Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1996 sorted by release date

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Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.3/5 strategy
Master of Orion II is a 4X turn-based sci-fi strategy game set in space. Master of Orion 2 gives the player an empire to run by controlling food and production, managing economy and researching new technology. The player can wage war against other races or use spies and diplomacy to achieve victory.
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Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964/5 vehicle simulation
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Monster Truck Madness

Windows XP/98/9519964.1/5 racing
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Music Time Deluxe

Windows XP/98/9519963.8/5 application
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Normality

DOS1996protecteddemo3.3/5 adventure
Normality is a first-person adventure video game developed by Gremlin Interactive and released in 1996. The game is set in a dystopian future where a totalitarian regime known as the One True Government (OTG) controls the city of Neutropolis. The player takes on the role of Kent, a rebellious citizen who opposes the oppressive rule of the OTG. The ...
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O-Pong

DOS19963.1/5 action
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Over the Reich

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19963.9/5 strategy
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Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected3.7/5 adventure
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Powerslave

DOS19964.1/5 shooter
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Pray for Death

DOS1996protected4.2/5 action
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Quake

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 shooter
Quake is a real-time 3D FPS developed by idSoftware and a spiritual successor to the popular Doom series. Quake became very popular and spawned many sequels and fan made mods such as Team Fortress.
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Realms of Arkania 3: Shadows Over Riva

DOS1996protected4/5 rpg
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Road Rash

Windows XP/98/9519964.3/5 racing
Road Rash is an abandoned motorcycle racing game developed by Papyrus Design Group and released by Electronic Arts in 1996. Road Rash runs on Windows XP/98/95 but was also published for Amiga, Sega Genesis, Sega Master System, 3DO, Game Gear, PlayStation, Saturn, Game Boy. In Road Rash you're a motorcycle racer that needs to win against other racer...
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Secret Agent: The Escape

DOS19963.8/5 shooter
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Seek and Destroy

DOS19964.2/5 shooter
Seek and Destroy was a shoot'em up published by the well known Epic Megagames in 1996 that tried to change the usual shoot'em up gameplay for the better. Instead of wave after wave of enemies to shoot down, you are given short missions to accomplish with your helicopter or your tank (yes, you can choose). At first, missions could seem a bit repetit...
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Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

DOS1996protected3.7/5 sports
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SimCopter

Windows XP/98/9519964/5 vehicle simulation
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Snood

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996freeware3.8/5 puzzle
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Star Control 3

DOS1996protected4/5 strategy
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Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 strategy
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Stargunner

DOS19964/5 shooter
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Super Stardust

DOS19964.2/5 shooter
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Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 action
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SWIV 3D

DOS19963/5 shooter
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Syndicate Wars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996protected4/5 strategy
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

DOS1996remake4.1/5 shooter
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Tetris (Academysoft)

DOS19963.8/5 puzzle
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Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1996protected4.1/5 adventure
Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive is the sequel to Under a Killing Moon and the 4th game in the Tex Murphy series. The Pandora Directive is a first-person 3D adventure game set in a dark sci-fi version of the U.S.A., more specifically in a futuristic San Francisco. The Pandora Directive was developed by Access Software and released in 1996 for...
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The Dame Was Loaded

DOS1996protected4.2/5 adventure