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The top 30 abandonware games of all time

Retro gamers like myself think that the best PC games were published a long time ago, in the 80s and in the 90s. Some of you may remember these titles, but some of you are going to learn just now about the best abandonware games of all time.

Actually, some of these games are not abanoned at all and you can buy them on GOG or Steam, but I decided to include them anyway.

The games are ordered according to the votes cast by the users of Abandonware DOS.


# best games ever status year rating
001 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.20
002 Civilization 2 1996
4.18
003 X-COM: Ufo Defense 1994
4.18
004 Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
4.16
005 Frontier: Elite 2 1993
4.16
006 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.16
007 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.15
008 Warcraft: Orcs and Humans 1994
4.15
009 Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate 1992
4.15
010 Death Knights of Krynn 1991
4.15
011 Amberstar 1992
4.15
012 Maniac Mansion 1987
4.14
013 Tetris 1987
4.14
014 Panzer General 1 1994
4.14
015 Doom 1993
4.14
016 A-10 Tank Killer 1989
4.13
017 Eye of the Beholder 1991
4.13
018 Blood 1997
4.13
019 Dune 2000 1998
4.13
020 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.13
021 Stunts 1990
4.13
022 Championship Manager: Season 97/98 1997
4.13
023 Prince of Persia 1990
4.13
024 Duke Nukem 3D 1996
4.13
025 B-17 Flying fortress 1992
4.12
026 SimCity 1989
4.12
027 Night Hawk: F-117A Stealth Fighter 1991
4.12
028 Dune II: The building of a dynasty 1992
4.12
029 The Settlers 1993
4.12
030 Ultima 7 Part 2: Serpent Isle 1993
4.12
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