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  • #115068
    Arindown (Gracie)
    @arindown

    @winter_rose Thanks for all the ideas…you had some really good ones. I’m not sure about magic, I was thinking more technology, and I totally love the idea of having “higher” and “lower” societies in the different countries.


    @writergirl101
    Everything sounds great so far. I love the name you chose. For M.L., you don’t have to put the periods in, so it could just be ML (which also stands for megalitres or something😝).

    Yeah, Indair will be my country, and Ecury2 is my planet (a bit futuristic, I know…). How do you want me to introduce my character and everything? Do you still want to each do two?

    Not all who wander are lost.

    #115070
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @arindown, @winter_rose

    I was thinking futuristic for planets, so yay, that worked out.  I still need a name for my planet…  But for my world, there are three cultures (as I mentioned earlier) so I’m not quite sure what to do for the countries.  I was thinking Sabaria for the Roman one, Antaea for the Greek one, and maybe Gamberet (like Green Beret, sort of) for the African one.  But they’re not really based of off real cultures.  I’ll keep thinking though.

    For the intro, maybe you could start with depicting his culture (e.g. maybe if it’s poor, a character would be stealing something–it would draw the reader’s attention and help with portraying the culture.)  I don’t know how we should make the selection happen or whatever, for the competition.

    Maybe we could each do a rough outline of what we want to happen and take a picture of it or something.  Then we could compromise.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115072
    Arindown (Gracie)
    @arindown

    @writergirl101 This is great!

    I’m going to do if from First Person, if that’s okay. And I thought the selection process would be by other, smaller games. So the top winners of the whole nation of Indair would get to go to the Council Games. Does that sound okay?

    I guess I’ll do two characters, and the second will be a girl from an modern American-ish society. Does that sound okay? I feel like mine are more stereotype than yours.😄

    I don’t know what my rough outline would look like…could you do yours first, and give me some ideas? Thanks.😊

    Not all who wander are lost.

    #115082
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    Name options lists:

    1) Africa

    -Afirica

    -Africaya

    -Afrikan

    -Afrikahn

    2) Rome

    -Romaea

    -Reoman

    -Romainis or Romanis

    -Romatas

    3) Greece or Athens

    -Athenas or Athetas

    -Geresa

    4) Planet

    -Satirna4

    -Veniseras3

    -VenseraZ

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115083
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @arindown

    Sure, yeah, I’ll do my outline first.  If you’re more of a pantser, that’s fine. 😉

    Ok, sounds good.  No, Indiar definitely isn’t stereotypical! 😄  I think if you make the female character have a different perspective than Divergent (feeling kinda bored and dissatisfied) and The Hunger Games (pure survival-mode; almost unfeeling), then you’ll be good.

    What do you think I should do for the names I submitted?  I like Satirna4 and Athenas.  I can’t decide on the others…🤔

    I guess I can do another character, too, to make the girl-boy ratio more even. 😜  I’ll make him be from Athenas.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115084
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @arindown

    Oh, and yes, your selection process idea thingy sounds good. 👍

    I prefer 1st person, too. 😊

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115085
    Arindown (Gracie)
    @arindown

    @writergirl101

    Yeahhh…I’m kinda a panster.😉 Thanks for understanding.

    Good advice. I’ll try to make my character unique. I have kinda two ideas, but I can’t decide which I want for the boy, and which for the girl. I can hardly wait to introduce them!

    The names…you should choose, but Romatas stood out to me. For my American society, I was thinking of maybe naming it after a different part of Amerigo Vespucci’s name.🤔 Any ideas?

    I don’t know if you draw…but we could sketch our characters sometime, to make them feel more “real,” ya know?

    One other idea was to put the character’s name above their part, as if it were the chapter title. And then each character’s part would be a chapter, no matter now short it was.

    Not all who wander are lost.

    #115098
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @arindown

    Start writing, girl! 😁

    Ummm… let’s see.

