|Some points for people new to Angel Falls:|
Q: What is Angel Falls (AF) ?
A: Angel Falls is a fictional city that exists on DA as a common setting for our characters to meet and interact. It is Metropolis, Gotham City, Los Angeles, New York, and Shermer, Illinois all rolled into one. This group exists to create a common setting that is used for telling stories involving the characters that live there. The primary focus of this group is storytelling via visual art and text stories.
Q: Who can join Angel Falls (AF) ?
A: Any adult (18+) who wants to work with other people to share art and stories featuring a mix of characters.
Q: How do I join Angel Falls?
A: It is a 3-step process, more or less.
-First, join the group using the "Join This Group" button at the top right of the main group page.
-Second, Please Check the Three Roster Groups
and leave a message in the appropriate Roster Group with your Character(s) names. Active characters will be added to the appropriate Roster Group by the Moderators.
-Third, start submitting and taking part in the group. Pictures, text, commissions, fan art, comments, ideas, anything that is related to the Angel Falls setting. For purposes of introducing new characters, we allow a maximum of three (3) generic character pictures. After that, all submissions must include some sort of content specifically relating to Angel Falls. This can be done visually in a picture or in the text description or story accompanying it. It is important that submissions be identified as Angel Falls related to ensure they are accepted into the gallery.
That's pretty much it, so join up and join the insanity that is Angel Falls.
Q: What kind of submissions does Angel Falls accept?
A: Pictures, stories, anything that DA allows and that conforms to their Terms of Service.
Q: How do I submit something to Angel Falls?
A: Submissions with Angel Falls [AF] content should be submitted to the AF gallery once you have joined the group. When you submit art or stories to your DA gallery, select the “Submit to My Groups” option and select Angel Falls. Moderators will review it for AF relevance then approve it.
Q: Where are the submissions to AF located?
A: In this groups’s featured gallery or fave folders. Complete story arcs are collected in subfolders for easier reading.
Q: How long does it take for my submissions to be approved?
A: The time varies, but usually no more than two days. Submissions have to be reviewed by moderators for Angel Falls content. Each submission must be approved by at least two moderators before it will appear in the AF gallery. You can speed the process by making sure it is clear your submission is Angel Falls related.
Q: What are the rules for Angel Falls?
A: Okay, not to get all Kim Jong-il here, but at present I only see one rule being necessary at present. That is: If you are going to feature another person’s character in your art or story, you must get permission to use said character and use them in the matter you intend. People’s right to control how their original characters are used and depicted will be respected. Violations will be removed from the group’s folder and the person will be blocked from this account, and may face further action by the character’s owner. Just because a character appears here once, do not assume that it means the owner has given blanket permission for that character to be used again. Simply put: Ask BEFORE you use anyone else’s original character. The character’s owner retains the right to approve text or pictures before you submit them. When in doubt, always ask the character’s owner before you use their character.
Q: Do I have to be part of some organized storyline to submit anything?
A: Absolutely not. Some people make want to work together on more developed storylines. While those take greater coordination, it can be done. But single scenes and smaller loose stories are just fine. The only limit is imagination.
Q: Do I have to make a character information sheet to use my character in the AF setting?
A: No, you don’t have to. But it might be helpful for other people who want to use or understand/appreciate your character. It is your choice. Any character sheets that are submitted will be gathered in a subfolder collection in the gallery for easier reading and organization.
Q: Can I submit submissions that contain adult/mature subject matter?
A: Yes, as long as they fall with DA’s guidelines and are marked mature.
Q: Can I make suggestions for things I would like to see in AF or for improvements or activities?
A: Heck yes!! Please do, this club should be about participation, this is not MY club, it is not HER club, it is not HIS club, this is OUR club! Your input isn’t just wanted, it is REQUIRED for this thing to be fun for everyone, ok?
Q: What limits are there for characters in Angel Falls.
A: Angel Falls characters are limited in physical strength to being able to lift 100 tons. Exceptions to this can occur, but must be justified and approved by the founder beforehand. People should realize that the more powerful a character is, the more limited his or her roles in storylines will be. See the example of the Golden Age Superman character for an explanation of this phenomenon. Characters who are undefeatable or who have no weaknesses or flaws are rarely interesting to other people over the long run.
Q: Who are the moderators and what do they do?
A: Moderators are volunteers who assist in screening stories to make sure they contain AF related content. They make sure the rules of the group are respected and help to decide questions that come up regarding policy or actions in Angel Falls. They do this as volunteers, receiving no pay for their service and efforts.
Q: Can members use the blog?
