Locations, Locations

Discussion in 'THREAD ARCHIVES' started by Zypher, May 23, 2011.

  1. When in an RP, whether it's a magical land full of fairy tale creatures or the space ship that our characters inhabit there always has to be a location. But usually we just focus on where actions are, but what about the rest of the world? Do you ever imagine where your NPCs live and work? What about other NPCs that aren't interacted with?

    Do you have favorite places to set your RPs? If it's a modern world do you use real world examples? How do you describe the scenes or do you find that one picture that shows exactly what you want? Or do you get inspired by pictures and try to fit those into your plots?


    I personally love setting my games in amazing fantastic worlds or if it's a real world setting I've found that I've set my games in NYC (nothing like having an iconic city!)
     
  2. That's a good question. XD

    I actually have a set of my own "universes" where a lot of my roleplays exist in those same places. For example, you'll see most of my modern supernatural roleplays will take place in "Elswen". Ocha and I developed that town and universe and the way all it's history and nitpickies work. I do the same thing with several of my Fantasy and Sci-Fi series. Every time I make a roleplay that has a similar feel to another one that I previously done, I just build on that universe.

    >:D Over time it adds up and gives lots of flare.

    I DO find myself inspired by pictures more and more! I've been trying to match my vision of a location with a picture now, so I can more easily explain the mood/look of the setting. @___@