Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware rpg games sorted by release date

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.

Neverwinter Nights



DOS19913.5/5 dungeon crawl
Obitus is a role-playing video game developed by Psygnosis and released in 1991 for various platforms including the Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS. It combines elements of role-playing games (RPGs) and action-adventure games and is set in a fantasy world.In the game, players control the protagonist who finds themselves transported to the realm of Obitus ...

Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 top-down party-based RPG

Pools of Darkness

DOSMac OS1991protected4.2/5
Pools of Darkness is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). It is the fourth entry in the "Gold Box" series of Dungeons & Dragons games, which are based on the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) ruleset. The game was released in 1991 for MS-DOS and later ported to other platform...

Spirit of Adventure

DOS19914/5 first-person party-based RPG

The Magic Candle 2: The Four and Forty

DOS19913.8/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG

Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams

DOS19914/5 top-down party-based RPG
Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams is an abandoned science fiction RPG designed by Jeff George, developed by Origin Systems and released in 1991 for DOS. Martian Dreams uses the Ultima VI engine to depict Mars in a top down perspective.

Vengeance of Excalibur

DOS19913.9/5 action RPG


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...


Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1992freeware4/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is a CRPG developed by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. and released in 1992 for DOS only. Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is the sequel to Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday and it's based on a campaign setting created by TSR in the late 80s. The game uses the Gold Box engine, common to much of the RPGs developed by SSI.


DOS19923.9/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG

Challenge of the Five Realms

DOS1992protected3.7/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG

Cobra Mission


Dark Queen of Krynn



DOSLinuxWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1992protected4/5 sandbox RPG
Darklands was a unique historical isometric RPG that mixed real historical data from medieval Germany during the 15th century with a touch of folklore and fantasy. Unfortunately it was also the only Microprose RPG of that kind and beauty. The original game box contained a huge manual with info on european folklore (including the live...

Dungeon Master

DOS19924.1/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Dungeon Master is a classic computer role-playing game (CRPG) developed by FTL Games and released in 1987. It's considered one of the pioneering titles in the dungeon crawler genre. In Dungeon Master, players navigate through a dungeon environment in a first-person perspective, controlling a party of up to four adventurers. The goal is to explore t...



Ishar: Legend of the Fortress

DOS1992protected3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
Ishar: Legend of the Fortress is a first-person grid-based RPG developed by Silmarils and released in 1992 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST. Ishar: Legend of the Fortress is the second game, part of the Ishar game series (the first being Crystals of Arborea). Ishar is a classic RPG like Wizardry or Might & Magic and it plays the same way, but the en...

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers

DOS19923.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers is an abandoned fantasy top-down DOS RPG game set in the The Lord of the Rings universe. The Lord of the Rings II was developed and released by Interplay Productions in 1992. The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers is based on the popular The Lord Of The Rings book by J.R.R. Tol...

Legends of Valour

DOS19924.2/5 sandbox RPG, action RPG

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 ...

Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight

DOS19924.2/5 action RPG


DOS1992freeware3.9/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike

Prophecy of the Shadow


Realms of Arkania 1: Blade of destiny

DOS1992protected4/5 first-person party-based RPG, sandbox RPG


Shadowlands is a video game released in 1992 for MS-DOS and Amiga platforms. Developed by Teque London Ltd and published by Domark, it's an isometric action-adventure RPG with puzzle-solving elements.In Shadowlands , players control a party of characters navigating through a dark and mysterious realm known as the Shadowlands. The goal is to ex...

The Adventures of Robin Hood

DOS19923.7/5 action RPG