Role Playing Games (RPGs) are any “game” where players “play” a “role”. This typically results in players taking on the roles of fictional characters in fictional worlds. The term can describe pen and paper RPGs like Dungeons and Dragons, online RPGs like World of Warcraft, or any other type of Role Playing Game.
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David Arneson invented “the experience points system” and “leveling up” (common features in role playing games) while working on a precursor to Dungeons and Dragons called Blackmoor with Gary Gygax.