Best RPG Series Of All Time

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61 Terranigma

An overwhelming credit to the computer RPG genre.

It's a pity it came out so late in the SNES' life and only came out in select English speaking countries.

The excellent story, great atmosphere, music and controls make most of today's games poor in comparison.


Its still the best RPG with a mix of Hack n SLay and beautiful story.

62 Laxius Force

Random and Sarah forever... started in 2001 and they are still together 10 years after, no other RPG characters match that! - AlphaX

63 Shadow of the Colossus
64 Avernum
65 Dungeon Master

The grand-daddy of them all.. Seriously this was the first game to ever make me jump.. Full of atmosphere, excellent balance of gameplay and generally awesome.. An oldie but surely a goldie..

66 Shadow Hearts

this game has a really simple but awesome and brilliant plot
it's plot is brilliant like xenogears but it uses real history and it isn't nearly as complicated but still brilliant and fun - blargityish

The only RPG that captured my attention... those Final fantasy series are such a boredom... - TheNextGreatestRockStar

67 Wizards and Warriors

This was the my first RPG ever with stunning game play and story. It was quite sad for me that no one has listed this game in the top ten.

68 Wild Arms

At this point I've played plenty of games in franchises such as Breath of Fire and Final Fantasy, but Wild ARMs is so far shaping up to be one of the more fun (and definitely underrated) franchises as far as RPGs go! - NuMetalManiak

come on A real gem I consider it better then FF at this point

Original themes and awesome storytelling. Add in a little bit of good music to it and you�ve got yourself a great series.

69 Front Mission

This is incredible. I just finish F.M 4 three times and F.M 5 once.
It's very hard to complete it!

70 Realms of Arcania

I like it because you die often, each time in a different manner... And every new game is somehow different, even if you choose the very same character. You learn game tactics (which monster is dangerous, etc.), plan your character development (what quests to take, what stats to boost, which god to pray), learn how to scum - any way you nee to survive because game itself is very hard. Great replayability, a couple of endings. In this turn-based rogue-like, there is a choice for graphics: tiles, or ASCII interface that is very smooth and a pleasure to use it. There exist games with better story-telling, here you get the very core of RPG-s - stats, unfinished tasks, plus the freedom of role-playing based upon game mechanics - as I understood game is random to some extent, but adjusts to player's actual game style.

Best game ever. This is one of mine first RPGs that I played, got hooked on this game for months.

71 Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

One of the best games ever made and played. Solid graphics. It has great depth and a player friendly game play. I love it.

72 Undertale
73 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Series
74 Beyond the Beyond

Not the greatest, but I found this a challenge, only because every step taken was a random battle. I liked houw you had to figure out where to go next on your own, and it didn't throw it in your face.

Puzzles were there.

75 Lionheart

Load of fun! Based on diablo but far better. if you like diablo your gonna love this game! So try it out! You wont regret it! - russian

76 Darklands

One of the best RPGs for PC of all time, plagued by early bug issues back when you had to get patches on disk sent via snail mail. The final version was an awesome game.

77 Lunar

I remember when I was at my friends house and played Lunar 1 for the psx. I would have completed it but the game was scratched and we couldn't play it but the first time I saw it, no words could describe how amazed I was by this game. So I decided to look it up and realized there was a sequel, I had to get it. I popped that disk in as fast as I could when I first got my hands on it. I was blown away by how much better the sequel was then the original. The story, battle system, music, everything was phenomenal. Then came Dragon Song and I was like... What is this? The lunar series got "demoralized" because of this, and probably the gba version of Lunar 1. When Lunar 1 was remade for the PSP I actually didn't think someone could pull it off but they did. Almost everything was same except for some added details to the storyline. Will there be a Lunar 2 remake or even a Lunar 3? Who knows.

Lunar eternal blue and Lunar silver star story complete. Revolutionized the genre in my opinion. It took full advantage of the fact that the sega cd it was originally released on had unparalelled for the time 2d graphics abilities. And when re-released on the psx it was still amazing. I was a die hard square enix fan. But then I saw a little company now bankrupt called Working Designs. I wish to this day that company had not gone bankrupt and closed it's doors. The amazing pc games we might have seen.R.I.P. working designs.

78 Chrono Trigger

Damn 78 really? Is this a joke?

This list is autistic

79 Champion Of Norrath

In my honesty This is the Best Game I've ever played and the Graphics are great for the time it was made! A beautifully designed world of adventure in which you play as a Male or Female
Barbarian(Really good with Axes and two handed weapons)
Wood elf (Really good with Bows and Daggers)
High Elf Cleric( Really good with Healing and Blunt Weapons)
Mage(Really good with Staffs and Spells)
Dark Elf (My personal Favorite) (Really good with One handed Weapons and Has overall the Best Spells But the Lowest Health of all characters) - ItzPhantasy

80 Vampires Quest

great strategy play, not big on graphics but big on gameplay!

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