Abandonware DOS title

Turn-based games sorted by release date

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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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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Knights of Legend

DOS19894.2/5 Origin Systems
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MicroLeague Wrestling

DOS19894.1/5 MicroLeague Multimedia
MicroLeague Wrestling is an abandoned wrestling action game based on the WWF league, developed by MicroLeague Multimedia and released in 1989 for DOS. MicroLeague Wrestling was also published for Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64.
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Mines of Titan

DOS19893.6/5 Westwood Studios
Mines of Titan (also known as Mars Saga for other platforms) is an abandoned single-player RPG with a sci-fi setting (you're going to Mars!). Mines of Titan was developed by Westwood Studios and released by Infocom in 1989 for DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64.
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Nobunaga's Ambition 2

DOS19893.8/5 KOEI
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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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Pictionary: The Game of Quick Draw

DOS19893/5 Oxford Mobius
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Remote Control

DOS19893/5 Softie
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Risk: the World Conquest Game

DOS19893.8/5 Mastertronic
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Romance of the Three Kingdoms

DOS19893.9/5 KOEI
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Scrabble

DOS19893.6/5
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Star Saga: Two - The Clathran Menace

DOS19893.9/5 Masterplay Publishing Corporation
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Sword of Aragon

DOS1989protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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The all new Family Feud

DOS19893.3/5 Softie
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The computer edition of Scrabble

DOS19893.2/5 Leisure Genius
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The Dark Heart of Uukrul

DOS19893.9/5 Digital Studios Limited
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Trivial Pursuit

DOS19893.4/5
Trivial Pursuit is a popular trivia board game that was adapted into a computer game for various platforms, including DOS. In the game, players answer trivia questions from various categories in order to collect pie pieces that correspond to those categories. The goal is to collect all the pie pieces and complete a full pie before your opponents.
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Accordion

DOS19903/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Balance of the Planet

DOSMac OS19903.8/5 Incredible technologies
Balance of the Planet is an environmental simulation game designed by Chris Crawford and self published under the Incredible technologies label in 1990. Its almost unique (for the time) and serious theme contributed to the game to stand out. Balance of the Planet is part of the Balance of Power series.
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Bang! Bang!

Windows 3.x19903.8/5
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Battle Chess 2: Chinese Chess

DOS1990protected3.7/5 Interplay Productions
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Battle for Atlantis

DOS19903.8/5
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Betrayal

DOS1990protected4/5
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Blitzkrieg: Battle at the Ardennes

DOS19903.5/5 Command Simulations
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Boggle

DOS19903.5/5 HVB Software
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Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

DOS1990protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Centurion: Defender of Rome

DOS19904.2/5 Bits of magic
Centurion: Defender of Rome is a turn-based strategy game set in ancient Rome times. As a centurion of the Roman Empire, you will fight against the enemies of Rome in real time battles in every corner of Italy and Europe, you'll be a gladiator, race chariots, fight naval battles and more.