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The best 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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Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5
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Merchant Prince

DOS19934/5 Holistic Design
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SimCity 3000

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 Maxis
SimCity 3000 is a city-building simulation game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in 1999 as the third major installment in the SimCity series, following SimCity 2000.In SimCity 3000, players take on the role of mayor and are tasked with building and managing a city from the ground up. The game offers more detaile...
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Ground Control

Windows XP/98/952000protected4/5 Massive Entertainment
Ground Control is a strategy game developed by Massive Entertainment and released by Sierra On-Line in 2000. More precisely Ground Control is a real time tactical game with a sci-fi setting.
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Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire

DOS1990freeware4/5 Origin Systems
After the success of Ultima 6: The False Prophet, Origin decided to "create worlds" not part of the popular Ultima series (strictly speaking) using the same engine of Ultima 6. They came up with two games: The Savage Empire and Martian Dreams. The Savage Empire is set in a stone age-like world and features prehistoric tribes, dinosaurs, insectoid a...
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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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APB

DOS19894/5 Atari
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Hill Street Blues

DOS19914/5 Krisalis
Hill Street Blues is an old DOS "driving" game developed by Krisalis in 1991. The gameplay it's similar to a Grand Theft Auto clone (we're talking about GTA 1 or 2) in which you are the police and you have to apprehend criminals. Hill Street Blues is a rare example of game based on a TV series.
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Industry Giant 2

Windows XP/98/952002protected4/5 JoWooD Entertainment
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Shadoworlds

DOS1993protected4/5 Teque
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StarCraft

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1998protecteddemo4/5 Blizzard Entertainment
StarCraft is a classic RTS (Real-Time Strategy) game developed by Blizzard Entertainment and released in 1998 for Windows and Macintosh. StarCraft takes the Warcraft experience to a sci-fi setting with an interesting story, three very different races (the militaristic Humans, the alien Zerg and the religious Protoss) and one of the best gameplay ex...
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Escape from Hell

DOS19904/5 Electronic Arts
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Alpha Centauri

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 Firaxis Games
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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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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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Bloodstone: an Epic Dwarven Tale

DOS19934/5 Mindcraft Software
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Heimdall

DOS19923.9/5 Core Design
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Dark Reign 2

Windows XP/98/952000protected3.9/5 Pandemic Studios
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The Magic Candle 3

DOS19923.9/5 Mindcraft Software
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Sito Pons 500cc Grand Prix

DOS19903.9/5 Zigurat Software
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Crusader: No Remorse

DOS1995protected3.9/5 Origin Systems
Crusader is an action-oriented computer game. The player controls a super soldier that defects from the current world government and joins the Resistance. The world is shown in an isometric view.
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Into the Eagle's Nest

DOS19873.9/5 Pandora
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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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Keys to Maramon

DOS19903.9/5 Mindcraft Software
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Livingstone 2

DOS19893.9/5 Opera Soft
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King's Bounty

DOSMac OS19903.9/5 New World Computing
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Solar Winds 2: Galaxy

DOS19933.9/5 Stone Interactive Media
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Arrakis

DOS20003.9/5
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The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici

DOSMac OS1996protected3.9/5 Blue Byte Software
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Legend of the Silver Talisman

DOS1996freeware3.9/5 Inter-Active Arts