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How is Borderlands 2 not a RPG?

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User Info: hockeybub89

hockeybub89
4 years ago#1
Are you not allowed to be considered a RPG if you use guns that are shot in the first-person? Because it seems pretty obvious that the game is a RPG. It has all of the aspects that one would expect in such a game. If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck...
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User Info: superbowl54

superbowl54
4 years ago#2
the same people who say that are the ones that say Mass Effect is not an RPG
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User Info: methosagain

methosagain
4 years ago#3
Its not only if your Greer

User Info: AXKSION

AXKSION
4 years ago#4
Call of Duty is definitely an RPG, judging from all the RPG elements in multiplayer. Same logic can be applied for Boringlands 2, pewpew!

User Info: Baha05

Baha05
4 years ago#5
Because a lot of people want RPGs to be just one genre and one genre over and anything that combines RPG and another type of Genre (Action RPG) is considered crap in their eyes.
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User Info: methosagain

methosagain
4 years ago#6
AXKSION posted...
Call of Duty is definitely an RPG, judging from all the RPG elements in multiplayer. Same logic can be applied for Boringlands 2, pewpew!


Not the same, and your being unintelligent to even state such drivel. BL has state based gameplay, skill trees, quests, and all the other hallmarks of an RPG, all of which COD lacks. BL is for all intents and purposes, basically an 1st person version of Diablo

User Info: Baha05

Baha05
4 years ago#7
Hell he doesn't even get the pewpew sound effect...
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User Info: md22mdrx

md22mdrx
4 years ago#8
It's a hybrid ...

So it's BOTH.

Who cares about categories anyways ... it's fun as heck.

User Info: Marnex15

Marnex15
4 years ago#9
Borderlands is an RPG. It has all of the core elements of an RPG. JRPG fanboys can scream and shout all they want about how it isn't an RPG "cause it has guns lol derp", but it won't actually make them right.



AXKSION posted...
Call of Duty is definitely an RPG, judging from all the RPG elements in multiplayer. Same logic can be applied for Boringlands 2, pewpew!


So you're still using this idiotic logic? Please enlighten us to what you define as an RPG? Because I'm sure everyone here would love to know.
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User Info: Romangelo

Romangelo
4 years ago#10
IMO what's make an RPG is the gameplay.

Borderlands has FPS gameplay so it's not an RPG for me.
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