Abandonware DOS title

Top-down perspective

Top down games were very popular in the 80s and the 90s, when graphic cards were not capable of supporting 3D, and even when 3D started to become popular, 2D games continued to be easier to develop, at least in the infancy of 3D gaming. 2D game offered the player a viewpoint that helped keeping things easily under control (think about top down party-based RPGs or hex-based strategy games).
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Color Lines

DOS19923.8/5 Gamos
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Command & Conquer

DOS1995freeware4.1/5 Westwood Studios
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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

DOS1996freeware4/5 Westwood Studios
Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive in 1996. It is part of the Command & Conquer series and is set in an alternate history where World War II never occurred, leading to a different global conflict.The success of Red Alert led to several seque...
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Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.8/5 Westwood Studios
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Command Adventures: Starship

DOS19953.6/5 Future Vision
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Command HQ

DOS19904/5 Ozark Softscape
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Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

DOS19904.2/5 id software
Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is a platform video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 as shareware for MS-DOS. The game follows the adventures of an eight-year-old genius named Billy Blaze, who uses his homemade spaceship to travel to various alien planets to save the Earth from alien invaders known as V...
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Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 id software
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Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.2/5 id software
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Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
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Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is a science fiction action oriented platform game designed by Tom Hall, developed by id Software and released by Apogee Software in 1991 for DOS only. Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is part of the Commander Keen game series, specifically it's the second episode of Commander Keen in Goodbye, Galaxy.
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Computer Diplomacy

DOS19843.5/5 Avalon Hill
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Conan: the Cimmerian

DOS19914.2/5 Synergistic Software
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Conflict

DOS19904.1/5 Mastertronic
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Conflict in Vietnam

DOS19864.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Conflict: Europe

DOS19894.2/5 Personal Software Services
Conflict Europe is an abandoned turn-based top-down strategy game set in Europe. The game was developed by Personal Software Services and released by Mirrorsoft in 1989 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST.
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Conflict: Korea

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Conquest of Japan

DOS19924.1/5 Impressions Games
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Cosmic Crusader

DOS19823.7/5 Funatics Software
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Crazy Nick's Parlor Games with Laura Bow

DOS19923.4/5 Sierra On-Line
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Crossfire

DOS19823.7/5 Sierra On-Line
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Crusade in Europe

DOS19853.9/5 MicroProse Software
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Cyrus

DOS19853/5
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D-Day: The Beginning of the End

DOS19943.5/5 Impressions Games
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D-Zone

DOS19923.9/5
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Daemonsgate

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS1993protected3.8/5 Imagitec Design
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Daffy Duck PI: The Case of the Missing Letters

DOS19913.2/5 Riedel Software Productions
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Dark Legions

DOS1994protected4/5 Silicon Knights
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Dark Reign 2

Windows XP/98/952000protected3.9/5 Pandemic Studios