Dungeon Crawler List

(P) 1975 – Moria (PLATO) [Wizardry Precursor]

(P) 1977 – Oubliette (PLATO, C64 & PC (1983)) [Wizardry Precursor]

(P) 1979 – Avatar (PLATO, maps) [Wizardry Precursor]

(P) 1980 – Akalabeth (Apple II, PC (1996)) [Step-based, Randomized Dungeons]

(F) 1981 – Ultima (Apple II, PC (1987)) [Step-based Combat, TD Overworld, R.D.]
(F) 1981 – Wizardry (Apple II, PC (1984)) [Phase-based Combat, Trope Codifier]

() 1982 – The Dungeons of Daggorath (TRS-80 CoCo, PC (2002)) [DM Precursor]
(F) 1982 – Wizardry II: Knight of Diamonds (Apple II, PC (1987)) [W-like]

() 1983 – Maze Master (C64) [W-like]
(F) 1983 – Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn (Apple II, PC (1986)) [W-like]

(P) 1984 – The Black Onyx (PC-88, Sharp X1, SG-1000 (1987)) [W-like]
() 1984 – Lizard (PC-88) [Single Character, W-like Combat and Movement]

(P) 1985 – Alternate Reality: The City (Atari 8-bit) [W-like]
() 1985 – Swords & Sorcery (ZX Spectrum) [W-like]
(F) 1985 – The Bard’s Tale: Tales of the Unknown (Apple II, PC (1987)) [W-like]

(P) 1986 – Deep Dungeon: Madou Senki (FDS)
(F) 1986 – Might & Magic: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum (Apple II, PC (1987)) [W-like]
(F) 1986 – The Bard’s Tale 2: The Destiny Knight (C64, PC (1988)) [W-like]
() 1986 – Sword of Glass (PC) [W-like]

() 1987 – Alternate Reality: The Dungeon (Apple II, Atari 8-bit, C64, PC (1988)) [W-like]
() 1987 – Deep Dungeon II: Yuushi no Monshou (FDS)
(P) 1987 – Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei (NES)
(F) 1987 – Dungeon Master (Atari ST, PC (1992)) [Real-time Combat, Trope Codifier]
() 1987 – La Place no Ma (PC-88/98, MSX, X68000, PCE CD)
() 1987 – Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (NES)
(P) 1987 – Wizardry 4: The Return of Werdna (Apple II, PC (1988)) [W-like, No Leveling]

(P) 1988 – The Bard’s Tale 3: Thief of Fate (Apple II, C64, PC (1990)) [W-like]
() 1988 – Deep Dungeon III: Yuushi heno Tabi (NES)
() 1988 – Mars Saga (C64, as Mines of Titan for Apple II & PC (1989)) [Tactical Combat]
(F) 1988 – Might & Magic 2: Gates to Another World (Apple II, PC) [W-like]
(F) 1988 – Pool of Radiance (C64, PC) [Tactical combat + W-like movement]
(P) 1988 – Wasteland (Apple II, C64, PC) [W-like Combat, Top-Down Movement]
(F) 1988 – Wizardry 5: Heart of the Maelstrom (Apple II, C64, PC) [W-like]

() 1989 – Bloodwych (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
() 1989 – Citadel: Adventure of the Crystal Keep (Mac)
(F) 1989 – Curse of the Azure Bonds (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1989 – Don’t Go Alone (PC) [W-like]
() 1989 – Double Dungeons (PCEngine)
() 1989 – Dungeon Master: Chaos Strikes Back (Atari ST) [DM-like]
(P) 1989 – The Dark Heart of Uukrul (Apple II, PC (1990)) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
(P) 1989 – Dragon Wars (Apple II, C64, PC (1990)) [W-like]
() 1989 – Wizardry III: Llylgamyn no Isan (NES)

() 1990 – Ayakashi no Shiro (GB)
() 1990 – Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
(F) 1990 – Captive (Amiga, Atari ST, PC (1992)) [DM-like]
() 1990 – Centauri Alliance (Apple 2)
() 1990 – Champions of Krynn (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 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 – Deep Dungeon IV: Kuro no Youjutsushi (NES)
() 1990 – Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II (NES)
(P) 1990 – Dragon Sword (PC) (PC) [W-like]
() 1990 – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (Amiga, PC) [DM-like, Adventure Elements]
(F) 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 – Secret of the Silver Blades (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1990 – Wizardry II: Knight of Diamonds (NES)
(F) 1990 – Wizardry 6: Bane of the Cosmic Forge (PC) [W-like]
() 1990 – Xenomorph (Amiga, Atari ST, C64. PC) [DM-like]

