Abandonware DOS title

The most popular abandonware simulation games

Simulation games are designed to convey realism in every aspect, from gameplay to visuals. Simulation games have a number of sub-genres according to their main goals, for example building cities, managing business companies, leading a social life, or campaigning for president.
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DOS19923.9/5 business simulation
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Roller Coaster Tycoon 2

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation
Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 is a simulation game developed by Chris Sawyer Productions and published by Infogrames. It was released in 2002 as the sequel to the original  classic Roller Coaster Tycoon. In Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 players take on the role of an amusement park manager and are tasked with designing, building, and managing their own th...
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Transport Tycoon

DOS19944.2/5 sandbox strategy, traffic and transportation, business simulation
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...
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Drug wars: a game based on the New York drug market

DOS19843.3/5 business simulation
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A-Train

DOSMac19924.1/5 business simulation, traffic and transportation
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The Oregon Trail Deluxe

DOS19924.1/5 life simulation
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Theme Hospital

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4.1/5 business simulation
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Alter Ego: Female Version

DOS19864.1/5 life simulation
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Iron Seed

DOS1994freeware3.8/5 space simulation, 4x, space exploration
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Rockstar!

DOS19894/5 business simulation, life simulation
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Yoot Tower

Windows XP/98/9519994/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation
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High Seas Trader

DOS19953.9/5 business simulation
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Railroad Tycoon Deluxe

DOS19934.1/5 business simulation, traffic and transportation
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Holiday Island

Windows 3.x19964/5 sandbox strategy, city building
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SimFarm

DOS19934.1/5 business simulation
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Alter Ego: Male Version

DOS19864/5 life simulation
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Crime and Punishment

DOS19844.1/5
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Pharaoh

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, city building
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Big Sea: The Better One Will Win

DOS19944.1/5 business simulation
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SimLife

DOSMacWindows 3.x19924/5 sandbox strategy, god game, life simulation
SimLife is an abandoned simulation game focused on managing a ecosystems and experimenting with genetics. SimLife was designed by Ken Karakotsios, developed and released by Maxis in 1992 for DOS and later also published for Macintosh, Amiga, Windows 3.x and Amiga.
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Mad TV

DOS1991freeware3.8/5 business simulation
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Sid Meier's Pirates!

DOS1987protected4.1/5
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Jones in the Fast Lane

DOS19914/5 life simulation
Jones in the Fast Lane is the kind of game that you don't see often these days. It's a mix between a digital board game and a modern day life simulation. The goal of the game is to live the life of Jones, making choices about school, work, your home, etc. Graphics is a mix of cartonish and digitized characters, very reminishent of some of the best ...
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Hill Street Blues

DOS19914/5
Hill Street Blues is an old DOS "driving" game developed by Krisalis in 1991. The gameplay it's similar to a Grand Theft Auto clone (we're talking about GTA 1 or 2) in which you are the police and you have to apprehend criminals. Hill Street Blues is a rare example of game based on a TV series.
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Crisis in the Kremlin

DOS1991protected3.9/5 political simulation
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Port Royale

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.5/5 business simulation
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Pizza Tycoon

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1994protected4/5 business simulation
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Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

Windows 3.x1989freeware4.1/5 political simulation
Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition is a geopolitical strategy game developed by Chris Crawford and released in 1985. It is considered a classic in the genre of political and strategic simulation games. The game is set during the height of the Cold War, specifically in 1986, and it allows players to step into the shoes of either the United Stat...
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Crime City

DOS19934/5
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Gloriana

DOS19964.2/5 business simulation