Abandonware DOS title

Windows 3.x abandonware games sorted by release date

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Microsoft Word

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19833.5/5 application
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Shadowgate

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS19884.1/5 adventure
Shadowgate is an abandoned fantasy-themed adventure game developed by ICOM Simulations and released by Mindscape in 1988 for Macintosh, DOS, and also for Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, NES. Shadowgate uses the ICOM MacVenture engine (Deja Vu, Uninvited). Shadowgate was later remade in an enhanced version for Windows 3.1.
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Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition

Windows 3.x1989freeware4.1/5 simulation
Balance of Power: The 1990 Edition is a geopolitical strategy game developed by Chris Crawford and released in 1985. It is considered a classic in the genre of political and strategic simulation games. The game is set during the height of the Cold War, specifically in 1986, and it allows players to step into the shoes of either the United Stat...
pipedreams-2

Pipe Dream

DOSWindows 3.x19894.3/5 puzzle
Pipe Mania (also known as Pipe Dream is a tile-matching (sort of) puzzle game about flowing liquids developed by The Assembly Line in 1989. You must build a path made of pipe pieces to let a green liquid (sewer goo?) flow. It's simple, original and addicting, that's why Pipe Mania was cloned a number of times.
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SimCity

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951989protected4.1/5 simulation
SimCity (or SimCity Classic) is a popular city building simulation in which you, the mayor of a city, have to build a metropolis from the ground up. You can build police and fire departments, assign industrial, residential or commercial areas, manage power distribution, build ports and airports. Grow your city from village to metropolis and try to ...
tasm-02

Turbo Assembler (TASM)

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/9519894/5 application
Turbo Assembler, often referred to as TASM, is an x86 assembler for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows. As a key component of Borland's suite of development tools, TASM was packaged alongside Turbo Debugger (TD), forming the Turbo Assembler/Turbo Debugger (TASM/TD) bundle. Turbo Assembler was favored for its speed and compatibility with the popular ...
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Bang! Bang!

Windows 3.x19903.8/5 strategy
kingsquest5-4

King's Quest 5: Absence makes the heart go yonder

DOSWindows 3.x1990protected3.8/5 adventure
shangai2-01

Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye

Windows 3.xMac OS19903/5 puzzle
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SimEarth

DOSWindows 3.x19904.2/5 simulation
SimEarth is a simulation in which you can shape and mold a planet in almost every way you can imagine. In SimEarth our planet is simulated as a whole: life, climate, atmosphere are all aspects of a single Gaia-like Earth. SimEarth can be played in two modes: game and experimental. In game mode, you have to to develop (and preserve) Earth with limit...
3d-maze-01

3D-Maze

Windows 3.x19913.9/5 action
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Chip's Challenge

DOSWindows 3.x19914.2/5 puzzle
Chip's Challenge is an abandoned top-down puzzle game designed by Chuck Sommerville, developed and released by Epyx in 1991. Chip's Challenge was released on DOS, Windows 3.x and many other home computers such as Atari ST, Amiga, C64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC.
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Civilization

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS19914.2/5 strategy
Civilization is the critically acclaimed strategy game designed by Sid Meier and Bruce Campbell Shelley that became a staple in 4X turn-based strategy. Civilization was developed by MicroProse Software and released in 1991 for DOS, Windows 3.x, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, etc. Civilization was followed by sequels, the last one being published recently. T...
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Risk

Windows 3.x19913.8/5 strategy
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Rodent's Revenge

Windows 3.x19914.1/5 puzzle
skifree-04

SkiFree

Windows 3.x19913.9/5 sports
sq4-1

Space Quest 4: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers

DOSWindows 3.x1991protected4.1/5 adventure
kings-quest-6-4

King's Quest 6: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow

DOSWindows 3.x1992protected4.2/5 adventure
laurabow2-2

Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra

DOSWindows 3.x1992protecteddemo3.7/5 adventure
Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line in 1992. The game is a sequel to The Colonel's Bequest and follows the adventures of the protagonist, Laura Bow, a young investigative journalist.In the game, the Dagger of Amon Ra is a valuable Egyptian artifact rumored to have mystical...
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Minesweeper

Windows 3.x19924/5 puzzle
Microsoft Minesweeper is an iconic puzzle game that has been included with Microsoft Windows operating systems since Windows 3.1. The game's objective is to clear a rectangular board containing hidden mines without detonating any of them. The player clicks on a square to reveal what's underneath, and numbers are displayed to indicate how many mines...
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Monopoly Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19924/5 strategy
Monopoly Deluxe is an abandoned turn-based top-down Monopoly adaptation  of the classic board game, developed by Parker Brothers and released by Virgin Interactive in 1992. Monopoly Deluxe was published for DOS, Windows 3.1, and Macintosh.
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SimLife

DOSMac OSWindows 3.x19924/5 simulation
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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Spaceward Ho!

Windows 3.xDOS19924/5 strategy
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Tetris Classic

DOSWindows 3.x19924.3/5 puzzle
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Turbo Pascal 7

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS19924/5 application
Turbo Pascal 7 (TP7) is a programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) that was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It was developed by Borland as an evolution of their earlier Turbo Pascal versions. Turbo Pascal 7 was released around 1992.Turbo Pascal 7 gained popularity in educational settings and among hobbyist progra...
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WinRisk

Windows 3.x19924.1/5 strategy
wintrek-04

WinTrek

Windows 3.x19923.9/5 vehicle simulation
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Castle of the Winds

Windows 3.x1993freeware4.2/5 rpg
Castle of the Winds is a fantasy roguelike role-playing game developed by SaadaSoft in the early 1990s. It was designed for Windows 3.x and is notable for being one of the earliest graphical RPGs for that platform. The game features a top-down perspective and incorporates elements of dungeon crawling, exploration, and character development.The game...
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Empire Deluxe

DOSWindows 3.x19934/5 strategy
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Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist

DOSWindows XP/98/95Windows 3.xMac OS1993protected4.2/5 adventure
Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist is a comedy point & click adventure game set in the old American West designed by Al Lowe and Josh Mandel, developed and released by Sierra On-Line in 1993 for DOS, Windows and Macintosh. Initially released on floppy, Freddy Pharkas was later re-released on CD-ROM as a new edition.