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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Ultima 9: Ascension

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 sandbox RPG, action RPG
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Exile: Escape from the Pit

Windows XP/98/95MacWindows 3.x1995freeware3.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Alien Fires 2199 AD

DOS19883.6/5 action RPG
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Betrayal at Krondor

DOS1993protected4.1/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Shadowlands

DOS19923.9/5
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Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader

Windows XP/98/952003protected3.9/5 action RPG
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Hexx: Heresy of the Wizard

DOS19944/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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Icewind Dale 2

Windows XP/98/95Mac2002protected3.9/5
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Spirit of Adventure

DOS19914/5 first-person party-based RPG
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Slash'Em

Windows XP/98/95Linux1997freeware4.1/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Aleshar World of Ice

DOS19973.8/5
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Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM) v1.1

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1996freeware3.9/5 dungeon crawl, roguelike
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Wizardry 4: The Return of Werdna

DOS19883.6/5 dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG
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Darklands

DOSLinuxWindows XP/98/95Mac1992protected3.9/5 sandbox RPG
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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Scavengers of the Mutant World

DOS19883.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Moebius

DOS19873.4/5 action RPG
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Circuit's Edge

DOS19904.1/5 interactive fiction
Circuit's Edge is a single-player science fiction blend of adventure game and RPG, developed by Westwood Studios and released by Infocom in 1990. Circuit's Edge is based on George Alec Effinger's cyberpunk novel "When Gravity Fails".
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Zeliard

DOS19904.1/5 JRPG, action RPG, metroidvania
Zeliard is a fantasy platformer - JRPG hybrid with metroidvania gameplay elements developed by Game Arts and released for DOS in 1990. Zeliard is a single-player game.
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Hard Nova

DOS19903.8/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Akalabeth: World of Doom

DOS1981freeware3.7/5
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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Ultima 3: Exodus

DOS19854.2/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Sorcerian

DOS19904/5 JRPG, action RPG, metroidvania
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Keys to Maramon

DOS19903.9/5 top-down party-based RPG
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Obitus

DOS19913.5/5 dungeon crawl
Obitus is a role-playing video game developed by Psygnosis and released in 1991 for various platforms including the Amiga, Atari ST, and DOS. It combines elements of role-playing games (RPGs) and action-adventure games and is set in a fantasy world.In the game, players control the protagonist who finds themselves transported to the realm of Obitus ...
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The Magic Candle

DOS19894/5 sandbox RPG, top-down party-based RPG
The Magic Candle: Volume 1 is the first chapter of a series of fantasy old school RPGs. The Magic Candle was developed and released by Mindcraft Software in 1989 for DOS but was also published for Apple II and Commodore 64. The whole Magic Candle series is very similar to some of the early Ultima games in every aspect: turn-based combat, top-down v...
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Ultima 8: Pagan

DOSMac1994protected4.2/5 action RPG
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Beneath Apple Manor

DOS1983freeware4.1/5 roguelike
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Realms of Arkania 1: Blade of destiny

DOS1992protected4.1/5 first-person party-based RPG, sandbox RPG
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Legacy of the Ancients

DOS19893.7/5