Our World is at War...
...Our Resources are dwindling...
...Our Nations are at each others Throats...
But Hope still remains, in the Youth of our Allies...
...Do you have the Metal...
...To stand for your Nation?
...Critical System Failure...
...Searching for Backup File...
Backup File Found.
WARNING: Files Sealed, Password Required.
On December Sixteenth, 2083, The Earth was thrown into Chaos, as an unrecognised Element burst forth from the Earth's Core.
On December Twenty First, 2083, Earthquakes Spread World Wide, levelling Cities and Flooding Nations. The World was in Panic. On December Twenty Ninth, the Disasters stopped.
On December Thirtieth, 2083, A Probe scanning the Surface of Pluto found Similar Traces of this Element upon the Planet's icy Surface.
On November Twelfth, 2087, Astronauts were dropped onto the Planet's surface to investigate this Element. Beneath the Ice, they discovered Machinery not recognized by the Human Race.
On January First, 2088, These Machines were extracted by a Team of Scientists, and put under extreme tests. They were recognized as Alien Technology.
On January Twelfth, 2088, These Machines were dubbed 'Mecha's', and some were seen to resemble Humanoid's. The Discovery of these machines was finally announced to the Public.
On January Thirtieth, 2088, Another Wave of Disasters erupts forth. Earthquakes spread across the Globe, Volcano's erupt and Sea Levels drastically rise and fall world wide. The Public demands Action.
On February Second, 2088, These Mecha's were moved to a secret Location, known by the Government only as 'Zone X'. Any Personnel that worked there were told to keep the Location Private under fear of Death.
On June Twenty Second, 2088, The first Mecha is activated. Pilot Vanilla Stone becomes a Hero in the eyes of the World, and becomes known as the first Human to figure out how to work such complicated Technology.
On some undisclosed Date in July, The Government opted to use these Machines for Mining Purposes. It was discovered that they ran on the Element being produced in the Earth's core. This Element was dubbed, 'Element Omega'.
On December First, 2093, Mecha's Were released to the Public. The Job industry boomed as they provided Quick, Efficient and Clean Mining. They element they were fuelled by could also be reused.
On January Thirtieth, 2100, a Crisis occurs. The American Economy collapses under the Demand of Mecha Development. The rest of the Western Hemisphere followed in this fashion.
On February First, 2101, The Mineral Crisis was announced. The Governments of each major Country announced to the Public that resources were growing drastically thin. Element Omega is introduced into the Environment, and the Result is a new wave of Elements Science never thought Possible.
On February First, 2102, The Economy is apparently resolved, and new, more efficient Minerals (Such as ProxyIron) become available to the Public. The Governments agree to share the resources fairly.
On March Sixteenth, 2104, Space Travel in Mecha's becomes a possibility. Explorers on Mars discover Ruins leading to more advanced, Combat based Mecha's. This sparks concern in the Government.
On September Sixth, 2107, after extensive research, the World Government agrees to release these Mecha's for military use. War becomes a far more Dangerous threat.
On April Seventeenth, 2121, Resources become thin again, and Element Omega has yet to re-form beneath the Earth's Crust. The Economy falls to tatters, and countries declare War on each other.
At some undisclosed time in the year 2123, The Allies Joined Together. This Contained the nations of America, Britain, Oceania, Germany, New Zealand, France, Italy, Turkey, Spain, Iceland, Norway and Northern Asia were all part of the Alliance, though there were many more. The Governments of these countries all agreed to work with each other, and became known as the Paragon Axis.
At the same time, Nation's such as Venezuela, Austria, South America, Brazil, Portugal, Greenland, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cuba, Egypt, small factors of Southern Asia and Japan went to War with the Axis of Paragon. They were dubbed, 'The Sovereign'. As their Rampage for Mineral's continued, Neutral nations, such as Greece, fell victim to their invasions, and were eventually mined Hollow.
Now, in the Year 2150, Humanity has advanced Far in it's Search for Superiority, but as a result, they've left the World in Tatters.
With the help of Element Omega, which is slowly restoring it's own reserves, we're now capable of helping the Handicapped with Advanced Implants and Augmentations. We can Travel great distances, and live into much older ages. And occasionally, just occasionally, perhaps due to being exposed to Element Omega in the wound, certain Children are born with abilities that far exceed their fellow Child.
These are the guiding light of our War for Peace.
The Athenian Gear's Academy was established in the year 2136, as a Secret Project run by the British Government. Hidden within the Mountain's of Northern Ireland, the Academy takes Children with Higher IQ's, Higher Physical Pain Threshold's and better reaction times, and train them in the ways of Mecha Combat, in the hopes of one day taking the enemy by surprise, and quenching their fiery taste for Minerals. Ireland is one of the last remaining nations not to be ruined by the disasters brought on my Element Omega, and it's one of the few places the Sun Shines... Nobody would suspect the Academies Existence.
