Use the template to make a character for this if you want, I haven't made the starter yet. I need to formulate and plan everything.
Ok first I would like to start off and say that I, nor anyone else (I dont believe) thinks you are racist. However, the RP is a bit on the nose, and could be seen as racist.
Now I know it is not your fault for how people view your roleplay, but nevertheless it is how they see it, and I believe that because of that you're likely not to get interest. So I suggest you come up with a different idea that is not a civil war au. Warhammer and warcraft obviously based some of their races off of real world stereotypes, yes. However it was still loosely based in a world of their own creation. This is, as I said, a bit too on the nose.
So I will have to suggest, as a mod, to change it or take it down. Im only suggesting because I know you have no ill intent.
However if you do not, I will need to take it up with the other mods. And I know they are not as lenient as I.
Hey, you're missing leprechauns for your Irish stereotype analog.
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Yet that's exactly what you're doing with your race analogs.
Plenty of other RPs for that sort of thing. In a RP where the aim is to *hunt monsters* and *play heroes*, doing so kind of misses the point.
And given the tone and setting are supposed to be serious and not without grit, I just can't see a Sonic "Original Character"TM cyclopess jiving.
I was the one to suggest the orc inclusion as plantation workers. However I rather suggested that the orcs (which I was comparing to Tolkien, not Warhammer) had been defeated yet again by the other races on one of their repeated crusades of pillaging and plunder.
Unlike preyed upon Africans the thought was that the orcs put themselves in their position of indentured servitude through their constant warmongering. This allows for higher minded characters to question the wisdom of the deplorable situation and maybe seek an alternative solution.
One must have evil to tell a story of good conquering evil.
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Just seen this pop by and so.
Your missing one key point here, espechily on your Ork / IN RP comparison. I have read both latest and original Warhammer books like inquisition war serris.
Orks, are close to the cultural negetive atrabutes and strotypes of the time. Your same ill educated, more durable and so argument is a historical view point of the tome long proved wrong.
Warhammer. And its core nature is dark joke, the ork race especially has a joke nature to soften things, and the sheer brutality, of a race that is basically fungal omnicide.
I fact many races, often have a small aspect that counters the darker, or potential negetive refrence used. You it seemed relised a link but not used somthing to soften that link or make it less direct. Dark eldar are sadistic as hell, but they also troollish. Orks are viola t with humour. Mankind facepalm in stupidity, while also casually making Nazi Germanny or a gulag holiday camps espechily whwn grey knights kill just for knowing somthing. Again, chaos as some form of releof, for a group who have the darkest in the experiments of honsou and fabius bile.
There lies a uncomfortable refrence. I would just suggest you think about it, and while no one been majorly offended, just be careful that the ground your on is a a little thinner than you probbly want be on comfortablely.
So please just consider the points, as it seems you have a good idea but may want to consider your use of refrence and contexts.
Except at no point does Warhammer go directly:
"Orcs/Orks = British people."
They go. "We took the common myths about Vampires and Vlad the Impaler, a Romanian, and we based a fantasy race and culture around them, which will resemble Romania thanks to this."
See the difference?
Isn't this a teeeeeeeeeny bit racist? Like, associating real world races with fantasy races that have stereotypical 'traits?' Like, that is some fairly fucking heavy connotations right there...