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WAYWYRD is a multi-genre sandbox roleplay based in the fated space of the same name. Offering a small adult community, a place for every plot imaginable, and all species allowed, if you can dream it, you can surely write it! The possibilities are endless.Written by advanced-literate writers for the same, we expect everybody to already know the in's and out's of good roleplay and discourage the use of tasteless language, violence, and sexuality.Anyone who applies must be 18+ for the comfort of all players, but sexual content is not allowed. We play exclusively on Discord.Are you interested? Come say hello to us!

DID YOU KNOW...?

Wyrd is a concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fate or personal destiny. The word is ancestral to Modern English weird, whose meaning has drifted towards an adjectival use with a more general sense of "supernatural" or "uncanny", or simply "unexpected".

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18+ ONLY COMMUNITY

Our community is adults-only and we're only here for adventures!

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MULTI-GENRE SETTING

The setting offers many great locales within quick traveling distance!

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ALL SPECIES ALLOWED

About any species is allowed, from humans to cryptids and aliens!

RULES


WAYWYRD is made in mind for players who already know the in's and out's of roleplay. What will we expect from you?Let's take a look at the basics!

AGE RESTRICTION
18+ is our general age limit, but 18+ (sexual) content is not allowed.
LITERACY CHECK
The game is literate, meaning we expect sentences and paragraphs.
VIEWS & TENSES
Third-person view and any tense is accepted in our roleplay rooms.
ENGLISH ONLY
Grammar and spelling is a must. Don't make your English teacher cry.
IC SEPARATION
Keep OOC (out-of-character) and IC (in-character) separate.

BE CONSIDERATE
Play considerately. Respect the space we play in and the space of everyone.
MATURE CONTENT
Not everyone is comfortable with mature topics. Use good judgment at all times.
SCENE CRASHING
Don't scene crash or inject yourself in a way that changes the mood of their game.
THREE NO-NO'S
God-modding, power-playing, and meta-gaming are subject to OOC discipline.
POST GUNNING
You should finish your post before waiting your turn. Don't machine-gun.

Q: Is a sample post required?
A: To ensure the quality of writing in the game, a sample post will be required, but only once. It can be from any roleplay or character.
Q: Where do I roleplay?
A: For ease of access and enjoyment, all roleplaying is done in our Discord, while OOC information is kept almost exclusively on our website.
Q: Can I play as my OC?
A: Absolutely. That's the whole premise. The game does not require characters to be approved. That said, problematic characters will be discussed and / or removed.
Q: Is there a word count?
A: While there is no word count, we still ask that you write enough to give your partner something to work with. A minimum of 200 words is recommended for a post.
Q: Are there activity checks?
A: Nope. You're free to join and lurk as you'd like. Once in a while, a staff member might ask if you're still interested, but that's the extent of our check.
Q: Can I use artwork / faceclaims / playbys?
A: As long as you have permission to use the artwork and the faceclaim / playby is a registered actor / actress. Stolen artwork and mature photos are not acceptable.
Q: What will my character sheet require?
A: Character sheets are recommended and can be as basic or detailed as you like, so long as we understand it and there are concise limits. Honor the code and adventure forth.

PREMISE


WAYWYRD is the fated space between worlds. Functioning on a mysterious force called the Wyrd, the nature of your stay is largely dependent on the power of your own thought and creation.Whether you call this realm home or have wandered in by mistake is up to you. Whether you can freely travel back and forth on your own or are stuck here forever is up to you.If you want something to exist or be a certain way, the Wyrd will always respond accordingly. In the end, everything is up to you.While you're here, why not look at its attractions?

EXPLORE AN OPEN WORLD...

Each locale you see is not mutually exclusive, as are their developments and conflicts. Traveling from one place to the next can be as easy or difficult as you please.Is a rebellion going on in the kingdom? Are supervillains robbing the big city?
Will heroes from the city become stranded on the beaches of a primeval world?
Can dragons be found chilling on the rooftops with gargoyles and pterodactyls?
There is no set standard for how, who, or what the creatures of this realm are, and reality itself is constantly shifting along with the Will of the Wyrd - your will.

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WHY VISIT WYRD?

