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Role-playing Games: Live The Life Of The Character Of Your Dreams

Role-playing Games: Live The Life Of The Character Of Your Dreams

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Role-playing games (RPG) are games where a player assumes to be a fictional character. You are going to adopt a character in these games. Basically, you will be living in the shoes of the fictitious character, forgetting your real personality for a while.

For now, be a ‘passionate reader.’ Read below about several forms and games of RPG.

  1. Tabletop role-playing game (TRPG)
  • This form is also known as pen-and-paper role-playing games.
  • Players describe their character with the help of speech.
  • Dungeons & Dragons was the first tabletop role-playing game developed in 1974.
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  1. Live-action role-playing (LARP)
  • In LARP, the player cosplay or physically portray the character of the game.
  • The first live-action role-playing game was seen in 1970.
  • Later, in 1982, the first-ever electronic RPG game, Dragonstomper, was launched on the Atari 2600 console.
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  1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Based on the fantasy novel, The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski.
  • Action role-playing game. Role-play Geralt of Rivia, also known as Witcher.
  • Released Date: 19 May 2015
  • Mode: Singleplayer
  • Developer: CD Projekt RED
  • Game size: 35 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series.
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  1. Fallout 3
  • 3D graphics and real-time combat make it more realistic.
  • Action role-playing game. Role-play the character of Pip-Boy 3000.
  • Released Date: 28 October 2008
  • Mode: Singleplayer
  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios 
  • Game size: 8.118 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS3, Xbox 360.
  1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Your task is to finish Alduin, the world-eater dragon, prophesied to destroy the world.
  • Open-world action role-playing game. Role-play the character of The Dragonborn.
  • Released Date: 11 November 2011 (PC)
  • Mode: Singleplayer
  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
  • Game size: 22.75 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series.
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  1. Cyberpunk 2077
  • You can modify your character according to your need.
  • Action role-playing game. Male Role-play as Vincent and the female as Valerie, both referred to as V.
  • Released Date: 10 December 2020
  • Mode: Singleplayer
  • Developer: CD Projekt RED
  • Game size: 102 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series.
  1. Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • It can be played by a single player or can be played with a squad.
  • You can choose and role-play pre-made characters with their life stories, but you can also create your own.
  • Released Date: 14 September 2017
  • Mode: Singleplayer, Multiplayer
  • Developer: Larian Studios
  • Game size: 60 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series.
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  1. Neverwinter
  • Multiplayer role-playing game (team of 5 players each), Neverwinter is a free game available on Steam easily.
  • You can select one of the eights characters from Dungeons and Dragons.
  • Released Date: 20 June 2013 (Windows)
  • Mode: Singleplayer, Multiplayer
  • Developer: Cryptic studios
  • Game size: 60 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS4, Xbox One.
  1. Disco Elysium
  • Interrogate unforgettable characters, crack murders or take bribes. Become a hero or a villain at the same time.
  • Role-play the character of a Detective with unique skill and powers.
  • Released Date: 15 October 2019
  • Mode: Singleplayer, Multiplayer
  • Developer: ZA/UM
  • Game size: 20 GB
  • Platforms: Windows, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series.

Role-playing games are an adored genre of all time, and your success depends on how well you adopt the life of the in-game character. Thus, you’ll also be acquiring some acting skills on the way.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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