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09/17/2007 8:38 PM

ok this is my idea so far.

its 2040 and the four horsemen of the apocalypse have come and went. They destroyed almost everything and all living beings. However some humans have survived the onslaught and have started a nomadic life. When the horsemen found out about this they were displeased. However the fourth horseman ( death ) had planted a seed in the ground. The seed did not grow but those who have died arose from the ground and started to hunt the survivors. The nomadic lifestyle was one of the only things that kept the human race alive. Next was the value of weapons on the road. the only way to put the awakened dead back down was to shoot them in the head. Now there are a few settlements for travalers to rest in and where food and water flourish. But many still roam the world to escape their undead tormenters.

The world is basically a large desert with a few oasis'. Either your character will be more of a Nomad or They will live in the settlements. Heres my character sheet.

former occupation:
lifestyle: (nomad or settler)
vehicle: if any ( may need to describe )
weapons: if any
supplies: ( more important to Nomads than to settlers.)

is anyone intrested?

09/17/2007 10:29 PM

now this sound great! Its perfect because I have been in the mood for somthing just like this since the previews for the new resident evil coming out this Friday. Count me in if we can find at least one more.

09/20/2007 8:04 PM

I'm in. I love zombies!! As long as it doesn't get screwed up like Twilight of the Dead did cause the host has other stuff to do.

09/20/2007 10:56 PM

Right then I will work on puttin up a character sheet tomorow for ya. I am glad that somone else is willing to join in, i have been really hoping to find some sorta outlet for my current Resident Evil Apocolypse craving. And this seems like it would work perfectly. :)

09/23/2007 10:40 AM

sorry for not posting when I said I would, I didnt knownthat we were going to be steam cleaning every floor in our house. Which means we have all of our furniture moved around and our computers disconnected. So I'm waiting until we get the desks back togather so I can set them back up and start posting. Becaus its difficult to post a decent character sheet or IC reply with my iPhone.

09/23/2007 8:41 PM

Not as hard as posting one with a PSP. luckilly my computer is in the basement so I don't have to go through that. I once posted with my PSP though when my internet went out.
Well here's my character.

name:Will Fox
former occupation:none
description:Will is about average height with a lean build. He has alot of strength though you couldn't tell from looking at him. He has green eyes and jet black hair. He usually wears a pair of Aviator sunglasses. He wears an old T-shirt he found in an overturned van with a picture of a shotgun on it and the words 'Zombie Repellant' written under that.He also wears a pair of battered looking jeans and some beat-up green Converse All Stars.
lifestyle: nomad
vehicle: An old Volkswagon bus with a modified engine to prevent the breakdowns common with original production model engines.The pop-up camper roof has been exchanged for a hatch that opens on hinges allowing someone to fire from up there. The bus still retains most of its interior including the fold down bed/back seat. The exterior has been armored and the windows have metal strips welded over them to prevent undead from getting in at night. There is also a large Peace Sign painted on the back.
weapons: 12-gague shotgun, Colt Python revolver, M1 Garand semi-automatic rifle, machete
supplies: 2 weeks worth of food and water (he resupplies every time they stop and usually doesn't get through more than 2/3 of his food stores.
bio:Will's parents survived the apocalypse and tried to raise him as best they could on the road. They taught him basic survival skills and weapons handling. They had a fairly good life until the dead rose. On Will's 18th birthday several undead attacked their camp and killed his parents. Will killed them but both parents were dead. He was forced to do what the radio had been saying to do to the undead. He shot both of his parents in the head and buried them on the side of the road. He then packed up and set out to kill every undead that he saw.

Name: Amanda Jones
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Former Occupation: none
Description: Amanda is about 5' 10". She is kinda slim in the waist. She wears a tattered Ramones T-shirt with an old Air Force jacket along with a pair of worn jeans. She also wears Converses but hers are red.
Lifestyle: nomad
Vehicle: same as Will
Weapons: Colt M1911A1 .45, Kukri, AK-47
Supplies: same as Will also
Bio: Amanda doesn't remember much about what happened during the apocalypse. The last memory she has is of her and her family driving down the road in the middle of the night. She woke up lying in the back seat of the car which was lying on it's roof on the side of the road. There was blood all over the front of the car but her parents were nowhere to be seen. She got the keys out of the switch and got all of the supplies she could out of the trunk then walked to the road. She was about to start walking when Will pulled over and offered her a ride. They've been together since. She has some hope that it wasn't the undead who got her parents, only a gang of some kind. She dreads the day when she may see her parents as undead and have to kill them.

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Monday, September 24, 2007 4:51 PM]

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Sunday, September 30, 2007 8:19 PM]

09/24/2007 3:49 PM

ok heres a few things. sorry for the wait. I just got back from New York so i havn't been on lately. two yes you can have mopre than one character. Also i was thinking of the zombies not being infectious but more along the line as the minute you die you come back. i'll hopefully post my char later on today.

09/24/2007 4:38 PM

okay. Good. well I'll change my thing then.

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Monday, September 24, 2007 4:38 PM]

09/30/2007 10:12 AM

sry its taken me soo long to post a sheet I haven't had much time between starting my own and doing ALOT of work around the house. I think I can get it up tonight.

09/30/2007 8:06 PM

Okay so when are we going to start the game? Just wondering.

10/01/2007 9:28 AM

I think that he is waiting on me to post a sheet. Which I will do tonight hopefully.

10/01/2007 10:07 AM

Okay. So raikoh how long after the apocalypse is this?

