Some things that might be helpful to the Newbie. Keep Checking back often
on this page because we'll keep adding lots of groovy helpful information
for all the genres.
Almost every one in Ireland By Night (IBN) will be happy to help you
and will answer questions. We enjoy helping people learn this game and
learn some basic computer skills to help you play better.
This is a list of basic chat room roleplaying
syntax: (big word for stuff). The examples are in orange.
((message)) - are used around out of character statements. ((Goodnight
::action:: - used to denote characters movements.
::walks to the bar and takes a seat::
<< story teller interjection>>
- also non playing characters (NPC"s) these are used to make the
story more intersting
<> please note that these symbols make a message disappear in AIM
## power## - denotes the use of a supernatural
advantage discipline, ability, merit of flaw. You can do this a few different
ways. You can list say the power and the level of it.
##obtenbration 3## -Or you can simply
say the power itself. Either way is sufficant. ##nightshades##
The Dice Command.
//roll-dice#-sides# We use only 10 sided dice in this game. (don't
forget the little dashes, they are important). Example: You wanted to
roll 3, 10 sided dice. You would type this as you would anything else,
and send it to the chat. //roll-dice3-sides10 The online host
will say that your Screen name roled 3, 10-sided dice and it will tell
you each number you got from each roll.
Figuring out the dice pool: So now you've got the command down and you're scratching your head
wondering what ability goes with what attribute for which discipline.
Never fear -we too have that problem often... so here's a handy dandycheet sheet .
So ya wanna use a blade
And look ready cool in text...here's sometips on Fencing.
Don't know what a Methuselah is?--
Diab-la-what?--- What the heck did that mean?
Click here: Lexicon -VtM Dictionary
Stuck making up your character's
history and CS?
Try answering these questions.
Its a Blue Klingon with horns! -Angus
passes out on the floor- Changeling Lexicon
Acronyms you will see used regularly:
away from keyboard
laughing out loud
be right back
laughing my ass off
be back later
be back soon
out of character
by the book
rolling on the floor laughing (rofl)
rules of the road
great minds think alike
thanks in advance
hope this helps
ta-ta for now
in my humble oppinion
very soft quiet whisper
in my not so humble oppinion
in real life
wicked evil grin
IBN Created: 31-October-03 Updated:
19 March, 2004