Abandonware rpg games
DOS1993protected4.1/5 first-person party-based RPG
Windows 3.xMacWindows XP/98/951997freeware4.1/5 top-down party-based RPG
DOS19934/5 top-down party-based RPG
DOS19893.8/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Bloodwych is an abandoned RPG set in the fantasy world of Trazere. Two players can play at the same time in split screen mode, a feature that was unusual at the time, especially for an RPG. Bloodwych was released in 1989 by Image Works for DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum.
Windows XP/98/952004freeware4/5 JRPG
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is a CRPG developed by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. and released in 1992 for DOS only. Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is the sequel to Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday and it's based on a campaign setting created by TSR in the late 80s. The game uses the Gold Box engine, common to much of the RPGs developed by SSI.
DOS19923.9/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Windows 3.x1993freeware4.2/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
Castle of the Winds (1993, by Saadasoft) is a perfect example of an atypical roguelike (no ASCII, runs in Windows) turned into a liberated game. Surprisingly Castle of the Winds is still very playable to this day, if you can make it run under a recent version of Windows.
DOS1992protected3.7/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG
DOS19904.1/5 interactive fiction
Circuit's Edge is a single-player science fiction blend of adventure game and RPG, developed by Westwood Studios and released by Infocom in 1990. Circuit's Edge is based on George Alec Effinger's cyberpunk novel "When Gravity Fails".
DOS19914.2/5 action RPG
DOS19893.9/5 dungeon crawl, JRPG
DOS19904.2/5 first-person party-based RPG
Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1993protected3.8/5 sandbox RPG
DOS19903.8/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
DOS19904/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
DOS1994protected4/5 top-down party-based RPG
DOS1993protected4.1/5 top-down party-based RPG
DOSLinuxWindows XP/98/95Mac1992protected3.9/5 sandbox RPG
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...
DOS19903.8/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG
Windows XP/98/951999protected3.8/5 dungeon crawl, action RPG
DOS1989protected3.7/5 top-down party-based RPG