The best classic and old school Turn-based games

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

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse, it was released for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilize...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aliens real-time science fiction squad management tactical-rpg 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

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: 2021-02-21Tags: business simulation freeware management real-time train transport turn-based

Ultima

Ultima

Ultima (later renamed Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness), is the first game in the series of role-playing games created by Richard Garriott. The original Ultima was created for t...

Year: 1983 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: apple 2 original game fantasy puzzle-solving science fiction space flight 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: 2020-07-31Tags: 4x aga business simulation historical battle history management north america south america 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

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: 2021-02-18Tags: 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: 2021-02-18Tags: apple 2 original game fantasy freeware puzzle-solving turn-based wanderer

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

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

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

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