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.
nobunaga-ambition-6-03

Nobunaga's Ambition 6

DOS19943.8/5 KOEI
panzer_004

Panzer General

DOS1994protected4.2/5 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

DOS19943.8/5 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
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/98/9519954.3/5 Blue Byte Software
Albion is a role-playing video game that was released in 1996. Developed by Blue Byte Software and published by Blue Byte in Europe and by Ubisoft in North America, the game is notable for its unique combination of science fiction and fantasy elements.Albion features a first-person perspective for exploration and turn-based combat. Players navigate...
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
empire2-art-war-05

Empire II: The Art of War

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

Epic Baseball

DOS19953.7/5 MicroLeague Multimedia
exile1-01

Exile: Escape from the Pit

Windows XP/98/95MacWindows 3.x1995freeware3.9/5 Spiderweb Software
fuzzygolf-1

Fuzzy's World of Miniature Space Golf

DOS19953.5/5 Pixel Painters Corporation
heroesmightmagic1-6

Heroes of Might and Magic

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 New World Computing
machiavelli-1

Machiavelli the Prince

DOS1995protected4.1/5 Holistic Design
mario-game-gallery-01

Mario's Game Gallery

DOSMac19953.8/5 Presage Software
mirror-magic-2-02

Mirror Magic

Windows XP/98/95Linux1995freeware3.6/5
nectaris-5

Nectaris

DOS19954/5 Hudson soft
tenshindo-02

Queen of Tenshindo 95

Windows XP/98/951995NSFW4/5