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  1. http://www.familyecho.com/?p=START&c=kzmfuqm9ui&f=356986987967956408 ((Not on there? Tell me who your father is and any relatives ect, player chars only!))
  2. So, should holies (paladins/ascended/clerics) all live in one super keep. I feel like that would be an awesome idea, like something the size of the paladins current keep but where all of them live and they have their own special wings, instead of having 6+ bases or around that number altogether. im just harking back to the whole player density = higher player interaction = more rp i dont know a single thing about interactions rply or oocly between the holies but idk i feel like they share the whole destroy spooks sort of thing i feel like the idea would be dope eh what do you all think
  3. Liam McLeod- Connor428

    Liam's Ma

    MC name: connor428 Character's name and age: Liam McLeod, age 47 Character’s Race: Human What magic will you be learning?: Preist and War Clericism Who will be teaching you?: Rosencrantz Revandir (Charles_Grimlie)
  4. Zhulik

    [✗] Tin Foil Armor

    LORE PROPOSITION - TINFOIL ARMOR A Harian Tinfoil Warrior, Circa 1600 In a world where magic runs rampant alongside the growth of an ever present aura of paranoia, it is of the utmost importance to defend oneself against mind probing huns. Innocent men and women are becoming deceived by such vile magicians, leading them to believe that they are the opposite gender if not already resulting from their pineapple illatian pastries. Tales of such illusory and probing have spread far and wide, and thus the demand for magic resistant armor is high. As a result, smiths across the land, most notably Haskill of the Freeman’s forge, have taken to pressing melted tin to a papyrus thin state so that it may be molded with ease. With this invention, denizens across the lands may sleep in peace- and in tin, to ensure that their internal viscera is not morphed to that of a bestial creature. Tin foil equipment will allow the user to deflect magical influence and attacks without flaw depending on its crumpled state. Akin to sound proofing, the more crevices and bumps a piece of tin armor holds the more resistant to magic it is. For example, a smooth sheet of tin would be useless to magic whereas its crumpled counterpart would be impervious. Despite its extreme defense to magic, it's delicate and thin state makes it quite useless against any other form of attack. To provide balance to magic users, quite literally anything (bar magic) can destroy this armor. Arrows can pierce it, fingers can poke it, and more importantly, one could rip it by simply walking. Despite its detriments, however, tinfoil armor remains the go-to headwear for those fearing illusionists. Waldenian Soundproofing, circa 1364 To craft Tinfoil Armor, one must gather tin through roleplay means, melt it, and then press it into its thin state. Once this is accomplished, one must then carefully craft it through roleplay means. Should you roll anything less than a twenty in its careful construction, the armor will be torn. Once in combat, should the armor be damaged or torn, the exposed area would then become vulnerable to magical attacks once more. Mechanically speaking, it may be possible to statgen base chainmail to have hugely negative defensive debuffs (practically none) with its durability also being modified to be destroyed within two hits. Furthermore, due to its light nature, if a mechanical armor set were to be created it would hold no speed debuffs. The way one would determine whether someone was wearing tinfoil armor or not is purely dependent on their skin, which should look something along the lines of: Should this lore be accepted, I believe it will add an additional level of role-play not yet seen on any medieval fantasy server. This document is purely science based, and now that the current year is 1600, a time in which pirates roam, the need for tinfoil equipment is necessary. However, should this lore not be accepted, I truly believe people will still craft such equipment through roleplay means even if it woiuld not provide the additional magical protection as they would hold the belief that it truly does. I have kept this short and sweet, like an innocent child, for I believe I've nailed my points across rather effectively. For those who are too lazy to read, I shall summarize in a tl;dr. Tin Foil Armor should be magic resistant depending on its crumpled state (coating your armor in tin will not do anything unless it is pure tin!). Tinfoil headgear should prevent illusion magic and mind probing from affecting the wearer. To craft a single piece of armor, or the tinfoil itself, smiths must roll a perfect 20/20 in role-play to provide validity to the tin foil's stability. Tin Foil armor has no durability nor defensive buffs to ranged or melee.
  5. MC name: Jaybleezy Character's name and age: Raine Winterleaf, 43 years old. Character’s Race: Half-Elf(half wood elf, half highlander) What magic/s did you learn?: Druidism - Nature's Communion and Control of Nature Who/how did you learn magic/s?: Raine was attuned in the new Grove by the Solstice Druid Callax. Offer an explanation of said magic/s you learned: Nature's Communion allows a Druid to sense the natural world around her. It grants her a sixth sense, and opens her up to the kingdom of the Aspects. Control of Nature allows for a Druid to beckon nature to her and the Aspects' shared will, and to coax plant- and wildlife to do as she asks of it. Who will be teaching you?: Callax (VitaminC)
  6. RedDoesGames

    The Wrath of the Gods

    What if some godlike being proved to be real, and just his one day in a flash of blinding light this huge palace appeared, and from within this god shouts over the whole land, "You have disappointed me my creations and it is time to start anew, any one of you that wishes to repent and serve me, come to my palace and you shall be promised a seat, in (Valhalla, heaven, Olympus, etc.)"and those who repent become these holy warriors in a fight of everyone against god. you chose a side. And God himself would obviously be insanely OP, and we can solve that by giving him some kind of Achilles Heel. That or you could just get enough of an army and fight him all at once to bring him down , there could even be lesser gods enlisted by the ruling god. I just think this would be an amazing timeline, and the only way GOD himself can win is to completely or almost completely wipe the entire realm of Vailor out. If this were to pass then we could get a clean start, maybe a conquest from another land arrives seeing the ruin of Vailor, maybe they even rename the land. If god wins the whole server gets to start over from a clean slate. Which I also think is cool. The slogan could be, "Can you withstand, the Wrath Of God!!" What does everyone think of that.
  7. Merkaken

