Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1996 sorted by rating

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Earthworm Jim 2

DOS1996protected4.4/5 action
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Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.3/5 strategy
Master of Orion II is a 4X turn-based sci-fi strategy game set in space. Master of Orion 2 gives the player an empire to run by controlling food and production, managing economy and researching new technology. The player can wage war against other races or use spies and diplomacy to achieve victory.
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F-22 Lightning 2

DOS19964.3/5 vehicle simulation
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Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 action
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Battle Arena Toshinden

DOS19964.3/5 action
Battle Arena Toshinden was the first game in the Toshinden series and was originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1995 and later for DOS. Battle Arena Toshinden introduced 3D graphics to the fighting game genre, allowing characters to move in a three-dimensional space.The game featured a diverse roster of eight playable characters, eac...
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Road Rash

Windows XP/98/9519964.3/5 racing
Road Rash is an abandoned motorcycle racing game developed by Papyrus Design Group and released by Electronic Arts in 1996. Road Rash runs on Windows XP/98/95 but was also published for Amiga, Sega Genesis, Sega Master System, 3DO, Game Gear, PlayStation, Saturn, Game Boy. In Road Rash you're a motorcycle racer that needs to win against other racer...
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The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall

DOS1996freeware4.3/5 rpg
The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall is an old school first-person 3D RPG developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1996 for DOS. Daggerfall is the second chapter in popular The Elder Scrolls series. The open world gameplay, the procedural generation of dungeons and the freedom of exploring and taking on the quests at your own pace are some of the...
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International Moto X

DOS19964.3/5 racing
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The Smurfs

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964.2/5 action
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Free Enterprise

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 simulation
Dehumanizing offices? Check. Depressing environment? Check. No windows in the whole place? Check. Good, I'm ready to exploit my workers and become great entrepreneur. All of this thanks to Free Enterprise, a simulation for Windows by Tsunami Media, published in 1996.
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Pray for Death

DOS1996protected4.2/5 action
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Conquest of the New World (Deluxe Edition)

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 strategy
Conquest of the new world is a turn-based strategy game that lets you control one of 6 different nations in their attempt to colonize the new continent. The gameworld is represented in an isometric point of view. Combat is a mini-game taking place on a battlefield where victory can be achieved by killing enemy troops or capturing the enemy's flag.
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Quake

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 shooter
Quake is a real-time 3D FPS developed by idSoftware and a spiritual successor to the popular Doom series. Quake became very popular and spawned many sequels and fan made mods such as Team Fortress.
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Civilization 2

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 strategy
Civilization 2, later renamed Sid Meier's Civilization II, is a turn based 4X strategy game developed and published by MicroProse in 1996. The gameplay is similar to the first Civilization, many aspects were improved and new features were introduced: a new isometric perspective, hit points for units, new civilizations, new wonders of the world and ...
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Gloriana

DOS19964.2/5 simulation
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Heroes of Might and Magic II

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protected4.2/5 strategy
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Fable

DOS19964.2/5 adventure
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Dogs of War

Windows XP/98/951996demo4.2/5 strategy
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Seek and Destroy

DOS19964.2/5 shooter
Seek and Destroy was a shoot'em up published by the well known Epic Megagames in 1996 that tried to change the usual shoot'em up gameplay for the better. Instead of wave after wave of enemies to shoot down, you are given short missions to accomplish with your helicopter or your tank (yes, you can choose). At first, missions could seem a bit repetit...
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Super Stardust

DOS19964.2/5 shooter
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WWF in Your House

DOS19964.2/5 sports
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Great Naval Battles vol. 5: Demise of the Dreadnoughts 1914-18

DOS1996protected4.2/5 vehicle simulation
Great Naval Battles vol. 5: Demise of the Dreadnoughts 1914-18 is an abandoned naval simulation game, developed for DOS only by Divide by zero and released by SSI Strategic Simulations Inc. in 1996. As the title implies, Great Naval Battles vol. 5 is a fairly accurate historical simulation set in World War I. The game also includes a mission editor.
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Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games

DOS1996protected4.2/5 strategy
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Duke Nukem 3D

DOS1996protecteddemo4.2/5 shooter
Duke Nukem 3D is a classic first-person shooter that was developed by 3D Realms (formerly known as Apogee Software) and published by GT Interactive. It was released in 1996 for MS-DOS and later for various other platforms, including Windows, Mac OS, and gaming consoles.
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Fantasy General

DOS1996protected4.2/5 strategy
Fantasy General is a hex-based turn-based strategy fantasy wargame. The player can duel either against a computer or a human opponent or even take part in a longer campaign. There are two sides to chose from, one good and one evil, each with unique and colorful units.
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Arachne WWW

DOS1996freeware4.2/5 application
Arachne is a graphical web browser for DOS. Arachne was developed by Michal Polák and released in the early 1990s as a text-mode web browser with limited graphical capabilities. Arachne allowed DOS users to browse the World Wide Web in a graphical, though quite basic, manner. It supported features such as displaying images, handling lin...
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Cave Wars

DOS19964.2/5 strategy
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Konami's Ping Pong

DOS19964.2/5 sports
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Marathon 2: Durandal

Windows XP/98/95Linux19964.2/5 shooter