#RPGaDAY2015, Day 31: Favorite Thing RPGs Inspired

What’s the best thing to come out of role-playing games that isn’t a RPG? Modern videogames.

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Sure, without tabletop RPGs, you would still have puzzle games, platformers, and first-person shooters, but games with roleplaying elements: characters that level up, gaining new abilities, going on adventures and having ongoing stories — those wouldn’t exist.├é┬áImagine no Fallout series. No Mass Effect. No Final Fantasy. No Pokemon.

Today, when someone talks of playing a RPG, they’re most likely talking about something on a computer or videogame console.

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