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Dungeon Crawler

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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Dungeon Crawler, according to gamer reviews.

Title, date, platforms and price Score Rating
98% 1,940 votes
93% 4,799 votes
96% 1,079 votes
90% 7,204 votes
90% 2,850 votes
93% 268 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Dungeon Crawler is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Dungeon Crawler, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. RPG 64%
  2. Adventure 54%
  3. Singleplayer 49%
  4. Action 48%
  5. 2D 44%
  6. Fantasy 43%
  7. Indie 41%
  8. Pixel Graphics 34%
  9. Roguelike 33%
  10. Exploration 29%
  11. Roguelite 29%
  12. Action RPG 25%
  13. Action-Adventure 23%
  14. Strategy 23%
  15. Casual 23%
  16. 3D 23%
  17. Top-Down 21%
  18. Procedural Generation 21%
  19. Hack and Slash 20%
  20. Action Roguelike 18%
  21. Atmospheric 17%
  22. Turn-Based Combat 17%
  23. Early Access 16%
  24. First-Person 15%
  25. Puzzle 15%
  26. Dark Fantasy 15%

The Dungeon Crawler tag refers to a genre of video games that focus on exploring and navigating through intricate, maze-like environments known as dungeons. In a dungeon crawler game, players typically control a character or a party of characters as they delve deep into treacherous dungeons filled with traps, puzzles, enemies, and valuable loot.

Dungeon crawler games often emphasize strategic decision-making, resource management, and character development. Players may encounter turn-based or real-time combat encounters along their journey, which require careful planning and execution to overcome.

Some defining features of dungeon crawler games include:

  • Exploration Dungeon crawlers offer vast and complex labyrinthine environments for players to explore. The focus is on uncovering hidden areas, secret passages, treasure troves, and discovering the history or lore embedded within the dungeons.
  • Progression Character development is an important aspect of dungeon crawlers. As players explore deeper into the dungeons, they earn experience points to level up their characters. This progression unlocks new skills, abilities, equipment upgrades that enhance their chances of survival in the dangerous depths.
  • Loot Treasure acquisition plays a significant role in dungeon crawl games. Players frequently find loot, such as weapons, armor pieces, magical items/potions that improve their characters' stats or provide special abilities. The allure of finding rare and powerful loot drives players further into the depths of the dungeon.

Famous examples of Dungeon Crawler games include:

  • Diablo series Developed by Blizzard Entertainment; these action RPGs are synonymous with hardcore dungeon crawling experiences where players hack, slash, and cast spells against hordes of enemies while acquiring loot and delving deeper into progressively challenging dungeons.
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance A classic dungeon crawler developed by Snowblind Studios that offers a cooperative multiplayer experience set in the Dungeons & Dragons world; players traverse through menacing dungeons, battling monsters, collecting treasure with their comrades.
  • The Binding of Isaac Developed by Edmund McMillen; this roguelike dungeon crawler combines elements of action-adventure and bullet hell genres. Players control a child named Isaac who fights grotesque creatures in procedurally generated dungeons as he tries to escape from his religiously fanatical mother.

Dungeon crawler games provide players with the thrill of exploring unknown depths, engaging in strategic combat encounters, finding valuable loot, and ultimately conquering the challenging dungeons. The genre offers a sense of adventure, discovery, and satisfaction as players navigate dangerous environments while growing stronger along the way.

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