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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Felony!

DOS19844/5 BrainBank
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Football Fanatic

DOS1998freeware4/5
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Gemfire

DOS19924/5 KOEI
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Incursion

WindowsLinuxMac OS2007freeware4/5
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Joan of Arc

DOS19894/5 Chip
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Kaiser

DOS19924/5
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Late Night Sexy TV Show

DOS1994NSFW4/5 Dynabyte
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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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Lords of the Realm 2

DOSWindows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1996protected4/5 Impressions Games
Lords of the Realm II is a medieval-themed real-time strategy (RTS) and turn-based strategy game developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra On-Line. Released in 1996, it is the second game in the "Lords of the Realm" series. Players manage their kingdom by balancing resources such as food, weapons, and gold, engaging in diplomacy w...
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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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Penthouse Hot Numbers

DOS1993NSFW4/5 reLINE Software
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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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Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 Catware, Inc.
Star General is a turn-based strategy game developed by Catware and published by SSI (Strategic Simulations, Inc.). It was released in 1996 for MS-DOS and later for Windows. The game is set in a science fiction universe where players take command of one of five different factions, each vying for control of the galaxy.In Star General, players comman...
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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 The Software Toolworks
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Triple Triad Gold

Windows XP/98/952000freeware4/5
Triple Triad is a card game that originated in the Final Fantasy series, specifically in Final Fantasy VIII. The game is played on a 3x3 grid, and each player has a deck of cards featuring different characters, monsters, or other elements from the Final Fantasy universe. When a card is placed adjacent to an opponent's card, and the rank of the...
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Whale's Voyage

DOS19934/5 neo Software Produktions
Whale's Voyage is an abandoned science fiction first-person view party-based RPG, developed by neo Software Produktions and released by Pro One Software in 1993. Whale's Voyage is currently abandonware and it was published for PC (DOS) and Amiga.
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Neverwinter Nights

DOS1991protected4/5 Beyond Software
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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
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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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Wizard's Crown

DOS1987protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Amberstar

DOS19924/5 Thalion
Amberstar is a fantasy old school RPG very similar to Ultima 6 that uses a top-down view for interiors and small locations and a first person pseudo 3D view for everything else. Unfortunately, the sequel (called Ambermoon) was available for Amiga only and no version existed for DOS or Windows. Amberstar was developed and published by Thalion for DO...