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May. 26th, 2017 07:32 pm
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[personal profile] geonomy posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Clay Terran + You
Broadcast: Yes!
Action: On the Vanquish!
When: Now!

[It wasn't like it was hard to figure out; Clay contacts Apollo often, just to talk about everything and nothing. And today, he tried to do it again, only to get an error. He knows what it means, yet he tries again, again and again, until it really sinks in.

He gives himself some time to scream into a pillow, you know, normal reaction to the knowledge that your best friend left, most likely for good, before picking up his comm again. Part of him thinks it'd be good to address via video, but he doesn't really trust himself to do it. After some debate, he decides to just text instead.]


hey so uh

if anybody knew a guy named apollo justice he went back to his world

dont get me wrong its a good thing!! he really didnt like it here

hes afraid of heights and u cant get any higher than space right

lol he was practically becoming a hermit with how much he stayed on his ship

so yeah

its good

hes apollo justice after all

he'll be fine!!!!


[Ugh, that sucked. But... whatever. After the loss of some other friends of his, and now Apollo, that's about the best he's got to give for today.]

Bloodsport Mingle

May. 27th, 2017 10:12 am
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[personal profile] namisan posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: SS Bloodsport and visitors!
Broadcast: Probably not
Action: Bloodsport
When: 26 May onwards!

[You know the last time we had one of these was three months ago?  Things have been that quiet.

Or, y'know, we've all been busy with espionage.  Such is life.]


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May. 26th, 2017 05:00 pm
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[personal profile] itstheirworld posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
Hi driftfleet. I'm Nao and this here girl is Enid from The Walking Dead.

She's from 7x8 just when things are not going so well (when do they ever?) and the entire main cast decides to take the fight to the enemy rather than wait. She probably won't be happy to be away from her new family right now. Anyway, she's being placed on the SS Vanquish, and I'm excited to start playing with you all soon.

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May. 26th, 2017 07:58 pm
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[personal profile] steeledskin posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
Hi, Fleet.

Unfortunately, it's time for Sansa Stark to go back home to Westeros. I've really enjoyed playing her here, but my activity has been dragging and I know I'm not giving her and her cr as much attention and dedication as my other two characters. And that hasn't been fair to anyone.

Rather than rush at the last minute for this month's activity check, I'm going to go ahead and rip off the band-aid.

I'll still be around with Peggy and Kate!

video x 003

May. 26th, 2017 06:49 pm
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[personal profile] onlyvengeance posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who:Catelyn Stark
Broadcast:fleetwide
Action: she's still on the Caprine
When: now seems as good a time as any

[ She could be on any of the ships, from all you can tell from what little you see. She has the look of one who hasn't rested properly in some time, yet there is more than a little determination there. She leans forward and faces the camera squarely. She is not one to run and hide away. It may be unwise to so openly speak, yet she will brave the consequences. ]

My fellow unwilling passengers, what can you tell me of the Atroma? I know little myself and perhaps that is the case for us all, yet it is possible we all hold some small facet of the puzzle.

scrambling in the aftermath [video]

May. 26th, 2017 03:38 pm
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[personal profile] morphitudinous posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Billy Cranston
Broadcast: Fleetwide
Action: Red Fish
When: one evening, right now

[It's been fairly quiet on the Red Fish this month, at least with what little time he's spent on it. He's finally started to pad his bank account with all those races and shifts at the garage, but the recent events he'd been on the periphery of? He's now a little worried about their situation.

And a recent conversation with a friend has brought something to mind.]


Hey everyone,

I understand if this is too personal of a question to answer a stranger, but when applying for augment upgrades, what do you tend to focus on? I was initially thinking about improving my station, but knowing what could be out there...improving our self-defense abilities might be the wiser option. We're sitting ducks regardless, but maybe we could use sharper beaks?

Perhaps coordinating with the rest of the ship is the best course, but things change so quickly. I'm worried.

[No more stretching metaphors for Billy. He just smiles and turns back to his work, and passengers of the Red Fish will find him twisting bolts a little more aggressively than usual.]

You'll learn to Shuffle again.

May. 26th, 2017 11:02 am
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[personal profile] spaceshipit posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
New Passengers will find themselves teleported to the bridge of their new ship with no warning! Everyone loves a surprise! There'll be a flutter of confetti, a playful and welcoming musical tune, and small tray with cups of chocolate-flavored pudding desserts sent along to celebrate. Welcome to your new ship passengers!

