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RPG

(1) Short for Report Program Generator, a programming language developed by IBM in the mid-60's for developing business applications, especially generating reports from data. The newest version, RPG IV, is still widely used on AS/400 systems.

(2) Short for role-playing game, it is a game genre where one or more players adopt a role and act it out in a virtual reality. Usually in an RPG game, you will set out on an adventure or quest, and multiplayer RPG games allows gamers to complete these quests with other gamers as allies over the Internet or as a LAN game.







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