Project Destiny

What is your Destiny?

Welcome to the Project Destiny!


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What started out as a background story for a character, over the years grew into a mission of its own, and even lead to a simulation of its own. Project Destiny started out as a spin off from Langley Station.

The Project Destiny is the clandestine section of Destiny Inc. They do various assignments around the galaxy. From gathering intel to providing security. They are basically a legal version of guns for hire.

They have a number of teams and a support team at Homebase, Earth. Homebase provides technical support as well as assistance with research and communication. With thanks to the technical support team they possess the latest in technology as well as a Arrow class runabout, outfitted for the needs of the teams.

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The Simm itself runs on an open world system where multiple missions run at one time. The current structure is that each team and Home Base all have their own independent stories, which cross over from time to time.


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Latest News Items

» October/November 2020 News letter

Posted on Wed Oct 21st, 2020 @ 7:50am by Norul in General News

Hello everyone. Once again I have missed a few months since the last newsletter. But this one should be brief.

What's been happening?


So, I think it only fair to let you know why things have been so slow for me, and what to expect from me now.
We have all been hit hard by Covid, and for some of us including myself that has meant some massive changes to life. I am now retraining as a lawyer. A long old process that starts with 6 years of part time study toward a degree. I think you can all agree that that in itself is time consuming enough, but I also have four children, three of which are awaiting various medical appointments.
The biggest concern in that sense is my youngest who at less than a year old is fitting so as you can understand I have had my work cut out for me there too.
That leads on to what to expect from me now. As of the point of writing this newsletter, I am in a place where I can focus on the Simm a fair amount and things should return to something resembling normal. However I can't promise it will remain like that. There will be weeks where my study will be more full on, and with appointments and tests still pending, I might be called on more to my family commitments too. If this is the case though, Project Destiny should not stall. David, as you know, is currently acting as assistant games master here, and my hope is that you will all have some posts with each other as well. So, if there is any reason I go missing again you have a point of contact, and hopefully you wont be relying on me for too many of your tags. In any rate, I will attempt to notify you all next time I go absent.

Assistant game master


I am still on the look out for an assistant game master, as David is only in the role as a temporary measure. The role does not need to be in character, but an interested person should be prepared to help drive story, and attend to some behind the scenes work within the Simm. For more information or if you or someone you know might be interested, please contact me.

Mission in the spotlight


With things having been slower recently I have decided to postpone the Mission in the spotlight until things have moved on a little.

Missions


I would like to encourage you to be thinking about your own mission ideas. Nothing is set in stone here and for story telling purposes roles can be fluid. If you have any mission ideas that you would be willing to take the lead on, then let me or David (or whoever happens to be Assistant Game master) know, and provide us with some details and the chances are we will let you run with it, whilst helping to work out some of the finer details.

Thank you all for your patients in this time. I hope to tell some fantastic stories with you.


» June update

Posted on Tue Jun 30th, 2020 @ 3:54pm by Norul in General News

It’s been a while since the last time I have an update on the Simm’s progress. With the real world looming somewhat different at the moment Project Destiny has taken a back seat for many of us, myself included. But I want you all to rest assured that I am still very much committed to this Simm, and it’s success, and in the last couple of weeks I am happy to say that some tags have begun to flow again, although our posting numbers are still down.



LOA’s


I have expressed before that during this time I don’t expect the same level of activity from you all, however I would appreciate an LOA if you believe you won’t be able to keep up with the usual posting requirements, this is to aid me in accessing the current state of the simm, and on how I could aid those of you able to participate in your endeavour to do just that. I am however happy to have LOA’s submitted without deadlines.



Mission in the spotlight


I have been struggling with how to write recruitment adverts for the simm owing to the unique nature of how missions are run here. I don’t want to overrun people with 5 different stories that they could be a part of, but equally I don’t want to miss out on areas where we could do with some extra players. As a result I have come up with an idea of having a mission in the spotlight.



This will be a monthly voting event, in which everyone will be invited to vote, via discord, on the current mission they most enjoy reading/writing. Voting will not be exclusive to our members, but to anyone that has access to our discord server. I am aware that there may be some people that are not members but enjoy reading our material, and it would be good to get their take on things.



After the vote an award will be given to all members that were involved in the writing of the mission, and the months recruitment ad will feature the mission voted everyones favourite.



Mission ideas


I would like to invite all of our writers to be as creative as possible, not only in their writing of each individual post, but also in the creation of missions. The goal is to become a safe space for everyone to tell their stories, set within the Star Trek universe. If anyone has any mission ideas that they think would fit in Project Destiny then please give me or David a shout and we can work something out.



XO required


David’s writer is currently standing in as a temporary XO (or what I woild like to call Assistant Director), and the position is still open for someone more permanent. If you are interested in the role or want to know more about what is involved then please send me a message, and we can discuss it.






I think that just about covers everything for this month. If anyone has any questions then please don’t hesitate to ask.



Norul
Director



» Nova tag system

Posted on Tue Jun 16th, 2020 @ 6:40pm by Norul in General News

Hi all.

You may have noticed at the bottom of the post writing screen there is a box labelled “tags”. This up until now has been unused but after a recent vote we have decided to trial it’s use.

