Best Traditional Roguelike Games on Steam

Steam currently has 338 Traditional Roguelike games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Traditional Roguelike game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Path of Achra

Path of Achra is a dark fantasy roguelike of the ancient earth, with a focus on streamlined controls and rapid hero customization. A "broken build sandbox." Fight through the deadly lands of Achra to reach the horrors of the Obelisk, and discover what lies beyond...

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Path of Achra holds the #1 spot for "best Traditional Roguelike game on Steam" with a Player Score of 93. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,007 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 993 positive reviews and 14 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Path of Achra on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.99
Release Date 5/7/2024
Developer Ulfsire
Publisher Slouching Beast LLC
Steam App Id 2128270

2. Tales of Maj'Eyal

Tales of Maj’Eyal is a roguelike RPG, featuring tactical turn-based combat and advanced character building. Play as one of many unique races and classes in the lore-filled world of Eyal, exploring random dungeons, facing challenging battles, and developing characters with your own tailored mix of abilities and powers.

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Tales of Maj'Eyal has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,295 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,007 positive reviews and 288 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $6.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Tales of Maj'Eyal on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $6.99
Release Date 12/12/2013
Developer Netcore Games
Publisher Netcore Games
Steam App Id 259680

3. Caves of Qud

Caves of Qud is a science fantasy roguelike epic steeped in retrofuturism, deep simulation, and swathes of sentient plants. Come inhabit an exotic world and chisel through layers of thousand-year-old civilizations.

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Caves of Qud has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,166 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,828 positive reviews and 338 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 7/15/2015
Developer Freehold Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 333640

4. Moonring

A dark-fantasy, turn-based, retro-fusion of classic turn-based RPGs and roguelikes, all presented with a unique neon aesthetic.

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Moonring has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,233 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,200 positive reviews and 33 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 9/28/2023
Developer Fluttermind, LLC
Publisher Fluttermind, LLC
Steam App Id 2373630

5. Cogmind

Cogmind is a sci-fi roguelike epic in which you play a robot building yourself from components found or salvaged from other robots. Explore a living, breathing world through turn-based tactical combat, or sneak, hack, and fly your way to victory.

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Cogmind has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,584 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,524 positive reviews and 60 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $22.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Cogmind on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $22.49
Release Date 10/16/2017
Developer Grid Sage Games
Publisher Grid Sage Games
Steam App Id 722730

6. Dungeons of Dredmor

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

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Dungeons of Dredmor has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,191 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,882 positive reviews and 309 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Dungeons of Dredmor on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.99
Release Date 7/13/2011
Developer Gaslamp Games, Inc.
Publisher Gaslamp Games, Inc.
Steam App Id 98800

7. One Way Heroics

Across all dimensions, the only constant is Darkness! A procedurally generated RPG-roguelike journey across the multiverse! In One Way Heroics, you take on the role of an intrepid adventurer who must travel across the land and face the Demon Lord before a mysterious darkness engulfs everything.

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One Way Heroics has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,994 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,759 positive reviews and 235 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play One Way Heroics on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.49
Release Date 2/28/2014
Developer Smoking WOLF
Publisher PLAYISM
Steam App Id 266210

8. The World is Your Weapon

Wells, pitfalls, houses, villagers, monsters (!?), anything around you can be a weapon! An action RPG that you've never seen before, you can fight with all the objects you see in the game. There are more than 300 kinds of weapons.Aim to complete the weapon gallery!

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The World is Your Weapon has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 606 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 587 positive reviews and 19 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 6/28/2019
Developer kagaya
Publisher DWANGO Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 1056490

9. Shattered Pixel Dungeon

Shattered Pixel Dungeon is a traditional roguelike dungeon crawler that's simple to start but hard to master! Every game is a unique challenge, with five different heroes, randomized levels and enemies, and hundreds of items to collect and use.

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Shattered Pixel Dungeon has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,180 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,123 positive reviews and 57 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 3/23/2022
Developer Shattered Pixel
Publisher Shattered Pixel
Steam App Id 1769170

10. UnReal World

The cult classic open-ended wilderness survival roguelike RPG taking place in the ancient North. Throughout the years, UnReal World has been praised for its incredible depth, realism, atmosphere and immersion. Lose yourself in the most intricate, detailed and enchanting iron-age game world.

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UnReal World has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Traditional Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,217 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,149 positive reviews and 68 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $10.99
Release Date 2/26/2016
Developers
Publisher Enormous Elk
Steam App Id 351700

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Caves of Qud on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Moonring on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Cogmind on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Dungeons of Dredmor on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). One Way Heroics on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The World is Your Weapon on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Shattered Pixel Dungeon on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). UnReal World on Steam. Steam Store.

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