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[FF] Daring Escape from the Mechano-Men! OOC/Planning
« on: June 17, 2010, 02:52:43 pm »
So! The Reen haven't been introduced to the galaxy officially yet, but I wanted to make an RP featuring them anyway. I feel I have enough information on them in the thread, and I'm even working on a few pencil-and-paper drawings (which you'll probably laugh at upon seeing).

I have some pretty sweet-ass plans for the official first contact with the Reen, and a fellow co-conspirator who may want anonymity. I'll have time to manage two threads at once. In the meantime, I want to have fun! We'll just say this is set slightly in the future, after the discovery of the Reen, but while they're still making diplomatic contacts.

So here's the pitch: You're trapped! And you must make a daring escape from a race of mechanical men! In more detail: Somehow, the group finds itself within the bowels of the Reen CASUR, and has to try and escape, preferably without dieing. Overmind is aware of your exploits, however, and doesn't intend to let you out so easily...

The idea I had was that the participants were some sort of ambassador/exploratory team whose disappearance was covered up by Overmind. You awaken in a chamber to be let loose like lab rats.

I think this would be a good way to expand the Reen lore organically, instead of being fed. I almost regret writing the Reen history the way I did, because now everyone knows they're pretty bad guys.

So! What do you think? Signups? Tell me what to do.

EDIT: Why the weird name? Because I was inspired by B-movies and the old theater newscasts with quick-talking announcers.

Want to sign up? Here you go (shamelessly copypasta'd from the most glorious Patman):

Name:
Age:
Species:
Bio:

Villain: art_is_a_mathform, playing Overmind

Hero 1: Galactic-Warrior, playing Kako Na'Ki
Hero 2: ??
Hero 3: ??
Hero 4: ??
« Last Edit: June 25, 2010, 11:34:27 pm by art_is_a_mathform »


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Re: Daring Escape from the Mechano-Men! OOC/Planning
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2010, 03:22:17 pm »
I'll join, I'm going to do my FC with Lush City and since he hasn't been on for a good while, so I'm right now incredibly bored. My guy can be the team's escort, a Galdeen marine.
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« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2010, 06:25:12 pm »
I'll join, I'm going to do my FC with Lush City and since he hasn't been on for a good while, so I'm right now incredibly bored. My guy can be the team's escort, a Galdeen marine.

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Fill out the form and once we get three others in, I'll begin!
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« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2010, 07:20:50 pm »
Do you have a sheet I can use or do I make my own?
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« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2010, 07:27:29 pm »
Do you have a sheet I can use or do I make my own?

There's a basic sheet up top that I, ahem, "borrowed," from the good Patman.
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2010, 07:51:31 pm »
Name: Kako Na'Ki
Age: 56
Species: Galdeen
Bio: Part of the exchange program between the Galdeen Coalition and the friendly members of the galactic community, Kako was assigned to the Galactic Research Community (GRC). He was assigned as escort for the research team, but since hes the only Galdeen in the GRC, his battle suit has been modified to contain a AI to gather data to be sent back to the Coalition. Kako is a expert marine, his experience comes from the planetside ground battles to boarding actions against pirates to facing the wide range of alien threats encountered during the research missions with the GRC. His weaponry consists of a single Type 5 shoulder-mounted railgun, a experimental guided plasma cannon, and a rather large axe that he made himself.
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« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2010, 08:17:16 pm »
Name: Kako Na'Ki

Roger roger.

Anyone else?
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« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2010, 08:23:29 pm »
Try asking GroxGlitch.
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« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2010, 02:10:48 pm »
Alright, we'll start anyway. Since we'll be in an enclosed space, anyone can join anytime they want and join up by exiting a room and bumping into you.

Out of curiosity, Gal, how advanced, intelligent and independent is the AI in Kako's armor? That could be really interesting when the antagonist is a super AI.
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« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2010, 04:32:27 pm »
Well currently, Galdeen can make intelligent self-aware AIs, but the one in his armor is a Type 1 AI, not quite intelligent or self-aware, but better than a computer. A "dumb" AI so to speak.
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« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2010, 10:14:52 pm »
How 'bout you try inviting people? That may get us some more people.
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« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2010, 10:27:31 pm »
I did try. :C
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« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2010, 07:00:40 am »
How about you bring in another character?
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« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2010, 07:18:31 am »
Try and bring in a Broken.  :)

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Re: Daring Escape from the Mechano-Men! OOC/Planning
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2010, 07:18:59 am »
So this is like an isolated "contact?" Nice! Really fits into the theme of this arc.