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Was Diablo the first arpg? If not what was before?
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Diablo 1 was the first. There are various Post Mortem's regarding its game design and how it came to be. And the original game design document is available as well.

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/2...for_Diablo.php

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Was Diablo the first arpg? If not what was before?
Well, not to be an over technical asshat.. Diablo actually isn't the first arpg, as that is the "broader" category it falls under. It is however the first Diablo-like, minus the -like, and it spawned it's own sub-genre

https://www.google.com/search?q=the+first+arpg

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don't confuse rpg's and crpg's as ARPG's
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