Total Nerd The Best Roguelike Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the roguelike genre.

This is a list of the best roguelike games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated roguelike games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest roguelike games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these roguelike games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging roguelike games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new roguelike games.

List features games like Diablo, ToeJam & Earl and more!

This list answers the questions, "What are the best roguelike games?" and "What is the greatest roguelike game of all time?"

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NetHack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
NetHack Jan 01 1987

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Dwarf Fortress is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
sergey-bogdanov added Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

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Ancient Domains of Mystery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Rogue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Rogue Jan 01 1980

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Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
JamesCo elsPardon added Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead

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The Binding of Isaac is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Linley's Dungeon Crawl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Linley's Dungeon Crawl Oct 01 1997

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FTL: Faster Than Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
quarantinetimer added FTL: Faster Than Light

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Angband is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Angband Jan 01 1990

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DoomRL is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
DoomRL Sep 08 2002

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Moria is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Moria 1983

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ZAngband is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
ZAngband Jan 01 1994

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Tales of Middle Earth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Tales of Middle Earth Jan 01 1998

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Torneko: The Last Hope is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Larn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Larn Jan 01 1986

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Diablo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Diablo 1996

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Torneko no Daibōken: Fushigi n... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Telengard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Telengard Jan 01 1982

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Dragon Quest Characters: Torne... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wa... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Azure Dreams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Fatal Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Fatal Labyrinth Jan 01 1990

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Sword of Fargoal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Sword of Fargoal Jan 01 1982

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Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no S... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Dragon Crystal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Dragon Crystal Jan 01 1990

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ToeJam & Earl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Castle of the Winds is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Fate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Fate May 18 2005

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Reaping The Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Reaping The Dungeon Jan 01 1993

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The Dungeon Revealed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
The Dungeon Revealed Jan 01 1985

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Z+Angband is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Z+Angband

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explo... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Time Stalkers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Diablo: Hellfire is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Diablo: Hellfire Nov 24 1997

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Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Endless Adventure is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
DanielNations added Endless Adventure

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100 Rogues is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
100 Rogues

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Mission Thunderbolt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Mission Thunderbolt Jan 01 1992

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Baroque is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Fate: The Traitor Soul is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushi... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Dragon Quest: Shōnen Yangus to... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Fushigi no Dungeon - Furai no ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Evolution 2: Far Off Promise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Fate: Undiscovered Realms is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time

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Doraemon 3: Makai no Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time
Doraemon 3: Makai no Dungeon Dec 14 2000

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Izuna: Legend of the Unemploye... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Roguelike Games of All Time