Abandonware strategy games sorted by release date
DOS19892.8/5 real-time strategy
DOS19893.7/5 kingdom simulation
DOS19893.8/5 board game
DOS19894/5 turn-based tactics
DOS1989freeware4/5 business simulation
DOS19894.1/5 board game
Nuclear War is an abandoned turn-based strategy game designed by Eric Hyman and Jon Van Caneghem. Nuclear War was developed and released by New World Computing in 1989 for Amiga and, later, for DOS, and it's loosely based on a card game of the same name. Nuclear War took a satirical approach to the grim possibility of a global nuclear war and succe...
DOS19894/5 real-time tactics
Omega is an abandoned science fiction themed strategy game developed and released by Origin Systems in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64. Omega is a rare example of a programming game about robots.
DOS19893/5 board game
DOS19893.9/5 sandbox strategy, god game, real-time strategy
Populous is an abandoned strategy game designed by the video game celebrity Peter Molyneux, developed by Bullfrog. Populous was released by Electronic Arts in 1989 for DOS and for a long list of other 16-bit and 8-bit systems, both console and PCs. Populos is a really unique game: it gave the name to the the whole god-game genre since, well, in the...
DOS19893.8/5 board game
DOS19893.3/5 board game
DOS19894.2/5 space exploration, space simulation
DOS19893.9/5 board game
DOS1989protected4.2/5 4x, kingdom simulation, turn-based tactics
DOS19893.2/5 board game
DOS19893.4/5 trivia / quiz, board game
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.
DOS1989protected4.1/5 turn-based tactics, wargame
Windows 3.x19903.9/5 artillery
DOS19903.8/5 board game
DOS19904.1/5 real-time tactics
BattleTech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge is a turn-based strategy game developed by Westwood Associates and published by Infocom in 1990. It is the sequel to "Crescent Hawk's Inception" and is set in the BattleTech universe, a fictional universe where noble houses and mercenary groups vie for power using giant robotic vehicles known as BattleMe...
DOS1990protected4.1/5 kingdom simulation
DOS19903.5/5 wargame, turn-based tactics