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ZombieKiller13
09/30/2007 10:01 PM

Okay the idea just popped into my head while I was thinking about Cowboy Bebop. Each person would be a bounty hunter and we would all have access to the same bounties so if one person makes up one unless it's a private bounty other people can go after it too. We may have to fight each other occasionally or work together.

[edit] deleted a couple of sentences since it has been decided that we will use the Cowboy Bebop universe.

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Saturday, October 6, 2007 12:17 AM]

LunaMaria
10/01/2007 8:30 AM

I was thinking the same thing after watching all of the cowboy bebop from start to finish but I didn't have time to GM it. I'm in from the ground floor.

ZombieKiller13
10/01/2007 10:06 AM

cool. I hope I can balance this, Lights Out, and school. Plus I might be getting a job too.

LunaMaria
10/01/2007 10:51 AM

Me too only my job (fingers crossed) is at school... ICT department technician after school two hours a day paid a massive £6.26 an hour

ZombieKiller13
10/01/2007 2:34 PM

Well I have to wait for my financial aid to go through before I can get on Work Study in the library. Since I'm going to college to be a librarian that would be like the perfect job for me.

evilmouse
10/02/2007 1:29 AM

ooh this one sounds really fun. I am not sure if I can take this one with that apocolypse one aswell... I might have to decide between the two of these. Well cowboy bebop isco ing on now, so we will see what kinda mood it puts me in. :)

ZombieKiller13
10/02/2007 1:58 PM

w00t another person. Okay do yo people want to be part of a team that works together or do you want to be all working for yourselves?

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 3:55 PM]

evilmouse
10/02/2007 8:11 PM

I tend to enjoy being in a group more than anything. But I can do either.

Well I guess this means I won't be taking part in the Apocolypse thread.... Awww screw it I will get into both. I can't say no to a good story... Its a weakness. :D

ZombieKiller13
10/02/2007 9:24 PM

Okay then I will see you in both of them then lol. Luna I'll try to post in Light's Out soon but I've got freaking writer's block lol. Plus I have an essay to write.

LunaMaria
10/04/2007 11:35 AM

No worries, Just wait till my coursework starts in a few months.

I think group is a better choice else it would be hard to mange and it'll be more fun.

ZombieKiller13
10/04/2007 1:13 PM

Okay. Well here's a character sheet. Any suggestions on what to call our main ship, like the Bebop in CB?

Name:
Age:
Gender:
Name of personal ship:
Ship description:
Homeplanet: (has to be either a planet or moon in our solar system. If u haven't seen the show then [url:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowboy_Bebop]here's a link to the wiki[/url])
Character description:
Bio:



[edit] added a link to the wiki and took away human or alien since we've decided to use the CB universe and I haven't seen any aliens in the series yet

[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Saturday, October 6, 2007 12:25 AM]

evilmouse
10/04/2007 4:02 PM

Name: Tyler ( Ty ) Davidson

Age: 24

Sex: Male

Name of ship: Sparrow Hawk

Ship Description: (( Before I start picture the body of a futuristic A-10 that looks as described below. ))

Metallic black and streamline the Sparrow Hawk has two long narrow wings protruding from the sides. In the rear is a large jet propulsion engine . It has directional thrust (( That doesnt eat up fuel, simply a nozzle around the jets flame that angles the thrust increasing manuverability. )) and afterburner mode. On either side of the ship resting snug ontop of each wing and tightly against the main hull of the ship are two average sized 6 barreled rotory gattling guns. On the bottom of the ship is a rotating Rocket pod that is hiddin within this ship itself and deployed only when fireing. It is outfitted with multiple types of rockets for any type of situation.

Equipment on personal ship:

2X Average sized 6 barreled gattling guns1X Rotary multi rocket system inside the main hull of the ship. (( Deploys just like those of the F-22 Raptor ))
Holds: High explosive
EMP (( For harmless disabling of ships ))

Home Planet: Tragen colony on Mars

Species: Human

Usual Weaponry:
A wide assortment of needles and poisons,
A Large caliber Pistol fitted with infra red scope.
A state of the art Sniperifle that instead of firing bullets fires a laser capeable of either stunning, or incinerating its victim. (( breaks down to fit nicely into a dufflebag ))
A 3 foot Katana (( Kept hidden in his pantleg ))


Appearance: Tyler stands at 5'10" with brown eyes and long black hair (( like this style http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/8979/120ax3.jpg )). He is well built and is a rather good looking guy, sadly he has little to no people skills. Tyler usually wears slightly baggy jeans (( Same type as the picture )) and well fitting shirts that show his lean muscular body.