Wyrd opens its arms for all people and creatures! Everything is accessable.

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WHO LIVES HERE?

Humans! Cryptids! Supers! Robots! Aliens! And a whole lot more.

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WHAT CAN I DO?

Sightsee and shop! Learn! Party at a local festival! Whatever you want to.

SETTING


WAYWYRD is a liminal space, meaning that the multiverse is thin in this locale. Entering is easy and a matter of belief.The following lore corresponds with the main IC channels in our Discord and is here for OOC reference.

HOW DID I GET HERE?

Did you get lost in the woods while traveling to town?
You might end up in Wyrd.
Did you enter the subway while running for your life?
You might end up in Wyrd.
Did you enter spacetime while thinking about Wyrd?
You might end up in Wyrd.

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LORE & ORDER


WAYWYRD is home to a number of species. How does such a menagerie of seemingly incompatible concepts coexist with one another? Explore what keeps lore in order.

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READ & SPEAK

Wyrd translates all languages into Universal. For example, all language will revert back into its natural form as soon as someone leaves the setting.

SPACE & TIME

Wyrd functions on present time, which is fluid across all connected dimensions. For example, the location you came from may or may not age according to your stay.

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LAW & CONSENT

Wyrd largely governs itself by what is known as consensuality. For example, things like murder and theft are illegal unless otherwise agreed upon by both parties.

TRADE & DEALS

Wyrd accepts money, favors, and secrets as currency, which vary from store to store. For example, a store that specializes in spaceship repair might not take a llama.

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FATE & CHAOS


WAYWYRD is home to a number of species. How does such a menagerie of seemingly incompatible concepts coexist with one another? Explore what keeps fate in chaos.

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ARCANOLOGY

Wyrd fluctuates wildly in magical energies. While magic may be the setting's lifeblood, it is not always reliable and may be unwelcome depending on the district.

TECHNOLOGY

Wyrd booms with technological developments, but only in certain areas. Not all districts are content with sharing, and others may be technophobic.

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METEROLOGY

Wyrd transforms its landscape on the daily due to the stellar storms that pound the world below. When struck, people and objects may find themselves altered.

ECOLOGY

Wyrd hosts a menagerie of life both fantastical and scientific. Earthly creatures can be found coexisting with beasts of legend and alien underbrush.

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UPPER WYRD


WAYWYRD and its upper city has much to offer.
Explore some of its main features!

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MAIN FEATURES

● Diverse Housing
● Family Business
● A Refugee Lodge

UPTOWN SUBURB

The Uptown Suburb houses creatures of all shapes.Anything from modern condos, elven treehouses, mountainous caves, and underwater ruins are all commonplace with relatively affordable plans.Family-owned storefronts such cafés and delis can be found interspersed along the neighborhoods, and those without a home are welcome to the lodge.

PAN ATHENAEUM

The Pan Athenaeum dedicates to the study of all things.Mysteries be abound in and outside the city, and so an academic center was established as a never-ending public repertoire for both grade school and higher learning.Guarded by nothing short of its finest mages, everyone is encouraged to be quiet and courteous during their stay, and never, ever enter the restricted area.

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MAIN FEATURES

Student Campus ●
The Library Hall ●
Restricted Areas ●

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MAIN FEATURES

● Consumerisms
● Specialty Items
● Black Markets

MARKET SQUARE

The Market Square offers anything a creature may need.Specialty foods, tail and wing-friendly apparel, exotic wares, and other unique consumerisms can be found in abundance within the various storefronts.Each shop may or may not take unique currencies, and that's to say nothing of the black markets, which are rumored to accept souls and other illegal trade.

LEYLINE STATION

The Leyline Station brings the heart of the city to life.Offering several modes of travel in bustling lanes all grounded, aquatic, and airborne, anything from carriages to sea dragons and flying cars and are primed and ready.Most newcomers often find themselves tumbling through one of these doors, much to their abject confusion and to the great delight of the tour guide committee.

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MAIN FEATURES

Magic Energies ●
Vehicular Docks ●
Tours Available ●

LOWER WYRD


WAYWYRD and its lower city has much to offer.
Explore some of its main features!

