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Best Free Rogue-Like Game

Rogue-Like games has an ASCII display or tile based graphics and the game world is randomly generated. These games have little focus on storyline and the player may choose to do whatever he wants. The interaction is usually turn-based, and the character must pay for your mistakes and choices, sometimes at the cost of his life. They are usually dungeon crawl type and provide immense replayability value.

  • Tales of Maj'Eyal: Age of Ascendancy ( Site |  Download) (With Shockbolt's tile set)

    Tales of Maj'Eyal Tales of Maj’Eyal (ToME) is a free, open source roguelike RPG, featuring tactical turn-based combat and advanced character building.

    You are an adventurer, seeking your fortune in the open world, investigating ruins and mysteries in search of riches and powers.

    Play as one of many unique races and classes in the lore-filled world of Eyal, exploring random dungeons, facing challenging battles, and developing characters with your own tailored mix of abilities and powers. With a modern graphical and customisable interface, streamlined mechanics and deep, challenging combat, ToME offers engaging roguelike gameplay.

  • Dungeon Crawl: Stone Soup ( Site |  Download)

    Dungeon Crawl Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is a free roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting in dungeons filled with dangerous and unfriendly monsters in a quest for the mystifyingly fabulous Orb of Zot.

    It has diverse species and many different character backgrounds to choose from, deep tactical game-play, sophisticated magic, religion and skill systems, and a grand variety of monsters to fight and run from, making each game unique and challenging.

     

  • Dwarf Fortress ( Site | Download)

    Dwarf Fortress Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy game. You can control a dwarven outpost or an adventurer in a randomly generated, persistent world. The world is randomly generated with distinct civilizations spanning centuries of detailed history, hundreds of towns, caves and regions with various wildlife. he world persists as long as you like, over many games, recording historical events and tracking changes. Command your dwarves as they search for wealth in the mountain. Play an adventurer and explore, quest for glory or seek vengeance.

  • Other great games in this category:

    • Spotlight: King Arthur's Gold: Think the creative aspects of Minecraft, plus the fortress-building mechanic of Dwarf Fortress, plus the strategy of Age of Empires 2, plus the fast-paced class-based craziness of Team Fortress 2... with all the unnecessary elements trimmed off, wrapped up in some cross-platform goodness and sprinkled with tasty, tasty pixels. ( Site| Download)
    • DoomRL: Doom, the Roguelike is a fast and furious coffee-break Roguelike game, that is heavily inspired by the popular FPS game Doom by ID Software. ( Site |  Download)
    • ADOM: You control a fictional character to succeed in a difficult quest, exploring previously undiscovered tunnels and dungeons, fight hideous monsters, uncover long forgotten secrets, and find treasures of all kind. ( Site |  Download)
    • AngBand: You take the role of an adventurer, exploring a deep dungeon, fighting monsters, and acquiring the best weaponry you can, in preparation for a final battle with Morgoth, the Lord of Darkness. ( Site | Download)
    • NetHack: Falcon's Eye: Falcon's Eye is a mouse-driven interface for NetHack (one of the oldest games) that enhances the visuals, audio and accessibility of the game, yet retains all the original gameplay and game features. ( Site |  Download)
    • Desktop Dungeons: A quick-play roguelike puzzle game that gives you roughly 10 minutes of dungeon-crawling action per serving with randomly generated dungeons are different every time you play. ( Site |  Download)

Best Free Turn Based (Role Playing) Game

In a RPG, character development is the main driving gameplay mechanic. Typically one or more characters are created and shaped by the player, then embark on a series of encounters that increase the inventory, wealth, or combat statistics of said character(s). In turn-based RPG, fights take place in turns pausing each time during every turn. It makes the battles slower, but more strategic.

  • The Spirit Engine 2( Site| Download | Patch)

    The Spirit Engine 2 The Spirit Engine 2 is the follow up to the freeware game 'The Spirit Engine', originally released in November 2003.

    Set in a new world, with new characters, new graphics and a rewritten game engine, TSE-2 sets out to improve upon the game experience of the original in every possible way. The game has an extensive plot spanning nine distinct chapters. Also difficulty levels were introduced! The real-time combat system, interface, character control, combat speed options were improved to a great extent.

