World’s End Tavern: Role-play and Fan Fiction

Oct 26, 2010 Welcome: Please Read! Welcome to the World's End Tavern forum! This forum is here to provide you with a friendly environment where you can discuss role-playing with your fellow World of Warcraft players. Community forums work best when participants treat their fellow posters with respect and courtesy, so we ask that you take the time to read through the forum Code of Conduct (http://us.battle.net/en/community/conduct) and guidelines (http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/15252595157) before posting. Important Reminders: Search The search function at the top of the World of Warcraft community site is extremely effective and robust. Before you create a new forum topic, please be use it to search for similar topics, blog posts, or web pages that may contain the answer for which you are looking. Making a new thread on an existing subject can result in your thread being deleted or, if you continue to re-post the same content, the loss of your forum privileges for spamming. Rating The forum rating system can be used to promote positive discussion, demote unhelpful comments, and even report posts that violate the forum Code of Conduct. By hovering over a post you'll be presented with several options, including a "thumbs up" (Like) and a "thumbs down" (Dislike) icon. Clicking the "thumbs up" icon will rate the post up. If enough people like a post, it will gain a Highly Rated status and appear at the top of related search results. Highly Rated posts will also have a highlighted background. Clicking the "thumbs down" icon will expand a drop-down menu which will include "Dislike," "Trolling, "Spam" and "Report" options. "Dislike" will rate the post down. If enough people dislike a post, it will be darkened, and with a lot of dislikes it will be hidden completely. You can also quickly report a post as trolling or spam, or use the report function to fill out a more comprehensive description of a violation. Please note that you can only rate each post once. Use your power wisely to help foster a positive and helpful forum community. Have fun posting on these forums, and good luck with your adventures in Azeroth!Lylirra1 Oct 26, 2010
Feb 8, 2015 Introducing Your Character to the Universe! How there, folks! This thread is for anybody who wants to share a short and brief description of their character, and I recommend that you use this format to share; Character's Name: Realm: Level: Age: Current Residence: Short Back Story: *Short Back-Stories Must Be Under 200 Words! If you must know what this look like well. ---Start---- ---Finish--- Seven Lines of Back Story Allowed!Dèstiny1000 Feb 8, 2015
Oct 5 [Guide] In-Game Roleplay -- The Basics Thank you all for your efforts and hard work, everyone! This guide would not be where it is today without your support and feedback, and I hope it can serve as a valuable resource for people to turn to for years to come! This guide, as stated above in the topic title, will be all about the basics of in-game roleplaying, and will be relatively lengthy. It will include examples for you to see, explanations for you to understand, and links to other very helpful threads and resources to help you learn about the joy of roleplaying. Also, since I do not consider myself the best of the best, I am completely open to criticism intended to correct or better the information provided here. Any suggestions for corrections, additions, or deletions are completely welcome, and preferred. After all, this guide is meant to be helpful and insightful when it comes to in-game roleplaying, not a bunch of drivel that doesn't help anyone or make sense. Even if you're skeptical about some piece of information, question me! I'll be happy to answer, and if I'm not available to respond someone else might be around to do so! Table of Contents I. Basic Roleplaying Terms II. Preparations for Roleplaying - 1. Character Development - 2. And The Things You Need to Know to Start III. Roleplaying Fights IV. Open World RP vs. Group RP V. Griefers and You VI. Using Online Resources for RP VII. Transitioning to Forum RP VIII. Helpful Links CompilationShandrís109 Oct 5
Aug 11 Forum RP: Types and Expectations ((Guide)) Hell Yeah! :D Thanks all, hope you enjoy this guide. Before I start. This is a very long guide, feel free to skip to the bits that are relevant to you. If you want to know how to start a Closed RP, go to that section. If you want to know about Expectations of Open RP, skip there. Also feel very free to offer constructive criticism, or criticism in general, every post is a bump :) This, as the title suggests is about Forum RP. If you wish for a Guide on In-game RP, I suggest: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/2016793577 The above guide is very easy to read, and a lot of the basics can even be strongly relevant to forum RP. Even if you don't plan to in-game RP, the above is an easy read and comes with a few strong links that relate to forum RP as well. Edit: Second reference: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1406722537?page=1 This is another written set of guidelines and rules, check them out for another reference if you like, it's definitely more compact than this and might give you a good summary. And lastly: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/3871117384?page=1 This is a brilliantly written ongoing statement and guide. It's not only personal, but comes from an experienced and helpful person. Types of Forum RPs This thread is an expression of my opinion. I am not stating fact, but I am hoping that I am vague and general enough for it to be true, even if skewed a little. I am writing this guide, so that people can understand what the different forum tags mean, how you can get into different types of RP, how you are expected to act in them, and how they work in general. First of all and most important: You are not expected to read this whole thing, it is considerably long and detailed and I probably should have condensed it. But, if you read anything, please read the second post, with Expectations and the Rules of RP, this is probably the most important part of this thread! Feel free to post criticism. Even if I disagree, I will post any valid arguments up on my first posts, for anyone else to read, so they can understand the mixed opinions that are present. This guide will also shape and form from structured opinion, I will edit as seems fit. At the start this might seem a little... not good... but with help from our community, it will grow better. I will be focusing on two main types of RP. Open, and Closed. However I will also delve into the variants of each, such as the Tavern RP, and the structured Closed RP. I will try and keep a vague sense, as it is not black and white, especially when getting into the structured aspect of things. Also, remember, I am not telling you how to do things; I am just trying to help. Each Topic will be separated by emphasized titles. At the end of each topic, there will be a short summary in italics. After the Table of Contents, there will be a summary of expectations, as it is likely the most important part of this thread. What this Guide will contain Expectations - Post 2 The "Rules' of RP - Post 2 Summary of RP Types. - Post 3 Open RPs General Feel -Post 3 How to get into one - Post 3 Expectations - Post 4 How to make one - Post 4 The Tavern Element - Post 4 Closed RPs General Feel - Post 5 How to get into one - Post 5 Expectations - Post 5 How to make one - Post 6 The Structured Element - Post 7 Quick Term Summary There are other, better places you can find these, but I will just go through the ones you will need to know here. OOC: Out of Character. Refers to any comment made from you as an Earthling, not from your character, as I am talking now, as opposed to... IC: In Character. Any comment made from your characters perspective. E.g.: Thurman took the blue silken wizards hat from his bed and placed it on top of his head. RP: Roleplay TM: Thread Master. The Person who creates a thread, this is the poster with the most control; role will vary depending on the RP type. OP: Opening Post. This refers to the first post in a thread by someone. The TM’s first post will start a thread, while the posters first post will introduce their character. Generally, the OP will be longer than the other posts, because you have far more to write about, and generally want to put more effort into it. Note Feel free to post criticism. Know that I want your opinion, and if you have your own guide, or bits of guide, feel free to give them to me, and I will add them. We are a community. The credit should go to all of us.Meep169 Aug 11
