Abandonware DOS title

Science fiction games

Time travel, space wars, alien empires, alternate universe, cyberpunk anti-heroes, space invaders, post-apocalyptic worlds, dystopian societies, mad scientists, galaxies far far away, strange new worlds, mech battles, deep space exploration, evil robots... should I go on?
volfied-0004

Volfied

DOS19914.3/5 Taito
Volfied is an abandoned action heavily inspired by the classic Qix (draw rectangles in a fixed screen to trap and destroy enemies). Volfied was designed by Fukio Mitsuji, developed by Taito and released by Empire Interactive in 1991 for DOS.
vynil-goddess-mars-06

Vynil Goddess from Mars

DOS19953.7/5 Six Pound Sledge Studios
warheads-04

Warheads

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5
warp-rogue-01

Warp Rogue

WindowsLinux2004freeware3.9/5
warzone-2100-01

Warzone 2100

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999freeware4/5
wasteland-1

Wasteland

DOS1988protected3.9/5 Interplay Productions
waxworks-2

WaxWorks

DOSMac1992protecteddemo4.2/5 Horror Soft
Waxworks was a horror-themed first-person role-playing game developed by Horror Soft, a subsidiary of Adventure Soft, published in 1992. The game is set in a wax museum where players must travel through different historical periods, each represented by a wax exhibit. Each exhibit serves as a portal to a different time and place, featuring vari...
whales-voyage-06

Whale's Voyage

DOS19934/5 neo Software Produktions
Whale's Voyage is an abandoned science fiction first-person view party-based RPG, developed by neo Software Produktions and released by Pro One Software in 1993. Whale's Voyage is currently abandonware and it was published for PC (DOS) and Amiga.
when2worldswar-2

When Two Worlds War

DOS19933.6/5 Impressions Games
wheretimecarmensandiego-1

Where in time is Carmen Sandiego?

DOS19894.1/5 Broderbund
tekwar-09

William Shatner's TekWar

DOS19954/5 Capstone
wingcommander1-4

Wing Commander

DOS1990freeware4/5 Origin Systems
Wing Commander 1 is a space combat simulator video game; the first game in the Wing Commander series. Wing Commander 1 was developed and published by Origin Systems in 1990. The game was created by Chris Roberts and became known for its innovative use of cinematic storytelling and cutting-edge graphics at the time.In Wing Commander, playe...
wingcommander2-5

Wing Commander 2: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

DOS1991protected4/5 Origin Systems
wing-commander-3-04

Wing Commander 3

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac1994protected4.1/5 Origin Systems
wingcomacademy-3

Wing Commander Academy

DOS1993protected3.7/5 Origin Systems
wing-commander-armada-08

Wing Commander: Armada

DOS1994protected4/5 Origin Systems
Wing Commander: Armada is space combat simulation game developed by Origin Systems and released by Electronic Arts in 1994 for DOS. Wing Commander: Armada is part of the Wing Commander game series and was published before Wind Commander III. Armada is focused on multiplayer battles but it can be played in single player mode too. It features differe...
privateer-5

Wing Commander: Privateer

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac1993protected4/5 Origin Systems
wintrek-04

WinTrek

Windows 3.x19923.9/5
wipeout-02

Wipeout

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.1/5 Psygnosis
Wipeout is a popular racing video game known for its high-speed gameplay, anti-gravity racing vehicles, and electronic music soundtracks. Wipeout was developed and published by Psygnosis in 1995. Wipeout is set in a futuristic world where players control anti-gravity ships called AG craft. The tracks are often high-tech, featuring twists,...
wolfenstein3d-2

Wolfenstein 3D

DOSMac1992protecteddemo4.1/5 id software
Wolfenstein 3D is the first-person shooter that popularized the whole genre in the early 90s and is considered one of the greatest games ever made. Wolfenstein 3D was designed by John Romero and Tom Hall (id Software) and released as shareware by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. Wolfenstein 3D is based on the Wolf3D engine, programmed by John ...
xcom-alliance-03

X-COM: Alliance

Windows XP/98/952002canceled3.8/5 MicroProse Software
xcom3-09

X-COM: Apocalypse

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Mythos Software
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...
xcom2-7

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 ...
ufo-5

X-COM: Ufo Defense

DOS1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
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.
xargon-sh-03

Xargon

DOS1993freeware3.9/5 Epic MegaGames
xatax-1

Xatax

DOS19944/5 Pixel Painters Corporation
xenocide-01

Xenocide

DOS19903.7/5 Pangea Software
xenomorph-02

Xenomorph

DOS19904/5 Pandora
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...