Abandonware DOS title

Games set in space sorted by release date

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.
starcontrol1-6

Star Control

DOS1990protected4/5 Toys for Bob
starblade-01

StarBlade

DOS19903.9/5 Silmarils
visual-star-trek-01

Visual Star Trek

DOS19903.7/5
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...
xenon2-4

Xenon 2: Megablast

DOS19904.2/5 Bitmap Brothers
Xenon 2: Megablast is a classic shoot'em up developed by Bitmap Brothers and released by Image Works in 1990 for DOS and for a plethora of other systems. Xenon was good, Xenon 2 was far better. Compared to today standards Xenon 2 is perhaps a mediocre shoot 'em up, but at the time every shooter fan loved it. Plus, it was developed by Bitmap Brother...
xiphos-02

Xiphos

DOS19903.8/5
armada2525-02

Armada 2525

DOS19913.3/5
eagles-rider-04

Eagle's Rider

DOS19913.9/5 Microids
eliteplus-5

Elite Plus

DOS1991freeware4/5 Realtime Games
megatraveller2-1

MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

DOS19913.7/5 Paragon Software
MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients is the sequel to MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy. It is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) released in 1991, developed by Paragon Software. Like its predecessor, MegaTraveller 2 is set in the expansive Traveller universe.In MegaTraveller 2, players continue their journey in the Third Imperium, ...
planetsedge-8

Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 New World Computing
rules-of-engagement-02

Rules of Engagement

DOS19913.6/5 Omnitrend Software
space-ace-2-02

Space Ace 2: Borf's Revenge

DOS19913.7/5 ReadySoft
sq4-1

Space Quest 4: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers

DOSWindows 3.x1991protected4.1/5 Sierra On-Line
wingcommander2-5

Wing Commander 2: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

DOS1991protected4/5 Origin Systems
epic-4

Epic

DOS1992protected3.9/5 Digital Image Design
gateway1-3

Frederik Pohl's Gateway

DOS19924.1/5 Legend Entertainment
Frederik Pohl's Gateway is one of the best abandoned adventures games from Legend Entertainment. Gateway is an interactive fiction with graphics and an improved interface (unusual for IFs), based on the Frederik Pohl's novel Gateway. Tt was designed by Michael Verdu and Glen R. Dahlgren and published by Legend Entertainment in 1992.
galactix-02

Galactix

DOS19923.3/5 Cygnus Studios
shuttlespace-1

Shuttle: The Space Flight Simulator

DOS19924.1/5 Vektor graphics
starcontrol2-11

Star Control 2

DOS1992protected4.2/5 Toys for Bob
startrek25-5

Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

DOS1992protected4.1/5 Interplay Productions
wintrek-04

WinTrek

Windows 3.x19923.9/5
eye-of-the-storm-04

Eye of the Storm

DOS19932.2/5 Rebellion Developments
frontier-1

Frontier: Elite 2

DOS19934.1/5 Frontier Developments
Frontier: Elite II is a classic space simulation and trading game released in 1993, developed by David Braben and his company Frontier Developments. Frontier is the sequel to the pioneering 1984 game Elite and is often considered a landmark title in the space simulation genre.
gateway2_home_000

Gateway 2: Homeworld

DOS1993protected3.9/5 Legend Entertainment
masteroforion-5

Master of Orion

DOS1993protected4.1/5 SimTex
netwars-01

NetWars

DOS1993freeware4/5 Novell
NetWars, developed by Novell, is a 3D space shooter video game originally released in 1993 for DOS. NetWars was designed primarily as a promotional tool to demonstrate the networking capabilities of Novell's NetWare, a network operating system that was popular in the 1990s. The game showcased the ability to play multiplayer games over a network, hi...
nomad-02

Nomad

DOS19934/5 Papyrus Design Group
protostar-07

Protostar: War on the Frontier

DOS19934.1/5 Tsunami Media
rules-of-engagement-2-01

Rules of Engagement 2

DOS19933.9/5 Omnitrend Software