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Hello good people of Storybook town!

Today I come to you with some very exciting news - we have added 12 Storybook badges for you to earn!

What do these badges look like?

Well they're shiny of course and badge-y and they look like these:
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Oooh shiny! How do I get one?
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If you want a badge, you need to be given a storybook challenge which you can then complete to earn a number of adventurer credits. These challenges will be issued by storybook owners or participants to revive or encourage movement in a storybook. There will also be a Captain's Challenge every month which can be completed for any storybook and is open to all.

For example, I might challenge someone in my storybook to have their character reveal a secret to character x within three posts. I would do this by posting in this thread and tagging the challenged adventurer. They would then gain 1-3 credits upon successful completion.


Who can issue a challenge?
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Anyone who is the storybook owner or has a Novice rank or higher and is participating in the storybook may issue a challenge.


What must a challenge require?
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To be a valid challenge it needs to require the challenged adventurer to make at least one additional post in the storybook and it can offer no more than 6 adventurer credits as a reward. Occasionally there will be official challenges issued which will allow more credits to be earned for a single challenge.


I've got enough adventurer credits for a badge... how do I claim it?
Spoiler! :
Simply make a post in this thread and a moderator will be along to verify your credits and award you with the badge.


Can I earn points from my own challenges?
Spoiler! :
Well I don't see why not. You're also putting in the effort to make a post and do the extra challenges, right? Now, if you're making easy challenges just to earn points... well *gives a stern look*


Who gives out the points? Can I use them for anything else and can they be obtained by anything other than these Challenges? -Inpsired by DreamingForever
Spoiler! :
The Storybook Crew gives out the points once either you say in this thread that you've finished a challenge or we see that you have. And, these points are just for this challenge! They're made up and the only other way the SB Crew will award points will be through Captain's Challenges, Storybook Workshops, or other events!


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Challenge Instructions



Please use the following form when issuing a challenge:
Code: Select all
[b]Challenged Adventurer(s):[/b] @UserName
[b]Storybook:[/b]
[b]The Challenge:[/b]
[b]Completion Time:[/b] (in posts)
[b]Credits Awarded:[/b]


Challenges expire after 30 days and will be removed from this thread after that time. Posts for claiming badges will also be deleted after the badge has been awarded in order to keep this thread tidy.

Spoiler! :
~Credits awarded so far~

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BrumalHunter: 197 (Captain's Challenge: February 2015, March 2015, April 2015, May 2015, September 2015, October 2015, January 2016, March 2016, July 2016, October 2016, November 2016, December 2016, January 2017, March 2017, July 2017, September 2017, October 2017, November 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, September 2017, October 2017) (SB Workshop: March 2015) (The Cinereal Wolf Pack) (The Wilderness of Machafuko (Chaos)) (C.A.M.P.) (The Maze of the Guilds) (Glory Online) (Reverse Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Guardians of Erebus) (Revenant Rising) (The Halloween Adventures) (Mana) (The Witnesses) (Clue: Heathermire Hall) (New Year's Revolutions) (Pokébook VI: World Tour) (Aether) (Animorphers 2.0) (Shattered Moons)
Sheytato: 186 (Captain's Challenge: July 2016, January 2017, March 2017, April 2017, May 2017, June 2017, July 2017, August 2017, September 2017, December 2017, January 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, September 2017, October 2017) (Lightning Challenge: May 2017) (The Lord of Chimes) (Gateway) (Pokébook VI: World Tour) (V) (Fools!) (Fireheart) (Mana) (Sky Full of Æther) (Sea of Seven) (Rogue) (Knights of the Green Room: Order of Chaos) (Outliers) (Aether) (Overwatch: The Nightwatch) (Skies of Nebulae) (Curse of the Wyvern)(Pokebook VI: World Tour) (The Curse of the Phoenix) (Revenant) (Contracted) (Shattered Moons) (Rei)
Lumi: 133 (Captain's Challenge: July 2016, October 2016, January 2017, April 2017, August 2017, September 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, September 2017, October 2017) (d3m0n hun73r) (The Broken Seal) (Family Matters) (Glory of the Raiders) (C.A.M.P.) (The Maze of the Guilds) (Aether) (Staged) (Mana) (New Year's Revolutions) (Fireheart) (Curse of the Wyvern) (Pokébook VI: World Tour) (Mana) (Revenant) (Curse of the Phoenix) (V) (Contracted)


