Signup and Casting Questionnaire The Game of Empire 10-12 January 2003

Name (please print neatly!):_________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip:________________________________________ Phone: (____)______________

email:____________________________________________________ Age:_____ Sex: M F

Please enclose a check for $75 ($85 after 15 December, $95 at the door) made out to SIL-West.

Mail to: Society for Interactive Literature West, c/o Stephen R. Balzac, 278 Nimitz Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061

If you don’t have time to answer the questions now, just send the signup in anyhow to reserve your space in the game. We will send you another copy of the questionnaire with your confirmation letter.

Feel free to elaborate on any of your answers on a separate sheet of paper. We read everything you write.

What previous roleplaying or acting experience have you had? Briefly describe your favorite character and explain why you liked it.

How much time do you plan to put into the game?

a) Play occasionally.
b) Have other things I'd like to do, but will spend a reasonable amount of time playing.
c) Will play most of the time, but I expect to eat and sleep.
d) The Vow: No food, no sleep, only the GAME!

With defeat staring you in the face, do you risk all, or adopt more creative methods? Explain...

Are memories all they’re cracked up to be? Why or why not?

Creatively complete the following: “Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, because....“ Would that really stop you? Why or why not?

Which of the following interest you, and which turn you off? If you’re not sure what we mean by any of these, feel free to provide your own definitions.

politics information exchange working with a team
characterization accomplishing goals working with a partner
costuming trading items working alone
lounging around solving puzzles leadership
public speaking back-alley sneaking freewheeling chaos
insidious scheming

Do you have any skills, hobbies, or interests that might aid us in casting? Any that might not?

Please list six adjectives describing yourself, and six other adjectives describing the character you would like to play.

Is there anyone you would like to be teamed with? No guarantees, but it does help if the other person asks to work with you, too.

What else should we know about you that we didn’t think to ask?