collapse

Author Topic: Out of Character (OOC) Thread  (Read 147587 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 255
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1890 on: December 04, 2018, 04:15:22 pm »
Due to the nature of this forum (play by post) game many of the GM type posts are handled actually by the players themselves. Thank you very much for the assistance. However there are times that the GM will step in and nudge things in a particular direction or is it a misdirection.

Some can be minor events such as the weather if the GM wanted to give a few days of thunderstorms in the summer months that would be possible. Making it dark, wet, muddy, and rather miserable for the troops on both sides of the conflict. It could be major events too. Maybe a 2 front war, that happened once already for Kelson. I don't think it will happen here however. The Pax Kelsonus is still happening in the East after all. Its only the Mearan province that is a torn in his side.

Offline Bynw

  • Zipper Brother
  • Administrator
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 255
  • Karma: 12
  • Gender: Male
    • OtherWorlders IRC Network
  • Favorite Book: Two Crowns for America
  • Favorite Character: Camber of Culdi
  • Twitter: anlarye
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1891 on: December 04, 2018, 06:17:07 pm »

Although we are playing close to cannon we have of course gone outside of that cannon since nothing has been written for this time period yet by KK herself. Also the game rules are based on Tiny D6 with a large drawing and conversion from the Fudge Deryni Adventure Game rules.

Chapter 9 of the Deryni Adventure Game is the chapter on Magic and how it works in the context of the game. There are few fun paragraphs in that book. Like this one:

Quote
Other Secrets
Legends suggest that Deryni of old knew many other magical secrets, that they
could raise the dead, move massive stones, walk the hidden paths between
places (perhaps without use of Transfer Portals), and much more. How much
of this is based in truth and how much is merely legend no one knows. Game-
masters should feel free to create and introduce their own unique spells and
secret magical lore in their Deryni Adventure Game stories.

As a GM, I could have lots of fun bending or even pushing cannon with that and so could the players too.

Offline Evie

  • Administrator
  • Marquis
  • *
  • Posts: 2048
  • Karma: 30
  • Gender: Female
  • Sister Evie--Servant of Saint Camber
    • The Mini-Deryni Chronicles
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni or The King's Justice (can't decide)
  • Favorite Character: President of the Duncan McLain Fanbabe Society
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1892 on: December 05, 2018, 08:43:35 am »

Although we are playing close to cannon we have of course gone outside of that cannon since nothing has been written for this time period yet by KK herself. Also the game rules are based on Tiny D6 with a large drawing and conversion from the Fudge Deryni Adventure Game rules.

Chapter 9 of the Deryni Adventure Game is the chapter on Magic and how it works in the context of the game. There are few fun paragraphs in that book. Like this one:

Quote
Other Secrets
Legends suggest that Deryni of old knew many other magical secrets, that they
could raise the dead, move massive stones, walk the hidden paths between
places (perhaps without use of Transfer Portals)
, and much more. How much
of this is based in truth and how much is merely legend no one knows. Game-
masters should feel free to create and introduce their own unique spells and
secret magical lore in their Deryni Adventure Game stories.

As a GM, I could have lots of fun bending or even pushing cannon with that and so could the players too.

I don't think the part I put in bold font is necessarily extracanonical anymore, since I suspect that is what Sir Se does when he pops up in unexpected places without using a Portal. Stefan Coram might have known the same secret.  (Isn't there a scene where Duncan sees Saint Camber vanish before his eyes, yet later on we discover that was actually Coram disguised as Camber?)
"In necessariis unitas, in non-necessariis libertas, in utrisque caritas."

--WARNING!!!--
I have a vocabulary in excess of 75,000 words, and I'm not afraid to use it!

