Dungeon Crawler List

(P) 1975 – Moria (PLATO) [Wizardry Precursor]
(P) 1977 – Oubliette (PLATO, C64 & PC (1983)) [Wizardry Precursor]
(P) 1979 – Avatar (PLATO) [Wizardry Precursor]
(P) 1979/1980 – Akalabeth (Apple II, PC (1996/98)) [Step-based Combat]
(P) 1981 – Wizardry (Apple II) [Phase-based Combat, Trope Codifier]
() 1982 – The Dungeons of Daggorath (TRS-80 CoCo) [Dungeon Master Precursor]
(P) 1982 – Wizardry 2: Knight of Diamonds (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1983 – Maze Master (C64) [W-like]
(P) 1983 – Wizardry 3: Legacy of Llylgamyn (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1984 – The Black Onyx (PC-88, Sharp X1) [W-like]
() 1984 – Lizard (PC-88) [W-like]
() 1985 – Alternate Reality: The City (Atari 8-bit) [W-like]
(P) 1985 – The Bard’s Tale: Tales of the Unknown (Apple II) [W-like]
(P) 1986 – Might & Magic: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1985 – Swords & Sorcery (ZX Spectrum) [W-like]
() 1986 – The Bard’s Tale 2: The Destiny Knight (C64) [W-like]
() 1986 – Swords of Glass (PC) [W-like]
() 1987 – Alternate Reality: The Dungeon (Apple II, Atari 8-bit, C64) [W-like]
(P) 1987 – Dungeon Master (Atari ST) [Real-time Combat, Trope Codifier]
(P) 1987 – Wizardry 4: The Return of Werdna (Apple II) [W-like, No Leveling]
() 1988 – The Bard’s Tale 3: Thief of Fate (Apple II, C64) [W-like]
() 1988 – Mars Saga (C64, as Mines of Titan in 1989 for Apple II, PC)
(P) 1988 – Might & Magic 2: Gates to Another World (Apple II, PC) [W-like]
() 1988 – Pool of Radiance (C64, PC) [Tactical combat + blobber movement]
() 1988 – Wizardry 5: Heart of the Maelstrom (Apple II, C64) [W-like]
() 1989 – Bloodwych (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
() 1989 – Don’t Go Alone (PC) [W-like]
() 1989 – Dungeon Master: Chaos Strikes Back (Atari ST) [DM-like]
() 1989 – The Dark Heart of Uukrul (Apple II, PC (1990)) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
(P) 1989 – Dragon Wars (Apple II, C64) [W-like]
(F) 1990 – Captive (Amiga, Atari ST, PC (1992)) [DM-like]
() 1990 – Crystals of Arborea (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1990 – Dark Designs: Grelminar’s Staff (Apple II, PC (1991)) [W-like]
() 1990 – Dark Designs 2: Closing the Gate (Apple II, PC (1991)) [W-like]
() 1990 – Dragon Sword (PC) (PC) [W-like]
() 1990 – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (Amiga, PC) [DM-like, Adventure Elements]
(P) 1990 – Legend of Faerghail (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [W-like]
(P) 1990 – Lords of Doom (Amiga, Atari ST, C64, PC) [DM-like, Adventure Elements]
(F) 1990 – Wizardry 6: Bane of the Cosmic Forge (Amiga, PC) [W-like]
() 1990 – Xenomorph (Amiga, Atari ST, C64. PC) [DM-like]
() 1991 – Dark Designs 3: Retribution! (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1991 – Dungeons of Avalon (Amiga) [W-like]
() 1991 – Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus (PC) [DM-like, Adventure Elements]
(F) 1991 – Eye of the Beholder (Amiga, PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1991 – Eye of the Beholder 2: The Legend of Darkmoon (PC) [DM-like]
() 1991 – Fate: Gates of Dawn (Amiga, Atari ST) [W-like]
() 1991 – Knightmare (Amiga, Atari ST) [DM-like]
(P) 1991 – Might & Magic 3 (PC) [Step-based + Phase-based Combat]
(F) 1991 – Pools of Darkness (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1991 – Shining in the Darkness (Genesis) [W-like]
(P) 1991 – Spirit of Adventure (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [W-like]
() 1991 – Wizardry Gaiden: Suffering of the Queen (Gameboy) [W-like]
() 1992 – Abandoned Places: A Time for Heroes (Amiga, PC) [DM-like]
() 1992 – Arcana (SNES) [W-like]
() 1992 – Black Crypt [DM-like]
() 1992 – Dungeons of Avalon 2 (Amiga) [W-like]
