Abandonware DOS title

The best top down games

Top down games were very popular in the 80s and the 90s, when graphic cards were not capable of supporting 3D, and even when 3D started to become popular, 2D games continued to be easier to develop, at least in the infancy of 3D gaming. 2D game offered the player a viewpoint that helped keeping things easily under control (think about top down party-based RPGs or hex-based strategy games).
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Knights of Legend

DOS19894.1/5 Origin Systems
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Monopoly

DOS19854.1/5
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V for victory: Market-Garden

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Atomic Games
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Raiden

DOS19944.1/5 Seibu Kaihatsu Inc.
Raiden is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu and first released in arcades in 1990 and later for many home computers and consoles. Raiden follows the classic vertical scrolling shoot 'em up format. Players control a spaceship known as the R-9C "Red-Ray" and navigate vertically scrolling levels filled with wave...
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Army Men

Windows XP/98/9519984.1/5 The 3DO Company
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Carnage

DOS19934.1/5 Warped Minds
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Machiavelli the Prince

DOS1995protected4.1/5 Holistic Design
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Princess Maker 2

DOS19934.1/5 Gainax
Princess Maker 2 is a life simulation anime-style game developed by Gainax in 1993. In Princess Maker 2, the player is the father of a young princess and must tutor and raise her to the age of 18 by scheduling jobs, school classes and programming other activities. The princess is defined by attributes (strength, cooking, etc.) that will change depe...
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Block O Mania

DOS19894.1/5 Crystal Shard
sherlock-1

Sherlock: The Game of Logic

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Everett Kaser Software
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The Chessmaster 2000

DOS19864.1/5 Software Toolworks
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Indiana Jones and his Desktop Adventures

Windows 3.xMac1996demo4.1/5 LucasArts
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Gauntlet 2

DOS19894.1/5 Atari
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Pacific General

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Stone Age

DOS19924.1/5
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Pinball Dreams

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Digital Illusions
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Soko-Ban

DOS19844.1/5 ASCII Corporation
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Champion of the Raj

DOS19914.1/5 Personal Software Services
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Global Effect

DOS19924.1/5 Millennium Interactive
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NFL Football

DOS19924.1/5 Distinctive Software
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NHL Hockey

DOS19934.1/5 Electronic Arts
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Othello

DOS19864.1/5
pacpc-04

Pac PC

DOS1995freewareremake4.1/5
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Phantasie 3: The Wrath of Nikademus

DOS19874.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Soviet

DOS19904.1/5 Opera Soft
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Ultima 4: Quest of the Avatar

DOS1985freeware4.1/5 Origin Systems
Ultima IV is remembered as one of the best Ultima games ever released, designed as usual by Richard Garriott. Garriott took the Ultima series to a whole new level by introducing the eight virtues: honesty, compassion, valor, justice, sacrifice, honor, spirituality, humility. Ultima IV started the trilogy known as "Age of Enlightenment".
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Dark Reign: The Future of War

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Auran Games
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V for victory: Gold-Juno-Sword

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Atomic Games
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Tyrian 2000

DOS1999freeware4.1/5 Eclipse Software
Tyrian 2000 is an old DOS science fiction classic shoot'em up, developed by Eclipse Software and designed by Alexander Brandon, Jason Emery, Daniel Cook. Tyrian 2000 is one of the most popular shoot'em ups ever published for DOS and it's still remembered by retro gaming fans to this day.
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High Command: Europe 1939-45

DOS19924.1/5 Colorado Computer Creations