Sep 25, 2016 [FanFic Guide]: Building a Better Story! I thought I might as well toss up some guidelines that could give some new writers a path to follow. You can choose to follow what I say strictly, or just completely blow it off; doesn't much matter. It's your story, so be creative with it! I'm just here to try and help. -Table of Contents- I. Story Topics II. Creativity in Writing III. Writing Guidelines IV. Descriptive Limitations V. Hero’s Journey VI. Involving NPCs VII. Adding Flavor Lore VIII. After Publishing ---------------------- I. Story Topics Now, while this is very much your story and your creation, it does have to take place within the WoW universe (Blizzard's rules from the old Seat of Knowledge forum, not mine). People tend to shy away from stories that involve heavy lorebreaking without an explanation. This doesn't include things such as alternate dimensions, changes in the past, nightmares or dreams, etc, but rather blatant alterations that don't serve any purpose other than "I said so". However, so long as you make it obvious that your story is in Warcraft, you should be fine. II. Creativity in Writing Something to always keep in mind while writing your story, is that it is your creation and your imagination that is at work; not someone else's. If you want to involve a giant, undead, fel-corrupted dragon in Moonglade for your story about a teenager with a mechanical arm and a blade that can cut through anything... Have at it. It's your story so you write it however you see fit to capture your imagination and entertain others. III. Writing Guidelines People don’t like to read walls of texts, paragraphs filled with bad punctuation, wrong spelling or broken English, so if you want to hook your readers before they even start reading, break your story apart. Split them up into smaller paragraphs, use proper grammar and punctuation and if you don’t know how to spell a specific word, try using Google’s voice recognition on your phone or laptop to pronounce the word; Google should recognize it, and then you’ll know how to spell it. Trust me, splitting your story into paragraphs and using proper grammar goes a long way with a reader’s eye. IV. Descriptive Limitations While this is Warcraft, there are some descriptive limitations that could get your thread deleted if you break some of the rules. As you very well know, World of Warcraft is filled with blood, gore and torture, all of which can be within your story without a problem (usually). However, I wouldn't go about describing in great detail the victim of some heinous death. Gore can usually be described if you’re detailing an Abomination or Ghoul, but if you’re describing a character's death, keep it to a minimum. People are much more queasy reading about recently dead bodies than they are zombies, even if they're technically the same thing. There's a mental barrier there that separates the two and crossing that line can have more people clicking off of your story. Same goes for describing scenes of sexual intercourse, nudity, non-consensual sex, etc. If you want to share your Warcraft fantasy, there are sites for that, but this is not one of them. V. The Hero's Journey Any great story needs a hero, and any great hero needs a journey. In 1987, Joseph Campbell released a book titled "The Hero's Journey", and it showed people how almost every hero, whether it be Gilgamesh of ancient Mesopotamia over 4,000 years ago, or the well-known Superman and even Jesus Christ, all share shockingly similar traits. According to Joseph Campbell, they all follow a guideline of a story element; and for good reasons. People love it. Remember, you do not have to follow the Hero’s Journey to make a good story, but here's a breakdown of the Hero's Journey in a simplified version: Unusual Birth Whether it’s the common virgin birth story or the death of the character's parents, anything unusual that happens at birth or at a young age can fit right in here. Call to Adventure This usually includes a messenger of some sort or a way of the hero being requested for aid in a mission, usually in a faraway land. Refusal of the Call The hero tends to refuse the call to adventure at first, but is then forced to go, convinced to, or chooses to go. Meeting the Mentor It could be a teacher, father, trainer, or even a sibling, but this area usually includes training or preparation for the adventure. Crossing the First Threshold Whether it’s fighting a dragon, tackling a giant, solving a riddle, saving the town or rescuing Timmy from a well, this is the first trial that has to be conquered to achieve the goal.Canniibal21 Sep 25, 2016
Jan 18 Roleplaying Question Collective Now, I've been on these forums a while. It never fails that many questions get asked over and over and over. I'm hoping to create some kind of resource for people to come to to get their questions answered. They'll include a question(In no particular order), with a general consensus of the forums/sources as to what the answer of that question is, and a link if applicable to where discussion on that topic was held. I'll update for better threads or different opinions should things change. I'm also open to suggestions or links, so post them if you have them. ERPing and how to handle it should you see it. -- Warn them(politely), report them, ignore them if they continue. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827258606 Using the Vial of the Sands to RP a Dragon. -- It's generally frowned upon, can be proven OoCly and ICly to not work, but if you can find an accepting group and you do it well, it can work. Don't expect wide acceptance. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827308891 Languages, Translations, and where to find them. -- While it's possible lorewise for characters to learn other languages, you have to turn to an addon to allow you to speak them in RP. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1869557258 "Breaking" and "Bending" Lore. -- Many many people frown upon it, but there is a small community that supports it. Try to find them, don't expect people to accept you or your story/character. Most prefer to RP WoW in WoW. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827668013?page=1 Death, Healing, and mechanics. -- There are many ways to handle death and healing in World of Warcraft. One of the more accepted ways is that Death is final. You can also be ressurected, but you can't cheapen Death by making it easy. -- Thread(s): http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1658711113 , http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1020822138 Races that don't exist in WoW, in WoW. -- Much like breaking or bending lore to allow things that should be, roleplaying a race that doesn't normally exist(Dark Elves, other fantasy races) is generally frowned upon. You can find those that accept it but don't expect wide acceptance. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827305646 Vampires in WoW -- Classical vampires do not actually exist in WoW. There are vampiric creatures, there are also vampiric demons or other creations, but a Vampire like you would see in Dracula does not exist. -- Thread(s): http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827308694 , http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1126994716 Love in World of Warcraft -- Love can strike anyone at any time. However, you must take into consideration ICly and OoCly genetics, cultural differences, age discrepancies, and physiology. -- Thread(s): http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827258515 , http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1083609740 Why Night Elves look different from Blood Elves, and High Elves. -- Usage of Arcane magic drove the Highborne, Blood Elves, and High Elves from the rest of Night Elven culture. Arcane magic altered their culture and outlooks. High Elves and Blood Elves look differently from Night Elves because they were severed from the Well of Eternity. -- Wiki: http://www.wowpedia.org/High_Elves ; Section: Foundation of Quel'Thalas. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827305635 Roleplaying a race that you aren't. -- It takes suspension of disbelief, use of addons, and ingame items to pull something like this off, but it is possible. There's limits, but many options are within reach. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1764408452 Dealing with "bad" RP. -- General consensus is that if you see someone RPing "wrong", -politely- inform them, in whispers, that they may want to rethink how they are RPing. Don't push them, but give them a gentle nudge to these forums or other Lore sites. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1083359337 Dealing with godmoders. -- Much like "bad" rp, you can politely inform them that what they're doing may not be entirely correct. Refer them somewhere that they can use to help themselves out. Or you can simply ignore them if they don't listen to reason. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827524850 Are Highborne Immortal? -- Highborne, like normal Night Elves, are no longer immortal. They used to be, but were sustained by demons and other unsavory magics instead of being naturally immortal. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1827304290 Roleplaying as a Dragon. -- Roleplaying as a Dragon is a touchy topic. Many will tell you to simply "DIAF". However, it is possible, and can be done. You must to a lot of research and be ready to take a lot of heat. I don't encourage or down it, it's an individual thing. -- Thread: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/1756043459Slywyn209 Jan 18
Nov 4 On Sale Now! World of Warcraft: Chronicle I'm sure you've seen this by now, but I wanted to make sure since there is so much juicy info in this first volume to sink your teeth into. ... You can read the full blog post and watch the video with Chris Metzen (among others) talk about it here. For those that have it already, we'd love to hear how you're enjoying it.Nethaera9 Nov 4
8m WET Community Lounge 115 https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20762016245?page=1 previous thread https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/13780458267 Lounge Archive You folks know the rules: Be excellent to one another,don't hog the snacks and keep content PG-13 :P Thank you and enjoy your stay at the WET Community LoungeKalithos456 8m
34m RPing fictional characters How does the RP community feel about folks that RP as fictional characters from another series? I have been reading these forums, looking into RP in general. I am considering beginning to RP more seriously and what I would RP as. I'm a big fan of WoWs lore. Been a Vanilla player and Warcraft fan since WC3. A year ago I moved my main to a PvP server for a change of pace. I loved it! But Blizzard is... changing that. Delving into my character and my involvement in it might help with the change of pace I'm looking for. I like to base many of my in game characters on other characters that interest me. I mildly RP as them. I will post some of them here, incase anyone is interested.Finnoldoran7 34m
49m Help rp an artist character I new to rping and was just day dreaming about an art snob kinda character. I want to have the race of a nightborne but dont know a good class to pair. I dont know if this is a good idea it just sounded fun to me. Also I’d like to hear other ideas for roleplaying an artist/artsnob who can do battle. Thanks.Kaskard4 49m
