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    Quest of Fate - Apocrypha Universe Grail War

    The Holy Grail War, also known as Heaven's Feel. A ritual that has been going on for hundreds of years. At the climax of the Third Grail War of Fuyuki, one of it's participants managed to steal the Greater Grail. However in it's wake, knowledge regarding the construction of the ritual was leaked to magi around the world.

    Now, Holy Grail Wars are happening all over the world albeit smaller and imperfect and somehow they've made their way to you. The days are long, the nights are filled with death. But the ultimate prize that is the omnipotent wish granting device awaits you.

    Quest Index

    Arc 1 - Welcome to the Holy Grail War





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    Mages & Masters:

    Seigi Nomikata (MC) (Status: Captured)


    Age: "That's a secret~" (Like 19 ish)
    Country: England
    Gender: Male
    Rank: Count 6
    Family History: 4th Generation

    Servant: Lancer
    Circuit Quality: C
    Circuit Quantity: C+ (27)
    Circuit Composition: Regular
    Magecraft: Traditional Thaumatergy
    Sorcery Trait: Unknown, possibly none
    Crest Location: N/A
    Elemental Affinity: Wind

    Basic Bio

    "Member of a family of only four-or-so generations including myself. I'm... average in nature in everything considered from power to talent and knowledge. What's worse, my siblings and cousins are notably weaker than you and their parents, the family lineage is already starting its decline.
    Those snotty blue bloods look down on me and insult me for daring to believe I can make life better for myself and my family. But they underestimate me, they'll never see me coming. Not on the same level as old family aristocrats, I make up for my 'inadequacy' as they put it with a level of fierceness and tenacity those with a silver spoon in their mouths lack."



    Abilities

    Seigi is fundamentally an Average mage in every sense of the term. Although not poor in any sense of the term, he is decidedly unremarkable. Aside from his elemental affinity of wind, he has studied he studied alchemy, spiritual evocation, summoning, divination, and spiritual healing. However it should be noted that school has been studied intensively and hasn't displayed natural talent in any art. Though he can perform in them all, he is no specialist and can be outclassed by one in each individual school. A jack of all trades, master on none but better than being a master of one. Right?

    Physically, he has shown himself to be somewhat adept in close range combat, appearing to employ traditional shotokan based karate. It is currently unknown where he received this training outside of basic self defence. It seems he took a extra classes in a dojo somewhere over the weekends at some point in his life. Though capable of making tactical discussions with himself in quick succession, he can be caught of guard and his plans are not exactly foolproof. Though he is capable of combating more powerful opponents, he seems to primarily work off of weaknesses he already knows of which can be exploited.

    His two greatest "Ace in the Holes" is combining Alchemy, Divination and his wind element to his Shotokan Karate.
    Wind is strongly aligned to flowing things. The element wind, in Humor theory also refers to blood or saugine. Therefore, while punching and blocking the opponent in hand to hand combat, he can perform structural analysis each time he clashes with another. Because his element is wind, it's easy to get a picture of the flow of blood within the body. Then using his experience in divination, to "read" the flow of that blood and figure out the opponent's next move etc.
    Furthermore Alchemy is defined as the recombination of matter into something else, incorporating the Magnum Opus into his formula
    He uses the first Hermatic tradition "Nigredo" to decompose without creation.



    Risa Mol-Undi (Status: Missing)


    Original Artist's Pixiv Account

    Age: 20
    Country: England
    Gender: Female
    Rank: Frame 7
    Family History:
    1st Generation
    7th Generation


    Servant: None
    Circuit Quality:
    B+
    Circuit Quantity:
    B+ (35)
    Circuit Composition:
    Irregular
    Magecraft:
    Currently Unknown
    Sorcery Trait:
    Unknown, possibly none
    Crest Location: N/A
    Elemental Affinity:
    Unknown

    Bio

    The second child of a seemingly prodigious magus family. Since early childhood she knew she would be overlooked in all matters, ignored and unwanted as there is only a second child in case a 'Spare' is needed if the eldest child perishes or is simply that incompetent. Apparently her elder sibling was neither of these things and it was clear she would never be taught in the family secrets. Burdened by her insatiable desire to learn, she decided she would have to start from scratch. She stole and sold everything she could from the household to pay for her tuition on enrolment in Clock Tower and leaving her old life behind. It is quite likely that Risa Mol-Undi is not even her real name.


