I know that wasn't exactly the most badass thing I've ever done, but it would have been nice to at least get some, like, pathetic "You tried!" medal! - Michael Mitchellson

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Welcome to Survival of the Fittest, a RPing board based off of Koshun Takami's Battle Royale, with its own unique plot and spin on the 'deadly game'. We've been around quite a while, and are now in our ninth year, so don't worry about us going anywhere any time soon!

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Important

Regular Forum (No New Posts) Announcements
Important announcements concerning the site will be posted here. Not only will the terrorists' official announcements be written here, but information concerning rolls, danger zones, and site issues will be located here as well.
V6 is Live Today, 5:03 PM, By MK Kilmarnock
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Regular Forum (No New Posts) Rules & Information
Board and game rules, plus game infomation, are all located in this forum. Please read before joining, as reading the provided information within is a necessity to roleplaying on this site.
V6 Island Map Aug 13 2016, 04:09 PM, By Deamon
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Redirect Forum SOTF Wiki
This is the SOTF Wiki, home of everything SOTF! Like most Wiki-sites, it is a constant work in progress, but this site details everything about the history of SOTF, including character profiles, VIPs, and back-story of the game and the universe itself! If nothing else, this site is worth checking out!
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Redirect Forum SOTF Mini
Whether you've missed the cap, aren't quite up to SotF standards quite yet or just can't get enough of the RP, Mini has a place for everyone. With faster-paced, smaller-scale versions of the main game and a wealth of AU RPs, Mini offers a unique spin on the SotF concept.
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Discussion and Support

Regular Forum (No New Posts) General Discussion
Discuss anything and everything not pertaining to Survival of the Fittest here! Here is the place to introduce yourself, celebrate members' birthdays, discuss media, and generally hang out and have a good time. Also found here is the Fun and Games section, visible only to those who have registered.
SOTF Chess Tournament Today, 4:02 PM, By Slam
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Subforums: Fun & Games
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Roleplaying Discussion
Discuss anything and everything that has to do with SOTF here -- from your favorite character to comments and suggestions about the site! This forum also contains roleplaying guides for your benefit!
New V5 Reduced Activity Notices Today, 5:18 AM, By Rattlesnake
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Subforums: Roleplaying Guides, Support/Suggestions, Contest Voting, Adoption Zone, Critiques
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V6 Pregame Planning
V6 Pregame is approaching, and so the time comes for the floodgates to open. This is the place to seek friends, rivals, romantic partners, study buddies, and more! You may start planning threads of your own here to lay out specific desires, or you can simply cruise others' posts to see if you find somewhere your characters will fit. Please note that V6 Pregame is still a ways off; this forum is merely to facilitate more direct planning now that class and location details have been revealed.
Benjamin Lichter's social circles Aug 21 2016, 10:15 PM, By Malloon
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Regular Forum (No New Posts) Polls
Poll your fellow members about anything and everything -- from their favorite SOTF couple to their favorite color and all things in between.
How do you feel about your weapon? Aug 12 2016, 02:16 AM, By Yugikun
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Regular Forum (No New Posts) Other Roleplaying
Take a break from the toils of the SOTF ACT and relax in the tranquility of another roleplay. You decide what sort of roleplays appear here, be they AU SOTFs or something entirely different. You're only limited by your own imagination.
I wanna be king of the pirates! 50 minutes ago, By Namira
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Regular Forum (No New Posts) Artist's Alley
Welcome to Artist's Alley! This forum was recommended by Asano. Within, our forum's aspiring artists can showcase their artwork -- be it drawings, sketches, poetry, writings, or any other creative works.
Loretta's Shitposts Aug 27 2016, 10:48 PM, By The Burned Handler
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Redirect Forum SOTF Chat!
Hosted by IRC, this is where the inmates literally run the asylum. Many SOTFers congregate to the chatrooms, and the odds are that SOMEONE crazy is lurking about! Just remember to behave; we consider the Chat to be a part of the site, and anything that we wouldn't tolerate on the site, we won't tolerate in there! Be respectful, and have fun!
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Regular Forum (No New Posts) Mafia
Want to play the forum game of intrigue and deception? Find it here.
Survivor: Cambodia Mafia Game Thread Aug 24 2016, 12:08 AM, By VysePresident
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V6 Island