You are one of it's Students or Employee's, here to Learn or Teach about Mecha Combat, and the hardships of War. Your time here will be Tough, And they'll be long. But rest assured, in the end, it'll all be worth it. So with that, let's begin.
[Standard Mecha Pieces]
A standard Mecha is equipped with the following:
A type Alpha or Beta control system.
A venting system.
A cooling system.
Standard Bullet Proof glass visors.
Radar and tracking systems that work via 'echo location' and heat sensors.
A basic VI that can communicate with it's Pilot, though it isn't sentient.
Emergency flares built into the limbs.
Distress Beacons ready to be deployed at any given time.
MLMPATM - Multi Legged, Multi-Platform all Terrain Mecha. These are generally designed with four legs (QLMPATM), and often mirror the shape of insects and animals.
BCAM - Bi-Pedal Combat Attack Mecha, these're designed for assault but fall short for defence.
BCDM - Bi-Pedal Combat Defence Mecha, designed for defence (Often with thick metal plating, or shield-like platforms designed upon the limbs), they lack the raw attack power of a BAM.
BMPCM - Bi-Pedal Multi-Purpose Combat Mecha, this is a balanced Mecha designed for both assault and defence. Though it isn't as powerful as the BCAM, or as well defended as the BCDM, but it has the advantage of speed.
ABAM - Aerial Based Assault Mecha, this is an air based Attack Mecha. Whilst it can be piloted on the ground, they generally remain in the air when in combat, and have the advantage of mobility, though they can be severely hindered by Weather.
CDSBM - Colonist Designed Space Based Mecha, these Mecha's are often unique, and based on "Alien" Technology discovered in various parts of the Solar System. They're often balanced Mechas, but have the advantage of being highly customizable, though incredibly unreliable.
SBMPAM - Sea Based Multi Platform Assault Mecha's are Mecha's that are designed to to fight on both land and in the Sea. They're the best for combating Aerial Based Assaults, though, much like Aerial Mecha's, their mobility on land is limited.
Please fill in the following Forms accordingly, and Welcome to the Athenian Gear's Academy:
Age: (17 - 24)
A brief description of appearance:
A brief description of appearance:
Years served in the Military:
(Warning: You can only have a Maximum of Five Implants. Each Implant will take away a point of your Character's Health. You can't go bellow 0, and the lower your Number is, the weaker your character will be Health Wise.)
[Augmentations and Implants]
Limb replacements - Higher Strength and less Energy taken for each movement.
Eye Implants - Better Eye Sight and a Camera Function.
Ear Implants - Better Hearing, mostly used by the deaf.
Health Monitoring Implant (Eyes) - Measures your Health and State of mind, and provides updates whenever changes occur.
Communication Implant - Instant Communication with any form of Radio or Signal Producer
Hacker Augmentation - Allows the User to hack basic and sometimes more complex Machinery. Mech's are defended from this.
Mechanical Organ Replacements - This is generally for the Sick, but allows the user to hold their breath for longer, and sustain more damage before any real damage is done to the internal Organs.
Thicker Skin Weaves - More Damage resistance before something breaks the Skin.
Signal Augmentation (Chest) - This Augmentation will allow people to emit their own Distress Signal's when in Peril, or locate their Mech if lost.
Shield Emitters - A group of Nodes built into the body that will provide a weak but effective Kinetic Barrier, useful for in the field.
(I'll add more later.)
VI's, or 'Virtual intelligences', are built into every Mecha. It provides details on the enemy in battle, warns of oncoming attacks and offers advice when it can. Your VI can be deactivated, but it'll reactive itself if the Mech goes into a state of distress.
Appearance (I'd prefer a written description):
Weapons (A Five Weapon Maximum, please make them realistic for the time being)
VI name and Description:
There's also a five-maximum Limit to these. You can design a Unique part for your Mech, but it can't provide too much of an Upper Hand (Such as Instantly destroying the other Mech, Or turning the Machine invisible *and* Hiding the Heat signals at the same time). Use your Imagination, I'll correct you if I feel one is too powerful.
Logging you out, Mr. [INFORMATION REDACTED]
(Feel free to post your OOC Sheets here, we'll start the roleplay once we've reached a certain amount. And feel free to suggest things, this isn't a done deal, just a rough draft. )
http://roleplayerguild.com/showthread.php?t=125846 (Here's the Interest Check)
And here's the In Character.