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Mystery Masquerade Ball in The Shire

posted Mar 8, 2012, 9:51 AM by Yllisa Greenflower   [ updated Aug 31, 2012, 9:54 PM by Bovso Oakengates ]
Once Upon A Time in The Shire on an enchanted night hobbits gathered and the magic began... 

This year theme is 

Fairy Tales of Middle-earth 

Date:    March 31st
Time:    8 pm (GMT) 3 pm (/servertime)
Location:    Shire Rose's Hall gardens - 4 Myrtle Court - Songburrow

Event details:


-Participants must create a hobbit alt (the masqueraded mystery hobbits) , such alt's identity must remain secret from all friends/kin members.

-The alts/masqueraded hobbits must maintain the original gender of your character but can have different features/class/clothing/ and of course RP story.

-There will not be a traditional 'Master of Ceremony' , all hobbits must therefore use their initiative, and come forward to perform in an orderly fashion .

-Musicians and performers must take care of learning some new (never heard before ) music, songs, poems, and stories inspired by fairy tales of Middle-earth. Each performer has 5/8 minutes allocated for music/poem/story to allow all to take part and the night to be a success, please do not use more then 5/8 minutes.

-Due to the very nature of this event, only 'solo' performances will take place during the Ball by the mystery hobbits.

-Due to the very nature of this event,  every hobbit can bring some food and drinks to share with others (this is only a suggestion and not obligatory)

-The 'Guess Who?' Game:  After the musical performances, a signal will be given to all the guests. This will be the beginning of the 'Guess Who?' Game. Each hobbit will be centre stage  while others will try to guess his/her real identity. This hobbit will then walk behind a tree , take his mask off and come back  with their real identity
Grand Finale : Musical surprises , fireworks and all over merriment.

We expect this event to last as a normal 'Green Dragon Friday' this will be achieved with the cooperation and initiative  of all participants.
Please come along, have fun and enjoy  the magic of Masquerade Ball.

OOC details:

Here is how change between a mystery hobbit and main character can be done:
  1. Amorey makes sure she is wearing the same clothes as her mystery hobbit in one of her outfit slots.
  2. Amorey then goes to the site of the Ball (Songburrow)  making sure not to show her  costume ( show a different outfit or equipment) and goes offline.
  3. Her mystery hobbit  comes online and go to the Ball.
  4. When the time to guess come, the mystery hobbit step forward, people will guess who she is...she then walk behind a tree, goes offline.
  5. Amorey comes back on wearing the same clothes but no mask any more (her true identity is now revealed).