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⚠ALERT! Calling all Heroes!⚠

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⚠ALERT! Calling all Heroes!⚠

Post by Red on December 15th 2018, 2:50 pm


Hello SHRP!

It is my pleasure to announce the newest way to interact with our universe: ALERTS!

What are ALERTS, you ask? Simply put, they are monthly announced crises, disasters, and conflicts happening in a specific part of the world. Each month, there might be aliens in New York, a mob war in Vegas, or an unspeakable ritual being done in Egypt. These are thread independent, so they are happening regardless of who decides to take part. That means If our heroes stand by and do nothing, part of the world may very well face catastrophe.

Anything can happen to our world now, and we want YOU to be a part of it all.

Players will be free to make, run, and complete their ALERT threads as they see fit, just like any other topic. The only difference is ALERT topics are tied to a larger event happening in the world. We'll release a brief description of the ALERT, it's cause, and potential rewards, but then the rest is up to the players. You can have an effect on the world without having to deal with the hassle of Arc or Quest organization and deadlines.

Keep in mind that, due to the fluid timeline, you can still make normal threads in the places ALERTS are taking place. It's completely up to you whether you want to take part or not, but that said, there are many awards for completion of a topic tied to an ALERT.

When an ALERT is announced, a list of rewards will come along with it. Just like our holiday themes, completion of an ALERT thread can net you a flat xp bonus, double xp, a free character advancement, and potentially even more character slots! In exceptional cases, characters may even earn plot related special items or abilities, to be given out by staff when a significant enough action is done in an ALERT thread. ALERTS will also be summarized on our History and Lore page, so if you want to leave a mark, get involved!

Even though these plots are player driven, with only an outline given by staff, occasionally we will make OPEN threads with even more significant things happening. Be sure to jump on them when you see them though, because there's a four player (Including the poster) limit.

The first ALERT will be posted in this thread in the next 24 hours, and then from that point on will be announced early each month. We hope this will promote activity, make the world feel more dynamic, spur on creativity, and help us give players the opportunity to have an impact on a more organized, coherent site history.

Feel free to suggest ALERTS to us in the Suggestions Discord Channel, and don't be shy! Nothing is too big or too crazy to be considered. This is about you, after all, and we want to make sure the events happening in our world are things the community wants to take part in.

Happy Heroics, and Merry Christmas!
Your favorite asshat, Red.

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Re: ⚠ALERT! Calling all Heroes!⚠

Post by Red on December 16th 2018, 8:18 pm

December ALERT!
Digital Heartbeat


Description: Trouble in Hong Kong! Thousands of full-body exoskeletons have been air dropped into the city seemingly at random by a company calling itself ChronoSphere. Not knowing what they were, many citizens activated the sleek suits, which enveloped them instantly, locking them inside and equipping them with advanced laser weapons. The visors in the suits put the user in a form of Augmented Reality--a sci fi video game with their bodies as the controller, and the world as the map.

Quickly it was made clear that the only
way to remove the suits non-lethally was by playing the game, and not only that, but only by racking up at least 3000 points. Unfortunately, the only way to get points is by killing other players or civilians, netting you 100 points each, or by fighting dangerous bosses that may get you killed, worth 1000 for all players in a mile area. Yes, that's right, it's the old cliche: You die in the sim, you die for real.

Hong Kong has become a slaughter house, with those willing to kill hunting people down in their cybernetic power suits, and those unwilling to aimlessly wondering or trying to take down bosses. Some players have even exceeded the threshold needed to leave the game, staying so they can receive the promised 'Grand Prize' at 10000 points.

Heroes will need to be diligent in preventing players from harming each other, and if they choose to put on a suit, strategic in their placement of boss battles to free as many people as possible. If at the end of a 24 hour period (in character) you are still in a suit, you'll die just as you would if you tried to remove it. This really is a sci-fi horror show!

Rewards: One free advancement on completion of a thread of 10000 words or more, and Increased chances of acquiring a Relic (special plotty item).

Notes: Any questions can be directed to the Staff Help Channel by pinging Red, or if I'm not around, Staff. Just keep in mind it's up to you to fill in the blanks. The description is a framework--a premise. The thread is yours!

Happy Heroics!
Red

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Re: ⚠ALERT! Calling all Heroes!⚠

Post by Red on January 11th 2019, 7:39 pm

January ALERT!
The One Percent


Description: Los Angeles has been overrun with protests this month! Increased wealth inequality and perceived persecution of the working class has caused massive unrest in and around the city. In the last week, things have only gotten worse, finally escalating to full on revolt!

A gang calling itself The Equalizers, wearing hoodies and Ghostface masks, have increased in numbers, and create violence wherever they appear. Several high ranking politicians and rich business magnates have already been publicly executed by the revolutionaries, and the police department is having trouble keeping up. Worse, it's not just the elite getting hurt—average citizens are getting caught in the crossfire of this politically charged uprising.

Will you swoop in to help instill order, or will you join the gang's cause? Is what they are doing right, or against the rights of their victims, rich or not? It's up to you to decide the fate of much of Los Angeles. Go in, stop as many gang members as you can, or take down the oppressors, giving the people what they seem to want.

Rewards: Relics! Relics everywhere! Many plot related items can be acquired in this Alert, and many of them have no weaknesses! If you choose to take them, they will be applied to your character without any need to spend XP for it. Just do as many significant things as you can in your threads, and a Staff member may grace you with one of these special items. A flat xp bonus of 10 XP also applies for completion of a thread of any length.

Notes: Any questions can be directed to the Staff Help Channel by pinging Red, or if I'm not around, Staff. Just keep in mind it's up to you to fill in the blanks. The description is a framework—a premise. The thread is yours!

Happy Heroics!
Red

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I thought the price was my soul

That i need only give myself to reach my goal

Now i see that is not the cost

They'll all be taken

This deal was swindled, and i have lost
Red
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Quote : "Natural Selection will force us into conflict either way. Only under Rise will that conflict be ordered, and with room for a future. The alternative is a catastrophic, global revolt of Inhumans."

Warnings : 0 Warnings
Number of posts : 1230
Location : The wrong side of history
Job : Professional Asshole
Humor : Hurting feelings and killing parents since 2014
Registration date : 2014-09-11

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