Archive For The “RP Workshop” Category
1. What’s your Name. Hello there! My name is Thyanel, and I’ve been playing World of Warcraft since 2007. In fact, the name I blog under is the name of my first serious character (a blood elf paladin). My hobbies in-game consist of roleplaying, a bit of dungeoneering, and mount collecting, although I have yet [...]
We here at WTTRP like talking about RP. Whether it’s the background you create for a toon you will never RP, to the alts you make to kill off during a years-long-rp-event: We love talking about RP any which way. Today we’re opening the floor up for discussion. Some people have already answered these questions–we’ll [...]
There comes a time in every conflict where hostilities must end. We have been in a state of conflict with the races of the Horde since the fall of Stormwind over a generation ago. Even after the victories in the Second and Third wars, we have yet to know peace. Today, even though the greatest [...]
Stormwind City by ~janesthlm on deviantART Lady Constanza Montrose looked out from her balcony in Stormwind, took a deep breathe of the warm, summer air and wished for the entire bloody city to burn. Not the now-familiar dragon-fire that nearly sacked the entire city, but the familiar, Scourge fires that still burned in Stratholme. It [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
This week, we’re going to talk Romance and RP. To prime the topic, let’s have an open topic on romance: Have your characters had romances? Has your character been on a date in game? Do you fic it or do you rp the date? Fill us in!
Photo courtesy of Darin House’s Flickr Stream So you have a room full of shady, reasonably wealthy characters, each of whom who have a tendency to bluff and exaggerate, smoking in a bar stocked with expensive booze. How long before they start gambling? I’m sure its possible to come up with a narrative method for [...]