Abandonware DOS title

Games with a historical setting

Some games are set in a specific historical period, usually a period of time particularly enjoyable for gamers such as the midde ages, the discovery of the Americas or the second world war. Historical games take a step further and try to be more faithful to the time period they are set.
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Columbus Discovery

DOS19923.2/5 Gamos
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Command HQ

DOS19904/5 Ozark Softscape
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Computer Diplomacy

DOS19843.5/5 Avalon Hill
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Conflict

DOS19904.1/5 Mastertronic
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Conflict: Korea

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Conquest of Japan

DOS19924.1/5 Impressions Games
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Conquest of the New World (Deluxe Edition)

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
Conquest of the new world is a turn-based strategy game that lets you control one of 6 different nations in their attempt to colonize the new continent. The gameworld is represented in an isometric point of view. Combat is a mini-game taking place on a battlefield where victory can be achieved by killing enemy troops or capturing the enemy's flag.
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Crisis in the Kremlin

DOS1991protected3.8/5 Spectrum HoloByte
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Crusade in Europe

DOS19853.9/5 MicroProse Software
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D-Day: The Beginning of the End

DOS19943.5/5 Impressions Games
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Darklands

DOSLinuxWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1992protected4/5 MicroProse Software
Darklands was a unique historical isometric RPG that mixed real historical data from medieval Germany during the 15th century with a touch of folklore and fantasy. Unfortunately it was also the only Microprose RPG of that kind and beauty. The original game box contained a huge manual with info on european folklore (including the live...
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Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation

DOS1990protected4.3/5 Artech Studios
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Dawn Patrol

DOS19944.2/5 Rowan Software
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 1

DOS19884/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 2

DOS19893.9/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 3

DOS19923.5/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Defender of the Crown

DOS1991protected3.8/5 Cinemaware
Defender of the crown is a strategy game set in the middle ages, in England. You control a Saxon and must fight Normans to control the country. The player can conquest territories, lay siege to castles, join tournaments, rescue damsels.
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Empire Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 White Wolf Productions
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Empire II: The Art of War

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.1/5 White Wolf Productions
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Encyclopedia of War: Ancient Battles

DOS19882.8/5 Cases Computer Simulations
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Fields of Glory

DOS1993protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Frontline

DOS19903/5 Cases Computer Simulations
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Galleons of Glory

DOS19903.6/5 Broderbund
Galleons of Glory is an abandoned educational historical simulation game developed and published by Broderbund in 1990. As Magellan your mission is to circumnavigate the world while managing your crew and ship.
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Gary Grigsby's Pacific War

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

DOS1993protected3.7/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Gengis Khan

DOS19893.7/5 KOEI
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Gloriana

DOS19964.2/5 ASCARON Entertainment
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Gold of the Americas: The Conquest of the New World

DOS19893.8/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Gold Rush!

DOS1988protected4.1/5 Sierra On-Line