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How should we start the IC?

The platoon has just been formed, people don't know each other.
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The platoon is deployed so there's some burgeoning camaraderie, but mostly among those who are already friends from the home front.
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We've seen combat together: everybody knows everybody.
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Postby Transoxthraxia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:06 pm

Ayreonia wrote:
Rephesus wrote:Is there any way I can be some Noble Officer's bastard son?

Also, what kinda tech are we in? Just so I get an idea for my attached picture. Like WW2? Cold War? Modern?

Sure you can.

Tech is a bit arbitrary, but we've agreed on 50-60. So early Cold War.

Edit: the ninja of the Night's Watch got me.

Ninja of the Night's Watch?

I like the sound of that.
Where must we go, we who wander this wasteland, in search for our better selves?
In Egypt's sandy silence, all alone,
Stands a gigantic Leg, which far off throws
The only shadow that the Desert knows:—
"I am great OZYMANDIAS," saith the stone,
"The King of Kings; this mighty City shows
"The wonders of my hand." The City's gone,
Nought but the Leg remaining to disclose
The site of this forgotten Babylon.

We wonder, and some Hunter may express
Wonder like ours, when thro' the wilderness
Where London stood, holding the Wolf in chace,
He meets some fragment huge, and stops to guess
What powerful but unrecorded race
Once dwelt in that annihilated place.
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Postby Rephesus » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:09 pm

Could I have the name of a noble to which my medic could be a bastard son? Maybe a Count?

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Postby Transoxthraxia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:10 pm

Rephesus wrote:Could I have the name of a noble to which my medic could be a bastard son? Maybe a Count?

There are the Van Oorbergs.
Where must we go, we who wander this wasteland, in search for our better selves?
In Egypt's sandy silence, all alone,
Stands a gigantic Leg, which far off throws
The only shadow that the Desert knows:—
"I am great OZYMANDIAS," saith the stone,
"The King of Kings; this mighty City shows
"The wonders of my hand." The City's gone,
Nought but the Leg remaining to disclose
The site of this forgotten Babylon.

We wonder, and some Hunter may express
Wonder like ours, when thro' the wilderness
Where London stood, holding the Wolf in chace,
He meets some fragment huge, and stops to guess
What powerful but unrecorded race
Once dwelt in that annihilated place.
The Nuclear Fist wrote:Transoxthraxia confirmed for shit taste

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Postby Ayreonia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:15 pm

Transoxthraxia wrote:
Ayreonia wrote:Sure you can.

Tech is a bit arbitrary, but we've agreed on 50-60. So early Cold War.

Is the App acceptable?

Of course. I'll add it in a bit.
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Postby Ayreonia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:15 pm

Transoxthraxia wrote:
Rephesus wrote:Could I have the name of a noble to which my medic could be a bastard son? Maybe a Count?

There are the Van Oorbergs.

Or the Rialtos.
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Postby Rephesus » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:20 pm

Name: Markus 'Bones' Rialto-Mensch [bastard name]
Age: 33
Sex/gender: M/M

Rank: Lance Corporal
Years of service: 11
Civilian occupation: Veterinarian
Nobility: Count's Bastard [No actual nobility]

Preferred role: Medic. Zombie-slayer, Orbital Strike Coordinator
Preferred squad/platoon: Charlie (?)

Appearance: 5'10, slim build, black hair and brown eyes, tanned skin like his mother, angular and defined jaw/cheeks like his father. Hair is kept tidy, despite being curly.

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Postby The Carlisle » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:21 pm

Name: "AMALIA SMED SIR!! Sorry. Just a bit excited!"
Age: "Eighteen! Well... Eighteen and three quarters...
Sex/gender: "I'm female, why you askin'? Wait.. YOU SAYIN' SUMTHIN' BOUT MY CHEST! I'LL TEAR YOU A NEW ONE IF YA ARE!!!

Rank: "Private. Just a few months since I got out of basic. I was the best in the camp!"
Years of service: "Um.... well..... none really.
Civilian occupation: "I used to be a football star back in my school in Oorburg. Would've joined the pros if they weren't sexist fucks"
Nobility: "Nope. Well actually.... my great uncle is the leader of a tribe back in Revs. But that's not really blue blood."

Preferred role: "Mortar operator. Was the best with the tube. But I was always better throwing them. My Drill master fuckin hated it when I threw them but I loved seeing the look on his face when I hit my mark. I'm still good with a tube though."
Preferred squad/platoon: "You only got one. Where else will I go?"

Appearance:
"What? You need a picture?! Fine...."

Image

"This is a pic of me at training, tryin' out one of the LMGs. Is that all?"

"No, you can't keep it."

"GIVE IT BACK!!!"