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TheSilverFox: 119 (Captain's Challenge: January 2016, June 2016, July 2016, October 2016, November 2016, December 2016, January 2017, February 2017, March 2017, July 2017, August 2017, September 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, September 2017) (Reverse Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Guardians of Erebus) (Jurassic Paradise) (Shattered Moons) (Mana) (New Year's Revolutions) (Pokébook VI: World Tour) (V) (Aether) (Mana) (Revenant)
Steggy: 113 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, December 2015, January 2016, February 2016, March 2016, April 2016, October 2016, November 2016, December 2016, January 2017, September 2017) (Crew Challenge: October 2017) (The Maze of the Guilds) (With Regards, Repoor) (Jurassic Paradise) (Billionaire's Curse) (The Choices That Made Us) (Staged) (Clue: Heathermire Hall) (New Year's Revolutions) (Ashfall 2.0) (Revenant) (Curse of the Phoenix) (Animorphers 2.0) (Contracted) (Cul-De-Sac) (Dear Grimm) (Shattered Moons)
Wolfical: 109 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, January 2016, February 2016, October 2016, November 2016, December 2016, January 2017, February 2017, April 2017, May 2017, June 2017, July 2017, September 2017, October 2017, November 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, October 2017) (Lightning Challenge: May 2017) (SB Workshop: June 2017) (Jurassic Paradise) (Darkling Infestation) (The Witches' Switches) (Clue: Heathermire Hall) (Sea of Seven) (Feudal) (Contracted) (Cul-De-Sac) (The Outlands)
Rydia: 106 (Captain's Challenge: April 2015, January 2016, March 2016, October 2016, November 2016, January 2017, April 2017, June 2017, July 2017, October 2017, December 2017) (Crew Challenge: February 2017, May 2017, October 2017) (SB Workshop: June 2017) (Reverse Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Guardians of Erebus) (Staged) (Oceanside Academy for the Eccentric) (Mana) (Sailing the Neath) (New Year's Revolutions) (Ashfall 2.0) (Darkling Infestation) (The Witches' Switches) (Knights of the Green Room: Order of Chaos)


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saentiel: 91 (Captain's Challenge: July 2016, October 2016, November 2016, January 2017, July 2017, September 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, September 2017) (Shattered Moons) (WARRIORS, The Second Moon) (Stargazers: Our Ghosts) (Outliers) (Obscurities) (Curse of the Wyvern) (Rogue) (Voltron: The Protectors) (Skies of Nebulae)(Curse of the Phoenix) (Contracted) (Cul-De-Sac) (Dear Grimm) (The Mighty Metro Monitors) (Rei)


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Omnom: 71 (Captain's Challenge: July 2016, April 2017, October 2017, December 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, October 2017) (The Broken Seal) (Pure Zenith) (C.A.M.P.) (Billionaire's Curse) (Shattered Moons) (Staged) (The Lord of Chimes) (Fireheart) (Outliers) (Curse of the Phoenix) (Overwatch: The Nightwatch)


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Lael: 58 (Captain's Challenge: July 2016, June 2017, July 2017, September 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, September 2017) (WARRIORS, The Second Moon) (Sky Full of Æther) (Sea of Seven) (Stargazers: Our Ghosts) (Outliers) (Heirs to Legend) (Overwatch: The Nightwatch) (Curse of the Phoenix) (The Outlands) (Shattered Moons)


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LordZeus: 42 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, January 2016, May 2016, June 2016, January 2017) (The Maze of the Guilds) (Of Blood & Royalty) (Sailing the Neath)
soundofmind: 39 (Captain's Challenge: October 2017) (Crew Challenge: September 2017, October 2017) (Stargazers: Our Ghosts) (Feudal) (Overwatch: The Nightwatch) (Heirs to Legend) (Skies of Nebulae) (Cul-De-Sac) (The Outlands) (The Mighty Metro Monitors) (Mana)
XxXTheSwordsmanXxX: 38 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017, December 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Stargazers) (The Witnesses) (Fireheart) (Darkling Infestation) (Sea of Seven) (Curse of the Wyvern) (Curse of the Phoenix) (Dear Grimm)


