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The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made 

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List Rules Roleplaying games that were released on the SNES, they do not have to be exclusives.

The best Super Nintendo RPG games introduced a generation of gamers to the term "role playing game. There's something about role playing games that really capture your imagination and make you feel like you're part of another world. Your party always has colorful characters, the abilities you gain along the way are amazing, and boss battles are usually nothing short of epic. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best SNES RPGs of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling RPGs that were released for Super Nintendo. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from Chrono Trigger to Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.

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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Square)
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Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1994 (Square)
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EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1994 (Ape)
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Super Mario RPG: Legend ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1996 (Nintendo)
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Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1991 (Sting Entertainment)
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Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1993 (Square)
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Lufia II: Rise of the Si... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Neverland)
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Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1992 (Square)
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Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Quintet)
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Seiken Densetsu 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Square)
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Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1994 (Capcom)
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Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1993 (Quintet)
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Breath of Fire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1993 (Capcom)
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Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Square)
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Tales of Phantasia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Wolf Team)
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Dragon Quest V: Hand of ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1992 (Artepiazza)
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Lufia & the Fortress... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1993 (Neverland)
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Ogre Battle: The March o... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1993 (Quest Corporation)
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Star Ocean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1996 (tri-Ace)
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Soul Blazer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1992 (Quintet)
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Dragon Quest VI: Realms ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Square Enix)
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Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1996 (Square)
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Dragon Warrior III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1988 (Chunsoft)
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Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cli... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1995 (Square Enix)
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Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Released: 1993 (Beam Software Pty.)