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Military themed games

The navy, the army, the air force, were all an inspiration for a number of games belonging to many different genres, from run and gun action games to flight simulations. Whether or not you like military themes, the top quality of these games was often enough to attract lots of players.

Seal Team

DOS19934.1/5 Electronic Arts

Seek and Destroy

DOS19964.2/5 Safari Software
Seek and Destroy was a shoot'em up published by the well known Epic Megagames in 1996 that tried to change the usual shoot'em up gameplay for the better. Instead of wave after wave of enemies to shoot down, you are given short missions to accomplish with your helicopter or your tank (yes, you can choose). At first, missions could seem a bit repetit...

Silent Service

DOSMac OS1985protecteddemo4/5 MicroProse Software
Silent Service is a submarine simulation game developed and published by MicroProse. The first game in the series, Silent Service, was released in 1985. It was designed by Sid Meier and inspired by his interest in naval history. The game focused on simulating the experience of commanding a U.S. submarine during World War II in the Pacific...

Silent Service 2

DOSMac OS1990protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software

Space Crusade

DOS19924.2/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive


Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1998protecteddemo4.1/5 Blizzard Entertainment
StarCraft is a classic RTS (Real-Time Strategy) game developed by Blizzard Entertainment and released in 1998 for Windows and Macintosh. StarCraft takes the Warcraft experience to a sci-fi setting with an interesting story, three very different races (the militaristic Humans, the alien Zerg and the religious Protoss) and one of the best gameplay ex...

Steel Panthers

DOS19954.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Steel Panthers is the first game in the Steel Panthers series. It was released in 1995 by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). This initial release laid the foundation for the series and introduced players to the turn-based tactical wargame experience that would be further developed in subsequent titles. The game focused on armored warfare and featur...

Steel Panthers 3: Brigade Command - 1939-1999

DOS1997protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.

Steel Thunder

DOS1989protected4/5 Accolade


DOS19963.7/5 SCi Games

Team Yankee

DOS19904.2/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises

Terminal Terror

DOS19943.8/5 Pie in the Sky Software

The Ancient Art of War

DOS19843.9/5 Evryware
The Ancient Art of War is a classic video game that was released in the late 1980s. Developed by Evryware and published by Broderbund, it was available on various platforms, including Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, and MS-DOS. The Ancient Art of War is a strategy game that takes place in various historical settings, such as ancient China, Greece, and t...

The Battle of the Bulge: Tigers in the Snow

DOS1982protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group

The Civil War

DOS19953.5/5 Dagger Interactive Technologies

The Dam busters

DOS19854/5 Sydney Development

The Grandest Fleet

DOS19944.1/5 Quantum quality productions

The Perfect General

DOS19914.1/5 White Wolf Productions
The Perfect General is a turn-based strategy military game developed by White Wolf Productions and released in 1991 by Quantun Quality Production. The Perfect General gameplay is quite simple compared to other wargames, but it's based on a solid set of rules and let the players progress at their own pace through missions and scenarios. The Perfect ...

Top Gun

DOS19873.4/5 Ocean Software
Top Gun is an abandoned flight combat simulation game developed by Ocean Software and released by Thunder Mountain in 1987 for DOS and a number of other 8 bit platforms. As the title suggests, Top Gun is based on the movie of the same name starring Tom Cruise.


DOS1993protected4.2/5 Digital Integration

UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

DOSMac OS19884.1/5 Intergalactic Development
UMS, short for Universal Military Simulator, is a computer-based wargame simulation developed by Rainbird Software in 1988. It was designed with the intention of providing players with a comprehensive and realistic military simulation experience.The game allows players to engage in strategic and tactical warfare across various scenarios and battlef...

V for Victory: D-day Utah Beach

DOS1991protected3.9/5 Atomic Games

V for victory: Gold-Juno-Sword

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Atomic Games

V for victory: Market-Garden

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Atomic Games

V for victory: Velikiye Luki

DOS1992protected3.9/5 Atomic Games


DOS1989protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.


Windows 3.x19924.1/5


DOS1996protected4.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
Z is a real-time strategy game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and originally released in 1996 for MS-DOS. It's known for its fast-paced gameplay, humorous style, and distinctive art design.In Z, players control a robot army across various battlefields, aiming to conquer territories and defeat enemy forces. The game features a tongue-in-cheek narr...