Abandonware DOS title

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Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon

DOS19914.3/5 shooter
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King's Quest 1: Quest for the Crown

DOS19844.3/5 adventure
King's Quest: Quest for the Crown is the first game in the popular series of King's Quest. Developed by Sierra On-line, King's Quest is an early adventure game (one of the first animated adventures), a step up from the classic graphical interactive fiction of the time. The player can use the keyword both to move the character around the game world ...
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Mortal Kombat

DOS1993protected4.3/5 action
Mortal Kombat is one of the most popular 1 on 1 fighting games. No wonder it spawned many sequels. You can play as one of the seven digitized characters and must fight everyone else to the top. One of the distinctive features of Mortal Kombat is the fatality: a special move to finish off the adversary.
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Pipe Dream

DOSWindows 3.x19894.3/5 puzzle
Pipe Mania (also known as Pipe Dream is a tile-matching (sort of) puzzle game about flowing liquids developed by The Assembly Line in 1989. You must build a path made of pipe pieces to let a green liquid (sewer goo?) flow. It's simple, original and addicting, that's why Pipe Mania was cloned a number of times.
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Volfied

DOS19914.3/5 action
Volfied is an arcade game developed and released by Taito Corporation in 1989. It's a puzzle game that gained popularity in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The game is named after the fictional planet "Volfied", where the gameplay is set.In Volfied, players control a small spaceship called "Challenger" and must eliminate 80% or more of the playfiel...
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Deluxe Paint 2

DOS19884.3/5 application
Deluxe Paint, often abbreviated as DPaint, was a popular bitmap graphics editor and animation software package. It was developed by Electronic Arts (EA) and released in the mid-1980s. Deluxe Paint was initially designed for the Commodore Amiga computer, which was known for its advanced graphics capabilities at the time.
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Alley Cat

DOS19844.3/5 action
Alley Cat is an arcade platform game designed by Bill Williams, developed by Synapse and released for IBM in 1984. As a cat, your goal is to jump around the neighborhood, enter apartments - each being a mini-game - to find your lost loved one.
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X-COM: Ufo Defense

DOS1994protected4.3/5 strategy
UFO: Enemy Unknown (or X-COM: Ufo Defense) is a sci-fi tactical strategy game created by Julian Gollop set in a not-to-distant future where aliens are invading the Earth. The gameplay switches between tactical combat, where you fight aliens in a turn-based fashion, and strategic micromanagement, where you manage your X-COM base and personnel.
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Empire Earth

Windows XP/98/952001protected4.3/5 strategy
Empire Earth is a real-time strategy (RTS) game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released by Sierra Entertainment in 2001. It's often compared to the "Age of Empires" series due to its similar gameplay mechanics and historical setting. However, "Empire Earth" stands out with its unique concept of spanning the entire history of mankind, from...
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VisiCalc 1.0

DOS1979freeware4.3/5 application
VisiCalc was the first spreadsheet software for personal computers, and it played a pivotal role in the early history of personal computing. It was developed by Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston and first released in 1979 for the Apple II computer. VisiCalc is often considered the first electronic spreadsheet, and its success had a significant impact ...
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Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.3/5 strategy
Master of Orion II is a 4X turn-based sci-fi strategy game set in space. Master of Orion 2 gives the player an empire to run by controlling food and production, managing economy and researching new technology. The player can wage war against other races or use spies and diplomacy to achieve victory.
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ATAC: The Secret War Against Drugs

DOS19924.3/5 vehicle simulation
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Stunt Island

DOS1992protected4.3/5 vehicle simulation
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Chuck Yeager's Air Combat

DOS19914.3/5 vehicle simulation
Chuck Yeager's Air Combat is a combat flight simulation video game released in 1991 by Electronic Arts. The game is named after and endorsed by the real-life aviation legend, Chuck Yeager, who was the first pilot to break the sound barrier. In Chuck Yeager's Air Combat players take on the role of a World War II fighter pilot, flying various ai...
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F-15 Strike Eagle III

DOS19924.3/5 vehicle simulation
F-15 Strike Eagle III is a combat flight simulation video game released in 1992. It was developed by MicroProse and is the third installment in the F-15 Strike Eagle series. The game was designed for various computer platforms of that era, including MS-DOS and Amiga. F-15 Strike Eagle 3 is a military flight simulation that puts playe...
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Skate or Die

DOS19884.3/5 sports
Skate or Die is an abandoned sports game, developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1988 for DOS and a number of other platforms. Skate or Die is a multi-sport kind of game, including every kind of unconventional "sport" done on skateboard. A sequel, Ski or Die, was released an year later.
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Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes

Windows XP/98/9519974.3/5 strategy
Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is an abandoned turn-based fantasy strategy game designed by Steve Fawkner, developed by SSG Strategic Studies Group and released by Red Orb Entertainment in 1997 for Windows. Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is part of the Warlords game series and features quite a few multiplayer modes: from LAN to PBEM.
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Whiplash

DOS19954.3/5 racing
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Bomb Jack

DOS19844.3/5 action
Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.
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Driller

DOS19874.3/5 action-adventure
Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion) is an abandoned action-adventure game developed by Incentive and released by Epyx in 1987 based on the Freescape Engine. In Driller, you control an excavation probe in a real 3d environment, through a first person view. The goal of the game is to place a drilling rig in each of the 8 regions of the moo...
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Infiltrator

DOS19874.3/5 simulation
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Winter Supersports 1992

DOS19924.3/5 sports
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The Incredible Machine 2

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/9519944.3/5 puzzle
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Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards

DOS1987NSFW4.3/5 adventure
Leisure Suit Larry: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the first adventure of the Leisure Suit Larry series, created by Al Lowe and published by Sierra On-Line. As a virgin male in his forties, your goal is to, well, find the woman of your dreams. In 1991 Sierra released a VGA remake.
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War of the Lance

DOS1990protected4.3/5 strategy
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Operation Wolf

DOS19894.3/5 shooter
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Arj

DOS19904.3/5 application
ARJ is a file compression utility and file format created by Robert K. Jung. The name "ARJ" stands for "Archived by Robert Jung." It was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a compression tool for MS-DOS and other systems. ARJ offered high compression ratios and various features, such as archive encryption and error recovery.
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Bio Menace Episode 3: Master Cain

DOS1993freeware4.3/5 action
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Dark Horizons Lore: Invasion

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux2004freeware4.3/5 vehicle simulation
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Panza Kick Boxing

DOS19904.3/5 sports