Abandonware DOS title

The best science fiction games

Time travel, space wars, alien empires, alternate universe, cyberpunk anti-heroes, space invaders, post-apocalyptic worlds, dystopian societies, mad scientists, galaxies far far away, strange new worlds, mech battles, deep space exploration, evil robots... should I go on?
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It Came from the Desert

DOS1990freeware4.1/5 Cinemaware
It Came from the Desert is an abandonware action-adventure game developed by Cinemaware and released in 1990 for PC (DOS) and Amiga. It Came From the Desert is an action-adventure game with a peculiar flavor: it's set in the 50s, in the USA, and it's based on those old monster movies like Them! (also involving killer ants).
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Jetpack

DOS1993freeware4.1/5 Software Creations
Jetpack is a classic 2D platformer video game developed by Adept Software and released for MS-DOS computers in 1993. Created by Adam Pedersen, it became popular for its addictive gameplay, simplicity, and level editor feature, allowing players to design and share their own levels.In Jetpack, players control a character equipped with a jetpack, navi...
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Bio Menace Episode 2: The Hidden Lab

DOS1993freeware4.1/5 Apogee Software
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Protostar: War on the Frontier

DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
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Star Wars: X-Wing

DOS1993protected4.1/5 LucasArts
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Flying Tigers

DOS19944.1/5 Ticsoft
Flying Tigers is an abandoned vertical-scrolling sci-fi themed shoot 'em up game developed and released by Ticsoft in 1994 for MS-DOS only. Flying Tigers is the first chapter of the two parts Flying Tigers video game series.
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Mine Shaft

DOS19834.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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S.D.I.

DOS19894.1/5 Cinemaware
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Star Wars: TIE Fighter

DOS1994protected4.1/5 LucasArts
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Wolfenstein 3D

DOSMac OS1992protecteddemo4.1/5 id software
Wolfenstein 3D is the first-person shooter that popularized the whole genre in the early 90s and is considered one of the greatest games ever made. Wolfenstein 3D was designed by John Romero and Tom Hall (id Software) and released as shareware by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. Wolfenstein 3D is based on the Wolf3D engine, programmed by John ...
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Super Star Wars

DOS19924.1/5 LucasArts
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Carrier command

DOS19894.1/5 Realtime Games
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Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Bloodlust Software
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Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

DOS1988protected4.1/5 LucasArts
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Lucasfilm Games (now known as LucasArts). It was first released in 1988 for various platforms, including the Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Amiga, and others.The game follows the adventures of Zak McKracken, a tabloid newspaper reporter, as he uncovers a plot by a...
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Innocent Until Caught

DOS19934.1/5 Divide by zero
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Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5
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Day of the Tentacle

DOSMac OS1993protected4.1/5 LucasArts
Day of the Tentacle is a point-and-click graphic adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 as a sequel to the game Maniac Mansion. The storyline revolves around three main characters: Bernard Bernoulli, Hoagie, and Laverne. The trio becomes entangled in a time-traveling escapade caused by the Purple Tentacle, an e...
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Speedball 2

DOS19924.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
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Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2001protected4.1/5 LucasArts
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds is a science fiction real-time strategy game set in the Star Wars universe, focused both on the first and the second Star Wars trilogy. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds was developed by LucasArts Entertainment in 2001. SWGB was developed using the Genie engine, the same used for Age of Empires.
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The Dig

DOSMac OS1995protecteddemo4.1/5 LucasArts
The Dig is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was originally released in 1995 for MS-DOS and later for other platforms, including Mac OS and Windows. The game is known for its atmospheric storytelling, puzzle-solving gameplay, and collaboration with renowned science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke. The Dig inv...
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Galaxy

DOS19814.1/5 Microcomputer Games Inc.
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Mech War

DOS19924.1/5
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Trinity

DOS19864.1/5 Infocom
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Solar Winds: The Escape

DOS19934.1/5 Stone Interactive Media
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Duke Nukem

DOS19914.1/5 Apogee Software
Duke Nukem 1 was released in 1991 by Apogee Software for MS-DOS, and it marked the beginning of the Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem is a side-scrolling action platformer game with a sci-fi theme. In this original game, players control Duke Nukem, a muscular action hero tasked with saving the world from the evil Dr. Proton. Dr. Proton has taken con...
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Magnetic Scrolls Collection

DOS19914.1/5 Magnetic Scrolls
Magnetic Scrolls was one of the finest developer companies dedicated to Interactive Fiction. The Magnetic Scrolls Collection is a trilogy of Magnenic Scrolls adventures remade using the Wonderland engine: Fish!, Corruption, The Guild of Thieves. The new window-based interface made text-adventuring easy even for gamers not used to a text-only interf...
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Raiden

DOS19944.1/5 Seibu Kaihatsu Inc.
Raiden is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu and first released in arcades in 1990 and later for many home computers and consoles. Raiden follows the classic vertical scrolling shoot 'em up format. Players control a spaceship known as the R-9C "Red-Ray" and navigate vertically scrolling levels filled with wave...
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Dreamweb

DOS1994freeware4.1/5 Creative reality
Dreamweb is a top-down point and click adventure set in a dark, cyberpunk city. You play as Ryan who has strange, violent, dreams. A top down perspective and the sheer number of items your character can pick up are just two of the peculiarities of this game. Dreamweb was developed by Creative Reality and published by Empire Interactive for DOS in 1...
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Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos

Windows XP/98/952001protected4.1/5 Particle Systems
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Battle Isle 2200

DOS1994protected4.1/5 Blue Byte Software