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Roleplay Dynamics – Metagaming and Advanced Control

This guide is an explanation of the meaning and uses (and misuses) of Metagaming. The advanced control techniques, namely “Pushing” and “Leading” were jointly developed by Pseudosyne and me (Alias) on RPGForumsOnline.com.

Metagaming is the act of over-reaching the bounds of the character. Past the introduction, given that a player controls only their own character, any [...]

Roleplay Dynamics – Revealing Details

This guide, alternatively titled “How Much Should They Know?” is a discussion of the give and take of keeping information hidden from, or sharing it with, other players.

Whether you create or you participate in an RP, there may be certain facts, concepts, plot points, etc, all of which you know and plan to employ, but [...]

Roleplay Dynamics – Hooks and Entry Points

Hooks and Entry Points are a tool for RP creators to use to give players an easier time joining an RP.
Many times an RP author will have a spark of ingenuity, yielding a great character, an exotic setting, an exciting plot. An RP will be created, but, unfortunately, will flop. While there are many reasons [...]