I've been bitten by the RP bug. After I got my tailor's license, I was suddenly struck with the urge to do more than combat training (
). I want to RP, and I mean RP for real. I have no judgement against Mudsex or crack RP or anything like that, but what I'm looking for is more serious and long-term. We of course have city RP and event RP, but I feel like it's limited to in-city interactions. I can't just waltz into Ashtan and look for an RP opportunity, and earlier today I reached out to someone in Hashan but got rejected because I was enemied to the city. Combat semi-RP is prevalent, but actual extended RP seems to be either hidden from me or non-existent.
edit: forgot to tag people, woops
Artemis says, "You are so high maintenance, Tharvis, gosh."
Tecton says, "It's still your fault, Tharvis."
If the latter, then you can always ask your superiors who might be a good person to approach about theological debates and the like from elsewhere, or you could go seek it yourself in neutral ground. Challenging others to a duel in the Matsuhama Arena, for instance, or joining neutral clans like racial clans - though not every race has an established clan. World events are also a good reason to mingle. Basically, it's all out there, it just takes some patience.
One thing I do have to say is to put effort into your role play and be consistent. Even if the other person starts off being a bit quasi ooc, if you persevere with it most people will notice and try to match your effort at least a little bit. One of the best compliments I ever received was that I had inspired someone to be more creative in their role play instead of doing the bare minimum, which was very sweet to hear. Be what you want to find, and it will find you.
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Sidenote: Finally got enemied to the forest. It only took about three years, sheesh Eleusis.
Slipped away by the skin of your teeth everytime, and even got invited to a wedding along the way.
Penwize has cowardly forfeited the challenge to mortal combat issued by Atalkez.
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When meeting a potential rp person, I'm usually the one that will start the interaction. From there, the person is being mildly 'interviewed' with a little back and forth conversation. I don't necessarily need emotes, but I appreciate it as I can pick up character quirks. Depending on my mood, interest levels, the weather, and the earth's axis, I'll pass/fail someone. This only means that there is a 90% chance I'll go out of my way to interact with you again, otherwise the person will have to make an effort to find me.
I've interacted with quite a few Mhaldorians and I just love them all to pieces. However giving off the I'm not here to murder/jump you vibes when you're attempting to start a conversation with someone outside your city will greatly help.
Edit: I forgot to mention this, but letters are an awesome way to increase your chances at an rp session. I love the medium!