MS-DOS

MS-DOS

MS-DOS, short for Microsoft Disk Operating System, was an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems, and was the main operating system...

The $100,000 Pyramid

The $100,000 Pyramid

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

This is an early adaptation of the popular TV game show The $100,000 Pyramid. The objective is to reach the top of the pyramid by winning successive rounds. Each round consists of selecting a category from the pyramid. Each category consists of a list of words that share some common thread like "things that are red". One player then tries to give the other player clues to guess the word without saying the word itself. There is also a single player mode that does not resemble the show very much where you have to type in single word clues.

¿Quien es Cualo?

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

Board game in which there is a character selected by the computer for you to guess. In the screen you see a board with different cards, each one representing a character, the game gives you hints like hair color, sex, eyes color, etc. and you must guide yourself with them and try to guess who the mysterious character is. You can also switch roles with the computer and make it guess which character you selected by giving the CPU the same kind of hints. The characters are from the adventure game El principio del fin by the same developers.

+K

MS-DOS - 1996

Spanish origin platformer advertising, designed to promote the brand among consumers gum Cheiw. + K - is the name of the protagonist, a teenager with no expression on his face disfigured by intellect and constantly chewing the cud most. His love for such a dubious product once in handy when the Earth invaded by aliens who have discovered the lethal intolerance to cud Cheiw. This + K has gained the ability to resist the alien aggressors, because for this he just need to inflate the bubble more.

007:  Licence to Kill

007: Licence to Kill

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

A "James Bond" action/arcade game based on the movie with the same name. Your aim is to avenge the death of Felix Leiter, who was killed by the drug baron Sanchez. Technically the game consists of several different vertical scrolling action sequences. In each stage you must fly, drive or walk through a preset terrain. While doing that, you have to shoot enemies, avoid their shots and collect items (mainly ammunition). Some levels rely more on shooting, while others test your reflexes. There are 6 levels to be completed.

1 Ton

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1996

1 Ton is a freeware game where the player controls a weight of one ton. There are multiple people walking over the screen and the goal is simple: crushing as many of them as possible. This is accomplished by hitting the people with the ton.

1000 Miglia

1000 Miglia

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Drive the famous Mille Miglia rally in the golden age of automobiles. Players pilot a selection of automobiles in the inaugural 1927 rally. Players must manage pilot energy levels and car damage to complete the rally through the Italian countryside.

10Rogue

MS-DOS - Released - 1984

An early variation of the classic Rogue game.

10th Frame

MS-DOS - Released - February 1, 1987

The scorecard for the current player was displayed above the lane. The player could move left or right on the lane before starting the run-up by holding fire. A target cursor could also be moved, by pushing up and then moving it left or right (pressing down returned control to moving the onscreen player's position). Once the fire button was held, a power meter similar to Leaderboard's was employed. The speed of the shot was determined by how long the button was held down. A small zone at the top determined if the player made an error, exaggerating any spin. When the meter started to descend on...

The 11th Hour

The 11th Hour

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

The 11th Hour is the sequel to the widely successful game, The 7th Guest. It utilizes a much improved video compression engine by Graeme Devine and is also the game which brought forth Trilobyte's eventual demise. This time you play the role of Carl Denning, boyfriend to the reporter Robin Morales. Robin has mysteriously vanished while trying to delve into the secrets of the rotting mansion of the once evil mastermind, Henry Stauf. The game features new puzzles, redone graphics and indeed an improved engine - much smoother, with 16 bit graphics and an entirely new soundtrack. The basic...

15 Move Hole Puzzle

MS-DOS - Unlicensed - 1994

The game simulates the 15 Puzzle, a sliding puzzle that consists of numbered square tiles located on 4x4 board in random order with one tile missing. The object of the puzzle is to place the tiles in order by making sliding moves that use the empty space. This game includes the pictures of naked women (originally found in Playboy magazine) in background of the board. When tile is placed in order, it is converted in part of picture, but it still can be moved. There are 8 levels in the game, and certain tiles can't be moved on the board with level increase. The number of moves in counted,...

15x15

MS-DOS - Released - 1996

A collection of sliding picture puzzles. You can chose from 3x3 or 4x4 grid sizes and select from several pictures, you unlock more as you go. You are scored based on how many moves it takes to complete a puzzle starting with 999 for the 4x4 and 499 for the 3x3 puzzles and counting down.

16

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1996

A sliding puzzle game similar to classic picture puzzle games however instead of completing an image you slide numbered blocks 1 through 16 into order. The game starts with the numbers in a scrambled order, just like in the picture puzzle. There is always one empty square into which you can slide one of the surrounding 4 blocks. The object of the game is to slide all the blocks back into their original numerical order. The problem is that since you have only one empty square to work with when arranging the blocks you inevitably place the puzzle further out of order in your attempts to solve...

