Best Roguelike Indie Games to play, die in and play again
Since the huge success of FTL: Faster than light, there has been an increased interest and new games developed of the Roguelike genre. The greatest strength of the genre is the replay-ability and unique experience every time you play a new game as well as the variety of thematic settings. From futuristic post-apocalyptic to a medieval fantasy with magic where orcs, necromancers, giant spiders and other creatures will try to kill you. Here are some of the best Roguelike Indie Games that you can get!
- Space & Sci-Fi Roguelikes
- First Person Roguelikes
- Multiplayer Co-op Roguelikes
Dungeon Crawling Roguelikes
Dead Cells – Marvelous looking pixel art Castlevania inspired roguelike you must play!
Darkwood – You must survive this disturbing scary top-down horror roguelike
Rogue Legacy – Come back to life with genetic deficiencies
Legend of Dungeon – Roguelike with Dynamic Shading & 4 player co-op
Dungeons of Dredmor – A must play, with parody and satire
Spelunky – You will die, again, again and again
Dungeonmans – Classic Turn-Based Roguelike
Quest of Dungeons – Classic Turn-Based Roguelike
99 Levels To Hell – Hell and it’s creatures are waiting for you
The Dungeoning – If you liked Spelunky then get this one too!
The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth – Roguelike with adult theme
Space & Sci-Fi Roguelikes
FTL: Faster Than Light – Just get this one! This is a must play among the roguelikes!
Heat Signature - Let the space ship boarding begin! Arghhhhh!!
Out There – Ohhhh so beutiful! For iOS and Android
Steam Marines – Steampunk and Spaceships, Oh yeah!! p.s. Steam Marines 2 is coming out soon!
Dungeon of the Endless – Protect the Generator and Explore the dungeon
Sword of the Stars: The Pit – Deadly Sci-fi Dungeon Crawler
Risk Of Rain – You will need your controller skills in this platformer Roguelike! Risk of Rain 2 is already in development!
Teleglitch – You will meet cold, dark, paranoia and horror
First Person Roguelikes
Paranautical Activity – Shoot’em all down!
Delver – Explore the dungeon in first person
Barony – Get to the bottom of the dungeon in this co-op firstperson roguelike.
Multiplayer Co-op Roguelikes
Rampage Knights – Get your gear and a friend for this melee combat roguelike ready!
Relic Hunters – Fun, fast-paced, Arcady 4 Player Roguelike with challenging areas! + It’s Free!
Crawl – This multiplayer roguelike is different and you and your friends will love it! One player plays the hero and others control the monsters, lay traps and make the heroes survival impossible. Bwuahahhahahahahh!
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