The best classic and old school Turn-based games

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization is one of the most popular strategy games of all time. It was created by Bruce Shelley and Sid Meier, alongside MicroProse. The game was released in September 1991 for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 4x business simulation history management top-down turn-based

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth is a turn-based artillery game developed by Wendell Hicken for DOS and released originally as shareware in 1991. Up to 9 players can fight against each other, contro...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: artillery real-time 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: 2020-12-02Tags: science fiction turn-based wargame

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. Both...

Year: 1997 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2020-07-22Tags: aga amiga original game artillery blitz basic comedy turn-based war

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: 2021-02-22Tags: amiga original game artillery blitz basic comedy turn-based war

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: 2020-12-02Tags: fallout post-apocalyptic turn-based wasteland

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: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game business simulation management turn-based

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: 2020-12-02Tags: 4x management science fiction turn-based

Space Crusade

Space Crusade

Space Crusade is a computer adaptation of the 1990 Games Workshop boardgame set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. The video game was created by Gremlin Graphics and released in 199...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

HeroQuest

HeroQuest

Heroquest is a conversion of the famous fantasy-themed board game into an isometric RPG created by Gremlin Graphics and released in 1991 for the Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and MS-DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: board game dungeon crawler fantasy licensed sword and sorcery turn-based wizards and witches

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

Wizardry: Crusaders of the Dark Savant

Wizardry: Crusaders of the Dark Savant

Wizardry: Crusaders of the Dark Savant is the 7th chapter in the fantasy RPG series, Wizardry, and was developed and published by Sir-Tech in 1992 for MS-DOS. In 1996 a remake wa...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: fantasy science fiction turn-based

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. The fourth game in the series was created by the legendary Richa...

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: apple 2 original game fantasy freeware puzzle-solving turn-based wanderer

Pool of Radiance

Pool of Radiance

Pool of Radiance is a computer RPG created by Strategic Simulations Inc and released initially for Commodore 64 and Apple II in 1988. It is the first official adaptation of the rul...

Year: 1989 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2022-06-10Tags: d&d fantasy forgotten realms gold box licensed sword and sorcery turn-based