Abandonware DOS title

Games featuring modem multiplayer mode sorted by release date

Games supporting modem play can be played by multiple players on PCs connected using... guess what?... a modem. Back in the day, being able to play via modem didn't involve Internet at all.

Most popular modem games

Magic: The Gathering
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Virtua Cop 2
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Grand Theft Auto
action-adventureDOS, Windows XP/98/95
  • helisimulator-2
    DOS19873.7/5 Sierra On-Line
  • civilwar-1
    DOS19873.3/5 Avalon Hill
  • 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.

  • firepower-pc-02
    DOS19883.4/5 Silent Software
  • 688attacksub-1
    DOS19894/5 Electronic Arts
  • legend-of-the-red-dragon-04
    DOS19893.5/5 Robinson Technologies
  • gforce-flight-02
    DOS19894.2/5 Simbiosis Interactive
  • nfl-pro-league-03
    DOS19894.3/5 Micro Sports
  • populous-5
    DOS19893.9/5 Bullfrog

    Populous is an abandoned strategy game designed by the video game celebrity Peter Molyneux, developed by Bullfrog. Populous was released by Electronic Arts in 1989 for DOS and for a long list of other 16-bit and 8-bit systems, both console and PCs. Populos is a really unique game: it gave the name to the the whole god-game genre since, well, in the...

  • vette-5
    DOS19894/5 Sphere
  • battlechess2-1
    DOS1990protected3.8/5 Interplay Productions
  • command-hq-04
    DOS19904/5 Ozark Softscape
  • f29retailiator-2
    DOS1990protected4.2/5 Digital Image Design
  • faces-tris-3-03
    DOS19903/5 Sphere
  • hard-drivin-2-04
    DOS19904.2/5 Atari
  • knights-sky-05
    DOS1990protected4.6/5 MicroProse Software
  • panzer-battles-05
    DOS19903.1/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
  • armor-alley-02
  • falcon3.0-6
    DOS1991protected4.2/5 Sphere
  • lexicross-3
    DOS19914/5 Platinumware

    Lexi-Cross is an abandoned science fiction tv show-styled puzzle game. Lexi-Cross was developed by Platinumware and released for DOS by Interplay Productions in 1991. The gameplay is a turn-based mix between Scrabble and Wheel of fortune with elements of Battleship.

  • neverwinternights-splash
    DOS1991protected4/5 Beyond Software
  • perfectgeneral-1
    DOS19914.2/5 White Wolf Productions

    The Perfect General is a turn-based strategy military game developed by White Wolf Productions and released in 1991 by Quantun Quality Production. The Perfect General gameplay is quite simple compared to other wargames, but it's based on a solid set of rules and let the players progress at their own pace through missions and scenarios. The Perfect ...

  • v4victory-4
    DOS1991protected3.9/5 Atomic Games
  • wordtris-01
  • battlechess4000-1
    DOS1992protected4/5 Interplay Productions
  • car-and-driver-05
    DOS19924.1/5 Lerner Research
  • dominium-02
    DOS19924.2/5 Microids
  • f15-strike-eagle-3-02
    DOS19924.3/5 MicroProse Software

    F-15 Strike Eagle III is a combat flight simulation video game released in 1992. It was developed by MicroProse and is the third installment in the F-15 Strike Eagle series. The game was designed for various computer platforms of that era, including MS-DOS and Amiga. F-15 Strike Eagle 3 is a military flight simulation that puts playe...

  • global-conquest-04
    DOS19923.8/5 Ozark Softscape
  • global-effect-05
    DOS19924.1/5 Millennium Interactive