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Post by Chellizard February 22nd 2015, 11:37 pm


Superhero RP System


David "Spirit Corgi" Phillips
& Rochelle “Chellizard” Reagan
Creative Commons Copyright 2008-2021



Index


1. Game Design
    A. Summary
    B. Gameplay
    C. Mindset

2. Technical Mechanics
   A. Posts
   B. Character Generation
         a. Player Character Generation
         b. Magic and Spells
         c. RP Mechanics
         d. NPC/Minion/Boss Generation
         e. Experience Points
         f. Advancements

3. Outside Media
    A. Digital Usage




Game Design

Summary

Super Hero Role Play is a system design to allow players to generate super hero/villains and play them in an environment that places precedent on story based interaction rather than comparison of stats. The prioritizes stats will provide a guideline for players to understand the character they are role playing with for better application in plots.


Gameplay

When stories are put together the Original Poster (OP) will set the stage for the thread. Each participant will determine who is allowed within the thread by placing a tag on the thread next to the title in parenthesis (e.g. "Open" "Closed" "Invite Only").

Any character may impact the environment around them with the following limitations: You may not directly control another player or NPC introduced by another player without the permission of the other player. You may not kill another player or NPC introduced by another player without permission. You may not introduce a situation and resolve it without giving other players a chance to interact with the situation at hand without permission.


Mindset

All characters should think in the terms of their general experience. It is up to the player to establish the perimeters to which the story should unfold for the character and which circumstances should be presented to other players. Never should one player dictate what circumstances HAPPEN to another player without permission.




Technical Mechanics

Posts

All character history will come from posts in the world section, quest section, and alert section. Anything from Out of Character section and the Discord will not be included for Experience or for character history. Each post you make as your character earns you experience points that you can use to purchase advancements for your character.



Character Generation


Character Slots

Each member of the site will begin with three character slots. After six months, they are awarded a fourth. After one year, they are awarded a fifth.


Character slots can be earned by posting.

500 posts = 1 Additional Character Slot
1000 posts = 1 Additional Character Slot
2000 posts = 1 Additional Character Slot
3000 posts = 1 Additional Character Slot


Some character slots are awarded from events. These character slots are only available to users registered prior to the dates listed below, or to participants of the event the character slot was awarded:

July 31st, 2016 - 1 free character slot awarded to those that completed the double XP event!
July 23rd, 2018 - 1 free character slot awarded to users registered before 07/23/2018
January 8th, 2019 - 1 free character slot awarded to users registered before 01/08/2019




Experience can be used to unlock UNLIMITED* additional character slots at the following:

First Additional slot will be 25 XP                            
Second Slot will be 50 XP                            
Third Slot will be 75 XP
Fourth Slot will be 100 XP
Fifth Slot will be 125 XP
Sixth Slot will be 150 XP
Seventh Slot will be 175 XP
Eighth Slot will be 200 XP
Any slot purchased after the 8th slot will be a flat 200XP.


*UNLIMITED character slots can be earned and/or purchased after 1 year of activity, or a cumulative of 500 posts before 1 year of activity. Staff have every right to deny a character application and/or deny a user from purchasing unlimited slots if they have not yet met the criteria as stated above. However, any slot that is one of the first 8 can be purchased at ANY time during time on SHRP.

Slots CAN NOT be refunded once purchased. Spend XP Wisely!
Character slots earned via posting or time registered to the site do not interfere with character slots that can be purchased.
Character slots given out as reward from Chellizard do not interfere with character slot purchases.





Player Character Generation

Characters will change with use of experience gained (read more below), however will only be modified with staff approval.

For each power you give your character, a tangible weakness must be included. A weakness is described as anything tangible that can be exploited physically or mentally.

Browse any character in our approved section for examples on powers and weaknesses*.


*Some characters may have been advanced with XP to eliminate weaknesses, or acquire more powers.




All powers must be described as to how they were gained in your characters history. Some powers deemed strong may be required to add another weakness. This will be up to staff to determine.

Your character(s) can have as many powers as you want, so long as you have the appropriate weaknesses to balance your character.

If you find you cannot think of weaknesses, staff advises that you lessen what powers you start with and use advancements to unlock more potential.


Magic and Spells

Where as all powers require at least one weakness, spells are somewhat different.

Spells are, usually, 3 spells to 1 weakness in ratio when looking at powers to weaknesses.

However, there are some cases where mundane spells may be at a 5 spells to 1 weakness ratio, and in other cases, a 1 spell to 1 weakness ratio.

