Rogue Alternatives

    Rogue is described as '1980 computer role-playing game created by Michael Toy, Glenn Wichman, and Ken Arnold'. There are more than 10 games similar to Rogue for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup, which is both free and Open Source. Other Rogue like games are NetHack (Free, Open Source), Brogue (Free, Open Source), Classic Rogue (Free) and POWDER (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 11, 2020

    1. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
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      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Brogue is a Roguelike game for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux by Brian Walker.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Angband is a free, single-player dungeon exploration game. You play an adventurer seeking riches, fighting monsters, and preparing for a final battle with Morgoth, the Lord of Darkness.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Rogue Castle is a roguelike platformer with fast paced action.
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    4. This famous turn based adventure-RPG has been re-designed from the ground up for easy touch screen gaming, no crazy keyboard commands or dozens of hard to learn gestures here.
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    5. 100 Rogues is a dungeon crawling fantasy adventure available on iOS for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It features vivid pixel art, charming characters, and is a quick, pick-up-and-play challenge.
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    6. Moria is a roguelike computer game based heavily on J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. The game's objective is to kill a Balrog, presumably Durin's Bane, deep within the Mines of Moria.
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