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  1. Kibaa

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    ~ A miniature dungeon adventure ~

    "For centuries, a single entity has ruled over the realm of Oiros. Predominantly ruled by an assembly of powerful clans, the people of Oiros are all devout worshipers of this entity, known simply as The Stag Lord. It is he who is holy and almighty that truly reigns supreme over Oiros, respected across the entirety of the continent.

    As a demand of worship for their god-king, The Stag Lord demands yearly tribute from the clans. In what is known as the most honorable and most celebrated event of each year, the Stag Lord drafts a warrior from each clan to face the Challenge of the Stag. Here, the warriors selected from every clan must work in unison to solve the puzzle. The task is simple. The party must enter the Realm of the Stag Lord, a gargantuan cavern which no man has never ventured in, save for those convocated by the Lord himself. The only problem is, none of the warriors drafted have ever lived to tell the tale.

    Despite the grim fate of all those ever selected, the Challenge of the Stag is an event of utmost importance and praise within Oiros. For a warrior of a clan, there is no higher honor than to give your life to the Challenge of the Stag. Those who are taken are often celebrated for the rest of history, their families enjoying a dynasty of wealth and reverence as well."


    From an altar placed high in the Chasm of Audiences, an old priest slams the book he was reading from shut. He glanced from side to side at the assembly of clans situated in the chasm, a wide grin manifesting over his lips. He raised his fist, and held it in suspense dramatically over the chasm, looking down at every man and woman below. As if it were some sort of unwritten universal law, each member of their respective clan sent out their arms to link up with the clan member adjacent to themselves, everyone placing an arm around the next person's shoulder, until vast lines of shouldered clan members filled the entirety of the chasm. In a painfully slow act of unison, each line began to sway to the right, and then slowly towards the left, until, in an echoing bang, the priest slammed his fist down over the book, emanating a massive 'pound' sound throughout all of the chasm. The big sound was simultaneously amplified by each and every member of the clans stomping their foot onto the ground at the exact same time as the priest slammed his fist. As the lines of clans swayed from side to side, the priest continued to slam his fist, acting as the orchestral coordinator for the stomps of those below. At the very front of the audience, a wicked looking shaman began to wail in a melodic hum, which then every person in the room began to mimic. The hum was slow, and low, but gradually increased in pitch and volume much in the same way that the priest's fist began to slam faster and faster, serenading the chasm in a melody of coordinated percussion and harmonious humming, until it got much too fast for everyone to be capable of following.

    Then, the last slam.


    "Let the Challenge of the Stag... Begin!"

    The man raised both of his arms, and in an instant, the entirety of the Chasm exploded with cheers, yelling, the sounds of drums and parading, the architecture of the valley making sure to echo each and every sound loudly and about.

    "Who will give their life for the Stag this year?"

    Welcome, challenger, to the Realm of the Stag Lord! Little do you know that you're about to be reaped into the largest event Oiros hosts every year. But before the Stag Lord actually makes this decision, it needs to know a little more about you. Why don't you tell us about yourself?

    Name: (What do you call yourself?
    Race and sex: (If you're making your own race, keep it humanoid. The predominant race in this universe is human.)
    Age: (How many summers have you witnessed?)
    Appearance: (Describe yourself. Or perhaps you'd offer an image of what you look like?)
    Clan: (What is the name of the clan you hail from? Everyone here is to make their own clan.)
    Clan description: (Clans are massive families which rule in unison over Oiros. What is your clan like? What are they known for?)
    Brief Backstory: (What was your upbringing like? Are you worthy of the Stag Lord's decision?)
    Combat style: (What weapons are you proficient with? Do you even fight? Are you more of a healer?)
    Abilities: (Any special talents? Do you cast magic?)
    Optional Extra Info: (The Stag Lord's curiosity is unending. Share a fun fact about yourself, if you dare.
     
