SevCol Online 1 – The Universal Challenge

Hello everyone,

First of all, we must disappoint you. It seems extremely unwise to us to organize a physical event in the foreseeable future, because we simply cannot guarantee that we can keep a 1.5m distance, while at the same time having fun playing AND fitting into a physical location.

What we can do, and what we’ve been planning not-so-secretly for a while, is an online-only SevCol event.

What: An event in the SevCol universe, where you can play your own character (or someone else).
When: Saturday, May 30, from 12:00 to 17:00.
Where: From the comfort of your own home.
How: With Discord, Empty Epsilon, and a lot of creativity.
What does it cost: An afternoon of your time, and zero euros.
What if I can’t participate?: No problem, regard this online-only event as a side quest (optional, but fun).
I want to know more: Cool! See the IC announcement below, and keep an eye on the new “Universal Challenge” channel on the SevCol Discord server (https://discord.gg/fKsEeF2).
Do I have to register?: Yes please! You can do it here: https://forms.gle/6qvRpJ9XKRNjWmGa9. If you have registered, you can talk to your fellow players in the ‘Contest-Chat’ channel on our Discord.

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((Voiced by: Hansel van der Breeze))

Hi there! This is your favorite quizmaster, Hansel van der Breeze! It’s quiz time!
Time to forget about the nasty news for a while, and join me in one of our regional challenges!
Will your team become the regional champion, and join me and the other winning teams in our studio on Earth? Are you capable of beating all competitors? Then join up for:

= The Universal Challenge! =

To participate in the challenge, you must sign up individually. You have to have a room where you can be alone, to prevent co-operation, which would of course be blatant cheating! Just before the start of the preliminaries, you will be assigned random team members from your region, and then you will face off against the other teams in several dazzling challenges! As a simulator will be needed for some of the challenges, a computer is required to participate. And a quick and creative mind is required for all tests!
Shall I see you soon, in your own regional challenge, and then in the flesh in our studio? I’m sure I will!

SevCol 15 is canceled due to the Corona virus

Hello everyone,

As of today, RIVM has tightened and extended the guidelines with regard to the Corona virus. Under these new guidelines and with the advancing situation, it seems very unwise, if not impossible, to organize SevCol on our planned date.

Because we do not yet know how long these measures will last, we can’t say when SevCol 15 will be held. Our plan is to have another poll among our participants by the end of the guidelines, to decide on a new date which is convenient for as many people as possible.

Entry fees already paid for SevCol 15 will be refunded.

Stay safe, everyone!

SNN Special Report – Martian Rebellion?

SNN is closely following the situation on Mars, where one city dome has voted to break free from the central Martian government. The journalists of SNN will collect reports of trusted sources to keep all readers up-to-date about this unprecedented event and how this situation is developing.


January 22, 2181
May O’Neal – 6-News

This is May O’Neal, with 6-news, on the developing situation on Mars, now called the Mars Rebellion by some.

As more and more separate domes support either the Separatists or the Mars Union government, an official common moniker has been adopted by the separatists, who refer to themselves as the Volunteers.

While the situation is tense, both the Volunteers and the Union government are striving towards… please hold one second.

This is breaking news, you heard it here first on 6-news! There has been an attack on the MarsGov building in Carmack city! Reports of an explosion outside the main governmental administration building are followed by smaller secondary fires around the high-security building. The Dome itself seems to be undamaged and the damage appears to be mostly superficial, due to the high-strength construction of the Pre-Dome MarsGov building.

We are receiving reports that an unknown group, calling themselves “Knights of Ethelred” are claiming the attack was their response to “oppressive actions by Mars Union police against the free men of the Realm”. We are currently attempting to reach the Volunteer domes for comment.

Keep streaming 6-News for the latest updates on the Mars Rebellion.

SevCol 15: This was a Triumph

Due to the Corona virus, this event has been postponed until further notice. 

 


Dear crew members, ship security, specialists and passengers, SevCol is proud to present its first role-play event of 2020: SevCol 15: This was a Triumph.

We will be playing both on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of March, with a pause for sleeping and breakfast in between. We will start the LARP on Saturday (10 AM), but we offer the option to arrive on Friday evening. This would mean time for socializing with your fellow larpers, help for us with preparations, and possibly time for simulator practice. It will also allow you to be on time for the early start on Saturday. Sleeping accommodations are arranged, but remember to bring your own bed or equivalent, sleeping bag, etc.

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The Celestra has completed its tasks in Alpha Centauri and is traveling back to the Solar System. What news awaits them, as timely news from the Solar System was so hard to get these last few weeks?

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SevCol 14: Trouble in Paradise

Dear crewmembers, ship security, specialists and passengers, SevCol is proud to present its third role-play event of 2019: SevCol 14: Trouble in Paradise.

This time, SevCol will start on Friday! We will be using the same event times as 7 Realms, as we will also be using the same location as 7 Realms. Thus, we will start on October 18th, Friday evening (time-in at 20:00), and end on October 20th, Sunday afternoon. The event will be held at the scouting terrain Skoltaro in Eibergen. Play will be both inside and outside, as there are options for people who want to go and explore the forest. However, there will be enough to do inside as well; not everyone has to go outside.

