How would someone create a new corporation?

sada sakue

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How would someone create a new corporation ? I've looked around and I wasn't able to find anything. I guess that it's something near impossible for a starting character, and that it needs some RP, but i want to plan ahead =)
 

Luke

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I would say that you would probably have to get more people involved to make it work, and also speak to Wes and some of the people running companies at the moment, try Zakalwe and Rob, they will be able to help.
 

Zakalwe

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I co-run NovaCorp, or as Rob calls it The Nova Corporation, and founded Emrys Industries. I'm not sure I can really help you with any ideas about how to start up, apart from finding a nieche, creating some goods for it, and the creating some intresting NPC's which are involved with it. I for example have Ephesus for NovaCorp, and Seru for Emrys Industries.

Talk to me on YIM later perhaps.
 

Zakalwe

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*shrugs* Emrys Industries didn't.

However NovaCorp did, and Ultimate Vision, Sypher's company, first had a post in the setting forum.

What Emrys did have first was a post on the clans thread, since it was originally Emrys Clan, before it became Emrys Industries with a large loan.
 

Zakalwe

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No. You are not allowed to make a PC that is rich like that. However you are allowed to make NPC's I believe, and corporations. Give it a bit of a back story, but not an overly complicated one, and then push it onto the market with some new, and inovative, good.

Note that there are no PC's in Emrys Industries, although Kayto would have been are first. It's a shame he went actually, because I was really looking forward to developing Emrys Industries with a player involved. Does anyone know if there is any posibility of him coming back?
 

Luke

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I did mean a NPC, I mean there wouldn't be that much to RP a PC with once the comapny is sorted anyway.
 

Legix

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Can we please get something for this? I feel like I necro'd this discussion or one similar last year and I know there have been new corporations popping up all over but there's also been issues with the ones that have. There's also confusion on how Corporations operate among some people (some are using them like they're a completely independent faction like Origin used to be) and it genuinely seems to be something we should address in the light of all the awesome new ones we've started to see.
 

Legix

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I don't think merchants are the same thing as creating a corporation. Especially considering the solo merchants have dwindled in number (the only one still in semi-action to my knowledge is @Lunar Rabbit's Cass?). This is a good guide for those who want to run a merchant/trade plot, though. Almost wish I'd found this back when Spacelaners was gonna be a thing.
 
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I don't think merchants are the same thing as creating a corporation. Especially considering the solo merchants have dwindled in number (the only one still in semi-action to my knowledge is @Lunar Rabbit's Cass?). This is a good guide for those who want to run a merchant/trade plot, though. Almost wish I'd found this back when Spacelaners was gonna be a thing.
She has some merchant skills, but she was more of a tech girl than a seller (unless, uh, it's her body). Her dad's company was a typical Sci-Fi Big Name Corp that just got wrecked.

That said, yeah, I'd be down for joining a corp - I have a scientist gal who was meant to join the Origin Corp plot.