Dungeons and Dragons lovers, you are in for a treat! D&D is an amazing fantasy tabletop RPG that has grown beyond the confines of the home computers and NES on which it was initially released. The popular game designed by Ernest Gary Gygax and David Arneson and published by Gygax’s company Tactical Studies Rules (TSR) in 1974, was acquired by Wizards of the Coast in 1997. Set in a multiple fantasy world, D&D involves adventure gameplay where a group of players are led by one player who assumes the role of the storyteller, or Dungeon Master. The game came through multiple series, with various adaptations in its rules and nomenclature.
D&D experience is brought to life by features for creating your own characters from the ground up and deciding what makes them the person they are at their core. There are a lot more turn-based RPG games similar to what D&D has created for years. Look at 10 more games to play if you’re one of the many ardent Dungeons and Dragons lovers!
The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain
Tabletop adventure comes to life with the charming fantasy solo RPG game The Warlock of Firetop Mountain. The game combines unique, simultaneous turn-based combat with gameplay that varies with each new game based on each hero that you take into Zagor’s lair. The game engages you in the role of an adventurer on a quest to find the treasure of a powerful warlock, hidden deep within Firetop Mountain while battling through monsters, sneaking past traps and charming the hearts of others. The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is a game worth revisiting for its new motivations and paths into the mountain when each hero is taken into the lair.
Pillars Of Eternity 2
A sequel to Pillars of Eternity, this role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Paradox Interactive engages the player as a “Watcher”, a character able to see and interact with the souls of people. The game operates on role-playing mechanics such as party-based real-time-with-pause tactical gameplay. Players can make use of five skills – Stealth, Athletics, Lore, Mechanics and Survival to get bonuses in various situations. You will be enchanted by the game world of Pillars of Eternity 2 where the choices you make and the paths you choose shape your destiny.
The sci-fi turn-based tactic game XCOM 2, is a sequel to the award-winning strategy game of 2012, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. XCOM 2 takes place 20 years after the events of the previous games, where the earth has changed and is now under alien rule. Humanity has to choose either to fall in line with the new world order or be crushed under its foot. The players are tasked to take the role of the leader of a resistance group and take command of the Avenger to rebuild XCOM and save humanity by facing impossible odds.
Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic
The RPG video game series Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic takes place four thousand years before the Galactic Empire. In a fictional universe where hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith, you are the last hope for the Jedi Order. The game engages players to stand with the Jedi Order and have them walk the path of the light or dark side of the Force. The interesting gameplay of Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic challenges you to master the awesome power of the Force on your quest to save the Republic.
The isometric role-playing game Pathfinder is the first of its kind computer RPG set in the Pathfinder fantasy universe. The amazing fantasy RPG has the same core values as D&D but offers a little more freedom out of their classes. The second game of the franchise Pathfinder Kingmaker immerses you in a classic RPG experience inspired by games like Baldur’s Gate, Fallout 1 and 2 and Arcanum. Players can start off with their own character customized upon classes, powers and abilities to explore and conquer the Stolen Lands and make them your kingdom.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
The action RPG game Dragon Age: Inquisition is the newest main game in the Dragon Age franchise. The game progresses as a cataclysmic event plunges the land of Thedas into turmoil. Players can customize the race, gender class and features of their characters to become the Inquisitor of Thedas. Just like the previous games in the Dragon Age franchise, Inquisition gives you the option to romance several of your companions. The game lets you explore, battle and lead through tough decisions that can define your experience or change the course of what’s to come.
Baldur’s Gate Series
Every fan of D&D since 1998 will probably be familiar with this fantasy RPG set in the Forgotten Realms D&D campaign setting. The game series adapted from a trilogy of novels is one of the most respected and well-received computer role playing games to date. The revitalization of the Balder’s Gate series began with its remake as Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition. The Enhanced Edition combines the original Baldur’s Gate adventure, the Tales of the Sword Coast expansion, and all-new content including three new party members.
Knights of Pen and Paper
The turn-based role-playing game Knights of Pen and Paper is similar to the first game in the series with a D&D style game session where you control a group of RPG players.
The game developed by Kyy Games and published by Paradox Interactive is one of the most humorous D&D based game series. The gameplay of Knights of Pen and Paper engages up to five players in an adventure guided by a GM. The world of the game unfolds as the players sit at their cute table.
Divinity: Original Sin II
This critically acclaimed RPG, Divinity: Original Sin II is an amazing sequel to Divinity: Original Sin. The gameplay takes place centuries after the first game, and immerses players in the task of finding themselves as a “Sorcerer.” As the game starts you can choose from 6 unique origin characters or customize your own character upon stats, race, gender, and origin story. Original Sin II distinguish it from the original game by allowing players to create an undead character of one of the available races.
The free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter based on an acclaimed D&D RPG immerses players in the city of Neverwinter in the Forgotten Realms campaign as it begins to rise from the ashes of destruction. The game is packed with the right mix of epic stories, action combat, adventure and classic roleplaying for those who are courageous enough to enter the fantastic world of Neverwinter. Players are tasked to uncover the mysterious surroundings behind the battling enemies, dead reanimating and taking on quests.
These are our top 10 picks for Dungeons and Dragons lovers. All these games are sure to offer you great experiences. Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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