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The most popular multi-directional scroller games

A multi-directional scroller is a video game in which the action is shown in a top-down or isometric perspective and the player can scroll the screen in any direction (vertical, horizontal, diagonal).
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Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

DOS1993protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Escape from Hell

DOS19904/5 Electronic Arts
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Assault Trooper

DOS19973.6/5 Webfoot Technologies
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The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici

DOSMac OS1996protected3.9/5 Blue Byte Software
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Alien Breed

DOS1993protected3.6/5 Team 17
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Fallout 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 Black Isle Studios
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Afterlife

DOSWindows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1996protected3.7/5 LucasArts
Afterlife is a simulation strategy game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1996 for Microsoft Windows and later made available on other platforms. The game was designed by Michael Stemmle and was known for its unique take on the simulation genre.Afterlife puts players in the role of a semi-divine being responsible for developi...
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Uncharted Waters

DOS19904.1/5 KOEI
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Inner Worlds

DOSLinux19963.7/5 Sleepless Software
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The Magic Candle 3

DOS19923.9/5 Mindcraft Software
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Windows XP/98/952001protecteddemo4.1/5 Interplay Productions
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is a tactical role-playing game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2001. Unlike its predecessors, which were traditional RPGs with turn-based combat, Fallout Tactics took a different approach by focusing more on tactical combat rather than extensive role-playing elements.The game features squad-based comba...
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Ultima 8: Pagan

DOSMac OS1994protected4.2/5 Origin Systems
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Times of Lore

DOS19894.1/5 Origin Systems
Times of Lore is an abandoned action RPG designed by Chris Roberts, developed and released by Origin Systems in 1989 for DOS and many more 8 bit and 16 bit platforms. Compared to Ultima (the much more popular franchise also by Origin) Times of Lore is a washed down RPG, more similar to a NES game. In fact, Roberts was inspired by The Legend of Zelda.
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Warlords 2 Deluxe

DOS19953.6/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Shadowlands

DOS19923.9/5 Teque
Shadowlands is a video game released in 1992 for MS-DOS and Amiga platforms. Developed by Teque London Ltd and published by Domark, it's an isometric action-adventure RPG with puzzle-solving elements.In Shadowlands , players control a party of characters navigating through a dark and mysterious realm known as the Shadowlands. The goal is to ex...
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Darklands

DOSLinuxWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1992protected4/5 MicroProse Software
Darklands was a unique historical isometric RPG that mixed real historical data from medieval Germany during the 15th century with a touch of folklore and fantasy. Unfortunately it was also the only Microprose RPG of that kind and beauty. The original game box contained a huge manual with info on european folklore (including the live...
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Z

DOS1996protected4.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
Z is a real-time strategy game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and originally released in 1996 for MS-DOS. It's known for its fast-paced gameplay, humorous style, and distinctive art design.In Z, players control a robot army across various battlefields, aiming to conquer territories and defeat enemy forces. The game features a tongue-in-cheek narr...
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Cannon Fodder

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Sensible Software
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Gauntlet

DOS19864.1/5 Mindscape
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Populous 2: Trials of the Olympian Gods

DOSMac OS1993protected4.2/5 Bullfrog
Populous 2: Trials of the Olympian Gods is an old sandbox strategy god-game. As the title suggests, the setting is more of less ancient Greek mythology and you're a god (hence the god-game label). Populous 2 is the sequel of the much acclaimed Populous, designed by Peter Molineaux. Populous 2 was developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Ar...
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NetHack - Falcon's Eye

Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.8/5
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Supaplex

DOS1991freeware4.1/5 Think!Ware Development
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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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Planet's Edge

DOS1991protected4/5 New World Computing
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Constructor

DOS1997protected4.1/5 System 3
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Jagged Alliance

DOS1994protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software
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Syndicate

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Bullfrog
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Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.7/5 Westwood Studios
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Alien Breed: Tower Assault

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Team 17
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Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

DOS1996protected3.7/5 Sensible Software