E4G: When the gaming Industry took off there were a plethora games that hit the store shelves. The only thing that was more varied in the industry were the many developers that produced them.
What I think you're confusing with "RPG" elements is "customisation". Cettainly in the sense of games like FPSs. Just because I customize a gun's ammo type doesn't mean I'm suddenly role playing :P
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