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So yeah, I'm a bit on the tired side with RPGs. I'm tired of the story driven Final Fantasies. Tired of the same ol same ol Oblivions and Fallouts. I'm tired of not having control. I'm tired of bla bla bla.

Anyway, I'm looking for a different RPG. One where I have full control over the characters development. One with randomly generated game worlds that let me do whatever I want. Something new every time.

I'm sure no such game exists, but I'll try my luck. And suggestions?
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Anyway, I'm looking for a different RPG. One where I have full control over the characters development. One with randomly generated game worlds that let me do whatever I want. Something new every time.

I'm sure no such game exists, but I'll try my luck. And suggestions?
Sounds like you want Diablo/ Diablo 2, it's exactly what you described.
Awesome single player and a very active multiplayer community.
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Not particularly. Once you've played through them once, there's no real difference between each play through other then level layouts. Quests are the same, and you ALWAYS fight the butcher... I hate that guy...
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Not particularly. Once you've played through them once, there's no real difference between each play through other then level layouts. Quests are the same, and you ALWAYS fight the butcher... I hate that guy...
That's where these come in handy.

http://www.moddb.com/games/diablo-2/mods
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So yeah, I'm a bit on the tired side with RPGs. I'm tired of the story driven Final Fantasies. Tired of the same ol same ol Oblivions and Fallouts. I'm tired of not having control. I'm tired of bla bla bla.

Anyway, I'm looking for a different RPG. One where I have full control over the characters development. One with randomly generated game worlds that let me do whatever I want. Something new every time.

I'm sure no such game exists, but I'll try my luck. And suggestions?
I'd... say.... I dunno, maybe the Disgaea series.

A FAIR warning, though: You will need almost DAYS or WEEKS on end to get to the meat of it.

EDIT: I haven't played it much, but the Star Ocean series has a pretty interesting character system as well.
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I seek what the OP seeks.
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Daggerfall. It's pretty old though. It can generate terrain up to the size of Great Britain and half a million NPCs.
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If Minecraft had better RPG elements, then it would be perfect. If it had an economic system, NPCs, dungeons (and I'm not talking about those one room things...), etc. More depth in terms of RPG elements.

As it stands, Minecraft is just a sandbox game that just so happens to try to kill you. Which is great, don't get me wrong.
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Oblivion TES4 has user created campaigns so all together I wouldn't be surprised if you could at least get 100+ hours of gameplay out of it.
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If Minecraft had better RPG elements, then it would be perfect. If it had an economic system, NPCs, dungeons (and I'm not talking about those one room things...), etc. More depth in terms of RPG elements.

As it stands, Minecraft is just a sandbox game that just so happens to try to kill you. Which is great, don't get me wrong.
Mods. iConomy handles the economy system, there are a couple mods that handle NPCs, there's one or two mods that can do quests, there's mods that have RPG style levels and classes, magic and casting, and according to Notch, 1.7 will be "the adventure update"
 
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