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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
4.32
002 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.31
003 Civilization 1991
4.28
004 SimCity 2000 1993
4.27
005 One Must Fall 2097 1994
4.27
006 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.26
007 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.26
008 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.25
009 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.25
010 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.25
011 KGB (a.k.a. Conspiracy) 1992
4.25
012 Railroad Tycoon 2 1998
4.25
013 Warlords 2 1993
4.25
014 Civilization 2 1996
4.24
015 Transport tycoon 1994
4.24
016 Holiday Island 1996
4.24
017 Maniac Mansion 1987
4.23
018 Star Control 2 1992
4.22
019 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.22
020 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.22
021 Lode runner 1983
4.22
022 Warlords 1 1990
4.21
023 The Need for Speed 1995
4.21
024 Quake 1996
4.21
025 Speedball 2 1992
4.21
026 Sensible soccer 1992
4.21
027 Doom 1993
4.20
028 Falcon 3.0 1991
4.20
029 Formula 1 Grand Prix (a.k.a. World Circuit) 1991
4.19
030 Prehistorik 1991
4.19
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