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The most popular turn based games

In direct contrast with real-time games, turn-based games gameplay is based on the players taking turns to do what needs to be done: move in a dungeon, play cards, attack enemy units.

Most popular turn based games

Magic: The Gathering
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Strip Poker 2 plus
strategyDOS
Civilization
strategyDOS, Windows 3.x, Mac
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Magic: The Gathering

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 MicroProse Software
Magic: The Gathering (sometimes also referred as Shandalar) is an abandoned strategy game based on the popular collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, developed and released by MicroProse Software for Windows in 1997. MTG is set on the fictional plane of Shandalar. You can play a single-player campaign or simply play duels against computer oppo...
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Strip Poker 2 plus

DOS1988NSFW3.5/5 Anco Software
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Civilization

DOSWindows 3.xMac19914.2/5 MicroProse Software
Civilization is the critically acclaimed strategy game designed by Sid Meier and Bruce Campbell Shelley that became a staple in 4X turn-based strategy. Civilization was developed by MicroProse Software and released in 1991 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, etc. Civilization was followed by sequels, the last one being published recently. T...
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Civilization 2

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 MicroProse Software
Civilization 2, later renamed Sid Meier's Civilization II, is a turn based 4X strategy game developed and published by MicroProse in 1996. The gameplay is similar to the first Civilization, many aspects were improved and new features were introduced: a new isometric perspective, hit points for units, new civilizations, new wonders of the world and ...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos - Yugi the Destiny

Windows XP/98/9520034.1/5 Konami
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Jagged Alliance 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software
Jagged Alliance 2 is a turn-based tactical role-playing strategy game developed by Sir-Tech and released in 1999 for Windows. It is the sequel to the original Jagged Alliance and has earned a reputation as one of the best games in the turn-based strategy genre.Set in the fictional country of Arulco, Jagged Alliance 2 presents players with the task ...
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Fallout

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protecteddemo4.1/5 Interplay Productions
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X-COM: Ufo Defense

DOS1994protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
UFO: Enemy Unknown (or X-COM: Ufo Defense) is a sci-fi tactical strategy game created by Julian Gollop set in a not-to-distant future where aliens are invading the Earth. The gameplay switches between tactical combat, where you fight aliens in a turn-based fashion, and strategic micromanagement, where you manage your X-COM base and personnel.
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Mick's Strip Poker

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1999NSFW4.2/5
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Strip Poker Professional

DOS1994NSFW4.1/5 Artworx Software
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Dope Wars

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Beermat Software
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Centerfold Squares

DOS1988NSFW3.9/5 Artworx Software
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Princess Maker 2

DOS19934.1/5 Gainax
Princess Maker 2 is a life simulation anime-style game developed by Gainax in 1993. In Princess Maker 2, the player is the father of a young princess and must tutor and raise her to the age of 18 by scheduling jobs, school classes and programming other activities. The princess is defined by attributes (strength, cooking, etc.) that will change depe...
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Heroes of Might and Magic II

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Wasteland

DOS1988protected3.9/5 Interplay Productions
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Railroad Tycoon

DOSMac1990freeware4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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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.
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Albion

DOSWindows XP/98/9519954.3/5 Blue Byte Software
Albion is a role-playing video game that was released in 1996. Developed by Blue Byte Software and published by Blue Byte in Europe and by Ubisoft in North America, the game is notable for its unique combination of science fiction and fantasy elements.Albion features a first-person perspective for exploration and turn-based combat. Players navigate...
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Warlords

DOS19904.2/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Deadlock: Planetary Conquest

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x1996protected4.1/5 Accolade
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Teenage Queen

DOS1988NSFW3.9/5 ERE Informatique
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Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes

Windows XP/98/9519974.3/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is an abandoned turn-based fantasy strategy game designed by Steve Fawkner, developed by SSG Strategic Studies Group and released by Red Orb Entertainment in 1997 for Windows. Warlords 3: Reign of Heroes is part of the Warlords game series and features quite a few multiplayer modes: from LAN to PBEM.
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Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Strip Poker 3

DOS1991NSFW4/5 Artworx Software
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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

DOS19813.9/5 Sir-tech Software
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is a role-playing video game that was first released in 1981. It's one of the pioneering titles in the dungeon-crawling genre and one of the first computer role-playing games (CRPGs).Developed by Andrew C. Greenberg and Robert Woodhead, and published by Sir-Tech, Wizardry was initially released for the ...
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Strip Poker 2

DOS1988NSFW3.9/5 Artworx Software
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Mission: Mainframe

DOS19873.9/5
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Late Night Sexy TV Show

DOS1994NSFW4.1/5 Dynabyte