Abandonware DOS title

The best survival games

Survival games are a recent trend, just take a look at the Steam and GOG catalogues and you'll get the idea. The concept of just surviving the environment wasn't much popular among developers in the past century. Nevertheless, someone decided to take their chances with an original gameplay concept: that's how The Oregon Trail was born.

Most popular survival games

The Oregon Trail
simulationDOS
UnReal World v. 3.20
rpgWindows XP/98/95, Mac OS
Burntime
strategyDOS
oregontrail-2

The Oregon Trail

DOS19904.2/5 MECC
oregon-trail-deluxe-04

The Oregon Trail Deluxe

DOS19924.1/5 MECC
unreal-world-roguelike-09

UnReal World v. 3.20

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1992freeware4.1/5
burntime-01

Burntime

DOS19934/5 Max Design
boomtown-02

Visions of the Aftermath: The Boomtown

DOS19883.3/5 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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