Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1988 sorted by rating

lombard-rally-01

Lombard RAC Rally

DOS19884.4/5 racing
mad-mix-02

Mad Mix

DOS19884.3/5 action
deluxe-paint-2-04

Deluxe Paint 2

DOS19884.3/5 application
Deluxe Paint, often abbreviated as DPaint, was a popular bitmap graphics editor and animation software package. It was developed by Electronic Arts (EA) and released in the mid-1980s. Deluxe Paint was initially designed for the Commodore Amiga computer, which was known for its advanced graphics capabilities at the time.
skateordie-5

Skate or Die

DOS19884.3/5 sports
Skate or Die is an abandoned sports game, developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1988 for DOS and a number of other platforms. Skate or Die is a multi-sport kind of game, including every kind of unconventional "sport" done on skateboard. A sequel, Ski or Die, was released an year later.
games-winter-edition-03

The Games: Winter Edition

DOS19884.3/5 sports
impossible-mission-2-1

Impossible Mission 2

DOS19884.2/5 action-adventure
wcleaderboard-1

World Class Leader Board

DOS19884.2/5 sports
World Class Leader Board is a golf simulation game developed and published by Access Software and released in the late 1980s for various platforms, including the Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, and PC. Players could choose their clubs, adjust their stance, and navigate through the virtual courses. World Class Leader Board was designed by Bruce ...
f19stealth-4

F-19 Stealth Fighter

DOS1988protected4.2/5 vehicle simulation
battlechess-1

Battle Chess

DOS1988protected4.2/5 strategy
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.
the-train-escape-to-normandy-02

The Train Escape to Normandy

DOS1988protected4.2/5 vehicle simulation
starwars-4

Star Wars

DOS19884.2/5 shooter
rampage-1

Rampage

DOS19884.2/5 action
speedball-1

Speedball

DOS19884.2/5 sports
twilight-zone-01

The Twilight Zone

DOS19884.2/5 adventure
The Twilight Zone is an abandoned sci-fi themed adventure game based on the popular TV series of the same name. The Twilight zone released in 1988 by First Row Software Publishing for DOS and Amiga. At it's core, The Twilight Zone is a text adventure, so you have to type in commands, but it's supported by the graphics.
microprose-soccer-05

MicroProse Soccer

DOS1988protected4.2/5 sports
MicroProse Soccer is an abandoned action-oriented soccer game, developed by Sensible Software and released by MicroProse Software in 1988. The appeal of MicroProse Soccer was its simplicity and the smooth controls. In the United States it was known as Keith Van Eron's Pro Soccer.
airborne-ranger-04

Airborne Ranger

DOS19884.2/5 shooter
rocketranger-7

Rocket Ranger

DOS1988protected4.2/5 action
dream-zone-02

Dream Zone

DOS19884.2/5 adventure
battlehawks1942-04

Battlehawks 1942

DOS19884.2/5 vehicle simulation
classic-concentration-01

Classic Concentration

DOS19884.2/5 puzzle
lha-1

LHA

DOS19884.2/5 application
zoom-02

Zoom!

DOS19884.2/5 puzzle
ultima5-1

Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny

DOS19884.2/5 rpg
Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny is a role-playing video game developed and published by Origin Systems in 1988. It is the fifth installment in the highly influential Ultima series, created by Richard Garriott. Initially released for the Apple II and Commodore 64, it was later ported to DOS, Atari ST, Amiga, and other platforms. The story pi...
double-dragon-2-03

Double Dragon II: The Revenge

DOS19884.2/5 action
gwbasic-03

GW-BASIC 3

DOS19884.2/5 application
GW-BASIC (short for Gee Whiz BASIC) is a dialect of the BASIC programming language that was developed by Microsoft. It's one of the early implementations of BASIC and was included as the default programming environment in early versions of the MS-DOS operating system.GW-BASIC was initially released with MS-DOS 2.0 in 1983. Subsequent versions of MS...
infiltrator-2-01

Infiltrator 2

DOS19884.1/5 simulation
alternative-reality-02

Alternate Reality: The City

DOSMac OS19884.1/5 rpg
Alternate Reality: The City is a role-playing video game developed by Paradise Programming for various platforms including Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, and Commodore 64. It was released in 1985. In Alternate Reality: The City, players find themselves in a mysterious and surreal city known as simply "The City". The game takes place in a fantasy setti...
paperboy-4

Paperboy

DOS19884.1/5 action
Paperboy was one of (if not THE) arcade hit of 1985. It was developed by Atari for the arcades and later published by Mindscape for DOS in 1988. More conversion were made for quite a few other platforms. Paperboy gameplay is peculiar: you control a boy riding a bicycle and your goal is to deliver as many newspapers as you can to a number of ho...
solomonskey-1

Solomon's Key

DOS19884.1/5 action
kingsofthebeach-4

Kings of the beach

DOS19884.1/5 sports