    Abilities

    Due to coming from good 'Breeding Stock' so to speak, Risa possesses a high number of Magic Circuits and of very good quality. However for all extensive purposes, she will most likely never receive the Family Crest, so can essentially be considered to be an amateur that has started learning. However unlike most first generation apprentices, she is quite powerful.

    Seigi has never seen her perform magecraft but knows her to be incredibly studious, writing everything down in what appears to be a Mystic Code Tablet as whenever he gets near it, it seems to zap anyone that isn't Risa. It can be expected that he will come to know more of her abilities in time.



    Nomikata Sr. (Status: Missing)




    Original Artist's Pixiv account

    Age: Unknown, presumably 50+ (He refuses to actually answer)
    Country: England (residing), Japan (born)
    Gender: Male
    Rank:
    Unknown, presumably Count 5
    Family History: 3rd Generation

    Servant: None
    Circuit Quality:
    C
    Circuit Quantity: C-
    (19)
    Circuit Composition:
    Regular
    Magecraft:
    Specialises in Spiritual Evocation
    Sorcery Trait:
    Unknown, possibly none
    Crest Location: Left Arm
    Elemental Affinity:
    Unknown

    Bio

    Seigi does not know much about his fathers life other than he has connections in the Department of Spiritual Evocation and the El-Melloi family. Throughout his son's life, he was absent emotionally and physically - being more of an authority figure than an actual parent. He was always more interested in improving the standing of the family than anything else and completely vanished from his son's life during his enrolment at Clock Tower till he returned to have him fight in a sub-catagory Holy Grail War on his behalf, taking another magi under his wing in the meantime.


    Abilities

    Despite only being a third generation mage, he possesses excellent talent compared to his peers and despite not possessing any spectacular powers, he is an exemplar mage. He has studied he studied alchemy, spiritual evocation, summoning, divination, and spiritual healing - teaching his son in each art as well though he does specialise in Spiritual Evocation. It is also implied he has ability in Spiritual Surgery but the true extent is unknown.

    In combat, he was shown to completely dominate the fight against his son Seigi with magecraft alone.




    Reiner Corvella (Status: Recovering?)




    Age: 19
    Country:
    England
    Gender:
    Male
    Rank:
    Count 6
    Family History: Ninth Generation

    Servant: Rider
    Circuit Quality:
    B++
    Circuit Quantity:
    A+ (46)
    Circuit Composition:
    Regular
    Magecraft:
    Elemental attacks,Curses(?)
    Sorcery Trait:
    Unknown, possibly none
    Crest Location:
    Back
    Elemental Affinity: Fire, others too



    Bio

    The only child of the Corvella Family. As an aristocrat, he had many things other mages lack and was born with a power that many magi spend their whole lives trying to attain.

    Reiner talks often about how wealthy and powerful his family is an as the ninth generation - once the family crest is fully converted it is expected that he will hold a level on power and society much like Kayneth El-Melloi Archibald did in his life. That said it is partially transfered.

    Seigi doesn't know anything else because he's tuned out Reiner's voice when he starts his monologues.


    Abilities

    As a ninth generation mage, Reiner is highly powerful and even though his training is not yet fully complete - he is at a level many Mages cannot attain. However the reason he has not fully matured is his arrogance being unbecoming. This resulted in him losing a duel against a mere fourth generation mage that he should have easily defeated.

    However once he matures and gains perspective alongside the family crest being fully transferred - he will he the elite of the elite.




