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A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:25:55 PM
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HOW IT STARTED
In the kingdom of Cystia, a little known county by the name of Cyspool sat among the mountains, out of sight and out of mind for most and taking no part in the grand affairs of the rest of the kingdom. A drafty, crumbling old castle from some bygone era of war was its only claim to fame, and that had sat empty longer than anyone could remember. Things would have gone on that way if an order had not come directly from the crown one day, commanding that the castle be reinforced and renovated. Builders and craftsmen of all kinds were drawn from the surrounding villages by the promise of high pay for work done swiftly and well, and those of other professions followed to support and provide for them. A thriving village sprung up around the castle almost overnight. During the renovations, some interesting ruins were discovered. The scorched foundations of an old church, some catacombs, and a few relics of mysterious origin, but clearly of some value. Cyspool would no doubt become a place of interest to archaeologists and historians based on this. All seemed to be going well, until the night a young girl's scream pierced the darkness within the castle. A family of strangely accented nobles had been put in charge of organizing the renovations, and somehow one of their daughters had wound up on one of the upper stories. Her body was found drained of blood and with two damning pierce marks in her neck. The body was cremated quickly, but not before rumors of a dreaded Vampyr among them could circulate. No one had seen anyone enter or leave, and the watchmen had reported no lights within the castle. Furthermore, the girl, May, had been blind. It seemed preposterous she'd gotten up there through any natural means. A search of the castle was organized with nothing seeming out of place. The distraught nobles hanged a few suspicious persons at random, then left a few days later. The newly formed village was left in chaos, many packing up and leaving, but a handful of those who discounted the gossip or had responsibilities choosing to remain for the time being. They focused on finishing up their business as well as they could, hoping for a resolution. They lingered too long however and soon recieved news that the king's soldiers had closed up all the roads, officially quarantining the entire county from the outside world. While the surrounding villages similarly shut their gates, refusing to accept any travelers, even those who had family among them. Worse, it became clear that the Vampyr was still lurking in the surroundings of the castle, and still hungry. Other victims were found (luckily this time just other nameless peasants, and some random streetshitter that no one cared about), and previous deaths were brought into question. No one knew anything for sure, except that the predator walked among them. Deciding enough was enough, a dozen villagers organized to decide how best to end the menace. It had already become clear that most of the beliefs they had had about a Vampyr--sunlight, garlic, mirrors, and so on--were merely superstition. Only a stake carved from an ash tree driven through the heart, or consumption by fire, or beheading, could kill a vampire.
DAY ONE - THE TOWN MEETING
Those of you playingparticipating, go ahead and write up a little something about the character you'll be portraying here. The safe, outward persona they present to others, anyway, and whether they share any thoughts at the town meeting. But in addition to that, I'd like you to PM me a little secret. Just a small little something your character gets up to when no one is around, that they wouldn't want getting out to the others. @BerkaZerka @nmelssx @corgi213 @Orange @Cricket @Micropen @ISentinelPenguinI @enterpride @Avery_Moore @At_Your_Throat @MadHattersDaughter @SpartacustheGreat (There will be 24 hours given for introductions. If you haven't joined yet, but would like to, you have until then.) Next will be the private discussion and voting phase, which I'll give an additional 24 hours for. Oh, and there's one additional detail. During the initial chaos, one of the relics found during renovations was stolen. A large silver crucifix, believed to be at least three hundred years old and obviously rather valuable on a number of levels. The church was supposed to be hiring one of the workers to investigate, but with everything else going on it's not known if anything ever came of it.

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IMPORTANT RULE FOR EVERYONE: You may not, under any circustances, share screenshots of your Vampyr related wheelings and dealings with others. You may make any claims you like about what another person is or said, but whoever you're talking to will have to use their own judgement over whether you're telling the truth.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:26:43 PM
Jon was a careful man. He knew when he heard about the vampires that chaos would ensue. He was prepared. There is no way he would die. He knew he would have to catch them before all hell broke lose. So as he walked into the townsquare, he studied everyone. He looked for any kind of sign that they might be evil. He will catch them, in the name of this town they will be brought to justice.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:27:03 PM
Edward Price took his trusty hammer out of his toolbelt. The job needed something subtle. So he aligned his hammer, took a few dummy swings to get a feel for it, and finally –

“Hi, Bob!”
And finally, he hit his hammer straight onto his fingers.
“Au!”
“You learning French or something?” Bob wasn’t sure if his friend acted dumb on purpose, but right now, he could not care less.
“No!” he yelled more angry than hurt. “And now please fuck off my grounds. Can’t you see I’m busy?”

Because this new project needed a lot of builders, and only a few of them remained given these damned rumors going around. And yet Edward Price was a courageous man; his love for building (and coin) gave him all the motivation he needed.

“All right. See you later, Bob, and don't forget about the big meeting today!”

Edward Price responded with a few more angry beats of his trusty tool. His new house was almost finished. That mattered the most.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:27:21 PM

"Order! Order!" Goody Briar called out, as she slammed the gavel down on the podium... Well, it was actually a rolling pin, but not having an acting judge in the small village of Cysville, the villagers had to make do. "I call this meeting to order! Now, first on the agenda. Some very important news has been brought to our attention, as I'm sure you're all aware by now. Yes, our own Goody Hickinbottom has recently won the grand prize at the Cyspool bakesale with her delicious pickle and peanut butter pie! I'm sure we'd all like to give her a round of applause." Goody Briar announced, leading the clap herself. "A very proud day for Cysville indeed.

Now, onto the next order of business. Over the past few months, this humble village has fallen prey to the most heinous crime since the very founding of Cysville. Yes, you all know what I'm talking about... Littering! This foul murderer has been running amock, dumping countless nameless peasants and random streetshitters in our once prestine streets! And who has to clean it all up? That's right! Us! Now, I ask you, does anyone here have time in their busy schedule of barn raising and shit shovelling to be clearing up dead bodies off the street? I say no! What's worse, our doctor has deduced by a lack of blood and the presence of puncture wounds to the victims necks, that this serious of inconsiderate murders was caused by nothing less than a vampire! Yes, I know! A vampire, here in our own village! Who would ever have thought such a thing? And as we all know, vampires are all notorious killers, devil worshippers, undocumented Romanian immigrants and dirty Commie sympathisers! And we are all here to say enough is enough! So, I put it to the council, the question on everyone's lips... How do you tell the difference between an ash tree and a black walnut tree? We don't want the villagers wondering around armed with a bunch of useless black walnut stakes, after all."

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"Ash wood is white, the other is much darker and smells like nuts," Old Man Zerka replied helpfully.

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"Thank you, Old Man Zerka!" Goody Briar replied. "Remember that everybody. I think it's safe to take Old Man Zerka on his word. As we all know, he is the village expert when it comes to smelling nuts."

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6 months ago
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Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:27:44 PM

intro

Kelley Brambilla, widow, artist and gardener pruned flowers in her garden.

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Wait a minute...

... Ladies and gentlemen, we got her! ^_^

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Oh wait, my bad. That's the bride of Frankenstein. You're cool. ^_^

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Awful lot of suspicious characters in this town if you ask me.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:28:11 PM
Old Man Zerka leaned on his shovel, listening intently. He was the local undertaker and business had been good lately.

“Yes, we’re having a two-for-one plot sale this month!” He told a passing peasant, though clearly loud enough for others to hear. “They’re filling up fast haha! Better get ‘em while they last!”

The peasant nodded with a forced politeness, nervously backing away, trying to extricate himself from the conversation.

“Oh, we also do Viking funeral pyres too, if you’re interested in something with a little more flair,” Zerka offered – “Did one for that noble girl’s folks!”

The peasant continued to create distance, as Old Man Zerka pulled a measuring tape from his jacket pocket.

“I can take your measurements now if yah like – save time for your kin by making the coffin in advance.”

The peasant turned and ran off without looking back.

“Never hurts to be prepared,” Zerka called after him.

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... Am I the only one at the meeting? :p

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6 months ago
This is the embalming seminar, right?

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The house needs finishing touches.

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Rita's... Around?

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I mean I'm there. Somewhere

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:30:37 PM

Widow Rita had already lived a rather eventful life. Were her 8 loving sons not upstanding members of the community, a woman of her advanced age and wild past would've likely been some sort of suspected witch. Decades ago when she was still young, her husband died in the war. Rumor had it that when the Chaotic Battle of Kaity came to her village (yes, she's that old) she avenged her husband with a sling, a firewood axe, and her loyal sheepdogs.

She had hoped to retire peacefully, though had been forced to protect her herd and her children from many other threats in her day. Even as recently as five years ago, she had launched a sling-bullet through the skull of a large wolf... It was a 'Pariah' with no pack. One that was said to maul humans more than any sheep. For whatever reason, she cremated that creature rather than skin and eat it, as was the usual practice. This was the source of several rumors, but they were the talk of rowdy children with wild imaginations- No story with any real legs. Most people were quite fond of the sweet old shepherd woman!

Of course, she moved to greener and less war-torn pastures later in life. She eventually settled with her two younger and unmarried sons in Cyspool. She hoped that the town would bring some much-needed peace in the winter of her life. Unfortunately, trouble seemed to find her, no matter where she went. Alas, she had to keep a cool head. No doubt others would look to an elder for wisdom in a time like this- but frankly, she didn't know what to do.

As usual, she brought her humble cart of cheese and yarn to the town square- Yes, pulling it herself, much to the apothecary's chagrin. But today she brought a few guests that she didn't usually take to town. A few of her younger mastiffs that she was still training came with her. No doubt the big fluffy white creatures would calm the worried children as their parents gathered. She took a stool from her wagon and sat quietly behind the crowds, easing the stress on her stiff back. Though her eyes smiled so see the village kids tossing sticks for her puppies, it was a mere distraction from the grave news she was overhearing from the gathered townsfolk. She could only hope those nobles hanged the right men...

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:32:03 PM
Iva Pringle tsked in disapproval at the news shared by Goody Briar. It was no real surprise to her that the leech was running rampant like this. Just one more way for the sacred site to be polluted. Everything had gone downhill around here since the restoration of the castle was ordered. As a member of a small, celibate sect that considered the ruins at Cesspool a pilgrimage site, Miss Pringle had lived in the area for decades. She had a strong disapproval for all the disturbances going on and the degeneracy that went rampant in the streets now--or so she said, as she operated a suddenly very profitable hotel. Not having much dendrological knowledge for Goody Briar, Iva remained silent and took a look at the others who were around. That Jon character looked to be a suspicious one. Just watched people. She wouldn't be one bit surprised if he turned out to be a vampire himself.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:33:41 PM
Martha Stewart gets up at three o'clock in the morning like every day in the last twenty years. Alone.
... She sighs, no man shares her bed in his beautiful two-story house. A spinster is called by women loaded with children and debts.

"You are too plump for a man to want to heat his bun in your oven."

But Martha no longer cares about all that losers; her mind nowadays wanders in rainbow unicorn cake designs. And the script of his new novel Erotica; "Steet whipped cream" Martha now can be a spinster, but inside she dreams of being a sinner in black leather lingerie.

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WHO WANTS PIES? FREE PIES FOR EVERYONE!! STRAWBERRY PIE, CREAM AND LEMON PIES ALL FREE TODAY...

Martha Stewart shouting. from her post Bakery with her pretty tea tables waiting for the clientele arrive. Meanwhile, she starting writing a new chapter of her story about a sexy stud cooker banging all bakers in his town.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:32:22 PM

Daisy Reyes woke that morning late for her usual shop opening, somehow having continued to dream through the commotion that had been building in the town square, the sound having been loud enough to stir her eldest brother, Cedric. He had always slept like a rock since he had suffered a rather hard fall as a child, and Daisy never felt like it was a burden to take care of him. She was the youngest of four children, but her sisters had long since moved away in search of what they described as "somewhere more refreshing than the same-old same-old of familiar Cyspool". Daisy had no idea what they meant; she'd grown up here, in the wild fields and rackety old homes. She couldn't imagine a life not spent inside of her tiny shop, weaving clothes and tailoring to her heart's content. Even if she had to care for Cedric between appointments with customers for the sizing of suits and shortening of sleeves.

She stumbled out of the shop, having deigned not to flip the small sign that read Closed back to Open, instead hurrying to where the noise was spilling into the air like a unrolling spool of thread. Daisy had put herself together as best she could in a very brief ten minutes, after eating leftover meat pie from the night before and rousing Cedric from his almost comatose slumber. Which is to say, not terribly. 

The rumors were true, as Daisy had garnered from the grim speech delivered by Goody Briar. She always hated those scary stories her parents used to tell her in order to scare her from going out at night; she'd always been a superstitious girl, even throughout her adult years. And confirming that the vampires were, in fact, real....it drove a spike of ice cold fear through her chest. Daisy hoped that they would find and convict the right bastard. 

Though, just from taking a quick glance around them, there was one person that caught Daisy's eye. A man was studying all of them with a dark expression, almost as if he were sizing them all up to eat for dinner. Daisy inhaled deeply, calming herself. She was being unreasonable, she rationalized to herself. It would be much better for her to just simply work off of the facts and not pin the blame on people she had no connections to.

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:47:38 PM

Hobo Charlie awoke in a pool of his vomit, a half-empty bottle of liquor still clutched in his fist. He blinked the sleep out of his eyes while slowly getting to his feet. It was a new day, and Hobo Charlie was planning on spending it as he did most days: boozing and lazing the hours away. He took a long pull from the bottle before setting off down the streets, staggering slightly from the effects of drunkardness. 

The news was quick to reach Hobo Charlie through the panicked gossip of his fellow villagers. A girl found dead with the blood sucked dry from her neck, the work of a ghoul, no doubt. Though his senses were still dulled from the alcohol, he felt a sudden sense of dread and horror- something he hadn't felt since he had been Soldier Charlie, a nameless grunt fighting in the crusade against the legions of feline evil and degeneracy. A similar evil had come to their town, and Charlie could not help but feel that dark days were to come. And in dark days, one should never go without some liquid courage in their stomach. Hobo Charlie poured out a few drops of his bottle onto the ground in remembrance of the dead before lifting it to his lips, downing the remains of the booze. 

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6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:48:09 PM

 

Belinda was a quiet, proud woman. Proud of her town, mostly. She was born in Cyspool, her mother was born in Cyspool, her grandmother was born in Cyspool, and her great-grandmother was born in Cyspool. In fact, Belinda had never left the village. When all the newcomers came to work on the castle, Belinda was happy to share her town with them. The vampyr incident however, changed her mind on that front. Belinda believed that if all the newcomers simply leave town and take the bloodsucker with them, everyone would be much better off. Well, everyone in Cyspool, that is. She didn’t really care much about the rest of Cystia.

 

She had been a housewife her whole adult life and now that her husband had fled the town with their daughter, Belinda wasn’t quite sure what to do with herself. She put on her best dress and stood in the back of the town meeting, just watching the others go on about who the vampyr could be. She only hoped this whole thing would blow over soon so things could return to normal.

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6 months ago
"So, any ideas how to unmask our blood-sucking visitor?" Zerka asked in general.

"And how do we know there's only one of em?"

"I hear you turn into one if you're killed by one. Mind you, I've been keeping an eye on the cemetery, and ain't one of em rose from the graves yet."

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Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:54:59 PM

"Both good questions, Old Man Zerka," Goody Briar remarked. "Unfortunately, we have no way of knowing how many vampires there are in the village. You know how it is. If you let one move in, they'll bring their wives. Their wives will bring their parents. Their parents will bring their cousins. Next thing you know, the whole village is full of foreigners... I mean vampires.

Now, the first thing we need to do is stop the population from spreading. Which unfortunately means decapitating any and all vampire victims we happen to find. Again, truly sorry about your mother, Goody Haywood. But in Mr McOwen's defense, the inflammatory bowel disease did make her look particularly thin and pale. Can't be too careful after all.

As for locating the original, I do have a theory that I think can help us determine whether a suspicious citizen is or is not a vampire. Now, what do we do with vampires? ... Well, we burn them, of course! ... And what do we burn apart from vampires? ... Wood! ... So, why do vampires burn?"

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Hobo Charlie wandered into the meeting room just in time to hear Goody Briar's inquiry. After several minutes of scratching his head in confusion and racking his booze-sodden mind, he finally came to a very logical conclusion. 

"That's easy! *hic* That's cause they're made of wood!"

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"Exactly!" Goody Briar declared happily. "So, how do we tell if someone is made of wood?"

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"They float. Like a fatty. You know who's fat? The baker."

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"But what else floats apart from fatties?"

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Very small rocks!

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"Is that true? I can't say I've ever seen a very small rock float."

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I've seen a lot of wild things in my time.

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Vampires don't eat pies. If someone doesn't eat Pie we Kill it. FREE PIE OR DIE....

