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MilkyWay0016
01-23-2003, 12:07 AM
Some MMORPGs have people RPing the gods. Not sure if this would work on kingdoms, as there is a horrid lack of rping, but thought I would mention it. Maybe would work for "god wars", as was mentioned in other post.

Sorry for short post, but am v. sick and should not stay at computer long as it hurts my head.

Zurkiba
01-23-2003, 03:00 PM
Originally posted by Zurkiba
And Player dieties are cool... those people would be considered staffers and they get logs on every single prayer, every single sacrafice, and every single time their name is said.

It's like this. Lets say that King Larrien of Dustari wants to worship the fallen Viking Spirit of Erik Heimdal. Then he would go to the altar and drop like food, stones, minerals, weapons, anything. He'd pray 25 times... and he would say something like Erik Heimdal is great. I would have a log on that and everyday I would read through it and I could give blessings and such to those loyal ones.

Like, there could be alot of differnt blessings and there would be a set guide-line for the prayers and blessings. But the players-dieties can be more interactive and such. Like lets say Dustari's patron diety is Erik Heimdal. Then my favor would be in their seats. It means that I would be able to grant Dustari more favors than a kingdom that doesn't worship Erik.

It wouldn't be corrupted, as the dieties would have to be trusted people who could never go corrupt. And there is always the Mutal Blessings... But like the dieties would fight and such, leading nations into war... and bringing destruction and glory.

You say "But Zurkiba NPCs can do that", Now picture this... The Voodoo cult on the Pirate Island is trying to contact the spirit of their lord Girum. Then Girum can be summoned there and help the pirates out.

The dieties would have a set level and they cant level up or anything... Like lets say there is the player-diety that is for peace... that person would have a level of like five. But the other player-diety is a sword-bearer... that person would be like level 8.

Wouldn't it be cool though? Like Zormite is going to war soon, so they call apon their great diety, Blahblahentersomerandomnamehere. Their diety is a warmonger, so the level is around nine. They can ask the diety to help them in the war if they were faithful enough and if they prayed enough and everything.

It would be the ultimate RPing experience and it would be rather fun. You could worship Aftershock and he could be summoned to help govern the state for a little bit.

And yet again, a guideline would be set so noone could be corrupt. Like in order for a diety to help you, then you need like 20 hours of worship. But lets say you just want A Handaxe of Erik... then you would need like 5 hours of worship. Or something like that.

:)

The tags would be like (Diety)
Erik Heimdal the (Diety) or something

maybe something like (Diety of <dominion>)
(Diety of Soverignty) [Priest]
(Diety of Warfare) [Warrior]
(Diety of Wealth) [Thief]
(Diety of Power) [Barbarian]
(Diety of Science) [Alchemist]

Brad
01-24-2003, 02:28 AM
level 9? If they're a god they should be like level 15.

graaliholic
01-30-2003, 07:55 PM
Originally posted by Brad
level 9? If they're a god they should be like level 15.

15? They're a god. Why not level 50? :o

MilkyWay0016
02-02-2003, 07:32 AM
Originally posted by graaliholic


15? They're a god. Why not level 50? :o

And yet another thing is made an issue of how much time you spend tapping a button instead of how well you rp :[

Kaimetsu
02-02-2003, 07:45 AM
If you're a god you should be unhurtable but completely unable to fight (except in special battles), and chosen purely for your RPing ability. It would be a case of giving up everything you own (skills, items, weapons, whatever) for the roleplaying opportunity.

Kaiser2
02-15-2003, 07:39 PM
Actually, when in tag, you can't fight, but have more access to other people, etc. When off tag, you're OOT, so you can fight, etc.

LOA--Paul
02-17-2003, 12:29 PM
Originally posted by Kaimetsu
If you're a god you should be unhurtable but completely unable to fight (except in special battles), and chosen purely for your RPing ability. It would be a case of giving up everything you own (skills, items, weapons, whatever) for the roleplaying opportunity.
I disagree
Hurtable and able to fight, but not die. Like in the Iliad and other Greek novels. When I think it's Diomedes, stabs Ares/Mars with a spear, Ares retreats in pain and his wounds are closed by Zeus.

Kaimetsu
02-17-2003, 05:46 PM
Godhood shouldn't be an aid to PKing. Either the God player would be normal-powered, in which case everybody would say 'wtf that god is not very powerful', or he'd be super-powered, in which case everyone would complain because idiots like boukon would get chosen and become even more powerful. If you give power with the position then all it'll ever be is a power commodity, not an RPing role.

Tyhm
02-17-2003, 11:21 PM
Player-gods should be powered by popularity. Evil gods with many fans are powerful, good gods with many fans are powerful, stupid newbie PKer gods with no fans are weaker than if they were regular mortals and so Descend.

Discharge
02-23-2003, 09:50 AM
Originally posted by MilkyWay0016


And yet another thing is made an issue of how much time you spend tapping a button instead of how well you rp :[

Tell me about it Milky, S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S SS S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S.

Allright Im a God and can kill you.

GoZelda
11-05-2003, 12:56 AM
Originally posted by Kaimetsu
If you're a god you should be unhurtable but completely unable to fight (except in special battles), and chosen purely for your RPing ability. It would be a case of giving up everything you own (skills, items, weapons, whatever) for the roleplaying opportunity.
Oh my god, almost every god can kill and pwn :(
He this is a very old thread revived, but when i still had my PW project i had the same idea... Gods RPed by people are the pwn...

