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

Civilization II: Test of Time

Civilization II: Test of Time

Civilization II: Test of Time is an enhanced version of Civilization II, created by MPS Labs and released in 1999 for PC. As we know, the first Civilization, the turn-based strate...

Year: 1999 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-05-27Tags: 4x business simulation history isometric management 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: 2020-12-02Tags: fantasy rpg elements turn-based wargame

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes

Warlords III: Reign of Heroes is the third chapter of the saga of fantasy turn-based strategy games created by Strategic Studies Group. The game was released in 1997, exclusively for Windows.

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-06-23Tags: rpg elements tactics top-down 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: 2021-02-18Tags: aga europe history management medieval 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

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance is a turn-based tactical role-playing game developed by Sir-tech Software and released in 1994 for MS-DOS by Madlab Software. As a child, I remember watching my fa...

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: isometric squad management strategy-rpg tactical-rpg top-down 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. Both...

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

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 was ...

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

Warlords

Warlords

Warlords is a fantasy strategy/rpg series created by Steve Fawkner. The first game in the series was published in 1990 by SSG for Amiga and MS-DOS. It featured eight different clan...

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: fantasy map-based historical rpg elements turn-based wargame

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

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

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor is an adventure RPG game developed and published by Dynamix in 1993 for DOS. It was later ported to Windows in 2010. Betrayal at Krondor is inspired by and based on the Riftwar novels written by Raymond E.

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: fantasy turn-based