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The best party-based games

A party based system allows the player to create, customize and play with a party of adventurers at the beginning or during the game. The vast majority of old RPGs were party based: Ultima, Eye of the Beholder, The Magic Candle are just a few.

Most popular party-based games

Jagged Alliance 2
strategyWindows XP/98/95, Linux, Mac OS
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Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate

DOS19924.3/5 Origin Systems
Ultima VII: The Black Gate is a top-down RPG where you, the Avatar, have to find out what's happening in Britannia by solving quests, meeting interesting NPCs and fight hordes of headleass monsters. The land of Britannia is shaken by mysterious earthquakes, a new religion (the Fellowship) is spreading and is replacing the old virtues, and who is th...
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Jagged Alliance 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1999protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software
Jagged Alliance 2 is a turn-based tactical role-playing strategy game developed by Sir-Tech and released in 1999 for Windows. It is the sequel to the original Jagged Alliance and has earned a reputation as one of the best games in the turn-based strategy genre.Set in the fictional country of Arulco, Jagged Alliance 2 presents players with the task ...
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Eye of the Beholder 2: The Legend of Darkmoon

DOS1991protecteddemo4.3/5 Westwood Studios
Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon is a first-person party-based role-playing game (RPG) developed by Westwood Associates and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). It was released in 1991 as a sequel to the successful "Eye of the Beholder" game.Set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, specifically the Forgotten Realms ...
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Jagged Alliance

DOS1994protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software
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Eye of the Beholder

DOS1991protected4.2/5 Westwood Studios
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Pools of Darkness

DOSMac OS1991protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Pools of Darkness is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). It is the fourth entry in the "Gold Box" series of Dungeons & Dragons games, which are based on the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) ruleset. The game was released in 1991 for MS-DOS and later ported to other platform...
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Wizardry 7: Crusaders of the Dark Savant

Windows XP/98/95LinuxDOS1992protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant is a first-person perspective party-based RPG developed and released by Sir-tech Software in 1992 for Windows, Linux and DOS. Wizardry 7 is the seventh chapter in the Wizardry series and it's part of the Dark Savant trilogy, set in a world where sci-fi themes (space travel, androids) are mixed with fantasy...
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X-Men 2: The Fall of the Mutants

DOS19914.2/5 Paragon Software
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Ultima 6: The False Prophet

DOS1990protected4.2/5 Origin Systems
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Knights of Legend

DOS19894.2/5 Origin Systems
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Might and Magic: Swords of Xeen

DOS19954.2/5 Catware, Inc.
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The Bard's Tale 3: Thief of Fate

DOS19904.2/5 Interplay Productions
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Might and Magic 7: For Blood and Honor

DOS1999protected4.2/5 New World Computing
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) developed by New World Computing and released in 1999. It is the seventh installment in the long-running Might and Magic series. The game is set in the fictional world of Enroth and takes place in the same universe as the previous Might and Magic games. Might and Mag...
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Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
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101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Empire Interactive
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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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Ultima 3: Exodus

DOSMac OS19854.2/5 Origin Systems
Ultima III: Exodus is a role-playing video game developed by Richard Garriott and published by Origin Systems. It was released in 1983 for the Apple II and later ported to various other platforms such as the Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and NES.The game is set in the fantasy world of Sosaria, where the player controls a party of adventurers on a quest to ...
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Arcanum: of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

DOS2001protected4.2/5 Troika Games
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is a classic role-playing game developed by Troika Games and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 2001 for Microsoft Windows. The game is set in a unique steampunk fantasy world where magic and technology coexist, often in conflict.Players assume the role of a customizable protagonist who starts ...
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Dungeon Master

DOS19924.2/5 FTL
Dungeon Master is a classic computer role-playing game (CRPG) developed by FTL Games and released in 1987. It's considered one of the pioneering titles in the dungeon crawler genre. In Dungeon Master, players navigate through a dungeon environment in a first-person perspective, controlling a party of up to four adventurers. The goal is to explore t...
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Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

DOS1990protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Crystals of Arborea

DOS19904.2/5 Silmarils
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Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny

DOS19884.2/5 Origin Systems
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Heroes of Might and Magic II

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Heroes of Might and Magic

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Psi 5 Trading Company

DOS1986protected4.1/5 Distinctive Software
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Ultima 4: Quest of the Avatar

DOS1985freeware4.1/5 Origin Systems
Ultima IV is remembered as one of the best Ultima games ever released, designed as usual by Richard Garriott. Garriott took the Ultima series to a whole new level by introducing the eight virtues: honesty, compassion, valor, justice, sacrifice, honor, spirituality, humility. Ultima IV started the trilogy known as "Age of Enlightenment".
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Phantasie 3: The Wrath of Nikademus

DOS19874.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Wizardry 6: Bane of the Cosmic Forge

DOSLinuxMac OS1990protected4.1/5 Sir-tech Software
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Seal Team

DOS19934.1/5 Electronic Arts