Term used when a video game developers add popular elements out of MMORPG
s 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.