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MattEmAngel
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The Two Castles

~The Story~
The story begins with Castle Terrus, the greatest landmark in the world of Terra Novus. The castle itself was over a mile wide and housed thousands upon thousands of citizens. The King was a just and honorable man and ruled his kingdom from his castle in an age of peace that spanned nearly a thousand years. All was quiet and calm. Then, as with all stories, a single man became prideful. He saw that the King was aged and vulnerable. He was living in a generation that had never heard of war, much less seen it. He forced his way to the throne room and demanded the king bow to him. The King drew his sword. Enraged, the man vowed that he would not rest until Terrus had fallen.

The days grew dark after that. Swords were forged. Speeches were given. Hatred and envy grew. The King and the Man built their armies continually. The citizens of Castle Terrus experienced fear for the first time. An era of war and hatred was coming. The King, in his wisdom, knew that he could stop the oncoming war by stopping the Man behind it. He challenged him to a duel on the tallest tower. He accepted at once. When he arrived, the King grabbed him, disarmed him and threw himself, along with the Man, from the tower to their death.

The result was chaos. The armies, both bent on avenging their fallen leader, decimated each other. The mighty Castle Terrus fell. Each side retreated from each other to the edge of Terra Novus. There they decided to build their own castle. One for the Kingdom and the future restoration of peace, and one for Anarchy and the future destruction of peace.

Ages and ages passed, each side building a greater and taller and mightier castle. Each passed to the next generation their quest: to build the castle and fight. However, as the generations passed, that message faded away. Now, the castle residents live as they please, enjoying the freedom from the influence of the other castle. This is where your story begins: in the age of the Two Castles.


~The Rules~
READ THEM

-This is an adventure RPG. You will be fighting monsters, finding chests, solving Dungeons, killing bosses and earning all kinds of epic Legendary gear. It is divided into classes and involves turn-based combat. If thatâs what youâre looking for, this is it.
-No profanity, crude language, lewd comments, etc.
-No spam, trolling, etc.
-No âgod-modding.â You are not a superpowered Destroyer of Worlds. You are a human.
-Use correct grammar and spelling. Donât expect much from me if you donât try.
-This is a level-based game with level-based weapons. You will start at L1, which means all your weapons will be L1. You can ONLY equip weapons/armor at your level. You have a 10-Item inventory to store items until later use, along with a Castle Vault (more on that later)
-No hunger, thirst, stamina or exhaustion stats. Yay!
-Players who played the previous version, âEpicâs Tactical Base vs Base Strategy RPG,â will receive a Starter Pack bonus (more below)


~The Game~
You are a Hero of the Kingdom or a Hero of the Anarchy. Each side has a castle. For a very basic reference, imagine the original Red-vs-Blue âHALOâ map. Neither side has superior elements. Names will be changed on weapons and enemies may be different, but nothing significant.
You are loyal to your Castle and your Castle alone. You cannot defect.
This what you do:
Travel to different locations (on the Active Map) to fight monsters, explore dungeons, etc.
Explore the Castle (your castle is old and full of secrets. Locked doors, hidden rooms, etc).
Upgrade the Castle (to access more rooms and other things)
Buy/Sell at the Castle or at Towns
Be awesome.


~The Game Master~
I am Matt, and I am the GM. I will be controlling the environments, the bosses, the EXP and the dropped items. I will update this game at least once a day. I have added a âMessage Boardâ section to the GM Sheet (it lists all the elements of the game per day) to ask me questions or make suggestions, such as âCan I use this weapon?â or âI think you need more elemental monsters.â If you complain, complain there. If you complain frequently, you will be dealt with. I am, ultimately, the final authority on this game. Donât freak out, I always reply to comments and I will provide hints if you need them.

There will be action, comedy, cut-scenes (for boss kills) and hidden references. I may throw out a âGuess this thing, get 200 EXPâ every so often. You may find shout-outs to movies or video games along the way. If you have a good idea for a new weapon/armor/boss, post it in my âMessage Boardâ section.


~The Sheets~
There are several sheets you will see and you need to understand them. Iâll post all of them right off.

GM Sheet: This gives the day, weather, time, castle stats, character sheets, and several other important elements. Pay attention to this. When it is rainy, you wonât be able to see monsters as quickly. When it is dark, more monsters will spawn. Etc.

Class Sheet: This gives the templates for all classes, along with a description of each.

The Store: All available items, plus prices.

