Online role-play moderators provide guidance and solve
technical issues. The online role-play moderator needs
to delete wrong or duplicated messages in forums and
other meeting places. Enforcing "participation
obligation"* may also be classified as an administrators
EXAMPLE from World Politics in Transition RP
Roni Linser, UMelb
* MORE ABOUT "PARTICIPATION OBLIGATION"
Effective game progression requires that every role
meets the "participation obligation" of
role-playing. If a role with a critical stakeholder
viewpoint does not participate effectively, it is
difficult for the whole online role-play to explore
issues related to that particular viewpoint. Participation
obligation is a term used to describe the requirement
of players to participate with regular frequency and
involvement. This is usually set as a "hurdle"
requirement and must be communicated to students before
they are assigned a role in the online role-play.