Wow Roleplaying Guide
World of Warcraft has a wide variety of playable races to choose from.
Patch 7.3 has arrived, and with it a new faction -- the Grand Army of the Light.
You might be new to roleplaying, with a brand-new character looking for interaction.
Argus is clearly visible in the sky for all players now.
Roleplaying is a different kind of animal in World of Warcraft.
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.
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.