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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
4.41
002 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.35
003 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.32
004 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.30
005 Doom 1993
4.28
006 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1996
4.26
007 The Need for Speed 1995
4.25
008 Civilization 2 1996
4.24
009 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.24
010 Blade Runner 1997
4.24
011 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.23
012 Ascendancy 1995
4.23
013 Star Control 2 1992
4.22
014 Mechwarrior 2: 31st Century Combat 1995
4.22
015 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.21
016 Commander Keen: Keen Dreams 1992
4.21
017 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.21
018 Transport Tycoon 1994
4.21
019 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.21
020 Yoot Tower 1999
4.21
021 Speedball 2 1992
4.21
022 Sensible soccer 1992
4.21
023 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
4.21
024 Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine 1991
4.20
025 Formula 1 Grand Prix (a.k.a. World Circuit) 1991
4.20
026 Callahan's Crosstime Saloon 1997
4.20
027 SimCity 2000 1993
4.20
028 SimAnt: The Electronic Ant Colony 1991
4.20
029 Fallout 1997
4.19
030 Street Rod 1989
4.19
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