The best classic and old school Open World games

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto, popularly known as GTA, is a 2D open-world action game developed by DMA Design and published by BMG in 1997 for PC. At the end of that same year, it would see the light in the Playstation 1.

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2d automobile crime & punishment driving non-linear north america open world violence

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall

The Elder Scrolls II - Daggerfall is an open world single player action rpg by Bethesda Softworks. It was released in 1996 on the PC. It's the second entry in the popular Elder scr...

Year: 1996 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-rpg fantasy freeware medieval non-linear open world rpg elements sandbox

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

The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena is the first game in The Elder Scrolls series, it is an epic fantasy open world role-playing game developed and published by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1994 for MS-DOS.

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: action-rpg fantasy freeware non-linear open world sandbox

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

Ambermoon

Ambermoon

Ambermoon is the second game of the never finished Amber trilogy created by the German studio Thalion and started with Amberstar. Designed by Karsten Köper and Erik Simon, the game was published in 1993.

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 3d amiga original game fantasy first-person non-linear open world texture map top-down unreleased wanderer

SimLife

SimLife

SimLife: The Genetic Playground is a simulation game developed and published by Maxis in 1992. The game is part of the long list of "Sim" games created by Maxis, but Will Wright didn't have a role in this one.

Year: 1992 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aga business simulation ecology macintosh original game management nature open world top-down

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin Hood is an adventure game created by Millennium Interactive and published for Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS in 1991. The game, based on the legend of Robin Hood, was designed by Steve Grand and Ian Saunter.

Year: 1991 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-25Tags: adventure-strategy fantasy isometric non-linear open world robin hood

Rome: AD92

Rome: AD92

Rome: Pathway to Power, also known as Rome: AD92, is a game created by Firstlight and published by Millennium Interactive in 1992 for the Amiga and MS-DOS. The title, designed by ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-06-12Tags: adventure-strategy clicker isometric open world roman rpg elements

The Faery Tale Adventure

The Faery Tale Adventure

The Faery Tale Adventure is an action RPG created by MicroIllusions originally for the Amiga and published in 1986. It was one of the earliest role-playing games published for Amiga.

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-07-26Tags: action-rpg amiga original game fantasy open world sword and sorcery top-down

Dragonflight

Dragonflight

Dragonflight is a fantasy RPG created by Thalion Software and released in 1990 for the Atari ST and Amiga, with a DOS conversion published in 1991. Erik Simon wrote the concept of...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-07-30Tags: atari st fantasy non-linear open world sword and sorcery top-down wanderer

Damocles: Mercenary II

Damocles: Mercenary II

Damocles is the second game of the Mercenary series created by Novagen Software. The title, also known as Mercenary 2, was released in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari ST. Paul Woakes...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-01Tags: 3d atari st first-person non-linear open world polygons science fiction virtual world