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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
4.25
002 Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares 1996
4.19
003 Civilization 2 1996
4.16
004 Doom 1993
4.16
005 Warcraft: Orcs and Humans 1994
4.15
006 Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
4.15
007 House of the Dead 1998
4.14
008 SimCity 2000 1993
4.14
009 The Settlers 1993
4.13
010 Magic: The Gathering 1997
4.13
011 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.13
012 Tetris 1987
4.13
013 Dune II: The building of a dynasty 1992
4.12
014 Stunts (a.k.a. 4D Sports Driving) 1990
4.12
015 Master of Magic 1994
4.12
016 Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness 1995
4.12
017 Prince of Persia 1990
4.12
018 Transport Tycoon 1994
4.12
019 Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate 1992
4.12
020 Eye of the Beholder 1991
4.12
021 Eye of the Beholder 2: The Legend of Darkmoon 1991
4.11
022 Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis 1992
4.11
023 Myst 1995
4.11
024 Indianapolis 500 1989
4.11
025 Panzer General 1 1994
4.11
026 Alone in the Dark 1992
4.11
027 Virtua Cop 2 1997
4.10
028 Quake 1996
4.10
029 Master of Orion 1993
4.10
030 Sid Meier's SimGolf 2002
4.10
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