Abandonware DOS title

The most popular top down games

Top down games were very popular in the 80s and the 90s, when graphic cards were not capable of supporting 3D, and even when 3D started to become popular, 2D games continued to be easier to develop, at least in the infancy of 3D gaming. 2D game offered the player a viewpoint that helped keeping things easily under control (think about top down party-based RPGs or hex-based strategy games).
super-zzt-05

Super ZZT

DOS19923.3/5 Epic MegaGames
nightmissionpinball-1

Night Mission Pinball

DOS19823.6/5 subLOGIC
kickoff2-8

Kick off 2

DOS19904.1/5 Anco Software
full-metal-planete-05

Full Metal Planete

DOSMac OS19903.9/5 Hitech Productions
godofthunder-2

God of Thunder

DOSWindows XP/98/951993freeware4/5 Adept Software
God of Thunder is a classic computer game developed by Adept Software and released in 1993. It's a puzzle platformer with a fantasy theme. In the game, you control Thor, the Norse god of thunder, on a quest to save Midgard (Earth) from the evil god Loki and his minions.The gameplay involves navigating through various levels filled with obstacles, e...
starcontrol3_003

Star Control 3

DOS1996protected4/5 Legend Entertainment
dragonsofflame-2

Dragons of Flame

DOS1989protected3.9/5 U.S. Gold
burntime-01

Burntime

DOS19934/5 Max Design
lords-midnight-01

Lords of Midnight: The Citadel

DOS19954.3/5 Maelstrom Games
planetsedge-8

Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 New World Computing
highwayfighter-2

Highway Fighter

DOS19954/5 Safari Software
zzt-2

ZZT

DOS1991freeware4.2/5 Epic MegaGames
battle-isle-93-03

Battle Isle 93: The Moon of Chromos

DOS19934/5 Blue Byte Software
pattonvsrommel-1

Patton vs. Rommel

DOS19874/5 Electronic Arts
exile3-03

Exile III: Ruined World

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1997freeware3.9/5 Spiderweb Software
kampfgruppe-05

Kampfgruppe

DOS1987protected3.6/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
lempereur-02

L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
magiccandle2-6

The Magic Candle 2: The Four and Forty

DOS19913.8/5 Mindcraft Software
mechwar-2

Mech War

DOS19924.1/5
conflictvietnam-4

Conflict in Vietnam

DOS19864.2/5 MicroProse Software
conflictmiddleeast-1

Conflict

DOS19904.1/5 Mastertronic
moebius-1

Moebius

DOS19873.4/5 Origin Systems
windwalker-1

Windwalker (Moebius 2)

DOS19892.8/5 Origin Systems
prophecy-trinadon-6

Prophecy: the Fall of Trinadon

DOS19893.4/5 Activision
dark-legions-7

Dark Legions

DOS1994protected4/5 Silicon Knights
qixtaito-2

Qix

DOS19894.1/5 Taito
pyramidsegypt-4

Pyramids of Egypt

DOS19894/5 Ideas From the Deep
logo-1

Logo

DOS1990NSFW3.8/5 Starbyte Software
grisby-pacific-war-03

Gary Grigsby's Pacific War

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.