[REQ] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by ash_minx » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:27 am

I'll take a son as well. I'm going to try my hand at twins. Besides, it'll be easier to fill up the other spots.
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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by randomlygenerated » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:44 am

Yep, no prob. Can you give the age of the son & daughter please, so we know whether nanny/governess/lady's maid is required?
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Post by ash_minx » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:46 am

I was thinking of making them 15, it's the age I'm most comfortable with when I roleplay as children.
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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by kitkat871 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:44 pm

I'd like to take the role of a cousin (20) who lives in the household, her lady's maid, the gamekeeper and the head groom please!
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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by randomlygenerated » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:04 pm

Updated. I've decided on taking on the head of the household - Sir William Dalrymple, Baronet. For reference, this means his wife will be styled Lady Dalrymple, and the children are untitled. (The title passes to his eldest son, after his death.) Currently working on a description of the house - would you guys find a floor-plan helpful?

Also, to be more precise with the time - I was thinking around 1840? Shortly after the Municipal Reform Act (might be important to the plot!), Whigs are in power, Queen Victoria is recently married, Dickens is becoming an established author, schooling is not yet compulsory.
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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by ash_minx » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:09 pm

A floor-plan would be incredibly helpful. Also yaay! Lady Dalrymple sounds so fancy! If you need any help with anything, I will gladly do what I can.
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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by randomlygenerated » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:20 pm

Awesome, will get a floor-plan up within the next day. Need to head out to work now, but if you wanted to design a character sheet that would be awesome! I'm guessing we have enough info to start writing character profiles now?
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Post by ash_minx » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:22 pm

I would think so. I'll try and come up with a basic one for now. Would you want to include a bio/history into the CS?
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Post by kitkat871 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:37 pm

I think it'd help, especially when it comes to the servants.
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Re: [ONE] Upstairs ~ Downstairs * Victorian Britain RP*

Post by randomlygenerated » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:59 pm

ash_minx wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:22 pm
Would you want to include a bio/history into the CS?
Yes, I think this would be helpful, especially in terms of knowing how long the staff have been in service, as this will affect their relationship with the family & head servants. Obviously the children in the family won't require as much backstory, but you can include as much or little as you think necessary.

kitkat, I've updated the form so you have a daughter in the family rather than a cousin :)
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