2h Disappearances in Dalaran IC closed. A day passes since the murder and kidnappings,Tandrina rode in the sidecar of Jeimel's motorbike and as they rode,t appeared Jeimel had a deep look of concern on his face. Seirus was normally a man who kept to his schedules but for some reason had not come home the previous night. A sight of peacekeepers surrounding the testing field made the rogue swerve and park his bike abruptly approaching one one of the peacekeepers "I'm Jeimel Brightdawn,retainer to the Dawnflower family and freelance agent,might I ask what happened here?" The peacekeeper looked to the half elf with a grim look "I'm afraid an incident happened on academy ground,the murder of a teacher and what looks like the abduction of two other instructors,do you recognize these glasses?" Jeimel and Tandrina both went pale as they had noticed the familiar spectacles "Oh dear gods,those are papa's!!!" Tandrina exclaimed in a tear choked voice. The half elf's blood began to boil but took a deep breath not wanting to upset the younger elf next to him. "Don't you worry Tandy,I'll see to it we find your father,Word has probably made its way so on top of whichever investigators get called in,I'll take the liberty of writing a missive for anyone willing to enlist. [Note: This was just a little before the missive was posted] Any other leads to a potential suspect,? I could be of some assistance." he asked keeping a serious expression. "Well,aside from the broken corpse of Thomas Kennsington,this strange block of ice meaning one of our suspects involved could be a rogue death knight. We'll keep you posted once we know more." Jeimel gave a nod "Thank you I'll be in the area,in the meantime I think I'll see to it my young mistress here is taken somewhere safe." ----- Two death knights had blundered into her while she was roaming the wastes. Some apparent patrol it would seem. While one was willing to join her the other was less than cooperative. He struck out at Distopia while his comrade merely stood back to see how things played out. Distopia side stepped his attack. “Fool you could have joined us,we are siblings in death!” She declared. “Traitor I know of you Distopia. Though you have changed your form your soul is just as wicked as it once was.” He said raising his blade. “I serve the Deathlord now and I will see you dead traitor!” He gowled. She sighed in dissatisfaction. “I had hopes for you. You claim to be free yet you serve the Deathlord and who does the Deathlord serve? The Lich King yet again. You’ve willingly bound yourselves in chains. I will see them broken!” She proclaimed. A great darkness took shape behind her and everything for the defiant knight went black. Ghosar sighed as the report of the missing patrol came in. “Not fully missing one body was discovered. Signs of a struggle.” “I would hope my knights would put up some kind of fight.” He rubbed his head. “Get me Sandara... on the double.” Somewhere on the Broken Isles, a blood elf death knight pulled her sword from the body of her latest victim. She grinned as she looked over at the night elf beside her and saw a long line of demon corpses stretching behind them. "It was so nice of the Legion to invade and give us this all you can torture demon buffet." "Especially after how quiet it's gotten." The blood elf frowned as her eyes scanned the horizon, looking for something. Her frown deepened as she turned to look behind her. The invasion seemed to be dying down for now. Only the commander, a tall, busty female demon with six arms, remained. Sandara nodded to Delilyah. "Go for it. I know how you love making her kind scream in fear for the first time." Sandara stood back and watched as the night elf sprang into action. Something was bothering her with how quiet things had gotten in Azeroth. With the bulk of the world's forces focusing on the battle against the Burning Legion, she would have expected the criminals, cultists and so on to take advantage, turning Azeroth into their own personal playground, but they weren't. A beep from her cloak had her reaching for a communication orb that she carried with her. "This had better be good Tommy." "Ghosar wants you back here on the double." His voice faded for a moment as if he had turned to look at something behind him then turned back to the orb. "Better make that on the triple. I can't work out if he's worried or pissed. Maybe both." "What's going on?" A hardness started to creep into her voice that she was getting concerned herself. "He won't say much. All I know is that the last report was about a patrol where one person has gone missing and the other was killed." 1/2Tandrina208 2h
3h Lore Q&A and Character Help 3 A continuation of my other threads, found here: 1: https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20752578668 2: https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20755717466 I have a knack for knowing and finding obscure references in lore and, generally, just knowing a lot about it. If you have any lore questions, want some help with a character backstory or anything of the like, leave it in the comments and I will happy to do my research and help in any way I can! ... Of course! What flag someone flies has no sway on who they fall in love with. It's perfectly acceptable to have a cross-faction relationship, though as usual (and especially with the upcoming expansion), expect to see some public backlash in RP if you're open about it.Cannibal218 3h
3h How does Gilneas Rp work? I've seen it all over the group finder, but I don't know what people actually do in it.Hirayenoth1 3h
3h Disappearances in Dalaran OOC sign ups It's a quiet evening so far in the mage city of Dalaran as Tandrina Dawnflower was making her way back to her flat,she had a slight air of confidence to her this day as she had improved upon her flurry spell Kalel was going over with her. "What a day,I can't believe I finally got Mr. Kalel's previous spell right,I think I'll give Leon a call and see how his and Sera's day went. Papa's looking forward to seeing her this weekend." She giggled at recalling Seirus' happy expression when Sera called him grampy and then it dawned on her "Hmm,speaking of which I should remind myself to fix him something to take to his next lesson first thing,papa always gets so lost in his work." She saw the number on the door to her flat as she readied to conjure the shape of the rune needed to access the building.The two had been trailing the young mage. One armed with a set of brass knuckles, the other with a blackjack. The order was clear, the buyer wanted this mage alive. "Dead is easier." Muttered the human on the left. "Too easy, coulda gutted her four times already." Said one dwarf on the right. "Just follow the plan lad, I got things to do later." With it becoming evening this part of Dalaran was not quite as busy as the rest of the city. Both men split, one moving to her left side, the other to her right. "Pardon me lass, I tink I be a bit lost." Said the dwarf on Tandy's right side. His partner has slipped into the shadows, blackjack in hand ready to knock her unconscious. "Could you direct me to the Inn? Had a lil much ta drink." He said with a hic and a slight stumble, adding to the drunk façade.Something about the dwarf's words seemed a bit suspicious,it could be nerves but she decided to play along while getting ready to get a cast off. "Of course sir,it's just across the way next to the toy shop!" She pointed as though pretending to give directions which lead to a cone of cold being shot from her index finger to freeze her potential assailant in place while it wouldn't kill him,he would be feeling quite the chill. "You made a few mistakes,the first one saying you had too much to drink,I've never heard many dwarves say that and second,you don't really smell like alcohol at all." The dwarf was caught off guard by the sudden attack. Frost coating him and freezing him in place temporarily. "Now!" He shouted. His associate lunged from the shadows behind Tandy, swinging at the back of her head with his wooden blackjack. Tandrina heard the dwarf call out to his accomplace as she quickly blinked barely evading the blow form the black jack as she launched a flurry at her second assailant while keeping a defensive stance "Who are you and what do you want with me?!" She said with a tinge of fear in her voice. "I doubt this is just your typical robbery." The dwarf was hard at work chipping the ice rooting him to the ground while the human rolled to the right. Shadows enveloping him, her spell passing by him harmlessly. "You think we don't know how to deal with a mage child?!" He growled stepping through the shadows right behind her again. "We are here for you. Nighty night!" He said bringing his weapon around again. Tandrina grit her teeth placing her glasses back onto the bridge of her nose before blinking once more freezing the dwarf's feet into the ground "Final warning,I may be a kid in your eyes but I'm no pushover!" She closed her eyes as an aura began to surround her,not ice but surprisingly....fire and as she splayed out her hands towards the dwarf,ice began to form in the other hand swirling the two elements together they took the form of a dragon's head as a cone of fire burst from the head and smacked hard into the dwarven assailant knocking him back,the frost of the spell preventing potential fatal wounds. "Took me a while to fully control this spell but you'll be alright,well...if you mind yourself in whatever prison they lock you up in for attempted kidnapping..." As she was speaking the human had made a quick recovery ready to clamp his hand over the girl's mouth only to feel a strong kick into a nearby pile of crates knock him out. [1/3]Tandrina232 3h