    "Justice" (Status: Heavily Injured)


    Age: ???
    Country: ???
    Gender: Male
    Rank: ???
    Family History: ???

    Servant: Saber
    Circuit Quality: B
    Circuit Quantity: C (23)
    Magecraft: Curses (?)
    Sorcery Trait: ???
    Crest Location: ???
    Elemental Affinity: ???

    Bio

    Not much is known to Seigi about this enigmatic individual other than he fancies himself a dark "Hero of Justice".


    Abilities

    "Justice" has shown himself to be somewhat proficient with usage of the Gandr curse, able to fire off multiple rounds in quick succession. He has not yet performed a Finn Shot, capable of interacting with the physical world so it is currently unknown whether he is as talented as the likes of the Tohsaka family.

    He also has some melee weaponry, capable of throwing knives with great accuracy from a distance. Regarding physical combat, he has show usage of surprise attacks with an unexpected curse showing him as somewhat of a combat pragmatist but due to Seigi's unorthodox combat style he was caught unawares and overwhelmed. However only time will tell if the effects will replicated a second time.

    As Seigi 'Scanned' the flow of his body, he was noted to be very well sculpted with his muscles and had a "deep fire burning in" making his whole body feel hot.

    He has also demonstrated the ability to use Seigi's "Nigredo" and destroyed his arm from the inside out.



    Atsusui Kishitoba (Status: Good)



    Age: Unknown (Late Teens, early 20's?)
    Country: Japan
    Gender: Male
    Rank: ???
    Family History: ???

    Servant: Caster
    Circuit Quality: ???
    Circuit Quantity: ???
    Circuit Composition: Unknown
    Magecraft: Alchemy or Necromancy (Suspected)
    Sorcery Trait: Unknown
    Crest Location: Unknown
    Elemental Affinity: Earth(?)

    Spoiler:

    Honestly, who knows. He hangs out in an abandoned hospital wearing medical scrubs and never leaves. A little flirty but mostly cagey.


    abilities

    His own abilities are unknown mostly, his lair held reanimated skeletons but there is no clue if it was under his own power or his Servants. When holding onto a desk, spikes emerged when he was irritated. It is suspected that this is alchemy as creating matter from nothing is in the realm of True Magic, outside the realms of possibility of modern magi.



    Corrin Charisk (Status: Heavily Injured?, Mobile)


    Name: Corrin Charisk
    Alias/Nickname/Title: “The Cleaner”, “Decayed Killer”
    Gender: Male
    Age: 27 (presumably)
    Height/Weight: 177cm/63kg
    Birthplace: Europe (Presumably England)

    Rank: N/A
    Family History: ?? Generation

    Abilities

    Blood Cursing Techniques: The magecraft of this family has always revolved around curses, specifically revolving around blood. While the Charisk families’ forte has always been revolving around blood curses, Corrin’s speciality is cursing himself. By using his blood as an Arcane Focus, he can control and manipulate blood to a prehensile level. He is capable of using it in a multitude of ways such as creating physical constructs in the form of weaponry and pseudo limbs. He also has some limited biomancy as an extension of this combined with more traditional magecraft in the form of enhanced regeneration and physical reinforcement.

    The primary limitation of his magecraft is that it does not use his Magic Circuits alone but also drains his blood and physical vitality meaning that to constantly requires infusions of blood. If he goes too long without an infusion then he would deteriorate and may very well end up killing himself through exertion. As a result it is not uncommon for him to suck the remaining blood out of a target of his target.


