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Definition, Types and Examples of RPG Games (Role Play Games)

What are RPG games? RPG stands for “Role Playing Game”. Games that from the past until now are very popular with gamers. starting from playing on Android, PC or Console

RPG has a lot of fans, especially the offline and latest android RPG games. that’s because this RPG genre has its own excitement. Developing characters, custom characters, multiplayer, etc. is the attraction of RPGs that other genre games don’t necessarily have

Most of the gamers just play, and maybe there are some who don’t know what the RPG genre is and its explanation hehe. therefore this article will explain to you about the RPG genre

What is RPG

According to the abbreviation, ‘Role Playing Game’ is a game genre where we control the characters in a game to develop or run the storyline / storyline of the game.

The characters in the game that we play can be customized according to our own wishes

In this game, Multiplayer features are usually added so that we don’t get bored easily when running the game. In addition, there are also non-playing characters (NPCs), characters that we can’t control, but we can interact with them

RPG Types

RPG genre is still divided into several sub, or types. What are the types of RPGs? see the following explanation


rpg mmorpg games

(Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game): is a type of RPG game that is played online with multiplayer mode by many players at one time.

Also Read: MMORPG Games: Definition, Types, Examples



(Action Role-Playing Game) is a type of RPG game whose content is fighting an enemy/action, and is focused on that (mostly action).


  • Honkai Impact 3
  • Darkness Rises
  • Ethernium

C. Roguelike

roguelike rpg games

is a type of RPG whose explanation is easy, it’s an RPG game whose graphics are more to 8bit & the camera’s point of view is from above. This genre uses turn-based gameplay with tile-based graphics


D. Tactical RPG

Front Mission

which is a type of RPG whose game focus is that you use strategies and tactics when playing this type of game. Generally, Tactical RPG is played with turn-based gameplay.


  • fire emblem
  • Front Mission
  • Final Fantasy Tactics

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E. Sandbox RPG

namely the type of open world RPG game, where this game is suitable for those of you who like freedom / don’t want to be regulated because you can freely explore the world in this game.


  • Minecraft
  • planet zoo
  • Jurassic World Evolution
  • Raft

F. First-person party-based RPG

Dungeon Master: Theron's Quest

is a type of RPG where our characters are presented with a first point of view feature, so it looks like we are running. There are not many games of this type. example


  • Dungeon Master: Theron’s Quest
  • Chaos Strikes Back
  • Class of Heroes

Also Read: Dictionary of Terms in MMORPG & RPG Games


JRPG games

Jrpg is an abbreviation of “Japanese RPG” which is filled with Japanese things. Japanese traditions, Japanese game game characters who go to anime anime, are some of the characteristics of this JRPG


  • Final fantasy series
  • Kingdom hearts
  • Ni no Kuni

Also Read: What’s the Difference between RPG, MMORPG, ARPG & JRPG?

The final word

So that’s the definition, types & examples of RPG games that might add insight and make you know more about what an RPG is. please share, hopefully useful

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