Abandonware DOS title

The most popular turn based games

In direct contrast with real-time games, turn-based games gameplay is based on the players taking turns to do what needs to be done: move in a dungeon, play cards, attack enemy units.
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Escape from Hell

DOS19904/5 Electronic Arts
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Premier Manager 3

DOS19943.5/5 Realms of Fantasy
9poker-06

9 Poker

DOS19893.8/5
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Ishido: The Way of the Stones

DOSMac OS19903.8/5 Publishing International
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Battle Isle

DOS1991protected3.7/5 Blue Byte Software
chessmaster-2000-02

The Chessmaster 2000

DOS19864.2/5 The Software Toolworks
lempereur-02

L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
hexxagon2-1

Hexxagon 2

DOS19934/5 Argo Games
chess-1

Chess

DOS19813.9/5 International PC Owners
premiermanager2-5

Premier Manager 2

DOS19933.9/5 Realms of Fantasy
deathknightskrynn-1

Death Knights of Krynn

DOS1991protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Sarakon

DOS19913.8/5 Starbyte Software
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Nobunaga's Ambition

DOS19883.7/5 KOEI
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A Line in the Sand

DOS1992protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Crazy Nick's Parlor Games with Laura Bow

DOS19923.4/5 Sierra On-Line
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The Aethra Chronicles

DOS19943.9/5
The Aethra Chronicles is not a well know fantasy RPG, but it deserves some praise. It was developed by only one person (Micheal Lawrence) and, as the title implies, was intended to be the first volume of a saga. Unfortunately, volume two and three were never made. For a shareware game, Aethra was pretty solid and is still loved by the ones who play...
witchhavenRL-01

WitchavenRL

WindowsLinux20133.8/5
black-monday-02

Black Monday

DOS19873.5/5 Starsoft Development
empire1-1

Empire: Wargame of the Century

DOS19874/5 Northwest Software
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The Battle of the Bulge: Tigers in the Snow

DOS1982protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
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Pacific General

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Trivial Pursuit Deluxe

DOS19923.8/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
oligopoly-1

Oligopoly

DOS19873.4/5 Pc design associates
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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Scorched Earth

DOS1991protected4/5
felony-02

Felony!

DOS19844/5 BrainBank
neverwinternights-splash

Neverwinter Nights

DOS1991protected4/5 Beyond Software
archerpool-1

Archer Maclean's Pool

DOS19923.9/5 Virgin Interactive
omega-rpg-01

Omega

DOSLinux1988freeware3.8/5
leisure-suit-larry-casino-2

Crazy Nick's Leisure Suit Larry Casino

DOS19923.5/5 Sierra On-Line