    [Denied] Merkaken's FM Application

    Minecraft Username: Merkaken Age: 21 Time Zone: EST Skype: sime4bacon Have you been previously banned or warned, and if so how many times and for what?: I have not. How much time a week can you dedicate to Forum Moderation?: I can dedicate almost every day, in the afternoon and on some week days and every weekend during the day. Why should you be a Forum Moderator?: I am fair, unbiased, and reasonable to work with. I have been a forum moderator on another server, and have been complimented for working with other players and keeping a level head when dealing with issues, such as troll-y posts, miscommunications on the forums, and handling issues in a timely manner. While I have my own opinions on certain issues, I do my best to keep a level head and an open mind. Anything else you'd like to mention?: I can confirm that I will be able to dedicate time to the server and forums now that my family issues have passed. Thank you for taking the time to read over my application.
  8. Ford

    Archembalt

    Character Name Archibald Hariman Avery Vallero Basic Information Nicknames: Archembalt, Archie, Arch, Archembalt the Azure, Moor Age: 24 Gender: Male Race: Human, Southeron Status: "Alive" and well. Description Height: 5'8" Weight: 142 lbs Body Type: Medium frame, athletic thin. Eyes: Hazel, but steadily becoming paler as time progresses. Hair: Jet black, short dreadlocks. Skin: Caramel complexion. It is also becoming steadily, yet unnoticeably, paler. Markings/Tattoos: His bare forearms and hands sport unsightly scars which shape themselves akin to a lightning strike, though they are gloved for the most part. Health: Fine enough. He is not the healthiest he could be, but he exerts effort in an attempt to keep himself in a decent enough shape. Personality: Crafty, fluctuates between being purposefully rude and friendly at times, hedonistic, narcissistic . . . Inventory: Nondescript carbarum-tipped spear, iron-studded leather tunic underneath his robes, and glass vials (some are filled, some are not). Occasionally, he might be carrying sheets of paper that are commonly tucked away within his robes or pack. Further Details: Compulsive liar, and a hypocrite. Life Style Alignment: Chaotic Neutral Deity: Creator Religion: ??? Alliance/Nation/Home: ??? Job/Class: Spellsword Title(s): N/A Profession(s): ??? Special Skill(s): ??? Flaw(s): Prone to underestimating the intelligence of his enemy and overestimating his own, which has resulted in him landing in trouble many, many times. Magic Current Status: Dark Mage Arch-type: Mysticism Sub-Type: N/A Rank: N/A Weakness(es): Aurum, Fi' magic, Xan paladin magic, and Tah clerical magic Strength(s): ??? Current Spell(s): ??? Weaponry Fighting Style: Prefers a spear, mace staff, or quarter staff. His style is stiff, and lacks elegance or creativity as of now. Trained Weapon: Quarter staff. Favored Weapon: Archery: Biography Parents: Siblings: Children: Extended Family: Pet(s): History Artwork
  9. Harrison

    Hb's Trial Gm App.

