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PostSubject: Role Play Terms   Wed Nov 12, 2008 1:13 am

BIC
Back In Character - Sometimes used preceding a statement or description from a character's point of view after making an OOC statement.

Godmodding
A term to describe someone who roleplays a character with the the ability to avoid all potentional character-damaging, fatal attacks or any boon that should have happened to a character during roleplay.

IC
In Character - Sometimes used preceding a statement or description from a character's point of view.

Metagaming
A term to describe someone who uses knowledge gained out of character and not obtained in character or within the storyline.

NPC
Non-Player Character - A character that's not actually played by a person participating in the game but a character in the actual storyline.

OOC
Out of Character - Mostly signified when you're speaking out of character in the middle of a roleplaying. Sometimes used preceding a statement or description when breaking out of roleplaying to ask a question or make a comment.

Powergaming/Powergamer
A term to describe someone who roleplays a character with too many/much/powerful magic, abilities, or skills defined by one with authority.

RP
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