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Welcome to 2014 SciWorld
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Welcome to 2014 SciWorld Online Convention! All events this year are hosted from Thursday, May 1st to Sunday, May 4th. To add your event, please visit User:Yatalu/SciWorld.

What can you find on this page?

  • A short manual for IRC
  • Brief instructions for participants and event hosts
  • Copyright notice
  • Links to enter the IRC channels and Wikia chat
  • Schedule


Read the instructions before joining
How to use IRC
  • Entering
  1. Click one of the IRC buttons to join that channel
  2. In "Nickname", type the desired display name
  3. Click "Connect"
  • Commands
  • You can open another channel in the same window by typing /join #Channelname
    • If you're in #SciWorld1, you can type /join #SciWorld2
    • If you're in #SciWorld2, you can type /join #SciWorld1
  • You can change your nicname by typing /nick Newnickname
  • You can perform actions by typing /me does something (this results in * Yournickname does something)
  • You can leave a specific channel by typing /leave
  • Access levels
  • People with symbols in front of their name, are channel (half)operators who are only to act in case of extreme drama/spam; please listen to them if they ask something
  • There are also two bots in the channels: Xertion and DenServ; they don't usually respond to people
  • IRC data
  • For more experienced IRC users:
Network   =  irc.xertion.org
Port      =  6667
Channels  =  #SciWorld1,#SciWorld2
To all participants
  • You can join both rooms and participate in both ongoing events, see "How to use IRC" for more info
  • Do not spam, flood or otherwise disrupt the chat
  • Coarse language may be used, but please keep it to a minimum
  • If the event host wants you to be quiet during an explanation and to ask your questions at the end, please heed that request
  • Just be nice and have fun!
To all event hosts
  • There are two rooms: pay attention to which room you are hosting your event in
  • Please be present about 10-15 minutes before your event starts
  • Mention the name of your event at the start ("Welcome to the ... event") and preferably also at the end ("Thanks for attending ...")
  • Restrain yourself to the time you're given; exception goes for the last event of the day, where host must confirm that the participants want to proceed if they want to continue
Copyright notice
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All conversations at #SciWorld1 and #SciWorld2 will be logged and later uploaded on this wiki in log transcripts for later resource. By participating or hosting an event, you agree that all of the content of these logs will be put under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike License.
Wikia chat is not logged and will only be used for offtopic, yet polite and civilized, conversation. Private chats on IRC nor Wikia chat will be logged.


