Comments on the Demo Area
An Encounter Table
Build A Puppet
RPG / Dice Math
Magic: The Gathering
Star Fleet Battles
- In character. The player is responding to situations
in the game based on the point of view of the character
they are managing.
- In Real Life.
- Chat server. Indivduals connect as a specific
'character' for discussion. Frequently allows players
to construct 'props' for their character to use and to
construct and decorate suites of 'rooms' where discussion
- Out of character. The player is not in
character. Their 'dialog' and responses are their own,
not the responses of a specific character.
- Role-playing Game
Some terms for various types of interaction:
||The Player, in real life, IRL
||The Character, on-line
|Joe, connected as Mallick, responding as Joe
||Mallick wufs, "The commute was a bear today."
|Joe, connected as Mallick, responding as Joe, in Mallick's idiom
||Mallick wags his tail and says, "Milady, the commute was most foul today."
|Joe, connected as Mallick, responding as Mallick
||Mallick barks, "The pyramid of the Undead King is opening!"
||In character, IC
|Joe, connected as Joe, responding as Joe
||Joe says, "The commute was a bear today."
||Out of character, OOC
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Last updated: 1999-May-31 22:01:56