Abandonware DOS title

Life simulations sorted by release date

In life simulations players control one or more artificial life-forms, from animals to virtual alter egos. Gameplay can be differente from game to game and can include social or biological themes. Some of the most populare simulations are Alter Ego and the Princess Maker series.

Most popular life simulation games

The Oregon Trail
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Princess Maker 2
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Alter Ego: Male Version
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Executive Suite

DOS19823.9/5 Armonk Corporation
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Alter Ego: Female Version

DOS19864.1/5 Activision
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Alter Ego: Male Version

DOS19864/5 Activision
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Mind Mirror

DOS19863.6/5
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Visions of the Aftermath: The Boomtown

DOS19883.4/5 Mindscape
Visions of the Aftermath: The Boomtown is an abandoned simulation game with role-playing elements developed by Mindscape and released in 1988 exclusively for DOS. Visions of the Aftermath is one of the few early examples of games involving survival in a post-apocalyptic environment.
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Rockstar!

DOS19894/5 Wizard Games
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The Oregon Trail

DOS19904.2/5 MECC
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Jones in the Fast Lane

DOS19914/5 Sierra On-Line
Jones in the Fast Lane is the kind of game that you don't see often these days. It's a mix between a digital board game and a modern day life simulation. The goal of the game is to live the life of Jones, making choices about school, work, your home, etc. Graphics is a mix of cartonish and digitized characters, very reminishent of some of the best ...
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SimLife

DOSMacWindows 3.x19924/5 Maxis
SimLife is an abandoned simulation game focused on managing a ecosystems and experimenting with genetics. SimLife was designed by Ken Karakotsios, developed and released by Maxis in 1992 for DOS and later also published for Macintosh, Amiga, Windows 3.x and Amiga.
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The Oregon Trail Deluxe

DOS19924.1/5 MECC
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Pirates! Gold

DOSWindows 3.xMac1993protectedremakedemo4/5 MicroProse Software
Pirates! Gold is an open world game designed by Paul Murphy, developed and released by MicroProse Software in 1993 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Mac and also Sega Genesis and Amiga CD32. Pirates! Gold is a remake of the game Pirates, created by Sid Meier in 1987. Pirates! Gold gameplay is a unique mix of action, strategy, pirate life simulation, ...
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Princess Maker 2

DOS19934.1/5 Gainax
Princess Maker 2 is a life simulation anime-style game developed by Gainax in 1993. In Princess Maker 2, the player is the father of a young princess and must tutor and raise her to the age of 18 by scheduling jobs, school classes and programming other activities. The princess is defined by attributes (strength, cooking, etc.) that will change depe...
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The Amazon Trail

DOS19933.6/5 MECC
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Quandaries

DOS19983.5/5
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