Boss fights are a fact of life in role-playing games. After a long bout of adventuring in fields and talking to NPCs, you know it's only a matter of time until you're faced with a big bad boss.

Sure, you may have done a good job of beating in a slime's face (do they even have faces?), and spanking kobolds around, but sooner or later you're going to go head-to-head with an enemy that eats punks like you for breakfast, lunch, and maybe as a snack in-between courses at dinner, just to cleanse the palette. Here's our votes for some of the toughest bosses you'll find in RPGs.