Welcome to Role Playing, 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.

Role-play Guide: A Fresh Look at Creating a Profile

Follow this guide to make an exemplary Role Play Profile.

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

Your Character's Profession (Besides Adventurer)

Started by Saryn. Last reply by The Hero of Kvatch 10 hours ago. 113 Replies

One of the questions I ask myself most often is "What does this guy do for a living?" What did he do before he was thrust into the world as the Dragonborn? Was he a scholar? A mercenary? A smith? Does he use his craft to make money during his…Continue

Tags: RP:Discussion

Role-play Quick Tips

Started by Legion. Last reply by Legion on Monday. 14 Replies

I realize I'm probably not the only one who does this - you'll think of a neat little role-play tip that may or may not be immediately relevant to your character, and you'll want to share it...but you'll have nowhere to put it. So it sits there in…Continue

Tags: RP:Tips

A Traveler's Backpack

Started by Jo'daro Zahir. Last reply by Vulkhammar May 19. 55 Replies

Oh Skyrim... Dear Skyrim... Am I a pack mule?Since the beginning we have carried…Continue

Tags: CarryWeight, RP:Guide

Faction Profile: The Daedric Templars

Started by Blackblood. Last reply by Ebonslayer May 18. 716 Replies

Well it took ages but I've finally done it. I've released it just like I said I would. In this page you'll find a group heavily influenced by the Templars of Assassin's Creed, due to me preferring the Templars to the Assassins after having played…Continue

Tags: RP:Faction

It's Not Enough to Simply Ban Fast Travel

Started by CouchWarrior. Last reply by Vulkhammar May 18. 21 Replies

Among role players we often her about the idea of banning fast travel to enhance the role play experience. It's true that traveling from place to place on foot forces greater exploration and there are mods specifically designed to disable the fast…Continue

Tags: RP:Discussion, tools, roleplay, ideas

Roleplaying a Khajiit

Started by Chronicler. Last reply by mitch blatt May 18. 38 Replies

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

Tags: RP:Discussion

How can morally "good" characters justify enchanting?

Started by Legion. Last reply by Lurbuk May 17. 90 Replies

Before I get into this, I'd like to establish the definition of "good" in the context of Skyrim by using the definitions provided by the Nine Alignments System.…Continue

Tags: RP:Ethics, RP:Discussion, My Name Is Legion

How to roleplay in Skyrim-tips and tricks

Started by Decumus Scotti. Last reply by Decumus Scotti May 16. 4 Replies


Tags: and, tricks, tips, immersion, playing

Baal DarkForge Lupius

Started by Medieval May 16. 0 Replies

Name          :         Calvarious BaalLast names:         DarkForges LupiusRace           :         Imperial, Colovian-Nibenense, Colovian by Father. Nibenense by                                         MotherClass          :        …Continue

Tags: RP:Profile

Traits & Flaws and how to roleplay them In-Game

Started by GBlin. Last reply by xxxx May 13. 14 Replies

The idea came to me one day I wanted to play DiD, with well-rounded, 3D character profiles and remembered the days I played dungeons & dragons; with all those traits and flaws; and the fun I had when I randomized them. You get some really cool…Continue

Tags: d&d, Traits and Flaws, RP:Guide, RP:Discussion

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Comment by Legion 21 hours ago
If you do update it, feel free to bump it and let us know :)
Comment by Justiciar Thorien yesterday

Actually, Lissette, I've been using it as an example while working on my own folks' profiles... For that's the most interesting-looking profile I've found...

Comment by Lissette yesterday

Blah, I need to update Albee's profile. It is quite crappy now. I needs to buildify it. 

Comment by Justiciar Thorien on May 13, 2016 at 1:52am

Ah, Fawn's Altmer, cool))

Comment by Legion on May 12, 2016 at 9:25pm

New features are posted! 

Comment by Justiciar Thorien on May 4, 2016 at 3:24am

You definitely succeeded)

Comment by Legion on May 3, 2016 at 9:25pm

Ah, wonderful! I wanted to give the place a nice classy feel.

And you're welcome PCTY :)

Comment by Justiciar Thorien on May 3, 2016 at 9:08pm

I'm totally loving the design, it's very elegant))

Comment by ProbsCoolerThanYou on May 3, 2016 at 9:05pm

Thanks for the feature Legion

Comment by Legion on May 3, 2016 at 9:05pm

Thanks Thorien! Glad you like it. I'm still only about halfway through the page's revamp though, so there's some more to come. 


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