() 1991 – Antares (Amiga)
() 1991 – Dark Designs 3: Retribution! (Apple II) [W-like]
() 1991 – Death Knights of Krynn (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 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 (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]
(F) 1991 – Gateway to the Savage Frontier (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1991 – Knightmare (Amiga, Atari ST) [DM-like]
(F) 1991 – Might & Magic 3 (PC) [Step-based + Phase-based Combat]
() 1991 – Neverwinter Nights (PC) [Goldbox-style, 1st graphical MMORPG]
(F) 1991 – Pools of Darkness (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1991 – Shining in the Darkness (Genesis) [W-like]
(F) 1991 – Spirit of Adventure (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [W-like]
(P) 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 – The Bard’s Tale II: The Destiny Knight (NES)
() 1992 – Black Crypt [DM-like]
() 1992 – Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1992 – The Dark Queen of Krynn (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1992 – Dungeons of Avalon 2 (Amiga) [W-like]
(P) 1992 – Ishar: Legend of the Fortress (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1992 – Lady Sword (PC Engine) [Lizard-style]
(F) 1992 – Might & Magic 4: Clouds of Xeen (PC) [M&M3-style]
() 1992 – Order of the Griffon (PCE) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
(F) 1992 – Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1992 – Shin Megami Tensei (SNES)
(F) 1992 – Treasures of the Savage Frontier (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1992 – WaxWorks (Amiga, PC) [DM-like, Adventure Elements]
() 1992 – Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom (SNES) [Dungeon Crawler]
(F) 1992 – Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant (PC) [W-like]
() 1992 – Wizardry Gaiden II: Curse of the Ancient Emperor (Gameboy) [W-like]

() 1993 – Abandoned Places 2 (Amiga) [DM-like]
(P) 1993 – Dungeon Hack [DM-like + Roguelike]
(P) 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]
(P) 1993 – Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom (Amiga, Atari ST, PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1993 – Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos (PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1993 – The Legacy: Realm of Terror (PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1993 – Might & Magic 5: Darkside of Xeen (PC) [M&M3-style]
() 1993 – ShadowCaster (DOS)
() 1993 – Shadowkeep 1: The Search (PC)
() 1993 – Wizardry Gaiden III: Scripture of the Dark (Gameboy) [W-like]
(P) 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 – Dungeons of Death (PC)
() 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]
(P) 1994 – Ravenloft: Strahd’s Possession (PC) [DM-like, both grid/no grid]
(F) 1994 – Realms of Arkania 2: Star Trail (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1994 – The Search for Freedom (PC) [Goldbox-style hybrid]
() 1994 – Shin Megami Tensei if… (SNES)
() 1994 – Shin Megami Tensei II (SNES)
() 1994 – Yume Meikyuu: Kigurumi Daibouken (SNES)

(F) 1995 – Anvil of Dawn (PC) [DM-like, Single Character]
() 1995 – BloodFest (Amiga) [DM-like]
() 1995 – Curse of Dragor (Mac) [DM-like]
() 1995 – Kyuuyaku Megami Tensei (NES Megami Tensei 1+2) (SNES)
(P) 1995 – Ravenloft 2: Stone Prophet (PC) [DM-like, both grid/no grid]
(P) 1995 – Stonekeek (PC) [DM-like]
(F) 1995 – Might & Magic: Swords of Xeen (PC) [M&M3-style]
(P) 1995 – Mordor: The Depths of Dejenol (PC) [Grid-movement, automatic battles]
(P) 1995 – Thunderscape (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]
() 1995 – Whale’s Voyage II: Die Übermacht (PC) [W-like, Trading]
() 1995 – Wizardry VI: Bane of the Cosmic Forge (SNES)

() 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 – The Infernal Tome (PC)
() 1996 – Ve stínu magie (Amiga) [DM-like]
() 1996 – Wizardry Gaiden IV: Throb of the Demon’s Heart (SNES) [W-like]

() 1997 – Lands of Lore II: Guardians of Destiny (DOS)

(P) 1998 – Grimoire (PC, only Beta (v2.06), people still wait for the final game) [W-like]
(F) 1998 – Might & Magic 6 (PC) [Real-time + Phase-based Combat, no grid]

() 1999 – Lands of Lore III (Win)
(F) 1999 – Might & Magic 7 (PC) [M&M6-style]
() 1999 – Wizardry I-II-III: Story of Llylgamyn (SNES) [Dungeon Crawler]
() 1999 – Wizardry Empire (Gameboy Color) [W-like]
() 1999 – Wizardry Empire II: Staff of Resurrection (Gameboy Color) [W-like]

() 2000 – Demise: Rise of the Ku’tan (PC) [Grid-movement, automatic battles]
(F) 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]
(P) 2000 – Wizards & Warriors [M&M3-style, no grid movement]

() 2001 – Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord (GB)
() 2001 – Wizardry II: Knight of Diamonds (GB)
() 2001 – Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn (GB)
(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]

