Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware strategy games

Games based on strategy allow for reasoning and planning of one’s moves and actions. The gameplay may be based on player’s turns (Turn-based Strategy) or it may be in real time (Real-Time Strategy, RTS). These games focus on strategy and tactics rather than action, sometimes with the addition of financial or logistic features.
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D-Day: The Beginning of the End

DOS19943.5/5 wargame
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 3

DOS19923.5/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Dracula in London

DOS19883.5/5 board game
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Global Domination

DOS19933.5/5 kingdom simulation
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Hannibal

DOS19933.5/5 kingdom simulation
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Iron Cross

DOS19943.5/5 wargame
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Iron Lord

DOS19903.5/5
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Power Struggle

DOS19883.5/5
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Stratego

DOS19903.5/5 board game
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The Civil War

DOS19953.5/5 real-time strategy
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Blitzkrieg: Battle at the Ardennes

DOS19903.5/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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8088 Othello

DOS19853.5/5 board game
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Shawl

DOS19863.4/5 cards
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Grand Slam Bridge

DOS19863.4/5 cards
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Trivial Pursuit

DOS19893.4/5 trivia / quiz, board game
Trivial Pursuit is a popular trivia board game that was adapted into a computer game for various platforms, including DOS. In the game, players answer trivia questions from various categories in order to collect pie pieces that correspond to those categories. The goal is to collect all the pie pieces and complete a full pie before your opponents.
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Black & White

Windows XP/98/9520013.4/5 god game
Black & White is a strategy god simulation video game developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Electronic Arts in 2001 for Microsoft Windows and later for other platforms. In Black & White players take on the role of a deity who must guide and nurture a civilization of worshippers on a series of islands. The central objective of the g...
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Oligopoly

DOS19873.4/5 board game
Oligopoly is an abandoned turn-based strategy game designed by James Kerwin, developed by PC Design Associates and released by XOR Corporation in 1987 for DOS.
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Vegas Gambler

DOS19873.4/5 cards
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Scrabble

DOS19923.4/5 board game
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Battleship

DOS19833.3/5 board game
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Bridge 7.0

DOS19923.3/5 cards
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House of Cards

DOS19893.3/5 cards
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King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table

DOS19943.3/5 kingdom simulation
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Laserwars

DOS19943.3/5 artillery
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Super Battleship

DOS19883.3/5 board game
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Vlad Tepes Dracula

Windows XP/98/9519973.3/5 real-time strategy, business simulation
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Death by Backgammon

DOS19903.3/5 board game
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Theatre of War

DOS1992protected3.3/5 board game