Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware rpg games sorted by release date

In a Role-Playing Game (RPG), players control one or more characters in a fictional world, be it fantasy-oriented, contemporary, sci-fi, etc. RPGs follow up on traditional tabletop role-playing games features, including narrative threads full of obstacles and enigmas, character development, combat systems, or complex inventories.
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Rings of Zilfin

DOS1987protected3.2/5
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Shard of Spring

DOS1987protected3.9/5
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The Bard's Tale

DOS19874/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
The Bard's Tale 1 is the first chapter of a popular first person RPG series by Interplay. You control a group of six adventurers with the task of defeating the evil wizard Mangar the Dark. You will fight monters, explore the city of Skara Brae, solve riddles and guide your party into earning levels, gold and glory.
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The Faery Tale Adventure: Book I

DOS19873.8/5 action RPG
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Ultima 1: The First Age of Darkness

DOS19874/5 top-down party-based RPG
Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness is a seminal role-playing video game developed by Richard Garriott and released by California Pacific Computer Company in 1981. It is the first game in the long-running and influential Ultima series. Initially released for the Apple II, it was later ported to various platforms including DOS, Commodore 64, At...
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Wizard's Crown

DOS1987protected4/5
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2400 A.D.

DOS19884/5
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Alien Fires 2199 AD

DOS19883.6/5 action RPG
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Alternate Reality: The City

DOSMac OS19884.1/5
Alternate Reality: The City is a role-playing video game developed by Paradise Programming for various platforms including Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, and Commodore 64. It was released in 1985. In Alternate Reality: The City, players find themselves in a mysterious and surreal city known as simply "The City". The game takes place in a fantasy setti...
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Evets

DOS1988freeware3.5/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Galdregon's Domain

DOS19883.8/5
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Might and Magic 2: Gates to Another World

DOS19884.1/5 first-person party-based RPG
Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World is a classic role-playing video game developed and published by New World Computing. It was originally released in 1988 for various home computer platforms, including the Apple II, MS-DOS, and Commodore 64. The game is part of the long-running Might and Magic series and is known for its deep gameplay, and ...
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Moraff's Revenge

DOS19883.7/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Omega

DOSLinux1988freeware3.8/5 roguelike
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Pool of Radiance

DOSMac OS1988protected4.1/5
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Questron 2

DOS1988protected3.8/5
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Scavengers of the Mutant World

DOS19883.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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The Bard's Tale 2: The Destiny Knight

DOS19884/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny

DOS19884.2/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG
Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny is a role-playing video game developed and published by Origin Systems in 1988. It is the fifth installment in the highly influential Ultima series, created by Richard Garriott. Initially released for the Apple II and Commodore 64, it was later ported to DOS, Atari ST, Amiga, and other platforms. The story pi...
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Wasteland

DOS1988protected3.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
wizardy-4-5

Wizardry 4: The Return of Werdna

DOS19883.6/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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Wizardry 5: Heart of the Maelstrom

DOS19883.5/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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Bloodwych

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.
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Cosmic Soldier: Psychic War

DOS19893.9/5 dungeon crawl, JRPG
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Curse of the Azure Bonds

DOS1989protected4/5
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Demon's Winter

DOS1989protected3.8/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Don't Go Alone

DOS19894/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Dragons of Flame

DOS1989protected3.9/5 action RPG
drakkhen-4

Drakkhen

DOS19893.8/5