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ScarlettFire: 31 (C.A.M.P) (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Shattered Moons) (Fireheart)
Feltrix: 31 (Captain's Challenge: June 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Curse of the Wyvern) (Curse of the Phoenix) (Dear Grimm) (Pirates of the Lost Sea) (Rei)


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FalconerGal9086: 24 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017, June 2017, July 2017, September 2017, October 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Curse of the Wyvern) (The Outlands)
Persistence: 23 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, January 2017) (The Maze of the Guilds) (Clue: Heathermire Hall)
Gravity: 23 (Captain's Challenge: February 2015, May 2015, July 2016, January 2017, June 2017, July 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
Tortwag: 23 (Captain's Challenge: August 2017, November 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Pokemon MysteryDungeon: The Seventeen Plates of Arceus) (The Revolution) (Aether) (Pokébook VI: World Tour) (Rei)
TheMaeuticMesmerist: 21 (Captain's Challenge: March 2015, May 2015) (The Witnesses) (Sailing the Neath)
Kays: 18 (Captain's Challenge: August 2017) (SB Workshop: June 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (C.A.M.P.) (Shattered Moons) (Aether)
ajruby12: 17 (Crew Challenge: September 2017, October 2017) (Skies of Nebulae) (PIrates of the Lost Sea) (The Mighty Metro Monitors)
SpiritedWolfe: 16 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015) (The Maze of the Guilds) (C.A.M.P.) (Shattered Moons)
LadyLizz: 16 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017, October 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017, October 2017) (Clue: Heathermire Hall) (The Time Games) (Cul-De-Sac)
Chaser: 15 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (C.A.M.P.) (The Maze of the Guilds) (WARRIORS, The Second Moon)


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Craz: 14 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, January 2017) (Shattered Moons) (Clue: Heathermire Hall)
Poopsie: 13 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, December 2015) (C.A.M.P.) (The Maze of the Guilds) (Reverse Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Guardians of Erebus)
Sacredlege: 13 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Clue: Heathermire Hall)
reikann: 13 (Captain's Challenge: October 2016)
PrincessInk: 13 (Captain's Challenge: June 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Sea of Seven) (Stargazers: Our Ghosts) (Curse of the Phoenix)
AllisontheWriter: 13 (Shattered Moons) (Overwatch: The Nightwatch)
Caesar: 12 (The Broken Seal) (d3m0n hun73r) (C.A.M.P) (Aether)
StupidSoup: 12 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, July 2016, January 2017) (The Wilderness of Machafuko (Chaos)) (The Maze of the Guilds)
Oswin1800: 11 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Crew Challenge: November 2016) (The Revolution)
ChildOfNowhere: 11 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (The Witnesses)
Deskro: 10 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015) (The Maze of the Guilds)
Nike: 10 (Crew Challenge: November 2016) (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
chibibo: 10 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017, March 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Pokébook VI: World Tour)


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Robusto: 8 (Captain's Challenge: May 2015, December 2015)
NicoleBri: 8 (Captain's Challenge: February 2015, January 2017)
CoffeeCat: 8 (Captain's Challenge: June 2017) (Crew Challenge: November 2016) (Stargazers: Our Ghosts)
Rosendorn: 8 (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (The Broken Seal) (Pokébook VI: World Tour)
Kelpies: 8 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (SB Workshop: June 2017)
LeftyWriter: 8 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Crew Challenge: November 2016, September 2017)
Vellichor: 7 (Captain's Challenge: November 2016, January 2017) (Fireheart)
DarshayataDeka: 7 (Stargazers: Our Ghosts)
FigrothFelanor: 7 (Shattered Moons)
Megrim: 6 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Clue: Heathermire Hall)
Moonwatcher: 6 (Captain's Challenge October 2016, November 2016, January 2017)
EvangelineFire: 6 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Sailing the Neath)
Strident: 6 (Contracted) (Cul-De-Sac)
TheCrimsonLady: 5 (Captain's Challenge: April 2015)
AndrewRayne: 5 (Captain's Challenge: April 2015)
SirenCymbaline: 5 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Europa: 5 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, January 2017)
Querencia: 5 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Clue: Heathermire Hall)
ty7lucky: 5 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Clue: Heathermire Hall)
niteowl: 5 (The Witches' Switches)
Sonder: 5 (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Sea of Seven)
RippleGylf: 5 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017) (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Mana)


