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New Member Guides
If you're new to the FSF or new to simming, these guides provide entry level answers to all of your questions.
- BIO creation - Help on creating a good character BIO.
- Character Development in Email Sims - So you're in an email sim and you need to spruce up that character, huh?
- Choosing A Species - Don't know which species to play? Here's an indept look by former host, FSF Dale.
- Common Abbreviations & Symbols - Look in here to help explain all the short hand used in our games.
- Email Simming (Advanced) - Tips and tricks for advanced email simming.
- General Guidelines for Simulations - Some information about the minute details of talking, walk and doing in live chat games.
- Helpful Hints For Simming - At some point, you'll be in the middle of a sim, and you'll ask yourself, what are you supposed to do.
- Playing Non-Human Characters - Need some advice on playing a character that isn't the traditional human?
- Simming Basics: Chat - So you're now in the FSF but you have no idea how to chat sim? Have a couple minutes?
- Simming Basics: E-mail - Learn how to format your posts and be professional and creative in your email simming.
- Simming Resources Guide - Where you go in order to get help, read information, access special areas, and other member benefits.
- Starfleet Starship Positions - A basic guide about what positions are responsible for which duties on a Starfleet vessel.
- Tips & Tricks For Logs - Learn how to write logs like a pro (or at least, like your fellow simmers) with this helpful guide written for newcomers.
- What is a sim? What is the FSF? - This article explains exactly what simming is, what sims are in the FSF, and what the FSF is.
- Writing Sim or Live Sim? - Not sure what kind of sim you'd like to join? No problem at all, this guide helps you find out what you want.