The best classic and old school History games

Panzer General

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 (...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: historical battle history turn-based war wargame ww2

Gettysburg

Gettysburg

Gettysburg is a wargame created by Turcan Research and published for Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS in 1990 by Atari. As you can imagine, it's set during the American Civil War, in p...

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-01-28Tags: american civil war historical battle history turn-based 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 Software.

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

Defender of the Crown II

Defender of the Crown II

Defender of the Crown II is the sequel to the original Defender of the Crown, it was developed by Sachs Enterprises and published by Commodore Electronics in 1993 for the Amiga CD32.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game fantasy history map-based historical war

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier’s Pirates! is the original award winning pirate life simulation game developed and published by MicroProse in 1987 for the Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, and PC Booster.

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: caribbean history naval open world pirates real-time vehicular combat simulator watercraft

Ugh!

Ugh!

Ugh! is an arcade game, clone of Space Taxi, published in 1992 by PlayByte for the Amiga, Commodore 64 and DOS..

Year: 1992 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2 players amiga original game arcade aviation co-op flight history platform prehistoric

Silent Hunter

Silent Hunter

Silent Hunter is submarine simulation developed by Aeon Electronic and published by Strategic Simulations in 1996 for PC MS-DOS only. This World War II submarine combat sim was created mostly by William T.

Year: 1996 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: history naval submarine vehicular combat simulator watercraft ww2

Castles II: Siege & Conquest

Castles II: Siege & Conquest

Castles II: Siege and Conquest is a strategy game designed and developed by Quicksilver Software for the Macintosh, Amiga and DOS. It's the sequel to Castles, and it was published ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: business simulation fantasy history management map-based historical medieval real-time

Castles

Castles

Castles is a video game developed by Quicksilver and published by Interplay in 1991 and 1992 for Amiga, Atari ST and DOS. The player has to build a series of castles to gain dominion over all the Wales during the 13th century.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy historical battle history map-based historical medieval

Lost Patrol

Lost Patrol

Lost Patrol is an action strategy game set during the Vietnam war developed by Shadow Development and published by Ocean Software in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It was released for DOS the following year.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game arcade historical battle history mini-games vietnam war

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918, also know as The Great War: 1914 - 1918, is a turn-based strategy game developed by Blue Byte Studio and released for DOS and Amiga in 1992. The game uses a...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: hexagonal map history turn-based war wargame ww1

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome is a strategy game developed by Bits of Magic and published by Electronic Arts. Initially released for PC in 1990, it was ported to Amiga and SEGA Genesis in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: ancient egypt classical antiquity historical battle history map-based historical middle east real-time roman turn-based war

Secret Weapons Of The Luftwaffe

Secret Weapons Of The Luftwaffe

Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe is a World War II combat flight simulation created by LucasFilm Games and released in 1991 for PC MS-DOS. The game features several historical missi...

Year: 1991 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aviation flight flight sim historical battle history ww2

1869

1869

1869 (also known as 1869: History Experience Part I) is a business/managerial simulation set during the golden age of clipper ships. It was created by the Austrian company Max Design and released in 1992 for Amiga and MS-DOS.

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aga business simulation history industrial age management naval sea trading ships simulation trading turn-based