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Pillage
10/10/2007 3:27 AM

[i]... In every society, there are countless secret communities. Underworlds created by men, for brotherhood, knowledge, pleasure, or more unspeakable things. Some are accused of running society in the shadows, where none can interfere. But realistically, that's science fiction, like the old movies that tried documenting us.

Unless Civilisation is built for the shadows, for the taboo and hidden arts. Then every secret is forced into the light. Then, anything goes.

The new Season is here. I've been banished and it's safely assumed that my brothers come to silence me as I type this, but you? Dear friend, I hope you're ready.[/i]


The concept: I'm thinking this'll be in the vein of an already made system (maybe loosely based on the White Wolf world, with some fun things added). These are fragile and sinful times - Man and Nature are powerful enough to destroy the known world. As life itself is threatened and the real war is between zealotry and survival, all that was once hidden gradually becomes uncovered. Mythology becomes fact, fantasy is reality and powers that dwarf Man's current stockpile make their way slowly toward the ill-meaning hands they've avoided for millennia. The world will change one way or another, so now the Underworld's struggle is for who'll decide what the new Aeon holds.

In the city this game happens at, there are two playing fields: the neutral outside world where the Underworld's newly hatched conflict is fought with less violence and more subtle means. Reasoning, magic, deception, espionage. Then the segmented Hidden society - cover of night, ignored alleys, members' basements. Barren fields and ghost towns (a short drive away) where groups can battle undisturbed. Even the terrifying power of invisibility.

Some people are becoming aware of a presence no longer veiled, one which should stay hidden more than ever. Many of the Hidden disagree and cease keeping secrets (as has become the trend for many former social taboos and immoralities in the game), taking this chance to stake claims of the coming Aeon for their domination, at their own species' expense. Those who welcome the coming End Times challenge both sides, unafraid of their inevitable death, brutal and obsessed. Some just call their clans and packs to arms, or look out for themselves, ready to kill anyone between them and survival. Everyone has a part.



*pants* And that's the basic premise - there's more to explain, but that'll do. When we get some interest, we'll talk scenario, characters and all. What I'd really like to see is everyone else's ideas and desires for the game, things we want changed, added and all that - something to make this RP a bit different.

I really see this going places. So, who's interested?


[b]Edit:[/b]
Just had to change the thread title. Bet you didn't know you could do that. You just edit the first post.

[Edited by Pillage on Thursday, October 11, 2007 10:23 PM]

Avenging_Angel
10/10/2007 9:06 AM

As soon as you mention modern fantasy within a fifty mile radius, you have me in. Any ideas on the actual plot and characters yet?

LunaMaria
10/10/2007 9:26 AM

(This is the last thread I can join less the others get really slow)

I'm interested, any chance of a government group being set up with its own objectives (not protecting people) just for my character story/group?

nanuk
10/10/2007 1:08 PM

Giving a provisional definite nod of interest, dependant on what the scenario will be, and me managing to get up to date with my other threads.

raikoh
10/10/2007 8:19 PM

hell I like the sound of this one. it should help me stay preoccupied. count me in.

Pillage
10/11/2007 10:14 PM

Awesome, that's enough to make something happen, but a couple more would be perfect.



I'm interested, any chance of a government group being set up with its own objectives (not protecting people) just for my character story/group?


Of course. The main setting here is one city, where all the players are based for whatever reason. The country itself had many influential undead voices among its founders, and the city's run by an ambitious vampire who (unknown to the public) uses body doubles for daily appearance but only speaks at night when all the city council's meetings are held, an eccentricity that's gained him enormous publicity. Ignoring the amount of supporters who fanatically back him after a single private conversation, a reporter once noted he'd 'soared to the top with both political hands bound.'
The government's similarly known for its numerous unusual men who can gather themselves god-like support, a few even noted for succeeding despite their stays in psychiatric facilities.
That's all I've got in place right now, so go ahead and work with that, Maria ... Hm, is that your real name? Not enough people are called Maria, hehe.


