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The Tales of Ashenborne – Sim Snapshot

[Update: as of 6/27 Ashenborne was announced as closing. More information at the bottom] A stunning two full estate sims form Ashenborne’s amazing roleplay playground. I invited some friends of the RP Trail out to take some photos and an entire gallery came back from the experience. This post is less a sim Snapshot and more of… Read more »

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OUTBREAK – Sim Snapshot

A loud hiss echoes nearby as the Infected suddenly appear… Introducing: Sim Spotlights One of the most frequent questions Second Life Roleplayers answers is, “Where are you playing now?” Every time a sim closes or a conflict breaks out, friends reach out to friends for the latest scoop on which sims are out there, which… Read more »

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Sim Spotlight: Mysts of Eyr

    A year ago we covered the Mystara closing and mentioned that even then there were plans for a continuation of Mystara’s story.  In August, the Mysts of Eyr opened it’s doors. Eyr is an island Estate sim, like many on the Grid, but that is where the expected elements end. Not unlike its predecessor, Eyr boasts a… Read more »

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Roleplay Basics – Using “Yes And”

Previously, we’ve discussed the definition of RP and  how an RP scene functions. But it isn’t simply enough to know how to enter and exit a scene without tripping over yourself (although that’s important – and we’ve all been there!) Most of us want to know… “how do I become someone others want to Roleplay with?”… Read more »

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Spotlight Tribute – Realm of Estara

What follows are the final roleplays and pictures given to RpTrail.com to say farewell to the Realm of Estara, since other avenues were not available to them. Every RP is individually created as a character exit and contains references to possible endings of Estara itself as a Realm, as imagined by the players involved and take… Read more »

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Convergence: The Lost City

  Convergence: The Lost City is, at only a month old,  one of the hottest new RP sims on the grid. I couldn’t wait to get immersed in their culture, lore and community and was pleasantly surprised at what I found. I contacted mentors, admins and players alike for their opinions and impressions throughout the… Read more »