Champions of Regnum
Champions of Regnum is a free to play MMORPG focused in epic Realm versus Realm (RvR) and Player versus Player (PvP) battles. Choose your Realm and engage in the most dynamic player driven battlefield available on any MMO. Fight for the Alsius Empire, protect the woods of Syrtis or avenge the Brotherhood of Ignis. Read more hot
Crossfire is an open source, cooperative multiplayer graphical RPG and adventure game. Since its initial release, Crossfire has grown to encompass over 150 monsters, about 3000 maps to explore, an elaborate magic system, 12 races, 15 character classes, a system of skills, and many artifacts and treasures. Crossfire is based in a medieval fantasy world and is similar to other games of this genre. Read more hot
Eternal Lands is a multiplatform (Windows/Linux) 3D graphical online world that will evolve into a fully-featured MMORPG. It requires a hardware-accelerated video card that supports at least OpenGL 1.2. Read more hot
Graal is a massively multi-player (MMP) game that involves quests, player personalisation, persistent NPCs, sparring, and general exploration. Developed over the course of 3 years, the Graal MMP support hundreds and even thousands of simultaneously connected players. This means that you will interact in a vast virtual world, with many kingdoms and quests, with players from all over the world. hot
Planeshift is a persistent fantasy multiplayer Role Playing Game with state-of-the-art 3D graphics. Read more hot
Project Diaspora is a 2D Space Trading Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG). It is a clone of Diaspora. Read more hot
Regnum Online is a massive multiplayer online role playing game for the PC where the player are immersed in a 3D virtual world. There they can live as Elves, Humans Dwarves, or Dark Elves having exciting adventures, exploring the wild lands or joining an army of players to take on the other kingdoms armies. Read more hot
(commercial) Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer game, shipping now, which permits thousands of players to interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe. Users may build their characters in any direction they desire, becoming rich captains of industry, military heroes, or outlaws. A fast-paced, realtime "twitch" style combat model gives intense action, coupled with the backdrop of RPG gameplay in a massive online galaxy. Read more hot
8 Kingdoms is a 3D turn-based fantasy strategic game in which players become kings, build their empires and conquer enemy kingdoms. Read more
A Tale in the Desert 3
(commercial) A Tale in the Desert is a massively multiplayer role-playing game set in ancient Egypt. Read more
Adonthell is an open source Role Playing Game, a free role playing game that combines the best features of the Final Fantasy and Ultima series with an epic plot inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Aklabeth is a remake of Richard Garriott's Ultima prequel.
(commercial) Ankh 2 is an adventure game set in ancient Egypt. In this sequel to the highly acclaimed comic adventure Ankh, you take the role of 3 characters trying to save the world from the menace of Osiris, God of the Underworld. Read more
Anoraks of Doom
Anoraks of Doom is the first part of The Anchovy Trilogy, which can take a party of starting adventurers to a high level - of dudgeon, desperation and disaffection.
Arianne is a role playing game with online and off line game support. There will be two clients, one with 2D isometric like Baldur's Gate and another with 3D like Quake or Might and Magic VI.
Arkhart uses/develops the Ark engine, which provides edition tools, a 3D client, and scripting facilities for the server.
Arx Libertatis is a cross-platform, open source port of Arx Fatalis, a 2002 first-person role-playing game developed by Arkane Studios. Arx Fatalis features crafting, melee and ranged combat, as well as a unique casting system where the player draws runes in real time to effect the desired spell.
Asgard (ahs-gahrd) is a project aiming to create a classic video RPG experience complete with random battles, world maps, towns, dungeons, vibrant graphics, compelling music, and a creative plot.
Atrinik is a free, open source Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game based in medieval fantasy world with many spells to discover, quests to complete, and maps to explore. Read more
Auteria is a fantasy world within our real world. Read more
Avanor is rapidly-growing Rogue-like game with an easy ADOM-like user interface.
AYUMiS is a project aiming to create a cross-platform MMORPG set in space. It is developed in C++ with ClanLib. It will give the player full control over the game universe, with no NPCs or pre-planned storyline. It attempts to give the player a full range of choices and open-ended gameplay.
