Term used when a video game developers add popular elements out of MMORPGs into action games in the hopes to attract fans of the roleplaying games or kids addicted to World of Warcraft. Unrelated to actual roleplaying or real story-driven elements.
- Diablo 3? Oh it's got great rpg elements!
- No, it does not. It's got loot and levelling, but really it's jack-shit on the story and roleplaying side.