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Summer 2013 Play A New Character Event - NOW LIVE!
« on: July 22, 2013, 09:31:42 AM »


Salutations all mist-dwellers!

The time has finally arrived to once again invite all roleplayers out there to take part in our recurring initiative - the "Play-A-New-Character-Event".

During the event, only entirely new characters will be let into the core areas*, putting everyone on same terms in an exclusively low level environment, providing a perfect occasion for satisfying and inspiring, immersive, gothic horror roleplay. If you are looking for the most authentic and genuine that online roleplay has to offer, don't miss out on this rare opportunity to meet with new and old friends, and join in on the shared unfolding of creativity.

This time, the event will be running from July the 26th (Friday) to August the 4th (Sunday).

Expect a number of DM events and special occurrences to appear in game during the period, but we also invite you to use these forums for pre-planning things with other players. There's a topic for sharing ideas for characters here.

Looking forward to seeing you all there,

- The Server Staff

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* (This implies all characters made within the event as well as characters who are made pre-event, but haven't yet entered the IC world. Core areas are all west of the Svalich Pass near Castle Ravenloft.)
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Re: Summer 2013 Play A New Character Event
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2013, 05:27:01 AM »
Useful info, hints and tips for the event:

- To plan out, organize and discuss character concepts for the event, use the topic here: http://www.nwnravenloft.com/forum/index.php?topic=33805.0

- For those new to the server looking for basic info about how to actually play, get all info here: http://www.nwnravenloft.com/forum/index.php?topic=862.0

- You can create your character pre-event and still use it for the event, as long as the character hasn't passed through the intro-cutscene. All other characters will however not be able to access the zone of the event for the duration of the week.

- If you've created a character before the event that you've scarcely used and want to utilize it for the event, there will be ordinances available that allows converting pre-played characters to be eligible for taking part in the event. This however entails loosing all acquired items and XP.

- Remember that while finding people to revive a friend or the sufficient gold to have an NPC do it will be hard during the event, the XP loss of using the shaft of light in the Near Ethereal to restore you to life is very small at lower levels.

- All old characters have their starting points relocated to points outside the zone of the event if logging in while it's running. If you would like to avoid this, simply refrain from logging on to that character during the event.

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Re: Summer 2013 Play A New Character Event
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2013, 05:27:54 AM »
Special Rules for the event

- Players that prior to the event own characters that are members of a faction is allowed to make a new character for the event that starts out as a member of this faction. The exception to this rule is characters of the Ba'al Verzi, the Dawnslayers, the Van Ritchen Society and the Fraternity of Shadows factions.

- Players that prior to the event own a AMPC or MPC character can make new characters for the event that start out as AMPC. They will have a maximum lifespan of the event.

- Players that do not prior to the event own an AMPC or MPC character but wish to make one for the event can apply for that on the usual AMPC terms. We will however be more lenient toward accepting such AMPCs compared to usual.

- Players who do not want to take part in the event but rather roleplay their existing characters outside the zone of the event is allowed to, but have to make up an IC reasoning themselves as to why they ended up outside the zone.

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Re: Summer 2013 Play A New Character Event
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2013, 06:43:57 AM »
Dear all,

I hope you're all as excited about the event as I am! Before we can get started though I need to prepare a few things, so you'll have to wait a few hours still. I expect things to be ready in two to three hours, but keep an eye on this topic as I'll announce it here when we begin.

Long live the roleplay!

See you in game =)

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Re: Summer 2013 Play A New Character Event - NOW LIVE!
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2013, 10:08:38 AM »
The event has now begun! Happy roleplaying all! Huzzah!