List of role-playing video games: 1992 to 1993

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This is a comprehensive index of commercial role-playing video games, sorted chronologically by year. Information regarding date of release, developer, publisher, operating system, subgenre and notability is provided where available. The table can be sorted by clicking on the small boxes next to the column headings. This list does not include MUDs or MMORPGs. It does include roguelikes, action RPGs and tactical RPGs.

Legend[edit]

Video game platforms
3DS Nintendo 3DS
APPII Apple II
Arcade Arcade game
CROSS Cross-platform
DC Dreamcast
DOS DOS / MS-DOS
DG32 Dragon 32
DROI Android
DS Nintendo DS
FLA Adobe Flash
FDS Famicom Disk System
FM7 FM-7
FMT FM Towns
GB Game Boy
GBA Game Boy Advance
GBC Game Boy Color
GCN Nintendo GameCube
GEN Sega Genesis / Sega Mega Drive
INT Intellivision
iOS iOS
LIN Linux
MAIN Mainframe computer
MOBI Mobile phone
MSX MSX
MSX2 MSX2
N64 Nintendo 64
NES Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom
PC60 NEC PC-6001
PC88 NEC PC-8801
PC98 NEC PC-9801
PCD TurboGrafx-CD / PC Engine CD
PCE TurboGrafx-16 / PC Engine
PET Commodore PET
PLATO PLATO
PS1 PlayStation / PSone
PS2 PlayStation 2
PS3 PlayStation 3
PS4 PlayStation 4
PSN PlayStation Network
PSP PlayStation Portable
OSX OS X
SAT Sega Saturn
SCD Sega Mega-CD
SG1K Sega SG-1000
SMS Sega Master System
SNES Super NES / Super Famicom
VC Virtual Console (Wii)
VITA PlayStation Vita
X1 Sharp X1
X68K Sharp X68000
Wii Wii
WiiU Wii U
WIN Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
WIN9X Windows 9x
WINNT Windows NT
X360 Xbox 360
XBOX Xbox
XOne Xbox One
   
   
Types of releases
Rerel The game was re-released on the same platform with no or only minor changes.
Port The game first appeared on a different platform and a port was made. The game is like the original, with few or no differences.
Remake The game is an enhanced remake of an original, released on the same or different platform, with changes to graphics, sound and/or gameplay.
Comp A compilation, anthology or collection of several titles, usually (but not always) belonging to the same series.
Limit A special release (often called "Limited" or "Collector's Edition") with bonus collector's material. Often provided to people who pre-order a game.
Genre notes
Action RPG Action role-playing game
Tactical RPG Tactical role-playing game
Roguelike Roguelike
Eroge Japanese game featuring erotic content
MMORPG Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
MUD MUD
Turn-based Turn-based game
Real-time Real-time game
   
FPS/RPG First-person shooter / RPG hybrid (role-playing shooter)
RTS/RPG Real-time strategy / RPG hybrid (real-time strategy RPG)
CRPG Computer-style role-playing game
JRPG Japanese-style role-playing game
Dungeon crawl Dungeon crawl
Monster raising Pet-raising simulation
Card battle Collectible card game
Blobber First-person party-based RPG
Sandbox Open world RPG

List[edit]