Click one of the buttons to join


Schedule
Evenings (6PM-11PM)
Convenient and outside working hours
Broad day (7AM-6PM)
Convenient, but within working hours
Night time (11PM-7AM)
Most people would be sleeping
Thursday
Melbourne, AEST
(East Australia)
Perth, AWST
(West Australia)
Moscow, MSK
(East Europe)
London, BST
(West Europe)
New York, EDT
(East America)
San Fransisco, PDT
(West America)
06:00-07:00 AEST 04:00-05:00 AWST 00:00-01:00 MSK 21:00-22:00 BST 16:00-17:00 EDT 13:00-14:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Opening Ceremony. Hosted Yatalu from Role Play Wiki.
07:00-08:00 AEST 05:00-06:00 AWST 01:00-02:00 MSK 22:00-23:00 BST 17:00-18:00 EDT 14:00-15:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Introduction to wiki editing. Discussion about how to edit a wiki (focus lies on RPWiki, but may be useful for other communities with wikis too. Hosted Yatalu from Role Play Wiki.
08:00-09:00 AEST 06:00-07:00 AWST 02:00-03:00 MSK 23:00-00:00 BST 18:00-19:00 EDT 15:00-16:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 The advantages of being a role-player. Discussion about what you have learned, and how role-playing has influenced your life.  Come share your insights. Hosted by Chas Hammer of Trek Online.
09:00-10:00 AEST 07:00-08:00 AWST 03:00-04:00 MSK 00:00-01:00 BST 19:00-20:00 EDT 16:00-17:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Turning Simmers into Authors. Podcast by Sero, also featuring two guest speakers. Introduced by Chas Hammer of Trek Online.
10:00-11:00 AEST 08:00-09:00 AWST 04:00-05:00 MSK 01:00-02:00 BST 20:00-21:00 EDT 17:00-18:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 RP Law & Ethics Discussion. Discussion about the development and current status of simming cultural norms and expectations.  Hosted by Charles Star of Independence Fleet.
11:00-12:00 AEST 09:00-10:00 AWST 05:00-06:00 MSK 02:00-03:00 BST 21:00-22:00 EDT 18:00-19:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Star Trek TNG Season 4 Trivia.  Game.  Hosted by Charles Star of Independence Fleet.
IRC Room 2 Stargate: SG-10. Live action Stargate chat sim.  Hosted by FSF Falk of the Federation Sim Fleet. (Note: Starts on the half hour)
12:00-13:00 AEST 10:00-11:00 AWST 06:00-07:00 MSK 03:00-04:00 BST 22:00-23:00 EDT 19:00-20:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 USS Potemkin. Live action Star Trek chat sim.  Hosted by Warp of the Starfleet Legacy Alliance.
IRC Room 2 Stargate: SG-10. Live action Stargate chat sim.  Hosted by FSF Falk of the Federation Sim Fleet. (Note: Ends on the half hour)
Friday (1)
Melbourne, AEST
(East Australia)
Perth, AWST
(West Australia)
Moscow, MSK
(East Europe)
London, BST
(West Europe)
New York, EDT
(East America)
San Fransisco, PDT
(West America)
23:00-00:00 AEST 21:00-22:00 AWST 17:00-18:00 MSK 14:00-15:00 BST 09:00-10:00 EDT 06:00-07:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Introduction to the "T1" role-playing style. Discussion about what this style is and its most important rules. Hosted by Yatalu from Role Play Wiki.
IRC Room 2 From Rockets to FTL.  Discussion about exploring the various kinds of sci-fi technology and the science behind them, as well as how to incorporate them into your story/RP. Hosted by Mr Xanadu and Luke Herbert from Ongoing Worlds.
00:00-01:00 AEST 22:00-23:00 AWST 18:00-19:00 MSK 15:00-16:00 BST 10:00-11:00 EDT 07:00-08:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Flight of the Harbinger. Discussion about the ORIGIN universe and how to create a vivid universe for your story/RP (complete with species, planets, anomalies, governments, and lore). Hosted by Mr Xanadu from ORIGIN (Ongoing Words).
01:00-02:00 AEST 23:00-00:00 AWST 19:00-20:00 MSK 16:00-17:00 BST 11:00-12:00 EDT 08:00-09:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Past into the Future. Discussion on how retired players can still assist in roleplaying.  Hosted by Tigra Tigress (Oberth SevenContinuum Online and Sixth Fleet).
02:00-03:00 AEST 00:00-01:00 AWST 20:00-21:00 MSK 17:00-18:00 BST 12:00-13:00 EDT 09:00-10:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Darwin. Discussion on the creation and first one hundred days of the game itself, including the story so far and how the game was a surprise hit. Hosted by Luke Herbert, creator of Darwin.
IRC Room 2 Second Generation Simming. Discussion about the challenges of growing up in simming. Hosted by Jessica Anderson of Sixth Fleet (daughter of Tigra Tigress).
03:00-04:00 AEST 01:00-02:00 AWST 21:00-22:00 MSK 18:00-19:00 BST 13:00-14:00 EDT 10:00-11:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 The Other Sort of Aliens. Discussion about roleplaying foreign characters.  Hosted by Silent Hunter of Phoenix Roleplaying.
04:00-05:00 AEST 02:00-03:00 AWST 22:00-23:00 MSK 19:00-20:00 BST 14:00-15:00 EDT 11:00-12:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Blogging & being everywhere. Discussion about blogging in the roleplaying community.  Hosted by David Ball of OngoingWorlds.
05:00-06:00 AEST 03:00-04:00 AWST 23:00-00:00 MSK 20:00-21:00 BST 15:00-16:00 EDT 12:00-13:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 The History of Simming: Past, Present, Future. Discussion on simming's past, present, and future. Hosted by FSF Ignatius of the Federation Sim Fleet.
Friday (2)
Melbourne, AEST
(East Australia)
Perth, AWST
(West Australia)
Moscow, MSK
(East Europe)
London, BST
(West Europe)
New York, EDT
(East America)
San Fransisco, PDT
(West America)
06:00-07:00 AEST 04:00-05:00 AWST 00:00-01:00 MSK 21:00-22:00 BST 16:00-17:00 EDT 13:00-14:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 BREAK
07:00-08:00 AEST 05:00-06:00 AWST 01:00-02:00 MSK 22:00-23:00 BST 17:00-18:00 EDT 14:00-15:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 The Oberth Seven: Tigra Tigress and Andrew Carter from Oberth Seven discussing Simming's Past. (2h)
08:00-09:00 AEST 06:00-07:00 AWST 02:00-03:00 MSK 23:00-00:00 BST 18:00-19:00 EDT 15:00-16:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 The Oberth Seven: Tigra Tigress and Andrew Carter from Oberth Seven discussing Simming's Past. (2h)
09:00-10:00 AEST 07:00-08:00 AWST 03:00-04:00 MSK 00:00-01:00 BST 19:00-20:00 EDT 16:00-17:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Alternative Genres: How to Keep Storylines Fresh and New. Discussion exploring how to keep storylines fresh and flowing for alternative genres, including Stargate, seaQuest, and JJ Abrams Trek Reboot. Hosted by FSF Falk and FSF Margo of the Federation Sim Fleet.
IRC Room 2 The World of Mantaria and The Monster Wars. Discussion concerning the full history of Mantaria and the creatures who inhabit it. Includes the history of the war as well as details on each species including habitats, diets, personalities and powers. Also includes in-depth detail on new game features including the Plague, shadow beings, and the Rogue Army. Hosted by Ralazie of Ongoing Worlds.
10:00-11:00 AEST 08:00-09:00 AWST 04:00-05:00 MSK 01:00-02:00 BST 20:00-21:00 EDT 17:00-18:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Simming in the new Star Wars canon. Discussion on how the new Star Wars canon announcement affects simming. Hosted by FSF Who of the Federation Sim Fleet.
11:00-12:00 AEST 09:00-10:00 AWST 05:00-06:00 MSK 02:00-03:00 BST 21:00-22:00 EDT 18:00-19:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 USS Cadecus: MASH. Live action Star Trek chat sim. Hosted by FSF Esrom of the Federation Sim Fleet.
12:00-13:00 AEST 10:00-11:00 AWST 06:00-07:00 MSK 03:00-04:00 BST 22:00-23:00 EDT 19:00-20:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 A GM Workshop: Message Board Edition. Discussion on how to create a tone of collaboration to produce high quality writing within a message board/play by post medium.  Hosted by Gabriel Logan of the Federation Sim Fleet.
IRC Room 2 The IC Discussion! Discussion concerning simming techniques, and possible future arcs, etc, in the guise of your favourite character! Bring along your favourite character to roleplay, and have a fun chat with others! Hosted by SoapyMac of Phoenix Roleplaying.
13:00-14:00 AEST 11:00-12:00 AWST 07:00-08:00 MSK 04:00-05:00 BST 23:00-00:00 EDT 20:00-21:00 PDT
IRC Room 1

