So I've had an idea brewing in my head for a while now. What if we did a campaign within Swordsfall? But not a standard one, but a pure Roleplaying (RP) one? Something that just lets players play in the world and be apart of a unique experience?
Well. I'm doing it!
The Ebon Expedition
A young visionary and Trakker, Amarey Hambo is taken up the task of leading the Fifth Expedition. There bold new company has come up with a solution for the Ebon Cascade. Not just trying to forge here a way into the land, but laying tracks for a railway. A permanent and safe option for exploring the land deeper. One track at a time.
The future Obisidian Line.
Amarey combined her talent as a Trakker with an Ellementalist to develop a new surveying device. One that can work in the uniquely toxic environment of the Cascade. That combined with the latest in biotech, cutting edge train tech, and a band of hearty adventurers, perhaps the impossible is possible.
The Heroes System
As mentioned above, we'll be using the Swordsfall World Anvil page for this. Or specifically their Heroes side of it. For those not familiar with it, what is it? I'll sum it up.
Facebook for in-world characters. And also a Digital Tabletop Manager similar to Roll20. When you make a character you'll be able to interact with the pages of other characters. You can leave messages and likes just like social media. As well as drop pictures and journal entries!
This goes for the NPC's as well which will be controlled by myself and the GM Team. So not only can you interact with other players but major NPCs as well like Amarey.
Your Main Character. Amarey Hambo
For this campaign, you can post/interact as little or as much as you want! Like any great expedition, not everyone along for the ride is as visible. Maybe your character is just someone tagging along and chronicling the adventure. Making friends with others on the journey.
If you want to be more involved then not only can you do that, but there will be Sessions held (remember the DTTRPG part?) on a semi-regular basis. The times/dates will be announced well in advance and will be seen clearly on the campaign page.
These are in world meetings of the Commanding Officer team for The Fifth Expedition. They'll discuss the current status of the trip and give update reports. Showing up at a Session is a great way to insert yourself into the plot…
Here's the real meat of the campaign. This Expedition is groundbreaking and occasionally missions/quests will open up. Maybe Amarey needs help with something. Maybe there are weather conditions the Expedition has to prepare for.
How the players react during these missions will change the outcome. These changes will be shown through the Sessions as well as the Campaign Plot Outline.
You can help make the Fifth Expedition successful! And maybe…just maybe..open up the Ebon Cascade for some real adventuring.
The Ebon Cascade contains many wonders. Or horrors.
All characters must fit within Swordsfall. If you're not sure what that means, well take a look around the World Anvil! Cultures such as The Karu, and Dracon are fully laid out! Other info is coming in and will continue to trickle in over time. Mainly that means no stuff like orcs and elves. None of that is in Swordsfall.
Swordsfall is INCLUSIVE. You know what that means. If playing with awesome queer characters and more bothers you, then please don't play.
The following will not be tolerated under ANY circumstances
- Be a general dick
We're here to have fun. I intend to make sure that all players feel safe. You'll get one warning depending on the severity and then immediately bounced after that. Keep it fun. Keep it consensual. If you have a question ASK.
There is NO time commitment requirement.
There is NO cap. As far as I know, we can have an unlimited amount of people.
If all that sounds good to you then click the link below to sign up. You'll need a World Anvil account, which is free at the basic level. Once you make your hero you'll have to make sure you have that one activated to use them.
If you have any questions ask on the Campaign channel of the Swordsfall Discord! The link is on the campaign page.
See you on Tikor!