Quick sketches of some of the many characters I’ve portrayed in real-time online roleplaying (on OtherSpace and elsewhere) over the years:

  • Cryptic purveyor of prophecy
  • Flamboyant computer hacker
  • Gruff private investigator
  • Overly heroic Starfleet captain
  • Ominous witch-hunting nobleman
  • Migraine-prone emperor
  • Tinker on the run
  • Emcee with a speech impediment
  • Terrible hovercab driver with a pet osprey
  • Simple-seeming warrior philosopher
  • Insidious, conniving nobleman who dabbles in dark magic
  • Defenestrating ex-military commander with a horrible temper
  • Carnival manager
  • Psionic gender-switching giant spider
  • Floating crystalline jellyfish
  • Blind psychotherapist
  • Documentary producer/director
  • Aging novelist
  • Occasionally ascendant freighter captain
  • Pirate with a trident hand
  • Several bartenders
  • Menacing hive mind
  • Wizened old sage
  • Ancient space whale
  • Politician with frequent flyer miles at drug rehab clinics
  • Mad bomber
  • Futuristic Noah
  • Freedom fighter
  • Tyrannical despot
  • Small family of large psionically linked cats
  • Self-centered freighter captain
  • Pirate king
  • Numerous henchmen
  • Bumbling engineer
  • Ship’s quartermaster with a purple paisley fetish
  • Multiple thugs
  • Carrot-obsessed priest
  • Cold, sometimes cruel sentient computer network
  • Bounty target
  • Doomed homeworld defender
  • Big-city police chief
  • Noble house leader
  • Time-tampering agents
  • Theme park planet overseer
  • Torturer
  • Tiny pirates
  • Shadow-thing that feeds on psi-capable people
  • Underwater harbor beast

I am almost certain that I’ve missed a few. These days, I mostly only have time to play the documentary producer/director and the space whale.

I should see about improving my performance there.