Crickhollow RP Hub (Collection of all things RP)
So, I went through everything here in the Crickhollow forum today looking for something like this. We don't have one. While we do have a site similar to the Laurelin Archives, it has no content and hasn't been updated since F2P went active, by the looks of it.
So, want this thread to be able to be a one-stop center for everything RP-related, instead of having to sift through everything.
Second Breakfast: http://secondbreakfast.guildlaunch.com/
Mist and Shadow: http://mistandshadow.guildlaunch.com/
Durin's Folk (All Dwarf kinship): http://durinsfolk.onlinewebshop.net/index.html
Daro a Maetho (All Elf kinship): http://daroamaetho.guildlaunch.com/
Elevenses: Hosted by Second Breakfast at the Bird & Baby Inn in the Shire on Sundays at 11 am, and Mondays at 11 pm for food, dancing, and music. (Times in EST)
Bread & Jam Session: Head to the Prancing Pony on Fridays between 8 and 10 pm for music, dance, ale, and food.
If you think I should add something, please let me know. This is my first attempt at something like this.
The current state of rp on Crickhollow
At the time this thread was originally created, back in the Summer of last year, role-playing on Crickhollow was still fairly active. A player could visit the Prancing Pony at least and expect to find something going on there.. characters standing around engaged in dialogue, etc. At least a couple of players transferred their characters over to Landroval at that time. And now when I see others with white rp text its almost always safe to assume that these players are not interested in role-playing but instead prefer the white rp text so as to make their character stand out more. Is this true?
Is rp completely dead on our server? Is there any chance of reviving something? Players' characters need not be in the same kinship to rp together, though it helps. It may be best that they aren't though so that the politics which so often taints kinships doesn't get in the way. A GuildLaunch page might even be created for players who want to rp together without necessarily forming a new group. Another option would be for players who are interested in roleplaying to all create new characters and form a role-playing group together, and after a general theme has been decided, to create a new kinship for that purpose.
RP-ing Organized Trade Relations
I think a larger server-wide plot-line involving organized trade relations of war preparations or some such thing could work as another way of tapping into unimagined rp-ing potential, uniting players of different backgrounds, and keeping kinships (especially rp ones) from getting too insular. A campaign across or between kinships, and races (more importantly), could be something as simple as exchange between parties of wares and materials for whatever purposes each decides. Rare plants for some medicinal salve, whatever. How extensive a sub-group wanted to get (i.e. outside of the overarching storyline) would be entirely up to them. While it might take your elf out of Rivendell, for example, parties might meet at agreeable locations.. if Hobbits and Elves were meeting it might be set in the Bree-Fields somewhere.. Elves and Men, the Lone-Lands, etc. It could even become a regular event.
Originally Posted by Elvishmouse
I would like to see this develop into actual trade of crafting materials, components, goods and services between players and kinships, but that is another matter entirely perhaps.
Looking forward to your Elvish RP Guide also. Glad you have time to work on it.