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On Roundworld, a role-playing game where slightly nerdy humans assume the identities of warriors, wizards, thieves, elves, trolls, dwarves, etc, to solve problems and earn experience points - it is in keeping with their general unworldly nerdiness that this is experience gained in any conceivable world other than the one they actually inhabit.

The younger vampires in Carpe Jugulum, have a similar sort of role-playing game where they take on mortal personas, for instance as chartered accountants called Nigel or shop assistants called Pam, and act out the problems and rewards appropriate to their characters. Younger vampires taking this game to extremes have been known to dye their hair mousy brown, attempt to drink wine, and most shockingly of all, to wear a lot less facial makeup, and wear colours other than black.