8h What Would You Do If... (Scenario RP) Hello! Today I wish to provide a range of reasonably common and relatable scenarios for your characters to react to, and show us what kind of people they are through short explanation or short stories. (If it takes a couple of posts to make, that's okay too!) And yes, I'm quite bored today, and I just love reading short stories about everyone's characters. When I have the time, I may make a post myself too! :) - Remember, the purpose of these stories is to express what sort of person your characters are within any of the given scenarios. - Feel absolutely free to make up your own scenarios or make tweaks and changes to the provided scenarios to suit your fancy. Originality and creativity is most welcome and refreshing! ^_^ - Feel free to choose the race, age, gender, location, and plot within each scenario as you please. Just be sure it is within reason. - Good guys, Bad guys, neutral, mercenaries, the peculiar, the noble, faction or factionless, and all alike are welcome to participate in this activity. :) - The most important rule is to have fun! Good luck! SCENARIO #1 The Bodyguard & The Escort For whatever reason, may they be merchants, soldiers, civilians, scholars, explorers, sportsmen, nobility or royalty; they need someone to help guard and escort their transporation and people/ goods/ supplies/ merchandise/ etc, across a dangerous place, to see them safely to their destination. Will they travel by road, fly through the sky, sail on a ship in the open sea, or perhaps a more mysterious way of travel? They might experience an ambush of thieves or raiders; they might get attacked by wild beasts or animals; or assaulted by unfriendly locals unkeen about tresspassers; perhaps an attempt of sabotage by rivals; they might even experience a broken wheel or their beast of burden getting too sick to carry the load, or even an outage of fuel and electricity. You might succeed, you might fail; they may or may not end up paying you, they might even have nothing to pay you to begin with and hope you accept their gratitude and friendship. Who knows, this journey might have been a trap to capture or kill you all along. Or perhaps they find some sort of reason to believe you are better suited as an obliviously suicidal meat shield to the slaughter rather than themselves. Whatever happens, you do what you must, or do what you will. SCENARIO #2 To Save or Let Die Wherever you might be at the time, you happen across someone or something that appears wounded, broken down, and close to death if not treated soon. It might be a surviving soldier from your faction, the enemy faction, or some neutral faction, holding on to life with important information from the battle front. It might be a poor, scared, wounded creature or dangerous beast, whimpering and frail. Perhaps its a discarded robot in disrepair in need of a good engineer to fix it up. Maybe it's an unconcious child, a maiden, a man, a babe, or young man or young woman. Maybe it's a wounded assassin trying to recover from a failed mission. Maybe a local, a foreinger, or some poor soul that was at the wrong place at the wrong time. Whatever it may be, whatever circumstances brought them there, they need someone's help, your help to recover. Will you save them and become their savior? Will you leave them to let them die? Or perhaps you have more vengeful or sinister plans for them... And if you did save them, maybe they will repay your kindness somehow. Perhaps with a special enchanted trinket, a blessing of magic, or something definitely worth your while. Maybe not. Whatever happens, you do as you must, or do as you will. SCENARIO #3 The Hunt & The Search For whatever reason you might have, you are on the search for something of value to you. It might be a huge sack of gold; an ancient treasure or artifact waiting to be discovered; perhaps the valuable and rare parts of a dangerous and elusive monster or beast that is essential to your plans; maybe you are in search of a rare and exotic plant or ingredient only available in certain countries or sold or crafted by scarce and disappearing craftsman of a dying art. Maybe you seek a person, or a people that have something important you must have; information, social influences of status, sentiment, wisdom, or connections. Whatever or whoever it is, and whatever your reasons, you do as you must, or do as you will.Silvanni0 8h
9h Your Void Elf Class So I've been mulling over in my head what class I want my Void Elf to be. I like to express the differences you'd find in a class based off race. Just like how I'd have a Blood Elf warrior focus more on magical weaponry or enchantments, where my Orc warrior would focus more on strength, hard training, and an innate bloodlust. A question I've pondered is how far do you think the classes will stretch with Void Elves? I can't help but get a Noob Saibot image in my head when I see rogue or monk. For Mages I don't see much of a change, possibly some shadowflame sneaking in? One idea I've found interesting is; what of the disenchanted Blood Knights? I always felt that Blood Knights originally saw themselves as masters over a type of magic, that the Light, just like the arcane, could be bent to their will and work as a force multiplier in a fight. Recently the Blood Elves have essentially become the Draenei of the Horde, with Liadrin being the Light's cheerleader. I thought of a Blood Knight who no longer could stomach the ideals and near religious aspect of the Light, and leaving his brother Knight's behind to seek out a different form of magic. There you have the Void, where the connection isn't so much religious but instead of taming a wild beast. It is essentially how the Sin'dorei were written back when they fed on Fel crystals; tame the dark power and become stronger. I'm not sure how a Void Elf warrior would be different from a regular warrior. Perhaps the Void increases his strength/speed? Perhaps Entropic Embrace (the racial) can be described as the incendiary effects of the Void flowing into his weapon? I'm not too sure. Let me know what possible idea's you guys have brewing for a character, both from a narrative perspective and how their class is changed by it. I've always played DK/Pally so I'm sad to see an interesting race not have access to my favored classes.Indrion18 9h
10h The Umberwing Tavern and Inn [Meta/Open] [Greetings! Explanation: while this thread itself is technically a tavern and inn thread, I don't intend for it to be a typical sit about and chat gathering. At least not as its only purpose. The Umberwing is located in the dark fringes of Duskwood, remote enough that members of both the Alliance and the Horde and more can walk through its doors without judgment. A grizzled human male tends to the bar, offering drinks and advice. For those of the enterprising and adventuring sort, he will also offer local quests and jobs. A board is pinned with the latest notices and bounties, but the regulars all know that talking to Annestrian is the quickest way to the biggest paying jobs. The barkeep remembers those who frequent the establishment, and will show favor to those who make an effort to keep up relations. Think of it as a reputation. While characters can come and enjoy the atmosphere and socialize, I figured I would offer a service through the thread as well. These days WoW seems all about saving the world every other day, and I feel like the everyday dungeon delving for treasure and saving local towns from beasts went a bit by the wayside. Those that come asking for a quest can narrow down their desired prospects, and in return I will provide a writing prompt for their own thread! I greatly enjoy coming up with adventure ideas, but often don't have a huge amount of time to invest in roleplaying them. I could even come up with opening posts for those who desire them. Finally, there are perks to getting to know the staff of the Umberwing. Annestrian will become more friendly to common faces, and a small selection of adventuring needs will be offered for fair coin. Those who go even further in pursuing a rapport will be rewarded with more exotic and potent wares, in addition to secret information not shared with the everyday adventurers that come and go. It's been said that those who help out the Umberwing on a regular basis find themselves in good relations with the owner, who is almost never seen but always bestows good fortune upon those who labor to gain an audience.] The old barkeep worked his rag with the dexterity of a practiced hand, effortlessly clearing spots away from mugs and glasses while whistling an aimless tune. The light of day turned somber early in Duskwood, and afternoon was just now beginning to flirt with the beginnings of twilight. Many of the booths and tables were empty about now, but the human knew that would quickly change as night approached. Drink and adventure, that’s what the Umberwing Tavern and Inn was all about. Annestrian glanced over to the overcrowded board near the thick wooden doors that marked the entrance to the establishment. Thick parchments of all colors and manners of handwriting were pinned in a wild pile of promises for gold in exchange for services rendered. Those who came to post them knew the Umberwing would see them doled out and completed. The place had a certain reputation to uphold, after all. The man snapped his fingers once, sharply. At the command, a pair of smartly-dressed barmaids emerged from the back rooms to bring fresh wood to the fireplaces. The dull embers of the midday fires grew to roaring blazes in the hearths, and the delicious smells of the beginnings of various dinner courses started to waft from the kitchens. The tavern was ready for the evening and the patrons it would bring. Annestrian smiled, his grey whiskers twitching. This was the life.Soronax13 10h
18h Dark Iron Character Conundrum Okay, so a brief bit of history. I've been working on a darn iron shaman for a while--something akin to what we see in Burning Steppes with an affinity for fire and earth. The initial RP was decent, but recent data minings have put up a bit of a problem where I'm standing: namely, Dark Irons do not seem to be able to be shamans, in game. This puts me at odds with myself, because while I have enjoyed the preliminary character interactions, there is the problem that RPing a Dark Iron shaman seems like it might become snowflakey now, and that's something I have serious objection to. I guess that's my guiding star, right now: is RPing a Dark Iron shaman in light of these class changes a snowflakey thing to do? And if so....what do people suggest? I don't exactly dig the Wildhammer persona for RP.Basteala3 18h
1d New To RP How do I determine what server I should play on? RPPVP sounds the best for me, any of those servers alive still? I'm going to be building a new character with the purpose of RPing it.Aendrinastor4 1d
