Sure, a good story is meant to be shared -- but how do you effectively tell that story in your roleplay, without giving everything away?
There is no "right" way to roleplay. Whatever method you're comfortable with is the one that's right for you. There are, however, ways to insure your roleplay is good roleplay, regardless of how you go about it.
You might think of conflict as a negative term -- after all, it’s primarily used in situations where things are going wrong.
Roleplaying is a social activity at heart, and sometimes people have a really hard time being social. That’s where the fine art of cat herding comes in – the ability to guide your guild and fellow roleplayers to moments that encourage that social aspect.
Storylines can be a personal thing – something your character is trying to accomplish, with or without the help of others. Or they can be major events for a roleplaying group or guild. So how do you get a storyline started for a group or guild?
Roleplaying isn’t really a solo activity – it’s about the interactions between your character and other characters.
Last week we addressed the topic of non-roleplayers that make the move to roleplaying realms.
Sometimes roleplayers have other interests like competitive raiding or PVP.
There are a wide variety of roleplaying guilds, groups, and organizations out there in World of Warcraft.
We’ve all had it happen before – after playing the same character for so long, you start to get a little bored.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve been roleplaying for years, or you’re a brand new roleplayer -- sometimes we slip up.
Legion has been an expansion all about “class fantasy” – a deeper exploration into what it means to be a member of a particular class.
When you’re roleplaying a character in World of Warcraft, you generally have a good idea of where you’d like them to go.
How well do you really know your character?
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.