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Pie or Die. I like it. Makes a nice substitute for Cake or Death. ^_^

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Hear hear!

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Two townspeople remain suspiciously absent, and the time for new arrivals will soon end. Update in three hours.

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DAY ONE, EVENING
Shadows lengthened across the ground. The "meeting", such as it was, had gone on all day. Everyone had gathered in the town square to ultimately do little more than gossip. Goody Briar's attempts to establish order and assert herself as a leader had accomplished little. Vendors sold their wares like it was any other market day, and bystanders played with dogs or stuffed themselves with pie. No one seemed ready to face up to the issue at hand: a vampire walked among them, and what could be done about it? Without a leader it seemed hopeless that these simple, eccentric yet good natured folk could ever form themselves into an organized force that could do the grisly work that needed to be done. From the little chapel, a bell clanged solemnly: once, twice, three, four, five times. Evening was here, and only a short time remained until sundown. Soon the villagers would disperse back to their homes to spend the night in fear. They began to exchange nervous glances as that reality sank in. (And no one failed to notice that in all the excitement and noise of the day, CORGI and NMELSSX were conspicuously absent and absolutely nowhere to be seen.) Would anything be accomplished here, or would it take another death before those who bothered to show up today were ready to fight back against the unknown terror?
THE VOTE
You guys know what comes next. You have 24 hours from the time of this post to sort out among yourselves who seems the guiltiest. Abstaining is fine, but that means you leave your fate in others' hands. And remember, NO SCREENSHOTS. I'm serious. Please do report anyone breaking this rule (it will probably be Micropen), as it taints the whole game. Changing your mind based on new information is fine, but please try to limit confusion by clearly stating your votes. The last one before the deadline is what will be counted. One more thing: the majority vote needs to have at least four villagers behind it in order to count. There's simply no sense in going after a probable vampire with anything less than that. If you can't get that level of consensus, there is no lynch mob and nothing will be done. If it gets to the point there are less than four survivors in the game to stand against the vampire, then there's no reason for them to hide anymore and they'll simply reveal themselves and kill the remainder at their leisure. Now, good luck, and happy hunting!

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6 months ago
JON ACE DON'T LIKE PIE... Even if is free. He is clearly a vampire lurking in shadws hati g pies.

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I will point out that NO ONR ate the pie. Also causing chaos only benefits the vampires, which makes me suspicious of mara, but will currently not vote because we don't know anything yet.

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DIE VAMPIRE BURN HE VAMPIRE WITHFIIIIIREEE

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Your suspicions against Mara are noted, but also immediately dismissed as she joined the game after the roles were already given. :p

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If that's the case then the game is rigged in towns favor since we know a decent bit of people who can't be vampires. And for you to know that, that means you have to have a special role.

Though mizal could have handed put vampire last and did town roles first, so no one is ruled out.

But I don't suspect mara that much. She just wants me dead and doesn't care about the game.

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Or, maybe I just looked at the list of players in Mizal's first post and saw that Mara's name isn't on the list. Meaning she joined after the game had already started. :p

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It's almost like everyone who asked for cheaty meta information got completely different answers! Weird.

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To all players, Martha offers free pies and bread everyone if we killJon Ace the Pie hater.

BURN ACE BURN... I WILL MAKE CHOCOLATE CAKES

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I never said I hate pies. No one ate your pies. By your logic everyone is a pie hater. I love pies.

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You don't fool anyone pie hater

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If I was a vampire I would have voted to kill you a long time ago. Because you acusing me is bad for town. Killing me is bad for town.

It is bad because if you kill you, you have one less town person. If you have one less town person, the vampires have the upper hand.

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That is the sweet lies of a vampire. You are a lazy street shitter you aren't important for the town
. I am sure everyone will be happier with free food instead. CHOCOLATE CAKE

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Everyone is important to town. And you say that without knowing if I'm a special town role. Town having an extra member could win them the game. Chocolate won't.

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True... But chocolate IS delicious. ^_^

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This is a really strange way to play. Like I'm making it a point to not interfere so I can just watch and enjoy the crazy unfold, but 'nuh UH, you're wrong because of meta details my character has no way to know about. So now have your character respond to THAT, somehow! Oh right, they can't...' has to be the least interesting way possible to go about this. Didn't want to single Ace out, but this was happening in the discord too, so just a general request not to make all this out of character stuff about roles the major focus.

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"Free pies?" Goody Briar declared happily. "Well, why didn't you say so? Do you have pickle and peanut butter? ... But no. Despite my love of a good pie, we can't simply murder a man without a fair trial. So, to make sure that Jon Ace is infact a vampire... Does anyone have a duck?"

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Daisy looked very confused at all this, but there was one thing she knew for certain. That Jon person that Goody Briar and Miss Stewart were currently speculating as the vampire was behaving very oddly. Thoguh she assumed that all of them had turned glances at one another with unease. "I don't have one, but...Old Man Zerka mentioned that there is a rumor where you can get turned by vampires. Maybe we can check for bite marks?" She piped up, trying to make her soft voice heard in the square.

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"Check me. You won't find anything" Jon declared. "These vampires will die, and killing me only helps them."

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"Hmm," ... Goody Briar mumbled to herself. "Well of course, checking for bite marks isn't nearly as effective a method for vampire detection as seeing if he weighs as much as a duck, but then ducks can be notoriously difficult to catch, and I doubt anyone in the village has a set of scales large enough to hold a grown man anyway. Jon Ace. If you wish to prove your innocence, would you be so kind as to provide us with a clear view of your neck?"

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In medieval times they had a proven method you drop the suspect. in a river covered with stones if he drowns is human if he doesn't is a vampire.

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That was funnier before the edit.

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All of you are Americans we were funnier in Inquisition times... BURN EVERYTHING AND INVITE OTHER TOWNS TO THE BURNING PARTY
.

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What's an American?

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Sounds like a fair trial to me! ^_^

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"Sure" Jon shows his neck.

Result determined by mizal.

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Old man Zerka stands behind to get a look, and takes height and width measurements with his tape-measure as he does.

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Wait... But if the results are determined by Mizal... Then that means that Jon doesn't know whether he has bite marks on his neck or not... Which means... He's either a vampire with some nifty makeup skills or a human with amnesia?

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I'm not determining shit, yall leave me out of this or I'll start determining that everyone has fangs as long as they're being looked at that closely.

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There are no bite marks on his neck then.

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6 months ago
Iva Pringle watches the scene going on in front of her for a while before standing and aggressively clearing her throat. "You know business has been pretty good for Zerka lately. I mean, what does he even do with cremations anyway? Pour some oil on them, light a match, and then sit back and roast a hot dog. He's getting paid for bonfires. And for the burials, well, you know what they do in embalmings, right?" She paused for effect. "They suck their blood out. Where does that blood go? Well, I don't want to make any definitive statements here or anything, but that's something to think about. A man hanging around corpses all day and breathing in their fumes is at a lot of risk for...unfortunate occurences happening. If an unfortunate occurence WERE to happen, well...I suppose one could get by for a while with a steady supply, but eventually it wouldn't be enough. I don't mean to imply anything here, but it's really worth thinking about every possibility."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
"Didn't think vamps liked dead blood though," Old man Zerka replied; "It's all thick and clotty. Don't think they'd be able to suck it through their fangs."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:54:16 PM
Iva pondered this a moment before snapping her fingers. "Some probably like it that way. It's like a smoothie. People go nuts for those, but all they are is juice that makes you suck harder. I think it has something to do with cheekbones. Or maybe latent homosexual tendencies. Anyway, they go crazy for them, and maybe vampires are the same way."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
"So we look for high cheekbone homosexuals then?"

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:09:13 PM
"Yeah, that sounds like a good idea." Iva pursed her lips and began studying Old Man Zerka's face. It didn't take long for her to realize she wasn't sure what it meant to have high cheekbones. What was she, a sculptor? Or maybe it wasn't even about having high cheekbones. Maybe it was about having low cheekbones and wanting to make them higher through sucking action. Either way, she was sure Zerka's fit the bill. "Ever think about shaving your legs?"

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

"Hmm..." Goody Briar thought long and hard about Iva's theory. It was indeed a solid one. What better occupation for a vampire than an undertaker? After all, he'd be financially proffitting from his own crimes. So, to determine Old Man Zerka's guilt or innocence, it all came down to one question... Was the old undertaker, infact, a back door bandit?

"Well, as anyone who's read Twilight, Carmilla or Interview with a Vampire well knows, vampires are notoriously gay," she thought outloud. "And Old Man Zerka has already admitted to smelling nuts."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

"The real question you should be asking," Daisy added, "Is whether or not he likes to cuff his pants." 

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

Daisy couldn't help but agree with that reasoning. But she couldn't pin the blame on him without significant evidence to prove the theory. It wouldn't weigh well on her conscience to kill someone without at least some form of lead. "There was also the fact that he said he had been watching the graveyard...odd, yeah? Let's check him for marks, too, then."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
"Would you rather that no one keep an eye out for the dead rising?" Zerka asked; "But suite yourself with a looksie - I have nothing to hide."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
"I'll take a pie. Rhubarb if yah got it."

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

"Ahah!" Goody Briar declared. "Old Man Zerka likes Rhubarb pie! And what does Rhubarb have a similar colour and consistency to?"

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

"Very large red celery?"

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

"Exactly!" Goody Briar declares. "And haven't you ever heard of The Celery Stalks at Midnight? A legend of an evil bunny vampire that preys upon... You guessed it... Celery!" (I swear to God, this is a real book. Google it.) ^_^

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago

Rita furrows her brow in silence, "Surely Old Man Zerka doesn't look that much like a rodent?"

Vampyr: Day One, Pt 2

6 months ago
Oh wow. I remember those books. Takes me back.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Rita's youngest son Telgr arrived to check on his mother, who was still listening to the town meeting. Her expression was rather grave, but of course, without evidence, she had nothing to say. Telgr was about to complain that he shouldn't be hauling hundred-pound cheese carts to town on her own at this age, but she was simply beyond convincing. And since she woke up before either of them did, there was also no stopping her.

"Good morning, mama!" Telgr said, waving.

"Telgr! Good morning. What are you doing in town?"

"Oh, nothing in particular. Just wanted to check on you, since you disappear on market days."

"Ah, well it's good to be checked on," Rita laughed, "So Otto is watching the sheep?"

"He is. Though, uh... We haven't baled the hay, yet."

"Well, he'll be awfully cross with you if he has to do it all himself!"

"You're right! I should get going."

An idea came to Rita, and she waved her hand quickly, "Telgr, wait! I have a more, ah... Pressing task."

"What is it, mom?"

"Would you be a dear and catch some frogs for me, down by the river?"

"What?"

"Just bring them here, I'll tie them somewhere to dry out and then bury them by the roadside."

"... Mother," Telgr said, with an expression of profound confusion, "Why on earth would you do that?"

"To see which way the vampire passes at night," Rita shrugged, "The other experiments headed by the village haven't worked out, but when you don't know anything, it's foolish to rule out everything."

"Why frogs?"

"They have thin skin, I suppose. It's an old folk wisdom that vampires are so full of life they've stolen from others, that it's desperate to escape into other vessels. It leaves them in small amounts, but it's just enough to resurrect, say, an intact frog. If any of them have unburied themselves in the morning, we'll know where it went."

"Are you sure that works?"

"There are as many kinds of vampire as there are beasts of prey. And we all... Certainly aren't experts. Can't hurt to try." Rita said.

"Alright Mama. I'll... See what I can get ahold of?"

Rita relaxed as her son left... At least she'd have known she tried everything. In the meantime, though, she went to the baker's stall. She hoped to have a pasty or something for lunch before she got any frog juice on her hands.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

And you could've asked him to fetch a duck >.<

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

This poor old lady isn't going to hand-build a scale large enough to determine whether someone weighs as much as a duck! Be reasonable, she's not a carpenter!

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:53:13 PM
The sun was already steadily in decline when Edward Price fixed the final boards that would make his home for the foreseen future. It had become a modest homestead; the only things missing were the crops and animals. Edward was ready to settle.

"Let's see what that ruckus has been all about," he thought to himself, gave himself a pat on his back, and ventured towards the little town's square.

He heard his destination long before he saw it. The baker furiously screamed at someone who only spoke in the most silent of suspicious whispers. There was also something about free pie: an offer that Edward's belly couldn't refuse.

So with an ache in his stomach and a ring in his ears, the town's builder arrived. He saw an old woman, so accustomed to life's mysteries she would be the first one to be suspected of witchcraft. She said something smart-sounding about frogs. Edward hated frogs, they croaked the whole night, so he couldn't agree more about burying them.

An even older person, the local town's gravemaster, was rumbling about something different. Something about there being multiple vampires present among them. The thought sent shivers down his spine, and Edward quickly discarded it. If there were multiple vampires the town wouldn't stand a chance. He knew one thing was certain in life: people always stood a chance.

Then there were the four middle-aged ladies, two totally silent and two seemingly accusing the previous old man. With all the accusations thrown in, Edward couldn't help but see the sinister aura of death that surrounded Zerka. Then he thought, "If he was a vampire, why didn't he attack until much recently?"

At last, there was Goody Briar. She had taken the mantle of leading the discussion upon herself. At least she made some good points. Finding the vampire is only half the work; killing it needed thought too. Now that he knew what the ashen trees were, he would be sure to make some stakes. A fire would be better though, more final.

Oh, and there was a random hobo too. He smelled and Edward made sure to step out of his way.

"Excuse me tardiness, gentlemen and gentlewomen, I needed to finally finish fixing my house. Tonight's rain demanded my time. Oh and my I have a pie as well? Chocolate is my favorite."

He paused for a while, making sure he had read the situation correctly.

"So it seems we have two primary suspects. The weirdly whispering man that just stares defensively, or the sinister undertaker. Can't we lock both of them up for the night, surrounded by more garlic than we tried last few times, and see if the killings stop?"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"I concur," stated Kelley Brambilla from the shadows. Although she lurked about not in any suspicious manner of course, listening to the conversations of the eccentric townsfolk.

"That way, if one of them dies we will know for certain the other is the vampire. And with none of our own moral repercussions. Well, mostly none."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Daisy shifted her attention from Zerka to the newcomer who had finally arrived to the area. He did put forth a few important points that she was in agreement with. "We could do that. But the issue with that is if the vampire is one of the two, we're condemning the other to death. An innocent one. I'm not against the risk, but I want to know everyone's opinion on it."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Rita pondered the proposal, but wound up shook her head, clutching her shawl with worry., "We'd have to put both of them under constant watch for the night. Some of the worst maneaters are known to... Change shape. A vampire might simply become a bat, or a rabbit, or a small melon, and slip through the bars! And their eyes can hypnotize, too. If either of those guards are compromised, the vampire will escape, kill someone, and return to their cell as if nothing happened!

And then we'll be no better off. Worse, the vampire could kill the guards just to make the others look suspect, and then we'd only have the word of the most suspicious characters that it wasn't they who did the killing. The only reasonable time to confront a vampire is when you're ready to kill them where they stand... And speaking as a tired older woman, I'd rather go home and sleep than spend the night holding people at stakepoint who might not even be the vampire we're after."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
Edward noticed mixed reactions to his most daring plan. With some dissatisfaction, he noticed the older generation was squarely against the idea.

"Well tough luck," he thought as he started to rebuke the rebuttal. "Why is it always the elderly that are content to do nothing."

"I don't know if you had noticed, madam," Edward said. "But our lives are at stake. Rather than lynching people seemingly at random, I'd rather temporarily take out the two most suspicious characters, and do something to save us all!
Instead of finding one hundred petty reasons to not to, I say to look towards the biggest one to do it. One that far outweighs inaction, or even worse, staking an innocent person.

I can build something that's tight and without any bars and windows. It would need guards, of course, but the keys will be hidden until the morning. If the vampire tries something, we can see the destruction it leaves behind and stake the monster in the morning. I am personally willing to take the first guard, sacrificing some of my sleep to take out the mortal danger the town faces. We would need two more to switch every three hours. An early bird could take the last shift.

