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Lotus Fleet RP :: Main

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Welcome to Lotus Fleet RP!

Welcome to Lotus Fleet's RP Site!

Your home for all things RP, including...

  • Lotus Fleet's Starship RP
  • Other Star Trek Stories
  • Star Wars
  • Lord of the Rings
  • ...and more!

Read the Stories Here!


Then... to join, you must already be a member of Lotus Fleet. Then click apply for a position in one of our Crew Manifests!

Questions? Contact us.


Latest News Items

» SEASON 4 is GO!

Posted on 09/29/2014 @ 12:00pm by Captain Kheren in General News

To all RPers; our new season is starting now!

Join us for the next adventure, a joint episode involving both the flagship Lotus and the research vessel Phoenix!

All details here: 

 

 http://lotusfleet.org/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=665&p=3459#p3459

 

And please answer our RP roll call ASAP:

 

 http://www.lotusfleet.org/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=666&p=3460#p3460

 

 

Engage!


» Interlude: Starbase Lotus : Shore Leave

Posted on 09/25/2014 @ 2:29pm by Captain Kheren in General News

To all current, returning and new RPers;

While we wait for Season 4 to start (September 28th) and the first joint episode to follow for both ships (October 5th), here is a short Starbase episode for you all to play out while waiting.

Basically it is a plotless sandbox episode. Anyone can bring in anything relevant to their character; resting and enjoying hobbies, family, working and preparing for next launch, meeting and interacting with other crewmemebrs or those of the other ship, doing short personal missions etc... Anything goes (except things like  blowing up the starbase or ships, destroying the Federation and altering the universe as we know it...)

Short and sweet for those eager to join or having sat on their thumbs too long... or to try out and play that new character you want to propose or foreshadow that storyline you want to suggest.

But be active; it all ends by October 4th midnight EST!

Engage!


» GET READY FOR SEASON 4!

Posted on 09/22/2014 @ 12:04pm by Captain Kheren in General News

Greetings to all RPers,


It is my pleasure to announce that, with the closing of season 3 as the USS Horizon's second adventure concludes, Season 4 ill officially start on Sunday September 28th.

Season 4 of LF RP will see some important changes in our usual play format in the hope of stimulating even more participation in the game.


1- The first big change will be that I, as RP director, will come up and directly supervise all the episodes. Captains of course will still have complete freedom to handle their ship and crew, but now they will have the same thrills and chills as the other players have by not knowing themselves all the story elements as they used to. Basically, this is the classical RPG format of a Gamemaster bringing the setting and events to all the players and them uniting ideas and talents to face them.

This is not to say however that they loose all their opportunity for creativity and personalizing the adventures of their starship.


2- The second big change in our RP format will be in fact to allow each and every player to contribute ideas, plots and scenes to the story, not just their character's actions, thoughts and dialogs as they used to. It is from those ideas that the story will be built upon, instead of imposing a predetermined one. The goal is to have each and every player bring his or her own center of interest to the forefront, not just play it out with NPCs as we used to. Moreover,it will give more opportunties to have the other players involved as well, as part of the main plot. After all, interactions between the player characters is what RP is all about.By having all players stating what they want in a story right from the start and then throughout the entire play, we hope to stimulate even more and steadier participation, creativity and originality.

The story will no longer be the GM's story but truly everyone's story.

Case in point, the current changes we will experiment all came from our active player base. This trend is what we hope to keep up wether we stay with those changes or not or implement new ones in the future. This gane is your game.


3- The third change implemented with season 4 will be the opening of junior positions on board our ships. Thus, if we have many players wanting a specific position, we will have experienced players assuming senior status (department head), less experienced ones (lower ranking newcomers) assuming one of the usual three assistant chief positions and even some other Pcs take on the roles of specialists assigned to the ship and her specific mission (tailored to their proposed ideas).

This way even if, for example, everyone wants to play a tactical officer on board the flagship, everyone will have the opportunity to play one and in a significant role (and we will have then a veryconflict-based story to be sure!).


