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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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Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 LucasArts
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SimCity

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951989protected4.1/5 Maxis
SimCity (or SimCity Classic) is a popular city building simulation in which you, the mayor of a city, have to build a metropolis from the ground up. You can build police and fire departments, assign industrial, residential or commercial areas, manage power distribution, build ports and airports. Grow your city from village to metropolis and try to ...
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Action in the North Atlantic

DOS19894.1/5 General Quarters Software
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Centurion: Defender of Rome

DOS19904.1/5 Bits of magic
Centurion: Defender of Rome is a turn-based strategy game set in ancient Rome times. As a centurion of the Roman Empire, you will fight against the enemies of Rome in real time battles in every corner of Italy and Europe, you'll be a gladiator, race chariots, fight naval battles and more.
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Indenture

DOS1995remake4.1/5
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Infiltrator 2

DOS19884.1/5 Chris Gray Enterprises
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Jackal

DOS19894.1/5 Konami
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Joyous Rebel

DOS1996freeware4.1/5
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Monopoly

DOS19854.1/5
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No Greater Glory

DOSMac OS1991protected4.1/5
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Xenon 2000: Project PCF

Windows XP/98/952000remake4.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
Xenon 2000: Project PCF is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up video game and originally released in 2000. It is a sequel to the earlier game "Xenon 2: Megablast," which was developed by The Bitmap Brothers and released in 1989.In Xenon 2000, players control a spaceship and engage in fast-paced shooting action as they face off against waves of enemy ...
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Panzer General

DOS1994protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Panger General is a turn based strategy wargame developed by SSI set in World War 2. The player can choose Axis or Allies and fight against the AI or another human player in more than 30 scenarios on a classic hex based map.
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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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Space Federation

DOS19944.1/5 Interplay Productions
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Carnage

DOS19934.1/5 Warped Minds
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Populous: The Beginning

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 Bullfrog
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Indiana Jones and his Desktop Adventures

Windows 3.xMac OS1996demo4.1/5 LucasArts
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TV Sports: Basketball

DOS1990freeware4.1/5 Cinemaware
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Block O Mania

DOS19894.1/5 Crystal Shard
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Sherlock: The Game of Logic

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Everett Kaser Software
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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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Gauntlet 2

DOS19894.1/5 Atari
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Lego Loco

Windows XP/98/9519984.1/5 Intelligent Games
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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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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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Champion of the Raj

DOS19914.1/5 Personal Software Services
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Conquest of Japan

DOS19924.1/5 Impressions Games
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Fooblitzsky

DOS19864.1/5 Infocom