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Lightsong: 4 (Captain's Challenge: October 2016)
Basil: 4 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Remembrance: 4 (Captain's Challenge: December 2016, January 2017)
jumpingsheep: 4 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015, January 2017)
EldritchArchivist: 4 (Obscurities)
Dracula: 3 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Carina: 3 (C.A.M.P.) (Reverse Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Guardians of Erebus)
Jexy: 3 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
HazelGrace16: 3 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
NympheaLily: 3 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
StellaThomas: 3 (C.A.M.P.) (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
regismare: 3 (Sea of Seven)
Synnoev: 3 (Cul-De-Sac)
sherlockhson: 3 (The Outlands)
KaiRyu: 3 (Crew Challenge: May 2017) (Shattered Moons)
KingLucifer: 2 (C.A.M.P.)
Iggy: 2 (C.A.M.P.)
Veeren: 2 (C.A.M.P.)
Bloo: 2 (The Broken Seal)
Tuesday: 2 (Captain's Challenge: October 2015)
Pompadour: 2 (Shattered Moons)
Lareine: 2 (Shattered Moons)
Mea: 2 (The Revolution)
Snoink: 2 (New Year's Revolutions)
Ninlil: 2 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
KiraThePotatoChip: 2 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
AnarchyWolf: 2 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
passenger: 2 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
fictionfanatic: 2 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Remington38: 2 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Sparkawan: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
Terian805: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
MJTucker: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
Griffinkeeper: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
Ravenlord: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
AdventurerDaniel: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
DragonNoir: 2 (Crew Challenge: May 2017)
Ventomology: 1 (Reverse Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Guardians of Erebus)
JuliasSneezer: 1 (The Revolution)
Gymnast2801: 1 (WARRIORS, The Second Moon)
NicolMemo: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Sevro: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
TheForgottenKing: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
DreamingForever: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
KAL: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
felidae: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Lau2001: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
marmalade: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)
Desdemona: 1 (Captain's Challenge: January 2017)

Spoiler! :
For those of you who are interested in defeating though you're more likely to join ;P the Pokémon League of the Storybook Region, here is the list of names of those who stand in your way.

Champion: BrumalHunter - ???

Elite Four 4: Lumi - Fairy
Elite Four 3: TheSilverFox - Water
Elite Four 2: Steggy - Rock
Elite Four 1: Wolfical - Dark

Gym Leader 8: Rydia - Fire
Gym Leader 7: saentiel - Psychic
Gym Leader 6: Omnom - Grass
Gym Leader 5: LordZeus - Electric
Gym Leader 4: XxXTheSwordsmanXxX - Steel
Gym Leader 3: Persistence - Fighting
Gym Leader 2: Gravity - Ground
Gym Leader 1: TheMaeuticMesmerist - Poison

Challengers: Sheytato (8 Badges; 4 Elite)
Lael (5 Badges)
soundofmind (4 Badges)
ScarlettFire (3 Badges)
Feltrix (3 Badges)
FalconerGal9086 (3 Badges)
Tortwag (1 Badge)
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Challenged Adventurer(s): @Sheytato @Remington38 @Lael @Wolfical @Amnesia @XxXTheSwordsmanXxX
Storybook: Blood on the Tundra
The Challenge: We have a great deal of turmoil happening within our protagonists. your first point can be gained by having a character either express their inner turmoil to another character. The second point can be gained by trying to help someone helping another with their turmoil. The third point can be gained by enjoying a little fun. Have your character start a snowball fight, play hide and seek. Something that injects a little fun into their stress filled lives.
Completion Time: One post by December 31
Credits Awarded: 3
  





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Challenged Adventurer(s): @saentiel, @Feltrix, @Lael, @Tortwag, @Poopsie, @TheBlueCat, @Sheytato and @Thundahguy.

