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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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2,506 492
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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1,926 340
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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1,344 445
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1994

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1,267 477
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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715 278
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistra... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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1,252 357
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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894 255
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

8
621 224
Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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647 256
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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508 218
Breath of Fire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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491 156
Seiken Densetsu 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

12
601 218
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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383 168
Tales of Phantasia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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583 177
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1995

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304 162
Lufia & the Fortress of Doom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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564 177
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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259 143
Dragon Quest V: Hand of the He... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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317 123
Star Ocean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1996

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295 143
Ogre Battle: The March of the ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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205 146
Dragon Warrior I & II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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206 135
Soul Blazer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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266 145
Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1993

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163 104
Dragon Warrior III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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241 140
Harvest Moon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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189 138
Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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280 251
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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198 117
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Tog... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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164 102
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Rev... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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118 102
Romancing SaGa 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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99 119
Brain Lord is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1994

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111 97
Live A Live is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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115 109
Dragon Warrior is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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117 111
Robotrek is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1994

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109 108
Dragon Warrior II is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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185 109
The 7th Saga is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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74 79
Ys III: Wanderers from Ys is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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70 101
Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1991

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56 82
Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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63 23
Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Chris Mark added 1996

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112 89
Shin Megami Tensei is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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45 81
Secret of the Stars is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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41 82
Pool of Radiance is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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23 43
Feda: The Emblem of Justice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
dboon2020 added Feda: The Emblem of Justice 1994

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88 72
Shin Megami Tensei II is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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80 67
Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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31 72
Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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19 45
Dual Orb II is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
dboon2020 added Dual Orb II 1994

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14 35
Emerald Dragon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
dboon2020 added Emerald Dragon 1995

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29 72
Brandish is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1994

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26 67
The Twisted Tales of Spike McF... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made