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

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 turn-based war wargame ww2

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

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization

Sid Meier's Colonization is a strategy game themed on the European colonization of the New World, starting from the Discovery of America in 1492. The player has time until 1850 to reach independence.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 4x aga business simulation historical battle history management north america south america turn-based

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny

Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny is the fifth entry in the role-playing video game series Ultima and it was released initially in 1988 for DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64, later followed by other platforms.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: apple 2 original game 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

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Fate: Gates of Dawn

Fate: Gates of Dawn is a first-person RPG created by reLINE for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1991. In terms of gameplay, Fate is similar to Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder: th...

Year: 1991 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-11-17Tags: amiga original game dungeon crawler fantasy first-person role-playing 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

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: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy 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

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 ru...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-12Tags: d&d fantasy forgotten realms gold box licensed sword and sorcery turn-based

Ultima II: The Revenge of the Enchantress

Ultima II: The Revenge of the Enchantress

Ultima II: The Revenge of the Enchantress is the second role-playing game in the Ultima series. Released in 1982, it is the only Ultima game published by Sierra On-Line. After this...

Year: 1983 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy puzzle-solving science fiction turn-based

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

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