  2. Kibaa

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    Example Char app:
    Name: The Stag Lord
    Race and sex: God-King and an avid shape shifter within the genome of all things Stag related. Male based anatomy.
    Age: Unknown
    Appearance:
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    Clan: Creator of the clans itself, the Stag Lord pertains to none of them.
    Brief Backstory: The Stag Lord has ruled over Oiros since the dawn of humanity. Countless wars against the clans eventually led to their surrender and acceptance of the Stag as the God-King of Oiros. It has ruled justly ever since The Culmination.
    Combat Style: Able to take any number of animalistic or humanoid forms, the Stag Lord elects to fight in whatever way he wants with whatever weapon he may desire.
    Abilities: Arcane power with a destructive potency capable of ripping galaxies down to atomic rubble. Omnipotence and godly abilities in every aspect imaginable.
    Optional info: Its preferred form is that of a colossal Werestag.​
     
  3. Aeruscator

    Aeruscator Ignis aurum probat.

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    Name: Wightlord Rand
    Race and Sex: Male Human, Undead Cursed
    Age: Unknown, Appears Biologically Forty (87 Years Old)

    Appearance: As with many Undead his features twist from fruitful and young to shriveled and wretched. As a Wight Clan warrior this is largely obscured. It isn’t as though his corpse-like features have much distinction from one Undead to another anyhow. His armor is the trademark uniform of the Wight Clan, who wear bones and twisted metal in equal measure with feathers and wiry black hair taken from their Mistress Ithaka as signs of favor.
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    Clan: Wightclan Of Ithaka
    Clan Description: The clan is a family not constructed through bloodlines, but instead by a Witch called Ithaka Of Wights. Ithaka, using her magic, brings back the dead through a complex form of necromancy that manipulates the basic human energies and infuses their soul with Darkness. These blackened souls return to life in a desiccated, nearly incoherent state. Using their newly-gained ability to steal life they roam out in search of primordial energy to usurp so that they can return to sanity and begin work under their new mother, Ithaka Of The Wights. Using their ability they seek out the living and steal their internal essences, giving them to Ithaka as a sign of worship that extends her life.
    Brief Backstory: Rand woke up, huddled in a closet, with a sword wound in his right shoulder. Under his arms were two vaguely familiar corpses, desiccated and featureless. From his memory, the next hour blurred. Stumbling from the closet and into a cellar, distant but again familiar, wherein a he grabbed a crying child’s face. When he awoke from his sleeping stupor, he was just confused.

    The child had become desiccated similarly to the two corpses that he had awoken with. From there he wandered, clothes tattered, through a crumbling village. Buildings burned as shadowy figures, dressed in twisted bone and warped metal, dragged corpses and screaming people into the town center.

    Those few corpses that continued to move despite the consuming glow of the armored strangers' hands were also tossed onto the pyre as construction began for what would be a wonderful fire.

    Mercy was non-existent. The few men, women, and children that continued to fight and struggle enough to be a threat were held up into range of easy strike and cleaved to pieces. It was after witnessing this all that the poorly clothed Rand was approached by one of the figures. Its voice, reverberating within the mask, was a simple command.

    “Gear up. We move on for Ithaka.” It was then that Rand remembered his own name, and the whispers of lost language. He followed his orders and found the provisioner, a similarly dressed Wight, and took up his armor and blade in the name of Ithaka.

    At this point Ithaka was still a rather small-time Witch and had not yet developed the Clan into what it is today, a fully-fledged family of Oiros. Rand survived several defeats at the hand of the clans they chose to sack, and continued to serve under Ithaka, eventually becoming one of her eight field generals.

    He is individually famed for pushing the final battle of their defining conflict into a stalemate by leading forces of disguised Wights into enemy territory. That was ten years ago. That battle had ended the conflict with the two other clans that the Wights were waging against.

    In exchange for the peace, the Ithakans would be allowed to feed off of the criminals of the adjacent Oiros clans. They became a proper representation of people in Oiros, abandoning their past as bloodletters in favor of a future as vanguards. Powerful guardians. A threat to those that opposed the Stag Lord's people.

    Combat Style: Ithakan Wights make use of a blade that resembles an incredibly broad arming sword, and Rand is no different. Mixing the abilities granted to him by Ithaka and his blade make him a storm of powerful strikes and the constant threat of nearly unavoidable death. His defense is weak and powered almost entirely by a firm, fast offense with strong strikes meant to open one up to a grapple.
    Abilities: Using a magic called the Hand Of Ithaka, the Wights can call on latent soul energies to construct a weightless shadow magic shield able to provide limited but useful protection. In close combat Ithaka’s curse can be repurposed to allow a Wight to steal the soul of a target if physical contact can be established. This act itself is incredibly painful for the target and most often results in a heart attack, but on rare occasions it will instead leave the target branded with the Undead Curse and unconscious.

