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According to some,* heroic deaths are admirable things

* Generally those who don't have to do it.Politicians and writers spring to mind

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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2016, 05:26:54 PM »
Name: Leon

Alias/Nickname: Mister Leon to you fake wizards and sorcerer

Race: Human

Origins:Sand Desert of Dirtia

Age: Mid-to-Late Thirties

Profession: Magician the non magical kind ,magic is just an illusion it's not real

Alignment: Lawful Good

Weapon of Choice a top hat and bunny

Allegiance: Fantasia

Secret Agency: N/A

Arch-Nemesis: No-one,people who use magic?

Quirks: Unknown to Leon the reason he doesn't think magic is real is because his a dead zone to magic no magic will work on him or near him (five foot distance) good or bad. Its his life mission to prove that wizards are charlatan and just use sleight hand of hand  like his good self.
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* Generally those who don't have to do it.Politicians and writers spring to mind

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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2016, 05:48:42 PM »
One MC, 3 side characters.

Name: Henry the Jack (+V, Conan and Mr. Whiskers)

Race: Human (+ human, human and cat)

Origins: Belgarium(+ Belgarium, somewhere wild, Belgarium)

Age: mid twenties (+early twenties, Mid-40s, old tom)

Profession: Master thief (+real thief, fashionable barbarian, lazy cat)

Alignment: chaotic good (+orderly good, orderly good, cat)

Weapon of choice: masterchef knife (+ daggers, brute force, cat pee)

Allegiance: himself (+ herself, Henry, himself)

Arch-nemesis: the thieves guild (Henry maybe, bad fashion, Henry)

Quirks:
Henry is an obvious fraud but somehow has powerful artifacts (the knife and allsight monocle) and a bunch of weird friends to help him. Strange love for cats.

V is a real thief with a strange love/hate relationship with Henry. She sometimes butts in to kick his ass or help him out depending on her mood.

Conan is a barbarian that has the wrong taste for fashion (tutus, corsets, all the weird stuff. Don't tell him though. Otherwise he's the sensible person in a bunch of crazies.

Mr. Whiskers is a cat from the Kitty Yay airship/cat orphanage. He hates Henry with passion and will vex him in every possible occasion.




Image (courtesy of Dr.Chill)

Henry and Conan (feeling unfashionable) are fending off a horde of thingies.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2016, 07:12:09 PM by Henry Dale »

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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2016, 05:59:15 PM »
Alias/Nickname: Ms. Scarlet ;D

Looks: Short and curvy, always dressed in lots of layers. Big skirts, tunics and capes (which actually hide something....). No bags, just her books as almost part of her.

Race: Human

Profession: Magician, Wizard, Alchemist in training, general know-it-all

Weapon of Choice/ Accessories: Books (for both!) and her smile (see 'Quirks')

Allegiance: Guiding the Hero - that is Doc, not the crazy J-guy who thinks he's a hero

Secret Agency: it's a not-so-secret secret, but spying is involved 8)

Arch-Nemesis: No one (so far...)

Quirks: When she smiles and stares, people forget that they're supposed to be wary of her
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2016, 05:59:45 PM »
... And Black JayMack

Alias/Nickname: King of the North-that-Is

Looks: Short, compact; curly black hair and well-trimmed beard; easy to forget, except for a surprisingly good singing voice

Race: Human

Profession: King of the North on Thursdays, Mercenary Leader other days of the week

Weapon of Choice/ Accessories: Candlelightsabre

Allegiance: The North and the secret order of the Be-ard Cooks

Boon companion: Smug, the enormous dragon prince who likes to pretend he's still the size of a mastiff

Arch-Nemesis: Captain Ahab

Quirks: We're not talking about those here. This is a family RPG.
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2016, 05:59:56 PM »
Willing to join, but how does this work?
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2016, 06:03:04 PM »
Willing to join, but how does this work?
Lanko, check the 'chit-chat' thread :)
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2016, 06:05:27 PM »
I'll just copy and paste from the last one...


Name: Doctor Chill

Alias/Nickname: Doc

Race: Human

Origins: Tejas Frontier

Age: Mid-to-Late Thirties

Profession: Gunslinger / Doctor

Alignment: Neutral Good

Weapon of Choice / Accessories: Revolver / Medical Kit

Boon Companion: Murdock, Zael's old merhound

Allegiance: Fantasia

Secret Agency: N/A

Arch-Nemesis: The Texan Wizard (dead?)

Quirks: Can make a mean bowl of squirrel dumplings, among other things.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2016, 07:24:32 PM by Doctor_Chill »
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2016, 06:32:26 PM »
A few changes to my character and I drew her as well to give you guys a visual.

Name: Alex

Alias/Nickname: Lexi

Race: Half Elf

Origins: Transported from the Pokeworld (yes, half elves live in the Pokeworld...in hiding mostly because of discrimination)

Age: A quarter of a century minus two years

Profession: Thief

Qualities: Likes tinkering with mechanical things and can alter/fix just about anything technological.  Her latest prowess was stealing a snitch from Hogwarts and turning it into a scanning/seeking device to hunt for rare artifacts that she can sell in the black market.

Allegiance: None.  She lives by her own code, but her loyalty can be swayed if there's payment involved.

Weapon of Choice / Accessories: Her bag in which she carries tools for her trade.  She also has a tiny dagger and she is armed with a jigglypuff.

Arch-Nemesis: Vlamedeer, the plot bunny king who was responsible for transporting her from the Pokeworld to wherever the heck the plot is.

