Abandonware DOS title

The best 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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Conflict: Korea

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Gary Grigsby's Pacific War

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Gulf Strike

DOS19864.2/5 Microcomputer Games Inc.
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Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
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Castle of the Winds

Windows 3.x1993freeware4.2/5 SaadaSoft
Castle of the Winds is a fantasy roguelike role-playing game developed by SaadaSoft in the early 1990s. It was designed for Windows 3.x and is notable for being one of the earliest graphical RPGs for that platform. The game features a top-down perspective and incorporates elements of dungeon crawling, exploration, and character development.The game...
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UFO 2000

WindowsLinux2004freeware4.2/5
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Chessmaster 9000

Windows XP/98/95Mac2002protected4.2/5 UBI Soft
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Fantasy General

DOS1996protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Fantasy General is a hex-based turn-based strategy fantasy wargame. The player can duel either against a computer or a human opponent or even take part in a longer campaign. There are two sides to chose from, one good and one evil, each with unique and colorful units.
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L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
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101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Empire Interactive
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Axis and Allies: Iron Blitz

Windows XP/98/9519994.2/5 Wargaming West
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Archon: the Light and the Dark

DOS19844.2/5 Free Fall Associates
Archon: The Light and the Dark is an abandoned DOS fantasy blend of strategy and action game, developed by Free Fall Associates and published for DOS by Electronic Arts in 1984. Archon and its sequels are a unique mix of chess-like turn-based strategy and arcade action games. Take chess and add the fact that every time two pieces land on the same s...
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Master of Orion 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac2003protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
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The Manager

DOS19914.2/5 Kron Simulation Software
The Manager is a soccer simulation game that puts you in charge of a football team and allows you to manage every aspect. You can train your players, choose tactics for every match, expand your stadium and sign contracts with new players.
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Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Classic Concentration

DOS19884.2/5 Softie
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Magic: The Gathering

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 MicroProse Software
Magic: The Gathering (sometimes also referred as Shandalar) is an abandoned strategy game based on the popular collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, developed and released by MicroProse Software for Windows in 1997. MTG is set on the fictional plane of Shandalar. You can play a single-player campaign or simply play duels against computer oppo...
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North and South

DOS19904.2/5 Infogrames
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Conflict in Vietnam

DOS19864.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Master of Magic

DOSWindows XP/98/951994protected4.2/5 SimTex
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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Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

DOS1990protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Mick's Strip Poker

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1999NSFW4.2/5
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Axis and Allies

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Wargaming West
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Bicycle Bridge

DOS19924.2/5
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Operation Combat: Computer Battle Game

DOS19904.2/5 Merit Software
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Dope Wars

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Beermat Software
Dope Wars is a text-based simulation game that originated as a DOS program in the early 1980s, but gained popularity in its Windows version released in 1998. The game puts players in the role of a drug dealer navigating the underground economy of buying, selling, and transporting various illegal substances.In the Windows version of the game, player...
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Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Synergistic Software
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Eishockey Manager

DOS19934.2/5 Kron Simulation Software
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Ascendancy

DOS19954.2/5 The Logic Factory
Ascendancy is a science fiction themed turn-based strategy game developed by The Logic Factory and released in 1995 for DOS. Ascendancy is a classic 4X game (eXpand, eXplore, eXploit, eXterminate), similar to Master of Orion, yet with a few differences such as a technology tree.