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In 2007, Evo’s Dawn devastated our world; from that time, children began manifesting powers and abilities that turned civil society into chaos. Things only got worse from there: international tensions escalated and cities were destroyed, causing the blame to fall on the new generation.

The Children of Evo’s Dawn have one place to go: the Campus of Azura and Avalon. It’s there that they can try and piece together lives in the face of a harsh world. As the world turns ever deeper into the Era of Evo’s Dawn, we see events of the world wrapping ever closer to this school. At Shadowside, the new generation may be the only guiding light for the new world.

This cbox is for storyline updates only. To post general comments & news, please use the shoutbox at the bottom of the forum.

Welcome to Shadowside,

First off thank you for visiting our community and as you move though our rules, guidelines, and message board we hope you find the same interesting and friendly community as we have strived to develop.

We are a Play by Post Roleplaying community. Set in modern times at a completion school. With a few twists, we start with the existence of super powers in the population, magic, and abilities that make ordinary children extraordinary, add cutting edge technology, and racial tension between Humans and Evotellurics and we have a turbulent world of adventure to explore.

So please take some time explore our world and check out all that Shadowside has to offer for your roleplay and community needs.

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Rules & Enrollment

Contains all in-depth information on the setting of Shadowside.
Teaching / Tutoring System Jul 14 2014, 12:31 PM, By Mirror Paw
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Subforums: The Story so far...
Announcements & News
Find the latest information about the board here.
RECORD BREAKING DECEMBER Dec 1 2014, 01:53 PM, By Silver Fang
1 viewer Topics: 134 Replies: 31
Subforums: Student Achievements
Welcome to the Community
This is an out-of-character area to discuss topics with other members. When joining or going away, please post in the Welcome forum.
Whirlwind Sep 28 2015, 06:56 PM, By BBPhage
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Student/NPC Registry

This is where you may post a character to be reviewed.
Guadalupe Gardener Dec 11 2014, 08:53 PM, By Phasma
0 viewers Topics: 4 Replies: 14
Subforums: Work in Progress, Profile Examples
Player Characters Ariellina Salarg Oct 8 2014, 09:12 PM, By Silver Fang
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Subforums: Avalon Magic and Technology Institute Registry, Azura Evotelluric Academy Student Registry, Staff
Community NPC Database
This is where the NPC characters pertaining to regular players on Shadowside are listed. Please remember that NPCs created by you may not be used in other topics without expressed permission of the topic leader.
Six's NPCs Sep 2 2014, 10:44 PM, By WastelandWrath
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Subforums: Primary NPC Database, Organizations, Staff NPCs

Common Grounds

The Murial Grounds
Immediately surrounding the campus are multitudes of gardens and lush sports fields. Cutting through these gardens are marble pathways leading between the tram and ferry, into the campus itself.
Clash of Swords Oct 25 2014, 01:10 PM, By Amemarteau
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Sanctis Alexandria
Sanctis Alexandria holds to date the largest collection of magical texts and contemporary studies on Evotellurics. The Library is equipped with computers and reading aids on loan, and a restricted section for more esoteric texts.
The Raging of Lightning [OPEN] Nov 2 2014, 11:18 AM, By Externalforever
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Enso Cafe
A nice place to relax with heavily-subsidized food and high-speed wifi, Enso's internationally-savvy menu rotates regularly for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food can also ordered a la carte, prepared by chefs and student volunteers.
For the Birds Aug 22 2014, 10:24 AM, By Arikarka
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The Dormitory Complex
Once there was two, now there is one building. This building is actually ring-shaped due to being joined together through a flux of magical energy. On the bright side, your dormitory is nearly indestructible and is still a pocket dimension.
[color=lightgreen][EXP] Don't Forget to Wa… Jul 24 2015, 04:53 AM, By driverformac
0 viewers Topics: 634 Replies: 10,660
Subforums: Common Room

