Character Backstories

As in all things within the art of roleplay, the process of creating a character backstory and background is incredibly subjective and...

Getting Past the Greeting

At this point in your roleplay, the stage is set, the main characters have met, and you’re wondering, “What next?” You may be feeling...

Character Introspection

Introspection is one of many tools in a writer’s belt to help make a character come alive. By letting the reader into the character’s...

Types of Roleplay

When first starting out in the world of roleplay, it’s easy to get lost in a sea of information. It may seem like every person you talk...

7 Quick Tips for Roleplayers

So, you’re not brand new to roleplaying anymore. You’ve been around the block a few times, maybe you’ve been writing for years now....

Roleplay Plots 101: The Basics

So, you’re here to learn the basics of creating a roleplay plot! In roleplay in particular, ‘plot’ is often used to refer to the initial...

Character Psychology: The Imago

The imago is, essentially, an image that was planted in your character’s mind (during their early years of vital brain development) about...

Anatomy of a Roleplay Ad

When creating a roleplay ad, the best results come from creating as informative an advertisement as possible in a reasonably concise...

Character Creation: Who Are They?

Let us start with a reminder: this is not the end-all-be-all or the “right way” to create a character, just one of many ways! If you find...

Negotiating Expectations

Communication is a key element of any relationship; this applies to a roleplay partnership as well. While everyone may take different...

Time to Say Goodbye: Ending a Roleplay

Occasionally, things do not work out the way you envisioned. That point may come shortly after initial contact, upon the realization that...

Character Sheet

A basic character sheet to help you create a character or expand upon one you already have. Please keep in mind that not all of these...

Glossary of Terms

18+ / 21+ / 25+ Terms used in roleplay advertisements that define what age the poster desires their partner to be at or over. This does...

Golden Rules of Roleplay

Everyone has their own rules and requirements when they're searching for a roleplay partner, but there are some unspoken rules that...