The Storybook: Rei

The Challenge: First Arc - The Starting Arc

This round of posts is the start to our unconventional chosen one story! The main goal of it is to introduce the cast and having their team start to form. After all, they're going to be saving the world together! Once they figure out what they're saving it from, that is.

Completion Time: 8 posts

Credits Awarded: You can get one credit by including dialogue from at least one other character. You can get a second credit by following the plot point of your choice. A third credit can be earned if your post is at least seven hundred words for a total of three credits.
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Challenged Adventurer(s):

@Sheytato @Lael @AllisontheWriter @Chaser @Omnom @XxXTheSwordsmanXxX @soundofmind

Storybook:

Overwatch: The Nightwatch

"Okay, we're gonna split up into teams. Welcome to your new headquarters, what little we have right now. But, that's fine, because we're gonna rebuild this place into a command worthy of Nightwatch's name.

"Our first objective is to get power up and running to this library, enough to get a establish a connection with Athena. There's an old Talon outpost 10 miles south of here, and I'll bet it has the equipment we need. Joao (@Omnom) and Midori (@AllisontheWriter), your job is to find a working ion reactor core and retrieve it. Expect resistance.

"The Omnium factory on the coast here is jamming our signals. This will be a major problem trying to establish any communication in this region until we take out their communication tower. Mask (@Sheytato), Sasha (@Lael), and Gwen (@XxXTheSwordsmanXxX), this will be your task. There will be heavy defenses there, so your best bet is to go in through stealth. Fight only if you need to, and call upon either Geryon or myself for assistance. Geryon can remotely provide a pick-up and I can provide some back-up, but only if necessary.

"Lastly, we need to set up an outpost and relief force to the locals. We need them on our side, and this is what Overwatch was all about. Geryon (@Chaser) and Mickey (@soundofmind), you'll have to reach out to the local... government here, and establish a line of communication with them. A gang is a more apt term for them, and communications might go south. If so, use force. Show them they are no longer in power here, and show the people that there is hope in the world once again.

"Brigitte out."

Credits Awarded: 2 points per post, for a maximum of six, per person.
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Challenged Adventurer(s): @saentiel, @GreenTea, @Lael, @XxXTheSwordsmanXxX, @Sheytato, @Kelpies and @Omnom.

The Storybook: Outliers

The Challenge: Rekindling the Fire

On the verge of death itself, our storybook is making a comeback! Since we're all probably pretty rusty with our characters, the goal of this challenge is to get us back into writing as them. There's two ways you can achieve this. The first is to write interactions between your character and at least one other. This character can be either an NPC or someone's character. Writing out conversations is a great way to remember what a person is like. Besides writing out some dialogue, highlighting your characters' abilities - or apparent lack of abilities - will help define them.

Completion Time: 14 posts

Credits Awarded: You can get one credit by including dialogue from at least one other character. You can get a second credit by including your character's abilities or lack of abilities. A third credit can be earned if your post is at least seven hundred words for a total of three credits.
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Welcome to Initiation



Welcome to initiation, students. This will be your time to prove whether or not you truly belong here at Beacon. This will not be easy. You can die here. Not that I want you to, I don't want any of my students to die, but this is a test for how life would be as a Huntsman.

Main Objective: Find the relic. (1 point)
Secondary Objectives: Figure out an inventive light source and landing strategy (1 Point)
Show off every facet of your weapon and your Semblance (1 Point)
Find your partner (I will be deciding who gets paired up via a random generator) (1 Point)


Team ARTC



Main Objective: Continue the Arctic Subplot (1 Point per post)
Secondary Objective: Complete Character Profiles (1 Point)
Continue plotting the Arctic Subplot (1 Point for each ARTC character introduced)

Completion Time: Until the end of Initiation
Credits Awarded: Team AMBR and VRDN - 4 points; Team ARTC - 2 Points plus 1 per post up to 4)
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Captain's Challenge: Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot...
As Issued by First Mate Lumi


Happy New Year, YWSers! With the brand-new year ahead of us, we'd like to see something new through the eyes of our characters in the storybook realm. If you've ever looked at someone and thought they seemed familiar...just...familiar...but not known exactly where you knew them from, you may have a head start on this challenge.

