Welcome

Welcome to the Maelstrom nebula

Maelstorm is an original sci fi roleplay forum set in the 27th century in a nebula that is light years away from a dying Earth. The Watchtower space station, the last haven for Earth's descendants, has recently been rocked by a bloody rebellion. As rebels begin to colonize planets in the name of the Terrans, the rest of the nebula's many alien species look on, some with curiosity and some with suspicion.

New to Maelstrom and don’t know where to start? Read the Site Rules first, then check out the Application Rules. In no time, you be jumping into hyperspace with us!

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BookFish -- There is still a pirate crew recruiting! Want Ad Here
Thorn Ironhart -- Thorn is now playable! Now I just gotta figure out where to shove her...
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Laura -- Extended LOA
HarperMadi -- So... I'm a bit new here.

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Getting Started

Start Here

Here you can find our Site Rules, Application Rules, and Plot information.

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Ooc Account Check-in

by Ellie7

Compendium

Applications

Templates for the Character sheets, Planets, and Species submissions
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Species Application Template

by Admin-HRD

Characters

Want to submit a specific original character? You may do so here
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Alexander Cage

by Alexander Cage

Species

Create an original species, or review member-created species to find one to play
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Lmavar

by Ellie7

Planets

Submit your planets here. Or find a planet for your species to colonize
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Komodo Binary Star System!

by Admin-HRD

Current Events

The Galactic Fair

The capital city of Neagious is hosting a Galactic fair! Planets from around the galaxy can exchange their ideas, inventions, culture, and goods. A gala will be hosted to help strength the relations of Neagious with other diplomatic leaders from the nebula. This is an opportunity for different planets, cultures, and leaders to come together in a celebration of innovation and culture.
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[Main Thread] Welcome to Th...

by Ailbe Byrnes

The Nebula

The Watchtower

The Watchtower

Although reeling from a rebellion, the Watchtower space station is still home to most of Earth's descendants.
MORE INFORMATION
54Topics
708Replies

Salvage Rights

by Laguun

Throne

Forum pic

Throne is a teeming city planet with sectors that range from luxury skyscrapers to underworld urban decay.
MORE INFORMATION
127Topics
1054Replies

A New Partnership, Maybe

by Wayne Kramervoit

Voina

The Watchtower

Voina is a desert planet that seems like a post-apocalyptic wasteland, but some say it is home to ancient alien temples and treasures untold.
MORE INFORMATION
22Topics
219Replies

The Rebirth of Voina (Plot ...

by Scout

Merieton

The Watchtower

Once the heartland of the Draziri people, Merieton is now a paradise for slavers and the nobles who support the slave trade.
MORE INFORMATION
36Topics
284Replies

Venus in Retrograde

by Feeb

Domus

Domus

**WARNING. EVENT IN PROGRESS. PLANET IS CONDITIONALLY CLOSED**
Domus is much like prehistoric earth where dinosaurs roam the lush terrain alongside budding human colonies.
MORE INFORMATION
20Topics
296Replies

O Pioneer!

by Gamma

Sorrow

The Watchtower

Sorrow is a barely-habitable volcanic planet which is the home to the artificially-intelligent Ultimates.
MORE INFORMATION
4Topics
14Replies

Here be treasure!

by Yana Belyakovani

Mircho

The Watchtower

Mircho is an Earthlike world, but unlike Earth, it is heavily irradiated and plagued with strange temporal anomalies.
MORE INFORMATION
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131Replies

Silver Moonrise Over Mircho

by Vermethrex

XTY-745

The Watchtower

About the size of the Watchtower, XTY-745 is a strange, abandoned space station that pulses electricity as it orbits a dead world.
MORE INFORMATION
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What Lurks in the Darkness ...

by Sid Arras

Deep Space

The Watchtower

These stories take place in the expanse of space in the Maelstrom Nebula and the Needle.
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Frogs and Eels

by Thug-Jub

Other Worlds

The Watchtower

These stories take place on the various other worlds that make up the nebula.
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1253Replies

More than just Business

by Ulat

B.R.A.I.N.

Marketplace

Post jobs and in-character want ads, here, from the legitimate, to the illegitimate.
ABOUT B.R.A.I.N.


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Species Meet: The Nebula...

by Kaen Connelly

Communications

A place to upload character journals, Holocalls, SMS conversations, and networking updates
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Treatise on Veth Biology

by Caoimhe Morris Hauks

Alternate Universe

AU Maelstrom Nebula

Here, you can write alternate universe stories that take place in the Maelstrom setting. Stories written here will be considered non-canon in relation to the board. Any stories featuring unapproved characters must be written under your OOC account.
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9Replies

Tomb of Light

by Sunderfall

AU Anything Goes

Here, you can write AU stories that take place in any setting or fandom. Stories written here will be considered non-canon in relation to the board. Any stories featuring unapproved characters must be written under your OOC account.
13Topics
99Replies

Want to Make Something of I...

by Kelsey Masters

Development

Character Development

Plotters, Want Ads and trackers go here.
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676Replies

HE Corporation is Recruiting!

by BookFish

Character Extras

From spaceships to gear, here is the place you can make things for your characters.
169Topics
107Replies

Kryath WIP

by HandOfChaos

Writer's Block

OOC Spot

Talk about the board, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. LOAs and Returns can also be found here.
149Topics
423Replies

A Duval Returns!

by Duval

The Bin

Advertising

Advertise your site or affiliate with us. This forum is guest-friendly.
ADVERTISING RULES
812Topics
83Replies

Charmed: After the Prophecy...

by Staff

Past Events

Event threads from our Past Events get archived here.
31Topics
296Replies

Celebrity in Paradise

by Rough Rabbit

Graveyard

This is the place where we archive inactive characters or creations of inactive players. If at any time, we have archived something that you would like moved back to the main forums, just PM staff, and we'll be happy to do it.
293Topics
715Replies

The Norkz

by Admin-HRD

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