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    A Guide to RPA;


    (Credit: This guide was originally created by Auki)


    Greetings!

    We all know that joining up to a new forum can be daunting… New rules, new members and new roleplays that you’re currently unaccustomed to. We have, and are proud of, our particularly large community, made up of some of the friendliest and best writers ever seen on the Internet. We love to have new members joining the ranks and, as such, we work to ensure that your ‘settling in’ is as easy as possible.

    This Guide is here to provide a helping hand in your navigation of the site and understanding our regulations.



    Contents;
    - So you’ve signed up… Now What?
    - The Grand Tour of RPA
    - Joining a Roleplay
    - Creating a Roleplay
    - Important BBCodes

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    So you’ve signed up… Now What?


    RPA has grown to become a rather large forum and taking your first step forward is usually the most difficult. Here are the first things, as a New Member, that you need to consider;

    Covered in this Section;

    - New Member Restrictions
    - Where to Begin
    -- Rules
    -- Introducing Yourself
    -- Name Colours
    -- Roleplaying Guides and FAQs
    -- Avatars and Signatures



    Spoiler: So you’ve signed up… Now What? 

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    The Grand Tour of RPA


    The last thing we want is for you to feel lost around RPA. The information below provides an outline of all the sections of RPA - If you're looking for what genre of roleplay fits where, wondering what these 'Non-Traditional Roleplays' involve or you just want to know more about the different parts of the site, this part of the Guide is here to help you.

    Covered in this Section;
    - Roleplaying Forums
    -- Different Sections
    -- General
    -- Fantasy
    -- Science-Fiction
    -- Parody
    -- Horror
    -- Private
    - Non-Traditional Roleplays
    -- Battle Arena Forum
    -- Persistent Worlds and World Building Forum
    - Member Central / Community Chat
    -- Awards and Special Events
    -- General Discussion Forum
    -- Entertainment Forum
    -- Downtown
    -- Creative Corner



    Spoiler: The Grand Tour of RPA 

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    Joining a Roleplay;


    Covered by this Section;
    - Finding a Roleplay
    - Joining a Roleplay
    -- Expressing Interest
    -- A Guide to Designing Characters



    Spoiler: Joining a Roleplay 

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    Creating a Roleplay;


    Covered by this Section;
    - Getting Started
    - Your OOC
    -- Mature Roleplays
    - Gathering Interest
    - GMing Basics



    Spoiler: Creating a Roleplay 

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    Important BBCodes;


    When you create a new post, you will find a toolbar at the top of the box you are writing in and, on it, a variety of buttons. These buttons are shortcuts for the various BBCodes our site supports. The guide below shows the various codes for formatting your posts on RPA.

    Covered by this Section;
    - Bold
    - Italicised
    - Underlined
    - Strikethrough
    - ‘Sparkle’
    - Text Size

    - URL Links
    - Images
    - Hyperlinked Images
    - Spoilers
    - Youtube



    Spoiler: Important BBCodes 

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