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August 3rd, 2018, 12:09
Originally Posted by Stingray View Post
Roguelike term is pointless now anyway, has become almost completely meaningless.
Heh, just like the term "RPG", isn't it? Nowadays everything is RPG!

I had a guest appearance recently in a university and gave a brief lecture on games development. During the QA segment, one of the students stood up and said:
" I've got this prototype of mine."
" Excellent, and what genre is it?" I asked.
" It's an RPG, because the hero can do martial arts."
… and I nearly had a heart attack.

Remember. This was an university, and a fairly good one.
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