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July 22nd, 2013, 15:02
Originally Posted by Gokyabgu View Post
Oblivion was released in 2006 and 7 years passed. More likely writer has been introduced to RPG genre with Oblivion. So naturally he thinks genre has started with this game. I don't think he heard the names Ultima, Wizardry, Might&Magic, even Baldur's Gate or Morrowind names before.
And this is the "New Generation".

My worst fears is that people got introduced to the RPG genre by Blizzard -> and thus naturally believe that fast-paced hack & slay Action RPGs = RPG in general, or, even worse, "RPG as it should be".
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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