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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 Stuff » Characters.
  2. Click the big "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 of play styles and game rules to be found here!

Most commonly, people start their quest for RP by visiting our Find RP search tool. This tool aggregates ads posted to the Looking for RP forum and active IC groups, and lets you refine your search in a number of ways.

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

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Comments

GLSmolBean

July 27, 2021
2:47pm

Hey, how do you post a picture into a chat? Like when you use the typing box, there's a button where you can import pictures, but it requres a URL and when I check it doesn't work. It just says the URL on the page. Any way to fix that? Thank you!

GojiBean

May 20, 2021
5:52pm

@Izumi_Midoriya It's kinda funky at first, and it may require you tinkering a bit. But when you have a "Gallery" widget for your character's profile, click inside the content area and it'll bring up a pop up window where you can add images or links to images from the web. You can size them as thumbnails, or full-sized images.

Hope that helps!

Izumi_Midoriya

April 20, 2021
8:08am

How do you add photos to your characters? like not the icon

Kim

March 20, 2021
9:06am

@SnekySnekBoi It depends a lot on who you're playing with. :)

The norm here is commonly third person, freeform (no dice usage), play by post. If people don't specify something different, it's probably that.

But some groups prefer to set specific times to come together, and RP live using the chat function rather than posting when they have time and letting days go by between their activity.

Some use a gaming system like Dungeons & Dragons or Pathfinder or any of the hundreds of others, and make heavy use of dice.

If you're just asking a more nuts and bolts question -- It can take place either on one of the three public IC forums (General RP, Fantasy RP, Sci-fi RP), in private messages, or in a private group that has its own private forums. It depends entirely on what level of privacy and control the participants want. :)

SnekySnekBoi

March 20, 2021
8:29am

Ahh,, this sounds stupid, but how does roleplaying on here actually work? I know how to go to find them and how to make a request for one, but after that? I have no clue

Kim

July 18, 2020
11:36am

@DragonLord_ Try checking your home page. :)

DragonLord_

July 18, 2020
10:32am

I have received character relationship requests from a friend that I'd like to accept but I'm not sure how I find the requests to accept them

Dark_Carnival

April 21, 2020
6:15pm

I'm wondering if there is a list of font types we can use here.

flowergirl23

April 20, 2020
10:26pm

wait can you delete comments in the guest book??

Kim

April 13, 2020
12:46pm

@haneulseongie - Totally. Go to Your Stuff > Characters and then click "edit" on the character whose gender you want to change.

Choose "(Character Name)'s Settings" and you can change their gender, along with a bunch of other options, there. :)

haneulseongie

April 8, 2020
8:12pm

Is there a way to change a gender on a character?

WinterBlackDraoi

March 26, 2020
12:52pm

Thank you. You have a very informative and helpful site. Well planned out and user friendly.