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new larp thread, edition: still in winter slumber, with occasional sleep walking

previous thread: >>10265314
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Yes, perfect. Thanks!

>More handsigns that you remember so the tabletop rules can be raped into a larp ruleset. Actually forget the larp rulesets, just make a handsign for every fucking things that in the tabletop ruleset. (or in the meta larp make a character trait of how good you actually understand the rules, use that number to succed in anything BUT you have to use some retarded hand sign)
I'm definitely going to make some simple out of game rules that mimic the insanely complex in game Vampire ruleset, but I'm not entirely sure how to do it yet. My current idea is to use rock-paper-scissors with a bunch of modifications and special rules.

>keep us updated, I'm very interested in your concept
Will do!
Now, I not the kind of turboautist who larps VTM... But I have worked in French Quarter bars for a good chunk of my adult life.

And fuck do I have stories.

I wont spam them unless requested, but I will tell you that you're forgetting a stat that everyone takes a dump: venue relations. Make a metastat specifically for how much the particular bar or club they are in hates them, based on manners, tipping, ordering habits, and how much the other customers. Order politely and tip well? You get a bonus. Demand obnoxious non-menu mixed drinks and creep on the ladies near the bathroom? Negatives everywhere. High enough stats that you friendly with the doorman to beat the line, and the bartender's occasionally throw you a shot on house (both are great for impressing your obnoxious friends). Negative stats get you beaten by bouncer and banned from the premises.
>Negative stats get you beaten by bouncer and banned from the premises.
also may or may not called the cops on them.
Especially if the players send IN game bomb threats to the restaurant who supposed to be in the whole thing but apparently isn't. Just so I can mention a totally random example
>Make a metastat specifically for how much the particular bar or club they are in hates them
I like the idea, but I'm afraid it won't work with my setup. The current plan is to get a session room which is (both in-game and out-of-game) a small concert hall. Furthermore, since it's only a single-day one-shot, I want to keep the rulesets (especially the out-of-Vampire one) very light and simple.

I'm definitely going to write some drama regarding the owner/staff of the venue, though.

>I wont spam them unless requested
I'd like to see more activity in this thread, so I hereby request them.

>also may or may not called the cops on them
Good idea, and I even already have a police uniform at my disposal.
Basically this.

My only thing with them is to triple check them during weapon checks because they very easily hide critical damage because of the way they look and are made. A guy with a claymore cut my head wide open, you could see my skull. The fiberglass rod core broke about 2 inches down, but the foam made it look fine. The foam was rigid enough that at first glance no one noticed the tip. But when its swung it would expose the core that at this point is shaped like a razor.

3 internal stitches and 7 staples. Our photographer was on site so she got some good shots with my blood sprayed everywhere so that's pretty metal. Our website banner was my blood covering a war axe for a fair bit.

Another funny thing. When I went to the ER I was drenched in blood and soaked though someones jacket that was tied around my head. They rushed me back and began immediately. Forgot to give me pain killer though. They shaved my head, cleaned the wound and started stitching before they noticed and doped me up.

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>Worldwide con-crud edition

Share your /cgl/ feels even though your favorite con has been cancelled.
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Bro if you Google scrote and rebit its from a toxic femcel sub called female dating strategy. This board is 90 percent ugly fat women who are incredibly bitter about the world so they get off on insulting men. They don't belong on 4ch they need to go back to rebdit
Aw man I want to meet lolitas in the wild
I'd say 4chan as a whole is in that age range, if not younger. This board actually leans higher in age and is mostly women. It's just a term to throw around at the men on here who thirst after women and yet still shit on them, like >>10367707.
1) 4Chan is definitely 25+
2) Scrote is literally a female incel term thats the equivalent of "roastie" that male incels use

This board is full of hateful incel women, its like the 180 of something like /r9k/
>No cons until June, as far as I know
> No places to expend money, but also not getting extra cash from con-work.
> Finally able to save money.
> Starts buying games and shit online...

At least i have some extra cash left...

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/mkg/ - Mobile Kanojo/Kareshi General #12

"Yandere" edition

Last Thread: >>10050993

>The most discussed apps/games are Moe Can Change!, Dream Girlfriend/Nijikano, Dream Boyfriend/Hoshikare, and Animal Boyfriend/Gijin Kareshi, but people are encouraged to introduce new games.
>We generally discuss dress-up/simulator games and smartphone/cellphone apps for waifus or husbandos.
>Occasionally discussed games include Fairy Doll, Potion Maker, Mandrake Girls, Soul Girls, etc.
>To our newfriends: please remove any /mkg/ tags and lurk more to ensure proper etiquette. We might be a dress-up game general, but we are slowly dying

>/mkg/ Tips, Etiquette and Linkdump (spreadsheet of names for MCC, DG, AB, GK and FD):

>English Wiki links:

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I just realized, he skipped 5. There's only 7.
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Moe-05 is in the background.

