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Dalibor is a semi-canon Dragonriders of Pern site. No knowledge of the series or site is required to join; players of all experience levels are welcome here. Founded in 2008 on Proboards and moved to Jcink in 2013, Dalibor has been running for eight years.

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Spring, 18th Turn, 11th Pass

Upcoming Flights:
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Upcoming Hatchings:
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Western Hold welcomes new blood in the form of a young couple, Lord Holder Basasius and Lady Holder Baria. A grand Gather is being hosted by Western Hold to welcome their new Lord and Lady.

While the new Lords settle into Western there has been talk and speculation about the western continent's other Hold. It has been two turns since his wife's passing in the south, when will Lord Callum decide to take up a new wife?

Spring has woken an abundance of plant life across Pern with intermittent spring showers helping to sate the growth's never ending thirst. With the end of snow and cold comes Thread once more; Dalibor's wings have no doubt been reduced due to losses over the winter but none the less they persevere.
Leadership
Weyrwoman
Rayna of Gold Couineth - Boo

Weyrleader
Z'dyn of Iron Baihujinth - Rhia

Jr. Weyrwoman
Jali of Copper Laanasuth - Rii

Jr. Weyrleader
Arlya of Burgundy Xerocleth - Rowana

Alphahandler
Norla of Bronze Norsk - Ivy

Betahandler
Der of Grey Desk - Rii
Oreanda of Bronze Osk - Ruin

Weyrlingmaster
B'tor of Green Tavistrath - Sakoru
Nia of Pink Koeneth - Catsitta
S'vor of Green Absinth - Ruriko

Wherlingmaster
Ijo of Brown Isk - Rhia
Pavir of Blue Pavisk - Captain
Swithin of Blue Swisk - Ivy

Candidatemaster
Ulian of White Rivath - Ruin
Ra'h of Green Musath - Blot
Zanii of Black Zansk - Leo

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Ruin

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Ivy
Rii

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Rhia

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Dalibor was created by Bre, continued by Cathaline, and is now owned and operated by Ruin. Most of the information, rules, and graphics were made, compiled, or written by staff with credit given to those whose resources they used. Stock thanks to credited parties. All characters and posts are copyrighted to the members of the game. No material from this site should be copied in any way, shape, or form without utter express permission from the members and staff. All references to worlds and characters based on Anne McCaffrey's 'Dragonrider of Pern' series are copyright Anne McCaffrey 1967-2017, all rights reserved. The Dragonriders of Pern is registered U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, by Anne McCaffrey, used here with general permission for non-commercial purposes without monetary gain.

 
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 Open Positions, Transfers, and Adoptables
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 Posted: Apr 8 2015, 05:39 PM
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For candidates, you are allowed to use available NPC riders for searches. Check the dragon list or NPC board in the character archives for riders that you can use.


We are currently accepting and seeking characters for the following positions:
  • WINGRIDERS [BLUE, CYAN, GREEN, PINK, BLACK]
  • PRIDERUNNERS [BLUE, GREEN, BLACK]
  • CANDIDATES [DRAGON, WHER]
  • WEYRFOLK [COOKS, DRUDGES, WEYRBRATS, CRECHEWORKERS]
  • HOLDFOLK [HOLDERS, DRUDGES, COOKS, STEWARDS, MIDWIVES]
  • JOURNEYMEN [ESPECIALLY TANNER, WEAVER, SMITH, FISHER, BAKER]
  • APPRENTICES [ESPECIALLY TANNER, WEAVER, SMITH, FISHER, BAKER]
We are currently accepting the following number of rider transfers in these colors:
  • BLUE [99]
  • CYAN [99]
  • BURGUNDY [3] ^
  • GREEN [99]
  • PINK [99]
  • BLACK [99]
We are currently accepting the following number of wher transfers in these colors:
  • BLUE [10]
  • GREEN [05]
  • BLACK [10]
^ Burgundies first appeared outside of Dalibor in summer 08. Transferred burgundies cannot be older than this.

