Abandonware DOS title

The most popular abandonware simulation games

Simulation games are designed to convey realism in every aspect, from gameplay to visuals. Simulation games have a number of sub-genres according to their main goals, for example building cities, managing business companies, leading a social life, or campaigning for president.
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Crime City

DOS19934/5
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Murders in Space

DOS1990protected4.1/5
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Gloriana

DOS19964.2/5 business simulation
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Ports of Call

DOS19894.1/5 business simulation
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Tracon: Air Traffic Control Simulator

DOS19893.8/5 civilian flight simulation, flight simulation
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Executive Suite

DOS19823.9/5 life simulation
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SimHealth

DOS19943.7/5 business simulation
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The Cardinal of the Kremlin

DOS19903.9/5 political simulation
The Cardinal of the Kremlin is an abandoned simulation game involving espionage, politics and govern management set in the cold war years. It was designed by Kenneth Rothschild, developed by Capstone and released by IntraCorp in 1990 for DOS and Amiga. The Cardinal of the Kremlin was based on the Tom Clancy novel of the same name.
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Business Simulator

DOS19873.9/5 business simulation
Business Simulator is an abandoned business simulation game developed and released by Reality Development in 1987 for DOS only. Business Simulator is a text-based management simulation designed by an university professor.
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Free Enterprise

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 business simulation
Dehumanizing offices? Check. Depressing environment? Check. No windows in the whole place? Check. Good, I'm ready to exploit my workers and become great entrepreneur. All of this thanks to Free Enterprise, a simulation for Windows by Tsunami Media, published in 1996.
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Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

Windows 3.x1989freeware4.1/5 political simulation
Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition is a geopolitical strategy game developed by Chris Crawford and released in 1985. It is considered a classic in the genre of political and strategic simulation games. The game is set during the height of the Cold War, specifically in 1986, and it allows players to step into the shoes of either the United Stat...
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Kaiser

DOS19923.9/5 kingdom simulation
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Alter Ego: Male Version

DOS19864/5 life simulation
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Lincity NG

WindowsLinuxMac OS2005freeware3.7/5 city building, sandbox strategy
Lincity-NG is an open-source city simulation game and a continuation of the original Lincity game. The "NG" stands for "New Generation." The game is designed to be a city-building and management simulation where players take on the role of a city manager and must balance various factors such as population growth, resource management, environmental ...
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Afterlife

DOSWindows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1996protected3.7/5 god game, city building
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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Balance of the Planet

DOSMac OS19903.8/5 political simulation
Balance of the Planet is an environmental simulation game designed by Chris Crawford and self published under the Incredible technologies label in 1990. Its almost unique (for the time) and serious theme contributed to the game to stand out. Balance of the Planet is part of the Balance of Power series.
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1869

DOS19923.9/5 business simulation
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Pirates! Gold

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS1993protectedremakedemo4/5 life simulation
Pirates! Gold is an open world game designed by Paul Murphy, developed and released by MicroProse Software in 1993 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Mac and also Sega Genesis and Amiga CD32. Pirates! Gold is a remake of the game Pirates, created by Sid Meier in 1987. Pirates! Gold gameplay is a unique mix of action, strategy, pirate life simulation, ...
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Project: Space Station

DOS19873.8/5 realistic space simulation, business simulation
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Space Federation

DOS19944.1/5 shoot 'em up, business simulation
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Car Builder

DOS19823.9/5
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Railroad Tycoon Deluxe

DOS19934.1/5 business simulation
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Detroit

DOS19944.1/5 business simulation
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A-Train

DOSMac OS19924.1/5 business simulation
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Pizza Tycoon

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS1994protected4/5 business simulation
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The Sims

Windows XP/98/9520004.1/5 life simulation
The Sims, released in 2000, marked the beginning of the iconic life simulation series. Developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright, the game quickly became a cultural phenomenon and a best-selling title.In The Sims, players create and control virtual characters known as Sims. They can customize their Sims' appearance, personality traits, and asp...
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Yes, prime minister

DOS19883.9/5 political simulation
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Merchant Colony

DOS19914.2/5 business simulation, turn-based tactics, kingdom simulation