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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
4.35
002 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.35
003 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.33
004 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.32
005 Railroad Tycoon 2 1998
4.32
006 The Need for Speed 1995
4.30
007 Callahan's Crosstime Saloon 1997
4.28
008 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.27
009 SimCity 2000 1993
4.27
010 Civilization 2 1996
4.26
011 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.26
012 Blade Runner 1997
4.26
013 KGB (a.k.a. Conspiracy) 1992
4.25
014 Lode runner 1983
4.24
015 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.24
016 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.23
017 Doom 1993
4.23
018 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.23
019 Albion 1996
4.23
020 Formula 1 Grand Prix (a.k.a. World Circuit) 1991
4.22
021 Avernum 4 2005
4.22
022 Boston Bomb Club 1991
4.22
023 The Sentinel (a.k.a. The Sentry) 1989
4.22
024 Star Control 2 1992
4.22
025 Leather Goddesses of Phobos 2 1992
4.22
026 Prehistorik 1991
4.21
027 Holiday Island 1996
4.21
028 Speedball 2 1992
4.21
029 Sensible soccer 1992
4.21
030 Hercules 1997
4.20
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