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    York "Yorkie" Lancaster (Status: Honestly who can tell)


    Name: "Yorkie"
    Alias/Nickname/Title: “Faker”
    Gender: Female
    Age: 25
    Height/Weight: 156cm/51kg
    Birthplace: England

    Rank: Unknown
    Family History: Third/Eighth Generation

    Servant: None (?)
    Circuit Quality: C
    Circuit Quantity: A++ (23)
    Magecraft: Unknown
    Sorcery Trait: ???
    Crest Location: "Surely you know Seigi~"
    Elemental Affinity: Ether

    Bio

    Seigi Nomikata's ex-girlfriend. They met about two three years ago on his 16th birthday (she was still in her 20's) and they quickly started dating. However after an undetermined amount of time they broke up. Seigi claims they were incompatible, they drifted apart and it was mutual however it seems Yorkie remembers things differently.


    Abilities

    Seigi doesn't talk about her much but she can talk a lot obsessively about her interests, block out even more, make inappropriate flirtations towards boys barely of legal age and irritate him more than Reiner.


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    Check up on the monthly Create a mage contest for her profile for more information on non-Seigi related background and a deeper (but not complete) look of her abilities. Recomended for those who want to know more or try and game the system :P


    Lukas Adalbert (Provisional MC)

    Name: Lukas Adalbert
    Alias/Nickname/Title:
    Lifesaver, Master A
    Gender:
    Male
    Age:
    59
    Height/Weight:
    185 cm / 78 kg
    Birthplace:
    Southend, England
    Appearance:


    Personality
    Forte/Likes: A strong cup of coffee, a lazy morning in bed
    Weaknesses/Dislikes: Tea, timed exams
    Natural Talents: Hosting, reading people
    Natural Enemy: Waver Velvet

    Magical Attributes

    Origin: Caretaking
    Elemental Alignment: Earth, Water


    Magic Circuits

    Circuit Quantity: E
    Circuit Quality: E
    Circuit Composition: Cylinder


    Biography:
    A former student of the Mage's Association, Lukas Adalbert was a mere second generation magus who tried to establish his family's lineage by becoming the first in his family to actually attend classes at the Clock Tower. Like many would-be magi, he wasn't particularly qualified for it, and his time at the Clock Tower was an unmitigated disaster from the perspective of a student of magecraft. Prone to test anxiety and a slow student, he could not keep up with the pace of the lessons or the cutthroat environment that any upstart magus must be able to thrive in.

    Unlike many, however, he found a calling all his own through an unexpected talent. When cramming for exams or a particularly grueling class, his fellow students quickly discovered that no one made a better pot of coffee than him, and an urban legend soon grew that anyone who shared his coffee - other than him - was virtually guaranteed to pass their next exam or ritual. Moreover, it was soon discovered that this was not just an urban legend, but an actual fact.

    In his passion for coffee - and his desperation to advance in his studies - Lukas had begun experimenting with different recipes and concoctions, and even began to incorporate magecraft into the recipe, applying his dual affinity to create new blends and reinforcing existing ones to strengthen them far beyond their original potency. While it was unable to carry him through all of his lessons, he was able to last far longer than anyone expected purely through the drugging and enchantment of his personal brew.

    When he was inevitably released by his professors and unable to reach a rank of his own, recognizing the reputation he had developed with his fellow students, he parlayed that esteem and some of the favors owed to him to establish a modest coffee shop near Oxford Street, the "Daily Ritual." Before long, the Daily Ritual became a thriving success, not just with the denizens of London, but with the Association itself, advertising itself as the place to acquire stimulants certain to provide the focus, concentration, and inspiration to make any ritual or ceremony a success. Even forbidden brews are sold for the right price, whether they are cursed, dated to the Age of the Gods, or even just poisonous to humanity. Whether your goal is to stay awake for a day or until the day you die, the Ritual can guarantee the result with the right drink.

    An intimate, cozy shop, the Ritual has both a near side and a far side - on the near side, hand-picked staff tend to the needs of tourists and regulars alike, and it is rare that a table is left empty for long, save for those in the back section. A localized bounded field prevents most visitors from even recognizing the back row, much less choosing to sit there, and only sufficiently qualified magi are able to request seating in that smokey back area.

