OngoingWorlds blog

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


What’s more important, recruiting new players or keeping existing ones?

people being social

Last week, Charles Star posted an article stressing the importance of recruiting new players (read it here). Crimsyn had an interesting point about this in the comments, I’ve pasted it here in case you missed it: Read More


IC actions and IC consequences: A critique

This article was written for us by Brian aka Crimsyn from the USS Portland in Obsidian Fleet.

Picard with Phaser rifle

If you poke around the internet, you’ll see that a lot of the simms out there have something in their rules to the effect of “IC actions have IC consequences,” often putting various degrees of emphasis on this statement, such as “if you write your character jumping out of the airlock, your character is going to be dead.” It is so popular that it has somehow become almost a clichéd truism in the world of simming, commonly cited by players and GMs alike. Read More