Abandonware DOS title

The most popular top down games

Top down games were very popular in the 80s and the 90s, when graphic cards were not capable of supporting 3D, and even when 3D started to become popular, 2D games continued to be easier to develop, at least in the infancy of 3D gaming. 2D game offered the player a viewpoint that helped keeping things easily under control (think about top down party-based RPGs or hex-based strategy games).
starshipinv-6

Command Adventures: Starship

DOS19953.5/5 Future Vision
dnd_text-02

DND

DOS19844.1/5
blades-exile-02

Blades of Exile

Windows 3.xMacWindows XP/98/951997freeware4.1/5 Spiderweb Software
dominium-02

Dominium

DOS19924/5 Microids
monopoly-04

Monopoly

DOS19853.9/5
speedball-1

Speedball

DOS19884.2/5 Bitmap Brothers
super-zzt-05

Super ZZT

DOS19923.3/5 Epic MegaGames
alf-03

ALF: The First Adventure

DOS19873/5 Box Office
emperor-fading-suns-04

Emperor of the Fading Suns

Windows XP/98/9519964/5 Holistic Design
firepower-pc-02

Fire Power

DOS19883.4/5 Silent Software
annalsofrome-1

Annals of Rome

DOS19883.8/5 Personal Software Services
super-stardust-02

Super Stardust

DOS19964.2/5 Housemarque
shangai2-01

Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye

Windows 3.xMac19903/5 Activision
roadwar2000-3

Roadwar 2000

DOS1987protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
ragnarok-2

Ragnarok

DOS1993freeware4.1/5 Gray Design Associates
cave-quest-05

Cavequest

DOS19853.3/5
ishido-way-stones-03

Ishido: The Way of the Stones

DOSMac19903.8/5 Publishing International
over-the-reich-07

Over the Reich

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19963.9/5 Big Time Software
spyhunter-1

Spy Hunter

DOS19843.7/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
disciples-of-steel-04

Disciples of Steel

DOS19943.9/5
super-pacman-01

Super Pac-Man

DOS19823.6/5 Namco
flying-tigers-2-04

Flying Tigers 2

DOS19943.3/5
epicpinball-1

Epic Pinball

DOSMac1993protected3.7/5 Digital Extremes
bostonbomb-1

Boston Bomb Club

DOS19913.9/5 Silmarils
antix-05

Antix

DOS1985remake4.2/5
wizcrown-6

Wizard's Crown

DOS1987protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
robbo-02

Robbo

DOS1993freeware3.8/5 xLand Games
dungeon-explorer-03

Dungeon Explorer

DOS19903.5/5
rampart-3

Rampart

DOS19924/5 Atari
Rampart is an abandoned mix of strategy and shooter game designed by Dave Ralston and John Salwitz, developed by Atari and released by Electronic Arts in 1992 for DOS. Rampart was converted from the original arcade version to a number of platforms, including Amiga, Atari ST, C64, Game Boy, Genesis, Lynx, NES, SEGA Master System, SNES. Rampart is a ...