The ancient Romans, Han Chinese, and medieval Europeans all enjoyed occasionally organizing events in which everyone pretended to be from an earlier age, and entertainment appears to have been the primary purpose of these activities.
Within the 20th century historical re-enactment has often been pursued as a hobby.
My 12 year old son enjoyed chatting with others who he thought enjoyed similar interests and writing stories was slowly introduced to role play chats that moved into mature language and sexual content and was told to lie about his age and to hide this from his parents.
With this in mind, please feel free to submit more input.
Though much of the information is there, it is unrefined, and there is a bit of redundancy and unneeded info.
It's currently the old Guide with a few modifications.) Introduction to Free- Form Role-Play: Free-form role-play is, for the most part, multiple people getting together and creating a story by "playing" as characters.
Is "ageplay" between 2 adults illegal if one chatter turns out to be a undercover officer?
Chat was through email and tried to act as 16 yo minor.