Dungeon Crawler

These are RPGs with less plot and more hack’n’slash. Some have random dungeons, making them infinitely replayable.

Card Crawl

Card Crawl

Card Crawl is a card-based dungeon crawler: "a solitaire-style dungeon crawler game played with a modified deck of standard cards." You clear the dungeon of 54 cards by using item-cards, slaying
Hags Castle

Hags Castle

Hags Castle is a great fun 3D castle exploration game, set in the age of Scottish myth and legend, where you have to navigate a maze-like castle, finding levers and fighting
Pixel Dungeon

Pixel Dungeon

Pixel Dungeon is a feature-rich, retro rogue-like where you need to work your way down 25 randomly generated dungeon levels to find the Amulet of Yendor. The graphics are lovely
Cardinal Quest 2

Cardinal Quest 2

Cardinal Quest 2 is a neat little roguelike with nice retro graphics. A roguelike obviously means permadeath, but there's a "Morale" inheritance system, perks and achievements to unlock, so it's
Dungeon Plunder

Dungeon Plunder

An interesting rogue-like RPG with a slot-based fighting mechanic and randomly generated overland and dungeon maps. There's no required IAP, but you can buy a couple of extra classes (Ranger and Monk)
Tower of Fortune 3

Tower of Fortune 3

Tower of Fortune has gone full colour for the third instalment of the series, and it looks beautiful while keeping the overall retro style. There's still the tavern with its
Adventure To Fate : Quest To The Future JRPG

Adventure To Fate : Quest To The Future JRPG

A sequel to A Quest to the Core, this is another super cute retro dungeon RPG where you descend levels to face the ultimate evil. This time there are 8 Classes (Mercenary,
Adventure To Fate: A Quest To The Core JRPG

Adventure To Fate: A Quest To The Core JRPG

This is a marvellous little retro game that bills itself as a JRPG but is in fact a dungeon crawler. It was a very simple and satisfying game, nicely balanced
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QuestLord

QuestLord is a retro-style RPG, billed as a dungeon crawler, but its wide gameworld, quests and single, overarching story make it much more of a fully-realised, classic RPG. You take
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Sword of Fargoal

This is the iPhone version of the 1982 classic dungeon crawler. It's described as being more accessible than a lot of other dungeon crawlers such as Nethack. It features over
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Cavern

Cavern is described as a small dungeon crawler in the vein of Rogue and Nethack. It's a new game though - it was built from scratch for the iPhone. The
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Catacombs

Catacombs is described as a classic arcade-style dungeon crawler. You basically hack and slash away at various enemies. There's in-app purchasing to unlock further areas. Forum commenters claim it's more
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100 Rogues

100 Rogues is an arcade-style dungeon crawler. Maps are generated randomly. There's loads of eq to find and buy, including rare, magic items. Characters also have their own unique skill
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Solomon’s Boneyard

A prequel to Solomon's Keep, Solomon's Boneyard is a dungeon crawler and "survival two-thumb shooter", according to its developer. The mechanics are similar to Solomon's Keep, but it's now an
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Doom II RPG

While Doom is traditionally considered a FPS/first person shooter, Doom II RPG has more of a focus on strategy and exploration. Combat is turn-based, and the game also features puzzles.
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SmallRPG

A small game - but a huge amount of fun. Seriously, this ultra-simple dungeon crawler is weirdly satisfying and addictive. The terrible mispellings are quirky rather than annoying: "ster light"
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The Dungeon

The Dungeon is lovely, slick little dungeon crawler that moves at surprisingly and enjoyably high speed. You play one of seven classes, and the object is to return to the
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10000000

10000000 is a Bejewelled-style dungeon-crawler hybrid that has been a runaway success, with its retro style graphics and music. You match-three tiles in a fast-paced game, to hit monsters with
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Pocket Dungeon: Underground Labyrinth

Pocket Dungeon is another progressive dungeon crawler from the makers of the insanely simple but addictive SmallRPG. It looks like more of the same: continual progression through rooms with harder
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Pocket RPG

Pocket RPG is a dual-stick action dungeon-crawler looter. You choose from three classes: Blade Master, Dark Ranger or Battle Mage. Each campaign has seven quests, with each quest starting as
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Dwarf Quest

Dwarf Quest is a high-end isometric dungeon-crawler with fast-paced, turn-based combat that "plays like a board game". It's a Roguelike, but all the maps are hand-crafted (nothing is random) and
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The Enchanted Cave 2

The Enchanted Cave is a dungeon dive into 100 randomly-generated floors of treasure, monsters and minibosses. There are over 300 unique items and you can also enchant equipment to improve
Soda Dungeon

Soda Dungeon

Soda Dungeon is a hugely addictive dungeon raiding RPG where you hire adventurers in a tavern and send them to fight for you in the nearby dungeon. They’ll find better
Mazes of Karradash 2

Mazes of Karradash 2

Mazes of Karradash 2 is a glorious retro dungeon crawler that is kind of instant death, and kind of not. It features 20 pre-designed mazes which are mostly unique in
Rogue Wizards

Rogue Wizards

Rogue Wizards is described as a "rogue-lite" dungeon crawling RPG, where you can battle creatures, collect loot, master magic, and build your own Wizard Tower sanctuary. This enables you to