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Lotus Fleet RP :: Main

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Welcome to Lotus Fleet RP!

Welcome to Lotus Fleet's RP Site!

Your home for all things RP, including...

  • Lotus Fleet's Starship RP
  • Other Star Trek Stories
  • Star Wars
  • Lord of the Rings
  • ...and more!

Read the Stories Here!


Then... to join, you must already be a member of Lotus Fleet. Then click apply for a position in one of our Crew Manifests!

Questions? Contact us.


Latest News Items

» GET READY FOR SEASON 6!

Posted on 09/22/2014 @ 12:04pm by Captain Kheren in General News

Greetings to all RPers,


It is my pleasure to announce that, with the closing of season 5 as the USS Horizon's second adventure concludes, Season 6 will officially start on Sunday September 28th.

Season 6 of LF RP will see some important changes in our usual play format in the hope of stimulating even more participation in the game.


1- The first big change will be that I, as RP director, will come up and directly supervise all the episodes. Captains of course will still have complete freedom to handle their ship and crew, but now they will have the same thrills and chills as the other players have by not knowing themselves all the story elements as they used to. Basically, this is the classical RPG format of a Gamemaster bringing the setting and events to all the players and them uniting ideas and talents to face them.

This is not to say however that they loose all their opportunity for creativity and personalizing the adventures of their starship.


2- The second big change in our RP format will be in fact to allow each and every player to contribute ideas, plots and scenes to the story, not just their character's actions, thoughts and dialogs as they used to. It is from those ideas that the story will be built upon, instead of imposing a predetermined one. The goal is to have each and every player bring his or her own center of interest to the forefront, not just play it out with NPCs as we used to. Moreover,it will give more opportunties to have the other players involved as well, as part of the main plot. After all, interactions between the player characters is what RP is all about.By having all players stating what they want in a story right from the start and then throughout the entire play, we hope to stimulate even more and steadier participation, creativity and originality.

The story will no longer be the GM's story but truly everyone's story.

Case in point, the current changes we will experiment all came from our active player base. This trend is what we hope to keep up wether we stay with those changes or not or implement new ones in the future. This gane is your game.


3- The third change implemented with season 6 will be the opening of junior positions on board our ships. Thus, if we have many players wanting a specific position, we will have experienced players assuming senior status (department head), less experienced ones (lower ranking newcomers) assuming one of the usual three assistant chief positions and even some other Pcs take on the roles of specialists assigned to the ship and her specific mission (tailored to their proposed ideas).

This way even if, for example, everyone wants to play a tactical officer on board the flagship, everyone will have the opportunity to play one and in a significant role (and we will have then a veryconflict-based story to be sure!).


4- The fourth major change will be the systematisation of the Junior Officer Cruise for new players. Conceived as a cadet cruise, this will be a starship adventure, shorter but just like the main ones, aboard the USS Alsea, our Prometheus class vessel. These shorter plays will be solely dedicated to help new players experience our RP, adjust to it's style and flesh out their character while they await the end of a story and the return of the main ship they will be assigned to... and before they involve themselves in loner play sessions.

It will also serve as a tutorial after the Academy initiation in the Kobayashi Maru test for those who feel the need to get their spacelegs in our RP.

Older RPers coming up with new characters or wanting more play time than just their main PC will also have the opportunity to participate there as well and guide our newcomers into our unique RP universe.


So, all of you out there who wants to live out adventures in the Star Trek universe, come on and join! Create a character, choose your career and send out your story ideas and interests to me, either via website PM or RP site PM to Kheren, or through Skype to Kherenkalel.

Make sure also that you read the RP Admin message on this section for getting involved right away and the right way. Again, any inquiry may be sent to me directly.

On a final note, anyone who wants to assist me in this fun work and/or contribute in recruiting new or returning players, there is a RP Director Assistant position open!

Season 6 launches September 28 with a roll call of all willing and able officers to report for a brand new mission in a novel format; the opening episode of this new season will involve both the flagship of Lotus Fleet, the Lotus class USS Horizon, and the explorer of Lotus Fleet, the Avenger class USS Phoenix in an important joint mission.

Join us to boldly go where no RP has gone before!



Admiral Kheren
RP Director


» USS Horizon maiden voyage complete!

