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The omniverse: a set of infinite, alternate universes made up of endless possibilities. All that is, has been, and ever will be resides within this ever-growing collection of realities. These parallel dimensions exist simultaneously, vibrating at different frequencies that keep them separate from one another. While most are ignorant to these alternate worlds, there are some who travel between universes, and even those who risk reality-ending crises by tampering with the continuum.

From across the entirety of existence, the notion of a unique individual is almost completely unheard of. All physical beings and sentient life were mirrored across the countless realities, albeit with endless permeations, no entity was meant to be wholely exclusive to their universe alone. With the exception of one race of beings who, for unknown reasons, were unique unto themselves.

The Spineless Ones, as they came to be known, were born into a dimension without reflection. Although their mere existence was viewed as an impossibility by those who were aware, their primitive society was deemed harmless and the Spineless Ones were left to their own devices. Over time they advanced, however, and one of their kind rose above all to become the unquestioned ruler.

Sadistic, manipulative, and intelligent. These are the traits Mojo most values in himself. Possessing the ability to perceive other dimensions at will, Mojo was not content with merely observing the infinite universes. He thrived on subjugation and amassed an empire comprised of victims snatched from countless worlds. Men and women with great power and brilliant costumes, titans in their realities, forced into servitude. Mojo cared not for the importance of these individuals in their home realities, nor their significance to the omniverse as a whole. He saw them only as toys for his entertainment, tools for his service. Most were led to the slaughter, either through gladiatorial combat against other slaves or by intricate death games designed for perverse, ruthless enjoyment.

Of those who managed to endure their enslavement, one small, impromptu group freed from the clutches of the tyrannical Mojo by happenstance, were able to escape. Forced together out of necessity, these individuals now hop from one alternate reality to the next, trying to survive the strange new worlds they encounter, while fighting back against their one-time captor, and ultimately find their ways home.




Welcome to Rogue Continuum. A mostly linear roleplay attempting to explore, reimagine, and redefine the vast expanse of Marvel and DC comics lore. The goal is for this to be a heavily character-driven story. While I will be guiding the overall plot and direction, weaving in interesting worlds and narratives that directly or tangentially relate to player character backgrounds, this is intended to be a collaborative endeavor. These characters will be together for the vast majority of the game, and as such, you should expect to be sharing a scene with at least one of your fellow players at all times.

Our characters will be heroes/anti-heroes, whether costumed or otherwise, who have been abducted from their respective worlds and brought to Mojo's dimension whereupon they were enslaved and forced to compete in sadistic, gladiatorial death games. The story will begin with our characters collectively gathered to compete once more, this time against one another to the death, when an event occurs that will enable their escape. The core of the roleplay will then follow this unlikely group as they traverse dozens of alternate universes, some familiar others less so, trying to find their respective homeworlds while simultaneously dealing with each other, the strange new realities they come across, and avoiding Mojo's attempts to recollect them.




Due to the very nature of this RP relying on alternate universes, character creation will be very open. While the narrative of this game will entirely focus on Marvel and DC properties, and I will lean more towards accepting characters from those comic lines, I am not averse to character proposals from other properties. This is, after all, set in the Omniverse where all content exists. While I will judge all sheets equally and fairly, I urge you to use your better judgment if you are considering other properties. For instance, I am far more likely to accept a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle than I am a Powerpuff Girl... Likewise, something like a Transformer will be automatically rejected.

You are free to reimagine a character as completely and wildly as you would like or stick as close to the source material as interests you. Unlike most traditional comic and fandom roleplays, any and all consequences of extreme reimaginings will be isolated to that character's home dimension. So, for example, if a player was interested in running a heroic version of Lex Luthor who gave himself powers through experimentation and/or turned his society into a utopia, this would be perfectly acceptable. It would not prevent or lessen the ability for a different player to run a different Superman-franchise character who stayed closer to traditional roots. I actively encourage all applying to fully embrace the freedom offered by this concept when creating your characters.

