Abandonware DOS title

The best side-scroller games

A side-scroller (or horizontal scrolling) is a video game in which the action is shown in a side perspective and the environment scrolls mainly on an horizontal axis. Characters usually have to move from the left to the right side of the screen to go on in the game.
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Forgotten Worlds

DOS19914.1/5 Capcom
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Road Runner

DOS19894.1/5 Atari
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Prehistorik

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Titus Interactive
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The Lion King

DOS19944.1/5 Westwood Studios
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Colorado

DOS19904.1/5 Silmarils
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Iron Blood

DOS19964.1/5 Family Production
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Sopwith

DOS1984freeware4.1/5 BMB Compuscience
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Cool Spot

DOS19944.1/5 Virgin Interactive
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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventures

DOS1992protected4.1/5 Apogee Software
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Fire and Ice

DOS19934.1/5 Graftgold
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Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Bloodlust Software
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Framed

DOS19954/5 Machination
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Magic Pockets

DOS19924/5 Bitmap Brothers
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Warriors of Legend

DOS19934/5 Synergistic Software
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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

DOS19924/5 id software
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Xatax

DOS19944/5 Pixel Painters Corporation
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Prehistorik 2

DOS1993protected4/5 Titus Interactive
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Bad Street Brawler

DOS19874/5 Beam Software
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Wings of Fury

DOS19894/5 Broderbund
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Risky Woods

DOS1992protected4/5 Dinamic Multimedia
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Lorna

DOS1990NSFW4/5 Topo Soft
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Metal Mutant

DOS19914/5 Silmarils
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The Great Giana Sisters

DOS1987remake4/5
The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...
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Mario Teaches Typing

DOSMac19924/5 Interplay Productions
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

DOS19914/5 Syntetic Dimensions
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the many adaptations of the Terminator franchise. This one is based on the movie of the same name, but it's not as good as the movie, according to critics. Terminator 2 is an action game developed by Syntetic Dimensions and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS. It was also published for C64, ZX Spectrum, A...
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Double Dragon

DOS19884/5 Technos Japan
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

DOS19924/5 Manley Associates
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R-Type

DOS19894/5 Irem Software Engineering
R-Type is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Irem in 1987. The game quickly gained popularity for its challenging gameplay and impressive graphics at the time. R-Type is known for its tough and memorable enemy designs, as well as challenging boss battles. The game features various power-ups that enhance the player...
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African Trail Simulator

DOS19904/5 Positive