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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 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.19
002 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.16
003 Doom 1993
4.15
004 Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate 1992
4.14
005 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.14
006 Warcraft: Orcs and Humans 1994
4.12
007 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.12
008 Fallout 1997
4.11
009 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.11
010 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.11
011 Sid Meier's SimGolf 2002
4.11
012 Civilization 1991
4.11
013 House of the Dead 1998
4.10
014 Sensible soccer 1992
4.10
015 Tetris 1987
4.10
016 Railroad Tycoon 2 1998
4.10
017 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.10
018 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
4.10
019 Wolfenstein 3D 1992
4.09
020 Doom 2: Hell on Earth 1994
4.09
021 Gods 1991
4.09
022 Prince of Persia 1990
4.09
023 Dune II: The building of a dynasty 1992
4.09
024 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.09
025 Civilization 2 1996
4.08
026 Powermonger 1992
4.08
027 The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Serrated Scalpel 1992
4.08
028 Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny 1988
4.08
029 Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
4.08
030 Blood 1997
4.08
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