Do you concider Skyrim to be a true role-playing game?

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User Info: MC2011

MC2011
4 years ago#11
Eh, it's on the border.

Sadly, it still allows more freedom then some of the more recent console RPGs in terms of creating your own back story and play style.
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User Info: Ajd_King

Ajd_King
4 years ago#12
Depends what definition you go by.

If you consider an RPG to be a game that you can roleplay in, then of course it would be an RPG. As would 90% of games.

If you consider an RPG to be a game that encourages roleplay on a non-superficial level through player choice/development/consequence, then it wouldn't be.

If you consider an RPG to be a game that turtle duck fish, then ruin face on keyboard jester.

ETC.

User Info: Sniping_Turtle

Sniping_Turtle
4 years ago#13
M'aiq wasn't promised choices, and M'aiq is glad he does not have any.

Choices make M'aiq's brain hurt.
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User Info: iDubstep

iDubstep
4 years ago#14
Ajd_King posted...
If you consider an RPG to be a game that encourages roleplay on a non-superficial level through player choice/development/consequence, then it wouldn't be.


What games fit this description?

User Info: simonbelmont2

simonbelmont2
4 years ago#15
iDubstep posted...
Ajd_King posted...
If you consider an RPG to be a game that encourages roleplay on a non-superficial level through player choice/development/consequence, then it wouldn't be.


What games fit this description?


Witcher 2? Player choice and consequence seem to have a big impact in that game.
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User Info: Ajd_King

Ajd_King
4 years ago#16
iDubstep posted...
What games fit this description?


Older ones, mainly.

User Info: happysteve789

happysteve789
4 years ago#17
iDubstep posted...
Ajd_King posted...
If you consider an RPG to be a game that encourages roleplay on a non-superficial level through player choice/development/consequence, then it wouldn't be.


What games fit this description?


Fallout
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User Info: Samp98518

Samp98518
4 years ago#18
No. A true RPG for me is the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest games, not games like TES and Fallout.
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User Info: WheezinEd

WheezinEd
4 years ago#19
From: Samp98518 | #018
No. A true RPG for me is the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest games

I want to kick you.
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User Info: hellslinger

hellslinger
4 years ago#20
From: Samp98518 | #018
No. A true RPG for me is the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest games, not games like TES and Fallout.


Yeah you have no idea what an RPG is.
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