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  Forum Account Activation
Posted by: Corri - 11-19-2020, 05:54 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

I have officially cleared out all of the pending accounts for the forums. If your account is not there, it was lost in the great forum purge of 2262.

Going forward, if you would like an account on the forum for your PC, feel free to make one and email me at dawson.dorman@gmail.com with the username and associated email address so I can approve it. We are still receiving daily approval request from spam bots, so emailing me prevents you from being lost in the flood.

Also, I will be trying to bring back faction and camp forum pages. If you are a member of a Ralinwood faction or camp, email dawson.dorman@gmail.com with your username and the associated factions so you can be given access to that page.

Thanks!

Corri

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  Hired: 2021 Off-Season Shaper Team
Posted by: Corri - 11-12-2020, 09:44 AM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

We would like to announce the hiring of the 2021 Off-Season Shaper team! This team will be providing off-season Discord content and planning the season plot for when we can play in person again safely. We will be opening up the Shaper applications again once we get the all clear from the Ministry of Health, to fill out the rest of the team, so feel free to apply in the spring! We have also decided to put off the hiring of Season NPCs until the spring, for similar reasons. Now, without further ado:

Head of Plot:
Anthony Gerbrandt

Shapers:
Jake Ruble
Ashleigh Vandeworp
Jenn Wood

Monster Marshal:
Dustin Smith

We look so forward to the year with you all!

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  Hiring: 2021 Shapers and Season NPCs
Posted by: Corri - 09-19-2020, 09:03 AM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

Shaper
Experience required:
1 year PCing (at Ralinwood preferred)
Dungeon Master / Game Master / Shaper experience an asset but not required
Acting, set dressing, costuming, film, drama, game design experience an asset but not required

Duties:
Create NPCs, create places, dungeons, villains, heroes, victims, deaths, tragedy, sailing shanties - you think it, you can make it
Writing Season Plot alongside the Head of Plot
Work closely with Season NPCs to send out recurring characters
Writing, staging, executing and marshaling mods
Preparation work between games (creating costumes, masks, makeup, reps, props)
Preparing and writing tags before and at game
Answering the shaper email / plot requests between games
Occasionally running scenes on the forums, Discord or by email
Occasionally NPCing roles
Managing NPCs and NPC camp
Managing camp / faction plot - see the list of those here: http://www.underworldralinwood.ca/forums...p?tid=4790
Assisting other Shapers with carrying out mods
Set up NPC camp before game / clean up after game
Other duties are required

Term:
Your term as Shaper would start at January of 2021, pending government restrictions. You'll be on the team until All Hallows 2021.

Expectations:
You are expected to be able to attend all On Season games. If you can't / don't attend the majority of events, we reserve the right to remove/ replace you.

Apply: https://forms.gle/ZgUVoEsuZxzY2jyz5

Season NPC / Narrator:

Experience required:
One year of PCing Underworld (Ralinwood preferred)
Solid (SOLID) awareness of the Rulebook
Acting / theater / drama / film / game moderating an asset but not required

Duties:
Bring the Underworld to life. You are its lifeblood.
Attend games
Prepare and enact at least three (3) recurring NPCs
Assist with hooking mods / doing plot dump
Assist with managing shift NPCs
Set up / take down of NPC camp before and after game
Assist with marshaling mods
Occassional writing / preparation work between games
RPing scenes on the forums, Discord, over email between games (as requested by Shapers)
Manage costumes, masks, makeup
General NPC camp tidying
Other duties as required

Term:
Your term as a Season NPC would start January of 2021, pending government restrictions. You'll be on the team until All Hallows 2021.

Expectations:
You are expected to be able to attend all On Season games. If you can't / don't attend the majority of events, we reserve the right to remove/ replace you.

