OOC - Atlantis Noire.   Posted by Rapture.Group: 0
Rapture
 GM, 9 posts
 Old-school GM.
 Supers enthusiast.
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 01:32
OOC - Atlantis Noire
In reply to Unavailable (msg # 37):

Yup! 180!
Nameless One
 player, 5 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 02:07
OOC - Atlantis Noire
Just to check, are we going to be thrown together by circumstance early on, or are we expected to make up our own investigative (or whatever) agency ahead of time and start out knowing each other? I like getting to know people IC, so I might play my PC joining in late or something if we do the second one.

I could see a hybrid working out, maybe, like if one of our PIs held a recruitment drive to start a new team :)
Rapture
 GM, 10 posts
 Old-school GM.
 Supers enthusiast.
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 02:14
OOC - Atlantis Noire
In reply to Nameless One (msg # 39):

That's up to you, guys! I can go both ways. I'd just bring you guys in within the same prologue threads (even if you hadn't known each other first) since we have a nice amount of players.
Unavailable
 player, 9 posts
 Cyborg
 Amnesiac
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 02:18
OOC - Atlantis Noire
may I start my own hero agency?
Unavailable
 player, 10 posts
 Cyborg
 Amnesiac
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 02:19
OOC - Atlantis Noire
Is FMA style Alchemy allowed?
Tarrakhash
 player, 1 post
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 02:27
OOC - Atlantis Noire
Whew, that blew up fast, I was contemplating a Gadgeteer with aspects of battlesuit...but a Gorilla Man Gadgeter might be amusing.

Do you have prebuilt templates for the species or are they in a book somewhere? I only have the core book.....
sbodmann
 player, 2 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 03:06
OOC - Atlantis Noire
Wanna be a gorilla in a band with me? I love the imagery of that!
Tarrakhash
 player, 2 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 03:10
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
sbodmann:
Wanna be a gorilla in a band with me? I love the imagery of that!


Could be...a drummer gorilla who fixes the bionic arm when it's annoying :D Or upgrades it ;)
Rapture
 GM, 11 posts
 Old-school GM.
 Supers enthusiast.
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 03:27
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
In reply to Tarrakhash (msg # 45):

You may start your agency if you have the funds. ;)

Alchemy's allowed as long as it's based in science. We're fully sci-fi commited. :)
Unavailable
 player, 11 posts
 Cyborg
 Amnesiac
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 03:35
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
How many funds do I have?
Stormshadow
 player, 5 posts
 Edgar Morris
 Private Investigator
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 03:36
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
It depends what level of Benefit: Wealth you take.
Unavailable
 player, 12 posts
 Cyborg
 Amnesiac
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 03:40
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
How much do heroes make yearly times 3
sbodmann
 player, 3 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 04:46
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
Tarrakhash:
sbodmann:
Wanna be a gorilla in a band with me? I love the imagery of that!


Could be...a drummer gorilla who fixes the bionic arm when it's annoying :D Or upgrades it ;)


I was thinking that or an upright bass player or a baritone crooner in a suit and fedora.

I'm thinking we also could use a skinny elf or maybe atlantean piano player to round out our image
Silent Wayfarer
 player, 2 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 09:24
OOC - Atlantis Noire
I was thinking of going with an amnesiac shapeshifter (defaults to the appearance of a Human).
Stormshadow
 player, 6 posts
 Edgar Morris
 Private Investigator
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 13:20
OOC - Atlantis Noire
So, if I'm reading The Cast descriptions and OOC chat correctly, what we are looking at so far is:

quote:
AHAB            - Former child's doll turned monster hunter.
Buck.Davidson   - ???
Detective Flea  - Ultra-dense miniature private eye.
Dor'aan Miilou  - Psychic half Atlantean/half Argent with access to tech.
N4t3            - Indestructible Cyborg that can summon various weapons.
OakMaster       - ???
RandomKitty     - Tech-savvy telekinetic unconventional problem solver.
sbodmann        - Lounge singer with a chrome bionic arm and a hypnotic voice.
Silent Wayfarer - Amnesiac shapeshifter.
Stormshadow     - Ex-war pilot turned P.I. with a few electricity powers.
Tarrakhash      - A drummer Gorilla Man Gadgeter (also maybe battle-suit?).


Yes?
Tarrakhash
 player, 3 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 13:23
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
sbodmann:
I was thinking that or an upright bass player or a baritone crooner in a suit and fedora.

I'm thinking we also could use a skinny elf or maybe atlantean piano player to round out our image


Lol, so I'm going to go baritone crooner in suit with a fedora because a monkey in a suit is just amusing. Likely going to go with a 'dire ape' so a big gorilla with four arms! Maybe I should play the double sax?
Nameless One
 player, 6 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 14:09
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
Yep, that's right for me Stormshadow :)

Unavailable:
How much do heroes make yearly times 3

I'm not sure what you're asking, like, in the Atlantis Noire setting? It would probably depend on what a character's doing and who's paying them for it.
Buck.Davidson
 player, 1 post
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 14:12
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
Stormshadow:
So, if I'm reading The Cast descriptions and OOC chat correctly, what we are looking at so far is:

<quote><tt>
Buck.Davidson   - ???