Open Sim:  Challenge the GM. Live action chat sim. Come in with an idea and see it follow into the creation of a live chat game.  Positions, placement, and idea acceptance are a first come first serve bases. Hosted by Gabriel Logan of the Federation Sim Fleet.

IRC Room 2 Breaking Out of the Dreaded Comfort Zone! A discussion on creating new characters, and trying new ideas that are outside the normal type you'd choose to follow.  Hosted by SoapyMac of Phoenix Roleplaying.
Saturday
Melbourne, AEST
(East Australia)
Perth, AWST
(West Australia)
Moscow, MSK
(East Europe)
London, BST
(West Europe)
New York, EDT
(East America)
San Fransisco, PDT
(West America)
06:00-07:00 AEST 04:00-05:00 AWST 00:00-01:00 MSK 21:00-22:00 BST 16:00-17:00 EDT 13:00-14:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Peaceful handovers, are they possible? Discussion on a change of leadership within sim/gaming groups, and how it can be painless, and peaceful. Hosted by Tavey Burgon of the Starfleet Legacy Alliance.
07:00-08:00 AEST 05:00-06:00 AWST 01:00-02:00 MSK 22:00-23:00 BST 17:00-18:00 EDT 14:00-15:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Torchwood Ten. Live action Torchwood/Dr. Who chat sim. Hosted by Tavey Burgon of the Starfleet Legacy Alliance.
08:00-09:00 AEST 06:00-07:00 AWST 02:00-03:00 MSK 23:00-00:00 BST 18:00-19:00 EDT 15:00-16:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Character arcs. Discussion on how to planning characer arcs. Hosted by Diego Herrera of UFOP: Starbase 118.
IRC Room 2 Spelling and Grammar, and why they are your friend. Discussion on the benefits of proper spelling and grammar. Hosted by StarlightBloodhound from OngoingWorlds.
09:00-10:00 AEST 07:00-08:00 AWST 03:00-04:00 MSK 00:00-01:00 BST 19:00-20:00 EDT 16:00-17:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Creating believable relationships. Discussion on how to write believable relationships for your characters. Hosted by Greir Reinard of UFOP: Starbase 118.
IRC Room 2 Starfleet Feud. Team vs team game done in the style of Family Feud (Family Fortunes for UK and Irish readers). Hosted by Azanialix Ja'arda of the Starfleet Legacy Alliance.
10:00-11:00 AEST 08:00-09:00 AWST 04:00-05:00 MSK 01:00-02:00 BST 20:00-21:00 EDT 17:00-18:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 USS Repulse. Live action Star Trek chat sim.  Hosted by Kalquien and Ben Monroe of the Federation Sim Fleet.
IRC Room 2 Advances in the Metaverse. Discussion about improvements made in virtual worlds to enhance visual simming efforts.  Hosted by Azanialix Ja'arda of the Starfleet Legacy Alliance.
11:00-12:00 AEST 09:00-10:00 AWST 05:00-06:00 MSK 02:00-03:00 BST 21:00-22:00 EDT 18:00-19:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Franchise Crossovers in Star Trek Simming. Dicussion about bringing characters, species, elements from non-Trek into a Trek universe setting. Hosted by Benjamin Wolf of Star Trek: Polaris.
12:00-13:00 AEST 10:00-11:00 AWST 06:00-07:00 MSK 03:00-04:00 BST 22:00-23:00 EDT 19:00-20:00 PDT
IRC Room 1 Closing ceremony.