4- The fourth major change will be the systematisation of the Junior Officer Cruise for new players. Conceived as a cadet cruise, this will be a starship adventure, shorter but just like the main ones, aboard the USS Alsea, our Prometheus class vessel. These shorter plays will be solely dedicated to help new players experience our RP, adjust to it's style and flesh out their character while they await the end of a story and the return of the main ship they will be assigned to... and before they involve themselves in loner play sessions.

It will also serve as a tutorial after the Academy initiation in the Kobayashi Maru test for those who feel the need to get their spacelegs in our RP.

Older RPers coming up with new characters or wanting more play time than just their main PC will also have the opportunity to participate there as well and guide our newcomers into our unique RP universe.


So, all of you out there who wants to live out adventures in the Star Trek universe, come on and join! Create a character, choose your career and send out your story ideas and interests to me, either via website PM or RP site PM to Kheren, or through Skype to Kherenkalel.

Make sure also that you read the RP Admin message on this section for getting involved right away and the right way. Again, any inquiry may be sent to me directly.

On a final note, anyone who wants to assist me in this fun work and/or contribute in recruiting new or returning players, there is a RP Director Assistant position open!

Season 4 launches September 28 with a roll call of all willing and able officers to report for a brand new mission in a novel format; the opening episode of this new season will involve both the flagship of Lotus Fleet, the Lotus class USS Horizon, and the explorer of Lotus Fleet, the Avenger class USS Phoenix in an important joint mission.

Join us to boldly go where no RP has gone before!



Admiral Kheren
RP Director


» USS Horizon maiden voyage complete!

Posted on 03/01/2014 @ 4:47pm by Fleet Captain Allen Samji in RP Announcement

The maiden voyage of the new Lotus-class ship the USS Horizon is complete! The entire novelization is available here, thanks to Fleet Admiral Kheren (Captain Kheren)'s dedicated work: http://www.lotusfleet.org/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=101&start=10#p2659

Thank you Kheren!

 

Our next mission will be starting in about a week, and we have two new recruits on the ship:

  • Chief Engineer Lieutenant J.G. S'Tan Solius played by Prov. Vice Admiral Niomo, and...
  • Chief Tactical / Security Officer and M.A.C.O. 1st Lieutenant Alexandria Somers played by Ensign AlexSomers

Those on the USS Horizon, please give them a warm welcome and interact with them in the new mission to come.

 

We also still have the following RPers involved in the USS Horizon:

  • Captain Kheren, played by Fleet Admiral Kheren
  • Commander Neil S. Redding, XO, played by Commodore Redding
  • Commander Oseno Jureth, Strategic Operations Chief, played by Prov. Rear Admiral Jureth
  • Lieutenant Commander Snowfire K'Leysha, Chief of Science, played by Lieutenant Snowfire
  • Lieutenant Elisha Leone, Chief of Operations, played by Vice Admiral Jeff T
  • Dr. 011 and 110, Chief Medical Officer, played by me, Admiral Evshell
  • ...and possibly, some appearances by Cyberneticist Commander Joey D. Sisko, also played by me

 

Stay tuned for the upcoming USS Horizon mission!


» Awards are Posted!

Posted on 02/12/2013 @ 2:02pm by Fleet Captain Allen Samji in RP Announcement

All the IC and OOC awards have been granted here and on the main forums page!

Please take a look at the new story post where all the IC awards are detailed with the specific reasons for all.

If there is any discrepancy with the number of episode awards that you received, please let me know.

Stay tuned for news of Season 3 coming up!