    Minecraft name/s: Ember_ Age: 15 Time zone and availability: GMT +0/+1 and normally 3 hours a day with school coming up. Weekends however will probably be easily 10+ hours a day. Skype: hbsauce1999 What is something you have always wanted to change on the server?: Right now, one of the biggest problems I see on the server is the OOC barriers between groups/players across the server, and the hostility or garbage tier 'memeing' / borderline cyber bulling that can arise from it. I absolutely hate the way people treat each other on the server simply because they think they're above someone else, or that someone fits into a certain clique so they act this way or if someone enjoys doing something that strays away from the 'accepted norm' and gets harassed by it. Cyber bullying in any form disgusts me honestly, and I'd like it to be stopped on the server : I hear about it happening way too often and I feel it should be clamped down on some more. Another thing I'd like to help change is the way wars are handled by players and the attitude that's associated with them: as of now they're mainly very tense and near toxic situations where the simplest of actions can set off either side's meme spewers, salt miners or **** posters. I think it'd be good to try and make war a less OOCly hostile time for everyone - groups restricting membership on an OOC basis, the silly ban report half that comes with wars and so on. Overall just encourage a much better environment for everyone whilst a war is underway. This doesn't just apply to those fighting, as well, it should apply to the whole of a player-base that's at war - even those that aren't fighting should be able to join themselves. Normally I just hear the non soldier types complain how the filthy raiders just come and ruin their role-play when war's on, something I feel could and should be addressed. And of course, the wait times on some ban appeals and mod reqs could be addressed as always - although I must admit that seems to be a lot better as of recently. I don't like leaving things untouched when they should be, so I normally try respond/answer things along those lines as soon as I can. What are your finest qualities?: Some of my finest qualities, from my own perspective and others would have to be: I'm someone who can take a light hearted attitude to most situations whilst not acting like something serious is laughable - I know when I can have a laugh and know when I need to be deadly serious and everything in-between. I also can deal with most things whilst not getting offended myself and dragging bias and such into whatever might be the problem. I'm someone you can relate to/confide in with difficult situations that you need help with and don't want to go 'public' with the information for whatever reason (eg: something like a ban report). I don't like leaking private messages and such because.. well they're private messages for a reason. I'm someone who likes to offer help to whoever might come my way looking for it, or seems like they need it. I enjoy resolving problems as nicely as possible - trying to bring a nice outcome for everyone involved whenever possible. I'm someone who's supportive and not genuinely judgemental. Whilst I might say a lot of things that make me seem like I'm a condescending prick who's horribly judgemental, I'm almost always joking. Whatever people come to me for advice or my opinion over, I try to support their wishes/choices as much as possible, even if what I have to say isn't exactly what they want to here. I don't like leaving business unfinished or outstanding: I won't walk away from something when it's only half done and don't like leaving outstanding things sitting there, doing large bursts of work at a time to clear out any built up work that needs doing at a time. I also can normally encourage others to work with me, usually making it fun for them. Another quality of mine is that I get on with just about anyone, making it fairly easy for me to handle whatever project/problem with whoever. What are your worst qualities, and how could you improve these aspects?: Some of my worst qualities would have to be: I feel I could very well be biased towards certain people, however I'm already trying to work on this issue - also, with admitting I have this fault, I feel that I could easily address it due to me being aware of it, pushing to make sure I don't come off as bias in any decisions I'd make. I feel I've got a reputation as a 'filthy oren troll' at the moment, to some extent - which I can understand why. Normally when people talk to me casually in OOC chats and such, I come off as that, due to me rarely being serious in chats and never really focussing. I'm already working to fix this about myself at the moment, working on a better reputation.to have: a respectable one a GM should have. What members of the Staff could you look to for guidance?: I'm someone who isn't ashamed to ask for help when it's needed - better to make sure I'm doing it right then do something and hope it's right. Saying this, I'd be comfortable asking anyone on the current team for help. However, I think I'd probably go to Tirenas, Raelplayer, iMattyz, Taufirewarrior specifically if I needed some more in depth help, but like I said, I wouldn't mind asking anyone for help. Who do you not get along with on the current team?: I don't really feel I don't get along with anyone on the current team. The people I have talked to I seem to get on with well, and the others I haven't really talked to at all honestly. How much free time do you have? Will this change in the foreseeable future?: I should have 3-4 hours on week days due to school just about to start in a week or two, and on weekends I can dedicate 8-10+ hours a day.
  10. As I mentioned briefly before in my post on the thread regarding the severity of the mass Adrian ban, I think this really needs to be a thing. Like, majorly needs to be a thing. The rules are constantly changed and become different all the time - yet no way is available for players to know that they've been changed, apart from constantly reading them. Literally, unless we read them daily, we can't notice the new rules. Regarding the rules about dropping people after they try run MCly: You probably think you could drop people after they run after you pick them up, once or twice, right? That's been the rule forever now... So why would it be any different? Well, that's different. I constantly have to yell at people that you can't execute them no matter what, because everyone thinks this rule is what it always was. I only stumbled across it's change due to trying to bring up this very rule so I could justify that we could execute someone. If I hadn't gone and read this, I probably would've been banned with a friend of mine for no-rping someone. Please make this happen.
  11. What is your name? luke edain How old are you? 13 Where are you from? Massapequa and/or Smithtown Who has been the biggest influence in your life? Lark and Beggin Bill What kinds of things really make you laugh? crackers about me pictures What’s your favorite place in the entire world? ur moms house Who is your best friend? What do you like about him/her? Aislin. he is a friend of sverige Favorite movie of all time? Why so? eu4 What’s your biggest goal in life right now? properly execute a kiss and suck maneuver What is your favorite way to spend a Saturday? with the buds playin eu4 Do you have any pet peeves? Scipp3r What was your family like growing up? my dad was thecrackerjack and ate pepporoni pizza What were you like as a kid? lorik the little What should I know about you that I’d never think to ask about? i may be young im very mature for my age! Did you—or do you—have a nickname? What’s the story behind it? Lorry the story is that the fraggot firestar25 called me that one day Who was your favorite schoolteacher or college professor? Why? Professor Scipp3r in Sex Ed Have you figured out your calling in life? What is it? streaming ur mom What do you hate most about the dating process? (Tell me so I can avoid it!) whats that
  12. DrakeHaze.

    [Bug] Fishing Profession

    [b]Nature of the bug:[/b] Game breaking to the extreme, literally worse than pvp defaulters. [b]First occurrence:[/b] (Providing an exact time helps us locate the error messages, which can help in fixing the bug) When I realised I spent over 100 hours leveling. [b] Describe exactly all the actions you took leading up to the bug: [/b] I would catch a fish and gain 10 exp as a human with auto-age turned on. Whenever I caught 5 fish at once it would once more give me 10 exp. No matter what I caught, it was always 10 exp. After speaking to the only person to attain a high level fishing I was informed it would take about 500 hours of straight fish grinding to achieve legendary fisher. This is clearly a bug and not meant to be apart of the plugin. The experience gained is also glitched, there is no possible way that a 5 pound fish would give me the same experience as a 100 pound fish. pmsl. Who even made this profession? [b] What messages are/aren't you getting that you would/wouldn't get normally :[/b] (in the event of a crash, please also provide the error log) Congrats on reaching LEGENDARY fisher after 20 hours of fishing, congrats on the many fish you will now catch, because fishing. [b] Frequency of occurrence:[/b] Day one of code being launched. [b] Are you able to reproduce the bug: [/b] Yes, but I'm not going to until it's fixed :) +1 my post if you agree
  13. Joe_Blackman

