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Roleplay Gaming Thread

Discussion in 'Circus Maximus' started by vonFiedler, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Agape

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    I could play a Mankey researcher or that failing, anything.

    Thursday is difficult for me, the only time I could play then would be uncertainly between 6 and 9 PM GMT+3 and reliably between 10 and 12PM. Friday I could make the CoT timeslot but cannot make Saturdays before October.

    My availability is so uncertain that you really should get so many players that me not playing wouldn't prevent the game from happening.
  2. StarmanXL

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    I only need three people and I work the other days
  3. Agape

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    Old thread but this post is relevant.

    I've been wanting to host a GURPS oneshot for a while now. An oneshot is the best way to play GURPS to its strength of versatility. We've been discussing what genre to run and so far, the winning choice is Lovecraftian steampunk horror.

    The oneshot would be hosted in summer, either June or July depending how long preparation will take. Either premade characters or I'll stat a custom character based on your describing what kind of character concept you have using plain English description without any knowledge of GURPS character building. There is room for every player who wants to get in and survives both the wait and the char creation interviews. The character creation process takes around up to 3 hours. The game will be 2-10h long and will be split into sessions as needed. The game's focus on the narrative-combat axis depends on player feedback, preference and how'll the story will develop. I haven't started any planning yet. I will wing many rulings in the game but since you don't know the system well enough to realize it you won't notice it and this sentence is in white to prevent you from ever becoming aware of it.
    Here are the lite rules for GURPS. Understanding the character creation process is not needed and in the interview you shouldn't think based on the GURPS rules at all but rather instead describe your concept and desires in plain English. Experience has proven that other approaches lead to not fun.

    Character creation interviews can start whenever you feel like it. You commit to playing the game if you complete the character creation process and still feel like playing.

    Genre can be changed. If you profusely dislike the genre picked, post here offering a cooler/more functional alternative.

    Characters ready=players committed into the game:
    ((need 2-7+ players)
  4. Aura Guardian

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    Signing up for the Lovecraftian steampunk horror and contacting Agape for char creation now.

    EDIT: character concept is: a Spark.

    ((Also looking for a sub in Frostbound World))
    Last edited: May 23, 2014
  5. vonFiedler

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    I'll officially sign up then. Can't make a character tonight but some time soon.
  6. General Spoon

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    Put me in coach; I'll play.
  7. MrcRanger97

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    Sounds like a fun game, count me in.
  8. Agape

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    I can manage up to 6 players but I doubt all who sign up survive the character creation process and the wait.
  9. Agape

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    AG's sheet is over halfway done (difficult special abilities statted out). I will not be online for next week but the week after that I'll start working hard on the GURPS oneshot. Expect me to throw character sheets at you if you even if you haven't been that active in character brainstorming. Now's the last chance to profoundly affect/rethink character concepts. Throw ideas at me and I'll incorporate or debunk them. If you intend to play but haven't bothered to do anything for your character, send me a concept in 1.5 weeks to make me motivated to include you in the game.

    ^Very harsh words.
  10. Agape

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    Just a heads up in regards to the GURPS game:

    I've been sick for two weeks and haven't done much work on the game but it's still going to happen eventually. You'll get premade characters, with the ideas discussed over IRC being incorporated into the character. The setting will be alternate timeline Victorian Liverpool with physical barriers between social classes.

    Players who have signed up and shown continued interest: (If you want to drop out or get into the list, tell me so I can make additional premades or not do your character.)
    - Aura Guardian *in progress*
    - vonFiedler *done*
    - General Spoon *done*
    - Lightwolf *done*
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2014
  11. Agape

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    All premade characters ready. The game itself will be held on the first or second week of August.

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