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).
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Bass Tour

DOS19924/5
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Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

DOS1996protected3.7/5 Sensible Software
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Burntime

DOS19934/5 Max Design
berlin1948-4

Berlin 1948

DOS19893.7/5 Time Warp Software
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Superhero League of Hoboken

DOS1994protected3.9/5 Legend Entertainment
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Tracon: Air Traffic Control Simulator

DOS19893.8/5 Wesson International
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The Ancient Art of War

DOS19843.9/5 Evryware
The Ancient Art of War is a classic video game that was released in the late 1980s. Developed by Evryware and published by Broderbund, it was available on various platforms, including Apple II, Atari ST, Amiga, and MS-DOS. The Ancient Art of War is a strategy game that takes place in various historical settings, such as ancient China, Greece, and t...
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Nobunaga's Ambition 6

DOS19943.9/5 KOEI
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Blue Angel 69

DOS1989NSFW3.6/5
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Night Mission Pinball

DOS19823.6/5 subLOGIC
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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.
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Demon's Winter

DOS1989protected3.8/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Super Stardust

DOS19964.3/5 Housemarque
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Conflict: Europe

DOS19894.2/5 Personal Software Services
Conflict Europe is an abandoned turn-based top-down strategy game set in Europe. The game was developed by Personal Software Services and released by Mirrorsoft in 1989 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST.
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Tunnels & Trolls: Crusaders of Khazan

DOS19904.1/5 New World Computing
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Grand Slam Bridge

DOS19863.4/5 Cybron corporation
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MacArthur's War

DOS19903.9/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Annals of Rome

DOS19883.8/5 Personal Software Services
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Infiltrator

DOS19874.3/5 Chris Gray Enterprises
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TomeNET

Windows XP/98/95Linux2003freeware4.3/5
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DarkSpyre

DOS19903.8/5 Event Horizon
chess2100-1

Fidelity Chessmaster 2100

DOS19893.8/5 The Software Toolworks
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Kingdom of Kroz

DOS1988freeware3.7/5 Apogee Software
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 1

DOS19884/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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International Soccer

DOS19944/5 Zeppelin Games
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Solidarnosc

DOS19913.4/5 P. Z. Karen Co. Development Group
vlad-tepes-dracula-02

Vlad Tepes Dracula

Windows XP/98/9519973.3/5 ComputerHouse
no-greater-glory-04

No Greater Glory

DOSMac OS1991protected4.1/5
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Settlers of Catan

DOS19984.1/5