Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware strategy games

Games based on strategy allow for reasoning and planning of one’s moves and actions. The gameplay may be based on player’s turns (Turn-based Strategy) or it may be in real time (Real-Time Strategy, RTS). These games focus on strategy and tactics rather than action, sometimes with the addition of financial or logistic features.
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Steel Panthers 3: Brigade Command - 1939-1999

DOS1997protected4/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Syndicate Wars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996protected4/5 real-time tactics
Syndicate Wars is the sequel to the much acclaimed Syndicate developed by Bullfrog in its golden years. Like its predecessor, Syndicate Wars is a real-time tactics strategy game set in a cyberpunk dystopian world involving excessive violence, mega-corporations, bleak urban environment. Syndicate Wars also supports a multi-player co-op mode via LAN.
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Stronghold

DOS1993protected4/5 real-time strategy, kingdom simulation
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Star Control 3

DOS1996protected4/5 shoot 'em up
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Realms

DOS19914/5 real-time strategy
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Monopoly Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19924/5 board game
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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221B Baker Street

DOS19864/5 board game
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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Action in the North Atlantic

DOS19894/5 naval simulation
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Army Men 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 real-time tactics
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Burntime

DOS19934/5 action RPG, real-time strategy
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Command HQ

DOS19904/5 wargame, real-time strategy
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Cover Girl Strip Poker

DOS1991NSFW4/5 cards
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 1

DOS19884/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Dominium

DOS19924/5 real-time strategy
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Empire Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
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Fooblitzsky

DOS19864/5 board game
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Gemfire

DOS19924/5 turn-based tactics
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Global Conquest

DOS19924/5 board game
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Joan of Arc

DOS19894/5 turn-based tactics
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Liero

DOS1999freeware4/5 artillery
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MinerVGA

DOS1989freeware4/5 business simulation
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Queen of Tenshindo 95

Windows XP/98/951995NSFW4/5 cards
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Socrates

DOS19934/5 chess
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Sorcerer Lord

DOS19874/5 turn-based tactics
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Spaceward Ho!

Windows 3.xDOS19924/5 4x
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Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
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Star Trek: Birth of the Federation

Windows XP/98/9519994/5 4x
Star Trek: Birth of the Federation is a turn-based strategy video game set in the Star Trek universe. The game was developed by MicroProse Software and published by Infogrames for Windows in 1999. Players take on the role of one of five major Star Trek races: the United Federation of Planets, the Klingon Empire, the Romulan Star Empire, the Ca...
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Star Wars Chess

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 chess
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Warzone 2100

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999freeware4/5 real-time strategy