Tower of Vox - Lower Half

Subbasement Level 1: The Bushido Chambers
The Bushido Chambers use bleeding-edge holographic technology mixed with illusionary magic to create any situation or world you can dream to experience. They are most often used for physical training or virtual reality experiences.
Shino's Chamber: The Worst and Best of Tim… May 19 2015, 10:04 PM, By Cheshirewocky
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Ground Floor: Kijuuki Plaza
The central hub for student services, the plaza holds the school's auditorium, student store, academic administration, maps, and other services to help students find their way in this brave new world.
Landlubber Oct 12 2014, 11:15 PM, By Amemarteau
0 viewers Topics: 148 Replies: 2,945
Subforums: Aedis Lacuna, G.R.E.E.N. House
Floors 1-3: Classrooms
These floors contain classrooms for all departments. Floor 1 also holds computer and chemistry labs, floor 2 has small arts studios, and the third floor is specialized for magic studies.
Too Young to Make a Difference [2014 CSL pt1] Oct 24 2014, 03:09 PM, By Angeles
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Tower of Vox - Upper Half

Floor 4-5: Health Labs
The Health labs is accessible by stairs and elevators, but also has its own emergency elevator service. The health labs is staffed with nurses and doctors skilled in normal medical techniques and magical ones.
Chaos Phage Jan 19 2015, 01:33 PM, By Silver Fang
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Floor 6: Student/Faculty Research Labs
Using a pocket dimension to hold every faculty member and approved student's research lab, this floor works on projects in every field of study and even takes on some government projects around the world.
My Little Android Jan 19 2015, 12:56 PM, By Silver Fang
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Floor 7-8: Administrative Offices
The office of the staff and necessary facility rooms, meeting rooms, and a specialized disciplinary wing. Above the offices is where the Ascendant Spire is, the crown piece of the tower.
Here Comes a New Challenger~?! Oct 11 2014, 12:00 AM, By Juiz
0 viewers Topics: 59 Replies: 621
Subforums: Detention Wing

Shikanoshima Island (Surrounding Grounds)

Mount Ryujin
The head of Akitsjin Trail borders the southern shore, with heat radiating from its summit. It should be noted that the majority of the dormant volcano is covered in a thick forest thanks to fertile soil.
I Come In Peace... Sort of. Dec 4 2014, 09:46 PM, By KurisuMurei
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Akitsjin Trail
Scenic views, crags and cliff hug the western coast of the island, slowly diminishing into mere hills as it travels north. This range constantly cut by coastal winds it a formidable barrier to the ocean beyond it.
Invisible Friends? [2014 CSL pt2] Oct 1 2014, 11:36 PM, By BBPhage
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Namazu Channel
This large river splits the center of the island nearly in half, running from tail of the Akitsjin range in the Northwest to the Shoubu Swamps running year round in spite of even the bitterest of winters.
Will You Be My Knightingale? Oct 16 2014, 06:01 PM, By Silver Fang
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Shoubu Swamps
These dense swamplands are to the east of the school, thick enough to be considered a jungle. Locals avoid this region of the island, for the vengeance of the Shoubu spirits.
Not Home Aug 25 2014, 06:20 PM, By dancingcrane
0 viewers Topics: 44 Replies: 805


Western Wards: Nishi-ku, Sawara-ku
The Western Wards of Fukuoka offers a variety of adventures, from mountainous hiking trails to beautiful coastlines and piers, historical landmarks, and a huge shopping complex that has only grown thanks to the amount of visitors to Fukuoka due to the Twin Campus. These wards offer everything to make up a perfect date or daytrip destination. Notable locations include Nokonoshima, Fukuoka City Museum, and Fukuoka Tower.
Vicegrip Jan 19 2015, 01:14 PM, By Silver Fang
0 viewers Topics: 285 Replies: 5,175
Subforums: The ZMS Complex
Central Wards: Jōnan-ku, Minami-ku, Chūō-ku
The residential ward and downtown area. Tall skyscrapers, noticeable even from the Dual Campus, hold many of the city's administrative offices. Notable locations include the Art Museum, the Fukuoka Dome, and Fukuoka University.
Let It Go Nov 14 2014, 04:58 PM, By Silver Fang
0 viewers Topics: 104 Replies: 2,277
Subforums: Maizuru Castle and Park
Eastern Wards: Hakata-ku, Higashi-ku
The Eastern Wards holds a majority of branch offices, hotels and over 400 public parks. Notable locations include the Twin Campus, the Fukuoka Convention Center, and Hakata Station, Fukuoka's main railway terminal.
A Blazing Inferno Dec 17 2014, 02:08 PM, By Silver Fang
1 viewer Topics: 285 Replies: 4,933
Subforums: Hakata Port, Café Pacifique, Escher Tower

