Dialogue: In literary form this is generally delineated by having words placed in quote marks “ “ That is an acceptable way to express dialogue in the chat, however the common convention on Role Pages is to simply leave text which is intended as dialogue unmarked. *She smiles, catching the man by the sleeve of his jacket* I have an important appointment at 3 and I don’t want to be late.*Suddenly realizing herself she lets the sleeve go, an embarrassed blush coloring her cheeks.* I’m sorry, I’m… You must follow all of Role Pages.com’s posted rules at all times, whenever accessing any feature of the site, including this chat system.As such you need to show them respect at all times, and if you disagree with something they are doing you should mention it to them in private, rather than making a public spectacle.
Our role playing chat rooms allow you to interact with other members of the community in real time using narrative text as the medium.
In those rare cases where you need to communicate an OOC message to an entire room you should place parentheses ( ) around your words so that people know they are not being expressed by your character.
There is a specific OOC room that is set up for these interactions.
There is dialogue, where you can have them say or communicate something to someone else, and then there are actions where you actually cause them to physically do something.
Actions: In a roleplaying chat room, action is generally indicated by saying exactly what your character is doing, and then placing those words inside of opening and closing action marks.