Quirks: She has terrible hearing, so she needs hearing aids.  Her magical elven blood and poor hearing dull the effects of Jigglypuffs (Mr. Jiggles).

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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2016, 07:06:05 PM »
Okay, this honestly looks too fun not to get involved. We used to do similar things on BBSes back in the days (our forum names were characters who all experienced a co-written story) so I'll jump in. Hopefully, this character will be somewhat interesting, and doesn't fall too far outside the bounds of the RPG.

Name: Tomas the Ghost

Alias/Nickname: Tom, Tommy, Mr. Sparkles (he HATES that nickname), OH GOD WHAT IS THAT

Race: Ghost (was human before he died)

Origins: The other side

Age: Died in his late 20s, can't remember how or why, which as you can imagine is rather frustrating.

Profession: Farmer (before death). Now that he's dead and incapable of speaking or touching things, he has occupied himself with wandering the Earth, screwing with the living however he can, and trying to find out how to stop existing.

Alignment: True Neutral (it was karmically frozen at death, and cannot change!)

Weapon of Choice / Accessories: No weapons, as he's quite insubstantial. When he exerts himself enough, he can accomplish a tiny amount of telekinesis, such as tipping over a cup or blowing out a torch, but this exhausts him for hours at a time.

Allegiance: None (he's dead!)

Secret Agency: Find out why the hell he's been stuck on the mortal plane for over a decade, and how to either move onto the next world, or cease existing altogether. Given almost a decade of this, he's grown quite bored with his existence, and amuses himself by screwing with the living.

Arch-Nemesis: Whoever is supposed to ensure dead people move onto the next world (since they apparently failed in his case).

Quirks: A decade unable to speak or affect things has made Tom quite blase about danger (and also, pretty much immune to it). As he can only be seen, not heard, he communicates mainly in (often rude) visual gestures. He also has an unexplained fear of goats and will vanish when they appear. Finally, he sparkles in bright sunlight, which frustrates and embarrasses him to no end.
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2016, 07:25:00 PM »
@Henry Dale:

Heh, I forgot I found pictures for people's characters. Might go rustle them up from my files (and maybe find some for new people ;)).
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2016, 07:42:43 PM »
@Henry Dale:

Heh, I forgot I found pictures for people's characters. Might go rustle them up from my files (and maybe find some for new people ;)).

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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2016, 10:09:04 PM »
Name: Lanko

Race: Dragon

Origins: Molten Core

Age: Doesn't know.

Profession: Looking for a job. Extensive experience with anything fire related. Write and speak 57 languages fluently. No, will not fly your kids to school.

Alignment: Pff...human philosophy doesn't not apply here!

Weapon of Choice / Accessories: Fire breath. Tailswipes. Fly-by attacks. Can drop all kinds of stuff from above on unaware people.

Allegiance: Himself

Arch-Nemesis: Dragon hunters.

Quirks: Size doesn't allow hiding or subtlety. Lazy, doesn't hunt. Books need to be fireproof. Allergic to perfumes.
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2016, 12:14:27 AM »
Mostly as in RPG 2015

Nickname: Oggy, Ogs,

Appearance: Short, round, white hair all-over-the-place, likes multi-coloured clothes, outrageous hats.
and transforming temporarily into appearance of characters she feels fond of such as :-

Race: Seems to be human female with that broad Zummerzet accent, but you will have to imagine as can't write accent in dialogue too many Zz 's

Origin: Unknown and no-one dares ask but probably deep in Mendip Hills


Age: Older than Ancient

Alignment: Where best interests lie at any given time,

Weapon: Any kitchen utensil to hand from frying pan to Thermomix

Allegiance: Being Smug's Dragon Fairy Godmother his interests are paramount. Feels responsible for Kingy J because he looks after Smug. Concerned about Scarlet who forgets to eat enough. Actually fond of everyone and will move around to feed or scold.

Secret Agency: Probably not, but you never know. Uses teleport ability when convenient.
Does have unexpected powers and uses them when she's in this mode.


Arch Nemesis: Anyone who gets in her way

Quirks: Happy when shé's cooking for everyone, but goes on something dreadful if upset. Always talks too much. Won't bother to fight if Masterchef is on TV in her kitchen.
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Re: Who's who in the January 2016 RPG
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2016, 11:00:43 AM »
A couple of changes from the 2015 RPG.

Name: Arthur Reuel Cane

(The best picture Chilly and I were able to find:)
(Peter V. Brett's Warded/Painted Man by Lauren Cannon)

Alias/Nickname: Brother Arthur, the Priest (or AR or A.R.)

Looks: Quite tall, lean but not bony, dressed in colour-changing mood-indicating hooded monk robes, yellowish green eyes, hairless skin, whole body covered with tattooed text of a strange language.

Origins: Unknown... but probably some fishing village or port town.

Age: Doesn't remember. Best guess, late twenties to early thirties (though he "feels" older).

Race: Human

Profession: Monk / Shape-shifter / Former priest (and even more former pirate and friend of the Cap???)

Weapon of Choice / Accessories: Fists, and metal walking cane (with which he can fly short distances and which he can use as an automatic rifle)

Allegiance: Fantasia. His God, Velma the Virgin Velociraptor

Arch-Nemesis: His past?

Quirks: Is (or at least tries to be) very calm. Used to be very sombre, but is trying to be more chipper. Can transform into a deadly (cute) kitten.
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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