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The top 30 abandonware games of all time

Retro gamers like myself think that the best PC games were published a long time ago, in the 80s and in the 90s. Some of you may remember these titles, but some of you are going to learn just now about the best abandonware games of all time. Actually, some of these games are not abanoned at all and you can buy them on GOG or Steam, but I decided to include them anyway. The games are ordered according to the votes cast by the users of Abandonware DOS.


# best games ever status year rating
001 Civilization 1991
4.42
002 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.34
003 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.32
004 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.31
005 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1996
4.30
006 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.30
007 Star Control 2 1992
4.27
008 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.27
009 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.25
010 Civilization 2 1996
4.25
011 Hercules 1997
4.24
012 Transport Tycoon 1994
4.23
013 Speedball 2 1992
4.23
014 Doom 1993
4.23
015 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.23
016 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
4.23
017 KGB (a.k.a. Conspiracy) 1992
4.22
018 Callahan's Crosstime Saloon 1997
4.22
019 Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders 1988
4.22
020 Warlords 2 1993
4.22
021 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.21
022 Diablo 1996
4.21
023 Sensible soccer 1992
4.21
024 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.20
025 Jane's Combat Simulations: Advanced Tactical Fighters 1996
4.20
026 Blade Runner 1997
4.20
027 Zeliard 1987
4.20
028 Boston Bomb Club 1991
4.20
029 The Need for Speed 1995
4.19
030 Albion 1996
4.19
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