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Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
10:26 pm
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
3:26 pm
Saturday, January 9th, 2010
10:05 pm
tie breakers for Round 1 @ xovers20in20

Still have a tie for the last question in the poll. :/
Saturday, December 5th, 2009
2:39 am
Like making icons? Like Crossovers?
This community is for you!


Please join if you're interested!!!
Sunday, September 13th, 2009
10:22 am
Hey guys! Ficbattle still going on! Astonishing prompts available! 

Go write! :) :)

3 days left...

Current Mood: chipper
Wednesday, August 26th, 2009
11:09 pm
Fic battle going on here.

Emma/Scott prompts in addition to other X-men prompts. :)

Current Mood: accomplished
9:11 pm
Scott/Emma Batch #3 (83/100)

Subject: Scott & Emma (EVERYTHING)
Batch: #3 83/100
Themes: trouble, teamwork, goodbye, command, danger, artist choices


table underneath the cut....
Sunday, July 5th, 2009
1:47 pm
Emma/Scott Batch #2 (71/100)
Please comment if you like any or take any! Blanks are NOT bases.
These were created for my Scott/Emma claim at xmen_100icons, but anyone may take them! ;D

[60] Scott/Emma (COMICS) Icons
[07] Scott/Emma (Wolverine & The X-Men) Icons
[02] Scott/Emma (MOVIES) Icons
[02] Scott/Emma (X-Men: The Animated Series) Icons


( table underneath the cut.... )
Friday, June 26th, 2009
12:35 pm
Comic Based X-Men RPG!!
Out Of Nothing X-Men RPG
It is a dangerous time to carry the X-gene. M-Day has depowered all but a few hundred mutants. Newly strengthened mutant hate groups threaten all those who are left. A mutant messiah has been born and hunted. Xavier’s School has been destroyed ….again. This time, it seems that Xavier’s dream has been destroyed with it. The X-Men are left searching for a new dream to believe in and a new war to wage. After relocating across the country, they’re attempting to rebuild their team, their lives and their dream. In San Francisco, they've found a new home for all mutants and new allies in a city they've sworn to protect, but old enemies are around every corner, threatening to end the new dream and new team the X-men are building... out of nothing.

Fandom: X-Men Comic (616)
Opened: November 2008. We are just finishing a Mojoverse story arc, now is a great time for old teammates to join us back in San Francisco in a brand new arc!
Age Limit: 18+
Characters Most Wanted: Colossus, Dazzler, Elixir, Gentle, Hellion, Iceman, Jeb Guthrie, Meltdown, Mercury, Moonstar (depowered), Multiple Man, Prodigy (depowered), Rictor, Risque, Rockslide, Shatterstar, Skids, Storm, Sunspot, Surge, Warpath, Wither
Restricted: OCs. Villains. Telepathic, Mind Control, Reality Warping, and Time Travel powers.

How to Apply:
1. Read the rules. That's how we roll around here.
2. Check the latest list of taken/held/wanted characters here. If you're not sure who you want to app, we can help, but we are not accepting any villians, or characters with telepatic, mind-control, reality warping, or time travel powers.
3. Contact the mods via private message or email. We can answer all your questions about the game, give you access to read friends only content, and send you an app.
4. Submit your app. No characters enter the game without a mod approved application
5. Once your app is approved we will work out logistics like PBs, entry plots, and journal names. The mods will create all journals for the game and set them up in the communities before passing the journal off to you.
6. Start playing! Check out the FAQ on our playing conventions.
Sunday, April 12th, 2009
4:40 pm


Academy-X Unlimited welcomes roleplayers who love characters from the X-Men universe. This includes the wider network of mutant superhero teams that at one time or another have trained, allied, or fought with the X-Men. Aside from your pick of X-Men students and alumni, you can join up as a squad member from New Excalibur, Generation-X, X-Factor, X-Force, Hellions, New Mutants, or other teams from days of future past... We do it this way so the genre is focused enough, but the options to interact with other mutants are near limitless.

Continuity and timeline sets us before the events of "M-Day". No mutants have been de-powered. Though certain squads may have been decommissioned over the years, they never stay shut for long. This is your opportunity to join a new team or breathe life into an old one. We equally support canonverse as much as movieverse, but a healthy understanding of comic history is encouraged as we tend to defer to canon. We've been playing these characters for over ten years, we love the books and movies, and we're looking for interested folks to come join us!

When it comes to sowing conflict into the game, we'll manipulate the basic political, social, and environmental factors of the universe. The rest is up to you. There's no big story arc that limits your possibilities or forces you into an established plotline. (We respect that other games need that but it's not for us.) The world is yours to explore. The other squads are there for you to pay a visit. There's no one telling you to stay on the same squad forever.

Our moderating team believes in the importance of running a friendly community - we like to keep our game fairly relaxed, flexible, and simple. Whatever your roleplay experience...we prefer giving other writers like you ample creative freedom to take your characters in whatever direction you wish. Thanks for checking out our game and we hope you join us in helping to build a solid RP community!




Friday, March 27th, 2009
8:46 pm
An X-Men Movieverse Forum RPG - Set after X-Men: The Last Stand


Several years have passed since the battle at Alcatraz, but tensions have remained bubbling from opposing forces in both the mutant and human forces. However, there has been no wide-spread conflict for a while, and many are hoping the peace will linger. Xavier's remains a place for mutants in need, young and old alike, while many mutants have also set up their own homes in the state of New York. This calm isn't going to be long-lasting, however, as there's news on the wind of a virus coming to American shores, a virus too fast and too deadly to be natural. And what's worse, is that its target is mutantkind.

