Abandonware DOS title

Turn-based games sorted by release date

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.
tank-wars-01

Tank Wars

DOS19904.1/5
gunsbutter-1

The Global Dilemma: Guns or Butter

DOS19903.8/5 Mindscape
the-price-is-right-01

The Price is Right

DOS19903/5
tunnels-and-trolls-02

Tunnels & Trolls: Crusaders of Khazan

DOS19904.1/5 New World Computing
ums-2-07

UMS 2: Nations at War

DOSMac OS19904.1/5 Intergalactic Development
war-lance-03

War of the Lance

DOS1990protected4.3/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
warlords-1-3

Warlords

DOS19904.2/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
wizardry-6-4

Wizardry 6: Bane of the Cosmic Forge

DOSLinuxMac OS1990protected4.1/5 Sir-tech Software
savageempire-6

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...
3d-maze-01

3D-Maze

Windows 3.x19913.9/5
ancients1-deathwatch-01

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

DOS19913.8/5 Farr-Ware Software
armada2525-02

Armada 2525

DOS19913.3/5
battleisle1-1

Battle Isle

DOS1991protected3.7/5 Blue Byte Software
bundersliga-manager-04

Bundesliga Manager Professional

DOS19914.1/5 Kron Simulation Software
bushbuck-04

Bush Buck: Global Treasure Hunter

DOS19914.1/5 Pc globe
civ1-7

Civilization

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS19914.2/5 MicroProse Software
Civilization is the critically acclaimed strategy game designed by Sid Meier and Bruce Campbell Shelley that became a staple in 4X turn-based strategy. Civilization was developed by MicroProse Software and released in 1991 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, etc. Civilization was followed by sequels, the last one being published recently. T...
covergirlstrip-2

Cover Girl Strip Poker

DOS1991NSFW3.9/5 Emotional Pictures
deathknightskrynn-1

Death Knights of Krynn

DOS1991protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
dragonflight-01

Dragonflight

DOS19913.6/5 Thalion
gatewayfrontier-2

Gateway to the Savage Frontier

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Stormfront Studios
great-napoleonic-battles-01

Great Napoleonic Battles

DOS19913.8/5 Impressions Games
heroquest-1

HeroQuest

DOSMac OS19913.9/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
HeroQuest is a classic video game adaptation of the popular board game HeroQuest, released in 1991 by Gremlin Interactive. HeroQuest faithfully recreates the turn-based, dungeon-crawling, and role-playing gameplay of the board game. Players take on the roles of different heroes, including a barbarian, dwarf, elf, and wizard, as they explo...
joensfastlane-1

Jones in the Fast Lane

DOS19914/5 Sierra On-Line
Jones in the Fast Lane is the kind of game that you don't see often these days. It's a mix between a digital board game and a modern day life simulation. The goal of the game is to live the life of Jones, making choices about school, work, your home, etc. Graphics is a mix of cartonish and digitized characters, very reminishent of some of the best ...
lempereur-02

L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
la-grande-armee-03

La Grande Armee

DOS19913.9/5 SDJ Enterprises
lexicross-3

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.
moraff-world-03

Moraff's World

DOS19913.5/5 Moraffware
neverwinternights-splash

Neverwinter Nights

DOS1991protected4/5 Beyond Software
pools-of-darkness-06

Pools of Darkness

DOSMac OS1991protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Pools of Darkness is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). It is the fourth entry in the "Gold Box" series of Dungeons & Dragons games, which are based on the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) ruleset. The game was released in 1991 for MS-DOS and later ported to other platform...