Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware strategy games

Games based on strategy allow for reasoning and planning of one’s moves and actions. The gameplay may be based on player’s turns (Turn-based Strategy) or it may be in real time (Real-Time Strategy, RTS). These games focus on strategy and tactics rather than action, sometimes with the addition of financial or logistic features.
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Pacific General

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Tank Wars

DOS19904.1/5 artillery
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Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 real-time tactics
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Warlords 2

DOS19934.1/5 4x
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Champion of the Raj

DOS19914.1/5 kingdom simulation
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Conquest of Japan

DOS19924.1/5 wargame
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Fooblitzsky

DOS19864.1/5 board game
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Othello

DOS19864.1/5 board game
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Deadlock: Planetary Conquest

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1996protected4.1/5 4x
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Warheads

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 artillery
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V for victory: Gold-Juno-Sword

DOS1993protected4.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Seal Team

DOS19934.1/5 real-time tactics
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High Command: Europe 1939-45

DOS19924.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Command & Conquer

DOS1995freeware4.1/5 real-time strategy
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Empire II: The Art of War

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Mech Brigade

DOS1987protected4.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics
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Total Annihilation

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 real-time strategy
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Waterloo

DOS1989protected4.1/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
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Master of Orion

DOS1993protected4.1/5 4x
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Settlers of Catan

DOS19984.1/5 board game
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Dungeon Keeper

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4.1/5 sandbox strategy, god game, real-time strategy
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Strip Poker Professional

DOS1994NSFW4.1/5 cards
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Bush Buck: Global Treasure Hunter

DOS19914.1/5 board game
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J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan

DOS19974.1/5 real-time tactics
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King's Table: The Legend of Ragnarok

DOS1993protected4.1/5 chess, board game
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WinRisk

Windows 3.x19924.1/5 board game
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Galaxy

DOS19814.1/5 board game
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UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

DOSMac OS19884.1/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
UMS, short for Universal Military Simulator, is a computer-based wargame simulation developed by Rainbird Software in 1988. It was designed with the intention of providing players with a comprehensive and realistic military simulation experience.The game allows players to engage in strategic and tactical warfare across various scenarios and battlef...
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Mech War

DOS19924.1/5 wargame, turn-based tactics