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Most of the modern gaming community members experienced different sophisticated projects that were released during their teenage years. At a young age, games leave more lively impressions, and this is why people often tend to go back and replay the old games that we used to enjoy years ago. Many Classic RPG Games examples are still great to this day, despite ageing graphics, because they delivered original and unique stories that immersed the community, creating a massive interest around them.


Third-person fantasy roleplaying game inspired by dark fantasy RPG Gothic

The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena is a first game in series of famous fantasy action RPG TES.

The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall is a second open-world action RPG in TES series.

Assassin's Creed Unity

Assassin's Creed Unity is an action RPG in historic setting of the French Revolution.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is a part of the AC series about Golden Age of Piracy.

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations is a game that brings together the most popular characters from AC series.

Assassin's Creed 3

Assassin's Creed 3 is a stealth action/RPG in historical setting of American Revolutionary War.

Dark Souls

Dark Souls is a first game in series of extremely hardcore Action/RPG with sophisticated combat system.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is a part of the TES games that tells the story about Hero of Kvatch.

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind is the first 3D game in famous series of fantasy role-playing games.

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is an action stealth-adventure game in setting of Medieval Rome.

Assassin's Creed 2

Assassin's Creed 2 continues the story about Desmond Miles, and now his goal is to complete missions in Italy.

Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed is the first game of the famous series which tells the story about the mysterious Assassin Order.

Diablo 2

Diablo 2 is a legendary action/role-playing game in hack-and-slash genre.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of the most famous RPG games in fantasy setting.


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More about Classic RPG Games

The majority of classic RPGs is based on a famous tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, which brings various customization opportunities. Character development can be performed either skill-based when the character has to practice the abilities to become better or by obtaining experience points and managing the skill tree. Most of the time multiclassing becomes a favourite feature which happens to vary the gameplay in the way that participants wish. The best RPGs present rich storylines that tell about exciting quests and dungeons, in which elite enemies sit upon their treasures.

Classic RPG games present a complicated character-building system that allows shaping the protagonist as the player feels comfortable. This feature grants an opportunity to get fully immersed into the game's storyline because most of the time, the environment reacts to the hero appropriately. Thieves and other rogues are often looked down upon; mages are viewed as wild and lawless dangers in many universes, and noble light-bringing wardens can find their way into every home and castle (most of the time using the front door).

Best Classic RPG Games

  • The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion is one of the most successful role-playing projects of all time. Unique and detailed for its time, Oblivion has told an action-filled story about the mysterious demonic realm and the Hero of Kvatch that fights off the enemies of the Tamriel Empire. It is widely considered one of the most beloved in the genre, as it delivers an excellent visuals-to-experience ratio, allowing to get sucked in for many hours on end.
  • Baldur's Gate is a role-playing game, that was released in 1998. It's dark fantasy gameplay takes place in the world of Ed Greenwood's Forgotten Realms and tells a story about a world, where iron is a material which is running low, and all of the things made of metal inevitably break. Heroes travel in the massive world while defeating various enemies, clearing dungeons and experiencing profound lore that tells an exciting story.
  • Fallout is also the one that represents a pool of classic RPG games. The game brought a blow of fresh air to the industry, filled with fantasy projects. It tells a story about a nuclear war survivor that has to leave the haven of the Vault to gather a crucial water filtering detail that broke the day before. The player will have to encounter the dangerous Wastelands which are filled with hazardous monstrosities and bandits, all of which crave to take something from the lone traveller.