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Eastern RPG

Game genre concept

Any tags commonly perceived as defining or common traits of eastern-style RPGs.

11
games
4
platforms

Alternate names: Console RPG, Japanese RPG, JRPG

Winged Sakura Games has published all these games

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Common:
* Premade protagonist
* No alternatives
* Static character growth
* Random encounters
* Turn-based combat
* Combat mode
* Pop-up NPCs
* Simple control scheme
* Linear; the world may open up after you've done and seen all, but not before.
* Dying is infrequent, usually limited to boss battles.

Contrast:
* Western RPG
Premade protagonistPlayer has little or no control over who the protagonist is, often with little or no control who their protagonist will be either. Mostly of interest for RPGs where character creation is often seen as integral part for western RPGs.1983 / 2017186 games