El has been with the site for nearly two years now and has continued to prove her value. Currently, she is heading up our site event, Battle for Liberterram, on top of keeping up with her own personal plots.
Lux's posts are all wonderful to read. She has done a wonderful job of grasping the new universe and incorporating Peggy into it.
It's good to see Spidey back on the site. Watching him deal with the universe shift in his own snarky way has been nothing short of entertaining.
Eight O'Clock on the Dot!
El and Lux are making magic in this thread. Straight up fireworks, and the way they've played with drawing out the reveal is top class.
Register with your character's codename or nickname.
Once registered, your display name should be changed to the first and last name of your character (e.g. Clint Barton, or Maria Hill). If your character does not have two names, you may use a single name with proper capitalization.
Submit your application - have it completed within seven days of registration.
The staff should review your application within 48 hours and message you if any changes are needed.
We will automatically deny applications that are not complete within one week of being posted and automatically delete 'Applying' accounts after two weeks if there is no clear progress in application.
In order to reserve a character, simply post a WIP application as that character.
Reservations last for one week.
As there is a ten post qualification process, please make sure that you can have the ten posts within the reservation time period before reserving a canon. Note:If you are reserving your first character, this bullet does not effect you!
All characters are expected to post at least once a week. This is more important for canons than originals.
These posts must be in actual roleplaying threads. Plotting, Communications, and Games do not count.
We have a 300 word minimum.
Roleplay threads are to be in third person, past tense.
No Godmodding. There are things your character shouldn't know unless they are told, and you shouldn't control the characters of other players.
Four Character Maximum. Exceptions to this rule are for those who have purchased additional character slots. Four of these slots can be purchased at this time, giving you a total maximum of eight characters. Character tokens must all be purchased on the same account.
Ten post qualification process In order to qualify for an additional character, any characters you currently have must possess tenin character posts.
Activity qualification process If you have more than five outstanding posts between your current characters, you cannot apply for another until these are caught up.
Check the F.A.Q. The F.A.Q. has a list of banned character types (power-based) and specific characters.
Original Avengers/Secret Warriors/Other Team Members We do not accept original members of any canon team as it forces a character into the lives of major canons without the need to plot with the people who play them. However, it is possible to be recruited to one of these teams on-site as an original character.
No other permanent bans at this time!
We may put up temporary bans on registration of certain types of characters when needed.
Language Swearing is generally permitted. However, the language cannot be used to severely abuse. Try not to be too vulgar.
Sexual Content Mild sexual innuendo and references permitted. No explicit representations or references to genitalia or sex acts. If you wouldn't let a thirteen year old read it, it's gone too far.
Violence Graphic violence is permitted. Explicit description or in-game narration violence is allowed. Extreme violence is permitted in accordance with Marvel canon. Violence is permitted anywhere on the forum, however we do ask that you keep away from obviously triggering content and comply with the ProBoards TOS.
This is the approximate equivalent of a PG-13 movie, as stated in the ProBoards TOS.
Golden Rule Treat others as you would like to be treated. We're all here to have fun and relax. Please respect your fellow members. We do not tolerate hate towards the other members of the board.
If you have an issue with a player, please bring the matter to staff, or find a polite way of managing it on your own.
Plagiarism Copying things from Wikipedia and other sources is not fair and it doesn't show us how you interpret the character. So please, make sure all your writings, on applications and in threads, are your own. To be caught plagiarizing is a bannable offense here, and just one time is enough.
Avatars 200x300 are our dimensions. We recommend making yourself an avatar of that size.
Signatures BBCODE is allowed in signatures, but be careful as Signatures cannot exceed a width of 500 and a height of 250. If you'd like to add more to your signature, you can do so using the [spoiler*] tags.
If you'd like graphics of your own but can't make them, check out the Art Gallery for shops.
Do not advertise.
If an administrator or moderator has spoken to you in the private messaging system, do not discuss it in the CBox.
Use plot pages for major plotting.
If a staff member asks you to stop doing something that is deemed inappropriate, please comply.
Activity checks will be held no more than once per month and come in two flavors: The Activity Check and the Check-In.
For the purposes of Activity Checks and post counting for a new character, every 2 or 3 posts in the Communications forum counts for 1 post. The exact count will depend on length and content.
A full activity check requires that you have met our activity requirements listed in the above post. You are allowed an admin pass on an activity check under certain circumstances should one of the admins approve it, however you cannot use an admin pass two checks in a row. Activity checks will be run whenever the admins deem them necessary, but most likely every couple months.
A check-in is just that; these are done to check which characters members are interested in keeping. They do not require that you have met the activity requirements, simply that you reply to the check-in with the characters you'd like to keep. Because check-ins do not require posting admin overrides will be given rarely. Check-ins will be run whenever the admins deem then necessary, but likely less often than activity checks.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A CHECK?
It depends on what kind of check you've missed and the circumstances surrounding your absence. As either kind of check is open for a week and there will always be an email reminder sent when it opens, we do expect that members at least pop in over the course of it, but sometimes life happens.
First time: If this is the first time you've missed a check, your characters will automatically be sorted into the 'Inactive' group until you message a staff member to have them re-sorted, or until a month has passed, after which they will be deleted.
Second time: If you miss an activity check a second time, your characters will be deleted upon its completion.
Admin approval: If you utilized an admin approval for the last Activity check, your characters will be deleted upon missing a second.
Please keep in mind:
Characters sorted as inactive can be applied for by another person. If the new application is accepted, the old account will be deleted.
If you post an away notice before an activity check and the dates run into said check, you are not required to post in the check itself.
As you're not required to meet the posting requirements in order to keep your characters through a check-in, the only way to keep your characters should you miss it is an admin override performed within the next four days. After those four days they will be deleted.
Please keep in mind:
If you post an away notice before a check-in and the dates run into said check, you are not required to post in the check itself.