Tactical RPG tag
Tag created in June 2017
Tactical RPG's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Tactical RPG tag and the percentage they represent. The number of releases gives a sense of the amount of games published each year. It often increases, following the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage, on the other hand, gives a better view of the trend a tag follows. It shows if, in proportion, the Tactical RPG tag is getting more or less popular. The Review chart can let us know if this trend is a positive thing (i.e. players interest for the tag is growing) or a negative one (the tag is overcrowded).
The Tactical RPG tag has peaked in 2022, with 250 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.06% in 2016 and 0.16% in 2022.
Bear in mind that 2023 is not over yet. The number of releases will continue to increase, but the percentage is already a good estimate of things to come.
Tactical RPG's popularity amongst players
On this chart, you can see the reviews for games associated with the Tactical RPG tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the normalized and average lines are too small, you can deactivate the review count and % of the average lines by clicking on the legend.
While the review count clearly quantifies the reviews a tag receives, keep in mind that it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. The value normalized as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more revealing, as it gives you the popularity trend for Tactical RPG tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 17 (2010) and 507 (2021) reviews. Bear in mind that it is the average, and it can be strongly influenced by extreme values, like the release of a very popular game with this tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Tactical RPG tag received between 30% (2013) and 124% (2021) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Tactical RPG
This chart displays the evolution of the Tactical RPG tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free games in this tag. Don't forget that a price should slowly increase year-on-year just to keep up with inflation.
The median price for Tactical RPG games peaked in 2019 at 15.99$, and bottomed in 2021 at 9.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2019 at 20%, and bottomed in 2023 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Tactical RPG, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Tactical RPG tag games, classed by language. It helps estimate how different audiences judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't always mean that the audience doesn't enjoy that particular tag, as some cultures tend to always give lower scores. But it will affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The best rating for Tactical RPG games is 93% for the Thai audience, and the worst is 64% for the Simplified Chinese audience.
|Legends of Eisenwald|
Legends of Eisenwald is an adventure game with tactical battles, RPG and strategy elements. Take the lead of a small feudal army and try to defend your right to survive in this ruthless medieval world.
|19.99||76.5%||Jul 2, 2015|
|Age of Fear 2: The Chaos Lord GOLD|
Play as either Bel'Kara, a seductive Succubus at odds with the Underworld, or Katzok, a brutal Orc Chieftan fighting for his clan's dominance. The Age of Fear series is a deep and complex turn-based strategy (full of humour!) that fuses a tabletop wargame with RPG elements.
|24.99||80.3%||Mar 27, 2015|
|Age of Fear: The Undead King|
Play as either Sir Edward, a noble Knight defending the Human Kingdom, or Krill, a wicked Necromancer with an unearthly lust for power! The Age of Fear series is a deep and complex turn-based strategy (full of humour!) that fuses a tabletop wargame with RPG elements.
|24.99||89.7%||Jun 26, 2015|
Battle Brothers is a turn based tactical RPG which has you leading a mercenary company in a gritty, low-power, medieval fantasy world. You decide where to go, whom to hire or to fight, what contracts to take and how to train and equip your men in a procedurally generated open world campaign.
|29.99||88.1%||Mar 24, 2017|
Welcome to the first puppet show RPG! Participate in battling a ton of foes, buy new upgrades, cast magic and recruit new Heroes. Or just sit back and enjoy the show as your Heroes fight on their own while you watch or do other things.
|2.99||66.2%||Jun 5, 2015|
The Braveland trilogy concludes with the most exciting book of all, number three – welcome to Braveland Pirate strategy game! A crew of pirates led by Captain Jim embarks on a search for the Eternal Treasure.
|11.99||89.3%||Sep 14, 2015|
A dungeon crawl where YOU are the dungeon! Lead your minions in tactical turn-based combat against the pesky heroes, and unlock a variety of evil Powers. With a dynamic campaign system and a branching storyline, "Reverse Crawl" lets you experience an RPG from a whole new angle!
|5.99||89.5%||Sep 24, 2015|
|The Storm Guard: Darkness is Coming|
The Storm Guard is a challenging turn-based roguelike role-playing game inspired by the Night’s Watch in the Game of Thrones. You assume the role of the Lord Commander of the Storm Guard leading the order during difficult times. An ancient dragon and its minions have returned, threatening the realm of men.