The Starter Packs: Previous players can choose TWO (yes, I changed it to TWO) of the following:
-Your previous Level (to find better weapons and armor and such)!
-Any one weapon or armor item!
-Your previous location (if you were in a dungeon or something)!
-Your companion or pet!
-A 50% Coupon for all (yes, ALL) Castle Store items (the Level limit still applies, donât buy L8 armor if youâre L5)! This is called the â50-POCâ (50 percent off coupon) and it is an Inventory item.

Good News: The Castles will NOT be attacked or breached anytime soon, so don't spend Gold on defeneses. Go adventuring.

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Patrick2011
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Patrick2011
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Templar

Name: Patrick2011, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Archer, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Long bow (L1)
Armor: Hunting jacket (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Arrows (-/-), Gold (0)

I will go to the White Forest.

sonicheroes95
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sonicheroes95
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Shepherd

Name: Talow, 100 HP, 50 MP
Class: Assassin, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): True Light's Flight (L1), Throwing knife (L1)
Armor: Stealth Robes (L1)
Inventory: (2/10) Poison Vial, Gold (0) Curved Dagger (L1)
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Name: Red Bear (L1), 80/100 HP, 0 MP
Weapons: Bear Claws (L1)
Armor: Bear Pelt (L1)
Inventory: (0/10)

wait for him to attack again, dodge his swipe, and hopefully interrupt his next move with a counter.

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Shepherd

Name: SubZero, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Ranger, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Short bow (L1)
Armor: Hunting jacket (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Arrows (-/-), Gold (0)

I will go to the White Forest.

gamermartin
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gamermartin
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Blacksmith

Team: Anarchy
Name: Gamer, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Ranger, Level 6, EXP (???)
Weapon(s): Short bow (L1)
Armor: Hunting jacket (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Arrows (-/-), Gold (0)

sorry, I also had a lot of school work, its hard being a middle schooler doing college level work ( I am very advanced, best in my school) , but im here and for my pack I pick my level and my companion, how does my level effect my health/mp? How will selphy be effected in the new RPG, here is her stat sheet when the last one stopped.


Selphy the Elf: Level 5, XP 4400/8000 (Infantry) 5500 HP, 200 MP
Weapon: Elfin Short bow (T4-Light) + Poison (T2) [Strong Strike (Ready!)]
Armor: Monster Hides (T3-Medium)
Inventory (3/10): Spell book (T3-Light), Strong Healing Herbs (Heals 500 Health), Archerâs Poison Vial (T2)

I think its time to help anarchy if kyle kept his level and they are also outnumbered, I join anarchy.

Kylelolcat
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Kylelolcat
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Peasant

Name: Kylelolcat, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Juggernaut, Level 4, EXP (0/500)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1), Steel Knight's Helmet (L1)
Inventory: (1/10), Failsword (T9), Gold (10)

Wait, don't I get the 50-POC?

Wither way, I look around my castle.

rick073
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rick073
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Shepherd

Name: Rick, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Juggernaut, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Tower Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1), Steel Knight Helmet (L1)
Inventory: (2/10), Gold (10), 50-POC, Knightâs Shield (L1)

Wow, this really progressed.

I'll go to Flatwater Lake to see what's there.

shadowgun453
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Jester

Name: Shadow, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Knight ,Level 3, EXP (0/300)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) 50-POC, Gold (10)

I head to Scarborough, I'll check that rabbit hole later.

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pangtongshu
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Scribe

Nameang, 150 HP, 250 MP
Class: Summoner, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Mageâs Staff (L1)
Armor: Mageâs Robe (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Attack Book (L1: Fire [50MP], Lightning [50MP]), Gold (0)
Summondex: (0)

Whoops..my bad. Actually had one picked..but I guess I deleted it XD

Anyways...I was goin to go with kingdom..but to make it even I'll side with Anarchy.

MattEmAngel
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HECK YEAH! Wow this took a long time to update!

-GM Sheet-

Day: 1
Weather: Clear
Time: Day 4/4 (Day or Night out of 4)

CASTLE-KINGDOM:

Defenses: Crossbows, trebuchets, anything to keep invaders out.

Castle Wall (L1)
Castle Gate (L1)
Giant Crossbow (L1) [5]
Guardians: Guards to defend your Castle. Default soldiers exist, you must find Legendary
Castle Guards (L1) [10]
Castle Knights (L1) [10]
Legendary: None
Buildings: Free-access areas. Dungeons, Mini-Dungeons and Hidden Rooms are not included.
Great Hall I (Many locked doors are here. Can be upgraded)
Hospital (Return to regain all HP/MP in one turn. Can be upgraded)
Vault (Holds 10 items per player. Return to store any items. Can be upgraded)
Castle Store
Battlements (L1)
Barracks (L1)
Training Hall (L1) (level up to unlock more trainers/NPC backups)


Heroes of the Kingdom:
Name: Theonewhoplays, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Knight, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1)
Inventory: (0/10), Gold (10)
Name: Sonic, 100 HP, 50 MP
Class: Assassin, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): True Light's Flight (L?), Throwing knife (L1)
Armor: Stealth Robes (L1)
Inventory: (2/10) Poison Vial, Curved Dagger (L1), Gold (0)
Name: Kylelolcat, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Juggernaut, Level 4, EXP (0/500)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1), Steel Knight's Helmet (L1)
Inventory: (1/10), Failsword (T9), Gold (10)
Name: Max, 150 HP, 250 MP
Class: Summoner, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Mageâs Staff (L1)
Armor: Mageâs Robe (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Attack Book (L1: Fire [50MP], Lightning [50MP]), Gold (0),
Summondex: (0)
Name: SubZero, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Ranger, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Short bow (L1)
Armor: Hunting jacket (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Arrows (-/-), Gold (0)


ATTACKED: 0 (number of times your castle has been attacked)
BREACHED: 0 (number of times it has been breached)
STOLEN: 0 (Items that have been stolen from the Castle and moved to the other Castle)

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CASTLE-ANARCHY:

Defenses: Crossbows, trebuchets, anything to keep invaders out.

Castle Wall (L1)
Castle Gate (L1)
Giant Crossbow (L1) [5]
Guardians: Guards to defend your Castle. Default soldiers exist, you must find Legendary
Castle Guards (L1) [10]
Castle Knights (L1) [10]
Legendary: None
Buildings: Free-access areas. Dungeons, Mini-Dungeons and Hidden Rooms are not included
Great Hall I (Many locked doors are here. Can be upgraded)
Hospital (Return to regain all HP/MP in one turn. Can be upgraded)
Vault (Holds 10 items per player. Return to store any items. Can be upgraded)
Castle Store
Battlements (L1)
Barracks (L1)
Training Hall (L1) (level up to unlock more trainers/NPC backups)


Heroes of the Anarchy:
Name: Patrick2011, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Archer, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Long bow (L1)
Armor: Hunting jacket (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Arrows (-/-), Gold (0)
Name: Shadow, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Knight ,Level 3, EXP (0/300)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) 50-POC, Gold (10)
Name: Rick, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Juggernaut, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Tower Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1), Steel Knight Helmet (L1)
Inventory: (2/10), Gold (10), 50-POC, Knightâs Shield (L1)
Name: Gamer, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Ranger, Level 6, EXP (0/1000)
Weapon(s): Short bow (L1)
Armor: Hunting jacket (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Arrows (-/-), Gold (0)
Name: Selphy (Gamer), 5500 HP, 200 MP
Class: Archer, Level 5, EXP (4400/8000)
Weapon: Elfin Short bow (L4) + Poison (L2)
Armor: Monster Hides (L3)
Inventory (2/10): Defense Book (L3: Healing 500 HP [50 MP]), Archerâs Poison Vial (L2)
Name: pang, 150 HP, 250 MP
Class: Summoner, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Mageâs Staff (L1)
Armor: Mageâs Robe (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Attack Book (L1: Fire [50MP], Lightning [50MP]), Gold (0)
Summondex: (0)

ATTACKED: 0 (number of times someone has attacked your castle)
BREACHED: 0 (number of times breached)
STOLEN: 0 (Items that have been stolen from the Castle and moved to the other Castle)

_________________
Active Map:
White Forest (L1), Towns: 1
Flatwater Lake (L1), Towns: ???
Rook Island (L2), Towns: ???
Cavetop Mountain (L2), Towns: ???
Blackwater Bay (L2), Towns: ???
The Valley of Caves (L3), Towns: ???

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Battle:

Name: Talow, 95 HP, 50 MP
Class: Assassin, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): True Light's Flight (L1), Throwing knife (L1)
Armor: Stealth Robes (L1)
Inventory: (2/10) Poison Vial, Gold (0) Curved Dagger (L1)
--------------VS----------------
Name: Red Bear (L1), 60 HP, 0 MP
Weapons: Bear Claws (L1)
Armor: Bear Pelt (L1)
Inventory: (0/10)

The bear lunges forward and slashes for your head. You duck, but he catches you with one of his claws and deals 5! He slashes with his other front paw. You counter with the keyblade and hit him, dealing 20 more! The bear backs off, then rushes you full-on!

