Turn-based Classic Games and Abandonware

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Sid Meier's Civilization II is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time". This second chapter,...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-30 Tags: managerial turn-based

Lords of the Realm II

Lords of the Realm II is a strategy meets resource management computer game developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra On-Line in 1996. It is the second game in the Lords of the Realm series....

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-13 Tags: real-time managerial turn-based medieval

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. The game was published...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-07 Tags: managerial sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

X-COM: UFO Defense

X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown in Europe) is a science fiction strategy game developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse Software (Geoff Crammond’s former company) and released for...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-01-31 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic 4x turn-based

X-COM: Terror from the Deep

X-COM: Terror from the Deep, the sequel to UFO: Enemy Unknown, is a strategy video game developed and published by MicroProse in 1995 for the PC This follow-up to the original X-COM is almost identical...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-02-01 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse, it was released for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilizes the same Cityscape and...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-27 Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Heroes of Might and Magic

Heroes of Might and Magic is a fantasy role-playing game developed and published by New World Computing in 1995 for DOS. This game is strongly based on King’s Bounty, another game by New World Computing....

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2016-11-20 Tags: fantasy turn-based

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2, also known as Battle Isle 2200 in America, is a top-down turn based strategy game released in 1994. It was developed by Blue Byte Software, who also published the game in Europe. It's the...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Master of Magic

Master of Magic is a fantasy turn-based strategy game created by Simtex and published by MicroProse in 1994 for MS-DOS. In this turn-based 4X strategy game, that some defined the fantasy version of Civilization,...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-20 Tags: fantasy managerial turn-based 4x

Panzer General

Panzer General is a top-down, turn-based, historical battle game developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc and released for DOS in 1994. It was one of the first games (if not the first) that...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-16 Tags: historical battle turn-based

Worms

Worms is a turn-based artillery game developed by Andy Davidson for Team17 and released in 1995 for Amiga and MS-DOS by Ocean. It is the first game in the Worms series and thanks to its success it was...

Year: 1995 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2016-12-09 Tags: turn-based 2d scrolling artillery amiga

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is a turn-based "4X"-type strategy video game created by Sid Meier and Bruce Shelley for MicroProse in 1991. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time"...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-01-22 Tags: managerial turn-based amiga

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion is a futuristic, squad-based and turn-based strategy game set in 2084, heavily inspired by X-COM, but not a sequel or a remake.

Year: 2015 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-08 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based freeware