RPG Genre Listings

by Hawke Robinson published 2018/12/05 17:45:00 GMT-7, last modified 2018-12-08T17:40:13-07:00
An attempt at listing all of the RPG Genres and some highlighted example RPGs for each genre.

 

 

Non-Fiction

 

 

 

Historic

 

 

Fiction

 

 

Fantasy

 

 

 

Science Fiction

 

 

 

Satire

 

Tragedy

 

 

Mythology

 

 

Comedy / Tragic Comedy

 

 

 

Young Adult Fiction

 

 

Dystopic

 

 

Action Thriller

 

 

 

Classical/Fable/Mythology/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drama

 

 

Action & Adventure

 

 

Romance

 

 

Mystery/Crime/Detective

 

 

 

 

Police Procedural

 

 

 

Legal Procedural

 

 

 

Medical Procedural

 

 

 

 

 

Horror

 

 

Comics

 

 

Old West (USA)

 

 

Children's

 

 

Anthology

 

 

Art

 

 

Series / Trilogy

 

 

 

 

Relligion, Spirituality, & New Age

 

Biblical RPG

 

 

 

 

Therapeutic & Educational RPG Genres

 

 

Self-help & Health

 

 

Guide

 

Travel

 

 

Science

 

 

History

 

 

Math

 

 

 

 

Poetry & Literature

 

(shakespeare SABM)

 

 

 

List of Unlikely RPG Genres from Book Publishing

These genres are not likely to be an RPG Genre (though not impossible).

 

Encyclopedias

 

Dictionaries

 

Cookbooks

 

 

Diaries

 

 

Journals

 

 

Prayer Books

 

 

Biographies / Autobiographies

 

 

 

Travel

(could be used as such, just not aware of any such initiatives (yet).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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