    -Amerigona or Amerigana

    -Americ

    -Amerives

    -Ameriga

    -Ameria

    You can mess around with those and change them up if you don’t like any of them.  That one’s hard! 😅

    Yes, I do draw.  I love making my characters.  Definitely.

    Yes, again.  That’s a great idea for the chapters. 👍

    Oh, and if you don’t have a name for your girl MC yet, you can get some ideas from this:

    https://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/futuristic-names.php

    From now on, you can just use fantasynamegenerators for everything! 😆  But really, I love that site.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115099
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @arindown

    Quick question, what statuses are your characters in?  Mine are high-born because I was thinking that the first-born could be chosen as the competitor. (we need a name for them, like tribute from hunger games, btw)

    Idk, would that go against your original idea?  It’s completely fine if that doesn’t work.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115101
    Winter Rose
    @winter_rose

    @writergirl101, @arindown

    Just some thoughts and questions:

    Maybe there could be something like high judges for the competition? And each gets to grant a player of his choice an excuse from elimination once over the whole course of the games.  One of the judges could possibly be the villain from earlier.

    I think that it could be interesting if the arena that all the games take place in is like, transformable? Like it can shift metal parts and become whatever the players need to pass, like a maze, or an obstacle course, or game stadium. It can be programmed, and the villian tells the programmer to make it hard form some and easier for others.

    Also, what will the age range be for the players? I was thinking maybe like 14 or 16 to 52 or something. The older ones probably have experience fighting and also working on the council, and some of the younger ones are more energetic in a fight.

    What will be the levels of the games? I mentioned a maze, obstacle course, and some sort of sports game, above and maybe a sword fight, archery contest, a free-for-all choose-your-weapon fight (or build your own weapon), or some sort of battle against a creature or robot. Any of those might work…

    Should we base the countries off real or past countries? Because you mentioned that yours weren’t based on real cultures even though they shared a name…did you mean on cultures that don’t exist anymore?

    Do the games have a name yet? If not Interplanetary Travails or Trails or something might work…. Or Gladitorium and the contestants Gladiators if the Roman culture is predominant.

    I’ll mention the name options I like in a separate post, this one’s getting kinda long.

    "The best is yet to come."
    ~Origin unknown

    #115102
    Winter Rose
    @winter_rose

    @writergirl101

    Oh, those are hard…

    I like Afrikahn and Romanis, but most of them sound good… you should probably chose the ones with easy type-ability and readability.

    "The best is yet to come."
    ~Origin unknown

    #115103
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @winter_rose

    Whoa. 😄

    Ok, let’s see.

    Maybe there could be something like high judges for the competition? And each gets to grant a player of his choice an excuse from elimination once over the whole course of the games.  One of the judges could possibly be the villain from earlier.

    I like the judges idea.  I sorta like the grant idea.  Gracie, what do you think?

    Yes, that transforming idea thing sounds great!

    Well, I was thinking that the age range would be from 16-up.  Idk.

     

    I’ll keep thinking about the levels. 😉

     

    I think it’s a mix.  Mines like a futuristic Roman culture.

     

    Yes, I like the Gladiator idea.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115104
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @winter_rose

    Quick question:  who is your character and what is your culture?

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115105
    Ella
    @writergirl101

    @winter_rose, @arindown

    Btw, I have two friends that might join this project–they’re in the process of registering.  Just so you know.

    Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

    #115107
    Winter Rose
    @winter_rose

    @writergirl101

    Umm, she’s still a bit of a WIP, but I’m thinking that she’ll be in some sort of Native American culture in a large nature reserve, and surrounded by big cities. She wants to win the games so she can restore her people to their former glory.

    I might work on adapting a a few other cultures (Ancient Egypt and China), maybe for a little more flavor and variety, and because those two sound fun to do.

    It’s great that your friends are joining! Looking forward to meeting them!

    "The best is yet to come."
    ~Origin unknown

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