As I said yesterday, I think that RP could be a good focus for a game. In FFXIV, RPers form a significant portion of the playerbase. It became all the more apparent when they added the RP tag for people to use. But some of the more populated servers are the ones that have been dubbed the RP servers even if unofficially.
So let’s take a look at the good and the bad of RP in MMOs from a developer’s point of view.