Abandonware DOS title

Dungeon crawlers sorted by release date

Dungeon crawlers are RPGs in which the player has to explore one or more dungeons, fight monsters one after another, looting treasure, advance to higher levels and so on. Usually, dungeon crawlers have simple storylines and linear progression. A lot of roguelikes can be described as dungeon crawlers.
Popular dungeon crawlers are Diablo, Legend of Grimrock, Dungeon Master, Eye of the Beholder.

Most popular dungeon crawl games

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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

DOS19813.9/5 Sir-tech Software
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is a role-playing video game that was first released in 1981. It's one of the pioneering titles in the dungeon-crawling genre and one of the first computer role-playing games (CRPGs).Developed by Andrew C. Greenberg and Robert Woodhead, and published by Sir-Tech, Wizardry was initially released for the ...
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Wizardry 2: The knight of diamonds

DOS19823.9/5 Sir-tech Software
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Oubliette

DOS19833.3/5
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Wizardry 3: Legacy of Llylgamyn

DOS19833.8/5 Sir-tech Software
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Castle Adventure

DOS1984freeware4.2/5
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DND

DOS19844.1/5
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Hack

DOS1984freeware3.8/5
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ICON: Quest for the Ring

DOS19843.6/5 Macrocom
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Rogue

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac19844.2/5 Artificial Intelligence Design
Rogue is one of the first RPGs in the history of video gaming. It's a text-based dungeon crawler in which you have to fight your way in the dungeon to recover the Amulet of Yendor. Rogue became popular around 1980 on mainframes and later ported to various platforms, including DOS in 1984. Rogue is simply the father of all the roguelike games that c...
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Telengard

DOS1985freeware3.4/5 Avalon Hill
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Temple of Apshai Trilogy

DOS19853.4/5 Epyx
Temple of Apshai Trilogy is a compilation of three remade abandoned (very) old school RPGs. Temple of Apshai Trilogy was developed by Epyx and released in 1985 for DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, C64. All the games included in Temple of Apshai Trilogy are part of the Dunjonquest game series.
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Gauntlet

DOS19864.1/5 Mindscape
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Larn

DOS1986freeware3.9/5
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NetHack

DOSWindows XP/98/95MacLinux1987freeware3.7/5
NetHack is an open-source roguelike game that's been around since the early 1980s. It's a single-player dungeon exploration game where you navigate your character through a randomly generated dungeon filled with monsters, traps, treasures, and various items. The goal is to retrieve the Amulet of Yendor, located deep within the dungeon's lowest leve...
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The Bard's Tale

DOS19874/5 Interplay Productions
The Bard's Tale 1 is the first chapter of a popular first person RPG series by Interplay. You control a group of six adventurers with the task of defeating the evil wizard Mangar the Dark. You will fight monters, explore the city of Skara Brae, solve riddles and guide your party into earning levels, gold and glory.
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Evets

DOS1988freeware3.5/5 SAck Enterprizes
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Moraff's Revenge

DOS19883.7/5 Moraffware
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Wizardry 4: The Return of Werdna

DOS19883.6/5 Sir-tech Software
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Wizardry 5: Heart of the Maelstrom

DOS19883.5/5 Sir-tech Software
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Bloodwych

DOS19893.8/5
Bloodwych is an abandoned RPG set in the fantasy world of Trazere. Two players can play at the same time in split screen mode, a feature that was unusual at the time, especially for an RPG. Bloodwych was released in 1989 by Image Works for DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum.
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Cosmic Soldier: Psychic War

DOS19893.9/5 Kogado Software Products
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Demon Stalkers

DOS19893.6/5 Micro Forté
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Gauntlet 2

DOS19894.1/5 Atari
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Dark Designs 1: Grelminar's Staff

DOS19903.8/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Dark Designs 2: Closing the Gate

DOS19904/5 Softdisk Publishing
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DarkSpyre

DOS19903.8/5 Event Horizon
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The Bard's Tale 3: Thief of Fate

DOS19904.2/5 Interplay Productions
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Wizardry 6: Bane of the Cosmic Forge

DOSLinuxMac1990protected4.1/5 Sir-tech Software
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Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus

DOS19914/5 Horror Soft
Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus is an abandoned horror adventure/RPG hybrid game with elements of dark fantasy, developed by Horror Soft and published by Accolade for DOS in 1991. Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus is also part of the Elvira series of games, each of one based on the popular movie/TV personality Elvira.
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Eye of the Beholder

DOS1991protected4.2/5 Westwood Studios