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Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:22 am
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Carina says...



Sweet!! I'm cool with it being modern day as well, but I'm open to hear if Valkyrie has a suggestion :)

*shamefully had to Google description of Gilligan's Island >_>*

I like the idea of a shipwreck though! It would make more sense then than magically appearing on the island, and using an airplane crash may result in some lawsuits with Lost. :P

It could be a situation where there were a bunch of people on the boat, but only our characters survived. Now the question would be what kind of boat it'd be... could be a cruise ship, or friends on a fancy yacht trip gone wrong, maybe fish boat, or biology sample boat (clearly I know nothing about how people use boats lol). I think deciding this could help with our character's background a bit.

I'm not sure what kind of character I'll throw in, but I'll probably throw in someone who will complement our cast!
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:34 am
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I was going to go the route of suggesting that others had died! I like the idea of it being a cruise ship! That could potentially be a lot more traumatic and interesting for our characters. It could be a smaller ship, say around ~700 people (passengers and crew) so we don’t give ourselves too much of a headache, but nonetheless. We could always say there were other survivors, but for some reason our characters drifted away from the wreckage and didn’t get rescued.

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Yes!! gosh that would be so traumatic. imagine being excited to go to a cruise with your loved ones and then the ship crashes and you're stuck there.... with all your loved ones ded. or maybe they got rescued but you didn't make the cut.

I predict so much angst
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:35 am
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HarryHardy says...



Y'all got room for one more crewmember?
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:08 pm
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It would be an honor to have the mega-reviewer Prince of Darkness on board with us! :D

We did a bit of brainstorming for the direction we want to take this, so feel free to give it a looksie and let us know if you have any ideas :')
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whoops probably should have tagged you there haha @HarryHardy
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:14 pm
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Thanks guys! :D

I'll go read all that now...xD
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Carina says...



hahaha the tldr is basically that we all have new modern-day characters who went on a cruise ship that crashed/became shipwrecked near a nearby island (details still not clear) and our characters are some of the survivors. It's traumatizing but luckily the island is plentiful, and if they can get over the fact that people died >_>, it's seems like a paradise. Or... NOT???? *cue creepy music*

yep that's what we have so far

While writing that out, I think it'd be cool to have the setting be at the Burmuda Triangle! (quick reference here if you don't know too much about it) so they could be sailing to the Caribbean but their ship sank for some weird reason... and maybe the phenomenon that sank their ship comes back in the future IDK JUST THINKING OUT LOUD
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:00 pm
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So, I was thinking that there is a terrible storm that shipwrecks our characters on the island. And their paradise is caused by supernatural forces. Maybe the forces are the ghosts of past crashes in the Bermuda Triangle.

I have nothing else, but what do you guys think?
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:04 pm
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HarryHardy says...



Ohh...that's so much easier. THANK YOU

Definitely sounds like a whole lot of memories and crying may be involved...also BERMUDA TRIANGLE...YES...I support this one...also lol my next SB is pretty much this but with more sea monsters and other things that are canon in my world..xD

But it all sounds great...and I would definitely love to create a new character for this. :) Also creepy...ghosties...can we?

Edit: @Valkyria beat me to the ghosts...
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:17 pm
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Elinor says...



Oooh I don’t know anything about the Bermuda Triangle, really! I’ll do some research into it. :D And welcome @HarryHardy!

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Thanks! :)
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:30 pm
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Carina says...



CREEPY GHOSTIES YES.

It would be very cool to have some characters from all sorts of time periods be a victim of past wrecks. I like the idea that they're the reason for the crash too!

Oooh I have a vague idea on the bigger underlying plot behind the ghosts but I don't want to get too ahead here or be too spoilery lol

BY THE WAY @Elinor I was talking to my old pal @veeren about this idea and he was interested in doing a lyrical version of LSS and then the idea came up for him to be a ghost who only talks in poetic riddles xD I know you only wanted four characters but he'd be a pirate and a support character that will help our characters with clues and stuff. Plus it'd be entertaining comedic relief lol. Let us know if that's okay!
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Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:32 pm
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Elinor says...



I'm cool with it! The only thing is that I don't this to get too off track and I wanted it to stay relatively serious. Comic relief is good but as long as it services the story and isn't zany for the sake of being zany. :)

Maybe he could play a fictional pirate that infamously died in that region centuries before?

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