Year Title Developer Publisher Setting Platform Subgenre Series/Notes COO
1992 (JP/UK) Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Dragons of Flame (EN) Atelier Double
U.S. Gold
SSI
U.S. Gold
Pony Canyon
Fantasy AMI (Rerel)
C64 (Rerel)
NES[1]
Action RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonlance chronicles US/UK
1992 (JP/NA) Arcana (EN)
Card Master: Rimsaria no Fuuin (JA)
カードマスター リムサリアの封印 (JA)
HAL HAL Fantasy SNES JRPG/dungeon crawl JP
1992 (JP) Bard's Tale II, The: The Destiny Knight (EN) Atelier Double Pony Canyon Fantasy NES[1] Dungeon crawl The Bard's Tale US
1992 (JP) Bard's Tale III, The: The Thief of Fate (EN) Atelier Double Pony Canyon Fantasy PC98[2] Dungeon crawl The Bard's Tale US
1992 (JP) Burai II (EN) Brother Industries Brother Industries MSX2[3] [4] Burai JP
1992 (JP) Cyber Knight (EN) Tonkin House Sci-Fi SNES (Port) JRPG.[5] Cyber Knight JP
1992 (JP) Dragon Ball Z: Legend of the Saiyans (EN) Bandai Fantasy SNES Dragon Ball Z JP
1992 (JP) Dragon Knight II (EN) ELF NEC Avenue Fantastical PCD (Port) JRPG. Eroge Dragon Knight JP
1992 (JP) Dragon Quest (EN) Enix Enix Fantasy X68K JRPG[6] Dragon Quest JP
1992 (JP) Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (EN)
Dragon Quest V: Tenku no Hanayome (JA)
Chunsoft Enix Fantasy SNES JRPG.[6] Dragon Quest JP
1992 (JP) Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes (EN) Nihon Falcom Epoch Fantasy SNES (Port)
FMT(Port)
JRPG.[7] Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes JP
1992 (JP)
1993 (JP)
Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes II (EN) Nihon Falcom Nihon Falcom
Epoch
Fantasy PC88
PCD
DOS (Port)
SNES (Port)
JRPG.[8] Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes JP
1992 (JP) Emerald Dragon (EN) Glodia Glodia Fantasy FMT JRPG.[9] Emerald Dragon JP
1992 (JP)
1993 (NA)
E.V.O.: Search for Eden (EN) Almanic Enix Fantasy SNES Action RPG. 46 Okunen Monogatari JP
1992 (JP) Esper Dream 2: Aratanaru Tatakai (JA) Konami Konami Fantasy NES[1] Esper Dream JP
1992 (JP)
1993 (NA)
Exile: Wicked Phenomenon (EN)
XZR: Janen no Jishou (JA)
Telenet Japan
Working Designs
Sci-Fi PCE Action RPG. Exile JP
1992 (JP) Final Fantasy V (EN) Square Square Fantasy SNES JRPG.[10] Final Fantasy JP
1992 (NA)
1993 (PAL)
Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest (EN) Square Square
Nintendo
Fantasy SNES JRPG Final Fantasy JP
1992 (JP) Fire Emblem Gaiden (JA) Intelligent Nintendo Fantasy NES[1] Tactical RPG. Fire Emblem JP
1992 (JP) Ganbare Goemon Gaiden 2: Tenka no Zaihou (JA)
がんばれゴエモン外伝2 天下の財宝 (JA)
Konami Konami Fantasy NES[1] JRPG.[11] Ganbare Goemon JP
1992 (JP) Hercules no Eikō III: Kamigami no Chinmoku (JA) Data East Data East Fantasy SNES JRPG Hercules no Eikō JP
1992 (JP) Hercules no Eikō: Ugokidashita Kamigami (JA) Data East Data East Fantasy GB JRPG Hercules no Eikō JP
1992 (JP) Hero Senki: Project Olympus (JA) Fantasy SNES Super Robot Wars JP
1992 (JP)
1993 (NA)
Inindo: Way of the Ninja (EN) Koei Koei Fantasy SNES (Port) Nobunaga's Ambition JP
