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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.
Recruiting Rockets Nov 14 2014, 04:41 PM, By Silver Fang
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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.
Going in for surgery. Nov 23 2014, 07:25 PM, By Caustic Dread
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Student/NPC Registry

This is where you may post a character to be reviewed.
Guadalupe Gardener Nov 18 2014, 10:21 PM, By Phasma
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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 EDITH-109
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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… Oct 20 2014, 03:31 PM, By BBPhage
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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.
Opening Blows Nov 20 2014, 09:14 PM, By Caustic Dread
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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
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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.
Baby Steps Nov 17 2014, 09:40 PM, By Caustic Dread
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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 Nov 15 2014, 12:04 AM, By Caustic Dread
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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.
Two Thousand and Fourteen Nights Nov 15 2014, 04:03 AM, By Amemarteau
1 viewer Topics: 61 Replies: 638
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. Nov 21 2014, 11:32 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
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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 Nov 16 2014, 01:09 AM, By Amemarteau
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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
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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.
Out of Tune Nov 21 2014, 03:02 PM, By Amemarteau
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Subforums: Hakata Port, Café Pacifique, Escher Tower

The World

The World The Trouble With Revenge Nov 16 2014, 10:04 PM, By Amemarteau
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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.
[color=goldenrod][CAP] Kaiju on Ice[/color] Nov 21 2014, 02:43 PM, By Amemarteau
1 viewer Topics: 89 Replies: 2,381
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.
[color=goldenrod][CAP] Kaiju on Ice[/color] Nov 18 2014, 12:54 AM, By Juiz
1 viewer Topics: 799 Replies: 5,809
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 Caustic Dread
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All requests go here.
Yunie Whoopsies Nov 19 2014, 09:37 AM, By Caustic Dread
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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, 01:53 PM, By Vahn Eloc
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Suggestion Box
Private place to chat with staff, ask questions, offer suggestions, concerns, complaints or compliments! This forum is guest friendly.

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.
[1/5] ❤ Unlimited Paper Works Nov 20 2014, 12:20 AM, By Angeles
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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?
Shadowside D&D: 5th Edition Yesterday, 5:51 PM, By KurisuMurei
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Affiliating Mar 12 2013, 01:58 AM, By Rulerofworlds
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Subforums: First Timers, Linking Back


  • Yesterday, 3:14 PM
    Caustic Dread: Nah. Nami saw it before it was freak-deleted, so it was more "what the hell I don't even" than "the mods are trolling me". So no worries, it was just weird XD
  • Nov 24 2014, 04:09 PM
    GreyGuard: As I can only recall from memory you didn't do anything wrong. It was pure dumb luck that caused it. Once again we apologize. Feel free to post in the thread again.
  • Nov 24 2014, 04:00 PM
    Caustic Dread: O___o That's... odd. But okay. It was just really weird how it ended up, especially since I don't recall writing anything offensive...
  • Nov 24 2014, 11:42 AM
    GreyGuard: Heya, CD. So after some checking around with the people capable of doing that (I.E. me and two others) we think that your post may have been deleted by accident due to looking at the thread on a laggy cell phone. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Nov 21 2014, 04:53 PM
    Caustic Dread: To whomever deleted my post in Ulmtd Paper Works, that was quite uncalled for :|
  • Nov 13 2014, 09:04 PM
    GreyGuard: Well... Angeles is the best person for a glorified Warden's position
  • Nov 13 2014, 07:25 PM
    Caustic Dread: @Angeles: Hell's all yours. Have fun with the terrible resale value and bad neighbors. :L
  • Nov 13 2014, 05:18 PM
    Angeles: dibs on hell
  • Nov 13 2014, 12:35 PM
    GreyGuard: Hey! I already called dibs on the world.
  • Nov 8 2014, 09:50 PM
    Caustic Dread: What? Vague world domination plots are always in style!

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