Tamira stared at her map, trying to find where the dark gym leader was. She had healed up Cottonee on the way back with a super potion, not wanting to use her heal ticket. She assumed she was going to need it for the period after the gym battle more than she needed it now, especially since Treecko wasn't even injured in the first place. As she stared at the map, she got more and more frustrated trying to look for the map till she remembered what the Professor said. "Shit. How am I supposed to find this?" She looked up and around at the buildings surrounding her. She had no idea what the gym looked like, let alone where it could be. Guess I got to go ask the locals where she is. Tamira looked around to see if there was anyone around who looked like they may know where the gym was.
Tamira had found her way to the Backstreets of Bishar, where the map had suggested the Dark gym might be. The buildings on the backstreet were a bit more dilapidated than the look of the rest of the city. On the street were a few people, though most seemed to be trying to keep to themselves. Nearby was a boy who seemed to be watching Tamira.
After looking around, Tamira noticed that there was a boy that was staring at her a bit. I highly doubt he knows, but he will have to start, she thought, as she started walking towards the boy. As she got closer, she said "Hey, I have a question for you."
Figures he'd run, she thought to herself. Tamira started chasing after the boy and started shouting, "Hey, I'm not done with you!" While she was chasing him, she was looking around to make sure she didn't accidentally fly by the gym.
As she grabbed the back of his shirt, she yanked him backwards a bit, closer to her, and as she did so she said, "hey buddy, where were you going in a hurry? Didn't I say I had a question for you? It's very rude to ignore somebody."
The boy looked away from her "Well maybe when a strange lady is shouting at you, you don't feel the safest. Anyway my mother told me not to talk to strangers. At least not for less than 500 pyen" he said trying to keep his cool in front of her.
"All I said to you was I have a question, and you bolted like I pulled a weapon on you. That's not a normal reaction. Seems like maybe you are hiding something, huh?" She leaned in a little bit closer. "Maybe it has something to do with you staring a hole into me?"
"Hmph well it's not like you look prevents attention lady" The boy said looking at Tamira's punk style "Though I ain't saying more without 500 pyen" the boy said turning his head when she leaned in closer.
"Look I don't think you understand the situation here. I'm not asking for a consultation. I'm asking if you know where the dark gym is. And I don't want to pay money to get this information. So you can tell me what I want to know, or we will have a problem. You got that?
The boy looked a bit scared "Fine you wanna know, I was watching you cause Violent Violet gives me 50 pyen a day to watch out for those who come back here with pokeballs. She likes to keep a close eye on anyone who could be causing trouble. And you seem like trouble, why do you want to find the gym anyway?" he asked.
"Come on you can't be that dense. I'm a Pokemon trainer looking for a Pokemon gym. Put two and two together. And who the heck is this Violent Violet person. Is she the gym leader, or a gang leader, or what?
"Yes, I am one of the new applicants," she said, pulling out her pda and showing her license. "All I'm trying to do is get to the gym, and since you are contracted under her, well, I get the feeling you may know where it is. So help me out a little, will ya?"
"Oh..." he said looking legitimately surprised to see a trainer licence "Sure yeah follow me" he said as he started to lead her through the back streets as they reached a fench"Sorry, I just never expected to see a trainer back here, most of the people I see with pokemon back here, are Punks and lost Coordinators." he said looking around before moving a plank motioning for her to follow through.
"Violet keeps the punks in check and makes sure the Coordinators make it safely back to the front streets. She's what keeps the back streets in line. It's why Bast made her the Gym Leader" he said as they reached a building that didn't look ever impressive a neon sign lit up over a set of stairs heading into the earth "She's down there, just show your licence to the bouncer and he'll let you through" the boy explained.
"Thank you very much. Next time though, try not to run away from the person you are supposed to be watching, because that is very suspicious." And with that Tamira headed down the staircase towards the bottom, where upon seeing the bouncer, she flashed her trainer license.
"Right" the boy said nodding as he walked off once she headed down.
The bouncer looked tough, a big guy leaning against the door with a bit of a scowl, though when Tamira flashed her licence he immediately lightened up "Oh a challenger, he said pulling out an electric clipboard hitting a few buttons as a heal ticket was dispenced "Here you go for challenging, head on in" he said handing the ticket over to her.
"I take it you don't get many of us do you? Probably less than the normal gym anyways. Thank you for the heal ticket." She said, heading inside, not really waiting for a response.
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People are out there, yes, but if you're looking for a game, sorry to say that things seem to be winding down overall. There's basically been... 3 games in the last 2 years, none of which got off the ground.
Jun 8, 2021 4:55:15 GMT
Hello anyone out there!
Jul 31, 2020 17:55:59 GMT
Does anyone know where the latest Roll20 JSON Exporter for the Fancy Sheet is?
May 22, 2020 23:59:17 GMT
UwUs into the void...
May 14, 2020 2:56:43 GMT
It's very slow, yes. You'll probably finish working on your game before one pops up here, and if you create a recruitment for it you can expect to be swarmed with applicants.
May 7, 2020 4:47:37 GMT
New games seem to open up slowly here, but if new people are still welcome, I don't mind waiting around (or working on my own). It looks like there's some useful stuff to browse in the meantime.
Feb 24, 2020 7:31:23 GMT
Dec 25, 2019 11:21:14 GMT
Happy Holidays Poke-EEE-MAN enthusiasts!
Dec 25, 2019 7:30:23 GMT
Merry Christmas, Pokemon Play by Post community!
Dec 18, 2019 17:33:11 GMT
Dec 18, 2019 14:53:25 GMT
Hi folks! New here and excited to try this place out!
Dec 11, 2019 21:47:02 GMT
Dec 11, 2019 19:20:07 GMT
Anyone else here a Hunter x Hunter fan?
Dec 3, 2019 1:40:48 GMT
Keep an eye on the recruitment area of this website. They're rare nowadays, but any new games that crop up will show up there. If it's a live game you want though, you're outta luck.
Dec 2, 2019 19:05:30 GMT
but how else do i find games then?
Nov 28, 2019 6:17:00 GMT
Sounds to me like they weren't a group you'd want to be part of anyway.
Nov 27, 2019 22:17:34 GMT
i wanted to join a living server on roll20 to learn the system but they ignored my application for 2 weeks then blocked me
Nov 24, 2019 19:37:47 GMT
Basically, GMs post recruitments in the appropriate section, and then players apply to the open games. Unfortunately, there has been a rather... small amount of games posted lately, but there's one currently recruiting right now.
Nov 24, 2019 13:08:10 GMT
How does this site work?
Oct 1, 2019 13:10:32 GMT
Post on the Game Masters Seeking Players page. There are plenty examples there to go off of.