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#6481 Offline Relapse

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Posted Apr 24 2014 - 05:10 PM

No, I don't think you're reading quite right. :) *Ra'lhen has been *offered a spot in the Sentinels.

 

Edit: I realize how caustic sounding that phrasing was so I added a smile


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#6482 Offline Norik Apple Juice

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Posted Apr 24 2014 - 06:30 PM

Oh yes, I mean, Ronkshou, now Ra'lhen, has been offered a spot.

That's not actually bad.

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#6483 Offline Vox

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Posted Apr 25 2014 - 08:22 AM

I want to apologize to anyone who has been rping/interacting with my characters.. been in the process of moving for the last week and when you are moving boxes 100 miles away it not only consumes a fair amount of gas but alot of energy considering it is only me moving stuff.. so yeah sorry for not being as active.. hopefully come this weekend my activity shall return to normal


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Posted Apr 25 2014 - 10:49 PM

Can I just say that not every post with more than three paragraphs needs to have "some suggested listening"? At first, it was a special and legitimate way to amp up the emotion behind a post, but as of late it's been cheapened to the point of silliness. I of course have no clout and by no means intend to make people stop linking to Youtube videos before their posts, but in my opinion it's often not needed and is really kind of irritating to see.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 12:30 AM

There is not all that much difference between having suggested listening for a post and putting music in a movie scene. Both of them help set the mood and give the reader/viewer an idea of the pace.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 12:45 AM

Who here RP's the Piraka? I want to give my Skakdi someone to go along with on missions. Preferably the entire Piraka gang.
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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 01:18 AM

Who here RP's the Piraka? I want to give my Skakdi someone to go along with on missions. Preferably the entire Piraka gang.

 

Well... good luck with that. The Piraka aren't exactly known for their hospitality. I'll give you a generous estimate of thirty seconds before your Skakdi becomes dog food. 

 

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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 01:27 AM

Bribe them.

 

It's the only way to survive, even if you'll be relegated to their pack mule.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 01:46 AM

What do the Piraka like that they could have a chance to bribe them?
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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 01:56 AM

What do the Piraka like that they could have a chance to bribe them?

What do the Piraka like... here's a list, based off my intimate personal experience with the gang:

  • Destroying people
  • Destroying places
  • Destroying things
  • Destroying societies
  • Bickering
  • Being the boss
  • Thinking they're smart
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  • Laughing at aforementioned stupidity
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  • Anarchy
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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 02:15 AM

I'll go with anarchy, power, and weapons for my bribe. Just got to do it when I get back home later tonight.

Thanks for the list though. :)

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#6492 Offline Norik Apple Juice

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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 02:29 AM

I think the puns would do just fine.
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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 02:38 AM

Ehhhh ... I really doubt that's going to work.


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#6494 Offline Norik Apple Juice

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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 03:57 AM

*would do just fine as an excuse to grind you into pulp.

Flaredrick, it's generally a bad idea. The Nuva couldn't stand up to them, much less our underpowered characters.

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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 08:45 AM

Nah, it's a great idea.

 

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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 11:00 AM

Who here RP's the Piraka? I want my Skakdi to go along with on missions with the Piraka.

Fixed that for you.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 11:01 AM

Hey Hey Hey Ak'Rei'An Peeps!  When are we going to get the party rolling?  Jorruk and Kriigata are on their way back to Blackrock, so what else is up?


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 11:32 AM

Ira should still be in Blackrock; I'll say that he was working on some mineral powder while the rest of the Brotherhood was out.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 01:08 PM

Can I just say that not every post with more than three paragraphs needs to have "some suggested listening"? At first, it was a special and legitimate way to amp up the emotion behind a post, but as of late it's been cheapened to the point of silliness. I of course have no clout and by no means intend to make people stop linking to Youtube videos before their posts, but in my opinion it's often not needed and is really kind of irritating to see.

Mmmm, now I just feel all warm and fuzzy inside.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 02:12 PM

I put suggested listening on a post a third the length of yours. It was kind of awkward but still much better with the music. 


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 03:27 PM

Yeah, I feel like it can add a lot to the mood of the writing, especially really intense scenes. So in my opinion, if you don't like it, then just DONT LISTEN TO IT. lol
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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 04:22 PM

I am of the opinion that accompanying soundtracks should be reserved for special occasions, and that there should be some space between. So far I've only done it three times, and I don't see another coming on the horizon in the immediate future.

 

Some big posts work just fine without music. At the risk of sounding arrogant, the post linked by Shadowhawk (to which yours truly contributed) up there is a good example.

 

The general impression I've been given is that adding a song or a soundtrack to a post is mostly for when something really important character-wise is happening.

 

I hold no ill will towards those who think otherwise, that's just my take on it.


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 04:34 PM

I am of the opinion that accompanying soundtracks should be reserved for special occasions, and that there should be some space between. So far I've only done it three times, and I don't see another coming on the horizon in the immediate future.

 

Some big posts work just fine without music. At the risk of sounding arrogant, the post linked by Shadowhawk (to which yours truly contributed) up there is a good example.

 

The general impression I've been given is that adding a song or a soundtrack to a post is mostly for when something really important character-wise is happening.

 

I hold no ill will towards those who think otherwise, that's just my take on it.

 

As somebody who uses music in my posts fairly often, I feel like I should at least contribute to this discussion.