1992 (JP) Just Breed (EN)
ジャストブリード (JA)
Enix Enix Fantasy NES[1] Tactical RPG. JP
1992 (??) Tōgi Ō: King Colossus (EN)
闘技王キングコロッサス (JA)
Sega Sega Fantasy GEN JP
1992 (JP) Little Master 2 (EN)
リトルマスター2 雷光の騎士 (JA)
Zener Works Tokuma Shoten Fantasy GB Tactical RPG.[12] Little Master JP
1992 (JP) Light Fantasy (EN) Tonkin House Fantasy SNES JP
1992 (JP)
1993 (NA)
Lunar: The Silver Star (EN) Game Arts
Studio Alex
Game Arts
Working Designs
Fantasy SCD JRPG Lunar JP
1992 (JP) Magic Candle, The (EN) Japan Soft Technology Sammy Fantasy NES[1] WRPG The Magic Candle CA
1992 (JP) Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible (JA)
女神転生外伝 ラストバイブルシリーズ (JA)
MIT Atlus Fantasy GG Tactical RPG Megami Tensei Gaiden JP
1992 (NA/JP) Might and Magic IV: Clouds of Xeen (EN) New World New World Fantasy DOS
MAC
PC98
WRPG Might and Magic US
1992 (??) Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum (EN) New World New World Fantasy NES (Port) WRPG Might and Magic US
1992 (JP) Oni II: Innin Densetsu (JA)
ONI II -隠忍伝説- (JA)
Pandora Box Banpresto Fantasy GB Kininkou Maroku ONI JP
1992 (NA) Order of the Griffon (EN) Westwood Turbo Fantasy PCE Tactical RPG Dungeons & Dragons: Mystara setting US
1992 (JP)
1993 (NA)
Paladins Quest (EN)
Lennus (EN)
Copya System Asmik
Enix
Fantasy SNES JRPG Lennus JP
1992 (JP) Phantasy Star Gaiden (JA) Sega Sega Fantasy GG JRPG Phantasy Star JP
1992 (JP) Pyramid Sorcerian (EN) Brother Industries Brother Industries MSX2[3] Platform / RPG hybrid.[13] Sorcerian JP
1992 (JP) Record of Lodoss War (EN) Fantasy PCE Based on the Record of Lodoss War novels JP
1992 (JP) Romancing SaGa (EN) Square Square Fantasy SNES JRPG.[14] SaGa JP
1992 (JP) SD Gundam Gaiden: Knight Gundam Monogatari 3: Densetsu no Kishi Dan (JA)
SDガンダム外伝 ナイトガンダム物語3 ~伝説の騎士団~ (JA)
TOSE Bandai Sci-Fi NES JRPG Gundam JP
1992 (JP) Sengoku / Pyramid Sorcerian (JA) Brother Industries Brother Industries MSX2[3] Platform / RPG hybrid.[13] Sorcerian: Compilation of Add-on Sengoku and Pyramid Sorcerian JP
1992 (JP) Shin Megami Tensei (JA) Atlus Atlus Fantasy SNES JRPG.[15] Megami Tensei spin-off JP
1992 (JP)
1993 (NA/EU)
Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention (EN)
シャイニング・フォース 神々の遺産 (JA)
Sonic! Sega Fantasy GEN Tactical RPG Shining Force JP
1992 (JP) Shining Force Gaiden (JA) Sonic! Sega Fantasy GG Tactical RPG. Shining Force JP
1992 (JP) Song Master (EN) Japan Art Media Yanoman Fantasy SNES JP
1992 (JP) Sorcerers Kingdom (EN) NCS Corp Treco/NCS Fantasy GEN Tactical RPG JP
1992 (JP) Sorcerian (EN) Nihon Falcom Victor Fantasy PCE (Port) Platform / RPG hybrid.[13] Sorcerian JP
1992 (JP/NA)
1994 (EU)
Soul Blazer (EN) Quintet Enix Fantasy SNES Action RPG Soul Blazer series JP
1992 (JP) Tengai Makyō II: Manjimaru (JA) Red Ent. Hudson Soft Fantasy PCD JRPG.[16] Tengai Makyō JP
1992 (JP) Traysia (EN) Telenet Japan Renovation Products Fantasy GEN Tactical RPG[17] JP
1992 (??) Ultima: Runes of Virtue (EN) Origin FCI Fantasy GB Action RPG. Ultima US/JP