  • Runesword II( Site| Download)

    Runesword II RuneSword is a fantasy role-playing system that allows you to create your own adventures and play those made by others. The combat is turn based, played strategically and the game shows actual die rolls or modifiers during the combat.

    You could create unique races, spells, monsters, magic items and the game allows a lot of scope for customization. Choose to explore the world, quest and fight monsters. The sequel adds an mp3 soundtrack, full motion video support, completely new interface, new races, 40+ skills, 50+ spells and skinnable interfaces.

  • Dark Disciples I and II( Site| Download)

    Dark Disciples DD2 is a turn based and overhead RPG, with various posibilities and stats to develop. The game focuses on non-linear puzzle-solving to advance quest plots.

    DD2 has a completely different story compared to it's predecessor, and takes place across 4 continents and having around 130 levels. You are free to explore around the world with tons of side missions, secret areas and off the beaten track oddities to discover. The sequel improved upon the original with respect to the skill system, monster AI with proper abilities, adding missile combat,  and new mp3 quality music.

  • Other great games in this category:
    • Ultima 4 Part 2: Ultima IV Part 2 is a parody of the Ultima series, developed by Origin Systems and Richard Garriott. Ultima IV introduced a set of eight virtues, which became core concepts in the rest of the series. ( Site| Download)

Best Free Real Time (Role Playing) Game

In a Real-time RPG, players create or take on a character represented by various statistics, which may even include a developed persona. The player then has direct control over all his characters and as opposed to turn based RPG's, the game doesn't pause during action, and fights happens in real-time. There is heavy emphasis on action than strategy.

  • FreedroidRPG( Site| Download)

    FreedroidRPG FreedroidRPG is an original isometric 3D role playing game taking place in the future, on Earth. It features action and dialogs.

    The game tells the story of a world destroyed by a conflict between robots and their human masters. Play as Tux in a quest to save the world from the murderous rebel bots who know no mercy. You get to choose which path you wish to follow, and freedom of choice is everywhere in the game. The game features real time action and role-playing with rich dialogues and offers 12 hours of fun.

  • Holyspirit( Site| Download)

    Holyspirit Holyspirit is a free 2D isometric hack'n'slash game.

    You play a Holyspirit, which is an old corrupted soul who has been enlisted in God's army.

    You must liberate the country from the evil who has been unleashed against the living ones.

    The game has 4 playable characters with a minimum 1 hour per character. There are 61 items for you to get hold of, and 20 different monsters to fight.

  • FLARE( Site | Download)

    FLARE Free/Libre Action Role Playing game, is an opensource RPG for the fans of   old isometric PC role-playing games.

 
 

