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Roleplaying

Welcome to Roleplaying, a group to share and discuss everything that makes our characters special. Characters from all Elder Scrolls games are welcome. 

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Location: The Elder Scrolls
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The Role-play Help Thread

Seek the wisdom of your fellow role-player here.

Vix's Role-playing Background Question List

Start building your character from the ground up.

A Guide to Creating a Character Profile
A Different Guide to Creating a Character Profile

The Role-Play group has two main guides to creating character profiles. The first was created by Borommakot; the second by Legion. Each offers its own unique take on profile building. Feel free to use one, the other or both to inspire your own work.

What you'll find inside:

Role-play Guides

Guides provide in-depth looks into role-playing nuanced archetypes, and enhancing roleplay.

Role-play Discussions

Join in the many conversations covering multiple topics that give brilliant and helpful insight to your own role play.

Role-play Profiles

Bring your characters to life by exploring the depths of their history, their personality, their environment, and anything else that makes your character uniquely yours.

CB Role-play Requests

Are you a Character Builder struggling with the role play or backstory for your latest build? The RP Group is here to help!

Want to help shape the Role Play group? Start here!

Right now there's just one rule: No in-forum/play-by-post roleplay

Discussion Forum

A Poisoner's Corner

Started by Vazgen. Last reply by Vazgen yesterday. 20 Replies

Poison… Present in all Elder Scrolls games starting from Daggerfall, this deadly…Continue

Tags: RP:Guide, Vazgen, Roleplay, Poisons

The Role Play Help Thread

Started by Borommakot. Last reply by Justiciar Russ yesterday. 341 Replies

This thread is simply to ask/answer any questions about role playing in Skyrim and other TES games.Anyone can chime in with answers; the more ideas the better! Try to stay on topic as much as possible; threads like this can get unwieldy fast if a…Continue

Tags: Help Thread

Profile: Caius

Started by Zach Hersey. Last reply by Zach Hersey Aug 19. 3 Replies

This is a profile for a character I'm going to start soon, then re-do on next-gen.First name: CaiusLast name: unknownAliases: Griffin, Hawk, Lord Hendal, WhitesnakeSex: maleRace: unknown (possibly Nord)Age: unknown, when asked, provides no answer…Continue

Tags: RP:Profile

Roleplay and player personality

Started by Vazgen. Last reply by Wu YiXiang Aug 19. 47 Replies

Have you ever thought about your own personality affecting your character's…Continue

Tags: personality, player, roleplay, Vazgen, RP:Discussion

Profile: The Lion of Whiterun

Started by Asks-Many-Questions. Last reply by Ajani Aug 14. 17 Replies

The Imperial soldiers shifted uncomfortably, their leather armor creaking as they leaned almost imperceptibly closer. Above them, near the top of the hill, the dragon continued with its meal. With each snap of bone, the men felt less and less sure…Continue

Tags: RP:Profile

Character Profile: Do'Hagarr

Started by Rodur Foremaw. Last reply by ShyGuyWolf Aug 14. 3 Replies

Do'Hagarr, The PridestalkerName: Do’Hagarr, or Garr…Continue

Tags: Asodur, RP:Profile

Do You Give Your Characters A Voice?

Started by Zach Draconis. Last reply by ShyGuyWolf Aug 12. 45 Replies

This may sound weird to some, but how do you bring your characters to life? For example I tend to imagine a voice in my head for my character and respond to each situation.This may sound nerdy to some, I'm not sure. But how do you guys do it? Do you…Continue

Tags: voice, roleplay, RP:Discussion

Profile: Grigori Peleides

Started by Matt Feeney. Last reply by Phil Aug 12. 13 Replies

~Grigori Peleides~Name: Grigori PeleidesAge: 30Race: ImperialGender: MaleBirthsign: The Serpent. "Those born under this sign…Continue

Tags: Storm Song, VERSION 2 MOTHERFUCKERS, MF, SS, Swiggity Swag Just Stole This Tag

The Basics of Roleplaying: Backstories

Started by Argonian Fangirl. Last reply by mitch blatt Aug 11. 15 Replies

Hello fellow Roleplayers!Your friendly neighbourhood roleplay queen AFG here with the next part in our "Basics of Roleplaying" series. In this section we will be looking at your characters background and how it affects his/her interaction with other…Continue

Tags: RP:Guide

Role Playing Guide: The Thief

Started by Gabe Miniaci. Last reply by Gabe Miniaci Aug 11. 39 Replies

Since the thief is one of the main archetypes of Skyrim, the path to role playing as a thief might seem pretty obvious. There is a whole quest line, skill trees, and other game mechanics dedicated to such characters, and you might think that role…Continue

Tags: Roleplay, Immersion, Thief, RP:Guide, RP

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Comment by Gollum yesterday
I was thinking more along the lines of a Nord who identifies as a High Elf, or an Orc that identifies as a Khajiit.
Comment by ShyGuyWolf on Tuesday

I think you can have a wood elf act like a Khajiit since there is a breed of Khajiit that looks like them.

Comment by Gollum on Tuesday
Has anybody tried a trans-racial or racially fluid character?
Comment by Legion on July 30, 2016 at 9:44pm

Decided to go for some throwback features this time - threads whose topics are deserving of some more time in the spotlight. And in case you missed it, we had three new profiles come out this past week, all of which got a feature in Phil's Weekly Roundup thread.

Comment by CR on July 20, 2016 at 2:16pm

I can honestly say, watching my undead thrall step on a pressure plate to be whapped like a fly from a fly swatter is probably the funniest thing ever. Trying to drag their body over the pressure plate and dropping the body on it isn't. #NecromancerProblems

Comment by Justiciar Thorien on June 19, 2016 at 9:26pm

I'll find one with a smell you'll love. I'll cleanse you all! For the glory of the Aldmeri Dominion!

Comment by Golden Fool on June 19, 2016 at 6:57pm

Thorien, I thought I told you to keep that soap to yourself.

Comment by Justiciar Thorien on June 19, 2016 at 6:50pm

Not going to hug them, gonna bathe themXD They smell of wet dogs and have fleas))

Comment by Legion on June 19, 2016 at 6:46pm

Thinking about hugging a werewolf this week? Check out Blackblood's Roleplay Guide to Lycanthropy to understand the glorious ball of fur that you're sweeping up in your embrace. 

Comment by shadowofnirn00 on June 10, 2016 at 11:20pm

Can someone, for the love of god, PLEASE revive the faction roleplay?  It had such great potential, and was a freaking blast! So please someone do something about that.

 

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