(Wrapped around her neck is a light purple-red scarf)
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Postby Nature-Spirits » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:28 pm

Transoxthraxia wrote:
The Carlisle wrote:Well, not either really. More like German Czech. Like an area with a higher amount of Vyorony surnames, but are heavily Ezericized. Something like that really I think. It's a bit back in the thread. by a page or two.

I'd be amenable to that. Somewhere in the Lowlands obviously.

Here's my response. ;)
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Postby The Carlisle » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:32 pm

Also, I hope there isn't much of a problem with me going with a pure Finnish named character. I imagined the people of Revaalsbandt were Finno-Ugric language wise.
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Postby The Carlisle » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:35 pm

Also, Ayr. You got Oorburg on there twice. You can cut the first one out since its a little dated.
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Postby Ayreonia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:38 pm

The Carlisle wrote:Also, I hope there isn't much of a problem with me going with a pure Finnish named character. I imagined the people of Revaalsbandt were Finno-Ugric language wise.

Suomi mainittu! Torilla tavataan!
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Postby Gvozdevsk » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:40 pm

'm not creative enough or caught up on all the lore we've created, so someone else can make the Czech-like region.

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Postby Nature-Spirits » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:43 pm

Ayreonia wrote:
The Carlisle wrote:Also, I hope there isn't much of a problem with me going with a pure Finnish named character. I imagined the people of Revaalsbandt were Finno-Ugric language wise.

Suomi mainittu! Torilla tavataan!

It's been mentioned several times, actually. :p "Uralic" is the language family it belongs to.
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Postby Ayreonia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:44 pm

Nature-Spirits wrote:
Ayreonia wrote:Suomi mainittu! Torilla tavataan!

It's been mentioned several times, actually. :p "Uralic" is the language family it belongs to.

Don't piss on my parade, I'm having a patriotic moment here.
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Postby Nature-Spirits » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:47 pm

Ayreonia wrote:
Nature-Spirits wrote:It's been mentioned several times, actually. :p "Uralic" is the language family it belongs to.

Don't piss on my parade, I'm having a patriotic moment here.

K, sure. :p
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Postby Transoxthraxia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:48 pm

Ayreonia wrote:
Nature-Spirits wrote:It's been mentioned several times, actually. :p "Uralic" is the language family it belongs to.

Don't piss on my parade, I'm having a patriotic moment here.

I piss on what I damn well please
Where must we go, we who wander this wasteland, in search for our better selves?
In Egypt's sandy silence, all alone,
Stands a gigantic Leg, which far off throws
The only shadow that the Desert knows:—
"I am great OZYMANDIAS," saith the stone,
"The King of Kings; this mighty City shows
"The wonders of my hand." The City's gone,
Nought but the Leg remaining to disclose
The site of this forgotten Babylon.

We wonder, and some Hunter may express
Wonder like ours, when thro' the wilderness
Where London stood, holding the Wolf in chace,
He meets some fragment huge, and stops to guess
What powerful but unrecorded race
Once dwelt in that annihilated place.
The Nuclear Fist wrote:Transoxthraxia confirmed for shit taste

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Postby The Carlisle » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:49 pm

Ayreonia wrote:
The Carlisle wrote:Also, I hope there isn't much of a problem with me going with a pure Finnish named character. I imagined the people of Revaalsbandt were Finno-Ugric language wise.

Suomi mainittu! Torilla tavataan!

Your welcome Finland :p

Gvozdevsk wrote:'m not creative enough or caught up on all the lore we've created, so someone else can make the Czech-like region.

I guess I could help with it, since my character will come from there. Though by Czech-like, do you mean the geography is more like Czechia, or there are a lot of Czech-like surnames? If the latter, I would like it to be a more mixed, like Czech, Slovak, Silesian, and Polish.
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Postby Gvozdevsk » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:53 pm

The Carlisle wrote:
Ayreonia wrote:Suomi mainittu! Torilla tavataan!

Your welcome Finland :p

Gvozdevsk wrote:'m not creative enough or caught up on all the lore we've created, so someone else can make the Czech-like region.

I guess I could help with it, since my character will come from there. Though by Czech-like, do you mean the geography is more like Czechia, or there are a lot of Czech-like surnames? If the latter, I would like it to be a more mixed, like Czech, Slovak, Silesian, and Polish.