|19.99||78.5%||Aug 25, 2016|
|Age of Fear 3: The Legend|
Play as either Nairi, an imprisoned Dryad fighting for her freedom, or Gilrock, a drunken Dwarven Lord on a quest to restore his family's honour (or just to kick some arse!). The Age of Fear series is a deep and complex turn-based strategy that fuses a tabletop wargame with RPG elements.
|29.99||95.5%||Sep 1, 2017|
|Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition|
The critically acclaimed RPG that raised the bar, from the creators of Baldur's Gate 3. Gather your party. Master deep, tactical combat. Venture as a party of up to four - but know that only one of you will have the chance to become a God.
|44.99||95.9%||Sep 14, 2017|
A turn-based, party-based RPG set in the Age of Decadence world and focused on squad level tactical combat. Fight your way out of prison mine or die trying.
|7.99||77.2%||Nov 4, 2016|
Take part in the story set in Agia, a continent inflicted with conflicts between two races. Join Alan, a young man from Scarleta who lead a small legion of warriors, to take over the reign of Dark Lord. Find the true reason behind the conquest for Agia in this tactical turn-based game.
|4.99||75%||Sep 20, 2017|
|All Walls Must Fall - A Tech-Noir Tactics Game|
All Walls Must Fall is a Tech-Noir Tactics game set in Berlin 2089, where the Cold War never ended.
|9.99||64.3%||Feb 23, 2018|
|Age of Fear: The Undead King GOLD|
Play as either Sir Edward, a noble Knight defending the Human Kingdom, or Krill, a wicked Necromancer with an unearthly lust for power! The game is a greatly expanded version of the series' first entry and adds multiple features such as open world, global events, faction bases, new units, and so on.
|29.99||93.3%||Jun 11, 2019|
Are you used to being a noble knight in shining armor who protects the weak and punishes the evil ones? Sure, you might answer, everybody wants to see oneself as one - especially in a game. But did you consider which price you would have to pay for it in your real life?
|8.99||58.3%||May 14, 2018|
|Age of Fear: The Free World|
Age of Fear: The Free World is an introduction to a decade-old turn-based strategy series that fuses a tabletop wargame with RPG elements. Choose your faction (Undead Legion, Human Kingdom or Greenskins Horde), build a unique army and embark on exploring the realm!
|Free||84.5%||Jan 18, 2019|
Golden Fall is a cave crawling RPG using time based tactical battles. Once our hero falls, the only way out is to delve deeper.
|1.99||N/A||Jun 14, 2019|
Addictive pixel-art MMORPG! Start playing today!
|Free||54.9%||Feb 20, 2019|
|Wintermoor Tactics Club|
Wintermoor Tactics Club is a story about surviving high school, with gameplay inspired by tactics RPGs and visual novels.
|14.99||91.2%||May 5, 2020|
Follow the story of Lua and unveil the mysteries surrounding her origins in the tactical RPG, reminiscence of the 16-bit era Japanese strategy games. Recruit up to 14 characters with unique abilities and defeat your worst nightmare in epic fights.
|19.99||41.7%||Jun 9, 2021|
WARSAW is a challenging turn-based tactical RPG set in an occupied capital during WWII. Pick your heroes. Select salvaged arms. Navigate historic streets. Stand up to occupying forces. And try to survive the 63 days of hell in this historically accurate portrayal of Poles fighting for their city.
|23.99||72.6%||Oct 2, 2019|
A party of goblins, granted magic by an ancient spirit, wanders the archipelago, fighting back the terrible Fog. Wield elemental power with wild repercussions in this open-world tactics RPG.
|14.99||82.2%||Oct 21, 2020|
Manage your team of Heroes and Crafters while upgrading your Castle in Royal Merchant! A blend of RPG, clicker, idler, and management gameplay with epic quests, crafting, and conquering bosses. Master the trade, outfit your Heroes, and grow your trade empire.
|9.99||53.5%||Feb 26, 2023|
|King Arthur: Knight's Tale|
A unique hybrid between turn-based tactical games and traditional, character-centric RPGs. Knight's Tale is a modern retelling of a classic Arthurian mythology story filtered through the dark fantasy tropes, a twist on the traditional tales of chivalry.
|44.99||83.7%||Apr 26, 2022|
|Guild of Ascension|
Guild of Ascension is a Tactical-Action-RPG with rogue-lite elements, mixing turn-based combat with real-time action combo system. Craft weapons, learn skills, befriend critters, encounter bizarre creatures, and fight giant Bosses in your Ascension of the Tower!
|14.99||85.7%||Sep 21, 2021|