When starting a thread, we suggest you use the following format for your first post's subject/title:
Game System: Title of Campaign [# of Players Needed]
Ars Magica: Those Pesky Faeries [1-4 Players]
In the body of your first post, please include this information:
Campaign Title: The title of your campaign.
System: The Atlas Games system you're using.
Number of Players: How many players you need, usually a range.
Deadline: When you want all PC info to be in.
Starting Level: How advanced the characters will be starting out.
Advancement Rules: How you'll handle advancement.
Combat Rules: How you'll be handling combat.
Dice-Rolling Rules: Whether players will roll their own dice, you'll roll for them, or you'll use some other method.
Special Rules: Any other special rules you'll be using, or house rules, or supplements you'll be drawing material from.
Posting Rate: How often you expect players to post.
Absences: How you'll handle absent or slow-posting players.
Writing Expectations: How much creative writing you expect from your players.
Text Formatting: The color, size, bolding, italics, and underlining you'll use to distinguish different types of info in posts.
Plot- or Character-Driven: Whether you've planned a unified plot arc ahead of time, or if the the story will grow from the characters' actions as they go along.
Focus: What your campaign's roleplaying focus will be ... politics, combat, etc.
Character Types: What kinds of characters you're looking for, and which ones won't be allowed.
Campaign Description: A write-up on the campaign's general storyline, its primary setting, background the players should know, etc.
Also consider cross-posting a link to this thread in the game system's general discussion forum.
When you have enough players for the game you intend to run, follow the instructions for applying for your own Play by Post forum, which are listed in the Play by Post Announcements area.