The best classic and old school Turn-based games

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

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome is a strategy game developed by Bits of Magic and published by Electronic Arts. Initially released for PC in 1990, it was ported to Amiga and SEGA Genesis in 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: ancient egypt classical antiquity historical battle history map-based historical middle east real-time roman turn-based war

Albion

Albion

Albion is a science fiction RPG that was developed and published by Blue Byte in 1995 for DOS. Interestingly, the team that created the games Amberstar and Ambermoon created this game in a move from Thalion to Blue Byte.

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy science fiction 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

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

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

Wing Commander: Armada

Wing Commander: Armada

Wing Commander: Armada is a turn-based 3d strategy game set in the universe of Wing Commander, created by Origin Systems and released in 1994 for PC MS-DOS. It's the first Wing Commander game to feature multiplayer mode.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: flight science fiction space flight turn-based

Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun

Dungeons & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun

Dungeon & Dragons: Warriors of the Eternal Sun is an RPG created for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive by Westwood Associated and released in 1992. The game designed by Louis J. Castle ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-11-21Tags: d&d fantasy genesis original game licensed turn-based

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn is the first chapter of the role-playing games series created by Strategic Simulations Inc, based on the Dragonlance settings of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. Th...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: d&d dungeon crawler fantasy gold box sword and sorcery turn-based

Ultima I

Ultima I

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: 2019-10-22Tags: apple 2 original game fantasy puzzle-solving science fiction space flight turn-based

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: 2019-07-17Tags: hexagonal map history turn-based war wargame ww1

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

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday is a sci-fi RPG developed and published by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1990 for Amiga, Commodore 64, and DOS. A slightly different version was released for the SEGA Genesis in 1991.

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: comics dungeon crawler gold box science fiction turn-based

Might and Magic: Clouds of Xeen

Might and Magic: Clouds of Xeen

Clouds of Xeen is the fourth title in the Might and Magic series created by Jon Van Caneghem with the New World Computing. The game was published in 1992 for PC. The game engine i...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fantasy first-person turn-based