The best classic and old school Turn-based games

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

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

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: d&d fantasy turn-based wasteland

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

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

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: 2019-07-28Tags: board game dungeon crawler fantasy licensed sword and sorcery turn-based wizards and witches

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: 2020-09-12Tags: aga business simulation history industrial age management naval sea trading trading turn-based

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: 2020-09-02Tags: business simulation freeware management real-time train transport 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: 2020-08-06Tags: science fiction turn-based wargame

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

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

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: 2019-10-22Tags: artillery real-time 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

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