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3484Re: [indie-netgaming] Children of the North

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  • Shreyas Sampat
    Dec 3, 2004
      Man, this looks like fun. If only I wasn't going to a concert tonight...

      On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 19:26:17 -0600 (CST), Loki <xiombarg@...> wrote:
      > What's going on, game-wise, on Friday and Saturday? The newsletter isn't
      > much help...
      > I'm considering doing a one-shot of this:
      > http://xiombrag.tripod.com/children_of_the_north.rtf
      > The game focuses on play heroes that are avatars of a given culture.
      > Here's the blurb from the RTF for those who don't want to download it at
      > the moment:
      > For years, periodically, the Lich-Lord has been sending waves and waves of
      > undead into civilized lands. Every century or so, he is beat back, only to
      > come back with a new army of undead in the next century. So it has been
      > for time immemorial.
      > However, despite the setbacks that this situation has caused, civilization
      > has become more and more sophisticated over time, and several great
      > civilizations have clawed their way into the light. And this time, they're
      > taking the fight back to the Lich-Lord.
      > Normally, the thick ever-shifting glaciers surrounding the Isle of the
      > Lich-Lord have prevented ships from getting close enough to do anything to
      > the Lich-Lord. His own armies just walk on the ocean floor. But recent
      > innovations in fire-magick have made the invasion possible.
      > The combined might of several civilizations is involved in this assault --
      > mass armies, all coordinating.
      > You, a great hero, have been chosen by your culture to be part of a
      > special strike team. It is your job, along with other heroes chosen by
      > their respective cultures, to find and destroy the Lich-King himself.
      > This has been made complicated by an unusual discovery: The Isle of the
      > Lich-King has a living population. These people love their undead king,
      > and gladly give their dead up to him, in return for the protections of his
      > magick. Through the Lich-King's necromancy and other magicks, the
      > "Children of the North" (as they call themselves) have a utopian society,
      > with very little conflict and a high quality of living, dedicated mostly
      > to producing brilliant works of art.
      > The Children of the North generally disapprove of the Lich-King's periodic
      > invasions in principle, but given everything the Lich-King has given them,
      > they feel they cannot argue with his one "eccentricity". They admit to
      > being surprised that there is anyone living south of them at all...
      > --
      > Kirt "Loki" Dankmyer -- http://ivanhoeunbound.com -- xiomBRAG on AIM
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