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Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. treave Arcane Patron

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    Who knows? :troll:
     
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  2. Kz3r0 Arcane

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    How about being rebornn as a toad demon?
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    Don't even dare thinking about it,:x
     
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  3. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    Voting A1>B
     
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  4. treave Arcane Patron

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    2015: Initial appearance of the Corona Aurum flowers recorded. Scientists are baffled at its DNA, which does not share any resemblance with any flowering plant on Earth.

    2016: The flowers are found to contain compounds that promote cellular longevity. Research intensifies.

    2018: First animal experiments involving the flower extracts take place under a project by the Fenrir Corporation. Ends in the death of twelve researchers and twenty security personnel.

    2020: The Ash Giant manifests in the Tokyo Bay. Inhabitants initially think it is a prank for an upcoming monster movie. Millions die in the first few hours. In the coming months, the Ash Giant proves to be impervious to conventional weaponry. Japan is thoroughly ravaged. The decision to utilize nuclear weapons is approved. Eventually, the giant is successfully destroyed, but the cost in lives and infrastructure is immense. The Japanese Home Islands are reduced to a lifeless radioactive wasteland.

    2021: The first Ash Winter occurs as the giant’s dispersed particles, circulating in the upper atmosphere for the past year, finally fall back to Earth. They prove to have adverse physiological effects. Not all succumb to the infection, but those life-forms that do mutate into ashen-white creatures that do nothing but devour. Cases begin appearing simultaneously all over the globe. The creatures are dubbed the Cineres.

    2024: Corona Aurum flowers are proven to be able to resist the infection. Work on a nanomachine-deployed vaccine begins in earnest as mankind makes their retreat into filtered biodomes, losing ground under the Cineres onslaught.

    2025: The Fenrir Corporation completes their work on the nano-vaccine. Humanity starts to fight back.

    2030: The last of the Cineres are eradicated. The world begins its recovery. Rapid progress is made in the field of artificial intelligence, networking and cybernetics.

    2038: Children with strange, inexplicable abilities begin to appear.

    2040: The children are traced back to mothers who were vaccinated while previously in preliminary infectious stages of the Cinis disease. The media begins calling them Ash Children.

    2045: Tensions regarding the Ash Children intensify, with religious cults forming around some of the more powerful individuals.

    2050: A war over the Ash Children begins between the surviving nations, as they struggle for dominance in the rubble of their once thriving civilizations.

    2052: Nuclear weapons are used, though the circumstances behind the event are unclear.

    2053: The war ends with the remaining countries agreeing to unite for the sake of their continued survival. Most of the Ash Children did not survive the war. New Children are still born occasionally.

    2060: The Fenrir Corporation establishes the League of Superheroes, a commercial endeavour that utilizes modern technological advancement and the abilities of the Ash Children to develop an organization of superheroes that fight crime. It does not take a year before the first eager supervillains appear.

    2070: The League has become a reality TV show where heroes are ranked by both power and popularity. Superheroes are now a career pathway...

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    [CONFIDENTIAL]

    [PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS SAMPLE]

    FIRESTARTER
    Strength: B
    Speed: B
    Intelligence: C
    Power: B (Pyromancy)

    CYBORG JACK
    Strength: A
    Speed: A
    Intelligence: B
    Power: C (Cybernetic Enhancements)

    THE MENTALIST
    Strength: C
    Speed: C
    Intelligence: A
    Power: A (Telepathy, Telekinesis)

    ANIMAL FRIEND
    Strength: A
    Speed: B
    Intelligence: D
    Power: D (Animal Communication)

    HOBO RIDER
    Strength: D
    Speed: D
    Intelligence: S
    Power: - (None)

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  5. treave Arcane Patron

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    Nevill - C (1)
    asxetos - B
    Baltika9 - C>A>B (1)
    ScubaV - C (1>2)
    Kz3r0 - B>A
    Azira - D>A
    Ganymede - B
    ERYFKRAD - D (1)
    LWC1996 - D>C (1)
    Esquilax - C (2>1)
    The Brazilian Slaughter - A>B>C (2)
    Akkudakku - A>B>C (1)
    Grimgravy - C>B (1)
    TOME - B
    Elfberserker - C
    Chumbucket - C>B>A (2 only)
    Ifeex - B>A>C (2)
    Kashmir Slippers - B
    GreyViper - B
    Absinthe - B
    Jester - C (2)
    Zero Credibility - B>C
    Smashing Axe - B
    Rex Feral - B
    Kipeci - A
    profreshinal - A
    Tribute - A>B

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    Current tally:

    A - 5
    B - 11
    C - 8
    D - 3
     
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  6. Azira Arcane Patron

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    Hobo rider ftw! :yeah:
     
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  7. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Hobo rider'd be cool.
     
