Abandonware DOS title

Windows XP/98/95 abandonware games sorted by release date

quake2-03

Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1997protecteddemo3.9/5 shooter
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
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Riven: The Sequel to Myst

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protecteddemo4/5 adventure
Riven is the sequel to the highly successful and critically acclaimed adventure game, Myst. Developed by Cyan Worlds, Riven was released in 1997 and continues the narrative established in Myst. Just like its predecessor, Riven is a first-person point-and-click adventure game with a focus on exploration and puzzle-solving.The plot revolves around At...
slashem-vampire-03

Slash'Em

Windows XP/98/95Linux1997freeware4.1/5 rpg
jediknight-03

Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 shooter
yoda-stories-03

Star Wars: Yoda Stories

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 action-adventure
feeble-files-05

The Feeble Files

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected3.9/5 adventure
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The Last Express

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protecteddemo4.1/5 adventure
The Last Express, released in 1997, is a unique adventure game designed by Jordan Mechner, the creator of Prince of Persia. Set on the Orient Express in July 1914, just before World War I, the game offers an intricate and immersive narrative that unfolds in real-time.In the game, players assume the role of Robert Cath, an American doctor with a tro...
themehospital-2

Theme Hospital

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4/5 simulation
lara-croft-2-06

Tomb Raider II

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4/5 action-adventure
total-annihilation-03

Total Annihilation

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 strategy
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Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 shooter
virtua-cop-2-03

Virtua Cop 2

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 shooter
Virtua Cop 2 is an abandoned light gun first-person rail shooter game designed by Yu Suzuki, developed and released by Sega in 1997 for Windows, and also published for Saturn, Dreamcast and PlayStation 2. Virtua Cop 2 is the second title in the Virtua Cop series that became much popular in the arcades at the time.
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Vlad Tepes Dracula

Windows XP/98/9519973.3/5 strategy
warheads-04

Warheads

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 strategy
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Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes

Windows XP/98/9519974.3/5 strategy
Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is an abandoned turn-based fantasy strategy game designed by Steve Fawkner, developed by SSG Strategic Studies Group and released by Red Orb Entertainment in 1997 for Windows. Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is part of the Warlords game series and features quite a few multiplayer modes: from LAN to PBEM.
xcom3-09

X-COM: Apocalypse

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 strategy
X-COM: Apocalypse is the third installment of the very popular X-COM franchise. After X-COM: Ufo Defence and Terror From the Deep, fans expected another smash hit. Apocalypse is quite different under many aspects, from gameplay to aesthetics. X-COM Apocalypse was designed by Julian Gollop (the same designer that brought the original X-COM to l...
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Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected3.8/5 adventure
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101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 strategy
army-men-1-01

Army Men

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 strategy
army-men-2-01

Army Men 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 strategy
axis-and-allies-05

Axis and Allies

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 strategy
baldurs-gate-1-03

Baldur's Gate

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1998protected4/5 rpg
Baldur's Gate a fantasy RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe which is regarded as the RPG that brought new life in a dying genre in the late 90s. Baldur's Gate was developed by BioWare and released by Black Isle Studios in 1998 for Windows, Lunux and Mac. Some of the innovations that Baldur's Gate introduced to the RPG genre are the ...
caesar-3-09

Caesar 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1998protected4.2/5 simulation
commandos-behind-enemy-lines-09

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.2/5 strategy
darius-gaiden-05

Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 shooter
freespace1-06

Descent: FreeSpace - The Great War

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 vehicle simulation
dinksmallwodhd-3

Dink Smallwood

Windows XP/98/951998freeware4/5 rpg
Dink Smallwood is an action role-playing video game developed by Robinson Technologies. It was first released in 1997 for Windows and later became freeware. The game was created by Seth Robinson, and it gained a cult following for its humor.The game's plot revolves around the titular character, Dink Smallwood, a pig farmer who embarks on an epic ad...
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Dope Wars

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 simulation
Dope Wars is a text-based simulation game that originated as a DOS program in the early 1980s, but gained popularity in its Windows version released in 1998. The game puts players in the role of a drug dealer navigating the underground economy of buying, selling, and transporting various illegal substances.In the Windows version of the game, player...
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Dune 2000

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 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...
dxball2-04

DX-Ball 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.3/5 action
DX-Ball 2 is a popular brick-breaking game that was first released in 1998 by Longbow Digital Arts. It serves as a sequel to the original DX-Ball, which was inspired by the classic arcade game Breakout and its successor Arkanoid. The core mechanics of DX-Ball 2 involve controlling a paddle at the bottom of the screen to bounce a ball upwards. ...