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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
Site maintenance was successfully completed! Thank you for your patience during the downtime.

What's new?


1. The forums have been slightly reorganized and reworked. Most notably:

- The Testing Chambers is now The Coding Lab. HELLZ YEAH, CODING HEAVEN.

- There is a brand new ROLEPLAY EXTRAS forum (and corresponding ones for Redstar/Bluestar areas). These sections let you house all your million and one bonus threads for your active RPs without fear of them being archived!

As a tradeoff/downside, this does mean only one Signup/Out of Character thread per roleplay in Group RP Signups. But hey, you keep your other threads forever. (Or at least until you go inactive/banned/deleted).

- Developing Characters and Building Worlds have been condensed into the Refining Writing and Roleplay Skillbuilding sections. Inspiring Muses is now the go-to for all creative prompts!

- A few other small tweaks for ease of understanding/navigation.

2. A BOATLOAD OF NEW PREFIXES.

All the forum prefixes have been completely reviewed and re-geared. Unused ones were removed, names were tweaked for ease of understanding, and a bunch of new ones were added (and some colors and other things on the back-end fixed).

3. Informational stickies for EVERY FORUM SECTION containing all the archival rules, helpful links, and DEFINITIONS FOR EVERY PREFIX. (Small tweaks may be made to these if we realize something was missed.)

4. NEW RULES about OOC content. You now get to decide your own rules about OOC posts in your own roleplays! No more mods fussing at you because your whole first page in your In Character thread is OOC info, and no-one telling you that you can't post OOC in your private one-on-ones. IT'S ALL YOU GUYS.


Other updates may occur over the next day or two but should be largely unnoticeable. :]
 

Shizuochan

he hears his master's voice
DONATING MEMBER
Undiscombothrottled Shige
Posting Speed
One Post a Week
My Usual Online Time
5-11 EST weekdays, anytime weekends.
Writing Levels
Give-No-Fucks, Adept, Advanced, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Switches have more fun
Favorite Genres
Superhero, urban fantasy, space opera, crime thriller, supernatural
#2
my eyes when everything's neat and composed

:heart_eyes:
 

Drakken

Draconic Enthusiast
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week, One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Varies. Typically any time after 3:30 pm, earlier if it's one of my days off.
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I tend to be more aggressive, but sometimes wish my partner(s) would take the lead sometimes. Particularly if it's a 1x1 RP, so that it's not just me. Especially if I'm having an off-day on my writing.

For post length, I'm a proponent of the "write what you need to" style of writing. It's OKAY if your reply isn't 2+ paragraphs long as long as you're conveying your message and giving me something to work with. I tend to write multiple characters/NPCs, so my posts will sometimes turn out longer than I expect, but that's just me. I don't expect my partners to write huge posts.

Likewise, I sometimes will write shorter posts, mainly in back-and-forth conversations, since trying to puff out my post with needless fluff just feels like a waste of energy. One liners are EXTREMELY circumstantial, and I usually only accept those in a conversation between two characters.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy (including Modern Fantasy), Sci-fi, fantasy, occasionally Romance, fantasy, mechs/mecha, and rarely Realistic Modern. Did I mention Fantasy?
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi/yuri, and furries. That's really about it. Otherwise, I don't usually do super dark stories unless I'm in the mood for it.
#3
Some nice, necessary changes, even if they're not major. I had noticed there were prefixes just kind of sitting around before.
 

Jays

Fealty to the Silence
DONATING MEMBER
BITE Fall Community Pick
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
A Few Posts a Week
Writing Levels
Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Primarily Prefer Male
#4
Hell yeah.
Now we can continue not knowing what's going on.
 

Greenie

Here in the Void
SECURITY DEPARTMENT
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
Writing Levels
Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Passive.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi
#5
*Claps for Roleplays Extra*

THANK YOU! <3
 

kopkiki

眠い魔女
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Always?
Writing Levels
Intermediate
Genders You Prefer Playing
Female
#6
Thanks parents for the house renovation (except Jorick who totally only played Cards Against Humanity)
 

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.
#7
Thanks parents for the house renovation (except Jorick who totally only played Cards Against Humanity)
To be fair, this was also an important job!
 

neobendium

The Freak With Extra Teeth
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, 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
Most of the time MST
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Depends on the plot, really.
Favorite Genres
Mideval Fantasy, SciFi, Modern
Genre You DON'T Like
I'm up for mostly anything. But I don't really like voodo and lots of magic. Don't get me wrong, I like fantasy and dragons and stuff....just not the magic part. That's weird to me. And no demons.
#8
Can we have count on how many times owlmom caught the kitchen on fire?
 

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.
#9

Jorick

Our knees do not bend easily.
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Usually aggressive, but can switch to passive if it makes sense for the character/scene.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy is my #1; I will give almost anything a chance if it has strong fantasy elements. Post apocalyptic, superhero, alternate history, science fantasy, some supernatural, romance, and a few fandoms (especially Game of Thrones) are also likely to catch my eye.
Genre You DON'T Like
Horror, western, pure slice of life.
#10
Thanks parents for the house renovation (except Jorick who totally only played Cards Against Humanity)
To be fair, this was also an important job!
A VITAL JOB, TAKING CARE OF THE POOR DISTRESSED COMMUNITY WHILE THEY WAITED FOR THE SITE TO COME BACK UP

Can we have count on how many times owlmom caught the kitchen on fire?
I don't recall any fires, but she did put up a bunch of lewd pictures in the kitchen after I harassed her about not being mean enough to people.
 

