Abandonware DOS title

Hex based games

Many old turn-based wargames took place on a map represented with identical hexagons. These hex-based games are not common these days (Civilization V is a rare exception), but were well known to C64, DOS PC and Spectrum owners.

Most popular hex based games

Power Dolls
strategyDOS
Heroes of Might and Magic II
strategyDOS, Windows XP/98/95
5th-fleet-07

5th Fleet

DOS19943.9/5
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A Line in the Sand

DOS1992protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
age-of-wonders-09

Age of Wonders

Windows XP/98/951999protecteddemo4.2/5 Triumph Studios
age-of-wonder-2-05

Age of Wonders 2: The Wizard's Throne

Windows XP/98/952002protecteddemo4.1/5 Triumph Studios
Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne is a turn-based strategy game developed by Triumph Studios and published by Gathering of Developers. It was released in 2002 as a sequel to the original Age of Wonders. The game is set in a fantasy world where players take on the role of a leader, either as a wizard or a warlord, and compete for control of the...
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Bandit Kings of Ancient China

DOS19893.9/5 KOEI
battle-for-normandy-02

Battle for Normandy

DOS1983protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
battleisle1-1

Battle Isle

DOS1991protected3.7/5 Blue Byte Software
battle-isle-2-01

Battle Isle 2200

DOS1994protected4.1/5 Blue Byte Software
battle-isle-93-03

Battle Isle 93: The Moon of Chromos

DOS19934/5 Blue Byte Software
battleantietam-1

Battle of Antietam

DOS1985protected3.6/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
blitzardennes-2

Blitzkrieg: Battle at the Ardennes

DOS19903.5/5 Command Simulations
carrier-strike-south-pacific-04

Carrier Strike: South Pacific 1942-44

DOS1992protected3.8/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
clash-of-steel-07

Clash of Steel

DOS1993protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
conflictvietnam-4

Conflict in Vietnam

DOS19864.2/5 MicroProse Software
conflict-korea-05

Conflict: Korea

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
crusade-in-europe-01

Crusade in Europe

DOS19853.9/5 MicroProse Software
dday-beginning-02

D-Day: The Beginning of the End

DOS19943.5/5 Impressions Games
decision_gettysburg-02

Decision at Gettysburg

DOS19903.7/5 TigLon Software
decision_desert-05

Decision in the Desert

DOS19853.8/5 MicroProse Software
decisive-civil-war-1-03

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 1

DOS19884/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
decisive-civil-war-2-08

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 2

DOS19893.9/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
decisive-civil-war-3-10

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War: Vol. 3

DOS19923.5/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
desert-rats-03

Desert Rats

DOS19863.9/5 Cases Computer Simulations
emperor-fading-suns-04

Emperor of the Fading Suns

Windows XP/98/9519964.1/5 Holistic Design
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Fantasy General

DOS1996protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Fantasy General is a hex-based turn-based strategy fantasy wargame. The player can duel either against a computer or a human opponent or even take part in a longer campaign. There are two sides to chose from, one good and one evil, each with unique and colorful units.
firezone-04

Firezone

DOS19883.1/5 Arcadia Systems
gary-grisby-war-in-russia-08

Gary Grigsby's War in Russia

DOS1993protected3.7/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Heroes of Might and Magic

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 New World Computing
homm2-10

Heroes of Might and Magic II

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia

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