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PostSubject: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 12:27 am

Vystoupil

The Vystoupil are a race that started showing themselves more openly during the Plague in Talibar, in which they could be seen performing shamanistic rituals, reforming the sickened land that was reaped of life, at one time. They are a race with widely varying physical features, but they always have some kind of animal part, whether it be a tail or fangs. The parts develop over time into more sophisticated things, a person born with feathers on their head could eventually become a bird, a person born with fangs could become a snake. This process is called 'Ascension', it is the development and evolution that a Vystoul will experience throughout their lives. Vystoupil have very complex blood types, that reflect what creature they are going to ascend to. They also have a very complex language, to accommodate for all the different mouths and tongues and body parts their race has to speak with. Where the organs are, or how they function undergoes minor alterations because of the ascension process. Vystoupil take care of their young exactly like humans do, even after ascension. Vystoupilian names always have something to do with their shamanistic roots and the creature they represent, for example; Rain Bull-Tamer or Root Thorn-Caller.

Vystoupil is a race entirely made up of shamans, very few of their race has become warriors or brutes who use strength. Vystoupil have an extremely high magic potential, but their Sacred Field only allows them access to certain magic. Magics that are usually seen as shamanistic, ancient, and natural. Controlling plants, and insects, as well as animals being parts of their magical affinity. Vystoupil is a mostly peaceful race, but they have been known to fight against logging operations in certain areas, and sometimes attack developing towns. A Vystoupilian tribe is split into small parts. Lesser Shamans, which are children that have shown signs of beginning ascension and thus are initiated into training. Shamans, which are higher skilled shamans who teach the Lesser Shamans. Prophets, which are Shamans who have chosen to keep, preserve, and protect the lore of the tribe they belong to. Seers, which are Shamans who have chosen to fight for, and to protect the tribe they belong to. High Shamans, which are Seers or Prophets who have been selected to lead the tribe, and The Ascended, which are High Shamans who have completed Ascension.

Vystoupil live for a very long time, being an extremely healthy race. They've been known to live up to a thousand years, on occasion. The usual life-span of a Vystoupilian is around 200-300 years. Vystoupilian culture is very tribal, they are usually nomadic, traveling through forests and remaining as concealed as possible from other races. Vystoupilians were originally elves from the Ahdsurian Isles, but a cult of elves devoted themselves to Silvanus, and left the ordered cities of stone, fleeing to the forests of Talibar, and the jungles of Sarkun and Sida. During the God Wars, Sylornath's Demonic Legion went through Sida and incinerated everything, causing Vystoupilians to become more concentrated in Talibar and Sarkun. After Imperia was sacked and the plague started, the Vystoupilians started trying to repair the forests of Talibar. They would sometimes visit the towns to make trade arrangements, in case they didn't have enough supplies for themselves. They were usually feared and driven out, but the few towns they weren't they stayed in. Vystoupilian Seers might also go to a town to help defend Talibar as a whole, because they are as much Talibarians as they are Vystoupilians. Vystoupilians later started worshiping nature in a more direct form, "Ancients", spirits of the forests and fields. The Ancients they now worship include, The Ancient of Peace, The Ancient of Balance, and The Ancient of Wisdom. All the Ancients are personifications of nature itself, and thus serve Silvanus. Tribes may choose to worship the ancients in whatever way they please, as long as it is appropriate worship for the Ancient, and is accepted by others. Some rituals include 'Tranquility Circles' in which any number of tribe members will join in a quiet hymn to worship the Ancient of Peace. Another ritual would be 'Ancestral Summoning', in which a family in the tribe joins together to call upon an ancestral spirit to give them advice and help them, this is worship to the Ancient of Wisdom because the family obtains knowledge from their ancestor. This ritual is usually performed by a High Shaman.


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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 8:38 am

Seems a little ragtag, in my opinion.

The way they like turn into full animals from humans? It seems like you just made a story to string together some pictures.

But in all honesty, it's nice, but do we need it?
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 8:46 am

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Vystoupil have human reproductive organs, no matter what animal they turn into.

this just seems like an excuse to be able to cyber with your freshly "Ascended" skunk.


and in general, the race seems very restrictive and "specific". reading about their culture and society, i'd say this isn't the kind of race that would have individuals break off from the tribe and walk into surna and just start socialising with random people.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:28 am

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Vystoupil have human reproductive organs, no matter what animal they turn into.

That's gross.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:28 pm

Ewwww.

I don't want to walk in on a "Thorn New Year's Orgy 2011" with skunks and Driders. We have enough of that.

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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:42 pm

Eaten by fascism.


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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:46 pm

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Vystoupil have human reproductive organs, no matter what animal they turn into.

This needs to be removed. It doesn't make sense.

Otherwise, look how much effort he put into it guys, chill.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:47 pm

The pictures are all wildy out of place. Most of them seem like they're from different climates altogether. The picture of the chaos librarian from Warhammer makes absolutely no sense, and the final picture is what looks like either something taken from Redwall, or fanart of transformice.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:19 pm

Ew, ew, ew furry cyber, ew. Okay taking that out.