Apply here: https://forms.gle/jPQjb4e8xtXDK6gM9

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  Hiring: Head of Plot for 2021
Posted by: Corri - 09-04-2020, 04:17 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

Experience required:

1 year PCing (at Ralinwood preferred)
Dungeon Master / Game Master / Shaper experience
Acting, set dressing, costuming, film, drama, game design experience an asset but not required
Supervisory/Project Management experience preferred

Duties:
Oversee the writing Season Plot
Work with Ownership in managing the Plot Team
Oversee meetings with the Plot team
Acting as the go-between for the Shapers and Ownership
Work closely with Shapers and Season NPCs to send out recurring characters
Writing, staging, executing and marshaling mods
Preparation work between games (creating costumes, masks, makeup, reps, props)
Preparing and writing tags before and at game
Answering the shaper email / plot requests between games
Occasionally running scenes on the forums, Discord or by email
Occasionally NPCing roles
Managing NPCs and NPC camp
Helping Shapers with carrying out mods
Set up NPC camp before game / clean up after game
Other duties as required

Term:
Your term as Head of Plot would start with the new season, pending the end of quarantine measures, and go until the conclusion of the season.

Expectations:
You are expected to be able to attend all On Season games. If you can't / don't attend the majority of events, we reserve the right to remove/ replace you.

Apply: https://forms.gle/syzWjiBbFhaiBJPT9 

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  Hiring: Costuming and Props Director
Posted by: Ivanna - 02-04-2020, 12:34 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

Game is big enough now that the time has come: We need someone to manage our growing inventory of weapons, armour and cosutming. We are looking for someone to take on the full-time role of Costuming and Props Director for Ralinwood (for at least this season but there will be a chance to come back). And while your first job will be keeping camp organized during game and managing the inventory, this job also comes with some creative perks! We are also looking to hire someone who is interested in designing and creating costuming, props and set dressing for game as well! This role comes with a small budget for purchasing items required to craft. If you have always wanted to participate but maybe RP or combat aren't for you, if are both creative and organized, and if want to make Ralinwood that much greater-looking and feeling, there is finally a job is for you!

In this job you will be primarily supporting the NPC team. The idea is that you the one who makes sure that their mods go out looking great, keep things organized so they can find things quickly and easily, and keep things neat so no one goes more bananas than they need to. And while this role comes with some creative license (you are being paid to make stuff, and Dan WILL want you to make cool stuff), this role remains primarily a support role. That means that if a shaper does not want your input or wants to do something different with their mod / NPC, the Shaper has final say.

People with sewing, leatherworking, cos-playing, or film and theatre production will likely be more successful (based on their existing experience); we welcome all applicants! Being able to lift / bend / twist is not required, accommodations can be made for anyone who cannot do these things. Being organized is a must though. Right now we are looking for someone who is not already a Season NPC or Shaper to join the team, but if the right team member wants to jump to this role we'd be willing to consider them.


We envision the job will include the following duties:

Between Games:
Designing costuming, props and set dressing items at Shapers' request
Creating (or sourcing / commissioning) special props, costuming and set pieces at Owner's request
Keeping an inventory of costuming, props and equipment (the idea being if Shapers need something someone knows if we already have it and where it is)
Sourcing and commissioning / purchasing / creating costuming and props between games (purchasing will be subject to Ivanna's approval)
Maintaining costuming, props, equipment (especially armour)
Laundry, repairs and mending as required


At Event:
Set up town set dressing (lanterns, sign posts, notice board, skein gate)
Keeping NPC camp and the shed neat and organized during game
Cleaning up NPC camp and the Sanctuary as needed
Maintaining costuming, props, equipment (especially armour)
Laundry, repairs and mending as required
Going to town if we need something and getting that thing (sometimes, probably mostly for tavern if Ivanna cannot go)
Occasionally going out on NPC roles (if you like - recurring characters only!)


If you are interested please apply using this form: https://forms.gle/6d6hD72VoeBtBYLF7

Applications Close February 16th. The successful candidate will be announced in late February. 

Questions can be directed to Ivanna via Facebook messenger. I am giving up on my emails except for record-keeping purposes pls just PM me.

