I don’t give a fuck how “bad” your oc’s design is. I don’t care if the colours are bright or they have a lot of accessories or they’re a demon queen vampire werewolf horse who is dating legolas. you had fun making them and that fun was entirely harmless, self-indulgent and creative and thats great
ignore unnecessary negativity. like “you’re too old to go in the inflatable bouncy castle”. don’t listen to things like that. don’t let them control your life. go into that inflatable castle. bounce around all you want. stare intently at the person who told you you couldn’t go in. while bouncing around. the whole time
Okay, so you know how people looking for a “fictional characters interacting in mundane settings” fix have these standbys like coffee shop AUs and high school AUs? I get the sentiment, but I’ve never really been interested in either of those. Just a personal preference; if lots of people didn’t like ‘em, they wouldn’t be a thing.
But in the same vein, you know what I do want to see?
"Everybody is in a DnD group" AUs.
There are all sorts of permutations: prima-donna GM who has a Story They Want You to Follow, GM who cheerfully goes along with whatever hilarious bullshit the players come up with just because it’s funny, longsuffering GM who keeps facepalming because that one player tries to seduce anything with legs (“The demon is hideously ugly, its mouth brimming with razor-sharp teeth and its flabby body-” “Roll to seduce.” “SERIOUSLY?!” “SOME of us aren’t shallow and only focused on outward appearances.”). Players who are munchkins and take the mechanics of the game far too seriously, players who get way into the roleplaying, players who just want to smash things, players who like to use “unconventional” tactics, players who like to use actually intelligent tactics, that one person from a sentence ago who’s playing a pornomancer, players who just do whatever the hell they think would be funny at the time.
Come on, you know you want to see it.