Imagine living in a medieval times and encountering a plague doctor. They look like the grim reaper itself. Plague doctors are the scariest and the coolest looking dudes of the medieval times without a doubt. There aren’t any plague doctor movies as far as I know. However, there are at least 10 video games where you can play as a plague doctor.
A plague doctor was a physician who treated victims of bubonic plague during epidemics mainly in the 16th and 17th centuries. – Wikipedia Plague Doctor
Plague doctor appear as a class in RPGs from time to time but it’s very rare. It’s also fun as a homebrew D&D class. Wish it was more mainstream because I feel like a real deal badass playing as a medieval plague doctor character. Black dress and crow mask combination is lit.
10 best plague doctor games:
1. Plague M.D.
2. Mask of the Plague Doctor
Do you remember the old interactive novel books where you pick your own story and move to the respective page according to your decisions? Mask of the Plague Doctor is just like that, except it’s online and is available on Steam.
It’s perfectly written 410,000-word interactive novel created by Peter Parrish. If you love the medieval lore, plague stories, and of course plague doctors, you’re in for a treat!
Story is very intriguing. The town of Thornback Hollow is under quarantine not because of covid but because of a disease known as the Waking Death. The King has demanded you and two other plague doctors to end this plague by any means necessary. Even if it means wiping out the entire population of the town! Well, make your choices wisely because you’ll definitely effect the outcome in this text-based RPG.
3. The Plague Doctor of Wippra
4. Not Involved. Vermillion
5. Darkest Dungeon
Plague Doctor hero
6. Sanator: Scarlet Scarf
8. Plague Doctor: Contagion 430 BCE – 2020 AD
9. The Guilds 3
10. Hero Siege
Plague Doctor DLC