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Old 1 Week Ago (12:58 AM).
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This is quite a common thing but a lot of people are also completely opposed to it. Do you reuse your RP characters in different RPs later on? Why/why not? Do you have certain rules about what they can be used for if you do?
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    Unless it's a sequel to another RP, never. Crafting an original character for an RP is the least I can do for how much work many people put into making RPs.
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      Ah, re-using a character for an RP. While I may only be in one RP here, I used to do some roleplaying on this other site long ago. I'll be honest, I did re-use a character, but it was a "sequel" roleplay so that worked, but looking back, I feel like I was kind of cheating at making characters. I essentially just took a character from a game and added personality traits that I liked. So, really, just try and make something new, you'll probably like it much more and it would be more fun for you and others! Just don't be obsessive like I used to be.
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        All the time. I just reskin them, shuffle their attributes around a bit, modify their talents and history to fit the world, and adjust personality to match my current mood.

        Oh, wait, that's just making a new character.
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        I don't think I've ever reused a character per se. Sometimes I come up with an idea for a character or power for a RP in my brainstorming process, but never end up joining or using the idea. I've used the idea then in other RPs - Sophia from Gunpowder is a really good example, her powers were original but her personality, name and faceclaim were meant for another RP which I never joined.
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          Absolutely.
          More often than not, this takes the form of taking one of my existing Pokémon characters and placing their profile in a forum SU.
          You see, I have a collection of Pokemon characters that I'm very passionate about, but who have only seen the 1-on-1 kind of RP, never the group RP variety.

          In one case, I have a character who I have taken from group-RP to group-RP even within PokeCommunity: my Xatu.

          In some cases, I make entirely new characters. But whenever I've tried that, the GM has to disappears after a few posts, and then I end up adapting that character I made into the aforementioned list of characters for 1-on-1 RPs, since I can't play it in "group" anymore.
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