1830: Railroads and Robber Barons

1830: Railroads and Robber Barons

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

Based on Avalon Hill's board game of the same name, 1830 is a railroad empire building game that is along the same lines (although a different style of gameplay) as the much more famous Railroad Tycoon. Capturing the very look and feel of the board game, all the way to the hexagonal playing field and track tokens, 1830 is a turn based game that emphasizes the successful running of a company and manipulating the stock market rather than managing a railroad. Tracks can be laid, cities connected, trains purchased, and schedules set, but the ultimate goal in the end is making money, even at the...

1869

1869

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Trade goods between ports all over the world in this economic simulation game. As a 19th century merchant newcomer, the player need to buy a ship, find a crew, load a few goods on the ship, and sail into the horizon, until the player reaches a port with a demand for said goods. Eventually will have the money to buy more ships, create regular trade routes, and become the head of a regular trading company. 1869 focuses on management and economy, rather than action. Actual sailing is done by plotting a route and then watching the days go by, interrupted only by the occasional random event....

1942: The Pacific Air War

1942: The Pacific Air War

MS-DOS - 1994

1942: The Pacific Air War is a flight simulation set in World War II, more specific the Pacific War between Japan and the United States. The focus is on the realistic simulation of the ten aircraft, this means for instance that there is no indicator for ammo. The game features several missions which can be either played independently from each other or in two campaigns for the United States or Japan. The goals are mostly to liberate an area, to defend an area or to destroy a specific target. The special feature of this game is that it also can be played as strategy game. On an overhead...

1993

MS-DOS - 1993

1993 apparently created for New Year holidays, what the title says and surroundings. We are given 50 attempts, then we can run the key as many times as points scored, and so on, until all attempts are not using. And if the key is caught under an alien, that one point is given if the top - then two. The rate of movement increases with time, and the game becomes more complicated. At the end, we offer the results appear in the table of records.

1993tris

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

1993tris is one of the more innovative Tetris-clones, similar to Columns. Your objective is to kill flies. Blocks consisting of four flies fall down the screen and by turning them you have to try to get three flies of the same colour in a row, a column or a diagonal to make them disappear. From time to time one of the many extra objects appear. For example there are bombs and guns that shoot particular flies or simply blow them up. The shareware version features the first two levels, three speed settings and a freeware program named Modplay in which you able to listen to Korean music. By...

1994Pool+

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

1994Pool+ is a billiard (cue sports) game. The game offers eighteen different selectable "weapons" via buttons across the top of the screen: eight different Side/English, Follow & Draw settings and one for the center of the cue ball and nine different vector/point selection type settings. There are also enemies which will destroy your cue ball if you allow it to come into contact with them. Enemies include a spinning fireball, a helicopter, a UFO, a bomb, a dragon and cheerleaders! The full/registered version of the game offers 5 differently shaped tables: a traditional rectangular shaped...

1st Person Pinball

1st Person Pinball

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Tynesoft were almost certainly the first people to try a first person pinball game with this ambitious program. Up to four players could join in, including 2 computer players to show you how it's done. The game can be played from a more traditional overhead-view mode, which makes it easier to tell where the bumpers are in relation to the flippers, and is recommended for learning the game. Most of those bumpers are single-colour and arranged in a straightforward pattern. There are three different gameplay speeds and 2 possible levels of ball bounce.

2 Fast 4 U

MS-DOS - 1995

2 Fast 4 U is an average futuristic racing game.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

The game is based on an 1870 novel by Jules Verne. On July 5th, 1867 the government decided to launch the famous ship the "Abraham Lincoln", which will leave on the trail of a sea monster. The great French professor Mr. Arronax will also take part in the expedition. The weeks passed without any sign of the monster's presence in the area, when, one day, 300 miles from the shores of Queen Charlotte's Island... three members of the expedition set out on board the Nautilus, a submarine navigated by Captain Nemo. The player takes Anorax's role to find out more. Most of the game is spent on...

20th Century Frog

MS-DOS - 1988

20th Century Frog is a cute little game in which you control a frog's jumps, launching him around the screen to eat prey, bypass obstacles and avoid hazards. Although the gameplay is very simple, the control scheme is incredibly unique, and makes the game definitely worth checking out.

2112

MS-DOS - 1994

A simple text adventure / IF game, 2112 places you in a theocratic communistic computer-directed dystopia and challenges you to improve your lot and your world's fate through individualism. Based on Rush's 1976 concept rock album of the same name.

