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Stitches and Crew
by on December 26, 2019
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Ok. so.. legitimate question here.
What's so damn bad about giving a new AU a try? Why is everyone *obsessed* with using *only* the show style Equestria?
It's actually a legitimate concern in terms of AUs. Yeah it's a familiar territory and easier to come up with ideas for... But there's a few things that I have issues with there...
For one, there's literally only so much you can do with show style Equestria. You can't branch into aaaaany other fun territories or such. You have to do shit by the book, and can only use certain things... I understand that's not strictly true for everyone.
Second off, its familiarity is.. actually a bad thing, imo. It serves as a trap to keep one from trying fresh worlds and such. There IS such a thing of things still being MLP related, and having nothing (or little) to do with Equestria!
I'm not here saying to not do what you want or whatever. Ultimately up to you.
But, seeing the drastic aversion people around here hve to even trying new things, trying new worlds? it makes me question just how healthy the roleplay side of things is here. I want to know why nobody is willing to give things a try.
Like legitimately. I've gotten tired of only ever getting serious responses from the same few people. Not that those RPs aren't great. But there still needs to be variation every now and again.
Topics: concerns, aus, new things
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Käfer
I like the EAW alternate universe in Hearts of Iron 4, but then again, I'm also a huge WW2 nut.
Käfer
Fallout Equestria is also a favorite of mine.
Stitches and Crew
Well.. This post is mostly a reaction to abysmal interest in several AUs I took the time to set up myself. Every single one gets like no interest.
Lavender Dawn
Because what appealing to you might not appeal to others. Because some people make there AU really fucking weird. Because characters are often designed with worlds in mind. Because it takes more effort. Because this can happen
Stitches and Crew
Well. At the same time, while those are all perfectly valid reasons not to.. those are also perfectly valid reasons to give them a shot. *becuase you never know until you try*
Biohazard
While I've never heard of or dealt with AU's. I can't see what would be wrong with having a different set of lore, or physics would be, as long as everyone can agree on it, and it stays consistant.
Prince Artemis
Well good news is from what I've learned, Equestrian Au or MLP Au doesnt have to always be by the letter. If you have an understanding and feel of the world, it's very possibly to bend some things around. My opinion on the matter. Course nothing wrong in my eyes when it comes to spreading out more.
Stitches and Crew
Right yeah. I get that. My issue is that it seems nobody wants to leave Equestria, really. heck the thing i've tried to start up here takes place in a virtual world. I get that that's not everyone's cup of tea, but... I can get there being generally little interest, but for there to be *zero* inter...View More
Biohazard
I'll try it out if you want.
Stitches and Crew
I mean. If you want to, I won't stop you. It should be on my page already. couple days old.
polo fastter
when every au canon to your canon
Sandra Blastmark
I stick to FoE I suppose thats a rigid form of equestria but i would be interested in branching out. Unfortunately i cant find any ideas to branch out to. Im dum xd
Stitches and Crew
I dunno why i never responded to ya here, but, the AU i'm doing with this set of characters will... it's not FoE by any means, but, it does, for some of the involved areas in the AU, take some inspiration from FoE, in terms of environment.
Sandra Blastmark
People dont generally want to branch out as sad as that is. Branching like that adds variety flavor and more skill to the rp partners in general imo
Stitches and Crew
Mm. Yeah. Well i guess i may as well say, I'm up for FoE stuff (some of my favorite stuff). If you wanna get stuff like that started feel free to contact me on any of my characters. As for new ideas... well I'm fresh out, save for stuff involving completely virtual worlds. :/
Sandra Blastmark
Im actually interested in trying out something like a technological apocalypse style thing