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Warning: This RP may contain extreme language and violence.

[COLOR=Navy]"Would you look at that..." [/COLOR]

William Freeman, puffing a cigar, gazed in wonder at the planet that hovered before him, alone in the vastness of space. He had seen something that beautiful only once before, and that was only in a picture. He owned his own ship, he'd traveled the galaxy, seen dozens of planets, but never had he seen one like this. He'd seen purple gas giants, red and grey rock planets, he had even seen the amber glow of the city, Earth; however, none of them compared to the whirl of blue oceans, grey mountains, green plains, and silver clouds of the planet before him.

[COLOR=Navy]"Yes, a new world... much like the young Earth, isn't it, Captain?"[/COLOR]

Next to Captain Freeman, stood a man in an incredibly expensive looking suit. He was out of place to say the least. Even though the ship, the [I]Tandem[/I] was one of the most top-of-the-line ships in all of the known galaxy, the capitalist, Mr. Kenneth Shepard, still stood out.

[COLOR=Navy]"Go through it one more time, Shepard."[/COLOR] The Captain said, still staring at the untouched planet that his ship was in orbit of.

[COLOR=Navy]"I would be happy to, Captain."[/COLOR] Shepard said, sounding glad. [COLOR=Navy]"The planet is, quite obviously, completely uncivilized. Normally, a planet would be used as natural resources but, though noone has set foot on the planet yet, there are massive life form readings down there... no technology though, otherwise the activists might actually get off of my back. All you and your crew are to do, is escort a group of people to the planet surface."[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"Who the hell are they and what will they do when they get there?"[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"A reasonable question. The group will be going to document, catalogue, and film as many species as possible on the planet. We have been given strict guidelines not to interfere at all with the inhabitants. They will also be constructing a documentary of the planet's wildlife to present to our stockholders... they will lose faith in the company otherwise."[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"And all we have to do is escort them to the planet, stay there until they've finished, and then get them out of there?"[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"Yes, my dear William, that is all."[/COLOR] Shepard looked eagerly at the aging captain for a response.

[COLOR=Navy]"All right, I'll do it."[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"Excellent! I assure you, you will be paid well for your services."[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"One last thing. Is it dangerous down there?"[/COLOR]

[COLOR=Navy]"Oh, please. I assure you there is nothing dangerous on the planet surface, just an entire world full of undiscovered species."[/COLOR]



This is an adventure RPG that puts you in the role of the first expedition to a new planet, thriving with life (it is loosely based off of a short story I'm writing). Before you start thinking itll be all mellow I'll have you know that this is a survival/action/adventure much in the spirit of Jurassic Park (and not the crappy third one). The expedition will begin peacefully, documenting and studying the unique creatures of the planet but quickly takes a turn for the worst and you will be struggling to stay alive against the creatures of the planet. You will play as a member of the expedition. There will be a lot of different animals to encounter, some of which are friendly, some annoying, and others vicious killers. The main action of the story will be surviving the elements of the planet and escaping.
I will try to get this going soon but it may not be up for a couple of weeks.

Heres a sample character sheet: (keep in mind people are more or less the same as they are now)

Name: (nothing too out there, please)

Age: (18-50)

Nationality: (Most people still live on Earth)

Appearance:

Proffession:

Reason for coming on expedition:

Personality:

Example Character Sheet-----

Name: Alexander Jenkins

Age: 25

Nationality: American

Appearance: Always wears heavy clothing with lots of pockets, brown hair, blue eyes, 6' 1"

Proffession: Photographer

Reaso for coming on expedition: Is in many ways a hippy philosopher. Sees beauty in nature and wanted to see the new world.

Personality: Very laid back and poetic. Calm and costantly admiring the beauty of nature, and seems to think them superior to humans in many ways.
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Name: Tony

Age: 25

Nationality: American

Appearance: Brown hair, green eyes, slinder, red long sleeve button up shirt with black tie, black pants (kinda loose), 6'4, black converse.

Proffession: Theologist

Reason for coming on expedition: Vacation, and wanted to see new things and learn new things.

Personality: Laid back, easily annoyed with stupid and iggnorance. Is very friendly. Loves thought provoking and intellegent conversations.
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[B]Name:[/B] Joseph Blake

[B]Age:[/B] 25

[B]Nationality:[/B] American

[B]Appearance:[/B] Joseph is about 6 feet tall. His casual wear is blue jeans and a white tee. While working he wears light brown slacks and a white long sleeved button shirt.

[B]Profession:[/B] Ecologist and street fighter. While not working at his main job he is either training or fighting. He is one of, if not the best, street fighter around. Many fear him for his combat skills, which is one of the reasons he was hired for the trip.

[B]Reason for coming on expedition:[/B] Hired on to aid with the expedition.

[B]Personality:[/B] Authorative and likes to talk. Some people say he just likes the sound of his voice. Others don't say anything for fear of being beat.

EDIT: There, I added some depth to him.
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[size=1][b]OOC:[/b] Just a personal opinion, I think it'd be best if people described their characters a bit more. Leaving a character so blank leaves grounds to other people putting words in your mouth. If you have enough detail, you don't have to worry about other people "playing" your character. I speak from experience, and it could cause problems with "He said/She said" bullcrap.