1992 (NA/JP) Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (EN) Looking Glass Origin Fantasy DOS
PC98
FPS/RPG (Dungeon crawl) Ultima Underworld US
1992 (JP) Urusei Yatsura: Miss Tomobiki o Chigase! (JA)
うる星やつら (JA)
KID Yanoman Sci-Fi GB Based on the anime and manga, Urusei Yatsura JP
1992 (JP) Vain Dream II (EN)
ヴェインドリームII (JA)
Glodia Glodia Fantasy PC98 JRPG. Vain Dream JP
1992 (JP) Villgust (EN)
甲竜伝説ヴィルガスト, Kōryū Densetsu Virugasuto (JA)
WinkySoft Bandai Fantasy SNES JRPG Villgust JP
1992 (NA/EU) Warriors of the Eternal Sun (EN) Westwood Sega Fantasy GEN Tactical RPG/WRPG Dungeons & Dragons: Mystara/Hollow World setting US
1992 (JP)
1995 (NA)
Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom (EN) ASCII, Game Studio ASCII, Naxat, Capcom Fantasy SNES (Port)
PCD (Port)
Dungeon crawl Wizardry US
1992 (JP) Xak I & II (EN)
サーク1・2 (JA)
Riot Riot Fantasy PCD (Remake) Action RPG Xak: Remake and compilation of I and II JP
1993 (JP) 3rd Super Robot Wars (EN) Banpresto Banpresto Sci-Fi SNES Tactical RPG. Super Robot Wars JP
1993 (JP/NA) 7th Saga (EN) Produce Enix Fantasy SNES JRPG JP
1993 (JP) Albert Odyssey (EN) Sunsoft Sunsoft Fantasy SNES Tactical RPG. Albert Odyssey JP
1993 (JP) Alcahest (EN) HAL Square Fantasy SNES Action RPG, overhead-view JP
1993 (JP) Ancient Magic (EN) Fantasy SNES
1993 (JP) Aretha (EN) Japan Art Media Yanoman Fantasy SNES JRPG Aretha JP
1993 (JP) Armed Dragon Fantasy Villgust (EN)
Kouryu Densetsu Villgust Gaiden (JA)
Plex Angel Fantasy NES[1] Action RPG Villgust JP
1993 (JP) Aurora Quest: Otaku no Seiza in Another World (JA)
オーロラクエスト おたくの星座 In Another World (JA)
Pack-In-Video Pack-In-Video Sci-Fi PCD (Remake) Otaku no Seiza: An Adventure in the Otaku Galaxy JP
1993 (JP)
1994 (NA)
Breath of Fire (EN) Capcom Capcom
Square
Fantasy SNES JRPG.[18] Breath of Fire JP
1993 (JP)
1994 (NA)
Dark Wizard (EN) Sega Sega Fantasy SCD Tactical RPG. JP
1993 (JP) Demon of Laplace (EN) Group SNE Human Fantasy PCD (Port) JRPG/Survival horror hybrid JP
1993 (JP) Dragon Quest I & II (EN) Enix Enix Fantasy SNES (Remake) JRPG.[6] Dragon Quest: Remake and compilation of I and II JP
1993 (JP) Dragon Squadron: Danzarb (EN) Fantasy SNES JP
1993 (JP) Dual Orb (EN) Fantasy SNES JRPG Dual Orb JP
1993 (JP) Elfaria: A Fantastic Theater (EN)
エルファリア (JA)
The Red Company Hudson Soft Fantasy SNES Elfaria JP
1993 (NA)
1994 (JP)
Guardian War (EN) Micro Cabin Panasonic Fantasy 3DO Tactical RPG JP
1993 (JP)
1994 (NA)
1995 (EU)
Illusion of Gaia (EN) Quintet Enix
Nintendo
Fantasy SNES Action RPG Soul Blazer series JP
1993 (JP) Jojo no Kimyouna Bouken (JA) TOSE Bandai Sci-Fi SNES Based on the anime and manga, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. JP
1993 (JP/NA)
1996 (EU)
Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos (EN) Westwood Virgin Fantasy DOS
PC98
Dungeon crawl Lands of Lore
Continued Eye of the Beholder series after Westwood Studios split with SSI over "artistic differences"
US
