|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!|
If you're a newcomer and interested in joining, then please make sure you check out the rules. You may also want to read the FAQ, introduce yourself and stop by the chat to meet some of our members. If you're still not quite sure where to start, then we have a great New Member's Guide with a lot of useful information about getting going. Don't hesitate to PM a member of staff (they have purple usernames) if you have any questions about SOTF and how to get started!
Let the games begin!
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.
|Minor Board Restructuring Mar 21 2015, 02:16 AM, By SOTF_Help|
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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.
|V5 Rules Changes Sep 16 2013, 06:21 PM, By MurderWeasel|
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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!
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.
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.
|Random Thoughts 2 Part 2: Yes. Today, 4:36 PM, By Deamon|
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|Subforums: Fun & Games|
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!
|V3 Read-A-Thon Today, 10:43 AM, By Bowser|
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|Subforums: Roleplaying Guides, Support/Suggestions, Contest Voting, Adoption Zone, Critiques|
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.
|[Help!] I Forget Who I Have Relations With… Today, 4:33 PM, By Yugikun|
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Poll your fellow members about anything and everything -- from their favorite SOTF couple to their favorite color and all things in between.
|V5 Endgame Plastic Hammers Nov 28 2014, 04:19 PM, By BROseidon|
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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.
|A Wild Beard Appears; A Pathfinder Experience Mar 14 2015, 12:44 AM, By MK Kilmarnock|
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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.
|Hello! I can draw something for you if you… 19 minutes ago, By Frogue|
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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!
Want to play the forum game of intrigue and deception? Find it here.
|League of Legends Mafia! (sign-ups) Today, 8:14 AM, By Frogue|
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Herein are the profiles for all the students who competed in V5, organized by number and survival status.
|B021 - Abbate, Paulo[/DECEASED] Feb 2 2014, 12:50 AM, By MurderWeasel|
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|Subforums: The Living, The Dead|
To the south of the island lie the rolling hills of the woodlands. Lush and green and covered in a thick forest, the woodlands beckoned to adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike with their natural splendor. Providing one of, if not the best, views of the island from its peak, it garnered quite a reputation amongst those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In fact, a couple worse for wear makeshift campsites dot the large area, seemingly abandoned in someone’s haste.
|It's a Sign with Neon and Everything Jan 18 2014, 02:02 PM, By ChainmailleAddict|
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|Subforums: Forgotten Campsite, The Woods, The Peak Clearing|
Hidden away in the hills and situated far from the city, the nuclear plant was the only area on the island off limits to residents and thus very little is known about its inner workings or its purpose. Luckily for the competitors this season, the doors to the factory have been opened and await all those courageous enough to venture inside. Just think of the super powers rolling in the waste could bring on.
|Death to Buddy Mar 27 2014, 07:10 PM, By VoltTurtle|
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|Subforums: Offices, Parking Garage, The Reactors|
Nuclear Living Site
Nuclear plant employees lived in a nearby residential district, separate from the larger town to the north. It looks complete in that it includes numerous living complexes and some stores, but it also appears decrepit. Many windows have broken, concrete has chipped or stained, and debris is scattered on the streets.
|I Better Light Another Candle Apr 6 2014, 09:54 AM, By MK Kilmarnock|
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|Subforums: West Living Quarters, East Living Quarters, The Strip|
The Airstrip was, at one point in time, the hub of activity. It bustled with life, ferrying people to and from the island around the clock. It is now a shell of its former self; remnants of its past life lie scattered and broken across the grounds. Specifically, a handful of small planes that have deteriorated in the years since the island was inhabited remain on the premises. Perhaps the only remaining glory it has comes from the tower, which stills stands strong and tall with minimal corrosion and provides quite the view.
|Senseless Mar 30 2014, 09:35 AM, By Fiori|
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|Subforums: The Tower, The Terminal, The Hangar|
A tourist hotspot, the western beach has seen its fair share of action—and not without reason, either. Between the romance of the lagoon and the dangerous allure of the roped-off caves dotting the area, it’s understandable why so many would flock to the location, although rumors of people disappearing in the caves managed to dissuade just as many from it.
|She Spies Sharp Steel by the Seashore Jul 3 2014, 11:29 PM, By Rattlesnake|
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|Subforums: The Inland Lagoon, Dead Man's Grotto, Drowned Freighter, Shelson's Beach|
Dotted with large apartment complexes, small stores, and run-down parks, the southern part of town was never much to look at and has only gotten worse since being abandoned. Though the area was once notorious for its crime rate, the streets are now desolate and cracked, the worn, yellow flyers reading ‘EVACUATION; 10 APRIL’ the only reminder that life once walked them.