() 1992 – Ishar: Legend of the Fortress (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1992 – Might & Magic 4: Clouds of Xeen (PC) [M&M3-style]
() 1992 – Order of the Griffon (PCE) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1992 – Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1992 – WaxWorks (Amiga, PC) [DM-like, Adventure Elements]
(F) 1992 – Wizardry 7: Crusaders of the Dark Savant (PC) [W-like]
() 1992 – Wizardry Gaiden 2: Curse of the Ancient Emperor (Gameboy) [W-like]
() 1993 – Abandoned Places 2 (Amiga) [DM-like]
(P) 1993 – Dungeon Hack [DM-like + Roguelike]
() 1993 – Dungeon Master 2: Skullkeep (PC-98, PC (1995)) [DM-like]
(F) 1993 – Eye of the Beholder 3: Assault on Myth Drannor (PC) [DM-like]
() 1993 – Hired Guns (Amiga, PC) [DM-like, 4-split screen]
() 1993 – Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
(P) 1993 – Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos (PC) [DM-like]
(P) 1993 – The Legacy: Realm of Terror (PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1993 – Might & Magic 5: Darkside of Xeen (PC) [M&M3-style]
() 1993 – Wizardry Gaiden 3: Scripture of the Dark (Gameboy) [W-like]
() 1993 – Whale’s Voyage (Amiga, PC) [W-like, Trading]
() 1994 – Crystal Dragon [DM-like]
() 1994 – Dark Designs 4: Passage to Oblivion (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1994 – Dark Designs 5: Search for Salvation (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1994 – Dark Designs 6: Restoration (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1994 – Ishar 3: The Seven Gates of Infinity (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
() 1994 – Liberation: Captive 2 (Amiga) [DM-like]
(P) 1994 – Menzoberranzan (PC) [DM-like, both grid/no grid]
() 1994 – Newcomer (C64) [W-like]
() 1994 – Ravenloft: Strahd’s Possession (PC) [DM-like, both grid/no grid]
() 1994 – Realms of Arkania 2: Star Trail (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
(F) 1995 – Anvil of Dawn (PC) [DM-like, Single Character]
() 1995 – BloodFest (Amiga) [DM-like]
() 1995 – Curse of Dragor (Mac) [DM-like]
() 1995 – Ravenloft 2: Stone Prophet (PC) [DM-like, both grid/no grid]
(P) 1995 – Stonekeek (PC) [DM-like]
(P) 1995 – Might & Magic: Swords of Xeen (PC) [M&M3-style]
(P) 1995 – Mordor: The Depths of Dejenol (PC) [Grid-movement, automatic battles]
() 1995 – Thunderscape (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]
() 1995 – Whale’s Voyage 2: Die Übermacht (PC) [W-like, Trading]
() 1996 – Evil’s Doom (Amiga (only Beta), Special Edition Demo (1998/99)) [DM-like]
(F) 1996 – Nemesis: The Wizardry Adventure (PC) [DM-like, Single Character]
() 1996 – Realms of Arkania 3: Shadows over Riva (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid, no grid]
() 1996 – Ve stínu magie (Amiga) [DM-like]
() 1996 – Wizardry Gaiden 4: Throb of the Demon’s Heart (SNES) [W-like]
() 1998 – Grimoire (PC, only Beta (v2.06), people still wait for the final game) [W-like]
(P) 1998 – Might & Magic 6 (PC) [Real-time + Phase-based Combat, no grid]
( ) 1999 – Might & Magic 7 (PC) [M&M6-style]
() 1999 – Wizardry Empire (Gameboy Color) [W-like]
() 1999 – Wizardry Empire 2: Staff of Resurrection (Gameboy Color) [W-like]
() 2000 – Demise: Rise of the Ku’tan (PC) [Grid-movement, automatic battles]
() 2000 – Might & Magic 8 (PC) [M&M6-style]
() 2000 – Wizardry Chronicle (PC) [W-like]
() 2000 – Wizardry Dimguil (PSX) [W-like]
() 2000 – Wizardry Empire: Princess of the Ancient (PSX) [W-like]
() 2000 – Wizards & Warriors [M&M3-style, no grid movement]
(F) 2001 – Wizardry 8 (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]
() 2001 – Busin: Wizardry Alternative – Tale of the Forsaken Land (PS2) [W-like]
() 2001 – Wizardry Summoner (Gameboy Advance, PS2 (2005)) [W-like]
() 2002 – Might & Magic 9 (PC) [M&M6-style]