Additional Notes:
  • Activity requirements have changed. Some people are turning in three threads, but you only need two as of May 1st. Please don't stress over a third thread you don't need! The specifics are listed on the Activity & Hiatus page.
  • With the recent wave of drops, some ships have fallen to 60 percent capacity or below. As a result, players have expressed interest in fusing ships! We have a permanent submission page here with the process and forms. Ships with six or fewer people are allowed to apply. If you were considering a fusion, but gained a seventh that was shuffled by the mods, then you are still eligible. Feel free to contact us with any questions!


NEW PASSENGERS
Daryl Dixon → SS Bloodsport
Sam Wilson → SS Heron
Enid → SS Vanquish
Cogsworth → SS Paisley

DROPS
Apollo Justice -x- SS Bloodsport

TRANSFERS
Rip Hunter = SS Caprine → SS Starstruck

NEW OFFICERS
Isabela → SS Heron (First Mate) (applied)
Sam Winchester → SS Bloodsport (First Mate) (applied)
Asuna Yuuki → SS Paisley (First Mate) (applied)

RESIGNING OFFICERS
None.

Current Crew Roster

welp

May. 24th, 2017 11:06 pm
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[personal profile] sylphid posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
Due to computer issues and car issues on the same day, I'm going to be scarce until I can get my laptop looked at. Hopefully it'll be this weekend but who knows. Tags will... hopefully happen when I can borrow a computer but until then my girls are on autopilot

This affects Fie Claussell and Asuna Yuuki. I can be reached on plurk if needed.

[Closed Action]

May. 24th, 2017 07:31 pm
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[personal profile] spacebro posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Mon-El, Kara, and Takeshi
Broadcast: N/A
Action: Asteroid & Goldstone
When: While still at the asteroid belt

[Action: Closed to Kara - Asteroid]
[Strolling along one of the nicer asteroids, pleasantly full from a meal large enough that it may have worried the restaurant owners. He is walking side by side with Kara and while it still doesn't seem real that Winn is just gone, he's having a pretty good day with the woman he loves. He's smiling at her when he notices a store with toys in the display window and stops.]

Oh, let's go in there.

[Action: Closed to Takeshi - Goldstone]
[Knock, knock, Captain. There's a Daxamite at your door bearing gifts.]

(OOC: If you want to call or run into Mon-El on one of the asteroids, the Goldstone, the Tourist, or the Iskaulit, please have at him! If you want a specific prompt just let me know!)

Two things~

May. 24th, 2017 07:47 am
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[personal profile] padadin posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
1) I'm going into a-- mini hiatus? Slowatus? This week is Comicon so I'll be gone most of the day from Wednesday to Sunday. So tags will be scarce! Still, if you need me for anything, pm/pp me! Those I can always get to. o7

2) The document with the Atroma info is ready! As you can see, it's a googledoc that the mods kindly accepted to host in the game's account. I chose this option so everyone can edit it and we can all add info to it in the future! I tried to organize the information by topic and to delete all the repeated answers, but if you see I skipped something, feel free to correct it (same for typos). Every time characters can learn something it can be added there! Mods told me they'll add it to some info page later so the link will be at hand.

THE MELTING POT. A Catchall.

May. 23rd, 2017 11:32 pm
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[personal profile] edwinjarvis posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Jarvis! But also anyone at The Melting Pot! A Mingle!
Broadcast: N/A
Action: at the new cafe/bistro, on the Iskaulit.
When: May and June catch-all? Or something.

 

 

Feel free to make open and closed threads here! Or if you're looking for Jarvis, feel free to add that information in the subject line. If you'd like a character to come in and look for work, feel free, Jarvis may set them up with work! Likewise, those he told he would help learn to cook dishes can stop by, too. 


001; video

May. 23rd, 2017 05:06 pm
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[personal profile] volitans posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Sam Wilson
Broadcast: Fleetwide
Action: Marsiva
When: Today!

Well, now, this is real nice, isn't it? [Judging by the dry tone of Sam's voice, it isn't.] Not that I was doing anything important back home, but it sure as hell beats being scooped up and used to boost ratings on some sort of intergalactic Big Brother. [And, muttered to himself:] I don't even wanna know what happens if you get voted off.

