Abandonware DOS title

Games featuring co-op multiplayer mode sorted by release date

Co-op (which stands for co-operative) multiplayer mode allow more than one player to play together to achieve common goals.
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Total Carnage

DOS19943.8/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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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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Xerix II: The Caverns of Mars

DOS19943/5 Twilight
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Descent

DOS1995protecteddemo4.2/5 Parallax Software
Descent is a first person shooter with a unique six degree of freedom gameplay developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay Productions in 1995.. You control a spaceship and must pilot it in a mine, through a series of 3d levels. The goal of the game is to find a series of keys, shoot down enemy ships and find your way to the next level.
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Hexen: Beyond Heretic

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Raven Software
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Radix: Beyond the Void

DOS19954.1/5
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Ultimate Doom

DOS1995protected4.1/5 id software
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Amok

DOS19963.5/5 Scavenger
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Asterix and Obelix

DOS19964.2/5 Infogrames
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Command & Conquer: Red Alert

DOS1996freeware4/5 Westwood Studios
Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive in 1996. It is part of the Command & Conquer series and is set in an alternate history where World War II never occurred, leading to a different global conflict.The success of Red Alert led to several seque...
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Conquest of the New World (Deluxe Edition)

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
Conquest of the new world is a turn-based strategy game that lets you control one of 6 different nations in their attempt to colonize the new continent. The gameworld is represented in an isometric point of view. Combat is a mini-game taking place on a battlefield where victory can be achieved by killing enemy troops or capturing the enemy's flag.
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Diablo

Windows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
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Marathon 2: Durandal

Windows XP/98/95Linux19964.2/5 Bungie
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Quake

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 id software
Quake is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by id Software and released in 1996. It is the successor to id Software's immensely popular "Doom" series and is known for its groundbreaking 3D graphics, fast-paced gameplay, and multiplayer capabilities. The game was created by a team led by John Carmack and John Romero, two of the co-fou...
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Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

DOS1996protected3.7/5 Sensible Software
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Syndicate Wars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4/5 Bullfrog
Syndicate Wars is the sequel to the much acclaimed Syndicate developed by Bullfrog in its golden years. Like its predecessor, Syndicate Wars is a real-time tactics strategy game set in a cyberpunk dystopian world involving excessive violence, mega-corporations, bleak urban environment. Syndicate Wars also supports a multi-player co-op mode via LAN.
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Tempest 2000

DOS1996remake4.2/5 Atari
Tempest 2000 is a video game developed by Llamasoft and published by Atari Corporation. It was released in 1994 for DOS, Mac, the Atari Jaguar console, etc. Tempest 2000 is an enhanced remake of the original Tempest, which was released in arcades in 1981.In Tempest 2000, players control a claw-shaped ship that moves around the edges of geometric sh...
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WWF in Your House

DOS19964.1/5 Sculptured Software
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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Windows XP/98/951997protected4/5 Bethesda Softworks
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Bubble Pop

DOS19973.3/5 Software of Sweden
Bubble Pop by Software of Sweden is a platform game that follows the classic bubble-popping mechanics similar to other popular games in the genre (Bubble Bobble...). Bubble Pop was published in 1997 by Webfoot Technologies for DOS only.
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Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.8/5 Westwood Studios
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Mageslayer

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Raven Software
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Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1997protecteddemo4/5 Activision
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
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Shadow Warrior

DOS1997protected3.9/5 3d Realms
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Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 Sega
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Virtua Cop 2

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Sega
Virtua Cop 2 is an abandoned light gun first-person rail shooter game designed by Yu Suzuki, developed and released by Sega in 1997 for Windows, and also published for Saturn, Dreamcast and PlayStation 2. Virtua Cop 2 is the second title in the Virtua Cop series that became much popular in the arcades at the time.
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Zork: Grand Inquisitor

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected3.8/5 Activision
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Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Taito
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Descent: FreeSpace - The Great War

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 Volition
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House of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Sega
House of the Dead is an old horror-themed rail shooter game, developed and released by Sega in 1998. The whole gameplay can be summarized in a single sentence "a first-person 3D shooting gallery with zombies". House of the Dead runs on older version of Windows, so you may need a virtual machine to play it properly.