Balazar is (will be) a 3D game mixing platform action and roleplaying. A multiplayer mode is planned, as well as a random map generator. Balazar is written in Python.
BEWorld is a 2D top-scroller game written using the Brick Engine.
Bloom: Memories is a beautiful artistic take on the action-adventure / RPG genre that carries players through an epic journey following the theme of the ?purest love?; that between a mother and her child.
Choria is a game set in the land of chores. It is a 2D MMORPG in 800x600 with 3D accelerated graphics. Its features include doing chores, slaying monsters, killing goblins, getting great loot, earning money for college, and vacuuming virtual carpet. You can play with builds that include up to 30 different skills.
Cosmos of Methos
Cosmos of Methos is a role playing game.
Crossfire TRT is an advancement of the crossfire multi-user RPG game. Unlike the original project, it focuses mainly on stability and playability, but also adds modern technology such as map scripting, Perl server extensions, asynchronous I/O, higher resolution graphics, and better client support.
Crossfire-Extended is a successor project to the RPG crossfire. It contains all the maps, features and objects of crossfire but adds 50% to the world and aims at a higher rate of media creation.
You are an archaeologist trapped in an underground crypt with a limited supply
of air. You must survive long enough to reach the crypt's exit.
Daimonin MMORPG is a third-person fantasy multiplayer RPG.
Deliantra MORPG Client
Deliantra is a client for Deliantra game servers. It offers an intuitive user interface for exploring the vast game world, a persistent minimap, powerful macros and keymaps, dialog-based NPC interaction, and easy configuration for the skill, spell, and item system. It is based on Perl, SDL, and OpenGL for high performance on modern systems, and works on both Unix and Windows. Ports to other platforms should be very easy and are underway.
(commercial) Devil Whiskey is inspired by the popular RPG Wizardry and Dragon Wars this game features OpenGL graphics.
Dink Smallwood is an expandable, moddable, RPG style game released by Robinson Technologies in 1997.
DM Jot aims to provide a quick and dirty way for Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters (DMs) and players to keep each other in the know about their characters.
DMOE is a free SDL implementation of the classic game Dungeon Master from FTL/Interplay. It will attempt to reproduce (as far as possible) the look and feel of the former Dungeon Master version
Dragon Hunt is a small graphical Role-playing game.
Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup is a game of dungeon exploration, combat and magic, involving characters of diverse skills, worshipping deities of great power and caprice. To win, you'll need to be a master of tactics and strategy, and prevail against overwhelming odds. Read more
ELBot is a automated character (a "bot") for the Eternal Lands MMOROG .
Empire is a console game simulation of a full-scale war between two emperors, the computer and you. Naturally, there is only room for one, so the object of the game is to destroy the other. Read more
Empty Clip is a top-down 2D action RPG in which you travel through mansions, dungeons, forests, caves, cities, skyscrapers, deserts, hell, and alien worlds.
Enrapture is an OpenGL based Roleplaying game in space. It is influenced by the old masterpiece ELITE.
Epic of Thalia
Epic of Thalia is an RPG of the non-MMO variety. It includes features such as an embedded Lua engine and a non-linear story sequence.
Erebus is an Open Source RPG (Role-Playing Game), for PCs, smartphones and tablets. It is a classic point-n-click style RPG, with enemies to fight, NPCs to talk to, sub-quests to complete, scenery to interact with, weapons, treasure and other items to find.
Eschalon: Book I
(commercial) Eschalon: Book I is the first in a trilogy of role-playing games designed to have a play style similar to classic RPGs of the 80?s and 90?s.
Eschalon: Book II
Eschalon: Book II is an isometric, turn-based single player role-playing video game. It is the sequel to 2007's hit independent role-playing game, Eschalon: Book I. Read more
Exile III: Ruined World
(shareware) Exile III: Ruined World is a fantasy role-playing game, now available in the world of Linux. Exile III is a fascinating epic in the tradition of Untima and Wizardry.
Fangband is a variant of Angband, created to experiment with changes in melee algorithms, monster AI, spells, items, a substantial reduction in both HPs and damage, and whatever else might both catch the maintainer's fancy and be practicable for him to code.
Firestorm Viewer is used to access Second Life and other Virtual Worlds.
FreeDink is a portable and enhanced version of the Dink Smallwood game engine. Read more
FreedroidRPG is an isometric RPG game inspired by Diablo and Fallout. There is a war, and we are losing it. No one really knows why the bots started killing us. Most don't even want to know. The human race is reduced to little more than a few isolated groups of people trying to survive. Somewhere in a place known as Temple Wood, a hero is about to wake up from a long sleep... Read more
GalaxyMage is an open-source tactical RPG. A tactical RPG is a type of role-playing game where battles are fought in a turn-based manner. Characters move on a 3D grid and take turns making attacks.
Gang-star is a text-based roleplaying game in which the goal is to become the biggest bad-ass of the city. It allows you to play over 30 missions, play gambling games at the casino and much more.
Gee Whiz is a game in the same style of Wizardry that takes place in a two dimensional maze
rendered from a first person perspective.
Genecys is an open-source Multiplayer Online RPG (MMORPG) which places an emphasis on having an intricate AI for the NPCS, to enhance the player experience.
The Genecys Project's goal is to create a massively multiplayer online RPG that is completely free to play, and run a server for.
(commercial) Gorky 17 is a horror conspiracy game mixing elements of strategy and RPG gameplay. You the player command a small group of NATO soldiers who must reveal the mystery behind the sudden appearance of hybrid creatures in a small Polish city named Lubin. Read more
Hack, Slash, Loot
(commercial) Hack, Slash, Loot (HSL) is a single-player turn-based dungeon crawler for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. Take control of a lone hero and explore sprawling dungeons, fight dangerous monsters, and most importantly, plunder valuable treasures.
harnmaker is a character generator for the HarnMaster roleplaying game.
Hero of Allacrost
Hero of Allacrost is a single player, 2D sprite-based role playing game. Hero of Allacrost is also often referred to as simply "Allacrost" or "HoA".
Illarion is a free open source online roleplaying game that focuses on true role playing. All of the characters that you will encounter during your time here are living, breathing inhabitants of this mysterious world. Read more
John The Sorcerer
John The Sorcerer is a RPG adventure game based on Simon the Sorcerer.
jzip is an interpreter for the Infocom z-code-format adventure games.
KQ is a console-style role playing game. Originally developed by DoubleEdge software, abandoned and rescued by the Allegro community.
Rogue for KDE - explore dungeons, fight with monsters, use magic items and find the amulet of Yendor.
Legend of the Wind X
Legend of the Wind X is a RPG game engine from stratch in C++, defaulted to textmode, but graphics/music adoptable, no requirement to link against other DLL's or libsomething.so, for programmers to develop and a more enjoyable customized game.
A game similar to Zelda, with 2D graphics.
LinuxRogue is a version of the popular Rogue RPG. It needs ncurses to compile the source code.
Lords of Midnight
Lords of Midnight is an epic adventure game written for the ZX Spectrum microcomputer (amongst others) in the early 1980's which runs under Linux with dosemu.
Follow Lynn the mercenary as she recollects the mysterious mission that nearly took her life. Travel through multiple overworld areas, (forest, towns, desert, mountains) and boldly step into uncharted dimensions in search of memory!
Metacosm is a framework for multiplayer Computer Role Playing, to easily build games.
Miller's Quest! is a role-playing simulator game. It could also be described as a "fire-and-forget role-playing game". In other words, it is not a role-playing game in the most traditional sense, because there is absolutely no player interaction. The emphasis on this game is the simulation of role-playing.
mkxp is a project that seeks to provide a fully open source implementation of the Ruby Game Scripting System (RGSS) interface used in the popular game creation software "RPG Maker XP" (trademark by Enterbrain, Inc.), with focus on Linux.
Monster is a short NES/SNES style RPG.
Mudlet is a MUD client. It offers a user-friendly graphical user interface, natively built-in Lua scripting language support, a complex, high performance trigger engine based PCRE-7.6 Perl regular expressions, customizable user buttons, menus and tool bars via CSS stylesheets to trigger commands, and more.