    Joe's Ma Application

    MC name: Joe_Blackman Character's name and age: Name: Joseph Age: 180 Character’s Race: Elf What magic/s did you learn?: Soul Puppetry and Necromancy Who/how did you learn magic/s?: Adorellan taught him both magics. Offer an explanation of said magic/s you learned: Necromancy is the act of raising the dead. In order to do so, one must utilise their life force in a way that it secretes from their body and enters any available orifice from the corpse of the necromancer's choice. Necromancy also allows the user to turn their exposed life force into taint. Along with that, necromancers can also use their abilities to curse individuals. Curses can range from giving a victim diarrhea, headaches, bowel issues and many more grueling things. Necromancers can perform a reverse-tether which is the same as tethering (essentially ripping the life force from a victim), reverse-tethering allows the necromancer to fuel any organic entity with life force. Soul Puppetry is a dark magic that allows to virtually manipulate a victim's senses. This can only occur if the SP user has gained but a drop of their target's blood. Upon garnering the red liquid of their prey, they must firstly fabricate a puppet that resembles their victim's physical structure. If a SP successfully manages to make a puppet that resembles their victim, they are almost free to do as they please with the puppet which in turn, is likely to torture the victim. Much like necromancy, a SP user can apply curses (such as morphing the victim into a grotesque green goop and rendering their flesh into stone) upon a puppet which often results in the victim's demise.
  14. Minecraft Username: Onslaughted Age: 18 Time Zone: GMT -5 (EST) What is a GM's role in the community, and how would you see yourself fitting in as a GM?: I believe a GM's role in the community is to help players out as much as possible. Help and/or guide new players with their roleplay, make sure players are playing fairly example watching over skirmishes or warclaims. Ban players when it is necessary, watch over the forums and in game to make sure everything is running smoothly. As a GM you must be prepared to have large responsibility over the community or certain situations. I see myself as A GM that is their for the community. Instead of hiding in a group of friends, I would simply go around making friends with all apart of Lord of the Craft. I would spend most of my time doing modreqs and helping players in need, instead of roleplaying. I would always like to be on duty and always give a helping hand Why are you applying to be a GM?: As said above, I am applying to become a GM for the community, like a community GM. Go around and see what players would like to see in the future of Lord of the Craft, what problems other players have will Lord of the Craft, what can change etc. I would spend most of my time helping others with modreqs to make sure the community stays happy, make sure everything runs smoothly and that there isn't any OOC conflict or issues. The most Impactful GM's the server has had have always done more than the basic duties of a Global Moderator. What aspects of LotC aside from universal GM duties would you be willing to delve to? I believe, in my opinion of course. That Patato12 and Zarsies have done a lot of LotC, I constantly see helping others with their modreqs. I would like to delve into being like them, helping players out as much as I can, I would be willing to spend my time to see what the community would like to see on LotC, what events they would like, what they would like changed or added. What could be improved to increase their roleplay and make more enjoyable for them. Said more than enough times, I would like to be a staff that would be apart of the entire LotC community and see what they want for the future of the Server. What members of the staff/ or community could you look for guidance of these responsibilities?: I could look for guidance to any GM that is willing to help me with whatever I need. Though I could personally ask Zarzies or Patato12 for any help I need. What faults do you believe other members of the community see in you, and how do you intend to improve on these perceived faults, if necessary. I believe that I can troll at times, either from boredom or when i'm with friends. I am a person that has a sense of humor so that is why I tend to troll at times. I also have less responsibilities as a player that a GM, so I tend to say things and act goofy. But I believe that when I have more of a serious role in LotC, I can act more mature and serious, as I will have more responsibilities. How much free time do you have? Will this change in the foreseeable future? I can give as much hours on LotC as I would like, I have lot's of free time for myself to hop on and do my duties. In the future this may change, but that isn't for a while.
  15. FordAppeal

