Lets start another RPG

Discussion in 'RPG Theme Suggestions' started by Crusader, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Liadan

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    KTQT's gone back to cuddling with the boyfriend. On a scale of 1-10 of how cute they are, the scale would be broken, so here is a rough estimate:

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    I don't think you'll be getting any discussion out of her for a while.

    However, I think she'd feel the same as me about my reasoning for humans only: it's easier to keep things simple, and to moderate it. If there are multiple races that aren't exhaustively defined, then you get as many different perceptions of the race as there are people. Plus, I think I'd like to avoid the "one race is funny, one race is srs, one race is noble, one race isn't..." crap that seems to come up in amateur fantasy novels. Or just bad Tolkien fanfiction.
     
  2. Crusader

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    of course we can, but if met or anyone else not on the panel can argue a convicing case for more races then theyre more than welcome to.
     
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    Hellooo all. I would be interested in flexing my creative writing muscles. I've been writing essays for too long.

    But I'd like to know if I can sign up to write a minor character? Or perhaps several minor characters? Someone with more time and experience should handle the major players, but any good story needs some more minor people to fill in the gaps and move the plot along to places major characters can't go sometimes, don't you think?
     
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    I always imagine them as stout Scottish blokes, with a good blend of hearty humour aswell as given to taking physical action as a solution to everything. For the most part, Dwarves are like humans, you get a variety of types, but they again have a base sense of "hitting it makes it work" attitude and are more commonly attracted to gold/gems.

    Overall their basically humans with quirks.
     
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  5. Crusader

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    well once we have the setting done any characters will have to be approved by the panel.

    (the panel as is will be static for major decisions, but new characters will be polled on by all RPG members except the player if theyre requesting a second one)

    but I'm sure there wont be a problem with you joining LoS.
    I think you have experience enough and I dont even have the time but I'll be playing a major character...


    which reminds me I've got osme work to do, keep the discussions going for now.
     
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    Crusader, can we also have minimum and maximum posting rules? Of course, everyone should post a minimum of once per week (absolute minimum) before the other characters have the right to kill you off. This is unless you post you will be away for a set period of time in which case we will work around that. In addition, so no character takes over the entire RPG, can we set a maximum of 1 or 2 posts per day?
     
  7. Liadan

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    I think I just got owned by Nikki.

    Going back to waiting for Rachel/App to land, bbl!
     
  8. Crusader

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    done
     
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    Okay cool.

    (Also, I like the idea of sticking to humans... but that's just me.)
     
  10. Meteorain

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    *grumbles something about asoiaf narrow-mindedness*

    Right ok, it seems we having just plain old humans.
     
  11. Crusader

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    its not an official ruling, youre welcome to try and convince others to allow more if you think they would be better.
     
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    You can be the only dwarf and we can be prejudiced against you. :p
     
  13. Meteorain

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    If I was the only Dwarf I'd feel like deformed human at best lol.

    Unless you want to limit the numbers and make them a non-major race.
     
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    hmmm, its an idea from my provisional novel idea but you could have a world where there are only humans because all the other races have been killed off, with a few possible exceptions. if you really want them.
     
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    It's a matter of what works. If something works better then I'll go with that.
     
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    theres also always the possibility for sub-species of humans, after all the characterists you've described for dwarves arent beoynd the ability of humans, neither is a lacking in height.
     
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    A shunned group of humans who evolved slightly differently?
     
  18. Crusader

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    Just like the scottish...

    *joking*
     
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    Gahahaha, tbh I thought the shunned one's were the Welsh.

    Anyway, back on topic. Yay or nay for having Dwarfs as a type of human race, but not a particularly dominant/large in numbers one?
     
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    we can have that as the first issue of the silent ballot, met, sen, lia and nik, pm me yay or nay.


    you said shunned group of humans, the welsh are a shunned group of sheep that evolved slightly differently.

    *again joking*