15 Games Like Realm of the Mad God (RotMG)

Games Like Realm of the Mad God Our collection of games like Realm of the Mad God (RotMG) has other free and online RPGs that are fun and incredibly addicting.

Realm of the Mad God (or RotMG) is an MMO with role playing elements that is extremely simple but very entertaining. The game expanded from its early beginnings as browser game to an eventual downloadable version on the popular Steam platform.

With a permanent death feature at the core of the experience Realm of the Mad God has plenty of tense moments as you blast spells with the various classes at endless streams of foes. Along the way you’ll get to equip all sorts of items that you find (or buy) while making friends and taking on various boss monsters.

Simplicity is at the heart of RotMG with the freedom to move around the world and a pixelated art style. It’s casual experience with very few barriers to entry and doesn’t require a large time investment to make progress which has made it very popular.

The games like Realm of the Mad God (RotMG) here feature other action based RPGs with MMO features. In these games you’ll collect loot, battle enemies and meet other players. This list focuses primarily on other browser based games of the free variety.
drakensang-online

Drakensang Online

Drakensang Online started as a free to play browser based game that offers similar gameplay to the classic action role playing games of days long past, the title also offers an alternative small downloadable client for Windows. Important to note though is that in order to play Drakensang Online in browser you’ll have to have the latest version of Java installed and be using Internet Explorer 11 as the majority of other browsers (e.g. Chrome and Firefox) have removed support for Java. With ...[Read Review]

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9.1 User Avg (226 votes)
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Teleglitch: Die More Edition

Teleglitch: Die More Edition is an enhanced version of the original Teleglitch game with more levels, items, weapons and improved AI to take this challenging roguelike action game even further. Set in a dark future that has seen the human race expand out into the stars on behalf of the mega-corporations that dominate it players find themselves alone on a small planet at the edge of space. Being in the edge of the known galaxy has its advantages, in particular the ability to engage in shady resea...[Read Review]

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9.3 User Avg (13 votes)
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Heroes of Loot

Heroes of Loot plays like a classic dungeon crawler but mixes in light RPG, roguelike, multiplayer and pixel graphics into the mix. With the large range of platforms available Heroes of Loot is as flexible as it is fun. In each dungeon crawling attempt players will start by selecting one of the four available characters which fill the usual archetypes. Each has a ranking for strength (damage), magic ability and experience growth rate. On the one hand you have the Elf who offers range and speed w...[Read Review]

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9 User Avg (5 votes)
haven-and-hearth

Haven and Hearth

Haven and Hearth is a free to play survival based MMORPG that will have you fighting to survive in an unforgiving game world with permanent death. You will have to fight off animals, hunger and other players. The game is being developed by Jorb and Loftar and takes place on a persistent single server. Haven and Hearth is free to play and offers plenty of unique features that create a realistic experience. The games focus is on two core gameplay aspects, permanent death and lasting changes to the...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (35 votes)
overture

Overture

Overture is all about chaotic gameplay in a roguelike shell. It draws inspiration from a number of big franchises and combines them in such a way that you’ll have two dozen character choices for your loot and slaying based adventure. It’s all about dungeon crawling in Overture which takes place in a pixelated game world. Choice is abundant right from the get go with 24 different characters to potentially play as that each offer their own different spin on killing style. Regardless of...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (13 votes)
dont-starve

Don’t Starve

Don’t Starve is a single player survival game that has many unique features and a dark art direction that makes it a stand out open world survival experience. The game was released in April 2013 by Klei Entertainment with a standalone expansion pack released in 2016 under the name Don’t Starve Together which introduces multiplayer to the Don’t Starve universe. While this review here does not cover this expansion in particular the mechanics discussed below are all applicable to the ba...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (73 votes)
nuclear-throne

Nuclear Throne

Nuclear Throne is an intense top down shooter that uses roguelike elements to deliver a fast paced game that offers plenty of difficulty. The game takes place in a dark world in which humanity has been obliterated by nuclear events which heavily altered the life on the planet. The reasons behind the apocalypse have long been lost but the new inhabitants that find themselves calling this home do know about an ancient legend based on the Nuclear Throne which is said to be able to restore the world...[Read Review]

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8.4 User Avg (8 votes)
delver

Delver

Delver is a dungeon crawler with randomised levels and is available for Windows, Mac and Android devices. The game has great appeal for fans of rougelike dungeon and action role playing games with its exploration and loot orientated gameplay. Delver has been in development since 2012 and has slowly grown into an enjoyable game experience that still has plenty of plans to take the game to the next level. Delver is played in a first person perspective and includes all the features you would want i...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (29 votes)
starbreak

StarBreak

StarBreak offers a unique 2D MMO experience by leveraging platforming mechanics and wrapping in into a science fiction universe with roguelike challenges. The result is a title that has MapleStory like elements while also having Metroidvania vibes and all the MMO staples of community, loot, quests and dungeons.In a universe where humans have been wiped out by the deadly Watcher you’ll be revived as a spark to seek revenge thanks to the powerful human developed AI prior to the extinction ev...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (1 vote)
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Streets of Rogue

Opting to give players a large array of choice and freedom in completing game objectives and wrapping it in a procedurally generated city is Streets of Rogue, a game that takes inspiration from a wide range of titles and attempts to blend them into one. It’s got stealth, bullet shooters, co-op, RPG and rougelike amongst near endless choice in it’s core design. This unique offering means that Streets of Rogue ticks a range of gamer boxes and thus attracting a broad spectrum of players...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (11 votes)
salem

Salem

Salem is a free to play MMO with a focus on exploration and crafting mechanics. Seatribe is behind development of the game who also run the popular hardcore MMO, Haven and Hearth (to which Salem has many similarities). Just like in Haven and Hearth players can expect permanent death in Salem so it definitely isn’t for the faint of heart. Salem is set in 17th century New England and as the name might suggest has obvious ties to the witchcraft of the era, with players playing as a pilgrim. Your jo...[Read Review]

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7.7 User Avg (26 votes)
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Kings Road

Kings Road is a browser based online RPG dungeon crawler and joins the increasing number of titles that aim to combine Diablo style gameplay with lite MMO features. The game was developed by Rumble Entertainment with a release in March 2013 with subsequent releases on Android and iOS mobile platforms. In terms of storyline Kings Road is what you would expect with players playing a role in removing the darkness from the world that has slowly grown over time to consume the game world (known as Ald...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (26 votes)
hammerwatch

Hammerwatch

Hammerwatch is a fast paced and simple adventure set in a fantasy game world. The game was released in August 2013. Hammerwatch is all about the gameplay with its story being as minimalistic as possible. At the start of the game you’ll find that the bridge behind you is broken and so you adventure forward to find a way home. You’ll have good control over the game difficulty in Hammerwatch with a number of modifiers available to players to create the challenge they want to experience. This ...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (12 votes)
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Solomon’s Keep

Solomon’s Keep offers a free, simple and addicting action RPG experience for your iOS device. The game has simplistic gameplay with a nice balance of depth and strategy for people needing more of a challenge. The game was released by Rapidsoft in April 2010 with a hit sequel to the game (Solomon’s Graveyard) being released later in the year which is essentially an endless mode of the original. Solomon’s Keep has players take control of a newly graduated wizard as they attempt to pass their final...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (15 votes)
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8BitMMO

8BitMMO is a free to play game that connects you with players from around the world while you work together to build the world of 8BitMMO, one block at a time. The game is basically one huge construction sandbox that lets you run wild with other players. On top of the core sandbox gameplay players will also have a wealth of...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (14 votes)