An idea and a really stupid question.Anonymous2011/08/01 (Mon) 20:16No. 890 ID: ▼
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Afternoon! Well... Where I'm at anyway.
I'll start off nice and simple with an introduction. I've been lurking here for the past little while but have never posted before. I've decided that I want to change that by posting a story I've been thumbing around for the past couple of weeks. I'm pretty sure I've got a decent grasp on some of the basic rules around here, but I'm not entirely sure yet.I'll definitely see if I can find more written rules and FAQ's before I post my story.
Now on to my idea!
I read the "A Wastelander in Gensokyo" Story while it was still seeing updates. Then it just kinda... stopped. Now that kinda left a hole in my heart. Because I like Fallout, and I fondly remember my first Touhou induced seizure.
After I... Well I never really did beat New Vegas (Spent to much time looking for treasure and arguing with my brain that I forgot what I was supposed to do and started over) but after I "Beat" New Vegas I had an idea. That maybe I could write a sort of half-decent attempt at combining the two.
I failed, in my opinion and began a month of more than twenty-four re-writes until I had an epiphany; the story wasn't the problem, it was the Character.
I kept trying to use the stereotypical Courier deal, that wasn't working for me. Plus, I know next to nothing about frontier America, being a deeply patriotic Canadian.
So, I axed the whole "Let's take a New Vegas character and send him on a one way trip to hell!" and instead thought "How about I try answering what happened to Canada and Europe following the events of the seven hour war, while getting the Character to Gensokyo."
So, rather than doing a New Vegas Era story, I'm doing a Pre-Fallout 2 story (Two years before the start of Fallout 2, to be exact) revolving around a New-Canadian RCMP officer, named Harlan "Wayne" Waynewright, in Europe in the middle of a Nuclear Winter. I haven't figured out why yet but that's part of why I'm here.
I also decided that he's got an ally he picked up in Britain; A Scientist with a Plasma pistol named Terrance Courtis.
Harlan is a cynical and sarcastic Gunslinger who uses a pair of .45 ACP pistols made by H&K.
I also wanted to introduce these two characters into Gensokyo rather than by the typical "Gap-mishap", so I'm trying to see what I can get two Monarchists to do out in Japan.
So that's my idea. If enough interest is shown I'll throw together a rough Character sheet of both characters and post them. If enough interest is shown in that then I'll see if I can find a proof-reader here or else-where to help me out...
Which is my "A Really Stupid Question"; I need a proof-reader/ Co-Author. Usually I'm good at this sort of thing, but I want to make absolutely sure that I have something I can say "Yeah, I made that with a large portion of help" about.
So there's my idea, and question. Thanks in advance for hearing me out. And if there's a more... "Kosher" place to post this then I would appreciate it greatly if someone could point me in the direction. I thought initially the "General Discussion" board, but I wanted to err on the side of caution.
Two things, I figured it'd be a good idea to check out the "Cabal's Lair" but all I got was DDO stuff, and something about a Tattoo parlour in Manheim. Would you kindly post a link for me?
The second; I do have Skype, is there a secure way for me to send you my contact info? I ask because I don't want a million-and-one people trying to knock down my virtual door for any number of reasons.
Okay, I'm deeply sorry about the Cabal. That's a joke. That's often how the IRC chan is called. You can find them here: http://www.touhou-project.com/news.php?p=irc But don't call them "cabal", they don't like this term.
And, sorry, but I don't see any secure way to send me your informations. Good luck finding someone on IRC.