1d Which.. Setting up a character with a twist, but looking for a class that d represent it most without being too.. weird / off. The person is a little insane, so says the others, as for he speaks to rocks.. hes somewhat a fortune teller but instead of cards... well rocks. ( I have a big collection of grey / legacy item that are rock. including the almighty Pet Rock )Krug5 1d
1d Infernal Testing OOC Thread Waiting on Kaledane's post to see if he agrees to go or not. Then Hunyi shall teleport them to the Peak of Serenity. Totally unawares that Salkeen is lying in wait for them. Hold on Sentient Infernal Child your Mother Witchhawk is coming to save you!Ravasha470 1d
1d "Quarantine" (IC-rp thread) Dalaran is bustling with activity, people most likely having a party due to the fact that the legion is dealt with and enjoying there time, though for some odd reason the ledgerman Tavern seems to be the most busy as of late, enough for suspicion. "So i heard this guy is hiring people for a extremely dangerous job!" said a goblin patron in the tavern. "Yeah right, you suppose this human mage is the key to find the place and hiring mercenaries?" said another patron, most likely a mage guard off duty. "It's True, i met him once, he only takes the toughest people for hire without care, and gives warnings to those who are seen as lesser mercs!" said a random gnome patron. "How dangerous can it be... he's probably wanting the best for easily done payment, bet he hires anyone just to make the lowest bunch walk away without thought." the rest of the conversation is drowned out, most are talking about the rumors, the rest are discussing about the meteors landing in gilneas, or concerns about the the small war in there, only to be interrupted by a small fight between an orc and a worgen, luckily however, the fight rolls out into the streets. However that is not there main focus, the gossiping is however. The tavern is crowded, most spots are filled, only one that is not is a couch with a single human keeping his hood over his face, and a trench coat. only thing able to see of his features is his ash colored beard and pale skin. Around his fingers, he wears a ruby gem ring that appears to be cut in a rose pattern. he gazes around the tavern for potential hiring, a single eye popping out of his hood, which gives off a odd color, blood red pupils gazes at the door for anyone who enters while he occasionally taking a drink of his glass of whiskey.Dârak63 1d
1d Cult of the Black Scales [OOC] I am unsure what I want to do with this concept. Write a character story or use it as a forum RP. I thought, "Well, might as well see if there is any interest." I wont be starting it until the Vault of the Dead is over with, so there will be some time still depending on how fast we finish the final phase of the thread. I will be a little strict regarding sign ups, due to some chaos that has been happening in other threads lately. I love creativity, so I don't like being strict. But I worry that if I am not, things could get out of hand. Going to post the rules in case they turn people away :S Rules: ~ I enjoy a well written character as much as the next person, and even mounts can be written into characters and their stories... but please. No mounts over characters. If your griffon dive bombs a threat, that is one thing, but they shouldn't be able to count as posts by themselves. Remember, when you do that, it is like slipping in another character without the thread master's permission. Ask first. Please. ~ If I have the bad guys spying on you, you are free to notice being spied on, but don't drop on their space without consulting me in the OOC first. Some mooks? Yeah it would be reasonable to spot/sense/smell them. But I would like to be able to make the call if you actually find and engage. ~ Try to keep the thread paced. If you feel something needs an immediate post, fine; but try to avoid posting after every other person. Give people a chance to get their own interactions in. It shouldn't be YOU ME YOU PERSON YOU FROG YOU DAISY. ~ Proper punctuation and grammar is nice. Doesn't have to be perfect, just readable. ~ Posts should be more than a one liner, that goes without saying here really. Why are you on the forums if you want to do 1 sentence posts? Add some character expressions, thoughts, something. Doesn't have to be a fluff filled book, but have more than one line. ~ Don't stall the thread out. Kersia is cold. She will go one without you and not look back. She doesn't feel the need to baby you, answer your every whim and question. She will get bored and move on. One of her best friends is missing. ~ This thread is meant to have a plot and progression. Side arcs between characters are fine, as long as they don't stall out the thread or begin to derail it. ~ I trust you to write combat fairly. If I feel you are going a little over the top, I with politely let you know if the OOC. Even mooks make hits at times. They are not StormTroopers and you are not Jedi. ~ The biggest of the bad here is mine. I will kill him. I will not write to kill your characters, that will be your own choice. However, there will be spots where you may need to do what Kersia says, or you will fall into a large pool of lava. I would advise listening to Kersia. Or any of my other characters. You don't have to, but Kersia certainly wont be fighting for you to reason with her. She says hop on, you say nope, she says okay then and leaves you to fall to your death. ~ And obviously no overpowered/overbearing characters. Mooks are hack and slash friendly; but I will have named combatants and they will not be. Kill a nameless dragon using physics to behead it? Sure. Kill Vanexia that way? No. ~ No controlling characters that aren't yours. I'll let you know in the OOC if you can free for all a current mass of mooks, I'll typically give names to the bad guys I wish to directly control for combat. But don't assume, with my bad guys, or with the characters of others. ----- Sign Up Form: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/20744714312?page=2#36 ----- List of Approved Characters with Links to Their Sign Up: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/20744714312?page=1#4 ----- Like I said, this is mostly an interest check. I am one for bending the rules, and am open to suggestions. If you feel like I am being too strict, just say so. If you would be interested, but are worried I may inhibit your character or something because of these rules, let me know. I am actually friendly and easy to get along with, I just don't want my thread to derail or get flooded. I will be having Kersia, Vynianyx, and Sylstyx in the thread mainly. Mortre will be there as well, but wont be with good guys till towards the middle/end. Tolbyas will be entering towards the end. Depending on how the story goes. Xinaria and Etzul could make appearances as well. Sterixia will be tagging along. Kersia and Mortre are the stars of this show though. 15 characters tops, 1 per personMortre385 1d
1d Shadows of Sholazar (OOC -- Closed RP) Posted on a bulletin board in a city near you: Adventurers wanted! Several disappearances in Sholazar Basin that need investigation—cultist activity suspected but not proven. Please send applications to Morician Blackborne of Defenders of Truth. Greetings, and welcome to my first RP thread! This will be mostly a mystery-adventure type thread, with about 5-7 people. Both Horde and Alliance characters are welcome. Adjustments will be made here as needed(writing this late at night and it'll likely need a bit of polish later). One character per person please, though exceptions can be made if it makes sense for the story and multiple sign ups can be posted(though only one is likely to be selected). Basic Rules/Expectations No god-moding or Mary Sues. It's not fun for anyone. No derailing the thread—while I don't mind some character conflict, everyone is expected to be working together as a group. If someone's being problematic it will be dealt with, either through discussion here or removal from the thread. While perfect grammar isn't necessary, I do expect effort to be put into your posts. Posts need to be legible, more than a few sentences long on average, and posted in a timely manner(1 post a week, at minimum). At the same time, don't flood the thread with posts either--exchanges between characters are wonderful, but make sure you aren't drowning others out in the process. Apologies if this seems a bit strict, but I'd rather lay down the groundwork now to keep things in better order later. Sign Up Format Name: Age: Race(if different from posting toon): Allegiances/Moral Alignment: Physical Description: General Personality: Reason for Joining: (This should be written as an IC application letter—doesn't need to be long, but acts as a rough RP check and possible springboard for starting posts)Morician182 1d
1d Legionstrike: Alpha (OOC) Saehri, I've tapped you and your daughter for an important mission on Argus. Far out in a quadrant of the planet with no business having any signs of life, there has been an unnatural amount of activity. With the campaign on Argus drawing on nearly every resource we have I've opted for a small strike team to go investigate this anomaly and deal with any threat it may pose to the campaign proper. To that end I've included a list of talented individuals, all of whom have already accepted a role in this team, as well as their location. Additionally I'm leaving the final spot open to your discretion, I trust you won’t have any difficulty getting in contact. The stones I've included have been attuned to the rendezvous and from there Vahrra has the location of a forward camp you can operate out of. Good Luck, Khadgar ******************************* Welcome to Legionstrike: Alpha! This is a companion thread to Legionstrike: Genesis, this team will have it's own mission parallel to the Genesis team with the goal being to have both threads eventually converge on a single pair of villains. I plan on keeping this as an open thread (as Genesis is) but even so I'd like there to be a few guidelines. 1) Even though this is an open thread, I'd ask all people who plan on joining to put up a character sheet so the rest of the thread can have something quick to read about what your character is like. 2) I'd ask that you bring no more than two characters into this thread 3) As this is an open thread you may come and go as you please. HOWEVER, if you must leave I'd ask that as a courtesy to others you write an exit post giving a reason so that the RP isn't stalled. If you go more than two weeks without posting I will reserve the right to write the character out of the RP (while leaving a bit of wiggle room for them to return.) 4) As much as I'd love to RP with Void Elves this story takes place before the end of the Legion and thus none of the elves in Telogrus are actually Void Elves yet, so I'd ask you to refrain from posting on such. For a character sheet please follow the below: Name: Race: Gender: Relative Age: Class or Profession: Speciality: Notable equipment or abilities: Brief Summary:Saehri12 1d