We expect that sleeping accommodations will be similar to what we’re used to, with us being able to accommodate pretty much everyone inside in the IC areas (indoors). There is also an option to bring your own tent (IC or OC) and sleep in there.

Please note that we absolutely require 25 paid registrations by September 27th, as well as at least 5 people to help on the Friday before the event with the preparations, for the event to proceed.

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The miner problems on Kordoss seem to have been mostly fixed, and the problems with the space elevator seem to be pretty well under control.

But, those responsible for the destruction of Customs 3 are still out and about, and where has Dr. Henry Cotton been taken to? The trail leads to Eden, and the passengers of the S.C.S.S. Celestra are in pursuit.

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SevCol 13: Enemy Mine

Dear crewmembers, ship security, specialists and passengers, SevCol is proud to present its second role-play event of 2019: SevCol 13: Enemy Mine.

We will be playing both on Saturday and Sunday on 6 & 7 July, with a pause for sleeping and breakfast in between. The coming event will (most likely) be held at the ‘Cee Spot’ in Enschede!

Please note that we absolutely require 25 paid registrations by the 7th of June, as well as at least 5 people to help on the Friday before the event with the preparations, for the event to proceed.

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While apprehending Doctor Henry Cotton and turning him in at SevCol station Customs-3, a situation has developed on the mineral-rich world of Kordoss.

Clashes over claims and bad blood between UAC and independent miners, supported by well-meaning benefactors, have resulted in several deaths and untold damage. The Celestra is sent to investigate and, if possible, resolve the situation.

While docked at the Kordoss space elevator, the view outside the airlock is one of unrest, accusations and anger.

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SevCol 12: Methuselah’s Children

Dear crewmembers, ship security, specialists and passengers,

SevCol is proud to present its first role-play event of 2019: SevCol 12: Methuselah’s Children. We will be playing both on Saturday and Sunday on 2 & 3 March, with a pause for sleeping and breakfast in between.

The coming event will (most likely) be held at the ‘Cee Spot’ in Enschede! Please note that we absolutely require 25 paid registrations by February 16th, as well as at least 5 people to help on the Friday before the event with the preparations, for the event to proceed.

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The Celestra has made its first journey ever to Alpha Centauri. They were following a path of clues in their search for a certain doctor. Who is this doctor? Where can he be found? And what should be done with him?
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Special Report: Kordoss Riots

Hello, I am Meros Dragovich, with SCNN

Today, we bring you an update on the Kordoss situation. As we all know, UAC has recently started exploiting new claims on Kordoss. Numerous private miners have since left to UAC, touting much-improved conditions, higher pay and shorter hours.

Last week, UAC revised their “come all” policies on Kordoss, leading to growing discontent among private miners who have sold their claim and are now unemployed. These recently unemployed miners have been forced to rely the generosity of the local Saturn Refugee Movement employees, who have come to Kordoss to “assist the Downtrodden”, according to Janey Hoffah.

I stand here at the UAC recruitment office, which has recently been firebombed by parties unkown, alledgedly in retribution for the rejection of over 50 miners who, according Janey Hoffah, have unfairly been failed out of UAC training, after being previously approved.

Union Aerospace Corporation has released the following statement:
“We regret the recent turn of events. We were overwhelmed with the influx of new workers, and while UAC is extremely thankful for the trust you have placed in us, we regret to inform you that there are currently no vacancies in our local branches for miners. We predict future growth opportunities will create additional opening for skilled miners and support personnel, so keep an eye on our employment boards!”

SevCol 11: Beyond This Horizon

Dear crewmembers, ship security, specialists and passengers,

SevCol is proud to present its second role-play event of 2018: SevCol 11: Beyond This Horizon. We will be playing both on Saturday and Sunday on 13 & 14 October, with a pause for sleeping and breakfast in between.

The coming event will once again be held at the ‘Cee Spot’ in Enschede, our new location everyone seems to love! Please note that we absolutely require 25 paid registrations by October 3rd, as well as at least 5 people to help on the Friday before the event with the preparations, for the event to proceed.

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After careful detective work on both Luna and Callisto, the crew of the Celestra has determined that the much sought after geneticist Henry Cotton is likely to be found somewhere on Lucis. They decided to pursue him, following the trail of clues.

But who else may be on the trail of this doctor? And what consequences may the doctor’s research have on the lives of humanity? Do we even want such knowledge out there? The crew of Celestra is journeying out towards the Worlds of Light to find the answer to possibly some of these questions.

Meanwhile, other troubles are brewing in other places in the Alpha Centauri system, as troublesome reports from Kordoss are hitting the news. Workers are speaking out about the terrible working situations in the mines and the heavy industries the planet is known for. As the workers are speaking out and uniting against the companies’ upper management, more are joining their ranks, creating a ruckus which might even lead to a great revolt.
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Celestra harboring dangerous criminal

Independent News just got word that the SevCol vessel SCSS Celestra has been offering a safe haven to the known terrorist Andrea Ensslin. She was captured when she tried to set foot on SevCol Station. She was apprehended by the courageous bounty hunter G. Madsen. She is currently being held at the brig at SevCol Station. We sincerely hope this criminal will finally be brought to trial so that justice can prevail. We will do our utmost to keep our readers updated on this matter.