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.
late-night-tv-show-06

Late Night Sexy TV Show

DOS1994NSFW4/5 Dynabyte
legions-05

Legions

Windows 3.xMac OS19943.7/5 Mindscape
lord-of-destruction-01

Lord of Destruction

DOS19942.6/5 Rebelsoft
mad-paradox-03

Mad Paradox

DOS1994NSFW3.9/5 Queen Soft
masterofmagic-6

Master of Magic

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...
motor-city-1

Motor City

DOS19944/5 Max Design
nobunaga-ambition-6-03

Nobunaga's Ambition 6

DOS19943.9/5 KOEI
panzer_004

Panzer General

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

Power Dolls

DOS19943.9/5 Kogado Software Products
premiermanager3-1

Premier Manager 3

DOS19943.5/5 Realms of Fantasy
sabre-team-4

Sabre Team

DOS1994protected3.6/5 Krisalis
sensible-golf-5

Sensible Golf

DOS19943.2/5 Sensible Software
Sensible Golf is a golf video game developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment. It was released in 1994 for Amiga and MS-DOS.Unlike traditional golf simulations of its time, "Sensible Golf" featured a more arcade-style gameplay with simple controls and colorful graphics. Players could choose from a variety of fi...
shadowforce-01

ShadowForce

DOS19943.3/5 Midnight Synergy / Interspace Software
simhealth-4

SimHealth

DOS19943.7/5 Thinking Tools Inc.
stripdeluxe-2

Strip Poker Deluxe

DOS1994NSFW4.2/5
strip-poker-professional-3

Strip Poker Professional

DOS1994NSFW4.1/5 Artworx Software
aethra_game_006

The Aethra Chronicles

DOS19943.9/5
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...
grandest-fleet-03

The Grandest Fleet

DOS19944.1/5 Quantum quality productions
ufo-5

X-COM: Ufo Defense

DOS1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
UFO: Enemy Unknown (or X-COM: Ufo Defense) is a sci-fi tactical strategy game created by Julian Gollop set in a not-to-distant future where aliens are invading the Earth. The gameplay switches between tactical combat, where you fight aliens in a turn-based fashion, and strategic micromanagement, where you manage your X-COM base and personnel.
4play-01

4Play

Windows 3.x1995NSFW3.9/5
4Play is a multi-player board-like strategy party-game for adults released for Windows 3.1 in 1995. 4Play is a board-game very similar to Monopoly in which players have to perform certain (adult) actions in response to events happening on the board.
advanced-civilization-02

Advanced Civilization

DOS19954/5 Avalon Hill
albion-4

Albion

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.2/5 Blue Byte Software
Albion is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) developed and published by German studio Blue Byte Software. It was released in 1995 for MS-DOS and later for Amiga. Albion is notable for its blend of traditional RPG elements with a unique setting and storyline.The game takes place on the planet Albion, a world with a rich history and diver...
alphaman-02

AlphaMan

DOS19953.6/5
ascendancy-02

Ascendancy

DOS19954.2/5 The Logic Factory
Ascendancy is a science fiction themed turn-based strategy game developed by The Logic Factory and released in 1995 for DOS. Ascendancy is a classic 4X game (eXpand, eXplore, eXploit, eXterminate), similar to Master of Orion, yet with a few differences such as a technology tree.
blackcrown-2

Black Crown

DOS19953.8/5
celtic-tales-03

Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye

DOS19954/5 KOEI
Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye is a strategy video game developed by KOEI and released in 1995. It is set in a mythical version of ancient Ireland and draws heavily from Celtic mythology, particularly focusing on the legendary figure Balor of the Evil Eye. Players take on the role of a clan leader, managing their tribe's resources, engagi...
empire2-art-war-05

Empire II: The Art of War

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.1/5 White Wolf Productions
epic-baseball-02

Epic Baseball

DOS19953.8/5 MicroLeague Multimedia
exile1-01

Exile: Escape from the Pit

Windows XP/98/95Mac OSWindows 3.x1995freeware3.9/5 Spiderweb Software