The best classic and old school History games

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Sid Meier's Civilization II

Civilization II, or simply Civ2, is the second chapter of the most famous turn-based strategy video game ever created: Sid Meier's Civilization. The game's objective is to "Build an empire to stand the test of time".

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-08-26Tags: 4x history management turn-based

Age of Empires

Age of Empires

Age of Empires is a historical real-time strategy game created by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft in 1997 for Windows. It's one of the most popular video games franchises ever created.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: classical antiquity history isometric management real-time rts war

Caesar III

Caesar III

Caesar III is a city-building historical sim created by Impression Games and published by Sierra in 1998. It's the third chapter of the popular series Caesar created by David Lester.

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-03-14Tags: business simulation city building classical antiquity construction simulation europe history isometric management real-time roman

The Secret of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island

The Secret of Monkey Island is a graphic adventure game created by Ron Gilbert while at Lucasfilm Games and published in 1990 for the Amiga and DOS. It was ported to other systems in 1991, 1992, and 1993.

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: caribbean comedy fantasy graphic adventure history pirates point and click puzzle-solving scumm

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War

Rise and Fall: Civilizations at War is a historic real-time strategy game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and Midway Games and published in 2006. In 2008 a free version of the game was released supported by the US Air Force.

Year: 2006 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-20Tags: classical antiquity fantasy freeware historical battle history real-time

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge

Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge is the point-and-click adventure sequel to The Secret of Monkey Island, created by Ron Gilbert, developed and published by LucasArts in 1991. O...

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: caribbean comedy graphic adventure history humour pirates point and click puzzle-solving scumm

North & South

North & South

North & South is an action/strategy game based on the comic books "The Blue Jackets", released in 1989 for Amiga and Atari ST and ported later for DOS, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

Year: 1989 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: american civil war comics historical battle history multiplayer war wargame

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars (also known as Circle of Blood in the US) if the first game of the famous series of point-and-click adventures created by Revolution Softwa...

Year: 1996 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-12-09Tags: europe graphic adventure hand-drawn animations history mystery point and click

The Oregon Trail Deluxe

The Oregon Trail Deluxe

The Oregon Trail is a computer game originally produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) in 1974, designed to teach school children about the life of 19th century pioneers.

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: educational geography history wild west

Red Baron

Red Baron

Red Baron was created by Damon Slye at Dynamix and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1990 for MS-DOS 5.0. Two years later it was ported to Amiga. Red Baron is a flight simulator game set in World War I, on the western front.

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aviation combat sim flight flight sim historical battle history war ww1

Prehistorik

Prehistorik

Prehistorik is a side-scrolling platformer developed by Titus Interactive and released in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC and DOS. The main character is a neanderthal who...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: basher history platform prehistoric

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is one of the most popular strategy games of all time. It was created by Bruce Shelley and Sid Meier, alongside MicroProse. The game was released in September 1991 for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 4x business simulation history management top-down turn-based

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization is a strategy game themed on the European colonization of the New World, starting from the Discovery of America in 1492. The player has time until 1850 to reach independence.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: 4x aga business simulation historical battle history management north america south america turn-based

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown is a strategy game designed by Kellyn Beck and it's one of the first and most influential Amiga games. It was Cinemaware's first game, and was originally rele...

Year: 1986 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: amiga original game europe fantasy historical battle history map-based historical medieval mythology robin hood