Abandonware DOS title

The best turn based games

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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Death Knights of Krynn

DOS1991protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Disciples of Steel

DOS19944/5
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Don't Go Alone

DOS19894/5 Sterling Silver Software
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Empire Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 White Wolf Productions
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Fooblitzsky

DOS19864/5 Infocom
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Gemfire

DOS19924/5 KOEI
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Global Conquest

DOS19924/5 Ozark Softscape
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Joan of Arc

DOS19894/5 Chip
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Legions

Windows 3.xMac19944/5 Mindscape
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Lexi-Cross

DOS19914/5 Platinumware
Lexi-Cross is an abandoned science fiction tv show-styled puzzle game. Lexi-Cross was developed by Platinumware and released for DOS by Interplay Productions in 1991. The gameplay is a turn-based mix between Scrabble and Wheel of fortune with elements of Battleship.
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Liero

DOS1999freeware4/5
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Links: The Challenge of Golf

DOS19904/5 Access Software
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Minesweeper

Windows 3.x19924/5 Microsoft
Microsoft Minesweeper is an iconic puzzle game that has been included with Microsoft Windows operating systems since Windows 3.1. The game's objective is to clear a rectangular board containing hidden mines without detonating any of them. The player clicks on a square to reveal what's underneath, and numbers are displayed to indicate how many mines...
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Motor City

DOS19944/5 Max Design
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Queen of Tenshindo 95

Windows XP/98/951995NSFW4/5
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Reaping The Dungeon

DOS19934/5 Frontline Software
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Socrates

DOS19934/5
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Sorcerer Lord

DOS19874/5 Personal Software Services
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Spaceward Ho!

Windows 3.xDOS19924/5 Delta Tao Software
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Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 Catware, Inc.
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Star Trek: Birth of the Federation

Windows XP/98/9519994/5 MicroProse Software
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 Software Toolworks
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Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams

DOS19914/5 Origin Systems
Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams is an abandoned science fiction RPG designed by Jeff George, developed by Origin Systems and released in 1991 for DOS. Martian Dreams uses the Ultima VI engine to depict Mars in a top down perspective.
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Neverwinter Nights

DOS1991protected4/5 Beyond Software
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Advanced Civilization

DOS19954/5 Avalon Hill
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Alpha Centauri

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 Firaxis Games
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Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire

DOS1990freeware4/5 Origin Systems
After the success of Ultima 6: The False Prophet, Origin decided to "create worlds" not part of the popular Ultima series (strictly speaking) using the same engine of Ultima 6. They came up with two games: The Savage Empire and Martian Dreams. The Savage Empire is set in a stone age-like world and features prehistoric tribes, dinosaurs, insectoid a...
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Dungeon Crawl

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1997freeware4/5
Dungeon Crawl (also known as Linley's Dungeon Crawl from the name of the original programmer: Linley Henzell) is a classic roguelike: an RPG with permadeath, procedural generation and high replayability. Dungeon Crawl was released on 1997 but it's not maintained anymore. The spiritual successr of Crawl is DCCS (Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup).
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Spirit of Adventure

DOS19914/5 Attic Entertainment Software