Post by CdrPlatypus on Aug 26, 2015 3:11:36 GMT -5
I would like to welcome everyone to Gundamgoth's 2nd community ST4X game! Veterans and new players alike are welcome to join. There will be a few format changes from the last game to hopefully create a better experience, so please read below.
This is the main thread where the game will be run. Please try to keep most posts in character. If necessary tag your post as out of character by starting it with // OOC. Also please no derailment posts, these interrupt the game atmosphere for everyone and make the GM's life more difficult.
Gameplay: The player's divide themselves up into representatives of the different factions in the game. Then they polotik, negotiate, backstab, and vote on matters of importance brought forth by the High Templar to lead our empire to prosperity or ruin.
The game is run in turns referee to as "cycles" on the forums. These are groups of in video game turns started/ended by significant events.
The videogame file itself is played out and maintained by the GM as faithfully as possible to the decisions made by the faction council.
If you want to get the High Templar / Templar Command's attention (The GM) tag me, gundamgoth, in your post. I do my best t to read all player posts, but tagging me gets my attention right away to answer questions, respond to requests, etc...
Above all have fun and convince other people to join us! One of us...one of us...
Post by CdrPlatypus on Aug 26, 2015 3:20:00 GMT -5
//OOC The first order of business is for all the players to pick a faction to represent. I need a minimum of 2 players per faction to run the game properly. Please post a reply with your desired faction. First cycle will begin once we have min player base new players ate welcome anytime.
*cracks the door to the conference hall and sticks head in*
Am I really the first to arrive, your excellency CdrPlatypus? Well, much can be said for prudence. Nikolai of Clan Moklumnue, at your service. I am her to lend my experience and prowess to the leadership of the great Clan Moklumnue. I do so hope that you realize that the life blood of any Empire is its economy. What makes a healthy economy? Trade, your excellency.
I am to ensure that our empire has such enormous trade dividends that it is able to fully fund any endeavor it undertakes.
I look forward to working with you, your excellency, and also look forward to meeting the other advisers.
Post by CdrPlatypus on Aug 26, 2015 4:12:21 GMT -5
Welcome Nikolai ( johndramey ) Your punctuality is greatly appreciated for there is much to attend to. Over to the left is a cart of stim-caff and pastries to help shake off the cold sleep while we wait for the other representatives to join us.
//OOC Aaaw yeah, we gonna make SO MUCH MONEY!! //OOC
I too will choose the Noble House of Thulun. Our delegation looks forward to the prosperity that is sure to be found with such economic powerhouses.
Whatever comes our way, let us remain steadfast in our resolve. We may lack a true militaristic faction, but the fleet that we shall amass will more than make up for any lack of brute force. Personally I would rather spend my time with thinkers, and not the company of one whose first thought is to blow something up.
Blow something up... Dear Shalun, did the sheep make the journey in cold storage?? /Looks through Cryo Records.... Well, looks like we won't need the Steel Song...
Engineer Krakun of House Thulun walks in, sheaves of wadded flipchart paper on his hands, permanent marker stains on his lab coat. Begging your pardon for the lateness reporting in your Excellency, I was in the middle of some calculations before we were frozen for the big jump, and upon waking I didn't find all my notes. Did you know that if you tensorize a multi variant divergent operator in some cases it leads to - A report through the Council Chambers? Certainty your Excellency, I look forward to your remarks.
Post by CdrPlatypus on Aug 26, 2015 20:19:08 GMT -5
Honored representatives we must soon make planet fall. We can run no longer. Our hive ships were greatly damaged during the last jump and the great fleet has passed us by.
Much of our engineering databases have been destroyed. Templar Command needs you to negotiate an initial research path for the empire.
Also we need a build plan from each faction for their prime colony before we begin landing.
Please submit the councils research proposal of at least 4 techs and your factions respective prime colony zoning permits to Templar Command by 11pm(GMT -8) This Friday. If they are all submitted sooner than we will proceed to further negotiations.
//OOC We don't yet have as big of a player base as I hoped, but I want to get this game started. I know you guys are excited for it and I want to give you something for the weekend.
Post by contributor on Aug 27, 2015 4:29:45 GMT -5
I'm just getting back into this game and can't say that I'm very good at it yet, or understand the half of it, but I'd be willing to join up as clan Moklume representative. That is if johndramey doesn't mind having a relative 4x newbie on his team. I suppose this will be a fun way to learn the ins and outs a bit.