Abandonware DOS title

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).
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Scrabble

DOS19893.6/5
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When Two Worlds War

DOS19933.6/5 Impressions Games
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Mines of Titan

DOS19893.6/5 Westwood Studios
Mines of Titan (also known as Mars Saga for other platforms) is an abandoned single-player RPG with a sci-fi setting (you're going to Mars!). Mines of Titan was developed by Westwood Studios and released by Infocom in 1989 for DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64.
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Night Mission Pinball

DOS19823.6/5 subLOGIC
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World tour golf

DOS19853.6/5 Electronic Arts
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Rambo 3

DOS19883.6/5 Ocean Software
Rambo III is an action video game based on the 1988 action film of the same name, featuring the iconic character John Rambo, portrayed by Sylvester Stallone. The game was developed and published by various companies for different platforms, including Sega for its consoles and Ocean Software for home computers. The game follows the plot of the ...
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8088 Othello

DOS19853.6/5
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Meteors

DOS19893.6/5 Apogee Software
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Battle Master

DOS19913.5/5 Personal Software Services
Battle Master is a fantasy themed abandoned action-strategy game hybrid (with real-time tactics elements) developed by Personal Software Services. Battle Master was released by Mirrorsoft in 1991 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST and Genesis.
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Kingdoms of Germany

DOS19943.5/5 Realism Entertainment
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Dungeon Explorer

DOS19903.5/5
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Computer Diplomacy

DOS19843.5/5 Avalon Hill
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Gengis Khan

DOS19893.5/5 KOEI
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Bombuzal

DOS19893.5/5 Image Works
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D-Day: The Beginning of the End

DOS19943.5/5 Impressions Games
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 3

DOS19923.5/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Decker

Windows2002freeware3.5/5
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Evets

DOS1988freeware3.5/5 SAck Enterprizes
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FlixMix

DOS19933.5/5 Celeris
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Gazza 2

DOS19913.5/5 Empire Interactive
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Global Domination

DOS19933.5/5 Impressions Games
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Hannibal

DOS19933.5/5 Starbyte Software
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Homey D. Clown

DOS19933.5/5 Synergistic Software
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Ikari III: The Rescue

DOS19903.5/5 SNK Corporation
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Iron Cross

DOS19943.5/5 New World Computing
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Iron Lord

DOS19903.5/5 UBI Soft
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Last Duel: Inter Planet War 2012

DOS19893.5/5 Capcom
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Legends of Murder: Volume 1 - Stonedale Castle

DOS1989protected3.5/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Moraff's World

DOS19913.5/5 Moraffware
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Mystical

DOS1990protected3.5/5 Infogrames