    Ford's Final Ban Appeal

    Player Report (If applicable, please provide a link): None Minecraft Name: Speedillion Rule Broken/Disputed (Multikill, Griefing, Xray, Etc. Be specific.): Breaking rules on forum, inappropriate title and language, overall demeanor. Character Witnesses (Name(s)): Forum lurkers and members/Staff team Event Details (Reason for actions. Apology. Etc.): Months ago I made a post on the forums that was extremely inappropriate, using words both offensive to race and people in general. I'd rather not repeat the post, but it was my immature and sophomoric way of calling out a certain few members of LotC and insulting them. I'm not exactly sure if that's the case since I don't recall what the post was, but nonetheless it was uncalled for and, of course, unnecessary. I apologize for dampening the forum-goers here with my idiotic post. The reason for this behavior is negligible, the act itself was bad enough. I believe I am ready to come back to this community because, in the time that I've been gone, I've seen both how unneeded the negativity and trolling that has come from me is. With this appeal I hope that I can show both the staff and the community of LotC that I can come back with a more positive attitude, and greatly augmented emotional maturity -- being able to put my boredness, saltiness, vexation, etc. -- into something more constructive and efficient, such as creating a better environment. I don't intend to only come back and play and wait for everyone to make the fun, but instead I will try to contribute to the community in a positive way. I regret posting what I did, and I hope that I can be let back into this community so that I can prove my worth and show that I have the maturity required to remain an active and helpful member on Lord of the Craft. Thank you for considering my appeal, or reading. In the past I have also been sort of a knobhead, what with the pugsying issue nearly a year back. With my second ban, I realize my chances are slim, and if I get banned(hopefully I won't again), I will not have another chance more than likely to appeal. I realize the repercussions another ban will have. Once again, I'm sorry for anyone who was offended by my post or by my behavior. Edit: It's been nearly three months since the last ban appeal was denied by Cappy, and I remake this one now because I feel, with him/her gone, I can make a ban appeal without it getting shot down, and perhaps might receive a less biased verdict, at least in my opinion. I'm still very sorry for what I've done and how I've acted towards the players of LotC . Although the pugsy happened nearly 9-10 months ago, I still regret the action as I have stated. What I regret even more is doing something so immature and ridiculous afterwards, which added a slab onto my guilt. What I posted wasn't right or respectful to both the staff and the players of LotC, and with that I realize that what I did might probably be unforgivable. However, I still feel as if I can come back now after such a long time and start anew, with a better attitude and more emotional maturity as a whole. I do miss roleplaying with the individuals here on LotC, and I wish to experience that fun once more. As I say this, I would like to add once again that I'm sorry for my toxic and trolly deportment and my negative impact on this community. I hope I can receive just one more chance to play on this server and be on the forums once more. Screenshots/Vids (Link): N/A PS. I don't mean to blame any Gm(Cappy) for -why- I was banned, but it was just how I felt. Also, I'd like to apologize to what I said to Cappy last time in our Skype chat. I was frustrated about your verdict, and I said something I shouldn't of have. I do hope you can forgive me for that unnecessary outburst. However, I feel as if I can come back now, anew, and bring a more respectable attitude to the table. I'm sorry.
  16. Minecraft username: GrimReaper98 Age: 16 Time zone: AEST (+11 currently) What is a GM’s role in the community, and how would you see yourself fitting in it as a GM?: A GM I believe is a mentor and a helper to the community, helping with the moderation and functioning of the server and its playerbase. I have recently thought about it and realised that I could give more to the server, I wish to be there as a positive rolemodel who helps to keep control in the community. I will say flat out, that I am not a robot and would aim to befriend the players. Why are you applying to be a GM?: Well, I have realised with ET, alot of planning and dedication comes to benefit and ensure the said enjoyment of the players. I do enjoy making these players happy, and incorporating a sense of further responsibility onto my current job I believe would be beneficial for myself. I wish to help the enjoyment of servers, also to keep my ET status and be a GM for moderation and to guide others. The most impactful GM’s the server has had have always done more than the basic duties of a Global Moderator. What aspects of LotC aside from universal GM duties would you be willing to delve into?: To be quite honest, I would wish to delve into all of the duties, moderation, assistance, directive etc. But for the current moment if I become trial GM, I would like to be taught the modreq and region side of things, to help players since alot of their problems are relating to regions. As an Australian GM, I think I could benefit my timezone by being able to monitor them during the downtime of the server. What members of the staff and/or community could you look to for guidance of these additional responsibilities?: I’ll have to say Freema, my main man. He has been my mentor during the ET and is probably one of the most helpful staff I have encounter. I am also not opposed to asking SupremacyOps or perhaps the ET managers for assistance, as I believe they are all knowing of what the community wants and how to guide me on the said actions. What faults do you believe other members of the community see in you, and how do you intend to improve on these perceived faults, if necessary?: Most people believe I am, to simply put it. A troll. I will acknowledge that sometimes my behavior borderlines from professionalism to unnecessary humor, but most of the time this is to try and please others and entertain them. I am willing to further stomp out any behavior deemed “unfit” for a GM as I have already done during my time as an ET. I do not know any other faults that the community sees in me, but I’ll surely attempt to rectify them if need be. How much free time do you have? Will this change in the foreseeable future?: Currently I am on holidays, depending on work I’m on the server at least three hours a day. For when school goes back, my time will be focused on Aussie downtimes, instead of American peaks.
  17. Friend or Evil Cultist? Orcs & Elves surround the Standing Inn as word of cultists being in the general area catch their attention. When they arrive the gates are shut and the shouting and bickering can be heard for a long ways along the road. The Orcs roar as their requests for the cultists go unheard, while the Elves sigh deeply at the arrogance of the Standing Inn staff. In a fit of bloodlust the Orcs bash open the wooden gate, civilians rush out of the Inn in every direction leaving the place desolate aside from the few Orcs and Elves. Their eyes turn to the two doors to the bar and quickly rush over to it, kicking it open as fast as they possibly can. Their efforts are all in vain as August a member of the Inn's staff barricade the door with indestructible pumpkins and hay bales. The crew grunt in irritation and thus turn their gaze to August, demanding that the cultist they harbour be handed over to one of the two Nations. After much arguing the conclusion is as stale as the very event itself; negative. Orcs threaten to smear their brain chunks across the wall for working along side Iblees by protecting a Cultist and assuming they have authority over matters regarding the Betrayer and how Undead & Cultists should be handled. Elves scoff and pace back and forth, shooting glares at the workers and threatening to have the Elven leader himself, the great and mighty saviour of the elven people; Phaedrus, to get involved in the situation. A few of the crew remain on standby at the Inn to try and strike a deal, while others begin sending birds out to their respective nations and slowly spread the word of the Standing Inn's treachery. Whether they be Human, Elf, Dwarf or Orc the rumour spreads and the information is clear-cut and in their face. A small band of various races gather their torches and pitchforks and form a mob, heading towards the Standing Inn and shouting along the main road for all to join them. Do you join them, friend? Type: Pillage Date/Time: TBD Manpower: Angry Mob vs. Standing Inn/Deathsbane Clan Location and Boundaries: Standing Inn and the surrounding area in a 100 block radius. Results: If Attackers win: All LWC removed for 30 minutes If Defenders win: Successfully defeat the mob and cannot be warclaimed by attackers for x months Rules: No hacking No returning to battle No placing blocks by either side No abusing statuses
  18. tapesauce

