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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.
October News Announcements Oct 1 2014, 10:53 AM, By Mirror Paw
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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.
Super Amazing Comeback Post, Revenge of the Oct 5 2014, 01:28 PM, By VeiledInsanity
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Student/NPC Registry

This is where you may post a character to be reviewed.
Ariellina Salarg Oct 16 2014, 01:24 PM, By Silver Fang
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Subforums: Work in Progress, Profile Examples
Player Characters Tangie Hezikiah Oct 7 2014, 08:45 AM, By GreyGuard
0 viewers Topics: 432 Replies: 753
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 19 2014, 07:49 AM, By WastelandWrath
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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] Oct 18 2014, 08:51 PM, By Caustic Dread
1 viewer Topics: 173 Replies: 2,440
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… Yesterday, 3:31 PM, By BBPhage
0 viewers Topics: 642 Replies: 10,819
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.
Set Me Free Oct 11 2014, 11:05 PM, By Lady Luck
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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: 160 Replies: 3,111
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.
Pentagram On Your Sleeve Aug 24 2014, 12:04 AM, By Imaginary Number
2 viewers Topics: 24 Replies: 285

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.
Stumbling Spy Oct 18 2014, 10:48 AM, By Amemarteau
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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.
Attack of the Meatloaf! Oct 17 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 Oct 12 2014, 12:56 AM, By Amemarteau
0 viewers Topics: 61 Replies: 634
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. Yesterday, 9:17 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
0 viewers Topics: 75 Replies: 1,414
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
1 viewer Topics: 45 Replies: 832


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 Oct 16 2014, 06:19 PM, By Amemarteau
0 viewers Topics: 289 Replies: 5,255
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 Oct 16 2014, 06:00 PM, By Silver Fang
0 viewers Topics: 113 Replies: 2,405
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.
[CSL EP2] Breakthrough Oct 18 2014, 12:25 PM, By Amemarteau
3 viewers Topics: 289 Replies: 5,113
Subforums: Hakata Port, Café Pacifique, Escher Tower

The World

The World The Trouble With Revenge Yesterday, 3:04 AM, By Amemarteau
0 viewers Topics: 250 Replies: 7,083
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 Yesterday, 4:52 PM, By BBPhage
0 viewers Topics: 88 Replies: 2,360
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.
The Broken Journey Yesterday, 11:59 AM, By BBPhage
0 viewers Topics: 798 Replies: 5,800
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.
Much Ado about Sub-Forums Aug 27 2014, 04:49 PM, By BBPhage
0 viewers Topics: 102 Replies: 552
All requests go here.
My Power's Work, Right? [---] Yesterday, 11:33 AM, By Mirror Paw
3 viewers Topics: 1,916 Replies: 11,376
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
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.

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.
Free Games! No Bull! Yesterday, 9:43 PM, By Caustic Dread
2 viewers Topics: 776 Replies: 5,921
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?
Little Known Fact Today, 10:17 AM, By BBPhage
0 viewers Topics: 229 Replies: 10,491
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Affiliating Mar 12 2013, 01:58 AM, By Rulerofworlds
0 viewers Topics: 1 Replies: 1
Subforums: First Timers, Linking Back


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