Sunset draws near, my dear neighbors. And for this to work, I will need time to build. I think I can build the thing roughly today, and work to improve it in the upcoming week, but I'll need some extra pair of hands."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"I agree with this plan. It seems pretty uncomfortable, but I should be safe inside."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Oh, sure. Of COURSE you're so willing to go with this plan when you'll be the one building it. I'm sure you'd find a clever little way to kill one of those inside and eliminate suspicion from the real vampire. I don't know whether you're a vampire, in league with one, or just out to cause trouble, but it's all suspicious either way."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"Goody Iva makes a fair point," Goody Briar agreed. "If one of the prisoners dies, it could mean that their fellow prisoner is the vampire. But then, it could also mean that one of the guards is the vampire. A tricky situation indeed."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"Or it could mean that none of them are the vampire, and that we just presented him with an excellent way to kill one innocent and frame two others." Rita frowned.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"And why is it always the young who charge headlong into dangerous nonsense while ignoring the knowledge of the experienced? Suppose the vampire turns vaporous? Will your airtight structure provide these men with enough space to breathe for eight hours or more?" Rita scoffed, "Will we be able to tell the vampire didn't carefully replace the dirt after changing to something smaller and digging their way out? The vampire is presented with the perfect opportunity to frame someone whether we imprison him or not. If he successfully escapes, and kills someone, his false identity is 'proven' innocent. If he breaks the other man's cell from inside and kills someone, his cellmate is 'proven' guilty. If neither of these men are vampires and the real one decides not to kill anybody tonight, it only further drives a wedge between the innocents. By all means, if you think you can build a vampire-proof shack by nightfall, then do so... But I see a trap that may be laid out for us just as easily as for the vampire."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"It seems we have witches running about as well," Kelley muttered.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Oh? How do you figure? I mean there isn't any evidence that even remotely points to that." John asks.

"Also," he asks, "will there be candles inside there?"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

That Jon guy is only making himself look more suspicious, with his snide remarks and strange request for candles. "Candles? What benefit does a candle do?" Daisy does not look convinced. 

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"It's a personal thing. I would feel better about all of this if I had some candles to go along with it. Do you always pry this much into others lives" Jon said defensivly

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Daisy did not, again, seem convinced that Jon was only simply asking for a personal item to comfort him while in whatever prison the rest of the villagers decided to build for him. She blinked at him once, twice, three times before turning her attention to the rest of them. "I don't see a reason why we should. You could use it for God knows what..." 

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
He sighs, "Fine, I'll tell you, and only you alright, sound fair to everyone, good." He pulls Daisy to the side a whispers something in her ear.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

After being pulled aside, Daisy's expression flickers for a moment. She's still not going to give in. "It's just not reasonable. If you get something, than the other should as well. We should not be picking favorites."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Fine, give him all the candles he wants. Or better yet, one of those pies you people are so fond of. I don't care! It doesn't concern me. All I want is some candles."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"Do vampires like candles?" Goody Briar pondered aloud. "I suppose it would provide a softer alternative to sunlight, but since the village council has already deduced that vampires are infact not killed by sunlight, I really couldn't say... On the other hand, witches most certainly like candles! And what do we do with witches?"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"We throw them into the lake and then hang them."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"Well I was going to say burn them, but your method sounds effective too."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Burning them is so outdated, and it stinks up the place pretty badly. Besides, then we wouldn't know if the witch was actually a vampire too."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"So, all in favor of throwing Jon Ace in the lake?"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
YESSSS BUT IT HAS TO INCLUDE A GOOD LAPIDATION...

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Aye"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

A candle? You mean, something that could dull the smell of garlic? Hmm...

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"Witches? Let's not jump to conclusions. I'm just a learned woman! Lord willing, you'll be as old as I am someday, and you'll know things!" Rita said. She was going to say 'I even know how to read!' but, let's face it, that wouldn't be helping her case in a debate about witches.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Lots of blah, blah WHERE IS THE KILLING?" Martha Stewart angrily remarks about the lack of cojones of the village. Her grandmother was Spaniard and have told her the wonderful stories of Inquisition burning entire villages of witches and vampires in Burning parties ...
"BUT NOOO... HERE PEOPLE ONLY BLAH BLAH...Come on guys KILL JON ACE”

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"The fact of the matter is that we know next to nothing about that man. But we know even less about certain others..." The old birdwoman says, folding her arms, "Do you know who never even looked at your cakes? Do you know which villagers have been actively avoiding sunlight?"

Rita pointed dramatically off down the road, "On a beautiful day, during a scheduled town meeting to address literal murders, two of our council members haven't even left their houses. The suspicious nobody seems willing to cooperate with what little tests we've devised, but we can't let an absence like this pass under our noses."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
"Then what are we waiting for?" Martha says grabbing a pitchfork and a cart filled with pies and garlic bread. "We enter their homes grab them into the sunlight. And forced them to eat!!"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Charlie belched as he tossed his empty bottle aside. "Ghouls or no, it don't seem to me that the idea of locking up people would do much for our spirits. We don't got much to start suspecting people just yet other than some prejudiced notions based on the way a man looks and his means of making a wage." 

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
How alcohol I have to give you to vote for Killing Jon Ace?! Also Ron and raisings ice cream

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

"Calm down everyone!" Goody Briar beseeched the crowd as the accusations got more and more out of control. "Just look out of the window! The sun is setting and night is approaching fast! Soon the vampire will be on the prowl and it is our job to catch him before he can kill again. But also, as intelligent and reasonable villagers, we cannot simply go around burning people without just cause. That kind of treatment is reserved for vampires, witches and jews! ... I mean ghouls. Yes. Got to keep an eye out for those ghouls. Ahem... So, like the fair and logical villagers we are, we must conduct a vote before we start burning people alive. So, before night falls, who do you all vote to lynch?"

Goody Briar considered her options carefully. There was Jon Ace, who's behavior was so strange that she at first was convinced he was a vampire... But now was convinced that he was simply an extremely retarded human. As for Old Man Zerka, it was true he was profiting from these crimes, but then the same was true of any undertaker. And whilst he was almost certainly a necrophiliac, it was too early to determine whether he was quite gay enough to be a consumer of bodily fluids.

"I am afraid I shall abstain from voting for now," she eventually decided. "Much as I love a good pie, locating the true culprit is our number one priority. Though I may change my vote if more information comes to light before this meeting is over."

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
Just for clarification, there's nothing to stop you guys from locking people up in boxes or whatever. Whether that actually interferes with the vampire in any way, well... I'm afraid that's for me to know and some hapless villagers to find out in the morning.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

Oh, okay. I thought that might be against the rules. :p

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
Why would I forbid something that can only increase the hysterical finger pointing no matter how it plays out?

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
So can I poison everything Jon Ace has to kill him? Arsenic and CYANIDE IN EVERYTHING JON ACE HAS DIIIIIEEEEEE

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
So it's a bit unclear, but I think this means I can mark Mara down as voting for Ace.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

Is it also allowed for the other villagers to stay in groups for safety reasons?

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
No, that's ridiculous. Next you'll want everyone to stay together and awake all night. Doing the reasonable thing is explicitly against the rules for a reason.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

Okay... But are people allowed to guard the prisoners?

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
No that doesn't make sense. And will be easy to know who the vampire is if people stay together in groups

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
Enterpride has said he will guard them I believe.

I'm sure one guard is plenty.

....but this is the problem with being flexible on this stuff, it creates fifty more questions about what is and isn't okay.

I believe I'm just gonna back off again and let you guys all sort this out among yourselves.

Remember, the clock is ticking.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

"Alright everyone, I second Edward's plan!" Goody Briar abruptly decided in a panic. "I vote that we imprison Jon Ace and Old Man Berka for the night. I also agree to allow Edward to guard the prisoners for the night to make sure they don't try any funny business like turning into bats or the like. If nobody dies tonight, it suggest that one of them is the culprit. If the vampire strikes again... Well, we'll deal with that issue if it arises." Of course, the plan may not work, but the result might hopefully shed some light on who the vampire might be.

"Hurry and cast your votes, my fellow villagers! You only have three hours left!"

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
"I also agree to the plan, assuming I can get candles of course.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
"Agreed only if two people who are not Mr. Price guard the prisoners. Else, let's just hang Jon, because while as suspicious as Old Man Zerka is, at least he's tolerable company in the day."

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

"Hmm..." Goody Briar mumbled to herself, trying to come up with a plan that satisfies Goody Iva, while at the same time not breaking Mizal's rule of having people in groups. "What do you say if three people take shifts guarding the prisoners?" she suggested. "That way the three guards between them can see if anything goes amiss. Mr Price can guard them between 10 in the evening and 1 in the morning. I'd be happy to guard them between 1 and 4. Now I just need one more volunteer to guard the prisoners between 4 and 7 in the morning." (Hopefully none of this is against the rule of being reasonable) :p

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
Iva thinks for a moment and nods. "That sounds reasonable. I'd be willing to take the third shift."

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

"Wonderful!" Goody Briar declares. It seemed like a suitable plan was agreed upon. It was just too bad they couldn't find a duck. "I believe that brings the total number of votes to six."

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

"I agree to the plan" Belinda spoke up.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
I'm pretty busy at work right now so I'm just going to quickly adjust some rules, subject to change after this vote if this turns out to be a terrible idea that makes the game less fun.

Major actions outside the standard vote/kill cycle can be carried out if and only if at least four players agree on it. And it will take the place of the lynching vote for those players.

This also means the next update may be delayed till tomorrow because the vampire player will need time to adjust to a changing situation, keeping in mind you guys have got two and a half hours left to figure this out.

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
Edward Price noticed that, although the old generation stood still squarely against the idea with obviously cowardly facts and logic, his plan also received some support. Feeling emboldened by this, he exclaimed:

"With Goody Briar and the Suspicious Man with me, we'll need only one more official vote in favor to help us in this night."

Edward took a moment to refine his plans, the shapeshifting part would make this totally-not-a-cage a more difficult project, and yet he was certain he could fix it.

"If this goes through I would like to ask Rita to help me to proof this design with all her totally-not-witchcraft-knowledge. Together we can build something to last against the vampiric onslaught. Also one last thing, I will ask someone to bury the key in a hidden spot, so no trickery can be involved."

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago
"NO WAY I WILL HELP YOU THREE." Martha angrily shouts. You don't kill Jon I don't help any of you. Also you 3 are suspicious .

Let's Vote! ^_^

6 months ago

Daisy wrung her hands anxiously while she thought this over, having been pondering over the proposed solution for some time now. "I'm still not very excited about the prospect of potentially condemning one innocent man to death, but if it's the way to do it, then I'll vote in favor of your plan, Mr. Price." With what Jon had told her from pulling her aside, she hadn't been particularly swayed in one direction. "We should probably put the cage far from the neighborhoods. If they escape, they'll have to do some running."

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago
So we have six people voting to put Jon and Zerka in the not-a-cage. I assume Bob Edward the Builder is busy building it. But who of you, with your own hands, will put these potentially innocent men inside it? Especially considering how the disgruntled Zerka appears ready to actively resist.

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago

"Ladies and gentlemen... Pitchforks at the ready!" ^_^

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago
So I take that as Goody Briar being at the front of the pack. Anyhow, calling time now, but it will be a bit before I can get the update up.

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago

... I'm gonna die now, aren't I? >.<

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago
SPLANG!

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago

Ouch :(

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago
CAN I FORK JON INSIDE? Martha prepares her whip and Machete to prepare to kill the evil pie hatter if he doesn't go into the cage willingly

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago

"Well, he has already agreed to go into the cage... But best to give him a few firm prods, just incase."

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:51:06 PM
Upon hearing the words of agreement, Edward Price sped off towards the forest with the energy and vigor he had lacked during the town's meeting. He finally had something to build again!

"Alright. I'll need to find some ashen trees that are mostly gray, chop them and shear them into boards, and pick the right spot," he thought to himself. "But wait! I forgot the garlic. Garlic totally protects against both vampires and inquisitive noses."

So, being already in the forest, Edward raced to find the right spot. He remembered something about flowing water being particularly damaging to vampires and sought out a small and fast-flowing creek.

As if he was in a story, he found it within a quarter of an hour. Knowing a little bit about damming a river, he placed the stones, dirt, leaves, and sticks so that the stream split into two parts, encompassing a small plot of buildable land.

He rushed back towards the town, asking everyone for any spare garlic they could lend before approaching Goody Briar and Iva. He told them the mostly incomprehensible directions they would surely forget within some minutes, and rushed off towards the building site.

"Wait. I forgot asking Old Lady Rita for her bewitching tips!"

Edward Price now quickly ran towards Rita, prodding her along to help with the construction.

Vampyr: In Which Men Are Caged Like Animals

6 months ago

"I might have done it if I could see straight long enough to grab anything." Charlie squinted as he tried to focus his vision. "But I  I don't much like the idea of forcing an old man into a cage. What if he gets sick in there, then we'll have no damn gravekeeper!"

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:56:30 PM
"Huh, I've figured out who the vampires are," Old man Zerka announced.

"Think about it. Vampires are bloodthisty creatures and you lot of old harpies are calling for innocent blood!"

"And while I wouldn't trust ol Jon alone with my goats, I'm pretty sure he isn't a vampire."

"The real vampires is the quite one, while these 'ladies' are the viscious ghouls to thier undead master."

Zerka then brandishes his shovel.

"Of course there won't be a killing tonight if you lock me and Jon up, cause you vamps already know who you are."

"If you'll excuse me I'm gonna go dig all yet graves tonight. Try to stop me and I'll put this shovel right up your ass! I might even enjoy it. You know, sticking things in an ass. No homo though."

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

"Ah, but if locking you and Jon up means there won't be a killing tonight, then surely that's a good thing?" Goody Briar suggested.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Out of curiosity, what happens if 4 people vote for one plan and 4 people vote for another?

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago
I am fairly confident that this will never happen.

Vampyr - Day One

6 months ago

Fair enough. :p

Vampyr - Sunset (Day One)

6 months ago
OF CAGES AND SHOVELS
Edward leapt into action, building with a superhuman speed and strength that went entirely unremarked on by the other townspeople. As the wooden enclosure began to take shape, Goody Briar ran after Zerka, apparently intent on herding him there at pitchfork-point. The disgruntled old man however was well and truly fed up and having none of this. SPLANG! With a strength born of a life spent digging hundreds of graves, with a power in the wrists that no prancing homosexual could ever possess, with a might that could only come from the ADMINS themselves, Old Man Zerka walloped her upside the head with the flat of his shovel, laying the overeager busy-body out cold with a single blow. One less harpy intent on locking him up! Everyone stared for a moment in shock, realizing that this was a power Zerka now had. To NULLIFY another person's vote. And for better or worse, he could now do this once a day. (Walloping and shovel optional...) Who had made a powerful enemy today, and who had gained a strong potential ally? Unfortunately for him there were still five people on board with the plan to lock him up, and despite further struggles and invectives from the old man, they managed to get him locked up in the enclosure with the passive beta Jon, while others carried Goody Briar's limp form into her house. She lay there very cold, and pale, and still, but although none of them had ever been to medical school, or any school, they believed she'd recover by morning. Shifts were arranged to stay with her and keep watch in case her condition changed. Meanwhile, Edward was left watching the suspected vampires for most of the night. Did he perhaps start to regret his eagerness to volunteer as he was left, alone, far outside of town, staring into the little campfire that was the only light and warmth out here? Even the prisoners had the protection of the walls, and plenty of candles. And as the cloak of darkness fell over the hushed village, somewhere, one of them stirred, flashing a fanged smile in the moonlight...

Vampyr - Sunset (Day One)

6 months ago
Sitting in his cell by candle light he writes a note that can only be seen by the townspeople if he dies. If he survives he will will destroy it.

"If you are reading this, I'm dead. If I have died, kill mara. She is the townsperson who hates me most. Though I don't think she is the vampire.

Though I also suspect Blair. She would be my first guess on who is the vampire. Though the fact she didn't vote to kill
anyone surves to show that she may be innocent."

Vampyr - Sunset (Day One)

6 months ago
Blair?

Vampyr - Sunset (Day One)

6 months ago

... I think that's me. :p

Vampyr - Sunset (Day One)

6 months ago
You witch! ^v^

Vampyr - Sunset (Day One)

6 months ago

To be fair, since the medieval times was a bad time to be gay in public, I think the homosexuals would develop more wrist-strength than any mortal man.

Vampyr - Meanwhile...