    Tape's Apple Please Eat

    Player Report (If applicable, please provide a link): I have never had a ban report on behalf of my wrongdoings. Minecraft Name: TapeSauce. Rule Broken/Disputed (Multikill, Griefing, Xray, Etc. Be specific.): “Deliberately using inappropriate language.” Character Witnesses (Name(s)): _Cappy_ and aagaron_. Event Details (Reason for actions. Apology. Etc.): It was late at night, aagaron_ and I were screwing around with each other on the server after a bit of role-play. We occasionally perform these acts in Skype where there would not be any consequences, but as you can see we eventually translocated our vulgarity to the server itself. It started with us making fun of names on LotC which later on turned into making dumb names for Game of Thrones characters. The first time one of us had been kicked was when aagaron_ /msg’d me: Circumcision Lannister. We had absolutely no idea that this word had been prohibited, and he was kicked for using it. I began using the ‘N’ word with aagaron_ and at many different moments we would test _Cappy_’s patience with “Circumnavigation” and “Circumference”, so on and so forth. I persisted to abuse the use of foul language and aagaron_ constantly referred to _Cappy_ as the LotC police state. We never used these words in /looc or /ooc; /rp or /ws. Aagaron_ and I kept being profane in the /w and /msg chats where we suspected only the two of us would be able to see it. I like to consider us to have the decency to keep our inappropriate vernaculars on the down-low, but with the implementation of this censoring system, we were unable to hide our distasteful conduct. To move forward from my misdeeds and learn from them, I’ve come to resolve this issue with a few ideas: Idea #1 - Virtual swear jar. This means that every time I use foul language in an intentional, distasteful manner, I will find the nearest player and give them most of my minas. It sounds a bit ridiculous, but nevertheless I deem this a somewhat fun and necessary way of reminding myself what comes of my actions. Idea #2 - Keep it in Skype. If I really do feel the urge to make use of vulgarity, I suppose that the best place to do that is in the application that only my friends who would not make anything of it could see. Now this is quite a sketchy concept, and the only assurance I can provide is that it would be with the right people; at the right time (which I anticipate would be little to none at this point). Idea #3 - A real swear jar. I’m sure this is self-explanatory. All of these ideas I have listed are not a form of redemption in any way. Instead, they are a set of guidelines to adhere to the ones I have already consciously broken. As _Cappy_ put it, “Actions speak louder than words.” After giving this some thought I came to the conclusion that this common phrase being used in the context of aagaron_’s and my behavior is entirely accurate. We lacked the courtesy to remain level-headed and reserved on the server and consistently pushed _Cappy_’s buttons. As it is such, I am now making this ban appeal not only to re-enter the server for personal benefits and whatnot as the usual player does, but to apologize to _Cappy_ with the utmost of my sincerity. It was wrong of me to make it an effort to break the rules by using language in a distasteful manner and I do regret ever making the decision to do so. Screenshots/Vids (Link): Here’s what aagaron_ said and as a result was banned for a week (from two perspectives): This does not excuse nor exonerate our misconduct of course, but I feel that something of this defect purposefully stated in the /w chat shows that we were making an effort to keep this activity between ourselves. My initial repercussion was to be temp-banned for a day. However, that has now been rewritten to a ban requiring an appeal. I only ask that you consider forgiving my misbehavior now. Thank you for reading. ~For you Cappy~
  19. vulcism

