CRPG


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CRPG

(Computer Role Playing Game) Role playing on the computer, typically in a fantasy environment, although some take place in a medieval setting. A major characteristic of CRPGs is the user's ability to move freely throughout the venue.

In the 1970s, Dungeons was the first CRPG, modeled after the table top Dungeons and Dragons. Such games were played as text only on a mainframe or Unix machine, although the PLATO system offered some graphical alternatives. Today's CRPGs exploit the high-speed graphics capabilities of modern computers to the fullest. See MMORPG.
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The ARCG is made up of mostly southern units, of which most come from 38 Canadian Brigade Group (38 CBG) headquartered in Winnipeg, and augmented with troops from about 35 other units, along with the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (1 CRPG).
Caption: LEFT: Sgt Herbert Scharer, of the 1s' Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (1 CRPG), organizes the ground search and rescue operation (GSAR) on the outskirts of Rankin Inlet on August 24, 2017.
As it currently stands, the Canadian military's primary line of defence above the 60th parallel is 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (CRPG).