Through the agesFrom grass-roots in Italian theatre, the humble role-playing game has come a long way since the 16th century, spanning multiple platforms and creating an international cult following of loyal players. For all our non RPG’ers, the basic principle is for players to assume the role of a character and create stories according to some sort of a rulebook which will determine whether their actions succeed or fail.

Find out more about the advances
of role-playing games through the ages.

The Early Days

  • Commedia Dell’arte
  • Developlment of Wargaming
  • Assassin-style gaming

1960 – 1990

  • History games
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Spy-fiction games

1991 – 2014

  • Subcultures in RPG
  • Multiplayer battle arena games

 

 

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