|j||Johnny||10m||New Code Written Nightly. Not a GM.|
|-||Freshmeat_Guest||27m||[Welcome to Sindome]|
|j||Kwisatz||54m||Definitely not a GM.|
|a||Cerberus||5s||Head Builder & GM when I need to|
|-||Kiwi||3m||I guess there's always something killing me.|
|And 30 more hiding and/or disguised|
The Sindome Game Masters have created videos to help new and existing players learn more about how to play the game. Check out each one to maximize your game knowledge.
This tutorial video details a number of the webclient's features.
A set of quick tutorials covering how to connect with the webclient or over basic telnet.
One of our longer videos walks you through the character generation process.
A quick tutorial covering the basics of movement for players new to text gaming.
Sindome can feel a little overwhelming, but we've got a lot of ways of getting help. There are help docs available in both the game and the website, the @newbie command, in-game help channels and even the xhelp command.
Learn the basics of speaking to others in this quick video. Sindome's speech system depends on your character's attributes.
Roleplaying with others is largely about describing the actions your character is doing between the raw commands of interacting with the game. In short, its about emoting> with others.
Learn how to not only look at yourself but also the world around your characters and objects in rooms. Looking is crucial for understanding the makeup of the world as well as other characters and important items. See help look for more information in game.
The Secure Identification Chip is the first cyberware all new characters receives. It allows you to communicate remotely with any of the citys 65 million inhabits, which includes most every other player controlled character. SIC is an important part of day to day life, and it comes with several key features including private messaging and encryption. See help sic for more information in game.
Unfortunately, you cant go outside in your birthday suit. Clothing is one of the more telling aspects of roleplaying and characterization. Your characters threads define who they are, wearing and removing clothes lets your character customize their outfit. See help wear for more information in game.
Examine is an incredibly useful command which lists all the rest of the obvious commands (like look, get, etcetera) that you can type to interact with an object. If you are ever in doubt about how to use an object or what you can do in a room, try examining the item or the room. See help examine for more information in game.
Channels are out of character (OOC) means of communication, different from in character (IC) communication like speaking or the SIC network. The two main OOC channels are game-help and ooc. Typing xm whatever will broadcast on your primary channel.
Your history establishes your characters background. Anything that happened before the character came to Withmore can be included in their history. Necessary information like family members names, birthdate, full name should be included in this history as well as the unique circumstances of your characters past. See help history for more information in game.
Your characters attributes and skills can be tracked with @stats. This lets you view how skilled your character is in various fields as well as their physical or mental characteristics.
Clones keep your character alive after their untimely demise. Without a clone, your character will be permanently dead if nobody is nice enough to clone you from your corpse. Its necessary to keep your clone up to date with periodic updates. See help cloning for more information.
This video starts out on the website, and walks you through how to create a new character, connect to the game using the web based Sindome Client, and walks you through character generation and takes you a few steps beyond, getting your character into game. It goes over a variety of topics, frequently asked questions and commands. Even if you already have a character this video is a good place to start.
This video discusses what IC and OOC mean, how they effect you, what you should be aware of, and more commands you should know.
Plots are a big part of what makes Sindome great. Wither that be player created plots or staff created plots, a good story and game experience is what keeps us here. This tutorial will help you create better plots for other players, as a player.
Involving and Utilizing New players is important not only for yourself but for them as well. It's a great way to get them involved in story lines and pushing your own plot forward too. This tutorial video gives you some more information on how to do just that.
Finding employment in Sindome is a big part of the game experience. Finding work, starting your job and getting to know your colleagues. It all comes together but finding employment can be daunting for some. This tutorial will help you figure it out.
Sometimes we ask questions and we're told to Find Out In Game (FOIG) or Find Out In Character. To new players this term can be confusing, this tutorial will show you how to understand what it means, What the difference between IC/OOC and how to enhance your player experience by finding out information, in game.
Interacting with NPC's can add that extra level of immersion to the gaming experience, this video explains how to make full use of the puppet queue and the @request-puppet command to make NPC interactions easier and better for you.
With all the cools plots floating around, sometimes we want to run our own but we have no money to run them. This tutorial will explain how money isn't everything when it comes to creating Role Play through plots.