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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
4.40
002 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.36
003 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.32
004 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.29
005 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1996
4.29
006 Star Control 2 1992
4.26
007 Civilization 2 1996
4.26
008 Callahan's Crosstime Saloon 1997
4.25
009 Diablo 1996
4.24
010 Speedball 2 1992
4.24
011 Transport Tycoon 1994
4.23
012 Boston Bomb Club 1991
4.23
013 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.23
014 Sensible soccer 1992
4.23
015 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
4.23
016 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.22
017 Doom 1993
4.22
018 SimCity 2000 1993
4.22
019 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.22
020 Championship Manager: Season 97/98 1997
4.21
021 Warlords 2 1993
4.21
022 Stunts (a.k.a. 4D Sports Driving) 1990
4.21
023 Blade Runner 1997
4.21
024 Castle of the Winds 1993
4.21
025 Formula 1 Grand Prix (a.k.a. World Circuit) 1991
4.20
026 The Need for Speed 1995
4.20
027 KGB (a.k.a. Conspiracy) 1992
4.20
028 Tyrian 2000 1999
4.20
029 Bomberman (a.k.a. Dyna Blaster) 1992
4.19
030 Myst 1995
4.19
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