Please PM a staff member if you have any questions about current availability.
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 Posted: Apr 8 2015, 05:39 PM
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Aren't these characters unwanted? Why are they adoptable? Why should I adopt?
At times players may lose their muse in a specific character and put him/her up for adoption so that another player may continue their story. Other times characters may be put up for adoption because the player left the site. Whatever the reason for the character being added to the adoption list, everyone benefits when they are adopted! Not only do adoptable characters come with backstories and/or bondeds they may come with familial relations still in-play and/or other players eager to begin roleplaying with them again. Did we mention that adopted characters come with a free character slot?! Adopted characters do not count against your current character limit and there is currently no limit to how many characters you can adopt!

Adoption Checklist & Rules:
1. If the character you are interested in has special instructions listed please follow them prior to contacting staff to reserve the character. The special instructions may involve talking with the character's former owner, a player who has substantial input on the character (such as the player of the character's romantic interest or family member), or talking with staff. Some characters may require an audition post, some may require an application with no reserve, etc.

2. If the character is open for reserves, apply to reserve the character by messaging the staff (please message the admin & mods for a prompt response). Once the staff has approved your reserve they will mark the date on this page on the character you have reserved. Reserves last for 2 months after which time if an application has not been submitted to and approved by staff your reserve is dropped. There is a two week waiting period before you can re-reserve a character. Applications will be held in the event you wish to re-reserve and apply with that character after the waiting period.

3. Read the character's existing history and ensure it is up to date - check the site's history to ensure no important events are missing. Remember to consider how the character would have reacted to different events!

4. Read other personal threads involving the character and take note of any recurring characters or themes - if a recurring character is played by a current player, feel free to contact them to see if they have any thoughts on the relationship between the two characters. Keep an eye out in personal threads for any changes that are important to your character's history as well - have they Impressed pets that were not listed on the profile? Did they achieve a new rank that was not noted in the profile?

5. Re-write the character's entire profile in your own words! This includes all aspects of the profile - don't forget their bonded if they have a dragon or wher; they are characters in their own right too! Be sure to check the archives to see if their dragon or wher had any Flights/Runs or subsequent clutches so you can add that to their history!

8. If there is anything you are unsure about or are having trouble finding, ask the staff (PM admin and mods to get the quickest response).

9. When you have completed your app in the WIP Closet, don't forget to post beneath it that you are ready for review so staff can go over your application.

Why re-write the character's profile?
We believe that it will prove you have found a connection with the character and can keep both the spirit it was originally conceived with and any changes that have happened over time in mind.

Why are certain character's marked as 'No Reserve'?
Staff will mark certain characters as 'No Reserve' at their discretion. This may be due to the character's rank, the character's accumulated pets, or other various reasons. All characters bonded to a 'shiny/special' dragon or wher cannot be reserved. This allows all members a fair chance at said characters given varying time zones as well as real life responsibilities which allow some members to be online while others are working, sleeping, at school, etc. If you have an inquiry about a specific character's 'No Reserve' status you are always welcome to reach out to the staff - but be advised this does not guarantee the no reserve ruling will be removed. Once there has been interest in a 'No Reserve' character Staff will implement a timeline during which applications are open - all members interested may apply during that time and at the end Staff will make the final decision on who will be playing the character.

Please be advised that adoptable characters belong first to the originating player, and second to Dalibor. You cannot take an adoptable character to another site after adopting them here. If the originating player wishes the character to be removed from play, we will acquiesce.

Helpful Links:
Jcink Archives
Proboards Archives
Dalibor History
Dragon Flights/Clutches
Wher Runs/Clutches
  • [KELAH, HANDLER OF GRAY KESK]
    No reserves. Application required.
    (Added Jan. 2018)
    Owns Sterile Female Tunnelsnake Senka
    KELAH: 23, born WI 194. FIERY. COY. FATALISTIC.
    KESK: 3, born AU 14. STUBBORN. WITTY. RELIABLE.
    Significant Relationships: B'oh of Iron Khadroth, younger brother who recently transferred.
    Backstory: Born in Fort Weyr. Afraid of heights. Sr. Apprentice Smithcrafter.

  • [SERLIE, WEYRLING OF WHITE EZALOTH]
    No reserves. Application required.
    Applications being accepted until 1/16/18, noon PST.
    (Added Jan. 2018)
    Owns Pink Firelizard Eldy
    SERLIE: 13, born SP 5. NAIVE. IMAGINATIVE. SHY.
    EZALOTH: < 1, born WI 17. WISE. LOVING. CURIOUS.
    Significant Relationships: N/A, various friendships.
    Backstory: Both parents transferred away from Dalibor. A number of her friends have also transferred. Recently Impressed a dragon!