    When Curse-Made Undead have stockpiled souls they can sustain their own lives by consuming them, restoring their wounds and bringing them back from the dead. It is easy to identify an Undead by the curse brand over their heart, a round black mark of shadow magic. When they are without stolen souls this brand expands, spreading shadow magic roots throughout the body to replace lost muscle. While no longer visible above the skin, the black energy of the brand can be seen spread throughout the body, just under the skin in some locations.

    A Wight without a stolen soul is barely sentient, and is more or less incapable of discerning between friend and foe. The more souls a Wight has, the more their physical abilities are multiplied. The souls of lesser beings can eventually reach the full value of a human soul.

    Optional Extra Info: One of his only remaining memories is him holding a small child in his arms while hidden between two large roots. The child, attempting to calm the crying Rand, whispers, “The Stag Lord will keep us safe, be brave Dah.” He is known among his own people for being too cowardly to kill children.

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  4. Kibaa

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    Interesting character. You never cease to amaze me, friend. But there is a slight correction you need to make. Or two. First, the Stag Lord strikes no deals with mortals, specially not with people pertaining to the Clans of Oiros. It'd be impossible for the wights to make a deal with the Stag Lord. And secondly, there is no official 'reaping pool' for any clan. The Stag Lord simply selects literally any warrior from the clan. Make these changes and you'll be welcomed warmly into the party. Glad to have you.
     
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  5. TinySnowcloud

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    Guys guess what????
    Resivvled <3
     
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  6. Aeruscator

    Aeruscator Ignis aurum probat.

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    @Kibaa
    Changes made in black.

    Rather than a larger scale war, they fought to become independent of the two clans they were primarily a part of. This war was largely held in the form of several small-scale conflicts held over a forty year period, but never really got in the way of anything. The final attempt to wipe out the Wights was nearly successful, but they managed to beat back the enemies and force a peace deal with those two clans. They declared independence and became a proper part of Oiros rather than mere clan-separatists. Curse-Made Undead are still often looked down upon by other clans due to the implications that come with it.
     
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  7. Kibaa

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    Character accepted.
     
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  8. _Electra_

    _Electra_ Imagination is magic, so all dreamers are wizards

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    Hiya everyone! ゚:。(≧∇≦)ノ゚.:。I'm here to kick butt and draw pictures, and I don't know how to draw pictures!

    Name:

    Xytor
    Race and sex:
    Artificial Homunculus
    Age:
    Unclear from appearance since artificial beings don’t grow (17 years since being crafted)
    Appearance:
    Xytor’s artificial nature means that it has a large bald head that contains nearly half of its entire body mass. It has one huge eye in the middle of its face with a small mouth beneath and two pointed elven ears off to the side. Beneath that is a small, pale humanoid body complete with two tiny yet surprisingly dextrous arms and two standard human legs. It is a custom, however, for homunculi to attach various augmentations and devices to their bodies to improve whatever limited capabilities they have. For Xytor, this means grafting a second set of larger, more muscular arms to its back which is uses for the majority of arm-related tasks.
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    Clan:
    Tiki Clan

    Clan description:
    Rather than a standard clan family related by blood, the Tiki Clan is a strange, artificial mimicry of the others. The clan does have a familial structure, with the oldest homunculi being the clan’s leaders and tasked with the responsibility of guiding the youngest ones, but the main difference is where these creatures come from. Long ago a small group of homunculi were crafted by a mad mage who was obsessed with discovering the secret to life. He never found it, but he got closer than anyone bar the Stag Lord. After the mage passed away, however, his creations were left alone in the world without the guiding hand they’d known all their life. Taking matters into their own hands, they scoured his notes for the secret to their own existence and began conducting experiments of their own. Crafting more homunculi, augmenting themselves with magical artifacts, and experimenting with dangerous magics that normal humans would never even consider. After years of research, their studies took the homunculi to the great Clans, who seemed to represent the best of the best among those that had true life. Thus began a new experiment that spanned generations of these constructs: Forming their own Clan. To this day, the artificial humanoids continue to mimic all the things real Clans do, and study their actions with the upmost precision in a constant quest to learn more about true life

    Brief Backstory:
    “Are you worthy of the Stag Lord's decision?” is exactly what Xytor is trying to find out! Also, how the Stag Lord decides things in the first place. Also any other information about the Stag Lord it can possibly gather. The Stag Lord is a source of perpetual mystery for the “people” of the Tiki Clan, which a whole generation has been crafted to uncover. From its first conscious day, Xytor has been tasked with uncovering the mysteries of true life, and what better way to do so than to go to its greatest example: The Stag Lord! Xytor’s whole life has been learning as much as it possibly can so it might be prepared for whatever the Stag Lord will throw at it. And maybe that worked? Maybe not? We’ll find out soon!

    Combat style:
    Were this D&D, Xytor would definitely be of the Artificer class. Though it doesn’t have any innate combat ability, its vast knowledge of arcane artifacts gives it the tools to help out those who do. All the while taking copious notes

    Abilities:
    Xytor carries with it into the Stag Lord’s dungeon a small collection of magical artifacts either grafted onto its body or in the pack it wears on its back. The collection is as follows:
    Two arms!
    ~Xytor has two extra arms grafted onto its back. They do exactly what you’d expect arms to do, but far better than the tiny spindly arms it was crafted with by default. They lift, they carry, and they can deliver a hefty slap if they need to! They do not slice and dice though.
    Notebook of Wonders!
    ~Aside from being a repository of many notes, pictures, and diagrams, Xytor’s notebook also has a certain page in it with odd magical properties. Specifically, any basic object draw on its surface will appear in real life above it. There are only three problems: The object will always be the exact same size that the drawing was (So drawing things to scale doesn’t work), the object will vanish after one hour, and Xytor’s sub-par drawing skills.
    Smokespiders
    ~Small spider-like constructs that Xytor carries within its pack can be set free and instructed to crawl in a certain direction and, once there, emit a large cloud of smoke equivalent to a smoke bomb
    Warding Talisman
    ~A small slip of paper inscribed with magical runes of warding that, when fastened onto someone will protect them from a single average-strength sword slice, fireball, or lesser attack (magical or otherwise). They only work once, and attaching more than one at once does not give any extra benefits (They don’t stack)
    A Bottle of Telekinetic Ink
    ~Two things that are very important to the Tiki Clan homunculi: Words, and eyes. Telekinetic ink involves all of those things! Aside from the many practical applications of ink you can control with your mind, its primary use is equivalent to “In case of emergency, break glass.” If something hostile has eyes, chances are it won’t appreciate them being covered and/or filled with ink all of a sudden! And if the ink is recoverable, it's reusable! Just probably not for actual writing after using it on an enemy...

    Optional Extra Info:
    The tiny frog homunculus thing featured in the picture is not just there for show. It is Xytor’s pet, its name is Pico, and its existence was a bit of an accident that Xytor took pity on. It has nearly no practical use, except that Xytor can understand what it’s saying. It’s not that bright though, so it doesn’t have much to say
     
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  9. Kibaa

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    Splendid character design! I enjoy the idea of an Artificer and feel that Xytor will be of great support during this adventure. I praise you for your creativity. While I'm gladly going to accept this character, I do have a suggestion:
    His defensive abilities will keep him alive in the dungeon, but I would recommend bolstering them just a tiny bit by;
    • Making his Talisman be able to protect against certain magic attacks as well
    • Given that he has two big arm grafts, I think it'd make sense that he could pack a good punch if an enemy got too close. He's obviously an artist, not a professional boxer, but a hard punch is a hard punch.
     
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    _Electra_ Imagination is magic, so all dreamers are wizards

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    Done! ≧◡≦ Xytor the loot crate is now locked!
     
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    u know u want to tho so miss me with that 'maybe' smh :)
     
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    R e s e r v e ?
     