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Story:

@Patrick:
You enter the White Forest (L1). It's a peaceful, well-lit place, with paths criss-crossing and trees placed at random. Everything is green but the tree trunks, which are a pale white. There are a few hedges too tall to jump that form a bit of a wall on your right. Ahead, the path widens. You see a wooden signpost with two arrows, facing opposite directions. You also hear a rustling in the hedges nearby...

@Subzero:
You enter the White Forest (L1). It's a peaceful, well-lit place, with paths criss-crossing and trees placed at random. Everything is green but the tree trunks, which are a pale white. There are a few hedges too tall to jump that form a bit of a wall on your right. You notice a signpost not too far ahead. Suddenly, you sense something. You feel as though you are being watched.

@Kyle:
You get two Starter Pack items. You chose your level and a weapon (the Failsword). Anyway, to the Castle. Itâs a massive place that has (all of the buildings listed in the Buildings section of the Castle sheet).

@Rick:
You enter Flatwater Lake (L1). It appears to be a large lake, surrounded by a thin forest. A small cabin is to your left. The sun glints off the lake, showing extremely flat water. A rowboat is tied to a short wooden stake in front of you, resting on a glittering sandy beach.

@Shadow:
Scarborough is a small, peaceful woods town populated by elves. It is surrounded by a solid wooden wall and has a gate at the front. An elf is standing on the wall. âYou! For what purpose do you visit Scarborough?â

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Message Board:

@Gamer, nice to see you back. I had to completely revamp Selphyâs sheet. I have to remove the âSpell Bookâ because I donât really know what it does. In this version, there is an Attack Book and a Defense Book. Healing hasnât really been defined, I guess itâs a part of Defense. So, for now, Iâm giving Selphy a L1 Defense Book that can cast Heal. Man that was hard. Pick a starting location.

@pang, Ok. The world is yours.

END GM Sheet

maxaznboy
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Shepherd

Name: Max, 150 HP, 250 MP
Class: Summoner, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Mageâs Staff (L1)
Armor: Mageâs Robe (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) Attack Book (L1: Fire [50MP], Lightning [50MP]), Gold (0),
Summondex: (0)


You know on the cabin door, but no one answers. Instead, you hear a lot of scuffling and banging around. It sounds like two men are fighting. You hear a yell of pain, then a deep roar. The door is unlocked, so you carefully open it. A large, muscular man is lying on the floor. He looks badly injured. On top of him is something resembling a small bear. It looks and you and roars again, then attacks!

I'll fire a lightning spell. aiming for his eyes, the bear. Then prepare to fire a fire spell, if he isn't defeated. (Mind if I asked if the cabin is a 'log' cabin?)


Ps. Is there a 'reparation time for spells? Also, sorry for the long wait, for the reply, I mainly log in only once or twice, typically.
Kylelolcat
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Peasant

Name: Kylelolcat, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Juggernaut, Level 4, EXP (0/500)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1), Steel Knight's Helmet (L1)
Inventory: (1/10), Failsword (T9), Gold (10)

I think I'll go to the training hall, and see what and who is there.

rick073
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rick073
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Shepherd

Name: Rick, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Juggernaut, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Tower Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1), Steel Knight Helmet (L1)
Inventory: (2/10), Gold (10), 50-POC, Knightâs Shield (L1)

I head to the cabin to see what I can find.

shadowgun453
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shadowgun453
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Jester

Name: Shadow, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Knight ,Level 3, EXP (0/300)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1)
Inventory: (1/10) 50-POC, Gold (10)

"I'm looking for quests to do, and wish to be of service to you."

sonicheroes95
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sonicheroes95
13,882 posts
Shepherd

Name: Talow, 95 HP, 50 MP
Class: Assassin, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): True Light's Flight (L1), Throwing knife (L1)
Armor: Stealth Robes (L1)
Inventory: (2/10) Poison Vial, Gold (0) Curved Dagger (L1)

get between it and a tree, and dodge out of the way so it slams into the tree.

theonewhoplays
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Peasant

Name: Theonewhoplays, 200 HP, 100 MP
Class: Knight, Level 1, EXP (0/100)
Weapon(s): Straight sword (L1), Knightâs Shield (L1)
Armor: Steel Knight Armor (L1)
Inventory: (0/10), Gold (10)

i answer: "just a wanderer with only the best of interest for the people in mind. I am exploring these lands and i saw your cabin. can i come in?"

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