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Getting started guide

Table Of Contents

  • What is this place about?

    We're all about role play.

    Forum RP, chat RP, table top, LARP, character actions scribbled in notebooks and passed in the back of class -- If it's RP, we love it.

    If you're new to RP, don't worry! We've got you covered. Check out this primer on basic RP concepts.

    The RP Repository began life as a site that was just meant to create character profiles for people who either needed a practical and easy to use online character sheet, or for those people who had poured years into the narrative of a character and wanted a place to store and share all that story. Or hey, both. We aren't picky.

    Since then, we've expanded into a warm and vibrant community of RPers from all walks of life. We have active forums, and a group system that allows you to store your world building info and have your own private RP forums (and chats) for playing within those worlds.

    The site is constantly growing and changing, but our love of RP is at the core of it all.

  • How do I create a character?

    1. Navigate to your Dashboard.
    2. Click the big red "Create a Character" button.
    3. Choose a name and gender. You may optionally also choose to prevent your username from being associated with the character in this step (for secret and mysterious alts)
    4. Your character is now created! You may now proceed to edit your character profile.

    Use the creating and editing character help section to get more guidance on customizing your new character.

  • How do I find a RP to join?

    Because we welcome any type of RP, there are a huge range or play styles and game rules to be found here!

    Most commonly, people start their quest for RP in either the Looking for RP forum where people post "want ads" for players and characters that will suit their RP, or the Find RP search tool.

    For more detailed information on finding the perfect RP for you, check out this article: Finding a RP

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