15 years ago, an asteroid had unpredictably crashed into the Earth, setting off an explosion in Antarctica. The event, known as Second Impact was one of the most devastating happenings in human history, pushing the Earth off its axis, melting the polar ice caps, flooding the coastal regions of every planet, causing global climate change, and devastating crops around the world. Billions of people died of the after math, leaving only a hand full of survivors to try to pick up the pieces, returning to a world which lay almost barren. Those who did not die from the initial explosion died from drowning or starvation. Still, in the darkest hours, mankind has always pulled together and survived.
Even so, riots, wars, and civil unrest became common. Governments collapsed trying to feed the hungry masses as they swarmed over buildings and desperately tried to get their claws on whatever they could. The UN was left to struggle with trying to pull people and their governments back together.
Years passed until the world governments had finally returned to a state of 'stability', and the UN was able to investigate ground zero of the Impact. They found that the cause was an approximately eight centimeter asteroid, theorized to have been traveling at 95% the speed of light. At least this is what most people believe.
15 years ago, the Angel, now labeled 'Adam' had awakened in the Earth's South Pole. This awakening had become recognized as Second Impact, and would be covered up by the world governments, the Organization NERV, Gehirn; and at the very top, a mysterious and shadowy cabal recognized as Seele. Their ultimate goal is human instrumentality. There is not a clear definition of such a term; the word instrumentality is very lucid, and the word human even more so. Adam is the first angel, and as predicted by the Dead Sea Scrolls, he will not be the last. More will come, trying to reap the remaining human souls. In these dark hours, will humanity pull together and survive?
Civil unrest, riots, wars, famine, and major change in climate have ravaged the planet and its ecosystems. The remaining humans on Earth had been reduced to a mere fraction of its former size. The only hope for the last stand of humanity is NERV, Gehirn, and the mechas that have been labeled as the "Evas".
Proceeding Second Impact, Hong Kong had flooded at least five time over. It was one of the first places the UN had decided to protect. Taking advantage of the tall buildings, NERV took advantage, designing the city as the last bastion of mankind to fight the angels. In order to do so, however, they need Eva pilots, which you happen to be one of. Be prepared, for what you will witness will be beyond belief.
So yeah, this is a non-canon game based in the universe of Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Asides from the usual, I don't have too many. If you have common sense and proper grammar, you should do just fine.
1. Keep things PG.
PLEASE PLEASE PLEAE PLEASE PLEASE. The characters you play should be around 14. I don't want to meet Chris Hansen.
2. Don't God mode.
Well, actually, this one's a bit lucid. What I mean though, is try not to control anything aside from your own character and the Eva he/she pilots. Deus Ex Machinas will be handled by me.
3. Don't take it personal.
To advance the plot line, there will be many instances where your character will be in an incredibly tight situation and I do little to nothing in helping you while your fellow players can do nothing about it.
Don't do it. Your character should only know what is reasonable for he or she to know. I still do, however, encourage you to Watch Neon Genesis Evangelion and to a lesser extent the rebuild. The game, however, will be a bit different from the plot of the canon.
The setting takes place in a not so distant post-apocalyptic future. All characters will be as so, and must look as such. Your characters will also be teenagers with their fair share of flaws. Mary Sues (though the definition of the term is debatable) are not accepted, and anything even close to one will be outright rejected not because of their nature, but because they simply do not fit into the world of Evangelion. Therefore, when creating your characters, keep in mind your character should have up to 3 strength, and no less than 2 weaknesses. At least one of said weaknesses must be psychological, and caused by the personality of your character for the plot to work.
There are no classes or archetypes like warrior, mage, or whatever in this setting, and so I have devised a different way of creating a balanced party. Neon Genesis has three main pilots, Shinji, Rei, and Asuka. The archetypes of the game will be based on the three main characters, and as such there will only be one player for said characters. However, I will allow a fourth or even a fifth if said characters are reasonable.
By the way, I will not be playing as a character, only as your Seele, Gendo, and the Angels.
As for a character sheet, I will post that in the OOC as soon as I know this idea has interest. If you have read this far, thank you.
Last edited by Duality; 01-13-2013 at 02:39 PM.
Well I may join this but I've only seen the movies.
"The only thing you can change about the past is how you feel about it in the present." - Lockon 'Neil Dylandy' Stratos, Gundam SEED
Well, whoever is looking at this, here's the OOC.