Abandonware DOS title

Science fiction games sorted by release date

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?
trinity-01

Trinity

DOS19864.1/5 Infocom
adventure-construction-set-1

Adventure Construction Set

DOS19873.9/5 Electronic Arts
Adventure Construction Set is an abandoned application developed by Stuart Smith and published for DOS, Amiga, Apple II and Commodore 64 by Electronic Arts in 1987. As the name suggests, ACS is a game-building system (we're talking about adventure RPGs) that lets you edit maps, items, creatures, etc. Included with ACS is a complete game called...
anacreon-1

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

DOS1987freeware3.9/5 Thinking Machine Associates
Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021 is one of the first 4x turn-based strategy games, ASCII based. Anacreon is set in space, as most 4x sci-fi games are, and was published by Thinking Machines Associates and designed by George Moromisato who later re-released the game as freeware.
apollo18-01

Apollo 18: Mission to the Moon

DOS19874/5 Artech Studios
arctic-fox-05

Arctic Fox

DOS19873.9/5 Dynamix
astrotit-1

Astrotit

DOS1987NSFW3.5/5 Rudeware
blort-03

Blort!

DOS19873.7/5 Hennsoft
driller-2

Driller

DOS19874.3/5 Incentive Software
Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion) is an abandoned action-adventure game developed by Incentive and released by Epyx in 1987 based on the Freescape Engine. In Driller, you control an excavation probe in a real 3d environment, through a first person view. The goal of the game is to place a drilling rig in each of the 8 regions of the moo...
elite-1

Elite

DOS1987freeware4.1/5 Firebird
mach3-03

Mach 3

DOS19873/5 Loriciels
maniacmansion-1

Maniac Mansion

DOSLinuxMac OS1987protected4.2/5 LucasArts
Maniac Mansion is one of the most famous point-and-click adventure games developed by Lucasfilm Games, designed by Ron Gilbert (who later created Monkey Island) and Gary Winnick. The story is a blend of old sci-fi and horror B-movie elements. Players can choose between several characters, each with unique abilities useful for solving various puzzle...
metropolis-4

Metropolis

DOS19873.8/5 Arcadia Systems
mission-mainframe-04

Mission: Mainframe

DOS19873.9/5
phantis-02

Phantis

DOS19873.5/5 Dinamic Multimedia
robotrascals-1

Robot Rascals

DOS19873.8/5 Ozark Softscape
spacequest2-4

Space Quest 2: Vohaul's Revenge

DOS1987protected4/5 Sierra On-Line
starsaga-1

Star Saga: One - Beyond the Boundary

DOS19873.6/5 Masterplay Publishing Corporation
starlord-02

Starlord

DOS19873.6/5
stationfall-01

Stationfall

DOS19873.9/5 Infocom
supernova-1

Supernova

DOS1987freeware3.5/5 Apogee Software
tau-ceti-02

Tau Ceti

DOS19874.1/5 Thunder Mountain
last-mission-opera-02

The Last Mission

DOS19873.7/5 Opera Soft
thexder-1

Thexder

DOS19873.6/5 Game Arts
20000leagues-3

20000 Leagues under the sea

DOS19883.8/5 Coktel Vision
2400ad-4

2400 A.D.

DOS19884/5 Origin Systems
alien-fires-2199-07

Alien Fires 2199 AD

DOS19883.6/5
alternative-reality-02

Alternate Reality: The City

DOSMac OS19884.1/5 Paradise Programming
Alternate Reality: The City is a role-playing video game developed by Paradise Programming for various platforms including Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, and Commodore 64. It was released in 1985. In Alternate Reality: The City, players find themselves in a mysterious and surreal city known as simply "The City". The game takes place in a fantasy setti...
arkanoid-1

Arkanoid

DOS19884.1/5 Taito
Arkanoid is a classic arcade video game that was first released in 1986 by Taito. It is a breakout-style game, which means that the primary objective is to break a wall of bricks or blocks by bouncing a ball off a paddle at the bottom of the screen. The game takes its name and inspiration from Atari's Breakout, which was released in the 1970s. ...
btechcrescent-1

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

DOS19884/5 Westwood Studios
bionic-commando-06

Bionic Commando

DOS19883.3/5 Capcom