The best classic and old school Turn-based games

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands is a computer RPG set in the AD&D universe, created by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1993 for DOS only. Being based on the AD&D campaign known as Dark Sun, it is set in the desert world of Athas.

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy turn-based

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

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

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

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny

Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny is the first chapter of the series of fantasy RPGs based on the German pen & paper roleplaying rules "Das Schwarze Auge" (The Dark Eye). Develo...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-01-13Tags: dungeon crawler fantasy first-person sword and sorcery turn-based

Worms

Worms

Worms is a turn-based artillery game developed by Andy Davidson for Team17 and released in 1995 for Amiga and MS-DOS by Ocean. It is the first game in the Worms series and thanks ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game artillery blitz basic comedy turn-based war

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: 2019-10-22Tags: aga europe history management medieval real-time turn-based

Warlords II

Warlords II

Warlords II is the successor to the original Warlords, and it was developed and published by Strategic Studies Group in 1993 for DOS. It later made its way onto Mac and then eventually Windows Mobile.

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy rpg elements turn-based wargame

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance is a turn-based tactical role-playing game with a mixture of strategy, inspired to X-Com games. It was developed by Sir-tech Software and released in 1994 for MS-DOS by Madlab Software.

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: turn-based

Albion

Albion

Albion is a science fiction RPG that was developed and published by Blue Byte in 1995 for DOS. Interestingly, the team that created the games Amberstar and Ambermoon created this game in a move from Thalion to Blue Byte.

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy science fiction 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

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar is a fantasy roleplaying game and one of the most important video games of all time. It is the fourth game in the series created by the legendary Ric...

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: apple 2 original game fantasy freeware puzzle-solving turn-based wanderer

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (or, simply, Railroad Tycoon) is a trains management and business sim created by MPS Labs and released by Microprose in 1990 for MS-DOS and Amiga. In 1991 it was ported to Atari ST and Macintosh.

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: business simulation freeware management real-time train transport turn-based

Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun

Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun

Dungeon & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun is an RPG created for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive by Westwood Associated and released in 1992. The game designed by Louis J. Castle ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-11-21Tags: d&d fantasy genesis original game licensed turn-based