1d Legionstrike: Genesis [Open] The snapping of the kindling. The light crackle of the flames. Slowly but surely, the familiar sounds of the campfire brought Lianhua out of her reverie and into the present. Inquisitive emerald eyes widened slightly as it all came rushing back to her. Meditation did have a way of removing oneself from the woes of the world, if only for a while. But such a thing could be dangerous with potential enemies hiding in every shadow. This was their second night in the wilderness, she and the other members of Legionstrike. An elite task force picked by Khadgar himself to quell high-priority threats with subtlety and efficiency that large armies could not achieve. A single knife to still a storm of blades. It was poetic when the Pandaren thought about it. She and her companions were hiking through Eversong Woods toward the deepest reaches of the enchanted forest. The mode of travel was a necessity, despite the fact that any number of mages could have teleported them much closer to their destination. These days however, you could never be too sure who might be a Legion spy; the series of monolithic runestones set by the Sin'dorei to ward against outside threats would surely trigger in response to a translocation spell of that magnitude. The fewer people that knew about Legionstrike's presence, the better. Popping the cork from one of her favorite brews, Lianhua lifted the bottle to her lips and gazed about at the others whose lives she had been assigned to keep hale and whole. An imposing group, to be sure. She rather liked the worgen though. Even beneath his armor he still looked fluffy, like her. A tad more ragged, but that was alright. She would have to recommend her favorite shampoo later! Such thoughts helped keep her spirits light in the face of their mission. While a preliminary excursion to test Legionstrike's effectiveness, the importance of their success was no less vital. Demons had taken hold of an old and forgotten keep in the farthest reaches of Quel'thalas, in a stretch of land only patrolled by the restless undead and the damned. Such a foothold could not be suffered. From that position, the Legion could easily mount a campaign against the Sunwell from the blood elves' very doorstep. And they all knew what had happened the last time: Kil'jaeden nearly materialized upon Azeroth. Lianhua shuddered. Her people had been safely hidden by the mists of Pandaria at that time, but she could only imagine how terrible the toll if one of the Legion's commanders had arrived to take a personal hand in the invasion. "So," she chimed in an upbeat tone, glancing about at no one in particular. "How did you all get chosen for Legionstrike anyhow? It is always nice to make new friends, and the way I see it we should at least be introduced before we go to war together, yes?" She bowed her head from her cross-legged seated position. "I am Lianhua, of the Duskpetals. It is an honor to meet you all."Arlynne104 1d
1d Worgan Curse Limits? (lorewise) Hi, I am wondering about the curse of undeath and the curse of the worgen and what its limitations are with who it can be spread to. (Mostly to figure out how this character can even exist) The main thing I have heard is that undeath and worgen are incompatible (or at best extreamly tricky to raise into undeath) and that the worgan curse only effects humans (night elves too?) Since worgen can be raised into undeath via a powerful being (worgen death knights), could a forsaken (since their body is still human) be infected with the worgan curse to become an undead worgen? So alongside my thoughts above, my question is: Can an undead/forsaken human be infected by the worgan curse (by being bitten or drinking worgan blood)? Just curious since there is not a lot of information on this topic. CheersRavendarkoak18 1d
1d Years have passed since the start of wow? So yeah, how many years have passed since the start of WoW? Like in game years I mean of course? I'm trying to figure this out so I can accurately cast the age of my characters. Like what year did vanilla wow start at, and what year is current wow in?Takata21 1d
1d Acceptable mounts in cities? Is there a stigma against certain mounts in city spaces (org/sw)? Mostly talking about dragons (who I think should probably be treated as full on characters if you do?) and things like the frostwyrms/dreadsteeds/wrathsteeds/skeletal horses/deathchargers/vilefiends....... ect.Myressae2 1d
1d Infernal Testing (RP Thread Post to Join) Ravasha Witchhawk had been sent to Ashenvale Forest. It was the first time she had been there and she was accompanied by a higher-ranking sin'dorei official: Selerra Sorrowsong, whom was as well her warlock teacher. They said that the two were to be testing new types of Infernals infused with magic crystals that were like crosses between Soul Stones and reagents for enchanting. Heavily infused with fel magic and the darker elements these Infernals could do more than bash things or spread fel fire. They set up a series of tents nearby the Demon Fall Canyon and Demon Fall Ridge areas. The blood elves of the Witchhawk family figured that a warren of demons would keep intruders from interfering in their plans. They had been given a small troop of elite battle mages to act as their guards, who were positioned in a ring around the perimeter of the encampment. The Infernals were being made in a demonic forge located in a cave underground. Word of the new types of Infernals being tested quickly reached Alliance cities. Since the Witchhawks were funding the project by themselves even the Horde was alerted that they were making new kinds of demons possibly without the Warchief's permission. Any heroes or heroines wishing to report to stop the Infernals was to go to either Grommash Hold in Orgrimmar or the castle in Stormwind to report to their faction leader to see how they could help stop the blood elves in Ashenvale Forest. (OOC: I'll be leading the RP. Anybody from either faction can sign up no sign up forms required. However if you start God/Goddess Mode stuff or are mean to other players I reserve the right to eject your character(s). Please no more than one character and a pet/mount at a time.)Ravasha411 1d
2d Legionstrike: Genesis (OOC) Please note that the main thread is now open to all and is no longer closed/restricted to sign ups. This space can still be used for OOC discussion for the main thread. Hello! So ever since doing the first bits of Legionfall, where subversive agents of the Legion are again mentioned (they crop up now and again during the various class storylines), I've wanted to do something like this. Essentially, my thoughts are that the forces of Azeroth would create a sort of strike team to respond to these threats. Taking missions that would be too delicate for an army, but just right for a group of specialists. Enter Legionstrike. I'm hoping to make various threads different missions, with each one following a storyline to the conclusion of the set goal. Although the original thread included roleplaying out a trial for approval into the team, we'll be skipping past that in this incarnation. Of course, these can be talked about during character development segments during downtime between phases of missions (sitting around the fire after making camp, etc.). Please keep in mind general good rules for roleplay when posting: respect posts that came before yours if they somehow alter shared content and aren't unreasonable, use spellcheck, no one/two-liner responses, no god-moding. I'm also adding the additional rule of at least one post every 5 days, unless prior notice is given. I believe that's reasonable, and the old thread sort of fell apart because people just stopped posting. So if you cannot commit to that, I appreciate the interest but we'll be moving at a faster pace. We already have a demon hunter, magical ghost and feral druid from the our previous incarnation, and I will post my character based on what I think will balance the team after apps are accepted. Thanks, and I hope to stir up enough interest to get this off the ground! Sign-Up Info: Name: Race: Gender: Relative Age: Class or Profession: Speciality (or what role would bring to Legionstrike): Notable equipment or abilities: Brief Summary:Arlynne239 2d
2d Using other peoples art in TRP?? Quick question. What's the rules of using other peoples art in TRP as a way to reference what your character looks like? My goal isnt to play it off as my own art or anything like that but i found some pretty interesting pictures of body types and faces id like to link in my TRP to use simply as reference to what the character sort of looks like. Do people do that, are you allowed to do that?Gulmontar11 2d
2d thanks to cannibal and others just wanted to say thank you to cannibal and other people for answering my questions. the responses have been very helpful whether on this forum or others.Erindia5 2d
