Final Fantasy: Song of Harmony
Final Fantasy: Song of Harmony - Forum
Estimated Members Requested: 12
For those who asked for it, and any more who wish to participate...
Forgot to mention, post applications in the forum under "Character Applications". All characters start at level one. Max HP/MP for first level.
*Disregard voting for Limit Breaks; we are going to use method two due to it being voted for unanimously*
Game Description: The city of Tramont is known for its festivities. Not a day passes in silence; a constant flood of travelers, mercenaries, and merchants keeps it active at all times. Everyone has a different reason for coming. However, even if your reason is not shared by anyone else, your destiny will be intertwined with many others. For this is the city where the king of the continent of Bravonia lives, and he has requested the help of people who wish to be heroes. Heroes, such as yourself.
Welcome to Final Fantasy: Song of Harmony, a roleplaying game that is using the homebrewed Final Fantasy RPG Third Edition system. This will be a long-term campaign that heavily emphasizes roleplaying while still having several combat situations.
I have been a Dungeon Master for three long-term games so far with a fourth in the making. While I did run a short game that was completed successfully, longer ones appeal to me more. They allow far more freedom with setting up characters, setting, and plot, which I find valuable assets.
While I am experienced with Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 edition, Pathfinder, and 4th edition, this is my first time using Final Fantasy RPG Third Edition. I have read the book and the rules are similar enough for me to competently run a game. However, as with anyone running a game, mistakes are bound to crop up. If you join this game, I request that you have patience with me, and I welcome any corrections that come my way from misunderstanding certain rules.
As for Final Fantasy, most of my experience is with VII, IX, X, and Tactics. While I have not beaten them yet, I have also gotten decently far in VI, VIII, and Tactics Advance. I have minor experience with I and IV. The rest I have not played, though I plan on starting XIII in the near future and own some of the other games. What this means is I have a good feel for what Final Fantasy games feel like, and I hope to replicate that atmosphere in this campaign.
1. Anything from the Final Fantasy RPG Third Edition homebrew book is open for use. I am not restricting any races or jobs.
2. This game is going to use a Limit Break system. For the sake of choosing something that appeals more to the players, I would ask that you look at the following two links and vote on which Limit Break system you want:
. If you choose not to vote, that is fine, but keep in mind that I will choose one by myself if I do not get enough votes, and I would much rather you get the system that the majority wants.
3. You may follow archetypes from the Final Fantasy games, but do not copy a preexisting character. For example, it is fine to make a mysterious girl who is from an ancient civilization and has great healing or summoning powers. It is not fine to make a character named Aeris/Aerith and have her be an Ancient who specializes in Materia.
4. Not every party member in the Final Fantasy games are knights in shining armor. You are welcome to make characters that lean towards a neutral, or even evil, alignment. However, it is heavily encouraged that you make characters that have reasons to support the party. I want this to be a campaign where players work together, which is what most Final Fantasy games emphasize with their party characters.
5. The more interesting the personality and backstory, the more likely you are to be accepted. I will incorporate character backstories into the plot. If you put NPCs your character knows into your backstories, the odds are high that they will either be mentioned or show up in some fashion. Also, I highly recommend adding hometowns or areas that you would come from. This will expand the world for the campaign by making it a world constructed by multiple people.
1. This has been said before, but let it be emphasized that this is my first time running this system. If I make mistakes, please let me know what they are. I know some people applying for this are quite familiar with the rules, so hopefully they will help me catch errors.
2. In the same line of thought, a lot of people applying will probably not have played this system before. That is perfectly fine. Consider it a learning experience for all of us. What is important to me is how well you can roleplay and adapt to the different situations in the campaign.
3. If you have questions on rulings in the game, this is not the topic to post them in. Go to the forum, where I will have a special topic for rule questions. If you have questions about your character, by all means, post them here. I will do my best to answer.
4. If there are enough solid applicants, I might be willing to run more than one party. A single party will have about five people.
5. Be sure to have fun! Thatís what the point of a game is, after all!
Last edited by Celtic Guardian 7; Mar 20 '12 at
Reason: Clarification on applications.