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I may be crazy...

But I'm considering starting up a fae-based game - either CtD or Dark Ages: Fae - on LJ. The action would be largely player-driven with mutual consent (i.e., you have to have another player's consent if you want to do something with - or to - hir character. No consent, it doesn't happen. Period.), though I may add some GM-driven action if I feel ambitious enough.

Right now, I'm leaning toward DA: Fae, because there's already a couple of LJ CtD games I know of, and I'd rather not steal anyone else's thunder. And I'm already running a tabletop CtD game. I also have the LJ communities and characters set up for DA: Fae.

So, would anyone be interested?


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Nov. 2nd, 2005 05:58 pm (UTC)
I'm interested but I don't have the book or the money to buy it right now and I'm crazy too and planning out my own LJ game. I'd love to lurk though!
Nov. 2nd, 2005 06:00 pm (UTC)
I'm interested.
Nov. 3rd, 2005 01:28 am (UTC)
Nov. 3rd, 2005 01:33 am (UTC)
If I could get my hands on DA: Fae, I'd consider it.

CtD with you I'm always game for. *eg*
Nov. 3rd, 2005 12:22 pm (UTC)
I know Drive-Thru RPG has it for around $20.00...if you have access to a decent printer, you could even have a paper copy (says the woman who's slowly but surely printing up her PDF of Exalted: The Dragon-Blooded. :)).
Nov. 9th, 2005 08:33 pm (UTC)
Can I lurk on this one for awhile, then maybe I'll get the book and make a character.
Nov. 16th, 2005 02:17 pm (UTC)
I reckon you should give this first inspiration a bit more thought! As you say, there's a lot of CtD out there and very little Dark Age: Fae... despite it being an utterly magical concept. ; )

If the game is chiefly player-driven then you don't need bucketloads of plot hooks and storyline. A really solid, atmospheric setting and a small cast of your own characters to get things started.

The difference with DA:F is that it takes very few fae to make a suitable setting for interaction, as the individual fae can be quite powerful and have broad influence. Why, I expect each character would almost have their own little domain - which I assume the player might have a lot of say in creating and describing.

I can imagine interactions between: a Summer fae who hold guardianship over a mortal village, an Autumn changeling who is the village smith and hated fae meddling with mortal lives, a Winter inanimae who lives in an icy pool below a waterfall in the nearby forest and loves the taste of flesh, and a Spring fae who claims dominion over the forest and wishes the whole area to be turned to spring. There's endless social (and not so sociable!) interaction there, and that's with a bare four characters!

Just some thoughts (as I would quite like to get into a DA:F LJ game, if you did decide to run one!).
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