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In a Role-Playing Game (RPG), players control one or more characters in a fictional world, be it fantasy-oriented, contemporary, sci-fi, etc. RPGs follow up on traditional tabletop role-playing games features, including narrative threads full of obstacles and enigmas, character development, combat systems, or complex inventories.

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Akalabeth: World of Doom

Akalabeth is a RPG game allegedly developed in just one summer by the Ultima franchise creator Richard Garriott. It's a dungeon crawler with wire-frame black and white graphics. Akalabeth is played in both first person 3d and top down view points.

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

DOS19813.9/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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 ...

Wizardry 2: The knight of diamonds

DOS19823.8/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG

Beneath Apple Manor

DOS1983freeware4.1/5 roguelike


DOS19833.3/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike

Rescue at Rigel


Ultima 2: Revenge of the Enchantress

DOS19834/5 top-down party-based RPG
The second chapter of the Ultima saga is much similar to the first one (same top down visual, same dungeon 3d visual, same gameplay), although there are many small improvements. The series begins to take the shape of the detailed, deep, rpg saga that gamers will always remember.

Wizardry 3: Legacy of Llylgamyn

DOS19833.8/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn is a classic role-playing video game developed by Sir-Tech and released in 1983. It is the third installment in the Wizardry series. Originally released for the Apple II, it was later ported to other platforms, including the Commodore 64, IBM PC, and various Japanese computers. The game is set in the fant...


DOS19844.1/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike


DOS1984freeware3.8/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike

ICON: Quest for the Ring

DOS19843.6/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG


Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS19844.2/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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...

Amulet of Yendor

DOS19853.6/5 roguelike


DOS19853.8/5 board game, vehicular combat, action RPG
Autoduel is an abandoned top-down open world post apocalyptic RPG/driving game hybrid designed by Chuck Bueche and Richard Garriott of Ultima fame. Autoduel was developed by Origin Systems and was released in 1985 for DOS, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, C64, Apple II, Macintosh, Amiga. Autoduel is based on a board game designed by Steve Jackson himself.




DOS1985freeware3.4/5 dungeon crawl

Temple of Apshai Trilogy

DOS19853.5/5 dungeon crawl
The Temple of Apshai Trilogy is a series of classic role-playing games developed by Automated Simulations (later known as Epyx) in the late 1970s and early 1980s. These games were among the earliest examples of computer-based RPGs and were influential in shaping the genre.The "Temple of Apshai Trilogy" was notable for its depth of gameplay and intr...

Ultima 3: Exodus

DOSMac OS19854.2/5 top-down party-based RPG
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 ...

Ultima 4: Quest of the Avatar

DOS1985freeware4.1/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG
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".


DOS1986freeware3.9/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike


DOS19864.1/5 sandbox RPG
Starflight is a classic space exploration and role-playing video game released in 1986 by Binary Systems and published by Electronic Arts. It is known for its innovative gameplay, as well as its open-ended approach to space exploration and storytelling.The game is set in a massive, procedurally generated universe with thousands of star systems to e...

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set is an abandoned application developed by Stuart Smith and published for DOS, Amiga, Apple II and Commodore 64 by Electronic Arts in 1987. As the name suggests, ACS is a game-building system (we're talking about adventure RPGs) that lets you edit maps, items, creatures, etc. Included with ACS is a complete game called...

Le Maitre Des Ames

DOS19873.6/5 first-person party-based RPG

Might and Magic Book One: Secret of the Inner Sanctum

DOS19873.9/5 first-person party-based RPG
Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum is a classic first-person role-playing video game (RPG) released in 1986 for DOS and other platforms. It was developed and published by New World Computing and designed by Jon Van Caneghem. This game is considered one of the pioneers of the RPG genre.

Mission: Mainframe

DOS19873.9/5 board game


DOS19873.4/5 action RPG


DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OSLinux1987freeware3.7/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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...

Phantasie 1

DOS1987protected3.8/5 top-down party-based RPG

Phantasie 3: The Wrath of Nikademus

DOS19874.2/5 top-down party-based RPG