Abandonware DOS title

The best modem games

Games supporting modem play can be played by multiple players on PCs connected using... guess what?... a modem. Back in the day, being able to play via modem didn't involve Internet at all.
falcon3.0-6

Falcon 3.0

DOS1991protected4.2/5 Sphere
blood-3

Blood

DOS1997protected4.2/5 Monolith Productions
car-and-driver-05

Car and Driver

DOS19924.2/5 Lerner Research
jagged-alliance-deadly-games-09

Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
transporttycoon-2

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...
hexen-5

Hexen: Beyond Heretic

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Raven Software
atomic-bomberman-03

Atomic Bomberman

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Interplay Productions
jediknight-03

Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 LucasArts
midtown-madness-02

Midtown Madness

Windows XP/98/951999demo4.2/5 Angel Studios
Midtown Madness is a car racing game developed by Angel Studios (later known as Rockstar San Diego) and released by Microsoft in 1999 for Windows. Midtown Madness is known for its open-world design, allowing players to explore a virtual representation of Chicago and engage in various racing events and challenges within the city.
magic-the-gathering-8

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...
descent-1

Descent

DOS1995protecteddemo4.2/5 Parallax Software
Descent is a first person shooter with a unique six degree of freedom gameplay developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay Productions in 1995.. You control a spaceship and must pilot it in a mine, through a series of 3d levels. The goal of the game is to find a series of keys, shoot down enemy ships and find your way to the next level.
hard-drivin-2-04

Hard Drivin' 2

DOS19904.2/5 Atari
warcraft-1

Warcraft: Orcs and Humans

DOS1994protecteddemo4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is the first real-time fantasy strategy game from Blizzard Entertainment. Two separate story lines (Orcs and Humans) evolve with 12 scenarios per side telling the tale of the battle for the Kingdom of Azeroth. Players must mine gold and chop wood in order to construct buildings and create units. Each side tries to destro...
arcanum-10

Arcanum: of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

DOS2001protected4.2/5 Troika Games
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is a classic role-playing game developed by Troika Games and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 2001 for Microsoft Windows. The game is set in a unique steampunk fantasy world where magic and technology coexist, often in conflict.Players assume the role of a customizable protagonist who starts ...
witchaven1-06

Witchaven

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 Capstone
Witchaven is an abandoned fantasy first-person shooter (or "slasher", since you'll wield melee weapons) developed by Capstone and released by IntraCorp in 1995 for DOS and Windows. Witchaven includes RPG elements such as experience and leveling your character but it's primarily an action game with swords and spells.
tempest-2000-03

Tempest 2000

DOS1996remake4.2/5 Atari
Tempest 2000 is a video game developed by Llamasoft and published by Atari Corporation. It was released in 1994 for DOS, Mac, the Atari Jaguar console, etc. Tempest 2000 is an enhanced remake of the original Tempest, which was released in arcades in 1981.In Tempest 2000, players control a claw-shaped ship that moves around the edges of geometric sh...
birthright-win-05

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Synergistic Software
operation-bodycount-05

Operation Bodycount

DOS19944.2/5 Capstone
myth-fallen-lords-03

Myth: The Fallen Lords

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS19974.2/5 Bungie
nhl_96-07

NHL 96

DOS19954.2/5 Electronic Arts
machiavelli-1

Machiavelli the Prince

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Holistic Design
warcraft2tides-4

Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
army-men-1-01

Army Men

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 The 3DO Company
heroesmightmagic1-6

Heroes of Might and Magic

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 New World Computing
starfleet-command-04

Star Trek: Starfleet Command

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 Interplay Productions
dark-reign-1-05

Dark Reign: The Future of War

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Auran Games
diablo1-06

Diablo

Windows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.1/5 Blizzard Entertainment
virtua-cop-04

Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Sega
global-conquest-04

Global Conquest

DOS19924.1/5 Ozark Softscape
ef-2000-04

EF 2000

DOS19954.1/5 Digital Image Design