21-en

MS-DOS - 1991

21-en is a known card game, which is played regularly by many. There are several versions of the rules in use. This program uses the most general rules, which will be familiar to almost everyone. In the game there are 52 playing cards. An ace is 1 or 11 points, king, queen and jack are 10 points and the cards 2 through 10 are 2 through 10 points. The objective is to get as close as possible to 21 without exceeding 21. Both players start with two cards. Each player may ask as many cards as she likes. The player with the most points without exceeding 21 wins.

221B Baker St.

221B Baker St.

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Based on the board game of the same name, 221 B Baker St. pits up to four players against each other in a race to solve mysteries set in Victorian London. After picking a character (Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Irene Adler, or Inspector Lestrade), players select one of the thirty available mysteries and read its case file in the game's manual. The case file presents the particulars of the case, mentions the people involved, and explains what the players need to deduce to win the game. Solving the mysteries entails moving around London (the game board) via a roll of the dice, entering...

240 Racing

MS-DOS

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

MS-DOS - Released - December 1, 1987

Metropolis was founded in 2213 A.D. by the United Stellar Council as the capital city of the planet XK-120, a mining planet and center of learning throughout the galaxy. That was the past. In 2315 A.D., Metropolis is invaded by the Tzorg. The new conquerer leave the planet but install a Robot Patrol System to keep the locals in check. Now the only resistance against the Tzorg occupation is a small group of resistance fighters of the Underground network. In the year 2400 A.D. the final hope to overthrow Tzorg rule over the city is to infiltrate the Tzorg Authority Complex through a recently...

25

MS-DOS - 1998

In "25" into the role of an unnamed protagonist, whose goal is to collect 25 gems along the 4 levels that make up the game. Look no more keys than the scroll left or right, as they are the only necessary and planned to develop the game, where you have to avoid many obstacles in the form of dinosaur, red balls (say are fireballs ) or deadly hands of clock. Each level just grab all jewelry when distributed by him and get to the doll at the bottom of the screen.

2x2

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

2x2 is a game for learning multiplication tables. The game is a Tetris variant. The game takes place in the same manner, except that the player does not stack bricks but digits. The player's task is to choose the correct digit arising from a multiplication operation. If correct, the selection is deleted, if not, it remains. After three correct answers in a row one incorrect block is removed. The game allows players to configure advanced multiplication tables and determine which part of the mathematical equation they will complement.

3 Card High Low Poker

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1986

This game is played with only 3 cards, no draw. The Dealer calls High or Low and deals the cards. If you have a hand you think can beat the others, put it in the middle, and the best hand wins. If no one puts their cards out there, the dealer wins. If the game is High, a pair of Aces beats a pair of Jacks, and a King, Ten, Nine beats a Queen, Ten, Nine. Three of a kind will beat any pair. If the game is Low, a One, Two, Three is the best possible hand. A Six, Five, Three beats a Seven, Five, Three, and a Nine, Six, Ace beats a Nine, Six, Deuce.

3 Point Basketball

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

3 Point Basketball is a simulation of the three point shooting contest, seen every year in the NBA All star game and other basketball contests. The game uses a mouse interface, where you determine the power and angle of your shot. Features include a tournament where you try to win the 3 point championship and a practice mode to work on your shots. The game parodies real players from the league, featuring an imaginary 'ASBA' league which includes, Jordy Michales, Mystic Johnson and Larry Fowl. Quirky commentary and sound effects add to the excitement.

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

3 Skulls of the Toltecs

MS-DOS - Released - 1996

The game begins in 1866 Arizona when the game's hero, a cowboy named Fenimore Fillmore, tries to rescue an old peddler from a band of attacking rustlers. The dying peddler gives Fenimore a golden skull and tells him the legend of a fabulous treasure that can be found by collecting two other golden skulls. To reach his goal, Fenimore Fillmore must battle the evil Friar Anselmo and the perfidious Colonel Leconte (who also seek the treasure), fight fierce Apaches (whose Chief's son's tepee boasts a sheepskin from Harvard), engage sleepy Mexican revolutionaries (whose leader is amnesic), outwit...

386 Spys

MS-DOS - 1989

386 Spys (also known as .386 Spys Elite Top Agents...) is a game published in 1989 by GENKI Software Corporation, the theme is . It features a action genre and uses a perspective. A spy thriller arcade game in three actions, racing boats on rivers, cars on the highway, and jetpacking over the city. Similar to arcade games Spy Hunter or Action Fighter.

3D Ball Blaster

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

In the future, there is no violence. Instead, people play sports, one of which is Ball Blaster: a one-on-one soccer-like game played in hovercraft. Not exactly like soccer, since in Ball Blaster, the goals move, the arena is oddly shaped, and money earned by making goals can be used to buy weapons or powerups. These allow the player to more easily take the ball from the opponent, as well as protect himself from having the ball taken from him, or otherwise obstruct the opponent. Extra money is earned by winning the matches more quickly, which can be accomplished by making goals from a...

