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An eighteen-part series delving into the history of role-playing games, moving through the years from the very early days to some of the top adventures available today.
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By: Crispin O'Toole-Bateman
Point and click adventure games are a mainstay of the RPG genre. In part 6, Crispin delves into their origins.
04 Jun, 2021
In part 5 of our Growing up on RPGs series, Crispin explores what was going on in the West while the NES games brought Japanese role-playing ideas to the world.
30 Apr, 2021
Enter Japan—or, more aptly, the Japanese RPG. Now synonymous with the role-playing game genre, Part 4 of the series explores the birth of the JRPG.
26 Mar, 2021
RPGs are visually stunning but what about in the 1980s? Part 3 in the series looks at the dawn of graphics in role-playing games.
26 Feb, 2021
In part 2, Crispin looks at how RPGs begin to transition from the table-top to the computer screen.
29 Jan, 2021
Part 1 of UGP's Growing Up On RPGs series—Dungeons & Dragons and where it all began.
15 Dec, 2020