A: Yes, within certain limits. The AF blog is intended for announcements that affect the group as a whole. It is not for character introductions or questions. It may be used to suggest story lines or solicit participation in a storyline. Members are limited to one story line post each calendar month.
Q: What is the new Artist Showcase Folder used for?
A: To encourage artists to participate in Angel Falls without having to write stories, we have created the Artist Showcase Folder. It is used to display art done by various artists of characters that exist in Angel Falls. To have art placed in this folder, it must be an AF character who DOES NOT belong to the artist. The artist MUST HAVE PERMISSION from the character owner to submit the character to this folder. You cannot submit art of your own character(s) without the required Angel Falls related content to this folder.
Angel Falls - Open Source Character List*
Angel Falls Roster - Inactive List**
* Please Check the Open-Source Folder for Open Source Character Bios
** If You Feel that Your Character is on this List by Mistake Please let me know ASAP.
Sabrina Swift ProfileSabrina Swift Profile by brad328
Name: Sabrina Swift
Alter-Ego: Dr. Sabrina (Brie) Elizabeth Doherty
Marital Status: Single
Dr. Richard Doherty (brother)
Current Occupation: Professor of Renewable Energy Engineering, Angel Falls University
Eyes: Green (as Sabrina Swift) / Blue (as Brie Doherty)
Hair: Red (as Sabrina Swift) / Black (as Brie Doherty)
Hometown: Angel Falls
Base of Operations: Angel Falls
Group Affiliation: The Protectors
Superhuman Speed: Sabrina can achieve a top speed faster than the speed of sound (770 mph). She is able to utilize her enhanced speed to travel in other ways, such as running up walls (approximately 500 feet with a 1000-foot approach) , across water (approximately 1000 feet with a 500-foot approach) , and leap long distances (with a running start).
Speed Physiology: Brie's body has adapted towards the rigors of high-speed running. Her cardiovascular and respiratory systems are many times more
Heroic Writing, part 2- Character Biographies IIn the first installment, I discussed the fundamental questions that every author should be able to answer before putting pen to paper. I want to reiterate that this is by no means a hard-and-fast set of rules, and failure to comply will not, in fact, get you shot, execution-style, in the back of your head as you pound away at your keyboard. That said, they are still good questions and answering them gives us a good jumping-off point to explore one of the more fundamental aspects of our shared world-building within :iconAngel-FallsDA:.Heroic Writing, part 2- Character Biographies I by WhisakedJak
The first of the questions is What are you writing? In this case, the answer is simple: you are writing a biography- a piece of literature (defined in this case as a part of the writings that are concerned with Angel Falls and not necessarily a work of permanence or lasting significance) that will help to familiarize readers with your character.
The second question is <i>
A Grey Holiday Part 1The office of the latest leader of the Guardians was an opulent affair, with deep brown hardwood paneling, mahogany shelves adorned with awards, plaques and trophies and a large black walnut desk, varnished to a bright shimmer, that dominated the center of the room. A leather office chair set behind the desk with a wooden one with red velvet cushioning sat in front of it. Cedric absorbed himself in some of the military pictures, trying to see if he could place any of the figures.and
He noted one image, of Jack Matthews in the famous Marine Corps Dress Blues standing next to another of the Marines’ superhero soldiers, Iron Mike, who was also in the dress uniform but was also sporting his “metal skin” power, making him look like a statue. To Mike’s credit, he looked like he was in his usual mood of irritated and put upon.
“Stroll through memory lane?” he heard Jack say as he came into the office.
“A little bit, yeah,” Grey replied as he turned
Grey Holiday Part 2“I wish you had given me more of a heads up,” Jack said as he and Cedric walked down the corridor, “We could have maybe set up a welcoming party or something.”
“Hey, I just found out, too,” Cedric replied, his footsteps in sync with Jack’s, “My sister, Sarah? She’s a psychic. She uses her power to keep us all connected, and she accidentally let it slip last time she said hi, which was last night.”
“You don’t tell us much of what goes on in those conversations.”
“There’s not much to say. Kennedy got straight A’s, his bear pooped in another kid’s lunch sack. Dad’s been clearing out the trees knocked down by the ice storm for people. Mom used her laser vision to cook a steak for a customer. Roland’s teaching robots how to be more human… It’s all really mundane stuff compared to what we usually have to deal with.”
|More Journal Entries|
|This is first part of the Updated Angel Falls Community Project started originally by Kallsu. The remainder is coming soon. PLEASE REMEMBER TO CHECK THIS BEFORE COMMENCING WRITING OF A STORY TO MAKE SURE THAT WHATEVER YOU NEED, PERSON OR PLACE, IS NOT ALREADY CREATED|
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