3-D Body Adventure

3-D Body Adventure

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

3-D Body Adventure is a comprehensive human anatomy learning game. This program combines the most exciting games, activities and reference tools designed especially for kids, using advanced 3-D visualization technology. Traveling through a virtual reality human body, 3-D Body Adventure lets kids see the inner workings of the human body like never before. This human anatomy learning adventure is so amazing that your child will be hooked on science forever.

3D Bomber

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1998

A freeware 3D version of Bomberman. You play as one of the "Bombermen" (cute spacesuit wearing anime characters) and your goal is to blow up the other Bomberman before he gets you. You run around a 3D maze laying time delayed bombs as you go. Each time you kill your opponent you score a point and visa versa and the first player to reach 5 points wins the match. Many of the walls are destructible and some hide special power ups. The game is controlled by keyboard and can be played either in single player against the computer AI or multi player over modem or serial cable.

3D Construction Kit 2

3D Construction Kit 2

MS-DOS - June 1, 1991

3D Construction Kit 2 (3DCK2) is a great sequel to Incentive/Domark's 3D Construction Kit, released a year earlier. As with the first title, 3DCK2 isn't really a game but a powerful application that lets you create 3D action/adventure games. The engine is powered by Freescape, Incentive's acclaimed game engine that anyone who has played '80s classics Castle Master or Driller, or any other Incentive game is familiar with. 3DCK2 allows you to create a 3D world by building objects, then positioning them accordingly. For example, a house can be made up of a cube with a pyramid-shaped roof. Add...

3-D Dinosaur Adventure

3-D Dinosaur Adventure

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

3-D Dinosaur Adventure is an educational game about the many types of dinosaurs from Earth's past. As the title suggests, the game has several areas that make use of the included blue-red 3-D glasses that make the dinosaurs appear to leap off the computer screen. Kids can learn using the reference encyclopedia section to explore when or where the dinosaurs lived, how they evolved, and what survival methods they used. The title has several learning activities that take advantage of the wealth of fossil photo records and illustrations for visual recognition of dinosaurs. It also has a movie...

3D Hamster's Adventure

MS-DOS - Released - 1996

A kid's game where you guide a hamster through a maze while eating enough fruit to advance to the next level. Beware the giant mice which you can kick or throw strawberry bombs at. Energy biscuits give you extra power too.

3D Lemmings

3D Lemmings

MS-DOS - Released - July 31, 1995

The world famous Lemmings are lost in a world of their own. They're puzzled, confused, and they're dying at an alarming rate. So what's new? Turning corners, that's what. These 3D Lemmings are fat, they're round, and they can turn through 90 degrees. But only with your help. You and you alone can guide the suicidal rodents through dazzling 3D worlds packed with new features and puzzles to solve. 100 levels, 9 Lemmings skills and over 30 sampled Lemmingese last requests make this a huge and hilarious game for humans everywhere. Although if you're a Lemming, steer clear. It could be...

3D Lemmings Winterland

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

3D Lemmings Winterland is a special mini - demo of Lemmings 3D, featuring special Christmasy graphics. Apart from this, the gameplay is identical to that of Lemmings 3D. The game consists of 6 levels which are not featured in the original full game. The first couple of levels are fairly easy and are designed for you to get adjusted to the controls. The later levels are more difficult so they should keep you entertained a bit longer.

3D Pinball

3D Pinball

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

An arcade pinball style game with 3-D effect for 1-4 players. This game also enable to select Ball acceleration (1-4) and overall speed (1-4).

3-D Pitfall

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1995

3-D Pitfall is a Tetris variant which is similar to Blockout.

3-D TableSports

3-D TableSports

MS-DOS - Released - 1996

3-D Table Sports is a collection of three classic table games adaptations: Foosball (Table Soccer) - You spin, pass, block and score with keyboard and mouse controls. The pole you control will be highlighted in red or gold, and in beginner mode pole switching is automatic to the pole that is nearest to the ball. First player to score 10 points wins. Slamhockey (Air Hockey) - You control the paddle with your mouse, and the first player to score 10 points wins. In battle mode you can cross the halfway line into the adversary side of the table. Power Hoops - A basketball-inspired table...

3-D Tic-Tac-Toe

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1982

3-D Tic-Tac-Toe is played on four boards. You must get 4 in a row to win. (Horizontal, Vertical, or Diagonally). There are 4 rows and 4 columns on each board, you enter your choice of box by a three digit number indicating the row, column, and board number i.e. [231] is row 2, column 3, on board 1.

