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Games set in the 19th century

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
1893: A World's Fair Mystery
adventureWindows XP/98/95, Mac OS
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1869

DOS19923.9/5 Max Design
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1893: A World's Fair Mystery

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS20033.6/5
1893: A World's Fair Mystery is an interactive fiction game developed by the American studio Illuminated Lantern and released in 2002. Set during the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the game combines historical fiction with mystery-solving gameplay.In 1893: A World's Fair Mystery, players take on the role of a detective investigating ...
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20000 Leagues under the sea

DOS19883.8/5 Coktel Vision
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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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Austerlitz

DOS1989protected3.5/5 Tactical Design Group
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Battle of Antietam

DOS1985protected3.6/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Champion of the Raj

DOS19914.1/5 Personal Software Services
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Colorado

DOS19903.9/5 Silmarils
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Decision at Gettysburg

DOS19903.7/5 TigLon Software
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 1

DOS19884/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 2

DOS19893.9/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 3

DOS19923.5/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
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Dracula in London

DOS19883.5/5 SDJ Enterprises
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Fields of Glory

DOS1993protected4.1/5 MicroProse Software
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Fort Apache

DOS19923.7/5 Impressions Games
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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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Gold Rush!

DOS1988protected4.1/5 Sierra On-Line
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Great Napoleonic Battles

DOS19913.8/5 Impressions Games
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Jack the Ripper

DOS19953.8/5 Intergalactic Development
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Jinxter

DOS19884/5 Magnetic Scrolls
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L'Empereur

DOS19914.2/5 KOEI
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Lost Dutchman Mine

DOS19894.1/5 Magnetic images
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Lost in Time

DOS19933.9/5 Coktel Vision
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North and South

DOS19904.2/5 Infogrames
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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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Scrooge

DOS19913/5 Leisuresoft
Scrooge is an abandoned interactive fiction graphic adventure game developed and released by Leisuresoft in 1991 for DO. Scrooge is based on the popular Christmas tale of the same name.
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Shadow of the Comet

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993protected3.9/5 Infogrames
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Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

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