Giving a provisional definite nod of interest, dependant on what the scenario will be, and me managing to get up to date with my other threads.


What are you in the mood for, mistress Vader? So far, we're at an unnervingly calm point where the lines and factions have been marked. Attacks are subtle, small and leave no ripples in the crumbling line between preparation and all-out conflict. Very soon, something will cave it in completely, but for now it's the late period of an urban Cold War.


I'm using the World of Darkness universe. Anything you need to know is here:
[url:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_of_Darkness]World of Darkness[/url]
[url:http://whitewolf.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page]White Wolf Wiki[/url]



Anyhow, into the shadows. A rough idea of the factions:


Kindred - Those who see the harm that ambition and fanaticism have done the world so far, and take Man's side. These are the well-meaning portion, controlled by Undead but accepting men, mages and creatures, even werewolves and the more level-headed hunters. Seeing this harmony within their own faction, they're convinced they can keep Civilisation in their hands and even prevent the coming destruction, knowing it's either them, the Antediluvians or the Fanatics who'll gain control. Sometimes called Humanists (often in irony or perojative, beside the standard curses for those who'd choose love and peace over war).

Antediluvians - Ruled by most of the Camarilla's leaders before necessity and the times split it in two (or rid them of thin-blooded traitors, this faction insists), this group sees the damage Man has brought himself and considers it the end of their era. [url:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire:_Gehenna]As prophesied[/url], the older vampires rise together to overrun the younger, weaker-blooded Kindred, aided by all who'd see their unholy breed accepted, even looked up to as the dominant species. Their presence is strongest in the game's main city, which they believe has belonged to them since its birth. Of course in-fighting occurs, but the most far-sighted Antediluvians (named after Caine's grandchildren - if any still live, ironically, they hide in the upper ranks of the faction named for them) keep it mild.

Fanatics - Harbingers of the terrible and glorious Gehenna. They accept fate, darkness and all that is now unavoidable. Any in their way obstruct the will of Nature and the God their cursed blood betrays. Despite their fascination with atonement for dirty blood, the Fanatics house more men, Hunters and mages than any other group. Actually a loose arrangement of blood cults and religious sects, its mainstream human members can be identified by the silver cross on their necks, worn under the clothes to protect the group's Undead children. The Undead have a large cross burned into their upper backs by holy water, a commitment to their desire for atonement and obsessive love for the world's coming conclusion. Beside this and the robes used in ceremonies (but never outside them), it's impossible to identify a Fanatic. They're known and feared for swift and bloody ambushes.

Irregulars - Anarchs not allied with the Kindred, solitary and freelance hunters, Clan and pack purists, mercenaries and all who've stepped outside the conflict. These are often a danger for individuals, but Factions almost never have trouble with Irregulars since they rarely work in large groups.


[Edited by Pillage on Thursday, October 11, 2007 10:30 PM]

[Edited by Pillage on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 9:36 PM]

nanuk
10/12/2007 12:36 AM


What are you in the mood for, mistress Vader?


Oh purrrr, I like this one ;)

Thanks for the WoD links- most of what I know is Kindred-related so the extra info is appreciated.
Once there's intrigue and maneuvering in the story rather than just battling all the time I'll be happy enough.

I seem to be keeping up (ish) so should be good to go on this :)

Pillage
10/14/2007 2:08 AM


Oh purrrr, I like this one ;)


Purring already? If your character is a half-girl, half-cat with a Japanese name and the fate of the world in their hands, I'll be pretty disillusioned :p


Once there's intrigue and maneuvering in the story rather than just battling all the time I'll be happy enough.


Hah, I'm glad someone else thinks like that. One of the main things I want to go for is something fun and unpredictable to play, instead of two solid weeks of describing how you're attacking someone and waiting to see whether or not it worked, rather than keeping an amusing momentum. I'll put up a character sheet when I'm not hung over *headdesk*

nanuk
10/14/2007 7:25 AM


If your character is a half-girl, half-cat with a Japanese name and the fate of the world in their hands,



...uh... no, [i]no[/i], nothing like that... *starts scribbling furiously*



when I'm not hung over *headdesk*


Ah, I do pity lesser mortals who are cursed by such an affliction. This pitying usually involves playing music loudly and eating lots of food, but it [i]is[/i] pity, nevertheless.

