Topic: Slasher Style Sim Idea

One of the things Phoenix has started to lack due to the significant closings and departure of some of our long standing members, is variety.

So I want to add a little more spice to this life of ours, with a new sim idea. Now, the short lived Alien sim was a clever idea, fresh and different. So that got me thinking, why not try it again?

However, this time, the setting will be altogether different.



Set in the modern day, you will each take control of one or more of a group of friends. You've all just finished a hellish year, full of broken hearts, lost jobs, and whatever else life could possibly throw at you. You all decide it's time for a getaway...

This sim will be run with one simple premise. Survive. Player death will be present, and just as key as in the Alien Sim. Not everyone will get out alive, and some people may lose their only characters. But isn't that part of the fun? If the sim is successful, upon its completion I would be happy to run another, similar sim, or even a direct sequel to the first iteration. Characters from the first could make a re-appearance, Final Destination style.

Two things to note about the sim concept as it stands right now. Content, and characters. For obvious reasons, I must warn of high levels of violence, swearing and/or sexual themes. This is after all, based off the tried and true Slasher films of the 80s. As such, consider it to carry a R rating.

In terms of characters, once all the characters have been apped, I will work them into the story in such a way that will determine who fits what part. The group will not always be together, and it may be that you find yourself alone. During this time, you will post in conjunction with the GM until another player is found once again. Anything revealed in one thread, should be ignored by ALL NON PRESENT CHARACTERS unless they are informed at a later date, ie if Mark gets stabbed, and Angie isn't there, she won't know his fate unless told, or she finds his body etc. I know this is mostly common sense ( a la no Godmodding), but better to state it and be clear than have a hiccup further down the line (amirite?)

There will be death. Characters will die, as will NPCs, and anyone who loses their last character is encouraged to continue reading along to see how everything plays out. There will be a mystery to solve, clues to find, and a killer to stop. Some 'clues' may lead into danger, or even death, while others bring you one step closer to unmasking the killer that has been stalking you all.


Now, I'd prefer this sim have a steady and regular posting rate. I'm not saying everyday, nor am I saying it needs to be as fast as the Kestral sim. But please, please be aware, that a sim lives and dies on its activity rates, and we simply cannot go a week or more between posts. People lose interest, and it's quite simply unsustainable. As such, I'll be imposing a 5 day posting limit. If you breach this too many times, your character will be forfeited. I'm sorry, but the enjoyment of everyone must be taken into account, and one person holding up the sim repeatedly will detract from the enjoyment of everyone.

Thoughts, suggestions and questions all welcome. Who wants to get murdered? *evil laugh*

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No thanks!

Although I think you make a good point - so many of the sims here on Phoenix are the same sort of stuff, I definitely think it could use more variety.

Last edited by gfictional (2016-10-02 16:04:55)

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Fair enough gfictional tongue

Any takers? For obvious reasons, we can't add variety if people ain't interested tongue

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Maybe.

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I'm game. Promise no military types.

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I'd be down for it most likely, depending on locale.

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So we have two yesses, and a maybe... Any more takers? smile

Ideally, we'd like 4-5 people in the sim, but I could easily enough do as many as seven.

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I might be up for this.

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Okay, I think we have enough interest to start pushing this forward... Could the Maybes please weigh in a Yes or No (If this goes well, there'll be plenty of chances to join next season ;P) so that we can get a definite  number.

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I need more info...

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Yes

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Yes for me.

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Perfect smile I'd say we can pull the trigger on this, can we get a forum set up for this RP? As the poll came up tied, I have decided the result from a dice roll. 1-3 was for Camping in the Woods, 4-6 was for the Roadtrip gone Wrong. Rolling a five decided that we will be going on a roadtrip! Gather up your ipods and your whatevers, and let's get this show on the road! >:D

Name is Slasher: A Trip to Die For

Also, Krista, what kind of info would you need to help you come to a decision? We'd love to have you on board!

Last edited by SoapyMac (2016-10-13 21:05:32)

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Should this thread be moved over?