OngoingWorlds blog

News & articles about play-by-post games, for roleplayers & writers


The Toughest Skill for a Role Player to Have

the toughest skill for a roleplayer

There are a lot of good skills for a roleplayer to have, good grammar is one of them, the ability to keep writing through a dry spell, getting past writer’s block. But if there is one skill that I think is the toughest to have it’s not the ability to create narratives, come up with plots, nor to come up with names (I suck at that last one). It’s selflessness. Read More


Good Video Games for RPGs – S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

Roughly two weeks ago I published the first in a multi-article series of good video games for RPG’s. This is inspired by Chris’s fantastic article 10 TV shows that could make good roleplaying games. What makes a good story in a video game may not make a good story when you have half a dozen people trying to carve out their own legacies within this world. Read More


Video Games that Would Make Great PbP Games

The protagonists of a dozen different video games. Astoundingly all but one of them have zombies of one form or another. Read More