Bio: Ever since Tyler was a kid there were always two things that always got him into trouble more than anything. Speed and fighting, Tyler was arrested multiple times as a teenager for breaking traffic laws on land and air. And was always getting suspended in school. After finishing Highschool, he was drafted into the military after they saw his impressive skills with all types of vehicles from his records of police chases on land air and sea. Tyler was put into a fighter squad and quickly showed his skills. After only two years Tyler had been given his own elite fighter squad that flew highly dangerous and top secret missions. But as anyone knows in those positions the goverment bullshit is overwhelming. Tyler quit and disappeared, leaving Tragen he moved to a space station filled with bounty hunters and drug runners. Not long after arriving at the space station Tyler was picked up by a small band of two bounty hunters, who were in need of a third. He is now a crewmember of the ( Insert Name Here ).

[Edited by evilmouse on Thursday, October 4, 2007 7:35 PM]

LunaMaria
10/04/2007 4:09 PM

I love the cowboy bebop universe (which isn't very complicated being just the solar system), can we keep this a low tech future at least

For the ship name: Pandora

Name: Lunamaria Hawke (The space bandit strikes again one of my first RPs reincarnated)
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Name of personal ship: Shiva
Ship description: See picture, twin gattling guns, missile launching system in underbody. Compressed air leveling thrusters with in built compressor, nuclear battery with power socket landing computer, NavSat, oxygen scrubbers, weapon system.

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Homeplanet: Io<br />
Human or alien:  Human<br />
Character description: Long copper hair strait and loose, dark brown eyes. She's about 5'8
Usual Weaponry:
Beretta 93R machine pistol (never fired)
PDA

Bio: Ex-lane hacker, she was part of a pirate group hacking into the lane network when the ISF attacked the group. Most of the group was killed or arrested, this scared her strait as it were, so for the last year she's been working as a small time bounty hunter and freelancer making enough to live off.

[Edited by LunaMaria on Friday, October 5, 2007 2:13 AM]

evilmouse
10/04/2007 4:12 PM

Lets call it the Bobop.

No but really... hmm... perhaps mabye slient dawn? or has that been used for somthing before? It sounds nice, but oddly familiar... I think im takeing it from somthing ive seen before and just dont quite know it yet... Hmmm... perhaps the Zerron? that sounds familiar too... YOU KNOW WHAT!? I DONT KNOW!!!! AHHH!!! * Rips hair from skull *

evilmouse
10/04/2007 4:13 PM

The pandora i like it!

LunaMaria
10/04/2007 4:32 PM

I think your ship may be a bit over powered,
For all that stuff you'd need a lot of money to keep resupplying it, plus I'd guess Shiva would be faster than your flying cannon.

No shields/forcefields means that any ship bit by missile or machine gun fire would have a lot of problems

[Edited by LunaMaria on Thursday, October 4, 2007 4:35 PM]

evilmouse
10/04/2007 4:54 PM

the three engines are what name it si fast. But I was acctually re-reading it and thought the cannon was overkill. The machine guns and missles seem to be more than enough. And it is the directional thrust that makes it so manuverable. Its somthing they put on the new F-22 Raptors. Makes them one of the most manuverable fighter jets in the world. Not to mention it is also one if the fastest ones out there too. I made it a futuristic combo of the A-10 and F-22 Raptor. My two favorite jets.

[Edited by evilmouse on Thursday, October 4, 2007 4:56 PM]

LunaMaria
10/04/2007 5:23 PM

Before getting to far into this.... we'd be mostly in space no air resistance so no fastest ship, highest acceleration maybe but any ship can go faster and faster in space provided there's fuel. But that thing is going to eat fuel like a no ones business with three engines plus directional thrusters.

Sounds like a rant, sorry

[Edited by LunaMaria on Thursday, October 4, 2007 5:33 PM]

LibraRabbit
10/04/2007 5:27 PM

This seems interesting. I do know quite a bit about space and bounty hunters. I am currently creating a comic series with Bounty Hunters in it. I think I may stick my main character on this.