Avenging_Angel
10/14/2007 11:32 AM

I's already got my character ready for whenever we need to post ze sheets.



This pitying usually involves playing music loudly and eating lots of food, but it [i]is[/i] pity, nevertheless.


.....

And people try to claim that -I'm- satan...

Pillage
10/14/2007 9:24 PM


Ah, I do pity lesser mortals who are cursed by such an affliction. This pitying usually involves playing music loudly and eating lots of food, but it [i]is[/i] pity, nevertheless.


*flings bedsheets over head* MRRRRRGH! Will you keep that noise down?!

God I'm hungry, some breakfast will probably stop my head pounding too. From all that noise ... ah, I just did a half-hour reading hung over. It ended up going for an hour because everything was taking so long to come to me.


And people try to claim that -I'm- satan...


You are. I'm on MSN, and a certain she-devil has left me to the other dozen or so who are actually on. One of whom says we're going to the pub soon. Oh christ, it begins again.

Pillage
10/16/2007 8:16 AM

Kay, here be the standard sheet. Go ahead and use more than one-word answers if need be, since with irregulars and whatnot, the lines aren't completely definitive. And this sheet's a bit different from the norm.

This post is half-finished. On the other side of sleepy time, I'll add example answers, some more back-story and NPC bios. So you know, NPCs will tend to have incomplete sheets based on what we know and what'll be revealed in the chronicle. Though it helps, we don't need entire characters yet, but when we know what purpose everyone serves, we can get started :D


[b]Name:[/b]


[b]Allegiance:[/b]


[b]Class/Species:[/b]


[b]Physique:[/b]


[b]Gear:[/b]


[b]Talents:[/b]


[b]History:[/b]

Pillage
10/16/2007 9:29 PM

Aaand the example, starring an NPC:

[i][note: OOC explanations look like this][/i]


[b]Name:[/b]
"Blue Clover"

[b]Allegiance:[/b]
Both Fanatic and Antediluvian ties are rumoured [i][highly unlikely, since Fanatics shun those who'd defy Gehenna][/i]

[b]Class/Species:[/b]
Hunter; rumoured werewolf, changeling among other species [i][again unlikely][/i]

[b]Physique:[/b]
A foot above most men, many dark layers (most often black and deep blue) tensed over his thick solid frame, unnatural ice-blue eyes once called 'empty ... like they're sucking you into this hollow space' by a Humanist he failed to kill. Close-cropped hair, middle-aged and pale, a thin dark-brown dagger of hair under his lip. Known to often use disguises and even alter his height.

[b]Gear:[/b]
Based on crime-scene evidence: Heavy pistol; foot-long blade; steel-capped boots; a collection of small silver collar pins decorated by three circles in a clover shape (his nickname's origin); a small crucifix able to imprint skin without heat. On heresay: Human and creature servants; a silver-plated sickle worn inside a coat.

[b]Talents:[/b]
The Clover often deals with more than one target at a time - no single deaths have shown his distinct, efficient and often unchallenged killing style. Thus it's believed he exists only to covertly kill groups, suggesting Fanatic links. His very presence quells Humanist sentiment, between his reputation, unsettling appearance and one of his few consistently agreed-upon aspects, that all with auspex abilities describe: he has no aura.

[b]History:[/b]
[i][this is a general bio too, of course][/i] Blue Clover, while sounding unfortunately like an upbeat nightclub, had been spotted a few times before the Camarilla's collapse. Though he was always alone and no threat, seen at places where many Kindred had been killed recently. His appearance was memorable enough for those involved to recognise his description, after many survivors named similar features on their would-be hunter.
His silver clover pins found at the odd crime scene are left in random places, in no planned position, as if accidentally dropped. One was found near a Fanatic-style ambush. He's only hunted Kindred so far.
Half of what's heard about him is false, yet rumours about him are treated with terror among the Kindred, because any Clover hearsay could be true.

