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".
Holyspirit is a free and open source isometric hack'n'slash game inspired by action role playing game, Diablo. The game is being developed by French game studio Alpha Arts.
Hopkins FBI for Linux
(commercial) Hopkins FBI for Linux is an adventure game which offers many 3D cinematics scenes, hand drawn animations, sounds and music.
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
Odd Island is a 3D MORPG with a fantasy setting which takes place on a (at the moment) small island. The story and mechanics of the game have not been fully developed yet.
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.
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