Anyway I wonder if the girl games will ever get an outfit like this.
Can I get a dicksword link? Curious who's in there now, as a dedfag.
Are you still here, anon?

Would you agree that on average, the typical male cosplay is not as good as a typical female cosplayer?

If so why do you think this is? For me, I think a big failing point of male cosplays is no makeup and no/bad wig styling. Even a simple layer of foundation would instantly improve things.

What are other things men could do to improve their cosplay?

No vendetta on the OP pic. Just wanted to use that one since it’s ‘technically’ accurate but it just looks wrong and I don’t know why.
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I keep seeing this same angry femcel in every thread using the word scrote. I'm newer to cgl, is this basically a Tumblr board? The other threads are pretty nasty like this too
Rofl if youre an attractive woman remotely youll get hundreds of beta orbiters even with a shitty prebought cosplay
Important distinction- attention from men to female cosplayers? Generally not wanted. Attention from women to male cosplayers? Generally wanted. One of the most commonly asked cosplay marketing questions I see is women asking how they can get more other women to follow them and discourage thirsty dudes from interacting.
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it's female majority and transparent maleposting is unwanted in the same way that "i'm a girl btw" posts are unwanted in male majority boards. if you're actually new, try lurking instead of bumping with retarded questions in threads that should be long fucking dead. if that's too hard and you just HAVE to ask a stupid question, there are literally stupid questions threads made specifically for spoonfeeding idiots like you.

this. beta orbiters aren't a blessing, they're unpleasant weirdos with no interest in the hobby that sometimes cross the line into stalker territory.
>Male posting
>Posts a Steven Universe pic

Jesus this really is a Tumblr board, y'all must be some salty folk. No worries I'm out femcel sisters :)

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Remember, this thread is for stupid questions about J FASHION ONLY If you need cosplay help, go to the cosplay help thread
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thank you for you help! the more i looked at it the more i disliked it to be honest. for me there is a problem with shipping too so i had to check for the closest stores and this was the one i found mostly alright. i am currently looking for other stores and will check yours out too. thanks again
Don't feel like you need to rush! If you can, try to take your time and find something that you think you'll really love and wear often (especially since I assume you won't be getting out much for the foreseeable future) So many newbies scramble to buy their first dress and end up quickly realising that it's not their style at all.

Also, if you strongly prefer sellers close to you due to, e.g., shipping restrictions, definitely check out Lace Market/circlly - you'll more than likely find lots of sellers from your country.
I always wondered what she actually looked like. She's cute, I hope she's photoshopping herself like that for art and not because she's insecure.
Did the ita thread get nuked because of all the child porn talk? I can't find it.
Serious questions, any lolitas who have a CCW license? I've been considering getting one and I've been reading up about it, including holsters for women, and I'm wondering what holsters would potentially be wearable under frills without too much discomfort.

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Ear tier list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1EaZ1AkOx_0324dkPzUPVvqiuIrOQhCbeEcquRl8m4rc/edit?usp=sharing

MowkysDen how to make ears ebook (only good for learning the very basics, will result in shit tier ears otherwise):
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Literally every other crafter account 365 on IG.
K&H is stealing from thevictorianvulpine lmao. I’ve never understood why people even buy from k&h to begin with, her ears always look like shit
Tfw international shipping being screwed by covid is holding up my ears being sent... Does anyone know if many independent carriers e.g. DHL, Fedex, are still doing international cargo flights?
VV has already said she doesn't want to be involved in the drama. Besides, she only started using that airbrushing style after Hosh started doing that style, so does she really have the right to whine about wks copying her if she's copying Hosh?

UPS and Fedex are still doing international afaik, but they're limiting the countries that they're sending packages to. All carriers have restrictions about where you can send packages to now.
Is the blog gone for good?

>yfw con season 2020 is kill
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I hope your landlord or bank will accept exposure dollahs when asking for money.
I still have a job so I'm doing alright. Get paid pretty well. mfw rest of my coworkers didn't believe and then NYC blew up
It's been reposted over three threads now. I'm so fucking tired of seeing it.
Even if we get through this, big cons will never be the same.
>They should be buying firearms instead of what fabric to buy for their next costume

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Is anyone still playing this edition

Last thread : >>9812424

>Current Events:
- Treasure Trove 02/18-02/24
- Dream Weaver 02/18-02/24
- Love Nikki x Frozen Crossover 02/25-03/05

>Where to download?
Itunes, Google Play Store

>How to play and useful guides:

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You paid for the convenience of getting it immediately. Everyone else had to wait.
Now you're just as whiny and cringey as those reddit posters that you love to hate, aren't you?
Well boohoo, not my problem they can't dish out a mere 5$. In the end you're paying for something other people will ultimately get for free, imagine if stuff like Banshee Momiji came back but "it's actually really expensive in dias to compensate haha!" Doesn't matter, dias are free.
V0s contribute nothing to the game and there should be an actual distinction between paying players and freeloaders, if anything that'd encourage people to spend more. What's the point if there's no exclusivity and a poorfag can use the same gorgeous dress you have that they bought with Elex's free covid dias?
You pay for the diamonds and get a suit as a bonus. Don't really see a problem with literal years old suits returning for crafting and V0s will never be able to get everything anyway even with their free dias. Also not like it matters since you don't "own" anything you spend money on in this game.

t. V9

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This thread is for ouji and aristocrat (aka "boystyle") discussion. "Boystyle" is shorthand for "boystyle lolita" and refers to the masculine counterparts of Japanese lolita and, often, aristocrat fashions. There is a lot of overlap between these styles, and different people use different terms to describe them. We usually just use "ouji" here.

>Shopping spreadsheet

>Buttcape-sensei's shopping guide (mentions which brands/shops have men's or custom sizes):

>Blogs for current boystyle releases, news, and info

Google your questions before asking them here.

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the pants and shirt come in men's and ladies' sizes, but the corset does not.
What style of glasses would best blend into a gothic ouji coord?
The most important thing for glasses is to suit your unique face, so don't feel pressured to pick something that is less flattering on you just because it's more style-appropriate: it won't be worth it. With that out of the way, maybe small round glasses a la Ozzy or Hellsing?
the shape should flatter your face, and the material and color would ideally suit your general aesthetic
The glasses that i have currently emphasize the feminineness of my face too much. I'm want to buy a new pair for ouji that would look good with the aesthetic, without taking away from it. I dont think my thick femme frames, while look great on my face normally, look good with ouji.

We’ve had a few of these threads before so let’s get another one going. Post unpopular cosplay opinions.
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Everytime people say "OMG group ___ is eltist!" often ignore how often they shun people and sticking to their own social groups.
This. It is obnoxious how many local cosplayers are like this around me. Going on rants on their Instagram stories about how people are elitist, then act like elitist snobs themselves irl. If you aren’t in their clique then you ain’t shit
The people who say "x is elitist" for... having a friend group? Alright I guess
I dislike the "it's cosplsy not cosaccurate" bullshit. It's really just an excuse to have a bad exucution. I can understand if it's a change of shoes or design that doesn't attract away from what it originally was. Basically over sexualizing or anything of the sort is just plain annoying.
The entire month of February had the same attitude.

>Once upon a time, a long time ago, there were these things called anime conventions. Those were good times. Good times.
>mommy, what’s an anime convention?
>[sobbing intensifies]
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This right here, my child, is a anime convention game room.

Where underaged weebs and incels go to to play video games when they’re either broke to buy more crap at the dealers hall or tired for walking a mile and a half worth of distance. And by video games, I mean Super Smash Bros Ultimate, with no items and final destination only with the occasional asshat harassing people to do a money match.
>not thinking this is a VR image/hologram

for shame
Mommy, why are those people in the picture not social distancing? Did those people die from the Great Virus?
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>Implying any of you will have kids
>Implying you'll be alive in the 2040s

shouldsnt those people be browner if its the future?

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>Keep it /cgl/ related.
>All J-fash styles (lolita, mori, otome, gyaru, deco, etc.) are welcome!
>Please provide your best photos.
>Artists: it's not a bad idea to just sign your work.
>Selfposters: When giving credit, it's a good idea to refer to the art as a freebie, NOT fanart.
>Artists and Selfposters: Commissions for money are welcomed, but negotiate the terms in private.
>Helpful critique is acceptable, insults and taunts are not.
>Have fun & draw on!
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This is beautiful, anon! Thank you so much! You did a fantastic job- particularly on the face and boots, I really love the shape of everything and the boots stand out to me.
Been busy so this took me a while, I hope you are still around!

i see, the ones i've seen have always been free. sorry If i seemed upset anon, i just didn't want anyone to get the wrong idea

sorry to self promo but if you're interested in the zine a lot of the info that will go into it is is currently available on tumblr at nanchatte-tips, and I'll be posting updates there about the zine :)
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It was fun to draw
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Did a quick pen sketch of you!

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When will your Amabie cosplay or coord be ready, gulls?
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>Ken Naoko
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How do you do fellow lockdown chums.

>Most cons likely cancelled
>can’t buy sipp
>stuck in a house with nothing to look forward to.

Better get to work on those 2021 cosplays lads. We can get through this together.
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My threaaaad.. every single time. ;-; y u do this
So is anyone working on anything good while we're all stuck indoors with nothing to do? Seen any good costume WIP online?
firebomb the place like that RE3 ending m8
Fuck off back to lolcow
excuse me, but I identify as a woman.

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