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"... 'Like Clockwork' is a comedy RPG in which an unsuspecting sidekick must finish her Hero's quest after he dies in a freak accident with a police car. The adventure begins in a traditional JRPG world, though your new companion Tam McGleish (an angry Scottish Detective Inspector) soon changes that. Help guide the new Hero to the conclusion of her quest, whilst Tam attempts to fix the worst mistakes of the JRPG genre along the way ...": http://johnarr.itch.io/likeclockwork "... SubRay is an underwater exploration game, with a focus on survival. The primary aesthetic of SubRay is exploration, with a secondary supporting aesthetic of sensation. Our goal with SubRay is to guide the player on a journey of wonder and solitude, creating an immersive play experience using dynamic audio and a distinct visual style ...": http://games.digipen.edu/games/subray Umbra Chronicles is a side-scrolling action-adventure game set in a fantasy steampunk world. Players must battle their way through a horde of shadow creatures that threatens to overtake the city of Damara: http://games.digipen.edu/games/umbra-chronicles Arc is a competitive multi-player racing game set in a mythic SciFi world: http://games.digipen.edu/games/arc Void - Explore the crumbling ruins of an ancient manor by manipulating portals into the past in this first-person puzzle game with a unique time-traveling mechanic: http://games.digipen.edu/games/void Farg - fast paced local multiplayer platformer brawler shooter: http://ditto.itch.io/farg Meowchine Mayhem is side scrolling shoot 'em up game with one unique feature: you get to create your own tank: http://games.digipen.edu/games/meowchine-mayhem Blockhead - overcome a series of increasingly difficult and dangerous trials by manipulating your environment one block at a time in this innovative puzzle platformer: http://games.digipen.edu/games/blockhead Flip's Adventure - explore a steam-punk world where alien robots and humans collide in this action-platformer. Sabotage the robot army by executing precise acrobatic movements as you make your way through each level: http://games.digipen.edu/games/flip-s-adventure Stratagem: http://games.digipen.edu/games/stratagem Inaris is a tale of discovery about a lonely soul wandering in a set of empty familiar temples. This entity's connection with the environment will allow it to manipulate columns in order to find out what it is looking for: http://games.digipen.edu/games/inaris-the-cloud-temple Dreamside Maroon - Grow a vine to the moon in this poetic game of exploration and discovery. Along the way there are sights to see, lamps to light, and fireflies to collect. Experience freedom of movement and travel while growing your vine into interesting shapes and colors: http://games.digipen.edu/games/dreamside-maroon Chained is a side-scrolling platformer that explores the nature of negative dependency and loss through its ball-and-chain mechanic. Explore the psyche of an ordinary family man as he struggles to cope with the weight and consequences of his choices: http://games.digipen.edu/games/chained Mashball: http://games.digipen.edu/games/mashball-2
"... Only if - It is a short surreal adventure puzzle game. The game's mechanics are experimental and are driven to defy the logic of "What you see is what you get". Such as jumping to your death will actually save you, or the environment changing when you're not looking, repeating the same mistakes will actually progress you forward and a few more concepts to play about ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/puzzle/only-if/19230/
ArchAge: http://www.trionworlds.com/archeage/en/ "... Dwarfs F2P - This is the Free-2-Play version of Dwarfs!? You can download the game and play the core game in Arcade mode, plus all the Tutorials and the Challenge modes completely free, forever. No charges, no subscriptions - just free ...": http://store.steampowered.com/app/213650/ Puzzle Bobble: http://www.y8.com/games/puzzle_bobble "... Aether is an "Art Game" about personal childhood feelings and experiences ...": http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/459147 "... Spewer is a puzzle platformer that uses liquid physics though regurgitation as its core mechanic. Taking the role of a mysterious test subject, code named Spewer, you must vomit your way through over 60 levels of stomach turning puzzles, learning new abilities, changing forms and piecing together your purpose in life ...": http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/494129
Primrose: http://primrose.sourceforge.net/ Biloba is an abstract strategy board game for 1 to 4 players. At each turn the player moves pawns on a octogonal shaped board (but squared cells) trying to remove opponent's pawns from it: http://biloba.sourceforge.net/
All games below need Spring engine to run - you can download it here: http://springrts.com/ Conflict Terra is a free, open-source RTS: http://www.moddb.com/games/conflict-terra notadota – On the Edge: http://www.notadota.com/ Evolution RTS is a free an Open Source RTS game: http://www.evolutionrts.info/ "... Spring:1944 is a WWII themed game based on the open source Spring Engine. Our goal is to create four fully functional sides (US, Germany, USSR, Britain) with period-accurate units and strengths. Realism is a primary design goal, second only to creating a game that is fun and accessible to play ...": http://spring1944.org/
