Archive For The “Character Development” Category
When RPing, saving logs is a good thing. Not just because you get an instant blog post of what your RP circle does, but because it helps provide context for the stories you and yours are telling. To that end, welcome to another edition of Riders RP. In this particular case, we see Bricu doing [...]
The Riders worked on a story wherein a few unsavory people figured out a way to sell Lotus on the cheap. This pitted a cartel against the Riders, and for a large part of Cata, it did not go well for the Black and Red. And this is how that story ended. For the record, [...]
I won’t parse words here: Cataclysm RP was more difficult than Wrath. Don’t get me wrong: I enjoyed a lot of this xpac, and the rp it inspired, but coming off the high of Wrath… Well, it was hard to top. Truth be told, cata was a Hard xpac. We lost people. Stories took forever [...]
The cinematic is out and the question has been asked: What do you fight for?
Bricu and Threnn have been married now for five years. Why do I play WoW still? Because I play with amazing people. Bricu arrived at Threnn’s apartment at a quarter past seven, a full fifteen minutes early. He resisted the urge to roll up the sleeves of his red shirt–the same shirt Delion the Tailor [...]
Heroes, Antiheroes, villains and bad-asses: What do you play in WoW and why?
Step Three of dealing with issues in WoW is implementing and assessing what you problem solved in step two. This is the part of the plan that has a tendency to fall through. It’s really easy to come up with a few plans that seem positively brilliant… But they fall short when we try to [...]
Two frequent commenters and contributors–Rhoelyn and Kyraine–brought up to common hurdles to RP in an MMO: Scheduling and Burnout. While solutions for these common complaints have already been discussed, it’s worth discussing them here to figure out how to Problem Solve after one Identifies a hurdle. Getting everyone together for an RP night isn’t easy. [...]
If you want to into RP, there comes a point where you just have to do it. I recognize it isn’t always easy, and there maybe a hurdle or fifty to overcome to get your head in the game, but the fact remains: To RP, one has to just do it. I have to be [...]
In the spirit of full disclosure, I snagged this song idea from All Songs Considered. So you and your RP group have decided to run with a romance story. You’ve agreed to certain boundaries and you’re having a grand old time. What do you do next? You keep the story alive. Look, a story is [...]