Kicking things off: World Events

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Post by Borg12345 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:02 am

Now that we have a section to discuss stuff...

Well I was thinking, our free form nature is awesome, but may leave the progression of the world itself a bit wanting. So I was thinking that maybe once or twice a year we have a big "world event" adventure that will affect the whole of Pax, and will move the story of the world forward, wherever forward may be.

For instance, say there was a massive zombie outbreak somewhere, that had gotten to such proportions that it was threatening to wipe out an entire country. Any players involved (and hopefully it would be most of them) would have to find a way to either contain or wipe out the threat before it spread. Either the players involved will be big damned heroes or the world is suddenly in a zombie apocalypse that they failed to stop!

Now that's an extreme example but you get the idea.

I imagine the best way to run them would be to have the thread creator primarily run the thread, with help from one or two other people to keep the thing going. That way there shouldn't be too much waiting around.

I would also imagine world events would have to be run by Tav first, or solely posted by him. It's his world after all. :P

Finally they should be of a nature where any unfinished, smaller RPs can wrap up or even in a way that will allow others to continue if you don't feel like taking part in world plot!

Any thoughts?
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Post by Tav » Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:03 am

My thoughts are 'THIS IS AWESOME AND IT IS A THING THAT MUST BE DONE'
So, uh, yeah, this is awesome and it's a thing that must be done. According to me, at least. It sounds interesting, and it'd keep the setting from stagnating.

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Post by Coolpikaaa » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:07 am

I think this is a great idea!

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Post by Raven » Thu Nov 22, 2012 3:54 pm

I like the zombie idea. I had a whole monologue of Raven going in my head while I read it, having someone ask her if she had any ideas on how to stop it and her being all like "Oh yes, of course I know how to stop it. Didn't you know, I'm a biochemist who specializes in stopping bloody zombie outbreaks!". Ahh sarcasm. As much as normal viruses don't effect her, I think she'd be scared as hell with a zombie outbreak with such a easy infection rate...

*Has image of Raven laughing maniacally while BBQing zombies*

Then again, maybe not. xD

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Post by Borg12345 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:26 pm

There's only one thing worse than a zombie, and that's a flaming zombie. ;)

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Post by Coolpikaaa » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:16 pm

Would I be too bold in saying maybe we should try one of these out... well... right away?

I mean, we are all here right?

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Post by Raven » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:07 pm

I'm up for it! :D

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Post by Borg12345 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:53 pm

My only concern is that we're trying to solidify the world however if you're planning on doing this VIA a world event, then this will be nothing but awesome. :P

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Post by Swix » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:31 pm

I could be up for it... possibly... maybe...

I still have the When Bad Guys Go Mad outbreak to spread everywhere-err, I mean thread to finish ;).

I suppose I could throw Furnace at an Event.
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Post by Borg12345 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:01 pm

That's a point, maybe we should wrap up all the other adventures first (thread creators write endings to the ones that fizzled out, properly end the ones still going and such). That way we know how things are in the current state of affairs.

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Post by Coolpikaaa » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:43 pm

I'm for that idea.

At least making epilogue for the ones that have fizzled.

But I don't think we should wait too long....

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Post by Swix » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:07 am

So.. would us thread creators just add the epilogue as the last post to flatten the fizz?

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Post by Coolpikaaa » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:52 am

Sounds about right.

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Post by Borg12345 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:06 pm

That's what I was thinking. I'll get on mine later tonight.

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Post by MDude » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:43 pm

I personally already can't handle all the world plot going on to figure out where to fit anything in, let alone something that would make me coordinate other threads to fit with world events, but on the other hand what I'd want isn't as important if I'm not going to do much with the world of Pax anyway.

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