Roleplayers

02.21.14
Storyboard: Manipulative tricks
02.21.14

Storyboard: Manipulative tricks

Playing a manipulative character is kind of a minefield because you wind up falling into one of two...

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02.18.14
The Daily Grind: Do you roleplay?
02.18.14

The Daily Grind: Do you roleplay?

I'm aware, on some level, that not everyone plays an MMO with an eye toward roleplaying. But rolepl...

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02.14.14
Storyboard: Skipping scenes
02.14.14

Storyboard: Skipping scenes

There are certain bits of roleplaying that I like to think of as mechanical. They're there, they're...

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02.07.14
Storyboard: Only mostly dead
02.07.14

Storyboard: Only mostly dead

Dead is dead. I can't stand when comics endlessly bring back dead characters, I can't stand when sh...

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01.31.14
Storyboard: Secrets that aren't helping
01.31.14

Storyboard: Secrets that aren't helping

Roleplaying characters are often secretive sorts. This is understandable; a lot of people are secre...

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01.28.14
The Soapbox: Stop ganking, you ganking gankers
01.28.14

The Soapbox: Stop ganking, you ganking gankers

For me, player vs. player interaction is a necessary component of any online game. The urge to enga...

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01.24.14
Storyboard: How to say goodbye and mean it
01.24.14

Storyboard: How to say goodbye and mean it

So you know it's time to say goodbye. Your previous group of roleplaying companions just isn't fill...

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01.17.14
Storyboard: Being who you aren't
01.17.14

Storyboard: Being who you aren't

There is, as I have discussed, a group of roleplayers for whom the game is the thing. If the game d...

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01.10.14
Storyboard: Maybe I should go
01.10.14

Storyboard: Maybe I should go

Friendships don't always last forever. The people who made great roleplaying partners a year ago mi...

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