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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 Railroad Tycoon 2 1998
4.33
002 Civilization 1991
4.33
003 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.31
004 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.31
005 SimCity 2000 1993
4.27
006 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.27
007 Civilization 2 1996
4.27
008 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.26
009 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.26
010 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.25
011 The Need for Speed 1995
4.25
012 Transport tycoon 1994
4.25
013 Lode runner 1983
4.24
014 Blade Runner 1997
4.24
015 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.24
016 Warlords 1 1990
4.24
017 KGB (a.k.a. Conspiracy) 1992
4.23
018 Holiday Island 1996
4.22
019 Star Control 2 1992
4.22
020 Albion 1996
4.22
021 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.22
022 Prehistorik 1991
4.21
023 Speedball 2 1992
4.21
024 Ascendancy 1995
4.20
025 Doom 1993
4.20
026 Age of Wonders 1999
4.20
027 Theme Hospital 1997
4.19
028 Formula 1 Grand Prix (a.k.a. World Circuit) 1991
4.19
029 Callahan's Crosstime Saloon 1997
4.19
030 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.19
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