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2009-02-15 [Aeolynn]: I still don't have my rper's badge... I mentioned it right after x-mas.
2009-02-15 [SilverFire]: Now you have it, and can stop complaining. :)
2009-02-15 [Aeolynn]: I was reminding :] but thank you ^^
2009-02-15 [SilverFire]: I was teasing. :P
2009-02-15 [Aeolynn]: :3
2009-02-15 [M!]: Yeah! Sexiness has been achieved!
2009-02-16 [Crankychangeling]: When you click on the "Rooms" wiki it goes to an empty page. Might want to fix that. :)
2009-02-16 [M!]: DAMN!
2009-03-04 [Chimes]: Yo! Two things:
1) What is the font for 'Other RPs'? I am in love with it.
2) Cans I submit a Guild to this wikiiii? :] HaRPy!, being the Guild. We only just set it up though... so one of the pages is in need of filling. XD
2009-03-04 [M!]: 1) It's called shoplifter
2) Why the hell not! (feel free to kick me if I'm wrong)
2009-03-04 [Chimes]: 1) Excellent. Thank you. I will be getting that tomorrow. XD
2009-03-04 [SilverFire]: Naw, M! is right. Add away. :)
2009-03-04 [Rook.]: So you submit rp pages here...? or on another page...?
2009-03-04 [SilverFire]: Here. :)
2009-03-04 [SilverFire]: So... post them already? :P
2009-03-04 [Rook.]: where...?
2009-03-04 [SilverFire]: ...On this page?
2009-03-04 [Rook.]: okay.... Just a second.
2009-03-04 [Rook.]: dang it..I have to re-do it... stupid internet... Just another oment... :S My apologies... :S
2009-03-04 [Rook.]: woot! its up. sorry for the length of time it took, amigos :S
2009-03-27 [BobbyRay]: Wow, I can't believe how much this place has changed in the past 5 years. What happened to all the RP's? I see the archives, but are these few really the only active ones left?
2009-03-27 [SilverFire]: There are certainly fewer active RPs than there were then, but another part of the problem is that a lot of people making new RPs just don't list them here.
2009-03-27 [SilverFire]: The whole point of this page is to list your RPs. X_x It... baffles me that you wouldn't. No one on ET is gonna set there going 'omfg! Look how many RPs this person has added to the RP LIST, gawd what a freak, lulz.'
2009-03-27 [Rook.]: oh, they would :P XD
2009-03-27 [Rook.]: okay, I'll add them... ^^ but I warns you.... there are a LOT
2009-03-27 [Rook.]: ^^ no problem ^^ anytime you need a new rp, come see me ^^ I'll hook ya up.
2009-05-21 [Jadala*(Once upon a moment)]: I have a couple RPs that dies off a while back. I might put them up here to see if anyone decides to start playing them again....I miss playing them.
2009-05-24 [Sedition]: if any one is interested in a little busy-work to do on the side while bored,i could use some -reliable- help on my Motherland rp/game.the folks that were supposed to deliver on their promises didnt,and as a result production has grinded to a halt.
2009-05-25 [Elwyne]: well... I like rping and anybody who needs an extra character can invite me. I'm not very picky and I'm willing to try even unusual rp's. As in my usual is fantasy stuff but I have done others. And I'm fairly reliable unless something unexpected pops up. I'm usually on at least once a day.
2009-05-28 [Elwyne]: I'll look then
2009-05-28 [His Angel]: Cool :)
2009-06-19 [M!]: Pop it up there!
2009-06-19 [gilmour]: Come on people! I need someone to join!!
2009-06-19 [M!]: Simmer down. It may take weeks to get a full cast.
2009-06-19 [gilmour]: Well, I don't need a full cast right away. Just at least one other person to get the story rolling
2009-07-08 [Aeolynn]: Is there a way we can make a page where we can list a character to see if anyone wants to roleplay with them? *ish hopeful*
2009-07-09 [M!]: There was.... I mean, I used to have LRPU!. There was some discussion in the crew forums about making one, but nothing happened. I could revamp lrpu, it was designed for that exact purpose.
2009-07-09 [Aeolynn]: LRPU could add a character focus page, instead of the whole list maybe M?
2009-07-09 [M!]: I could totally redo it, with suggestions and stuff.
You could always note that you have a new character in the comments as well...
2009-09-05 [Yume Youki]: Cool. ^_^
Could I put an RP up here, by any chance, [M!]?
