Abandonware DOS title

The best 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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Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession

DOS1994protected3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession is a computer role-playing game (CRPG) released in 1994. It is set in the Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting of Ravenloft, which is known for its gothic horror themes. The game was developed by DreamForge Intertainment and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI).The gameplay is based on the Advanced Dungeo...
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Darkstone

Windows XP/98/951999protected3.8/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG
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Exile II: Crystal Souls

Windows XP/98/95MacWindows 3.x1996freeware3.8/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Galdregon's Domain

DOS19883.8/5
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Incursion

WindowsLinuxMac2007freeware3.8/5 roguelike, dungeon crawl
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Might and Magic 4: Clouds of Xeen

DOS1992protecteddemo3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
Might and Magic IV: Clouds of Xeen is a role-playing video game developed and published by New World Computing in 1992. It's part of the long-running Might and Magic series. In Clouds of Xeen, players explore the world of Xeen, which is composed of four elemental realms: air, earth, fire, and water. The game features a first-person perspective and ...
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Demon's Winter

DOS1989protected3.7/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Challenge of the Five Realms

DOS1992protected3.7/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG
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Legacy of the Ancients

DOS19893.7/5
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Dusk of the Gods

DOS19913.7/5
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NetHack

DOSWindows XP/98/95MacLinux1987freeware3.7/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
NetHack is an open-source roguelike game that's been around since the early 1980s. It's a single-player dungeon exploration game where you navigate your character through a randomly generated dungeon filled with monsters, traps, treasures, and various items. The goal is to retrieve the Amulet of Yendor, located deep within the dungeon's lowest leve...
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Dragon Wars

DOS1990protected3.7/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Dungeons of Kairn

DOS19893.7/5 top-down party-based RPG
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The Adventures of Robin Hood

DOS19923.7/5 action RPG
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Akalabeth: World of Doom

DOS1981freeware3.7/5
Akalabeth is a RPG game allegedly developed in just one summer by the Ultima franchise creator Richard Garriott. It's a dungeon crawler with wire-frame black and white graphics. Akalabeth is played in both first person 3d and top down view points.
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Moraff's Revenge

DOS19883.7/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

DOS19913.6/5 top-down party-based RPG
MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients is the sequel to MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy. It is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) released in 1991, developed by Paragon Software. Like its predecessor, MegaTraveller 2 is set in the expansive Traveller universe.In MegaTraveller 2, players continue their journey in the Third Imperium, ...
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AlphaMan

DOS19953.6/5 roguelike
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Dragonflight

DOS19913.6/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Amulet of Yendor

DOS19853.6/5 roguelike
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Fates of Twinion

DOS19933.6/5 dungeon crawl
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Alien Fires 2199 AD

DOS19883.6/5 action RPG
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ICON: Quest for the Ring

DOS19843.6/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG
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Mines of Titan

DOS19893.6/5 first-person party-based RPG
Mines of Titan (also known as Mars Saga for other platforms) is an abandoned single-player RPG with a sci-fi setting (you're going to Mars!). Mines of Titan was developed by Westwood Studios and released by Infocom in 1989 for DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64.
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Wizardry 4: The Return of Werdna

DOS19883.6/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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Dungeon Explorer

DOS19903.5/5
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Obitus

DOS19913.5/5 dungeon crawl
Obitus is a role-playing video game developed by Psygnosis and released in 1991 for various platforms including the Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS. It combines elements of role-playing games (RPGs) and action-adventure games and is set in a fantasy world.In the game, players control the protagonist who finds themselves transported to the realm of Obitus ...
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Ishar 2: Messengers of Doom

DOS1994protected3.5/5 first-person party-based RPG