the game franchise Dungeons and Dragons was created in 1974 and quickly became one of the most popular RPGs in the world. In Brazil, it became well known for its design. dragon cavewhich is based on the game.
The commercial success of Dungeons and Dragons was so big that the franchise spawned several games for PC and different consoles. In this text, we list the best electronic games of DnD.
10. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II
Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance II was released in 2004 as a sequel to Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance. It’s a hack and slash style RPG (which emphasizes melee combat) that lived up to the original game. The sequel has new protagonists and threats that traverse over 40 levels. A differential is that it is very accessible to those who are not used to playing RPGs. There are many hidden items, areas, and characters that are discovered over the course of a match.
9. Icewind Dale II
This game takes place in the Forgotten Realms of Dungeons and Dragons: Icewind Dale, a region of the continent of Faerûn within those realms. The game has a very bold and challenging combat system, which can involve good hours of departure. Launched in 2002, it continues to be among the best games of the franchise.
8. Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale
Launched in 2011, Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale it has gameplay that allows for a good dive into the action — unlike other games, which are more talkative than adventure. The four characters have very different characteristics, providing specific experiences to the player who restarts the game. The game has progressive campaign options or simply exploration of the world, leveling up with the achievements that are being accomplished. Even though it’s 11 years old, the game is still pretty fun.
7. Dungeons & Dragons Online
Here we have a game which is directly based on the board game Dungeons & Dragons. In MMORPG style, this DnD has many options: it is possible to choose various races and species for the character, such as Human, Elf, Dwarf, Warforged and Half-Orc. The coolest thing is being able to participate in the community Dungeons & Dragonswhich is quite friendly compared to others games.
6. Neverwinter Nights 2
Neverwinter Nights 2 takes place in the region of Neverwinter, within the world of the Forgotten Realms. Released in 2006, it manages to explore the richness of detail in the world and characters well. A curiosity of the game is that the plot is not presented as a sequel to the Neverwinter Nights. However, it has positive changes from the first game, especially in story complexity and gameplay.
5. Dragon Age: Inquisition
Now an award-winning game: Dragon Age: Inquisition won Game of the Year at The Game Awards in 2014. The graphics are very bold and the gameplay is well updated. An interesting point is that the player can directly interfere in the story, since his decisions influence the paths that will be followed and the results that can be achieved. Dragon Age: Inquisition it still has online resources and plenty of missions to be tackled as a group.
4. Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara
How about a classic arcade? Launched in 1996, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow Over Mystara it’s a style game beat’em up (in which you face a horde of enemies) that takes place within the universe of DnD. Players have the ability to upgrade equipment and spells, a novelty in this style of play that develops through side-scrolling. The game also offers several customizable endings. Whoever plays can feel as if they are inside the Dragon Cave.
3. Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn
a lot of people think Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn the best game of Dungeons and Dragons. The story is quite exciting: at the beginning of the game, the protagonist is captured and imprisoned by a wizard in the so-called fortress of Ireincus, with extremely dark and dangerous dungeons. The game is quite long and lasts about 71 hours. During all this time, the player engages in various challenging RPG dynamics that change according to the character’s class and race. There’s a linear storyline, but there’s also plenty of independent exploration to follow. Thus, the player remains interested in the game even after he “wins” it.
2. Icewind Dale, Enhanced Edition
At the top of this ranking old games appear DnD that have been “revitalized” within a franchise marketing plan. Icewind Dale is one of those cases. This 2014 game is an adventure RPG set in the city of Easthaven. This version is really improved and has expansions: Icewind Dale: Heart of Winter e Icewind Dale: Trials of the Luremaster. It runs on multiple platforms, from PC to consoles, and is available on Android. The coolest thing is that you can play with other people, regardless of which platform you choose.
1. Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition
At the top we have the new version of Baldur’s Gate, released in 2012. For many game critics, this game enters the top 10 of the best RPGs ever created for video games. This because Baldur’s Game is sensational: the plot is engaging and the characters are captivating. In short, it’s a flawless game.
Baldur’s Game was already quite complete and full of content, but the Enhanced Edition managed to go further and add areas and five NPCs to accompany the player during the journey. The updated version of the classic includes the expansions Shadows of Amn, Throne of Bhaal e The Black Pits II. If you really like RPGs and the franchise Dungeons and Dragonsthere is no better option.