My concept is that an Argent scientist decided to construct the perfect being from the genetics up; strong physically, perfect physiology, telepathic demigog, and asthetically pristine.  I play the original draft, where he forgot to carry the cytosine and wound up with what he views as an unsightly, abstract failure.

Basic powers are telekinesis or telekinesis-based.
Stormshadow
 player, 7 posts
 Edgar Morris
 Private Investigator
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 14:24
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
Ah, alright. Updated then.

quote:
AHAB            - Former child's doll turned monster hunter.
Buck.Davidson   - Failed genetically engineered telekinetic paragon.
Detective Flea  - Ultra-dense miniature private eye.
Dor'aan Miilou  - Psychic half Atlantean/half Argent with access to tech.
N4t3            - Indestructible Cyborg that can summon various weapons.
OakMaster       - ???
RandomKitty     - Tech-savvy telekinetic unconventional problem solver.
sbodmann        - Lounge singer with a chrome bionic arm and a hypnotic voice.
Silent Wayfarer - Amnesiac shapeshifter.
Stormshadow     - Ex-war pilot turned P.I. with a few electricity powers.
Tarrakhash      - A baritone singer Gorilla Man Gadgeter (also maybe battle-suit?).

This message was last edited by the player at 14:25, Fri 20 Sept 2019.

sbodmann
 player, 4 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 14:56
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
This is coming together nicely!

@Tarrakhash: 4 arms opens up lots of instrument possibilities. Maybe you play whatever is called for depending on the song. If you want to stick with battle suit, and you like monkey in a SUIT... :-)

@Silent Wayfarer: Want to join the band? If I made the piano player as a sidekick/minion, I was probably going to give him shapeshifting. I'm not sure why, but it just seems to fit nicely with the other stuff Tarrak and I have going on. Would be way better to get a real person behind that character though. So what do you say, wanna drop a few points into a musical skill and be our piano man?
Tarrakhash
 player, 4 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 15:08
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
I'm likely losing the battlesuit and going with a kingpin type of suit with armored fabric.

Also, if we do the whole band thing shall we get a shared HQ? Maybe can get a shared Minion too? I was going to go with an AI minion maybe so it could do stage lighting, computer hacking and sound checks....
sbodmann
 player, 5 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 15:38
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
In reply to Tarrakhash (msg # 58):

Two tommy guns with trick bullets in a couple of violin cases? Four armed gorilla in a suit firing off two tommy guns at the same time is a pretty awesome image!



I'd be up for some shared HQ/minion stuff like that.

We might want to nail down our motivations and backstories a bit before we really load up. We might end up with a static HQ like our own Lounge, or maybe we'll end up more mobile.

So... we're making a living as a band. Is that it, or is it a cover for us to do something like infiltrate the Criminal Underground? Or are we morally gray and on the fringe of the Criminal Underground, really wanting to leave, but keep getting pulled back in? That latter has a nice tragic, noir feel to it. It would also give us a good reason to interact with the private detective characters.

If the band is just our living, then what are we doing adventure-wise? Good Samaritans who are living amongst the filth who feel compelled to help out? We travel around to the "club of the week" and help the mobster-abused-girlfriend or down-on-his-luck-dishwasher?

ok... I definitely have a really strong mob vibe in my head. I'm fine with that, but don't let me suck you into that if you want to go a different direction.

A different direction could be we're X-Men types trying to go around and find/rescue metas. Could be working for a private benefactor of some sort or maybe a government agency.
Rapture
 GM, 12 posts
 Old-school GM.
 Supers enthusiast.
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 19:31
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
Unavailable:
How much do heroes make yearly times 3


You mean the third level of wealth? You'd be the equivalent to a millionaire. :)


quote:
Two tommy guns with trick bullets in a couple of violin cases? Four armed gorilla in a suit firing off two tommy guns at the same time is a pretty awesome image!


The singing mob. My exact thoughts even before I finished reading your post. :)

This message was last edited by the GM at 19:35, Fri 20 Sept 2019.

punkinfest
 player, 7 posts
Fri 20 Sep 2019
at 20:59
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
Made a slight change. instead of Detective Flea, I am now Professor Flea, with a Doctorate in Aetherics. A bit more steampunky with a dollhouse sized base and an awesome ornithopeter (which is also tiny).


RandomKitty
 player, 6 posts
Sat 21 Sep 2019
at 01:08
Re: OOC - Atlantis Noire
I'm debating between a sort of perfect human with no apparent powers and an illusionist.