Name of Game
In Name of Game you control a peasant who must travel through woods, villages, mountains, mines, and more to complete several missions.
Nazghul is an Ultima-like game engine (2D tile graphics) with combat, magic, NPC AI, an embedded scripting language, and in-game editing.
Neverwinter Nights Client
(commercial) Neverwinter Nights Client is a Linux client port of the popular Dungeons and Dragons engine. Read more
On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness
(commercial) On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is an episodic RPG-Adventure game set in a deranged comic-book-meets-pulp-horror universe. Armed with unconventional weaponry, you join forces with the Startling Developments Detective Agency to make war on bizarre enemies and solve the mysteries hidden deep in the sinister heart of New Arcadia.
OpenDungeons is an open source, real time strategy game based on the Dungeon Keeper series of games. Players build an underground dungeon which is inhabited by creatures. Players fight each other for control of the underground by indirectly commanding their creatures, directly casting spells in combat, and luring enemies into sinister traps.
OpenMW is an attempt to reimplement the popular role playing game Morrowind. It aims to be a fully playable implementation of the game. No game data is distributed with the code; the user must already own a copy of Morrowind to use the software.
OpenRPG is a role-playing game shell. In its basic form, OpenRPG is a peer-to-peer chat program with some advanced die rolling capabilities, a web based miniature map, and a data organizer (game tree).
Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One
(commercial) Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is an RPG-Adventure game set in the deranged 1920s universe of New Arcadia, delivered to gamers via accessible episodic releases. Read more
Pentagram is a project aiming to create an Ultima 8 engine for use on modern operating systems, including Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.
Pertergrin is a fantasy role playing game. As such it has certain known features of this type of games. It has a freely invented historic background. The player (i.e. YOU) plays the role of a hero. The computer plays the role of the master which controls the game. Pertergrin is also a fantasy role playing game system.
Porrog is a rogue like game very much in development.
Project LRNJ is a console-style role-playing game that teaches Japanese.
pyrpg is a project to create a Python-based 3D role playing game engine, similar to those used in The Bard's Tale or Might and Magic. It is currently in the very early stages of development.
Quiet Console Town
Quiet Console Town is a turn-based console RPG city simulator. You, as mayor, build the kind of RPG town you've always wanted heroes to visit.
RainbruRPG is a free, open source MMORPG (i.e. a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) project.
Rijn the Specpyre in... Manor of the Damned!
Manor of the Damned is a retro inspired action RPG that invokes the memories from the great console games of times past.
Rogue is the original graphical adventure game.
A text-mode console role playing game written in Perl. It features ASCII graphics provided by the ANSI::Color module, an inventory, a magic system, food depletion, killing, getting killed, a library system, and themes.
RPGD is an addictive hack and slash style game. Multiple users play medieval characters and battle each other and monsters in arenas, gang fights, taverns, at sea, or in the deep, dank dungeons.
Sacred is an enhanced version of the ROM 2.4b6 codebase. The enhancements include new player skills, spells, classes, and races.
(commercial) Sacred Gold is a graphical role playing game. In his fortress of Shaddar-Nur, the necromancer Shaddar, a pariah of the Band of Mages from Mystdale Castle, plans his triumphant return to the world of Ancaria. Read more
Samoth is a medieval/fantasy universe RPG.
Scorched Island 3D
Scorched Island 3D is a game that combines tactics from the popular game "Scorch" and elements from RGP games. And all of this in three dimensions.
(commercial) Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively and today is inhabited by nearly 100,000 people from around the globe.
(shareware) Silmar is a random dungeon game for Windows and Linux.
Summoning Wars is an open source, network-based, role-playing game with a point-and-click fight system. It features both a single-player and a multiplayer mode for about 2 to 8 players. Read more
Sword of Fargoal
(shareware) Sword of Fargoal is a simple rogue-like game where you are on a quest to retrieve the Sword of Fargoal, which lies between levels 15 and 20 of a dungeon.
Tales of Middle Earth
Tales of Middle Earth (ToME) is a fantasy adventure game, based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. It is a game that emphasizes intricate, challenging, and varied gameplay over graphics. Hundreds of different monsters in randomly-generated, unpredictable dungeons will strive to slay you by various means, and you counter - if you survive - by developing the skills of your choice and wielding mighty artifacts.
