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tyleroi tyleroi's picture
EST Online Play

Hello everyone! I am a longtime lurker to the forums and have just recently jumped into the discussions. I am in love with Eclipse Phase and would love an online group to play roughly every two or three weeks around everyone's schedules. I am happy to either play (I seldom get to) or develop a new campaign which I could GM.

Let me know if anyone is interested! Unfortunately; online play is a must as I am often bouncing around within the EST area.

As for type of game; for either playing or GM'ing I am big on conspiracies and character development, and think that combat (especially super destructive EP combat) should serve that end.

Cheers!

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
I'd love to get involved with

I'd love to get involved with an online game. The only trouble is that I find it difficult to synchronize my schedule with other people. I work Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday

I've GM'ed Eclipse Phase once (out of necessity because nobody else would do it) I would have liked to have spent some time as a player first.

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

helios1014 helios1014's picture
I am in the EST area and can

I am in the EST area and can do about 10pm on Monday's, Tuesday's, and Thursday's.

jhfurnish jhfurnish's picture
I'm interested...

...in playing OR GM'ing, and I'm in the EST zone (south/central NJ).

I would be available on Friday or Saturday evenings, or earlier on a Saturday or a Sunday.

Snowflake Snowflake's picture
I'm also very interested... can match anydate or time...

Hi. I can meet any timezone you are located at to play an online game. I have a free and open gamer schedule, and I don't believe that is going to change anytime soon. I can play anyday or date. I would prefer, or be excited by, having a ongoing long-term invested EP expereince. I am CST btw, but I can meet EST easily.

I am very new, 1-2 days, with Eclipse Phase. But, I am learning and reading.

Look forward to hearing from you. Send me a Private Message if you want, or other potential interested players are welcome to.

jhfurnish jhfurnish's picture
GM'ing

I'm very interested in GM'ing. I have all kinds of ideas ready. I'm also a very experienced sci-fi GM and have been poring over the EP stuff for months - and I have everything. I can get something written very shortly.

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
So... Monday?

Sorry jhfurnish; it looks like nobody else's schedule meshes wish yours very well. Depending when you start I might be interested in joining in on that campaign too.

I would be interested in a Tuesday night session every couple of weeks or so with the people have posted. I'll whip an idea up and post it here to make sure its a concept that people are comfortable with.

Cheers all! I'm glad this got some people interested. :D

EDIT: After sitting and pondering on it for a bit, I have a thematic idea to run by people to see if they are interested. I really like the idea of trying to track down an actual conspiracy as it exists with its tendrils across the galaxy. I am feeling something involving some gatecrashing and also dealing with both the inner and outer system tracking things down. So; maybe a gatecrashing team, but not spending all your time out gatecrashing? What do people think?

helios1014 helios1014's picture
I like the sound of that

My guy might be an Xeno-Archeologist who makes a quick buck selling off the remains of lost civilizations to private collectors. Not sure yet.

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
Scheduling

Sorry to throw a monkeywrench, but some tuesdays may have just gotten tied up for me. I may be able to find workarounds once I know some possible dates for this game, e.g. Tuesday the 19th and Tuesday the 2nd)

The rest of my midweek isn't this problematic.

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

jhfurnish jhfurnish's picture
My Wkend/Sundays game on Skype...

I previously said I was using ooVoo but my PC died; I'll be using Skype on my SmartTV and cameras are welcome although not required.

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
Un-monkeywrench?

Turns out my tuesdays won't be a problem anymore. Are you guys still thinking about going forward with this?

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

Madwand Madwand's picture
I am also interested in

I am also interested in playing; unfortunately Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the only days I *can't* make. If you decide on another day, I'm definitely in.

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
tuesdays then?

So... we're going with Tuesdays? Is there another day that works for most people that I'm missing?

I've gotten something written up which I'm going to polish on that theme I prepared previously. Does anyone have any sort of problem being Firewall agents?

zopaque zopaque's picture
If you guys are definitely

If you guys are definitely for Tuesday nights, I'm in...still room to play? I am Central time, available after 6PM.

"I don't talk things," said Faber, "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and I know I'm alive" - Fahrenheit 451

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Still room!

Yes: there is still room if this all sounds good to you.

zopaque zopaque's picture
Awesome!

Absolutely! Looking forward to this. I'll start working on a character and I've got no problem with being a Firewall agent.

Btw, Do you have any character requirements? As for which books we can use, we just sticking to Core Rulebook and Gatecrashing?

"I don't talk things," said Faber, "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and I know I'm alive" - Fahrenheit 451

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Good call

I'm cool with any books except Stars are Our Destination (not sure if there is anything in there, I just don't have access to it). The only requirement is that people be on the ball with what all their equipment and stuff does (volume makes it difficult for me to track all of it at once).

In addition; I like to do rep more like how the RPPR guys do it. Basically, instead of tracking it as this semi-renewable resource and all that, it is used somewhat similarly to money causing it to go up and down over time. It also allows the players to burn each other's rep at the cost of their own to try to put some extra pressure on each other in game if there is a conflict.

EDIT: Can people also shoot me a basic character concept and just a tad bit of backstory? It can help me edit things to be more tailor made for the characters everyone has.