() 2002 – Wizardry Empire 2: Legacy of the Princess (PC, PSX) [W-like]
() 2003 – Busin 0: Wizardry Alternative Neo (PS2) [W-like]
() 2003 – Devil Whiskey (PC) [W-like]
() 2003 – Wizardry Empire 3: Ancestry of the Emperor (PS2, PSP (2007)) [W-like]
() 2004 – Legacy (PC) [W-like]
() 2005 – Wizardry Asterisk: Hiiro no Fūin (NDS) [W-like]
() 2005 – Wizardry Gaiden 5: Prisoners of the Battles (PS2) [W-like]
() 2005 – Wizardry Xth: Academy of Frontier (PS2) [W-like]
() 2006 – Mazes of Fate (GBA, NDS (2008)) [DM-like]
() 2006 – Orcs & Elves (Mobile Phone, NDS (2007)) [DM-like]
() 2006 – The Quest (PC) [DM-like]
() 2006 – Wizardry Gaiden: Five Ordeals (PC) [W-like scenario maker]
() 2006 – Wizardry Xth 2: Unlimited Students (PS2) [W-like]
() 2007 – Etrian Odyssey (NDS) [W-like]
() 2008 – Class of Heroes (PSP) [W-like]
(P) 2008 – The Dark Spire (NDS) [W-like]
() 2008 – Dragon Bane 2 (Palm OS, iOS, Zaurus)
() 2008 – Elminage (PS2, NDS: DS Remix, PSP: Elminage Original (2011)) [W-like]
() 2008 – Etrian Odyssey 2 (NDS) [W-like]
() 2008 – Generation Xth: Code Hazard (PC) [W-like]
() 2009 – Class of Heroes 2 (PSP) [W-like]
() 2009 – Elminage 2 (PSP, NDS: DS Remix (2010)) [W-like]
() 2009 – Generation Xth: Code Realize (PC) [W-like]
() 2009 – Labyrinth of Touhou (PC) [W-like]
(F) 2009 – Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (NDS) [W-like]
() 2009 – Wizardry Torawareshi: Labyrinth of Lost Souls (PS3) [W-like]
() 2009 – Wizardry: Inochi no Kusabi (aka Wedge of Life) (NDS) [W-like]
() 2010 – Etrian Odyssey 3 (NDS) [W-like]
() 2010 – Generation Xth: Code Breaker (PC) [W-like]
() 2010 – Meikyu X Cross Blood (PC, Xbox360 (2011), PS Vita (2013)) [W-like]
() 2010 – Students of the Round (PC, Xbox360 (2011), PSP (2012)) [W-like]
() 2010 – Swords and Sorcery: Underworld (PC, Gold-Version (2012)) [W-like]
() 2010 – Wizardry: Boukyaku no Isan (aka Heritage of Oblivion) (NDS) [W-like]
() 2011 – Elminage 3: Ankoku no Shito to Taiyou no Kyuuden (PSP) [W-like]
() 2011 – Frayed Knights (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]
() 2011 – Unchained Blades (3DS, PSP) [W-like]
() 2011 – Wizardry Torawareshi 2: Prisoners of the Lost City (PS3) [W-like]
() 2012 – Elminage Gothic (PSP, 3DS: 3DS Remix (2013), PC (2014)) [W-like]
() 2012 – Elminage Ibun: Ame no Mihashira (PSP) [W-like]
() 2012 – Etrian Odyssey 4 (NDS) [W-like]
(F) 2012 – Legend of Grimrock (PC) [DM-like]
() 2012 – QuestLord (Android, iOS)
(/) 2013 – Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore (Failed Kickstarter, Development stopped)
() 2013 – Demon Gaze (PS Vita, sequel to Students of the Round) [W-like]
() 2013 – Heroes of a Broken Land (PC) [W-like, Roguelike]
() 2013 – Labyrinth of Touhou 2 (PC) [W-like]
() 2013 – Paper Sorcerer (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]
() 2014 – Coldfire Keep (iOs, PC (lazy port)) [DM-like]
() 2014 – Deadly Dungeons (Android) [DM-like]
(P) 2014 – Legend of Grimrock 2 (PC) [DM-like]
(P) 2014 – Might & Magic 10: Legacy (PC) [M&M3-style]
() 2015 – Fall of the Dungeon Guardians (PC)
() 2015 – The Legend of Candlewind: Nights & Candles (PC, shovelware) [DM-like]
() ???? – Arakion (PC, Kickstarted 2012) [DM-like]
() ???? – Space Shock (PC, Failed Kickstarter 2013, WIP 2015) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() ???? – StarCrawlers (PC, Kickstarted 2014, Early Access) [W-like]
() ???? – DarkDale: Betrayal (PC, WIP 2014) [DM-like]

2 thoughts on “Dungeon Crawler List

  1. Michael Marquardt says:

    You forgot the fifth installment of Wizardry, Wizardry 5: Heart of the Maelstrom. There are also new titles called Fall of the Dungeon Guardians and Swords and Sorcery: Underworld which were both released at the end of 2015.

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