Comms - Phase 1

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This page is about the Phase 1 incarnation of the page. For other uses, see Comms (disambiguation).


All comms should be friended by every character journal, to ensure access to all aspects of the game. Membership of comms will only be granted to relevant characters (see comm descriptions for further information).

IC Comms

Comms that are used by the characters within the game, for communication with each other on varying levels.



  • x_staff - the closed community for Xavier's staff. Only those characters in an active teaching or school support staff role may have access. For the posting of school and teaching related matters; absences, new arrivals and their needs, discipline issues, teacherly gossip, etc. The virtual staffroom. Membership: Xavier's Staff Only

Please note, not all X-Men are teaching staff and any team-related matters posted to x_staff will not be accessible by them IC.


  • x_team - the closed community for the X-Men. Only those characters who are either full team members or trainees have access. For the posting of team-related matters: calls to missions, mission reports, training evaluations, security issues, etc. Information on this comm is generally confidential for security reasons, and specifics are not to be shared with non-team members. Generalities such as "We fought a giant purple dragon" are permissible. Membership: X-Men Only.

Please note, not all teachers are X-Men, and any teaching-related matters posted to x_team will not be accessible by them IC.


  • x_medical - the closed community for medical staff and the medlab helpers. Only those characters who are doctors or medlab helpers have access. For the posting of medlab-related matters: patient condition updates, discussions of treatments, calls to emergencies, etc. All information on this comm is to be considered confidential in the same manner hospital records are and not shared with anyone outside of the medlab staff. Membership: Medlab Workers Only.


  • x_students - the community for all high-school and younger students attending Xavier's, supervised by the guidance counsellor and RAs for reasons of student safety and security. Upon graduation, membership will be removed. Membership: Xavier's High School Students Only, plus the RA and Guidance Counsellor Character(s).


  • x_kids - the closed community for all characters attending Xavier's, and closed to any adult. This comm was created by Kitty Pryde in 2003 in response to perceived censorship of student opinion on x_students. It is maintained entirely by the students, and is not accessible to anyone but the members. Membership: Xavier's Students Only.


  • x_grads - the closed community for all characters who have graduated from Xavier's or are attending college in some form. For communication between the graduates of Xavier's, whether they remain at the school or have moved elsewhere. Membership: Graduates/College Students Only.


  • x_snowvalley - the closed community for X-Force. Only those characters who are members of X-Force have access. For the posting of calls to missions, results of investigations, potential security issues, items of interest to be followed up and mission 'reports', etc. Information on this comm is confidential for security reasons, and in particular should not be shared with with residents of Xavier's, for the safety of the school. Information that is shared is on a strictly 'need to know' basis. Membership: X-Force Only.


  • x_factoragency - the closed community for X-Factor. Only those characters who are members of X-Factor have access. For the posting of calls to missions, results of investigations, potential security issues, items of interest to be followed up and mission 'reports', etc. Information that is shared is on a strictly 'need to know' basis. Membership: X-Factor Only.


  • x_corps - the closed community for X-Corps. Only those characters who are members of X-Corps have access. For the posting of calls to missions, results of projects, items of interest to be followed up and mission 'reports', etc. Information that is shared is on a strictly 'need to know' basis. Membership: X-Corps Only.

Logs and IC Correspondence

Comms that contain IC information.


  • x_logs - used for the posting of logs. Membership: All Characters.


  • x_communication - used for the posting of IC emails, letters, parcel deliveries, SMS messages, etc. and viewable only to those to whom the communication is addressed. Membership: All Characters.


  • x-newscast - while not a community, this NPC journal can be used by either the mods or individual players to post news items, such as magazine covers, breaking news, speeches, etc. to the x_communication journal. Journal, see this post for the password, post to x_communication
  • x_newscast tumblr - created by Mackinzie, this Tumblr is for image-heavy posts to x_newscast. Submissions are open, so players can submit their images to the Tumblr for posting, and then link to the Tumblr post on x_newscast, the LJ. Tumblr account, open submissions to all current players.

OOC Comms

Comms for OOC discussion, plotting, feedback etc.


  • x_project - the open OOC comm for players and readers alike. Membership is encouraged, as is the posting of feedback, memes, fic, art, etc. Membership: Anyone


  • xproj_players - also known as XPP. The closed OOC comm for players only. For the posting of mod announcements, plots and plotting threads, memes, challenges, policy discussions, polls, plot schedules, etc. Access only to current players and membership will be removed if a player leaves the game. Membership: Players Only.


  • xp_friends - the open reading comm. All game journals are friended to this comm, and readers are encouraged to use the friends view to read the game, for their convenience. When promoting the game, this link is the best one to share. Membership: Closed, Reading Only.


  • x_advertising - the advertising journal, for unplayed characters, wanted characters and upcoming plots. Operated by the mods. No Membership, Open Commenting