Abandonware DOS title

Top-down perspective sorted by release date

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).
dragonflight-01

Dragonflight

DOS19913.6/5 Thalion
gazza2-02

Gazza 2

DOS19913.5/5 Empire Interactive
gnome-alone-02

Gnome Alone

DOS19913.9/5
great-napoleonic-battles-01

Great Napoleonic Battles

DOS19913.8/5 Impressions Games
hillstreetblues-2

Hill Street Blues

DOS19914/5 Krisalis
Hill Street Blues is an old DOS "driving" game developed by Krisalis in 1991. The gameplay it's similar to a Grand Theft Auto clone (we're talking about GTA 1 or 2) in which you are the police and you have to apprehend criminals. Hill Street Blues is a rare example of game based on a TV series.
joensfastlane-1

Jones in the Fast Lane

DOS19914/5 Sierra On-Line
Jones in the Fast Lane is the kind of game that you don't see often these days. It's a mix between a digital board game and a modern day life simulation. The goal of the game is to live the life of Jones, making choices about school, work, your home, etc. Graphics is a mix of cartonish and digitized characters, very reminishent of some of the best ...
lempereur-02

L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
la-grande-armee-03

La Grande Armee

DOS19913.9/5 SDJ Enterprises
megatraveller2-1

MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

DOS19913.6/5 Paragon Software
MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients is the sequel to MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy. It is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) released in 1991, developed by Paragon Software. Like its predecessor, MegaTraveller 2 is set in the expansive Traveller universe.In MegaTraveller 2, players continue their journey in the Third Imperium, ...
merchant-colony-07

Merchant Colony

DOS19914.2/5 Impressions Games
moraff-world-03

Moraff's World

DOS19913.5/5 Moraffware
no-greater-glory-04

No Greater Glory

DOSMac1991protected4.1/5
planetsedge-8

Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 New World Computing
rescue-rover-1-04

Rescue Rover

DOS1991protected3.8/5 id software
rescue-rover-2-04

Rescue Rover 2

DOS1991protected3.1/5 id software
risk-3x-02

Risk

Windows 3.x19913.7/5 Azeroth
rodent-revenge-01

Rodent's Revenge

Windows 3.x19914.1/5 Microsoft
rotox-06

Rotox

DOS19914.2/5 Creative Materials
sarakon-02

Sarakon

DOS19913.8/5 Starbyte Software
sargonV-1

Sargon V: World Class Chess

DOS19913.8/5 Activision
sherlock-1

Sherlock: The Game of Logic

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Everett Kaser Software
skifree-04

SkiFree

Windows 3.x19913.9/5
solidarnosc-03

Solidarnosc

DOS19913.4/5 P. Z. Karen Co. Development Group
basket-master-07

The Basket Manager

DOS19913.4/5 Simulmondo
lost-patrol-03

The Lost Patrol

DOS19913.7/5 Astros Productions
The Lost Patrol is an abandoned multi-type action game set in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam war. The Lost Patrol was developed by Astros Productions (DOS version) and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST.
magiccandle2-6

The Magic Candle 2: The Four and Forty

DOS19913.8/5 Mindcraft Software
perfectgeneral-1

The Perfect General

DOS19914.2/5 White Wolf Productions
The Perfect General is a turn-based strategy military game developed by White Wolf Productions and released in 1991 by Quantun Quality Production. The Perfect General gameplay is quite simple compared to other wargames, but it's based on a solid set of rules and let the players progress at their own pace through missions and scenarios. The Perfect ...
taking-of-beverly-hills-02

The Taking of Beverly Hills

DOS19914/5 Off The Wall Productions
tristanpinball-1

Tristan Pinball

DOS19914/5 Littlewing