It's a fantasy one by the name of ::Rokugan::. I'd tell you all about it here, but that'd take up too much room, so, unless I can put it up here, you'll have to check it out for yourself. XD
Hopes you like it! =3 *ish hopeful*
2009-09-05 [M!]: You don't need my permission. Everyone can post their rp
2009-09-05 [Yume Youki]: Oh, really?
Didn't know that. XP
2009-09-24 [Rook.]: all of mine are.
2009-09-24 [Yume Youki]: All of mine are, too.
And I'm putting more up too.
2009-09-24 [His Angel]: Mine is open.
2009-11-14 [M!]: Checking again. Are all these rps open and looking for members?
2009-11-15 [Yume Youki]: Yep.
2009-11-17 [Rook.]: Yes. they are.
2009-11-18 [Danboo]: can i add a wiki, i'm making it active, its slowly going but it is goin'
2009-11-18 [M!]: Are you looking still looking for members?
2009-11-18 [M!]: I'd also like to put this out there, if your rp is up for like... a month or two and isn't getting any takers, you may just wanna take it down and try something new. This isn't a rule or anything, just a suggestion.
2009-11-18 [Danboo]: oh no, we got around 10 members now, that should be active, we started RP-ing monday and its just kicking of slow, but its starting, and if anyone wants to join they can but i'll have to slide them in, its an important first week :P
2009-11-18 [M!]: Alrighty. You may wanna note that when you put it up.
2009-11-18 [Danboo]: ack! lol yeah, but in order to join you have to send an application to me or velt and we'll explain as we introduce them
2009-11-18 [M!]: Lots of rps require aps. I'm not sure what the problem is.
2009-11-18 [Danboo]: there is a problem?
2009-11-18 [SilverFire]: I don't think [M!] understands why you're telling her this in the comments (shoot me if I'm wrong, [M!]). You stated it as if it were a problem of some sort. All you need to do is make a note on the page - underneath where you just added the RP - saying whether it's still open for new members or not. And if you really want, you can make a note there too that the Apps need to be sent to you and [Veltzeh].
2009-11-23 [Ace-of-Spirits]: how do I submit my rp just edit? my rp is basiclly a Rp Guild, it does more than one rp so do I put it under RP Guild?
2009-11-23 [SilverFire]: If it's a guild, then yes. If it's just a multi-part RP, then I'd stick it under the appropriate fantasy/sci-fi section. Check the other Guilds listed to see if yours is like those ones. And yes, you just edit to submit. :)
2010-01-21 [SilverFire]: Nah, go for it. I think Vel has something similar, but for worlds. That should probably go in the new section too.
2010-01-21 [M!]: Indeed. I shall play with things once I'm fully awake.
2010-01-24 [His Angel]: I have a wiki that I want to advertise for a a friend. It's sort of a contest/guild/
2010-01-24 [M!]: Could we see the wiki?
2010-01-24 [M!]: I'd say this'd count as an rp. One of my friends did something similar to this, where a bored goddess abducted people and made them compete for survival. In the end, the winner wasn't necessarily decided by which character succeeded, but by who rped the best, so it was like a contest.
Since your wiki is similar, and has a rough plot (the opening there), I would consider this to be an rp.
2010-01-24 [His Angel]: Ok, thanks, I'll put it up for him then.
2010-08-23 [*Phoenix*]: hwello all! ^^
2010-09-18 [SilverFire]: Why don't people use this page moar? *frustrated* I want to browse new RPs to join and I can't find them because no one lists them here. I don't read your diaries to find the links you post there! *shakes fist at the people who don't know how useful an index is*
2010-09-18 [Freya's Eyden]: Huh? I know That Talos and I offten put up our rps. But I guess it's true others don't. *Sigh* Time to hunt down rps and add to this wiki. Wish me luck.
2010-09-18 [Mrs Vicious.]: .... hi.. hello there?
2010-09-18 [Lady_Lionheart]: hello, mrs vicious :)
2010-09-18 [*Phoenix*]: I put mine up! ^^ You're welcome to join, SilverFire!
2010-09-19 [Mrs Vicious.]: Hi, erm... what do I do, just post up my RP's? cos I dont actually own any.
2010-09-19 [Freya's Eyden]: You can see if you can post the ones you moderate to.
2010-09-19 [Mrs Vicious.]: oohhhh cool,Ill have to ask people.
2010-09-19 [Freya's Eyden]: good luck!
2010-09-20 [Flisky]: I have to add my RPs here...
2011-01-22 [Thallion]: I want to add my RP game to this list if at all possible, it hasn't started yet. New Republic It's a Star Wars game, a hundred years after the destruction of the second death star.