For January 2018, we want you to produce scenes where you sew seeds of future or past plots by introducing or passing a vague NPC who will mean something to the storybook's plot. Obviously this can't be multiplied inside the same storybook by the same person...but it can be done in others.

So we'll break it down like this! For every fateful encounter you have describing a forgotten or new acquaintance in a different storybook, you will receive two points, up to four storybooks for up to eight points total!

THOSE who've swam in the briny depths these last few months...
I am a forest fire and an ocean, and I will burn you just as much
as I will drown everything you have inside.
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Hello, fellow outlaws! Here's a re-issuing of this challenge, which we'll have until Round 2 is overwith. ;) For this challenge I want you to collaborate with a fellow SB-er on your post. You get one point for collaborating whether you're the one who posts it or not!

You'll also get one point for your post being over 700 words!

You'll receive another point for doing one of these two things:
1. Have your character express gratefulness or grief over joining the group.
2. Have your character express suspicion or trust towards one of the others in the group.

Also @FalconerGal9086 if you figure out a way for Ari to get a kitten in this round you'll get a special extra point for thineself.

Completion Time: The duration of Round Two
Credits Awarded: A possibility of 3! (and 4 for Falconer)
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i. aether

in january, write a post including 1-3 of the following elements to get 1-3 points.
a.) an exploration of eldritch spiritual manipulation
b.) the cataclysm worsening and our heroes fleeing to the outward-bound train
c.) new imaginings of a water-based calamity

ii. mana

in january, write a post including 1-3 of the following elements to get 1-3 points.
a.) killing one of the Mad Heroes on the Isle of Lost Heroes or describing the ship crash
b.) discovering James' diary, belongings, or himself, & describing the fallout of the event
c.) finding a place to rest after our long journey / enriching the lore via dialogue during rest

iii. pokebook
in january, write a post including 1-3 of the following elements to get 1-3 points.
a.) encounter an evolutionary/transformation item and remark at its price or lack thereof. perhaps discuss how trade evolution works in our world instead of via trading.
b.) personify your favorite pokemon on your team this month.
c.) think on your own about Salem, Bisharp, and the Pokerus Virus that had him in horrid mind-shape, and how it could possibly spread.

iv. V
in january, write a post including 1-3 of the following elements to get 1-3 points.
a.) explore the forests to the west of Broken Japan
b.) take pictures of ornate Oni stick weavings
c.) speak--actually speak--to Alexei
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Reissuing the following challenge!

Challenged Adventurer(s): @Synnoev, @Strident, @Steggy, @Persistence, @saentiel, @LadyLizz, @Sheytato (omitting sound and I since we already posted for this round)
Storybook: Cul-De-Sac
The Challenge: It's a Friday morning in mid September: move-in day for the students! The neighbors have taken the day off of work so that they can make sure, as discreetly as possible, that everything goes wrong.

For the Students

a) Discover at least one creepy thing about 823.
b) In some way, have your character express either regret or excitement for deciding to move in to 823.
c) Have your character open up about their thoughts about one of the neighbors to another student.

For the Neighbors

a) Spy on or stalk one student in particular. It's up to you whether or not your character gets caught.
b) Use your character's skills in haunting to frighten the students in some way while they're moving in.
c) Use all of the following words or their derivatives in your post: "blood," "shadow," and "hearth."

Completion Time: 1 month; 1 post
Credits Awarded: You'll get a single credit just for posting, and another credit for each of the three alpha-challenges (the a b c ones) pertaining to your type of character! So that's four possible points up for grabs.
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We're halfway through January, oh my!

Spoiler! :
@Feltrix has earned three credits for Rei!
=3

@Sheytato has earned two credits for the CC!
=2

@soundofmind has earned a credit for Mana, and three credits for The Outlands!
=4

@TheSilverFox has earned three credits for V!
=3

@Tortwag has earned three credits for Rei!
=3
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Welcome, avid Pokémon and/or Storybook fans, to the second League Broadcast since our Radio Station has been reclaimed!

As usual, we shall display the League status before and after this update, with commentary to follow. Note that an announcement will conclude this broadcast, so stay tuned!
Spoiler! :
Champion: BrumalHunter - ???

