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The best 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

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Ms Pac PC

DOS1995remake4.2/5 Magicom Multimedia
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Phantasmagoria

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac OS1995protected4.2/5 Sierra On-Line
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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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Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19854.2/5 Broderbund
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Legend of Kyrandia 2: Hand of fate

DOSMac OS1993protecteddemo4.2/5 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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Jill of the Jungle

DOS19924.2/5 Epic MegaGames
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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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Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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Alien Trilogy

DOS19964.1/5 Probe Entertainment
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Jill of the Jungle 2: Jill Goes Underground

DOS19924.1/5 Epic MegaGames
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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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Alter Ego: Female Version

DOS19864.1/5 Activision
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Plague of the Moon

DOS19944.1/5
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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...
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Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1998protected4.1/5 Core Design
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Tomb Raider

DOS1996protected4/5 Core Design
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Eagle Eye Mysteries in London

DOS19944/5 Stormfront Studios
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Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5
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Syberia

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2002protected4/5 Microids
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Pepper's Adventures in Time

DOS19934/5 Sierra On-Line
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A Night with Troi

DOS1991NSFW4/5
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Joan of Arc

DOS19894/5 Chip
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Late Night Sexy TV Show

DOS1994NSFW4/5 Dynabyte
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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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Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

DOSMac OS19884/5 Broderbund
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Lorna

DOS1990NSFW4/5 Topo Soft