6 months ago
Commended by EndMaster on 5/22/2020 1:03:45 AM
@nmelssx @corgi213
EPILOGUE FOR THE CONSPICUOUSLY ABSENT
Leaves crunched underfoot as the man with the long coat and wide brimmed hat pulled low made his way along the path through the forest. "Halt! Who goes there?" The man blinked in the flaring torchlight as he was suddenly surrounded by soldiers. "Hello sirs, is there a problem?" "You do realize this area is under quarantine?" "Uh, I've been traveling alone for a few days, so, this is the first I'm hearing of it. But I'm sort of on important business here and can't be delayed." "Hmmph. We'll see about that. Search his bags." One of the men moved to comply, then suddenly dropped the drawstring bag he'd opened and jumped back. "...what the fuck? Is that a human head?" "Well it's like I said. Important business. And hey, you can put the swords away. You'll find my papers are quite in order. I'm a bounty hunter and this particular mission had the king's seal of approval. Literally." One of the other soldiers extracted the head from the bag and examined it with a grimace. "Was this a man or a woman?" "Uhh....actually, I couldn't really tell. And I certainly didn't check. But the name was Mel Nmel, and as you can see on the papers they were wanted for doing some pretty nasty things with children. Found them hiding out in some little shithole village near here, Cyspool or something." "Cyspool? Damn, that was where the vampire is reported to be hiding out." "Vampire?" The man's brow arched with interest. "Yeah. Haven't had reports of one around here in decades. Pretty wild if true. But..." The soldier held the torch up to take another look at the man, noting the crossbow and grappling hook at his side, the silver cross he wore, and the garland of garlic and vials of holy water in his bags. "You're obviously no vampire. And with the king's approval, I suppose you can pass...Mister..." He glanced at one of the papers he held. "Corvin Blackmoon." Corvin thanked them, collected his things, and started to move on. "Wait! Now what the fuck is THAT?" another soldier cried in horror, pointing at something behind him. The man glanced over with a chuckle. "Oh, that's just some weird dog that started following me when I left that village." "Its eyes aren't even lined up right in its head! They're different sizes! And it keeps tripping over its own damn tongue!" "Yeah, I think it's retarded or something." He shrugged. "Seemed mean to chase him off though." The man and his faithful retarded dog-thing started off down the road. "A vampire, huh?" Corvin mused to himself. It'd been awhile since he'd encountered one. It had been a wild six months, a series of mishaps with dimensional rifts leading him to wind up first as a contestant on some kind of interdimensional high stakes cooking contest, and then here in this world where he'd taken on some odd jobs as a bounty hunter. He kind of missed fighting vampires, he'd been pretty good at that, back home. Briefly Corvin wondered if he should return to help the village, but he supposed they'd be fine. How much trouble could just one vampire be?

Vampyr - Meanwhile...

6 months ago

Lmao

I love it

Dont regret forgetting to make a character now

Vampyr - Meanwhile...

6 months ago
It was actually End's idea, and much better than what I originally planned. Plus it let me work in an epilogue for Corvin after the Chopped thread sort of got left hanging. HE SURVIVED IT'S CANON NOW BITCHES

Vampyr - Meanwhile...

6 months ago
I think Martha will fall in love with Corviin.

Vampyr - Meanwhile...

6 months ago

So, just to clarify...Corgi is the bounty hunter and Nmelssx is the retarded dog, right? ^_^

Vampyr - Meanwhile...

6 months ago

I think Corgi is the retarded dog and Nmelssx got his head cut off. 

Vampyr - Night One

6 months ago
THE FIRST NIGHT: FANNING THE FLAMES
It's been a long day, and the night seems longer still. Minutes tick by like hours, and each of the villagers fall into a fitful sleep as best they may. At some point in the hours after midnight, there is a shout of alarm. Rushing to their doors and windows, they can see a column of smoke and flame in the distance. It's coming from the direction of the cell Edward built for the prisoners! Those who abandon the village to run towards the scene find Jon and Zerka outside the enclosure, coughing and a little scorched but otherwise unharmed. Edward Price stares slack jawed at the billowing flames in what appears to be a trance-like state of shock. With the streams surrounding the site, the fire is contained without too much trouble, and the exhausted villagers tramp home and fall into a deep sleep. It's hard to say who exactly was where or when in the general chaos, but in the morning, surprisingly, everyone is still alive.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Some things happened during the night.

Time to put on your lynching hats and discuss.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
JON ACE IS A VAMPIRE JON ACE IS A VAMPIRE OR SOMETHING SOMETHING THAT NEEDS TO DIEEE BY FIRE.


NO NEED MORE PROOF AND SHIT ... IT IS TIME TO PITCHFORKS AND BONEFIRES... AND PIES

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Don't bone fires, are you crazy??

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"What Inquisition is this Lame version? Everyone will laugh at us. About Lol, The town are so fagged that they don't even kill people at random during Vampire attacks and Witches trials... SHAME OF YOU TOWN! SHAME OF YOU..." Martha Stewart is really angry at the town. Her Spanish blood demands a fire party some vampires and witches burning and free food. and dancing

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:01:53 PM

"Urrrrgh..." Goody Briar groaned as she awoke from her shovel induced slumber. Bloody hell, she was going to have one nasty headache. But at least she lived to enjoy another day of spying on her neighbors, pressuring friends and relatives to join her MLM, ranting on antivax forums and asking to speak to people's managers.

But all of that would have to wait. There was much work to be done. After grabbing her fake Louis Vuitton purse and tidying her beautiful bob cut, Goody Briar headed into town to gossip about her conspiracy theories with the rest of the villagers. Whenever she encountered them, three subjects were brought up. Firstly, "Don't you think it's suspicious that Old Man Berka refused to get into the cage last night. Definitely something up with him." Second, "At least no one was killed tonight. But what does that mean? Could one of the prisoners have been the culprit? Or could the real vampire be trying to frame them?" And finally, "What do you suppose happened to the cages last night? Someone set fire to them, and yet no one was killed. If it wasn't the vampire, then who set the cages on fire, and why?" ... Though personally, she suspected Goody Martha, since she did seem particularly intent on killing Jon Ace, regardless of whether he was a vampire or not.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"Okay, I will let myself be killed by all of you If in exchange for the death of Jon Ace the pie-hater." Says Marta Stewart, I paid a man whore last night so I am ready to die like a woman Also Why don't all of you come up and we all eat pies and have tea together to check out a possible vampire amongst us.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Agreed! Everyone, tea and pies first... Then lynching!"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"Why me? Killing me will be wasted. The answer is obvious! The vampire attacked the shed, that's it. He was hoping to kill me and zerka and that's it. If anything I'm suspicious of zerka. I mean if he wasn't the vampire, then why wouldn't he go along with the plan! Plus he did hurt another town person, and he will do it again!"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Oh, I didn't mean that we were going to lynch you, dear." Goody Briar clarified. "Just sit down like polite, reasonable adults and decide who we're going to lynch next... But I do have to say, I doubt your theory that the vampire attacked the shed. If the vampire burned the shed, then why didn't he kill you afterwards? And if you both had died, that would leave two less suspects alive, meaning that the vampire would be closer to being discovered. Setting the shed on fire just doesn't seem to benefit the vampire in any way. I'm wondering if it was perhaps the act of a vampire hunter, convinced that the vampire was in the shed. But if that was the case, who exactly did they suspect of being the vampire?"

Goody Briar contemplated the subject carefully. "I must admit, Old Man Berka's actions last night were extremely suspicious. And I'm not too happy about being hit over the head with a shovel. Perhaps a few hours in the stocks being pelted with rotton vegetables is in order... But either way, why would he resist? Of course, the most obvious explaination is that he is indeed the vampire, and did not want to be captured. But then, could there be something else he is trying to hide?" she wondered.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

Daisy Reyes listened to Goody Briar's words intently, her gaze fixed upon her face and flickering back to the edges of the woods where the shed had been built and promptly burned. The young tailor folded her arms across her chest, chewing at her lip in thought. "Well, besides the fact that the shed was bound to light up in flames because of Jon's request for candles, I don't see any reason why the vampire would want to torch them. It was probably done by an ordinary villager with malicious intent." The woman looked to the raving Martha with displeasure. "And I can think of no other who hates Jon more than Miss Stewart here."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Oh!" Goody Briar declared. "A very good point, Goody Daisy. I suppose it's possible that the fire was infact caused by the candles that Jon Ace requested." Though her theory that Martha Stewart started the fire to kill Jon Ace was probably more likely. "Now, now, we're supposed to be trying to discover the vampire. Lets not bicker and argue about who burned who. I agree, it is indeed possible that Goody Martha burned down the shed in a pie fueled rage, in an attempt to murder Jon Ace... But I ask you, does the desire to brutally murder Jon Ace make her a vampire? Personally, I do not think so."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"With all due respect, Goody Briar," piped up Kelley Brambilla, with folded arms and a dark expression. "I think it is suspicious all its own that you were seemingly unconscious last night, and there were no killings."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Excuuuuuse me?" Goody Briar practically screeched at the allegation. "Well with all due respect to you, Goody Kelley, I suspect your heinous accusations are made merely out of spite, after I suggested that you resembled the bride of Frankenstein," Goody Briar declared with a huff and a flip of her hair in a close immitation of Miss Piggy.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

Hobo Charlie emerged from a nearby pile of garbage, rubbing his temples in an attempt to calm his raging hangover. "What's all this damn ruckus about, can't a war veteran get any sleep around these parts?" 

He contemplated the news of the night as he took a sip from his hip flask. "Nobody died, eh? That's almost always a good thing, except when you're fighting in a war to the death! Remember, it ain't about dying for your country, it's about making the other son of a bitch die for his!"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"I find it hard to believe that even someone like you managed to miss all that, Charlie," Iva says, still a little shaken after last night.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Well, I always think that I'll be able to power through just before I get drunk- that is until the second bottle goes down. Then it's lights out for ol' Charlie."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"At least men can still bear to look at me," Kelley spoke beneath her breath.

"You seem to take a worrisome amount of delight in throwing folks in cages, and locking them in stocks."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:00:36 PM
"Yeah, and if'n I'd wanted to kill ya, I wouldn't a hit ya with the flat side of the shovel," Old Man Zerka replied.

He looked at Jon with narrowed eyes. "There were two sources of fire last night. Candles... And Edward's camp fire. I didn't see Jon start that rickity ramshackle she-shed on fire, so it leaves Edward..."

"Edward... Now there's a sparkly vampire sounding name if I ever heard one."

"You like gladiator movies, Edward?"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"While I still fully plan on having you locked in the stocks for a few hours, you do make a very good point." Goody Briar agreed. "Edward, if you would be so kind, could you please explain to the council exactly how your makeshift prison was set ablaze on your watch?"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"Just to be clear, I wasn't the one that burned the shed". I want him being Lynched of burned in a stake." Not a simply lame murder. I want a proper Inquisition party, not a petty lame shed burning. I mean I can kill him at any moment he is too retarded to notice poison." Martha says seriously. "But killing him without the vote is out of the question. Inquisition needs popular voting. So who wants chocolate pie and Ice Cream? I have plenty to everyone except Jon."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"I'm getting tired of this rivalry between you and Jon." Daisy, who usually is very patient especially with the clientele she attends to during her work, looks pissed for the first time in their meetings together. "It's derailing us from getting anything done. I want to get rid of the vampire, and it won't help if we have two votes out of the dozen of us only towards each other."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Agreed," declared Goody Briar. "After all, I personally doubt either of them are the vampire, so I won't be voting to lynch either one. So, this is what I suggest... Goody Martha and Jon Ace shall settle their differences in an epic pie fight to the death! All in favour?"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"Whatever shuts them up."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
NO. that is stupid! What is the point. THERE IS A VAMPIRE ON THE LOOSE!! THIS IS NOT A FUCKING CIRCUS. Martha sigh. The entire town believes that a vampire on the loose is a joke to play with BDSM cages and who knows what faggotry. The fact they don't have gathered wood for the pires nor prepared stakes are a clear reminder. She lives In HIPPIE town and all there are pro vampires

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

Daisy nods. "As long as they stop bickering to each other, I'm in."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"I'm not going to agree to a duel that gets either of us killed. I don't have any problems with her, and I don't know what problems she has with me. I agree with you on the fact that it would be better for everyone if she wouldn't stop this though.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"No problem with you anymore. I have decided that the town is totally doomed to fail due to anyone of you have the drive to kill anyone and less a vampire. YYou all what 100% certainty and a fair trial and that don't work with vampires." So I go to my house to get spoiled drunk because I know I will be the next victim. And all of you are as doomed as me as any of you have an atom of cojones". So happy to meet all of you." Martha Stewart says that trapped herself in her home with ten bottles of tequila and her favourite toys. She is ready to die.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"... And, with that out of the way... Who do we lynch tonight?" ^_^

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Lynch hah You all can't kill a potato let alone lynch anyone!

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
I thought you were locked in your house? How are you taking part in this conversation still?

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Throughout my balcony of course. They are gathered outside. Also Someone wants Vodka and Brandi chocolates? If you all will Lynch someone I can gather a free. catering

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"Zerka. The very fact that he can cancel out another persons vote makes him dangerous to town even if he isn't the vampire. Imagine this. 6 people. You know who the vampire is. Zerka and the vampire don't vote to kill him. 4 people do, until zerka cancels out one of their votes. We lose. I'm not going to take that risk. Plus he was in the shed when no one died.:

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Ah, but if he isn't the vampire then it's highly unlikely that he would take the vampire's side and prevent a sensible lynching. That said, his resisting arrest is most certainly suspicious. At the moment, I'd say that Old Man Zerka and Edward Price are probably the most suspicious, since it was under Edward's watch that the fire started."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"You were in a very suspicious situation too... "And you seem really excited to accuse old necrophiliac and Building retarded."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"Well, I think the fact that I was unconcious and being guarded all night at least proves that I couldn't have started the fire. Perhaps figuring out how and why that happened could help lead us to discovering the vampire."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
The builder loves too much his own creations to put them on fire. And Old man wouldn't risk to burning himself. So It has to be someone else

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Mara you're at home drunk.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Who the fuck is Mara? Martha says. annoyed by this stupid retardation of abortion. Jon. He clearly is too annoying to be a vampire. He is like a purulent open wound impossible to heal...

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Edward Price had stayed in bed for most of the day. When he finally arrived at the town's square, he looked as if he had just lost an important battle. It was almost as if his pitiful force had faced a much stronger alien combatant. Eyes ragged, back hunched, and a voice reduced to a mere whimper, he presented himself to a now hostile gravedigger.

"It destroyed my beautiful totally-not-a-cage. My night's work...ruined. I even tried to save it, build it next to a small creek. It's all for naught."

However, as bad as Bob's condition seemed to be, it was clear the old man had to be somewhat delirious too.

"But you were talking about gladiator movies? I know about gladiators, small men that fight to the death, but what are these movies you speak of?"

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"For heaven's sake, at your weight it's a wonder you didn't die in the act last night. You certainly don't need any of us to kill you. Just wait a month, and you'll not have to be so upset by Jon's existance ever again."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Well, then I will stop participate In the lamest vampire hunt ever!" I mean no killings no fire no stakes. I think this was a wholesome town no TWILIGHT GLITTER FAN CLUB. Probably all of you are too vegetarian to kill a vampire. So the vampire has already won.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
"You know, it is a little odd that Belinda's family left town so suddenly when her family has lived here so long. Even with the news of the vampire coming out. If they had somewhere else to go, then why didn't Belinda go with? Not that their affairs are any of my business, but if you're going to insist on engaging in that unholy institution, then at least follow things up with some loyalty. Unless something else is going on that we don't know about, Belinda."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
The talk of Belinda was still hanging fresh in the town's air, causing Edward Price to perk up. The fire had scorched most of the damned night's memories, but there was one fact still burning hot in his mind.

"There is a possibility Belinda's family hasn't left... in its entirety. When searching for those darn exotic ashen trees, I stumbled upon her backyard. It had a whole pit full of empty bottles. Like, there was a whole whole lot of them. But I mean really a lot, enough for many years. Those bottles were filled with a red liquid... I think wine."

Bob paused a little, cheeks regaining a little color: red of shame.

"I wasn't prying into other's business. As soon as I saw the pit, I walked straight back to the cabin."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Iva took a deep breath and raised her eyebrows. "From such a seemingly respectable member of the community. Red, you say? Wine? No. In all my days living here and operating my hotel, I have never known Belinda as a drunkard, but here it's possible she's something even more dangerous."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

"I haven't the faintest idea what you're talking about, Edward. You must be mistaken. Besides, my husband left town because of the vampire so the sooner this whole thing is taken care of, the sooner our lives and families can return to normal. I see no reason to spread false rumors about me. Maybe this is how you want to avoid suspicion on yourself?" Belinda turned around and spoke up louder, addressing the whole town, "I vote for Edward."

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Because of the lateness of the last update, I'll make the next one around this time tomorrow to put us back on a 24 hour schedule that's more sustainable for me.

Unless you guys figure out some kind of major consensus in the next ten hours anyway.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

Are we meant to have cast the next vote by the next update, or does the vote come after?

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago
Vote by then.

Vampyr - Day Two

6 months ago

Okay! ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Vote : Edward

"I'm placing my bets on Edward. It was his shed, and he tried to kill Jon and I, knowing we are civilians in this whole sordid affair."

"And Martha, If you vote with me tonight, I'll back you up against Jon tomorrow (since he's willing to stab me in the back after I stood up for him)."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
He was so happy with his building that I doubt he would destroy one of his creations. Still, If you acquire anyone else who would vote tomorrow with us I will vote today with you. Also do you want Bourbon?

