Site Introduction

From the Shadows is a military/spy themed sandbox RP that focuses on the special operations and intelligence communities. Drawing thematic inspiration from real world sources and realistic military fiction (Tom Clancy, Dalton Fury, et al) it is designed to provide an immersive and authentic feeling world and story. Our goal is to be entertaining and engaging while still honoring and respecting the real-life operators and agents who inspire the story.

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Mature board || No WC || Authentic Setting

Story Spotlight:

Urgent Mercy A coalition force of special operations comes into contact with the cartel and corrupt Argentine Special Forces while trying to rescue a downed friendly pilot.

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Communications Center

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For any critical news updates and boardwide events.

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Last post by Mim
in Re: World Media reports
on May 15, 2017, 03:17:34 AM

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Ongoing operations are listed here.

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Last post by E.J.
in Re: Operation Whirlwind
on May 23, 2017, 05:55:27 PM

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A complete overview of the sandbox.

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5 Topics

Last post by Cipherhornet18
in Re: Active Mission Teams
on June 17, 2017, 03:47:27 PM

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Everything you need to know about well, everything that affects the world the soldiers, sailors and airmen/women live in. Don't know how to salute properly, or when to? Not sure what uniform you should be wearing? It will be found here.

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17 Topics

Last post by Scott M. Powers
in Re: [US] Abbrievations a...
on May 10, 2017, 06:25:59 AM

Child Boards: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia

Staging Area

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For planning and listing boardwide missions, plots, and events.

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Last post by Mim
in Re: The Venezuelan Conne...
on June 23, 2017, 07:55:35 PM

Child Boards: Mission Requests

Recruiting Center

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All character want ads go here. If you wish to plan or request an operation / mission please go to Operations Planning.

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Last post by sorra
in Re: Joint Terrorism Task...
on June 18, 2017, 09:43:30 PM

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Everything you need to know to start your character journey here on Shadows.

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Last post by Thaddeus
in Re: Anne Macgregor
on June 26, 2017, 01:36:10 PM

Child Boards: Character Creation Guides, Character Applications, Face Claims, Personnel Files

The World

No New Posts North America

For missions taking place on the North American continent, home of the US, Canada, and Mexico.

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Last post by Harrison Trevor-Jenkins
in Re: 27 Years on Fire - [...
on June 20, 2017, 07:30:06 PM

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For any missions taking place on the South American continent.

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2 Topics

Last post by Jack Pierce
in Re: Port Stanley-Falklan...
on June 26, 2017, 05:16:48 PM

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For missions taking place on the African continent.

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1 Topics

Last post by William Bishop
in Re: Operation Iron Serpe...
on June 24, 2017, 03:45:51 AM

No New Posts Europe

Missions taking place on the European continent go here.

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No New Posts Asia

Is the area of operations located in Asia? Post here.

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Last post by Claire Masters
in Re: The Lionesses of Syr...
on May 23, 2017, 08:13:22 PM

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G'day! Post here if your operation takes you down under.

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The Archives

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Completed mission and operation reports are found here.

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1 Topics

Last post by E.J.
in Re: Operations Sign-up: ...
on April 27, 2017, 10:34:02 PM

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For missions taking place prior to current board date or timeframe (i.e. WWII, Viet Nam, etc).

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3 Topics

Last post by James Hendricks
in Re: An Apple a Day
on May 20, 2017, 04:09:05 PM

Out of Character Area

No New Posts Around the Fire

General discussion forum for any OOC topics.

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Last post by YogiDaBearJew
in Re: Gaming!
on June 22, 2017, 09:51:41 PM

Child Boards: Greetings, Introductions, and Welcomes, Shadows Off Topic arena
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