INTEREST CHECK The Last Star is Dead

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line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> Hello! It is so nice to see you! Come, sit down and help yourself to the refreshments, we have much to discuss. I have an idea about a roleplay, you see, and would love to know if you would be interested in joining me in such an adventure.

    It is far from polished and clean, so if you would kindly suspend your disbelief, excuse the messy plotholes, and let your imagination wander as it wishes, I would be most thankful if you would allow me to whisk away a moment or two of your time.
    :3

    [Hint: Skip to the bottom to get a gist of it. The below post is a rambliciously roundabout way of me not so very well explaining things!]



    The last star is dead.

    With a glorious burst of light the all-consuming darkness set in and the universe as we know it is no more.

    The most intelligent races of our bygone time have been anticipating this event since they first crawled, walked, flew, gazed, sensed the stars above them and looked up to wonder, what will become of them when all has withered and died?

    It was this knowledge that all things have endings that have allowed us to be here, alive, today. Vessels were created, of no mortal design, constructed by an all-powerful AI that had once been asked the question: How may we outlive the stars?

    It is on these vessels we find ourselves, in and out of realities, waiting for generations for a chance of a new home, a new universe. Whether that be one beyond our perception, far far away, one that the AI creates itself, or the natural fulfilling big crunch big bang rebirth, we are at least able to be living, in a state of limbo as it is, in the hope that life will survive and our great great grandchildren, or us for those who chose to be suspended, may walk on the soil of a planet once again.

    It is unusual that we have found ourselves without communication to the others out there, but I trust we are not alone. We will survive.




    Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi

    Precedent: The universe has died. You and the other members aboard your 'ship' have no contact with anyone elsewhere; although you know there are other ships out there. You do not know where you are going, or if there is even a destination.

    Setting: The setting takes place aboard what can be described as a vessel, which is run by a super computer that is billions of years old. Supposedly, this super computer is taking you to a place where life can be sustained, or it is in the process of creating a suitable life sustaining universe.

    The Super-Computer: It is ancient, and self-teaching. Before the end of the universe as we knew it, this supercomputer was a tool used widely by many different races and cultures for different purposes. It was the Universal AI for governing ships, planets, running experiments, ect. It is a very advanced piece of technology that has ascended itself beyond the physical dimension. Freaky. it is completely neutral and is not under control by any agency, organization or one person.

    Environment: The ship has everything you would expect to be aboard something that is expected to keep people happily living for an indefinite amount of generations. The AI is so advanced there is no circuitry for its control of the ship.

    One area of interest is a section known as The Reality Chambers. This is the ship's main entertainment; it can materialize any setting, real or unreal, with editable realism options. The user can choose, beforehand, how much they feel, sense, experience the place the Chamber conjures up - and yes, supposedly you could die in one of these settings, if there wasn't a built in safety feature. Lucky there is.

    Races: you can be any race you desire. I'm serious. If you can think it up, it can exist within this roleplay. I am also not worried about 'OP characters', do not at any point feel restricted in your imaginings, I have full faith that regardless of what people make they will exercise digression, so really, knock yourself out. Also feel free to play a cyborg/robot, 'magic' wielding race (although try to explain how their abilities work), animal-based, heck, even a giant floating brain if that’s what floats your boat.

    Core Plot: The Reality Chambers are spilling out onto the ship and characters are finding themselves in dangerous/unusual settings. No one knows if the AI is malfunctioning, if it's only their ship, or if someone aboard has somehow tampered with the Chambers to cause this to happen. Regardless, characters must experience these different times, planets, and when they are back in reality on the ship, find out exactly why and what is happening.




    So yes, that’s the idea I've been playing with. I would love to hear if people are interested, their ideas, what should be scrapped or remade, if it needs more lasers/aliens/spatulas, ect.