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I KNOW THIS MIGHT BE A LONG READ BUT ITâLL BE WORTH IT!

Before you get into this RPG, which I promise you will enjoy, I got the idea of making this from several stuff. The Hunger Games inspired me the most since I love the books and the movie was great. I also got a little inspiration from The Maze Runner. There are several things that made me want to do this, but it actually was out of the blue, not going to lieâ¦

Anyways please read the story if you wish to participate, I know it may not be the best but it will make this RPG way better than you think. I approve of any constructive feedback if possible (On my profile) and if you donât like something just tell me. Good Luck!


STORY: Set in the year 2063, humans have always been the same, greedy and egotistical as usual, but one thing that truly hasn't changed is their need for entertainment. With so much stuff that used to be entertaining a few decades back seized to be that exactly, humans didn't know what exactly to be entertained by anymore. Now television is full of tournaments and races involving real people in real danger more than ever before, this gives a sense of thrill and excitement in the viewers and this also means big bucks for producers and directors. These shows aren't the casual low set contests you see, they involve killing to survive and fighting to the death. It kind of brings back the times for coliseums and gladiators if you think about it. It just goes to show that humans will always be the same, so much blood lust and the need for entertainment.

This brings me to a very special tournament called, ââGROUND ZEROââ. This tournament is considered to be one of the best and most watched of this century. It consists of survival mostly, but itâs all twisted. With monsters, obstacles and with even the players having to fear each other it is one of the most intense and suspenseful tournaments of all time. It is located on an island, location which is unknown, which is covered by a dome. This cannot be seen by satellite because all governments have blocked off its view to the public. This dome is used to create the biomes inside of this tournament; the players have to go through weather changes that can be disastrous, even tornadoes have been seen in this tournament. They also have to go through different terrains such as deserts, glaciers, mountains, etc.

GETTING STARTED: [Big AD on TV and Billboards] Hello, I am Albern, your host for this yearâs Ground Zero! This year since we are choosing the USA to be part of it, I have come to New York to find enlistees! If you wish to sign up you must travel to the Big Apple and go to the ''Core'', only a handful will be picked to partake in this yearâs Ground Zero so be sure to be thorough with your application seeing as how we will only be picking who we think will be best for this year. Good luck and to all a prosperous journey!

RULES:

*YOU MUST READ ALL THE RULES

*3 or 5 Groups, each group has 2 players. (So it will be 10 players max, but anyone can apply)

*Players are selected by how well they construct their application.

*Players will be put in randomly into the teams.

*Players who have died can participate in the next tournament with a new name but they have less possibility of getting in.

*Anyone can sign up but only a handful will be chosen. (Please do not be mad if you are not picked, I can only handle a certain amount of people, please understand that. Plus I want this to feel like an actual tournament and there will be several more tournaments, this is just the first.)

*This RPG is special; it actually consists of a group winning. (Currently there is no prize, I was thinking maybe something you could put on your profile or something, Iâll think of something.)

*Once the flame is lit you must start. (Basically itâs when I start it and tell people what to do and how to start it off.)

*Only players that are in the same group can talk to each other, but everyone may address to me. Now, how you will talk to your partner is up to you, I suggest not through here though.

*If in any way I catch you cheating, you and you alone will be disqualified and sent to the pit, where you will die a painful and agonizing death. Please do not cheat it could put your partner in a bad position and could cause him his death as well.

*Only I decide what happens to the group and players. You cannot say anything that will be in your favor, for example you cannot say: ââI walked forward and I jumped the gapââ The right way of putting it would be: ââI walked forward and I attempt to jump the gap.ââ Also please donât be dull (lack of creativity) and you must use proper grammar, punctuation and spelling if you wish to get into the Core.

*Groups do not decide in groups on most situations, I will most likely almost always split you up, the only reason you are in groups is so you do not kill each other. Oh that's another thing it is illegal to kill your partner, if you even try to do it I will immediately send you to the pit.

*IMPORTANT: The application sheet is not the same as the sheet you use in the actual RPG. There is only some stuff you use and some stuff will be added to the Character Sheet. I will instruct everyone on what to put.

*IMPORTANT: Any criticism should be posted onto my profile comments not here, this is to avoid any confusion and to not cause such a mess in this thread so to keep it clean and neat.

APPLICATION:

*Name: (Please make up a name, be creative)

*Age: (Between the ages of 18-25)

*Athletic Abilities: (You must choose 2 of these: Sprinter, Strength, Endurance, and Agile.) (This will basically be your only athletic abilities in the RPG. It will factor in on some situations.)

*Gender: (Male or Female, choose what you like, I hope itâs what you are in real life xD)

*Bio: (Basically your history before ââGround Zeroââ and why you wanted to enter. You may put what you wish here, just be realistic and remember to keep it in the time frame of the set year which is 2024. Do not put anything ridiculous or immature or you will not be accepted. You do not have to put anything here if you do not want to but you will have less chance of going to the Core. The more creative you are the better chance you have of getting into the Core.)

