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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
4.38
002 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.36
003 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.35
004 Civilization 2 1996
4.30
005 Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings 1999
4.29
006 Doom 1993
4.27
007 The Need for Speed 1995
4.25
008 Hercules 1997
4.25
009 The Sentinel (a.k.a. The Sentry) 1989
4.25
010 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.25
011 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.25
012 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1996
4.24
013 Myst 1995
4.24
014 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.23
015 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.22
016 Star Control 2 1992
4.22
017 Sid Meier's SimGolf 2002
4.22
018 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.21
019 Transport tycoon 1994
4.21
020 Speedball 2 1992
4.21
021 KGB (a.k.a. Conspiracy) 1992
4.21
022 Sensible soccer 1992
4.21
023 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
4.21
024 Street Rod 1989
4.20
025 Callahan's Crosstime Saloon 1997
4.20
026 Formula 1 Grand Prix (a.k.a. World Circuit) 1991
4.20
027 SimCity 2000 1993
4.20
028 Ascendancy 1995
4.20
029 SimAnt: The Electronic Ant Colony 1991
4.20
030 Fallout 1997
4.19
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