We Are Our Action Avatars (Discussion):

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1 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 02:37:55 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Since We Are Our Epic Avatars has gone down the drain due to sudden stagnation, I'm planning to make sure the new RP won't suffer from a similar fate. The RP is a mix of We Are Our Avatars and We Are Our Epic Avatars, character interaction and plot.

Rules:
  • Before you read the rules below, read this.
  • 1. If your going to have a plot, you have to outline it to us before you apply it to the RP proper no matter how big or small it is.
  • 2. The RP can hold up to a limited number of simultaneous plots.
  • 3. Don't godmode. If you have questions, ask, and we'll determine what is fair.
  • 4. Note that even though WAOAA and WAOA both share the same universe, any cross-plots are to be carefully planned in both discussion threads, with permission of the affected characters' players.
  • 5. After one or two plots are finished, let our characters cool down for the moment. Having danger surrounding them all the time can be really stressful in-universe and to most players.
  • 6. No Metagaming, please.
  • 7. DO NOT GO RAILROADING CHARACTERS/PLAYERS INTO YOUR OWN PLOTS OR INTERACTING WITH THEM WITHOUT ASKING PERMISSION. It's rude, it can lead to massive confusion, and it smacks of recklessness. If you want to get somebody to join in a plot, make sure they are fully on board with your idea before you try to go forward with it. If you want your characters to do something with a certain character, make sure the player that plays that character has given you their full consent. Do not jump the gun under any circumstances. Also, do not integrate other player's characters into your character's backstory without permission given beforehand. It has a high probability of causing massive continuity issues, in addition to being...rude.
  • 8. There is no absolute GM here but we don't tolerate chronic rulebreakers or troublemakers here.
  • 9. Regarding HSAU characters, we're limiting it to 1 per player, 2 as long as it is still less then half your roster, and you have to bus one to get another slot.
  • 10. Due to a long painful history, complaints, insults, and outright arguments are greatly discouraged. If you have a problem regarding the RP, write it in a form of a critique or simply state it politely and we must reply them without letting our emotions or egos get in the way. The discussion is a place to analyze and solve problem, not to make them worse and degenerate into bickering. Remember the main purpose this place, discussions.
  • 11. Every one that joins the group is given a free radio, no exceptions.
  • 12. Any thing involving the "Whole Multiverse" will instantly be rejected, no exceptions, due to not working as a concept, you can't have all of an infinite set where every one is different, and because the players them selfs hate the idea of any thing affecting every thing. Every dimension, everything is just a mere speck to an endless existence itself. It's not going to work in WAOA, it's not going to work here either.
    • 12-A. We are open to you resubmitting said plot, reworked to not be as bighuge, but if you can't, then we will not accept or play it.

In regards to characters power levels, here are a few guidelines:

  • No chacter who's destructive power rivals the power of a nuclear bomb, those are the highest option we have in a plot, and devaluing there use is not allowed.
  • No charetcer who can create objects out of thin air, some times the G Ms want to impose a resource restriction, or for various other reasons ex: needing a key for a door, these types of powers can wholy break those plots.
  • No instant healing, while most of the time we like charecters to get healed after injuries there are cases where for story or dramatic tension we want those injuries to stick, instant healing just imposes massive fridge logic on those situations.

edited 16th Jan '15 4:17:39 PM by MrKirb

2 SpartyMcFly7th Jul 2011 03:33:28 PM from Newfoundland Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Gotta Go Fast
Hum... seems good. With the proper aspirations this could turn out well.

Provided WAOEA gives up, I approve. -stamp of approval-
"'shit why am i in space."' Jesus wondered."
3 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 03:38:35 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Oh, by the way, WAOEA is going to be considered Canon Discontinuity due to all the crap the RP has suffer for.
4 Bassetete7th Jul 2011 03:51:49 PM Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: In Spades with myself
spring roll
Do you have the right to call that? It's technically my RP, remember?
Walking the path of heaven, ruling over all...
Ah, I think I might try one last time to get into a WAOA-type game. I love the concept, but the RP threads always seem to go way too fast for me, especially when I'm not online. >.< But I guess I'll give one last attempt and try to somehow get into it. Hopefully this'll work out this time, ahah~
6 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 03:58:44 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Well you declared WAOEA to be dead so I'm the one who's restarting this from scratch.
7 SpartyMcFly7th Jul 2011 04:00:10 PM from Newfoundland Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Gotta Go Fast
[up] WAOEA still happened, and since Katsuun took over as GM, you have no right to be discounting it. That's his job, if he even chooses to.

edited 7th Jul '11 4:02:07 PM by SpartyMcFly

"'shit why am i in space."' Jesus wondered."
8 Bassetete7th Jul 2011 04:02:54 PM Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: In Spades with myself
spring roll
I'm saying it's dead, yes, but that doesn't mean events in it weren't canon. I'll leave that up to the individual.
9 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 04:03:42 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
[up] So, can we still continue where we left off right here?

edited 7th Jul '11 4:06:26 PM by MrKirb

10 Bassetete7th Jul 2011 04:16:35 PM Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: In Spades with myself
spring roll
If that is what you wish.

