This is Mario Party Legacy's only collaborative writing project, and it is heavily focused on a sophisticated reading experience. We realize that taking time to read a lonely looking fan fiction on a game board is a definite gamble. With the wide array of quality swarming around on the internet, you have to take anything with a grain of salt. With that in mind, this project is absolutely a fan fiction set in the Mario world. By choosing to read this story, you are choosing to read a story where original characters of our own creation stumble upon a conflict unlike anything the Mario universe has seen and must deal with the consequences. This is not just a bunch of one-lined posts sloppily thrown together. To really set the mood, a brief description of each main character has been put below.
Like our passion for writing, this thread has not died--and hopefully never will without proper resolution. After creating this project in 2013 with three other writers, we tried our best to orchestrate a writing collaborative to capture the minds of those who gave us the honor of reading our fiction. However, the project was forcefully put on hold as this project suffered the demise of so many others: life. Although put on hold, it never quite went away. Looking on the bright side, we are back with full force and our message is to bring a quality of writing to you worth reading.
One more thing: despite the title, we feel as though all satisfying works of literature should have endings. In addition to this, we want the reader to have a satisfied feeling during the entire reading process. In order to bring both of those aspects alive, we will make sure to wrap up major plots along the way and address any questions that the community is feeling in our stories. Let's just say when one door closes, another door opens.
Joining. We're open to new things.
Hey, you. This is not a one man show here. One major aspect of the Never Ending Story is the community feel it creates. From our header to the content in the story we compose, it is not the work of one but many. If you are interested in contributing in anyway to the Never Ending Story, please let me know right away! I will then send you a follow up PM with details on what we have available!
Posting in the thread. Come one, come all.
I encourage people to comment and post in the thread. Anything that will draw attention to the project (which would hopefully lead to the promotion of writing) is perfectly okay in my book. Feel free to critique or comment how you see fit! The only thing I ask is for you not to post large, over-bearing pictures of the Neverending Story movie because, let's be honest, who does that?
| 07.19.2014 )) Did a major update on the entire first post, especially in the formatting and introduction. I may post an event tonight or sometime soon to get more activity on this.
| 06.20.2014 )) Welcome Luigidenne3DSGCN to the cast! She has had a very successful track record in the Stories forum here, and I look forward to having someone with her discipline on the team. She will be debriefed and be able to start shortly.
| 06.17.2014 )) Attempting to revive this project because I feel as though it'd be a fun project for the community. I'll start writing a few passages to get the ball rolling while attempting to get new people to sign up!
[ Slacker's Characters ] [ 1 ]
Class: Hammer Bro
Appearance: He looks like a normal Hammer Bro, except slightly shorter than usual. Slam also has a scar on the right side of his beak, which he refuses to talk about. His parents take great pride in how much he looks like all other hammer bros.
Personality: Slam has always wanted to be his own person. After his childhood consisted of him seeing Mario just breeze through every enemy thrown at him, he has been skeptical of just throwing himself into the heat of battle for Bowser. Often, he overthinks decisions and tends to distance himself from fellow Hammer Bro compatriots. Many people believe he separates himself because his family is very reputable, but really has many internal conflicts. Slam has a few close friends and has an arsenal of very advanced skills.
Bio: Slam's father was one of the first and one of the greatest Boomerang Bros to ever fight for Bowser; ever since retiring he has pushed Slam to achieve his same greatness. In the same vein, Slam's mom was a Hammer Sister. She was an Ice Sis to be exact, a specialized unit that presided in very cold climates for long periods of time. She cares for her son greatly, but still wishes to see him follow in his parents' footsteps. Since he was very little, Slam was enrolled in private combat training classes in order to make him an elite fighter. Though he was never overly enthused to waste his life by stepping in front of Mario, he still enjoyed these classes a lot. Since his parents were such famous fighters, Slam grew up in a wealthy household around other Hammer Bros of his same status. It comes as no surprise that his neighbor turned out to be his best friend. Many of the lower-ranking Koopas harbor a secret grudge against him because of how much attention he receives. Currently, Slam is in the Advanced Combat Academy for Hammer Bros and--in a few months--will become a soldier, shipped off to fight in an ominous war.
[ Luigidenne3DSGCN's Characters ] [ 1 ]
Age: 20 (Male)
Appearance: A Yellow Toad Guard who fights with hammers; he wears a tan cloak to further distinguish himself from his other weapon-wielding peers.
Personality: A generally nice and loyal Toad (to Peach), but he has some troubles with friendships and alliances and the responsibilities that come with them.
Bio: All Henrik wants is to defend his home, so he took up the Toad Guard. Embarrassed to discover spear-combat wasn't a gift of his, he volunteered to work with hammers, wanting to use Bowser's own strategies against him after hearing a tale of Mario's.
Age: 28 (Male)
Appearance: Blue Toad; Rookie spear-wielder and patrolman
Personality: Pacifist at heart and former necrophobia sufferer; his age and background make him think differently than the usually younger and more eager Toads. Now a changed man, he is ready to take on enemies for his kingdom and really good when working with others.
Bio: He was just an ordinary first-year Toad Guard, despite joining relatively late due to the time it took to overcome his his fears until a strange encounter with beings dressed like Koopas suddenly catapults him to the center of an investigation that could potentially change the fate of the Mushroom Kingdom and is thrust alongside the higher ranks because of how big this is, but, hey, it definitely has its perks!
Age: 21 (Female)
Appearance: Very dark purple; many can not distinguish her color from black. "She's quick and nimble when she needs to be."
Personality: Peculiar, one to hold a grudge, and highly curious.
Bio: Originally a subject and supporter of the Koopas, she begins to doubt herself after they allowed a Mushroom raid to inadvertently destroy her beloved school. She is recruited by the Third Reign because they couldn't find a Ninji who was male. She vows revenge on both sides until Henrik and Grant explain the truth, thus begins a journey learning just how good the good life is.
Class: Red Toadette
Age: 19 (Female)
Appearance: Similar to the Toadette's, but sports a red cap and vest; Henrik's somewhat distant girlfriend
Personality: Fair, quiet, versatile, has some girly-girl tendencies
Bio: A normal, average Toad girl. She fell in love with Henrik while he was training to become a Toad Guard, but he's always off somewhere, so they have no time for any sort of truly special date together, which is exactly why she joins him on his quest.
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## Special Events
( 07.06.2014 ) Banner Winner -- Thank you to VooDu for the lovely banner; it is a vast improvement over the NES acronym!
( 06.24.2014 ) Banner Entry -- The top of this post is looking a little lackluster, please let me know if anyone would be interested in creating a banner for the thread, I'm sure some sort of reward could be worked out?