    On the far side, the "real" menu of the Daily Ritual is provided, a menu that sheds lattes and nitro brew for sophisticated blends derived from the rarest of sources and prepared directly by Adalbert himself. The very beans that the Ethiopian shepherd Kaldi fed to his goats which inspired them to dance and Kaldi to discover caffeine; a gold roast derived from actual golden beans said to have been cursed by the touch of a Greek king; even the brew recommended by King Solomon and the angel Gabriel to cure plague. No matter how obscure the blend, Adalbert's specialty as a magus is the ability to find or recreate the perfect recipe.

    As a businessman still associated with the Clock Tower, Adalbert's clientele include all levels of the association. The bulk of his regulars are, of course, the stressed and unranked students, but he is known to have Grands and Brands among those who sing his praises. Among students in particular, he is known as a savior and patron saint. If the so-called London Star is the man who teaches great magi, then Adalbert may be considered the one who gets them through their lessons and trials. As such, he is owed countless favors at every level of the association, and it is whispered that his store's blacklist could influence the entire internal power structure of the Clock Tower were he to favor certain groups over others.

    Luckily, it is quite rare for him to actually ban a customer unless severely provoked. In the last twenty years, only five individuals have entered the list, the last being the aforementioned lord of the El-Melloi, who earned his ire by suggesting energy drinks may be a more efficient foundation for his magecraft.

    Unbeknownest to the individual himself, he has also been furtively ranked "the number three man female students would like to sleep with," and it is said he is the only individual on the list whose rank has improved with old age.
    Personality:
    A warm, pleasant man, the first impression Lukas Adalbert gives others is that of a warm summer day, or a hot drink shared with friends. He rarely rushes, and in fact seems irritated when forced to, preferring instead to enjoy a leisurely pace and maintain a relaxed discussion with his guests. Charming and well-educated, he is one of those rare individuals who could talk with a complete stranger for hours about nearly any topic.

    He much prefers the slow pace of his coffee shop to the rush of the Association, as he was prone to test anxiety and disliked having to compete with his more qualified peers. He prefers to take his time getting to know others, treating many of his regulars like dear friends and his staff like (sometimes wayward) sons and daughters.

    Curiously, despite his caring personality, he nevertheless keeps quite dangerous drinks on the menu, even those that virtually guarantee the drinker's demise. While he would never recommend them, his policy is not to deny anyone the pleasure of a fine cup of coffee, even if the thrill is their last.

    Contrary to his typical friendly demeanor, he hates tea with a passion, and some of his former classmates attribute it to a rivalry - some say a failed relationship - with a tasseography, or tea-reading, practitioner in his youth. He will not, under any circumstances, sell tea in his establishment, and the very suggestion is grounds for expulsion.
    Magecraft Related Abilities:
    As a magus, Adalbert has little talent. He is well-learned and studious, but his circuits are weak and their number nothing worth speaking of. He humbly recognizes he is capable of only mediocre cantrips and enchantments. However, while he was by no means a quick learner, when able to engage in self-study at his own pace, Lukas saw slow but steady improvement, and has grown into a decently knowledgeable practitioner of magecraft at the small arts he knows he can perform.

    However, as a brewer of coffee for ritual purposes, Adalbert is a barista without peer. It is said that coffee was originally prepared in the Islamic world as a drink for religious practices and ceremonies, to inspire inspiration and confer greater concentration and vitality among those performing intricate ceremonies. It was even used by monks to keep them awake during devotions and prayers, and spread throughout the world, both in magi society and otherwise.

    Specializing in blends of this nature and history, Adalbert's recipes range from ordinary to inhuman, with the highest potency said to forever rob an individual of their ability to sleep, resulting in a certain death after around two weeks, but guaranteeing absolute focus during those two weeks. Surprisingly, even when many of his blends are expressly fatal, even those blends see frequent sale - whether it is because the benefit is worth the cost or because a student has made a losing bet, he respectfully tries not to inquire.

