Sunday, June 24 2018

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If you write an article for PBEMPlayers, not only will your fellow PBEM players be very grateful you will also have an option to include a banner at the bottom of the article that links to your site! It's a great way to get more exposure to the PBEM community!



    

Articles about writing for your PBEM game

Increase your writing skills with these articles. Your posts will be better, longer and way more interesting!

Written by onion on February 11, 2014 (1 comments)

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4 years 3 months ago

This is a segment of an article written by Steven Savage from his blog. Worldbuilding is really important to us in roleplaying, especially if you’re the one who created the game’s world in the first place, but not just that, a world can continue to grow and change of course over the months and...
Written by KNicholotti on January 26, 2014

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4 years 4 months ago

 Have a New Year’s Resolution? Maybe you’ve already forgotten, or maybe you’re ahead of the game and have completed your goal. Whichever camp you’re in, UFOP: Starbase 118 invites you to their annual Writing Improvement Month for another opportunity to develop in the craft we share....
Written by onion on September 25, 2013 (11 comments)

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4 years 8 months ago

There have been many, many articles written about how to improve your roleplaying, how to be a better gamer and how to improve your writing.  In the interests of a fair and balanced approach, I felt it was time someone wrote a step-by-step guide on how to be an awful roleplayer, how to flat...
Written by onion on February 14, 2013 (1 comments)

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5 years 3 weeks ago

Roleplaying in a fictional made-up world of your own imagination is easy, because nothing can go wrong. But many stories and roleplays are set in distant foreign countries that really exist. Countries you might have never visited, and writing realistically about them is difficult. There's loads you...
Written by KNicholotti on May 22, 2013

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5 years 1 month ago

When writing for a roleplaying simulation such as UFOP: Starbase 118 it is natural to want to make the best of the opportunities presented in game. There are a few very simple and very easy things you can do to improve that quality of your sims and make them easier and more enjoyable to read.The...
Written by MilesUnum on December 13, 2010

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7 years 6 months ago

Written by Elya Tali “Scotty, Beam me up!”  -KirkQ: What are the steps to beaming someone up from a planet’s surface?A: In an emergency without your transporter chief, any officer might need to beam their comrades out of a difficult situation. Here are the six steps and what can...
Written by PBEMPlayers on October 15, 2007

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10 years 1 week ago

A good way of learning and improving your writing skills is to go back and re-read your old PBEM posts. On a PBEM game where the story always flows forward at a steady pace, where posts comes in from your fellow players every day, it can be difficult to find the time to reflect over how you are...
Written by PBEMPlayers on December 9, 2006

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10 years 1 week ago

Describing the surroundings to the reader is more than just putting words on it. To describe something as "beautiful" is not enough to get the reader understand how beautiful something really is. It can perhaps get the reader to understand that the character feels something is beautiful, but it...
Written by PBEMPlayers on October 23, 2005

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10 years 1 week ago

A character that is not primarily and actively played by a player is called an NPC. Even though they are not the primary character of a player, they can be quite important to the story and to the game. In some games, the Game Master (GM) does not play a character of his own in the game. Then he...
Written by PBEMPlayers on October 11, 2005

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10 years 1 week ago

Mistakes happen! Sooner or later in the game, there are going to be posts that contains errors or creates other problems. As a player (and, for that matter, as a GM) it is important to stay on top of things and manage these problems instead of letting them ruin the game. There are several things...