Abandonware DOS title

Games with a class system

A class based system forces the player to choose a specific "class" during the character generation and customization process. It's obviously used in games based on RPGs like Dungeons and Dragons, where the classes can be warrior, mage, thief, and so on.
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Adventure Construction Set

DOS19873.9/5 Electronic Arts
Adventure Construction Set is an abandoned application developed by Stuart Smith and published for DOS, Amiga, Apple II and Commodore 64 by Electronic Arts in 1987. As the name suggests, ACS is a game-building system (we're talking about adventure RPGs) that lets you edit maps, items, creatures, etc. Included with ACS is a complete game called...
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Amulets & Armor

DOS1997freeware4.1/5 United Software Artists
Amulets & Armor is a first-person ARPG (action RPG) with a fantasy setting. It was developed and published as shareware for DOS by United Software Artists in 1997. Amulets & Armor became freeware in 2013. Gameplay is mission-based; the player can take up quests in any order and even complete the same quests over and over.
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An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire

Windows XP/98/951997protected4/5 Bethesda Softworks
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Ancient Domains of Mystery (ADOM) v1.1

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1996freeware3.9/5
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Ancients 1: Deathwatch

DOS19913.8/5 Farr-Ware Software
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Ancients 2: Approaching Evil

DOS19943.9/5 Farr-Ware Software
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Angband

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1992freeware4/5
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Anvil of dawn

DOS1995protected3.8/5 DreamForge Intertainment
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Baldur's Gate

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1998protected4/5 BioWare
Baldur's Gate a fantasy RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe which is regarded as the RPG that brought new life in a dying genre in the late 90s. Baldur's Gate was developed by BioWare and released by Black Isle Studios in 1998 for Windows, Lunux and Mac. Some of the innovations that Baldur's Gate introduced to the RPG genre are the ...
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Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn

Windows XP/98/95Mac2000protected4/5 BioWare
Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn is a party-based real-time with pause CRPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe that shares the same gameplay as the sequel: the much acclaimed Baldur's Gate. Shadows of Amn was developed by BioWare and released by Black Isle Studios in 2000 for PC (Windows) and Mac.
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Baldur's Gate III: The Black Hound

Windows2003canceled3.4/5 Black Isle Studios
Baldur's Gate III: The Black Hound was an unreleased role-playing video game that was intended to be the sequel to the critically acclaimed Baldur's Gate series. It was initially announced by Black Isle Studios, a division of Interplay Entertainment, back in 2002. The Black Hound was being developed using the Infinity Engine, the same engine used i...
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Battle Master

DOS19913.5/5 Personal Software Services
Battle Master is a fantasy themed abandoned action-strategy game hybrid (with real-time tactics elements) developed by Personal Software Services. Battle Master was released by Mirrorsoft in 1991 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST and Genesis.
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Blades of Exile

Windows 3.xMacWindows XP/98/951997freeware4.1/5 Spiderweb Software
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Bloodstone: an Epic Dwarven Tale

DOS19934/5 Mindcraft Software
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Bloodwych

DOS19893.8/5
Bloodwych is an abandoned RPG set in the fantasy world of Trazere. Two players can play at the same time in split screen mode, a feature that was unusual at the time, especially for an RPG. Bloodwych was released in 1989 by Image Works for DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum.
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Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

DOS1990protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed

DOS1992protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is a CRPG developed by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. and released in 1992 for DOS only. Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed is the sequel to Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday and it's based on a campaign setting created by TSR in the late 80s. The game uses the Gold Box engine, common to much of the RPGs developed by SSI.
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Cavequest

DOS19853.3/5
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Champions of Krynn

DOS1990protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Crystals of Arborea

DOS19904.2/5 Silmarils
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Curse of the Azure Bonds

DOS1989protected3.9/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Dark Designs 1: Grelminar's Staff

DOS19903.8/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Dark Designs 2: Closing the Gate

DOS19904/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Dark Queen of Krynn

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Dark Sun 2: Wake of the Ravager

DOS1994protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

DOS1993protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Darklands

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...
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DarkSpyre

DOS19903.8/5 Event Horizon
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Death Knights of Krynn

DOS1991protected4/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Diablo

Windows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment