Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware strategy games

Games based on strategy allow for reasoning and planning of one’s moves and actions. The gameplay may be based on player’s turns (Turn-based Strategy) or it may be in real time (Real-Time Strategy, RTS). These games focus on strategy and tactics rather than action, sometimes with the addition of financial or logistic features.
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Master of Magic

DOSWindows XP/98/951994protected4.2/5 kingdom simulation, 4x
Master of Magic is a turn based 4x strategy game developed by SimTex and published by the well know Microprose, very similar to Civilization, with a fantasy twist. You play as a wizard and your objective is to evolve your race from a small settlement to a bursting empire. To do so, you can produce military units to fight other computer controlled p...
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Master of Orion

DOS1993protected4.1/5 4x
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Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.3/5 4x
Master of Orion II is a 4X turn-based sci-fi strategy game set in space. Master of Orion 2 gives the player an empire to run by controlling food and production, managing economy and researching new technology. The player can wage war against other races or use spies and diplomacy to achieve victory.
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Master of Orion 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac2003protected4.2/5 4x, real-time tactics
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Mech Brigade

DOS1987protected4.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Mech War

DOS19924.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Mega lo Mania

DOS19924.2/5 god game, real-time strategy
Mega lo Mania, also known as Mega-Lo-Mania: The Battle for Elysium in some regions, is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Sensible Software and published by Image Works. It was originally released in 1991 for various platforms, including the Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and later on other systems like the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive). The ...
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Metal Marines

Windows 3.x19933.9/5 turn-based tactics
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Mick's Strip Poker

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1999NSFW4.2/5 cards
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Midway Campaign

DOS19834/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Midwinter

DOS19904.1/5 first-person action-adventure
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MinerVGA

DOS1989freeware4/5 business simulation
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Monopoly

DOS19854.1/5 board game
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Monopoly

DOS19853.9/5 board game
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Monopoly (Adam Stevens)

DOS19983.9/5 board game
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Monopoly Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19924/5 board game
Monopoly Deluxe is an abandoned turn-based top-down Monopoly adaptation  of the classic board game, developed by Parker Brothers and released by Virgin Interactive in 1992. Monopoly Deluxe was published for DOS, Windows 3.1, and Macintosh.
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Mychess

DOS19843.8/5 chess
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Myth: The Fallen Lords

Windows XP/98/95Mac19974.1/5 real-time tactics, real-time strategy
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Nectaris

DOS19954/5 turn-based tactics
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Nobunaga's Ambition

DOS19883.7/5
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Nobunaga's Ambition 2

DOS19893.9/5
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Nobunaga's Ambition 6

DOS19943.9/5
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North and South

DOS19904.2/5 wargame
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Nuclear War

DOS19894.1/5 board game
Nuclear War is an abandoned turn-based strategy game designed by Eric Hyman and Jon Van Caneghem. Nuclear War was developed and released by New World Computing in 1989 for Amiga and, later, for DOS, and it's loosely based on a card game of the same name. Nuclear War took a satirical approach to the grim possibility of a global nuclear war and succe...
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Ogre

DOS19864.2/5 wargame, board game
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Oligopoly

DOS19873.3/5 board game
Oligopoly is an abandoned turn-based strategy game designed by James Kerwin, developed by PC Design Associates and released by XOR Corporation in 1987 for DOS.
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Omega

DOS19894/5 real-time tactics
Omega is an abandoned science fiction themed strategy game developed and released by Origin Systems in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64. Omega is a rare example of a programming game about robots.