[Full. Now only accepting characters for waitlist.]
In the style of a gritty vigilante drama, this will tell the tales of many capes living in a crime-ridden city. Some will live normal lives out during the day, but once the sun goes down the streets come alive with malicious activity.
The tactics change. Sometimes the crimes are interrupted as they happen before the criminals can escape. Sometimes the vigilantes are waiting on rooftops, staking out where they know the next crime will be committed.
Is there safety for those who live such a life? They’ll face worse dangers than they might expect but also find allies in each other. They’re forced to operate in the shadows. Those the public chooses not to notice. Outlanders.
Tone: Clearly this setting will be based on Gotham City and the vigilantes who protect it. As it is one of the most crime-ridden cities in the country, fighting criminals will be a hard and dangerous life. For this reason, drama and action will be utilized the most but a good amount of comedy or other styles.
Characters: 4 to 8 characters will be accepted. Looking for FEMALES. All players will be expected to add their ideas to the story and create. Characters should all be unique. None of the same of any card types should be used. For that matter, the Nature cards are suggested but if you have another idea that you think could fit then go for it. The Strength cards are the only ones that can be used, but edit and add to them so they match your character more perfectly (they’re just categories so some should be narrowed down). Add pictures to the cards if you’d like.
For New Applicants: Try to go in a different direction from many of the other submitted characters you see. You can use the long list of possible Strength categories as inspiration (gotten a lot of Gadget users). Things to include in application: Where in the city your character is from, if they are from the city (can be found on the google Doc); what gave them their abilities / readied them to be a vigilante; how they operate; who they target; their daily life / alter ego if they have one; other things you think pertinent.
Scaling: Supernatural or science-fiction aspects can come into play when applying to characters’ powers and etc. But ensure characters are all well-matched and well-rounded. At least so that you couldn’t look at any two and say there’d be no contest between them.
First Scene: The story will begin with showing where in the city each character is and what case they’re currently working on in their work. The characters will not start in a superhero group but any can work together whenever they want to. Their stories will most likely intermingle regardless.
Bonus: “Backstory Cards” will be used before the start of the game to add even more to each characters’ pasts and character relationships. You may look these up but I will explain them when pertinent.
Google Document – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GVRNj4YHlUe1RIObrvFmq81zMdhEYP01F2Fae-DWovY/edit
Hosted and narrated by:
Matt Roth (Macrocosm)
Scenes played: 2
License: Community License