3D World Boxing

3D World Boxing

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

In this boxing game you can choose from dozens of boxers with different attributes in skill areas such as Power, Defence and Punishment. You can play a single match or an entire championship. Each match is presented by an announcer and a good looking girl, as in real matches. The boxers are represented with realistic graphics for the epoch as large on-screen characters. Realistic scoring is awarded for each round. There is only one type of punch available, although a 3D ring view results in realistic movement, and head-lock situations can occur.

3DCube

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

3DCube is 3D Rubik's Cube game controlled by either mouse or keyboard. It operates exactly like the real cube puzzle. This program also displays a 2D layout across the top of the screen so that all sides can be viewed at once.

3-Demon

MS-DOS - Released - 1983

3-Demon, commonly regarded as the very first progenitor of the 90s first-person shooters, is a surreal, wireframe-3D Pac-Man clone in which you have to move through a maze, collect points and occasionally take items which will allow you to kill enemy monsters (ghosts) instead of them killing you. After having cleaned the level of a certain percentage of points, you have the option to move to another level immediately by pressing the down key, where the monsters are smarter and move faster.

3Detris

MS-DOS - 1994

3DWorld

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

3DWorld consists of two games in one package, an early attempt at creating a 3D environment. The games are an asteroid shooter called Voyageur IV and a table-tennis game 3D Ping Pong. Both are launched from a common menu, together with a setup screen and an introduction to the 3D view system TunnelVISION. In the asteroid shooter, you are flying an armed spaceship tasked with protecting the Earth from incoming asteroids. On the first level there are ten asteroids, and you have three spaceships at your disposal. In order to hit, you must aim and fire the ships gun through a crosshair...

3-K Trivia

MS-DOS - Released - August 28, 1984

3-K Trivia is a trivia game for up to six players. Each question round begins with a slot machine which randomly chooses three of the question categories (science, history, geography, nature, sports, show business and two mixed topics). Then the player (each participant is quizzed separately) chooses the category (provided that different ones appeared) and has to answer a trivia question by typing in the answer. Answering correctly awards a certain amount of points and the goal is to collect more than the other players. The specific amount is influenced by a number of factors, most...

3x8

MS-DOS - 1992

3x8 is a game of questions and answers, divided into 8 categories. The plays of each participant will be random, with a variant: on the right side of the screen appears a topic with "bonus." If it matches with which the machine selects and responds correctly, that item will be considered complete even if it is the only correct answer. In addition, it will declare it "exempt", so the roulette will not stop at it, thereby increasing the chances that it will stop at an incomplete one.

4 Queens Computer Casino

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

4 Queens Computer Casino is a virtual casino offering 12 different classic casino games: Video Blackjack, Video Keno, Video Poker, Baccarat, Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, Red Dog, Super Pan 9, Fruits, Bars and Bars & Seven. The game supports from 1 to 4 human players.

4 Soccer Simulators

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

4 Soccer Simulators is a soccer game that includes 4 independent sub-games: 11-A-Side Soccer is a simulation of the default soccer rules. As the name implies, there are eleven players per team. Indoor Soccer is played with five players per team. There are less rules than in outdoor soccer, such as the absence of the corner kick. Street Soccer is played in the streets, with very few rules. Soccer Skills is a training game in which the player can practice penalties, sprints, corners, goalie skills, etc... All games except Soccer Skills support up to four players (two per team) and...

4?

MS-DOS - 1995

Game based on the Connect Four board game.

40080?

MS-DOS - 1995

Korean shoot 'em up, which can be either very simple or very complex - depending on the installed options.

4-D Boxing

4-D Boxing

MS-DOS - June 15, 1991

4D Sports Boxing is a 3D boxing computer game of the 4D Sports series, with motion capture animation, developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. (DSI) from Vancouver under their secondary trade name Unlimited Software. Its first version, 1.0, was published by Mindscape in June 1991. The game was released for PC, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, Amiga and Fujitsu FM Towns Marty. The Macintosh version has slightly improved graphics, but a smaller screen size. Box Art The game features stylized boxers in polygon-based graphics, composed of triangles, some with names suggestive of non-fictional...

4D Prince of Persia

MS-DOS - ROM Hack - February 26, 1994

4D Prince of Persia is an unofficial reworking of the original Prince of Persia game by Jordan Mechner. The levels have been rebuilt and made tougher. You have to save the princess from the clutches of the evil Jaffar who has given her 60 minutes to marry him or die.

4D Sports Tennis

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Being part of Mindscape's 4D Sports game series, this program tries to realistically reproduce the game of tennis. Just like all the other games from the series, 4D Sports Tennis offers "true four-dimensional gameplay" by letting the player access advanced replay features. The game is based on simple, untextured 3D polygon graphics, providing not only a standard fixed camera and freely positionable views, but also a very unique first-person view, in which the player does see nothing of his own character except for the racket, and the view is always following the ball. Other features...