|Under This Killing Moon Oct 12 2014, 11:16 AM, By Deamon|
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|Subforums: Apartment Complexes, The Overpass, The Streets|
In its prime, the northern part of town housed exclusive gated communities and beautiful estates with manicured lawns, including the mayor’s mansion. Now overgrown and abandoned, surrounded by rusted fences and broken fountains, the area is barely recognizable as a neighborhood sought after by the elites.
|Get Ganked Oct 29 2014, 06:56 PM, By Rattlesnake|
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|Subforums: Mansions, Gated Community, The Quad|
Central Park (Endgame)
Very little remains of what used to be Central Park, the empty overgrown knolls and cracked pavement a stark contrast to the life that once teemed in the area. Much of the park has fallen victim to decay, the striking center fountain cracked and never without a coating of stagnant sludge at its bottom. Similarly, the gazebo, once a favorite for weddings, lies overrun by flora and tall trees, with its once elaborate trail pockmarked by weeds. Most would never believe the derelict area used to house extravagant ceremonies and festivals.
|Paradise Feb 1 2015, 03:02 AM, By Ruggahissy|
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|Subforums: Central Park (Endgame), Duck Pond|
Nestled in the hills are the twin school buildings, two multilevel structures connected in an ‘L’ shape, one an elementary wing and the other a high school. It appears as though the schools have held up better than other locations on the island, possibly because they're further from the coast, although the interior still shows the early signs of decay. There are personal belongings still in several desks, lockers, and cubbies. These range from children’s toys and lunchboxes to jackets and the like, although there are no textbooks or maps anywhere to be found. Outside, several yellow school buses lie broken and dismantled in the parking lot.
|Webster's Dictionary Sep 18 2014, 12:58 AM, By SOTF_Help|
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|Subforums: The High School, The Elementary School, The School Grounds|
The Shopping Center
The shopping center remains petrified in a time before the evacuation, the shops and kiosks still fully stocked, with the exception of appliances, electronics, and weapon-like objects. The other stores carry ruefully outdated products, the clothing especially dreadful for any fashion conscious students. At least hunger won’t be a problem for those desperate enough to hazard a go at the unlabeled tins of food.
|All I do is sell sincerity. Oct 12 2014, 11:07 AM, By NotAFlyingToy|
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|Subforums: Top Floor, Bottom Floor|
An artifact of the island’s tourist industry, the hotel was once alive with excited eyes ready to tour the splendors of the island city. Now, the only eyes it’s going to see are the fearful ones of the students tasked to take one another’s lives. While most of the Hotel’s majesty has crumbled since the evacuation, it’s still an extravagant piece of architecture, boasting several floors of rooms, a grand entrance hall, and both an indoor and an outdoor pool—though only the latter is filled, and even then it’s just a stagnant green mess. Adding to the hotel's appeal, it is situated a stone’s throw away from the beach.
|A Fine, Fine Line Jul 15 2014, 02:03 AM, By SOTF_Help|
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|Subforums: Upper Levels, The Lobby, The Pools, The Lounge|
The hospital was the hub for all those feeling under the weather. The structure is a plain, square, white building that has grayed with time but served the island well. The hospital has three floors. The first level holds reception, emergency admittance, and offices; the second level is stocked with patient beds and an intensive care unit; and the third level is split between a children’s wing and a maternity ward. Throughout the building there are abandoned patient files, unmade beds, pilfered snack machines, and used bedpans. Children's and baby’s toys litter the third floor, and observers can take in the crayon artwork done by ill children that has been pinned to the walls.
|Two Opponents May 18 2014, 11:53 PM, By Rattlesnake|
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|Subforums: Reception and Lobby, Patient Care, Maternity and Children's|
The Shipping Yard
The shipping yard is a maze of colorful containers that has remained largely unchanged since the island was abandoned, aside from accumulating more rust. When the island was populated, it served as a hangout spot for groups of the local teens, especially when they didn’t want to be caught partaking in less socially acceptable activities. Once more, it’ll see its share of teens, though this time they’ll most likely be looking for shelter from the bloodshed rather than the law.