Offline Laurna

  • Community Supporter
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 660
  • Karma: 15
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Character: Alaric Morgan & Rhys Thuryn-May they be Family.
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1893 on: December 08, 2018, 10:48:09 pm »
Great job, DerynifanK. It is about time Jaxom found something worthwhile to do with his time.  :P

Offline revanne

  • Community Supporter
  • Baron
  • *
  • Posts: 528
  • Karma: 15
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Book: King Javan's Year
  • Favorite Character: Father Joram MacRorie
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1894 on: Today at 02:47:03 am »
Great addition DerynifanK. Poor Fiona, I think her head must be spinning.
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
    let those who hate him flee before him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
    as wax melts before the fire,
    let the wicked perish before God.
(Psalm 68 vv1-2)

Offline judywward

  • Community Supporter
  • Sergeant at Arms
  • *
  • Posts: 13
  • Karma: 1
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Book: The originals & Childe Morgan
  • Favorite Character: Alaric Anthony Morgan
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1895 on: Today at 09:13:53 am »
Good writing all! Love the latest addition to the story, DFK! Very well written, indeed.  I assume that before a new piece is added you all discuss it among yourselves to be sure it will fit with the story line and no other characters are moved about in a manner that would not fit well with their own player's plans.

Hopefully, I will be able to remember to join in tonight, since I've forgotten the  last 2 Sundays!
Judy Ward
You can buy a pretty good dog with money but you can't buy the wag of its tail.

Offline Jerusha

  • Community Supporter
  • Master Knight
  • *
  • Posts: 531
  • Karma: 21
  • Gender: Female
  • Favorite Book: High Deryni
  • Favorite Character: Alaric Morgan
Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread
« Reply #1896 on: Today at 12:10:54 pm »
Well done, DeryinifanK!  And now we wait....
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggity beasties and things that go bump in the night...good Lord deliver us!

 -- Old English Litany

 

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

* Recent Posts

Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by Jerusha
[Today at 12:10:54 pm]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by judywward
[Today at 09:13:53 am]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by revanne
[Today at 02:47:03 am]


Re: Out of Character (OOC) Thread by Laurna
[December 08, 2018, 10:48:09 pm]


Re: Ghosts of the Past by DerynifanK
[December 08, 2018, 08:56:00 pm]


Re: Happy Birthday, Evie! by TheDeryni
[December 08, 2018, 03:18:29 pm]


Re: Happy Birthday, Evie! by Laurna
[December 08, 2018, 12:29:17 pm]


Re: Happy Birthday, Evie! by Shiral
[December 08, 2018, 11:44:01 am]


Re: Happy Birthday JediMatt1000 by judywward
[December 07, 2018, 11:27:45 pm]


Re: Bedbugs by Jerusha
[December 07, 2018, 06:28:51 pm]

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 14
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 1
  • Dot Users Online:

* Top Poster

Evie Evie
2048 Posts
Elkhound
1078 Posts
DesertRose DesertRose
801 Posts
Alkari
696 Posts
Laurna Laurna
660 Posts

* Most Karma

Evie Evie
Karma: 30
DesertRose DesertRose
Karma: 23
Jerusha Jerusha
Karma: 21
revanne revanne
Karma: 15
Laurna Laurna
Karma: 15

* Online Time

Evie Evie
122d 2h 7m
DesertRose DesertRose
119d 16h 34m
TheDeryni TheDeryni
115d 21h 14m
AnnieUK AnnieUK
53d 22h 50m
Bynw Bynw
44d 5h 44m

* Forum Staff

Bynw admin Bynw
Administrator
DesertRose admin DesertRose
Administrator
Evie admin Evie
Administrator
Shiral gmod Shiral
Zipper Sister
Unicorn636 gmod Unicorn636
Requiem
Laurna gmod Laurna
Community Supporter
revanne gmod revanne
Community Supporter
DerynifanK gmod DerynifanK
Community Supporter
gmod Jax
Community Supporter
judywward gmod judywward
Community Supporter
KK gmod KK
Our Queen
gmod Alkari
Community Supporter
AnnieUK gmod AnnieUK
Community Supporter
Jerusha gmod Jerusha
Community Supporter

* Board Stats

  • stats Total Members: 645
  • stats Total Posts: 20858
  • stats Total Topics: 2129
  • stats Total Categories: 14
  • stats Total Boards: 136
  • stats Most Online: 181

* Calendar

December 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
[9] 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31