And if anything, exaggerating on a few things will help others to seeing how your character is. And know what the "does" and "don'ts" are. You know? Give some insight, or people are going to be lost or stepping on toes.

Anyway, I think this could be interesting, so I hope everyone plays nice. Here's my sign up.

[b]Name[/b]- Isabelle DeNoche
[b]Age[/b]- 32
[b]Gender[/b]- Female
[b]Nationality[/b]- Hispanic/South America
[b]Appearance[/b]- [url=http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b7/anne-mae/girls126.jpg][u]Isabelle[/u][/url] normally wears worn-in blue jeans and a long-sleeved white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. Though it doesn't do much for her unusually pale complexion, it's easier to move around in; not to mention, comfortable.

[b]Profession[/b]- Animal Control, usually Isabelle deals with large animals such as mules, horses, and cattle. However, after she moved from South America to North America, her experience expanded into any animal from alligator to kittens. In the state of Georgia, where she resides from time to time, Isabelle is the most notorious Animal Control officer and is requested for every call. To this day, there?s not one animal she couldn?t control/capture.

[b]Reason for coming on expedition[/b]- Obviously, the new planet is as predictable as a dormant volcano. Life forms on the virgin planet are unknown as well, though scientists have been reporting that the life on the planet are more than likely animals. Her reputation preceding her, Isabelle was called in to help maintain animal/life stability as best she could.

[b]Personality[/b]- Isabelle was never a talker. She?s very antisocial, in fact, she?d tell you she prefers to be around animals more than she would humans. ?They understand me more than any man could.? to quote. Some call her cold and bitter, some call her other forms of racial names. She?d just as soon as throw you into a cage of wild animals without a bat of an eye, if provoked enough. It?s best to let her do her job and keep her at a professional distance. [/size]
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[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Name_[/COLOR][/B] Ravi Palo

[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Age_[/COLOR][/B] 21

[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Nationality_ [/COLOR][/B] Danish (fluent in English)

[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Appearance_ [/COLOR][/B] Ravi has platinum blonde, waist-length hair that she regularly pulls into pigtails. Her eyes are electric blue and large like a deer's. She has a short, seemingly prepubescent body and an impish face. She normally wears eclectic styles of clothing with lots of clothing.

[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Profession_ [/COLOR][/B] Bioligist. Ravi spends most of her time trying to discover new species of plants and animals.

[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Reason for coming on expedition_ [/COLOR] [/B] She's excited about the mysterious new species to be found on the new planet. She wants to start studying and recording them as soon as possible.

[B][COLOR=DeepSkyBlue]Personality_ [/COLOR] [/B] Ravi is energetic and spastic. Her loud, inquisitive nature makes her comparable to a mosquito. Don't be fooled, though. Ravi is very gung-ho and passionately serious about her job. She always does her best to give 100%.
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Name: Marcus LeGray

Age: 34

Nationality: Canadian

Appearance: Marcus is a fairly heavily-built person, not exactly musculer but not exactly flabby either. 'Average build' best describes him. He has fairly long (Not shoulder length, but just a bit shorter) dirty-blond hair, which is rarley washed and greasey. He's got very dark blue eyes, and wears roundish, thin, blue-rimmed glasses.

Proffession: Journalist. He covers stories of environmental importance and development.

Reason for coming on expedition: Marcus was sent on the expedition by Earthnews Net, his employer, to cover the breaking news that would no doubt garner huge ratings back on earth.

Personality: Marcus is a fairly laid back guy for a journalist, he isn't overly concerned about how he looks or his hair or something else anal like that, he's just a regular, every day guy. He's a bit adventurous and will push the envelop to get at a story, sometimes putting himself in great risks, but will still help out his friends. [/COLOR]
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[B]Name:[/B] Yuri Ortomon

[B]Age:[/B] 37

[B]Nationality:[/B] Russian

[B]Appearance:[/B] Yuri stands an astounding 6'11" in height.He wears a formall suit and a large asortment of medals on the left side of his chest. He is bald and has dark green eyes.He carries around a large amount of technical gear at all times for his research and is relatively robust because of wich.

[B]Proffession:[/B] Advanced military research and tactical study unit.

[B]Reason for coming on expedition:[/B] He was sent by the military to study the new planet for any new minerals ,and study the new animals for any military weapon purposes. He personally wouldn't like to be on the trip in the first place.

[B]Personality:[/B] He's a cold ,cruel and callculating person. Who believes in the "I don't have to run faster than the bear ,I just have to run faster than you!" theory.He likes to take charge esspecialy if he knows he's the most quallified person to do so.On occasion he can be a bit of a know it all, partialy do to the fact that when talking about any research he does know it all.
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Name: Buck McClary

Age: 24

Nationality: Canadian

Appearance: Lightly built and slim, his face is rugged and only shaved every 3 days, his toe and finger-nails clipped once every two weeks,and black hair with a rough part on his right-side. He wears a Safari jacket over a plaid-flannel shirt and khaki pants. If he is expecting a fight or moving about in the unknown we wears a vest with loops for his shot-gun shells on the front and pockets for his tommy-gun clips on the back. he may, or may not wear a shieth on his left waist for his shotgun.

Proffession: Gun-fighter (Body-guard, bounty-hunter, etc.)

Reason for coming on expedition: Money, adventure

Personality: Quiet and stern with sad eyes and a serious pouting face.
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