Heroic fantasy was the first of the many subgenres of fantasy that assumed a defined form within the genre. Although it is stereotypically perceived as less ambitious than other branches, it still belongs to the most popular ones in literature as well in the fantasy role-playing games industry. The aim of this article is to present how the creators of RPG games use the heroic fantasy genre in their games, as well as to analyze the perspectives on that genre among RPG fans.
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