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Postby The Sherpa Empire » Thu May 23, 2019 9:33 pm

Aboveland wrote:And if anyone wants to claim the unruly reporter, 100% fine by me (in fact, encouraged).


I might take you up on that if no one else beats me to it.

And the part about Tripathi getting held up in the pits is fine.
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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Fri May 24, 2019 9:02 am

I don't think I've ever quite understood writers when they've talked about a story controlling them rather than the other way around until now.

This is the longest race segment I've written and, if I'm remembering correctly, the third-longest thing I've written full stop - in fact, it was just the first part of three in this post (the latter two will be split off into their own thing now because I don't want this to be even longer), which was in turn only the first post of several that I intended (and still intend) to write this week - but it needed telling. I hope people still find it enjoyable, if that's the right word to use for the subject matter!

Now, I need to take a break.
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Postby The Sherpa Empire » Fri May 24, 2019 9:07 am

Former Citizens of the Nimbus System wrote:I don't think I've ever quite understood writers when they've talked about a story controlling them rather than the other way around until now.

This is the longest race segment I've written and, if I'm remembering correctly, the third-longest thing I've written full stop - in fact, it was just the first part of three in this post (the latter two will be split off into their own thing now because I don't want this to be even longer), which was in turn only the first post of several that I intended (and still intend) to write this week - but it needed telling. I hope people still find it enjoyable, if that's the right word to use for something like this!

Now, I need to take a break.


I know that feeling.
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Postby Vangaziland » Fri May 24, 2019 10:52 am

I’ve written 10,000 words in a week and it didn’t control me. The start of WGP2 II I think..
Then I’ve written certain much shorter stories and they did wreck me. There could be a long term factor getting to you also. Maybe other factors or reasons for being drained.

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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Fri May 24, 2019 10:56 am

Vangaziland wrote:I’ve written 10,000 words in a week and it didn’t control me. The start of WGP2 II I think..
Then I’ve written certain much shorter stories and they did wreck me. There could be a long term factor getting to you also. Maybe other factors or reasons for being drained.

Ah, fortunately you misunderstand; while I have been a little tired recently, that's the normal 'lack of sleep' tiredness. In terms of writing, I'm actually feeling quite energised! Got a story arc to wrap up.
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Postby Audioslavia » Fri May 24, 2019 3:55 pm

That's fine on Stevenson taking Jai's seat at Eelandii for mid-season testing.

Once a driver has raced for one team, he can't join a different team in the same season. As the mid-season test isn't a race, Stevenson would be fine to join another team if one offers him a race seat.

Mid-season testing is due to be scorinated tonight, but due to recent delays I'm going to put it back to Saturday evening or Sunday morning instead. We'll be going back to the regular schedule as of next Friday.

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Postby Aboveland » Tue May 28, 2019 6:12 pm

Mega frustrated with my week; I'm so full of schoolwork that I can't write anything >:(
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Postby Aboveland » Thu May 30, 2019 7:28 pm

Circuit presentation posts are fun! I'll get better at them for next year, for sure.

Anyways, the fake link at the bottom of the post is to my factbook map (so, no visas, sorry) to get everyone on the same relative geographic page for everything I wrote above. The bit in red is kinda important for anyone RP-ing from their drivers entering the country, or arriving in Iskajärvi, onwards.
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Postby Savojarna » Fri May 31, 2019 5:14 am

Aboveland wrote:Mega frustrated with my week; I'm so full of schoolwork that I can't write anything >:(


Very relatable. Apologies for complete inactivity since Nekoni, thesis deadlines have me scrambling for time.
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Postby Esmerel » Fri May 31, 2019 6:54 am

I came down with a fever and it's finals week at the same time. That's why I haven't been able to pick up the Aboveland hangout story yet. :p
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Postby Eastfield Lodge » Fri May 31, 2019 7:51 am

Aboveland wrote:Circuit presentation posts are fun! I'll get better at them for next year, for sure.

Anyways, the fake link at the bottom of the post is to my factbook map (so, no visas, sorry) to get everyone on the same relative geographic page for everything I wrote above. The bit in red is kinda important for anyone RP-ing from their drivers entering the country, or arriving in Iskajärvi, onwards.

They are, for sure, but then you start feeling guilty when it comes to reposting them for the next season, and so on
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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Fri May 31, 2019 11:36 am

Eastfield Lodge wrote:
Aboveland wrote:Circuit presentation posts are fun! I'll get better at them for next year, for sure.

Anyways, the fake link at the bottom of the post is to my factbook map (so, no visas, sorry) to get everyone on the same relative geographic page for everything I wrote above. The bit in red is kinda important for anyone RP-ing from their drivers entering the country, or arriving in Iskajärvi, onwards.

They are, for sure, but then you start feeling guilty when it comes to reposting them for the next season, and so on

I always try to add something for each of mine, however small. Speaks to Nimban cultural values!
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Emmet: Okay. What I see are people, inspired by each other and by you - people taking what you made and making something new out of it.

