Abandonware DOS title

The best space games

Science fiction doesn't always means space battles, space exploration, exploding stars, etc. In some games, though, the "space" element is heavily present. Space simulations, shoot 'em ups, RPGs are some of the genres where science fiction "space" games are abundant.
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Sex Olympics

DOS1990NSFW4/5 Free Spirit Software
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Silpheed

DOS19884/5 Game Arts
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Star Command

DOS1988protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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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...
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Star Control

DOS1990protected4/5 Toys for Bob
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Star Crusader

DOS19944/5 Take-Two Interactive
Star Crusader is an abandoned science fiction first-person 3D space combat simulation, developed by Take-Two Interactive and released by GameTek in 1994 both for DOS and for Amiga platforms. During the game you will have to choose on which side you want to fight: the Gorenes or the rebels. Depending on your choice, you will have different ships ava...
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Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge

DOSMac OS19893.9/5 TRANS Fiction Systems
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge is an abandoned adventure game set in the Star Trek TNG universe designed by Ron Martinez, developed by TRANS Fiction Systems and released by Simon & Schuster Interactive in 1989. Star Trek: TNG - The Transinium Challenge was developed for DOS and Mac.
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Epic

DOS1992protected3.9/5 Digital Image Design
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Video Trek 88

DOS19823.9/5 Windmill Software
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Outpost

Windows 3.x19943.9/5 Sierra On-Line
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The Feeble Files

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected3.9/5 Adventure Soft
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Space Quest 3: The Pirates of Pestulon

DOSMac OS1989protected3.9/5 Sierra On-Line
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Uridium

DOS19883.9/5 Graftgold
Uridium is a classic shoot 'em up video game that was originally developed by Andrew Braybrook and published by Hewson Consultants in 1986 for various home computer platforms (including MS-DOS). In Uridium, players control a spaceship known as the Manta, and the objective is to destroy a series of enemy spacecraft, as well as ground-based inst...
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Eagle's Rider

DOS19913.9/5 Microids
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Star Saga: Two - The Clathran Menace

DOS19893.9/5 Masterplay Publishing Corporation
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MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy

DOS19903.9/5 Paragon Software
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) released in 1990. The Zhodani Conspiracy is the first installment in the MegaTraveller series and was developed by Paragon Software.MegaTraveller 1 takes place in the Traveller universe's Third Imperium, a vast interstellar empire. The plot revolves around a c...
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StarBlade

DOS19903.9/5 Silmarils
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Gateway 2: Homeworld

DOS1993protected3.9/5 Legend Entertainment
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Solar Winds 2: Galaxy

DOS19933.9/5 Stone Interactive Media
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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.
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WinTrek

Windows 3.x19923.9/5
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Rules of Engagement 2

DOS19933.9/5 Omnitrend Software
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Star Wars: Rebel Assault

DOSMac OS1993protected3.9/5 LucasArts
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CHAMP Asteroids

DOS1997remake3.9/5 ChamProgramming corp.
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Deep space: Operation Copernicus

DOS19863.9/5 Lerner Research
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Noctis

DOSWindows XP/98/9520003.9/5
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Stellar Crusade

DOS1988protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Project: Space Station

DOS19873.8/5 Micro Imagery
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Blasteroids

DOS19893.8/5 Atari
Blasteroids is a video game developed and released by Atari, Inc. in 1987. It's a sequel to the classic arcade game Asteroids, which was released in 1979. In Blasteroids, players control a spaceship tasked with destroying asteroids and enemy ships while avoiding collisions and enemy fire. The game features updated graphics and gameplay mechanics co...
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Captain Blood

DOSMac OS19883.8/5 ERE Informatique
Captain Blood is a space exploration video game released in 1988. It was developed by the French company ERE Informatique, and it was designed by Philippe Ulrich and Didier Bouchon.The game is set in a futuristic universe, where players take on the role of Captain Blood, a human abducted by an alien race known as the Thiiny. The gameplay revolves a...