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.
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Queen of Tenshindo 95

Windows XP/98/951995NSFW4/5
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Ultimate Soccer Manager

DOS19953.9/5 Impressions Games
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Virtual Pool

DOS19954.2/5 Celeris
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Worms

DOS1995protecteddemo4.1/5 Team 17
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X-COM: Terror from the Deep

DOS1995protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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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Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM) v1.1

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1996freeware3.9/5
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Battlestar

Windows 3.x1996freeware3.6/5
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Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Synergistic Software
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Cave Wars

DOS19964.2/5
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Chaos Overlords

Windows XP/98/95Mac1996protected3/5 Stick Man Games
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Civilization 2

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 MicroProse Software
Civilization 2, later renamed Sid Meier's Civilization II, is a turn based 4X strategy game developed and published by MicroProse in 1996. The gameplay is similar to the first Civilization, many aspects were improved and new features were introduced: a new isometric perspective, hit points for units, new civilizations, new wonders of the world and ...
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Conquest of the New World (Deluxe Edition)

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
Conquest of the new world is a turn-based strategy game that lets you control one of 6 different nations in their attempt to colonize the new continent. The gameworld is represented in an isometric point of view. Combat is a mini-game taking place on a battlefield where victory can be achieved by killing enemy troops or capturing the enemy's flag.
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Deadlock: Planetary Conquest

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1996protected4.1/5 Accolade
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Dogs of War

Windows XP/98/951996demo4.2/5 Software Engineering
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Emperor of the Fading Suns

Windows XP/98/9519964/5 Holistic Design
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Exile II: Crystal Souls

Windows XP/98/95MacWindows 3.x1996freeware3.8/5 Spiderweb Software
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Fantasy General

DOS1996protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Fantasy General is a hex-based turn-based strategy fantasy wargame. The player can duel either against a computer or a human opponent or even take part in a longer campaign. There are two sides to chose from, one good and one evil, each with unique and colorful units.
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Free Enterprise

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Tsunami Media
Dehumanizing offices? Check. Depressing environment? Check. No windows in the whole place? Check. Good, I'm ready to exploit my workers and become great entrepreneur. All of this thanks to Free Enterprise, a simulation for Windows by Tsunami Media, published in 1996.
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Genocide

DOS1996freeware3.8/5
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Grand Prix Wizard

DOS19964/5 Wizard Games
homm2-10

Heroes of Might and Magic II

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
moo2-administratoroffer

Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.3/5 SimTex
Master of Orion II is a 4X turn-based sci-fi strategy game set in space. Master of Orion 2 gives the player an empire to run by controlling food and production, managing economy and researching new technology. The player can wage war against other races or use spies and diplomacy to achieve victory.
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Over the Reich

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19963.9/5 Big Time Software
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Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 Catware, Inc.
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Ultimate Soccer Manager 2

DOSWindows 3.x19964/5 Impressions Games
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Baseball Mogul

Windows XP/98/9519973.9/5 Infinite Monkey Systems
blades-exile-02

Blades of Exile

Windows 3.xMacWindows XP/98/951997freeware4.1/5 Spiderweb Software
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Checkers for Windows

Windows 3.x19974.1/5