Sticky Note – For the next few months (until the end of 2017) you will see me loading information into the site. We currently are aiming for a January 2018 start for the game (it would be sooner but do to personal things it won’t happen until after Xmas).
The one advantage of running a game based on the real world is being able to use Google Maps “My Maps” function. It means I can set up a map using google maps, I can add locations, add map symbols and customize it for the game.
The locations sections (and the run logs) will have links to specific areas on those maps, and I am going to add the main link to the right hand side to get to the overall map. Oh and you can zoom in and out all you want.
The main page for this location can be located here and that is the page that will be updated regularly. I cannot guarantee this post will be updated as we unlock more locations within this major location, but I will try.
Hong Kong: häng-käng
Primary Languages: Cantonese, English
Provinces/District: Aberdeen, Downtown Hong Kong, Kowloon City, Kwai Tsing, Kwun Tong, Lantau Island, New Territories, Northern Reaches, Sai Kung, Victoria Harbor, Yay Tsim Mong
Government Type: Corporate Governance/Capitalist Republic
Bordering Countries: Canton Confederation, Hainan, Philippines, Taiwan
Geography: Peninsula and surrounding islands with rolling hills and steep mountainous terrain
Notable Features/Places: Chek Lap Kok Airport, High Island Reservoir, Shek-O, Tolo Harbor Complex, Victoria Peak
Major Members of the Board of Directors (25 total members): Geoffrey Weston (Ares), Akiko Rhys-Harding (Mitsuhama), Watanage Sato (Shiawase), Adrian Cheung (HKB), Yang Lin Fat (Shibata), Hiro Izawa (Monobe)
- Ares Asia Holdings
- Aztechnology Australasia
- Daiatsu, Inc
- Eastern Tiger Corporation
- Evo NavTech
- Horizon Group
- Kuroyama Geosource
- Mitsuhama Hong Kong
- Pacific Prosperity Group
- Saeder-Krupp SwissBank
- Shibata Construction and Engineering
- Wuxing, Inc.
- Xiao-Renraku Computer Systems
- Yokogawa Corporation
LIST OF SPECIFIC LOCATIONS IN HONG KONG
- Ara, Princess of the Water, An old World War II Liberty Ship converted to a full time casino/hotel/meet spot. Location: Hong Kong, China (usually)
Name: Ara, Princess of Water Spirits
Location: Various, generally Hong Kong
Establishment Type: Resort/Meeting Spot
- Boone, Human Fixer and Club Owner (51%)
- Tisha Coal, Elf Club Owner (49%)
- Commander Zane Watabe, Ship Captain
- Waddell Sim, Samurai Security Officer
- Guang Zhang, Magical Security Officer
As a floating casino the ship offers everything a resort can, but for the more exclusive clientele. It also serves as a hub to purchase almost anything you want, conduct any type of business and to hide when being hunted.
Recent History: Contrary to what was believed, when she was originally sold in 1972 as the Ara she was not scrapped (see her wiki page here). Instead, she was drydocked and stayed there until the mid 2020s. Where she was refitted with new gear including weapons, rigger capability, a landing pad for rotorcraft and the ability to carry a couple of GMC Riverines inside of her.
It is known that the Ara has disappeared four times for six months at a time since the mid 2020s, it is assumed that is when she has been upgraded. The most recent time was 2069.
Design: Original hull WWII Liberty Ship
4,023 long tons (4,088 t) (standard)
14,550 long tons (14,780 t) (full load)
Length: 441 ft 6 in (134.57 m)
Beam: 56 ft 11 in (17.35 m)
Draft: 28 ft 4 in (8.64 m)
Installed power: Unknown
Speed: 12.5 kn (14.4 mph; 23.2 km/h)
7,800 t (7,700 long tons) DWT
444,206 cu ft (12,578.5 m3) (non-refrigerated)
Complement: It is rigged, but up to 227 personnel
Armament: Specifics unknown