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Discussion in 'Non-Star Wars Role Playing Archive' started by nsper7, Mar 11, 2006.

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  1. nsper7

    nsper7 Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 24, 2004

    Setting: Earth, 2009 (Early February)

    The world seems at relative peace. The United States has finally 'won' the War on Terror. Osama bin Laden has been captured and tried in the Hague. Saddam Hussein has been executed by the new Iraqi government for crimes against humanity and the United States has finally pulled its troops out, except for a small observation and advisory force to help the fledgling Iraqi government.

    In the rest of the Middle East, a new Iranian president has promised to improve its relations with the West, including Israel. A new Palestinean State with a democratically elected government has begun to reign in the terror groups operating its boundaries and is on the eve of signing a non-aggression pact with the Israeli government. China, fearing an international incident, has finally forced its North Korean cousins to disarm its nuclear arsenal.

    However, all is not totally well. In the Russian Federation, the economy has worsened and internal conflicts have gotten bigger. Despite vast resource holdings in Siberia, the Russian government seems unable to stem the depression that's looming. The military, as with its Soviet predecessors, is becoming more and more politically powerful, fielding numerous local, state and national-level politicians. Fearing a military autocracy, a new Communist Party, led by one of the most charismatic men in all of Russia and (secretly) funded by China, has formed. With Presidential elections upcoming, many political experts fear that Russia is on the brink of collapse.

    In the United States of America, a new president has been elected, promising to repair all political and economic damage the previous has caused; however, many fear that the new leader may be unable to handle a true international crisis.

    Is humanity on the brink of a new Cold War or will diplomacy and civility prevail? Only time will tell.

    [b][u]Character Sheet[/b][/u]

    -- [b]First Name[/b]:
    -- [b]Middle Name[/b] (if any):
    -- [b]Family Name[/b]:
    [u]Physical Description[/u]
    -- [b]Age[/b]:
    -- [b]Gender[/b]:
    -- [b]Height[/b]:
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    -- [u]Hair [/u]
    -- -- [b]Color[/b]:
    -- -- [b]Style[/b]:
    -- [b]Eye Color[/b]:
    [u]Mental/Psychological Description[/u]
    -- [b]Traits/Personality[/b]:
    -- [b]Likes[/b]:
    -- [b]Dislikes[/b]:
    -- [b]Hobbies[/b]:
    [b]Home Country[/b]:
    [b]Brief Bio[/b] (at least two paragraphs):



    1) No godmodding or powerRPing
    2) Obey the TOS and all GMs
    3) All OOC arguments should be handled via PM or IM
    4) Please remain active
    5) Please PM all character sheets to me for approval. If you are interested in playing the leader of a major power or one of the candidates in the Russian, I expect a top quality character sheet, as well as a list of previous RPing experience and an assurance that you will remain active.
    6) Have fun!>
  2. Master_Burhead

    Master_Burhead Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jan 1, 2005
    Can we play as leaders of the nations as our characters job? Finally how will this game be played? Will you run each nation? If you could answer these I might join;)
  3. nsper7

    nsper7 Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 24, 2004
    OOC: You can apply for the leadership of a nation. You can be in a nation's military. You can pretty much do whatever you want as long as it makes sense and you have a good character sheet.
  4. Darth_Joesha

    Darth_Joesha Jedi Master star 4

    Apr 22, 2004
    -- First Name: Maya
    -- Middle Name (if any): Raine
    -- Family Name: Yubari
    Physical Description
    -- Age: 32
    -- Gender: Female
    -- Height: 5'8
    -- Weight: 10 stone
    -- Hair
    -- -- Color: Black
    -- -- Style: long and straight, usualy tied up
    -- Eye Color: black/brown
    Mental/Psychological Description
    -- Traits/Personality:
    -- Likes: Liberalism, politics. Prada.
    -- Dislikes: Corruption, dictatorships, arrogance and conservatives.
    -- Hobbies: Ice skating, shopping, stopping world wars. (the usual)
    Home Country: United Kingdom
    Affiliation: United Kindom
    Employer: Government
    Position/Rank: Prime Minister
    Brief Bio (at least two paragraphs): Maya had always been interested in politics ever since shew as a young girl and dreamed of being an MP (member of parliment). She went on to study politics at one of Englands most succecful universities for politics, Colchester.