Posted on 03/01/2014 @ 4:47pm by Fleet Captain Allen Samji in RP Announcement

The maiden voyage of the new Lotus-class ship the USS Horizon is complete! The entire novelization is available here, thanks to Fleet Admiral Kheren (Captain Kheren)'s dedicated work: http://www.lotusfleet.org/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=101&start=10#p2659

Thank you Kheren!

 

Our next mission will be starting in about a week, and we have two new recruits on the ship:

  • Chief Engineer Lieutenant J.G. S'Tan Solius played by Prov. Vice Admiral Niomo, and...
  • Chief Tactical / Security Officer and M.A.C.O. 1st Lieutenant Alexandria Somers played by Ensign AlexSomers

Those on the USS Horizon, please give them a warm welcome and interact with them in the new mission to come.

 

We also still have the following RPers involved in the USS Horizon:

  • Captain Kheren, played by Fleet Admiral Kheren
  • Commander Neil S. Redding, XO, played by Commodore Redding
  • Commander Oseno Jureth, Strategic Operations Chief, played by Prov. Rear Admiral Jureth
  • Lieutenant Commander Snowfire K'Leysha, Chief of Science, played by Lieutenant Snowfire
  • Lieutenant Elisha Leone, Chief of Operations, played by Vice Admiral Jeff T
  • Dr. 011 and 110, Chief Medical Officer, played by me, Admiral Evshell
  • ...and possibly, some appearances by Cyberneticist Commander Joey D. Sisko, also played by me

 

Stay tuned for the upcoming USS Horizon mission!


» Awards are Posted!

Posted on 02/12/2013 @ 2:02pm by Fleet Captain Allen Samji in RP Announcement

All the IC and OOC awards have been granted here and on the main forums page!

Please take a look at the new story post where all the IC awards are detailed with the specific reasons for all.

If there is any discrepancy with the number of episode awards that you received, please let me know.

Stay tuned for news of Season 3 coming up!


» Resolution of the Fleet Action

Posted on 12/24/2012 @ 3:49am by Fleet Captain Allen Samji in RP Announcement

OK, so while I technically warned you that the Fleet Action would be finished 2.5 hours ago as of this post, I have left a final battle post for you guys to post to as long as you feel like leaving the Klingon ships alive! Those who like to post battle scenes, this is your last chance! Since it is a very simple concept (kill stuff) I'm not going to run the enemy ships or participate in any way beyond resolving any disputes that come up in OOC about the story, so feel free to have at it!

I have wrapped up the real important content of the story and left plenty of spots in on multiple posts where you may also add personality and substance for your character in order to have it included in the final... well... novel.

After a year, what more can I say, except, thanks for sticking with us, good job, and see you next season! (in a month or so)

Oh, also, at some point there will be a Non-Episodic story posted to wrap stuff up which will include the awards ceremony, which will also include awards and promotions still to be handed out by Samji for the missions prior to the Fleet Action!


» Deadline

Posted on 12/21/2012 @ 10:42pm by Fleet Captain Allen Samji in RP Announcement

OK, we're a little behind my previously defined schedule, but I had an extra hard couple days so I haven't been able to finish up the story as I intended. I also wanted to give another fair warning 2 days prior to the deadline and I forgot, so this is the final warning.

My plan is to finish the story one way or another by this Sunday evening by 23:59 EST, so get whatever writing you can done over the weekend!

The awards ceremony will be pushed to the days between Christmas and New Years.


Latest Mission Posts

» Aftermath: on board the planet-killer

Mission: Hawks And Doves
Posted on 09/11/2014 @ 11:28am by Captain Kheren & Commander Joseph Sisko & Commander Oseno Jureth & Commander Neil Redding & Lt. Commander Snowfire K'Leysha PhD & Lieutenant Elisha Leóne & Lieutenant 011 and 110 M.D. & Lieutenant JG Alexandria Somers MCO (1st Lt) & Lieutenant JG S'Tan Solius
» Edited on 09/18/2014 @ 10:12am

For long seconds, everything seemed to accelerate. The energy build up in the bow of the planet killer, it's movement towards the livng solar system, the attack run of the dreadnought, the destructive advance of the Undines that had boarded the intruder... then, everything stopped. It was like a moment…


» Aftermath: on board the Starfleet ships

Mission: Hawks And Doves
Posted on 09/18/2014 @ 10:05am by Captain Kheren & Commander Joseph Sisko & Commander Oseno Jureth & Commander Neil Redding & Lt. Commander Snowfire K'Leysha PhD & Lieutenant Elisha Leóne & Lieutenant 011 and 110 M.D. & Lieutenant JG S'Tan Solius