[Edited by Pillage on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 10:05 PM]

[Edited by Pillage on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 10:25 PM]

nanuk
10/17/2007 3:38 AM

Quick question dearie- and one I can't believe I fotgot to ask already- is it oWoD or n?
Because of the mention of Fanatics I thought pre Gehenna?

Pillage
10/17/2007 11:03 PM

Yep. It's essentially in the old world, loovie. The new elements are phasing in as the world changes, so all the new additions also exist here, though aren't too common. Changelings, wraiths - even the thin-blooded vampires who can't sire children and can tolerate sunlight. Though the more traditional-minded folk generally look on them with discomfort, if not outright disgust or righteous anger.

Is anyone else stoked about this? We could use a couple more players, though.

Benjmn
10/17/2007 11:56 PM

My only experience with WoD comes from playing through Vampires: The Masquerade Bloodlines by the ill-fated Troika games, but it could be fun. I'd like to join.

StoicFervor
10/18/2007 5:26 AM

The only time I played anything related to WoD was Vampires: The Masquerade RPG about 10 years ago, lol. Flipped through the links, and it looks interesting though. I wouldn't mind joining, if you didn't mind letting me know when I mess up.



Why'd nanuk get an evil grin on her face when I mentioned letting me know when I mess up? :P

Avenging_Angel
10/18/2007 9:46 AM

[b]Name:[/b] Lucas Taylor


[b]Allegiance:[/b] Kindred


[b]Class/Species:[/b] Malkavian vampire


[b]Physique:[/b]
On the tall side of average, rather lanky and thin. Short, unkempt black hair and large grey eyes usually hidden behind a pair of large, orange, aviator style sunglasses that he rarely takes off. Generally dresses like he just wandered out of Woodstock or a Beatles show, as his mind never really left the last era he was alive in. Carries a guitar case on his back, even though he doesn't really know how to play, but simply liked the look of it on one of his earlier victims.


[b]Gear:[/b]
When forced into a confrontation he generally relies on whatever happens to be on hand. Carries a machete he's fairly handy with and a few other knives, including an old KA-Bar knife that was his human father's. Has a generally affinity for pointy objects and he can be extremely creative with them when properly motivated.


[b]Talents:[/b]
Excellent at talking his way out of tight spots, when he's aware of what's going on. Like most Malkavians, he has a tendency to know things he shouldn't be able to, and has the power of Dementation.


[b]History:[/b]

Like most children of the post-WWII era, when the 60s rolled around Luke Taylor was ready for a revolution in one way or another. Eventually dropping out of college, he drifted around the west coast until he was Embraced at a concert in 1967. While his sire left him a few years later, Lucas did well enough on his own, continuing to frequent the hippie movement he had been so attached to in life - albeit with less daylight now.
He generally has spent the past several decades drifting around to wherever appeals to him at the moment, managing to span most of the country, and rationally remembers very little of it.

nanuk
10/18/2007 10:15 AM


[b]Class/Species:[/b] Malkavian vampire



Damn you! *shakes fist*

They were always my favourite, lol. Now I'll actually have to [i]think[/i].

Avenging_Angel
10/18/2007 11:05 AM


Damn you! *shakes fist*

They were always my favourite, lol. Now I'll actually have to [i]think[/i].


Mine too, along with Ravnos. I guess you'll just have to settle for a character that's not quite so buckets of crazy :P

[Edited by Avenging_Angel on Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:06 AM]

Pillage
10/19/2007 9:24 AM


My only experience with WoD comes from playing through Vampires: The Masquerade Bloodlines by the ill-fated Troika games, but it could be fun. I'd like to join.


