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
37
platforms

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

Sega, Taito and Palace Software 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 12
MS-DOS 12
Windows 9
Mega Drive 7
Arcade 4
PS2 4
X360 3
MSX 3
Apple IIGS 3
Atari 400/800 3
C16/Plus4 3
Master System 3
PC Engine 3
Apple II E 3
BBC 2
GameCube 2
PS3 2
Game Gear 2
Mac OS Classic 2
NES 2
Electron 2
Xbox 2
MSX2 1
Linux 1
VIC-20 1
Mac OS X 1

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