Total Nerd 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

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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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Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistra... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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

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

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

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Seiken Densetsu 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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

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Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Terranigma 1995

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Tales of Phantasia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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

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

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

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

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

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Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Harvest Moon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Tog... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Final Fantasy Mystic Quest is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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

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

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Dragon Warrior is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Romancing SaGa 3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Dragon Warrior II 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 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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Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Lagoon 1991

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Shin Megami Tensei is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Secret of the Stars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Feda: The Emblem of Justice is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
dboon2020 added Feda: The Emblem of Justice 1994

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Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Chris Mark added Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu 1996

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Pool of Radiance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Dual Orb II is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
dboon2020 added Dual Orb II 1994

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The Twisted Tales of Spike McF... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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

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Equinox is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
Equinox 1994

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

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Shin Megami Tensei II is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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Emerald Dragon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
dboon2020 added Emerald Dragon 1995