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

3-D Helicopter Simulator

DOS19873.7/5 Sierra On-Line
civilwar-1

The Civil War

DOS19873.3/5 Avalon Hill
battlechess-1

Battle Chess

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

Fire Power

DOS19883.4/5 Silent Software
688attacksub-1

688 Attack Sub

DOS19894/5 Electronic Arts
legend-of-the-red-dragon-04

Legend of the Red Dragon

DOS19893.5/5 Robinson Technologies
gforce-flight-02

MiG-29M Super Fulcrum

DOS19894.2/5 Simbiosis Interactive
nfl-pro-league-03

NFL Pro League Football

DOS19894.3/5 Micro Sports
populous-5

Populous

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

Vette!

DOS19894/5 Sphere
battlechess2-1

Battle Chess 2: Chinese Chess

DOS1990protected3.7/5 Interplay Productions
billy-the-kid-01

Billy The Kid

DOS19903.8/5 Level 9 Computing
command-hq-04

Command HQ

DOS19904/5 Ozark Softscape
f29retailiator-2

F29 Retaliator

DOS1990protected4.2/5 Digital Image Design
faces-tris-3-03

Faces Tris 3

DOS19903/5 Sphere
hard-drivin-2-04

Hard Drivin' 2

DOS19904.2/5 Atari
knights-sky-05

Knights of the Sky

DOS1990protected4.3/5 MicroProse Software
panzer-battles-05

Panzer Battles

DOS19903.1/5 SSG Strategic Studies Group
armor-alley-02

Armor Alley

DOSMac19913.9/5
falcon3.0-6

Falcon 3.0

DOS1991protected4.2/5 Sphere
lexicross-3

Lexi-Cross

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

Neverwinter Nights

DOS1991protected4/5 Beyond Software
perfectgeneral-1

The Perfect General

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

V for Victory: D-day Utah Beach

DOS1991protected3.9/5 Atomic Games
wordtris-01

Wordtris

DOSMac19913.2/5
battlechess4000-1

Battle Chess 4000

DOS1992protected4/5 Interplay Productions
car-and-driver-05

Car and Driver

DOS19924.2/5 Lerner Research
dominium-02

Dominium

DOS19924/5 Microids
f15-strike-eagle-3-02

F-15 Strike Eagle III

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

Global Conquest

DOS19924/5 Ozark Softscape