Abandonware DOS title

The best science fiction games

Time travel, space wars, alien empires, alternate universe, cyberpunk anti-heroes, space invaders, post-apocalyptic worlds, dystopian societies, mad scientists, galaxies far far away, strange new worlds, mech battles, deep space exploration, evil robots... should I go on?
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Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Bloodlust Software
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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

DOS19924/5 id software
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Space Invaders

DOS1995remake4/5
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Xatax

DOS19944/5 Pixel Painters Corporation
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Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 New World Computing
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Syndicate Wars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4/5 Bullfrog
Syndicate Wars is the sequel to the much acclaimed Syndicate developed by Bullfrog in its golden years. Like its predecessor, Syndicate Wars is a real-time tactics strategy game set in a cyberpunk dystopian world involving excessive violence, mega-corporations, bleak urban environment. Syndicate Wars also supports a multi-player co-op mode via LAN.
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Crusader: No Regret

DOS1996protected4/5 Origin Systems
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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

DOS1996freeware4/5 Westwood Studios
Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive in 1996. It is part of the Command & Conquer series and is set in an alternate history where World War II never occurred, leading to a different global conflict.The success of Red Alert led to several seque...
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Star Trek: the Kobayashi alternative

DOS19854/5 Micromosaics
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Elite Plus

DOS1991freeware4/5 Realtime Games
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Star Goose!

DOS19884/5 Logotron
Star Goose is a classic video game developed by Logotron and released in 1988 for various home computer systems of that era, including the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC. It is a top-down, vertically scrolling shooter that combines elements of shoot 'em up gameplay with exploration and power-up mechanics.
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Windows XP/98/952001protecteddemo4/5 Interplay Productions
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is a tactical role-playing game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2001. Unlike its predecessors, which were traditional RPGs with turn-based combat, Fallout Tactics took a different approach by focusing more on tactical combat rather than extensive role-playing elements.The game features squad-based comba...
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Space Quest 6: Roger Wilco in The Spinal Frontier

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protecteddemo4/5 Sierra On-Line
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Xenomorph

DOS19904/5 Pandora
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Forgotten Worlds

DOS19914/5 Capcom
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Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5
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Lorna

DOS1990NSFW4/5 Topo Soft
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Space Rogue

DOS19894/5 Origin Systems
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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Robocop

DOS19894/5 Data East
Robocop is an abandoned beat 'em up / run and gun shooter game developed and released by Data East in 1989 for a number of platforms, including DOS. Robocop is a conversion from an arcade game released by Data East in 1988 and it was based on the movie of the same name, Robocop, by Paul Verhoeven. Your goal is to get to the final boss by shoot...
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Wing Commander

DOS1990freeware4/5 Origin Systems
Wing Commander 1 is a space combat simulator video game; the first game in the Wing Commander series. Wing Commander 1 was developed and published by Origin Systems in 1990. The game was created by Chris Roberts and became known for its innovative use of cinematic storytelling and cutting-edge graphics at the time.In Wing Commander, playe...
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Mega Man 3

DOS19924/5 Hi-Tech Expressions
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Sex Vixens from Space

DOS1989NSFW4/5 Free Spirit Software
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Little Big Adventure 2 (Twinsen's Odyssey)

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4/5 Adeline Software International
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Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964/5 Activision
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Ground Control

Windows XP/98/952000protected4/5 Massive Entertainment
Ground Control is a strategy game developed by Massive Entertainment and released by Sierra On-Line in 2000. More precisely Ground Control is a real time tactical game with a sci-fi setting.
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2400 A.D.

DOS19884/5 Origin Systems
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D/Generation

DOS19914/5 The Software Toolworks
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Deus Ex

DOSMac OS2000protecteddemo4/5 Ion Storm
Deus Ex is a critically acclaimed action role-playing video game developed by Ion Storm and published by Eidos Interactive. It was released in 2000 and was designed by Warren Spector, combining elements of first-person shooters, stealth games, and role-playing games. The game is set in a dystopian future where society is fraught with conspiracy the...
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Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

DOS1992protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is a CRPG developed by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. and released in 1992 for DOS only. Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is the sequel to Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday and it's based on a campaign setting created by TSR in the late 80s. The game uses the Gold Box engine, common to much of the RPGs developed by SSI.