|All Things Come to an End May 28 2014, 03:40 AM, By SOTF_Help|
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|Subforums: Loading Dock and Office, Storage Yard, The Docks|
The eastern inlet looks more like a junkyard nowadays than the quaint harbor it once was, with a beach made up of discarded bottles and miscellanea hidden in the tall grass—a godsend for the competitor with a decent amount of ingenuity. The shops have fared just as well, becoming less tourist trap and more death trap, the majority having just crumbled into the ocean following years of corrosion. What few remain house nothing of value, unless one plans on taking some souvenirs home.
|Adam & Eve & Steve Jun 26 2014, 08:07 PM, By SOTF_Help|
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|Subforums: Abandoned Harbor, Scenic Overlook|
Once a favorite of the island residents, the Aviary has long since fallen into disrepair. One can assume, based on the avian remains strewn about (some still encaged) and the general disarray, that it hasn’t been cared for in quite some time. The only sign of life comes in the form of a headless statue of a knight poised for battle in the middle of the stone courtyard, unceremoniously covered in the excrement of former occupants, much like the rest of the building.
|Hunger for Freedom May 19 2014, 08:07 PM, By jimmydalad|
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|Subforums: Courtyard, Zen Garden|
Time has left the golf course unrecognizable. Once a place for high society to idle time away, it’s since become no different from any other meadow, aside from the odd overturned, broken down golf cart and the holes strewn about. The once perfectly-maintained field has grown over and the water hazard, without proper care, lies stagnant. On the bright side, the clubhouse no longer requires a membership.
|Dry Oasis Mar 29 2014, 07:11 AM, By LordB|
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|Subforums: The Greens, The Clubhouse|
The amusement park hosted the best festivals on the island back when it functioned, full of carnival games and food stands with hundreds of the natives turning up to partake in the merriment. Now hosting its farewell event, it leaves little joy to be had. Although the rides are now in disrepair and have become nothing more than scrap metal, they serve as a reminder that people once celebrated on the amusement park’s hallowed ground.
|Oh... Hi... Mar 29 2014, 07:54 PM, By Violent-Medic|
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|Subforums: Central Grounds, Haunted House, Roller Coaster|
The Homestead remains much the same post-evacuation as it was pre-evacuation: weather-worn and spooky. An expansive farm with overgrown grass and wheat fields surrounds the area, peppered with rusted equipment. Now struck with wood-rot, the structures offer little coverage from the elements, but provide an eerie look into the past of the previous owner; the bed is still neatly made and the kettle still sits ready on the wood burning stove. The start of a small wood carving lies on the nearby table.
|Highway to the Danger Zone Feb 24 2014, 02:19 AM, By Tagabasa|
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|Subforums: Farmhouse, Dilapidated Barn, Greenhouse, Wheat Fields|
Built as a response to the island’s newfound tourism industry, the Northern Coast offered adrenaline rushes for the adventurous spirit. With a zipline attraction and bike trails of varying difficulties, it proved to be especially lucrative. Now that the island has been abandoned and nature has moved in to take it back, it can prove difficult to actually find the attractions among the thick foliage. Even if one manages, it probably wouldn’t be wise to test them out, given their general state of disrepair, though the zipline does remain standing.
|Many of Horror Feb 12 2014, 04:04 PM, By Ares|
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|Subforums: Bike Trails, The Ropes Course, The Zipline Attraction|
The lighthouse became little more than a decoration following the construction of the airstrip, beckoning for ships that never came. Turned into a museum of sorts sometime after the tourism boom, it became a popular stop for those eager to learn about its history on the island, containing preserved living quarters roped off from the public. Rumor has it that the Captain’s Cliffs outside served as a hot spot for those unhappy with the island life, but that’s just a rumor. The real killer is the nasty undertow in the waters below.
|All Battles Are Fought By Scared Men Who'd… Mar 30 2014, 01:07 AM, By NotAFlyingToy|
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|Subforums: The Lighthouse, Captain's Cliffs, The Cove|
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|
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.
|Airport Security Mar 23 2015, 02:05 AM, By Grim Wolf|
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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|
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|
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 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|
Alternate Reality and Fanfiction
Alternate reality roleplays created using Version 1 characters abound in this forum. Feel free to add your own AU roleplays and even fanfiction about the game that started it all.
|Fifteen Years Later... Apr 29 2008, 04:06 AM, By Korazon|
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Character and Plot Analysis
Got a convincing theory that Hawley Faust was a symbol of what Adam Dodd would become? Want to write an in-depth analysis of the role Madelaine Shirohara played in V1, and how it influenced the lives and actions of the people around her? Discuss the plot and characters of Version 1 here!
|The verdict on V2 Jan 3 2010, 10:36 AM, By GameMaker|
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