*Appearance: (This will not affect your possibility to enter but it adds to the story and gives a better image) [Eye Color] [Hair Color] [Skin Color] [Height] [Shape: I will pick your shape according to your athletic abilities so leave this blank.] (If you put anything ridiculous like green skin I will not let you participate.)

*Previous Contender: (If yes, which one, if no then just write no)
(Currently there are none since this is the first tournament, but there will be more. Just put no or your application could become null...)

ALMOST THERE:

All you have to do now is post the application, once I have a certain amount of people, which I will not say, I will close registration. Then I will announce when I will be starting and will message everyone on their profiles so they can get ready so please keep your comment section open, if you do not have it open I will not add you to the Core.

Please refrain from any immature and unrealistic stuff in your application cause that will result in you not being able to be put on the Core and possibly any future tournaments.

Last but not least, everyone have fun! I donât want complaining⦠Constructive criticism is fine but if it is anything but that I will send you to the pit and youâll die and be excluded from the rest of the tournament. Also, everyone will move as one, basically I mean that everyone has to enter their next move until I can give everyone the next order.

If this doesn't go well I probably wonât be making any other RPGâs so Iâll appreciate it if you guys try it out at least. Btw this is my second RPG ever so I need as much criticism possible, but only put criticism on my profile please.

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Wow my bad, I thought I had done it already. Good thing you reminded me.

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shadowgun453

*Name: Shadow White
*Age: 18
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Agile
*Gender: Male
*HP: 100/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 6 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack. 1 Key.
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Blue

I check the well, if there is nothing there, I will head back the way I came and continue on my path.

~You check in the well and see some sort of object glowing, it's in reach. You grab the object and pull it out. It's a bag with a gold shine over it. You open the bag and check inside:
*3 Rations
*1 Random Key
*The golden bag itself
As you put everything into your pack, even the bag. You decide to head back the way you came. You continue on your path for a good 40 minutes. You approach what seems to be a dead end, but just as you are about to turn around you feel your pack moving around. You reach inside and take it out. Inside there is a hidden pocket, and there is something moving inside of it. You check and it's a little robotic spider. The spider has a red light blinking on it. It decides to jump out and climb the wall, you follow the red light with your eyes. As it approaches the corner top of the wall everything is quiet. A few seconds later the wall starts to open. It's the outside! You step outside and check the horizon. You see a what seems to be a few mountains in the distant to the north-east and a forest to the west.
[Golden Bag left on the floor so it is no longer part of your inventory]

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*Name: Shadow White
*Age: 18
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Agile
*Gender: Male
*HP: 100/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 6 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack. 1 Key.
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Blue

I head for the forest.

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*Name: Ghalaghor
*Age: 20
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Endurance
*Gender: Male
*HP: 100/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack (Use it wisely, for emergency only).
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Red (Darkstar 1 vote. 2 needed.) (Magical Survivors 1 vote. 2 needed.)

i try to get, as carefully as possible, to the left door. but before i do that i try to find out what lies on the floor.

(why am i separated from my teammate when i entered the same opening? we where both in the same path and there was only one opening (the hole) so i thought i would get into that too...)

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(why am i separated from my teammate when i entered the same opening? we where both in the same path and there was only one opening (the hole) so i thought i would get into that too...)


No no no. He was on the path not the opening. He was coming back but a wall fell down and closed off the area. So he couldn't reach you. Basically you were on one side of the wall and he was on the other.
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xAyjAy

*Name: Ghalaghor
*Age: 20
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Endurance
*Gender: Male
*HP: 95/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack (Use it wisely, for emergency only). Unknown dagger.
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Red (Darkstar 1 vote. 2 needed.) (Magical Survivors 1 vote. 2 needed.)

I try to get, as carefully as possible, to the left door. But before i do that I try to find out what lies on the floor.

~You attempt to figure out what is on the floor. As you search around with your hands blindly you slice your hand open with something sharp. You carefully grab whatever sliced your hand open without cutting yourself, as your eyes adjust to the darkness you can tell it's some sort of dagger of some kind but it's unknown to you since you cannot tell what it is. Once there is light you should be able to figure out what it is. You take that and assume everything else is junk and don't want to get hurt again. You grab a cloth from your pack and cover up your hand, it'll take some time for it to stop bleeding. You head left through the door and it seems to be a completely lit room with various platforms and such. It seems as if there are various ways you can take but all require to use your athletic abilities. To the left is a few platforms several feet apart, it seems as if you'd have to jump them to make it across. North there seems to be some type of mud or a gooey substance that you have to cross, there's no telling what that could be. To your right just seems like a normal path but you can see cracks in the walls and floors.
[5 HP lost from wound]

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*Name: Ghalaghor
*Age: 20
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Endurance
*Gender: Male
*HP: 95/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack (Use it wisely, for emergency only). Unknown dagger.
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Red (Darkstar 1 vote. 2 needed.) (Magical Survivors 1 vote. 2 needed.)

first, i examine the unknown dagger, then i go back and look what is behind the right door so i can decide which challenge i want to try.

