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Offline Southern Records

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Event Suggestions and Input
« on: June 13, 2014, 10:04:12 PM »

As most of you know, Southern Winds is a plotted Forum. We have a story we're telling and happily dragging all of your awesome characters along for the ride. Our events are listed on the side bar for the current IC month. For now, we have an OOC week between events though we're always willing to adjust if the needs or requests in the Event Pacing Poll ever change.

That being said, we're curious if anyone has any sort of event or scenario they'd like to see played out. Since we want Southern Winds to be as much your home as it is ours, we're always open to suggestions and curious if we've been missing some major plot line or type of event you'd like to see.

For now, we've been listing Flights and Rusn, construction events, Weyr promotions and disasters, and Holder meetings.

While we do wish we could simply accept all suggestions, unfortunately that may not be the case. But that doesn't mean we won't consider any suggestions or figure out a way to work in plots that can become apart of our larger story.

What we are not looking for are character specific plots. That is, events should affect groups of people and not just one or two in particular. While some of our Weyr and Holder events do, this is to show the progression of the setting at Southern Winds. If it affects the Weyr at large, then give it to us! But if it's only about one or two characters, then we shall politely decline - though that doesn't negate the merit of character plots. Only that we want events that everyone, or most, can participate or react to.

That being said, let us know what you think!  :love:
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Offline Slayne

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2014, 01:40:04 PM »
I think I'd like to see a bit of Prairie/Mountain now that we've got some PCs in them. Like how we had Jungle Wing Hunts, and Beach Wing's assignments.

Other than that, maybe a bit of exploration in the old continent now that the Pass has ended? We know it's devastated and all that, but I don't think anyone's actually gone back to see if they can salvage things like metal or tools, or if there are possibly caverns that weren't touched. I'm not entirely sure how long Thread lasts once it runs out of things to devour, or what the ramifications of all that are, so I don't really know how feasible it would be, but it's a thought I had and I figured I'd post it. At the very least, there should be some metal and caves left since if I recall correctly, the reason they lived in caves was because Thread can't burrow through rock.

Who knows, maybe someone got smart towards the end and stashed things that they couldn't take with them.

Or I'm dumb and none of this makes sense. That's possible too.  :bird:
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Offline SanctifiedSavage

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2014, 01:10:17 PM »
It does make sense. And since this'll be the first full IC month where all our wings are active, we'll see about adding events in for them too. Probably not the 9th month, because we already have a lot of shit going on.  :bird: But thank you for the suggestion. ^_^  Means we'll be wranging up the others that play Wingleaders to help set it up. I'm not sure they'll be EVENT threads, but we can still get something in the works with each wing.

Offline lionfish

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2014, 08:34:31 PM »
I know that I am still new, but I really wish we had some more major events going on. Here are some event ideas I had :
 - threadfall
 - clutch failure
 - hunter attack that affects everyone
 - there is a badness, all the dragons become sleepy/ill/irate
 - a badness gets into the air/food, causing all humans who were there to become <condition>
 - a dragon/flit/candle/human sets a building on fire
 - meteor hit
 - murder mystery

Offline Wren

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2014, 01:16:41 AM »
What about some celebrations?
-- I mean it would be lovely to see about some positive happenings as well.
Exploration Teams/New Locations
-- Expanding the areas for folk, perhaps having the opportunity to build new areas/locations

Offline SirAlahn

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2014, 02:48:07 PM »
@lionfish Since our site is set during an Interval instead of a Pass, Threadfall is something that we'll not be able to work with. But thank you for your input! We'll see if there's a way to work in your ideas in the future.

@Wren Thank you as well! We'll see about cooking up some more events that everyone will enjoy. ^_^
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Offline SanctifiedSavage

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2014, 03:42:22 PM »

We might be able to do some past threads with Threadfall. I know I've dabbled a little with @Hart. The Hunter Attacks we have had were rather involved with everyone, or rather, the construction site. I doubt we'll be seeing Hunters in the Weyr. XD  But some manner of illness could be fun.


Luckily, with the Turn End coming up, you'll see a celebration shortly. ^_^ Beyond that, the Mountain Wing is always finding new things and we did have a wedding. 8D Hopefully this coming Turn will be productive for the Weyr.

Offline Red

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2015, 07:12:15 PM »
What if there is an expedition to clear land just outside of First Hold's construction site in the attempt to carve a few fields into the woods? This would require sentries, scouts, escorts, laborers, holders, and crafters?

For that matter, there are several things that I could think of for the construction events stuff. Like a quarry, orchards, fields for beasts, logging, etc. etc. etc. Though, I'm certain much of this has already been discussed.

Offline SanctifiedSavage

Re: Event Suggestions and Input
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2015, 10:42:13 PM »
Construction at the base of the Mountain is still very much within its infancy. A lot of it has to do with a lack of volunteers ( given the last attack on the construction site from the Hunters ). It struck a huge blow to moral. But there are still a lot of people, especially Maeron, who definitely wants to see the construction of a Hold complete. Or some of those that survived from the Farmer or Herd Craft Hall who want room to roam and grow things.

The other thing preventing a lot of this be the Weyrleaders themselves, who aren't too keen on allowing their Riders to be slaughtered for the Holders. :P There's a lot of drama between the Holders and Weyrfolk because of it, as you can imagine. :3 But those things are definitely in SWW's future.


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