Abandonware DOS title

Game company profile: Maxis

Games by Maxis

A chronological list of games published or developed by Maxis from 1989 to 1999 on Abandonware DOS for DOS, Windows, Linux or Mac.
  • simcity
    1989DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/95simulationprotected

    SimCity (or SimCity Classic) is a popular city building simulation in which you, the mayor of a city, have to build a metropolis from the ground up. You can build police and fire departments, assign industrial, residential or commercial areas, manage power distribution, build ports and airports. Grow your city from village to metropolis and try to keep your citizens happy.

  • simearth
    1990DOSWindows 3.xsimulation

    SimEarth is a simulation in which you can shape and mold a planet in almost every way you can imagine. In SimEarth our planet is simulated as a whole: life, climate, atmosphere are all aspects of a single Gaia-like Earth. SimEarth can be played in two modes: game and experimental. In game mode, you have to to develop (and preserve) Earth with limited energy levels. In experimental mode, you are given unlimited energy to do what you want in a classic sandbox style.

  • simant-the-electronic-ant-colony
  • a-train
  • simlife
    1992DOSMacWindows 3.xsimulation

    SimLife is an abandoned simulation game focused on managing a ecosystems and experimenting with genetics. SimLife was designed by Ken Karakotsios, developed and released by Maxis in 1992 for DOS and later also published for Macintosh, Amiga, Windows 3.x and Amiga.

  • simcity-2000
    1993DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/95simulationprotected

    SimCity 2000 is a classic city building simulation, part of the popular SimCity series, developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright. SimCity 2000 is a huge step up from the 2D predecessor SimCity and boasts improvements like: isometric view, underground, water pipes, subways, new buildings like prisons, schools, libraries, museums, etc.

  • simfarm
  • unnatural-selection
  • simhealth
  • simtower
    1994Windows 3.xsimulation

    SimTower is an old Windows 3.x (1994) building and business simulation game where the player is tasked with the management of a skyscraper nonetheless. Raise floors, build apartments, shops, offices and try to avoid bankruptcy if you can. SimTower spawned some similar games for mobile devices, most notably the wonderful Tiny Tower, It's surprisingly good even after all these years.

  • simtown
    1995Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.xsimulation
  • simcopter
    1996Windows XP/98/95vehicle simulation
  • simsafari
    1998Windows XP/98/95simulation
  • simcity-3000
    1999Windows XP/98/95simulationprotected