- 1 Welcome
- 2 Domain Staff
- 4 Information for New Players
- 5 Character Creation Guidelines
- 6 Background Links
- 7 Contact Us
Welcome to the Brisbane Domain of Beyond the Sunset. On this page you can find information about the games we run. If you are new please check out the info for new players down below about out regular games, visit us on the | Twilight Alliance Facebook Page or email our Domain Coordinator or Domain Story Teller for more info.
For all 'Out of Character' or real world enquiries contact our Domain Coordinator. All game related enquiries should be directed to the Domain Storyteller, who will either assist you directly or put you in touch with the appropriate Venue Storyteller.
- Domain Coordinator (DC): Daniel Clancy
- Domain Storyteller (DST): Bec P
Chronicles of Darkness - 2.0
A Brief City History
The court and domain of Brisbane grew. and as they grew in numbers and political power they waned in what made them vampires. they lost the instinct of knowing when they were the hunted, and they lost the edge of a true predator. They grew indulgent, over feeding and breaking the masquerade when is suited them. bringing unwanted attention without even knowing it. So when the Iscariot came with "cleansing flame and blade!." they didn't stand a chance.
Hunters arrived and tracked them in secret locating Elysium and havens across the city over several months The kindred did not see those who tracked them, and then in a single day over 90% kindred of Brisbane met their final death. They came fast swift and strong against all the supernaturals in Brisbane. Those they did not kill were the lowest of the low, who ran off and didn't come back for fear of the true death. Even the necropolis was no protection.
As is stands now:
Present Day: Brisbane is quiet, as quiet as a capital city can be. There are no more supernaturals that people are aware of left in the city, or those that are there have hidden themselves as to not draw the attention of watchful eyes left in the city. As kindred return to the city, they know not what hunters remain.
The Classic World of Darkness
A Brief Mundane History
Information to come.
As is stands now:
Information to come.
Information for New Players
When and Where do we Play
- Vampire the Masquerade: Camarilla: 6:00pm, 2nd Saturday of the month at New Farm Library
- Cross Genre Chronicles of Darkness: 6:00pm, First Saturday of the month
At this current time our Cross Genre games are Hosted at the The Junction at Annerley , Ipswich road cnr annerley rd, Annerley, QLD 4103.
Game attendance is a requested $2 donation for Nwod games, but new player should be registered on the Camarilla Website . Even if the player is simply going to watch as a visitor, they must be registered before they can do so as per club policy.
As venues for games can vary we recommend that you check the Twilight Alliance Facebook Page for Regular updates on events
Also see the New Member Guide for answers to some of the questions you may have.
Rules of the Club
Beyond the Sunset is an Incorporated Not for Profit organisation. The Club is governed by a set of Articles of Incorporation, By Laws and Policies. It is highly recommended that all members familiarise themselves with the rules of our club. Below are some of the policies that frequently come into play.
- Code of Conduct
- Alcohol Policy
- Weapon Props Policy
We love new players. Come along and we will do our best to make sure you have a fun night. Whether you're new the Club, new to roleplaying, new to Live Action Role Playing (LARP), or an old member that has decided to come back and take a look at what's new and what's stayed the same, we are trilled to have you along!
The Club has some jargon that can be daunting to new people, so here's a quick run down of some of the things you might come across:
|Addenda||Contains custom rules for the LARP. Players should check the Resources for the latest version.|
|OOC||Out of Character|
|MET||Minds Eye Theatre. The official LARP rules published by White Wolf, however the current (2013) chronicle uses the tabletop rules for games (often with an electronic dice roller).|
|MST||Master Storyteller. Global Storyteller at the top of our Storytelling chain|
|GST||Genre Storyteller. They manage all the games of a given genre across the country|
|DST||Domain Storyteller. The person that brings all the VSTs of all the genres run in Brisbane to ensure that there is continuity between each of the games.|
|VC||Venue Coordinator. The person that organizes the venue, collects the money, is responsible for making sure everything is clean and locked up. If you have a real world issue - such as where are the toilets, or having concerns about game, the VC is the person to go to|
|VST||Venue Storyteller. The person that runs the game!|
|AVST||The VST's Assistant|
Character Creation Guidelines
Here you will find various fun things to help you design a PC for play in the sanctioned chronicle. We encourage well thought out concepts which create story and are inclusive and active in nature. The ST's and other players would love to hear about your ideas and you never know how your idea may take on a life of its own and suddenly plot is born! Why write a solitary character when you could have an entire family?
Concepts which are disruptive are not necesarily discouraged, although please DON'T write in your background that you are a Diablerist/Pure Spy/Servant of the Abyss unless you don't mind getting caught and whacked by PC's.
Character Development Document This document has a list of short answer questions that are designed to help you refine you concept and bring to life your new persona. You don't have to use it all, but there are some damn fine ideas and questions in it. The more work you put in the more you get out!
Due to the work involved with completing this document, you will get extra XP awarded to the character you complete it for.
This is not to say you must be a master wordsmith, rather attention to detail and consideration of a fully rounded persona rather than a 2D Archetype. Remember no one is good at everything and characters with flaws are much more interesting than a perfect "ubermench".
If you would like your character to have visited Brisbane or be a part of its history this is welcomed and even encouraged. Please contact the VST with your ideas and suggestions and we'll work to make your character part of our history. There are many roles and "events" which would be far more entertaining if they were populated by player characters. If you wish to have a background link with one of the characters listed here, don't hesitate to contact the player and/or the VST. The aim here is to bring the city to life and create fun inter-character links world wide. There are a couple of caveats.
- 1. What do you want/need and why ?
- 2. How will this come into game and create fun?
There's not much point to it, if it's hidden. What's the point of painting a picture then hiding it. The aim is to create fun plot and character driven interactions for our chronicle either now or in the future.
The VST, DST and players welcome you to approach us and offer suggestions to improve and enrich the chronicle for all of us.
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