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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 X-COM: Ufo Defense 1994
4.18
003 Civilization 2 1996
4.18
004 Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards 1987
4.17
005 The Lost Vikings 1993
4.15
006 Warcraft: Orcs and Humans 1994
4.15
007 Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate 1992
4.15
008 Eye of the Beholder 1991
4.15
009 Death Knights of Krynn 1991
4.15
010 Maniac Mansion 1987
4.14
011 Frontier: Elite 2 1993
4.14
012 The Secret of Monkey Island 1990
4.14
013 Duke Nukem 3D 1996
4.14
014 Stunts 1990
4.14
015 Championship Manager: Season 97/98 1997
4.14
016 Panzer General 1 1994
4.14
017 Alone in the Dark 1992
4.14
018 Dune 2000 1998
4.13
019 Virtua Cop 1997
4.13
020 Tetris 1987
4.13
021 Doom 1993
4.13
022 Eye of the Beholder 2: The Legend of Darkmoon 1991
4.13
023 Wing Commander 1990
4.13
024 Blood 1997
4.13
025 Prince of Persia 1990
4.13
026 Alter Ego: Female Version 1986
4.13
027 The Settlers 1993
4.13
028 Battle Chess 1988
4.12
029 SimCity 1989
4.12
030 Grand Theft Auto 1997
4.12
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