Fenrisnorth Fenrisnorth's picture
I'd like to wedge a toe in

I'd like to wedge a toe in the door if it's not too late. I have another month of on again off again obligations on Tuesdays, so perhaps I could get my feet feet wet as an AGI until that clears up? (I'm good most any day, though.)

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
Alright, there'll be two

Alright, there'll be two character sheets headed your way. Do you want me to PM them to you, or post them here?

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

zopaque zopaque's picture
Idea for keeping all info in one place:

Just going to throw this out there...
Anyone interested in pooling our character sheets and other information into a third party service?
I'm thinking like a Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. That way the GM can refer to everyone's stuff and we can see each other's as well.

"I don't talk things," said Faber, "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and I know I'm alive" - Fahrenheit 451

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
Obsidian Portal has an

Obsidian Portal has an editable Eclipse Phase character sheet.

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

zopaque zopaque's picture
This Obsidian Portal is

This Obsidian Portal is pretty cool, I'm down to creating a campaign here if anyone else is up for it.

"I don't talk things," said Faber, "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and I know I'm alive" - Fahrenheit 451

helios1014 helios1014's picture
I am still in

Sorry for not responding these last few days but I am still up for this if you guys can do Tuesday's after 10pm EST. Also, Obsidian Portal looks promising.

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Obsidian portal and all that

FenrisNorth: there is still room for the time being but I've gotten a private message or two from people interested in playing so we are getting near capacity.

Obsidian portal? I'm not super familiar with it but I'm down. I'll take a look at in the next couple of days or so and get something figured out. I'm getting really excited about this.

Capitalocracy Capitalocracy's picture
I would also be interested in

I would also be interested in playing if you're not overwhelmed with players.

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Sorry!

Castlereagh: sorry for not replying sooner. either one is fine!

Also: I have to admit that I'm not great at the forum thing. Here is who I know is playing with us:

Lilith (pm'd me)
Fenris
helios1014
Castlereagh (?)

I think there are a few other people who expressed interest through the forum here so... I'm going to cap it at six cause that's the most I'm comfortable with. so... let me know?

zopaque zopaque's picture
Count me in!

I'm totally in if there's room

"I don't talk things," said Faber, "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and I know I'm alive" - Fahrenheit 451

Cyberwulfe83 Cyberwulfe83's picture
newbie here

i'm new to the game, but am really interested in playing. i'm a quick learner and can work with most schedules if i know far enough in advance

after so much time being left adrift in this infinite abyss i had come to realize that sanity is overated...

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Who's in.

Sorry Cyberwulfe83: I think we're at capacity. I'm going to double check and all that but I think Zopaque makes the 6th which is my limit.

I'll get everyone set up on Obsidian Portal in the next bit and transfer a lot of the conversation over there. I'm going to add a bit about the general mission that Firewall is assigning before we start so people can tweak a little bit to figure their things out.

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
It's been quiet, are things

It's been quiet, are things still moving forward?

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

zopaque zopaque's picture
I hope so...

I'm looking forward to this! I've created an account on Obsidian and everything.

"I don't talk things," said Faber, "I talk the meaning of things. I sit here and I know I'm alive" - Fahrenheit 451

Lilith Lilith's picture
:( My character is up there

:( My character is up there and everything, but there's been no word from tyleroi.

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Sorry again everyone!

I got swamped by work and class this past week and fell off the reservation a little bit. I'm just about ready to move forward on my end once everyone gets all set up on Obsidian Portal and everything. Again; I'm really sorry everyone. If I still have missed you for obsidian portal somehow, shoot me a PM. I should be more on the ball from here on out.

Lilith Lilith's picture
:D Good to have you back, DM

:D Good to have you back, DM-kun.

NPH NPH's picture
Not sure if you're still

Not sure if you're still offering slots, but do you have any more room for another player?

NPH NPH's picture
oh i see you said you're at

oh i see you said you're at cap

good luck then

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
Glad to hear things are on

Glad to hear things are on track. Sorry to hear that life was being inconvenient! It's a shame professors and employers can't appreciate how much effort goes into keeping a hobby going!

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Still chipping away at it!

Thanks for the support Castlereagh. I've got a lame-ass month right now so I'm hoping to start this show early May when things are settled down. I'll keep posting stuff on Obsidian portal and here as my end shapes up and stuff gets figured out. Hopefully all the stuff gets settled this way. Cheers everyone! Thank you so much for the patience! I hope its worth it for everyone!

Castlereagh Castlereagh's picture
Just a quick heads up, be

Just a quick heads up, be sure to check out the comments section of the Obsidian Portal page. Things are getting rolling again.

The lonely fox chases after the one eyed hound.

godmoney godmoney's picture
what is the name of the

what is the name of the campaign? i would be interested in following if you guys are making blogs about it on obsidian portal.

are guys doing PbP or chat?

Semper Ubi Sub Ubi!?!

tyleroi tyleroi's picture
Memories and Possibilities

Is the name of the campaign. Its http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaigns/memories-and-possibilities for ease (theoretically). We're using skype for the actual play.

helios1014 helios1014's picture
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