  • [QU'YN, RIDER OF YELLOW MYDEKOTH]
    [Reserved by Meloneth: 11/21/17]
    (Added MARCH. 2017)
    Owns: Gray Pillie Misty (SU:11); Pink Firelizard Glinda (WI:5); Yellow Firelizard Helios (AU:7)
    Qu'yn: 24, born Winter 193. Creative. Chivalrous. Day-dreamer.
    Mydekoth: 10 , born Spring 7. EXTREMELY Imaginative. EXTREMELY Friendly. Childlike.
    Significant Relationships: Mydekoth was very fond of Gray Luneth and was friends with Cyan Mysqith.
    Backstory: N/A

    ♦ indicates character is reserved by another player.



Putting a character up for adoption? PM the staff with this information filled out:
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[*][URL=CHARACTER SHEET URL][color=#DRAGON HEX][NAME, RANK OF COLOR DRAGON][/URL][/COLOR]
(Added MONTH. YEAR)
Owns PETS
NAME: AGE, born SEASON YEAR. THREE, WORDS, DESCRIBE.
DRAGON: AGE, born SEASON YEAR. THREE, WORDS, DESCRIBE.
Significant Relationships: NPCS, PCS, OTHERWISE
Backstory: SIGNIFICANT CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS RANK/BIRTHS.
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 Posted: Oct 9 2017, 04:16 PM
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Adoptable NPC's

Since the founding of Grove Weyr, Dalibor has had an influx of riders and handlers transferring in over time to help balance out the wings and prides. These riders and handlers are assigned to PC wings and prides and can be reserved by players and adopted like PC riders and handlers that have been placed up for adoption.

When an adoptable NPC (ADO-NPC) is claimed by a player, it is treated the same way as former PC adoptables - the player must write out a full application for the ADO-NPC and have it approved by staff before entering play. From the time of claim, the player has two months of active reserve, after which they cannot re-reserve the ADO-NPC for two weeks.

ADO-NPC's have two sources: offscreen NPC-only clutches (which will be carefully timed and sized, and visible in our records when they occur), and voluntary creation by players. Regardless of source, ADO-NPC's will only ever be fighters. Players who voluntarily create an ADO-NPC cede all rights to that NPC to the staff and to the adopting player. The adopting player may make a character will for that character.

The following additional rules apply:
  • A player may not create an ADO-NPC and then adopt that ADO-NPC.
  • ADO-NPC bondeds must conform to the lore for the specific dragon/wher color.
  • ADO-NPC's use the same type of character slots as adoptables.
  • Staff reserve the right to decline an NPC or limit the creation of new ADO-NPC's based on need.
To create an ADO-NPC:

In the CHARACTER REGISTRATION forum, create a new topic using the form below for ADO-NPC creation. In the title, fill in Name, Rider/Handler of Color Bonded Name. In the sub-title, fill in their Weyr of origin (not Dalibor).

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[b]Name:[/b]
Full name of character (should be unique.)
[b]Location:[/b]
Where on Pern they're originally from.
[b]Personality:[/b]
THREE, WORDS, DESCRIBE.

[b]Dragon/Wher Name:[/b]
Dragon or wher name.
[b]Dragon/Wher Color:[/b]
Specific bonded color (must be fighter).
[b]Dragon/Wher Length:[/b]
Length of bonded in feet.
[b]Dragon Personality:[/b]
Minimum THREE, WORDS, DESCRIBE.  Maximum 3-4 sentences.
[b]Dragon Appearance:[/b]
Optional.  Can be used or replaced by adopter.


Please append the following to the ADO-NPC form or PM it to the admin/mod team.

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[*][URL=ADO SHEET URL][color=#BONDED HEX][NAME, RIDER/HANDLER OF COLOR BONDED NAME][/URL][/COLOR]
(Added MONTH. YEAR)
NAME: THREE, WORDS, DESCRIBE.
BONDED NAME: THREE, WORDS, DESCRIBE.
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 Posted: Jan 4 2018, 12:47 AM
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Added Jan. 2018: Kelah of gray Kesk and Serlie of white Ezaloth.
No reserves permitted on either character, applications currently being accepted for both!


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