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Wait a minute," Rita pipes up, "This doesn't seem quite on. We both know that fire is one of the only things guaranteed to kill a vampire. Why would a vampire toy with something so dangerous just to do something it could easily do by smashing the building and crushing everyone inside? It's far more likely that a villager thought that the vampire was one of the men inside and wanted to burn them inside. There certainly is a guilty party, but it's probably not the vampire. As the vampire is clearly the worse threat in this scenario, I cannot in good conscience vote for anyone on the grounds that they were the ones who committed this crime. The trial for that shall come in less urgent times."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Honestly, it's likely it was that baker skank that burned the shed. She,'s wanted nothing but to kill Jon from the start, for very vague reasons."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
As if he somehow got inspiration from God, Edward Price started to regain his composure. He stepped forward, not as someone thoroughly defeated, but as someone with a plan, and one with a darn good one as well.

"Truth be told, we still know far too little. Truth be told, aside from the previous murders, I still have no clue if anyone here is a vampire, let alone who it is. I know only one thing certain: last night's plan worked. Yes, there was an arsonist and my totally-not-a-cage was burnt to ashen rubble. Yes, we haven't come any further in our investigation. But.. we have gained important progress.

Nobody died last night. Whatever we did, worked. The action we choose for allowed us all to see sun's light again. That's what counts, and that is what I'll be voting for. I'll be voting for more time to allow the rest of us to chase better clues.

Now there is a fault in the plan: the wooden shed can catch fire. I say we all do exactly the same as yesterday, but the shed will be made of ashen stone, this time! Stone can't burn! We can fix this!"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"You really think the prison is what stopped the vampire? Not the general chaos of the situation, or the fact that they could frame one of the prisoners, or anything of that sort? Come on, now. You're just being arrogant."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"But do you have any idea who started the fire?" Goody Briar pressed. "And if not, then how could you have missed such a thing? Did you fall asleep on the job, or, perhaps, were you put under some vampiric trance?" As for his plan... Well, she supposed it was better than nothing. Personally, she'd prefer a good lynching, but the only problem was that she genuinely didn't have anyone she suspected more than others. Infact, all she had were people she was relatively certain were not the vampire. Jon Ace and Goody Martha she seriously doubted. Also, while his explanation was vague, Edward's lack of information actually did more to convince her that he wasn't the vampire. After all, if he was, wouldn't he have thought of a better explanation than the one he gave? So, she had three people she highly doubted were the vampire. The question was... Who did that leave?

Now, Old Man Zerka. There was a suspicious character if ever she saw one. But there was only one thing that troubled her about that theory... Would mizal really give a vampire the power to veto someone else's vote? Surely that's cheating.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"What? Measles? I don't got no measles; and I ain't no vampire homoshecktual!"

"Sure I wax all the hair off my body, but that's cause I'm an olympic swimmer and everyone knows leg-hair slows you down in the water!"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:00:13 PM

Rita woke up early in the morning, and began slowly winching up the sheep from the underground oven. It had been slowly roasting in the pit over the past 8 hours. Poor dear had wandered off from the herd and been killed in the woods, but there was no reason for it to go to waste. She seasoned it throughout the preparation process, filled its stomach with mushrooms and rice, and seasoned the beast throughout the process with (what else?) but garlic and rosemary, as well as any other spices she could find growing out in the pasture.

Underneath it, she had placed a wide platter of veggies to rest on the coals. Partially to keep the juices of the lamb from snuffing out the coals, but mostly because she now had a perfectly carmelized  cauldron of onions, carrots, turnips, and sprouts, soft and flavorful, fried in all the dripping fat of the sheep that had dripped out of it overnight. Rita very carefully hoisted the steaming animal out of the pit behind her home, the smell of blisteringly hot, home-cooked heaven filled the air around her house. Of course it attracted one of her sons.

"How are you doing, Otto?" Rita said without turning around when she heard footsteps.

"Just checking in, mom. Is that the sheep from a few days ago?"

"Indeed it is. After breakfast I'm going to take the rest to market."

"Did you take the head off yet?"

"Of course not! I didn't want all the fat to drain out. Didn't I already teach you boys how to do this?"

"I, ah... You never ruled out taking the head off."

"If you left a hole that big in an animal, you'd end up with 90 pounds of the driest meat you've ever seen." Rita shook her head, "What's your concern with the sheep's head anyway?"

"Telgr and I were building a monster out of bones to scare people during the Hallowhain Festival."

Rita sighed and laughed, " Hoho you boys. Are silly things like that the reason I don't have any grandchildren from you yet?"

"Mooom! You have 38 grandchildren!"

"It's alright, Otto! I won't pry. But the clock is ticking, y'know."

"Maybe someday when I've got a homestead of my own. No offense mom, but the only unmarried women in the place you picked out are..."

"What are they?"

"One's a celibate weirdo, and the other one's a baker!"

"And what's wrong with the baker?" Rita said, pretending she didn't already know why, "Bakers can do very well for themselves, you know! You could play your lute in the big city! You've always told me you wanted to do that."

"But-"

"I know she's a little heavy, but these things are fickle. My own grandmother was alive during the time of The Empire, son. Back then, those urban types from the south very much preferred that sort of figure! It was hard for a girl in this family to marry up!"

"What!? Mom, no! It's not that! She's just... Y'know..."

"What's wrong, dear?"

"She's... Weird. And violent. And Frankie says she's some kind of sex-pervert."

"Well, I can't argue with that. I'll just say to keep an open mind, hon."

Rita had been busy portioning the meat off into a cauldron, picking up a freshly cut shank and watching the mouth-meltingly tender roast drop off the bone by force of its own weight, "Oh, and speaking of... Would you help me bring the wagon to town this morning, Otto?"

"Oh, sure thing mom, as long as I get a second bowl of rice."

"... Catch some more frogs for me, and we'll talk."

"Do what?"

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
Once again evening arrives with no consensus among the villagers, although between all the pie, booze, and incredibly mouth watering lamb that makes me hungry when I don't even like lamb it does look like they're at least enjoying themselves.

Many theories and accusations have gone around, but so far only Zerka and Jon have voted.

The rest of you guys have six hours to either vote or abstain.

@Orange
@Cricket
@ISentinelPenguinI
@enterpride
@Avery_Moore
@At_Your_Throat
@MadHattersDaughter
@SpartacustheGreat

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
Vote: Martha
"I honestly don't think it's Edward, but his ideas are still moronic. I'd change my vote if given a compelling reason, but so far this fat harpy has done nothing but make this about her personal hate for one person. If she hasn't killed anyone yet, she will soon. Directly or indirectly. Might as well be herself."

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

"Interesting... Well, in that case, I shall vote..."

Vote: Iva Pringle!

"Since Goody Martha did not arrive in the village until after the vampire attacks began, I think it's safe for us all to assume that she can't be a vampire. And of course, it would be counter-productive for us villagers to lynch anyone who isn't a vampire, since that would leave us with less villagers to vote in the next lynching, as well as less possible victims for the vampire, thus making ourselves more likely targets. And so, it would be completely foolish for Goody Pringle to cast a vote for Martha, unless of course... She was the vampire herself!"

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
"You did note Old Man Zerka making a deal with Martha that he would vote to kill Jon tomorrow if she helped him, right? His accusations are clearly just as personal. The difference is he's not outwardly a raving madman. So I just decided that if that is how things were going around here, we might as well shoot the rabid dog rather than risk killing someone actually useful."

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

"Goody Pringle, dearie, last night Old Man Zerka hit me over the head with a shovel. I'm not sure what more you need to make you a raving madman. Also, whilst I doubt that Jon Ace is a vampire, it is still a possibility. Considering that Goody Martha didn't arrive in the village until after the attacks began, it's impossible that she was behind the attacks... Unless of course there is more than one vampire. Though I find that unlikely, since there were no killings last night."

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
"No killings last night. You mean while you were unconscious. Yes, thanks for the reminder."

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

"You're welcome." ^_^

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

"I agree."

Vote: Iva Pringle

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
"I respect you," says Martha drunken already You pretty Old Lady Do you want have a coffee inside? Wink.

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
"I mean Hip... I vote For the Potato Pringles person.


Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

Yey! Now we just need one more. ^_^

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
"Ha! I told you! It's a coven of fem-fatals and this proves it!"

"Briar, Martha, and Bride of Frankenstein are all in kahoots!"

"I'm changing my Vote: Mad Martha"

Old Man Zerka shakes his shovel at Briar again, intimidating the vote right out of her!

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

... Well, this was a bizarre turn of events. Now Old Man Berka was also voting for the only citizen the village knew to be innocent. But that only begged the question. Was he indeed the vampire... Or was he simply crazy? ... Or both?

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
Alzheimers is a fickle mistress.

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

Vote: Goody Briar

Daisy thought this over for a bit, finally concluding her vote. "I agree with you, but since you were knocked out the night the cell went up, and the fact that you're taking a leadership role...you may be a vampire trying to conceal yourself. My vote is for you."

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

"And this coming from the woman with the username, "At Your Throat"?"

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

"What's a username!?"

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago

Hobo Charlie uncorked another bottle of rum and chugged down half its contents with a single gulp before coming up for air. "Now listen *hic* here, you lot! I've seen this before in my time in the war! Brothers and sisters in arms turning on each other, finger-pointing and accusing *hic* each other willy-nilly! It damn never ends well!"

"The last thing we need to do *hic* right now is to tear each other apart when we have a perfectly good vampire to do that for us!" 

Vote: Abstain

Vampyr Day Two Vote

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 3:57:02 PM

Rita wiped her hands off on her apron as the cauldron was emptied by hungry customers and her work done for the day. She stepped forward at the town meeting with a grave expression as she heard what was going on. She clenched her little weathered fists lightly, before clearing her throat and opening her beak to speak,

"This isn't the first time I've been faced with creatures of darkness. In all my time as a simple sheep herder, I'd hoped to avoid them. But whether it's wolves and badgers or... Something worse, there's small commonalities between the beasts I've hunted. Rules and subtleties, you know, what they tell stories about.

Of course, I've never hunted a vampire, but I've heard a lot about them, and I know that they could possess any number of powers and are at least as dangerous as some of the worst things I've been faced with. But a new challenge is just that- a new challenge. And like all new threats to the flock, something that has to be confronted systematically, and with caution."

She stood up on her stool and took a small head-count of the group, "I'll say one thing- I've seen the biggest thing that once lived in those woods outside our village, and I'm willing to bet that four of us even with proper tools couldn't put it down. A vampire that actively hunts men is at least as dangerous, and we shouldn't expect to be able to lynch it with any less than 4 villagers with stakes. Every time we lynch an innocent, we lose precious time investigating the real culprit. Assuming the vampire kills someone every night, we only have 3 left before we can't afford to lose anyone. And remember, we've already lost two after that Melissa woman turned out to be a foul child fiddler and Corgelius Jackson the Third actually turned out to be a horrendously malformed dog wearing a clever disguise."

"As far as I know, the two who were locked up in that shack are some of the least suspicious. Mister Zerka proved that rather handily last night. He swung that shovel like a professional. You could see him really putting his back into it. If a vampire had put that level of animation into a shovel-swing, quite frankly Goody Briar would no longer have a head. It takes a lot of time in the business to know how to swing a shovel like that- and it's something that frankly, I don't believe a vampire would know. He would have spent that time learning about the dark arts, and mastering his vampire powers and whatnot. It's my professional opinion that you cannot be both a shovel-swinger and a vampire, so Mister Zerka should be perfectly safe.

Jon, or whatever his name was... He's a well-meaning boy, he really is, we all know he does his best. While his level of incompetency is something to be expected from a very experienced vampire, the fact of the matter is that he doesn't seem like a very experienced... Anything. I'm sure you longtime villagers have lived with and observed this boy for long enough to know that he truly is a genuine retard. 

But stupid is as stupid does. And stupid openly votes for the only person with any evidence in their favor, simply for their contrived fear that the confirmed innocent will misuse their skills. I do not suspect Jon at the moment simply because I have no reason to suspect he has the mental fortitude for anything but blatantly blundering through everything and anything. He does not have the mental capacity for a true deception or even a poker face of any kind. His paranoia has rotted any semblance of that from the very first moment of the very first town meeting.

For other reasons, I have no reason to suspect that rather large young woman who lives down the road. She is a woman of intense, singleminded focus. She goes for what she's after. Whether it's booze, or getting people to take her cakes, or just wanting to see a lynch occur, or... Other things. I have no reason to believe she'd change in her behavior come nightfall. Had Martha been a vampire, Jon would have been dead, or worse. While bloodthirsty, she simply doesn't seem like she literally thirsts for blood as much as she thirsts for vodka. And McFlurries. How in the 9 hells does a middle-class woman even get like this before the invention of corn-syrup!? Now, I do not excuse any of these people of suspicion altogether, but I do believe that there are other, far more urgent matters for our investigation."

"As I've previously said, voting for the least vampiric of us all is deeply suspect at the best of times, which makes Iva deeply suspectalicious, considering she's not even stupid enough for these blunders to be brushed off as a mere symptom of their tragic condition. However, I also find it odd how the flower woman was so quick to jump on this wagon without reasoning of her own, and it does indeed seem like things are happening behind our backs that most villagers don't know about. I'd like these two to share their reasoning with this old woman if they want my vote. Though for now, I am still unmoved."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Attention Townsfolk! While it will ensure a target on my back, it is worth it to save the glorious sinkhole that is Cyspool!"

"Briar, Martha, and Bride of Frankenstein are all in kahoots!"

"It is obvious that the most vocal and cooperative are the vamps. And my guess is they serve Edward!"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
What a debacle of a clusterfuck this has quickly become haha! (love it!) ^v^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

I hope the vampire makes you a penguin slushie. >.<

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Ha! I'm voting for Edward again! Take that!"

"He's the vampyr and you lot are his brides!"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"As much as I would love a bride as respected and beautiful as those ladies are, I fear my only mistress remains my love of building buildings," Edward remarked.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"I am voting for Edward too. I hope another one of you will join us. He wanted it to look like an accident, so instead if breaking the buildings he burned them."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Seeing the village descending into madness, bloodlust covering their eyes from the rationality of his plan, Edward Price felt the need to step up.

"I see now that Oldman Zerka has taken his imprisonment personally and let the night's fire in his heart to burn for revenge. I wish to proclaim my most profound apologies to my actions and assure the man I had only the best of the village in mind. I am certain others that also voted for the plan felt the same way, pressured by the night's danger.

But Zerka's actions have shown him to be clear of suspicion. The man handled a shovel like no vampire could, and both him and Jon ventured through the fire (like no vampire could).

As annoying and maniacal as the Spaniard's screaming has been, I don't think a vampire would hide behind fireworks. The vampire is a creature of the dark and will try to remain into the shadow as much as possible.

That brings us to the two most silent neighbours of us all: Belinda and the Drunken Veteran. As I've noticed Belinda lying through her teeth about an innocuous pit of wine in her backyard, I fear the pit is not as innocuous as I hoped. Also, everyone knows vampires can't get drunk.

This is why I ask everyone to lay down their arms and personal vendetta's. Because a vampire is cold-blooded and wouldn't get into one in the first place. Look towards the silent types, the ones that hide in the darkness.

Look towards Belinda," Edward says as he fills in his tiny ballot ticket and holds his vote for everyone to see. It says her name.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"I'll change my vote to Belinda."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Belinda spat out the mint leaf she'd been chewing on. "The difference between you and I is that I'm not scared what a dentist will see when he's in my mouth."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
At this, Edward Price bellowed out a laugh that bared all his teeth, they definitely didn't have any pronounced canines, "Not everyone is as eager to let strangers enter their mouth as you are, my dear."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Goody Briar raised an eyebrow at that remark. "... You let a lot of dentists into your mouth, do you?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Well there's no need to mouth off like that, young lady.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"That's true. Of us all still living, this woman has said and done the least to help us with the investigation. It could be a matter of not knowing what to do- But it could also be the act of someone who wants to stay out of sight and out of mind. For reasons that may not benefit us..."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
.... What the hell has happened to this thread

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Berka! >.<

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:04:51 PM
LA CUCARACHA LA CUCARACHHHAAA YA NO PUEDE CAMINAR ...." SING WITH MEEE Do you want a Tequila Imaginary Sexy thick lady?

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Yeah, you all heard the woman! DO YA!?

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
It has sexy thick hips and a dragon and pointy ears

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

After her hard work of vampire hunting was foiled by a crazy old man with the power to completely devastate the results of every vote, Goody Briar picked up one of drunk, crazy Martha's many bottles of tequila. "Fuck it!" she declared, practically downing half the bottle in one go and breaking into song. If she's going to be eaten tonight, well... Might as well enjoy the evening. "La cucaracha, la cucaracha, ya no puede caminar! Porque no tiene, porque le falta... Marihuana que fumar!"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"DRUNKEN PARTY TEQUILA AND PIES.... I HAVE CHOCOLATE PIES AND LIMES FOR THE TEQUILA

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Do you have tequila pies?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"If we survive ths tomorrow I will cook Tequila and limes pudding!" Martha says

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"La Cucaracha, La Cucaracha - Scuttling across the kitchen floor!"

