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20th Aug '16 2:55:40 PM rjd1922
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* '''Rogue-lites:''' A catch-all category that refers to games that, while not being full Roguelikes themselves, have similar elements, usually permadeath and randomly generated levels. Apart from that, many are not RPGs with level systems (VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}, the first successful rogue-lite, is a PlatformGame, for example).

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* '''Rogue-lites:''' A catch-all category that refers to games that, while not being full Roguelikes themselves, have similar elements, usually permadeath and randomly generated levels. Apart from that, many are not RPGs [=RPGs=] with level systems (VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}, (''VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}'', the first successful rogue-lite, is a PlatformGame, for example).



There are a few true roguelikes that have managed to creep into the Western mainstream, however. The best known is probably ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'', which was inspired by ''[=NetHack=]''. The genre is much less niche in Japan, and there are quite a few Eastern roguelikes; the most well-known in the West is probably ''PokemonMysteryDungeon''.

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There are a few true roguelikes that have managed to creep into the Western mainstream, however. The best known is probably ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'', which was inspired by ''[=NetHack=]''. The genre is much less niche in Japan, and there are quite a few Eastern roguelikes; the most well-known in the West is probably ''PokemonMysteryDungeon''.
''VideoGame/PokemonMysteryDungeon''.



* ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'' combines roguelike elements with Zelda-esque dungeons, twinstick shooter gameplay and gallons of Nightmare Fuel.

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* ''VideoGame/TheBindingOfIsaac'' combines roguelike elements with Zelda-esque dungeons, twinstick shooter gameplay and gallons of Nightmare Fuel.NightmareFuel.
5th Aug '16 5:38:13 PM hothands
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* ''VideoGame/DeathRoadToCanada''
3rd Jul '16 1:46:59 PM Leliel
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* ''Rogue-lites:'' A catch-all category that refers to games that, while not being full Roguelikes themselves, have similar elements, usually permadeath and randomly generated levels. Apart from that, many are not RPGs with level systems (VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}, the first successful rogue-lite, is a PlatformGame, for example).

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* ''Rogue-lites:'' '''Rogue-lites:''' A catch-all category that refers to games that, while not being full Roguelikes themselves, have similar elements, usually permadeath and randomly generated levels. Apart from that, many are not RPGs with level systems (VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}, the first successful rogue-lite, is a PlatformGame, for example).
3rd Jul '16 1:46:15 PM Leliel
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* ''Rogue-lites:'' A catch-all category that refers to games that, while not being full Roguelikes themselves, have similar elements, usually permadeath and randomly generated levels. Apart from that, many are not RPGs with level systems (VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}, the first successful rogue-lite, is a PlatformGame, for example).
25th Jun '16 10:23:13 AM AceTrainerEli
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* ''VideoGame/TwentyXX'' combines roguelike elements with the fast-paced, tight platforming of ''VideoGame/MegaManX''.
25th Jun '16 5:52:49 AM StFan
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** The ''Torneko no Daibouken'' (''Torneko's Great Adventure'') spin-off series from ''Franchise/DragonQuest''

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** The ''Torneko no Daibouken'' (''Torneko's Great Adventure'') spin-off series from ''Franchise/DragonQuest''''VideoGame/DragonQuest''
14th Jun '16 3:14:52 PM shatterspike1
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* ''VideoGame/DarkCloud'' and ''VideoGame/DarkChronicle''
8th Jun '16 12:52:22 AM jormis29
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* ''VideoGame/{{Duskers}}''
5th Jun '16 11:52:51 AM CrystalMech
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* ''VideoGame/{{WASTED}}''
2nd Jun '16 2:24:10 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/TheConsumingShadow'', [[HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] roguelike.

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* ''VideoGame/TheConsumingShadow'', [[HPLovecraft [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] roguelike.
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