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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

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1,252 209
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
EarthBound 1994

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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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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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601 181
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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406 175
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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416 148
Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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389 150
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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303 107
Seiken Densetsu 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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316 157
Breath of Fire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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245 119
Tales of Phantasia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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383 133
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Terranigma 1995

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189 109
Lufia & the Fortress of Doom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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

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Star Ocean is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Star Ocean Jan 01 1996

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Dragon Quest V: Hand of the He... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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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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124 97
Dragon Warrior I & II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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132 97
Soul Blazer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Soul Blazer Jan 01 1992

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188 160
Final Fantasy Mystic Quest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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134 103
Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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172 105
Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Shadowrun 1993

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Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Tog... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Dragon Warrior III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Harvest Moon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Harvest Moon Jan 01 1996

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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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65 83
Brain Lord is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Brain Lord Jan 01 1994

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Dragon Warrior is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Romancing SaGa 3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Romancing SaGa 3 Nov 11 1995

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

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Live A Live is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Robotrek is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Robotrek Jan 01 1994

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

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

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Secret of the Stars is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Lagoon Jan 01 1991

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30 54
Pool of Radiance is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Dual Orb II is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
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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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Shin Megami Tensei is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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10 30
Equinox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Equinox 1994

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20 53
Super Ninja Boy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Super Ninja Boy May 16 1993

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The Twisted Tales of Spike McF... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Brandish is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Brandish Jan 01 1994

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Tenchi Muyo! Game-hen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Tenchi Muyo! Game-hen Jan 01 1995

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Shin Megami Tensei II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Shin Megami Tensei II Mar 18 1994