It is up to staff to decide.

Five examples:

Lesser fireball - Would be something to light a small fire, or a candle.
Basic fireball - Large enough to clearly hurt someone or something.
Greater fireball - Large enough to harm a building or vehicle.
Conflagration - Starting a large, uncontrolled fire.
Incineration - Completely destroying something with the use of fire. (A bit self explanatory.)

This is a basic five tier spell list showcasing five different spells of growing intensity.

Most spells would be classified as a spell by including post cool downs, or prep time to cast said spells.

Cooldowns should be included for between use of spells.

Some spells may only be used once per thread, and in that case, may be a spell that would require it's own unique weakness.


RP Mechanic(s)

An RP Mechanic is something your character can just do to add fluff to your character's personality, power, or etc. It would be something like walking barefoot and little flowers popping up where you stepped, or how rich your character is.           

NPC/Minion/Boss Generation


NPC/Non-Playable Characters that are used frequently by users of the site are allowed to have the same base structure as playable characters. NPC’s are not allowed, however, to gain any character advancements what-so-ever.  NPC’s must also have 2 weaknesses for every 1 power that they have.

Minion characters also follow the same structure as NPC’s.

Boss characters follow the same structure as Player Characters, but can have no weaknesses if desired by the creator of the boss.

All NPC, Minion, and Boss characters will not change with experience and will only be modified with staff approval, alike to PC’s.

Character Advancement


Experience will be distributed as follows:


500 words equals 1 Experience Point (XP) for regular threads.
350 words equals 1 XP for quests.
250 words equals 1 XP for alerts.



Experience can be distributed from one character to another character so long as each transaction of XP is documented on each experience sheet.

Experience can be used for two different improvements.

1. Purchasing Advancements
2. Purchasing Character Slots




Characters that are staff approved must be involved in 1 entire thread before being trashed and replaced.


Characters that are a WIP and has not been touched by a staff member may be discarded to be replaced.


All items will need staff approval and in the case of powerful items or advancements, may require an additional weakness.


You can buy as many advancements as you can afford.


Tier 1 | [ 5-15 XP ]: This would be like a simple power up, single item, or minor increase in power. For spellcasters: This would be equivalent to 3 spells / 1 weakness when purchasing an advancement.

            > EXAMPLE: True Form of the Realm


Tier 2 | [ 16-25 XP ]: This would be gaining more moderate powers, multiple minor powers in one, or a moderate increase in power. For spellcasters: This would be equivalent to 5 spells / 1 weakness when purchasing an advancement.

            > EXAMPLE: Tyuki Gold's Advancements


Tier 3 | [ 26-35 XP ]: This would be gaining more powerful powers, multiple minor powers, or a major increase in power. For spellcasters: This would be equivalent to 6 spells / 1 weakness or more in one purchase, depending on complexity.

            > EXAMPLE: Gravvy's 1st and 2nd Advancements


Tier 4 | [ 36-50 XP ]: This would be gaining very powerful powers, multiple major powers, or an incredibly vast increase in power. For spellcasters: This would be equivalent to 9 spells / 1 weakness or more in one purchase, depending on complexity.

            > EXAMPLE: Katrina's Spellbook


Tier 5 | [  50+ XP ]: This would be gaining nearly game breaking powers, many powerful powers in one, or increasing a power to astronomical limits. This tier could also be used to theoretically purchase multiple smaller tier advancements. For spellcasters: This would be equivalent to 12 spells / 1 weakness or more in one purchase, depending on complexity.

            > EXAMPLE: Elena Vexus' 10th Advancement

            > EXAMPLE: Kuma Magicka

Once you purchase an advancement, you cannot refund it.

Staff have every right to deny an advancement as well as assign a weakness if they feel that one is required.
Staff are at their discretion to increase or decrease cost of advancement, depending upon complexity and or inclusion of weaknesses.



Outside Media

Digital Usage

The use of images not owned by the site are acceptable as long as no solicitation of products is put forward. There is no commission of art on the site by a solicitor ( herein by referred to as Party A ) of an artist ( Party B ) through means of the chat box pertaining to digital media not owned by either Party A or Party B. Any breaking of this rule will be a permanent ban.


David "Spirit Corgi" Phillips
& Rochelle “Chellizard” Reagan
Creative Commons Copyright 2008-2021


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Last edited by Chellizard on July 4th 2021, 9:56 pm; edited 27 times in total (Reason for editing : REMOVED PRIORITY SYSTEM - 05/23/2020; Advancement tier system added 07/04/2021)
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