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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 X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown) 1994
4.20
002 Doom 1993
4.17
003 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.17
004 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.12
005 Civilization 1991
4.11
006 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.11
007 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.11
008 Sid Meier's SimGolf 2002
4.11
009 Prince of Persia 1990
4.11
010 Speedball 2 1992
4.10
011 Railroad Tycoon 2 1998
4.09
012 Civilization 2 1996
4.09
013 Tyrian 2000 1999
4.09
014 Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny 1988
4.09
015 Tetris 1987
4.09
016 Albion 1996
4.09
017 Dune 2000 1998
4.09
018 Transport Tycoon 1994
4.09
019 House of the Dead 1998
4.08
020 Bubble Bobble 1989
4.08
021 Dune II: The building of a dynasty 1992
4.08
022 Gods 1991
4.08
023 Conquest of the New World (Deluxe Edition) 1996
4.08
024 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.08
025 Colonization 1994
4.08
026 Wolfenstein 3D 1992
4.07
027 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989
4.07
028 SimCity 2000 1993
4.07
029 Master of Magic 1994
4.07
030 F-19 Stealth fighter 1988
4.07
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