I won't be in though, at least not yet. Good luck.
11 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 04:19:40 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Alright then.

But first, I need other people's suggestions for the rules before I could start this off.

edited 7th Jul '11 4:24:58 PM by MrKirb

12 Raidouthe21st7th Jul 2011 05:29:02 PM from Absolutely whacking your friends Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
Wash away the anger
I generally see no extra rules that need to be set up.

Anyways, what exactly is the plan for when it does get started up? Is it the same setting and characters and overarching plot shit going on?
"I understand your attempts at humor. I simply do not find them entertaining."
---Bladewolf
13 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 05:34:11 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Yes and yes, some are suggesting that we continue where we left off but we could abort the Great Game Arc if we want or halt it so our characters can rest for a while.

Basically, we stop the story and let our characters relax a bit or continue the action.

edited 7th Jul '11 5:46:27 PM by MrKirb

14 Raidouthe21st7th Jul 2011 05:55:39 PM from Absolutely whacking your friends Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
Wash away the anger
I'd just put less focus on it. As in, maybe it's an occasional topic of conversation or make it less obvious people are coming to get them over the keys or whatnot. It's a fine idea, but it could be stifling if emphasized too much.
"I understand your attempts at humor. I simply do not find them entertaining."
---Bladewolf
15 MrKirb7th Jul 2011 05:59:33 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
That's what I'm thinking of too and being DM to a plot can really tax my mind.

A reminder to everyone, the hotel the group's staying at is near two sources of relaxation and pleasure, a theme park and a beach for our characters to enjoy. Also, the current location the group's in is a futuristic Earth, specifically, the edge of the West Coast in North America.

EDIT: The RP is now up and running.

edited 8th Jul '11 12:39:48 PM by MrKirb

16 Eventua15th Jul 2011 11:01:48 AM from Dumundi Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
Lord of the Citadel
If it's okay, I might jump back in with The Four Lords. Or I might not. Aint sure yet.
The Signature Of Me
17 MrKirb15th Jul 2011 01:25:29 PM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Sure but unlike WAOEA, having worlds in danger in requires permission and general approval.
18 Eventua16th Jul 2011 12:26:53 AM from Dumundi Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
Lord of the Citadel
Well, this is the same continuity, isn't it? o_O

If it is, then they're much the same as they were in the RP: that is, attempting to develop some sense of normality and not being on a constant genocidal campaign.

As it is, I figure is about a week or two has passed since they were directly part of the group, it's because they were, I dunno, trying to get jobs or something.

If anybody actually posts, I'll explain what's been happening to them, and why Lankolyk is feeling so miserable.

edited 16th Jul '11 12:28:37 AM by Eventua

The Signature Of Me
19 MrKirb16th Jul 2011 09:07:43 AM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Yes, it is.

Oh, since all of the characters in WAOEA/WAOAA went into WAOA, we're now starting of with newcomers in the same location, so my current PC is only Watatsuki no Yorihime for now.

edited 16th Jul '11 9:07:48 AM by MrKirb

20 Eventua16th Jul 2011 09:28:01 AM from Dumundi Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
Lord of the Citadel
Wait a sec, I'm confused. We are our epic (or adventuring) avatars has been temporarily merged with regular WAOA? o_O
The Signature Of Me
21 MrKirb16th Jul 2011 09:36:39 AM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
No, we're still at the same place, a futuristic city, but some R Pers like me, Sparty, and Sunova has bussed characters back to WAOA.

edited 16th Jul '11 9:38:27 AM by MrKirb

The Omnibot
I don't know if my characters went there, but I'm definitely for rejoining this version.

I'll definitely see if any ideas I have I can give to you guys in this thread, before having it in the RP. If we're still going with the Great Game, then Zane still has a key, right?
23 MrKirb16th Jul 2011 09:45:00 AM from Side 6 Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: Giving love a bad name
Sharp Cyborg
Yes, of course.
24 Eventua16th Jul 2011 10:04:51 AM from Dumundi Get RP Mod , Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
Lord of the Citadel
Speaking of teh current plot line, I was thinking of bringing back the Citadel, but in a different form, alongside it's new comrade...

A young girl who seems to have everything going for her: a bit dim, shy & yet still impulsive & obnoxious, but for some reason everyone loves her and agrees with her, even when it makes no sense to do so. She seems to become more powerful based on the perceptions of other people, and the fabric of the world itself seems to distort itself around her.
The Signature Of Me
The Omnibot
Does her existence cause other people to like her, or they just do? Trying to figure out how it would affect Zane if he burns copper (which has two effects, keeping other Allomancers burning bronze from noticing him, and sheltering his emotions from being manipulated).

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