Originally Posted by Wulf
No Grimrock is not an RPG.
There is no character progression dialogue as in 'to advance' or 'to develop' the character through dialogue - so there is no *choice variance* pertaining to the character. Therefore the player cannot add influence to the direction of the dialogue path relating to the outcome that leads to the conclusion via the choices….so there is no role to play.
You cannot play a role without dialogue.