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The best 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).
megatraveller1-4

MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy

DOS19903.9/5 Paragon Software
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) released in 1990. The Zhodani Conspiracy is the first installment in the MegaTraveller series and was developed by Paragon Software.MegaTraveller 1 takes place in the Traveller universe's Third Imperium, a vast interstellar empire. The plot revolves around a c...
mission-mainframe-04

Mission: Mainframe

DOS19873.9/5
warp-rogue-01

Warp Rogue

WindowsLinux2004freeware3.9/5
xenon-1

Xenon

DOS19883.9/5 Bitmap Brothers
Xenon, released in 1988, was a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers. Xenon was initially released for the Commodore 64, and later, it was ported to other platforms, including DOS, the ZX Spectrum and Amiga.In Xenon, players control a futuristic tank-like craft and navigate through levels filled with enemy ve...
chess2100-1

Fidelity Chessmaster 2100

DOS19893.9/5 Software Toolworks
styx-1

Styx

DOS19843.9/5 Windmill Software
dragonsofflame-2

Dragons of Flame

DOS1989protected3.9/5 U.S. Gold
nobunaga-ambition-6-03

Nobunaga's Ambition 6

DOS19943.8/5 KOEI
blasteroids-1

Blasteroids

DOS19893.8/5 Atari
colorlines-3

Color Lines

DOS19923.8/5 Gamos
annalsofrome-1

Annals of Rome

DOS19883.8/5 Personal Software Services
loopz-3

Loopz

DOS19903.8/5 Audiogenic
total-carnage-07

Total Carnage

DOS19943.8/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
risk-3

Risk: the World Conquest Game

DOS19893.8/5 Mastertronic
billy-the-kid-01

Billy The Kid

DOS19903.8/5 Level 9 Computing
decision_desert-05

Decision in the Desert

DOS19853.8/5 MicroProse Software
exile3-03

Exile III: Ruined World

Windows XP/98/95MacWindows 3.x1997freeware3.8/5 Spiderweb Software
heavy-barrel-02

Heavy Barrel

DOS19893.8/5 Data East
heirstothethrone-2

Heirs to the Throne

DOS19923.8/5 German Design Group
llamatron-01

Llamatron 2112

DOS19923.8/5 Llamasoft
logo-1

Logo

DOS1990NSFW3.8/5 Starbyte Software
omega-rpg-01

Omega

DOSLinux1988freeware3.8/5
robbo-02

Robbo

DOS1993freeware3.8/5 xLand Games
vulcan-04

Vulcan: The Tunisian Campaign

DOS19883.8/5 Cases Computer Simulations
hack-5

Hack

DOS1984freeware3.8/5
command-conquer-sole-survivor-04

Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.8/5 Westwood Studios
lawnmover-1

Lawn Mower

DOS19873.8/5
phantasie1-2

Phantasie 1

DOS1987protected3.8/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
hillsfar-6

Hillsfar

DOS1989protected3.8/5 Westwood Studios