Shifting Sands

Player Interest Form

Please fill this out so we know you're interested in participating!

Please note that the following fields (marked with *) must be filled in for you to successfully complete the form: name, email, phone, age and Campaign Kick-off attendance.

Our Campaign Kick-off is set for April 23rd, at Castle Whately. This isn't the first session, but is our opportunity to provide information about the game, answer player questions, and start the character creation process. This will also give you the chance to talk with other players to making connections between your characters.

Thanks for your interest!

The Shifting Sands Staff
FĂȘte Fatale Productions

Tell Us Who You Are

* Name:
* Email address (this will be our primary method for contacting you):
* Phone:
* Age: Teen* 20s 30s 40s A little more

* Age 18 and over, except with special dispensation.

* Do you expect to attend the Campaign Kick-off on April 23rd? Yes No Will if virtual attendance is possible.

Tell Us Your Interests in Space:1889 Shifting Sands

What's your level of interest in the Shifitng Sands campaign?

I love the Space:1889 setting
I'm intrigued by Victorian Science Fiction
I like late 19th Century culture and politics.
I'm looking for an excuse to wear Victorian costuming.
I'm a larp slut / campaign whore or miss playing with the Gateway crowd.


What level of participation do you expect at this time to commit?

I plan to make every Salon (4 Saturday evenings a year).
I plan to make every Salon and would attend whatever Side Sessions during that weekend are relevant to my character.
I know I won't be able to make every Salon, but expect to attend 2 or 3 each year.
I am not likely to make more than one Salon a year, but would prefer to play a Player-Character.
My attendence is likely to be very sporadic, but I'd like to play a Non-Player-Character when I am available.

Other info you'd like to provide?

What type of character interests you most?

A full-time Player-Character.
Mostly playing a Player-Character, but occasionally playing Non-Player-Character(s).
Playing Non-Player-Characters regularly.

Any details or caveats?

What level of experience do you have with LARP and campaigns?

I've never larped before.
I've played one-shot larp(s), but haven't played in a larp campaign before.
I've played campaigns before.

Other details you'd like to provide?

Below are several types of drama and action typical to campaign LARP. Please use 1 to 5 to indicate your level of interest in each  
(1 = "Not my cup of tea", 5 = "Jolly good!"). 

Inter-character relationships--good, bad and otherwise: 

1 2 3 4 5
Note: if you select 1 here, this may not be the game for you.

Growth and change in your character: 

1 2 3 4 5

Political intrigue: 

1 2 3 4 5


1 2 3 4 5

Factions or secret societies: 

1 2 3 4 5

Economic limitations / negotiations: 

1 2 3 4 5

Conflicting ideologies: 

1 2 3 4 5

Class conflict: 

1 2 3 4 5
Anything that we should have listed?
Below are several aspects specific to Victorian Science Fiction which are possible plot-fodder for Shifting Sands. Please use 1 to 5 to indicate your level of interest in each  
(1 = "Not my cup of tea", 5 = "Jolly good!"). 

Exploration of the Solar System: 

1 2 3 4 5


1 2 3 4 5

Weird Science & Invention: 

1 2 3 4 5

Industrialists / Captains of Industry:

1 2 3 4 5

Empire building / conflicts (including military): 

1 2 3 4 5

Clashes between cultures: 

1 2 3 4 5

Etiquette, manners and high society: 

1 2 3 4 5
Anything that we should have listed?
Any specific elements of Victorian Science Fiction you hope to see the campaign include?
Members of Victorian society usually held very non-21st Century attitudes towards those of different nationality, race, religion, or class. To gauge players' interest and comfort with 19th Century attitudes being played out in-game, please use 1 to 5 to indicate your level of comfort or interest for each of the below 
(1 = "Not my cup of tea", 5 = "Jolly good!"). 

Expressing prejudicial attitudes with actions towards other characters (PC or NPC): 

1 2 3 4 5

Being the target of prejudicial attitudes and actions: 

1 2 3 4 5

Expressing and acting out anti-Martian sentiment: 

1 2 3 4 5

Receiving anti-Martian sentiment: 

1 2 3 4 5
Anything else you want to say about 19th Century standards being expressed in-game?

Tell Us If You Already Have Some Character Ideas

If you already have some character ideas, we're interested in hearing them; this will help us prepare for the Campaign Kick-off on April 23rd.

Martian--Royal Crown Colony of Syrtis Major (i.e., British subject)
Other--specify below


Career, positon or occupation:

Initial character concept in 10 words or less:

Example: "brilliant but cynical doctor, ex-British military"

Ok, we'll let you have 100 words, if you're really full of ideas.

Anything Else?

Anything else we should have asked, or you want us to make sure we know BEFORE we start on the Character Creation process on April 23rd?




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