Elite Four 4: Lumi - Fairy
Elite Four 3: TheSilverFox - Water
Elite Four 2: Wolfical - Dark
Elite Four 1: Dino - Rock

Gym Leader 8: Rydia - Fire
Gym Leader 7: saentiel - Psychic
Gym Leader 6: Omnom - Grass
Gym Leader 5: LordZeus - Electric
Gym Leader 4: XxXTheSwordsmanXxX - Steel
Gym Leader 3: Persistence - Fighting
Gym Leader 2: Gravity - Ground
Gym Leader 1: TheMaeuticMesmerist - Poison

Challengers: Sheytato (8 Badges; 4 Elite)
Lael (5 Badges)
soundofmind (3 Badges)
Feltrix (3 Badges)
ScarlettFire (1 Badge)
FalconerGal9086 (0 Badges)

Spoiler! :
Champion: BrumalHunter - ???

Elite Four 4: Lumi - Fairy
Elite Four 3: TheSilverFox - Water
Elite Four 2: Steggy - Rock
Elite Four 1: Wolfical - Dark

Gym Leader 8: Rydia - Fire
Gym Leader 7: saentiel - Psychic
Gym Leader 6: Omnom - Grass
Gym Leader 5: LordZeus - Electric
Gym Leader 4: XxXTheSwordsmanXxX - Steel
Gym Leader 3: Persistence - Fighting
Gym Leader 2: Gravity - Ground
Gym Leader 1: TheMaeuticMesmerist - Poison

Challengers: Sheytato (8 Badges; 4 Elite)
Lael (5 Badges)
soundofmind (4 Badges)
ScarlettFire (3 Badges)
Feltrix (3 Badges)
FalconerGal9086 (3 Badges)
Tortwag (1 Badge)


During festive seasons, the jostling for positions was kept to the minimum as Gym Leaders and Elite Members sought to spend their free time enjoying the holidays. Steggy overtook Wolfical again, but little else happened inside the League Building.

As for our challengers, soundofmind defeater her fourth Gym Leader, ScarlettFire and FalconryGal9086 both defeated their third, and Tortwag defeated his first! Regrettably, this won't mean much next month. Let's find out why!


Yes, that's right: it's time for the announcement! Once February comes around, the League will accept new blood to revitalise its ranks. Challengers who haven't advanced in their journey for a while will be invited to join the League, which will regrettably force us to retire some of our pre-existing Gym Leaders. Moreover, we shall be required to nullify the value of Badges handed out by these Gym Leaders, so some the remaining challengers will experience a massive setback, for which we sincerely apologise.

Below you will find the preliminary list of League Members if nothing changes. Please inspect it, and if you observe that you are to receive an invitation, please consider the type you wish to reserve for your team.
Spoiler! :
Champion: BrumalHunter - Ghost

Elite Four 4: Sheytato - Ice
Elite Four 3: Lumi - Fairy
Elite Four 2: TheSilverFox - Water
Elite Four 1: Steggy - Rock

Gym Leader 8: Wolfical - Dark
Gym Leader 7: Rydia - Fire
Gym Leader 6: saentiel - Dragon
Gym Leader 5: Omnom - Grass
Gym Leader 4: Lael - ???
Gym Leader 3: LordZeus - Electric
Gym Leader 2: XxXTheSwordsmanXxX - Steel
Gym Leader 1: Feltrix - ???

Challengers
soundofmind (1 Badge)


Available Types
NormalGrassFireWaterBugFlying
PoisonElectricPsychicGroundRockDark
GhostSteelFightingIceDragonFairy
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Welcome to Hollywoodland

Challenged Adventurer(s): @Steggy @LadyLizz @Lumi @TheBlueCat
Storybook: Starlight
The Challenge: Greetings stars and starlets. Beginning with round three, I would like to give you all the opportunity to earn up to five points.

1. Have your character interact with a real life Hollywood film star of the day. (1 point)
2. Show your character interacting with the press OR a fan. (1 point) An additional bonus of 1 point will be awarded if the encounter takes place at night.
3. Include a flashback scene involving Karen. An additional bonus of 1 point will be awarded if she has dialogue in the scene.

Completion Time: 1 month, 1 post
Credits Awarded: Up to five

Good luck!

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