Name: Tabitha Chii Tie Kasier A.K.A. Tab

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Name of personal ship: The Yi (Chinese for Hawk)

Ship description: It looks like a bird.. to some degree. It's a medium sized ship (need some approval bits from you ZK)
http://nekodemonstar.deviantart.com/art/The-Yi-66254425 Will have more detail later

Homeplanet: Mars (Born on a shuttle)

Human or alien: Human

Character description: Tab stands at 5'10" She's got knee length hair that is usually in a braid. She's got the right side of her face covered by her hair to cover a scar on that side of her face. That I is fake. It's Cyber-wear. She usually is wearing a green bomber jacket, with a black tank under neith. Cameo pants and steel toe (standard issue Military)

Bio: In her short 22 yrs of life so far she has done a lot. Her parents where killed when she was 5 and 6 leaving her and her younger sister alone in the world. At the age of 10 she was roped into a war, that took until she was 13 to escape. High school was normal...for a 14 - 17 year old who helped run a bar and being trained by a former bounty hunter to follow in his footsteps. From 17 on her and her best friend Indi went gallivanting around the system picking up 3 more crew members. (Will talk to you ZK) She currently is a resident of Aries Mars, but can be mostly found on her ship.

[Edited by LibraRabbit on Thursday, October 4, 2007 5:55 PM]

ZombieKiller13
10/04/2007 7:22 PM

I like Pandora. I was trying to write a story called Pandora a couple of weeks ago but couldn't think of a subject. I just read the wikipedia about Cowboy Bebop and I guess we could do that universe. It doesn't sound very complicated. Unfortunately I just started watching the show last week lol. Okay so we will do that universe. All of my experience with space and Bounty Hunters is from the game Freelancer (awesome game) so lol. Well here's my character.

Name: Viktor Kraig aka Vik
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Name of personal ship: The Starburst
Ship description: It's a very sleek black ship with a pattern of stars painted on the show in order to better conceal it whne flying through space. I'll just base it off of a ship in Freelancer lol. [url:http://www.battleclinic.com/freelancer/ships.php?id=21]Here's[/url] the picture of it.
Picture that except for painted the way I said.
Homeplanet: Earth
Human or alien: Human
Character description: Tall with long hair. He wears glasses because of a slight visual condition he has. He's about average weight, a little on the skinny side. He has a scar on his lower stomach right above his belly button in the shape of an 's' but it's usually covered. He wears an old Air Force jacket like you see hippies wearing in pictures or like the one I'm wearing in my avatar.
Bio: Viktor was born on Earth. His parents insisted on trying to make a living on the barren ruined planet. They said that 'God' never intended people to go into space and co,lonize other planets. Vik had to get out of there so he ran away at the age of 16. He worked his way onto a ship off of Earth. He traveled the solar system for the next four years working for cash in order to put himself through college. He had just gotten the money to get in when something happened that changed his life. He was walking home from his latest job on Io when he heard something down an alleyway. He went to investigate and saw several large men beating up a kid about the age he had been when he ran away. He ran over and tried to stop them but one of them attacked him with a sharp metal pipe. The guy stabbed Viktor in the stomach. He would have died if someone next door hadn't called the cops. The kid the men had been attacking had dissappeared according to the cops. Viktor decided he was going to stop stuff like that from happening anymore. He went to the ISSP Academy and tried to join but they said his vision wasn't good enough, so he decided to become a bounty hunter. He used the money he had saved for college to buy his first ship. It was a piece of junk but Viktor had always been good at mechanical stuff so he fixed it up and christened it the Starburst.


[Edited by ZombieKiller13 on Saturday, October 6, 2007 12:28 AM]

evilmouse
10/04/2007 7:35 PM

There you are Luna, its all taken out. It should now be better.

And directional thrusters arent somthing that eat up fuel. If you look at this picture here ( http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/f22/f229.html ) If you look at the end of the engine, that awkwardly shaped piece of metal angles itself and in the process redirects the thrust, it increases the manuverability of the jet substantially. It can also fly straight while pointing up slightly. It is a simple idea that added much to the handling at no extra cost to fuel. Maybe a slight use of electricity to run the elecrict motors, but those would probably be powered by a altinator atatched to the jets engine. Much like the windshield wipers of your car, or your power windows and locks, or your radio even (( unless you dont have one of those high powered systems that thump their way down the street and can be heard a mile away. ))

[Edited by evilmouse on Thursday, October 4, 2007 7:48 PM]

ZombieKiller13
10/04/2007 8:06 PM

Okay since we're going to be in a team do you people want to be in the team when we start or do you want to meet up after the game starts?

evilmouse
10/04/2007 8:37 PM

I would prefer to be togather already, but either way is fien with me. Also if some people want to meet up later we could do a kinda half an half setup.

ZombieKiller13
10/04/2007 9:02 PM

Okay. Either way is fine with me. By the way welcome aboard Libra.