2011-04-22 [Flisky]: As odd as it seems, I would actually argue for that, Mort. :)
2011-04-22 [SilverFire]: It's not the kind of role-play that should be listed on Text Adventures, but on the community sub pages.
2011-04-22 [Mortified Penguin]: You're a community sub page!
2011-04-23 [Kay-chan]: Your MOM'S a community sub page!
No, I'm sorry, that was uncalled for. I'm sure she's a lovely woman.
2011-04-27 [Danboo]: for a sub page.. :P
2011-05-03 [Sagacious Turkey]: She has a lot of chest hair for a sub page. For a wookie, even.
2011-05-10 [Lord Josmar]: Fixed some spelling and grammar errors.
2011-05-10 [SilverFire]: 'dwarves' is actually a perfectly legitimate plural. (one of the spelling "errors" you fixed :P)
2011-05-10 [Lord Josmar]: I thought it looked right, but Firefox flagged it as incorrect. Stupid Firefox.
2011-05-10 [SilverFire]: Also: You fixed "each a curse that must be beared." to "bared". This is still wrong. :P it needs to be "borne" or "born" either is acceptable.
2011-05-10 [Lord Josmar]: Borne? Kinda sounds right to me. I don't think I should be put in charge of grammar ever, lol.
2011-05-10 [SilverFire]: C.U.R.E is a guild, right?
2011-05-10 [Lord Josmar]: I consider it a guild. It is a gathering of players and game owners that have come together to advertise their own games and to promote better gaming.
2011-05-10 [Lord Josmar]: There are a few others that I would like to add that aren't up there.
2011-05-10 [SilverFire]: Then I will move it to the guild section. ;)
Add away! :)
2011-05-10 [Lord Josmar]: Sorry again. When I put it up there I didn't see the separation of the two groups.
2011-05-10 [SilverFire]: Sure, just add it. :)
2011-05-10 [His Angel]: Ok, cool
2011-05-14 [Lord Josmar]: If we find an RP that is no longer active can we delete it or juat mark that it is currently inactive? I was thinking about seeing if I could mark them as active/inactiv
2011-05-14 [SilverFire]: Delete it.
2011-05-14 [Lord Josmar]: Okies. I figured that would be the answer.
2011-05-16 [Lord Josmar]: Just went through them and I am now awaiting responses from a few of them.
2011-05-16 [Goma]: Added my rp at the bottom...Thoug
2011-05-16 [Lord Josmar]: If it's a sci-fi based game then go ahead and put it in the sci-fi section. I would do it for you but my phone text box wont scroll that far down. : P
2011-05-16 [Goma]: its sci-fi fantasy, kind of an equal mix of both so to avoid making that decision I just moved it to "other"
2011-05-16 [Lord Josmar]: Ok. After reading the games description I think that it is a hard one to place. Takes place quite a distance into the future but is a medievil-ish society. And if you dont mind I think I could summarize your games description.
2011-05-16 [SilverFire]: The blib you post here doesn't have to be a summary, but a teaster, an appetite-whett
2011-05-16 [Lord Josmar]: I think we should advertise this wiki in the news section if we get a chance to slip it in there.
2011-05-16 [Goma]: if you'd like to give it a shot go for it Josmar,I'm in desperate need of players (alot of people have been waiting for it to start)
2011-05-16 [Lord Josmar]: Is that acceptable Goma?
2011-05-16 [Goma]: fine and dandy! I have alot of art for this too if you want to see xD
2011-05-16 [Lord Josmar]: Put it up in your game and I can look at it there.
2011-05-25 [Lirerial]: Umm is there any special thing you have to do to post your rp?
2011-05-25 [SilverFire]: Nope, just add it to the page. :3
2011-05-25 [Lirerial]: ok! Thanks :)
2011-08-13 [XxTsomexX]: I didnt know this even existed lol
2011-08-13 [Lord Josmar]: Well shame on you!
2011-08-13 [XxTsomexX]: Now it's up :)
2011-08-13 [SilverFire]: it makes me headdesk when people say that. This page has been going in one form or another since before I joined ET (before it was just called 'Text'). It's been a featured wiki, it's been in at least one news item, it's linked to from every official RP contest, there's a link to it on Main Street, from the community wiki. And still so many people are oblivious to it. >_< I have no idea what more to do to bring it to the attention of people to who it would be useful.
