Tips for Roleplaying Well - OverviewA lot of people like to assume the persona of a character - someone totally different than themselves - and take them into a new world filled with amazing possibilities. So how does one succeed in an RP setting, where there are no points and no set goals? How do you maintain other peoples' interest in your posts and get them to respond to you? Here are a few tips to make the most out of your roleplaying experience.
1. Treat an RP like you're writing a story. You should strive for proper capitalization and punctuation. Form complete thoughts and read what you write before you send it. Does it sound good? Does it makes sense? Is it interesting and will it provide something for other players to react to? If you're having trouble, don't resort to filler such as 'Joe walked down the street, then he looked behind him. He took a step forward and then he sighed and sat down.' This provides very little for people to react to. Consider your character within the setting. What is he thinkin