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Seasons greetings, roleplayers! Here we are at the end of another year. RoleCraft is into the third year at WarCry Network, and as long as you keep reading, I'll keep writing. As the final days of 2009 slip away, I'd like to do a recap of RoleCraft articles and topics covered this year. Placing them here in one easily referenced list helps keep you from having to mess with searching the Archives and trudging through a whole years' worth of articles. It also makes it easier for you to Favorite a single article to use as a directory to the entire RoleCraft column, if you so choose.
In case you're new to this column, or may have missed the earlier Review pieces, here are the links:
Following is the list along with a short description of the RoleCraft articles of 2009:
This week in RoleCraft, Jim Moreno looks back at the RP scene in one of the very first MMOs: Ultima Online.
In this week's RoleCraft, Jim Moreno tackles Blizzard's recent debacle with the RP-PvE realm, Wyrmrest Accord.
In this week's RoleCraft, Jim Moreno tries his hand at role-writing, telling the story of one particular Blood Elf in the World of Warcraft.
On this week's RoleCraft, Jim Moreno wonders how exactly one can define roleplaying in an MMO due to the absence of a key player in tabletop RPing - the Dungeon Master.
In this edition of RoleCraft, Jim Moreno wonders about a crucial element in tabletop gaming missing from the MMO - the Dungeon-Master.
This week on RoleCraft, Jim Moreno looks into how roleplayers can prepare for an adventure - Research, Plan, Go!
In this week's RoleCraft, Jim Moreno looks at the issue of player housing in MMOGs and how it can shape one's roleplay experience.
My apologies for the 3 month break this year. RL interfered with RP, and I had to attend to it post haste.
Felicia Day's MMOG-focused comedy series is great at getting laughs, but can it also teach us things about roleplaying in online worlds?
Jim Moreno looks at how roleplayers can create a character who is in the military.
This week in RoleCraft, we look at how players can work the mystical arts of magic into their RP.
In this week's RoleCraft, we'll look at how a spellcaster puts their magic to good use in the world of roleplay.
In this week's RoleCraft, Jim Moreno looks at the actual act of casting the spell itself.
Jim Moreno finishes his look at how to RP using magic with some handy links from around the web.
Jim Moreno shares his list of the five most crucial tools for any MMORPG to support roleplaying.
Jim Moreno outlines the things that would make him one very happy roleplayer this Christmas, even if they won't fit under the tree.
Jim Moreno shares another round of the best RP resources on the internet.
Thank you all for taking the time to read the RoleCraft column this year! I sincerely hope it is helping you better understand and carry out roleplaying in your favorite MMORPGs. I aim to continue my efforts here in the coming year, and you'll see a few new things I have planned. So, until next year, stay alert, stay alive, and role on!