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Off-topic & Chat / Re: what happened today?
« Last post by dredwulf60 on September 13, 2016, 06:07:09 PM »
Marriage;
The Legend of the Three Rings.

The Engagement Ring.

The Wedding Ring.









And...






the SuffeRING.



Congratulations.
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: what happened today?
« Last post by Vlet Hansen on September 09, 2016, 02:51:18 PM »
She made it here safe and sound!
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Role-Playing / Re: The Old Republic: Hidden Fronts
« Last post by Noldorin Mando on September 07, 2016, 08:39:39 PM »
Name: Byrren Peltawu

Age: 34

Race: Human

Appearance:
Specializations: Guerilla combat, marksmanship, irregular warfare and trap setting

Equipment: Peltawu is a slight, wiry man, with short dark hair and a long scar on his ribs from an ill-fated charge by a Katarn. He carries a self-cocking bowcaster, a gift from a Wookiee hunting companion, a heavy blaster pistol and a short skinning knife. He wears little body armour, only a sturdy jacket and shin plates, and goes into combat in a pair of worn, stained hunting trousers with his Blood Stripe sewn onto them and a pair of knee high boots

History: Born on Corellia, Peltawu kept away from the circles of the military until his late twenties. Instead, he began a career as a big-game hunter starting from the day he turned 17, when he bought a heavy blaster rifle and a ticket to the Outer Rim. Over the next 10 years, Peltawu became one of the most well-known hunters in the Mytaranor sector, hunting extensively on Kashyyyk. However, the mauling death of a Wookiee hunting companion while hunting a Katarn convinced Peltawu to leave hunting for several years, whereupon he enlisted in the Republic forces, being privately awarded the Corellian Blood Stripe for his actions in a rescue mission on Ilum. Retiring from active duty after 6 years, Peltawu was preparing to return to Kashyyyk to continue as a Katarn hunter and to pursue a Netweaver when the steady offer of pay as a mercenary convinced him to turn his rifle sights back to prey that was far more intelligent.
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Role-Playing / The Old Republic: Hidden Fronts
« Last post by Drake Vhett on September 05, 2016, 05:52:09 AM »
After the Treaty of Coruscant was signed, neither the Galactic Republic or Sith Empire truly stopped fighting. Instead they engaged in a shadow war of proxy conflicts, subterfuge, and intrigue. On the seemingly peaceful, simple planet of Abregado-rae lies one of the hottest nexus of smuggling in the Colonies. Combined with an infamous Shadowport, the planet was one of many taken over by the Sith Empire.



The Republic's Strategic Information Service immediately launched a proxy war using the native Gados and Moochers, trying to make the planet too much trouble for the Empire to hold. In response to the native's aggression the Empire landed a large number of troops, trying to occupy as much of the planet as possible. The proximity to the edge of Republic controlled territory makes large troop movements risky, however.



To help the native resistance, and to help maintain deniability, the SIS has hired a group of mercenaries to help lead and train the local resistance. The mercenaries will also be responsible for engaging in a number of high-risk anti-Empire operations that are outside of the scope of the local resistance.


Character Format:

Name:
Age:
Race:
Appearance:
Specializations:
Equipment:
History:





Example:



Name: Kendor Thraskan

Age: 38

Race: Thyrsian

Appearance: Light-skinned for his people, Thraskan is a charcoal grey man with a heavy, muscled build. His face is covered in a trio of crossing scars. His head is shaved save for a thin, black mowhawk matched by a full, black beard. His left hand is missing the middle and ring finger. He constantly rubs his chin as he thinks, often tracing the scars around it. It is rare to see him without one of his droids, small aerial models that serve various functions. He controls and communicates with them from a large datapad on his arm.

Specializations: Droid control, reconnaissance, intelligence analysis, infantry command.

Equipment:
SCYTHE Combat Armor, G-56 Projection X Blaster Carbine, four XTR-42 Aerial Combat Droids (Tracyn, Pirun, Vheh, and Abiik).

History:

Born into a prominent family on Thyrsus, Thraskan was the oldest son and thus set to take his father's place in government. He was tutored and prepared to attend a prestigious military academy on Thyrsus, something the young Kendor dreaded. He spent his time tinkering with the various servant droids in his family's estate, doing his best to cause a bit of havoc and fun.

When he joined the academy, he quickly found he loved the high-stress, high-speed environment. He took to his training, and was the top of his class. His first unit was lent to the Republic and deployed to an active combat zone within weeks of his graduation. He served with distinction, out-maneuvering enemy units despite his relative inexperience. He joined Thyrsian Special Forces once his unit returned home, much to his father's chagrin. Kendor refused to end his service and begin his political career, which resulted in his father disowning him.

During his last operation, Kendor was caught in an explosion which took two of the fingers on his left hand and left him with severe nerve damage. Unable to afford medical treatment, Kendor signed on with Arakyd's Combat Technology Research Group. The company paid for his expensive surgeries and rehabilitation in exchange for testing their high-risk weapons technology in combat zones.

The war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire proved to be the best of both worlds for Kendor: he was able to put his technical prowess to the test while pitting himself against the best the Sith had to throw at him. During the conflict he met his wife, a Mandalorian mercenary named Cyila. She stayed out of the Republic-Empire conflict, working for Arakyd Security. She was the one who named his XTR droids, and introduced him to Arakyd's SCYTHE program; an attempt to mechanize Mandalorian armor into a centralized combat chassis.

Cyila was injured when Imperial Agents sabotaged the Arakyd factory she guarded, the resulting explosion throwing chemicals into the air. Cyila is currently in an Arakyd medical facility in a coma, being treated for her injuries. Kendor was selected to join the mission to lead the mercenaries and keep them tasked on mission. He brings experimental Arakyd technology, command experience, Thyrsian training, and a keen tactical mind to the fight.
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: what happened today?
« Last post by Vlet Hansen on September 03, 2016, 11:02:34 PM »
Belarus
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: what happened today?
« Last post by Drake Vhett on September 03, 2016, 09:19:38 PM »
Where is your fiance from?
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: what happened today?
« Last post by Vlet Hansen on September 01, 2016, 03:03:19 PM »
As of this morning, my fiance officially has completed the immigration process and received her visa!
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: what happened today?
« Last post by Vlet Hansen on August 23, 2016, 11:20:42 PM »
Aight, finally moved into my own apartment and got the wifi set up. Just two weeks and a day until my fiance flies in...

oh, and veteran's transition class in college is great.
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: WHERE'S MY VOD AT!?!?!?!
« Last post by Vlet Hansen on August 20, 2016, 12:41:37 PM »
Just (halfway) moved into a new apartment and about to start another semester of college. Busy busy busy...
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Off-topic & Chat / Re: WHERE'S MY VOD AT!?!?!?!
« Last post by Drake Vhett on August 17, 2016, 04:05:25 PM »
I keep this place open in a pinned tab. Working as a mobile developer in Phoenix.
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