4K Adventure

MS-DOS - Released - October 31, 1998

4K Adventure is an interactive fiction game set in a fantasy universe. The player takes role the black dwarf Grimbis who needs to recover a magical orb which was stolen by elves. During the game, the player reads descriptions, explores the environment and solves puzzles by interacting with the environment by typing in verb-noun combinations. There are overall seven actions available which partly can also be performed with alternate commands, e.g. the player can both "take" or "get" an item. In addition the game understands the four cardinal directions and allows to view the inventory and...

4th & Inches

4th & Inches

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

4th & Inches is an action/strategy football game for one or two players. You control the action during the variety of plays that can be called, choose when to take timeouts, and select which players on your team will be on the field. There are two teams (the All-Pros and the Champs) and you can see each players statistics to determine how fast or strong he will be.

4x4 Offroad Racing

4x4 Offroad Racing

MS-DOS - January 1, 1988

4 x 4 Offroad Racing is a fun offroad racing game in which you must avoid obstacles and repair your car in your race for the finish line. The ability to choose accessories for your car, e.g. tires and gas tanks, makes the game highly replayable. The variety of tracks, from the blistering desert of Death Valley to the snow-covered tracks of Michigan, makes up for their limited number. Overall, a fun game with excellent graphics for its time (the animation of toppling-over car is particularly amusing to watch).

4x4 Team

MS-DOS - 1988

4x4 Team is an Off-Road racing game. The objective of this game is to overcome the greatest possible number of stages without colliding with the obstacles that exist in the course. It can be played with keyboard, Amstrad digital joystick and IBM joystick. In any case you can define the keys to use and adjust the joystick.

50 Mission Crush

50 Mission Crush

MS-DOS - Released - 1986

50 Mission Crush is a simulation game that puts you into the cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber during WWII. You are part of the 8th Air Force 306th Bomber Group and you must try to survive 50 missions (in real life the average lifespan of a crew member was 18.33 missions) in your B-17 (named the Impatient Virgin) over France and Germany. As pilot you will have full control of your bomber and 10 crew members, each of which plays a different role in your mission. After each mission providing you have survived you will be evaluated and awarded points based on mission difficulty,...

5th Fleet

5th Fleet

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

5th Fleet is a hex-based strategical wargame based on the board game 5th Fleet. The game is designed for two players which both take the side of a war party - in matches of a larger scale one war party can include several different countries. The gameplay is strictly turn-based and every day is divided into six rounds (three for each player). Every turn is divided into three phases: submarines, ships and aircraft. During the phases the players use two different map screens for their planning: the strategic map shows the whole operational zone divided into several areas and the tactical...

5X

MS-DOS - Released - 2000

5X is an Ataxx variant. It is a turn-based strategy game with grid-based playfields. The idea is that both opponents occupy a number of grids and can move one of these grids in each round. Moving one grid results in cloning it (which means the player occupies one more than before) while moving two grids results in the original grid becoming neutral. When moving besides a grid occupied by the other player, that grid and all adjacent hostile ones switch to the player's possession. The winner is either the player who has the most fields under control when there are no neutral pieces left or who...

688 Attack Sub

688 Attack Sub

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The player takes command of a US Los Angeles-class or Soviet Alfa class nuclear powered attack submarine and plays 10 missions ranging from into either Cold War scenarios or combat missions in a hypothetical global conflict.

7 Colors

7 Colors

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

It might be a "battle of colours", two "enemies" engaging in a "fight" to "conquer the territory" on the "battlefield". Or, despite Infogrames' martial marketing efforts, 7 Colors might just be a puzzle game with brightly colored diamonds. In the wake of Alexey Pajitnov's block-busting Tetris, Infogrames licensed another Russian mathematician's concept for a game of logics and dexterity: Two players start from opposite ends of a board, filled with rectangles of seven different colors, and take turns in picking one of these colors. All diamonds of that color bordering on the player's...

73 Million Seconds

MS-DOS - 1998

The 7th Guest

The 7th Guest

MS-DOS - Released - January 1, 1993

Henry Stauf's mansion had been abandoned for as long as anyone dare remember. Stauf was a master toy maker, a maker of amazing puzzles and this strange house was his greatest creation. Now, the mansion stands empty, rotting ever since the children started dying, ever since the six guests came. Now there are only the eerie lights and the terrible sing-song rhymes of the children... And suddenly, you are in the house. You move from room to haunted room, step by terrifying step, as scenes from that night of horror come to life. Because Stauf's game isn't over. There were six guests the world...