2011-08-14 [Mortified Penguin]: You could use Bob's Diner style advertising tactics. Don't nobody not know of Bob's Diner. Bob's Diner is Elftown's most successful and powerful wiki (assuming wikis have power, which I'm pretty sure they do not). And Bob's Diner has never been featured on Mainstreet, linked from official RP contests, or been in a news item.
2011-08-14 [Mortified Penguin]: Yeah, but he's a nobody.
2011-10-28 [Dezmond]: SPAM IT YO! Lol but seriously I've been flipping through the rps here and it seems that just about all of them are inactive or not taking other players and I need my fix! So any suggestions?
2011-10-29 [Mortified Penguin]: Th-that's not true... they rejected me repeatedly and deleted my comments when I tried asking them about it...
2011-10-29 [Kay-chan]: Oh, but you're a 'playa.' Distinct difference.
2011-11-16 [Lord Josmar]: Kk. I hope you get members for your RPs!
2011-11-16 [Goma]: Oh Hey Rooooook you should look at my Rp on this list, I've been trying to get a few more people so I can start
2011-11-16 [Rook.]: alright Gomes... i'll do that!
I cant promise every day rpage, but i promise as much as i can.
2011-11-16 [Goma]: just let me know if you think its interesting or not. ;P
2011-12-23 [Earoluim]: Hmm...
2011-12-23 [Avaz]: Anyone looking to join an RP game is welcome to check out mine. As a real-life DM, I know how to make games fun for my players. :) A brand new game will be starting soon!
2011-12-23 [Earoluim]: Send me a link
2012-05-31 [Danboo]: hmm these look interesting
2012-09-07 [Lord Josmar]: If you want to go ahead and add it up in the list you can. Just make sure you follow the format of all the other RP posts.
2012-09-07 [M!]: Jos, I played a large part in building this page. I did all the special fonts and what have you. I know, i just don't care. Most of those rps are ancient and dead and the comments section gets the job done. I used to pester people about updating this place, but I don't care anymore to even do it myself. I'm all set.
2012-09-07 [Lord Josmar]: What ever floats your goat. : )
2012-09-07 [Mortified Penguin]: *Mort's goat slowly floats down a river*
2012-09-07 [Evolution X]: that's what you get for improper goat float maintenance. Should have had an anchor.
2012-09-07 [M!]: Damnit, now I'm tempted to clean this page up. GAH! Not that it would matter. I've never seen a successful attempt to get all ET's rpers together and organized in any sort of fashion ever. It is sad.
2012-09-07 [Avaz]: We are a fickle bunch.
2012-09-09 [SilverFire]: Way back when text adventures was still just text it actually did work. There were so many active rps listed that the problem was more 'argh! Do many rps I want to join, cannot possibly commit to them all ;_;' than 'argh. Cannot find an rp to join!'
I've never been able to figure out why the hell et's rp community just... Suddenly stopped using it. X_x and then they complain there is no index page and go and make their own an only advertise it in their diary and house and wonder why it fails.
2012-09-09 [SilverFire]: Maybe just having it as a comments page will work better - It gives an idea of how old the RP is and there's very little need for moderation. No one has to keep deleting old/dead rps or moving them to a different section.
2012-09-09 [M!]: The only problem with that would be rps that are continuously looking for rpers, like that x-men one up there. I would be willing to help with a revamp/adverts
2012-09-09 [SilverFire]: We can have a rule that allows people to post another comment if their old comment has been bumped off the page and they're still recruiting. Internet is supposed to be installed in my house on the 11th, so I'll take a look at the page then or soon after. There's only so much you can do with ET on a phone <_<
2012-09-09 [Lord Josmar]: I hear that.
2012-09-09 [M!]: Sounds good. Do you think the crew would be up for an announcement or a main street advertisement?
2012-09-09 [SilverFire]: Haven't had a new news item in a shamefully long time, so sure.
2012-09-09 [M!]: Would you like me to clean this page out and post the new rules limiting things to the comments?
2012-09-10 [SilverFire]: Yarr. Though I think the list of guides and help pages should probably stay.
2012-09-10 [M!]: Does anyone use the games pages? Should I keep the link?
2012-09-10 [Flisky]: I've been trying to revamp CURE for awhile. Just haven't had the time.
2012-09-10 [M!]: Does anyone use the games pages? Should I keep the link?
2012-09-11 [SilverFire]: I don't know how active the games page is, it's not one I've ever really kept an eye on, but I don't think keeping the link will hurt.
I made the top text a little more concise, removed two of the help links (one didn't seem active, the other didn't seem to say anything the other pages didn't already say in a better way), and rearranged them slightly to make them a little bit more readable.
