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The best isometric games

Games with isometric perspective represent the game world in an isometric three dimensional way, from a third-person point of view. Alone in the Dark is a perfect example of this tecnique. Usually, when referring to a game perspective as "isometric", we also mean some kind of parallel projection different from isometric perspective.
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Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

DOS19944.2/5 Electronic Arts
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Transport Tycoon

DOS19944.2/5 MicroProse Software
Transport Tycoon is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best remakes...
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Pharaoh

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 Impressions Games
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The Settlers

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Blue Byte Software
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Battle Bugs

DOS19944.2/5 Epyx
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Jungle Strike

DOS19954.2/5 Electronic Arts
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Ultima 8: Pagan

DOSMac1994protected4.2/5 Origin Systems
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Nox

Windows XP/98/95Mac2000protected4.2/5 Westwood Studios
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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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Operation Combat: Computer Battle Game

DOS19904.2/5 Merit Software
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Port Royale

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Roller Coaster Tycoon 2

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 Chris Sawyer Productions
Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 is a simulation game developed by Chris Sawyer Productions and published by Infogrames. It was released in 2002 as the sequel to the original  classic Roller Coaster Tycoon. In Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 players take on the role of an amusement park manager and are tasked with designing, building, and managing their own th...
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Zeus: Master of Olympus

Windows XP/98/952000protected4.2/5 Impressions Games
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Arcanum: of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

DOS2001protected4.2/5 Troika Games
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La Abadia del Crimen

DOS19874.2/5 Opera Soft
La Abadía del Crimen (The Abbey of Crime) is an action-adventure developed in Spain by Paco Menéndez in the mid-1980s. It was initially created for the Amstrad CPC and later ported to other popular home computer systems of the time, such as the ZX Spectrum and MSX. The game was released in 1987.
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Syndicate

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Bullfrog
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Castles 2: Siege and Conquest

DOSMac1992protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
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Diablo

Windows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
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X-COM: Apocalypse

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Mythos Software
X-COM: Apocalypse is the third installment of the very popular X-COM franchise. After X-COM: Ufo Defence and Terror From the Deep, fans expected another smash hit. Apocalypse is quite different under many aspects, from gameplay to aesthetics. X-COM Apocalypse was designed by Julian Gollop (the same designer that brought the original X-COM to l...
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Action Soccer

DOS19954.1/5 UBI Soft
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Infiltrator 2

DOS19884.1/5 Chris Gray Enterprises
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Paperboy

DOS19884.1/5 Atari
Paperboy was one of (if not THE) arcade hit of 1985. It was developed by Atari for the arcades and later published by Mindscape for DOS in 1988. More conversion were made for quite a few other platforms. Paperboy gameplay is peculiar: you control a boy riding a bicycle and your goal is to deliver as many newspapers as you can to a number of ho...
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X-COM: Terror from the Deep

DOS1995protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
X-COM: Terror from the Deep is a DOS science fiction tactical strategy game, the sequel of one of the most popular DOS games in history X-COM Ufo Defense. Terror from the Deep was designed by Stephen Gross (the X-COM original being designed by Julian Gollop) and was published by MicroProse Software back in 1995. Terror from the deep doesn't change ...
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Twilight 2000

DOS19914.1/5 Paragon Software
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Patrician 2: Quest for Power

Windows XP/98/952000protected4.1/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Constructor

DOS1997protected4.1/5 System 3
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Heimdall 2: Into the Hall of Worlds

DOS19944.1/5 The 8th Day
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Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 Pyro Studios
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Dungeon Keeper 3: War for the Overworld

Windows2000canceled4.1/5 Bullfrog
Dungeon Keeper 3 was a cancelled dungeon management strategy game being developed by Bullfrog that was never released. Dungeon Keeper 3 was cancelled in 2000 and the Dungeon Keeper franchise ended without a third chapter.