Joining the Intel Department

Terran Stellar Navy Forums (OOC) Division Development Joining the Intel Department

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    Xavier
    Keymaster

    About the Department
    The Intel Department is a branch of ONI, responsible for planning and preparing new story arcs as well as carrying them out. Intel officers share and discuss ideas to come up with each new season or mini story arc. Longer seasons are planned in ‘episodes’, with each episode linking to the next and detailing key story elements, mission ideas, possible events and the resources required. Intel officers participate in planning and preparing these episodes and all their resources, sharing key story points with the rest of the officers through forum posts or IC discussion in the shift.

    Some of the things an intel officer might do in their role include:
    – making suggestions about a story arc/ episode
    – creating forum posts linked with the current arc/episode
    – sharing information with the CiC department to create missions for shifts
    – IC discussion with other officers on the forums and duty shifts to communicate key story elements
    – preparing resources such as maps, new ships, logs
    – working with officers in the Fleet News Service to help with content
    – more senior intel officers might also plan whole episodes or seasons

    If you’re interested in becoming an Intel officer, post here or message me (Xavier) on Discord. It doesn’t matter what rank you currently hold, or if you are already a member of one of the other departments. The only requirement is that you are ready and willing to participate and want to help contribute. Intel officers will eventually have their own career progression track, running parallel to other career progression tracks such as the main rank system and the new CiC ranks.

    #32587

    Hari Seldon
    Participant

    Is this community still active? Interested in joining.

    #32588

    Adele Mundy
    Participant

    @Seldon, yes, this community is active, though things go a little quiet in summer as people take time off. Official shifts take place on Saturdays, from 20.00 to 24.00 UTC (9 pm to 1 am in the UK at the moment, with summer time).
    We’ll be happy to help in any way!

    #32589

    Matsiyan
    Participant

    Hi @Seldon, welcome. The community is active. We run multiple ships together each shift. The forums are a little less active and used for more formal, in-character or long-term archiving. Take a look at the Personal logs and ONI reports to see where the plot has been going.

    There is more continuous out-of-character contact through our Discord chat server. Come and say “Hi” https://discord.gg/FVGyBtx

    Cdr. Matsiyan, O.N.I. C.O. TSN Viper
    4th Light Division, 2nd Space Fleet

    #32590

    Adele Mundy
    Participant

    @Xavier,
    Since I’ve been involved in story plots anyway, I’d like to formalise that by joining the intel officers.

    #32591

    Matsiyan
    Participant

    You have? Oh is that why all the ideas have been popping up in my head? I thought I was unusually prolific!

    #32681

    Xansta
    Participant

    I’ve contributed in the past to story arcs.

    Example:
    Clean up leftover rebel elements

    I’ve helped out with the Fleet News Service

    Examples:
    Enceladus robot evolution gone awry
    Pulse of the Imperium 10 (DeeOh)

    I’ve created some personal logs and other items on this site. Does this make me a member of the Intel Department or do I need to go through a formal application procedure of some kind?

    I’m ready and willing to participate and contribute. I will say real life trumps online life, but I’m sure leadership understands this.

    #32690

    Matsiyan
    Participant

    @xansta, welcome to the Intel Officers. You now have Clearance Level M.

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