8088 Othello

MS-DOS - Unlicensed - 1985

8088 Othello is a four-color ASCII graphic board game similar to Reversi. The game is for 1 player and you battle against the computer to get more of your pieces on a board.

9 Poker

MS-DOS - 1990

9 Poker game, the player must control the computer with three people against, winning the bet. When the winning stake accumulated to a certain extent, there will be comic beauty, but not very good-looking. Computer-controlled players, because the card type of good and bad have different expressions, fairly interesting. But the probability of repeated high licensing, playing a long time will be very tired.

9:05

9:05

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 2000

The phone rings at 9:05 AM after a rough night. It's up to you to get up and get moving in this short piece of interactive fiction.

A.G.E.

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

A.G.E. is a follow-up to Galactic Empire. Like its predecessor, it is a first-person space exploration game rendered in 3D. As you pilot your spacecraft around the planets and stars, engaging in space combat and conversation with other characters, you unravel the Conquer the Universe plot. The game is similar to Elite in that you are relatively free to travel to wherever you please.

A.J.'s World of Discovery

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Who's this little fellow on our screen? He's A.J., that's who. And he's about to invite you to his own "World of Discovery". A.J.'s World of Discovery is an educational game where kids can play numerous mini-games: an Arkanoid clone; a funny face maker, where you can freely change facial features or randomly generate a face; a simple graphics program where you can draw pictures with a variety of tools and save them to disk; Matchbox car races; you can construct your own track and then race another person or a computer; a keyboard that teaches to type; a sticker book; several jigsaw...

A.R.S.E.N.A.L Taste the Power

MS-DOS - Released - December 23, 1997

A.R.S.E.N.A.L is a shareware real-time strategy game that is in many aspects similar to Dune II and Command & Conquer. Gameplay elements include base construction, resource gathering and large-scale combat with ground, naval and air units. The game also introduces several unique elements to the genre: for example, all vehicles consume fuel, and the players need to maintain a supply network of gasoline trucks to keep their forces operational. Units also gain experience in combat, and this places an emphasis on micromanagement, encouraging the player to protect and repair damaged units, rather...

A-10 Tank Killer

A-10 Tank Killer

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

This simulation puts you in the cockpit of the A-10 Thunderbolt II, which is also known as the "Warthog". As the game's name implies, it is used mainly to hunt enemy tanks, but also for destroying roads and bridges You are armed with 30mm Avenger cannon which can fire around 70 times a second. Multiple camera angles are featured. Landing is automated and an accelerated time function is on offer. Characters have full AI to act without your involvement, and will communicate with you in-flight. Actions in one mission affect another - something you failed to destroy in one mission can...

A2: The Ultimate Sequel To AUTS - The Ultimate Stress Relief Game

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 1998

A2 is the sequel to AUTS - The Ultimate Stress Relief Game. The idea is to fly in caves and shoot other players. You can choose between team mode or pure deathmatch. Players can select from multitude of diverse weapons and use them to destroy each other. A2 is a side scrolling, split screen shooting game where you control space ships and try to kill opponents with bullets and a secondary equipped gun You can choose the secondary gun from a big collection of different ones. Game supports up to 6 players. Improvements includes: Complete rewrite of code High color graphics with alpha...

A320 Airbus: Edition Europa

A320 Airbus: Edition Europa

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

If you want to fly a modern passenger jet then this is the sort of game for you. This is a serious simulation of flying which was developed in corporation with Lufthansa and Deutsche Airbus. The flying area includes most of Western Europe with about 80 airports. During gameplay you have to fly a specified route and navigate yourself by using the supplied map. There is also a training mode available.

A320 Airbus: Edition USA

A320 Airbus: Edition USA

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

A320 Airbus: Edition USA is the successor to A320 Airbus: Edition Europa which focuses on a realistic simulation of flying. The main difference is a new flying area which covers the USA between the Western and Northeastern coasts with about 240 airports. Additionally the flight physics are improved. During gameplay the player has to fly specified routes and navigate himself by using the supplied map. There is also a training mode available.

A320 Airbus: Edition USA

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

A320 Airbus: Edition USA is the successor to A320 Airbus: Edition Europa which focuses on a realistic simulation of flying. The main difference is a new flying area which covers the USA between the Western and Northeastern coasts with about 240 airports. Additionally the flight physics are improved. During gameplay the player has to fly specified routes and navigate himself by using the supplied map. There is also a training mode available.

AAARGH!

AAARGH!

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

What's that coming over the hill, is it a monster? Yes, as this Rampage-influenced arcade game sees you play either an ogre or a dragon. Both are searching an island for an egg which will give them super powers. This is located inside a building, and to find the right one you must continuously smash them up, using either the ogre's horn or the dragon's tail. Humans must also be attacked as you see them, as their catapults weaken you. Food can be found to restore energy, Once you have located the egg, a one-on-one beat 'em up battle with your rival ensues - win five of these to finally...