 On the Polaris, Boothby's message was being relayed from the Horizon as audio only. Lieutenant Solius had remained behind to monitor the ship. He breathed a sigh of relief as the ship stood down from Red Alert, although because of the environment, their shields were required to remain online. Sitting in…


» Aboard the planet killer (2)

Mission: Hawks And Doves
Posted on 09/14/2014 @ 12:29pm by Captain Kheren & Commander Joseph Sisko & Commander Oseno Jureth & Commander Neil Redding & Lt. Commander Snowfire K'Leysha PhD & Lieutenant Elisha Leóne & Lieutenant 011 and 110 M.D. & Lieutenant JG Alexandria Somers MCO (1st Lt) & Lieutenant JG S'Tan Solius
» Edited on 09/17/2014 @ 9:23am

Aboard the Planet killer, a figure barely resembling a man dragged itself against a wall of the room. He didn't know why he did it really, and it did hurt... a lot. He just felt like he needed to get out of the way for... something... When the suited figures…


» Confronting the Undines-retrieving the captain

Mission: Hawks And Doves
Posted on 09/11/2014 @ 11:21am by Captain Kheren & Commander Joseph Sisko & Commander Oseno Jureth & Commander Neil Redding & Lt. Commander Snowfire K'Leysha PhD & Lieutenant Elisha Leóne & Lieutenant 011 and 110 M.D. & Lieutenant JG Alexandria Somers MCO (1st Lt) & Lieutenant JG S'Tan Solius
» Edited on 09/14/2014 @ 12:30pm

 The first Undine to be affected by this wave of psionic energy, aboard the inbound Dreadnought, reeled and staggered under its weight. Undines had no frame of reference for minds outside their own that could speak with such strength, and so affected, they became confused and temporarily lost even to one another.…


» At the Heart of Life

Mission: Hawks And Doves
Posted on 09/08/2014 @ 10:39am by Captain Kheren & Commander Joseph Sisko & Commander Oseno Jureth & Commander Neil Redding & Lt. Commander Snowfire K'Leysha PhD & Lieutenant Elisha Leóne & Lieutenant 011 and 110 M.D. & Lieutenant JG Alexandria Somers MCO (1st Lt) & Lieutenant JG S'Tan Solius
» Edited on 09/11/2014 @ 1:27pm

It took twenty minutes for the Polaris to reach the periphery of the dramatic battle that was ongoing on the outskirts of the incredible living solar system. barely a few seconds later, the Horizon swirved from a darker ribbon within the very fabric of Fluidic Space to rejoin with her…


Latest Personal Logs

» Settling In

Posted on 03/15/2014 @ 12:55pm by Lieutenant JG Kathleen Friedman Dr

Luckily I found my lodgings quite easily from the console just outside the Ember Lounge.  At first I thought that the rooms would be small but I am pleasantly surprised at the outlay; just a smidgen larger than my apartment back on earth. Small sleeping area with a bathroom attached,…


» Doubts..

Posted on 02/26/2014 @ 1:23am by Commander Oseno Jureth

Oseno Jureth walked the floor of his quarters aboard the Horizon as the might starship was making her return to Federation space and Starbase Lotus. It was the middle of the night, and he should be sleep before his next shift, but sleep was not something that came easily to…


» Awakening

Posted on 12/19/2013 @ 5:34pm by Captain Daniel Summers

Captain Daniel Summers was rendered unconscious during the Azimuth Horizon mission, he lay in sick bay of Starbase 10, Lotus Fleet's Command Headquarters located in the Hromi Sector, a member of Lotus Fleet, Starfleet's most elite fleet responsible for saving the galaxy on numerous occasions at great cost.   Daniel…


» Late Night

Posted on 04/23/2013 @ 2:32am by Ensign Hera Seven

Personal Log Acting Chief Science Officer its...late. I had the chance on third shift when the Astrometics Lab was free and gave the system a basic run through.  Elegant and simple it makes you feel as if your floating among the stars even though your safe - in enough detail…


» interference

Posted on 04/14/2013 @ 8:28pm by Commander David Rogers

Personal log: Stardate 87477.82

I find after a quick tour of my new posting as Chief Engineer aboard the USS Phoenix, Lotus Fleets new Avenger class ship, that the CSO has been installing a new astrometrics computer on deck three. Nothing wrong with that, but her crew…