Abandonware DOS title

Turn-based games sorted by release date

In direct contrast with real-time games, turn-based games gameplay is based on the players taking turns to do what needs to be done: move in a dungeon, play cards, attack enemy units.

Most popular turn based games

Magic: The Gathering
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Civilization 2
strategyWindows XP/98/95
strategyDOS, Windows 3.x

Turn based games

  • when2worldswar-2
    DOS19933.5/5 Impressions Games
  • son-of-the-empire-04
  • 5th-fleet-07
  • ancients2-approaching-evil-02
    DOS19944.1/5 Farr-Ware Software
  • archon-ultra-1
    DOS1994protected3.7/5 Free Fall Associates
  • battle-isle-2-01
    DOS1994protected4/5 Blue Byte Software
  • bigsea-1
    DOS19944.1/5 Cyberdyne Systems
  • bobbyfisherteaches-4
    DOS19943.9/5 Mission Studios
  • colonization-6
    DOSWindows 3.xLinuxMac1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software

    Colonization is a turn-based strategy 4x game developed and published by MicroProse in 1994 for DOS, Windows 3.1, Linux and Mac. The setting is the European Colonization of the New World. Colonization gameplay and interface are similar to Civilization, another Sid Meier game. However, there are some differences between Civilization and Colonization...

  • dday-beginning-02
    DOS19943.3/5 Impressions Games
  • dark-legions-7
    DOS1994protected4/5 Silicon Knights
  • disciples-of-steel-04
  • jagged-alliance-1-10
    DOS1994protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
  • kingdoms-of-germany-04
    DOS19943.4/5 Realism Entertainment
  • late-night-tv-show-06
    DOS1994NSFW4.2/5 Dynabyte
  • mad-paradox-03
    DOS1994NSFW3.9/5 Queen Soft
  • masterofmagic-6
    DOSWindows XP/98/951994protected4.2/5 SimTex

    Master of Magic is a turn based 4x strategy game developed by SimTex and published by the well know Microprose, very similar to Civilization, with a fantasy twist. You play as a wizard and your objective is to evolve your race from a small settlement to a bursting empire. To do so, you can produce military units to fight other computer controlled p...

  • mm-world-of-xeen-06
    DOS1994protected4/5 New World Computing
  • motor-city-1
    DOS19944/5 Max Design
  • nobunaga-ambition-6-03
    DOS19943.6/5 KOEI
  • panzer_004
    DOS1994protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.

    Panger General is a turn based strategy wargame developed by SSI set in World War 2. The player can choose Axis or Allies and fight against the AI or another human player in more than 30 scenarios on a classic hex based map.

  • power-doll-01
    DOS19943.7/5 Kogado Software Products
  • premiermanager3-1
    DOS19943.8/5 Realms of Fantasy
  • sabre-team-4
    DOS1994protected3.5/5 Krisalis
  • sensible-golf-5
    DOS19943.2/5 Sensible Software
  • shadowforce-01
    DOS19943.8/5 Midnight Synergy / Interspace Software
  • simhealth-4
    DOS19943.8/5 Thinking Tools Inc.
  • stripdeluxe-2
  • strip-poker-professional-3
    DOS1994NSFW4.1/5 Artworx Software
  • aethra_game_006

    The Aethra Chronicles is not a well know fantasy RPG, but it deserves some praise. It was developed by only one person (Micheal Lawrence) and, as the title implies, was intended to be the first volume of a saga. Unfortunately, volume two and three were never made. For a shareware game, Aethra was pretty solid and is still loved by the ones who play...