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  Event Costs 2020
Posted by: Ivanna - 01-25-2020, 12:51 AM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

Costs and Fees

Game Costs
One-day events: $45, $40 with prelog
Three-day events: $60, $55 with prelog
Double blanket events: $80, $75 with prelog

Season Pass 
Price TBD

Electronic payments for Ralinwood events and frags
Payments meant for Ralinwood items may be sent via:
- E-transfer to: ivanna@underworldralinwood.ca
- Paypal to: Paypal.me/ralinwood

Cabins
Bunks: $10/weekend
Private Cabins: $150/weekend

Information about cabins at Stevenson's: http://www.underworldralinwood.ca/forums...p?tid=4573

Admin Costs
Character creation fees (to unlock new characters): $15
https://underworldlarp.com/product/character-unlock/

Character transfer fee (to transfer a character between guilds): $35
Please pay using this link: https://underworldlarp.com/product/character-transfer/

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  2020 Shaper Responsibilites / Emailing the Shapers
Posted by: Ivanna - 01-06-2020, 11:41 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

Underworld LARP is a Live Action Role Playing game - therefore, our game is all about the things that happen live, at our events. But, since the world continues to turn and churn between games, we get that there are things that need upkeep between the live events. When items must be handled between games, please email our general shaper gmail, and tag the Shaper in the subject line like this: "[Agustin] Prayer to Celeste"; "[Dan] I'm trying to open the hellgate"; '[Angela] I want to contact Frost"; "[Corri] Looking for the cultists; [Ashley] Searching at the docks; [Mari] Looking for the BRR".

Please note: This email / Discord / the forums are not meant to engage players in day-to-day kind of RP or mundane scenes. The email is supposed to be used to take care of business items between games. We do not expect Shapers to run plots between games, and we have instructed Shapers not run runs plots / important items online. If Shapers choose to run scenes by email / Discord, etc., this is an extra they are offering yo do for you and they're great for doing it. 

**DO NOT MESSAGE THE SHAPERS ON FACEBOOK OR PERSONALLY. USE THE SHAPER EMAIL ONLY.**Shapers who receive plot/game messages to their personal emails / facebook are permitted to ignore you.

Email:  ralinwoodshapers@gmail.com

Responsibilities:

Plot Items / Magic Items: Daniel - please email finn3570@gmail.com for matters involving Dan.

NPC Factions:
The “Sheaf” - Blood Moon / Two Feather / Undead Hunter Am’ranth/Catacombs - Angela
Docks / Navy - Ashley Clark
Merchants - Corri
Farms / Blood Red Rose - Mari
Traduceri (Ajaunti Caravan) - Ashley Clark
Bloodbringer Orcs - Ashley Clark
Marauders and the Dread Fleet - Daniel, Angela to assist
Pavilions / Regent - Mari
Cult of Physignathus - Corri
Citadel / Church of light local Abbey - Dan / Corri
God’s Champions - Dan / Agustin, Mari to assist
Dragon Favoured - Dan / Jason

IG Groups and organizations:
Thieves Guild / Underbelly Black Market - Jason
Bounty Hunters Guild - Ashley Clark
Republic Arcanist Collective (R.A.C.) - Agustin
Mage’s Tower - Jason
Alchemists’ Guild  - Jason
Monster Hunters (high risk for very high reward for a small groups of high-level PCs) - Aaron Dorman 
Lowbies - Mari

Marshals and Miscellaneous
Demons + Demon marshal - Dan
Traps / locks marshal - Robert Pitchure
Fae marshal - Angela
Mystics / Mysticism marshal - Corri
Backstories administrator - Agustin

* Note re Vocations:
Vocations trainers have not been assigned this year. Please first look to your fellow PCs to be your teachers. If you do not find a trainer, please feel free to email the shaper gmail with the subject "Looking for Vocation Trainer" and let us know which vocation you are looking for.

