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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
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This is the profile for my character Cyrena Fay. I started writing it while writing another profile I planned uploading before this one, but when you are inspired you have to use that inspiration. So I hope you enjoy this profile, every comment is…Continue
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
So I have wondered, how do you guys roleplay characters that have already high knowledge in certain skills before they entered Skyrim?Let's say the character has studied alchemy before he/she came to Skyrim and has already high knowledge in the…Continue
Role-play is a tough nut to crack. It bleeds over into just about every area and encompasses a wide range of content. In broad strokes, roleplaying is the creation of stories through the assumption of a character’s in-game role. The purpose of this…Continue
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
Welcome to this month’s Roleplaying/Lore Event! This Event was put together by Legion, Phil and me to bring more fun into Skyrim again, giving you the chance to wear the boots of scholars looking for forgotten knowledge.First of all, this is an…Continue
I have been trying to think of a fun, lore-fitting RP backstory for a Khajiit, and I realized that there are so many fun ways to play a Khajiit, despite the challenges of explaining a Khajiit's presence in Skyrim, a place where they are not truly…Continue
I am always looking for ways to enhance the narrative of the stories I create in Skyrim but it’s not easy. The game guides us along fairly linear adventures that can begin to feel rather mechanical and over time, the experience becomes lack luster.…Continue