The best classic and old school History games

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: 2020-02-28Tags: amiga cd32 caribbean history naval open world pirates real-time vehicular combat simulator watercraft

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

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

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: 2020-05-24Tags: 4x aga business simulation historical battle history management north america south america turn-based

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 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

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail was developed way back in 1971 on university mainframes then jumped over to early 8-bit home computer systems. Continuing through 4 decades it has reappeared in ma...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: educational geography history text-based wild west

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

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

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

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 trading turn-based

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

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

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