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The Story So Far…


Omi, Raimundo, Kimiko and Clay were the students of Master Fung in the old Xiaolin Temple in China, tasked with collecting all Shen Gong Wu once these ancient magical artifacts awakened. This is because the Shen Gong Wu are incredibly powerful artifacts capable of either destroying the world or bringing upon an age of darkness should they fall in the wrong hands.

Master Fung’s intrepid students were close to completing their quest on several occasions, only to be thwarted at each step by recurring villains such as: Jack Spycer (evil boy genius), the Heylin witch Wuya, and evil Xiaolin monk Chase Young, who each sought to collect the Shen Gong Wu for their own nefarious needs.

Unfortunately, the battle with Chase Young would eventually lead to the destruction of the Xiaolin Temple, the death of Master Fung and Chase Young’s escape. Disillusioned, the Wudai Warriors disbanded, disavowing their leader Raimundo’s pleas to stick together and eventually founding independent temples around the world, for they all understood one thing:

Eventually, the Shen Gong Wu would awaken once more.

The Working Concept…


So, the general idea behind this RP will be to form small groups of RPers who can work together and compete against other groups to collect all Shen Gong Wu, store them and finally put an end to the threat that is their continued awakening. That being said, none of the other temples can be trusted to keep their Shen Gong Wu safe, can they?

In other words, it’s a competition.

Each of your teams will have some means to detect awakening Shen Gong Wu, you will race to a location and likely face off against a challenging temple; this is where the concept of Xiaolin Showdown comes into play.

When more than one person grabs a Shen Gong Wu at the same time, a Xiaolin Showdown occurs. In this namesake competition, each side wagers a Shen Gong Wu he/she already owns. In some cases, the competitors invoke a Shen Yi Bu Dare, where multiple (usually two) Shen Gong Wu are wagered. These items are wagered in a competition of the darer's choice and it can ostensibly be anything, however, all competitors are allowed to use their magical Shen Gong Wu in the challenge.

Ideally, the way I see this working is two (or more) competitors in a Xiaolin Showdown write a cinematic back and forth where they attempt to win their challenge. The GameMaster (hi!) determines whether a party gets a bonus (+0 to +3) based on the literature and all characters roll 2d6 to determine a winner.

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You are a pupil to one of Master Fung's former students. Form groups of three (to start), choose a temple, select an element, determine a martial arts style and fight… for the Shen Gong Wu!



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Frequently Asked Questions!


I only watched the first/second part of the show, can I still join?
Yes! As a matter of fact, you don't need to have watched the show at all to join in! Do you have an inkling for dumb innocent adventure, pseudo-eastern martial arts, dumb magic shenanigans and collecting ancient items that allow for dumb magic shenanigans, then feel free to throw your hat in the mix!
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I remember this show. Back in the day when I watched Kids WB every Saturday basically for Pokémon and watched the shows that came before it.

Interested.
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I'd join if it didn't seem like this was player vs player based? But i'm not into rps like that so best of luck.
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I'm tentatively interested.
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Interested
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I'd join if it didn't seem like this was player vs player based? But i'm not into rps like that so best of luck.


It isn’t immediately intended to turn into a player vs player deal, to be honest I was expecting a bit more interest in this and set up those rules as a means to allow for a greater amount of players.

However, I did say three folks was my minimum number of players to start a group and at four total, I wouldn’t mind just placing you all in the same group and pitting you off against the bad guys!

So, with that being said, if you’re still interested in joining this let’s start with the basics: what is your character’s name? What is their elemental affinity? And what would be their top two choices for a temple?

@Duthguy@Ryik@vancexentan@Crimson Flame
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<Snipped quote by vancexentan>

It isn’t immediately intended to turn into a player vs player deal, to be honest I was expecting a bit more interest in this and set up those rules as a means to allow for a greater amount of players.

However, I did say three folks was my minimum number of players to start a group and at four total, I wouldn’t mind just placing you all in the same group and pitting you off against the bad guys!

So, with that being said, if you’re still interested in joining this let’s start with the basics: what is your character’s name? What is their elemental affinity? And what would be their top two choices for a temple?

@Duthguy@Ryik@vancexentan@Crimson Flame


Elemental affinity is Water, and I kind of want to join Rai’s temple.

Character name is Conner.

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@Crimson Flame Awesome! Please make sure to add a second option for temples, keep our options open.
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@Crimson Flame Awesome! Please make sure to add a second option for temples, keep our options open.


I uh… hadn’t thought of a second option.
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I'd like to keep an eye on this, considering I have a character that could fit into this.
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Can't decide on an element. EDIT: I'm thinking Lightning.

No real preference for temples either, though the backstory I had in mind would favor Omi's, if only slightly.
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@Crimson Flame

For the element I'm thinking of fire or earth, as for temples either Rai or Kimiko
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Alright! So right off the bat sounds like that’s three of us and Raimundo’s temple in São Paulo will be our team HQ!

@Duthguy@Ryik@Crimson Flame

Feel free to start posting character sheets when you’re ready, and feel free to join in if you’re interested (@WanderingDragon)!
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So how exactly do our characters get chosen?

And how would we get to Brazil if we’re not from there?
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So how exactly do our characters get chosen?

And how would we get to Brazil if we’re not from there?


A plane would be easiest, the setting is modern. As for the means? That’s what I’m hoping you will tell me through your background. Realistically, it makes sense that housing you in this temple would cost money, so it might help to have that in your background, but a sponsor is certainly not out of the question. Why are they sponsoring you? and do you have any expectations? are interesting questions to explore if you go this route. If you’re not being specifically sponsored, are you here with family money or have you obtained some sort of preference with the master (Rai, in this case).

Or just hit me with a curve ball.
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I hope this CS makes it clear why I wanted Rai…

Let me know if I need to fix anything!


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Okay, I just need to decide on something for this character I have in mind. I won't divulge too much. But, I know he'd make an interesting contrast to @Crimson Flame's character. Well, personality wise, anyway.
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Interested! My current character idea is a nine year old child prodigy(either a prodigy in their martial arts or just general book smarts), who tries to be more mature but is still a young child(and is probably and very likely the youngest of their team).
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Interested! My current character idea is a nine year old child prodigy(either a prodigy in their martial arts or just general book smarts), who tries to be more mature but is still a young child(and is probably and very likely the youngest of their team).


Alright! Glad to have you. First off, thank you for the interest. As for your character, I'd prefer if everyone was closer to the 15 year old suggestion tbh, your character could be 12 or 13 and still fit that same "young child" mold.

Also, with you that makes five players interested in joining and we can start to look at setting up two groups instead of one! (This is my fun, little solution to groups getting too large, please bear with me) For full disclosure, the game will likely not start in earnest for another couple of weeks while we finalize characters and the like, so feel free to hit me with those two options for temples, as I am likely to shuffle teams around, particularly if we find a sixth.

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