roleplaying game

roleplaying game (plural roleplaying games)

  1. (games) A type of game where one or more players assume the roles of characters (usually one each) to interact with a fictional world either defined by themselves or through the moderation of a neutral judge (usually referred to as as the game master).
  2. (video games) A type of computer game where the player takes the role of a character or party, normally lacking tests of physical skill and including more story-telling and narrative aspects than traditional action games.
  • (game where players assume the role of characters) RPG
  • French: jeu de rôle
  • German: Rollenspiel
  • Italian: gioco di ruolo
  • Portuguese: RPG
  • Russian: ролева́я игра́
  • Spanish: juego de rol

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