"La Cucaracha, La Cucaracha - Now he's going out the front door!"

"Hey! Where's my refrigerator?!?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"The cockroach took it."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Damn.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
It wasn't invented yet.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Damn.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Tequila, you say? Count me in!" Hobo Charlie proceeded to grab a bottle and started chugging while swaying his hips in a vague imitation of a Mexican jig. 

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Everybody dance now!

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
Annnnnnnd TIME!

I just clocked out, let me go home and sort this mess out.

I may need some tequila too by the end of it.

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
"There is always tequila for imaginary sexy Elves!"

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
Update will be uh, later.

I'm eating guacamole right now and then taking a nap. Glad things ended on such a heartwarming note with everyone deciding to join the party instead of kill each other.

Let's just hope this spirit of festivity and forgiveness extends the vampire now too.

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Wait a minute!" Goody Briar suddenly declared in a drunken epiphany. "Why on earth didn't I think of this before? Uhh... Goody Belinda, dear. Would you mind terribly if we examined the contents of your little wine collection to determine if it is in fact wine, and not bottles and bottles of blood?"

A splendid idea indeed. If the bottles contained blood, the village had found it's vampire. If not... More booze for everyone!

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
Would you enter drunken as fuck in a Supposed Sex dungeon... I mean Wine cellar? Hip.

Let the poor Sexy Gothic gardener party with us. Except... We can send The only Sober person not important... Martha says Jon ace is a young man he totally can investigate the wine cellar

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Jon, would you mind terribly?" Goody Briar asked sweetly. After all, she didn't want to leave the party!

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
It's nighttime now and you guys are all passed out drunk. Let's not worry about making any more plans until morning.

Utter Chaos in Cyspool

6 months ago
Awh. :(

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
The Madness of Cyspool
Stress began to visibly take its toll on the villagers as the day wore on, nerves fraying and sanity beginning to crack. The fire of the night before was still first and foremost on many of their minds, even above the threat of the vampire, and they spend the first half of the day trying to suss out who the arsonist might be. Some of them even seeming to put more importance on that than the bloodsucker itself. The set of facts they had to work with were sparse but simple:
No one had been killed. Old Man Zerka and Young Oaf Jon had spent half the night under guard, and half the night free. Besides the prisoners, Edward had been the only one known to be at the scene of the fire. Goody Briar had spent the night unconscious and under watch.
Based on this, and shrewd deductive logic, Briar, Kelley, and Martha were able to immediately point the finger at Iva Pringle, and nearly succeeded in having her lynched. But this was only the beginning. Uncomfortable questions were raised about Belinda while she slept in most of the day at home. Did this signal a dark new turn in the investigation? Jon meanwhile listened to Zerka stand up for him, then called for his death based on an obvious lie, plus some other rambling nonsense that no one really paid attention to, because it was Jon. Old Man Zerka pointed an accusatory finger at Edward, tried to recruit Martha's help. Then he intervened to save Iva, demanded Martha be lynched, before deciding he was right the first time and changing his vote back to Edward! Although still with strong words for the bloodthirsty harpies he claimed were in cahoots with the builder. Daisy took a strong stand against Goody Briar, and made a place for herself in history as the only voter that fateful day who seemed to remember this was supposed to be about stopping a suspected vampire rather than some form of petty revenge. Edward popped up with a new plan to build a new cage, and no one paid him much attention except to nearly lynch him. He and Belinda would undoubtedly clash again in the future. Only two, Rita and Charlie, abstained from the madness.
The Vote
Briar voted for Iva - nullified by Zerka Kelley voted for Iva Martha voted for Iva Daisey voted for Briar Iva voted for Mara, then Belinda Edward voted for Belinda Belinda voted for Edward Ace voted for Zerka, then Edward Zerka voted for Edward, then Martha, then Edward again! Charlie and Rita abstained. Final tally: Iva - 2 Briar - 1 Belinda - 2 Edward - 3 ...Nearly everyone in town wanted to kill SOMEONE, but they were all too indecisive and absorbed by their bickering to decide on who. v-v
Edward and Iva both had their moments of skirting death, and things got a little uncomfortable for Belinda, but ultimately the villagers lost their nerve (and many historians say their minds). As the sun began to set, the day of bad blood and recrimination ended with a very abrupt turn to drinking and dancing, villagers casting their cares aside to down tequila together, sing horribly, and raise even more unanswerable questions about what time period and place this was all supposed to be happening in. Those who remained sober quietly slipped away, ostensibly to their homes, while others drank until they passed out in the streets in a shocking state of near undress. And then the vampire made its move. This village of fools had, after all, made it all very easy.
First Blood
Late the next morning, the villagers gathered again in the town square. Many of them were cringing at the sunlight, wincing at loud noises, and proclaiming a powerful thirst. It soon became apparent that the village idiot was missing from his usual place where he liked to stand and silently stare at them all, and so a few concerned citizens took it upon themselves to go to his home to make sure he hadn't accidentally choked on a Ye Olde Tyde Podde. What they found was so much worse. Jon Ace had been murdered! Furniture in his house had been broken, and his flesh had been savagely hacked at and torn. He was nearly decapitated, and although it looked more like the work of a desperate, starving animal or someone in a passionate fury, it was true that there wasn't nearly as much blood at the scene as would have been expected if he had died through some non-vampiric means. Strangely, at some point during the attack a chocolate pie had been smashed against his face. Further investigation of the scene turned up the remains of a shattered tequila bottle, and a sweat-stained, plus sized bra. Although they probably wouldn't do much mourning, truly, there would be a great deal for the villagers to ponder this day.

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

Belinda couldn't believe it. The vampire was a woman this whole time?! How unladylike! She spoke up, "there is only one person in town with a err bosom large enough for this. The same person that seems to survive on a diet of only pie. Martha... I didn't want to do this, but I vote for you."

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

"We can't be so hasty!" Rita said, "This may be exactly what the vampire wants! To prey on our internal feuds just so that they can prey on us! In a way, we've almost predicted every death so far. When we said it would be easy for the vampire to incriminate those men by not killing anyone the first night, do you know what they did? They didn't kill anyone. And when we pointed out how strangely motivated Martha was to kill Jon, we found him brutally hacked to death! These... Items could rather easily have been stolen from her home, in fact it may well have been what the vampire spent the first night doing! Vampires are stealthy creatures."

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

"I agree." Daisy looked to the crowd of villagers, chewing on her lip as she considered what had happened. "The vampire is clearly trying to pit us all against certain people. I think we should do some investigating at the crime scene before we point fingers."

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

"Ye gods, my head hurts something fierce. Tequila overdoses are commonly fatal, ol' Charlie got real lucky." The hobo moaned as he stumbled out of his shack. As he heard the accusations begin to fly, he spoke up. 

"Now hold on just a minute, that's hardly proof. This here ghoul's a crafty one, so it could have easily carried these things from the fat one's house to Jon's. Also, you're overlooking these tequila bottle shards. Almost all of us got rip-roaring drunk last night and took part in the booze- regardless if Martha provided the drinks." 

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
Old man Zerka arrived on the scene sipping a tall Bloody Mary. To hell with having a hangover.

Seeing the evidence, he wiped the crimson beverage from his mouth and sighed.

"Told you Jon wasn't no vampire."

"I think Martha's blood-lust and all this sad display should be enough to convince you now."

"I vote we get rid of Martha too."

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
So ALL OF YOU NEED A PROOF I AM NOT A VAMPIRE? Martha arrives with a sharp knife and cuts her own wrist starting to bleed out falling in the floor unconscious.

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

Daisy simply watched Martha, on the floor, with a blank expression. "Well, that is wildly dramatic. Vampires do bleed, you know; where else would all that blood go?"

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
Fuck Hangover. I have sex with someone... But I can remember who and if has ding dong or not. Ahhhh, It was cold and hard and so sexy... And Stole MY BRA.... VAMPIRE HAS STOLEN MY BRA AND MY HEART... And No I am not a vampire I eat I drink and has been away from the village before everything started. So Well, If you want to lose an entire day with someone who is clearly human Is your own risk.

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
"A pity about that whatshisface boy. He truly will be missed. By someone, I'm sure." Miss Pringle goes silent again for a few moments and watches the spectacle going on in front of her. "Well, anyway. Evidently the lard sack is either the vampire or his whore. I suppose that's all she'd be good to it for, considering if it attempted to feed off her, it would take in more butter than blood." She walks over and kicks the unconscious baker. "Either way, it's an abomination that does not belong anywhere on earth, let alone near somewhere so sacred, and we'd be doing her a favor. I vote we put Martha Stewart out of her and our misery."

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

"I vote we do so, as well." Daisy nods in agreement with Miss Pringle, tugging at the edges of her sleeves. The murder of her fellow villager has shaken her; her paranoia only grows the longer they allow Martha to rave on and on about nothing. 

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago

Kelley Brambilla awoke with a large bruise on her forehead.

But it was not from any drunken shenanigans during the night. She had chosen not to partake in any of the singing or dancing or eating at all, rather chose to retreat to her garden, to at least escape the uncomfortable advances of Martha the Baker. (But more importantly, figure out who the damn vampire is.)

Hells, Kelley had thought, if I'm going to die it might as well be in the place that brings me the most comfort.

And now this, while Jon would be less-than favorably remembered, was so obviously a ploy by the vampire! No matter the fact Martha had probably slept with the vampire by now anyway.

But that was not the most upsetting part. Of all the folks the vampire could have framed, why did he chose the person so obviously not the vampire? Was it clever reverse psychology?

Probably not.

Kelley was visibly frustrated. The tips of her ears turned red, but she took a breath and loomed in the corner, but loomed with a vengeance.

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
No matter the fact Martha had probably slept with the vampire by now anyway.
in b4 vampire outs themselves to swear that never fucking happened.

Vampyr - Night Two, Day Three

6 months ago
I can already see the vampire stating "I did not have sexual relations with that woman!" after this all is over.

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
Death of a Baker
In the greatest moment of mutual agreement the villagers have ever achieved, they roll the unconscious baker outside (it takes four of them to budge her) and then over the edge of a cliff. The aftermath looks like a Gallagher show and is not for the faint of heart. Then they all go have blueberry muffins and tea and, having gotten through this part of the morning so quickly and efficiently, decide that they've got plenty of time to have another stab at this vampire business and cast another vote.

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago

Goody Briar groaned loudly as she awoke from her tequila induced slumber. Bloody hell, her head hurt worse than when Old Man Zerka smashed her over the head with a shovel. If the vampire didn't kill her, dealing with all these crazy villagers certainly would.

But, she didn't want to worry about that now. A new day, a new beginning. After wiping the vomit off her face and tidying herself up a bit, Goody Briar headed into the village for a new, productive day of vampire hunting... Only to find that Jon was dead, and the villagers had murdered the only suspect they knew to be innocent. "Oh, for the love of fucking God," Goody Briar sighed. "I'm going back to bed."

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
Goody Briar's entrance is met with stares and stifled giggles. It seemed that unbeknownst to her, someone had drawn a dick on her forehead while she slept.

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago

After an hour long nap, Goody Briar headed back to the others to reluctantly get back to sleuthing. Not that she thought she could achieve much, but someone had to try. "Alright, back to last night's question. Goody Belinda, would you permit the council to examine the content of your bottles to determine whether they contain blood or wine?" Hopefully the crude penis on her forehead wouldn't distract the villagers too much from their vampire hunting.

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago

Belinda sighed, "I have no bottles, Goody Briar. You are all welcome to search my property to your heart's content. Unlike certain lying vampires like Edward, I have nothing to hide."

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
"Ah, I see..." Goody Brair said thoughtfully. "So you claim that Edward's accusations were false? Now why would he lie about something like that?"

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:07:41 PM
Old man Zerka got his cart and tossed Jon on it, before rolling him out to the funeral home. There, he laid the poor sap out in a pine box and set up a sign to mourn his passing.

'Peeping Jon. Wasn't Vampire. RIP'

He then went out to dig two graves - one for Jon and one for the fat lunatic alcoholic whore who liked pies so damn much.

When he was done, he took the cart to the cliff and looked over the side. The though of having to somehow get those remains back up here crossed his mind.

"Fark that shit."

Making his way down the cliff, Old Man Zerka dug a shallow grave and shoveled Martha's juices into it. Covering it up, he then made a cross out of some branches, stuffed it into the ground at the head of the mound, and called it a day.

"At least the next grave is already done," he sighed.

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
"So now the question is, did Jon and Martha have a drunken affair, or was someone else willing to touch her? Who here among us has a thing for the corpulent?" Iva asks while giving Rita a hard stare for no reason at all.

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
"Well, I can't speak for his preferences. But with the state he was in last evening, I doubt that Hobo Charlie would have had the strength to fight her off."

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
"That's true. We've never really considered him as much as we probably should. With all the time he spends lurking around while paid no notice, I'm sure he knows quite a bit about this town, its residents, and their comings and goings. All useful knowledge for a vampire."

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago

Hobo Charlie was in the middle of downing his second flask of vodka of the day, but paused when he heard his name being mentioned. "Now, listen here you whippersnappers! I didn't spend my youth crawling around in rice paddies so that I could be accused of being a vampiric ghoul of the night!" 

"It's true that I've partaken in a few buxom babes during my soldiering days, but I would never touch a baker- the flour residue gets everywhere, you see. And of course I know things that others wouldn't pay any mind to, but that's the life of a hobo! You have to observe every goddamn thing just so that you don't get bored!" 

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago
"Goody Pringle does make a good point," Goody Briar agreed. "And you did abstain from voting last night, which would indicate that you're not particularly concerned with catching the vampire... Also, throwing a pie in Jon's face to frame poor Martha does sound like something a crazy hobo like you would do."

Vampyr - Day 2, Pt 2

6 months ago

"I abstained because I saw the madness that was happening, people accusing each other with little to no evidence to back up their claims- just like you're doing to me right now, you damn hippie!"

"Also, your second point is nothing more than anti-hobo prejudice and I won't dignify it with a response." 

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
This bonus round vote will end in six hours just btw.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Don't know if I'll be back on, so one vote for Charlie.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Throwing a pie in the face of poor Jon in order to frame Goody Martha does certainly sound like the sort of thing Hobo Charlie would do. So..." Two votes for Charlie. ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"I vote for Charlie, too" Belinda said.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"What's this? another vote already?!?"

"Damn ye are some cold bloodthirsty bastards. Ah well. I already got an extra grave dug. Might as well throw the hobo in it."

Vote Charlie

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:08:12 PM

"...It seems like ol' Charlie can't slip out of this one. Fine, I confess. I'm the ghoul." Hobo Charlie bared his teeth, letting all see his set of fangs, revealing himself to be Vampire Charlie! 

"It wasn't always like this. I was an upstanding young boy, my head filled with the ideals of Cystia- that's why I enlisted to fight those damn catspawn in the great wars. But it was all downhill from there. My very first night out in the jungle, I got bit by a vampire were-cat, a most foul beast of the brush. It near tore me to shreds, but I didn't die that night. Instead, I hungered for blood, and every night I would pick one of my fellow soldiers to feast on- not kill, at least when I could control myself. But everyone's hunger gets the best of them eventually. A lot of the names of the MIA lists for the war shouldn't be on there- they aren't missing, I know exactly where they're buried."

"It just got worse after my term ended and I was discharged. I got hungrier and hungrier, and soon whenever I fed I was almost always killing. I could temper my thirst during the day by numbing it somewhat- bottles of alcohol, one after the other, until I was too blind drunk to even think about feeding. But it always wore off at night. I wandered for a long time until I arrived here, tried to make a new life for myself. Took the boozing up a notch- drank as much as I could for as long as I could, and that worked for a time. But when I saw that blind girl wandering the castle, her delicious exposed jugular looking tastier than a plate of raw cow organs...well, like I said, everyone's hunger gets the best of them." 

Vampire Charlie began pacing back and forth before his audience. "But before your burn me, drown me, drive a stake through my heart, consider this. Really, what have you lost from all of this? Some haughty blind girl, a handful of lowly peasants, the village buffoon, and an extremely annoying obese baker- I did NOT have sex with her, for the record- did I take from you anyone you truly cared for?" 

"I could put this village on the map. Send me after your enemies, those who you want to see dead, those who stand in your way. Let me work for you, and I will make this settlement into a grand city that will rule in dark domination over all of Cystia, with each and every one of you holding unlimited amounts of power. Think...if you kill me now, you'll be passing up the opportunity of a lifetime. I can make you all great!" 