Haha, I battled through a ridiculous amount of lag for that game, until the second-last mission. When you get to the boat in the cave under the mansion, the game crashes. Every time. Ah, memories ...
Please, join us. Sorry for taking so long to answer, broski.


The only time I played anything related to WoD was Vampires: The Masquerade RPG about 10 years ago, lol. Flipped through the links, and it looks interesting though. I wouldn't mind joining, if you didn't mind letting me know when I mess up.


Hay Fervor, the motley crew you see here are the finest, most patient batch of teachers around. Nanuk actually gets paid to do it, lucky little ... You'll love it. Just remember, messing up makes things more interesting. And the more you do it, the better an RPer you'll become. Come on in, brudda.


Alright, basic beginning storyline. This'll be brief and subject to additional plot points, but it'll all be on the OOC thread so whatever floats our collective boat. I was planning to do this before my friends kidnapped me and took me out, so now I'm posting this drunk and my mouth tastes like pub. Is there any other way to write? Hemingway won a Pulitzer and Nobel for a novella he did while off his face; King can't remember writing most of Cujo. I swear, five minutes ago I had a tic tac. Its effect took one look at my breath, went 'fuck this' and left with its dignity intact. Clearly, the new mango flavour is imported from France.


Kindred: The higher echelons have taken advantage of the very brief quiet before battle, to send a few of their most cunning crew to deal with The Clover and resolve the untied links that swarm around him. Directing them:

[b]Name:[/b]
Bernard Jarnac

[b]Class/Species:[/b]
Thin-blooded Toreador vampire

[b]Physique:[/b]
Height average, wavy brown locks dangling above his shoulders - framing a thin face with cocky brown eyes and (most days) thin stubble. Perky and energetic from constant feeding, skin a bare shade browner than his Kindred's. He wears basic white and black clothing, but is known for the occasional accessory.

[b]Talents:[/b]
Despite heavy controversy and even plotting among those in power, Bernard's limited ability to mingle with humans by day makes his vampiric blood very hard to notice. He traveled Southern Europe and sang at bars and sidewalks in life, gaining talent in all social areas. Decent at range, passable hand-to-hand. A master of shadows, theft and silence. Yet the vampiric advantages, like his own blood, are weak.


Still upholding the Masquerade's torn remnants, they arm all havens strongly occupied by the humans they need to survive - clubs, bars, 24-hour convenience stores, some of the red-light district (most lost to the indulgent Antediluvians, in the prelude to war's point of focus) and will make any enemies in their areas disappear.


Antediluvians: The city's mayor, it's rumoured, leads from a hidden perch atop the former Camarilla's numerous council, the Ventrue majority having joined this ambitious faction. They prepare to invade, hearing tales of others moving about and challenging their opportunity to strike first. Their first move: secure the red light district from the Humanists, bringing this unspoken war into the light, with the existence of their new undead masters. This, high society's hang-outs and much of corporate downtown are their havens.
A meeting with the Fanatics' Archbishop is planned soon, to discuss compromise and association in exterminating the 'Kindred', thus removing the traitorous hippies who soil their Aeons-long name.

Fanatics:
[i]The Circle have been betrayed by one of our innermost Brothers, as the end draws near. We've sent hunters to deliver the Mage into God's hands before the Kindred take him first, yet the Circle's seers tell us another approach is needed. We'll see. The Antediluvians would find his charisma troublesome too, perhaps they'll agree to help us with him. Those crones need a close watch, lest their funny ideas betray us. There's a lot they keep from their faction.
For now, the Atoned are safe, asleep in their mausoleums. The hunters travel between our clerical Havens and uptown property by day, scouting everything. The ambushes will increase, with this conflict's tension. Until the Day of Judgment, we must thin out God's enemies, so less of his warriors may fall when the Reckoning comes.[/i]

Irregulars: Who knowns? They're all off doing their own thing.


H'okay, anything else we need before we get started? Everyone pick a team, so we can begin. When I write a first post up soon, we'll chuck the characters in the OOC section, but here can't hurt. Avvie-tool, your character is awesome. He'll be assigned by the Prince to work with Jarnac, how he deals with being given that mission, we shall see.

