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View Poll Results: Which Setting would you prefer.....No Preference only if you truly don't care
Vikings 1 20.00%
Buccaneers 2 40.00%
Don't Care 2 40.00%
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Questing Interest/Intro Thread

Ok, this will be a thread in three parts.

1) I have two potential eras/settings for the game, and I'm up for letting the players pick their poison. One caveat, if there isn't enough interest, the Buccaneer setting can't be used as it's a bit more complex and manpower intensive.

The first era will be the adventures of several shipwrecked Northmen at the start of the Viking age. A quest to return home, or maybe a quest to make a name and future for themselves in this far flung land?

The second era will be that of the crew of a Cutter in the Caribbean/East Coast of America during the Golden Age of Piracy. Don't expect to be commanding a frigate, you aren't. But most pirates worked on really small vessels, and this would be the adventures of one of those.

2) Character Creation.....once the setting is chosen.

3) Introduction, then we'll move into a new thread as the game gets started.
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I am in.

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I voted for the Buccaneers theme.
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I'm here,

I have Snaer the Viking ready to join, but I can make up a Buccaneer if needed -

In fact I know a fair bit more about sailing the Spanish Main than I do about the North Sea
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I'd be open to either, whatever generates the least amount of backend paperwork is ok with me.
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Snaerr is the one that participated in your Viking game if iirc...

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In with a preference for buccaneers
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Maybe we can become Viking Pirates?
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Well Vikings and Buccaneers have common qualities,

The Buccaneers fled the oppressive nation states ever further, sought their new homes among the Caribbean islands and eventually established small colonies of their own..

As did the Vikings - they evolved into nation states of their own however and persisted while the Buccaneers got overtaken by national navies and became a footnote in history.
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Ok, at this point I have interest going 2 to 1 for pirates, with some verbal non committed. I'll leave it up another couple of days in case things change.

I have both concepts fleshed out about 75%, so if you wanted the other don't fret, it will happen, albeit later.

At this point I'm going to be planning on a buccaneer game, so be thinking about something truly piratical. This Is Based On Likely results....So Things Could Swing Back To Viking.
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