Regular Forum (No New Posts) V6 Student Roster
Herein are the profiles for all the students who competed in V6, organized by number and survival status.
B046 - Lichter, Benjamin "Ben/Squirrel" Yesterday, 5:05 AM, By Slam
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Subforums: The Living, The Dead
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Intensive Treatment Rooms
Located in the basement of the asylum to avoid causing disruptions, the intensive treatment rooms are a dark reminder of the old methods of dealing with psychological problems. The dark concrete corridors are lined with gurneys and branch off in different directions to lead to three main rooms that have been separated to prevent any disturbances. In the time since the asylum was abandoned, a powerful storm swept over the island that caused intense flooding. As a result of this, there is a constant layer of cold water across the floor.
The Cuckoo's Calling Yesterday, 3:33 PM, By Namira
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Subforums: Lobotomy Lab, Electroshock Therapy, Water Treatment
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Regular Treatment Rooms
On the right-hand side of the first floor sit the therapy rooms. Unlike the more intensive treatment offered by the rooms on the opposite side of the hospital, these rooms were mainly used by the low-risk patients. Despite their heavy use and designation as a safe space, these rooms have still fallen into various states of disrepair following the closure and abandonment of the hospital. Weeds and vines can be seen scaling the windows, while much of the furniture and many of the wooden doors have slowly rotted away.
Thirteen Steps Yesterday, 1:22 PM, By Pippin
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Subforums: Group Therapy, One-on-one Therapy, Art Therapy
Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Wards
Located on the second floor of the asylum, the wards once housed all of the patients under care. As appropriate for a facility meant to cater to those ranging from calm to highly unstable, there's a large variety of rooms contained within the building. Signs of its former use can readily be seen with gurneys littering the hallways and old metal gates at set intervals to prevent too much unsupervised mobility between areas by the patients. A few paintings also hang on the walls; these are mainly landscapes, although one of the frames contains a map that provides a layout of the wards and the names of the nurses assigned to them.
Imprimatura 6 minutes ago, By ToxieTheToxicAvenger
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Subforums: Regular Wards, Intensive Care Wards, Solitary Confinement
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Social Areas
On the left-hand side of the main floor of the asylum are the social areas. These include things like the cafeteria and library as well as access to the gardens. Only low-to-medium-risk patients were allowed free access to these rooms during the regular operation of the asylum—a security measure mostly successful in preventing any incidents. When compared to its opposite, the left wing of the asylum is remarkably intact. The only real indicator that any time has passed is the layer of dust that covers nearly every surface.
Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying Yesterday, 7:19 PM, By fogue
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Subforums: The Cafeteria, The Asylum Library
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Peaceful Meadows Crematorium
Whenever one of the residents of Willow Island Lunatic Asylum passed away, Peaceful Meadows was where the service was conducted. The small chapel is located a short walk away from the main grounds of the asylum and is surrounded by gardens that were clearly well maintained during the days when the asylum was in operation. Now, though, they have become overgrown and many different exotic species can be seen in between the various weeds that have built up in the years of abandonment.
Dear God Aug 27 2016, 02:45 AM, By Slam
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Subforums: Crematorium Chapel, Crematorium Gardens
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Staff Area
