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  • Preferred Genres: Horror & Supernatural, Science Fiction, Fandom see below
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    I particularly love the supernatural/sci-fi/fantasy corner of the roleplay world, and Marvel and Harry Potter. But I'll look at any site that doesn't fit into the "not looking for" section below. 

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  • Unwanted Genres: Animals, Historical, Fandom see below, Other See below
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    No Proboards. No sites focused on or heavily featuring sexual themes or content. No historical, animal-only, school-centric, or Dragonriders of Pern sites. No sites more than five years old. Trigger warnings must be enforced on all parts of the site and Discord. No homophobia, transphobia, racism, sexism, or similar themes OOC or as a major part of the setting IC. Do not post here if your site's community is one that talks or jokes about how much they hate men or how men are awful. 

    Now, I am usually a pretty easygoing and friendly person who keeps things light. This is the one serious part of my search. I am a genderfluid trans man. So, I repeat, do not post here if your site's community is one that talks or jokes about how much they hate men or how men are awful. I want to weed out places like that right here and now. Because yes, you are joking about how much you hate me and how awful I am. And that's not fun for me, for obvious reasons.

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Hey there! I'm Jax and I'm looking for a site. Hm, how about I tell you a little about me? I'm in my early twenties and I go by they/them pronouns. I've been roleplaying about seven years now and writing on my own about twice as long. I like to talk and make friends with people! So an active and friendly OOC community is important to me. But I do prefer smaller communities over bigger ones. Other than that, I'm pretty open. Profile app, shipper app, Jcink, self-hosted, fandom, original, it all goes. I have very few hard restrictions, as mentioned above, but they are hard restrictions. So don't post saying "I know you said you didn't want x, but-". 

 

I usually post a couple times a week, around 400 words per post. I would prefer that to be the average speed and length. And that most writers are around a 'literate' level. Basically I like multi-paragraph posts, containing few grammar or spelling errors, that move the thread along. I also like to have more than one character and I prefer to have short cooldowns between them. I don't mind caps as long as I can make at least three or four before I'm cut off or have to use points or whatever. 

Speaking of characters, I like to write queer POC characters in open or poly ships. Most of them are some kind of morally grey or chaotic good/neutral temperament. So I'd greatly appreciate it if you have characters like that already on your site! Especially if they're canons or wanteds. I love taking ads and getting my character right into the middle of things right off the bat. 

And I love sites where I can play different races/species. Sandbox is my jam! Or anywhere the lore is made so that members can play around with it a little. I can't say strict-vs-flexible is going to be a tipping point in me choosing a site, although I am less likely to join fandom sites if I don't know the fandom. And I've never been particularly fond of real life sites. But I'm very open to expanding my horizons! 

I also like medium or dark skins. Or at least sites that won't be making me shriek “my eyes, they burn!” like Gollum with glasses. Speaking of glasses, I like sites that have at least 12pt font and good contrast. Aka sites that are readable. I also really like being able to tab/hide chat and if there aren't a bunch of hovers or gifs. I am easily distractible. And I have slow internet. 

I think that's way too long dear god all! I'd love if you told me a little bit about your site and why you think I'd like it instead of just dropping your ad in. I like knowing that you took the time to read and you think I'll genuinely enjoy being on your site. Anything goes that wasn't described in my "not looking for" paragraph, so go forth and advertise your sites to me! Here's a cookie for your trouble.



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Hello Jax! Built to Fall might be up your ally. We are a very friendly community that's open to all. We have many species to choose from and even more that will be coming as the story progresses. Just about anyone can get in on the action if they so choose.  We've almost been open for three months and we are getting a new skin soon. We'd love to see you around.

 

 

 

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Hi Jax! Loved reading your ad. Not sure how you feel about multi-genre sites where you create your own plot, but just in case you may be interested I'd like to offer Umbra Roleplaying as an option for you. 

 

A few points you may appreciate!