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MAIN FEATURES

● News Street
● The Cinema
● Fairgrounds

DOWNTOWN HUB

The Downtown Hub never stops hustling and bustling.Sleepless nights in dire need of entertainment may look not further than the assortment of restaurants, cinemas, and that big television right above main street.Over in the nearby fairgrounds, the sizzle of food carts and childish games entice even the most jaded of individuals to stay for their overnight spectacular.

TRILLIUM CASINO

The Trillium Casino arguably makes the city go 'round.Various dollars, credits, wares, and more are all on the table, bringing in people from dimensions and places both high and low in hopes of an easy score.Gambling here can be a matter of money or one of life and limb, where refusing (or being unable) to pay quickly results in nearby imprisonment or worse.

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MAIN FEATURES

Luxury Hotels ●
Daily Lotteries ●
Bet Anything ●

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MAIN FEATURES

● Imprisonment
● Trendy Tattoos
● Glowing Sewer

DREDGE CITADEL

The Dredge Citadel extinguishes any and all hope.Situated on its own island enhanced by the best magic and tech has to offer ensures that escape is difficult, even for beings with alternative forms of locomotion.Deep beneath the structure also lies a vast bioluminescent sewer that many may find tempting to enter and escape, but those who venture rarely return.

SHIFTING ARENA

The Shifting Arena harbors more than just sands.Warriors looking for fame and glory may be surprised to learn that the aptly-named area transforms depending on the predetermined needs and mode of the combatants.Many a disagreement has been taken to the arena, where trial by combat is a way of telling the truth in certain practices, or whatever the Will of the Wyrd may be.

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MAIN FEATURES

Decent Fights ●
Fame n' Glory ●
Game Modes ●

THE WYRDWILD


WAYWYRD and its wilderness has much to offer.
Explore some of its main features!

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MAIN FEATURES

● Vast Woodland
● Waterfall Lakes
● Tribal Grounds

STARFALL FOREST

Starfall Forest meets at the very outskirts of civilization.A national park in its own right, high-hanging fruits grow ripe in trees fed from streams of aqueducts while sustenance scrambles through the underbrush.Whether they be sentient or sapient, creatures of the wild may also find themselves at home in one of the many tribal grounds scattered throughout the thicket.

BRINEMIST ISLES

The Brinemist Isles stretch as far as the eye can see.Shells, stones, and logs of driftwood blanket the seamless sands, providing explorers with a plethora of practical materials to scavenge for crafts as well as trade.Other gifts from this region can be found in forgotten chests buried beneath the earth, sunken deep below the ocean waves, or floating on islands in the sky above.

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MAIN FEATURES

Sunken Ruins ●
Floating Islets ●
Sea Treasure ●

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MAIN FEATURES

● Buried Riches
● Cave Paintings
● Mineshaft Ride

TWILIGHT CAVERN

The Twilight Cavern holds secrets to another era.Spelunkers are still unsure of the true extent of its reach, but if the abandoned mineshaft and cave paintings are any indication, it goes much deeper than anyone knows.Exhilarating cart rides, rumors of riches, and star-like gemstones are are all but untouched in the deep black due to rumors surrounding its eldritch inhabitants.

FROSTWIRE RANGE

The Frostwire Range towers high above and lurks below.Treacherous are its peak, whose freezing temperatures and dangerous array of frozen spikes threaten to undo the lives of even the most careful and prepared of creatures.Starkly contrasting the top, what passes for wildlife at the desert base spends their time seeking reprieve from the harsh desert winds by burrowing beneath the dunes.

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MAIN FEATURES

Snow Sledding ●
Adjacent Desert ●
Lightning Peak ●

COMMUNITY


WAYWYRD is a community of adults who are either working a job, attending classes, raising families, or all of the above. Everyone understands that life comes first, and activity checks are minimal.Do you want to submit a piece of lore to one of our liminal spaces? No problem! The backbone of our settings is the player-made ideas.

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CRYSTALDISC

Rank: Administrator
Pronouns: She/Her
Timezone: EST

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FLOWERFOX

Rank: Moderator
Pronouns: She/Her
Timezone: EST

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SKYRAN

Rank: Moderator
Pronouns: They/Them
Timezone: PST