Located on the second floor of the asylum, on the opposite side to the patients' rooms and behind another metal gate, the staff area is where the doctors and nurses socialized, relaxed, and composed their daily reports on patients' progress. Like the wing directly below it, the staff area is in fairly good condition, especially when compared to the rest of the asylum. The doctors’ offices are also located here, to ensure quick response times if necessary and to give them a quieter area to conduct important research.
Go to a school trip they said, it will be … Today, 7:15 AM, By R.C.
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Subforums: Doctors’ Offices, Staff Lounge, Storage Closet
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Asylum Exterior
The exterior of Willow Island Lunatic Asylum shows the clash between its beginnings as a family manor house and its second life as an asylum. Bars can be seen roughly bolted to the outside of windows and the wall surrounding the building is topped with barbed wire to prevent escapes. Although this barbed wire doesn't appear to have been installed very well as some of it now hangs uselessly. The previously well-maintained lawn at the front of the asylum has grown up and filled with weeds, while a large tree has fallen into the asylum itself. In fact the build-up of nature is very prevalent. In high winds the waves can be heard crashing against the cliffs behind the asylum and a path is located behind the asylum that leads to the cove below.
Until all our yesterdays are lighted fools... Today, 11:36 AM, By Cicada Days
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Subforums: The Bell Tower, The Rooftop, The Cove, Northwest Cliffs
Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Supply Depot
Located at the bottom of the sloping cliffs leading to the asylum, the supply depot was where all the general supplies and provisions needed for the entire island complex were brought in, stored, and dispatched from. The main feature of the supply depot is the relatively large docks which were designed to handle monthly deliveries to the island. Boat deliveries were preferred, although the raised helipad on the roof of the storehouse shows that on occasion other methods of transport were utilized.
Morphogenetic Fear Today, 1:33 PM, By Laurels
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Subforums: Docks, The Storehouse, Helipad, Shoreline
Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Staff Housing Block
The housing block is the key part of the staff housing area, containing the three buildings that the staff lived in. One of the buildings is a hunting cabin that is clearly the oldest structure present in the whole area, a large wooden construction used during hunting trips by the owners of the main house. The other two buildings known as A block and B block are large, grey rectangles that were clearly cheaply constructed and are much more recent. In the middle of these three buildings is a stone path and small yard area for socializing, weather permitting that is.
Aaaaaand he's gone. Today, 1:30 PM, By Primrosette
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Subforums: The Hunting Cabin, The Staff Dormitories A Block, The Staff Dormitories B Block, The Connecting Bridge
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Utilities Compound
Comprising three buildings surrounded by a fence and located on the outskirts of the staff housing area, the utilities compound is where anything that was needed but wasn't located by the docks was stored. Staffed by general maintenance workers, the utilities compound was kept in good condition originally, but decades of neglect has left the fence rusted and bent. Plenty of weeds have sprung up in the area and overtaken the paths, making navigating the area difficult.
Accept Our Ring and Join Our Fight Aug 26 2016, 10:16 PM, By Imehal
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Subforums: The Warehouse, The Radio Tower, Vehicle Depot, The Slopes
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Staff Social Areas
As all the staff would have to remain on the island for extended periods of time it was decided it would be best if they had areas where they could relax when not on shift. The three buildings are all relatively close to each other but the gym is the most clearly recognizable building, being the largest and plainest while the library and bar both have homemade signs hanging up outside them. Although the bar sign appears to have been damaged at some point and the B stolen.
Dramatica Today, 5:14 PM, By Ciel
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Subforums: The Library, The Pub, The Gym

