Abandonware DOS title

The most popular abandonware rpg games

In a Role-Playing Game (RPG), players control one or more characters in a fictional world, be it fantasy-oriented, contemporary, sci-fi, etc. RPGs follow up on traditional tabletop role-playing games features, including narrative threads full of obstacles and enigmas, character development, combat systems, or complex inventories.
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Lords of Doom

DOS19904.1/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Warriors of Legend

DOS19934/5 action RPG
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Van Buren (Fallout 3)

Windows XP/98/952003canceleddemo3.9/5
Van Buren was a science fiction post-apocalyptic RPG being developed by Black Isle Studios and never published. Van Buren was the direct sequel to Fallout 2, part of the Fallout franchise. Van Buren was canceled in 2003.
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Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Gateway to the Savage Frontier

DOS1991protected4.1/5
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The Bard's Tale 2: The Destiny Knight

DOS19884/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Keys to Maramon

DOS19903.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Beneath Apple Manor

DOS1983freeware4.1/5 roguelike
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Space Rogue

DOS19894/5 space simulation, sandbox RPG
Space Rogue is a science fiction RPG developed by Richard Garriott's Origin and desined by Paul Neurath. Space Rogue combines a 3D space simulation with a top down view RPG gameplay. As a space pilot you can hunt bounties, buy and sell goods, land on starbases or outposts and talk to NPCs, do quests, etc.
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Might and Magic: World of Xeen

DOSMac OS1994protecteddemo4/5 first-person party-based RPG
Might and Magic: World of Xeen is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) released in 1994, which is a combination of two games: Clouds of Xeen and Darkside of Xeen. These games were part of the Might and Magic series, a franchise of RPGs developed by New World Computing. World of Xeen represents the merging of these two games into a single, interconnect...
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NetHack - Falcon's Eye

Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.8/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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WitchavenRL

WindowsLinux20133.8/5 roguelike
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Amberstar

DOS19924/5 top-down party-based RPG
Amberstar is a fantasy old school RPG very similar to Ultima 6 that uses a top-down view for interiors and small locations and a first person pseudo 3D view for everything else. Unfortunately, the sequel (called Ambermoon) was available for Amiga only and no version existed for DOS or Windows. Amberstar was developed and published by Thalion for DO...
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Ultima 8: Pagan

DOSMac OS1994protected4.2/5 action RPG
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Might and Magic 4: Clouds of Xeen

DOS1992protecteddemo3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
Might and Magic IV: Clouds of Xeen is a role-playing video game developed and published by New World Computing in 1992. It's part of the long-running Might and Magic series. In Clouds of Xeen, players explore the world of Xeen, which is composed of four elemental realms: air, earth, fire, and water. The game features a first-person perspective and ...
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Mad Paradox

DOS1994NSFW3.9/5 JRPG
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Icewind Dale

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2000protected3.9/5
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Al-Qadim: The Genie's Curse

DOS1994protected3.8/5 action RPG
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Wizardry 3: Legacy of Llylgamyn

DOS19833.8/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn is a classic role-playing video game developed by Sir-Tech and released in 1983. It is the third installment in the Wizardry series. Originally released for the Apple II, it was later ported to other platforms, including the Commodore 64, IBM PC, and various Japanese computers. The game is set in the fant...
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Zeliard

DOS19904/5 JRPG, action RPG, metroidvania
Zeliard is a fantasy platformer - JRPG hybrid with metroidvania gameplay elements developed by Game Arts and released for DOS in 1990. Zeliard is a single-player game.
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Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM) v1.1

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1996freeware3.8/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Amulets & Armor

DOS1997freeware4.1/5 action RPG
Amulets & Armor is a first-person ARPG (action RPG) with a fantasy setting. It was developed and published as shareware for DOS by United Software Artists in 1997. Amulets & Armor became freeware in 2013. Gameplay is mission-based; the player can take up quests in any order and even complete the same quests over and over.
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Mordor: The Depths of Dejenol

Windows 3.x1995protected4/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Mordor: The Depths of Dejenol is fantasy RPG game released in 1995 for Windows 3.x, but it runs flawlessy even Windows XP (see this faq if you want to play Mordor in a virtual machine). Mordor: The Depths of Dejenol is a mix of first-person and top-down perspective dungeon crawler; the game shows the dungeon in by both perspectives at onc...
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Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession

DOS1994protected3.7/5 first-person party-based RPG
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) released in 1994. It is set in the Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting of Ravenloft, which is known for its gothic horror themes. The game was developed by DreamForge Intertainment and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI).The gameplay is based on the Advanced Dungeo...
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Fairy Tale Adventure 2: Halls of the Dead

DOSWindows XP/98/9519973.8/5 action RPG
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Baldur's Gate III: The Black Hound

Windows2003canceled3.5/5 top-down party-based RPG
Baldur's Gate III: The Black Hound was an unreleased role-playing video game that was intended to be the sequel to the critically acclaimed Baldur's Gate series. It was initially announced by Black Isle Studios, a division of Interplay Entertainment, back in 2002. The Black Hound was being developed using the Infinity Engine, the same engine used i...
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Dark Designs 2: Closing the Gate

DOS19904/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG