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: 2020-10-23Tags: 4x history management turn-based

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Civilization II: Test of Time

Civilization II: Test of Time

Civilization II: Test of Time is an enhanced version of Civilization II, created by MPS Labs and released in 1999 for PC. As we know, the first Civilization, the turn-based strate...

Year: 1999 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-05-27Tags: 4x business simulation history isometric management turn-based

Pirates! Gold

Pirates! Gold

Pirates! Gold is the remake of Sid Meier’s award winning Pirates! And was developed by MPS Labs and published by MicroProse in 1993 for MS-DOS and Sega Genesis. One year later it was ported to Amiga CD32 and Macintosh.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga cd32 caribbean history naval open world pirates real-time vehicular combat simulator watercraft

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