Tanir's Quest is a dungeoneering game written with pygame.
Telepath Psy Arena 2
(commercial) Telepath Psy Arena 2 is a tactics based role playing game. It has a randomized marketplace of soldiers for you to recruit, command and train in a series of increasingly challenging battles. Read more
The Black Legacy Darkness
The Black Legacy darkness is a 3D medieval MMORPG project, licensed under the GNU GPL using OpenGL and SDL libraries.
The Book of Unwritten Tales
(commercial) The Book of Unwritten Tales is a classic point-and-click adventure game set in a beautiful RPG fantasy world.
The Goblin and the Butterfly
The Goblin and the Butterfly (TGATB) is a 2D/3D client for the MMORPG of the same name.
The Labyrinth of Time
(commercial) The Labyrinth of Time is a retro adventure title from 1993 ported to SDL.
The Mana World
The Mana World is an attempt to create a free MMORPG in the style of "Secret of Mana" and "Ragnarok Online", completely customizable by the players by providing new ideas. Read more
The OpenSource Metaverse Project allows anyone to create and publish their own three dimensional virtual world, such as an MMORPG, a social virtual world, or a metaverse.
Tibia is a medieval fantasy online game full of exciting adventures, mighty magic, and great battles. On your journey, you will meet players from all over the world. Read more
Uldramar is a fantasy RPG and adventure game. You can cast spells like the mushroom morph spell and pick up objects for later use.
Ultima Iris is a 3D game client for the popular Massive Multiplayer Role Playing Game "Ultima Online" (tm). Adding a third dimension to the well-known Ultima Online World, Iris allows the player to navigate the gaming environment just like any modern 3d rpg and still retain the unique roleplaying experience that only classic Ultima can provide.
Umbra is a computer role-playing game written in Python. The world is randomly-generated for new play every time, but there is an eventual goal and storyline.
Unangband is a variant of Angband that has a distinct flavor. You adventure in Tolkien's world, through towns and wilderness and multiple dungeons, journeying from Bree towards greater and greater danger. This variant roughly doubles the monster list, expands the class-based system of Angband with numerous possible specialties that let you fashion a unique character, offers an absurd variety of terrain, and includes a bunch of major interface improvements, including better presentation of graphics and an experimental isometric view.
Valyria Tear is an attempt at creating a free (as meant in the GNU General Public License) J-RPG game.
VCS is a visual d20 3.5 combat program for dungeon masters. If you have dual monitors, one can show the DM map and the other the players.
violetland is an open source cross-platform game similar to Crimsonland, a no holds barred action game with no nonsense. Read more
Warlock Front End
The Warlock Front End is written to allow Simutronics games to be played in Linux, Mac OS, and Windows. The primary focus at this time is on Dragonrealms, but other Simultronics games work to varying degrees.
Windy City Pains CRPG
Windy City Pains is an over-ambitious undertaking which uses the engine to emulate guns rather than magic (from the target's point of view, there's not much difference). There are a lot of fights, some of which are serious in their place, a few more bits of artwork, and a lot of wandering about to get things.
Wolfpack is a server-side Ultima Online MMORPG software. The project has started back in 1998 and has aquired both users and developers since then.
xBaK is a fan-made remake of the classic Sierra computer RPG "Betrayal at Krondor" running on linux. xBaK is basicly a game engine, that uses the data files that came with the original game by Sierra Online.
XU4 is a remake of the computer game Ultima IV. The goal is to make it easy and convenient to play this classic on modern operating systems. XU4 is primarily inspired by the much more ambitious project Exult. XU4 is a cross-platform application thanks to SDL; it's available for Windows, MacOS X, Linux and more.
Yet Another Dungeon-game
YAD is a maze (or dungeon) game with a flexible text-based map format and interface plugins.
You Only Live Once
You Only Live Once is a rogue-like game in which you are represented by an @ which moves through a world populated by ASCII characters. The goal of this game is to tell a simple story.
ZAngband is a single-player rogue-like dungeon exploration game that runs on a wide variety of computer systems.