Role Playing - Game Mechanic

Definition

Players take one or more roles either assigned to them or chosen that they keep or change during the game.

These roles typically entail that a player act in a certain manner or have a certain responsibility they are in charge of furing the game.

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List of Game Mechanics

Pattern Building
Pattern Recognition
Pick-up and Deliver
Player Elimination
Point to Point Movement
Pool Building
Press Your Luck
Puzzle
Real-time
Rock-Paper-Scissors
Role Playing
Roll and Move
Route Building
Secret Roles
Secret Unit Deployment
Set Collection
Simulation
Simultaneous Action Selection
Stock Holding
Storytelling
Tableau Building
Take That
Territory Building
Tile Placement
Time Track
Trading
Trick-taking
Trivia
Variable Phase Order
Variable Player Powers
Voting
Wagering
Word Game
Worker Placement