Start Up: http://bmgf.bulbagarden.net/f426/pokemon-journey-kanto-start-up-126780/
I've been off the forums for a while now but I felt like RPing again so here it is.
Standard Journey RP. Follows a group of trainers all getting their starter Pokemon from Professor Oak. From there its your choice.
1. No Godmodding - Self explanatory and pretty much a given in every RP.
2. Keep Mature themes to minimum - While I don't care all that much keep in mind that there are some people sensitive to this kind of stuff. So no excessive swears words (f-bombs and what not), No hardcore Romance (Your character can have romance but keep it PG-13), and of course no excessive violence (This is Pokemon after all, not Mortal Kombat).
3. Be fair - You can't win every battle and if you try to it'll just ruin it for everyone else. Take a loss every once and a while, it can be just as progressive to the RP to lose as it can to win.
4. Try to stay active - If you want to quit the RP, let me know. We can work out a realistic way for your character to disappear, or someone else can take control. We just don't want someone disappearing into thin air.
The battles will work anime style. When facing against an NPC like a Gym Leader I will tell the you what Pokemon they have but from there you write out the battle. It can be in one long post or in a span of a few but in general you are playing both sides of the battle. Against random trainers, that's up to you. Unless I bring someone in for story purposes, you can decide what Pokemon they have and everything.
If facing against another player than the to of you will play out the battle post by post. This is where rule number 3 comes into play. Try not to draw battles out to long. If not victor can be decided between the two battlers than I will decide the winner.
While the RP takes place in Kanto don't let that limit your options. Wild Pokemon from other regions and areas can be found almost anywhere. Just be realistic about it. You are not about to find a Salamence on Route 2 for instance. However anything can be solved with a strong reason behind it. So if you want to say someone abandoned a Bagon than just clear it with me first.
As for Legendary Pokemon, they will not show up at random. If they appear it must be predetermined by me.
Yes this is just a Journey RP however I think its important to have a little understanding about what has been going on in the Pokeworld before the start of the RP.
There have been recent attacks on the Region of Kanto. Places such as the Seafoam Islands, Mt. Silver, and Cerulean Cave have been flooded with members of the evil Team Rocket. While Team Rocket used to be an easy problem to deal with, they now have become more of a threat. There Pokemon are more powerful, they have stronger tactics, but the big thing is they appear to be in control of the Legendary Bird Zapdos. In order to fight them, a team was formed called the Champions, this team consists of Elite 4 champions from across the regions. Lance from Kanto, Wallace from Hoenn, Cynthia from Sinnoh, and Alder from Unova. The team has been successful in stopping a handful of attacks but there has been no success in finding Team Rocket's base of operations.
The Pokemon that Oak is offering are not just the original 3 from Red and Blue. Here is a list of the Starters you can take. If someone has already chosen the starter than there username will be added next to the Pokemon.
Bulbasaur - BeastieBayleef
Charmander - Night Vision
Squirtle - CyndaCynda
Pikachu - MostlyAffectionate
Eevee - Prez
Cyndaquil - BlazingQuilava
Totodile - MrGameandPichu
Ralts - Destiny Queen
Turtwig - Terra Solidum
Piplup - Night Vision
Riolu - Axl
Snivy - BeastieBayleef
Oshawott - MostlyAffectionate
Scraggy - Kona-Chan
Zorua - ~Mokona~
Appearance: Physical appearance as well as clothing. Should be pretty descriptive and can include a picture.
Personality: Self-explanatory. Around 1 paragraph please.
History: What has your character done before becoming a trainer? Is your character related to anyone important (Yes, you could be related to a existing Gym leader or other character of importance if you would like, within reason). If your character is not from Kanto please explain why they are coming all the way to Pallet Town.
Hometown: In one of the Main 5 Regions please. As stated before, if not from Kanto or even Pallet Town, please explain why they came to Pallet.
Requested Starter: The Starter you chose may not necessarily be yours. for the sake of avoiding repetitiveness, only one person can begin with each Pokemon. The first person to have an accepted sign-up for a Pokemon will get it.
Other: Anything else you may want to add goes here.
I hope everyone has fun and I look forward to starting this up.