historical

Taking place in the real world, set more than 25 years before the current date.
  1. MaryGold

    ANACHRONISTIC OOC Orion's Court

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  2. Sera

    Absinthe - Victorian London

    Politics & Court Intrigue | Active Discord | PoC Canons & Originals Open | LGBTQIA+ & Newcomer Friendly Community Absinthe is a realistic historical forum set in London in 1854 at the height of the Victorian era. Our emphasis is on the written word and the ability to tell a dramatic and...
  3. MaryGold

    1x1 CLOSED Where Dahlia's Grow

    Augusta Dowding "AUGUSTA PRISCILLA DOWDING!" Roared Augusta's uncle from the bottom of the staircase. It was not a call the young woman was unfamiliar with. At this point it was routine and she was very aware of his reasoning for being furious with her, "so absolutely furious and disappointed"...
  4. celestialscribe

    CHARACTERS Those Whom I Have Created [WIP]

    This will be a thread of my OCs. While their backstories may have been originally created with a specific setting in mind, they can be flexible for many settings. This will just be the easiest way to display characters whom I would be willing to play.
  5. Nemopedia

    Historical fantasies

    Do you dabble in the history genre? How much do you care about the accuracy of it all or do you like to take some creative licenses where possible? If you do take creative license, but also like accuracy what do you pay special attention to? What are some history facts you rather forget about...
  6. I fell headfirst into the Assassin's Creed fandom again. Looking to write some good ol' historical stabby stories

    Yes hello hi. Not new here, not new to RP but I haven't been on this site in... a long time. Don't let that deter you, I'm certainly not rusty when it comes to writing. So! Assassin's Creed. I fell out of the fandom for a while but it came back with a vengeance with the announcement of AC...
  7. MaryGold

    LESSON History in Writing: Historical Gays

    When it comes to writing characters set in the past, the number one rule that most people follow is "lack of technology" or no technology at all. And while it is not a bad rule to follow, it is also not a flawless one. Characters of the past are often different from characters of the present due...
  8. ImaginationGoneWild

    Imagination Gone Wild

    Hello Iwaku! Please do not post in this thread, PM me instead. I'd like to stay organized. : 3 About Me I'm IGW, or Wild whichever you prefer, and I've been roleplaying for a good decade now. But I haven't roleplayed or been in the communities since before Covid so I am not feeling very...
  9. TenguTango

    Skuldrudgery [Free plot]

    ---------- This is a free roleplay plot to use for your own story, provided the conditions of use are met. Failure to meet the conditions of use means you are not permitted to use this plot. Conditions of use: Write your roleplay in one of Iwaku's main roleplay forums, whether that is OnexOne...
  10. Eleanor Lockett

    The Ultimate Search [Romance] [Original Ideas, Plots, and Pairings]

    About Me: I have been roleplaying for as long as I can remember at this point. Although for those that need it in years my guess would be 8 to 10 years now. Posting Time and Length: I post at least once a day but prefer to have a time when my partners are on that we can get a few posts out. My...
  11. InkandFable

    A Bridge Between Two Worlds | WWII THEMED ROMANCE RP | SEEKING LITERATE+ MALES !

    ☆ PLOT ☆ Two polar opposite lives become intertwined in the most unusual circumstances during the height of World War II. The year is 1942 in southern Poland. Muse A is a young German male/female and the oldest of three siblings. Their father, a high-ranking Nazi official, is especially hard on...
  12. cam

    Seeking F/F partners. Original plots and obscure, outdated fandoms inside! [Updated 12/12]

    Introduction I'm Cam. Been roleplaying since the AOL chatroom days. I have fond memories of staying up late with close online friends and getting lost in our worlds together. Would love to find that connection again, and I have come close a few times, but sometimes the cookie crumbles just so...
  13. MiharuAya

    What We Do In The Shadows

    IN THE SHADOWS Since the beginning of time, stories of the creatures who go bump in the night have haunted the weary and restless. It started as explanations for the inexplicable, things our primitive knowledge of the world couldn't yet interpret. These cautionary tales were meant to warn us...
  14. _alienchicc_

    ⭐️ Forbidden Lovers ⭐️ || (SEEKING LIT - ADV LIT MALES)

    The 1920’s was a decade of exciting social changes and profound cultural conflicts. For many Americans, the growth of cities, the rise of a consumer culture, the upsurge of mass entertainment, and the so-called "revolution in morals and manners" represented liberation from the restrictions of...
  15. Achilles

    SMASH that subscribe button for more macedonian phalanx memes {historical, fantasy, fandoms, and more}

    Hello! My name is August, and despite my better judgement, I'm looking to refill a couple of the spots left by 1x1s that fell through. I reserve the right to be a bit picky, as I am busy and don't want to put a lot of time into something I don't think will work out for us, but please do not...
  16. Poinsettia

    Black Sails Search

    Hello! I'm a 27-year-old university student who also works part-time. I'm looking for something fun to write about in between work and writing papers for uni! I live in Canada, EST. Recently, I finished watching Black Sails (a little late, I know) and am absolutely THIRSTY for an RP set in the...
  17. Achilles

    Old Gods Crusade

    Welcome! Hello! If you are interested in themes like history, reincarnation, religion, and political struggles, I may have just the thing for you! We are looking for a small, dedicated group that is interested in developing complex characters and relationships, with the help of a conflict-rich...
  18. Black_Swallow

    Inter-dimensional Bunnies and Snuggles (Multiple Genres, not just sci-fi [Also the Witcher, cause I'm really craving it])

    To start at the beginning, Hi there! How are ya? Just call me Mea, it's easier that way. My full name is Tímea though if you are interested. I hope the title was catchy enough to bait you into clicking on this so I'll cut to the chase. To start it all off I am a 19 year old gal studying graphics...
  19. Reign

    ღ Reign's Characters ღ

    (Still a work in progress) These characters I've had for quite a while. Some if not most are pretty adaptable/adjustable depending on the rp, which can always be discussed prior to starting. I just have a few simple rules before starting an rp. The first main one is that I appreciate when the...
  20. Corvuscorax

    Idea? Maybe? Downton Abbey historical feel.

    Okay so I haven't role played since maybe 2010-2011. I was hoping to find someone patient and kind to help me hash out a idea. I wanted to do a story with a Downton Abbey / historical feel to it (but not any of the Downton Abbey characters as amazing as they are). I have to be honest I'm not...