Abandonware DOS title

Turn-based games sorted by release date

In direct contrast with real-time games, turn-based games gameplay is based on the players taking turns to do what needs to be done: move in a dungeon, play cards, attack enemy units.
chess-1

Chess

DOS19813.9/5 International PC Owners
galaxy-4

Galaxy

DOS19814.1/5 Microcomputer Games Inc.
wizardry1-splash

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

DOS19813.9/5 Sir-tech Software
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is a role-playing video game that was first released in 1981. It's one of the pioneering titles in the dungeon-crawling genre and one of the first computer role-playing games (CRPGs).Developed by Andrew C. Greenberg and Robert Woodhead, and published by Sir-Tech, Wizardry was initially released for the ...
esuite_001

Executive Suite

DOS19823.9/5 Armonk Corporation
tigersinsnow-4

The Battle of the Bulge: Tigers in the Snow

DOS1982protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
wizardry2-1

Wizardry 2: The knight of diamonds

DOS19823.9/5 Sir-tech Software
battle-for-normandy-02

Battle for Normandy

DOS1983protected3.7/5 Tactical Design Group
beneath-apple-manor-04

Beneath Apple Manor

DOS1983freeware4.1/5
classic-hangman-05

Classic Hangman

DOS19833.6/5 Norland Software
epidemic-06

Epidemic!

DOS1983protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
knights-of-the-desert-03

Knights of the Desert

DOS1983protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
battleformidway-1

Midway Campaign

DOS19834/5 Microcomputer Games Inc.
oubliette-3

Oubliette

DOS19833.3/5
wizardry-3-01

Wizardry 3: Legacy of Llylgamyn

DOS19833.8/5 Sir-tech Software
archon-3

Archon: the Light and the Dark

DOS19844.2/5 Free Fall Associates
Archon: The Light and the Dark is an abandoned DOS fantasy blend of strategy and action game, developed by Free Fall Associates and published for DOS by Electronic Arts in 1984. Archon and its sequels are a unique mix of chess-like turn-based strategy and arcade action games. Take chess and add the fact that every time two pieces land on the same s...
backgammon-1

Backgammon

DOS19843.1/5 IBM
chess88-1

Chess88

DOS19844/5
diplomacy-1

Computer Diplomacy

DOS19843.6/5 Avalon Hill
crime-and-punishment-05

Crime and Punishment

DOS19844.1/5 Mindscape
cutthroats-02

Cutthroats

DOS19843.3/5 Infocom
dnd_text-02

DND

DOS19844.1/5
felony-02

Felony!

DOS19843.8/5 BrainBank
hack-5

Hack

DOS1984freeware3.8/5
lords-of-midnight-01

Lords of Midnight

DOS1984remake3.8/5 Beyond Software
mychess-1

Mychess

DOS19843.8/5 Software Toolworks
8088othello-4

8088 Othello

DOS19853.5/5
armchair-quarterback-01

Armchair Quarterback

DOS19854.1/5
battleantietam-1

Battle of Antietam

DOS1985protected3.6/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
crusade-in-europe-01

Crusade in Europe

DOS19853.9/5 MicroProse Software