EDIT: Okay now that, that is taken care of. I'll find a better pic for the prophet, also the pics I put are more for the characters than the areas they are in. Would you like me to MSPaint some of my own pictures instead?
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:31 pm

The pictures aren't even necessary, you know.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:34 pm

thorogoodd wrote:
Ew, ew, ew furry cyber, ew. Okay taking that out.

instead of focusing on the "lol furry cyber" comments, why don't you pay attention to the actual concerns about the general idea of the race?

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in general, the race seems very restrictive and "specific". reading about their culture and society, i'd say this isn't the kind of race that would have individuals break off from the tribe and walk into surna and just start socialising with random people.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:38 pm

Right, I skimmed over most of the comments due to the fact that I just woke up.
Thanks for quoting that for me, and the reason I focused on the furry cyber part is because it was the most commented thing, and Graley denied it purely for the reason that it is 'furry'.

Anyways, I'll work on that, thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:39 pm

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The pictures aren't even necessary, you know.

They help give the reader an idea of how much of an animal versus an elf they would look like, is all.

EDIT: Added a few sentences that explain why they might go into Surna. I think we've had races that don't seem like they'd go into Surna anyways, goblins perhaps?
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:44 pm

I'm not sure I like this. Yes, yes, effort is always good, but this seems more like a culture than an actual race. From what I understand, they're humanoids who become so in-tune with nature they start to become animals. Animals belong to a whole different race altogether. So this entire race is all slowly starting to become animals? Eventually, they'd disappear, because they'd all become furry animals.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:48 pm

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I'm not sure I like this. Yes, yes, effort is always good, but this seems more like a culture than an actual race. From what I understand, they're humanoids who become so in-tune with nature they start to become animals. Animals belong to a whole different race altogether. So this entire race is all slowly starting to become animals? Eventually, they'd disappear, because they'd all become furry animals.

It's magic that started their turning, and that's the reason I said human (meant elf by the way) reproductive organs, so they race wouldn't die. Not because of furry cyber. Anyways, magic started the sudden evolution (Which is what it is) but now it occurs naturally to the race. Who and what they worship and what they do doesn't effect the 'Ascension' into their animal forms. It's just a choice they make, because they don't know any other gods exist, they left those gods behind when they went into the forests and now are completely devoted to Silvanus.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:52 pm

Elf and human reproductive organs are almost identical. That's why you see half-elves running around.

But anyways, the thought of Ascended Vystoupils reproducing skeeves me out. I'm not sure it's the sort of race I'd want added to Aeria.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:01 pm

Alright, fuck this race. All you guys are obviously too worried about this being some sort of furry orgy attempt to even look at the actual race itself.

Do you honestly think I'm a furry, and that this was made because I'm a furry?
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:06 pm

No, I'm just worried that that's how it will be perceived, or worse, RPed. I'm sorry Thoro, but Olden used to have furries all over it. I personally don't want to open that door again.

I also don't think it's unique enough to be its own race. Humans or elves could theoretically give themselves similar traits to this race with the right rituals and beliefs. The one distinguishing feature of this race is that each member is becoming another race, a type of anthropomorphized animal.

What I would recommend, is instead of trying to make this an entire race, make lore about certain people who achieve "Ascension" and distance it from in-server RP. That is, if you're determined to make this a part of lore.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:10 pm

No, I'm not really determined. I just felt like trying to contribute to Olden some more, obviously failed. I guess we have enough races as it is anyways. Thanks to those who looked at this thing.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:28 pm

I'm fairly disgusted by everyone's reaction to this. Your first thought is to automatically deem the entire race as an excuse for furry cybering orgies?



Especially Graley and Gambit's response.

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Denied. What is this furry race? Die in occitan fire. This is like shapeshifters with dicks.

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Ewwww.

I don't want to walk in on a "Thorn New Year's Orgy 2011" with skunks and Driders. We have enough of that.

Fucking ridiculous. I'm honestly inclined to slap you two with a ban.


However, I appreciate those that actually decided to give some useful criticism regarding this race. And Thoro, if you don't want to pursue this race, it's your choice.

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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:48 pm

Snapped by nazism.


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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:54 pm

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I was wondering WHY they would need human reproductive organs. Seems unnecessary when they SHAPESHIFT into animals. They switch SHAPES so every part of their SHAPE should be switched.

Well, in order to reproduce it's benefical for this race. For example, we have a couple that's deeply in love with each other. Now, if one turns into a bird and another turns into a wolf, there's no way they could have offspring and contribute to the continuation of the race unless they seeked out people who have ascended into similiar forms.

Dare to attempt to argue with the "furry cyber" card.

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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:58 pm

I apologize if I came off as screaming "FURRY CYBER". I think I explained my position clearly in my previous post.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:59 pm

this as a race is a bad idea, but as a group i'd see it very much plausible.
a bunch of druids who want to defend nature. with their ultimate goal to turn into an animal, the perfect representation of having served nature well.
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PostSubject: Re: Vystoupil   Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:01 pm

Snipped by communism.


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