~Dark Disney~

Shinigami: Death God
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week, One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Varies no exact time to be exact
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Female, Futanari, Primarily Prefer Female, No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
can be passive agressive
Favorite Genres
Fantasy,Historical, Romance, Modern, Modern-Fantasy, Libertine, Adventure , Disney and Sci-Fi
Genre You DON'T Like
anime yaoi yuri
#11
Actually like that last one
 

Nemopedia

Storms lie. A breeze it becomes. A breath it ends.
SECURITY DEPARTMENT
The blubbing encyclopedia
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays
Posting Speed
Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
GMT +1/2 | CET/CEST | Random, mostly on my phone
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both, depending how much there is going on already.
Favorite Genres
Tragedy, Psychological, Historical, Steampunk, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-fi, see tag list for more...
Genre You DON'T Like
Romance
#12
I’m enjoying the new prefixes immensely. 8D

Everything feels so organised now.

Also, yay for Roleplay Extras! I’m sure Maintenance will be very happy about that as well!
 

firejay1

The Phoenix
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
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
My times are pretty erratic, but it's only really rare to see me PST 3-11am. I'm on most of the time.
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Fine doing both! Sometimes I end up aggressive, if no one else is contributing to plot, or if there's one person I feel like is taking over, but if everyone's contributing equally to the pool of ideas, I just let them go ahead and do it.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Slice-of-Life, Modern.
Genre You DON'T Like
Horror, Psychedelic, Gory (gore I can handle as long as it's not gore for gore's sake).
#13
I'm sure they will also be excited about no longer having to worry about OoC in IC no more. I'm personally very excited about the Extras forum.
 

Joan

"You'll never be alone."
DONATING MEMBER
Soap
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
A Few Posts a Week, One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Anytime I have internet access, honestly.
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I do like to have a hand in the plot if I can, but it doesn't matter that much.
Favorite Genres
Science fiction
Modern
Fantasy
Horror
Survival
Naturally developed romance
OC Fandom (ask about my fandoms!)
Genre You DON'T Like
Romance-centric/Pre-planned romance
Sex-centric
Furry
Trope-y anime
Fandom with canon characters
Plain slice-of-life
#14
Ooh, shiny new things! o.o I echo Nemo's feelings on this, everything looks great and organized :D
 

Shinku⭐Kun

The Stray Cat of Iwaku
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
From Mondays to Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM (this could change). From Thrusday to Sundays , since I wake up and all day long, bitches! xD (this if I'm not busy watching anime or something about life appears)
Writing Levels
Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I can go both, but usually Passive.
Favorite Genres
I'm really not picky about the genres, but you will see me a lot on Romance, Comedy, Slice of Life, Action and Fantasy roleplays.
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi and related genres, except Yuri (=OuO=)
#15
Freaking happy about this update. Seeing so much organization melts my whole soul with joy.
 

Pahndora

A Box of Horrors
ROLEPLAY DEPARTMENT
DONATING MEMBER
Cruel Mistress
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
A Few Posts a Week, One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Anytime, I have no life.
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Transgender, Androgynous
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with both, but I have hard time with others using my character(s) without my prior consent. If the other player is unsure, I will have more of an aggressive style.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, romance, slice of life, anti-hero stories, "you're our only hope", fandom non-canons, soft scifi, transhumanism, magical girls, horror, suspense / mystery, monster girls, fractured fairytales
Genre You DON'T Like
Roadtrip style, already-planned-out adventures, rigid GMs.
#16
a+ for the organization
a+ for the new prefixes
a+ for the stickied help threads in each section! :D
 

Kat

be kind
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Varies
Writing Levels
Advanced
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Passive-Aggressive
#17
I'm very curious about that roleplay realms forum "coming soon" o__o
 

Shinku⭐Kun

The Stray Cat of Iwaku
DONATING MEMBER
Roleplay Invitations
Group Roleplays, One on One Roleplays, Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
From Mondays to Wednesdays, 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM (this could change). From Thrusday to Sundays , since I wake up and all day long, bitches! xD (this if I'm not busy watching anime or something about life appears)
Writing Levels
Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I can go both, but usually Passive.
Favorite Genres
I'm really not picky about the genres, but you will see me a lot on Romance, Comedy, Slice of Life, Action and Fantasy roleplays.
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi and related genres, except Yuri (=OuO=)
#18
Kat Kat You're not the only one, but I didn't ask because it's obvious they won't tell us about it. *sad trombone plays*
 

Kat

be kind
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Varies
Writing Levels
Advanced
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Passive-Aggressive
#19

Kat

be kind
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
One Post a Week, Slow As Molasses
My Usual Online Time
Varies
Writing Levels
Advanced
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Passive-Aggressive
#20
Gosh admins stop peaking my curiosity with all those rainbows >:c

fricking teasers