Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines

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Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines

Post by The Monsterworks » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:03 am

<big>First, for some Theme music&#33;</big>

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<big><big><big>The Great Air Race Begins&#33;</big></big></big>

The year is nineteen hundred ten. King Edward VII sits upon the throne of England (but for how much longer?) and all is well within the British Empire. Nevermind those ambitious Germans, meddlesome French, reckless Yankees, and chaotic Italians. Yes, indeed. Everything is jolly good (so long as you're a white British fellow from a reasonably well-to-do family, that is)&#33;

There is one small problem, however: those tiresome new technologies so beloved of the Americans and continentals. Britannia may rule the waves, but she does not rule the skies - at least not yet. To this patriotic end (and also to increase the circulation of his newspaper and simply because he has money to burn), the English newspaper baron Lord Worthington has decided to bankroll a great air race from London to Paris and then back again to London. As encouragement, he has offered up the kingly sum of
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Post by Cha0sFerret » Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:12 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>Quote:</dt><dd>&nbsp;</dd></dl><div>If you so wish, you may enter more than one team.[/quote]So what you're saying is that I can have a serious team alongside my rogue circus strongman-powered zeppelin? Aww yis.

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Post by The Monsterworks » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:24 am

You most certainly can.

Also...

<big><big>Kurt Kidd in the Green Monster</big></big>

<big>Aircraft</big>

12 speed / 10 reliability / 0 ease of repair / 8 range / 0 ease of control

<big>Pilot</big>

10 experience / 0 daring / 5 repair skill / 10 charisma / 5 foul play
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<big><big>Chase Radisson in the Red Racer</big></big>

<big>Aircraft</big>

14 speed / 8 reliability / 0 ease of repair / 8 range / 0 ease of control

<big>Pilot</big>

0 experience / 10 daring / 0 repair skill / 10 charisma / 10 foul play
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<big><big>Das Schwarze Schaf</big></big>

<big>Aircraft</big>

6 speed / 10 reliability / 0 ease of repair / 8 range / 6 ease of control

<big>Crew</big>

10 experience / 0 daring / 5 repair skill / 5 charisma / 10 foul play

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Post by Madman » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:57 pm

I'll do this.
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Post by Mole55 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:09 am

<big>DA MOTORJET</big>

<big>Aircraft</big>

20 speed / 6 reliability / 2 ease of repair / 2 range / 0 ease of control

<big>Pilot</big>

5 experience / 0 daring / 15 repair skill / 10 charisma / 0 foul play

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Post by PyroTechnica » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:41 pm

<big>Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser</big>
<small>Music for the music god. instruments for the instrument throne (milk for the khorne flakes*)</small>
Theme tune
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29 and 31 &#124; Croatian&#124; Biplane
P E R S O N A L I T Y
- [Musical]
- [Friendly]
- [strong bond]
- [funny]
- [a bit crazy]
The crew of the in2ition, pilot Luka Sulic and navigator Stjepan Hauser are a friendly duo, who get along quite well with each other. They are very likeable, but can be a bit mad at times. They are both excellent Celloists, and Stjepan intends to be the first person to cross the channel, in a plane, while playing the Cello (Beethoven
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Post by The Monsterworks » Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:16 pm

If you run out of fuel, it counts as a failure. However, you can only reduce the 30 minutes spent on the ground via charisma.

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Post by NWOWWE » Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:23 pm

Interest
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Post by patrickrowberry » Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:45 pm

snoopy's doghouse

..being made...

Aircraft

9 speed / 7 reliability / 0 ease of repair / 7 range / 9 ease of control

Pilot

10 experience / 10 daring / 0 repair skill / 0 charisma / 10 foul play
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Post by Hooray For Lexan » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:25 pm

Tentatively reserving.

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Post by Cha0sFerret » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:15 pm

I have 3 teams in the works. I'll edit them into this post as they're ready.

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<big>Maxwell Masterson aka Mr. Muscle, Team Captain of The Magnificent Muscular Mustachioed Men from Manchester</big>
"HMMMM&#33;"

Age: 33 &#124; Nationality: England &#124; Aircraft Type: Rigid airship

PERSONALITY
- Generally a friendly guy, and especially great with kids. He got into his original circus gig primarily to make people happy.
- He doesn't break character, ever. Most of his communication is done through a combination of "Hmms," "Mmhmmms," and gestures. He believes that staying in character gives his act a sense of authenticity.
- Although he'll probably never work as a circus strongman again, he goes to great lengths to keep up his physique and takes pride in what he's accomplished, and he'll easily bond with anyone as into it as he is. He'll never turn down a test of strength; his personal favorite challenge is arm wrestling, but if his challenger is a kid, sometimes he'll let them win.
- He has a distinct dislike for people who play dirty in anything. He "left" his last employer after he found out his fellow strongmen were being unfairly shorted on their pay. Should he catch anyone cheating in the air race, he'll likely use them as dumbbells for his next set of curls. He'll apologize after the fact, of course, but only out of a sense of obligation to do so.
- He values the happiness of those around him over all else. He didn't enter the race to win, he just wants to put on a show, to make spectators and competitors alike laugh along with his and his troupe's antics <del>and also to escape the country but shhhhhhhhh.</del>

POSITIVE TRAITS
- His positive attitude makes him easy to get along with.
- Have I mentioned that he's strong?
- Despite his in-character quirks, he's fairly smart, and can quickly learn how to do pretty much anything he needs to... including fly an airship.

NEGATIVE TRAITS
- Because of his refusal to break character, communication with him is difficult unless you
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Post by PyroTechnica » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:27 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>Cha0sFerret</dt><dd>Jul 25 2017, 10:15 PM</dd></dl><div>
It

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Post by The Monsterworks » Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:15 pm

The term 'Zeppelin' is similar to the term 'jeep' in that it's the name of a specific company, named for its founder: the German aristocrat, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin. It's also similar in that it is something of a semi-accepted generic term for all rigid airships, just as 'jeep' plays that role for sport utility vehicles.

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