You can choose to use either the present or past tense, and can write with either a first person or third person perspective depending on your personal preferences.
However you should try to maintain tense consistency throughout your writing.
Our chat system currently has the ability for users to log in as guests.
Excessive use of Out Of Character comments in any other room where role playing is taking place is against the rules, and can result in administrative action.
There are two basic ways that your character can interact with others in a chat room.
In those rare cases where you need to communicate an OOC message to an entire room you should place parentheses ( ) around your words so that people know they are not being expressed by your character.
There is a specific OOC room that is set up for these interactions.
There are a variety of symbols that are used by people to indicate that a phrase is an action.
The important thing is that the words get marked off, and separated from any other writing so that people know an action is taking place.The important thing to remember is that when you enter a room, you are the character.Any actions that you take, and any words that you type, should be done as if you were actually the person you are roleplaying as.This is called staying In Character (IC) and it is vital for maintaining the integrity of the stories being told.If you absolutely have to say something Out Of Character (OOC) then you should try to do so in private messages to the specific person.Dialogue: In literary form this is generally delineated by having words placed in quote marks “ “ That is an acceptable way to express dialogue in the chat, however the common convention on Role Pages is to simply leave text which is intended as dialogue unmarked. *She smiles, catching the man by the sleeve of his jacket* I have an important appointment at 3 and I don’t want to be late.