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Is CK2 a R(ole)P(layin)G game?

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by hivemind, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. hivemind Liturgist Patron Pretty Princess

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    I think yes.

    It has stats for your character, choice and consequence, items, romances, etc. The combat is shit but is so the one of most of the genre.

    What do you think?
     
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  2. Wulfric Pinewood Arbiter Possibly Retarded The Real Fanboy

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    No , and masturbation is not equal to real sex with women .
     
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  3. hivemind Liturgist Patron Pretty Princess

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    no need to be vulgar
     
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  4. Funposter Arbiter

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    Grand Strategy is a pretty well established genre
     
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  5. TheSentinel Arcane

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    Undoubtedly yes. Anyone that says it isn't is retarded.
     
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  6. RaptorRex888 Learned

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    Its a true RPG/Strategy hybrid.
     
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  7. Beastro Arcane

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    Hybrid? No.

    It's clearly a Grand Strat with RPG elements, but that doesn't make it an RPG. It's simply too "passive", and as odd as it sounds, too abstract to be an RPG. If it did invovle your PC more than being a simple portait with some abstracted options then I don't think it would be a Grand Strategy but an RPG with GS elements.
     
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  8. Ranarama Learned

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    It has RPG ELEMENTS like FIRE, WIND, WATER, EARTH and HEART
     
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  9. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    I've wasted too much of my life to that game.
     
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  10. Mexi Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    Game is addictive as shit, RPG or not. I'm still playing this fucking thing. Trying to start as a Greek count in Thebes during Charlemagne and get the SPQR achievement. Too many restarts, though, because starting as a small count is the funnest part of the game.

    Fucks up the Byzantine Empire something fierce if they can't conquer Hellas, Epirus, Achia, and Ohrid. They end up weak as shit and have tons of Islamic incursion. AI goes full retard and starts attacking Islamic kingdoms and wasting men and resources. You have to keep restarting if they end up taking Ohrid AND another Slav duchy.
     
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  11. Sykar Arcane

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    You do not know what vulgar is. This is vulgar:

    :fallout3:
     
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  12. RaptorRex888 Learned

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    I guess you're right, as I just remembered you officially play as a dynasty in this game rather than a character or nation. Its quite arbitrary where you draw the line in regards to this game though and say "Yep, its got one more RPG option now, that makes it an RPG with Grand Strat elements now.".
     
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  13. taxalot I'm a spicy fellow. Patron

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    Codex 2013 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015
    It's a game in which you play a role.
     
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  14. Sykar Arcane

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    So football manager games are RPGs? The more you know!
     
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  15. Saerain Augur Patron

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    An ole layin game, for sure.
     
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  16. Citizen Arcane

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    HOly fuck bros, u ever noticed this?? ?

    So, roleplaying game = R P G!! Just as in RPGcodex, the name of this forum?? This cannot be just a coincidence RIGTHT??
     
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  17. GrainWetski Arcane

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    More so than the action games being paraded as such.
     
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    I think tetris is roleplaying too becouse you can feel like actual BLOCK falling with other npc blocks.
     
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  19. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Most modern sportsball games have more RPG elements than a lot of so-called RPGs.
    NHL 2019(Hockey) has something like 15 different classes(yes, classes.)
    Each character has 9 offensive attributes, 6 defensive attributes, and 8 athletic attributes.
    Each character has two traits, every trait gives both a bonus and has a negative tradeoff. The first trait is your 'primary' one and gives a bigger bonus/negative than the secondary one. Something like 100+ traits in total.
    Each character has one specialty, which is sort of like a trait but only applies in specific situations when certain conditions are met, and has no negative. There are at least 21 different specialties.

    All of these screenshots are from a so-called sports videogame:
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    Specialties:
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    Screenshot of your character sheet:
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  20. Plane Escapee Your friend Patron

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    For two decades there has been a consensus that King of Dragon Pass is a role-playing game, so the answer is an obvious yes. You'd have to suffer from a chromosome deficiency to argue against it, which in indeed some people do and I wish them and their families all the best and hope that their carers will do what they can to alleviate the mental strain experienced by the Down's Syndrome brain when faced with opposition. CK2 is also more of a core role-playing game than KoDP across all parametres.
     
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  21. GentlemanCthulhu Savant

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    The term RPG elements is imo really misleading. There's really no such thing. You can have an RPG without any of the traditional "elements" that people mistakenly identify them by.
     
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  22. Grauken Agent of the NWO Patron

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    You seem misinformed about the true nature of what makes an RPG. Please open a new thread to discuss this very important topic
     
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  23. GentlemanCthulhu Savant

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    Ha! I was born at night but it wasn't last night.
     
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  24. Lawntoilet Cipher Patron

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    I always try to roleplay according to my ruler's traits in CK2, so I guess it's a roleplaying game when I play it.

    Same, it especially took me forever to form the Empire of the Outremer.

    If your character is 5'10" you can obviously play as a Dwarf, how many other races are in this game?
     
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  25. Jacob All Men Are King Kong Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
    soyjoys => making fun of people who play sports games, calling them low brow

    people who actually play games:
     
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