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
You didn't say that yesterday... "Martha ghost says from the hell Kitchen. Soon I will whip you hard in hell"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Honestly I doubt you could stay sober long enough to do more to make this village great than repainting our sign, but it's the thought that counts.."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Bob rushed towards the town's square, wholly disheveled and with the tools still precariously hanging on his ears.

"Stop! Don't do it yet! There is still another problem plaguing the town: a dark and nasty badger steals the trapped frogs during the night. Also, I've been busy. I've spent last night and day searching for and preparing the materials needed for totally-not-a-cage Mk. 2!

You see, the first fire had me thinking: you need ashtrees to defend against vampires, but trees burn. Now there is this foreign method of making a durable substance called concrete. I spent last night collecting and mining the limestone. This morning I built the kiln that will melt the limestone dust, combine it with gravel, sand, and the ashes from my last cage, and add water to the thing! The final result will be stronger than stone, while still having that protecting quality!

I figure, now that I don't have to work on the modernized mechanisms of fragmentating frogs, I can finish the cage by sunset: just in time to cage the vampire and finally get a foundation of proof beneath my concept. Remember the first nights? We were grasping at straws about what worked and what didn't. Now we finally have a live specimen to test out theories on. With Ms. Rita, we can finally see if the frog itself has any effect, if it is the piercing of the heart, or if it is the ashen purity, if bullets work and many more things!

In short, I don't vote to simply destroy this monster. I say to use him to protect us further, weather he cooperates or not."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"I..." Goody Brair considered Vampire Hobo Charlie's confession and... Truth to tell, he made some pretty good points. That blind girl came from a no good family of foreigners anyway. Jon Ace was the village retard, and in killing him, Charlie also managed to frame Goody Martha, ridding the village of the crazy, screaming Spaniard. Truly, had he not done the village more good than harm? "Now that I think of it, there are some advantages to having a vampire in the village. Any dirty gypsy travelers passing by always seem to disappear the morning after. And my headache has calmed down considerably now that Retard Jon and Goody Martha are not around to torture us with their constant screaming matches... You know what, Hobo Charlie?

I withdraw my vote!

On one condition!" she added. "For your next victim... You find that no good scoundrel who stole the silver crucifix. If there's one thing I can't stand, it's sacrilege! Sacrilege and foreigners... And gays... And jews."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Indeed, to kill me would be like destroying a perfectly good oven! An oven that can drain the blood of undesirables!" 

"As for the thief...that would be her." Charlie extended a long pale finger towards Iva Pringle. "I attacked her on the first night, but that damned silver relic repelled me. Thieving and sacrilege, how could anyone stoop so low? What has the world come to?" Charlie shook his head in disgust. 

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"I should've known!" Goody Briar gasped. "I always knew there was something suspicious about Goody Pringle! ... The question is, does she still have the crucifix... Or has someone else stolen it from her?" Goody Briar asked as he eyes suspiciously scanned the room.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Wait, do you still call people Goody when accusing them of bad things? Isn't it a bit of a mixed message?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"I've resented the title from the start, to be honest."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Could be worse... I could never take The Crucible seriously with a character called "Goody Good"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Thieving? Sacrilege? From whom was the crucifex stolen? It was stolen from the true believers by a pack of heretics and whores. If you're so blind as to let that demon walk free while accusing this church's last true heir of stealing what never belonged to anyone else...Wait..." Iva muttered a bit and snapped her fingers before starting up again, "Actually, there's still my cousin Anita, but she's literally retarded and lives out in the capital somewhere. Says she's evangelizing. And I guess there's some seniors that come by once a year and stay at the inn. But still, not a whole lot of us. Hard to keep the numbers up when you can't just breed more followers. Probably should have adopted someone or something...You know, I planned to at some point. Just, things got so busy, and then I thought maybe I was too old, and OH NEVER MIND THAT. Can we just be rid of him?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"How about we make a deal?" Goody Briar suggested, holding out her hand. "Hand the crucifix over first, dearie," she said, as if scolding a child for stealing sweets. "Then I shall recast my vote for Hobo Charlie."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Just a reminder that this whole dramatic scene is going down with Briar still having a penis on her face.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

The penis adds to the drama! ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
A penis?!? I thought it was a caterpillar crawling over two walnuts. Guess my eyesight isn't what it used to be.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Iva looks at the other townsfolk. "Actually, I vote for King Charlie. You have no authority to take this from me."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Yahoo!" Two birds with one stone. "Thaaaank you," Goody Briar said as she took the crucifix back. "And I must say, I am offended. I would never sell a precious relic such as this. I'll have you know, that I am in fact...." And with that she ripped off her cloak and hat to reveal a nun's abbot beneath. "Sister Briar of Father Pedo's home for boys. The church sent me to find the missing crucifix and I have succeeded in my task! Unfortunately I didn't manage to get much investigating done, since I was unconscious the first night and passed out blind drunk the next. But no matter. It all turned out for the best. And now that the crucifix has been returned, I shall recast my vote for..."

Hobo Charlie!

A proud day indeed. Goody Briar could return to the Abbey with her head held high, the crucifix in her hand and a penis on her forehead. ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Vampire Charlie stared in confusion as Goody Briar grabbed hold of empty air and did a celebratory dance. 

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

... And then Goody Briar realized that Iva Pringle had editted her post at the last minute and she had no crucifix to snatch. "... Ah, fuck it! I never wanted to be a nun anyway! I wanted to be a Nazi! Soaring through the sighs, bombing yankies, ratting on commies and burning jews to my hearts delight! Death to the foreigners! All hail Vampire King Charlie!"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"That's the Cyspool spirit!"

"You can stay."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
AND THAT'S A WRAP!

Stay tuned for the epilogue, and a little surprise. There will be an overview and director's commentary to come as well.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"Better to live with a vampire than to surrender to a heretic. And I'm not married, you knucklehead. All hail King Charlie."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Is 'Goody' a title reserved for married women? Well, I'll be damned. You learn something new every day." ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"It's...short for "Goodwife"...What are you, foreign?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Uhh... Nein?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"You stay out of it, Sista Phallus!" Old man Zerka yelled, chasing the naughty nun out of town with his shovel.

Cancel Briar's vote AGAIN lol!

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
I figure we're safe with things like vampires and werewolves. Anything cooler and less gay and this would be impossible on CYS, everyone would immediately swear allegiance to the dark lord. Kek

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Yeah, but mizal hadn't counted on it being a Hobo Vampire. :p

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"... Damn."

Old Man Zerka was stunned.

"I really don't think we should be making pacts with vampires, but... I won't stop you, if you have the town's vote. I just ask that you let me alone and maybe hire me out a few ghoul slaves to dig the graves from now on."

"I'll withdraw my vote for now."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"And just think... It will be wonderful for business." ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Belinda was ready. Finally a king worthy of the great castle that stands in Cyspool. Someone who could overtake that stupid shitty Cystia once and for all. "Yes Charlie, I will vote for you as king. Let's put Cyspool back on the map."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Rita pondered over the losses. She was relatively new to the village, but it seemed indeed that the village had become a slightly better place on account of the vampire's... Intervention.

"As a humble shepherd myself, I find your stance on the peasantry quite upsetting. That being said, this town seems to believe in second chances... Or, third? Fourth? How many men did you kill back then, anyway? My husband was in that war!" Rita bit her tongue, this sounded like a worse idea by the minute, but it seemed like the investigation of the vampire only turned up other threats to the village's well-being. Intelligent badgers? That constantly steal frogs for some reason? Even dry, nasty ones? Something was clearly up here.

"But nevermind that. You've offered to help us, so help us you will. I'm... Far more hesitant to kill you than my colleague is, apparently. I've always tried my best to coexist with the man-eating night things. But now that we know who you are and where to find you, the threat is significantly diminished. If you truly will use your powers for good as you say you will, then I see no problem with keeping you around. But seeing as you yourself admit to having trouble controlling yourself... Well, that's just a liability a village as small as ours can't afford! If you slip up even once, then I agree with Young Edward- We shall find out how best to kill a Vampire."

Vote: Conditional mercy.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"I think I'll buy a boat with an indoor garden and sail far away from here," mused Kelley Brambilla.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Daisy jumped a bit when the vampire bared his fangs, not sure if she was imagining things or if he were being truthful. But she could no longer lie to herself when he talked on about his struggles to keep what was left of his humanity. She was absolutely terrified of this man; if he wanted to, he could kill any number of the villagers around them. And that was what Daisy was afraid of. She wrung her hands again, worry twisting her soft features. Daisy swallowed down the urge to run.

What infuriated her, mostly, was his proposal. A vampire, leading the town? A monster? And why were the others so readily accepting of this plan? He was probably only roping everyone into a plan that surely had bad intentions. But Daisy was more afraid of making this opinion known. If she were the only one to disagree, and disagree very strongly, he may kill her outright.

The young tailor let her hands drop to her sides. "I'm not happy about this proposal...I will abstain from voting for now." Her gaze shifted down to the ground in front of her. She could not imagine how much more she would have to protect Cedric. Who knows, perhaps with the security of being the town's leader, he could get away with whatever murder he liked. "How do we know we can trust you? You killed a fellow villager. Who says that you won't kill again?"

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Well, we could always lynch him if he kills someone who isn't a dirty, rotten foreigner."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

"Quite so! You clearly have all the power over me, I am at your every beck and call. The blood of your enemies will be more than enough to satisfy my thirst." Charlie turned towards Daisy, a long fanged grin stretched across his face from ear to ear. "Good lady, you have nothing to fear from me losing control of myself."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"I believe in you," Iva says while making finger guns with one hand and holding tight to the crucifix with the other. "He'll be just fine. No drinks on the house for King Charlie though."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Fear yet again lanced through Daisy's heart. She had lifted her line of sight from the ground, but after seeing him smile so creepily, she immediately looked back down. "I would prefer it if you would stop doing that."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Can't believe you faggots are all still role-playing, smh.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
We aren't role-playing. That's not allowed. We're collaboratively writing.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
I believe I can call the vote in favor of Vampire King Charlie at this point, but I'll give a little more time for in character reactions.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

Never underestimate Goody Briar's bitchiness! ^_^

Edit... Oh wait, nevermind. >.<

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Lol

I was waiting for that moment of realization.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
A Dark Pact
The sun had risen over the little village on a day expected to be every bit as chaotic, inconclusive, and violently facepalm-inducing as the last two had been. But instead the townspeople were treated to the scene of a gruesome murder, and got to take part in one of their own. The results of all this bloodshed being...well, objectively, unquestionably good for the peace of the village is considered to have been a major leading factor in their next move: revealing the dark imposter among them and then immediately allying with him, in less time than it had taken for them to decide to kill the fat woman. Some even insisted that Charlie should be their king, while others took a more measured and cautious approach. All were in agreement however that it would be a very good thing for him to protect the town and kill undesireables, starting with those damn annoying gypsies. In the years to come, the Castle of Cyspool, home of Vampire Lord Charlie would cast a long and fearsome shadow over the land, while the village itself prospered like never before. Hardly unusual in a kingdom ruled by an immortal Necromancer King of course, but Cyspool had really taken its sweet time coming to its obsidian age. Yes indeed, the way forward seemed to be all hugs and puppies for the villagers, except for one little detail. Due to the fact train cars hadn't been invented yet, it would take a several days before the first shipments of gypsies could start coming in. Charlie had needs like any other unholy creature of the night, and the man needed to drink. Kelley sailed away before the sun set that very evening, and Iva stood smug and untouchable with the protection of her holy crucifix. The rest had agreed to live in this town alongside this blood drinking creature of the night, if not actually eagerly made a dark pact to outright make it their king. It was a bit late for moral regrets. (Except perhaps they regretted not holding onto that baker for an emergency like this...) So it was time for one more vote: of the remaining villagers, who would be drained to feed the beast?

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

I vote for Old Man Zerka! ^_^

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"We need him for clean-up duty."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"Nobody here still alive has been more loud, while at the same time being more useless, than Goody Briar--sorry, Fraulein Sister Briar. I doubt her cooperation with the new government will last the night. Does this town really need such an aggressively useless force interfering with the new government like some overinvolved mother in law?"

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

"Um, if you recall correctly, I did help find the vampire... But then I also spent an entire night trying to get everyone to lynch you, so point taken."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"Damn."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

Vampire Lord Charlie yawned loudly as he lazily drummed his fingers against the arm of his makeshift wooden throne. He took a bemused glance at the remaining citizens of the village. "Well, I lied, but only a little. Almost all of you will still get all the benefits and power I promised, but we just need one more small sacrifice to get us all there. You guys go ahead and work it out, I'll give you some time before I cast my vote."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:06:10 PM
Edward Price came once again towards the town's square, seeing his idea of using the vampire to gain knowledge on how to fight vampires had transformed and corrupted into somehow the beast becoming the king of this little town. Well, that did not go as planned.

"Well, there is always the little problem that remains to this very day: a smart werebadger persists in haunting the town, and the thing had armed himself with the loot it won in its previous victories. Now we know the werebadger is, in fact, something different than the vampire, I would humbly ask the vampiry king to help us against this grave danger.

Now you may think the badger is nothing out of the ordinary, a werebadger nothing more than a myth. A couple of nights ago, I would agree and shake my head in disbelief. But this day, I ask of you to put away that disbelief and look towards the facts!"

Edward now pulled up several mangled and nearly rotten frogs; they emitted a rank smell that permeated throughout the air. Some still held some powder the traps had used to eject the stakes. Others had bite- and clawmarks that signaled an intelligent removal of frog's flesh to reach the heart of the trap's mechanism. And the consequent disarmament.

"No ordinary badger could have done this. No average badger would have eaten the frogs, or even searched for them and dug them out. These frogs were also armed with a trap. Any ordinary manipulation would have resulted in an ashen stake being shot upwards, towards the assailer.

But the ashen stakes were all removed within a single night, every single one of them. This monster is clearly dangerous. Who knows of his intentions, now that it is armed with gunpowder, traps, and stakes? If this thing is capable of such devious expertise, who knows of how far its competencies lay?

We are but simple men and women. We weren't even capable of testing the second generation traps. But now we have a vampire to join the fray. Magnificent Hobo Charles, I humbly ask for you to search for this werebadger tonight and protect this kind town instead of feasting upon it."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

Changing my vote to the Werebadger.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

I also vote for this werebadger.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

If we don't come up with a four vote agreement, does that mean no one dies?

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
Lol

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

Belinda addressed the town, firm in her loyalty, "please be aware that King Charlie may not WANT to eat a werebadger. I certainly wouldn't, much too hairy. I understand that he must eat one of us and I am fine with that. Sacrifices must be made after all. I give my vote to Charlie, as I will vote for whoever he would most like to eat, even if that is me." 

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"Kissass."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

Daisy Reyes was stuck in yet another harrowing voting period. She had dreaded this; she'd known he would have to satisfy his hunger eventually. And had anyone listened? No. She tugged at her shirtsleeves, uncomfortable. Daisy didn't want to die for the sake of this new Vampire Lord. She had warned them, hadn't she? "Can the vampire not sustain himself on the animals surrounding this area? We should have thought this through before we blindly allied ourselves with a human-eating...man." She was acutely aware of the fact that if she talked too much of her opinions to the newly appointed leadership, she might find herself drained of blood.

"I say we give him the older members of this group...other than Old Man Zerka. After all, they have lived their lives to the fullest. The younger ones among us still have things, and people, to love and take care of."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"The bias is strong with this one. Do the elderly not have things and people to love and take care of too?"

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

"Excuse me, little girl." Rita scowled, "I still love and take care of my dear sons! And 50 sheep! It's true, I've been around a long time, but I just went through this whole fiasco for the express purpose of not letting the undead monster suck us to death. If the vampire can't be sated by werebadgers until the gypsies arrive, we've already made a mistake..."

 

Rita looked around to Belinda with a confused expression, "Or we could just sacrifice this lady, she seems to be into that sort of thing."

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

"... Sure, why not? I mean, who am I to judge? Whatever does it for you."

Changing my vote again to Goody Belinda.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
Edward Price agreed wholeheartedly. He would take a single Rita over a hundred Belinda's.

"Let's cleanse the village of one last bad apple, one that lies and cares more about a Maneater than her fellow neighbors. I fear the werebadger will use the night to become even stronger, but that is the sacrifice we'll have to make.

I say we vote for Belinda!" he exclaimed before silently withdrawing towards his concrete cage. The upcoming nights required more traps and weaponry. Together with Rita, they will subdue this new threat even without supernatural help.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

I will also change my vote to Goody Belinda.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

"I've made my decision...both of my votes -thanks very much Belinda, I will remember your blind obedience- will be going to that no-good Goody Briar! First you were extremely racist against hobos, and then you had the nerve to be a filthy nun all along! Such transgressions can only be properly punished via copious draining of the blood." 

