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The most popular female protagonist games

Before Tomb Raider, not many games involved main female characters. Carmen Sandiego, Laura Bow, Elvira, Jill of the Jungle and eve Ms. Pac-Man were exceptions to the "male" rule followed by early video games.

Most popular female protagonist games

Princess Maker 2
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Lula: The Sexy Empire
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Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Princess Maker 2

DOS19934.1/5 Gainax
Princess Maker 2 is a life simulation anime-style game developed by Gainax in 1993. In Princess Maker 2, the player is the father of a young princess and must tutor and raise her to the age of 18 by scheduling jobs, school classes and programming other activities. The princess is defined by attributes (strength, cooking, etc.) that will change depe...
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Lula: The Sexy Empire

Windows XP/98/951997protectedNSFW4/5 Interactive Strip
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Geisha

DOS1990NSFW3.9/5 Coktel Vision
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A Night with Troi

DOS1991NSFW4/5
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Alter Ego: Female Version

DOS19864.1/5 Activision
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Lorna

DOS1990NSFW4.1/5 Topo Soft
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Alien Trilogy

DOS19964.1/5 Probe Entertainment
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Jill of the Jungle

DOS19924.1/5 Epic MegaGames
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Legend of Kyrandia 2: Hand of fate

DOSMac1993protecteddemo4.2/5 Westwood Studios
The Legend of Kyrandia: Hand of Fate is the second installment in the Legend of Kyrandia point and click adventure game series developed by Westwood Studios. It was released in 1993 as a sequel to The Legend of Kyrandia.The game's story revolves around Zanthia, a young alchemist who resides in the land of Kyrandia. The villainous jester, Malcolm, r...
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Metal & Lace

DOS1993NSFW3.7/5 MegaTech Software
Metal & Lace: The Battle of the Robo Babes is a video game developed by Megatech Software and published by Forest Interactive in 1993. It's an adult-themed fighting game for MS-DOS.In the game, players control customizable female robots known as "Robo Babes" in one-on-one combat. The emphasis on customization allows players to modify their robo...
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Ms. Pac-Man

DOS19833.9/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19894.1/5 Broderbund
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? is an educational computer game and television game show franchise created by Broderbund. It focuses on teaching geography and history while players try to track down the infamous thief, Carmen Sandiego, and her gang across different historical periods.The game was first released in 1989, followed by the TV show in...
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Fascination

DOS1991NSFW3.8/5 Coktel Vision
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Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra

DOSWindows 3.x1992protecteddemo3.8/5 Sierra On-Line
Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1992. The game is a sequel to The Colonel's Bequest and follows the adventures of the protagonist, Laura Bow, a young investigative journalist.In the game, the Dagger of Amon Ra is a valuable Egyptian artifact rumored to have mystical...
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Marble Cooking

DOS1994NSFW3.5/5 Negative
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Phantasmagoria

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac1995protected4.2/5 Sierra On-Line
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Tomb Raider II

Windows XP/98/95Mac1997protected4/5 Core Design
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Plundered Hearts

DOSMac19873.9/5 Infocom
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City of Lost Children

DOS19973.8/5 Psygnosis
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King's Quest 4: The Perils of Rosella

DOS1988protecteddemo3.8/5 Sierra On-Line
King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella is an adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1988. It is the fourth installment in the popular King's Quest series created by Roberta Williams. The game was originally released for MS-DOS and Apple II computers and later ported to other platforms.The story of King's Quest IV follows Prince...
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Jill of the Jungle 2: Jill Goes Underground

DOS19924.1/5 Epic MegaGames
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Pepper's Adventures in Time

DOS19934/5 Sierra On-Line
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Inner Worlds

DOSLinux19963.7/5 Sleepless Software
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The Operative: No One Lives Forever

Windows XP/98/9520003.7/5 Monolith Productions
The Operative: No One Lives Forever is a first-person shooter with stealth gameplay elements, developed by Monolith Productions and released by Fox Interactive in 2000 for Windows, Mac and PS2. As Cate Archer, a spy working for a secret organization in the 60s, you have to find out who killed your colleagues. No One Lives Forever is the first of th...
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Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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Lost in Time

DOS19933.9/5 Coktel Vision
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The Great Giana Sisters

DOS1987remake4/5
The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...
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Tomb Raider

DOS1996protected4.1/5 Core Design
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The Colonel's Bequest

DOS1989protecteddemo4.1/5 Sierra On-Line
The Colonel's Bequest is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1989 for various platforms, including MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game was created by Roberta Williams, co-founder of Sierra On-Line.The game is part of the "Laura Bow" series, with the full title being "Laura Bow: The Colonel's Bequ...