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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
4.15
004 Prince of Persia 1990
4.13
005 Railroad Tycoon 2 1998
4.12
006 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.12
007 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.11
008 Sid Meier's SimGolf 2002
4.11
009 Bubble Bobble 1989
4.10
010 Civilization 1991
4.10
011 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.10
012 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.10
013 House of the Dead 1998
4.10
014 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 1993
4.10
015 Tetris 1987
4.09
016 Wolfenstein 3D 1992
4.09
017 Ultima Underworld 2: Labyrinth of Worlds 1993
4.09
018 Stunts (a.k.a. 4D Sports Driving) 1990
4.09
019 Speedball 2 1992
4.09
020 Transport Tycoon 1994
4.09
021 Civilization 2 1996
4.08
022 Bomberman (a.k.a. Dyna Blaster) 1992
4.08
023 Fallout 1997
4.08
024 Frontier: First Encounters 1995
4.08
025 Lode Runner: The Legend Returns 1994
4.08
026 Dune 2000 1998
4.08
027 SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic) 1989
4.08
028 Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate 1992
4.07
029 Warlords 1990
4.07
030 Panzer General 1 1994
4.07
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