Abandonware DOS title

Top-down perspective

Top down games were very popular in the 80s and the 90s, when graphic cards were not capable of supporting 3D, and even when 3D started to become popular, 2D games continued to be easier to develop, at least in the infancy of 3D gaming. 2D game offered the player a viewpoint that helped keeping things easily under control (think about top down party-based RPGs or hex-based strategy games).
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Thunderblade

DOS19893.4/5 Sega
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Time Bandit

DOS19894.3/5 MichTron
Time Bandit is a classic top-down arcade-style video game that was released in 1982 for various home computer systems, such as the Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, and others. It was developed by MichTron. In Time Bandit, players control a character who must navigate through a series of maze-like levels, battling various enemies and collecting treasure a...
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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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Tiny Skweeks

DOS19923.5/5 Kalisto Entertainment
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Titan

DOS19893.5/5 Titus Interactive
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TomeNET

Windows XP/98/95Linux2003freeware4.4/5
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Toobin

DOS19894.1/5 Domark Software
Toobin is an abandoned action game developed by Domark Software and released in 1989. Toobin runs on DOS but was also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum. It's a conversion from a popular arcade game (at the time).
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Total Annihilation

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Cavedog Entertainment
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Total Annihilation Kingdoms

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 Cavedog Entertainment
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Total Carnage

DOS19943.8/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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Tracon 2

DOS19903.3/5 Wesson International
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Tracon for Windows

Windows 3.x19933.8/5 Wesson International
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Tracon: Air Traffic Control Simulator

DOS19893.8/5 Wesson International
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Traders

DOS19924/5 Linel
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Traffic department 2192

DOS1994freeware3.7/5 P Squared
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Tristan Pinball

DOS19914/5 Littlewing
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Trivial Pursuit

DOS19893.4/5
Trivial Pursuit is a popular trivia board game that was adapted into a computer game for various platforms, including DOS. In the game, players answer trivia questions from various categories in order to collect pie pieces that correspond to those categories. The goal is to collect all the pie pieces and complete a full pie before your opponents.
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Trivial Pursuit Deluxe

DOS19923.8/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
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Trog

DOS19904.3/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
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Tubular Worlds

DOS19943.5/5
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Tunnels & Trolls: Crusaders of Khazan

DOS19904.1/5 New World Computing
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Turbo Gomoku

DOS19853/5
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TV Sports: Basketball

DOS1990freeware4.1/5 Cinemaware
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Tyrian 2000

DOS1999freeware4.1/5 Eclipse Software
Tyrian 2000 is an old DOS science fiction classic shoot'em up, developed by Eclipse Software and designed by Alexander Brandon, Jason Emery, Daniel Cook. Tyrian 2000 is one of the most popular shoot'em ups ever published for DOS and it's still remembered by retro gaming fans to this day.
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Ultima 1: The First Age of Darkness

DOS19874/5 Origin Systems
This is the first of the very popular RPG saga Ultima. The setting is the land of Sosaria, the enemy to defeat is Mondain. It's a classic cRPG. The wilderness and cities are represented from a top down perspective, while dungeons can be explored in a first person 3d view.
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Ultima 2: Revenge of the Enchantress

DOS19834/5 Origin Systems
The second chapter of the Ultima saga is much similar to the first one (same top down visual, same dungeon 3d visual, same gameplay), although there are many small improvements. The series begins to take the shape of the detailed, deep, rpg saga that gamers will always remember.
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Ultima 3: Exodus

DOSMac19854.2/5 Origin Systems
Ultima III: Exodus is a role-playing video game developed by Richard Garriott and published by Origin Systems. It was released in 1983 for the Apple II and later ported to various other platforms such as the Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and NES.The game is set in the fantasy world of Sosaria, where the player controls a party of adventurers on a quest to ...
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Ultima 4: Quest of the Avatar

DOS1985freeware4.1/5 Origin Systems
Ultima IV is remembered as one of the best Ultima games ever released, designed as usual by Richard Garriott. Garriott took the Ultima series to a whole new level by introducing the eight virtues: honesty, compassion, valor, justice, sacrifice, honor, spirituality, humility. Ultima IV started the trilogy known as "Age of Enlightenment".
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Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny

DOS19884.2/5 Origin Systems
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Ultima 6: The False Prophet

DOS1990protected4.2/5 Origin Systems