|AFK||Shorthand term for 'away from keyboard'.|
|Char||Shorthand term for 'character'.|
|IC||Stands for 'In Character.' Anything belonging within the character's world.|
|OOC||Stands for 'Out of Character.' Has to do with the players and the real world.|
|(( ))||Used around Out-of-Character speech to separate it from role-play.|
|Godmoding||RP No-No #1: Godmoding is being all-powerful, practically invincible. A godmoder tends to try to avoid anything bad happening to their character while having a power, tool, or ability to solve any situation that they find themselves up against.|
|Metagaming||RP No-No #2: Taking something OOC to IC, or IC to OOC. Also known as CRP (Cross-Role-Play).
OOC to IC example: Somebody insults you OOC, so your character hits theirs. This is not acceptable.IC to OOC example: Somebody insults your character IC, so you insult their player. Don't do it.
|Powergaming||RP No-No #3: A powergamer tries to force moves on others, rather than attempting them. They tend to assume anything they do is successful. They always avoid hits and/or try to force their own hits on others without giving the person a chance to react, dodge, or parry. Often seen as unsporting, un-fun, and unsociable.|
Local Chat is for role-play; please try to keep OOC (Out of Character) chat to a minimum. Kindly refrain from the use of gestures.
Group chat is OOC (Out of Character). Please keep your chat PG-13 and drama-free. A post with the intent of drawing role-players is welcome, though merely saying you are desiring role-play is preferred. Please do not use the group chat to call for help In Character.
Please try not to afk in the open, to avoid role-play incidents. If you have to, try to use an AFK tag to let others know or move to the welcome lobby.