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Lady Ria
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Until Aro posts our new thread detailimg the hub, here's a run-down of how the new hub will be functioning.

Leadership:

- NPCs will be given power over respective areas. Saradomin in Falador, Anlaf in Burthorpe, Armadyl at his tower.

- Subclans and hosted clans, such as the Temple Knights, White Knights, Kinshra, and Legacy of War can choose whether they are switching to NPCs (if applicable) though the main leadership will be NPC led, and reserved for hub-plot use as their characters fit.

Nobility:

- Nobility can swear their aid to a city or faction, whether it be the Kinshra, Falador, Burthorpe, or Sarim. The highest rank of nobility played will be Dukes and Duchesses.

- Nobility can feud and war with eachother as their factions do. Nobles such as the Greys of Varisia, and Renderra of the Soulwood will start off with reputation and power due to stepping down from leadership roles as Royals / Regnal Prince(ess)s

- Landscaled Nobility will be common. We're going to sit down and figure out how many Duchies maximum there will be.

Religion:

- Each of our four regions has some religious preference. Religious envoys will have significant power, as much politically as Nobles. Most of these will be more plot oriented characters

War and Battle:

War with outside clans is difficult. As each factional region has a God, or Godly faction, a force attacking from outside the Hub is most likely going to be walled. This is the main reason we had to switch to a Hub, over a POK. The very presence of the Gods overcomplicates POK politics for us.

That said, internally, Nobles and Gods alike will feud. And Gangs. Gang and turf wars will be vital to control of the Asgarnian crime world, happening under the Leadership's noses.

Continued.
neat

14-Jan-2017 20:29:43

Lady Ria
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Blacklists:

Oh boy. Time to get this out of the way right now.

As a hub, Asgarnia is abolishing any formal sort of blacklist. It isn't our land, it's Jagex's. We just run plots and crap. HOWEVER. If someone running a plot has serious issue based on harrassment, either ingame, on skype, or in real life? They have the right to exclude that person.

Plots:

ANYONE. You, me, or Joe Schmoe can run a plot. We won't stop you! If you want your plot advertised, speak to the Discord chat mods, and we'll pop an advertisement in somewhere.

All we ask is that you are courteous and reasonable. Try and pick times that don't conflict with other events, and keep your plots contained enough that they wouldn't trigger some huge intervention from the Gods, without checking with some people first.

As of right now, I know Delemis has a civil war plot in his duchy, I have Ashen Storm being based in Asgarnia to an extent soon, Aro has some heists coming up, and you can naturally expect some clashes between the friendly Neighborhood Kinshra and White Knights.

The Chat:

We have a Skype and a Discord. The Discord is larger and more active. If you want to join it, I'm passing around a link soon enough.

The Chat is a privilege. Please respect the rules in place and you may continue to use it.

If you don't, you will be temporarily muted, or banned from the chat. It sucks, but the chat isn't required to be a part of the Hub. Please remain respectful of other people's religious, social, and political views. (But memes are fine. Just no nudes.)
neat

14-Jan-2017 20:29:59 - Last edited on 14-Jan-2017 20:45:39 by Lady Ria

Khaji
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Lord Pyro I said:
What happens to asgarnian rpers who are against this idea?


They can protest and then make their own roleplay. In all honesty nothing big is truly changing with this. It just allows more to happen, gives less stress and public scrutiny to the happy asgarnians. Its a good change. It even makes sense ic. I mean idk why you would be against this. It truly doesn't hinder your rp or your ability to rp in the area. It just gives way for more possibilities.

15-Jan-2017 02:05:42

Lady Ria
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Lord Pyro I said:
What happens to asgarnian rpers who are against this idea?


All the ones who actively rp in Asgarnia are excited for more God Wars plots, less OOC politics, and far more plots. People seem to understand that while this is trying something new, unless you had a hand in running the clan's government, it doesn't really effect anything.

Thalia's plots and monster hunts still exist as a Duchess under Anlaf. Queen Jane can do more with her combat skills. The concept of a plot involving a Mahjarrat Aro has planned, is now more feasible with the power cap raised up a notch.

By doing this, we're removing the hassle of negotiating and tip-toeing with our noble characters around gods to provide RP. We're embracing it, and moving forward, rather than clinging where we are.
neat

15-Jan-2017 02:10:14

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