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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Questron 2

DOS1988protected3.8/5
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Darkstone

Windows XP/98/951999protected3.8/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG
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DarkSpyre

DOS19903.8/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG
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NetHack - Falcon's Eye

Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.8/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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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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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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NetHack

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OSLinux1987freeware3.7/5 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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Hard Nova

DOS19903.7/5 top-down party-based RPG
Hard Nova is a sci-fi role-playing game (RPG) developed by Malibu Interactive and published by Electronic Arts. Released in 1990, it is available on platforms such as the DOS, Amiga, Atari ST. Hard Nova is set in a distant future where players navigate through various star systems. The player takes on the role of a mercenary leader in charge of a s...
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Dusk of the Gods

DOS19913.7/5
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Dragon Wars

DOS1990protected3.7/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession

DOS1994protected3.7/5 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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MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

DOS19913.7/5 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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Moraff's Revenge

DOS19883.7/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Akalabeth: World of Doom

DOS1981freeware3.6/5
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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AlphaMan

DOS19953.6/5 roguelike
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Fates of Twinion

DOS19933.6/5 dungeon crawl
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Dragonflight

DOS19913.6/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Le Maitre Des Ames

DOS19873.6/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Space 1889

DOS19903.6/5 top-down party-based RPG, board game
Space 1889 is an abandoned top down RPG developed by Paragon Software and released in 1990 for DOS, Atari ST and Amiga. Space 1889 setting is classic science fiction, but is set in the Victorian. It's worth noting that Space 1889 is loosely based on the tabletop game of the same name.
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Zeitgeist

Windows XP/98/9519963.6/5 third-person shooter, first-person shooter, rail shooter
Zeitgeist, also known as Jupiter Strike in North America, is a 3D space shooter developed by Taito and published by Acclaim Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation and Windows in 1996. Zeitgeist is a rail shooter: the player controls a spaceship that moves along a fixed path, with limited control over the ship's movement within...
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Amulet of Yendor

DOS19853.6/5 roguelike
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Alien Fires 2199 AD

DOS19883.6/5 action RPG
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Dungeons of Kairn

DOS19893.6/5 top-down party-based 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