Varieties of roleplaying games

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A role-playing game (RPG) is a broad family of games in which players assume the roles of characters, or take control of one or more avatars, in a fictional setting. Actions taken within the game succeed or fail according to a formal system of rules and guidelines. Or more commonly speaking RPG games are today's in games that most people from most generations just love to play.

Like most games, RPG games have more varieties and categories in which they belong. Some of these games have a simple setting and an even simpler gameplay, but some of them require more time and concentration, and of course patience here is the key virtue, these games tend to have complicated rules which cannot be broken under any circumstances.

RPG games have a wide range of categories, like:

Pen and Paper Games

Any true RPG fan knows that this is the first format of RPG game ever. In this type of game, the Game Master (GM) describes the game world, its inhabitants and the basic rule of the game, the other players describe the intended actions of their characters, and the GM describes the outcomes.

Live Action

These type of a RPG game, can really remind of a theatre play. In these types of games the participants act out their characters' actions instead of describing them, and a real environment is used to represent the imaginary setting of the game world. Players are often costumed as their characters and use appropriate props, and the venue may be decorated to resemble the fictional setting.
This type of an RPG game forms a loosely defined genre of computer and console games with origins in role-playing games. This transition changes the experience of the game, providing a visual representation of the world and taking the playing experience into a whole new level of gameplay.
This type if game involves a number of players that use an Internet connection to play an RPG. These RPG games also combine the large-scale social interaction and persistent world of MUDs with graphic interfaces.
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