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Royal Reception

The Russian Ambassador(s) have arrived in London with their entourage. The Dowager Duchess of Buccleuch & Queensbury has graciously offered to host a Grand Ball at Montague House to welcome them and be introduced to greater Society. Everyone who is anyone - and some who aren't - are on the guest list, yourself included...

Yours, Etc. events are designed with the intention of creating moments of interaction between characters for letter fodder & providing context or a reason to write to someone.  They are not intended for lengthy roleplay.
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How the Event Works

1. RSVP to the event and let us know your character will be attending (whether or not you as a player are participating). 

 

2) ISO/ad: Write a brief, open-ended situation which involves your character and is open to at least one other person.

 

3) Reply: An interested character writes their hypothetical involvement/reaction to the scene, being flexible with how the moment might end.  Note: Your reply should be interesting. Don't just reply to an ad because you feel obligated. Not all replies can be accepted, because there are a limited number of accept actions.

 

4) Accept: Choose replies, including writing a brief "final word" to cement the event resolution.

Choose between having a Lump Sum of ads, replies, and accept actions or having Budgeted Caps on replies and accepts.

 

For both Lump Sum and Budgeted Caps, the number of ISO/ads and the sum of all actions is the same: When a Lump Sum player has expended all of their actions, they can't do any more replies or accepts. When a Budgeted Caps player has expended of one action type, they can't make more of those but they can still make their allotted amounts of the other.

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Links

Click the images below to access the airtable forms and views for this event.  You will need to have RSVP'd and have your Player ID number handy.
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NOW OPEN

Let us know your character will be attending the event by September 9th.

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OPENS 9/10 via email

Create an open-ended moment with your character ad see who picks it up...

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OPENS 9/10 via email

Read what ISOs are available and choose which to reply to...

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OPENS 9/13 via email

Reply to ISOs and write the potential next part of the interactive moment...

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OPENS 9/16 via email

Accept the replies to your own ISO that intrigue, delight, or scandal...

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OPENS SEPTEMBER 16

Read the final moments and know what happened at the event for letter writing.

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The Prince Regent and his estranged wife Princess Caroline have been arguing over their daughter Princess Charlotte, the entourage to the Russian Ambassadors have been causing a ruckus in London, and the Eyes of the Ton have tightened their threats to Society. This ball should prove to be anything but boring.
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What could possibly go wrong?

ISO Ads are created in area locations at a chosen time, with a chosen interaction style.  This helps players track their interactions through the event, and increases immersion for this digital component. 

Remember: you can not be in two places at the same time! 
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Location

Choose the Location for your ISO Ads:

Ballroom, Courtyard, Dining Room, Gallery, Gardens, Library, Study.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL (AND GORGEOUS) ROOM DESCRIPITIONS.

Interaction Styles

Interaction styles are intended to help a reader interpret what the intention or mood of an interaction is meant to be. The interaction styles for this event are: Bold, Charming, Flirtatious, Playful, Respectful, Friendly, Suspicious. 

Unsure just how to write an ISO? Here are some examples that create open-ended moments for others to reply to. In this case, Lord Muffin is the character posting the ISO: 

1. Entranced by the activity in Gardens, Lord Muffin tentatively reaches out to pet a peacock, completely unaware of the goat coming up behind him.  Are you nearby to give the Lord a warning? Or would you rather see what chaos ensues with the goat, the Lord, and the peacock.

(Location: Gardens, Time: 11pm, Interaction Style: Playful)

2. The aroma of the food is too much to resist and filling a plate Lord Muffin takes a seat at the table, happy for a moment of rest.  The chair next to him is open and just waiting for someone to fill it... Do you sit and talk with him? Perhaps ask a question or simply get to know him more? 

(Location: Dining Room, Time: 1am, Interaction Style: Friendly) 

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RSVP from August 20th - September 9th.
Event runs from September 10th - 20th.

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