Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware simulation games

Simulation games are designed to convey realism in every aspect, from gameplay to visuals. Simulation games have a number of sub-genres according to their main goals, for example building cities, managing business companies, leading a social life, or campaigning for president.

Recently added and trending simulation games

Lords of the Realm 2
simulationDOS, Windows XP/98/95, Windows, Mac OS
simulationDOS, Windows XP/98/95, Mac OS

Wall Street Raider

DOS19864.4/5 business simulation


DOS19874.3/5 flight simulation, third-person shooter



Transport Tycoon Deluxe

DOS19954.3/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation
Transport Tycoon Deluxe is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best ...

Caesar 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1998protected4.2/5 city building, sandbox strategy


DOSWindows 3.x19904.2/5 sandbox strategy, god game
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...

The Oregon Trail

DOS19904.2/5 life simulation


DOS1992protected4.2/5 business simulation

SimCity 2000

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951993protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, city building
SimCity 2000 is a classic city building simulation, part of the popular SimCity series, developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright. SimCity 2000 is a huge step up from the 2D predecessor SimCity and boasts improvements like: isometric view, underground, water pipes, subways, new buildings like prisons, schools, libraries, museums, etc.

Capitalism 2

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2001protected4.2/5 business simulation
Capitalism 2 is simulation game designed by Trevor Chan, developed by Ensemble Studios and released by UBI Soft in 2001 for Windows and Macintosh. Capitalism 2 is the quintessential capitalistic simulation and involves stock exchange, business management, marketing, etc.


DOS19964.2/5 business simulation

Caesar 2

DOS19954.2/5 sandbox strategy, city building

Port Royale

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 business simulation


Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, city building

Railroad Tycoon 2

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS19984.2/5 business simulation
Railroad Tycoon 2 is an abandoned train simulation game designed by Phil Steinmeyer, developed by Pop Software and released by Gathering of Developers for Windows, Linux and Mac in 1998. As the title suggests, Railroad Tycoon 2 is the sequel of the acclaimed train management simulation Railroad Tycoon designed by Sid Meier in 1990.

Roller Coaster Tycoon

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation

Air Traffic Controller

DOS19854.2/5 civilian flight simulation, flight simulation

Merchant Colony

DOS19914.2/5 business simulation, turn-based tactics, kingdom simulation

Sleuth: A Murder Mystery


Free Enterprise

Windows XP/98/9519964.2/5 business 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.

Transport Tycoon

DOS19944.2/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation
Transport Tycoon is a business simulation game that puts the player at the head of a transport company to compete against rival companies. The player can build stations, airports, railroads to transport passengers, mail and various goods using trucks, trains and planes. The game became a cult and a few talented fans created some of the best remakes...

Zeus: Master of Olympus

Windows XP/98/952000protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, city building

Roller Coaster Tycoon 2

Windows XP/98/952002protected4.2/5 sandbox strategy, business simulation
Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 is a simulation game developed by Chris Sawyer Productions and published by Infogrames. It was released in 2002 as the sequel to the original  classic Roller Coaster Tycoon. In Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 players take on the role of an amusement park manager and are tasked with designing, building, and managing their own th...

Dope Wars

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 business simulation
Dope Wars is a text-based simulation game that originated as a DOS program in the early 1980s, but gained popularity in its Windows version released in 1998. The game puts players in the role of a drug dealer navigating the underground economy of buying, selling, and transporting various illegal substances.In the Windows version of the game, player...

Machiavelli the Prince

DOS1995protected4.2/5 kingdom simulation, business simulation

Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons

Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons is an abandoned simulation game, sequel of Uncharted Waters, developed and released by KOEI in 1995. The Uncharted Waters series is set in the Age of Discovery and gives the player the freedom to set sail with their ship and go wherever you want exploring, fighting, trading, privateering, etc.

Murders in Space



DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/951989protected4.1/5 sandbox strategy, city building
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 ...

Infiltrator 2

DOS19884.1/5 flight simulation, third-person shooter

No Greater Glory

DOSMac OS1991protected4.1/5 political simulation