Something I think makes this particular concept fun and exciting is that any player can apply as a previous version of a character they've done but never got to fully explore. If you roleplayed as X character in Y game and want to continue telling their story, bring them into this. Either have them be abducted immediately where you left off in the previous game or years down the line. There would be more freedom to explore these sorts of character concepts in this game than most others

I do ask, however, that you do not apply as an obvious Mary/Gary Sue. While running a powerful character is perfectly fine, this is a group-centric game and your character should not be capable of solving every problem faced by themselves. Again, use your best judgment when considering who would best fit in a group dynamic, but also do not be afraid to ask if you are unsure. 100% original characters will not be considered. Additionally, I will not accept any character who possesses cosmic awareness/fourth wall awareness - nor any other character who similarly would carry such a jarringly opposed tone to the rest of the cast - such as Deadpool. That isn't to say Deadpool isn't a viable character, so long as it is one without such awareness.

When I am judging an application, I am looking for which characters will best work together collectively from a narrative standpoint. Powersets, personalities, home dimensions, tone, etc. I am aiming to avoid both a team comprised of entirely clashing concepts as well as completely identical ones.

I also expect there to be some competition for popular characters. Do not be afraid to apply for a character you have already seen someone else app for. It is important to note that I will only be accepting five players, plus myself, so no one app will ever invalidate the likelihood of yours being accepted. That being said, I do recommend that everyone come prepared with both a primary character application and a secondary to give yourself the best chances of being accepted. Should one of your character proposals end up not being accepted, the other may.

As of this moment, I intend to wait one week, until 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on August 18th, before I stop taking in character applications and make my final deliberations. If I find more time is necessary, I will extend this.




As this will be a linear game with a small roster of players, I do not intend to impose strict posting requirements. I want this RP to focus on telling a collaborative story of interesting characters and not to be about the pressure to maintain a schedule. I do not feel that content needs to be rushed when the game is of a limited player base. Quality over quantity. So, while it would be great if we all posted more frequently, I will only be asking and expecting roughly a single post a month from each player.

This is also partly because, again due to the nature of the game, there will be times where dialogue and even certain fight scenes can be handled in a truly collaborative fashion. Instead of always posting short, quick responses to one another, and to avoid rehashing the same elements again and again, I encourage players to work together when writing scenes featuring multiple characters. For instance, if I am playing Spider-Man and my post will be heavy on dialogue with another player running Doctor Strange, I would approach that player and have them write that dialogue with me as a singular post. This avoids overly-fluffed up replies while also maintaining a natural, interconnective atmosphere.




You will find I like to keep things relatively simple and streamlined in regards to gameplay and management itself. As such, my rules are brief and as follows:

  • Don't be a shithead.
    • If you're a shithead, at least be reliable as a player.







If you do apply as both a primary and secondary concept, note which is which so I can weigh each appropriately.

And, to reiterate in case it was missed, only five applying players will be accepted at this time.
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I'll be honest, I expected Loki to be the primary concept. Interesting, though.

I know you previously told me you don't have a preference to how long each character was abducted for, but if you can at least figure out what they were doing at the time of their abduction, even if it was simply sleeping, that'd be beneficial. We can figure out the length of the enslavement should you be accepted.
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this looks really cool! I'll be working on an application, see if I can make the cut, yeah?
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this looks really cool! I'll be working on an application, see if I can make the cut, yeah?


Sounds like a plan! I look forward to seeing what you come up with.
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Dropped Mayday for now, so ye:


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I'll wait until they're finished to give commentary but glad to have your interest.
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Here she is! My Spider-Gwen. I'm 100% certain the most optimal outcome is to have every single character be a Spider-Hero. Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse 2, this time with more gladiatorial combat. The only thing that movie was missing.



Edit: Here is Iron-Woman! While I marked her down as my secondary, to be honest I really like both of these characters equally. I think I did an okay job, though her world is a little weird.

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Here she is! My Spider-Gwen. I'm 100% certain the most optimal outcome is to have every single character be a Spider-Hero. Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse 2, this time with more gladiatorial combat. The only thing that movie was missing.



Interesting take on Gwen. It would certainly provide a lot of unique conflict among the group where she around, I'm sure.
Just so I know, do you plan on applying with a secondary?
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@Retired Thanks! If I get accepted I'm sure she might rub some of the other heroes the wrong way, but she's not that unreasonable, lol.

