Thank you thank you thank you for the warm welcomes; now, if i could just get this kind of a welcome at BotCon... (i've never been to a BotCon, or any convention for any fandom; no money, no transportation.)
Countdown, i don't know what to tell you about RPs except that it can be a lot of fun, and (within certain limits) more players can make it even more fun. i totally understand about being apprehensive, though--sometimes i can't post every day, either (or every month, or every year
)--so no pressure. Join us if/when you're ready, if/when you want to. i will say that i spend a lot of my not-posting time thinking about posting and wanting to post this or that, so if you come up with something you'd like to add, it might be worth adding, without worrying about whether or not you'll be able to follow up on it later, or ever.
Hey--we've got OOC (Out Of Character) discussions of the RP now; maybe that's someplace you can "dip your toes in the water"? Start talking about ideas for your character, possible plotlines for the game in general and/or your character in particular... See if you come up with anything that really motivates you to get in the game, or find out more definitively if maybe it's not the thing for you.
As for never being part of an RPG before, hey--first time for everything, right? And as for not feeling creative, i remember a quote i once read in a magazine about video games: "Not everyone is J. R. R. Tolkien, but everyone has something interesting to say."
And as they say at Transformers Mosaic
, "What's your piece?"