Gameplay feature: Importable characters

Group Description

Games that allow the player to optionally import and use characters from another game. Characters can usually only be imported from games from the same series, a feature more commonly available for games in the role-playing (RPG) genre, even though there are exceptions to both.

To avoid possible confusion, games that are included in this game group should be subject to the following example:

Character(s) created in game A. Character(s) from game A may be exported and used in game B. Game B (not Game A) is the one that goes in this game group.

Imported characters can sometimes be more powerful (i. e. they have higher levels or attributes or retain special equipment from other games) than newly created ones. In other instances, imported characters may also introduce special features, additional plot/story elements, have unique abilities, etc., otherwise not available for newly created characters.

Limitations

Games where the player may export and later import the characters in the same game should be excluded from this game group, unless the game allows importable character(s) from other games. Games with the "self-import" feature, will have it's own game group in the near future.
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Wizardry: Knight of Diamonds - The Second Scenario1982Apple II, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy Color, Macintosh, NES, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, Sharp X1ASCII Entertainment Software, Inc.3.47
Wizardry: Legacy of Llylgamyn - The Third Scenario1983Apple II, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy Color, NES, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, Sharp X1Sir-tech Software, Inc.3.71
Tales of the Unknown: Volume I - The Bard's Tale1985Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, NES, PC-98, ZX SpectrumElectronic Arts, Inc.3.68
Phantasie II1986Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM-7, MSX, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1Strategic Simulations, Inc.4.24
The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight1986Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, PC-98Electronic Arts, Inc.3.82
Roadwar Europa1987Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSStrategic Simulations, Inc.3.36
Phantasie III: The Wrath of Nikademus1987Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, MSX, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.72
The Eternal Dagger1987Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64Strategic Simulations, Inc....
Alternate Reality: The Dungeon1987Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, iPad, iPhoneDatasoft, Inc....
The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate1988Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, PC-98Electronic Arts, Inc.3.65
Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World1988Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, Genesis, Macintosh, MSX, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000, SNESElectronic Arts, Inc.3.95
Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom1988Apple II, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, FM Towns, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, SNES, TurboGrafx CDCapcom U.S.A., Inc.4.13
Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny1988Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X68000, WindowsFCI4.01
Curse of the Azure Bonds1989Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.71
Hillsfar1989Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, PC-98FCI3.31
Dragon Wars1989Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, PC-98, Sharp X68000Interplay Productions, Inc.3.87
Secret of the Silver Blades1990Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC-98Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.37
Legend of Faerghail1990Amiga, Atari ST, DOSRainbow Arts Software GmbH3.84
Quest for Glory II: Trial by Fire1990Amiga, DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.85
Wing Commander: The Secret Missions1990DOS, SNESMindscape, Inc.3.99
Ultima VI: The False Prophet1990Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, WindowsFCI3.88
Centauri Alliance1990Apple II, Commodore 64Brøderbund Software, Inc....
Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon1991Amiga, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.93
Wing Commander: The Secret Missions 2 - Crusade1991DOSORIGIN Systems, Inc.3.96
Death Knights of Krynn1991Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, PC-98Strategic Simulations, Inc.3.79
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Selected Covers

Centauri Alliance Apple II Front Cover
Front cover for Centauri Alliance
Dragon Wars DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Dragon Wars

Selected Screenshots

Intro
Screenshot from Centauri Alliance
Title screen
Screenshot from Dragon Wars
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