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Barbarian protagonist

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The protagonist is a barbarian. Usually has scarce leather or fur clothing (such as just fur loincloth), long unkempt hair, and somewhat limited cultural skills. But not so primitive as to be a caveperson or civilized enough to be viking or some other.

158
games
38
platforms

The first video game about Barbarian protagonist was released in 1983.

Taito, Palace Software and Sega has published most of these games

The clothing choices of barbarians tend get more complex only with what they can scavenge, so they end up with loosely fitting pieces of clothing/armor that they somehow tie together in a poor show of ragged fashion.

Platforms

Amiga 17
ZX Spectrum 15
Atari ST 14
Amstrad CPC 13
C64 13
MS-DOS 12
Windows 9
Mega Drive 7
PS2 4
Arcade 4
NES 3
Master System 3
PCE 3
X360 3
Apple IIGS 3
MSX 3
C16/Plus4 3
Electron 2
Apple II E 2
Xbox 2
BBC 2
GameCube 2
PS3 2
Atari 400/800 2
Game Gear 2
SNES 1
Mac OS X 1
X68000 1
Mac OS Classic 1
Atari 2600 1

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