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Top 5 Best Roguelike Games on Android

A Roguelike game is a type of RPG characterized by several things including replayability, procedural level generation, turn-based gameplay, and often also by simple and abstract graphics. What started mainly on PC in the 1980s has reached our beloved Android devices in its full glory. 

Pixel Dungeon

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We start our list with Pixel Dungeon – a traditional roguelike game with pixelated graphics, challenging difficulty and a very appealing price of exactly 0 dollars.

You fight trough randomly generated dungeons in search of Amulet of Yendor. This amulet is a sort of symbol of roguelike games and his possession is a mark of a true adventurer.

Be aware, Pixel Dungeon is a very difficult game and luck plays a huge role in your success or failure. If you are not comfortable with dying and trying again then you should not be surprised that you will not find this game entertaining. However, those of more resilient nature will find plenty of enjoyment in this great game.

Random Adventure Roguelike

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Random Adventure Roguelike is one of the best roguelike games that you can get on Android operating system. It looks and plays a little bit differently than most other Android games but after you overcome the initial learning curve, this free game has a lot to offer.

You start your adventure by simple naming your character and distributing three main stats (Attack, Defense, and Speed). From there, you are free to embark upon your first mission and complete many quests assigned by various villagers.

You can buy equipment, potions, and tools in shops, eat at the bar, rest at the inn, obtain craft recipes in the craft shop, or learn skills from the skill master.

Out There

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Out There is an Android and iOS game developed by Mi-Clos Studio that  centers around exploration and resource management.

You start with some basic supplies and have to mine planets for more resources to continue progressing through the game. Along your way, you will encounter many different alien species, various artifacts, and other surprises.

Every game is completely different thanks to procedurally generated content and epic main storyline with 4 different endings.


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WazHack is a great take on the traditional Rogue mechanics. With over 300 different types of items to be found and more than 130 flesh hungry monsters, this game will keep you occupied for a long time.

It has immersive graphics that help you get lost in the game world and gameplay requiring a lot of patience as you will die a lot.

Wayward Souls

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The last game on our list is called Wayward Souls and is aimed at those players who like to play in short but intensive bursts. It features randomly generated levels and high difficulty that keeps you coming back for more.

It has hands down the best visual style and artwork of all games features in this list. You can choose from one of six characters and take him or her to one of 13 different area types.

There are no annoying IAP purchases and the amount of content you get is simply outstanding.

Droid Writer

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