The World

The World Dust Apr 16 2015, 12:46 AM, By Yuki
0 viewers Topics: 240 Replies: 6,788
Subforums: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Antarctica
The high concentration of Limbus energy on the island serves as a strong catalyst for movement between other universes. The cause of this energy is still under investigation, but its effects are clear: we are not the only universe out there.
Broken Journey: Expanse Nov 27 2014, 08:29 AM, By Solaria
0 viewers Topics: 84 Replies: 2,282
Subforums: Limbus Area, Brightside Portal

Real World Control

Player's Guild
Find open threads or storylines here. You can also make plots with other members.
R&R Shark Movie Marathon Dec 8 2014, 11:54 PM, By TAFKA Pwny
0 viewers Topics: 791 Replies: 5,736
Subforums: I'm OPEN!!!, Training and Plotting Corner, Thread Tracker
Player Support
Ask questions or present suggestions publicly. Have a question related to the setting? Try checking the FAQ first.
School emblems Nov 10 2014, 12:55 AM, By TAFKA Pwny
0 viewers Topics: 102 Replies: 530
All requests go here.
Magician's Red [new] Dec 31 2014, 07:22 PM, By KurisuMurei
0 viewers Topics: 1,903 Replies: 11,305
Subforums: Quick Exchange, Powers, Storylines, Teaching and Tutoring Approvals, Property Approvals
Student Store
Pens, Pencils, Erasers.... Powers? The academy carries more than your average student store. To apply for items, post in Quick Exchange with the total sum of your credits or vouchers.
Student Store Sale Tracker Mar 13 2014, 01:56 PM, By Vaughn
0 viewers Topics: 3 Replies: 14
Suggestion Box
Private place to chat with staff, ask questions, offer suggestions, concerns, complaints or compliments! This forum is guest friendly.
Santa Bob's Jingleshack
Would your Character like something for Christmas?
Just read the how too and post here!
What to get the man who has everything he … Dec 22 2014, 12:56 PM, By KurisuMurei
0 viewers Topics: 3 Replies: 2

The Community

Open Discussion
Please feel free to post here if you are new or an old face. This is also where you can announce leave of absences.
Reboot anyone? May 26 2015, 04:25 PM, By TAFKA Pwny
0 viewers Topics: 770 Replies: 5,782
Subforums: Artist's Cafe, Shadow Cast: Shadowside's Official Podcast!
Fun & Games
Why not let off a little steam and join in on the games?
Funny Quotes Jan 9 2015, 05:38 PM, By Cheshirewocky
4 viewers Topics: 232 Replies: 10,551
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To the old souls of Shadowside Feb 7 2015, 10:27 AM, By Amemarteau
0 viewers Topics: 2 Replies: 1
Subforums: First Timers, Linking Back


  • Aug 27 2015, 08:31 PM
    Amemarteau: As for the rest... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Aug 27 2015, 08:31 PM
    Amemarteau: Nobody is active here. A handful of us moved to here, and another small group are trying to make a revival here.
  • Aug 27 2015, 03:20 PM
    samiam2714: well who is still active?
  • Aug 26 2015, 01:51 AM
    Amemarteau: Yes, Shadowside is all but officially dead.
  • Aug 26 2015, 12:20 AM
    samiam2714: So what did Shadowside go dead?
  • Aug 25 2015, 04:32 PM
    samiam2714: looks like every is bored??
  • Jul 20 2015, 07:36 PM
    TAFKA Pwny: *tags*
  • May 31 2015, 08:26 AM
    Glumzambur: *bang*
  • May 26 2015, 04:28 PM
    TAFKA Pwny: *pops in to gnaw at the shoutbox one last time*
  • Apr 7 2015, 04:43 PM
    KurisuMurei: Yeah, many of us have gone to a new site. Check Falque's post in the advertisement section.

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