1993 (JP) Little Master (EN) Tokuma Shoten Fantasy GB Tactical RPG.[12] JP
1993 (JP) Langrisser: The Descendants of Light (EN)
ラングリッサー ~光輝の末裔~ (JA)
Fantasy PCD (Port) Tactical RPG Langrisser JP
1993 (JP/NA) Lufia & The Fortress of Doom (EN)
Estpolis Denki (JA)
エストポリス伝記 (JA)
Neverland Taito Fantasy SNES JRPG Lufia JP
1993 (NA/JP) Might and Magic V: Darkside of Xeen (EN) New World New World Fantasy DOS
MAC
PC98 (Port)
WRPG Might and Magic US
1993 (JP) Mōryō Senki MADARA 2 (JA) Konami Konami Fantasy SNES Based on the manga MADARA JP
1993 (JP) Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible II (JA) MIT Atlus Fantasy GB JRPG Megami Tensei Gaiden: Last Bible JP
1993 (??) Metal Max 2 (EN) Createch Data East Fantasy SNES Vehicle combat Metal Max JP
1993 (??) Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World (EN) New World New World Fantasy SNES (Port)
GEN (Port)
WRPG Might and Magic US
1993 (JP) Neugier: Umi to Kaze no Koudou (JA)
Journey Home: Quest for the Throne (EN)
Wolf Team Telenet Japan Fantasy SNES Action-RPG North American release was canceled. JP
1993 (JP)
1995 (NA)
Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen (EN) Quest Quest
Enix
Fantasy SNES Tactical RPG Ogre Battle JP
1993 (JP) Oni III: Kuro no Hakaikami (JA)
ONI III -黒の破壊神- (JA)
Pandora Box Banpresto Fantasy GB Oni JP
1993 (JP)
1995 (NA/EU)
Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium (EN) Sega-AM7 Sega Sci-Fi GEN JRPG Phantasy Star JP
1993 (JP) Pumpkin Adventure II (EN) Umax Sunrise MSX2[3] JRPG Pumpkin Adventure JP
1993 (JP) Ranma ½: Treasure of the Red Cat Gang (EN) Fantasy SNES Based on the anime Ranma ½ JP
1993 (JP) Romancing SaGa 2 (EN) Square Square Fantasy SNES JRPG[14] SaGa JP
1993 (JP/NA)
1994 (EU)
Secret of Mana (EN)
Seiken Densetsu 2 (JA)
Square Square Fantasy SNES Action RPG Seiken Densetsu JP
1993 (JP)
1995 (NA)
Secret of the Stars (EN)
Aqutallion (EN)
Tecmo Tecmo Fantasy SNES JRPG JP
1993 (NA)
1994 (JP/EU)
Shadowrun (EN) Beam Data East Sci-Fi SNES Action RPG Shadowrun: Based on the novel Never Deal with a Dragon AU
1993 (JP)
1994 (EU/NA)
Shining Force II: Ancient Sealing (EN)
シャイニング・フォースII 古えの封印 (JA)
Sonic! Sega Fantasy GEN Tactical RPG Shining JP
1993 (JP)
1994 (NA)
Shining Force II: The Sword of Hajya (EN) Sonic! Sega Fantasy GG Tactical RPG Shining JP
1993 (JP) Shinseiki Odysselya (JA)
The Lost Mission (EN)
Vic Tokai Vic Tokai Fantasy SNES JRPG North American release was canceled. JP
1993 (JP) Silver Saga II (EN) Fantasy SNES Silver Saga JP
1993 (JP) Soul & Sword (EN) Pandora Box Zamuse Fantasy SNES JRPG JP
1993 (JP) Spell Craft (EN) Fantasy SNES JP
1993 (JP) Super Barcode Wars (EN)
バーコードバトラー戦記 スーパー戦士出撃せよ! (JA)
Epoch Epoch Sci-Fi SNES and BBARII Tactical RPG JP
1993 (JP) Super Chinese World 2: Uchuu Ichibuto Daikai (JA) Fantasy SNES Action RPG Super Chinese JP
1993 (JP) Tengai Makyō: Fuun Kabukiden (JA) Red Ent. Hudson Soft Fantasy PCD JRPG.[16] Tengai Makyō JP
1993 (JP) Trinea (EN) Fantasy SNES JP
1992 (NA/UK)
1993 (??)