I was going for my Czech like names and while the language would ultimately be Germanic, there would be words that are Slavic in origin. Also maintaining gender differentiation of surnames where applicable. Geography wise, go wild.
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Postby Lolloh » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:55 pm

Name: Emily Rastirrik
Age: 16
Sex/gender: Female

Rank: Levy
Years of service:
Civilian occupation: High School Student/Drop-Out
Nobility:

Preferred role: Riflewoman
Preferred squad/platoon:

Appearance: Short, blonde hair, small, fragile frame, light-weight, fair-skinned, with dark inquisitive blue eyes

Is this OK? Also, I probably won't be very active, since I'm only available 3 days a week, and this thread is moving VERY quickly, at least, OOCly... so, if I drop out, don't be surprised.
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Population is 135 million, plus 3 million in the colonies
National Army: 400,000 active (500,000 reserve)
Air Force: 100,000 active (200,000 reserve)
Navy: 200,000 active (400,000 reserve)
National Guard: 270,000 (all reserve)
Police Corps: 320,000 (paramilitary)
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Postby Ayreonia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Lolloh wrote:Name: Emily Rastirrik
Age: 16
Sex/gender: Female

Rank: Levy
Years of service:
Civilian occupation: High School Student/Drop-Out
Nobility:

Preferred role: Riflewoman
Preferred squad/platoon:

Appearance: Short, blonde hair, small, fragile frame, light-weight, fair-skinned, with dark inquisitive blue eyes

Is this OK? Also, I probably won't be very active, since I'm only available 3 days a week, and this thread is moving VERY quickly, at least, OOCly... so, if I drop out, don't be surprised.

No rifle positions open, sorry. It's either AT gunner or IFV driver.
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Postby Nature-Spirits » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:09 pm

The Carlisle wrote:
Gvozdevsk wrote:'m not creative enough or caught up on all the lore we've created, so someone else can make the Czech-like region.

I guess I could help with it, since my character will come from there. Though by Czech-like, do you mean the geography is more like Czechia, or there are a lot of Czech-like surnames? If the latter, I would like it to be a more mixed, like Czech, Slovak, Silesian, and Polish.

As I said before:
Nature-Spirits wrote:That should be okay, I guess. I imagine it would be quite remote, and quite Thornic in culture (with, of course, the Ezeric influence that permeates most of the continent). Perhaps an offshoot of the Hengistic (Lowlands Thorn) group, so there would actually be a fair bit of Ezeric influence. There would be little distinctive trace of the Vyorony culture in their practices, but perhaps they have an unusually large number of Vyorony proper nouns, and a few slang words that can be traced back, ultimately, to the Vyorony language, though said words would be heavily Thornicised (i.e. they would be derived from a Slavic root, but would also sound fairly German).
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Postby Lolloh » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:18 pm

Ayreonia wrote:No rifle positions open, sorry. It's either AT gunner or IFV driver.


Oh dear! Well, how about we go the comical and have her on the AT?
15, Social Democrat, Brony
Population is 135 million, plus 3 million in the colonies
National Army: 400,000 active (500,000 reserve)
Air Force: 100,000 active (200,000 reserve)
Navy: 200,000 active (400,000 reserve)
National Guard: 270,000 (all reserve)
Police Corps: 320,000 (paramilitary)
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Postby Ayreonia » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:19 pm

Lolloh wrote:
Ayreonia wrote:No rifle positions open, sorry. It's either AT gunner or IFV driver.


Oh dear! Well, how about we go the comical and have her on the AT?

That's going to be interesting, to say the least.
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Postby The Carlisle » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:22 pm

Official Name: County of Hugeleg (Rolling Hills)
Local Name: Slatina (Moors)


A temperate climate dominated by rolling hills and plains. The area used to be moorish all over, but land clearance and new technology gave way to clearing of many of the marshes, turning it into a large agricultural area.

The place is unique because it has a high amount of names, surnames, and words related to the long dead Vyoroney culture. While the people are very Hengistic, there is a noticeable difference in accent, wording, and names between other Hengistic people. There are even different festivals and cultural interpretation between the people here and other Hengistics. The locals even call the county by a different name, Slatina, and go a different name called Slatina-lide. Because of this, archaeologists and anthropologists flock to this area to study the people and dig out older villages.

Despite the differences, the people are heavily mixed. In the north, its more Hengistic, in the center its more pure with the purity better as you go to the center, and more Ezeric in the south.

The people, despite there differences, are very united. A Hengistic speaking Slatina-lide and an Ezeric Slatina-lide feel more connected to each other than with the hengistic or Ezeric in the next county, even if the distance is so minimal.


Ah shoot I forgot the picture!

Here it is:

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Postby Lolloh » Thu Nov 27, 2014 6:24 pm

Ayreonia wrote:That's going to be interesting, to say the least.


Yeah... so, when will the IC be up, and how do we know what unit we'll be with?
15, Social Democrat, Brony
Population is 135 million, plus 3 million in the colonies
National Army: 400,000 active (500,000 reserve)
Air Force: 100,000 active (200,000 reserve)
Navy: 200,000 active (400,000 reserve)
National Guard: 270,000 (all reserve)
Police Corps: 320,000 (paramilitary)
TOTAL: 2,400,000 (5.2/1000 active,17.8/1000 total)

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