[Edited by Pillage on Friday, October 19, 2007 9:37 AM]

StoicFervor
10/19/2007 5:18 PM

Hmm...just to make sure we're all on the same page, players aren't limited to being vamps, are we? Werewolves, mages, hunters, etc are allowed?

I'm beginning to get an idea for a char, but want to make sure first.

Avenging_Angel
10/19/2007 6:19 PM


Its effect took one look at my breath, went 'fuck this' and left with its dignity intact. Clearly, the new mango flavour is imported from France.


That made me laugh entirely harder then it should have..


Avvie-tool, your character is awesome. He'll be assigned by the Prince to work with Jarnac, how he deals with being given that mission, we shall see.


Alright, but keep in mind he's pretty far up the crazy tree so he might not exactly be the first choice for an important mission of any kind. Or remember he's on a mission at all. In hindsight I maybe should have classified him as Anarch by merit of not even knowing where he is half the time...

Also; Avvie-tool? :P

EDIT: Stoic, I'm not the GM, but I'm pretty sure non-vamps are allowed. :)

[Edited by Avenging_Angel on Friday, October 19, 2007 6:21 PM]

StoicFervor
10/20/2007 12:40 AM


EDIT: Stoic, I'm not the GM, but I'm pretty sure non-vamps are allowed. :)


*howls at the full moon in delight*

I mean, uh.....great. I'll get right on that char profile then, if Pillage agrees...

nanuk
10/20/2007 6:26 AM

[b]Name:[/b] Emony Kendall


[b]Allegiance:[/b] Kindred, loosely associated with Camarilla


[b]Class/Species:[/b] Daughter of Cacophony vampire


[b]Physique:[/b]
About 5'8, with pale green eyes, she's too gaunt for true beauty, seeming all bones and angles, but would certainly count as striking. She favours long, slightly antiquated dresses, but always looks slightly thrown together, and carelessly- although people tend to view this as a charming character quirk. Her one vanity is her hair, a curtain of deep, shining red that falls to her waist.


[b]Gear:[/b]
Prefers to avoid physical confrontation but if forced to defend herself will do so fiercely, normally relying on her bloodline's Melpominee ability. When her voice isn't weapon enough she's not above resorting to using a small knife she usually carries concealed on her person; and while not the most naturally skilled hand-to-hand fighter she has enough experience and fortitude to generally hold her own.


[b]Talents:[/b]
Through charm, cajoling and sheer presence she's skilled at manipulating kindred and kine alike, helped by the fact that she is just slightly less self-involved than most of her clan to the point where she occasionally cares what other's motivations are. Although of course a gifted singer it has been many years since she has given a true public performance, feeling modern crowds to be a little crass and unappreciative, but there are rumours that on occasion she has graced select gatherings of the higher ups- the more cynical speculating that even Princes are not above using a little extra musical persuasion on their partners. Although Daughters rarely find politics interesting and have little ambition in the field, and she is no exception to this rule, she has been around long enough that she is skilled in both the subtle and more overt intrigues that usually accompany political games.
She runs a small club in the city, not quite on the right side of the tracks but near enough that she is privy to the traffic of a wide range of information, which she is more than willing to deal in.


[b]History:[/b]
Born in the mid nineteenth century Emony was one of the earlier generations of the relatively young bloodline and, as was typical, was chosen by her sire, Lisabet Frohm, for her singing talent, which was nurtured after she was embraced.
Not a particularly confident or assured young lady in life, she blossomed under Lisabet's tutelage, but retained her reluctance for big performances, feeling spectacle turned music into something mundane and unmagical, sullied by too many unworthy and ignorant ears.
Although she cared deeply for her sire they eventually parted ways under good terms, promising to meet periodically, and Emony travelled for some years, leaving America to explore Europe and Asia.
When she returned, inexplicably well funded, and her desire to journey and learn sated for the time being, she settled quickly, buying a small club which she named Pandaemonium, establishing a small haven in the docks district where she had enough safety to concentrate on the ever-present music and enough contacts to keep informed.



note: if anyone is unfamiliar with the Daughter's powers and wants details I can put them up.





