Role-Play Prompts

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Zyta, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. Zyta

    Zyta Drifting Super Mod

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    Anyone can use these to start your own RP, you don't even have to give credit. Having fun is the goal here.

    1. A character or characters with evil natures stumble upon the aftermath of a battle and are forever changed.

    2. The shadows of a forest are coming to life. A villager disappears from the adjacent settlement, and the main characters must solve the mystery.

    3. An elven or dwarven (or whatever) ambassador enters the throne room of an allied king to declare war in retaliation for the murder of his people’s crown prince. The King knows nothing of this killing, but his seneschal does.

    4. An ancient sword is recovered, but the weapon is alive and intelligent, and its only purpose is to destroy a certain paternal bloodline. When the sword chooses its final owner, the one who shall fulfill it’s purpose, that person is the target’s sister.

    5. Two schoolchildren awaken in a strange and magical land to find that a despised teacher is an evil overlord. How will they overthrow the insidious instructor?

    6. A master wizard has devised an entirely new system of magic, but doesn’t comprehend the real source of its power: beings from the beyond.

    7. When a witch is killed by frightened villagers, her gods or spirits exact a slow and subtle vengeance. Can the heroes or heroines find a way to make amends and save the town?

    8. Awakened from a mystical stasis, the last survivor of an elder race must decide the fate of those who destroyed his people. Though immobile, the ancient has been aware since the time of his imprisonment.

    9. In a realm where an advanced species of orcs hunt humans for sport, one person has found a way to turn the tide. Will his people, who struggle to survive in the brutal wilderness bordering the orcish kingdom, have it in them to rise up against their oppressors.

    10. In the final battle between magic and science, a group of characters has discovered a way to end the conflict peacefully. Unfortunately, both sides are on to them and dedicated to victory at all costs.
     
  2. Doc

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    Some solid concepts in there, dude. Kudos!
     
  3. Zyta

    Zyta Drifting Super Mod

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    11. A person has awoken one morning only to find that his or her spouse or partner, or someone else in the household who would normally be present, is not there. This person does not respond to attempts to contact, and does not make contact.

    12. Your character has returned from a journey only to receive news of the death of a relative or close friend at the hands of an enemy.

    13. Consider the following quotation.

    It is very easy to conceive of a character who holds a position of greatness, either metaphorically, in regards to abilities or powers, or in position or socially. Examples include someone in high position, someone of noble or royal birth, someone with renowned prowess in one particular area, and such concepts. Consider the richness of possibilities for crafting a story centering around an ordinary individual who has no claim to greatness and will in all likelihood never "be recognized by more than a handful of people."


    14. Think of a time when you found yourself doubting a principle or belief that you had previously held to be unquestionably true. Place your character in a situation where something he or she does, witnesses, hears, or learns challenges a principle or belief that he or she has previously accepted wholeheartedly.
     
  5. Zyta

    Zyta Drifting Super Mod

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    15. One morning in a faraway city, a genie, a knight, and a thief attempt to find a few kitchen tools with the help of an expert archer, a princess, and an expert swordsman.
     
  6. Isa

    Isa Dovie'andi se tovya sagai

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    So after rewatching the series and given the personalities of everyone here I think it would be fun to do something along the lines of Leverage. A group of criminals with different talents (hacker, thief, grifter, heavy hitter, and mastermind) working together to target corrupt companies on behalf of people that they've screwed over. For example an agricultural corporation uses underhanded tactics to take possession of a farmers land, they'd develop a plan that would ruin the company and get the farmer his land back and maybe a little extra.

    Each player could take turns coming up with idea's for jobs and maybe over time even learn a little about how to do each others jobs.
     
  7. Fraeyalise

    Fraeyalise Occult Obsessed Hopeless Romantic

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    That sounds absolutely amazing, Isa! I'd love to join something like that (the thief position calls to me~ Owo).
     
  8. Isa

    Isa Dovie'andi se tovya sagai

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    If anyone else is interested I can easily come up with ideas for something like that but I think with just the two of us it might be a bit hard to get it going.