Dungeon Master opened a new way for computer role playing games, inspiring many developers. A lot of commercial games tried to improve the genre (like Eye of the Beholder I, II and III, Captive, Lands Of Lore, etc...), but none of them had the same feeling and gameplay, although they often had better graphics and sounds. More recently, some fans have been active at keeping the dream alive. Most projects are stopped, some are still in progress, and only a few are complete and playable games.

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  • Traditional clones impose step by step movements like in the original Dungeon Master.
  • Modern clones use a real 3D engine and you have the same freedom of movement as in First Person Shooter games like Doom.