Lengthy, slow moving game with elaborate storylines that involve going on a quest and developing one or more characters on the way. Although traditionally turn-based, newer RPGs tend to incorporate real-time elements.
This is a genre of game that has been around since the beginning of computer gaming. In these games, a player will use their character to defeat quests. These games are comparable to dungeons and dragons. All of the Final Fantasy games and Myst are examples of popular RPG games.
A role-playing game (RPG, often roleplaying game) is a type of game in which the participants assume the roles of fictional characters and collaboratively create or follow stories. Participants determine the actions of their characters based on their characterization, and the actions succeed or fail according to a formal system of rules and guidelines. Within the rules, players can improvise freely; their choices shape the direction and outcome of the games.