2012-09-18 [His Angel]: If the help page you're refering to was the school for beginning roleplayers (I believe that was posted up there), no, it's not active. People say they're interested but never actually do anything about it. :(
2013-05-16 [CuteCommander]: Any possibility I can post my new RP here?
2013-05-16 [M!]: Just link it in the comments
2013-06-18 [Figgy]: Winter of Wolves, created and run by [Duredhel], is a rule-based RP that is trying to get its roots in the ground still, but it is already welcoming new players and characters :3
It's based in a land of endless winter, where cities thrive underground, and encompasses steampunk themes as well as magic.
2013-06-18 [Ace-of-Spirits]: X-MEN!? X-MEN!? I HATE X-MEN! MEEEHHHHH nah just playing with you.
2013-06-18 [Lord Josmar]: Figgy, what do you mean "rules based"? Rule based, like D&D or other established tabletop RPs.
2013-09-02 [Firewolfgirl]: Hey everyone I'm new here
2013-09-02 [Firewolfgirl]: Can someone talk to meh
2013-09-02 [Lirerial]: Hi :-)
2013-09-02 [CuteCommander]: Hello newby!
2013-10-08 [shadow_walker]: Hello all I am looking for a few people to help me out with the making and running of a new rp.Please if your interested in the idea message me
2013-12-09 [~Nox~]: Darkness Reigns is a mature roleplay set in 2072 with a heavy mix of sci-fi and modern fantasy. We will be starting soon and are looking to expand our player base for a successful launch.
2014-03-25 [Mortified Penguin]: Bob's Diner is Elftown's oldest, most active, and most popular roleplaying game. For nearly a decade now, we've had a massive number of people come join in the fun and play in the guise of anything from a simple customer to a giant tax robot to a corpse and even a sexy manager! To join the roleplaying action, you simply post in the comment section, instead of on the actual wiki, like most other Elftown roleplaying games. At B's D, the wiki itself serves as nothing more than a background to the comments. It's just a freely editable wall including "workers" (roleplayers and what their character is), a gag menu for the sake of making it more like an actual diner, and a number of interesting notes and messages from different Elftowners that have been added over the years. In this roleplay, anything goes. Crude humor, non sequiturs, changing characters, multiple characters, smut, god moding, and basically whatever else you feel like doing. The plot is nothing more than a group of individuals hanging out in a gross, weird diner, where stupid, but often funny, stuff happens daily. There is no set time or place for the roleplay either, as Bob's Diner transcends both time and space and is a universe unto itself with an infinite number of bathrooms and floors, despite that we apparently have no roof or walls or floorboards. B's D is simultaneously both inside and outside of Elftown. The setting is quantum in nature and can change simply by observation. Even words themselves are often personified and given personalities, depending on the situation and the need for their corporeal existence.
You don't have to sign up or become a member or anything, just post in the comment section and you're in. Your default character will be a customer named after your Elftown username. To become something else, you need only state what you wish to be and by the magic of pretending, you become that thing. To control your character, generally you have to use actions set in between two asterisks, like so:
With that comment, there is an understood "Mort", my character, before the "eats ramen". Sometimes, character names are also used in the action for more clarification, like so:
*Mort eats some damn ramen*
You may also control other people's characters in the same manner. For example:
*Misty catches fire and burns to the ground hilariously*
The type and style of roleplaying can change from person to person or even character to character, depending on how dissociative your flimsy identity may be. There is no required style and any way you choose to describe your actions, if at all, is acceptable. There are also a number of controllable NPC's, such as Paco, various customers, the health inspector, the zombies, Misty's corpse, Jesus, Hitler, and many others as well as quest items, like the Cloak of Poor Defense, MSHQFTOS, and the fabled Turnip Sack of infinite Turnips. And don't forget, at B's D, there are no walls 1, 2, or 3, so don't expect there to be a fourth.
Just be sassy and don't take anything too seriously and you'll fit right in!
2014-07-16 [Figgy]: Sure thing!
2014-07-16 [Nioniel]: Thank you!
2014-07-16 [Freya's Eyden]: No thank you for working on the page!
2014-07-16 [Nioniel]: :3
2014-07-17 [Mortified Penguin]: Bob's Diner is totally a roleplay. :(
2014-07-17 [Nioniel]: "roleplay".
2014-07-17 [Mortified Penguin]: *runs away crying and also on fire*
2014-07-17 [Nioniel]: Shush.
2014-07-17 [Stephen]: "Bob's Diner is totally a(n) roleplay insane asylum."