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Um you missed mine, and where is my partner?

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Um you missed mine, and where is my partner?


I didn't miss you. I'm going to wait for people to catch up a bit.

And your partner is long gone. I don't know where he is. But don't worry, you can still play without a partner. Not having a partner is not really going to hurt your chances at winning anyways.
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I attempt to open the door and if it's locked I go up the platform (using the ladder) and attempty to opem the door.

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*Name: blue wing
*Age: 19
*Athletic Abilities: agility, sprinter
*Gender: male
*HP: 80/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 7/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack.
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: green

i will carefully get closer to the chest and open it. i will be ready to jump out of the way in case its a trap

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MattEmAngel

Name: Kenji
Age: 23
Athletic Abilities: Strength, Agile
Gender: Male
HP: 100/100
Hunger: 50/50
Thirst: 8/10
Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack
Weapons: Survival Knife
Gear: None
TEAM: Red (Darkstar 1 vote. 2 needed)

Great, I'm getting philosophies instead of directions. Well, I'm on RED team, so I choose red.

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*Name: Tarren Ward
*Age: 19
*Athletic Abilities: Sprinter, Endurance.
*Gender: Male
*HP: 100/100
*Hunger: 50/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Dead Parents Squad

I open the door on the right and take a peek.

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Great, I'm getting philosophies instead of directions.


Haha. Maybe read the sign again .-.

Anyways so everyone doesn't freakout I'm gonna go to sleep, I'm kind of tired.. I haven't slept yet and it's 7:25 in the morning. Gotta love vacation. :P

I'll be back later today, hopefully people have caught up by then and I'll post everyone's results

For now just hang in there.
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I think we have 12 hours difference xD

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shadowgun453

*Name: Shadow White
*Age: 18
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Agile
*Gender: Male
*HP: 100/100
*Hunger: 40/50
*Thirst: 7/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 6 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack. 1 Key.
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Blue

I head for the forest.

~The forest is about 2 or 3 miles away but you should get there in matters time. *30 minutes later* As you approach the forest you can tell by the humidity that rainfall is common. You can see wild plants in abundance but no animals. As you keep heading forward a small robotic type android appears in a small tree above you. It is a bit short compared to an average human and doesn't seem like any threat to you. There is a clear path where it seems as if a vehicle of some kind passed through.
(You can do what you please, you are an open area)
[3 Thirst from walk] [10 Hunger]

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xAyjAy

*Name: Ghalaghor
*Age: 20
*Athletic Abilities: Strength, Endurance
*Gender: Male
*HP: 90/100
*Hunger: 40/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack (Use it wisely, for emergency only).
*Weapons: Push Dagger XV (T-Shaped Dagger held in fist)
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Red (Darkstar 1 vote. 2 needed.) (Magical Survivors 1 vote. 2 needed.)

First, i examine the unknown dagger, then I go back and look what is behind the right door so i can decide which challenge I want to try.

~You examine the dagger closely. You can tell it's a dagger in the first place because its double edged with a central spine. The hilt appears to be going horizontally instead of vertically, the dagger itself is shaped like a T because of it. On the hilt there is a small electronic screen, it says, ''Push Dagger XV, it is meant to be grasped in your fist, not your palm.'' You then try and head back the way you came but the door seems to have locked, and is not even budging. The only way to continue is through one of the 3 paths paths mentioned before. Left, north, and right.
[5 hp from wound] [Wound has stopped bleeding][10 Hunger]

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MattEmAngel

Name: Kenji
Age: 23
Athletic Abilities: Strength, Agile
Gender: Male
HP: 100/100
Hunger: 40/50
Thirst: 8/10
Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack
Weapons: Survival Knife
Gear: None
TEAM: Red (Darkstar 1 vote. 2 needed)

Great, I'm getting philosophies instead of directions. Well, I'm on RED team, so I choose red.

~As you approach the red entrance you start to feel a sudden heat go through you, as if the temperature is getting higher. You continue on, ignoring it. As you get further through the tunnel it seems as if the temperature is getting higher and higher. You wipe the sweat off your forehead and continue. You then enter a room, you look and around and you are completely surrounded by lava and flames. There are a few paths leading to the same place, a small platform with a chest in it. You can either decide to go back or continue on. The paths are left, straight and right. But none seem stable, and it looks dangerous.
[10 Hunger]

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R2D21999

*Name: Tarren Ward
*Age: 19
*Athletic Abilities: Sprinter, Endurance.
*Gender: Male
*HP: 100/100
*Hunger: 40/50
*Thirst: 10/10
*Items: Survival Knife, 3 Rations[10 Hunger Each], 1 Big water bottle[5 Thirst Each], 1 med-pack
*Weapons: None
*Gear: None
*TEAM: Dead Parents Squad

I open the door on the right and take a peek.

~They appear to be stairs heading up to the platform above. There is also another door straight ahead of you.
[10 Hunger]

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