    After finishing her course she joined the Liberal Democrate party and won back the Guildford seat from the conservatives in a suprise move. This boosted her profile and when the current leader of the Liberals, Sir Campell, stepped down Maya became the first asian female to stand for a leader of a position.

    In a shock election called by Tony Blair the liberals had their greatest rise in votes mainly due to their knew leader. They won the election and now Prime Minister Yubari is known as the best dressed woman in politics as she is always sporting a designer suit.
  5. nsper7

    nsper7 Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 24, 2004
    OOC: I need more players before I can begin.

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    Dec 21, 2005
    -- First Name: Thorr
    -- Middle Name (if any): Franklin
    -- Family Name: Thomas
    Physical Description
    -- Age: 24
    -- Gender: Male
    -- Height: 6'2"
    -- Weight: 240 lbs.
    -- Hair
    -- -- Color: Drity Blone
    -- -- Style: A little shaggyer and longer than the military allows, but he gets away with it, beard
    -- Eye Color: Blue
    Mental/Psychological Description
    -- Traits/Personality: A true pacifist at heart, Thorr has a relationship with God, but doesn't like to identify himslef as christian, very intelectual, light hearted, a leader and good politician, he has looks, brains and strength. A natural leader, Thorr is very calm and doesn't get stressed out, keeps a very level head in all situations, always seems like he has everything under contorl, always analyzing things and doesn't say anything that isn't carefully choosen.
    -- Likes: Philosophy, God, Music, Reading, exorcising, politics, learning
    -- Dislikes: Social situations, Ignorant people, People who don't think before they act
    -- Hobbies: Reading, he plays 4 insturments, training
    Home Country: USA
    Affiliation: UN
    Employer: UN
    Position/Rank: Colonel
    Brief Bio (at least two paragraphs): Thorr raised himself as an orphan on the streets of Sacramento, CA. He worked his way through highschool while living on the streets, graduated a year early, and then went on to the Marines, his only choice to get off of the streets. He drew attention at boot camp due to his leadership ability and reasourcefulness (something you have to have to survive on the streets) and within his first year was tranfered over to the CIA for special trianing as a secret agent. His training took a year, and after that Thorr was put in to the feild. He worked as an agent for a year, and because of his views of the US, he resigned from the CIA. Thorr found a job at the UN, working in a squad of special agents and has been there since.

    Very excited about this one. Come join people!
  7. alpha_red_83

    alpha_red_83 Jedi Youngling star 2

    Aug 2, 2005
    I'm just using another username.


    -- First Name: Ivan
    -- Middle Name (if any): Arkady
    -- Family Name: Korshunov
    Physical Description
    -- Age: 34
    -- Gender: Male
    -- Height: 6'
    -- Weight: 180s
    -- Hair
    -- -- Color: Black
    -- -- Style: Combed to the side formally
    -- Eye Color: Brown
    Mental/Psychological Description
    -- Traits/Personality: He's a commanding person in battle and can withstand a huge amount of pain, physically and mentally. He is afraid to show his caring side but will do anything to protect his country - Mother Russia
    -- Likes: Has a greed with money and power. He is at times blood-thirsty and harsh to enemies and comrades alike
    -- Dislikes: Those who have power over him and people who makes him do all the hard work
    -- Hobbies: In his free time, he works in his house on wood products. Carving and making items out of wood. He sells his beautiful eye-catching work daily
    Home Country: Moscow, Russia
    Affiliation: Russian Army
    Employer: N/A
    Position/Rank: Major
    Brief Bio: His father fought for the Army, driving back any enemies that opposed Mother Russia. When he passed away from old age, Ivan decided to follow his footsteps. Through ruthless training and harsh combat, he managed to fly up the ranks until he hit the rank of Major. It's odd that he wasn't married, due to the fact that he doesn't have any motive on women, but he has a lot of friends in the military.