Judge_S
11-05-2003, 06:21 AM
Oh help us please.

9 months since the last reply! Please would you people stop? I've already chastised another careless mind within the past 5 minutes for the exact same thing.

Sureth
11-05-2003, 09:06 AM
Bumping old threads is the coolest.

If you don't think so, then you obviously need to go hit yourself with a broken coke bottle.

GoZelda
11-05-2003, 05:54 PM
I only revive threads which make sense, and this one does. Else you'd've been flamed by Loriel restoring Voodo Master :O

Satrek2000
11-05-2003, 08:45 PM
It's hard enough to play an incomplete character (i.e. one with weaknesses, a tricky past and such), I doubt anyone on GK would be able to properly rp as an omnipotent being, without people complaining - specially about what they think of as abuse, no matter whether it is or not. I'd say it'd be too much trouble to a) find someone, b) keep him/her in check, c) deal with all the complaints, and d) still it would not get people to RP - I doubt few followers of Govannon would do what an apropriate player orders them to do.

Judge_S
11-06-2003, 03:51 AM
Originally posted by Sureth
Bumping old threads is the coolest.

If you don't think so, then you obviously need to go hit yourself with a broken coke bottle.

Why don't you go bump a thread from the 537th page of the Graal2001 forums, and see how that goes over?

DenoriZakarum
11-06-2003, 05:13 AM
Maybe instead of Kingdoms, we could have religions, and the current kings of kingdoms would become gods an everyone his followers, and instead of islands, we could have cathedrals and temples and mosques and caves

Sureth
11-06-2003, 06:12 AM
Originally posted by Judge_S


Why don't you go bump a thread from the 537th page of the Graal2001 forums, and see how that goes over?

Note for the slow:
I was kidding.
Get over it.

Monkeyboy_McGee
11-16-2003, 04:32 PM
Originally posted by zurkiba : It wouldn't be corrupted, as the dieties would have to be trusted people who could never go corrupt

Btw, this is impossible :p

Even if such a person who was truly trustworthy and stuff did exist, he would never be found. The staffers who would have the power to implement this diety jazz dont know -everyone- on the server, and even if they did meet this totally trustworthy person, they wouldn't know anything about them and wouldnt know if they were to be trusted or not and stuff.


The only way we could do some form of player-diety stuff is just to do it within rings of friends. So like, a bunch of people get together and they say "Hey, we all worship govannon, let's start a cult!" and they go around trying to convert people to govannon or smiting those who badmouth govannon (no, not just going around pking anyone who doesnt worship govannon -_-) - there could be little skirmishes between say bile and brigid cults though :)
To add staff powers into this and alter a player to make him dietyified wouldnt work, it's just an invitation to jealousy, corruptedness and PKing o_o

ag0ny
11-18-2003, 10:03 PM
Originally posted by Brad
level 9? If they're a god they should be like level 15.
Well Im level 68 :D

GoZelda
11-18-2003, 10:17 PM
Maps weren't released those days. I think the strongest person was Boukon or VoodooMaster who were lvl.18 :rolleyes: NUBS!

DragonX
11-19-2003, 04:59 PM
Originally posted by GoZelda
Maps weren't released those days. I think the strongest person was Boukon or VoodooMaster who were lvl.18 :rolleyes: NUBS!

More like Shrimp Okonomiyaki and I.

PzykoPunk
11-19-2003, 05:27 PM
lol, the ideas arent too bad, but a little too much work, I dont think it would ever happen, but still, its good to post your ideas.

Satrek2000
11-19-2003, 07:08 PM
Making people into gods just because they have a high level... something smells wrong about that.

And DragonX, you're still alive? :eek:

GoZelda
11-19-2003, 07:35 PM
Originally posted by Satrek2000
And DragonX, you're still alive? :eek:
:rolleyes: Obviously

Making people into gods just because they have a high level... something smells wrong about that.
It's more the other way 'round :\

Satrek2000
11-20-2003, 01:08 AM
I don't think it works like that either way - making people into gds because they have a good level has nothing to do with rping, while giving rpers a high level to play gods will cause people to complain and cry abuse. If at all, high-leveled rpers should get that position, or rather, in my opinion, nobody at all.

graaliholic
11-20-2003, 07:46 AM
Originally posted by DragonX


More like Shrimp Okonomiyaki and I.

Well if you want to be that way, I was level 30 before anyone was passed lvl 20 :P I just chose to reset afterwards. :o

DragonX
11-20-2003, 08:59 AM
Originally posted by graaliholic


Well if you want to be that way, I was level 30 before anyone was passed lvl 20 :P I just chose to reset afterwards. :o

*cough* and you didn't earn level 30 and I know you will still deny it so yeah.

graaliholic
11-20-2003, 09:11 AM
Originally posted by DragonX


*cough* and you didn't earn level 30 and I know you will still deny it so yeah.

I know I didn't earn it, hence the reset. :o But atleast it wasn't obtained by staff lvling me up to that, and if I recall, didn't Shrimp try to do the same thing I had obtained?