I don't think I will. If I don't get in with Spider-Gwen, I probably wouldn't get in with anyone else and that's fine. But I might throw together an Iron Man or IronHeart? I'd have to come up with the concept, I've had this Spider-Gwen rattling around for a while.
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Oof, two webheads already! I was gonna throw my own take on Spidey into the mix, but at the risk of making this a Spider-Verse game, I might sit this one out unless a secondary concept comes to me. Happy to see this up, though-- I'll be reading along either way!
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@Retired Thanks! If I get accepted I'm sure she might rub some of the other heroes the wrong way, but she's not that unreasonable, lol.

I don't think I will. If I don't get in with Spider-Gwen, I probably wouldn't get in with anyone else and that's fine. But I might throw together an Iron Man or IronHeart? I'd have to come up with the concept, I've had this Spider-Gwen rattling around for a while.


Well, just because one concept doesn't get accepted doesn't mean a different one might not. I'm not just measuring each player's prospect as a writer, but the characters themselves in a group dynamic. It's a process of figuring out which individual characters from among all applied for best fit together for the narrative. So while I may like a concept, it may not be accepted ultimately because it is too similar to another I plan to accept or it clashes with the rest of the team makeup I am planning for. Which means chances are I may like the secondary concept as well, and if it's different from the first it'd have a good shot.

Oof, two webheads already! I was gonna throw my own take on Spidey into the mix, but at the risk of making this a Spider-Verse game, I might sit this one out unless a secondary concept comes to me. Happy to see this up, though-- I'll be reading along either way!


There can never be enough webheads. Like I said in the opening post, don't let any other competing apps for the same character/archetype prevent you from applying. You may have a concept I think better fits the team dynamic. I could end up not accepting any previous Spider-app by the end, and then you'll be left feeling like you missed your chance.

I can't stress this enough. This is not a typical roleplay. The way I am reviewing apps will not be typical of other games. This isn't a sandbox where out of two prospective Spider-apps I am guaranteed to accept one to fill the role. I could accept neither. I could even accept both if I feel it'll work properly. Give your characters a chance. Every app will be weighed equally regardless of player history or amount of competing apps.
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Alright! I'll make an Iron-Hero of some kind
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More Spider-characters. Just what I like to hear.
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Spiders aren't the only animals out there, ya know.



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@Retired I added Iron-Woman to my post! She's my secondary character. Let me know what you think, I just came up with her tonight and to be honest I really like her. If I get accepted, feel free to pick whichever two you think will add more to the group dynamic. Spider-Gwen is a bit of a wild card and violent, but Iron-Woman is very reserved, doesn't really get people nearly as well as she gets her machines, and is just trying to figure out what the right thing even is.
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Spiders aren't the only animals out there, ya know.





I would have been disappointed had you not applied for a Batman. I think this route is a smart one to take for this game, too.

I am curious, though, when you say he has adopted the guise of a young billionaire, do you mean he is simply behaving as the playboy, heir apparent everyone expects him to be, as is normal for the character, or that he has crafted himself a new identity? I assume the former and you're going the typical route, albeit more extreme, but I'm just checking.

I also like the Wolverine concept thus far and am interested to read it once it's complete.

I think both provide a lot of interesting avenues for the narrative to develop should either be accepted, and already they could play off several alternate worlds I have plans for.

@Retired I added Iron-Woman to my post! She's my secondary character. Let me know what you think, I just came up with her tonight and to be honest I really like her. If I get accepted, feel free to pick whichever two you think will add more to the group dynamic. Spider-Gwen is a bit of a wild card and violent, but Iron-Woman is very reserved, doesn't really get people nearly as well as she gets her machines, and is just trying to figure out what the right thing even is.


Congratulations on being the first truly wild concept! I was wondering who would be the first rise to the occasion and utilize the freedom provided the most. While a genderbent Stark isn't wild, the universe she comes from is pretty extreme.

So the sun, however and for whatever reason it is shielded, both prevents those outside of the solar system from seeing/scanning within as well as prevents those on Earth from seeing/scanning outside? So the concept of other galaxies and universes don't even exist on this Earth?
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