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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Civilization II: Test of Time

Windows XP/98/951999remake4.3/5 Atari
Civilization II: Test of Time is an abandoned turn-based strategy game developed by Atari and released by MicroProse Software in 1999 for Windows. Civilization II: Test of Time is a remake of the cult classic Civilization 2, without the involvement of Sid Meier (the creator of the Civilization franchise). Test of Time includes fantasy and science f...
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Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Jagged Alliance 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1999protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software
Jagged Alliance 2 is a turn-based tactical role-playing strategy game developed by Sir-Tech and released in 1999 for Windows. It is the sequel to the original Jagged Alliance and has earned a reputation as one of the best games in the turn-based strategy genre.Set in the fictional country of Arulco, Jagged Alliance 2 presents players with the task ...
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Liero

DOS1999freeware4/5
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Magic: The Gathering Interactive Encyclopedia

Windows XP/98/9519993.5/5 Wizards of the Coast
Magic: The Gathering Interactive Encyclopedia is an abandoned "educational" application and turn-based strategy game based on he Magic: The Gathering collectible card game. MTG: Interactive Encyclopedia was developed by Wizards of the Coast and released in 1999 for Windows XP, 98, 95. The base application contains Magic cards up to the Mercadi...
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Mick's Strip Poker

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1999NSFW4.2/5
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Star Trek: Birth of the Federation

Windows XP/98/9519994/5 MicroProse Software
Star Trek: Birth of the Federation is a turn-based strategy video game set in the Star Trek universe. The game was developed by MicroProse Software and published by Infogrames for Windows in 1999. Players take on the role of one of five major Star Trek races: the United Federation of Planets, the Klingon Empire, the Romulan Star Empire, the Ca...
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Triple Triad Gold

Windows XP/98/952000freeware4/5
Triple Triad is a card game that originated in the Final Fantasy series, specifically in Final Fantasy VIII. The game is played on a 3x3 grid, and each player has a deck of cards featuring different characters, monsters, or other elements from the Final Fantasy universe. When a card is placed adjacent to an opponent's card, and the rank of the...
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NetHack - Falcon's Eye

Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.8/5
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Scorched 3D

Windows XP/98/95Linux2001freeware3.8/5
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Age of Wonders 2: The Wizard's Throne

Windows XP/98/952002protecteddemo4.1/5 Triumph Studios
Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is a turn-based strategy game developed by Triumph Studios and published by Gathering of Developers. It was released in 2002 as a sequel to the original Age of Wonders. The game is set in a fantasy world where players take on the role of a leader, either as a wizard or a warlord, and compete for control of the...
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Chessmaster 9000

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS20024.2/5 UBI Soft
Chessmaster 9000 is a chess game developed by Ubisoft and released in 2002. It's part of the Chessmaster series, which has been around since the 1980s. Chessmaster 9000 was known for its strong chess engine and comprehensive tutorial features, making it popular among both beginners and advanced players. The software also included annotated gam...
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Master of Orion 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2003protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
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The Temple of Elemental Evil

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2003protected3.9/5 Troika Games
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TomeNET

Windows XP/98/95Linux2003freeware4.3/5
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Van Buren (Fallout 3)

Windows XP/98/952003canceleddemo3.9/5 Black Isle Studios
Van Buren was a science fiction post-apocalyptic RPG being developed by Black Isle Studios and never published. Van Buren was the direct sequel to Fallout 2, part of the Fallout franchise. Van Buren was canceled in 2003.
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos - Yugi the Destiny

Windows XP/98/9520034/5 Konami
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UFO 2000

WindowsLinux2004freeware4.2/5
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Warp Rogue

WindowsLinux2004freeware3.9/5
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Incursion

WindowsLinuxMac OS2007freeware4/5
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WitchavenRL

WindowsLinux20133.8/5