Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware strategy games sorted by release date

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.
blitz-01

Blitz Draughts

DOS19923.7/5 board game
bridge7-04

Bridge 7.0

DOS19923.3/5 cards
carrier-strike-south-pacific-04

Carrier Strike: South Pacific 1942-44

DOS1992protected3.8/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
castles2-3

Castles 2: Siege and Conquest

DOSMac OS1992protected4.2/5 real-time strategy
conflict-korea-05

Conflict: Korea

DOS1992protected4.2/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
conquest-of-japan-02

Conquest of Japan

DOS19924.1/5 wargame
d-zone-01

D-Zone

DOS19923.9/5
decisive-civil-war-3-10

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 3

DOS19923.5/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
dominium-02

Dominium

DOS19924.2/5 real-time strategy
dune-4

Dune

DOS19924.1/5 real-time strategy
Dune, released in 1992, is a game developed by Cryo Interactive and published by Virgin Games. It's based on the iconic science fiction novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. In Dune, players assume the role of Paul Atreides, the young scion of House Atreides, as he arrives on the desert planet Arrakis with his family to take control of spice pro...
dune2-7

Dune II: The building of a dynasty

DOS19924.2/5 real-time strategy
Dune II, released in 1992, is a pioneering real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios. Set in the world of Frank Herbert's Dune, players command noble houses in a battle for control over the planet Arrakis. With base-building, resource management, and tactical combat, the game introduced key elements of the genre and influenced future RT...
fort-apache-02

Fort Apache

DOS19923.7/5 real-time tactics
grisby-pacific-war-03

Gary Grigsby's Pacific War

DOS1992protected4.2/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
gemfire-03

Gemfire

DOS19924/5 turn-based tactics
gengis-khan-2-02

Gengis Khan 2: Clan of the Gray Wolf

DOS19923.7/5 kingdom simulation
global-conquest-04

Global Conquest

DOS19924.1/5 board game
grandmaster-chess-02

Grandmaster Chess

DOS1992protected4.1/5 chess
heirstothethrone-2

Heirs to the Throne

DOS19923.8/5 kingdom simulation
hi-command-03

High Command: Europe 1939-45

DOS19924.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
la-colmena-01

La Colmena

DOS1992NSFW3.8/5 board game
laser-squad-07

Laser Squad

DOS19923.9/5 turn-based tactics
Laser Squad is an abandoned turn-based strategy/tactical game designed by Julian Gollop (the mind behind the X-COM series). Laser Squad was developed by Target Games Limited and released by MicroLeague Multimedia in 1992 for DOS and other 8-bit systems. Laser Squad is considered as a precursor of X-COM: Ufo Defense.
mechwar-2

Mech War

DOS19924.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
megalomania-4

Mega lo Mania

DOS19924.2/5 god game, real-time strategy
Mega lo Mania, also known as Mega-Lo-Mania: The Battle for Elysium in some regions, is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Sensible Software and published by Image Works. It was originally released in 1991 for various platforms, including the Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and later on other systems like the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive). The ...
monopoly-deluxe-virgin-01

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.
powermonger-4

Powermonger

DOS19923.9/5 god game, real-time strategy
Powermonger is a real time strategy game where the player must defeat the opponents by conquering towns and tipping the balance of power in his/her favor. This is done by giving orders to soldiers and captains and by accumulating enough resources (food and equipment) to survive and ultimately win.
rampart-3

Rampart

DOS19924/5 artillery
Rampart is an abandoned mix of strategy and shooter game designed by Dave Ralston and John Salwitz, developed by Atari and released by Electronic Arts in 1992 for DOS. Rampart was converted from the original arcade version to a number of platforms, including Amiga, Atari ST, C64, Game Boy, Genesis, Lynx, NES, SEGA Master System, SNES. Rampart is a ...
scrabble-usgold-04

Scrabble

DOS19923.4/5 board game