10/02/2007 9:30 PM

Name: Zander Miles

Age: 36

Sex: Male

Former occupation: former special ops weapons specialist that was cross trained as a mechanic towards the end of his career.

Appearance: always outfitted in some form of BDU's weather it be fully outfitted or simply the pants and brown T-shirt. Underneath his military outfits Zander is relativley fit for his age. He doesn't have a six pack but a nicley flattened stomach, large biceps, and broad shoulders. Zanders hair is brown and cut into a crewcut and his eyes are a dark brown. He has many small scars on his back from a shratenal grenade. He has a roughly kept gotee, but overall is a good looking guy.

Lifestyle: Zander runs a well known arms shop filled with anything you can imagine. He has military equipment, weapons, vehicles, ammo, and supplies. His shop spans 3 acres of desert surrounded by 12 foot, top arched, barbed wired wall. He has enough gear to well outfit and arm a medium sized convoy, and is known as the best and largest military surplus dealer in the desert. His shop is stationed near a large settlemnt built around a beautifully oaisis. Having gathered nearly every usefull thing imaginable from the deserted military base 2 days drive east of the settlement Zander sells to all sorts of nomads.zanders shop is aet up like a junkyard. A large warehouse holding weapons, ammo, supplies, gear, and explosives. While the outside is scattered with vehicles and other large equipment. Zander runs an honest business and is always willing to cut deals with traveling nomads on the hopes that his gear will keep them alive just a bit longer.

Vehicles: Although he owns and sells many he keeps one stashed away for his own personall use. A AAAV ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expeditionary_Fighting_Vehicle ) Which has been fixed and altered to solve any reliability issues in the past, and also outfitted it with a solar charged electric engine to increase MPG substantially. Zander keeps this on hand in the chance that he leaves the settlement to join a nomad convoy, a thought that has been lurking in the back of his mind for several months.

Weapons: Although Zander owns more weapons than he could ever wish to use, he keeps a large variety in his AAAV in the case of an emergencey. This consists of:

1X Pancor Jackhammer shotgun ( mounted flashlight )
4X .357 Magnum Desert Eagles ( Two of which are his, and mounted with flashlights )
1X M82 .50 caliber sniper rifle ( Zanders personal )
1X Steyr Scout sniper rifle
1X M249 SAW
2X SA80 Assult Rifles
2X Steyr Aug Assult Rifles ( One of which is Zanders, mounted with a flashlight )

(( These arent for him, only the ones with parenthasis on the side stating otherwise, these are just for you guys to use should you join up with him. ))

Supplies: Has a small electric generator in his AAAV that runs off most any fuel, or can be solarly charged. Enough MRE's to last him and his companions a few months (( well rationed that is )), along with several jugs of water. Along with all of the other basic military gear tightly and well packed inside his AAAV.

Bio: Zander joined the military shortly after highschool. After basic training, and tech school he was deployed a military base in California. After being stationed Zander went to college to take part in ROTC for officers training. After which he graduated with honors. After graduating Zander moved on to special ops test and training for the next four years, where he trained to be a Weapons specialist. After doing several missions that were never heard of Zander cross trained during a long laps of operations to be a Vehicle specialist. After several more years of Special Ops duty Zander turned in his rifle and became a grease monkey on base. After Joining the military Zander lost touch with his family, and soon forgot about them completley as he engulfed himself in his Military career.

During the Apocolypse Zander hid himself in an underground shelter within his military base. This is where he stayed for a year and a half before he came to the surface and found that the base had been left in ruins. He quickly stumbled upon a settlement that had been established near one of the last flourishing oais's. This is where he enrolled the help of several men to help him salvage the base for everything it held and start a large arms business. All went well until the last load of ammunitions where everyone was killed in a firey explosion caused from the happy trigger finger of a young man while being atacked by zombies. Zander was the only one who survived and luckily made it back with half of the load.

Zander now resides in a well fortified arms shop, that supplies nomads strictly and is known across the land for its large inventory. Zander employs the help of young people from the settlement to assist him in running the large shop. Zander doesnt employ one person for too long in the hopes of spreading the wealth among those who live in the settlement, and avoiding the chance he may get too attached to anyone and have them killed. Zander still wonders what happened to his family weather they are safe and making a new life, or if they all were killed and turned by the infected dead that roam the earth. Zander has been recently thinking about becoming a nomad and joining a group of travelers in the hopes of finding new places for settlements and possibly finding a refuge to start a new life for mankind. Zander is simply waiting for the right group to come to his doorstep.

Although Zander is a kind man willing to help most anyone in need, he only sells to Nomads and settlement guards as he believes that they will put his merchandise to better use than civillians who live in settlements. He always offers a free place and warm meal for kind nomads who travel through town.

[Edited by evilmouse on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 10:21 PM]

10/02/2007 10:29 PM

that is the longest bio I have ever posted! I'm very proud of it :D

10/03/2007 12:03 AM

Sweet! wish raikoh would show up so we could start. He always seems to disappear lol.

10/04/2007 11:52 PM

anyone wanna either start without raikoh or scrap the game?

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Saturday, October 6, 2007 12:29 AM]

10/07/2007 7:28 PM

don't worry im back. i'll start the game soon. it'll be under horror as nomads apocalypse of course. my characters will be in the post.

10/07/2007 8:28 PM

Okay lol. You always seem to disappear whenever we're waiting for you. Well I can't wait to play it then.

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