Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware rpg games

In a Role-Playing Game (RPG), players control one or more characters in a fictional world, be it fantasy-oriented, contemporary, sci-fi, etc. RPGs follow up on traditional tabletop role-playing games features, including narrative threads full of obstacles and enigmas, character development, combat systems, or complex inventories.
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Secret of the Silver Blades

DOSMac1990protected4.1/5
Secret of the Silver Blades is a fantasy RPG set in the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons universe, developed and released by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. in 1990 for DOS, Macintosh, Amiga and Commodore 64 systems. Secret of the Silver Blades is part of the Pool of Radiance series and uses the same "GoldBox" engine with isometric turn-based combat ...
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Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 JRPG
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Shadow of Yserbius

DOS19933.8/5 dungeon crawl
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ShadowCaster

DOS19933.9/5 action RPG
Shadowcaster is a first-person action role-playing game developed by Raven Software and published by Origin Systems. It was released in 1993 for MS-DOS computers.In Shadowcaster, players assume the role of Kirt, a young man who discovers that he is the last of the Shadowcasters, a powerful group of shapeshifters with the ability to transform into d...
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Shadowlands

DOS19923.9/5
Shadowlands is a video game released in 1992 for MS-DOS and Amiga platforms. Developed by Teque London Ltd and published by Domark, it's an isometric action-adventure RPG with puzzle-solving elements.In Shadowlands , players control a party of characters navigating through a dark and mysterious realm known as the Shadowlands. The goal is to ex...
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Shadoworlds

DOS1993protected4.2/5
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Shard of Spring

DOS1987protected4.1/5
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Slash'Em

Windows XP/98/95Linux1997freeware4.1/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Sorcerian

DOS19904/5 JRPG, action RPG, metroidvania
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Space 1889

DOS19903.9/5 top-down party-based RPG, board game
Space 1889 is an abandoned top down RPG developed by Paragon Software and released in 1990 for DOS, Atari ST and Amiga. Space 1889 setting is classic science fiction, but is set in the Victorian. It's worth noting that Space 1889 is loosely based on the tabletop game of the same name.
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Space Rogue

DOS19894/5 space simulation, sandbox RPG
Space Rogue is a science fiction RPG developed by Richard Garriott's Origin and desined by Paul Neurath. Space Rogue combines a 3D space simulation with a top down view RPG gameplay. As a space pilot you can hunt bounties, buy and sell goods, land on starbases or outposts and talk to NPCs, do quests, etc.
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Spirit of Adventure

DOS19914/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Spirit of Excalibur

DOS19903.8/5 action RPG
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Starflight

DOS19864.1/5 sandbox RPG
Starflight is a classic space exploration and role-playing video game released in 1986 by Binary Systems and published by Electronic Arts. It is known for its innovative gameplay, as well as its open-ended approach to space exploration and storytelling.The game is set in a massive, procedurally generated universe with thousands of star systems to e...
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Stonekeep

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1995protected4/5 dungeon crawl
Stonekeep is a first-person role-playing game (RPG) developed by Interplay Entertainment. It was released for MS-DOS in 1995 and later for other platforms such as Windows and Macintosh.The game is set in the fantasy world of Britannia, where the player takes on the role of a hero named Drake. The story revolves around the protagonist's quest to def...
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Tangled Tales

DOS19893.5/5
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Telengard

DOS1985freeware3.4/5 dungeon crawl
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Temple of Apshai Trilogy

DOS19853.5/5 dungeon crawl
The Temple of Apshai Trilogy is a series of classic role-playing games developed by Automated Simulations (later known as Epyx) in the late 1970s and early 1980s. These games were among the earliest examples of computer-based RPGs and were influential in shaping the genre.The "Temple of Apshai Trilogy" was notable for its depth of gameplay and intr...
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The Adventures of Robin Hood

DOS19923.7/5 action RPG
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The Aethra Chronicles

DOS19943.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
The Aethra Chronicles is not a well know fantasy RPG, but it deserves some praise. It was developed by only one person (Micheal Lawrence) and, as the title implies, was intended to be the first volume of a saga. Unfortunately, volume two and three were never made. For a shareware game, Aethra was pretty solid and is still loved by the ones who play...
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The Bard's Tale

DOS19874/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
The Bard's Tale 1 is the first chapter of a popular first person RPG series by Interplay. You control a group of six adventurers with the task of defeating the evil wizard Mangar the Dark. You will fight monters, explore the city of Skara Brae, solve riddles and guide your party into earning levels, gold and glory.
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The Bard's Tale 2: The Destiny Knight

DOS19884/5 first-person party-based RPG
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The Bard's Tale 3: Thief of Fate

DOS19904.2/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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The Dark Heart of Uukrul

DOS19893.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall

DOS1996freeware4.3/5 action RPG, sandbox RPG
The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall is an old school first-person 3D RPG developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1996 for DOS. Daggerfall is the second chapter in popular The Elder Scrolls series. The open world gameplay, the procedural generation of dungeons and the freedom of exploring and taking on the quests at your own pace are some of the...
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The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.1/5 action RPG, sandbox RPG
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind is a critically acclaimed open-world action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios. It was released in 2002 and is the third installment in the Elder Scrolls series. The game is set in the fantasy world of Tamriel, on the island of Vvardenfell in the province of Morrowind.The game offers a vast a...