A large portion of roleplaying comes from the creation of a compelling character.
As I said when I started this column, you can roleplay whatever you want. But when you leap out of the realm of ordinary roleplay, you’ve got a difficult task ahead. The question of just how far you’ll go is entirely up to you -- but roleplay isn’t necessarily about you. So how do you come up with an unconventional character? And how do you roleplay that character, and get other people to participate?
In World of Warcraft, and Legion in particular, the story is all about fantasy and heroic deeds.
Roleplaying is at its heart an intensely creative exercise that you share with other people.
Roleplaying over the course of an expansion can take a few different forms.
One of the single most difficult aspects of roleplay for many players is simply the act of finding people to roleplay with.
One on one roleplay is the easiest kind to participate in – largely because you’re just working with one other person’s schedule.
World of Warcraft isn’t exactly a game that makes itself conducive to roleplaying.
Sometimes you’re just not feeling it – or sometimes life just happens to get in the way.
Last week we talked about time investment in RP – exactly how much time is required for “effective” RP.