Protagonist: Barbarian

Group Description

Games in which a barbarian is the main protagonist. Historically, the term barbarian was used to identify uncivilized cultures in the classical world, other than the Romans or the Greeks, usually referring to the Persians, Germanic and Celtic nations, as well as tribes occupying today's Eastern Europe.

Although the term barbarian itself in many languages is used to refer to what is perceived as a nation with a low cultural level, this game group is limited to the original Greco-Roman use, referring to protagonists with long (and obviously un-shampooed) hair, leather/animal skin type clothing, usually wielding an over-sized sword, club, or very mean looking axe, possibly capable or speaking German or French, with a slight Russian accent. Conan the Barbarian would be a fitting example in this regard.

Not to be confused with Protagonist: Caveman.

Limitations
  • Some games may allow the player to choose a protagonist belonging to the barbarian class. These games should not be included unless a barbarian is the only selectable protagonist.

  • Vikings are usually not classified as barbarians. Thus, they should be excluded from this game group.
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Game TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderUser Score
Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer2010WindowsDeep Silver...
Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Pre-Order Version)2008WindowsEidos Interactive Limited...
Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Collectors Edition)2008WindowsEidos, Inc....
Sláine1987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumMartech Games Ltd....
Tomarc the Barbarian1983Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, VIC-20Xonox1.21
Xonox Double-Ender: Tomarc the Barbarian and Motocross Racer1984Atari 2600, Commodore 64, VIC-20Xonox...
Wolfan1987ZX SpectrumBulldog Software...
Deathbringer1991Amiga, Atari ST, DOSEmpire Software1.88
Skrull1988Amiga, Atari ST16/32 (Infomedia Diffusion) - 00394...
Sword of Sodan1989Amiga, Genesis, MacintoshBethesda Softworks LLC2.21
Asghan: The Dragon Slayer1998WindowsGrolier Interactive Inc.2.40
Stormlord1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Genesis, Symbian, ZX SpectrumHewson Consultants Ltd.2.81
Axe of Rage1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, MSX, ZX SpectrumEpyx, Inc.2.88
Rastan Saga II1989Arcade, Genesis, TurboGrafx-16, WiiTaito Corporation2.89
Conan2004GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox1C Company2.91
Vixen1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumMartech Games Ltd.2.91
Kaan: Barbarian's Blade 2002PlayStation 2, WindowsOntario Europe SA2.94
Deliverance: Stormlord II1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, ZX SpectrumInline Software, Inc.2.96
Barbarian1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, iPad, iPhone, MSX, ZX SpectrumMelbourne House2.98
Savage1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX SpectrumMicroplay Software3.04
Ax Battler: A Legend of Golden Axe1991Game GearSEGA of America, Inc.3.08
Mageslayer1997WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.13
Torvak the Warrior1990Amiga, Atari STCore Design Ltd....
Krakrox the Barbarian2001BrowserAsymmetric Publications...
Targhan1989Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, DOS, MacintoshSilmarils3.25
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Selected Covers

Targhan DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Targhan
Skrull Atari ST Front Cover
Front cover for Skrull
Stormlord Genesis Front Cover
Front cover for Stormlord

Selected Screenshots

Credits
Screenshot from Targhan
Title screen
Screenshot from Skrull
Title Screen
Screenshot from Stormlord
Game group created by Игги Друге (46453), additional games added to group by Spenot (8674), POMAH (48990), chirinea (43654), Sciere (505777), Roedie (5253), Pseudo_Intellectual (59730), Scaryfun (17607), JudgeDeadd (21573) and Indra is stressed (20706)