Hay Fervor, the motley crew you see here are the finest, most patient batch of teachers around. Nanuk actually gets paid to do it, lucky little ...


And how much do I get paid an hour again? Oh yeah, shitloads :P


If there's anything that needs changing holler. Not happy with the history but I could edit that later. Wasn't too sure what would fit in with the setting, and thought the somewhat loose allegiances of the DoCs would be nice and pliable depending on what was needed.

Pillage
10/21/2007 1:39 AM


Alright, but keep in mind he's pretty far up the crazy tree so he might not exactly be the first choice for an important mission of any kind. Or remember he's on a mission at all. In hindsight I maybe should have classified him as Anarch by merit of not even knowing where he is half the time...


I probably made the assignment sound more conclusive than it is, in my drunken state. Just giving a heads-up that he'll be given the task at the start of the game, whether or not he actually shows up for it. Then again, defying the Prince, he'll have to be careful ... ah, I'll save it for the OOC.


Also; Avvie-tool? :P


But of course, you practical implement you ... whoa, I just realised that term's genius. It sounds like a certain girl's nickname for a certain, badly hung over aussie. You have a new name now, officially freeing you of the other, cancer-inducing one you took such delight in. On that note, give us back our ozone layer. Damn it's hot down here.


I mean, uh.....great. I'll get right on that char profile then, if Pillage agrees...


Go ahead! :D


I'll check everything out and post the thread when my head stops pounding, my stomach quits wrenching itself to mourn my liver's brutal murder, and I can see straight. Celebrating the start of a long non-drinking period with two large liquor bottles and only two other friends is a terrible yet wonderful idea.

nanuk
10/21/2007 2:19 PM

Head still pounding?

I'll take it from the lack of comment that my character's okay- too late to change your mind :P

And if you're well enough to post about Dumbledore being a friend of Dorothy then you're well enough to post the thread! Shnell!

StoicFervor
10/21/2007 8:59 PM

Due to a general feeling of "blah", will attempt to post profile tomorrow. If anyone wishes to come pay my bills, feel free to do that as well.

Last thought...playing football is fine, but sliding your knee across some rocks in the field sucks.

raikoh
10/22/2007 6:42 PM

Ahh lets see will this work?

[b]name:[/b] Jay kamron

[b]Allegiance:[/b] irregular

[b]Class/species:[/b] Obrimos Mage

[b] physique:[/b]
About 6'0", blue eyes and brown hair. Jay looks skinny but is stronger than he looks. He wears a trenchcoat and a more formal shirt and tie underneath it. He also wears dress pants and shoes. Jay has a slight beard growing in and a small scar across his neck.

[b]Gear:[/b]
Jay doesn't have much in the way of equipment other than a small pen that acts as his magic tool and keys to his mansion. He also has car keys and a small book that holds his notes on other supernatural creatures and spells.

[b]Talents:[/b]
Jay is known as a master in the magics of force and prime. He is also well known for his abilities as a chef and for being used as a mercenary or bodyguard.

[b]History:[/b]
Jay was just like any other chef in town. He went to work, did his duty, went home and waited for the paycheck. However one day he noticed something unusual. He saw a homless man make a light right in front of his own eyes. Jay started to wonder about magic being real which eventually lead to his awakening. Since then Jay has mastered his domain and is well taught in the other magic domains as well. Jay went solo when a power strugle in his cabal lead to him and a few others being exiled. Since then Jay has acted as a mercenary and a bodyguard. His magical abilities make him good for what he does and so does the fact that he looks like any other human on the streets. Jay has had good knowledge on other supernatural creatures and has been called upon both vampire and werewolf alike for some kind of service.


Will this do?

StoicFervor
10/22/2007 6:49 PM

Let me know if this is ok.



