Abandonware DOS title

Games set in medieval times

These games are not of the fantasy kind: no dragons, no elves, no dwarves and absolutely no magic. These are all games set in medieval times. This means castles and villages, alchemy and saints, kings and queens, monks and abbeys, knights and tourneys.

Most popular medieval games

Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Empire Earth
strategyWindows XP/98/95
The Settlers

Medieval games

  • age-of-empires-2-04
    Windows XP/98/951999protected4.3/5 Ensemble Studios
  • arthur-excalibur-02
    DOS19894.1/5 Infocom
  • battlechess-1
    DOS1988protected4.2/5 Interplay Productions

    Chess was a niche genre in video gaming. There were lots of chess simulations: black and white very old games, licensed games from chess champions, etc. No one ever attempted to broaden the audience until Interplay published Battle Chess. Battle Chess appeal was almost entirely focused on the animations when two pieces ended on the same square.

  • battlechess2-1
    DOS1990protected3.8/5 Interplay Productions
  • betrayal-02
  • bigsea-1
    DOS19944.1/5 Cyberdyne Systems
  • blackcrown-2
  • bushido-03
    DOS19833.7/5 Ebenel enterprises
  • castlemaster-1
    DOS19904.1/5 Incentive Software
  • castlemaster2-1
    DOS19904/5 Incentive Software
  • castles-5
    DOS1991protected4/5 Quicksilver Software
  • castles2-3
    DOSMac1992protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
  • chasmrift-2
    DOS19974.1/5 Action Forms
  • conquest-of-japan-02
    DOS19924.1/5 Impressions Games
  • conquests-of-camelot-03
    DOS19904/5 Sierra On-Line

    Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail is an old DOS point and click adventure game designed by Christy Marx, developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1990. As the title implies, Conquests of Camelot setting is based on the Arthurian legends.

  • conquests-of-the-longbow-01
    DOS1991protected4.2/5 Sierra On-Line
  • darklands-3
    DOSLinuxWindows XP/98/95Mac1992protected3.9/5 MicroProse Software

    Darklands was a unique historical isometric RPG that mixed real historical data from medieval Germany during the 15th century with a touch of folklore and fantasy. Unfortunately it was also the only Microprose RPG of that kind and beauty. The original game box contained a huge manual with info on european folklore (including the live...

  • defendercrown-16
    DOS1991protected3.9/5 Cinemaware

    Defender of the crown is a strategy game set in the middle ages, in England. You control a Saxon and must fight Normans to control the country. The player can conquest territories, lay siege to castles, join tournaments, rescue damsels.

  • elvira1mistress-1
    DOS19904/5 Horror Soft
  • empire-earth-06
    Windows XP/98/952001protected4.3/5 Stainless Steel Studios
  • ericunready-1
    DOS1993protected4/5 Legend Entertainment
  • finders-keepers-03

    Finders Keepers is an abandoned free platformer game with a medieval setting. It's a remake of the original Finders Keepers, developed by David Jones and released by Mastertronic in 1985 for a number of 8 bit platforms (C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC).

  • holy-grail-04
  • iron-lord-03
    DOS19903.4/5 UBI Soft
  • js-shogun-02
    DOS19894.2/5 Infocom
  • joan-of-arc-03
    DOS19893.8/5 Chip
  • kaiser-03
  • king-arthur-kort-02
    DOS19943.5/5 MVP Software
  • kingdoms-of-germany-04
    DOS19943.7/5 Realism Entertainment
  • knight-games-05
    DOS19883.9/5 Mastertronic

    Olympic games were something back in the 80s and the 90s: Winter Games, Summer Games, California Games, anything-you-can-think-of games. Some imaginative developer thought that the world needed a different kind of "multisport" action game and came up with he idea behind Knight Games.