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

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Mike’s Beginner’s Guide to Roleplaying: Making an Awesome Game

This is the first in a series of articles that will make up Mike’s Beginner’s Guide to Roleplaying

When we come to Ongoing Worlds as bright eyed new members one of the very first things we want to do is make an mike's guideawesome play by post roleplaying game of our favorite television/movie series, not to forget about the vr gambling games, a game that we love to play, a book that we’ve read gazillions of times, or even something original that we’ve had in our head for years and never did anything with, check it out here. So we rush to the Create a New Game tab and throw together a game, only for it to stagnate for months with little to no activity, leading to the abandonment of the game and eventually Ongoing Worlds altogether.
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2013 Game Summary

Come one come all to see the 2013 game summary! It’s been a good year at Ongoing Worlds, and a lot has gone on in our many games. So whether you’re here to find a new game, or see what’s been going on in the games of you fellow Ongoing Worldings, I invite you to read the summaries and check out the games themselves! Read More

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2013 Game Summary Closes Soon!

The final game summary of 2013 closes soon! If you want your game in the summary go to the original post here and fill out the form.

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Games Lacking Members

themurdergameIt’s Mike again with a post about a common problem in the Play by Post RPG community: a lack in members. This could be anything from only having two members, to having fifty and only six actually post. This article will cover the strains of operating a game without many members, and feature several games that are currently lacking members on Ongoing Worlds. If you don’t want to read my advice, the I URGE you to read through the list of games lacking members! These guys have worked hard on their games and would love nothing better than to have you join!

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Game Lacking Members? Sign up quickly!

Hello everyone! As you know I’m preparing an article featuring games that are lacking in members. The response hasn’t been all that great, and the deadline is still pretty far off. So I’m going to be moving the deadline to the 20th, this Wednesday. Read More

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November Game Summary

Hello once again! Mike here to bring you the November Game Summary

It’s been an interesting month for role-playing. Murder mystery, post-apocalyptic canada, time-travelling and paradox wrangling, rogue assets and high-risk black ops, what hasn’t happened in the past month? Read More

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November Game Summary is Closed

Hello! Mike here to tell you that the November Game Summary is now open for submissions!

This is open for all Ongoing Worlds GM’s who want their game featured in the November Game Summary.

What do you do? Simple: write a short summary of your game (around 100 words please!) and submit it using the form below. If your game has unlocked a game summary, you don’t have to make a submission as I’ll simply use that instead. If you want a different summary than what’s up on your game page than feel free to submit. Read More

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October Game Summary

Hello all! It’s been a good month at Ongoing Worlds with all kinds of interesting plot twists and shocking developments. Anything ranging from miner revolts to AR sims, field trips, trans-galactic black ops, and mysterious invitations. Read More