Welcome to RolePlay onLine!

RPoL is one of the oldest play-by-post roleplaying communities on the web, providing free membership for anyone to host and participate in any game system or communal story line.

With unlimited anonymous aliases (characters) in a game along with tools for hosting character sheets, descriptions, portraits (over 10,000), custom dice roller systems, game maps, private threads, private text, multiple groups, and much more, we're confident you'll find everything you need to manage and play your favourite characters in your favourite setting.

Or create and GM your own game and add to the 105,376 characters and 8,752,133 messages already on the system.

With 8,574 games on record, 2,365 highly active (694 seeking players), we're sure you'll find a setting to suit you.

Reliably providing 86,631 users with a place to get their gaming fix, since 2000; over 12 games created every day.

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Find a Game
Click on Browse / Search the Games link below to specify search options and find a game.
Once logged on you can change the colour scheme via your user preferences.
Visibility of character portraits may be turned off or on, also via your preferences.
The red Help link (top right) gives you help for the screen you are on, and actually helps!
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Technical DiscussionsRPoL10662
The RPoL Chamber of Lost SoulsRPoL776
Wanted - GMsRPoL11551
Wanted - PlayersRPoL15338
Offsite GamingRPoL465

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