How to solve n-player games

Game types (genres) and their requirements

Role play

As the name suggests, the player slips into the role of another character, which he can choose and shape himself in many games. With this character he begins to fulfill various tasks. For this he receives a reward with which he can expand the skills and abilities of his character more and more in order to cope with the new, more difficult tasks. The place of the action is often a mystical world reminiscent of the Middle Ages, which is full of warriors, magicians, healers or members of different peoples, with or against whom one can allies in order to jointly complete the tasks (called "quests" in technical jargon) There are also different forms of role play: The Action-RPG (Role Playing Game) combines the development of one's own character with elements of combat against different opponents (insects, mythical creatures, but also human-shaped opponent characters) in various environments (caves, dungeons, dungeons or dungeons), whereby victories are rewarded with new skills. The so-called MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games). More or less numerous players from all over the world gather here. The most famous game is "World of Warcraft", which has more than ten million players worldwide. In these games, the users come together to form groups in order to carry out the various tasks together, because these tasks cannot be mastered alone. Characteristic for the MMORPGs are the huge open game world, almost unlimited game possibilities. There is no defined end of the game. Due to the group pressure to take part in decisive fights or arguments, and the almost unlimited game options, these games in particular are often overused.

Role-playing games require strategic and tactical considerations, sensible planning action and the skillful use of the skills of your own character. In addition, group work and team spirit are trained.