Abandonware DOS title

Games with a female protagonist

Before Tomb Raider, not many games involved main female characters. Carmen Sandiego, Laura Bow, Elvira, Jill of the Jungle and eve Ms. Pac-Man were exceptions to the "male" rule followed by early video games.
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Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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Ms Pac PC

DOS1995remake4.2/5 Magicom Multimedia
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Ms. Pac-Man

DOS19833.9/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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Pac-girl

DOS19823.7/5 Magicom Multimedia
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Pepper's Adventures in Time

DOS19934/5 Sierra On-Line
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Phantasmagoria

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac OS1995protected4.2/5 Sierra On-Line
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Plague of the Moon

DOS19944.1/5
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Plundered Hearts

DOSMac OS19873.9/5 Infocom
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Pocahontas

DOS19953.2/5 Teeny Weeny Games
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Princess Maker 2

DOS19934.1/5 Gainax
Princess Maker 2 is a life simulation anime-style game developed by Gainax in 1993. In Princess Maker 2, the player is the father of a young princess and must tutor and raise her to the age of 18 by scheduling jobs, school classes and programming other activities. The princess is defined by attributes (strength, cooking, etc.) that will change depe...
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Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5
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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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Syberia

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2002protected4.1/5 Microids
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The Colonel's Bequest

DOS1989protecteddemo4.1/5 Sierra On-Line
The Colonel's Bequest is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1989 for various platforms, including MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game was created by Roberta Williams, co-founder of Sierra On-Line.The game is part of the "Laura Bow" series, with the full title being "Laura Bow: The Colonel's Bequ...
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The Great Giana Sisters

DOS1987remake4/5
The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...
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The Operative: No One Lives Forever

Windows XP/98/9520003.7/5 Monolith Productions
The Operative: No One Lives Forever is a first-person shooter with stealth gameplay elements, developed by Monolith Productions and released by Fox Interactive in 2000 for Windows, Mac and PS2. As Cate Archer, a spy working for a secret organization in the 60s, you have to find out who killed your colleagues. No One Lives Forever is the first of th...
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The Quest for the Time-bird

DOS19893.9/5 Infogrames
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The Wizard of Oz

DOS19853.9/5 Windham Classics
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Tomb Raider

DOS1996protected4.1/5 Core Design
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Tomb Raider II

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4/5 Core Design
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Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1998protected4.1/5 Core Design
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Traffic department 2192

DOS1994freeware3.7/5 P Squared
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Vynil Goddess from Mars

DOS19953.8/5 Six Pound Sledge Studios
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Where in Europe is Carmen Sandiego?

DOSMac OS19884/5 Broderbund
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Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19863.9/5 Broderbund
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Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19854.2/5 Broderbund
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Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19894.1/5 Broderbund
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? is an educational computer game and television game show franchise created by Broderbund. It focuses on teaching geography and history while players try to track down the infamous thief, Carmen Sandiego, and her gang across different historical periods.The game was first released in 1989, followed by the TV show in...