thread: 2017-06-24 : Roleplaying is a Conversation?

On 2017-06-27, John Mc wrote:

Sure, and furthermore I agree with everything said so far.  I’ll try again in a more positive framing:

Conversation is the medium of roleplay, but as we’ve established that’s a lot broader than someone might assume.

Conversation includes the things we say and our unstated meanings(subtext), but also the things we reveal unintentionally or against our will.

I think that unintentional revelation is a really key part of roleplay.  I think that it’s vital within the minute-to-minute experience, and also in the month-to-month experience.  (The opportunity for social bonding in roleplaying is a big deal.)


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