To become a Star Army Game Master and apply for a forum, you need to start a role-play plot. Anyone can apply.
Note: You do not need to be a GM to start or run a roleplaying thread.
To become or remain a Game Master on Star Army, one must satisfy the following requirements:
Previous GM experience is preferred but not required.
Creating a faction does not entitle someone to be a game master. Game Masters guide plots, not factions. Game masters weave stories around the player characters with the ingredients available (the setting) and those ingredients are usable by all GMs. You are not a game-master unless you're actually running a group of players.
Forum moderators are separate from game masters. Some GMs may be moderators (usually the case for plot forums), while others might not be. Some moderators are not GMs. Being a GM does not require or entitle you to be a moderator.
Make a post the Roleplay and Setting Discussion forum.
Please include the following in your post:
Your plot should have a plan for at least its first mission and an overall theme that is interesting.
State whether the plot will contain 18+ content - those plots are given hidden forums and are restricted to members 18 and older only.
A plot's format is the technical details on how the plot is actually played out. On Star Army, there are two main methods, forum-only single posts and chat joint posts (See: Roleplaying) that are edited afterward and posted to the forum. Plots may use one or both methods.
You will need to post your detailed plan on how you intend to populate your plot with players. You can recruit inside the community and outside, but because most current players are already involved in plots, outside recruiting is preferred and inside-only recruiting is strongly discouraged. Bring new players into the community! Preferably you should have a minimum of two or three players committed to your plot before you open it.
Since Game Masters represent our site, we want to feel comfortable you have a good idea of what you're doing.
Show us things like:
It's okay to be a first-time Game Master.
A Game Master that is never around is not very effective. If you want to run a plot, you'll need to have the free time available log on and make posts on a regular basis. We want to know if you'll be able to dedicate the time and effort needed to keep your plot running.
You're free to add other information, like:
Administrator Wes will consider and evaluate your application and respond. Consideration comes from the items above, your history on Star Army (including forum warnings, post count, and join date), and feedback from other players and GMs. You may be asked for additional details if your original post wasn't comprehensive enough.
Once your application is approved, you'll want to get the technical side of things set up:
If you want a forum, you should private message Wes with the following: