Abandonware DOS title

The best 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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Risk

Windows 3.x19913.8/5 board game
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Fidelity Chessmaster 2100

DOS19893.8/5 chess
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Star Fleet 1: The War Begins

DOSMac OS19853.8/5 space exploration, space simulation
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Sargon V: World Class Chess

DOS19913.8/5 chess
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Dune Generations

Windows XP/98/952002canceled3.8/5 real-time strategy
Dune Generations was a canceled 3D MMO strategy game set in the Dune universe that was never published. Dune Generations was in development by Cryo Interactive Entertainment, but it was canceled in 2002 when the company filed for bankruptcy. As of 2002 the game was still in the alpha stage; what's left are some screenshots ...
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Knights of the Desert

DOS1983protected3.8/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Lords of Midnight

DOS1984remake3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Mychess

DOS19843.8/5 chess
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The Battle of the Bulge: Tigers in the Snow

DOS1982protected3.8/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Trivial Pursuit Deluxe

DOS19923.8/5 trivia / quiz, board game
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Robo Rumble

Windows XP/98/9519983.8/5 real-time strategy
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Battle for Atlantis

DOS19903.8/5 board game
imperium-3

Imperium

DOS19903.8/5 4x
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Robot Rascals

DOS19873.8/5 board game
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9 Poker

DOS19893.8/5 cards
battle-for-normandy-02

Battle for Normandy

DOS1983protected3.8/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.8/5 real-time strategy
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Ultimate Domain

DOS19943.8/5 real-time strategy, real-time tactics
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Great Napoleonic Battles

DOS19913.8/5 turn-based tactics
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La Colmena

DOS1992NSFW3.8/5 board game
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Scorched 3D

Windows XP/98/95Linux2001freeware3.8/5 artillery
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Strip Poker 2 plus

DOS1988NSFW3.8/5 cards
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Battle Chess 2: Chinese Chess

DOS1990protected3.7/5 chess
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Nobunaga's Ambition

DOS19883.7/5
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Blitz Draughts

DOS19923.7/5 board game
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Caesars Palace

DOS19893.7/5 cards
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Decision at Gettysburg

DOS19903.7/5 wargame, turn-based tactics