    Casus Belli System

    CASUS BELLI Ius Gentium: The Law of Nations ((All credits to Aetosion for making this.)) Section I: Casus belli: ius ad bellum The following constitute justifications for launching a concerted act of warfare on another nation or settlement. International: •Borders - Geopolitical or military encroachment upon sovereign territory (i.e. The claiming of land by a state within the borders of another) •Reconquest - To return to ownership of the aggressor land she previously held (i.e. The reclamation of land formerly held by a state now held by another) •Property - Significant theft or otherwise deprivation of property by another state (e.g. The theft of great quantities of a commodity or product like iron or gold) •Self-defense - In defense of a confirmed military attack from another state, or in an instance of situational necessity where no other recourse is available (i.e. A response to a significant armed attack or attacks by another state) •Cultural - To defend significant cultural entities or practices from persecution of another state (e.g. A response to serious defamation of religious artifacts dear to a nation by another nation’s government, or the undue persecution of nationals within another state) Intranational: •Independence - To declare independence from a regime incompatible with the citizenry (i.e. As a response to a state oppressing its citizens with unjust laws, undue persecution, or significant administrative impropriety, the secession or separation of one body from a nation) •Deposition - To depose a regime incompatible with the citizenry (i.e. As a response to a state oppressing its citizens with unjust laws, undue persecution, or significant administrative impropriety, the removal of the monarch and administrative body or the accompanying body of laws or both to be replaced by a new governing body or structure or both) •Just law - To fight a war within the provisions established by cultural, common-law, doctrinal, or legal rules within a state. (e.g. The use of arms to enforce the observance of national succession laws) Section I.II: Limitations on Warfare •Proportionality - The violence of the war of the aggressor state should be commensurate to the offenses of the other belligerent, and there must exist a positive proportionality between expected gains of the war and evils resultant of it. •Right Intention - War should only be declared for a right intention, the correcting of suffered wrongs, and not for the express gain of the aggressor. •As Last Resort - War should only be initiated in ultima ratio, as a last resort when legitimate diplomatic measures and mediation have failed to resolve the issue. Section II: Casus Belli: ius in bello When war is declared, certain principles must be upheld during its course, and certain improprieties must be most gravely avoided. •Malum in se - Atrocities committed not for the cause of warfare but instead with the intent for sadistic amusement* will result in judgement against the offenders by all parties. •Distinction - Distinction between combatants and noncombatants must be maintained. Innocents are not to be harmed. •Conduct - Soldiers are representatives of the nations from which they hail. If the soldiers of an army are exhibiting poor and unchivalrous conduct, their fatherland can only be assumed to be unfit to extend its influence. ((The purpose of this is to facilitate the staff’s aim, as described by Shiftnative, to discourage needless war, while creating an RP manner by which to determine whether or not wars are just or needless, preferable to creating purely OOC barriers against warclaims. In this system, warclaims would not be consensual but instead moderated by this set of rules and an enforcing party that need only ensure these rules are maintained by all sides, signed by everyone in the nation leader chat, more or less. Innocent settlements would not be victims of senseless aggression, while militant or imperialistic states could not hide from the consequences of their actions. Just humor me and look at this from a neutral perspective. The lion's share of everybody I talk to has said that the war rules are currently a disgrace. I know that we can do better. We cannot sit on this status quo and be afraid of changing the rules just because it might make people/RP types we don't like more happy and comfortable on the server. Let's take decisive action and make some changes here, for crying out loud. Feel free to suggest any changes, additions or criticism in your reply, but keep it civil and mature. Read the OP thoroughly before posting, I think you'll actually like what I am proposing. It's fair for all sides and I see no reason why we should not set something like this into the rules, and fast. 4.0 is here, it's time to get real and take initiative, OR we can crumble into nothing and lose a very large fraction of the playerbase. All credits to Aetosion for making this.))
  20. Recruitment Does thou seek the path of the righteous man? Does thou want to be a man of the woods? Think to yourself, are you skilled with a bow? Can you track and can you hunt? Do you want to be a simple man with a good life? Do you match these things? Well if you do. The Alrasian Rangers need you! Ranks! ~Commander~ Overall leader of the corps, listens only to the King and Knight. | ~Captain~ Second in command of the corps listens to the Commander, trains the new recruits. Has the right to initiate new rangers and brief them on there jobs. | ~Sergeant~ The respected members of the corps whom have proved themselves to the captain's and the commander, very rarely given. | ~Ranger~ The standard rank within the ranger corps, initiated and has taken the oath. | ~Apprentice~ The un-oathed and un-initiated. Lowest rank within the corps Application process: (OOC) Mc-Name: How long have you been on the server? Skype/ts3? (RP) Name: Age: Gender: Past military experience?:
  21. I petition we remove OOC interactions on the forums entirely or minimize them. Kill the infamous idea section and replace it with a suggestion box (besides lore), the "Your View" and "Feedback" section, lock all news posts so no argument happens. Remove statuses and privatize ban reports. Make the admin's word be final, get rid of this cocky ass idea that any player can change the server by arguing pointlessly on the forums. We should have a forum so that bans can be resolved, apps finished, and RP done in a place where it is easy to access. We have a forum which is just a massive ground for bitching endlessly and shitting on other people's RP. This is a goddamn role-play server, I don't understand why we're bogged down by an ocean of micropolitical drivel. Edit uno: I'm not really talking about off-topic per se, because that's friendly and fully OOC. But hostile OOC just bleeds onto the server and makes things unfun. (I can make this slightly more tame if you'd like, pls tell if offended)
  22. Aagaron

