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Games by Year of Release: 1985

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a 1983 video game developed by Free Fall Associates and published by Electronic Arts. The concept is similar to chess, but with real-time fights between pieces to decide the winner.

Year: 1985 Genre: Strategy

2 players board game chess variants fantasy multiplayer real-time turn-based versus war
Ultima III: Exodus

Ultima III: Exodus

Ultima III: Exodus is the third game in the Ultima series and the first to be officially released by Origin Systems, in 1983. It was developed on Apple II and ported to many platforms including Commodore 64, DOS, Atari ST, and Amiga.

Year: 1985 Genre: Role Playing

apple 2 original game fantasy puzzle-solving turn-based wanderer
Little Computer People

Little Computer People

Little Computer People is an incredibly advanced life simulation game created in 1985 by Activision for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST and Apple II. An Amiga version was released in 1987.

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation

artificial life c64 original game cards commodore 64 real-time social simulation virtual life
Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Gauntlet is a fantasy hack and slash dungeon crawl arcade developed by Atari Games and released in October 1985. The game was ported to many platforms, including Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, Apple II, etc.

Year: 1985 Genre: Arcade

arcade dungeon crawler fantasy hack and slash
Rescue on Fractalus!

Rescue on Fractalus!

Rescue on Fractalus! is a sci-fi combat game created by Lucasfilm Games (aka LucasArts) in 1985, initially for Atari 8-bit computers. Later it was ported to Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and other platforms.

Year: 1985 Genre: Action

aliens atari 8-bit first-person science fiction shoot em up space flight