 

I always use a rule for it. It's the same rule I apply to most forms of storytelling I do. Always ask yourself "does this enhance the experience or narrative?". And if the answer is no, then I don't. However, often I write posts to a specific track, and afterwards I do a lot of tweaking so chances are you'd read the post as it was intended to be heard with the accompanying track. I've done this before with movie scores and some songs.

If it does not make it better, I avoid using music, which I think is a good rule. But that's just me. Although it is everybody's right to do this, I would suggest applying a similar rule. But again, that's just me. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


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Posted Apr 26 2014 - 05:04 PM

As I stated above, I have no intention of trying to stop anyone who does it, I was simply stating my opinion. If you want to have music before your post, by all means go for it, but in my opinion it should be saved for special instances.
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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 03:23 PM

Surpise Shadowhawk!  After some time away from drawing I woke up this morning and created more BZPRPG art.  You can see Rhea Heartsflame HERE.


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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 06:13 PM

Surpise Shadowhawk!  After some time away from drawing I woke up this morning and created more BZPRPG art.  You can see Rhea Heartsflame HERE.


Well, thanks Kughii! That's pretty good; I expect the Mask of Possibilities is one of the harder Kanohi to sketch, but you pulled off the feat with unprecedented skill. Nicely done. :)

Although, to be entirely honest, due to my exceedingly, incredibly, overwhelmingly picky perfectionist's mindset as regards artwork of any sort, and in particular, artwork featuring my main BZPRPG character, I'm not going to be accepting it as her canonical appearance by any means, but I certainly do appreciate it just the same. And it shall remain forever immortalized upon her wiki page, for the benefit of all. ;)


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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 06:41 PM

hey guys guess what

 

pirates!

 

ta-wahi is going to be so much fun


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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 09:51 PM

Well, thanks Kughii! That's pretty good; I expect the Mask of Possibilities is one of the harder Kanohi to sketch, but you pulled off the feat with unprecedented skill. Nicely done. :)

Although, to be entirely honest, due to my exceedingly, incredibly, overwhelmingly picky perfectionist's mindset as regards artwork of any sort, and in particular, artwork featuring my main BZPRPG character, I'm not going to be accepting it as her canonical appearance by any means, but I certainly do appreciate it just the same. And it shall remain forever immortalized upon her wiki page, for the benefit of all. ;)

 

A little reminder, from the guidelines post in this topic:

 

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#6509 Offline Norik Apple Juice

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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 09:51 PM

I eagerly await the slaughter of pirates.
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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 09:53 PM

It feels like only yesterday when the Fowadi and Infernavika fought in Ta-koro.

 

I WILL NEVER LET GO OF THE FACT THAT YOU GUYS ABANDONED ME FOR TEN PAGES.


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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 10:01 PM

It feels like only yesterday when the Fowadi and Infernavika fought in Ta-koro.

 

I WILL NEVER LET GO OF THE FACT THAT YOU GUYS ABANDONED ME FOR TEN PAGES.

 

I'd like to offer my apologies for the fact that you live in such a timezone.

 

 

<3 u hubert

 

(headcanon naona actually beat the stuffing out of everyone)


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Posted Apr 27 2014 - 11:53 PM

And it's funny that they're both in Ta-Wahi now. And they're not killing each other.
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Posted Apr 28 2014 - 02:24 AM

Indeed. Truly a remarkable change.


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Posted Apr 28 2014 - 09:02 AM

 

I am of the opinion that accompanying soundtracks should be reserved for special occasions, and that there should be some space between. So far I've only done it three times, and I don't see another coming on the horizon in the immediate future.

 

Some big posts work just fine without music. At the risk of sounding arrogant, the post linked by Shadowhawk (to which yours truly contributed) up there is a good example.

 

The general impression I've been given is that adding a song or a soundtrack to a post is mostly for when something really important character-wise is happening.

 

I hold no ill will towards those who think otherwise, that's just my take on it.

 

As somebody who uses music in my posts fairly often, I feel like I should at least contribute to this discussion.

 

I always use a rule for it. It's the same rule I apply to most forms of storytelling I do. Always ask yourself "does this enhance the experience or narrative?". And if the answer is no, then I don't. However, often I write posts to a specific track, and afterwards I do a lot of tweaking so chances are you'd read the post as it was intended to be heard with the accompanying track. I've done this before with movie scores and some songs.

If it does not make it better, I avoid using music, which I think is a good rule. But that's just me. Although it is everybody's right to do this, I would suggest applying a similar rule. But again, that's just me. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 

 

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Posted Apr 28 2014 - 01:58 PM

I'm not usually around during the weekend...so, did anything significant happen since Saturday?


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Posted Apr 28 2014 - 11:39 PM

Well the Ta-Koro Inn blew up. That's all I know from then.
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Posted Apr 29 2014 - 12:07 AM

Poor Lavapool.
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Posted Apr 29 2014 - 12:09 AM

And IIRC, some of the Piraka are actually standing in the ruins of the Lavapool Inn.


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Posted Apr 29 2014 - 02:23 PM

Hey, new member. 
I do want to join in on this but I've no clue if the "2013" season of it is close to finishing or if it's a good time to start.


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Posted Apr 29 2014 - 02:28 PM

Hey, new member. 
I do want to join in on this but I've no clue if the "2013" season of it is close to finishing or if it's a good time to start.

Welcome to the game! As of now anyone is welcome to join anytime, even if it is close to finishing. Maybe this link can help. And last time I checked, the 2013 arc isn't close to being done, but the staff have the best info on that. Hope that helps!


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