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Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Remæus on Mon Oct 31, 2005 9:50 pm

It is much easier to extract all the IC and DESC data from a database than it is to hand-edit comments.

Do what you like, though it'd be nice.

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Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Delve on Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:45 am

Is this all actually necessary? xD

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Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Zhelir Darkfall on Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:15 am

It's helpful to use it, but it fucks you up after a while. When I actually sit down and write, now, it doesn't look right, 'cuz I'm used to that damn setup.

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Tips: 0.00 INK Postby FutureKiyoshi on Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:33 pm

I use the script form mostly because I have so many NPC's, and for me it's just easier, plus I have been doing something similar with all the different scripts I have written over the years. Though I just usually use bold and itallics since it's the same thing.
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Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Remæus on Sat Mar 17, 2007 10:47 am

I'd just like to bring this to the forefront once more, as a lot of people are having formatting trouble with their posts.

We have an effective way of displaying roleplay with a good basic style. If you're not already working diligently on giving your posts good format or style, or if you just want to be lazy, you can have a look at the basic options that we provide.

In recap:
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[ooc]This is an OOC statement.[/ooc]
[ic]This is IC dialog.[/ic]
[desc]This is description and action.[/desc]


Enjoy!

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Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Lord Saladin on Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:03 am

Ok, after reading this topic, you all have NO chance whatsoever of me doing my posts like that! I know I am a Mod and blah, but... I do my posts the way I do them for a reason, and I find that it works quite well.

And no offence, but isn't RPing supposed to be about creativity? If so, I will be creative in the way that my posts are set up as well.

Although I don't believe that there should be a 'uniform' way for everyone to post, I do believe that each person should post the same way in ALL of their posts on here. That way, there will be some level of continuity.

As in the chat, some people will use -=Action goes here=- then speak here -=followed by another action=- whereas some people will use '::action::' instead of the '-=action=-' formatting. Other use '*action*' and some use the /me command, which obviously can't be used here.

The point that I am trying to make is this, not everyone is comfortable doing things this way or that way. (I personally don't like the look of the posts being all in bold)

As an example this is how I format my posts:

All my narrative/descriptive text is in normal type.

My character's speech I have it in italics.

And NPC speech is in green italic.

If quoting the speech of another character, I use blue italic.

OOC is in red text preceeded by 'OOC:'.

That works really well for me, and I have no intention of changing it, but am not suggesting people use this method.

Although I do feel that, for beginners who are wanting to get nto it all, using that system would be good for them, as it has already been put in place.

Again, however, I will state my opinion that each person should be consistent in their own formatting all the time whether they choose to use the recommended one or their own, I think that is more important.

Peace guys.

Saladin.

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