2d "Quarantine" (Rp-thread Signups/OOC!) A rumor spreads of mysterious things happening in gilneas, one that use to be a war-zone, but now has became a quarantined area, preventing both alliance and horde from entering, but one amongst the gossip of rumors, is that there is a elderly human seeking to find crystals that have fallen from the skies, from the meteors that landed in Gilneas. They say in these rumors, that to meet this man, and his grandson, you must find a mage in Dalaran, A human mage that spends his times at the inn, he will be wearing a golden ring with a ruby gem socket into the metal. They also say that the ruby somehow manage to become in a rose shape in a natural cause, or unnatural magical use of alterations, but they all tell you that's not the point. They say to find this man, and he will guide you, but there is a final warning, "To seek this place, you will be rich, if you survive with your sanity and life intacted that is." But mysterious as it is, the rumors have more sense of truth, than a liars tongue, but they say none have returned, but they do not know if they have perished or merely grown plentiful with coin and trade. _______ WELCOME to Quarantine, this is a rp thread where you have to survive what has happened in the now dark streets of gilneas, but each encounter has a chance of causing more than basic issues. be wary of who you trust and aid. Name: Age: Race: Short Description: Class: Reason: __ Ask questions if you got any!Dârak110 2d
2d CharDiary - RP writing, art, events and more! There's a new site for people interested in connecting with other WoW roleplayers, reading and writing fiction, posting their Warcraft art, and keeping a calendar of roleplay events. http://www.CharDiary.com Character Diary's developer is actively looking for ways to improve the site and there's already a lot of great writing on it. (I'm not the developer, just a supportive fan!) It's easy to cross-post to your tumblr, too. So if you've been posting a lot of writing there, it might be an easy way to get your writing onto multiple platforms. Come be a part of this community and meet new people!Khaeris3 2d
3d Would You Steal Candy from a Baby? (Scene RP) Hello my dastardly villains and honorable heroes alike! Plenty of you might have made the claim; stealing candy from a baby, or being the rolemodel hero you know the children need, let's see you do it! RULES: - You may pick from the scenarios I provide and write a short story from it! - You may also deviate from the provided scenarios or make your own scenario up! - Try to stick with the theme of either helping a child in need, or causing trouble with innocent children. - While I'm not against it as a writer (but against it happening in real life), it would probably be best to steer clear from dark, explicit violence regarding your encounter with the child if you're that type of evil. - The child must be any age between 2 and 12. - You may choose the race/gender of the child. - If you're not a good writer, that's perfectly fine. You can simply explain what your character would do in the scenario if you prefer. You don't necessarily have to be a good writer to tell a good story. The most important thing is to have fun! - Now have fun! :) ------------ SCENARIO #1 Somewhere in a place where parents might take a baby for a stroll, a certain irresponsible parent left their little tot unattended in a basket just to take a quick visit to the bar, or restroom. Though that parent did leave the 2 year old at least one thing: a very large, delicious, colorful, lollipop. Such a beautiful spiral of rainbows, and as sweet as candy could be on a soft, wooden stick. What a wonderful treat for a little babe, a treat that certainly made its bright eyes sparkle with awe. Little did the poor babe realize, someone else was eyeing that candy too... (Describe in detail how you manage to steal candy from the baby. Though surprisingly, 2 year olds have stronger grips and slipperier dodges than you'd think). The baby looked up at the mean, evil, candy-stealing villain with puffy red cheeks and watery, large eyes of dispair, before crying pitifully. It wasn't an annoying scream, but a heartaching cry, the face of innocents suffering unjust cruelty only a heartless demon could dare laugh at. You monster. SCENARIO #2 There upon a place where young children would play, a young 12 year old was sitting by themself, sobbing quietly with a bruised eye and bleeding nose. The other kids seemed content to ignore this pitiful scene while they played their favorite outdoor game. But little did the younger realize, someone else did notice him.... (Describe how you happen upon this child. You may go along based off what I provide next in the scenario or come up with your own idea what happened to the child). The youngster turned suddenly and gasped at the hero before him, staring in awe before quickly returning his sorrowful gaze to the floor. "Th-they won't play with me. I-... I just wanted to be friends, so I brought my favorite ball. But they beat me up and took it away..." the child sniffled. "C-can you help me get it back?" The child's eyes glittered in grief and a spark of hope.Silvanni22 3d
3d [Lore]Nightborne Priests Apologies of this is a bit random, but I was hoping to figure out where exactly Nightborne Priests get their ability to channel the light (and to a lesser extent, shadow). If anyone has any ideas on it I'd be glad to hear it. As far as I've figured it out thus far, there's three main methods I can see: A)Nightborne priests are entirely a new thing, and learned how to use the Light from one of the other Horde races. Maybe they're borrowing from the Sunwell, maybe they learned of the normal version of the Light from Forsaken. This laves them in a vague place like goblins or gnomes though B)Their priests have been around longer, but rather than being actual priests, they're simply mimicking the use of Light or Shadow through arcane means, treating it as no different from Fire or Frost. This I feel is a bit more farfetched, but fits them well C)The most drastic possibility I could think of was that when the dome cut them off, there were still quite a few relics and blessed objects from Elune around the city that retained their magic. While likely not very powerful, such artifacts may have allowed for some basic usage of Light Magic, though not strong enough to contest the Legion or be seen as more than a dying Faith. I'm certainly reaching with this one, and it does bleed into the other two once the dome lowers. I'd be interested to hear what other people think about it though, as it's q very curious addition to their class selection without any major basis in what we saw of their society.Syraneth2 3d
3d The Faction War This is a thread made for characters who are going to be heavily involved in the upcoming faction war. Why is your character fighting for their side? Grudges to settle? Fame and glory? Or are you fighting for pay? Leave it down below.Mousillon7 3d
3d Making a void elf lawyer So my concept for my current character is that my void elf was an attorney in Silvermoon, when her twin sister started studying the void. When she (the sister) was ejected from Silvermoon, she went with her out of love and being protective of the only family she has. Now she's a lawyer, with a degree from silvermoon, who is working on finding clients in Stormwind. Also she is a fire mage, just because I don't want her to be useless in combat RPs Are there any holes in my backstory? Any reason it doesn't make sense in lore? Any advice you'd have for a character based around the laws of a fictional fantasy universe? Please let me know. Also any mog advice would be appreciated. I am trying to avoid the standard gilnean outfit, because that's what my worgen magician is wearing.Callarae0 3d
3d Need a good name for a Draenei Mage Want to make a female Draenei mage but can't think of a name got any ideas?Azuremi4 3d
3d Belf rp question for my Belf mage, is it acceptable to rp as a magistrix who travels outside of blood elven lands in the interest of protecting blood elven lands?Erindia4 3d
4d Nudity when is it allowed? Not talking about ERP but I have kaldorei druid at 105 and i wanted to casually begin to RP them. The idea i had and im sure many had before is a "nudist" type. Where they find it liberating to be out of their clothes especially in the forests of their homelands. Now I am not at all saying I plan to run around stormwind like this or an all the time thing but just a "home" sort of thing. Yes, no?Atana6 4d
4d Cult of the Black Scales [IC] Please see the sign up thread for rules and to sign up. Sign ups are still open for interested parties. http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/20744714312 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mortre paced in the depths of her caverns. “It just doesn’t make sense.” She grumbled. The contract, the death knight hunt, the stalking. What was going on? The worgen felt like she was missing a piece, a crucial piece, to this puzzle. She had almost worn a path into the stone of the cavern floor. Sterixia entered the cavern. As she did, her form began to shift. It went temporarily incorporeal as she twisted into the form of an elf like creature. Sterixia still hadn’t mastered the ability, as the elf took form it looked like a strange, alien creature. Her skin was leathery and pink, with patches of black silk like scales dotting the surface. Her hair was not hair, yet a long, piece of leathery cartilage that she could somewhat move. Her ears were indented in a way that they almost looked like dragon wings. Off of each corner of her jaw was a small tentacle. Sterixia’s form held no clothing, rather an elegant pattern of black silk scales and membrane. As she came out of the incorporeal state, she smiled at Mortre. Mortre regarded the netherdrake with a slight grin herself. “Getting better. I suppose you may look normal someday.” She chuckled to herself and resumed her pacing. Sterixia sat on a nearby stone and observed. “Sterixia… I just don’t know.” Mortre sighed. “I know someone is out for me… but who. Something seems so familiar, yet so foreign.” She paused and regarded the pondering netherdrake with softened eyes. Sterixia simply shook her head, having no idea herself. The muted woman stood and approached Mortre. She wrapped her arms around the worgen in