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The best 19th century games

The 19th century was the age of steam, railroads and remarkable discoveries. It was the age of literary masterpieces like the Sherlock Holmes novels and Jules Verne's sci-fi stories. It's easy to see why some developers chose the 19th century as the setting for their games.

Most popular 19th century games

Railroad Tycoon 2
simulationWindows XP/98/95, Linux, Mac OS
The Oregon Trail
simulationDOS
North and South
strategyDOS
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The Oregon Trail

DOS19904.2/5 MECC
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The Chaos Engine

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Bitmap Brothers
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Railroad Tycoon 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS19984.2/5 Pop Software
Railroad Tycoon 2 is an abandoned train simulation game designed by Phil Steinmeyer, developed by Pop Software and released by Gathering of Developers for Windows, Linux and Mac in 1998. As the title suggests, Railroad Tycoon 2 is the sequel of the acclaimed train management simulation Railroad Tycoon designed by Sid Meier in 1990.
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Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist

DOSWindows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac OS1993protected4.2/5 Sierra On-Line
Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist is a comedy point & click adventure game set in the old American West designed by Al Lowe and Josh Mandel, developed and released by Sierra On-Line in 1993 for DOS, Windows and Macintosh. Initially released on floppy, Freddy Pharkas was later re-released on CD-ROM as a new edition.
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L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
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North and South

DOS19904.2/5 Infogrames
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UMS 2: Nations at War

DOSMac OS19904.1/5 Intergalactic Development
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The Oregon Trail Deluxe

DOS19924.1/5 MECC
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Champion of the Raj

DOS19914.1/5 Personal Software Services
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Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers get all the girls

DOS1990protected4.1/5 Legend Entertainment
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Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Windows XP/98/951991protected4.1/5 ICOM Simulations
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Waterloo

DOS1989protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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UMS: The Universal Military Simulator

DOSMac OS19884.1/5 Intergalactic Development
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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Gold Rush!

DOS1988protected4.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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Fields of Glory

DOS1993protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Lost Dutchman Mine

DOS19894.1/5 Magnetic images
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221B Baker Street

DOS19864/5 Datasoft
221B Baker Street is a turn-based strategy strategy game developed by Datasoft. 221B Baker Street is base on the tabletop game of the same name "221B Baker Street" and it plays in a very similar way, with dices, etc.
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 1

DOS19884/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Jinxter

DOS19884/5 Magnetic Scrolls
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Sherlock Holmes: The Vatican Cameos

DOS19864/5 Magicom Multimedia
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Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams

DOS19914/5 Origin Systems
Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams is an abandoned science fiction RPG designed by Jeff George, developed by Origin Systems and released in 1991 for DOS. Martian Dreams uses the Ultima VI engine to depict Mars in a top down perspective.
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Shadow of the Comet

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993protected3.9/5 Infogrames
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1869

DOS19923.9/5 Max Design
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Colorado

DOS19903.9/5 Silmarils
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Space 1889

DOS19903.9/5 Paragon Software
Space 1889 is an abandoned top down RPG developed by Paragon Software and released in 1990 for DOS, Atari ST and Amiga. Space 1889 setting is classic science fiction, but is set in the Victorian. It's worth noting that Space 1889 is loosely based on the tabletop game of the same name.
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 2

DOS19893.9/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Lost in Time

DOS19933.9/5 Coktel Vision