V6 Pregame

Regular Forum (No New Posts) V6 Final Applications
This board contains all character registrations for V6 proper. Remember that all characters, even those already approved for pregame, must be resubmitted to participate in V6. Please make sure you read all the rules before submitting characters for approval.
Latanna Beckstead [APPROVED] Today, 11:36 AM, By MK Kilmarnock
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Subforums: Approved Characters, Forfeited and Abandoned Characters, V6 Applications
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Cochise High School
Welcome to Cochise High School! Established in 1919, Cochise was built on the site of a pioneer general store. Over the years it has grown into the high school Kingman knows and loves. The school’s academic reputation is fairly average as is that of the many sports teams and clubs it boasts; individual programs sometimes achieve excellence or infamy, but the school as a whole tends to skew close to the middle. Most of Cochise's facilities were last remolded during the 1980s and thus have a slightly dated look. Because of the school's somewhat crowded and outdated nature, students who transfer to the district are assigned to other high schools. The school's mascot is the Cochise Coyote, and the school colors are red and gold.
Come, and take choice of all my library... Aug 25 2016, 08:05 PM, By shotgunkid
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Subforums: East Wing, West Wing, Beale Library, Cafeteria, Athletics, Grounds
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Historic Downtown
The Historic Downtown is a hub of activity within Kingman. Proudly boasting a sign proclaiming Kingman to be the heart of Route 66, the Historic Downtown is quite simple compared to some of the more extravagant downtown areas found in larger cities. Despite this, there is a large main street with many chain stores, as well as many older family-run businesses. Thus, the Historic Downtown offers a good selection of places for locals to shop and eat. For those looking to take in a little culture, there is also the Kingman Museum of Art and History, which sits at one end of Main Street.
Chilling Aug 26 2016, 01:55 AM, By Cicada Days
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Subforums: Main Street, Cheryl's, Diamondback Ice Cream Parlor, Larson's Comics and Games, Kingman Museum of Art and History
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Around Town
This forum encompasses the city of Kingman, Arizona, outside of the school and the Historic Downtown district. Featured here are a variety of local attractions and hangouts, as well as a few broad-purpose boards. Also, while it is technically not a part of Kingman, here is where you can find the Beyond the Town Border forum, which covers events in the desert and the wider world.
Na’iidzeeł Aug 27 2016, 01:52 PM, By The Burned Handler
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Subforums: Sumac Park, Desert Plains Skate Park, Liberty Park, Strikeout Bowling Alley, Mannie's Mini Golf, The Neighborhood, Events/Other, Beyond the Town Border
Regular Forum (No New Posts) Memories from the Past
Here is where all threads set in the past belong. This is the place to post your characters' memories, good or bad, major or insignificant. Handlers may have one active memory thread at the same time as their normal active present-day thread. Memory one-shots are always acceptable.
Ceremony Aug 27 2016, 08:45 PM, By The Burned Handler
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Regular Forum (No New Posts) Sadie Hawkins Dance
This board is for Cochise High’s annual Sadie Hawkins Dance! This includes events before, during, and after the dance. As is tradition, a Sadie Hawkins Dance means the girls ask out and pay for the boys. Characters may be in one Sadie Hawkins thread at a time in addition to their normal single pregame and memory threads.
I Know What My Fortune Is Yesterday, 3:39 AM, By Bikriki
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Subforums: Before the Dance, At the Dance, After the Dance
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V6 Pregame Character Registration
This board contains all character registrations for V6 pregame, as well as the roster of NPCs available for general use. Please make sure you read all the rules before submitting characters for approval.
Andrew Hapkins Feb 1 2016, 05:40 PM, By MurderWeasel
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Subforums: Approved Characters, Forfeited and Abandoned Characters, V6 Pregame Character Registrations, V6 Pregame NPC Roster

The V5 Corner

Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Version 5 Archive
Version Five represented a very notable chapter in the history of SOTF. Following their severe setbacks in V4, the AT lay low, licking its wounds, before coming back ready to ensure a version free of complications. Here is the place to read about the fates of the senior class of Aurora High School and their fates in the game.
Paradise Feb 1 2015, 03:02 AM, By Ruggahissy
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Subforums: V5 Student Roster, Woodlands, Nuclear Plant, Nuclear Living Site, The Airstrip, Western Beach, Southern Town, Northern Town, Central Park, School Buildings, The Shopping Center, Hotel, The Hospital, The Shipping Yard, Eastern Inlet, Aviary, Golf Course, Amusement Park, Homestead, Northern Coast, Lighthouse Point
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V5 Pre-Game Archive
Here is the archive of V5's Pregame, where you can find out what all of your favorite V5 characters were like before the abduction forever altered and/or ended their lives.
Offended? Jun 20 2014, 09:58 PM, By NotAFlyingToy
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Subforums: V5 Pregame Planning, V5 Pregame Character Roster, Aurora High School, The Castle, Lone Pine Mall, Around Town, Aurora Prom, Memories (The Past), Character Registrations
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V5 Meanwhile...
This forum contains scenes set off of the island, taking places concurrently with V5 and its broadcast. Please be sure to thoroughly read the rules prior to posting in this forum. If you have any questions, please consult staff.
X Apr 20 2016, 05:29 PM, By R.C.
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The V4 Corner

Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Version 4 Archive
Version Four, the biggest version of SOTF to date, may be found here. Read up on all the characters who made this version special, and find out how it shaped the SOTF world!
V4 Epilogue: Peace Accords Oct 17 2012, 01:00 PM, By MurderWeasel
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Subforums: V4 Character Roster, Announcements, Town Center, The Residential Area, The Tunnels, The Beach: East, The Beach: North, The Felled Forest: North, The Felled Forest: South, Northern Cliffs, The Key, The Greens, The Warehouse, Hall of Mirrors, The Woods: Coastal, The Mountain, The Fun Fair, The Woods: Inland, The Ranger Station, Southern Cliffs, The Mansion, Gazebo, The Groundskeeper's Hut, Destroyed Cell Phone Tower, The Mine, The Sawmill, The Logging Road, The Swamp, The Lighthouse, The Parish, The Infirmary, The Docks, The Woods: South-Eastern
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V4 Pre-Game Archive
Discover what all your favourite V4 characters were like before becoming a part of the deadly game of SOTF.
Baby Steps Sep 4 2011, 11:30 PM, By Outfoxd
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Subforums: Pre-Game Planning, Student Roster, Bayview Secondary School, The Promenade, Steve Carlson Arena, Around Town, Bayview Prom, Memories from the Past, Character Registrations
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V4 Post-Game
For the first time ever, students from the fourth version of Survival of the Fittest were rescued and returned to their families. This is where the eventual fates of the twenty-nine surviving students is detailed.
Final Fates Mar 19 2012, 11:24 AM, By Whirlpool531
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The V2 Corner

Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Version 2 Archive
Read up on our contestants from V2, from the very beginning to the final battle!
Redemption Jun 4 2011, 11:20 PM, By Cyco
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Subforums: Announcements, The Church, The Park, The Lighthouse, Character Registrations, Character Roster, The River, The Cliffs, The Sewer System, The Mountain Ranch, The Pagoda, The Forest, Mansion Ruins, The Hospital, Wheat Field, The Farmhouse, The Western Shore, The School Building, Industrial District, The Expressway, Botanical Garden, The Hotel, The Mall, The Residential District
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V2 Pre-Game Archive
Before the four schools in Denton, New Jersey, were abducted and forced to participate in Survival of the Fittest, they were just a bunch of normal kids, living average lives. You can read up on the "before" of the V2 characters here.
Gala in the heights. May 5 2007, 09:22 AM, By laZardo
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Subforums: Franklyn Senior School, P.J. Gilroy Academy, Bathurst High School, Hobbsborough High School, Briarwood Apartment Complex, Kensington Heights, Carrington Pointe, Tilles Court, The Seaside, Major Taylor Skate Park, The Drive-In, Parkway Shopping Plaza, Sweet Bay Coffee, Performing Arts Center, Benson's Bar and Grill, South 62nd Street, Midway Bowling Alley, Central Mall, The Rec Center, The Past

The V1 Corner

Regular Forum (No New Posts) The Version 1 Archive
Here can be found all of the roleplaying threads and character profiles from the original SOTF roleplaying game that started it all.
SOTF v1: ENDGAME Nov 13 2006, 09:43 PM, By Korazon
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Subforums: Character Roster, Makeshift Hospital, Helicopter Crash Site, Small House, Bamboo Coppice, Hillside Cliff, Dirt Path, The Well, Gazebo, Waterfall, Lookout Point, Eastern Shore, The Ravine, Old Warehouse, Dark Caves, School Building, Lighthouse, Bathroom Facility, The Woods, River, The Announcements
Regular Forum (No New Posts) V1 AUs and Discussion
This board contains out-of-character discussion from and about the V1 era, as well as the non-canon V1 RPs.
The verdict on V2 Jan 3 2010, 10:36 AM, By GameMaker
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Subforums: Alternate Reality and Fanfiction, Character and Plot Analysis
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