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  2020 Season Schedule (FINALIZED)
Posted by: Ivanna - 12-05-2019, 05:16 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

2020 Season Schedule

Off Season:
January 25th, 2020 - Tavern Night - London Legion Hall (Oakland Ave)
February 22, 2020 - Tavern Night - London Legion Hall (Oakland Ave)
March 21, 2020  - Tavern Night - London Legion Hall (Oakland Ave)
April 18 (Market Day) - Site TBD

On Season:
May 15-18, 2020 - 4 Day Weekend - Stevenson Children's Camp
June 19-21, 2020 - Weekend - Stevenson Children's Camp
July 10-12, 2020 - Weekend - Stevenson Children's Camp
August 14-16, 2020 - Weekend - Stevenson Children's Camp
September 18-20, 2020 - Weekend - Stevenson Children's Camp
October 23-25, 2020 - ALL HALLOWS - Stevenson Children's Camp
November 21 -  MASQUERADE BALL - Site TBD

December 12, 2020 - Highwinter  - Site TBD (we expect it will be Stevenson)

Costs*:

One-day events: $45 / $40 with prelog
Three-day events: $60 / $55 with prelog
Four-day (double blanket): $80 / $75 with prelog

* Subject to change

Season Passes:
Price: TBD

Cabins:
Bunks: $10/weekend
Cabins: $150/weekend (private rental)

Information about cabins at Stevenson's - http://www.underworldralinwood.ca/forums...p?tid=4573
Information about cabins at Peacekeeper Park - http://www.underworldralinwood.ca/forums...p?tid=3397

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  Highwinter Wishes 2020 - the Rules
Posted by: Ivanna - 11-27-2019, 12:24 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

HIGHWINTER WISHES

Ah, the early winter air, the cold mornings, the impending doom of snow and ice, always puts Father Nicholi in the best of moods. This year is no different, and if he is pleased by their performance,  Father Nicholi will grant a few lucky people's Highwinter Wishes. Highwinter Wishes will be collected during game time, sometime, but will be granted after event - and only if you have pleased  Father Nicholi, of course.

The catch is,  Father Nicholi will only grant a wish that is within his power (Reasonable.) If your name is drawn and Father Nikolai is unable to grant the wish, he will simply draw a new person's wish from the hat. So - be creative, be greedy, be bold, but be realistic, or risk losing out on your wish! 

WISH RULES:
If you want to add your wish to the hat, bring your wish written on a piece of paper and hand it in at the right time, in game. DO NOT EXPECT PAPER TO BE PROVIDED BY LOGISTICS OR ANYONE ELSE. If you do not bring your own paper, your wish will not be added to the hat for granting (as the wish does not exist!).  Wishes can be submitted by and for anyone who has paid to play the event, as you are considered present and in-game when you've paid to play. Wishes submitted after the event ends will not be accepted. 

On the paper please include#
 (1) Character Name and 
 (2) Player Name, and 
 (3) a preferred email address - as well as  
 (4) your wish.

NEW PLAYERS are encouraged to submit Highwinter wishes as well!

Travellers / Visitors may submit wishes as well.

Good Luck and happy wishing!

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  Hired: 2020 NPC Team
Posted by: Ivanna - 11-25-2019, 09:11 PM - Forum: Announcements - No Replies

Our NPC team for 2020 is....

Head of Plot
Daniel Finn

Shapers
Angela Scarlett
Ashley Clark
Corri Dawson
Mari Cage
Jason Bilow

Monster Marshals
Michael Durin
Aaron Dorman

Season NPCs / Narrators
Anthony Gerbrandt
Thai Bach
Victoria James
Dylan Gardener
Robert (Jin) Pitchure
Colton Schug
Raymond Reilly
Katharine Ha
Frisk Reaman

Not a Shaper
Ivanna

We look so forward to the year with you all!

Thank you to everyone (all 10 of you!) who applied. You did not make it an easy choice for Daniel. There were so many strong candidates and stellar applications. If you didn't get in this year, we would invite you to apply again next year. Maybe it won't be such a tough field.

Edit January 6: New Season NPCs have been added! Welcome to Raymond, Frisk and Katherine!

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