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago

"Oh fuck," groaned Goody Briar. "Uh... I don't suppose we can change our minds and lynch him?"

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"Why not just drain a bunch of those dumb guards cutting us off from the rest of CYStia?"

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"I mean, we could send a delegation to tell them 'It was Martha all along. Problem solved!' and invite them to the inn for a flask of grog or something. Then... SPLANG! CRASH! SUCK SUCK SUCK! SLURP! OH BABY!!!"

(And the vampire can drain one as all this goes on.)

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
Have what you all deserve hippies! You have contributed to Slave this village and yourselves to the will of a bloodsucker... He even negates have sex with me when I was a mortal. But he will have his own personal hell. I will look at him for all eternity every Dawn when he closes his death eyes I will there IN LINGERIE... WHO IS YOU MILK CREAM COW, CHARLIE. I Martha Stewart will hunt you as a ghost until you turn into ashes. " Martha nude in her translucid Neon green Fat form goes dancing around Charles.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
"Hey! Don't make the nun exercise you or something!"

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
Nothing like the threat of exercise to scare off a fatty.

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
I know what type of exercise Charlie likes He likes big breasts...

Vampyr - Epilogue

6 months ago
^exactly!

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
"OK, so if not the guards, then Belinda. That makes 4."

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
And I'll just call the vote here.

Update after a bit.

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:00:59 PM
FATES ARE REVEALED AND PROBABLY MORE SHAMELESS ROLEPLAY ENSUES
It was decided. Belinda was the chosen sacrifice. Charlie however was so touched by her loyalty that after he drank her blood, he turned and raised her to be his undead bride and rule beside him as the Vampire Queen of Cyspool. Together they kept all the region's distilleries running day and night. Old Man Zerka, having demonstrated his obvious schoolboy crush on Sister Fraulein Briar with all the playful shovel bashing and insults and finally, by not casting the fourth vote for her in the end, later asked for her hand in marriage. Iva Pringle was disgusted by all of this, but an alliance of sorts eventually formed, centered on the holder of the holy relic, the former nun, and Charlie's lawful wife needing to put aside their differences to keep the ghost of the fat, flour-coated skank banished from castle and town. After her near brush with death on Day Two, Iva also made the decision to turn her now very unprofitable hotel (for some reason the increasingly rare travelers never stuck around...) into an orphanage to raise new members of the celibacy cult. Upon reaching whatever passed for adulthood in these vague and increasingly inaccurate medieval times, they were given a good job at her now expanded and no longer secret booze making facility, and the brand new bottling factory. Those who broke the laws of the cult after puberty were killed and added to the product marked for sale to the castle, Iva now able to live out her dream of literally murdering any gross sex-havers in her presence. Edward helped her build her factory along with some kind of industrial sized people-juicer. Out of magic concrete, to finally get that out of his system. Rita the Wise Totally-Not-A-Witch lived out her old age on her farm, happy to be able to mostly avoid the madness in town, her friendship with Edward and their nightly were-hunting activities continuing for some time. They never did find the werebadger however and in fact the creature stopped coming around forever after they announced their plans in town. Daisy continued running her tailor shop, high-necked black capes with red linings suddenly being in high demand from the castle. She was mostly just happy that no one had followed her suggestion that the old people should all be fed to the vampire by pointing out that her retarded brother Cedric would not live a very full life, but could make a nice meal. For a town with such heavily fascist leanings, this was very progressive of them. (Sure did have a strong prejudice against gypsies and werebadgers though...) The population of the little village had set out to find and kill one vampire, and three days later somehow accidentally wound up ruled by two. Somehow it all worked out and everyone still alive or undead lived happily and evilly ever after. But no one was happier than Kelley, who had sailed far far away.

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago
Nice!

Thanks for running ^v^

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

... How does Belinda's original husband feel now that he's been cucked by a homeless vampire?

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago
I just hope there was no bad blood between them when he left, because something something vampire puns.

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago
Well that was wholesome. Thanks for running this, Mizal, and thanks to everyone else for being great.

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago
IT WAS FUN!

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 4:09:40 PM

intro

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

Wow, I never would have guessed! She knows the Frank?

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

No, I'm afraid just a Frank. :~P

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

Are you sure? The only Frank I know who's that tall and has stitches all over his hand is Frank Marble. Nobody told him how to use a sewing machine properly.

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

Now THIS is the best ending! ^_^

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

Glad that Cedric didn't end up dying. This was great, thank you so much for hosting!

Vampyr - Epilogue pt 2

6 months ago

I do love a happy ending! ^_^

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
Commended by mizal on 5/25/2020 11:01:57 PM

Apparently it was a manner of some contention that Rita was a penguinite and I only mentioned it once. So I drew a picture of that time Jon was being escorted into the Pyromaniac's House of Pain and Rita was standing around

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

I also drew all the other villagers. They're just behind Martha.

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago
LMAO

A Vampyr in Cyspool

6 months ago

It's beautiful! <3

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago
Director's Commentary
If you guys want to talk about any sneaky backstabbing you did (or wish you did) behind the scenes, have ideas for how this could've been improved, or just want to share your werebadger hunting adventures, you can put it all right here. I'm just gonna talk about my thought process as the game progressed and make some of the mechanics I set up a little clearer. A lot of this is for my own future reference, because this is only the second forum not-a-game I attempted and the first one I managed to finish. Although it of course ended more quickly than expected. Between this and the sadly aborted Chopped thread (and Sent's Chopped thread too), I think my major takeaway here is that if I do another interactive forum activity, character death should be a rare thing unless someone is just absolutely asking for it. It doesn't benefit anybody to prune good writers out of the thread, and the funniest characters are often those strategically designed not to be optimal for winning. I had tons of fun with this thread, but my only real regret was that there seemed to be more meta information effecting votes than I liked. That's my fault for using the Mafia framework, since anyone experienced with it would be doing that by default whether deliberately or not. Also, I should've handed out all roles at the same time. I didn't realize what a goof it was at the time, but I gave out the inspector and relic holder roles when I made the thread, and waited until character bios were in for the vampire. All roles picked by Lar so there could be no bias toward characters that would make me subconsciously pick one that seemed like they'd make a cool whatever. (Fighting my urge to encourage a good narrative vs hard mechanics was something I dealt with all throughout this....) I'm pretty happy with what we wound up with. Briar was especially hilarious, because 1) I wouldn't have imagined the spin of some nosy busybody in the role, but it made for the absolute best investigator, and 2) Briar at the same time turned out to be the absolute worst investigator with the way she spent two out of three nights passed out and unconscious, and if it had gone to anyone else I'd have missed out on those lols. I'm actually tempted to apologize to Briar because in hindsight I might have been subconsciously...and consciously...trolling her just a TINY bit with some of my decisions. But I won't because it's obviously her fault, and anyhow in the end it all worked out for Goody Karen.
The Rules
Mechanically everything was pretty simple. I wanted just a few basic hard rules with plenty of room to get creative otherwise, with a handful of other variables to keep things interesting. (And to give some material to distribute and spin however people liked on the social side.) It just went: Vampire: MAY kill once a night, MUST feed every other night. Crucifix holder: immune to vampire attack, chance of discovering vampire's identity if attacked. May give crucifix away, anonymously or not. Investigator: May snoop on someone every night to be given a hint of their secret or details on anything else they may be up to. Ultimate goal was finding the crucifix, but there was a chance they'd witness any extremely obvious vampire activity and get some kind of clue. Secrets: everyone had one. Some were more interesting than others, but I planned to twist most of them to look pretty damning. Besides the investigator, a random survivor was given a clue about another random survivor's secret every night. There was also a knowledge check roll any time it made sense, and one special case I'll get to in a bit. No screenshots: Obviously can't have these going around. If someone tells you someone else told them something they heard from someone else, half the point is that you have no idea if they're lying.
The Game
So the villagers abstaining on day one wasn't too unexpected. Only one of them was written as an outright psychopath, and the others couldn't do anything too crazy without putting a target on themselves. But night one immediately threw a wrench in everything when Charlie went after Iva. I had to fudge things a little there, because obviously I couldn't just go 'oh hey, Charlie sprouts fangs and attacks you and then you fend him off'. So she just had a mysterious assailant in the dark during the general chaos of the fire, with a strong whiff of alcohol being the clue. Oh, and the fire. I kind of just left that as Schroedinger's Arson, but see the thing is I saw the building as being at risk from three directions: all the damn candles which would need just one to get knocked over onto straw bedding while the prisoners slept, Martha wanting to BURRRRNNN JON ACE DIEEE, and the fact that Edward's secret was that he loved to watch things burn. There was pretty much no reality where that thing wasn't going up in flames somehow or other. Sorry, Enter. Edward got a clue about Belinda that night and came across her discarded bottles, while I did a knowledge check for Iva and went ahead and told her Belinda's secret due to them both being long term members of the town, Belinda being a secret alcoholic and Iva running a secret distillery with the hotel being one of the few places to buy hooch on the DL. Obviously I used this opportunity to make Belinda as suspicious as possible, because I needed at least one red herring out there with the vampire clue so obviously pointing at Charlie otherwise. (Martha also had booze associations, but nobody ever believed she was the vampire for an instant...) I believe Iva must have suspected Belinda at least a little, because when Edward brought up finding the bottles, she played innocent instead of speaking up about how it was definitely wine. But anyhow, after that confrontation with Edward, Belinda spent the next night hiding all the evidence and filling in the pit. I'm assuming Coins spent that day working the crowd behind the scenes thanks to all the votes for Iva, but that's something someone else would have to verify. I was expecting Iva to get lynched and mentally planning out a scene of her being beheaded that also made it clear the crucifix was destroyed, but then things went WEIRD and well I'm not even going to try and recap Day 2 here, it was just batshit and hilarious...and probably all for the best, because I have a feeling Briar would have been lynched the next day after leading the crowd to kill the person with the crucifix. Actually Briar was constantly putting herself out there as the leader of the 'bloodthirsty harpies' which made for some great rivalries, but in a normal game of mafia that's a pretty dangerous way to play. Oh and one more thing happened on the first night: I told Sentinel that something had dug up Rita's frogs and there were badger tracks around. Because it seemed obvious to me that if you're leaving something that low on the foodchain and freshly dead under a thin layer of dirt, something's going to eat it. But there were no raccoons in medieval Europe, so...badgers. Little did I know what I had so innocently started.
THAT DAMNED BADGER
Sent and Enterpride went on this whole side quest trying to find the mysterious badger, exchanging all these PMs with each other to plan out setting up like thirty traps with springloaded ashen stakes. I realized that damn, I now need to produce a badger and make it plot relevant somehow. So, since the investigator is passed out drunk that night after a Mexican street party, and was knocked out by a shovel the night before, there haven't been as many clues passed out as I'd expected by that point. I realize I can kill two bird...gers with one stone, and I go to AYT and see if she wants to make it canon that Daisy's brother Cedric is a werebadger. He is sent out that night to sniff around Briar's place for clues, and brings Daisy a piece of Goody Briar's frighteningly extensive collection of Nazi memorabilia. I don't know if anyone knew what time period this was all supposed to be taking place in at that point (I guess Cystia is kind of a multidimensional kingdom fueled by dark magicks anyhow....), so I have no idea what Daisy could make of that eagle clutching the Hindu good luck symbol. But while she was distracted Cedric wandered off again to collect some more frogs for her, and also brought back about a dozen wooden stakes. Obviously he was fine though, not like they were silver or anything. And well anyway, then Jon died because Coins thought he was the investigator, nobody wanted to deal with Martha's dramatic suicide attempt (unclear whether she went vertical for business of horizontal for attention, but it's all the same when you're exploded at the bottom of a cliff...) and Charlie became the target of the next vote. Because I mean if you're gonna remove undesireables from your little community due to a repressed desire to kick off the fantasy Third Reich, and the retard and the raving lunatic are both gone, obviously the homeless are next. I'm gonna stop here because this is enough of a text wall already, but I just enjoyed this whole thing immensely. Even if it was much shorter than expected, that just meant we got to wrap it all up with a happy ending and almost everyone still alive. I loved that the social side of the game basically took over, and Coins was able to turn what should have been a straightforward loss into a total victory. I went around and passed out some commendations earlier to everyone who participated, and for posts with just great writing, or ones that I remember making me laugh like, a lot, and posts that led the plot in new directions. Although all of Berka and Briar's interactions pretty much stole the show regardless. I just hope I don't look back at this a year from now and regret all the terrible things that unleashing the resurgence of r*le pl*ying on the forums has led to, but rest assured I will personally kill every shitposting child with my bare hands to save the site all over again, if it comes to that. But anyway please enjoy the details of the werebadger hunt that will hopefully follow.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago

Lol! No apologies necessary. I never would've thought to investigate Iva Pringle anyway. I would've wasted my time investigating suspicious people, and discovering their impressive collection of body pillows. (Also, I do seriously regret not naming my character Goody Karen.) :p

Also, out of curiosity... What was everybody's secret? ^_^

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago

Widow Rita's secret was that she may or may not have killed her husband for being a werewolf, and then had an out-of-wedlock affair with another werewolf hunter, and then continued to hunt werewolves well into her golden years, so this nonsense was completely normal behavior.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago
Killing your husband for being a werewolf honestly sounds a little questionable, unless there were other problems with the marriage. Werewolves aren't like those vile unholy bloodsuckers, they're perfectly normal people with families that love them like twenty seven days of the month, and can simply be restrained on a full moon.

This seems like one of those sexist double standard things, guys noticeably don't make a habit of murdering their wives just because she gets a little snarly three days a month.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago

She was young and inexperienced with werewolf-handling. If your husband's affliction catches you by surprise, sometimes there's just not a lot you can do besides throw rocks until he disappears off into the woods.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago
Secret: Sometimes instead of vacuuming the hotel floors, Iva Pringle will just drag her foot across the carpet to make it look like she did.
She also operates an illegal distillery and owes twenty-five years of back taxes

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago
Bob likes fires as much as he loves building, he had to torch at least one building within the first week.

And sadly Project Torch had been set afire before it could be finished. Damned candles, Bob couldn't even be the one to torch the totally-not-a-cage.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes

6 months ago

Oohh. Yes, the fact that it was supposed to be a raccoon makes a lot more sense. I wouldn't have even questioned it if that were the case, but I became increasingly suspicious because this is just not normal badger behavior. Unless there's dead megafauna lying around, like a deer or something, Badgers typically aren't scavengers. They're more or less the grizzly bear equivalent of everything in their weight class (and a few things above it) so while a badger probably wouldn't pass up a dead frog, they also probably wouldn't have gone around picking up every single one of them like a clever scavenger who figured out this is where food is. A badger is far more likely to not interact with a frog unless the critter decides to get up in its shit. If the frog had been eaten by rats or ravens or jackals or something, I wouldn't have questioned it nearly as intently and this whole sideplot wouldn't have happened. While it's true that in badger-hunting, you get a badger's attention by disturbing the ground, you have to do it by making the hole look like a place where an edible animal currently lives, not just a mound of dirt.

 

Still, this is the best thing that's ever come out of my Legally Required Captain Kronos Reference that I have to put in everything vampire-related.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago

Vampyr - Badgerquest, the results!

6 months ago

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Vampyr - Badgerquest, the results!

6 months ago

This is also why I was so ready to assume that Edward was completely innocent. One of the more obscure character classes is "Arsonist". It's usually a bad or neutral guy, but frankly at the time I assumed that the only bad guy was a vampire, so the fact that he had a role made him a confirmed townie.

Little did I know, other people's secrets were something you could learn by regularly interacting with them.

(also, remember to read bottom-to-top.)

Vampyr - Badgerquest, the results!

6 months ago
Knipsel5

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago
The above message had crazy coding going on, so I'll put the text in a reply where it doesn't get turned into a blue linky thingie.

While at the start Edward was a bit reserved, content to keep building his shed (and eventually rebuild his shed after the fire), eventually he decided no vampire would be mad enough to expend so much energy in a ploy to take all the village's stakes.

It was sad that within just another day the vampire had been brought into the light because, now that the cooperation was total, this sidequest would quickly spiral out of control even more than it had already.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago
Just send me the screenshots on Discord and I'll put them in the thread for you later, boomer.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago
Wait, only I can see the big post above Sent's?

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago
I can see it

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago
Yes and also only you can see this post I'm replying to now.

You somehow coded yourself onto a private forum now Enter, that's so cool! Go ahead and start revealing your IRL secrets now too.

Vampyr - Behind the Scenes with Rita and Edward

6 months ago
lol