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Dystopian games

Dystopia is the lesser known opposite of utopia. Dystopian societies are undesirable environments under one or more aspects: pollution, despotism, social decline, etc.
Cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic games are both a good example of dystopian themes.

Most popular dystopia games

Beneath a Steel Sky
adventureDOS
Robocop
shooterDOS
Fallout
rpgDOS, Windows XP/98/95
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2112

DOS19943/5
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A Mind Forever Voyaging

DOSMac OS19854.1/5 Infocom
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Archimedean Dynasty

DOS1996protected4/5 Massive Development
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Archipelagos

DOS19894/5 Astral Software
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Autoduel

DOS19853.8/5 Origin Systems
Autoduel is an abandoned top-down open world post apocalyptic RPG/driving game hybrid designed by Chuck Bueche and Richard Garriott of Ultima fame. Autoduel was developed by Origin Systems and was released in 1985 for DOS, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, C64, Apple II, Macintosh, Amiga. Autoduel is based on a board game designed by Steve Jackson himself.
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Bad Blood

DOS19904.2/5 Origin Systems
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Beneath a Steel Sky

DOS1994freeware4/5 Revolution Software
Beneath a Steel Sky is a classic point-and-click adventure game released in 1994, developed by Revolution Software. Set in a dystopian, cyberpunk future, the game is renowned for its rich atmosphere and distinctive artwork. The game follows Robert Foster, who, after being abducted from his tribal home in the Outback, finds himself in Union Cit...
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Blade Runner

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS1997protected4.2/5 Westwood Studios
Blade Runner is one of those point & click adventure games that somewhat manages to fully capture the spirit of a cult movie without copying the original plot. Fans of the Blade Runner movie will enjoy this game, even without Harrison Ford. Blade Runner was developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1997 by Virgin.
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BloodNet

DOS1993protected4/5 MicroProse Software
BloodNet is a blend of point & click adventure (it has puzzles and an adventure style dialogue system) and RPG (player statistics, combat, random encounters), set in a dark cyberpunk New York. BloodNet was developed and published by MicroProse software in 1993. You are Ransom Stark who's goal in the game is to defeat a vampire called Van Helsin...
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Chamber of the Sci-Mutant Priestess

DOS1989protected3.8/5 ERE Informatique
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Chaos Overlords

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected3.2/5 Stick Man Games
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Circuit's Edge

DOS19904.1/5 Westwood Studios
Circuit's Edge is a cyberpunk-themed role-playing game developed by Westwood Associates and published by Infocom. It was released in 1990 for various platforms including DOS, Amiga, and Commodore 64.Set in a dystopian future, Circuit's Edge takes place in the fictional city of Rhoes Island, a dark and gritty urban landscape filled with crime, corru...
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Crusader: No Regret

DOS1996protected4/5 Origin Systems
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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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Cybercon III

DOS19924/5 The Assembly Line
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CyClones

DOS1994protected3.9/5 Raven Software
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Deathtrack

DOS19893.9/5 Dynamix
Deathtrack is an abandoned racing vehicular combat game set in a post-apocalyptic North America. Deathtrack is a mix of high-speed racing and combat and was developed by Dynamix and released by Activision in 1989 for DOS.
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Deus Ex

DOSMac OS2000protecteddemo4/5 Ion Storm
Deus Ex is a critically acclaimed action role-playing video game developed by Ion Storm and published by Eidos Interactive. It was released in 2000 and was designed by Warren Spector, combining elements of first-person shooters, stealth games, and role-playing games. The game is set in a dystopian future where society is fraught with conspiracy the...
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Dreamweb

DOS1994freeware4.1/5 Creative reality
Dreamweb is a top-down point and click adventure set in a dark, cyberpunk city. You play as Ryan who has strange, violent, dreams. A top down perspective and the sheer number of items your character can pick up are just two of the peculiarities of this game. Dreamweb was developed by Creative Reality and published by Empire Interactive for DOS in 1...
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Fallout

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4.1/5 Interplay Productions
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Fallout 2

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.1/5 Black Isle Studios
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Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Windows XP/98/952001protecteddemo4.1/5 Interplay Productions
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel is a tactical role-playing game published by Interplay Entertainment in 2001. Unlike its predecessors, which were traditional RPGs with turn-based combat, Fallout Tactics took a different approach by focusing more on tactical combat rather than extensive role-playing elements.The game features squad-based comba...
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Farenheit 451

DOS19843.4/5 Telarium
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Fountain of Dreams

DOS19904.1/5 Electronic Arts
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I have no Mouth and I Must Scream

DOS1995protected4.1/5 The Dreamers Guild
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Interphase

DOS19894.1/5 The Assembly Line
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Manhunter 2: San Francisco

DOSMac OS19894/5 Evryware
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Manhunter: New York

DOS19883.8/5 Evryware
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Martian Memorandum

DOS1991protecteddemo4/5 Access Software
Martian Memorandum is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Access Software. It was released in 1991 and is the sequel to the game Mean Streets. The game is set in a dystopian future on Mars, where players take on the role of Tex Murphy, a private investigator with a sarcastic and humorous demeanor.The story begins with Tex Mu...
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Mean Streets

DOS1989protected4/5 Access Software