Abandonware DOS title

The best turn based games

In direct contrast with real-time games, turn-based games gameplay is based on the players taking turns to do what needs to be done: move in a dungeon, play cards, attack enemy units.
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The Great War: 1914 - 1918

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Blue Byte Software
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Nuclear War

DOS19894/5 New World Computing
Nuclear War is an abandoned turn-based strategy game designed by Eric Hyman and Jon Van Caneghem. Nuclear War was developed and released by New World Computing in 1989 for Amiga and, later, for DOS, and it's loosely based on a card game of the same name. Nuclear War took a satirical approach to the grim possibility of a global nuclear war and succe...
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Hexxagon 2

DOS19934/5 Argo Games
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Patton vs. Rommel

DOS19874/5 Electronic Arts
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Spaceward Ho!

Windows 3.xDOS19924/5 Delta Tao Software
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Midway Campaign

DOS19834/5 Microcomputer Games Inc.
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Links: The Challenge of Golf

DOS19904/5 Access Software
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Mah Jongg Solitaire

DOS19874/5 Arcanum Computing
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Strip Poker 3

DOS1991NSFW4/5 Artworx Software
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Bobby Fisher teaches chess

DOS19944/5 Mission Studios
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Empire Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 White Wolf Productions
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Monopoly Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19924/5 Parker Brothers
Monopoly Deluxe is an abandoned turn-based top-down Monopoly adaptation  of the classic board game, developed by Parker Brothers and released by Virgin Interactive in 1992. Monopoly Deluxe was published for DOS, Windows 3.1, and Macintosh.
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John Madden Football

DOS19894/5 Electronic Arts
John Madden Football was the first of a series of american football sports games sponsored by the coach of the same name. The first John Madden Football is an abandoned game developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1988 for Apple II and Commodore 64 and later released for DOS (in 1989). The Madden series became extremely popular and the sequels...
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Merchant Prince

DOS19934/5 Holistic Design
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Whale's Voyage

DOS19934/5 neo Software Produktions
Whale's Voyage is an abandoned science fiction first-person view party-based RPG, developed by neo Software Produktions and released by Pro One Software in 1993. Whale's Voyage is currently abandonware and it was published for PC (DOS) and Amiga.
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Jones in the Fast Lane

DOS19914/5 Sierra On-Line
Jones in the Fast Lane is the kind of game that you don't see often these days. It's a mix between a digital board game and a modern day life simulation. The goal of the game is to live the life of Jones, making choices about school, work, your home, etc. Graphics is a mix of cartonish and digitized characters, very reminishent of some of the best ...
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Steel Panthers 3: Brigade Command - 1939-1999

DOS1997protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

DOS1992protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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.
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Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire

DOS1990freeware4/5 Origin Systems
After the success of Ultima 6: The False Prophet, Origin decided to "create worlds" not part of the popular Ultima series (strictly speaking) using the same engine of Ultima 6. They came up with two games: The Savage Empire and Martian Dreams. The Savage Empire is set in a stone age-like world and features prehistoric tribes, dinosaurs, insectoid a...
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Advanced Civilization

DOS19954/5 Avalon Hill
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BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

DOS19884/5 Westwood Studios
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Scorched Earth

DOS1991protected4/5
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10th Frame

DOS19874/5 Access Software
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221B Baker Street

DOS19864/5 Datasoft
221B Baker Street is a turn-based strategy strategy game developed by Datasoft. 221B Baker Street is base on the tabletop game of the same name "221B Baker Street" and it plays in a very similar way, with dices, etc.
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Ancients 2: Approaching Evil

DOS19944/5 Farr-Ware Software
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Arcade Trivia Quiz

DOS19934/5
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Battle Chess 4000

DOS1992protected4/5 Interplay Productions
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Betrayal

DOS1990protected4/5
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Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye

DOS19954/5 KOEI
Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye is a strategy video game developed by KOEI and released in 1995. It is set in a mythical version of ancient Ireland and draws heavily from Celtic mythology, particularly focusing on the legendary figure Balor of the Evil Eye. Players take on the role of a clan leader, managing their tribe's resources, engagi...
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Dark Designs 2: Closing the Gate

DOS19904/5 Softdisk Publishing