Ultima VI: The False Prophet (EN) Origin Origin Fantasy AMI (Port)
SNES (Port)
WRPG Ultima US
1993 (NA/JP) Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds (EN) Looking Glass Origin Fantasy DOS
PC98 (Port)
FPS/RPG (dungeon crawl) Ultima Underworld US
1993 (JP) Wondrous Magic (EN) Fantasy SNES JP
1993 (JP) Vain Dream (EN)
ヴェインドリーム (JA)
Glodia Fantasy FMT (Port) Tactical RPG Vain Dream JP
1993 (JP) Xak (EN)
サーク (JA)
Microcabin Sunsoft Fantasy SNES (Remake) Action RPG Xak series JP
1993 (JP) Xak III: The Eternal Recurrence (EN)
サーク III (JA)
Microcabin, NEC Microcabin, NEC Fantastic PC98
FMT
Action RPG Xak series JP
1993 (JP) Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys (EN) Hudson Soft Hudson Soft Fantasy PCE Action RPG Ys (noncanonical adaptation of Mask of the Sun) JP
1993 (JP) Ys IV: Mask of the Sun (EN) Tonkin House Tonkin House Fantasy SNES Action RPG Ys JP
1992 (NA/EU)
1994 (DE)
Abandoned Places ArtGame CIE Fantasy DOS
AMI
Dungeon crawler Abandoned Places
1992 (NA) The Bard's Tale Construction Set Interplay Interplay Fantasy AMI (Port) WRPG The Bard's Tale design suite US
1992 (NA) Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed SSI SSI Sci-Fi DOS Tactical RPG Based on the Buck Rogers franchise; utilizes the Gold Box engine. US
1992 (NA) Cobra Mission (眼鏡蛇任務) MegaTech Software MegaTech Software Present-Day DOS Eroge N/A
1992 (NA) Dark Queen of Krynn, The MicroMagic SSI Fantasy AMI
DOS
MAC
Tactical RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonlance chronicles; utilizes the Gold Box engine. US
1992 (NA) Darklands MicroProse MicroProse Fantasy
Historical
DOS WRPG US
1992 (NA/UK) Dungeon Master FTL FTL Fantasy AMI (Rerel) Dungeon crawler Dungeon Master US
1992 (NA) Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon Westwood SSI Fantasy AMI (Port) Dungeon crawler Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Eye of the Beholder, Forgotten Realms setting US
1992 (JP) Farland Story TGL TGL Fantasy DOS Tactical RPG Farland Saga JP
1992 (NA) Magic Candle III, The Mindcraft EA Fantasy DOS WRPG The Magic Candle CA
1992 (NA) Pools of Darkness SSI
MicroMagic
SSI Fantasy AMI (Port)
MAC (Port)
Tactical RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Pools series ; Forgotten Realms setting; Utilizes the Gold Box engine US
1992 (NA) Quest for Glory: So You Want to Be a Hero Sierra Sierra Fantasy DOS (Remake) Adventure game/RPG hybrid Quest for Glory US
1992 (NA) Quest for Glory III: Wages of War Sierra Sierra Fantasy AMI
DOS
MAC
Adventure game/RPG hybrid Quest for Glory US
1992 (DE)
1993 (NA/EU)
Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny
Das Schwarze Auge: Die Schicksalsklinge
Attic Schmidt Spiele (DE)
U.S. Gold (EU)
Sir-Tech (NA)
Fantasy DOS
AMI (Port)
WRPG Das Schwarze Auge adaptation DE
1992 (NA) Spelljammer: Pirates of Realmspace Cybertech SSI Fantasy DOS Space trading Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Spelljammer campaign setting; utilizes the Gold Box engine US
1992 (NA) The Summoning Event Horizon SSI Fantasy DOS WRPG DarkSpyre US
1992 (NA) Ultima I–VI Series Origin Software Toolworks Fantasy DOS (Comp) WRPG Ultima: Port and compilation of I through VI US
1992 (NA) Ultima: The Second Trilogy Origin Fujitsu Fantasy C64 (Comp)
DOS (Comp)
WRPG Ultima: Port and compilation of IV through VI US
1992 (NA) Ultima VII: The Black Gate Origin Origin Fantasy DOS WRPG Ultima US
1992 (NA) Ultima VII: Forge of Virtue Origin EA Fantasy DOS WRPG Ultima; expansion to The Black Gate US
1992 (NA) Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant Sir-Tech Sir-Tech Fantasy
Sci-Fi
DOS WRPG Wizardry US
1993 (NA) Betrayal at Krondor Dynamix Sierra Fantasy DOS Tactical RPG Based on the Riftwar novels US
1993 (NA) BloodNet MicroProse MicroProse Sci-Fi
Horror
DOS Adventure game/RPG hybrid US
1993 (NA) Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale Mindcraft Mindcraft Fantasy DOS WRPG The Magic Candle prequel CA
1993 (NA) Dark Sun: Shattered Lands SSI SSI Fantasy DOS Tactical RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Sun campaign setting US
1993 (NA) Dungeon Hack DreamForge SSI Fantasy DOS Roguelike/dungeon crawler Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms setting; utilizes the Eye of the Beholder engine US
1993 (NA) Eye of the Beholder III: Assault on Myth Drannor SSI SSI Fantasy DOS Dungeon crawler Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Eye of the Beholder; Forgotten Realms setting US
1993 (JP) Farland Story Denki: Arc Ou no Ensei
Farland Story 2
TGL TGL Fantasy DOS Tactical RPG Farland Saga JP
1993 (NA/DE) Forgotten Realms: Unlimited Adventures MicroMagic, Beyond Software SSI Fantasy DOS
MAC
Tactical RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons; game development tool for the Gold Box engine US
1992 (DE)
1993 (NA)
Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra New World New World Fantasy AMI (Port)
MAC (Port)
WRPG Might and Magic US
1993 (NA) Quest for Glory IV: Shadows of Darkness Sierra Sierra Fantasy DOS
WIN3X
Adventure game/RPG hybrid Quest for Glory US
1993 (NA) Syndicate Bullfrog Productions Electronic Arts Cyberpunk DOS
AMI
Tactical RPG US
1993 (NA) Shadow Caster Raven Origin Fantasy DOS FPS/RPG Engine developed by ID software. US
1992 (NA/UK)
1993 (NA)
Treasures of the Savage Frontier Beyond SSI Fantasy DOS
AMI
DOS (Rerel)
Tactical RPG Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms setting; utilizes the Gold Box engine.
Perhaps the first game where an NPC can fall in love with a player character if his or her conduct warrants it
US
1993 (NA) Ultima VII Part Two: Serpent Isle Origin EA Fantasy DOS WRPG Ultima US
1993 (NA) Ultima VII, Part Two: Silver Seed Origin EA Fantasy DOS WRPG Ultima: Expansion to Serpent Isle US

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