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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Fri May 31, 2019 3:39 pm

So, I'm doing my usual thing again! Have the first half of the first third of the post that I'm making for fear that I won't finish the rest quickly enough!

(In all seriousness, though, I'm working on the climax of a narrative arc and trying to be as thorough as possible to make sure it all pans out . Also noting that the third part of the post will continue your posts' narratives, Vilita and Aboveland; sorry it's a bit later than planned.)
Emmet: You might see a mess -
Lord Business: Exactly: a bunch of weird, dorky stuff that ruined my perfectly good stuff!
Emmet: Okay. What I see are people, inspired by each other and by you - people taking what you made and making something new out of it.

The central Nimban cultural ideal summed up in an exchange from The Lego Movie.

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Postby Vangaziland » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:29 am

I'm getting distracted by the genre that brought me into writing in the first place. I should be able to get some good posts in this weekend. I don't know... There might be some Star Trek in the forecast...

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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:56 pm

Well, that's the second half of the first part and the second part of the three done, at least. Still working on the last, though I think it should be a bit easier from a thematic point of view.
Emmet: You might see a mess -
Lord Business: Exactly: a bunch of weird, dorky stuff that ruined my perfectly good stuff!
Emmet: Okay. What I see are people, inspired by each other and by you - people taking what you made and making something new out of it.

The central Nimban cultural ideal summed up in an exchange from The Lego Movie.

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Postby Aboveland » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:32 am

That's... Actually a really interesting result. Looks like fun to write!
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Postby Mattijana » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:11 pm

Aboveland wrote:That's... Actually a really interesting result. Looks like fun to write!


There's been some really heroic drives from the back of the grid during this season. Talvela last week and then Dimitrianov finally fulfilling his potential after years of stunning mediocrity.

I'm finishing my end of year uni exams on Wednesday, so I should be able to get writing again soon afterwards!
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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:03 pm

Mattijana wrote:
Aboveland wrote:That's... Actually a really interesting result. Looks like fun to write!


There's been some really heroic drives from the back of the grid during this season. Talvela last week and then Dimitrianov finally fulfilling his potential after years of stunning mediocrity.

Not to mention Ryker winning his first race ever. That's a thing.

...

YYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!
Emmet: You might see a mess -
Lord Business: Exactly: a bunch of weird, dorky stuff that ruined my perfectly good stuff!
Emmet: Okay. What I see are people, inspired by each other and by you - people taking what you made and making something new out of it.

The central Nimban cultural ideal summed up in an exchange from The Lego Movie.

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Postby Aboveland » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:12 pm

I was so eager to get that post out that I finished the last of it on my phone during rush hour!
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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:36 pm

I'm going to be blunt, Aboveland... That post made me really, really happy.

Doing my usual thing of posting different bits of my post as I write them!

Edit: Yes, you can indeed expect Ryker and Victoria being AdorableTM to recur regularly in my future posts.
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Emmet: You might see a mess -
Lord Business: Exactly: a bunch of weird, dorky stuff that ruined my perfectly good stuff!
Emmet: Okay. What I see are people, inspired by each other and by you - people taking what you made and making something new out of it.

The central Nimban cultural ideal summed up in an exchange from The Lego Movie.

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Postby Audioslavia » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:00 am

Apologies for the delay, everyone. I fell asleep earlier than I expected last night.

I'm not around much this weekend so I'll scorinate qualifying on Sunday and the race on Tuesday. Next week's events will be put back a day to account for the delay

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Postby Former Citizens of the Nimbus System » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:24 pm

I must say, I'm pleased with that post. Managed to get some good musical symbolism in there, too, so there's that!

I do actually have a little bit more to write before the Vannish Grand Prix; I'll try to get it finished but it's not long and, regardless, I'm pretty satisfied with what I have so far.
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Lord Business: Exactly: a bunch of weird, dorky stuff that ruined my perfectly good stuff!
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The central Nimban cultural ideal summed up in an exchange from The Lego Movie.

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Postby Nekoni » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:45 am

I haven't written a good RP like that in AGES. It feels elating to get a good block of writing like that out after so long. I think you can probably tell by reading the end bit.
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Postby Haraba » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:53 am

Hi I saw this and thought it looked kinda cool, how exactly does this stuff work? I'm genuinely interested.

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Postby Lisander » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:04 am

Haraba wrote:Hi I saw this and thought it looked kinda cool, how exactly does this stuff work? I'm genuinely interested.


Long made short:

1. Wait until a series start. WGPC is currently in the last weeks, but WGP2 (our second tier competition) isn't that far. Use this time to develop a nice racing program, a good background to your drivers, something like that.
1. Create a challenger (team or driver) under the specifications in the opening topic. For the first seasons, I suggest a driver with a solid background to develop.
2. Write your way to the top. Quality over quantity. The better you write, teams will get attracted by your driver/drivers will get atracted by your team.
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