Latest Mission Posts

» Prologue

Mission: (Phoenix: 2nd Mission)
Posted on 09/26/2014 @ 11:07am by Captain Syntron & Commander David Rogers & Commander Joshua Riker & Lt. Commander Elliago Nasaro-Myth M.D.
» Edited on 09/29/2014 @ 4:34pm

Prologue   Captain's Personal Log Stardate 88217.3   Following our return from Sarabande, the unofficial name suggested for the planetoid discovered during the first mission of the USS Phoenix, I have been occupied with a series of inquiries pertaining to the events that transpired throughout this mission. The topics among…


» Proposal

Mission: Shore Leave
Posted on 09/25/2014 @ 3:55pm by Captain Kheren & Commander Oseno Jureth & Captain Rachele Rivers
» Edited on 09/29/2014 @ 4:11pm

Commander Oseno Jureth smiled and nodded at familiar faces as he walked the passages of Starbase Lotus. He had heard she was in and wanted to go see her before they sent her out again. As he reached the docking ring, there she was as commanding and powerful as the…


» Upgrades

Mission: (Phoenix: 2nd Mission)
Posted on 09/28/2014 @ 10:04am by Commander Joshua Riker & Ensign Tolo & Master Ch. Petty Off. Michael Eddington Jr.
» Edited on 09/28/2014 @ 10:04am

Commander Riker and Master Chief Eddington nodded to each other as young Ensign Tolo worked with two crewman disassembling a sensor control panel.  The schematics being displayed on the screen showed a steady increase in the sensor output.  The Phoenix's sensors were already operating at 112% of standard capacity and…


» Return to Blacks Point

Mission: Hawks And Doves
Posted on 09/23/2014 @ 3:16pm by Commander Neil Redding
» Edited on 09/28/2014 @ 4:36am

"Loading holodeck program "Blacks Point retrieval" Sector Celes, Crenan system, Moon: Crenan 1 mining facility. Date: 2288 august 3ed. Time: 1846 hours. "Make sure you double check the data buffer this time, a diagnostic bed got scrambled last time, we were lucky he didn't notice it." The voice of a disembodied man could be heard but not seen.…


» Introducing Doctor Alida Gemmel

Mission: (Phoenix: 2nd Mission)
Posted on 09/26/2014 @ 3:01pm by Captain Syntron & Lieutenant Alida Gemmel Dr

(add info here Storm)


Latest Personal Logs

» Return to Blacks Point

Posted on 09/23/2014 @ 10:38am by Commander Neil Redding

"Loading holodeck program "Blacks Point retrieval" Sector Celes, Crenan system, Moon: Crenan 1 mining facility. Date: 2208 august 3ed. Time: 1846 hours. "Make sure you double check the data buffer this time, a diagnostic bed got scrambled last time, we were lucky he didn't notice it." The voice of a…


» Settling In

Posted on 03/15/2014 @ 12:55pm by Lieutenant JG Kathleen Friedman Dr

Luckily I found my lodgings quite easily from the console just outside the Ember Lounge.  At first I thought that the rooms would be small but I am pleasantly surprised at the outlay; just a smidgen larger than my apartment back on earth. Small sleeping area with a bathroom attached,…


» Doubts..

Posted on 02/26/2014 @ 1:23am by Commander Oseno Jureth

Oseno Jureth walked the floor of his quarters aboard the Horizon as the might starship was making her return to Federation space and Starbase Lotus. It was the middle of the night, and he should be sleep before his next shift, but sleep was not something that came easily to…


» Awakening

Posted on 12/19/2013 @ 5:34pm by Captain Daniel Summers

Captain Daniel Summers was rendered unconscious during the Azimuth Horizon mission, he lay in sick bay of Starbase 10, Lotus Fleet's Command Headquarters located in the Hromi Sector, a member of Lotus Fleet, Starfleet's most elite fleet responsible for saving the galaxy on numerous occasions at great cost.   Daniel…


» Late Night

Posted on 04/23/2013 @ 2:32am by Ensign Hera Seven

Personal Log Acting Chief Science Officer its...late. I had the chance on third shift when the Astrometics Lab was free and gave the system a basic run through.  Elegant and simple it makes you feel as if your floating among the stars even though your safe - in enough detail…