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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
4.21
002 X-COM: Ufo Defense 1994
4.20
003 Civilization 2 1996
4.18
004 Eye of the Beholder 1991
4.17
005 The Settlers 1993
4.16
006 Dune 2000 1998
4.16
007 Doom 1993
4.15
008 FIFA Soccer 96 1995
4.15
009 Star Control 2 1992
4.15
010 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.15
011 Panzer General 1 1994
4.15
012 Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate 1992
4.15
013 Forgotten Realms: Unlimited Adventures 1993
4.15
014 Championship Manager: Season 97/98 1997
4.15
015 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.14
016 Tetris 1987
4.14
017 Warcraft: Orcs and Humans 1994
4.14
018 The Incredible Machine 1993
4.14
019 Eye of the Beholder 2: The Legend of Darkmoon 1991
4.14
020 The Oregon Trail 1990
4.13
021 Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia 1999
4.13
022 Virtua Cop 2 1997
4.13
023 Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
4.13
024 Maniac Mansion 1987
4.13
025 X-COM: Terror from the Deep 1995
4.13
026 Panzer General 2 1997
4.13
027 Indianapolis 500 1989
4.13
028 Prince of Persia 1990
4.12
029 Golden Axe 1991
4.12
030 Tyrian 2000 1999
4.12
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