Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware strategy games

Games based on strategy allow for reasoning and planning of one’s moves and actions. The gameplay may be based on player’s turns (Turn-based Strategy) or it may be in real time (Real-Time Strategy, RTS). These games focus on strategy and tactics rather than action, sometimes with the addition of financial or logistic features.

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the crown is a strategy game set in the middle ages, in England. You control a Saxon and must fight Normans to control the country. The player can conquest territories, lay siege to castles, join tournaments, rescue damsels.

Desert Rats

DOS19863.9/5 turn-based tactics, wargame

Dogs of War

Windows XP/98/951996demo4.2/5 wargame, board game


DOS19924.2/5 real-time strategy


DOS19943.9/5 real-time tactics, real-time strategy

Doomdark's Revenge

DOS19853.9/5 first-person party-based RPG
Doomdark's Revenge is a strategy and role-playing video game developed by Mike Singleton and originally released in 1985 for DOS and various home computer systems, including the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, and Commodore 64. It is the sequel to the earlier game Lords of Midnight and is known for its unique combination of strategy, adventure, and story...

Dracula in London

DOS19883.5/5 board game

Dragon Lord

DOS19904.2/5 real-time strategy

Dragonriders of Pern

DOS19873.1/5 board game


DOS19924.1/5 real-time strategy
Dune, released in 1992, is a game developed by Cryo Interactive and published by Virgin Games. It's based on the iconic science fiction novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. In Dune, players assume the role of Paul Atreides, the young scion of House Atreides, as he arrives on the desert planet Arrakis with his family to take control of spice pro...

Dune 2000

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 real-time strategy
Dune 2000 is an abandoned science fiction classic real-time strategy game based on the popular Dune franchise. The Dune "universe" took form in the books of science fiction writer Frank Herbert and went on to include movies, TV series, comics, and of course video games. Dune 2000 is one of the finest RTS of its era; it was developed by We...

Dune Generations

Windows XP/98/952002canceled3.8/5 real-time strategy
Dune Generations was a canceled 3D MMO strategy game set in the Dune universe that was never published. Dune Generations was in development by Cryo Interactive Entertainment, but it was canceled in 2002 when the company filed for bankruptcy. As of 2002 the game was still in the alpha stage; what's left are some screenshots ...

Dune II: The building of a dynasty

DOS19924.2/5 real-time strategy
Dune II, released in 1992, is a pioneering real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios. Set in the world of Frank Herbert's Dune, players command noble houses in a battle for control over the planet Arrakis. With base-building, resource management, and tactical combat, the game introduced key elements of the genre and influenced future RT...

Dungeon Keeper

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4.1/5 sandbox strategy, god game, real-time strategy

Dungeon Keeper 2

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4/5 sandbox strategy, god game, real-time strategy

Dungeon Keeper 3: War for the Overworld

Windows2000canceled3.8/5 sandbox strategy, god game, real-time strategy
Dungeon Keeper 3 was a cancelled dungeon management strategy game being developed by Bullfrog that was never released. Dungeon Keeper 3 was cancelled in 2000 and the Dungeon Keeper franchise ended without a third chapter.

EGA Bomb

DOS19883.7/5 artillery

Emperor of the Fading Suns

Windows XP/98/9519964.1/5 4x

Empire Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 turn-based tactics, wargame

Empire Earth

Windows XP/98/952001protected4.3/5 real-time strategy
Empire Earth is a real-time strategy (RTS) game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released by Sierra Entertainment in 2001. It's often compared to the "Age of Empires" series due to its similar gameplay mechanics and historical setting. However, "Empire Earth" stands out with its unique concept of spanning the entire history of mankind, from...

Empire II: The Art of War

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics

Empire: Wargame of the Century

DOS19874/5 wargame

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Windows XP/98/952001protecteddemo4.1/5 real-time tactics
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is a tactical role-playing game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2001. Unlike its predecessors, which were traditional RPGs with turn-based combat, Fallout Tactics took a different approach by focusing more on tactical combat rather than extensive role-playing elements.The game features squad-based comba...

Fantasy Empires

DOS1993protected3.9/5 turn-based tactics

Fantasy General

DOS1996protected4.2/5 turn-based tactics
Fantasy General is a hex-based turn-based strategy fantasy wargame. The player can duel either against a computer or a human opponent or even take part in a longer campaign. There are two sides to chose from, one good and one evil, each with unique and colorful units.


DOS19844/5 board game

Fidelity Chessmaster 2100

DOS19893.8/5 chess

Fields of Glory

DOS1993protected4.1/5 real-time tactics, wargame, board game

Final Frontier

DOS19892.8/5 real-time strategy