(P) 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]
(P) 2003 – Devil Whiskey (PC) [W-like]
() 2003 – Wizardry Empire 3: Ancestry of the Emperor (PS2, PSP (2007)) [W-like]

() 2004 – Dungeons & Dolls (PC) [Eroge]
() 2004 – Legacy (PC) [W-like]
() 2004 – Rance VI: Collapse of Zeth (PC) [Eroge]
() 2004 – Words Worth (Remake) (PC) [Eroge]

() 2005 – Lightning Warrior Raidy (Remake) (PC) [Eroge]
() 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 – Dungeon Crusaderz: Tales of the Demon Eater (PC) [Eroge]
(P) 2006 – Mazes of Fate (GBA, NDS (2008)) [DM-like]
() 2006 – Orcs & Elves (Mobile Phone, NDS (2007)) [DM-like]
(P) 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]

(P) 2007 – Etrian Odyssey (NDS) [W-like]
() 2007 – Lightning Warrior Raidy II (Remake) [Eroge]

() 2008 – Class of Heroes (PSP) [W-like]
(F) 2008 – The Dark Spire (NDS) [W-like]
() 2008 – Dungeon Crusaderz 2 (PC) [Eroge]
(P) 2008 – Elminage (PS2, NDS: DS Remix, PSP: Elminage Original (2011)) [W-like]
(P) 2008 – Etrian Odyssey 2 (NDS) [W-like]
(P) 2008 – Generation Xth: Code Hazard (PC) [W-like]
( ) 2008 – Generation Xth 2: Code Breaker (PC) [W-like]

() 2009 – Class of Heroes 2 (PSP) [W-like]
() 2009 – Elminage 2 (PSP, NDS: DS Remix (2010)) [W-like]
() 2009 – Generation Xth 3: 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 – Enbou no Felshis – Horizon of the Earth and Sky (PC) [Eroge]
() 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]
(F) 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]
(F) 2011 – Frayed Knights (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]
() 2011 – Liliplace (PC) [Eroge]
() 2011 – Unchained Blades (3DS, PSP) [W-like]
() 2011 – Wizardry Torawareshi 2: Prisoners of the Lost City (PS3) [W-like]

() 2012 – Chaos Labyrinth (PC) [Eroge]
(F) 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 – Lightning Warrior Raidy III (PC) [Eroge]

() 2013 – Demon Gaze (PS Vita, sequel to Students of the Round) [W-like]
() 2013 – Gears of Dragoon 1 – Meikyuu no Uroboros (PC) [Eroge]
(P) 2013 – Heroes of a Broken Land (PC) [W-like, Roguelike]
(P) 2013 – Labyrinth of Touhou 2 (PC) [W-like]
() 2013 – Mind Zero (Vita, PC (2016))
(F) 2013 – Paper Sorcerer (PC) [Phase-based Combat, no grid movement]

(P) 2014 – Coldfire Keep (iOs, PC (lazy port)) [DM-like]
(F) 2014 – Legend of Grimrock 2 (PC) [DM-like]
(P) 2014 – Lords of Xulima (PC) [Blobber Combat, Top-Down Movement]
(F) 2014 – Might & Magic 10: Legacy (PC) [M&M3-style]
(P) 2014 – The Keep (NDS, PC (2017)) [DM-like]
() 2014 – Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy (Gen Xth 1-2) (Vita, PC (2017)) [W-like]
() 2014 – Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy (Gen Xth 3) (Vita, PC (2017)) [W-like]
(P) 2014 – Stranger of Sword City (PC) [W-like]

(P) 2015 – Fall of the Dungeon Guardians (PC)
() 2015 – Ray Gigant (Vita, PC (2016))
(P) 2015 – The Legend of Candlewind: Nights & Candles (PC, shovelware) [DM-like]

() 2016 – Gears of Dragoon 2 – Reimei no Fragments (PC) [Eroge]
(P) 2016 – Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk (Vita, PC (2018) [W-like, Coven-System]
() 2016 – Lewdest Labyrinth (PC) [Eroge]
(F) 2016 – Mary Skelter: Nightmares (Vita, PC (2017)) [W-like]
() 2016 – Sakura Dungeon (PC) [Eroge]
(P) 2016 – Zavix Tower (PC)

(F) 2017 – Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar (PC) [W7-like]
() 2917 – Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (PC) [DM-like]
(P) 2017 – StarCrawlers (PC) [W-like, Randomized Dungeons]
() 2017 – Vaporum (PC) [DM-like]

() 2018 – The Bard’s Tale IV: Barrows Deep (PC)
(P) 2018 – The Shadows of Sergoth (CPC) [DM-like]
(F) 2018 – To Hell With Guns (PC) [W-like / Dragon Wars-style]

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