Abandonware DOS title

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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Vegas Gambler

DOS19873.3/5 poker, cards
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Video Casino

DOS19873/5 cards
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Vlad Tepes Dracula

Windows XP/98/9519973.3/5 real-time strategy, business simulation
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Vulcan: The Tunisian Campaign

DOS19883.8/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
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War in Middle Earth

DOS19883.9/5 real-time tactics
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War of the Lance

DOS1990protected4.3/5 wargame
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Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness

DOS1995protected4.1/5 real-time strategy
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Warcraft: Orcs and Humans

DOS1994protecteddemo4.2/5 real-time strategy
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is the first real-time fantasy strategy game from Blizzard Entertainment. Two separate story lines (Orcs and Humans) evolve with 12 scenarios per side telling the tale of the battle for the Kingdom of Azeroth. Players must mine gold and chop wood in order to construct buildings and create units. Each side tries to destro...
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Warheads

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 artillery
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Warlords

DOS19904.2/5 4x
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Warlords 2

DOS19934.1/5 4x
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Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes

Windows XP/98/9519974.3/5 4x, wargame
Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is an abandoned turn-based fantasy strategy game designed by Steve Fawkner, developed by SSG Strategic Studies Group and released by Red Orb Entertainment in 1997 for Windows. Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is part of the Warlords game series and features quite a few multiplayer modes: from LAN to PBEM.
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Warzone 2100

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999freeware4/5 real-time strategy
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Waterloo

DOS1989protected4.1/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
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When Two Worlds War

DOS19933.6/5
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WinRisk

Windows 3.x19924.1/5 board game
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Worms

DOS1995protecteddemo4.1/5 artillery
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X-COM: Apocalypse

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 turn-based tactics
X-COM: Apocalypse is the third installment of the very popular X-COM franchise. After X-COM: Ufo Defence and Terror From the Deep, fans expected another smash hit. Apocalypse is quite different under many aspects, from gameplay to aesthetics. X-COM Apocalypse was designed by Julian Gollop (the same designer that brought the original X-COM to l...
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X-COM: Terror from the Deep

DOS1995protected4.2/5 turn-based tactics
X-COM: Terror from the Deep is a DOS science fiction tactical strategy game, the sequel of one of the most popular DOS games in history X-COM Ufo Defense. Terror from the Deep was designed by Stephen Gross (the X-COM original being designed by Julian Gollop) and was published by MicroProse Software back in 1995. Terror from the deep doesn't change ...
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X-COM: Ufo Defense

DOS1994protected4.3/5 turn-based tactics
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.
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos - Yugi the Destiny

Windows XP/98/9520034.1/5 cards
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Z

DOS1996protected4.1/5 real-time strategy