Where does the term "Roguelike game" come from? I've never played this type of game before except perhaps as a coin operated game in an arcade.
As InvaderSkoodge pointed out in his comment link to the origin of Rogue-likes
Games that follow the Rogue trend will often include features such as:
Some good examples of rogue-likes, or games inspired by the roguelike genre, are FTL: Faster Than Light, Crawl, Brogue, Nethack, "Hack, Slash, Loot", and, obviously, Rogue.