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May 22nd, 2013, 22:24
Originally Posted by Thrasher View Post
Yes, that's my point. The word "action-RPG" started with Diablo as I've read the reviews going back to games that even predated Diablo, and the use of the word "action-RPG" is not there. JDR needs to give us examples reviews/articles that predate Diablo to validate his point.
GhanBuriGhan didn't say the term "started" with Diablo, he said he remembers it being used. I also remember it being used as well along with "hack and Slash" and "point and click". Diablo was called a lot of things, action-RPG was just one of them.

Those of us who were actually playing RPGs prior to Diablo don't need to read reviews. We were there.
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