OOC/Sign-Ups “Begin, Virtual Rift!” The log-in screen prompted him after the initial introduction screen. After logging in, he opened his eyes. He was lying in a bed with a single blanket, the sun shining in through the small window in the barren room. Standing, Trent equipped his armor and sword. It was morning in Anchorage – the world where the game was centered. It was primarily a fantasy-based world, and Trent was thoroughly enjoying the last week experiencing it. He walked from the inn, greeting the NPC innkeeper as he did. Outside was bustling with many players and non-player-characters. Trent had chosen an inn near the center of the city. Though he was a solo player, it was hard to deny that he enjoyed company. Despite it being morning, he headed for the pub. Virtual Rift Gear allowed users to experience all senses while in game. Anything they experience is felt, though to a lesser degree than in person. Alcohol caused drunkiness, though it didn't affect your body. A sword through your heart will cause agony, but your body will not feel a thing. Once the VRG comes off, all affects from inside the game are over. Sitting down at the bar, Trent ordered a shot of whiskey.