    It is unwise to assume the side effects listed on each recipe are mere hype. Unlike so-called "death wish" coffee, Adalbert strives to make absolutely clear: many of his products will kill you. The only question is when and how, and how messily. If you choose to nevertheless drink the coffee of the fae, the resulting madness was clearly listed in the fine print.

    By using his family's affinity with fluid dynamics and pressure, Adalbert is also able to affect the brewing process and even reinforce the beans during the process, not unlike a human expresso machine. He is also able to apply various minor enchantments or geases to his coffee, a talent he makes good use of at the Daily Ritual, enchanting the brews with subtle influencing spells to improve the mood of its drinker or bolster their luck.

    No doubt he could choose to imbue them with darker influences or purposes, but it is simply not in his personality to do so. He would honestly rather improve one's day than hinder them. The one exception is the employee room coffee pot, which after a bad experience, he has no shame in admitting he has enchanted with a minor geas to prevent theft or embezzlement, with pain if necessary.

    ================================================== =========

    Now before we can begin, we must figure out who we actually are.

    Character Creation - Complete!!


    Gender: Purely aesthetic for the most part, however some characters may react and treat you differently.

    I'm...

    [X] Male.
    [ ] Female.
    [ ] Not bound by the gender binary.

    Profile: This tells us of your background, archetype, skill level and the kind of role you will play in the days to come. Alongside altering how others will treat you in the war, it also affects your in-character knowledge and the power of the servant you summon.

    ...I'm also a...

    [ ] Homunculus. An artificial life form. Born deep in a tube and fully grown and dressed before most babies cry for the first time. You possess absolutely first rate Magic Circuits and highly talented in your craft, perhaps even rivalling the great old houses of the Association. Indeed it would be more accurate to say that you are a large conglomerate of Magic Circuits with a body attached than the other way around. Unfortunately however the body you actually possess in frail and weaker than ordinary humans. In addition your time in this world will be fleeting, you're only expected to last about ten or so years - you've already lived five of them.
    You possess great power compared to others in this day and age and your servant will not lack for a mana supply. In fact, they're more powerful with you than they would be anyone else. Regarding your servant, their identity and should be revealed to you immediately unless something is interfering. You may in fact be too much of a threat and some of your enemies may end up allying against you... Your physical capabilities however are decidedly lacking however and if cornered or caught unawares, things may get bloody.
    AKA the Illya Route.

    [ ] Aristocrat. The heir of an old magus family of seven previous generations. Something of a prodigy, you were quickly granted the family Magic Crest with your father retiring early. Acquainting yourself among the rest of the elite, you began to know people who knew others in turn.
    A powerful magus outright, what may be even greater is your wealth and connections allowing you easy access through the land. You should be able to overpower most other magi in the war with minimal issues. Regarding your servant, you should be able to deduce their full identity if you used a specific summoning catalyst. Failing which either their True Name or Class will be known to you. Mana upkeep shouldn't be a problem either unless you're managing a top servant or a Berserker. You should actually be able to alter their parameters and skill level to a degree, however each improvement has an equal cost for the servant. You are well known in the community to be respected and feared.
    AKA the Rin Route.

    [X] Magus. Member of a family of only four-or-so generations including yourself. You are distinctly average in nature in everything considered from power to talent and knowledge. What's worse, you siblings and cousins are notably weaker than you and their parents, the family lineage is already starting its decline. Those snotty blue bloods look down on you and insult you for daring to believe you can make life better for yourself and your family. But they underestimate you, they'll never see you coming. You've only just heard of this Grail War you've heard others whisper about but if it's a way to greatness... you'll take it.
    Not on the same level as old family aristocrats, you make up for your 'inadequacy' with a level of fierceness and tenacity those with a silver spoon in their mouths lack. With your servant you summon, parameters and skills are not affected. You will have difficulty discerning who they are unless you have a specific catalyst and their mana upkeep will be difficult in tense and dangerous situations, especially if the servant is high tier or is simply that taxing.
    AKA the Waver Route.

