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The best multi-directional scroller games

A multi-directional scroller is a video game in which the action is shown in a top-down or isometric perspective and the player can scroll the screen in any direction (vertical, horizontal, diagonal).

Most popular multi-directional scroller games

Sid Meier's SimGolf
sportsWindows XP/98/95
Dune 2000
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Grand Theft Auto 2
action-adventureWindows XP/98/95
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Mad Mix

DOS19884.3/5 Topo Soft
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Jagged Alliance 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac1999protected4.3/5 Sir-tech Software
Jagged Alliance 2 is a turn-based tactical role-playing strategy game developed by Sir-Tech and released in 1999 for Windows. It is the sequel to the original Jagged Alliance and has earned a reputation as one of the best games in the turn-based strategy genre.Set in the fictional country of Arulco, Jagged Alliance 2 presents players with the task ...
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Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate

DOS19924.3/5 Origin Systems
Ultima VII: The Black Gate is a top-down RPG where you, the Avatar, have to find out what's happening in Britannia by solving quests, meeting interesting NPCs and fight hordes of headleass monsters. The land of Britannia is shaken by mysterious earthquakes, a new religion (the Fellowship) is spreading and is replacing the old virtues, and who is th...
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Micro Machines

DOS19944.3/5 Codemasters
Micro Machines is an abandoned racing game developed and released by Codemasters in 1994 based on the Micro Machines toy line. Micro Machines was published for DOS, but also for Amiga, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SEGA Master System and SNES. Codemasters released a sequel called Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament.
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Time Bandit

DOS19894.3/5 MichTron
Time Bandit is a classic top-down arcade-style video game that was released in 1982 for various home computer systems, such as the Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, and others. It was developed by MichTron. In Time Bandit, players control a character who must navigate through a series of maze-like levels, battling various enemies and collecting treasure a...
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Lemmings 2: The Tribes

DOS19934.3/5 DMA Design
Lemmings 2: The Tribes is an abandoned puzzle game part of the acclaimed Lemmings series. It was developed by DMA Design and released by Psygnosis in 1993. Lemmings 2: The Tribes runs on DOS but was also published for Acorn, Amiga, Atari ST, Game Boy, Genesis, SNES. 
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Alien Syndrome

DOS19894.3/5 Sega
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Transport Tycoon Deluxe

DOS19954.3/5 Chris Sawyer Productions
Transport Tycoon Deluxe is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best ...
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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.2/5 Pyro Studios
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Shadoworlds

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Teque
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SimCity 2000

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951993protected4.2/5 Maxis
SimCity 2000 is a classic city building simulation, part of the popular SimCity series, developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright. SimCity 2000 is a huge step up from the 2D predecessor SimCity and boasts improvements like: isometric view, underground, water pipes, subways, new buildings like prisons, schools, libraries, museums, etc.
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Ultima 6: The False Prophet

DOS1990protected4.2/5 Origin Systems
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Civilization 2

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 MicroProse Software
Civilization II is a turn-based strategy game developed by MicroProse and released in 1996. It's the second installment in the "Civilization" series, created by Sid Meier. The game builds upon the concept of its predecessor, Civilization, and expands on its gameplay mechanics, graphics, and depth.In Civilization II, players take on the role of a le...
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Populous 2: Trials of the Olympian Gods

DOSMac1993protected4.2/5 Bullfrog
Populous 2: Trials of the Olympian Gods is an old sandbox strategy god-game. As the title suggests, the setting is more of less ancient Greek mythology and you're a god (hence the god-game label). Populous 2 is the sequel of the much acclaimed Populous, designed by Peter Molineaux. Populous 2 was developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Ar...
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Alien Breed: Tower Assault

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Team 17
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Jagged Alliance

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
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Railroad Tycoon 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac19984.2/5 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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Dune 2000

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Westwood Studios
Dune 2000 is an abandoned science fiction classic real-time strategy game based on the popular Dune franchise. The Dune "universe" took form in the books of science fiction writer Frank Herbert and went on to include movies, TV series, comics, and of course video games. Dune 2000 is one of the finest RTS of its era; it was developed by We...
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Rotox

DOS19914.2/5 Creative Materials
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Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Sir-tech Software
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Roller Coaster Tycoon

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 Chris Sawyer Productions
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Seek and Destroy

DOS19964.2/5 Safari Software
Seek and Destroy was a shoot'em up published by the well known Epic Megagames in 1996 that tried to change the usual shoot'em up gameplay for the better. Instead of wave after wave of enemies to shoot down, you are given short missions to accomplish with your helicopter or your tank (yes, you can choose). At first, missions could seem a bit repetit...
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Hooligans: Storm Over Europe

Windows XP/98/9520024.2/5 DarXabre
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Transport Tycoon

DOS19944.2/5 MicroProse Software
Transport Tycoon is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best remakes...
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The Settlers

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Blue Byte Software
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101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Empire Interactive
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Dune II: The building of a dynasty

DOS19924.2/5 Westwood Studios
Dune II, released in 1992, is a pioneering real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios. Set in the world of Frank Herbert's Dune, players command noble houses in a battle for control over the planet Arrakis. With base-building, resource management, and tactical combat, the game introduced key elements of the genre and influenced future RT...
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Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 New World Computing
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Warcraft: Orcs and Humans

DOS1994protecteddemo4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans is the first real-time fantasy strategy game from Blizzard Entertainment. Two separate story lines (Orcs and Humans) evolve with 12 scenarios per side telling the tale of the battle for the Kingdom of Azeroth. Players must mine gold and chop wood in order to construct buildings and create units. Each side tries to destro...
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Ultima 8: Pagan

DOSMac1994protected4.2/5 Origin Systems