The best classic and old school Board games

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

Battle Chess is a chess game created by Interplay initially for the Amiga and published in 1988. It was so successful that it had been ported to most platforms available, including...

Year: 1988 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 3d amiga cd32 amiga original game board game chess multiplayer

HeroQuest

HeroQuest

Heroquest is a conversion of the famous fantasy-themed board game into an isometric RPG created by Gremlin Graphics and released in 1991 for the Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and MS-DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: board game dungeon crawler fantasy licensed sword and sorcery turn-based wizards and witches

Harpoon

Harpoon

Harpoon is a naval wargame created by Three-Sixty Pacific and published for MS-DOS in 1989, then ported to Amiga and Macintosh in 1990. Former naval officer Larry Bond took inspira...

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: board game cold war naval real-time war wargame watercraft

The Chessmaster 3000

The Chessmaster 3000

The Chessmaster 3000 is the third edition of the famous chess games series created by The Software Toolworks. The series started in 1986 with The Chessmaster 2000, and continued with The Fidelity Chessmaster 2100 in 1988.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-01-23Tags: board game chess

Space Hulk

Space Hulk

Space Hulk is a squad-management tactical videogame, released in 1993 for MS-DOS and Amiga, based on the popular board game by Games Workshop with the same title. In this horror/sc...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens board game dungeon crawler licensed science fiction space spaceship tactical-rpg

The Computer Edition of Risk

The Computer Edition of Risk

The Computer Edition of Risk is the official conversion of the popular board game Risk, released by Virgin Games for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and Macintosh, starting from 1988.

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-05-19Tags: board game licensed war wargame

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception is a sci-fi RPG created by Westwood Associates and published by Infocom initially for MS-DOS in 1988, then ported to Atari ST, Apple II, Commodore 64, and Amiga (in 1989).

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-08-06Tags: board game mecha science fiction tactical-rpg top-down turn-based war

Battle Chess II: Chinese Chess

Battle Chess II: Chinese Chess

Battle Chess II: Chinese Chess is a strategy game that was developed by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts in 1990 for the Amiga and MS-DOS. The beginning of chess can be t...

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 3d board game chess

Space Crusade

Space Crusade

Space Crusade is a computer adaptation of the 1990 Games Workshop boardgame set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. The video game was created by Gremlin Graphics and released in 199...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

Battle Chess 4000

Battle Chess 4000

Battle Chess 4000 is part of the Battle Chess series based on the classic board game Chess, and it was developed and published by Interplay in 1992 for DOS only. For those unfamili...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: board game chess science fiction

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a 1983 video game developed by Free Fall Associates and published by Electronic Arts. The concept is similar to chess, but with real-time fights between pieces to decide the winner.

Year: 1985 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: 2 players board game chess variants fantasy multiplayer real-time turn-based versus war

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000

The Chessmaster 2000 is the first title in the popular Chessmaster series created by The Software Toolworks. The game, developed initially for MS-DOS, was released in 1986 for PC, Amiga, Commodore 64, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, and MSX.

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-08-31Tags: board game chess hotseat isometric

Space Crusade: The Voyage Beyond

Space Crusade: The Voyage Beyond

Space Crusade: The Voyage Beyond was both a data disk and an extended standalone version of Space Crusade, released in 1993 by Gremlin Graphics..

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-26Tags: board game mission science fiction squad management turn-based

Nuclear War

Nuclear War

Nuclear War is a strategy game developed by New World Computing and published in 1989 for Amiga and MS-DOS. The title was a separate point to the releases of this company, who, unt...

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: board game cold war humour turn-based war wargame