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January 14th, 2011, 22:51
Absolutely. Just wondering if you'd weigh in with your own opinion on the matter.

At what point do you simplify a game down to such minimal "RPG elements" that it's no longer an RPG?

Surely by this point, right?

I don't really think of Desktop Dungeons as an RPG - and for a long time I didn't really think of Deus Ex as an RPG (but folks prevailed upon me with their cunning logic to see things their way). But in spite of wasting a lot of hours thinking about the subject, I'm not really sure I could draw an exact line and say, "Beyond this point, the game is no longer worthy of RPG-ness!"
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