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  8. treave Arcane Patron

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    I'd probably give the option to either choose from a few pre-made characters or go through a character creation process for that particular LP concept. But, eh, we'll get to that if/when we get to that.
     
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  9. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Character creation? Oh boy that'd be fun, oh I can imagine the endless and endless and endless DISCUSS! right now. Sweet.
     
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  10. Esquilax Arcane

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    Bros, listen up! If we take a hiatus on this LP and pick the glorious HOBO RIDER as our superhero, when we return to this LP, we will surely get +1 SWORDS. A vote for HOBO RIDER is a vote for +1 SWORDS.

    treave, but seriously, what does the Intelligence stat mean for Hobo Rider? Is he so dumb that his INT score is so far down the alphabet that it's an S? I've always wanted to play College Humor's version of Batman:

     
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  11. Ganymede Learned

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    Oh look it's Nier :love:

    I'm suddenly tempted to vote C/D

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    Drakengard CYOA when?
    Get root on the job it's a match made in heaven.
     
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  12. treave Arcane Patron

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    Nah, we're going EX SSSSSSSSS++++ SSS SS S A B C D E.

    Needed a backstory to plagiarize for superpowers, that fitted pretty well with what I had in mind so... :lol:
     
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  13. LWC1996 Learned

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    Why rollback again??? You make bad choices, you accept the consequences. This is getting tedious. We can't rollback evytime you don't like the decision. Sheesh. I definitely know what new LP I'm keen on from treave, and it sure as hell isn't another rollback.
     
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  14. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    We could always pray and watch the trollish consequences.
     
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  15. Elfberserker Liturgist

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    TREAVE will C option allow us to decide how to continue the story or will you decide for us?
     
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  16. treave Arcane Patron

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    C means we go to another LP first, hopefully finish that one, then return to this setting and continue from where we left off after the bitterness has long subsided. Think of it like, uh, a TV show going on hiatus with a cliffhanger for a year or so before coming back with part II.
     
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  17. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    A> B> C1 superheros suck balls on the grounds that the mainstream ones are too big pussies to kill the bad guys ultimately aloeing them to kill more innocents.
     
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  18. treave Arcane Patron

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    So says the person who has a B conditional vote. :smug:
     
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  19. Grimgravy Augur Patron

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    C1> B

    As for the last vote, I thought D would be a casual walk to Manxing while trolling BJ not a dumbass sprint. What happened to the whole burial thing? I thought that was a major part of D.
     
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  20. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    I didnt realize Jing was a bad guy :p also I dont like when a story is half finished :(
    But ghost Jing faux update would be hilarious (Bai, I'm haunting you)
     
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  21. treave Arcane Patron

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    Casual walk while trolling... Given how Bai Jiutian reacted to you even asking, that wouldn't have a half chance of working. You get stopped with a sword to your throat before you even get there at your slow walk, defeating the purpose of selecting the choice altogether. If trolling would make him not attack you, you wouldn't be in this situation - the risks of Bai continuing his attack were clearly stated.

    And when Jing tries to do something in a choice, he's going to try to succeed, for better or for worse. He did make it past Bai and get close to Zhang, which was what he wanted.

    Also, 'Buried' is an euphemism for 'making sure he's really, really dead'. Perhaps I should have put it in between quotation marks, but I already clarified it in a post on the same page:

    ...actually, I have no idea how this post didn't tip you guys off that D wasn't some walk in the park.
     
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  22. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    Flopping to A1 > B > C2

    That bit about nations uniting is a bit sad, through. Then again I'm just a sucker for nations fighting against nations fighting against aliens fighting against super-natural monsters fighting against militias fighting against mad cults fighting againstx1000000, super-hero universes are deliciously full of foes.
     
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  23. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Bugger prayer.
     
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  24. TOME Cuckmaster General

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    Oh the horror! Do you mean to say that D won by one vote? And to think that I was too lazy to log in and vote...

    I'm going to vote a rollback. I'm too emotionally engaged to let this go without achieving some meaningful end.

    B.
     
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  25. Nevill Arcane

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    Esquilax, I would not mind the hiatus either. I just hate to leave the story on that note. I think Jing deserves better.

    But maybe taking a break from it for a while would be for the best. No superheroes, though. Maybe later.

    I'll flop to C1.
     
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