Abandonware DOS title

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.

Most popular turn based games

Magic: The Gathering
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Civilization 2
strategyWindows XP/98/95

Turn based games

  • jagged-alliance-2-04
    Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software

    I'm a fan of the original X-COM. I think it's one of the best turn-based tactics games ever released for DOS. Unfortunately, games like X-COM are not many. Jagged Alliance 2 has a similar tactical component: you give turn-based orders to a team of mercenaries, mission after mission. There's no management component (at least not as extensive as in t...

  • jagged-alliance-deadly-games-09
    DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
  • jeopardy-1
    DOS19873.7/5 Sharedata
  • jimmy-white-whirlwind-snooker-04
  • joan-of-arc-03
    DOS19894/5 Chip
  • johnmaddenfoot-3
    DOS19893.9/5 Electronic Arts

    John Madden Football was the first of a series of american football sports games sponsored by the coach of the same name. The first John Madden Football is an abandoned game developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1988 for Apple II and Commodore 64 and later released for DOS (in 1989). The Madden series became extremely popular and the sequels...

  • joensfastlane-1
    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 ...

  • journeyearth-5
  • kaiser-03
  • kampfgruppe-05
    DOS1987protected3.6/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
  • kasparovgambit-3
    DOS19933.9/5 Heuristic software
  • keef-the-thief-4
  • khalaan-04
    DOS19903.6/5 Chip
  • kingsbounty-1
    DOSMac19904/5 New World Computing
  • kings-table-01
    DOS1993protected4.4/5 Imagitec Design
  • kingdoms-of-germany-04
    DOS19943.7/5 Realism Entertainment
  • knight-exchange-03
    DOS19883.2/5 Softdisk Publishing
  • knights-legend-01
    DOS19894.1/5 Origin Systems
  • knights-of-the-desert-03
    DOS1983protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
  • lempereur-02
    DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
  • la-grande-armee-03
    DOS19913.9/5 SDJ Enterprises
  • larn-5
  • laser-squad-07
    DOS19924/5 Target Games Limited

    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.

  • late-night-tv-show-06
    DOS1994NSFW4.1/5 Dynabyte
  • legend-faerghail-03
    DOS19903.9/5 Electronic Design Hannover
  • lexicross-3
    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.

  • liero-04
  • links-golf-5
    DOS19904.1/5 Access Software
  • lord-of-destruction-01
    DOS19942.8/5 Rebelsoft
  • lords-of-conquest-05
    DOS19873.6/5 Eon Software