Creative Content Cleanups

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Astaroth

Chaos is what killed the dinosaurs, darling.
ADMINISTRATOR
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Chat Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
It varies a lot depending on my schedule, unfortunately.
Writing Levels
Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I play what's needed, but I do like to take the lead. In my one-on-ones, I often like being the "Game Master" in the sense of creating the setting, controlling NPCs, and steering the plot. But I still like input and collaboration from my partners. In group games, I prefer to be the GM or to play a leading or mentor role.
Favorite Genres
I love a little bit of everything. My top choices would be Horror, Modern Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Magical Realism, Noir, Steampunk, Cyberpunk, Splatterpunk, Post-Apocalyptic, Historical, Mystery, old-school High Fantasy, and Sci-Fi (especially Spacesagas). I'd love to do some occasional Clockpunk or Weird West or Wuxia or Dieselpunk, too.
Genre You DON'T Like
I guess the only thing I don't particularly care for is high school drama, and even that can be fun with a good hook.
#1
Just a couple of small updates about the Creative Content section today!

1. Since there has been some confusion about the different subforums and the prefixes, there is now a Resource explaining the lingo. You can read it here, but we've also linked it on a block notice that appears when you view any of the Creative Content forums. Hopefully this helps clear up any confusion.

2. The prefixes in the Roleplay Help section have been trimmed down and renamed to be more useful and clear. There were still some leftover from previous incarnations of the forum that weren't being used. (Flora? What is this, Herbology class?)

3. We've decided to start doing an annual year's end archival of Roleplay Help threads, starting this year. All threads older than October have been archived. This is to help promote new discussion in this forum, which tends to stagnate much more easily than the guide and exercise sections, without too quickly killing what tend to be slower-paced discussion threads.

You can expect this spring winter cleaning to happen every year between November and January!

We recommend you guys go check out the Content sections if you're looking for help or would like to spend time doing a few creative exercises, or just want to discuss the ins and outs of roleplaying with your fellow Iwakuans. You do not have to be Staff to write a guide or answer help threads.
 

The Mood is Write

Ink-Dripping Elfmom, Word Bondage Enthusiast
SITE SUPPORT
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week, One Post a Week
My Usual Online Time
11PM to 2AM EST, plus or minus a few hours in either direction.
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Combination.

My strengths lie more in the direction of emotions and short-term ideas, where my ability to plan out long-term plots is weak. I do best with a partner who helps me cover that weakness.
Favorite Genres
I'm open to a wide range of genres. Obscenely wide. It's harder for me to list all I do like than all I don't like. My absolute favorite is mixed and multiverse, but I'm not limited to those.

• Mixed Genre
• Multiverse
• High Fantasy
• Hard Fantasy
• Low Fantasy
• OP Fantasy
• Science Fantasy
• Modern Fantasy
• Soft Scifi
• Science Fantasy
• Low Scifi
• OP Science Fantasy
• Modern Realistic (Strict)
• Modern Realistic (Loose)
• Urban Fantasy
• Alternate History (Fantasy Preference)
• Post-Apocalyptic Mixed
• Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy
• Post-Apocalyptic Scifi
• Post-Apocalyptic Modern
• Dystopia
• Displacement
• Military
• Dying Earth
• Supernatural
• Drama
• Mystery
• Horror
• Religious
• LBGT
• Crime/Detective
• Parody
• Comedy
• Tragedy
• Romance (Must Include Others)
• Erotic (Must Include Others)
Genre You DON'T Like
The list is short. because it's hard to find genres I don't enjoy.

• Yaoi/Yuri (Gay/Lesbian is fine!)
• Furry
• Fandom
• Historic Non-Fantasy
#2
And please for the love of all things holy help me revive these sections. ToT Hop in, drag members in screaming if you must!
 

Adaon ril'Morgerard

Lord of the North Wind
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I prefer a style in between. I am delighted if my partner keeps up with me without overtaking me in skill, flair and length of posts.
Favorite Genres
Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Romance, Historical, Some Sci-Fi
Genre You DON'T Like
Normally not much Sci-Fi,
#3
You can expect this spring winter cleaning to happen every year between November and January!
Meanwhile: *Infernal Summer in Australia*
Someone shoot me.
 

Eru

"It's dangerous to go alone."
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Chat Roleplays, Not Taking RP Invites at this Time, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
A Few Posts a Week, One Post a Week
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male, No Preferences
#4

Starlighter

Consider this the hint of the century
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Primarily passive, can be aggressive if called for
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime, Romance, Slice of Life
#5
So I was thinking of creating a thread in the Inspiring Muses subforum where people can leave prompts for others to use/make use of prompts that others have left. Am I correct in assuming that would fall under the umbrella of the Resource prefix?
 

Astaroth

Chaos is what killed the dinosaurs, darling.
ADMINISTRATOR
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Chat Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
It varies a lot depending on my schedule, unfortunately.
Writing Levels
Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I play what's needed, but I do like to take the lead. In my one-on-ones, I often like being the "Game Master" in the sense of creating the setting, controlling NPCs, and steering the plot. But I still like input and collaboration from my partners. In group games, I prefer to be the GM or to play a leading or mentor role.
Favorite Genres
I love a little bit of everything. My top choices would be Horror, Modern Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Magical Realism, Noir, Steampunk, Cyberpunk, Splatterpunk, Post-Apocalyptic, Historical, Mystery, old-school High Fantasy, and Sci-Fi (especially Spacesagas). I'd love to do some occasional Clockpunk or Weird West or Wuxia or Dieselpunk, too.
Genre You DON'T Like
I guess the only thing I don't particularly care for is high school drama, and even that can be fun with a good hook.
#6
So I was thinking of creating a thread in the Inspiring Muses subforum where people can leave prompts for others to use/make use of prompts that others have left. Am I correct in assuming that would fall under the umbrella of the Resource prefix?
While you can do this, I would recommend it only be a thread for posting prompts and not for answering them, because having a mass prompt thread is generally both messy and counter-intuitive because people won't want to go through the whole thread so they'll only reply to the first prompt, and it can be hard to tell what prompt they're replying to, they'll have to scroll past prompt answers to find prompts, etc.

A collective prompt post that isn't intended to be answered in-thread would be a Resource though, yes.