Abandonware DOS title

Games featuring modem multiplayer mode sorted by release date

Games supporting modem play can be played by multiple players on PCs connected using... guess what?... a modem. Back in the day, being able to play via modem didn't involve Internet at all.
warlords2-deluxe-03

Warlords 2 Deluxe

DOS19953.8/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
fatal-racing-03

Whiplash

DOS19954.3/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
tekwar-09

William Shatner's TekWar

DOS19954/5 Capstone
witchaven1-06

Witchaven

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 Capstone
Witchaven is an abandoned fantasy first-person shooter (or "slasher", since you'll wield melee weapons) developed by Capstone and released by IntraCorp in 1995 for DOS and Windows. Witchaven includes RPG elements such as experience and leveling your character but it's primarily an action game with swords and spells.
alien-trilogy-03

Alien Trilogy

DOS19964.1/5 Probe Entertainment
toshinden-07

Battle Arena Toshinden

DOS19964.2/5 Tamsoft Corporation
Battle Arena Toshinden was the first game in the Toshinden series and was originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1995 and later for DOS. Battle Arena Toshinden introduced 3D graphics to the fighting game genre, allowing characters to move in a three-dimensional space.The game featured a diverse roster of eight playable characters, eac...
birthright-win-05

Birthright: The Gorgon's Alliance

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Synergistic Software
blood-and-magic-04

Blood & Magic

DOS19963.9/5 Tachyon Studios
cave-wars-01

Cave Wars

DOS19964.2/5
chaos-overlord-01

Chaos Overlords

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected3/5 Stick Man Games
red-alert-6

Command & Conquer: Red Alert

DOS1996freeware4/5 Westwood Studios
Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive in 1996. It is part of the Command & Conquer series and is set in an alternate history where World War II never occurred, leading to a different global conflict.The success of Red Alert led to several seque...
deadlock-08

Deadlock: Planetary Conquest

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1996protected4.1/5 Accolade
deathrally-02

Death Rally

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Remedy Entertainment Ltd.
diablo1-06

Diablo

Windows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
f22-lightning-2-07

F-22 Lightning 2

DOS19964.2/5 NovaLogic
fifa-97-05

FIFA 97

DOS19964.1/5 Electronic Arts
international-moto-x-05

International Moto X

DOS19964.3/5 Renegade
jagged-alliance-deadly-games-09

Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
krazy-ivan-02

Krazy Ivan

Windows XP/98/9519963.8/5 Psygnosis
lords-of-the-realm-2-02

Lords of the Realm 2

DOSWindows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1996protected4/5 Impressions Games
Lords of the Realm II is a medieval-themed real-time strategy (RTS) and turn-based strategy game developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra On-Line. Released in 1996, it is the second game in the "Lords of the Realm" series. Players manage their kingdom by balancing resources such as food, weapons, and gold, engaging in diplomacy w...
magic-carpet-2-05

Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected3.9/5 Bullfrog
moo2-administratoroffer

Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.3/5 SimTex
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.
mechwarrior-2-mercenaries-06

Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964/5 Activision
monster-truck-madness-05

Monster Truck Madness

Windows XP/98/9519964.1/5 Terminal Reality
quake_002

Quake

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 id software
Quake is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by id Software and released in 1996. It is the successor to id Software's immensely popular "Doom" series and is known for its groundbreaking 3D graphics, fast-paced gameplay, and multiplayer capabilities. The game was created by a team led by John Carmack and John Romero, two of the co-fou...
road-rash-win-05

Road Rash

Windows XP/98/9519964.3/5 Papyrus Design Group
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...
starcontrol3_003

Star Control 3

DOS1996protected4/5 Legend Entertainment
star-general-combo-02

Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 Catware, Inc.
Star General is a turn-based strategy game developed by Catware and published by SSI (Strategic Simulations, Inc.). It was released in 1996 for MS-DOS and later for Windows. The game is set in a science fiction universe where players take command of one of five different factions, each vying for control of the galaxy.In Star General, players comman...
strife-04

Strife

DOS1996protecteddemo4/5 Velocity
Strife from 1996 is a first-person shooter game developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity, based on the Doom engine. It's often remembered for being one of the earlier games to blend first-person shooter gameplay with RPG elements, such as dialogue with NPCs, quests, and an overarching storyline.In Strife, players assume the role o...
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Syndicate Wars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4/5 Bullfrog
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.