[Back in a normal voice:] So, I'm Sam. Earth, twenty-first century. Guess I'm stuck here for a few days, huh? On the totally not creepy uninhabited giant spaceship. Yeah, I can see the ratings skyrocketing already. This sure better not be some kinda horror show, 'cause I know the black guy's always the first person to get killed by the out of control robots.

-nah, just kidding, they never even have black guys in space to begin with, I'm safe.

[sam what r u even on about]

Also, this food sucks big-time. Come on, can't they feed TV stars better than this? Why couldn't I get trapped on Food Network?

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May. 23rd, 2017 04:52 pm
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[personal profile] volitans posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc


HELLO FRIENDS my name is Megan, and I have some kinda bird dude from that series of movies about a bunch of superheroes who lead really fucked up lives. He's coming at you post-Civil War, which means everything in his life is totally great, if by totally great you mean actually a fugitive from the law in a hundred-odd countries, thank you Steve Rogers.

Anyway, you can contact me via PM or on plurk at [plurk.com profile] sparklepwny or cosmogyrals#1013 on discord. Can't wait to start playing with you guys!

May Activity Check & Upgrade Reminder

May. 22nd, 2017 09:04 pm
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[personal profile] spaceshipit posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
Hello, Flooters! Activity check is going to start on 5/29, so please make sure that your characters' activity requirements are listed next to their names on the May AC spreadsheet. Activity requirements have changed as of May 1st. For more information, please see the Activity & Hiatus page.

As a reminder, Upgrades are completely optional, but we'll be processing any and all orders at the end of the month. Thank you!

[video]

May. 22nd, 2017 08:12 pm
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[personal profile] dirtyredneck posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Daryl Dixon
Broadcast: Unfiltered Fleetwide
Action: The Marsiva if anyone else is on it just yet (he's alone isn't he?)
When: Today

[The subject of this post obviously doesn't know he's being recorded. This is the Marsiva being all nice and broadcasting it's latest arrival's first steps in his new world for all the universe to see.

He's first shown wearing nothing but a frumpy, sweatsuit that's seen many, many, many better days (even with the cleaning that had happened) marked with an "A" on the front. His hair is in his face, dirty and greasy and it looks like it hadn't been washed in weeks. It hides his identity for the time being as he shuffles around the medical bay, quietly exploring his surroundings. He's rubbing at his right side, just below the shoulder, on his chest.

Every so often he reaches out to brush fingers lightly over a surface or an item as he moves out of the medical bay and into the main living quarters where he'll be for the week. Though he doesn't quite know that yet, of course. He keeps shuffling along until he reaches the bunks and lockers. He opens one to find clothing in his size.

The camera doesn't pan away as he shucks his sweatsuit - under which he's wearing nothing - and the scars littering his back are visible for all to see. A mess of parallel lines scattered across every inch of skin and interrupting the tattoo on the right half (a pair of what could be angels or could be demons, hard to tell). It's not visible for long, because he's quick to pulls on the offered briefs and undershirt. The jumpsuit comes next and it being sleeveless is a blessing to him because he prefers the sleeveless life. But in terms of viewership, it allows his nicely muscled arms to remain seen. Once more his fingers stray to his right side, just below his shoulder, on his chest. Like he expects something to be there that isn't.

He apparently has a thing against shoes because he doesn't pull any on as he turns back around, front to whatever camera was trained on him. Finally lifts his head enough for his face to be seen before he starts looking around for a communications array.

It's only when he gets to a console and brings up the menu that the video switches to a close up shot of his face. Exactly what one would expect from a ship to ship video feed.]


Alright, asshole, I'm pulling up the 'appropriate communication channels' so get your ass over here and answer me.

[The words came out as a low, annoyed grumble that didn't have much force to it. Apparently the silence of the feed up to that point had been intentional.]

Rip-Van-Sokka II: Electric Boogaloo

May. 22nd, 2017 11:38 pm
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[personal profile] alwayscomeback posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Sokka and YOU
Broadcast: Fleetwide
Action: SS Blue Fish
When: Today!

[Sokka's been asleep for about two weeks, and he's certainly been busy in his dreaming state. When he wakes up and finds himself in his own captain bed, there's a brief moment of confusion. He'd only just been home, having a delicious meal, knowing his life, his Tribe faced an uncertain future. And now he's...on the Blue Fish. The name comes back to him with the low hum of the engine. Well, at least he knew what he was getting here, mostly.

He'll be getting up and exploring around, please feed him. He had the BEST food memory-dream.

And later, once he's learned a little more from his crew of the events he's missed, he turns on the network.
]

So apparently, Atroma decided to let me sleep though us finally getting any kind of answers. Because that's funny. I'm laughing. I need details, guys, anything you can give me that you found out. Doesn't matter if I've heard it before, different perspectives are important.

[That's his latest Life Lesson He Learned. Yay.]

...And I'm sorry. For people who lost people. Seems there was a lot of that while I was asleep.

Business as Usual. Probably.

May. 22nd, 2017 07:31 pm
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[personal profile] namisan posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Nami and you
Broadcast: Fleetwide
Action: Space Bar, Iskaulit
When: Day after Shuffle.  (A few days after the Marsiva was v. rude.)

I'd say it was really intimidating to know the Marsiva has that kind of weaponry, but honestly it's overkill.  You gotta wonder why they didn't use it in defense of us when the raiders came and went, don't you? 

Or not.  [She can think of a few viable reasons.  Mostly it comes down to:  the Atroma are manipulative jackasses.]

Anyway, I'm not here to be bitter.  We've lost a lot of people the last couple weeks, which may or may not be a coincidence.  [But Nami, you just said--]  The Space Bar staff has taken a hit and we're short one bartender.  If you're stir crazy enough you'd like to try your hand at it, drop me a line.  The pay's good, I'm not a slavedriver.  Much of one.

[Pause.  And then deliberately cheerful and kind of... tone deaf, all things considered.  If you don't know her well.]  All that aside, great party, wasn't it?  At least there's that.  I had a lot of fun with a lot of different people.  Drop on by and I'll tell you all about it, it'll make for good blackmail material for your crew.

[Because hell if she's going to pass on even the most innocent of messages over this thing.]
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[personal profile] tough_love posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Looma Red Wind
Broadcast: Video
Action: Anyone unfortunate enough to be aboard the Bishop
When: Evening of 5/21? Does space even have evenings? Space dinner time?

[For the past few weeks, Looma had been in A Mood and pricklier than usual. All that came to a screeching halt though, once she took out some of that anger on the ship and discovered something wonderful. And of course she's sharing it! So there's a giant, multi-armed and armor-clad princess gracing the network for you flooters, and she's positively beaming from the cargo hold of the SS Bishop.]

I have discovered the most exciting thing! This ship can repair itself!

[While that wasn't technically true, that was totally the case from Looma's point of view. And she was more than willing to show everyone so that they might better appreciate the superiority of the floating collection of spare parts that she'd been forced to crew against her will okay. It was clearly a superior piece of junk.]

Observe!

[And with that she's just gonna turn around and punch the absolute hell out of the closest bulkhead. It's loud, the video quality takes a hit as the camera's jostled by the pressure wave and falls on its side, and those two fists of hers have caved in a section of the hull the size of a Winnebago. Also the instrument panel up on the bridge is probably lighting up like a Christmas tree but honestly that is so far from being her problem that it really doesn't matter, right?

But as soon as she pulls her arms back, there's a loud creaking and groaning of metal as the wall just pops itself right back into place, good as new! And the novelty clearly hasn't worn off yet, because Looma's still as excited by this as ever as she turns around to set her communicator back upright.]


Is every ship capable of this?! To think I had been worried I might break something- this is wonderful!

[...okay, yep, she is going right back to beating the hell out of the ship again. And again. For the love of god someone stop her because at this rate she's liable to have everyone aboard convinced that the ship had found its way into an asteroid field or something. Just stop her for their sake, okay?]

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May. 22nd, 2017 12:09 am
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[personal profile] dirtyredneck posting in [community profile] driftfleet_ooc
Hello all. I'm Autumn and I'm bringing this ray of sunshine to the game:


His name's Daryl and he's from The Walking Dead. His canon point is 7x04, where he's dressed in the world's worst sweat suit and being forced to serve the world's biggest a-hole on threat of death (of his friends and family).

At least he'll be happy to get a shower and into one of those jumpsuits the ship provides right after. Bright side! :)

Heron Mingle

May. 21st, 2017 07:47 pm
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[personal profile] stabsbothways posting in [community profile] driftfleet
Who: Heron Crew and Guests
Broadcast: n/a
Action: Aboard the Heron
When: May (feel free to backtag)

[ The heron has had a large exodus of people recently, and a few new members. It's almost like a new ship. ]