Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware simulation games

Simulation games are designed to convey realism in every aspect, from gameplay to visuals. Simulation games have a number of sub-genres according to their main goals, for example building cities, managing business companies, leading a social life, or campaigning for president.
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SimLife

DOSMac OSWindows 3.x19924/5 sandbox strategy, god game, life simulation
SimLife is an abandoned simulation game focused on managing a ecosystems and experimenting with genetics. SimLife was designed by Ken Karakotsios, developed and released by Maxis in 1992 for DOS and later also published for Macintosh, Amiga, Windows 3.x and Amiga.
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SimSafari

Windows XP/98/9519984/5 business simulation
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SimTower

Windows 3.x19944.1/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation
SimTower is an old Windows 3.x (1994) building and business simulation game where the player is tasked with the management of a skyscraper nonetheless. Raise floors, build apartments, shops, offices and try to avoid bankruptcy if you can. SimTower spawned some similar games for mobile devices, most notably the wonderful Tiny Tower, It's surprisingl...
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SimTown

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac OS19954/5 city building, business simulation
SimTown is a city-building simulation game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in 1995 as a spin-off of the immensely popular SimCity series. Unlike SimCity, which focuses on managing an entire city, SimTown allows players to build and manage a smaller town or neighborhood.In SimTown, players start with a blank canv...
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SimuSex

DOS1992NSFW4.3/5
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Sleuth: A Murder Mystery

DOS1983freeware4.2/5
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Solidarnosc

DOS19913.4/5 political simulation
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Space Federation

DOS19944.3/5 shoot 'em up, business simulation
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Steel Thunder

DOS1989protected4/5 tank simulation
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Subtrade: Return to Irata

DOS19933.9/5 business simulation
Subtrade: Return to Irata is an abandoned science fiction business simulation game developed by Century Interactive and published by Boeder Software in 1993 for Amiga and later ported to DOS. Subtrade is an updated multiplayer clone of the classic M.U.L.E., set underwater on an oceanic world.
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Taipan for Windows

Windows XP/98/952002freeware3.5/5 business simulation
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The Amazon Trail

DOS19933.6/5 point and click adventure, life simulation
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The Cardinal of the Kremlin

DOS19903.9/5 political simulation
The Cardinal of the Kremlin is an abandoned simulation game involving espionage, politics and govern management set in the cold war years. It was designed by Kenneth Rothschild, developed by Capstone and released by IntraCorp in 1990 for DOS and Amiga. The Cardinal of the Kremlin was based on the Tom Clancy novel of the same name.
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The Clue!

DOS1994freeware4/5 point and click adventure
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The Oregon Trail

DOS19904.2/5 life simulation
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The Oregon Trail Deluxe

DOS19924.1/5 life simulation
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The President is Missing

DOS1988protected3.3/5 political simulation
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The Sims

Windows XP/98/9520003.9/5 life simulation
The Sims, released in 2000, marked the beginning of the iconic life simulation series. Developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright, the game quickly became a cultural phenomenon and a best-selling title.In The Sims, players create and control virtual characters known as Sims. They can customize their Sims' appearance, personality traits, and asp...
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Theme Hospital

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4/5 business simulation
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Theme Park

DOS1994protected3.9/5 business simulation
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Tracon 2

DOS19903.3/5 traffic and transportation, flight simulation, civilian flight simulation
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Tracon: Air Traffic Control Simulator

DOS19893.8/5 civilian flight simulation, flight simulation, traffic and transportation
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Traders

DOS19924/5 business simulation
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Transport Tycoon

DOS19944.2/5 sandbox strategy, traffic and transportation, business simulation
Transport Tycoon is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best remakes...
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Transport Tycoon Deluxe

DOS19954.3/5 sandbox strategy, traffic and transportation, business simulation
Transport Tycoon Deluxe is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best ...
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TV Mogul

DOS19883.8/5 business simulation
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Uncharted Waters

DOS19904.1/5
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Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons

DOS19954.1/5
Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons is an abandoned simulation game, sequel of Uncharted Waters, developed and released by KOEI in 1995. The Uncharted Waters series is set in the Age of Discovery and gives the player the freedom to set sail with their ship and go wherever you want exploring, fighting, trading, privateering, etc.
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Uplink: Hacker Elite

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS2001protected4/5
Uplink is a computer hacking simulation game released in 2001 by Introversion Software. The game allows players to take on the role of a hacker for hire and engage in various hacking activities.In Uplink, players perform tasks such as hacking into systems, stealing data, and covering their tracks. The game features a realistic representation of hac...
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Utopia: The Creation of a Nation

DOS19924/5 city building