Abandonware DOS title

Games featuring modem multiplayer mode sorted by release date

Games supporting modem play can be played by multiple players on PCs connected using... guess what?... a modem. Back in the day, being able to play via modem didn't involve Internet at all.
settlers-2-04

The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici

DOSMac OS1996protected3.9/5 Blue Byte Software
z-03

Z

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...
atomic-bomberman-03

Atomic Bomberman

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Interplay Productions
blood-3

Blood

DOS1997protected4.2/5 Monolith Productions
chasmrift-2

Chasm: The Rift

DOS19974/5 Action Forms
combat-chess-02

Combat Chess

Windows XP/98/951997protected3.8/5 Minds Eye Productions
command-conquer-sole-survivor-04

Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.8/5 Westwood Studios
dark-reign-1-05

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Auran Games
dungeon-keeper-02

Dungeon Keeper

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4.1/5 Electronic Arts
fifartw98-07

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Electronic Arts
FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 (also known as FIFA 98) is a football sports game developed by Electronic Arts and released in 1997 for multiple platforms including Windows, Genesis, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, SNES. FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 is the fifth game in the FIFA Soccer series.
gta1-6

Grand Theft Auto

DOSWindows XP/98/9519974/5 DMA Design
In Grand Theft Auto the player takes the role of a criminal who can freely roam around the city (Liberty City) completing tasks for the local mobs: stealing cars, killing pedestrians, all of it while avoiding the police and the army. The freedom of gameplay and the "I'm the bad guy" appeal of the game made the Grand Theft Auto series very popular.
interstate-76-03

Interstate '76

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.3/5 Activision
Interstate '76 is a vehicular combat video game developed and published by Activision. It was released in 1997 for Microsoft Windows. The game is set in an alternate history 1976, featuring a stylized 1970s atmosphere with a unique blend of vehicular combat and first-person shooter elements. Players assume the role of a vigilante named Groove ...
mageslayer-07

Mageslayer

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Raven Software
magic-the-gathering-8

Magic: The Gathering

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 MicroProse Software
Magic: The Gathering (sometimes also referred as Shandalar) is an abandoned strategy game based on the popular collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, developed and released by MicroProse Software for Windows in 1997. MTG is set on the fictional plane of Shandalar. You can play a single-player campaign or simply play duels against computer oppo...
myth-fallen-lords-03

Myth: The Fallen Lords

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS19974.2/5 Bungie
nfs2-03

Need for Speed II: SE

Windows XP/98/9519973.9/5 Electronic Arts
Need for Speed II is a racing video game developed and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in 1997 as the second installment in the popular Need for Speed series. NFS2:SE focused on high-speed racing with exotic cars. It featured a variety of modes, including single-player races, multiplayer, and a tournament mode where players could...
pacific-general-03

Pacific General

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
pod-gold-03

POD

Windows XP/98/951997protected4/5 UBI Soft
quake2-03

Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1997protecteddemo3.8/5 Activision
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
shadow-warrior-1

Shadow Warrior

DOS1997protected3.9/5 3d Realms
jediknight-03

Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 LucasArts
themehospital-2

Theme Hospital

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4/5 Bullfrog
total-annihilation-03

Total Annihilation

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Cavedog Entertainment
virtua-cop-04

Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Sega
virtua-cop-2-03

Virtua Cop 2

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Sega
Virtua Cop 2 is an abandoned light gun first-person rail shooter game designed by Yu Suzuki, developed and released by Sega in 1997 for Windows, and also published for Saturn, Dreamcast and PlayStation 2. Virtua Cop 2 is the second title in the Virtua Cop series that became much popular in the arcades at the time.
zork-grand-inquisitor-05

Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected3.8/5 Activision
army-men-1-01

Army Men

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 The 3DO Company
army-men-2-01

Army Men 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 The 3DO Company
baldurs-gate-1-03

Baldur's Gate

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1998protected4/5 BioWare
Baldur's Gate a fantasy RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe which is regarded as the RPG that brought new life in a dying genre in the late 90s. Baldur's Gate was developed by BioWare and released by Black Isle Studios in 1998 for Windows, Lunux and Mac. Some of the innovations that Baldur's Gate introduced to the RPG genre are the ...
freespace1-06

Descent: FreeSpace - The Great War

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 Volition