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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Smokescreen85 » Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:49 pm

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In the IDW comics the Wreckers are comprised of the following 'bots:

Springer (Leader)
Broadside
Sandstorm
Top Spin
Twin Twist
Roadbuster
Whirl
Scoop

Now, whether this holds true for the RPG, only a mod could tell you.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Devastron » Mon Oct 06, 2008 6:45 pm

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JaAm wrote:Quck question: I know the wreckers are off limits, but what is their lineup in this continuity?


Why do you want to know?
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby JaAm » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:51 pm

Well, I was considering applying for a character like roadbuster or whirl to serve as a autobot counterpart to blitzwing, but if they're off limits, then I'll look elsewhere.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Ember » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:16 pm

Motto: "I'm not psycho...I just like psychotic things."
JaAm wrote:Well, I was considering applying for a character like roadbuster or whirl to serve as a autobot counterpart to blitzwing, but if they're off limits, then I'll look elsewhere.


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Re: Chatterbox

Postby JaAm » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:08 pm

Ah. Well then, anybody have any ideas as to who I should go for? I'm looking for a good, battle-oriented 'bot with a distinct personality. any reccomendations?
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Optimist Prime » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:12 pm

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All the remaining Autobots on the Canon Roster list have pretty distinct personalities. Cliffjumper seems the most battle oriented of those remaining. But I suppose if you're roleplaying them any of them can become more battle oriented.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby JaAm » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:30 pm

So, uh, where'd the news post come from? seems a little oddly timed to anounce the RPG when it already started.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Devastron » Mon Oct 13, 2008 5:43 pm

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JaAm wrote:So, uh, where'd the news post come from? seems a little oddly timed to anounce the RPG when it already started.


We thought it would be good to drum up interest in the RPG. As for timing, the game did just restart and recover from the board crash. Now is an ideal time to advertise and bring more people in.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Smokescreen85 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:57 pm

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I think the news post on the front page is an excellent idea. Hopefully, we'll attract a lot of new players.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Darth_Tarantulas » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:23 pm

Is Perceptor off limits due to size changing? If he's not would I still need to include a hollo driver with his application?
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Ember » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:28 pm

Motto: "I'm not psycho...I just like psychotic things."
Darth_Tarantulas wrote:Is Perceptor off limits due to size changing? If he's not would I still need to include a hollo driver with his application?



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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Darth_Tarantulas » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:43 pm

This one I'm sure I could apply for but I just want to double check is Hoist OK?
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Ember » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:53 pm

Motto: "I'm not psycho...I just like psychotic things."
Darth_Tarantulas wrote:This one I'm sure I could apply for but I just want to double check is Hoist OK?



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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Cascadia » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:54 pm

May I play Prowl even though he is not on the list? I thought about this before I try to reapply an application for the RPG.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby bumblebee1 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:59 pm

hi im new :D
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Tasbirk » Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:17 pm

bumblebee1 wrote:hi im new :D


Hi there Bee1. Welcome to you and all the new faces. :)

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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Ember » Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:18 pm

Motto: "I'm not psycho...I just like psychotic things."
Cascadia wrote:May I play Prowl even though he is not on the list? I thought about this before I try to reapply an application for the RPG.


After some discussion with the mods, it has been decided that Prowl will be made available later in the game. Perhaps you could try someone like Bluestreak as a first character.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Cascadia » Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:22 pm

:? I am afraid that Bluestreak might be a tad difficult for me (clash of personalities--I am more of a quiet person than Bluestreak would ever be). I am also willing to wait until he is available later in the game.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Blackstreak » Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:16 am

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I love to roleplay, particularly transformers. But I wouldn't return unless 2 things happened and I doubt they will. Why am I expressing this you ask? Because I hope someone will listen and make these changes to attract more players.
1) There needs to be a system of accountability to avoid god-mode playing. Don't say it doesn't happen cuz I know it does. A system of practical stats and a means to determine success or failure like a digital die system. I know they are out there cuz I've seen them. The honor system, the give-and-take DOES NOT work!
2) I wanna play Metroplex! I loved playing him in another site and I thought I did a good job at it without abusing his size and power. So unless characters like these become available I'm not coming back. If you implement the first suggestion the second one becomes manageable.
I think it has to be mentioned that I lost interest because nothing ever happened. Most players sat around waiting or encouraged me to sit around and wait for stuff to happen. BORING!!!!!

Please don't take this a slam on the rpg but rather as a suggestion for improvement.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Devastron » Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:36 pm

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Blackstreak wrote:I love to roleplay, particularly transformers. But I wouldn't return unless 2 things happened and I doubt they will. Why am I expressing this you ask? Because I hope someone will listen and make these changes to attract more players.
1) There needs to be a system of accountability to avoid god-mode playing. Don't say it doesn't happen cuz I know it does. A system of practical stats and a means to determine success or failure like a digital die system. I know they are out there cuz I've seen them. The honor system, the give-and-take DOES NOT work!
2) I wanna play Metroplex! I loved playing him in another site and I thought I did a good job at it without abusing his size and power. So unless characters like these become available I'm not coming back. If you implement the first suggestion the second one becomes manageable.
I think it has to be mentioned that I lost interest because nothing ever happened. Most players sat around waiting or encouraged me to sit around and wait for stuff to happen. BORING!!!!!

Please don't take this a slam on the rpg but rather as a suggestion for improvement.


I guess you won't be playing the rpg again, which is a shame since I thought you were a good RPer. The moderators are around to patrol for powergaming. If players have a problem with someone they can bring it up to them. We are not about to complicate the game with a greater series of stats and dice rolls. This game has always been about writing and creativity, I wouldn't want to see any part of it simply reduced to numbers and dice rolls. As for Metroplex, I don't see him ever becomming available for play. He is far too powerful and honestly would rarely see action. You complained about the game being 'boring,' well I can just about guarantee that Metroplex would rarely see any action.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Jeysie » Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:52 pm

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Hmm. This is a potentially interesting thing (played lots of tabletop RP, but never tried forum-based RP), though there aren't any characters at the moment I think I could play. (I'd be the type to play one of the out-and-out nerds... like Jetfire, Skids, or Lightspeed. :) )
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Ember » Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:00 pm

Motto: "I'm not psycho...I just like psychotic things."
Jeysie wrote:Hmm. This is a potentially interesting thing (played lots of tabletop RP, but never tried forum-based RP), though there aren't any characters at the moment I think I could play. (I'd be the type to play one of the out-and-out nerds... like Jetfire, Skids, or Lightspeed. :) )


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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Jeysie » Tue Oct 14, 2008 6:21 pm

Motto: "Peace, Love, and Rock n' Roll"
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Ember wrote:You're very welcome to apply for Skids if you'd like.

Really? Cool, I'll do some reading and see what I can cook up! :)
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Cascadia » Tue Oct 14, 2008 7:35 pm

I am not entirely sure who to play anymore if I would resubmit an application.
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Re: Chatterbox

Postby Smokescreen85 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:07 pm

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Cascadia wrote:I am not entirely sure who to play anymore if I would resubmit an application.

How about Inferno or Red Alert? They're fire and rescue vehicles along the same vein as a cop car. And I know they're not on the roster list, but I'm sure if you asked a mod for permission, they'd be willing to work with you. Just an idea.
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