    [Lore Idea] The Draug

    - ( Disclaimer - While I do not credit myself with the original creation of the Draug, I do call the version present in this lore a variation, and I do stress that. The version I have created has been idealized to comply with existing server lore and mechanics, as well as entreating each occurrence of a Draug on the server with some degree of individuality and fun. ) - The Draug By far, one of the most feared creatures in the known world is known as the the Draug. While circumstances surrounding their few recorded appearances are similar, for the most part, the creatures themselves harbor painfully few similarities to one another. So, the question remains, what is a Draug? A Draug is a creature born from the heat and brutality of warfare that feels no pain, has insatiable bloodlust, offers no mercy and feels no remorse. Their volatile belligerence is not to say they are dim-witted by any means, for they are actually the opposite; a Draug, any measure of size or shape, is utterly brilliant. In their brilliance and strength, they are almost grandiose. A Draug has only ever been recorded to form in a battle, and more so particularly in a bloody one. Their essence appears as a cloud of embers, which often are spotted flying against the wind or in ways uncharacteristic to embers. Upon finding a place of suitable size and opposition, the Draug begins to form. Armor of fallen soldiers (sometimes with their wearer still inside), wooden beams, fortifications, and pieces of breastwork all seem to come alive as they fly towards the center of this amalgamous entity, forming legs first and working their way up, eventually standing anywhere between eight and nearing fifteen feet tall (More powerful Draugs are able to hold more objects in place, and therefore become taller and heavier). In our eyes this process seems random and sloppy, but the Draug carefully assesses each and every item going into and onto its body, and places it just where it wants it. This leaves very few gaps in its armor, and oftentimes it is made of stone or fiery wood, making direct combat with this beast very difficult, if possible at all. After their rather drawn out formation, they waste no time before charging into the fray. They often bear shields or banners from either side of a conflict, which catches many unsuspecting or untested soldiers off guard, thinking the fiery demon is charging towards the enemy, as they get the end of the Draug’s weapon. In open combat, the creature will often sustain damages and need repairs. It does this quickly and easily, filling the gaps with remnants of the carnage it has created almost instantaneously. Let it be said that with the advent of a Draug, the only sure tactic to prolong your own life, is to turn and run; Draugs cannot truly be killed, and their endless slaughtering is only halted when they run out of enemies to kill. It is then that they usually release their essence, and their form crumbles to a heap. Draug Behavior and Origins Rather unpredictable by nature, but enhanced by their vast intellect, it is very hard to guess what a Draug will do. Their formation in a battle should be taken as a bad omen, as it takes them a great deal of strength to form, and a few years to gain the strength to form in the first place. Some older and larger Draugs will fight in a very reserved manner, picking sizable targets from the crowd, while smaller and younger Draugs enter the fray. On the topic of their age, they do, in fact, become wiser and more skilled tacticians after every incursion, but do not age as mortals. The trend typically follows that a younger Draug will be smaller and weaker. While the origins of the Draug are not completely known to us, we do know they are native to Anthos, and in all of our time here, we have only ever observed four Draugs. Their names are as follows: Rudibus, Demoval, Ur and Castillon. Castillon Castillon, the name conjures dark memories for scholars well acquainted with his history. He, the more belligerent of the four known Draugs , is perhaps the most unique as well. The first and only Draug to ever name himself, in common tongue, no less. He stood at sixteen feet, carried a tower shield taken from the hull of a small boat, and a bastard sword almost as long as he was tall. After two sweeps of a battlefield for survivors, he simply turned north and walked off into the woods. He walked for days until he arrived at the ruins of Fort Greywyn, and then further still into the gateway to the north. The scouts that followed him dared not go close enough to hear the conversation, but saw him clearly raise his sword to strike the gate, but for one single moment in all of recorded history, as a Harbinger appeared and spoke to him, he lowered his sword. After many minutes of a one sided conversation, Castillon planted his sword and shield in the snow and allowed his form to fall into a heap of charred wood and iron. As the fires on the timbers he had claimed were snuffed out, the embers floated up from the heap and behind the wall, with the Harbinger following closely behind. Castillon has never been seen since that day.
  23. Report: Gemmy's too cool to write reports on me. Minecraft Name: Radahan Rule Broken/Disputed: Playing a PK'd char as a ghost in Skype with a trusted friend. Character Witnesses: ArianaTheGreat, JadeKadoa Event Details: Reason for actions? Well, it's mighty fun. That's all I can say to that. I wasn't trying to 'Go out in style', or 'Benefit my Faction'. I was having some good ol' harmless fun, which is admitted by Ever in this quote. [November-04-13 7:35 PM] Maddy: <<< You're not doing harm, you just think you're special and allowed to break rules. You're not. End of story.— Maddy, Yesterday 7:35 PM I'm not doing harm, but I am breaking the rules. ...Why do I have to suffer for doing no harm? This is the kind of thing I do every day with Ariana - [04/11/2013 7:36:42 PM] ArianaT.G.: The table now appears to be in the corner, all the ale gone from her mind. On the table there seems to be her second engagement ring and a rose in a clear jar again. There are also the usual boxes and roses where they should be, the light soft and comfortable. [04/11/2013 7:37:37 PM] Hanrahan: "..Mm..Sisssss.." [04/11/2013 7:38:09 PM] ArianaT.G.: "Han?" she smiles, giggling and appearing. [04/11/2013 7:38:26 PM] Hanrahan: He jumps. "Waugh!" [04/11/2013 7:38:59 PM] ArianaT.G.: She laughs happily and walks around to face him, "Something scary, Brother?" [04/11/2013 7:39:05 PM] ArianaT.G.: "Or... /childish/?" [04/11/2013 7:40:20 PM] Hanrahan: He smirks, hugging her. "You seem chipper~" [04/11/2013 7:41:02 PM] ArianaT.G.: She hugs him back, still slightly jumpy from her joy. "I got to hold him again!" she laughs once more, "And his heartbeat, it is regular, and he is living!" [04/11/2013 7:41:11 PM] ArianaT.G.: "The wedding might actually happen!" [04/11/2013 7:41:19 PM] Hanrahan: "It might!? Perfect!" [04/11/2013 7:42:00 PM] ArianaT.G.: "Is it not?" she starts to almost jump up and down from her excitement. The small ferret appears again and watches them from the table in the corner. "And how have you been?" she asks Han. Now, this alllll takes place in skype. We both have fun. It all takes place in Arial's mind. Breaks lore? Probably. Is it against the rules? Yes. Why? No one but us gets exposed to this, and it doesn't damage the server, or hurt the community. I truly feel like this is silly, and I should be given free reign to RP as I see fit, as long as it doesn't bring harm to the server. The instant I make an action that drives away players or gives us a bad name, I will request a Ban on myself, but that day has not come yet. "What /direct/ harm am I doing? I've always viewed my rule breaking as harmless, and I fully believe that, I have yet to see one instance where my playing say, Han has done bad things to the community and to the server in general." Also, read Mau5's edit. http://gyazo.com/403d1cfc3277b65711c5c6515f80e45f
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