Known as the Legacy Virus due to its specific genetic target; symptoms include headaches, fever and sickness, the signs akin to that as the common influenza. Europe is already suffering from the pandemic, and there are fears it could kill mutants all over the planet. The rumblings between the human and mutant divide are growing stronger in light of this virus. However, while mutants are the most susceptible, a few humans carry an undeveloped x-gene that makes them vulnerable to contracting the sickness. There is a 60% chance of death if the virus is contracted, while others may recover, or some with stronger immune systems are able to avoid the worst of the virus' symptoms. The length of time between first symptoms and possible death varies between individuals, depending on their health and immunity strength. There is currently no available cure, but scientists are working as fast as they can to try and combat the illness. Military organisations are preparing to police the streets to aid regulation, while the government is considering a series of systems and monitoring with the medical authorities to try and control the virus. Quarantines are currently on a small scale, but are preparing for the worse. The Mutant Registration Act is looming as the President prepares to declare a State of Emergency.
Saturday, January 31st, 2009
8:51 am
Mutants are gladiators.

After the death of Charles Xavier, Revolve became the home for all mutants, whether they like it or not. Stripped of their rights, fitted with collars and powers suppressed until their matches, life on Revolve is difficult and rigid. Their days are spent training for fights, working at the island's amusement park or dreaming of some day earning the outrageous sum of money with which to buy their freedom.

What would you do? Would you play the game? Fight the system? Start a revolution? Plot your escape?

The future of mutantkind rests in your hands.

Welcome toRevolve
Join the fight at athinblackline
Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
5:02 pm
Out Of Nothing X-Men RPG
It is a dangerous time to carry the X-gene. M-Day has depowered all but a few hundred mutants. Mutant hate groups threaten even those remaining few. A mutant messiah has been born and hunted. Xavier’s School has been destroyed ….again. This time, it seems that Xavier’s dream has been destroyed with it. The X-Men are left searching for a new dream to believe in and a new war to wage. Relocating across the country, they’re attempting to rebuild their team, their lives and their dream… out of nothing.

Fandom: X-Men Comic (616)
Opened: November 10, 2008
Age Limit: 18+
Characters Most Wanted: Colossus, Cyclops, Dazzler, Dust, Gambit, Meltdown, Mercury, Moonstar (depowered), Nightcrawler, Prodigy (depowered), Rockslide, Sunspot. Any logical mutant/x-man we didn't think of, just ask!
Restricted: OCs. Villains. Telepathic, Mind Control, Reality Warping, and Time Travel powers. For a complete list of restricted characters, contact out_of_c0ntext at insanejournal
Contact: out_of_c0ntext at insanejournal for more information, access to friends-only rp content or an application. Please give your email address and aim username for us to contact you directly.
Monday, December 15th, 2008
9:10 am
Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting
a movieverse role playing game
Thursday, December 11th, 2008
10:54 pm
Let the Tournament begin!
There is still time to get into the game before the big tournament next Saturday. Mutant against mutant. Are you strong enough to beat the King Fischer's pet?

Welcome to Revolve...

Man, I see...the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need. We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.

Teh PlotCollapse )
Thursday, November 27th, 2008
11:35 pm
x-men 100
(Inspired by: batfic100 and twilight100)

Same rules as the other communities for the most part - 3 teams, any character/pairing from the X-Men Universe, 100 words, & 10 points per drabble for your team.

First prompt is up!!

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008
1:53 pm
"Sibling Revelries" (Cuckoocest, NWS)
Title: Sibling Revelries
Fandom: X-Men comicsverse
Pairing: Celeste/Mindee/Phoebe
Rating: Extremely NWS
Timeline/Spoilers: Post-Gifted, pre-Phoenix Endsong. Spoilers for the Morrison run.
Summary: The Three-in-One makes love to itself.

Sibling Revelries )
Monday, February 25th, 2008
1:14 pm
Xavier's students role play.

Just trying to spread the word. We've got a great little community here and would like to get some more people involved. This role play focuses on the students. Teacher characters are mainly used for plot points. There is a two character limit per role player. If you have two characters... one MUST be from the comics and one MUST be an original creation. We want originality AND commitment to the source material. This group is really fun and we've got alot of major story arcs to set up. Hope to see some of you. 
To visit click the banner or here.
Sunday, January 27th, 2008
7:41 pm
Love writing X-Men fics???
If this isn't allowed, please delete this. I'm sorry!

GOAL: Write 15 fanfics (100 words mim.) for 15 different prompts.

Saturday, January 26th, 2008
8:03 pm
FAN FIC: "Grudge," Astonishing X-Men, Kitty Pryde
Title: Grudge
Author: resolute
Fandom: Astonishing X-Men
Characters/Pairing: Kitty Pryde
Rating: Gen, or maybe PG for language
Warnings, caveats, notes: Thank to willowaus for the beta. Weensy ficlet, around 350 words, written for im_a_cubs_fan over in fandom_muses. Taken from current canon, contains spoilers for the Unstoppable arc of Astonishing X-Men, including issue #24. Just a little speculation on Kitty's thoughts in the last three pages of the issue. All my prejudices, pet theories, and fanon apply.

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