Put simply the system allows for the site to be easily searched for posts using keywords. For example if you were to write “Alpha” in the box, when using the sites search tool you could then write alpha and the post would pop up amping at overs tagged the same way.

So, I wanted to start off by using the box to tag based on the team the post is meant for. If the post is for home base you would simply write “home base” in the box, for team alpha You would write “alpha” and so on and so forth.

It would also be helpful to use the box to tag based on sub-plots that don’t fit into an active mission. For example if there was a blossoming relationship between characters would might want to create a tag for this, so that you can easily keep track of said relationship. This would apply for any other situation you could think of.

As it stands the use of the box is not compulsory, but I would appreciate you all at least try it.

Many thanks
Norul
Director


» Nova tag system

Posted on Tue Jun 16th, 2020 @ 6:38pm by Norul in General News

Hi all.

You may have noticed at the bottom of the post writing screen there is a box labelled “tags”. This up until now has been unused but after a recent vote we have decided to trial it’s use.

Put simply the system allows for the site to be easily searched for posts using keywords. For example if you were to write “Alpha” in the box, when using the sites search tool you could then write alpha and the post would pop up amping at overs tagged the same way.

So, I wanted to start off by using the box to tag based on the team the post is meant for. If the post is for home base you would simply write “home base” in the box, for team alpha You would write “alpha” and so on and so forth.

It would also be helpful to use the box to tag based on sub-plots that don’t fit into an active mission. For example if there was a blossoming relationship between characters would might want to create a tag for this, so that you can easily keep track of said relationship. This would apply for any other situation you could think of.

As it stands the use of the box is not compulsory, but I would appreciate you all at least try it.

Many thanks
Norul
Director


» Black lives, and Covid - 19

Posted on Thu Jun 11th, 2020 @ 12:49pm by Norul in General News

Hello everyone,

Sorry for my inactivity recently but unless you have been living under a rock, I am sure you can appreciate why.

In the last couple of weeks I am sure you have seen in the news about the horrific incident of a black man being killed by law enforcement in the US. I don’t want to get into the politics of it too greatly, but I will say that this is not something unique to the states. It also seems like the ideal time to reiterate the Projects policy on equality.

Here on Project Destiny we welcome people regardless of race, gender, sexual preference, identity, or religion. No one should ever feel singled out for any of the above things, and any acts if discrimination should be brought to the attention of me or David as soon as they occur. I am almost certain that no such incidents will pop up, but clarity is never a bad thing.

On another note, the current pandemic has taken its toll on us all, myself included. With the announcement yesterday that schools here on the UK will not be returning g fully until at least September, I have had to take stock.

Currently my life entails home schooling, house work, and very little down time. It’s not been healthy, and things must change. So I have set aside a little time every day for the things I enjoy. One such thing is simming. So long story short, I intend to be more active from now on, starting today. You should see a lot more tags from me, and a few minor updates going out on the site as well.

My apologies for having had the Simm stall before it even got started, but obviously I could not predict the future when I took on the command here.

I understand that some of you may still not be able to dedicate too much time to the Simm at this time, and all I ask is that you put in an LOA, or let me know, via discord.

Many thanks to you all for your patients, but now the time to firmly say: let’s get this show on the road!

Norul
Director


Latest Mission Posts

» Weak refuge

Mission: Team Alpha - Supernova
Posted on Tue Oct 20th, 2020 @ 7:59pm by Liari Kollaur & Travis Morgan

[ON]
The light was beginning to fade over camp, and if it looked like a place of horrors in the daylight, it was tenfold in the partial darkness. The single dirt 'road' lit only by camp fires, was flanked by make shift shelters that seemed as if one gust of…


» Meeting the Team

Mission: Home Base - Grey zone
Posted on Tue Oct 20th, 2020 @ 7:43pm by Fiona Banninga & David Banninga & Taranlia "Lia" Lesan & Kyle Stanton

"So," David started the meeting he'd called. He was used to having meetings, but still he was a bit nervous. He looked around the room and saw the other three members of the new Beta team. "I know it looks way too formal to have a meeting like this, but…


» Preparing for the unkown

Mission: Home Base - Grey zone
Posted on Fri Sep 11th, 2020 @ 8:36pm by David Banninga & Helen

ON:

With Lotte on his arm David headed for the Project's medical bay. One of the thing he'd need before taking his five month old daughter around the world in a shuttle would be to make sure her body was prepared for every possible virus. In other words, he wanted…


» Beginning Her Day

Mission: Private Investigation - Guard Duty
Posted on Thu Jul 23rd, 2020 @ 9:55am by Saoirse O'Shea & Hans Luger

Hans was armed with an expensive imported cup of coffee. It was not hard to find out what kind the lavish lady liked. Look at her web pieces. But then that was the side she projected. The staff she kept on hand to get her every need knew O'Shea better.…


» Stranger places Part - 2.

Mission: Home Base - Grey zone
Posted on Wed Jul 15th, 2020 @ 7:24am by Mara Xul & Norul

ON

~Chirping birds, conversations and footsteps?~ These sounds, they weren’t present a moment ago were they? Mara thought to herself as she regained consciousness and opened her eyes, she had to keep a hand before her eyes to shield them from the brightness of her surroundings, it seemed that in…


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