Best DOS strategy games

Games based on strategy allow for reasoning and planning of one’s moves and actions. The gameplay may be based on player’s turns (Turn-based Strategy) or it may be in real time (Real-Time Strategy, RTS). These games focus on strategy and tactics rather than action, sometimes with the addition of financial or logistic features.



game title year
01 - Civilization 2 (1996)
4.58
02 - Age of Empires (1997)
4.47
03 - Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares (1996)
4.45
04 - X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) (1994)
4.44
05 - Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996)
4.38
06 - Dune II: The building of a dynasty (1992)
4.36
07 - Panzer General (1994)
4.35
08 - Civilization (1991)
4.31
09 - Warcraft: Orcs and Humans (1994)
4.28
10 - Master of magic (1994)
4.26
11 - Warcraft 2: Tides of darkness (1995)
4.22
12 - Star control 2 (1992)
4.21
13 - Ascendancy (1995)
4.17
14 - Magic: The Gathering (1997)
4.17
15 - Nuclear war (1989)
4.14
16 - Dune 2000 (1998)
4.09
17 - Romance of the three kingdoms 2 (1990)
4.09
18 - Centurion: defender of Rome (1990)
4.06
19 - Alpha Centauri (a.k.a. Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri) (1999)
4.00
20 - Master of Orion (1993)
4.00

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