penta ([personal profile] penta) wrote2009-12-03 05:05 pm
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Well this is new.

I'm trying to RP a character whose confidence, by all logic, should be destroyed by now. (Not on Ansible.) We're talking a walking ad for therapy if not meds.

Usually my problem is "I try to RP happy and can't summon it". Now it's "I try to RP depressed and can't find the angst". What the hell, self, you've usually got emo to spare!
cheyinka: Amiu script meaning 'Bringer-forth of Ravens' (raven mama)

[personal profile] cheyinka 2009-12-03 10:41 pm (UTC)(link)
Clearly, he has a deep well of emotional stability, and he's drawing from it despite your attempt to make him emo :D
cheyinka: Amiu script meaning 'Bringer-forth of Ravens' (raven mama)

[personal profile] cheyinka 2009-12-04 02:22 am (UTC)(link)
Roleplaying is not ficwriting, not even collaborative ficwriting, though arguably in the latter two if you can't seem to write a character a certain way, forcing it will probably make for a worse story. You're roleplaying; if you can't seem to play a character a certain way, don't do it.

(Ergo why I, against all my better judgement, had my character devour her immediate ancestor's soul last game. Om nom nom.)