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Claims / Re: Canon List
« on: May 25, 2018, 04:33:40 PM »
Uhm... so, you can't be Eren anymore? And such?

All the character names which are strikethroughed are those currently played by members, so they can't be played, while the bolded names are canon characters that anybody can pick up and play still.

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Getting Started / Re: OOC Sign Up
« on: May 25, 2018, 04:32:28 PM »
Welcome aboard! You're all set to go

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Character Development / Re: Character Development Questions
« on: May 23, 2018, 07:03:04 PM »
to be sorted

Do they take criticism well? What happens when they're criticised doing something they believe they're good at?

What is their greatest, rational fear?

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Agreed! Just some form of structure, more than what we have which is... kind of a mess.

That makes sense! So the 2nds lieutenants, then the others would be just below them - there's two layers of lieutenants as well so one of the others could be the other lieutenant. If that worked out. And obviously you could have multiple anyway.

I agree with all of that. They definitely had respect - I think the escorts doubling up as Pixis' strategy team seems likely based on what we saw with Trost, because Pixis himself handed over to Armin and Anka-Gustav to work out some of the logistics while he dealt with the speeches. Which also reminds me - they're likely not the only escorts anyway, because they'd have days off of course, so his squad could be comprised of two more (going by the theme of squads of five, one being the leader) who do the duty then, which means all of them may have that kind of structure, outside of the office workers. Anka, based on canon, would be most likely to be the lieutenant in that situation.

I think it would have worked better if they'd said that Pixis was overall leader and then there were four beneath him - south Wall Rose, north Wall Rose, south Wall Sina, north Wall Sina, then probably the same for old Wall Maria or maybe even four there due to the wide spread. Or just one person per district, who also covers one edge of the Wall too - like Orvud commander (spoilers for Chapter 60+).

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Military Police / Re: Who is he really?
« on: May 13, 2018, 09:25:39 AM »
Sorry for the delay, Drew! I have it marked to do :)

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Civilians / Re: Lady Killer Plotting Kills
« on: May 13, 2018, 09:25:23 AM »
Great! Would you like me to set up a starter or would you like to write one? And no worries on the delay :)

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I've never liked how they've portrayed ranks in AOT because the whole Team Leader vs Captain vs Unit Captain thing is so confusing, and I'm unsure whether it's a translation error or just a lack of militant world-building there. After all, in most media every soldier has a rank, whereas we don't really see that in AOT? I think there's a brief mention of one of Squad Levi being or possibly being lieutenant, or it might be one of Squad Mike, but outside of that... nada.

That's a good point. They'd probably be ranked a little higher than them since they'd do more on bodyguard duty, and for that presumably they'd have needed to climb through some ranks (but most likely not ever been in charge of a team, or if so, it's not necessary to, as their job is more about supporting Pixis). Maybe due to that they're kind of separate to a squad or marked as Pixis' squad, allowing them a bit more movement between places?

Pixis being the commander of the southern territories when we haven't met one single other Garrison commander is... odd. Because obviously we have Nile and then Erwin, who were both total commanders of their regiment, and Pixis is the only one who communicates with either of them, so I'd say he's the only one, but the canon initially disagrees and since then I don't think we've had any follow-up on the Garrison to give us any more detail or clarification?

Definitely need more world-building on ranking XD. And organisation. And structure. Just... make it more militant, less all over the place and not touched on >.> Like having cannon teams, plus the on-ground teams like Hannes started with, the engineers, etc, etc.

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I personally think it would go through rank as nepotism seems to be more of a Military Police characteristic than Garrison Regiment - obviously the MP would do it as ranks, but they wouldn't be quite as earned (like there's hints that cadets / people outside of the Top Ten might be able to get into the MP through other means, such as family). It would make the most sense to me that the Garrison, though lazy, is a little more... rigid about those kinds of rules.

Given the manga's German influence, here is a comparison of rankings from the German Army, Waffen-SS, and British Army. Obviously, they don't line up very well with what the manga has, but this is my best shot: Dot Pixis (commander) is equivalent to either a General or a Major/Lieutenant General (depending on: is he JUST the commander of the southern Garrison Regiment, or is he directly equivalent to Nile Dok? I don't recall there being any other Garrison commander of the northern territories, so it sort of depends on what gets revealed, if anything, or what is world-built.