Name: Alexander "Lex" Dobbins


Allegiance: Irregular, loosely associated to Kindred. Works for Emony Kendall, both officially as a bouncer at her club and unofficially as hired muscle on occasion.


Class/Species: Fianna werewolf.


Physique:
Larger than average in human form, he stands 6'2" tall. Shoulder-length brown hair frames a tanned face. His eyes are hazel as a human, though small gold specks are visible if someone looks closely enough. Despite being in his low thirties, he has a youthful appearance that often causes opponents to underestimate his experience and ability.

Gear:
Varies depending on what he sets out to do, but is almost always seen wearing dark clothes. He usually relies on natural weapons (claws, teeth, brute strength) when fighting, but he is trained with knives and firearms.

Talents:
He has the natural ability to shapeshift from human to wolf or one of several intermediary mixed forms, as all werewolves do. Born under a full moon, he possesses the warrior skills typical of his auspice, the Ahroun. He also has the Fianna love for music and knows how to play several instruments, the flute, guitar and drums being the ones he loves most.


History:
A homid (werewolve born in human form) born in a small village in the countryside, Lex enjoyed the freedom of the outdoors as he grew up. He developed a fondness for both music and sports as a child. Once his true nature started showing itself during puberty, he was sent to live with shapeshifting kin. Trained in the heritage of his tribe, he found himself adept at both social and warrior aspects.
He was in his his mid-20s when an ambush by a rival clan resulted in almost of his family being killed, both human and werewolf. The lone werewolf left in his clan, he exacted his revenge, exterminating the rival clan in small attacks, killing one or two at a time. Once the rival clan was eliminated, the remains of his family moved into the city. Torn between his family and the open spaces he loved, he stayed loyal to his family and moved as well to maintain close ties with his kin.
His size and fighting skills allowed him to get a job at the Pandaemonium as a bouncer. After a while the owner, Emony Kendall, started hiring Lex to do side jobs for her.

[Edited by StoicFervor on Monday, October 22, 2007 7:00 PM]

Benjmn
10/22/2007 11:52 PM


Haha, I battled through a ridiculous amount of lag for that game, until the second-last mission. When you get to the boat in the cave under the mansion, the game crashes. Every time. Ah, memories ...
Please, join us. Sorry for taking so long to answer, broski.


Eh? I downloaded the patches and played it through just fine. Was funny to do so with a Ventrue because in LaCroix's tower there are lots of enemies with an identical character model...but anyway. Fun game. It is even more fun as a Malkavian, because all of your conversation choices are crazy sounding, sometimes you know things about characters that you shouldn't, and on occasion not only the news announcer but inanimate objects will begin to speak to you. Fun stuff.

I am having a horrible case of writers block when trying to make a character. I was thinking Tremere, but the more I read about them the more confused I get, so I dunno. Hopefully inspiration will strike soon.

Pillage
10/23/2007 3:17 AM


ast thought...playing football is fine, but sliding your knee across some rocks in the field sucks.


D: That sounds fun. I'm sure I forgot to highlight a letter there.

Love all the characters, this could go anywhere. Be sure to help out the fanatics and Antediluvians, though. When I hear the rapid sounds of foreheads hitting keyboards, I'll know you've gotten my request to copypaste them into the OOC section :p



Shnell!


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Avenging_Angel
10/23/2007 8:35 AM

Damnation... I'm feeling the need to dig out my Bloodlines disks again.
Malkavian for life. *thrusts fist in the air*

....yeah, I don't know what the fuck....




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[Edited by Avenging_Angel on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 8:40 AM]

nanuk
10/23/2007 9:53 AM


I'll know you've gotten my request to copypaste them into the OOC section :p


Arbeit macht frei, and all that... off I go to copypaste!

StoicFervor
10/23/2007 4:28 PM


We're the only WoD thread, don't you feel special?


So special, I was tempted to drive the short bus to work instead of my car...lol.

Smartass humor aside (for now), game on! :D

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