A tactical-combat, cooperative, player(s) vs. environment/overlord game with exploration and a story-based objective (e.g.; escape, kill the monster). Dungeon Crawlers often feature:
- Character progression/leveling
- Puzzle solving
- Random events
Dungeon crawler board games are derived from dungeon crawl scenarios in role-playing games.
A dungeon crawl is a type of scenario in fantasy role-playing games in which heroes navigate a labyrinth environment (a "dungeon"), battling various monsters, avoiding traps, solving puzzles, and looting any treasure they may find.
Chronological List of Dungeon Crawlers
The Dungeon Crawler Collector (2019)