Truth be told yeah I have an MMD Ask Account. It's more for shits and giggles and Rping with friends and it helped me realize how much I love certain people more than others... BUT I AM SERIOUSLY IRKED AT HOW BADLY MANAGED THESE DAMN MMD ASK ACCOUNTS ARE. IT HAS L-A-Z-Y WRITTEN ALL OVER THEM.
I mean there is so many (ESPECIALLY. WITH. ITALY) And out of all of them, I have seen like... only two to five accounts, out of a shitton, That I thought was well made and managed. BUT THE REST OF THEM NEEDS TO GET THEIR ACT TOGETHER AND FIX UP THEIR SHIT. BEFORE I PERSONALLY HAVE TO STRANGLE SOMEONE. (DO IT FOR THE RANDOM PERSON I SHALL STRANGLE) .: NO OUT OF CHARACTER :.
If you are doing a canon character from anything (HETALIA I'M LOOKING AT YOU)
THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR OUT OF CHARACTERNESS UNLESS IT'S AN AU WHERE THE CHARACTERS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE OUT OF CHARACTER. That Au better include a completely different outfit as well (Stuff like 2P!Talia and Tricksterstuck for Homestuck are example of AU's of different personalities and thus they are acceptable for out of characterless as long as it includes a bit of Canon; Dressing Italy up in a neko outfit does not excuse you for screwing up his damn personality. Genderbend as well does get a slight personality change because of upbringing but not a completely different personality overall..) You stick with a character's personality. If you don't know that character's personality and you want to do an ask account on them, DO YOUR RESEARCH. .:Start out with a FEW character :.
Do not think that "Oh I won't be like the last ask blog, let me just add a shit-ton of characters to mine and we'd be good" No stop right there. If you are going to create one, start out with 1-3 characters only, with personalities you know by heart if this is canon characters. Then, once you got your bearings, you can add on more people if you can handle it, but it also gets dull if you keep adding on characters to create events and shit (I will mention associating yourself with other ask accounts in a moment). ALSO IF YOU ARE DOING AN ASK ACCOUNT JUST TO FUCKING SHIP EVERYTHING AND DO A SHITTON OF OOC SHIT STOP RIGHT WHERE THE FUCK YOU ARE AND GO THINK OVER YOUR LIFE. (There is an acceptance to this with the associating yourself with other ask accounts, intertwining relationships from other accounts are actually a better thing than having a shitton of characters just to ship them all together.) Maximum amount of characters you can have that I think will be fine is at least 8. .: THINK ABOUT WHO ARE YOU GOING TO DO :.
Know that person like the the back of your hand. Make sure you enjoy this character, because it would suck RPing someone you hate. .: Admin/Character Complex :.
AVOID ADDING ADMIN SHIT UNLESS IT'S A SERIOUS ISSUE AND WHY YOU CANNOT WORK. BUT. IF YOU ARE IN CHARACTER, THAT DOES NOT MEAN THAT ADMIN HAS NO SAY ON THINGS AND BULLSHIT THAT SHOULD NOT BE TOLERATED ADMIN OR ASK ACCOUNT CHARACTER. AN ADMIN THAT KNOWS SOMETHING IS WRONG SHOULD NOT EVEN TRY IT ON THEIR ASK ACCOUNT. (Ex. Having the Character be fine with rape or bullshit as bad as that). Ask accounts are supposed to be fun, do not make it uncomfortable for people who watch you. .: Associating Yourself With Other Accounts :.
I truthfully hate it that some accounts (PRESETCOUPLEFORSHIPPINGREASONSBULLSHITOOCGRAH) Already set up their own relationships and it just makes the account so bland. It is actually more involving and fun to run an account if you associate with other accounts that are on the same concept as you, and, I dunno, DEVELOP YOUR CHARACTER BY INTERACTION? It's more enjoyable to the watcher who passes your account to see you chatting it up with others accounts and building actual relationships, it's more innovated like that. Like for example my silly account associate themselves with many other Trickster Accounts to the point where my characters are dating another ask account. It's also more enjoyable with your shipping because it's not all completely ran by you. (Especially if you set up times to RP with each other and to create events to add more spice to our ask account life) Also, don't hesitate to talk to accounts that have the same character as you or AUs; they are usually pretty fun if you do. .: Avoid Crossover Accounts If You Are Starting One:.
I'm telling you by experience. Don't do it. Because it's just horrid. I haven't seen it once be done well. I dislike it when it's done so trashy like. If you are associating with other accounts that are not doing something like your own, sure go for it. BUT DON'T MAKE ACCOUNT THAT IS BASED OFF IT MAN. I DO NOT WANT TO SEE YOU STARTING OUT MAKING AN ERIDAN X ENGLAND ASK ACCOUNT AS YOUR FIRST ACCOUNT ESPECIALLY IF IT'S OOC. IF, you are going to do a crossover account and you know like characters that could interact well with each other then try it. .: Don't Do One Dimensional Clone Characters :.
I mean don't do characters with a plain boring personality or groups of people who act fucking alike. It's so so so so so so boring. If you are doing three people, look up on types of three man trope groups. Do some research, and make it interesting and have a variety. .: Keep it PG13 :.
MMD is not Polygon Love or 3DCG. Don't .: Avoid Yes/No Answers :.
A yes or no does not help develop your character or make them interesting. Each question you get, give them a down deep interesting answer, don't be afraid to make a huge ass comic about it. Add some depth. .: Characters can Influence Other Characters in Personality :.
Take for example putting a guy in an ask account with three other girls. It is possible he will have to change his ways because he is around women more than men. Make sure your character could get hooked off another thing by another accounts influence..: Avoid the WHITE BACKGROUND :.
Transparent, colored, or staged backround or gtfo .: THOSE EMOTIONS AND POSES ARE IMPORTANT :.
Refer back to here: [link] .: Do Not Get Pissy if Someone is Doing the Same Character as You :.
Because chances are you are not the most creative being.
But chances are
you might be the better account.
It's a slim to none chance but you know. .: Enjoy it and Try to Stay Active :.
I mean it would suck if I was actually enjoying an MMD ask account and they just drop the face of the earth. There's many ways to stay active with a deviantart MMD account by using the journal system. If you are doing it VIA tumblr then use the text pose to tell of the happenings of your character(s). Do text memes and comment on other Ask accounts deviations and answers. You are supposed to have fun with it as well try to follow these tips to make yourself look like a better ask account.
And this is all the wisdom Xera could bring to you about MMD Ask Account which I tolerate but not downright hate you lovely babus you.
Other MMD TIPS-
Poses & Expressions: [link]