LibraRabbit
10/04/2007 9:26 PM

Thanks. Oh Zerofox wants on board too. He sent you a PM. He'll post in a bit.

LunaMaria
10/05/2007 2:25 AM

Det låter likt it'darbete,

Glad we got that cleared up, Woot for using CB universe, Woot for Freelancer.

Sorry for seeming like such a bitch Evilmouse,

I edited my ship slightly,

I'm going to start off the ship never meeting anyone, I'm thinking "Some local colour happening" to quote Mal.

ZombieKiller13
10/05/2007 11:57 AM

Okay. sounds good. Do you have Freelancer Luna? I thought you might because of your lane hacker character. If you don't the Lane Hackers are a bandit group in the game.

evilmouse
10/05/2007 12:34 PM

Its quite alright Luna, Bing a bitch is part of correcting people when they are in the wrong. At least you were polite about it. My problem is that I am your typicall man... i LOVE gadgets and techonology. So when i start going its hard to stop... lol :D

LunaMaria
10/05/2007 2:19 PM

I do have freelancer with the discovery Mod but my wireless laptop can't play it on line grrr, I used to on my old desktop, when several years ago Lunamaria was captain of a lane Hacker battleship and ambushed and PK lots and lots of drug runners.... Good times.....

I too am a fan of gadgets but more on a computer level on things

ZombieKiller13
10/06/2007 12:15 AM

Dang I was hoping for someone I could play online with. Libra brought up a good point in a message she sent me. What year do you guys want it to be when we start? I haven't seen much of the show so I have no idea what would be good. The wiki was kinda short on details.

LunaMaria
10/06/2007 2:45 AM

The Cowboy Bebop movie was set in 2072 after the series by a month or so. (first paragraph of the wiki as the start was in 2071)

LibraRabbit
10/06/2007 9:46 AM


The Cowboy Bebop movie was set in 2072 after the series by a month or so.


I think the movie takes place during the series. 'Cause of a certain main character dieing.

Anywho. Since me and the RPGC seem to have a problem with linking here is try #2 for the ship. So here...it doesn't work...*Grumble*.

Okay! I got it this time!

[img:http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v715/VampireKitty44D/The_Yi_by_nekodemonstar.jpg]



[Edited by LibraRabbit on Saturday, October 6, 2007 10:23 AM]

ZombieKiller13
10/06/2007 11:55 AM

Nice Libra. Okay so we're going to start in like 2071 I guess since that's when the series started.

LunaMaria
10/06/2007 1:17 PM

Thats really a matter of opinion, I don't think they die at the end. From those injurers they would have pasted out from lost of blood, thus they could be medically saved... then theres the whole thing were lots of people think the movie is a dream....

Trying not to ruin it for you.

I'm sure somewhere I read it was a month after but I couldn't fine it, really it could fit in anywhere, but we've got a date now.

When are we looking at posting this?

[Edited by LunaMaria on Saturday, October 6, 2007 1:19 PM]

ZombieKiller13
10/06/2007 1:20 PM

Sometime soon. Later this week. I have to think up something for my post.

Zerofox
10/07/2007 3:06 PM

Sorry I'm late everyone. Haven't been online much for the past few days.

Name: Nico (A.K.A: Ghost)
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Name of personal ship: Deserted Hornet
Ship description: The Deserted Hornet is a 1 man ship. It has a cargo bay at the rear of the ship, a small living quarter, and a small escape vessel locked into the bottom of the ship. The ship is painted black with red stripes across the the top and bottom. (Will give a better example later)
Homeplanet: Rhea
Character description:
-Height: 6'1"
-Weight: 250
-Hair color: Black
-Eye color: Brown
-Ethnicity: Russian
Bio: Nico has been working as a bounty hunter for sometime. He was given his name from the style that he uses. Silent, swift, and leaves no trace of his presence.

Sorry for the generic starting back. I'll give more later.

ZombieKiller13
10/07/2007 3:22 PM

No problem just get a longer bio in after the game starts. I'll probably post the game in a couple of days. Probably Wednesday since that's when I'm at school the least amount of time. When I post it it will be called Pandora Chronicles: Session 1 or something like that.

ZombieKiller13
10/10/2007 9:15 PM

Okay everyone the game has begun. It is under General Roleplaying as Pandora Session 1: Welcome to the Pleasure Dome. The name is the name of a song like all the Cowboy Bebop episodes basically so go post and copy & paste your characters into ooc.

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