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Kobolds

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Originally an European faerie spirit, commonly depicted as small humanoids with varyingly human or inhuman characteristics ranging from beautiful to ugly.

37
games
16
platforms

The first video game about Kobolds was released in 1975.

SSI, Softdisk Publishing and Robot Entertainment has published most of these games

Overall, the most common traits are:
* Short stature, comparable to a 7-12 year old human
* Humanoid form
* Brownish to black coloration
* Hairy
* Large ears, often pointed
* A tail ending with a tuft (somewhat similar to a donkey's)

Kobolds are often depicted more mischievous than malicious, though this is unreliable.

D&D is notable for turning kobolds into dog-like and later into reptilian-like beings, though they were still short humanoids.

Platforms

Linux 14
BSD 3
MS-DOS 3
Apple II E 3
Windows 2
Apple IIGS 2
Internet Only 1
OS/2 1
Unix 1
QL 1
C64 1
Mac OS Classic 1
Amiga 1
NES 1
PLATO 1
NEC PC9801 1

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