The best classic and old school History games

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

Sid Meier's Civilization

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 4x business simulation history management top-down turn-based

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: 2020-09-12Tags: aga business simulation history industrial age management naval sea trading trading 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: 2020-07-24Tags: amiga original game europe fantasy historical battle history map-based historical medieval mythology robin hood

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: 2020-07-25Tags: amiga cd32 amiga original game fantasy history map-based historical war

Ugh!

Ugh!

Ugh! is an arcade flight game that is developed by Egosoft in 1992 originally for the Amiga. The game was published by Play Byte and it was released also on MS-DOS and Commodore 64.

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

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park is the video game adaptation of the Steven Spielberg film, developed and published by Ocean Software and released in 1993 for the Amiga and DOS. The game and the film were released the same year.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-10Tags: aga arcade history movies multi-type prehistoric shoot em up

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 military turn-based war wargame ww2

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: 2020-07-25Tags: caribbean history naval open world pirates real-time vehicular combat simulator watercraft

Lords of the Realm

Lords of the Realm

Lords of the Realm is a turn-based strategy game developed and published by Impressions Games in 1994. It was originally released for the Amiga and MS-DOS, but it was ported to Windows three years later.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-02-08Tags: aga europe history management medieval real-time turn-based

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

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

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: 2020-08-31Tags: hexagonal map history military 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: 2020-07-25Tags: ancient egypt classical antiquity historical battle history map-based historical middle east real-time roman turn-based war