Moving back to the question. Team Leaders are ranked on the wikia below Captains, but Captain in AOT seems to correspond with Major - it makes more sense this way. Unit Captains rank above Team Leaders on the wikia though, so I'm thinking it goes...

Captain = Colonel
Unit Captain = Major
Team Leader = Captain

So then it would make the most sense for Weilman to be up for promotion, as he's in charge of more than just one squad.

Anka and Gustav I imagine aren't even Team Leader ranked, but might be First Lieutenant, as they are in charge of no teams, and their work is primarily serving Pixis. I'm not so familiar with this part of the military and don't know what kinds of key words to try. But that's just my opinion on it all.

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Announcements / Re: Roll Call #05!
« on: May 06, 2018, 08:08:51 PM »
Reporting for duty!

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Absences / Re: Dealing with being sick
« on: April 29, 2018, 01:25:43 PM »
No worries! I hope you feel better soon :)

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First Time / Re: Poisoned Youth - au present day hprpg
« on: April 25, 2018, 09:24:51 AM »

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Military Police / Re: Who is he really?
« on: April 24, 2018, 10:26:56 PM »
That would work well! And it being in Trost too, perfect. Would you like me to set up a starter? ^^

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First Time / Re: Sekkai Fractures
« on: April 22, 2018, 05:56:20 PM »

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Character Development / Re: Rumours
« on: April 21, 2018, 01:57:30 PM »
A X E L
[ pending ]

G U S T A V
- Once, he and Anka were run over by a beet merchant. (semi-accurate)
- Mentioning anything explicitly romantic or sexual is bound to make him blush. (semi-accurate)
- He's very good for entertaining children. (semi-accurate)

M A R A
[ pending]

N A C K
-- Nack-made rumours
- His father is a tailor in Wall Sina.
- His mother once slapped a member of the Church of the Walls.
- Nack once knocked out a member of the Church of the Walls.
- His nickname is 'Fierce Tierce'. (inaccurate currently)
- His parents have a house in the centre of Karanes District.
- His sister already has two children. One of them's called Nac.
- 'Everybody' calls him Ace. (inaccurate - nobody does)
- When he was a kid, Nack helped catch a criminal with a Garrison soldier.
- He only doesn't want to be in the Top 40 because the Military Police would rather his skills be used elsewhere. (the most inaccurate)
-- other rumours
- Nack once cried when he sparred against Ymir. (accurate, but it was because of SAND in his eye, he says)
- Every month he badgers somebody to talk to him about their life and then passes off a story as his own. (semi-accurate, there are some changes)
- He's only nice to Jean so he can get the top bunk sometimes. (inaccurate, that's just a bonus)
- The only times he gets in trouble in class is when he's sitting with Struna. (mostly accurate)
- If he says 'um' while telling a story, he's trying to remember if he's told you something completely different already. (accurate)

Q U I R I N
- He once took down an attacker single-handled by snapping their arm back. (accurate)
- If he stares at you, you have something of worth to him. (accurate)
- He has a private shine to the king. (inaccurate; an attempt at humour)

Y M I R
- One time, she killed somebody just with her eyes. (inaccurate)
- If she looks at you longer than 10 seconds without speaking, she's plotting your death. (mostly accurate)
- Once she choked out a cadet for calling her 'pretty'. Nobody knows what happened to them afterwards. (semi-accurate)
- She's allergic to brooms. And cleaning solution. And anything that makes anything clean. (inaccurate)
- If you say Krista's name three times in her vicinity, Ymir will appear. (pretty accurate)
- If she calls you by your actual name, you've pissed her off enough to remember it. (semi-accurate)
- She's the worst dormmate; she randomly sits up at night and stares at the door. (accurate)

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First Time / Re: Heroes Reborn: AU MCU & X-Men RP [jcink]
« on: April 21, 2018, 01:16:25 AM »

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