Abandonware DOS title

The most popular abandonware rpg games

In a Role-Playing Game (RPG), players control one or more characters in a fictional world, be it fantasy-oriented, contemporary, sci-fi, etc. RPGs follow up on traditional tabletop role-playing games features, including narrative threads full of obstacles and enigmas, character development, combat systems, or complex inventories.
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Adventure Construction Set

DOS19873.9/5
Adventure Construction Set is an abandoned application developed by Stuart Smith and published for DOS, Amiga, Apple II and Commodore 64 by Electronic Arts in 1987. As the name suggests, ACS is a game-building system (we're talking about adventure RPGs) that lets you edit maps, items, creatures, etc. Included with ACS is a complete game called...
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Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos

DOSMac OS1993protected4/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos is a classic role-playing video game released by Westwood Studios in 1993. It is the first installment in the Lands of Lore series and is known for its immersive gameplay, storyline, and impressive graphics for its time. Lands of Lore is an first-person party-based role-playing game (RPG) that combines elemen...
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Ultima 7 Part 2: Serpent Isle

DOS19934.1/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG
After the well received Ultima 7 The Black Gate, Origin decided that their Ultima engine could be used for one more game. Ultima 7 Part 2: Serpent Isle begins right after The Black Gate ends. This time the Avatar travels to a whole new land, far away from the usual Britannia. Serpent Isle brings its own charm to the series; exploring new lands...
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Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

DOS1993protected4.1/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Amberstar

DOS19924/5 top-down party-based RPG
Amberstar is a fantasy old school RPG very similar to Ultima 6 that uses a top-down view for interiors and small locations and a first person pseudo 3D view for everything else. Unfortunately, the sequel (called Ambermoon) was available for Amiga only and no version existed for DOS or Windows. Amberstar was developed and published by Thalion for DO...
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MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy

DOS19903.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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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Spirit of Excalibur

DOS19903.8/5 action RPG
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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Windows XP/98/951997protected4/5 action RPG, dungeon crawl
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Akalabeth: World of Doom

DOS1981freeware3.6/5
Akalabeth is a RPG game allegedly developed in just one summer by the Ultima franchise creator Richard Garriott. It's a dungeon crawler with wire-frame black and white graphics. Akalabeth is played in both first person 3d and top down view points.
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Dink Smallwood

Windows XP/98/951998freeware4/5 action RPG
Dink Smallwood is an action role-playing video game developed by Robinson Technologies. It was first released in 1997 for Windows and later became freeware. The game was created by Seth Robinson, and it gained a cult following for its humor.The game's plot revolves around the titular character, Dink Smallwood, a pig farmer who embarks on an epic ad...
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Escape from Hell

DOS19904/5
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Pool of Radiance

DOSMac OS1988protected4.1/5
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Icewind Dale 2

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2002protected3.9/5
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Might and Magic 4: Clouds of Xeen

DOS1992protecteddemo3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
Might and Magic IV: Clouds of Xeen is a role-playing video game developed and published by New World Computing in 1992. It's part of the long-running Might and Magic series. In Clouds of Xeen, players explore the world of Xeen, which is composed of four elemental realms: air, earth, fire, and water. The game features a first-person perspective and ...
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Realms of Arkania 2: Star trail

DOS1994protected4.1/5 first-person party-based RPG, sandbox RPG
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Van Buren (Fallout 3)

Windows XP/98/952003canceleddemo3.9/5
Van Buren was a science fiction post-apocalyptic RPG being developed by Black Isle Studios and never published. Van Buren was the direct sequel to Fallout 2, part of the Fallout franchise. Van Buren was canceled in 2003.
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Icewind Dale

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2000protected3.9/5
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DND

DOS19844.1/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Wizardry 5: Heart of the Maelstrom

DOS19883.5/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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Fallout 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5
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Blades of Exile

Windows 3.xMac OSWindows XP/98/951997freeware4.1/5 top-down party-based RPG
Blades of Exile is a classic role-playing video game developed by Spiderweb Software. It's the third installment in the "Exile" series. The game was released in 1997 for Mac OS, and later for Windows in 1998.In Blades of Exile, players control a party of adventurers who explore the underground world of Exile/Avernum, a vast network of caves and dun...
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Dungeon Hack

DOS1993protecteddemo4.2/5 dungeon crawl
Dungeon Hack is a dungeon-crawling role-playing game (RPG) developed by DreamForge Intertainment and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). It was released in 1993 for MS-DOS and is known for its randomly generated levels, making each playthrough a unique experience. The game is set in a first-person perspective, and players explore dungeo...
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Nox

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2000protected4.2/5 action RPG
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Ishar 3: The Seven Gates of Infinity

DOS1994protected3.8/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Hired Guns

DOS19934.1/5 first-person party-based RPG
Hired Guns is an abandoned game developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1993 for DOS and Amiga platforms. Hired Guns is a sci-fi RPG in which you control four mercenaries in four individual simultaneous first person sub-screens tasked with destroying all the bad guys from a single planet.
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Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

DOS1990protected4.2/5
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Neverwinter Nights

DOS1991protected4/5
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The Magic Candle 3

DOS19923.9/5 top-down party-based RPG, sandbox RPG
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Avalon

DOS1998freeware3.8/5 JRPG
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Wizardry 2: The knight of diamonds

DOS19823.8/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG