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Desktop Dungeons is described as 'quick-play roguelike puzzle game that gives you roughly 10 minutes of dungeon-crawling action per serving' and is a Roguelike game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Desktop Dungeons for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Shattered Pixel Dungeon, which is both free and Open Source. Other Desktop Dungeons like games are Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead, Pixel Dungeon, NetHack and Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.

Desktop Dungeons alternatives are mainly Roguelike Games but may also be Role-playing Games or Turn Based Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Desktop Dungeons.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Online

Desktop Dungeons is a quick-play roguelike puzzle game that gives you roughly 10 minutes of dungeon-crawling action per...

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  1. Shattered Pixel Dungeon icon

    Shattered Pixel Dungeon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Shattered Pixel Dungeon is a Roguelike RPG, with pixel art graphics and lots of variety and replayability. Every game is unique, with four different playable characters, randomized levels and enemies, and over 150 items to collect and use.

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  2. Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead icon

    Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead is a roguelike set in a post-apocalyptic world. Surviving is difficult: you have been thrown, ill-equipped, into a landscape now riddled with monstrosities of which flesh eating zombies are neither the strangest nor the deadliest.

    ⚫︎ Single playerCataclysm: Dark Days Ahead has one or more single player game modes.
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  3. Pixel Dungeon icon

    Pixel Dungeon

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Pixel Dungeon is a traditional roguelike game with pixel-art graphics and simple interface. Explore the depths of Pixel Dungeon, collect useful items, fight fierce monsters to find Amulet of Yendor (surprise!) - the ultimate artifact of this game world.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freePixel Dungeon doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. NetHack icon

    NetHack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com

    NetHack is a single player dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems, with a variety of graphical and text interfaces all using the same game engine.

    ⚫︎ Single playerNetHack has one or more single player game modes.
    ⚫︎ PortableNetHack can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup icon

    Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is an open-source, single-player, role-playing roguelike game of exploration and treasure-hunting in dungeons filled with dangerous and unfriendly monsters in a quest to rescue the mystifyingly fabulous Orb of Zot.

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  6. Brogue icon

    Brogue

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Brogue is a Roguelike game for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux by Brian Walker.

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  7. Ancient Domains of Mystery icon

    Ancient Domains of Mystery

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone

    Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM for short) is a roguelike game which means that it is a single-user game featuring the exploration of a dungeon complex (and in the case of ADOM a few other games of this genre: the exploration of a large wilderness area with villages and many...

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  8. Tales of Maj'Eyal (ToME) icon

    Tales of Maj'Eyal (ToME)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tales of Maj'Eyal (ToME) is an open-source, single-player, tactical role-playing roguelike and action game set in the world of Eyal.

    ⚫︎ Single playerTales of Maj'Eyal (ToME) has one or more single player game modes.
    ⚫︎ PortableTales of Maj'Eyal (ToME) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Dungeons of Dredmor icon

    Dungeons of Dredmor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Test your luck and cunning in this exciting RPG as you craft, cast, and pillage your way through Lord Dredmor's Dungeons.

    ⚫︎ Single playerDungeons of Dredmor has one or more single player game modes.
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    POWDER

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Descend into the depths of the dungeon until you reach the foul daemon known as "He who the author cannot spell consistently", or, Baezl'bub.

    ⚫︎ Single playerPOWDER has one or more single player game modes.
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