My Ranking Points
Hi, I’m new to this group, but have been in other groups for quite some time
Welcome to RP (roleplay) Level 0! I’m @evilerruler845, so click my username to read my stories. There are four levels of RP here.
But first, why RP? RP means to roleplay, and here, it means to create your own characters to start writing stories/a story about them.
RP Level 0 is a starting point for those who are new to RP. Level 0 and Level 1 are written individually (usually), but Level 1 has more detail in their stories. You could do RP collaborations, but those are collabs are normally posted on RP Level 2 and 3. For RP Level 2 and 3, those who are in those groups work together on the same story/stories as a whole group . We have a former Elder here, who is @caramelprincess. (Currently, the position for Elder is suspended.) Former Elders (there are two here, as far as I know), and others before are also around here, if you ever need any help. 🙂 An Elder is someone who is kind of like in charge of this place, and is there for us to give advice and help.
However, RP-ing on which level is all down to preference. I myself have been on Level 0 for over a year already.
We have a Welcoming Committee to welcome new RP-ers for those new members that are interested in RP-ing. The Welcoming Committee are a group of people selected by the Elder to help out as well and show the ropes on how to RP here. (If you have any questions, ask our Elders or some of our Welcoming Committee members. ) Some of our Welcoming Committee (for short, it’s WC) members are, @luna101, @kiko55, @dot111, and @fairytalegirl123, who are the Senior WC members. We have 2 more people on the WC, who are in the junior section, which is @cuteypie1mint and me.
So, let’s get you started… To create a new character, we make a biography, bio for short. Bios are important to your story’s character because we need to get to know them well, afterhand or beforehand.
Please post your stories in chapter(s), and you may do it in POVs (your character(‘s/s’) point of view) and change POV as well during the chapter whenever you like. Label who’s POV it is at the beginning of each chapter. That way, it helps readers to know who is narrating.
These are the basic things needed to create a bio:
(Btw, we don’t mind detailed bios or chapters!!! We love them! )
School(it doesn’t have to be about School for Good and Evil, which is optional):
Flaws (If you don’t have flaws, your character might seem a bit too unreal, as nobody is perfect. You could include your character’s flaws in their personality if you wish. A character with few flaws or none at all is known as a Mary Sue ):
Appearance (we highly recommend it, and it is required):
Clothing/Wears (highly recommended as it helps us visualize your character more a bit):
Talent (if SGE-related):
Fingerglow (if SGE-related):
Backstory (backstories gives us a little insight about your character’s past and what it might reflect on in their future):
You may add more as well, such as your enemy, favorite subject, birth date, friends, wishes, likes/dislikes, etc. The information written in your bio can be in any order.
You can RP about anything! And if you wish to use someone’s bio, ask them for permission first. If they allow you to use their character, then go ahead!
Below are some rules and tips that can help you!
Feel free to ask questions, as long as it’s relevant to RP! We’re all here to help and encourage you to do your best! And……
Have fun!!! Your imagination is unlimited!
Please don’t post one-liners, which are posts that are irrelevant to this group chat and/or are very short. It’s ok to do it a few times if you’re new, but just don’t do too many, as it bothers people, and pushes down others’ bios and stories.
PLEASE keep your writing PG at most. This site has people from a wholly big age group, people as young as 8 years old to those who are past 18 years of age.
Remember: Be courteous and polite to others. We have an Official forum Code of Conduct, and if you wish to view it, go to this link: h ttps://schoolforgoodandevil.com/official-forum-code-of-conduct/
And be prepared for some constructive criticism , and those comments and suggestions are there to help you improve on some areas that may make you a better writer!
Here’s a good tip for you: Styling your stories! @soulreaper made another account called @soulreapertutorials for us to help us style our stories, trying to emphasize more in what we typed in our stories in fonts like bold, italics, how to post pictures, and more! Sadly, it won’t work, so just go to his activity and see the post on styling stories. This is called HTML (a type of coding language among others, like Java, Python, etc.), coding words to emphasize more on what you’re writing. Or, you can go here: https://www.w3schools.com/html/html_formatting.asp This site will show you some help in HTML, which is the bold, italics, etc. to style your stories! You can also learn how to post videos and pictures, (see @soulreaper ‘s activity) and please note that you can only do 1 video/picture/link per post/comment (that’s why I spaced my first link for the Code of Conduct).
If you want to save your stories somehow, where you can edit it and save it, you can write your chapters, stories, POVs, bios, all onto Microsoft Word or Google Docs (or something) and copy and paste it into the What’s New box in RP Level 0: The Clearing! When you feel ready, you can move up onto the next RP Level and continue writing! 🙂
When we’re writing, you want to make sure to not make mistakes, so I’d best advise you to proofread it to check for any grammatical errors or such. Don’t get too repetitive, using word(s) that seem to be used repeatedly in a following pattern. Using adverbs and adjectives are usually what helps me describe things more easily, so you could try that out, too.
You can also do tags, which means that if you are tagging someone, you put @ in front of the person’s username. Like this: @evilerruler845, which is me tagging myself. You do tags to let others read the person’s report card and activity. Or, if you missed a post on someone’s chapter and you didn’t see it, but you were in that person’s tag list, you can go to your activity and check your notifications or go to your mentions, where you’re being tagged to notify you if you’re missing something.
Last thing: you can do some basic smilies.
Like: 🙂 😉 😀 🙁 😛 😮 😐 . For the smiling one, you do it like this: : ) (don’t do spaces, but I’m just trying to show you so it doesn’t actually turn into a real smiley) the big grin: : D , the wink: ; ) , the frown: : ( , a happy face with a tongue sticking out: : P , a shocked face with a mouth gaping open: : o , and a straight line mouth set on your face: : | . Don’t add any periods, commas, colons, etc. before and after the emoji (same with tagging), and otherwise it won’t work.
*We have some different rules on RP Levels 2 and 3 (the levels are slightly dead, they’re trying to reboot the RP as best as they can) Go to their docs, where they have the rules and info written on the docs and ask the members on that level for any queries.
Take your time to digest all this information! Go at your own pace and RP whenever you can! 😉 And again, if you ever have any questions, feel free to ask any experienced RP-er…
I really hope this helps you! Have a great time at RP Level 0! 🙂
Sorry, I try to include everything, including the questions people ask (even if I didn’t mention that) and about part of the history in Level 0.
This one was recently edited, so my previous ones were longer than that. When I was welcomed, I know the information was a lot to deal with.