  • As we're multi-genre, we allow our members to write almost anything they like. This means that you can write precisely the genres you're interested in and avoid any you don't find particularly appealing.
  • We are LGBTQ+ friendly as the owner (i.e. me) is gender fluid and pansexual. We offer not just MxM, MxF and FxF pairings but also cater to Non-Binary characters, romantic pairings, etc. 
  • We have a variety of themes for you to choose from (most of the dark as our name is Umbra and not having a dark theme wouldn't make sense), and we are adding more this week for our users to help provide some variety to their browsing experience.
  • We have a strict zero tolerance policy for harassment of any kind, which is clearly outlined in our Site Rules.
  • We have been open for a little over a month and currently only have 40 members, but those members are incredibly friendly and active. We are slowly but successfully building our community and have passionate base eager to see our site succeed. 
  • We currently do not have a site chat, but whenever we do plan on implementing it (which won't be for a while), it will be via Discord so it will not affect the browsing capabilities for those who have slower Internet or are just not interested in site-wide chats. 
  • We are very big on listening to our members and integrating their suggestions/requests for the forum. Although we cannot promise to appease every single request, so far we have done a lot to tend to our members' needs to make the site enjoyable for everyone.

To be upfront, the one downside to multi-genre sites is that you as the member have to work a little harder to find/create your own plots, but you are given complete freedom to shape those plots precisely how you please, whether that be through 1x1 roleplays or group roleplays. 

 

If you're interested, please feel free to check out Umbra and say hello

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Hey Jax!

 

I run a sci-fi site that takes place on a colony ship on its way to a new planet. We are incredibly LGBTQIA-friendly, and I specifically mention in the lore that things like transphobia and homophobia are really out of style. I don't want that type of stuff on my site. The community is friendly. We have multiple active members, but I will say the discord can get quiet sometimes. But people are usually lurking. So truthfully, we could use someone who loves to chat and keeps things light.

 

We do have lots of canons available and they are all open gender/open face so you can take the basic premise we lay out of the character and really make it your own. We only have humans available to play, but your human can be technologically advanced. We allow a wide range of cybernetics, and we really encourage members to go where their imagination takes them. Side note: people with cybernetics are sometimes discriminated against. You can get more details in the lore.

 

The site has been open for almost 5 months now. We have multiple wanted ads available as well as the canons I mentioned above. We're currently running our first major event: Deceleration Day, where the ships hits its halfway mark and begins to slow down (they still go like over 200 years to go to get there though). The ship isn't just a metal box to fly people through space in. It's filled with biomes that mimic those on Earth. There are lakes, and wilds, and tiny towns throughout.

 

Hm... what else. We don't have a character limit, and most people post multiple paragraphs. 

 

I hope you're interested and feel free to join our discord or you can message me if you have any questions!


Here's the directory link!

 

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Frey

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Hiya, I think you would like Irenic for a couple of reasons.

 

1. we are a modern mixture of scifi and fantasy  where humans are going against lovecraftian horrors.

2. we tend to have at least three to five paragraphs per post

3.  We place an emphasis of the irenic institute being a multi cultural hub collecting agents from around the world

4. we are lgbtia+ as a community and don't tolerate hate

5.   Many of our characters are morally grey. 

6. I have a feeling you would like the immortals wanted  ads we have.

7. we dont have character caps

8. we are a small community

9. our site has a dark skin option 

my discord tag is Frey#1630 if you want to discuss things with me in private first

 

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PLOT | RULES | CANONS | WANTEDS | JOIN

We are a mature, literate roleplay set in modern-day London. Irenic agents wage a covert war against supernatural beings threatening to subjugate humanity. Blending science fiction, occult horror and spy thrillers, the Irenic Institute is a relaxed collaborative community always ready to welcome new recruits. Everyone has a say in where the story goes. Members are encouraged to contribute to the site lore with creatures, organizations and magical artefacts of their own. Characters are given the space and freedom to live and grow, exploring new depths.

Two Years Old - Profile Application
No Word Counts - No Activity Checks
Premium Board - Mature Community
LGBTQIA Friendly

 

 

 

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