Cat-ana: http://ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-31/?action=preview&uid=3211 The Sensational December Machine is an interactive short story, with hand-drawn art and text: http://simogo.com/work/the-sensational-december-machine/ Goat Herd and the Gods: http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=51385.0
AirBuccaneers - a multiplayer airship-FPS game about vicious Buccaneers and infamous Vikings battling in the sky (now free): http://store.steampowered.com/app/223630/
"... Ultima Ratio Regum ... A roguelike game inspired by the literature of Jorge Borges, Umberto Eco&Neal Stephenson, and the games Europa Universalis and Dark Souls ... It’s a game which aims to integrate thematic content on historiography, philosophical idealism and the rise of modernist grand narratives, with the deep, complex and challenging gameplay one expects from a “classic” roguelike (and, of course, an ANSI display and permadeath) ...": http://www.ultimaratioregum.co.uk/game/info/
Overpowered reminds me of I Wanna Be the Guy. Its very hard
"... This Way Up is a simple-yet-challenging puzzle experience aimed at anybody who's ever wondered what it would be like to be a cardboard box stranded on a series of puzzle-shaped platforms floating high above the earth, flopping about onto its sides and shooting out glowing purple magic stuff at crystal switches whilst it makes its way towards shiny blue tiles and the ever-elusive 3-star ratings ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/puzzle/this-way-up/41007/ "... Lambda Wars is a free multiplayer Source Engine modification for Alien Swarm set in the Half-Life 2 universe that brings the war between mankind and their brutal Combine overlords to a traditional real-time strategy (RTS) setting ...": http://store.steampowered.com/app/270370/
CodeCombat - Learn how to code by playing a game: http://codecombat.com/
"... Dead Island: Epidemic is a multiplayer action hack&slash arena where players duke it out over supply points using an arsenal of crafted weaponry, a bevy of devastating powers, and good old-fashioned teamwork ...": http://www.deadislandepidemic.com/
"... Super Wolfenstein 3D is a loving reimagining of the classic Wolfenstein 3D game by ID Software, but with the big difference of it having realistic physics ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/shooter/super-wolfenstein-hd-now-with-realisti...
Nurikabe is a logic puzzle with a bit complicated rules and challenging solutions: http://www.puzzle-nurikabe.com/
"... Boringman - Battle other badly drawn 2D stickman online while jumping around like a lunatic and getting blown up into smithereens ...": http://kdegrose.com/boringman/ Nox Timore: http://gamejolt.com/games/other/nox-timore/35834/
"... Dungeon Heroes is a RPG in the classic dungeon crawler style. Features: - different characters to choose from - turn based combat - spell creation - equipment enhancement - various quests - hidden passages and secret rooms - intense boss fights ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/rpg/dungeon-heroes/23169/
Jet/lag - A Hyper Minimal Rogue-like-like-like that features unforgiving tactical gameplay in the noisiest environment possible: http://svblm.itch.io/jet-lag "... Photobomb - Hello, Media Peace Officer #S1493. As you know by now, a bomb was detonated in the city square only minutes ago. Our algorithms have been scraping social media to collect photos leading up to the event. We have narrowed the list of suspects to 6 in the vicinity who weren't wearing their ID trackers. Scour the social media timeline and place the photos in the scene to paint the suspects. Determine the location of the bomb and identify the guilty suspect. Time is of the essence, #S1493. The people want justice. You have 2 minutes ...": http://milkbaggames.itch.io/photobomb
"... In OMDB you play as Noel Brody, a former scientist for the evil “Mortiga Consolidated” who after protesting the use of her work as a weapon is subjected to it herself. Now as a twice dead creature of the night she must fight her way through the “Mortiga Consolidated” headquarters in order to: find a cure for her affliction, reclaim her experiment, and maybe even have time for a little revenge ...": http://gamejolt.com/games/action/over-my-dead-body/37219/ Atticus: http://gamejolt.com/games/puzzle/atticus/37073/ "... Beneath The Crimson Moon, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's short story Masque of the Red Death, is an exploration puzzle game in which the player must find objects that can be destroyed. When destroyed, the materials gathered, can then be used to navigate obstacles by re-building other objects such as bridges or ladders ...": http://jib333.itch.io/beneath-the-crimson-moon "... Music of the Spheres ... It’s a game about patterns. More specifically, it’s about bullets that bounce, and that play glockenspiel notes when they do ..." (now free): http://www.musicofthespheresgame.com/
