your strengths). They would have had the best chance...

There, I ruined that for you. So, what do you all say? Let me know soon, and don't keep playing until this is decided. Good bye.

06/18/2007 9:13 PM

lets do teh first one. less zombies outside and start from there.

06/18/2007 9:15 PM

I kinda think we should go with plan one, since you said originally that there would be a steady increase in zombies but then we ended up in the room and the zombie horde had become massive. I actually figured the bat would enable you to swing the hell out of those zombies to keep them at bay. But roller skating through hallways crowded with zombies? Unheard of. You would most likely trip and fall or they would jump on you and knock you down then start ripping you to shreds, considering that that aren't the usual variety of slow moving, brain dead, man munchers.

06/18/2007 9:17 PM

true that rath. i wouldn't expect the bat since that was too obvious but the skates? thats down right stupid. it wouldn't work. and the zombies grew to fast.

06/18/2007 9:30 PM

Regardless of whether my character dies or not, I'm still in.

06/18/2007 9:54 PM

hey what kind of plan are we gonna have for future parts. is anyone gonna die or whats going to happen when we move to a new room. what kind of plan are we gonna have?

06/18/2007 10:03 PM

The only thing I can think of is to keep moving. Since the window is broken, and the zombies are actually intelligent, we can't stay in that room for long. Moving outside is clearly going to be suicide unless O_S decides to let us escape that way. If the hall are swarmed with zombies, we need to get to another room and gather what few resources we may have at our disposal. Otherwise, we're dead where we stand.

My thoughts on the matter, even if O_S says we're dead if we keep this thread moving, I want to keep going.

06/18/2007 10:10 PM

but the only way to get to anyother room and have a chance at surviving would be to go around the school from the outside. the zombies outside aren't right there as the zombies in the hall are. we can hopefully run around and get to the back or side doors of the school and enter a less populated. more survivable part of the school.

06/19/2007 12:46 PM

Alright, guys. It sounds like we are starting over from the moment we entered the next room. The window is not broken. There are now more items to use in the room. Zombie Count: 21. They are mostly in the main building.

I'm writing one more start post. Ignore every post between the one where Shelly attacks and we enter the rooms. Those posts in between are now void.

Good luck.

06/22/2007 12:07 PM

I'm writing one more start post. Ignore every post between the one where Shelly attacks and we enter the rooms. Those posts in between are now void.

Just deleted them

I'm kinda mad I couldn't find this earlier (I spent like 2 days before realizing we have a horror section)

Meh I'll just read it

06/22/2007 12:41 PM

Nah join up! We could use more people.

06/22/2007 7:21 PM

might as well

Time to make a char sheet.......

07/15/2007 9:35 AM

Is it essentially safe to say that this thread died much like our characters could have?

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