The best classic and old school Turn-based games

Master of Orion

Master of Orion

Master of Orion is a 4X science fiction turn-based strategy game developed by SimTex and published by MicroProse in 1993 for Dos and Mac. This title pretty much invented 4X (explore, expand, exploit, exterminate) as a genre.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 4x business simulation management science fiction turn-based

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse, it was released for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilize...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aliens real-time science fiction turn-based

Worms: The Director's Cut

Worms: The Director's Cut

Worms: The Director’s Cut is the sequel to the original Worms and was developed by Team17 and published by Ocean Software in 1997 exclusively for the Amiga with AGA chipset. Bot...

Year: 1997 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-07-14Tags: aga amiga original game artillery blitz basic comedy turn-based war

Stratego

Stratego

Stratego is an adaptation of the popular board game. It was developed by Imagitec and published by Accolade for the Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh and Amiga in 1991. .

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-05-23Tags: board game turn-based war

The Dark Queen of Krynn

The Dark Queen of Krynn

The Dark Queen of Krynn is the last game in the series of RPG created using the "Gold Box" engine and set in the Dragonlance D&D world. The game was released by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1992 for MS-DOS, Macintosh, and Amiga.

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-05-31Tags: d&d fantasy gold box licensed sword and sorcery turn-based

Death Knights of Krynn

Death Knights of Krynn

Death Knights of Krynn is the second game in the Dragonlance series of RPG created by Strategic Simulations Inc. The game uses the Gold Box engine and it was released in 1991 for MS-DOS, Amiga and Commodore 64.

Year: 1991 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-05-31Tags: d&d dungeon crawler fantasy gold box licensed sword and sorcery turn-based

Oil Imperium

Oil Imperium

Oil Imperium (Black Gold in the US) is a business sim created and published in 1989 by reLINE Software for Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS and Amiga. The game was designed by a group of people that include P.

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-04-15Tags: amiga original game business simulation management turn-based

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

Wasteland

Wasteland

Wasteland is a post-apocalyptic RPG developed by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts in 1988 for the Apple II, DOS, and Commodore 64. It was later followed by Wasteland 2 in 2014, with a few failed sequels in between.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fallout post-apocalyptic turn-based wasteland

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2

Battle Isle 2, also known as Battle Isle 2200 in America, is a top-down turn based strategy game released in 1994. It was developed by Blue Byte Software, who also published the game in Europe.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: science fiction turn-based wargame

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

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet, developed by Origin Systems, is the sixth part in the role-playing video game series of Ultima. It was released in 1990 for DOS, then in 1991 and 1992 for Commodore 64, Amiga and Atari ST.

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving turn-based wanderer

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager

Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager is a fantasy RPG and sequel to Dark Sun: Shattered Lands, developed and published by Strategic Simulations in 1994 for DOS only. It’s an officially licensed Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game.

Year: 1994 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: d&d fantasy post-apocalyptic turn-based

Ascendancy

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore,...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 4x science fiction turn-based