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What's a RPG?

04-06-2013, 06:01 PM
#1
What's a RPG?

.........i know that it might sound crazy that anyone on this site wouldn't know this but.... could anyone please tell me what RPG means? thanks.
04-06-2013, 06:16 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by one.sixty.four View Post
.........i know that it might sound crazy that anyone on this site wouldn't know this but.... could anyone please tell me what RPG means? thanks.
I respect your courage sir
04-06-2013, 07:03 PM
#4
i actually was wondering something along the same lines, i know rpg but whats jrpg, krpg...?
04-06-2013, 07:08 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by EventHorizon View Post
i actually was wondering something along the same lines, i know rpg but whats jrpg, krpg...?
J=japan
K=korea
04-06-2013, 07:23 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: East Coast, US
Posts: 408
While we're at it:
SRPG - strategy RPG
ARPG - action RPG

Never realized how many RPG abbreviations we have. :P Man, now I wanna play one..
04-06-2013, 07:28 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by Lost_Deputy View Post
I respect your courage sir
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04-06-2013, 07:51 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,637
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Originally Posted by Enriana View Post
While we're at it:
SRPG - strategy RPG
ARPG - action RPG

Never realized how many RPG abbreviations we have. :P Man, now I wanna play one..
PRPG - although not as popular as the others, but ive seen it used a few times on different forums, stand for Puzzle RPG

FPRPG - same in the popularity dept, but ive seen this mainly in gamespot and gamefaqs before, stands for First Person RPG.

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04-06-2013, 08:00 PM
#9
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04-06-2013, 08:15 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,404
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Originally Posted by cretpetpet View Post
J=japan
K=korea
Japanese rpgs feature turn based combat with menu operations for attack/skills/items/etc; they often feature birds eye view world exploration.

Korean rpgs are action oriented arcade style button mashers usually also with a birds eye view perspective and "fetch quests." Interchangeable with action rpg.