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    Lord_Deadpool the bugmaster of roleplay

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    Tis bin too long my friends, too long! And stab me for a RESERVE!
    Also, hears a small idea, ones you have the number of people that you want to start the rp, would you be interested in moving the rp over to discord? Am asking cos I am in an rp that was made hear and then moved to discord, and it has bin going on for.... I think a moth and a half now, maybe more, never the less its still alive

    SO what do you think? It would be a good idea in my opinion. That said
    You will see my guy soon enough

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  16. Lord_Aza

    Lord_Aza The voice of truth
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    Agree with the Discord thing tbh
     
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    Respectfully disagree. I feel it’s been too long since I’ve gotten to use the pretty colors and fonts and also not had to break up due to 2000 character limit
     
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    Fair enough but maybe we can have a Discord for ooc? It allows for much faster paced conversation and therefore eases sharing ideas etc.
     
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    Am still for the rp it self to be on discord
     
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    Name: Achaeus Dimakos
    Race and sex: Human male
    Age: 18
    Appearance: Achaeus is quite a slim and tall guy. His face is powdered snow-white as is typical to his people, and his eyes are sky blue in colour. His hair is dark and wavey and usually kept finely braided. He wears fancy clothes with a gilded lining and walks with the finest leather shoes.
    Clan: Dimakos
    Clan description: The Dimakos clan hails from the independent city state of Sestos (a nominal republic but under indirect rule of the clan), but its influence stretches all over Oiros. The sizeable family is known for mastering the arts of administration, economics and law - the common folk view them as a secluded group of elitist bureaucrats. The clan, which started as a slave-trading nomad tribe some five hundred years ago, is nowadays known for running most of the world's banks and having a ton of politicians, judges and priests in their pockets. They live in a massive palace in the centre of Sestos, enjoying a lavish lifestyle and surrounded by the bureaucratic machine built by them. Traditionally the clan has managed to get around the Stag Lord's demands by forcibly adopting well-performing workers of the lower castes into their family and offering them as tribute. However, this time around the god-king has turned such a tribute down as illegitimate and has demanded the head of the family to send off his own son, the heir to the house and name of Dimakos. While this has caused lots of uproar, grief and controversy within the clan, the Stag Lord is the one entity in Oiros that can't be bought.
    Brief Backstory: Being the only child of quite possibly the most influential mortal alive, Achaeus wasn't trained to be a warrior. Instead, he's been fed ancient philosophy and complex writings of mathematics, natural science and political theory from the moment he learned to read. He's fluent in seven languages and views non-humans and members of the lower castes with serious disdain. Like his father, Achaeus has personal doubts about the Stag Lord and secretly fantasizes about ending its dominance.. Maybe this is his chance?
    Combat style: Weapons? Maybe a dagger, if the opponent is sleeping.. His is conviniently concealed within his walking stick. While he doesn't have any combat training or a particularly good physique, Achaeus is good at talking his opponents into submission (illusion magic might have something to do with it) or turning their blood into ice.
    Abilities: His dad probably knows your boss and can get you fired (and burnt at the stake).

    He's also shown some interest (and talent, even) at both illusion-based and elemental magic - given the hot and arid climate of Sestos, everything cold and chilly seems appealing. Achaeus has studied the ancient tomes of an extinct ice elf civilisation for fun and has gained quite a good understanding of water and air magic, to the point where he can call himself a novice ice mage. This means being able to freeze surfaces or liquids at will and conjure up solid ice shards, snowballs and whatnot. As for illusion magic, the Dimakos clan has a long history with it. Knowing how to affect the opposing side's emotions and use people for your own advantage is good for business. In fact, one of the most prestigeous illusion magic schools in Oiros is located in Sestos and receives its funding from the clan.
    Optional Extra Info: Eh. He's in a secret relationship with his cousin, who's scheduled to be married off to another clan's leader in the recent future... Now that I think of it, that probably doesn't affect anything.
     
