Role Playing Games

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest is a platformer action-adventure created by Konami in 1987 for the Famicom and released in North America for the NES in 1988. This is the second game in the extremely popular...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-04-26Tags: side view platform metroidvania fantasy horror 2d scrolling

Dragonflight

Dragonflight

Dragonflight is a fantasy RPG created by Thalion Software and released in 1990 for the Atari ST and Amiga, with a DOS conversion published in 1991. Erik Simon wrote the concept of the game, and Udo Fischer...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-11-10Tags: fantasy sword and sorcery top-down

Ambermoon

Ambermoon

Ambermoon is the second game of the never finished Amber trilogy created by the German studio Thalion and started with Amberstar. Designed by Karsten Köper and Erik Simon, the game was published in 1993....

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-12-01Tags: fantasy unreleased 1st-person top-down 3d

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is a sci-fi RPG developed by SSI and released for DOS only in 1992. It's the sequel to Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday. The game uses the so-called Gold Box engine, used in...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-06-01Tags: sci-fi/futuristic licensed gold box

Diablo

Diablo

Diablo is a most famous "hack and slash" role-playing game created by Blizzard and released at the end of 1996 for Windows. Two years later it was released to Macintosh. It is not only one of the most...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-07-11Tags: 2d scrolling isometric action-rpg hack and slash fantasy real-time

Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World

Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World

Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World is the sequel to the original Might and Magic and was published by New World Computing in 1988 for the Apple II and DOS. Due to its popularity, the game was...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-05-10Tags: dungeon crawler fantasy sword and sorcery turn-based

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday is a sci-fi RPG developed and published by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1990 for Amiga, Commodore 64, and DOS. A slightly different version was released for the SEGA...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-05-18Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based dungeon crawler comics gold box

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor is an adventure RPG game developed and published by Dynamix in 1993 for DOS. It was later ported to Windows in 2010. Betrayal at Krondor is inspired by and based on the Riftwar novels...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-04-24Tags: turn-based fantasy

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn is the first chapter of the role-playing games series created by Strategic Simulations Inc, based on the Dragonlance settings of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. The game, designed by Dave...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-05-14Tags: turn-based dungeon crawler fantasy sword and sorcery dungeons and dragons gold box

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx

The Black Onyx is a Japanese RPG created by Bullet-Proof Software originally in 1984 for the NEC-PC 8801. It was the first role-playing game developed in Japan, taking inspiration from big western hits...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-22Tags: 1st-person fantasy turn-based dungeon crawler japan

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager is a fantasy RPG and sequel to Dark Sun: Shattered Lands, developed and published by Strategic Simulations in 1994 for DOS only. It’s an officially licensed Advanced Dungeons...

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-03-13Tags: fantasy post-apocalyptic turn-based dungeons and dragons

Times of Lore

Times of Lore

Times of Lore is an action RPG created by Chris Roberts (author of Wing Commander) and published by Origin Systems for Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS. Later it was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-01-16Tags: fantasy action-rpg adventure-rpg

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds

Castle of the Winds is roguelike fantasy RPG developed by Rick Saada for Windows 3.1 and released by Epic MegaGames in 1993. It's the first episode of a quite famous series and one of the most successful...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: turn-based top-down roguelike fantasy windows3x

Darkmere: The Nightmare's Begun

Darkmere: The Nightmare's Begun

Darkmere (or Darkmere: The Nightmare’s Begun) is a fantasy rpg-action-adventure game developed by Zero Hour Software and published by Core Design in 1994 for the Amiga. There was also an intended Atari...

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-10-25Tags: fantasy sword and sorcery isometric