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Welcome to Star Army! This article has the basic steps and info you'll need to participate. Please read it thoroughly.
Star Army is a forum-based roleplaying game community. Roleplaying (RP) is controlling a fictional character's actions and dialogue. In Star Army, you and other members create new characters who live in the high-tech fictional universe of Star Army and then write your character's actions and dialogue to create collaborative stories. Unlike tabletop RPGs, Star Army is mostly writing and does not use complex game mechanics (math). We post in third-person, past tense, like a novel. Most story plots have a Game Master (GM) assigned whose job is to post about the setting and the actions of background characters (NPCs).
“The Earth is the cradle of mankind, but one cannot remain in the cradle forever.” - Konstantin Tsiolkovsk
After endless wars, Earth has become merely a legend. Humanity has survives in the form of its distant colony worlds. Peace is a rarity, carefully maintained in little havens while brutal politics threaten to split nations and desperate military forces fight war after war against alien invaders. Piracy is becoming increasingly common. Technology seems to have reached a bloody plateau.
In Star Army you get to create and play a character forged by this universe and who can steer the course of its future.
You must be 16 or older to join Star Army. There is no cost to join or participate.
The wiki login system is separate from the forum one, so you will need to register for both.
Start making characters using the guides found on the Creating A Character wiki page. Once your character is approved you're free to start Roleplaying by joining a plot group or by creating a roleplay thread.
Getting into Star Army is easiest when you ask someone to mentor you through it, and we're happy to do that! If we haven't volunteered yet, just ask! You've got questions: there are many ways to get answers or help:
These methods allow you to get your questions answered by the community.