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  21. TinySnowcloud

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    Name: Gallant Keenbone

    Race and sex: Human Female

    Age: 23

    Appearance: Standing at 5’6”, the Kalhenkh warrior is quite the formidable sight. She has thick black hair that she wears in a short topknot, and a round, pale face with dark brown eyes and a stubborn tic to her nose.
    Gallant’s outerwear consists of the remains of several green-shelled cattlebugs that together form a suit of medium-weight, chitinous armor, including a helm with a pair of sharpened mandibles extending from the top. Under this armor, she wears a simple grey hempen tunic and trousers, as well as a talisman consisting of a clump of fur hung on a simple string.

    Clan: Kalhenkh

    Clan description: The Kalhenkh are a warrior clan known for their bizarre combination of magicks and physical combat, and for the massive insectoid creatures they farm like cattle. These insects’ bodies are used in their entireties, which is reflected in the Kalhenkh society’s ubiquitous insect motifs—many clothes, building structures, and even weapons are constructed from the remains of the cattle. Kalhenkh’s society is broadly characterized by a duality, the purpose of which is to produce skilled warriors for the Stag Lord’s challenge, with a large portion devoted to scholarship and the remainder devoted to the noble study and development of combat. In these pursuits, Kalhenkh has developed a unique cross of necrotic and healing magic that they use to manipulate the nerves of their insectoid armor and weapons to animate them.

    Brief Backstory: Gallant is a product of great love and reverence for the Stag Lord, and a member of a society which devoted extraordinary amounts of effort towards rising to meet his challenge in the act of ultimate worship. This means and always has meant that the Kalhenkh raise their children to be ready to meet the Stag Lord’s challenge.

    Gallant was no different, named for the very bravery that was expected of a warrior-knight, and of herself. For nigh on 10 years she has trained as a warrior; she practiced the arts of both martial combat and Death-twitch, and was quite proficient for her age. She became regionally known as the slayer of a moderately powerful pseudo dragon, making her known among her village and the neighboring villages. She knew she was ready to be picked.

    Or so she thought. Gallant is now gripped with doubts that the skills she has practiced for half her life may not be refined enough, that she is not yet disciplined enough to face this threat. Only time will tell.

    Combat style: A wielder of martial blades in the traditional arts of the Kalhenkh Clan, Gallant’s weapon of choice is a great sword crafted from the sharpened, serrated leg of an enormous spider. Her tactics in combat usually involve well-aimed, decisive strikes against vulnerable places in an opponent’s armor or body in order to maximize the effectiveness of her large weapon. The efficiency of this tactic is improved upon by Gallant’s (admittedly limited) ability to animate the leg and cause it to bend or extend more or less at will. Defensively, Gallant can also animate certain limbs that were crafted into her armor in order to extend them and take surprise strikes at enemies hat get too close.

    Abilities: Gallant’s has partial command over the closely guarded magic of her people described above, known among them as Death-twitch Magicks, allows her command not only over her own weapons or armor, but also the remains of recently-deceased life forms that have not yet begun to decay (explicitly through motor functions, she can do nothing for their minds or souls), so long as she is in physical contact with them. She can also use Death-twitch, in combination with rudimentary surgical techniques, to forcibly mend wounds at an accelerated rate, at the cost of possibly causing physical alterations or longer-lasting problems.

    Optional Extra Info: Gallant is afflicted by an irrational fear of furred animals; the absolute worst are mice, but even larger furred animals make her very uncomfortable. Her fur talisman is a charm she made as a child with the hopes that it would help protect her from either the furred animals, or from her fear of them.
     
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  22. TinySnowcloud

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    Forums allows for more customization and encourages longer, higher-quality posts than does Discord. As for a Discord OOC, my indifference is immeasurable. As long as there is an OOC at all.
     
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  24. Kibaa

    Kibaa Bartolomeo da Cana|| Muhaŝŝiŝ

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    Character looks good! I'm admittedly very intrigued by the concept of a clan which primarily consists of fiscal control and political theory rather than actual military prowess, which I heccin love. I think your character would fit in as the intellectual strategist of the group, given his low combat ability. Nonetheless, I recommend boosting his defensive abilities just a little bit. Character accepted!

    EDIT: One minor thing I forgot:
    Like I said to aeruscator, clans cannot make deals with the Stag Lord. While they can certainly offer slaves like tributes as they have, any sort of deal involving the clan offering their heir would simply just not be feasible. The Stag Lord simply reaps any warrior from any clan for the Challenge of the Stag; and does not care for the clans' consent.
     
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    Kibaa Bartolomeo da Cana|| Muhaŝŝiŝ

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    My first character on massivecraft was a vespid, so there's a special place in my heart for insect characters. You can imagine my joy as I was reading. It's a marvelous character concept. Accepted!
     
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  26. TinySnowcloud

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    Hehehe I forgot about that tidbit, but I'm happy to have pleased. I've grown to appreciate our exoskeletal friends as well
     
  27. Lord_Aza

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    He wasn't offered by the clan, quite the opposite. They've been taking people from the lower classes with good physical and mental capabilities into the clan in order to avoid having to send off their actual relatives. It's worked before since the Dimakos' themselves aren't warriors, but for reasons unknown the Stag Lord has now demanded the family to send their own heir. Maybe it's some kind of passive-aggressive way of telling the head of the family "I know you're not devoted enough, next time this could be you"

    Edit: if intellectual strategists will be needed I can only imagine what kind of challenge it is.. Also I'll give him more magic stuff I guess
     
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    Ok! now I get what you meant. But even so, what I was trying to say is that the stag lord doesn't have to deman anything from the Dimakos, because every year he reaps literally whoever he wants. This means that the hierarchy of the Dimakos haven't actually ever been safe from the reaping, it's simply been the lord's preference to select more warrior-like people of Dimakos, which would be these slaves.
     
  29. Lord_Deadpool

    Lord_Deadpool the bugmaster of roleplay

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    IT IS TIME FOR MY GUY TO COME ON TO THE STAGE

    Name: Ziu Kitani, also called some times as Shadow beast or Jester

    Race and sex: Male, humanoid (explanation down bellow)

    Age: Unknown, physically he looks to be in his thirty's

    Appearance: Ziu stands at around 205cm tall and is rather thin looking, that only serves to hid the fact that he is rather toned physically. His face is rather pleasant to look at, even tho he nearly never takes of his mask
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    Clan: The clan calls it self Kitani, but the other clans refer to them as the Twilight folk

    Clan description: Clan Kitani is one of the oldest clans on Oiros, being one of the first clans to be created by the Stag Lord. The people of the Kitani clan look a lot like humans, even tho they are not humans them self's, do to this there have bin many theory's among the other clans on how the two came to be, one theory says that at the beginning both the Kitani clan and the many Human clans that dot the world where ones one clan, one people but where split in to two by the Stag Lord as he may have thought them to be a threat to him for some reason. Another one says that humanity is a splinter of the Kitani clan that split long ago from the clan for some reason and that the Kitani are the original humans, high Humans if you will, tho what ever the truth may be, it has bin lost to time and only the Stag Lord still knows what it may be. The defining trait of the clan are there pale skin, blonde hear and blue eyes and a strong affinity for magic. Clan Kitani is famed for there craftsmanship, from clothing and pottery of incredible quality and design, to powerful magic items such as weapons and accessories (Rings, bracelets, circlets...). Tho there crafts are famed all over Oiros, the things they make are hard to come by, as not many people dare to visit the home of clan Kitani. The Home of clan Kitani is an odd place, a forest that is in eternal twilight (Pic down bellow), no matter what time of day or year it may be, in and around the forest there is perpetual twilight, no one knows why the woods are like the way the are, but the most accepted idea is that that area is saturated by magical energy's. The twilight woods, as the other clans call it, takes up a part of the north-west section of the continent, with one end of the woods bordering the Sea of Songs whilst the rest of the forest is flanked nearly on all sides by the Stag horn mountain range, with only the north most part being flanked by the grate river of tears. (I might add more to this later on tho:P)
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    Brief Backstory: (I'am pulling a blank on this one. I used to be able to do backstory's with out a problem, tho not so much with descriptions... Oooh how the times change. Mind if I leave this blank pls?)