"... EDuke32 is an awesome, free homebrew game engine and source port of the classic PC first person shooter Duke Nukem 3D ...": http://eduke32.com/
Refunktion is a first-person stealth platformer with exploration and speedrun elements. This is a very challenging game dedicated to the hardcore players. The first episode of Refunktion was released for free: http://www.indiedb.com/games/refunktion/downloads/refunktion-12 http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=331251842 "... 3030 Deathwar is an Open World 2D Space RPG - Similar to games like Escape Velocity Nova and Elite/Privateer, the game features Open World exploration, boarding stations and derelicts, many diverse NPCs, tons of missions and an exciting plot! The new version adds higher resolution, massive balance and gameplay changes, a smoother tutorial and many other improvements ...": http://crunchyleafgames.itch.io/3030-deathwar One Minute To Midnight is an RTS game in which you must assert your sociopolitical influence over opposing movements by occupying buildings: http://georgeing.co.uk/OneMinuteToMidnight/ Such Inheritance. Much Saga: "... It’s a game about sneaking by or fighting pirates and avoiding their traps ...": http://abebly.com/2014/01/such-inheritance-much-saga/ "... Super Sagan RPG is a quadratic mathematic bizarro blend of strategy, scientists and giant mechs. The Sagan Research and Processing Group is dedicated to exploring the weird and wonderful of the known universe. Of course this is done by cloning famous scientists, grafting their heads onto mech suits designed around natural science disciplines, and pitting them against each other in a fight to the death in space. Newton battles Einstein, Tesla fights with Edison: research and observation have never been so dangerous ...": http://www.indiedb.com/games/super-sagan-rpg I Wanna Be The Fangame - "... A fangame based on the ever-masochistic "I Wanna Be The Guy" by Kayin, I wanna be the Fangame delivers a slew of new and interesting puzzles, challenges and bosses for players to test their skill and patience against ...": http://www.indiedb.com/games/i-wanna-be-the-fangame
Sunrider: Mask of Arcadius - "... As Captain Kayto Shields, embark on a galactic voyage of heroism and survival. With his home world destroyed and his nation conquered, the inexperienced Captain Shields, and his newly minted vessel, the Sunrider, are left as the only hope against a galactic evil intent on subjugating all sentient life. Together with his loyal First Officer, he undertakes to find allies across the stars to retake his home planet and restore peace to the galaxy ...": http://store.steampowered.com/app/313730/ Altitude - "... Blast your way across the cartoon skies in this fast-paced game of aerial combat ...": http://store.steampowered.com/app/41300/ "... Floating Point is a free, peaceful game about using a grappling hook to swing yourself gracefully through randomly generated spaces. In the air, you're fighting gravity. When you splash down beneath the water, you're fighting your own buoyancy to swing yourself further into the depths ...": http://store.steampowered.com/app/302380/ Chronotron - "... This one will really mess with your head. You'll need to go back in time to create copies of yourself to perform tasks on each level ...": http://www.coolmath-games.com/0-chronotron/
Falcon's Eye has been abandoned. From Vulture's official page: "... Vulture is an isometric graphical user interface for NetHack, SLASH'EM, and UnNetHack. The Vulture project continues the abandoned Falcon's Eye project ...": http://nethackwiki.com/wiki/Vulture
Warframe is a cooperative free-to-play third person online action game set in an evolving sci-fi world: http://store.steampowered.com/app/230410/
Mars Commando: http://gamejolt.com/games/strategy-sim/mars-commando/34971/ Mimicry Man: http://vgperson.com/games/mimicryman.htm Compact Conflict: http://wasyl.eu/games/compact-conflict/play.html KDice - online social strategy game inspired by Risk and Dicewars: http://kdice.com/ Powerglove is a classic-era run 'n' gun (download at the bottom of the page): http://rgcddev.itch.io/powerglove Star Commander: http://membranesoftware.com/ Space Goblin in a Land of Jello: http://contest.rpgmakerweb.com/game/view/id/498#.VEeFdPmsX7L Level 2: The Virus Master: http://lazy-brain-games.itch.io/level-2-the-virus-master S.W.A.P (Subterfuge Weapons Assessment Program) is an indirect first-person shooter: http://www.chaostheorygames.com/games/swap
"... Long forgotten is the legend of Gaurodan, the bird of thunder, and his fight with Guayota, the fire beast. But now mankind has discovered the egg of Guayota within Mount Teide, and it is only a matter of time until Guarodan returns from the sky to fight the beast and punish us for awakening his ancient enemy. Fly around the Canary Islands as Gaurodan, and destroy cities, armies and colossal creatures in your path throught this frantic shmup, created for the lovers of classic games that require mastering ...": http://www.locomalito.com/gaurodan.php http://gamejolt.com/games/arcade/gaurodan/17619/

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