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The Lord Ruler's perfect capital city, Luthadel, is doing the impossible: rebelling. Skaa half-breeds are being taught the power of Allomancy, something that the Lord Ruler's obligators said only existed in the nobility. The enslaved skaa, with their murderous benefactor, now fight back against a living god's oppression.

So, the Inquisition was formed. The nobles begin to fear assassination from all sides. The times of nobility Mistborn killing each other are over. The Steel Inquisitors look for aristocrat traitors and insurgent skaa, and the skaa try with all their strength to merely survive. The Lord Ruler's perfect Final Empire is slowly devolving into chaos.

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#2973255 Spam messages and New Registrations

Posted by Moru on 25 August 2019 - 03:07 PM in Board News & Announcements

Hey guys! You may have noticed that our site was attacked by spam bots. Hundreds of them.

Short term, We have gone through and pruned most or all of them and we are currently working on getting the last of the spam off the site. Long term, the admins are working on solutions for the problem.

In the mean time we have turned off registrations for the site. This doesn't mean you can't join us, there's just an extra step, because we don't want to let the spam bots register.

Please come join our discord. That's where we do all our planning and chatting as friends and players of this game. You can find our link in the sidebar.

Once you have joined discord, PM one of the staff members with the email you'd like to sign up for the site with, and the ooc account name you'd like. We will put through the registration on the back end and pm you back with a password.

Anyone who may have gotten accidentally pruned in the process of getting rid of spam bots can do the same thing and we will get your account registered again.

Thanks for your patience, and we look forward to chatting with you!

-MBI Staff

#2964083 Zero - Skaa Pewterarm

Posted by Moru on 22 July 2019 - 05:05 PM in Skaa

I really love the concept for Zero. He's well thought out and I love the eyepatch. I also like the edits you have made to the character and I think you addressed what Comatose mentioned very well. (I'll let him make his own judgment on that of course.)

Thanks for being patient with us for our responses,also.

I only have one comment. I'm going to approve him, but I'd like you to think about his special skills section a bit more. So I think from his years of being a body guard he'd pick up more than the physical skills. Maybe consider how he judges people to be safe or not for the people he protects, and how he evaluates places he goes for their safety, etc. He would probably also be very street savvy.

Since he's a bodyguard and a Thug, and he's still alive, we get an idea of the fact that he's good at what he does, but just maybe highlighting those skills other than physical would be nice to note.

He's got an approval from me, though!

#2964017 Lucien Faarskar

Posted by Moru on 05 December 2018 - 04:33 PM in Steel Ministry

Lucien is going to be really fun to interact with. I really enjoy that you have portrayed some of the ideas that were in the books about most noblemen not even thinking about skaa as people in the app. It's really really good.

I definitely approve. You'll just need Comatose's approval on your changes and you'll be all set!

#2964016 Lara

Posted by Moru on 05 December 2018 - 04:11 PM in Skaa

I can see how much work you've put into Lara. I'm so excited to see how she's changed and how you've developed her. You have definitely taken the feedback we've given you and really incorporated it into her app.

I whole-heartedly approve

#2964015 Lailen Raisaal

Posted by Moru on 05 December 2018 - 04:07 PM in Player Characters

I really enjoyed reading Lailen. I love that she is in a contest with life. That part of her personality really came through in the history and the role play sample. Where she's just trying to win. At life. I love it. Being a competitive person, myself, I can practically feel that mindset as you've described it.

It is an approval from me.

You need one more.

#2963924 Lara - Skaa Smoker

Posted by Moru on 06 September 2018 - 02:03 AM in Completed Workshop Items

I absolutely love how you have taken Matt's advice and changed how the scene with her mothers and the inquisitors goes. When I read the first version of the history, I had the same sort of reaction that Matt did.

I think you have taken his advice really well and really displayed a better backstory for Lara. I think what I have a hard time with understanding is exactly where in her history she Snaps.

If the intention is to have her Snap during the Inquisitor scene, I don't think that even as emotionally traumatizing as seeing your mother and sister beaten and poisoned to death is enough to actually Snap her, especially at 16. I think that it's more feasible that she maybe got beaten up as a kid, or beaten intentionally because her mother knows her father is a nobleman. It seems like the kind of thing a wise-to-the-world skaa woman would do to her children because she knows how useful Mistings are.


Despite her constant pestering for stories and information, she only learned the basics of how Allomancy worked.

I think this might be a good place to expand on the actual Snapping. Again, her mother knowing that her father is a nobleman, there's no way that she wouldn't want her children to know what Allomancy is and how its used, especially if their shop is used as a hideout for skaa/rebellion crews.

On another note, I do really like what Daydam says about characterization of the skaa she goes to. Maybe some of them don't trust her, maybe they don't like Lane much, so they have an instinctive distaste for her, too. Some skaa are just biased against noblemen because they have never had the same struggles, so maybe they don't like her because she was referred by him. You don't have to like someone to work with them.

So these are just things to think about.

The only thing that is really important and integral to her character is to pinpoint the exact moment she Snaps in my opinion.