    Fighting battles, winning wars, are two of the things Ivan enjoys. When they lose, he turns psychotic, blaming everyone but him for their stupid efforts. He lost many comrades in these battles, and he fights his enemies, not realizing that avenging their deaths wouldn't bring them back.

    During one battle, Ivan's group leader was wounded and pinned down by enemy fire. The man in second command ordered everyone to retreat. Ivan carried his Mosin-Nagant Rifle and cowardly hid behind cover, the man in command yelled at everyone to fall back. Ivan didn't follow his orders, so he stood up so bravely and fired at the enemy. Firing 5 shots at the enemy, he managed to kill some of them but his weapon jammed. The man in charge couldn't believe what he was seeing, Ivan ran up to his wounded comrade and pulled him to safety. Just afterwards they all left the battle without risking too much casualties. The cowardly man in second command was demoted and Ivan took his place. Ever since he was well respected.
  8. Morkai

    Morkai Jedi Youngling star 3

    Mar 29, 2005
    GM approved

    Character Sheet

    -- First Name: Connor
    -- Middle Name (if any): Daniel
    -- Family Name: Smith
    Physical Description
    -- Age: 27
    -- Gender: male
    -- Height: 5'8
    -- Weight: 80 kg
    -- Hair
    -- -- Color: Light brown
    -- -- Style: short {slightly longer than military}
    -- Eye Color: Hazel
    Mental/Psychological Description
    -- Traits/Personality: Cold and methodical thinker, strong sense of personal honour, can seem distant and unfeeling, rarely speaks unless its necessary.
    -- Likes: Efficiency, getting paid on time, military history, training, solitude.
    -- Dislikes: Arrogance, sloppy employers, unnecessary risks, being underestimated
    -- Hobbies: known to surf, trains extensively when not on a job, enjoys, painting and hiking.
    Home Country: Australia
    Affiliation: Himself
    Employer: Executive Results {Mercenaries}
    Position/Rank: top level operative
    Brief Bio (at least two paragraphs):

    Connor was from a very close nit family and was planning on studying law at university when his family were killed in a car accident when he was 17. Having lost all he had really cared about Connor left for oversea's soon after his parents and sisters funeral's. It was while in France he decided to join the french foreign Legion, he spent the next 5 years as apart of their elite 6th paracute regement.

    After several campaign's Connor's contract ended and he chose to leave the legion, An old friend who had left earlier introduced him to Executive results who offered him ludicrous amounts of money for his expertise. He spent several months in africa fighting for and against rebels, and two years in the troubled baltic and Russian states as a high level bodyguard and sometimes assassin. He has been used on several occasions by both the British and American governments for black ops that needed outside attention.

    He is now currently living for the moment in the east end of London while he waits for the next set of job offers.
  9. Sabre_11

    Sabre_11 Jedi Knight star 5

    Jun 1, 2005
    OOC: Umm, say what? Not to be too picky (last time i did this someone quit the RPG) but the Mosin-Nagant, if you mean what I think you mean (the bolt action) then that weapon hasn't been in service since WW2. Now, since this RPG is set in 2009, thats 65 or so years ago. If you used one then, add 20 or so years for your age. That means right now you are around 85 years old, whereas you say you are only 34.

    Just to clarify, this RPG is not about the REAL cold war of the 60's to 80's era, but of a new conflict in 2009. Thankyou for taking this as constructive critisicm, as I am only trying to help.
  10. alpha_red_83

    alpha_red_83 Jedi Youngling star 2

    Aug 2, 2005
    OOC: I can't help but say I'm always in constant scrutiny. It was my mistake, move on, sometimes experienced RPers like myself have mistakes. [face_blush]
  11. Sabre_11

    Sabre_11 Jedi Knight star 5

    Jun 1, 2005
    OOC: thats cool just helping out

    PRENNTACULAR VIP star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Dec 21, 2005
    OOC: Sabre, are you even playing?
  13. Sabre_11

    Sabre_11 Jedi Knight star 5

    Jun 1, 2005
    OOC: I will be joining, just a bit busy as of late.
  14. nsper7

    nsper7 Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 24, 2004
    Unless someone else wants to take over GMing this RPG, I am going to shut it down. It does not have enough players to begin and I don't think it will achieve that number.
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