koesherbacon
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Fri 4 Dec 2009
at 08:09
GM/Player Default Name
I've just noticed that if I have two names in a game, say one of them is my GM name and the other is one of my NPCs, it always asks me who I want to post as.

Is there a way one of these names can be the default name?

Thanks!
Suteki
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Fri 4 Dec 2009
at 08:21
Re: GM/Player Default Name
This was discussed somewhere in the Development or Technical forum somewhere.

I'm sure someone else will be helpful and post a link as I'm in a bit of a rush and can't find it right now. :)
Shei-kun
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Fri 4 Dec 2009
at 08:22
Re: GM/Player Default Name
Go to the GM Menu, then to Players, select yourself, and then at the bottom is an option called "Re-Order".

There, you can choose a primary name.  Not sure if you can choose something besides your GM name as a primary name, however.
bigbadron
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Fri 4 Dec 2009
at 11:37
Re: GM/Player Default Name
Yes, you can choose the name other than your GM name as the primary.  However, if you do so, you will lose GM access to your own game, so don't do it.
Feralspirit
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Fri 4 Dec 2009
at 11:54
Re: GM/Player Default Name
lol. How often do you need to fix that particular problem?
burlingk
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Fri 4 Dec 2009
at 12:21
Re: GM/Player Default Name
Not too often.  It gets attention, and people wig out for a few days and get panicky, so it doesn't happen too often. ^^;;
koesherbacon
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Sun 6 Dec 2009
at 06:36
Re: GM/Player Default Name
So, to answer my original question, no, I have to keep clicking on the drop down menu and selecting which I want to post as.

Ok, good to know.  Thanks!
Feralspirit
 member, 24 posts
Sun 6 Dec 2009
at 14:16
Re: GM/Player Default Name
koesherbacon, just a note, something I found out yesterday.

If you have more than one GM name, and you are rolling on behalf of someone, only the primary GM may do so.
byzantinex
 member, 120 posts
Mon 26 Jun 2017
at 15:49
Re: GM/Player Default Name
In reply to koesherbacon (msg # 7):

I'm sorry for the necropost but I'm having the same issue.

It says the current primary is DM but I still have to select from the drop menu every time I post.
Evil Empryss
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Mon 26 Jun 2017
at 16:10
Re: GM/Player Default Name
I believe you should be able to (from within the game) click on Game Preferences from your main game screen. You should see


Your Game Preferences
Game Option ON OFF
By default, post as your primary character

Only with neater formatting. Select ON and you should default to your GM name unless you chose otherwise.
byzantinex
 member, 121 posts
Mon 26 Jun 2017
at 16:35
Re: GM/Player Default Name
In reply to Evil Empryss (msg # 10):

Thank you! that was it!