a hug. Mortre’s face reflected a look of startled amusement, before she ran a clawed hand down Sterixia’s head. “Listen, if anything happens; go to Kersia. I am sure she will keep you safe.” Sterixia pushed away from Mortre and looked at her confused. It was uncharacteristic of her to be so… warm. Whatever had been going on, it bothered the dark woman deeply, and that troubled Sterixia. Mortre was always so confident, so decisive. And here she was. Deeply troubled. Sterixia felt a bubbling worry fill her body. “Well,” Mortre sighed. “You should go get something for food. Try to stay away from settlements okay?” Mortre grinned at her. Sterixia nodded and began to leave the chamber when something struck her. The world around her began to fade to black. She saw chains spring up from the stones, wrapping around Mortre. And then there was only darkness. Mortre watched with horror as something flew from the corner of the cavern and struck Sterixia. “Who’s there!?” she shouted. Chains sprung from the stones, binding her body in place. I don’t understand!? I sensed no one! Has the earth betrayed me!? Mortre looked wildly around the room. Laughter echoed down the tunnels and into the cavern. A figure took form, rising through what looked like liquid stone. He was human in appearance, garbed in what appeared to be formal attire. He didn’t look much older than eighteen, but he appeared sickly and ill. Dark circles could be seen under his eyes. He skin was bronzed in color, and his eyes were golden with elongated pupils. His hair was black and slicked back. He chuckled and shook his head. “Finally found you, after all this time.” His voice was dark and operatic. “Who are you!? What have you done with Sterixia!?” Mortre pulled against the chains, her face contorted into a snarl. He took a few steps towards her. “Oh my, you don’t recognize me? It hasn’t been that long… mother.” Mortre’s eyes grew wide. All the pieces snapped in place. “V-vinarion? You are alive? How?” “Well,” Vinarion walked around her, speaking with a slow and deliberate tone. “After you abandoned us, after father’s death, I took leadership. I lead us all to safety… to livelihood. I created a safe haven! And now… we want you!” A half elf female, garbed in black leather; with the same skin tone, eye color, and hair color as Vinarion, appeared behind Mortre. “Sorry, Mother.” She whispered softly into Mortre’s ear as she stuck a needle into Mortre’s flesh. “Van… exia? You are alive… too?” Mortre felt the world spin around her as she fell to her knees. Vanexia was there, standing above her. Next to her was another high elf, his hair long and loose. He stood with a grin plastered on his face, revealing the jagged teeth that filled his mouth. He leaned against a great scythe as he watched Mortre on the ground. Mortre looked between the three, the borders of her vision blackening. “Vanzer… you too? You all… are-“ The world faded out of view, as Mortre fell into a deep slumber.Mortre368 4d
4d Company of Light (Lightforged/Draenei Guild) For the glancing traveler to a local tavern, or to the devout in the Light's Cathedral, a letter made of fine, golden parchment was framed. Bellow its text was stamped the symbol of the Lightforged, with a ribbon running down baring the word "Light" in draenaic. To the reader, it states in glowing letters of both common and draenic: "Brothers, Sisters, Cousins and Friends! Harkon a moment, and read our most eager message. The War of Argus is won, the draenei's brother enemy is defeated and the Golden Army has come to Azeroth to make it a new home for ourselves. On the High Exarch's orders, the Lightforged have scoured Azeroth to aid our new allies to the best the Grand Army can. Rising under this new declaration, the Lightforged under Exarch Paldros have forged a new company: The Company of Light." "Our purpose is to aid our kin, our allies, and the devout. With the Light's grace, we have begun assisting the people of Stormwind with healing and protection. Alongside this, and our eagerness to aid, we have come to rejoin with Velen's Flock. We come to revive old traditions among our fellow draenei, Lightforged and otherwise, and to spread these traditions to the Glorious Alliance! Come, brothers and sisters, and find us within the city! We are eager to expand and unite, for the Light has willed it! Fly in the Light!" (Hello peeps, the Company of Light is a somewhat new guild based around draenei, with a bias towards Lightforged. We've been wanting to expand the community of draenei rpers and like to help out, be it in our guild or meeting with others. If you have questions, please post in forums or contact our officers. If your interested in joining, we do a brief ic interview and some ooc introduction. Whisper Rabirius or Paldros for more info. (List of contacts may expand))Rabirius0 4d
4d "How do you get those antlers?" Before I get to my main topic, I want to start with a silly story! Be me, Roleplaying as my Highmountain Tauren on WRA. I'm enjoying myself when a new player approaches me, not an RPer so it seemed. He asked me, "How did you get those antlers?" Now, I like to think of myself as a funny person, so my response was... "I pre-ordered Overwatch." But it didn't stop there. He asked me, "Is that the only way to get it?" "Yep. Sorry." He wasn't RPing, but if he were, what would I have said? I mean, I know Huln was given the antlers by Cenarius and every Tauren descended from him would have the antlers, but were multiple Tauren given the blessing? Do I necessarily have to be descended from Huln?Aimarea1 4d
5d MU Thunderlords Defunct? I grew to like the lore of the Thunderlords from WoD and wanted to play my orc hunter as a member of their clan, but I from what I've seen of them in the current timeline they're essentially extinct. Is it still plausible to act as a "descendant" of the Thunderlords, like she was born within a small warband that stayed behind on Azeroth as the rest went back to Draenor? Basically I'm looking for a work-around before giving up and just saying she's a Frostwolf. Any ideas?Vuzeng2 5d
5d Shadows of Sholazar (( IC -- Closed RP )) Those accepted would have each received a plain envelope stamped with a blue wax seal, bearing the insignia of a trident imposed upon a sun. Inside would be a neatly written letter stating the following: To whom it may concern: Greetings. I hope this letter finds you in good health. Your offer of assistance is accepted, and much appreciated. I am currently camped near Lake Kum'uya, a few miles up the road from Warsong Hold and Valiance Keep. I shouldn't be too hard to find, since I'm within sight of the main road—look for a banner bearing the same insignia as the seal stamped in the wax. Scrawled at the bottom of the letter is a rather messy signature-- Morician Blackborne --------------------- The early morning sun shown down upon the tundra plains; a chill breeze dampening what little warmth little warmth it struggled to provide. Northrend was a cold land—a harsh land—and while the short summer season might seem to offer some hope of respite rarely a day went by without some reminder of the unforgiving climate. The cold itself, however, did not seem to disturb the lone figure camped out on the plains, nor the great warhorse accompanying him. The offerings of his camp were certainly meager—a small ash-covered circle of stones indicating where a campfire once was and a small patch of flattened ground cover where a bedroll had once been. Planted firmly in the dirt nearby was a black war banner emblazoned with the white outline of a trident imposed upon a sun. Morician himself sat quietly on a rock nearby, studying a handful of letters with a thoughtful frown. As was usually the case, he was dressed in full plate armor save for the helmet, which hung securely from the back of his charger's saddle. The plate itself appeared to be forged from elementium rather than saronite, with hints of orcish styling, and what appeared to be a paladin's libram case hanging at his side. Completing the ensemble was a heavy, fur-trimmed cloak draped about his shoulders, and a tabard matching the war banner's colors covering his chest. Though he occasionally checked his surroundings, Morician did not seem to be scanning for enemies as much as he seemed to be waiting for someone. Or in this case, several someones. Just cool your heels...they'll be here soon enough, he thought to himself, standing up to stretch his legs for what had to have been the twentieth time that morning. While the clear blue sky indicated the weather would be cooperative for the trip to Sholazar, he couldn't help but feel a slight sense of unease about the mission. He hadn't been able to glean much information from the hunters he had spoken with at the inn in Valaince Keep, and what little information he did have gave no good indication of what they were up against. The most he could do was make rough guesses based on what he did have, and his previous experiences in the jungle crater. The rest would hopefully become clear with time.Morician275 5d
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5d WET Community Lounge 114 Funny, you guys thought I was kidding! Anyways, general rules include: No trolling No spamming Treat others with respect And think before you post (<.< looking at myself at this junction) Link to previous lounge: https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20761885983?page=1 And link to the Archive of Shenanigans: https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/13780458267 Now let us all be socially awkward together!Relick500 5d
5d BfA It might not be so, but from what things look like. Alli is taking over their continent and Horde is taking over Kalimdor. I thought after Garrosh's I will conquer everything at any cost. Then Legion people would be like let's calm down. I read Jaina, Vol'jin, and War Crimes. Seemed after that stuff everyone was burned out on war. In Legion the War Chief really didn't do much except do her own thing. Abduin seems portrayed as a young but strong heart. Is he now suddenly a Paladin, not a Priest? I'm just confused with alot of cannon going on. Please help.Gnomeyposer3 5d