    [ ] Spellcaster. Also called Hedge Mages in some groups. As an orphan, you never knew your parents and would have no idea that they were first generation Magi who simply mutated the possession of such circuits. Growing up alone for the most part, around puberty you realised you could do "things". Likewise, these "things" tend to happen when you're stressed or angry as well.
    You have no clue what a Holy Grail War even is, you don't even know what the Association, Magic Circuits, Command Seals or Servants even are! Still getting used to the idea of being able to do 'Magic' or whatever it is, you treat it as a tool. Your skill, knowledge and power is low though your are highly efficient in a single field of your choice.
    In a fight, you're more used to using your fists than shooting that weird glowy stuff out of your hands as it either doesn't do much or things tend to go wrong when you do. Because of your weakness, some of the big shots may overlook you entirely or seek you as a pawn All your servants parameters are reduced, mana upkeep is a constant struggle and using the Noble Phantasm is highly dangerous. You won't know the identity or class of your servant and and their is a possibility you won't be told - leaving you to deduce it for yourself.
    AKA the Shirou Route.

    Personality and such will start with the originating archetype but may change along the way, depending on the choices taken.

    Take caution in whatever road you walk, for this War does not adhere to the typical rules. But one remains.
    You either win or you die.
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    Looks like there's overwhelming support for the Waver playthrough.

    Anyways; time to submit FC's, convoluted mage names and vote among yourselves.
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    If you're not Waver, you're no winner.

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    I for one believe that a Trap Waver would be the best playthrough.

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    Anybody got any ideas regarding names and/or fcs?

    I've attempted the classic "glance around at shit on your desk" for name inspiration, but since I'm currently a little sick, the only thing that springs to mind is some variation on "Ricola Kräuter-zucker."

    Pretty confident we can do better than that.

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    Wait, how does this work exactly? Are we submitting multiple playable characters RP-style or voting to determine a single one? Are we writing up entire segments of the story or just our responses to events narrated by the GM? I'm definitely intrigued about participating, but it's a fairly big commitment depending on how much writing is involved (especially since I'm struggling with inspiration even for my original fiction story).

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoydGolden View Post
    Wait, how does this work exactly? Are we submitting multiple playable characters RP-style or voting to determine a single one? Are we writing up entire segments of the story or just our responses to events narrated by the GM? I'm definitely intrigued about participating, but it's a fairly big commitment depending on how much writing is involved (especially since I'm struggling with inspiration even for my original fiction story).
    If you're unfamiliar with Quest style RP's I recommend you take a look at Janx's sig as she's done a few. Should give you a good feel for them.

    Basically it functions like choose your own adventure book thingy. At the end of each segment, the writer posts some choices the players (aka you guys) vote amount yourselves for the character to do with the story following the choice made.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bird of Hermes View Post
    If you're unfamiliar with Quest style RP's I recommend you take a look at Janx's sig as she's done a few. Should give you a good feel for them.

    Basically it functions like choose your own adventure book thingy. At the end of each segment, the writer posts some choices the players (aka you guys) vote amount yourselves for the character to do with the story following the choice made.
    I am familiar with what a Quest is, actually. I was just confused since from first skimming the introduction, I got the impression this was an RP for some reason... Now that's settled, I probably will be participating. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4score7years View Post
    Ricola Kräuter-zucker
    That actually sounds pretty nasu~y. Also the first name we actually have submitted so far.
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    I'll submit Phoenix Cordillera, a name I thought up back when I was a kid who first become enamored with the concept of Awesome Names™. Faceclaim pending, but expect something suitably hot-blooded...

    Also, given it's a Grail War setup I wonder how Servant summoning will work? Will we submit our own Servants or pick them from some pre-allotted list? And if the latter, will that list be from canon or of Hermes' own devising?

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