Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware rpg games sorted by release date

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.

Ravenloft: Stone Prophet

DOS1995protected3.2/5 first-person party-based RPG
Ravenloft: Stone Prophet is a fantasy RPG set in the egyptian Ravenloft campaign that uses the Advanced Dungeons & Dragon ruleset. It's the sequel to Ravenloft: Strahd's Possession and uses the same first person real-time 3d engine. Stone Prophet was developed by DreamForge Entertainment and published by SSI in 1995.


DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1995protected4/5 dungeon crawl
Stonekeep is a first-person role-playing game (RPG) developed by Interplay Entertainment. It was released for MS-DOS in 1995 and later for other platforms such as Windows and Macintosh.The game is set in the fantasy world of Britannia, where the player takes on the role of a hero named Drake. The story revolves around the protagonist's quest to def...

Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM) v1.1

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1996freeware3.9/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike


DOS19963/5 JRPG

Azalta: Cult of the Raven

DOS19963.9/5 top-down party-based RPG


Windows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.1/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG

Exile II: Crystal Souls

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1996freeware3.9/5 top-down party-based RPG

Joyous Rebel


Legend of the Silver Talisman

DOS1996freeware3.9/5 dungeon crawl

Realms of Arkania 3: Shadows Over Riva

DOS1996protected4/5 first-person party-based RPG, sandbox RPG

The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall

DOS1996freeware4.2/5 action RPG, sandbox RPG
The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall is an old school first-person 3D RPG developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1996 for DOS. Daggerfall is the second chapter in popular The Elder Scrolls series. The open world gameplay, the procedural generation of dungeons and the freedom of exploring and taking on the quests at your own pace are some of the...

Yendorian Tales: Book I - Chapter 2

DOS19963.8/5 first-person party-based RPG


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...

Aleshar World of Ice


Amulets & Armor

DOS1997freeware4.1/5 action RPG
Amulets & Armor is a first-person ARPG (action RPG) with a fantasy setting. It was developed and published as shareware for DOS by United Software Artists in 1997. Amulets & Armor became freeware in 2013. Gameplay is mission-based; the player can take up quests in any order and even complete the same quests over and over.

An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Windows XP/98/951997protected4/5 action RPG, dungeon crawl

Blades of Exile

Windows 3.xMac OSWindows XP/98/951997freeware4.1/5 top-down party-based RPG
Blades of Exile is a classic role-playing video game developed by Spiderweb Software. It's the third installment in the "Exile" series. The game was released in 1997 for Mac OS, and later for Windows in 1998.In Blades of Exile, players control a party of adventurers who explore the underground world of Exile/Avernum, a vast network of caves and dun...

Dungeon Crawl

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1997freeware4/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
Dungeon Crawl (also known as Linley's Dungeon Crawl from the name of the original programmer: Linley Henzell) is a classic roguelike: an RPG with permadeath, procedural generation and high replayability. Dungeon Crawl was released on 1997 but it's not maintained anymore. The spiritual successr of Crawl is DCCS (Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup).

Exile III: Ruined World

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1997freeware3.9/5 top-down party-based RPG

Fairy Tale Adventure 2: Halls of the Dead

DOSWindows XP/98/9519973.8/5 action RPG


DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4.1/5

Lands of Lore 2: Guardians of Destiny

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected3.8/5


Windows XP/98/95Linux1997freeware4.1/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike

Yendorian Tales: The Tyrants of Thaine

DOS19973.9/5 first-person party-based RPG


DOS1998freeware3.8/5 JRPG

Baldur's Gate

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1998protected4/5
Baldur's Gate a fantasy RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe which is regarded as the RPG that brought new life in a dying genre in the late 90s. Baldur's Gate was developed by BioWare and released by Black Isle Studios in 1998 for Windows, Lunux and Mac. Some of the innovations that Baldur's Gate introduced to the RPG genre are the ...

Dink Smallwood

Windows XP/98/951998freeware4/5 action RPG
Dink Smallwood is an action role-playing video game developed by Robinson Technologies. It was first released in 1997 for Windows and later became freeware. The game was created by Seth Robinson, and it gained a cult following for its humor.The game's plot revolves around the titular character, Dink Smallwood, a pig farmer who embarks on an epic ad...

Fallout 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5

Return to Krondor

Windows XP/98/951998protected3.9/5


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