Black Orb

Black Orb

  • released: -
  • developed by: Carl Erikson
  • genre: role-playing
  • categories: roguelike
  • multiplayer: no
  • size: 50kB
  • addictiveness level: 4/5
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  • added: 20.11. 2013
The Black Orb was inspired by Atari's Gauntlet, which I was obssessed with as a kid. It is a PC game where you can be a wizard, barbarian, or archer and you descend into a multi-level dungeon to recover the Black Orb. Most of the sprites for the game were created by Chris Daly. Shown above is the red wizard character walking through the first level. Slime, bats, and ghosts are advancing towards the player in order to attack. The pile of bones is a ghost generator and there is a secret door to the bag, chest, and amulet.

Dungeon Explorer

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  • released: 1990
  • developed by: John Murphy
  • genre: role-playing
  • categories: roguelike
  • multiplayer: no
  • size: 69kB
  • addictiveness level: 4/5
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  • added: 30.4. 2015
Dungeon Explorer is a graphical role playing game. You create a character, buy equipment and explore a dungeon or ruin. You must defeat whatever monsters you encounter to gain experience and wealth, causing your character to become more powerful and stronger.

Dark Woods

dark-woods small DOS games

  • released: 2002
  • developed by: Jocke The Beast
  • genre: action
  • categories: rokuelike
  • multiplayer: no
  • size: 49kB
  • addictiveness level: 4/5
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  • added: 02.02. 2016
Dark Woods is a ASCII-graphic-adventure-game. The product is developed unsing QB 4.5. I've used my Pentium II 233Mhz, 64 Mb RAM, with SoundBlaster 16 to develop Dark Woods. Dark Woods includes 6 levels.

Quest: The Dungeon Escape

Quest: The Dungeon Escape Screenshot

  • released: 1996
  • developed by: Michael Duhm
  • genre: role-playing
  • categories: roguelike
  • multiplayer: no
  • size: 42kB
  • addictiveness level: 5/5
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  • added: 29.10. 2013
An EVIL WIZARD has banished you to the depths of a dark dungeon and now you must find a way out. Make your way to the stairs hidden in each level of the dungeon. But to get there you must find keys along the way to open doors to new sections of the dungeon level. If that wasn't hard enough you must also battle monsters and fight your way to safty.

Quest 2: The Forest Trap

Quest 2: The Forest Trap small DOS games

  • released: 1997
  • developed by: MVD Software
  • genre: fantasy
  • categories: role-playing
  • multiplayer: no
  • size: 146kB
  • addictiveness level: 5/5
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  • added: 05.05 2016
Fight your way to the exit of each level. Exit is any path leading off the playing field. On your quest you will find many helped items. Jewels - use these to buy supplies. Keys - this is used to open up chests. Potions - refill of your life. Arroes - find these to shoot at the monsters.

Rogue

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  • released: 1983
  • developed by: Artificial Intelligence Design
  • genre: role-playing
  • categories: roguelike
  • multiplayer: no
  • size: 55kB
  • 100KB rating: 5/5
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  • added: 19.10. 2013
Rogue is a turn-based dungeon crawler in which the player controls an adventurer who must explore the dangerous Dungeon of Doom in order to retrieve the precious Amulet of Yendor and make it out alive. The player character starts on the upper-most level and slowly makes his way downwards.

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While there are some debates as to what constitutes a Rogue-like, the following to features are considered crucial among the community:

Dungeon crawl with randomized dungeons, where maps, items and monsters are generated anew with each new game.

You have only one save game, and it is deleted upon death. If you die, you have to start a new game.

2D top-down ASCII text graphics, with text symbols representing players, monsters, items, walls etc. Modern rogue-likes give you the opportunity to replace them by graphical 2D tile sets or even isometric graphics.

Rogue-like games are traditionally freeware, and often open source.