Abandonware DOS title

Science fiction games sorted by release date

Time travel, space wars, alien empires, alternate universe, cyberpunk anti-heroes, space invaders, post-apocalyptic worlds, dystopian societies, mad scientists, galaxies far far away, strange new worlds, mech battles, deep space exploration, evil robots... should I go on?
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Seastalker

DOS19844/5 Infocom
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

DOSMac OS1984freeware4.2/5 Infocom
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a humorous free text adventure game based on the novel of the same name written by Douglas Adams (if you never read it, shame on you!). The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was designed by Douglas Adams himself and interactive fiction god Steve Eric Meretzky, it was released by Infocom in 1984 for DOS and for...
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Zaxxon

DOS19843.8/5 Sega
Zaxxon is a classic arcade video game that was first released by Sega in 1982 for the arcades and later for a number of platforms. It is considered one of the pioneering titles in the shoot 'em up or scrolling shooter genre. Zaxxon was notable for its use of isometric graphics, which gave the game a unique 3D perspective.
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A Mind Forever Voyaging

DOSMac OS19854.1/5 Infocom
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Autoduel

DOS19853.8/5 Origin Systems
Autoduel is an abandoned top-down open world post apocalyptic RPG/driving game hybrid designed by Chuck Bueche and Richard Garriott of Ultima fame. Autoduel was developed by Origin Systems and was released in 1985 for DOS, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, C64, Apple II, Macintosh, Amiga. Autoduel is based on a board game designed by Steve Jackson himself.
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Essex

DOS19853.6/5 Synapse Software
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Mickey's Space Adventure

DOS19853.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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Mindwheel

DOS19853.2/5 Synapse Software
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Rendezvous with Rama

DOS19853.7/5 Telarium
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Robot Odissey

DOS19853.9/5 The Learning Company
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Space Commanders 2

DOS1985remake3.3/5
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Spacewar

DOS19854.1/5
Spacewar is one of the earliest digital computer games and is often considered the first interactive video game. It was created in 1962 by Steve Russell, Martin Graetz, and Wayne Wiitanen at the MIT. The game was developed on the PDP-1 minicomputer; this is a DOS port, released in 1985.Spacewar! features two spaceships, controlled by players, that ...
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Star Fleet 1: The War Begins

DOSMac OS19853.8/5 Interstel Corporation
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Star Trek: the Kobayashi alternative

DOS19854/5 Micromosaics
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Striker

DOS19853.4/5
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Batalia

DOS19862.8/5 The Right Brothers
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Breakers

DOS19864.1/5 Synapse Software
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Deep space: Operation Copernicus

DOS19863.9/5 Lerner Research
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EGA-Roids

DOS1986freewareremake3.7/5 Designer Software
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Hacker

DOSMac OS19864/5 Activision
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Leather Goddesses of Phobos

DOS19864.2/5 Infocom
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Ogre

DOS19864.2/5 Origin Systems
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Psi 5 Trading Company

DOS1986protected4.1/5 Distinctive Software
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Rad Warrior

DOS19864/5 Palace Software
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Round 42

DOS19862.7/5
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Silicon Dreams

DOS19863.6/5 Level 9 Computing
Silicon Dreams by Level 9 Computing is a trilogy of interactive fiction (text adventure) games released in the mid-1980s. The trilogy includes three separate games: Snowball, Return to Eden, and The Worm in Paradise. Each game combines elements of science fiction with puzzle-solving and exploration. All three games are text-based, relying on d...
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Space Quest 1: The Sarien Encounter

DOSMac OS19864.3/5 Sierra On-Line
Space Quest I: The Sarien Encounter is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line, released in 1986. It was created by the duo of Scott Murphy and Mark Crowe, who later became known as the "Two Guys from Andromeda". The game is renowned for its humor and engaging story set in a science fiction universe.In Space Quest I playe...
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Star Trek: The Promethean Prophecy

DOSMac OS19864/5 TRANS Fiction Systems
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Starflight

DOS19864.1/5 Binary Systems
Starflight is a classic space exploration and role-playing video game released in 1986 by Binary Systems and published by Electronic Arts. It is known for its innovative gameplay, as well as its open-ended approach to space exploration and storytelling.The game is set in a massive, procedurally generated universe with thousands of star systems to e...
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Starglider

DOS19863.7/5 Argonaut Games