    Combat style: Ziu, like the rest of his clan, is highly proficient with magic, so do to this he combines the use of both weapons and magic in to a deadly combination of death and destruction for witch the Kitani warriors are also known for. Ziu relies mostly on his long staff for use as both a weapon and a conduit for magic use. The staff it self is infused with different types of magics that can be invoked by calling out its the spells name, from making it as hard and as strong as steel to stretching out and many others. In the event that Ziu dos not have his staff, he is more then capable at hand to hand combat, he is physically able to fight one on one with a basilisk, a massive lizard that lives in both the forest and the stag horn mountain rang with ease (think an elephant sized komodo dragon with petrification venom), he can also fight against multiple foes at ones as well using martial arts of his clan. The clothing that he wares is all magicly infused to be able to protect him from harm, in the for of a protective ward shield, tho this protection is not absolute, if one was to deal enough damage in a short period of time, one would be able to deal some significant damage to Ziu, witch would be rather difficult as he is rather agile and fast on his feet. The mask that Ziu wares is also magical in nature, as it allows him to have perfect night vision and also his other senses are enhanced to a grate degree

    Abilities: Along his Staff and his physical capability's, Ziu is also a magic caster. Tho he prefers to use magic sparingly, as it can leave him rather vulnerable to attack, as it takes him some time to cast the much stronger spells, tho he will cast smaller spells in a pinch like fire balls, lightning bolts and other elemental magic along with other types of magics. His favorite of all magic to use is illusion magic, as it is the easiest to use and combine with hallucinogenic potions, which is where he derived his two nicknames the Shadow Beast and the Jester

    Optional Extra Info: Ziu has a tendency to be a joker, using his illusion magic to pull jokes on other sometimes

    (Hope my gos not TOO op for this)

     
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  30. Kibaa

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    Another wildcard character by Deadpool.. ADmittedly I should be used to this by now !
    I enjoy the concept of the twilight forest. It makes good contrast from the other clans. So far we have very distant and disparaging differences between each clan, which is great. It's what I was hoping for.
    However before I accept your character, there are a couple of changes you need to make:
    • You mention the name Solomon, but list his name as Ziu. Might want to erase that?
    • While I loved the creativity when it came to fighting giants, unfortunately we cannot have a Giants clan until a player actually makes one. Also, I doubt anyone could fight hand to hand with an actual giant unless you supersized yourself lol
    • His combat abilities seem strong. He's your everyday spell-slinging monk fighter, which will make him strong in the Challenge. But his armor seems a bit OP. The ability to deflect any attack every so often makes him a bit too strong. Why not eliminate this perk from his armor, and instead have him be able to cast a shield spell if he's in trouble?
    By the way, feel free to keep expanding on the geographical sites you were listing. I liked them. I haven't actually made a map of Oiros yet, so anyone can feel free to map it out as they want.
    :D
     
  31. TinySnowcloud

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    I have a half-decent drawing software on my surface, so if we get enough cohesive landmarks I could feasibly take a stab at sketching a map as well :}
     
  32. Lord_Deadpool

    Lord_Deadpool the bugmaster of roleplay

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    You should, but your not, which is the point. I'll get to editing the listed things
     
  33. Lord_Deadpool

    Lord_Deadpool the bugmaster of roleplay

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    And also what do you think about ether moving the rp to discord or having the ooc on discord
     
  34. Lord_Deadpool

    Lord_Deadpool the bugmaster of roleplay

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    I'am thinking that we should all have a brainstorming session to make some more geographic points on the continent of Oiros as well as to come up with some more beasts that reside in the land as well
     
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    BlotBokt Perpetually Confused

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    If you're still looking for people, may I reserve? I'll try to get an app done sometime tomorrow.
     
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    Kibaa Bartolomeo da Cana|| Muhaŝŝiŝ

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    The roleplay will be taking place on these forums. An OOC discord chat will be set up for those wishing to participate.
     
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  37. Lord_Aza

    Lord_Aza The voice of truth
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    I buffed my character's magic a bit but now it doesn't feel right - I just can't picture him being able to cast fireballs and everything. The ice stuff yes, but that's not very combat efficient. I want to give him some kind of illusion magic but that would easily make him op.
     
  38. Lord_Deadpool

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    Edits have bin done for some time now
     
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    Lord_Deadpool the bugmaster of roleplay

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    Bro, my guy has illusion magic, he combos it with hallucinogenic potions to make you trip balls which he uses to his advantage to kick your arss
     

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