Abandoned Places: A Time for Heroes

Abandoned Places: A Time for Heroes

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

In this RPG, you play the role of four heroes whose mission is to save their world, Kalynthia, from the evil arch mage Bronagh. Most of the time, while exploring the over world, the game is shown in a 2D top-down view. It gives you much freedom: there's more to do than just stick to the main quest. Towns have a static interface where you reach the wished location by pressing the according symbol. e.g. a church for healing up or a sage for hints. During dungeon crawls the game switches to a 3D view and plays similar to Dungeon Master. As usual for this kind of games you see the dungeon in a...

The Abbey

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

You are one of the leading scholars of XIV century France, who is sent on a special mission by the king and the pope to investigate the Abbey of Montglane. The recent fire damaged the abbey and burned several old manuscripts, you're tasked to recover ten treasures that couldn't be accounted for. However things about the abbey are not as they seem to be, the unexplained fire and the strange panic it caused are only the beginning of the mystery lurking inside... The Abbey is an interactive fiction medieval horror with simple parser and ability to save your progress. Instead of the customary...

ABC Monday Night Football

ABC Monday Night Football

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

ABC Sports and Data East team up to take you to the gridiron! Strap on your helmet, put that black stuff under your eyes and prepare yourself for football, Frank Gifford style! Features AFB voice synthesis technology. You can change receivers on the fly, throw maddening blitz plays at the QB, and stare blankly at the buxom cheerleaders. It all adds up the same.... it's football.

ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing

ABC Wide World of Sports Boxing

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

STORY You play a rookie boxer trying to fight your way to the top. Fight bouts to win money, to pay for your training and manager. Ultimately fighting you way to the title "Champion". GAMEPLAY TV Sports Boxing introduces many elements within the game, which among others may be categorized as the following: Character Creation The "campaign" version in TV Sports: Boxing allows you to start "a new career" of which you have to create a new "human player". Here you can customize your boxer, generally how he looks but more importantly what stats he begins, what style of boxing (ie. Boxer,...

Abmis the Lion

MS-DOS - 1996

Abmis the Lion, King of the Beasts, has a problem: all of his kingdom's potatoes have been stolen, without which his citizens may starve! You control his navigation through a side-view platform maze avoiding animal hazards and collecting dropped potatoes, using objects you find along the way, all in pursuit of the foxy thief. Once all a level's potatoes have been collected, a magical door will open permitting access to the next level.

Aboriginal

MS-DOS - 1996

Aboriginal Remix

MS-DOS - 1996

Abrams Battle Tank

Abrams Battle Tank

MS-DOS - 1988

Take the most powerful NATO tank, the M-1 Abrams, in 8 difficult missions against the Warsaw Pact forces. The four tank stations and the other aspects of the tank are quite nicely simulated, with different types of cannon rounds, coax machine guns, and all that. There's also the independent turret and track rotation commands.

Absolute Pinball

Absolute Pinball

MS-DOS - September 1, 1996

Absolute Pinball is a pinball game which features four tables with different themes: Desert Run (car tour from Paris to Dakar), Aquatic Adventure (treasure hunt at a beach), The Dream Factory (Hollywood) and Balls 'n Bats (Baseball). All tables feature three flippers and several mini games on the scoreboard, e.g. swimming away from sharks. Also worth mentioning are the five graphics mode which range from a classic scrolling table to a transverse view which shows the whole table at one. The controls follow the genre standard.

Absolute Zero

Absolute Zero

MS-DOS - Released - 1995

In the 24th century, on the frozen Jovian moon of Europa, earth has established a colony to extract water from the moon. One of the mining facilities accidentally discovers on their excavations members of a long-buried alien race. The creatures, now awake, slaughter all the miners and destroy the moon's capital city. It's up to you now to defend what's left of the colony and eliminate the aliens, or at least hold them off until help arrives.

Abuse

Abuse

MS-DOS - August 1, 1995

It is the unimaginably distant year 2009. You are Nick Vrenna, falsely locked inside a high security prison. The genetic experiments conducted in the prison, combined with a full-scale riot that took place recently, caused all guards and inmates to be transformed into insane, aggressive mutants. Your job is to escape while stopping the genetic plague from transforming the whole world. Abuse is a side-scrolling platformer with a lot of shooting. It's a nonlinear game, as the levels often have a few exits that lead to different areas. Your character is a cyborg equipped with various weapons;...

Abyss of Pandemonium

Abyss of Pandemonium

MS-DOS - April 14, 1998

An unofficial add-on for Quake (like Shrak for Quake), Abyss of Pandemonium cheekily positions itself as the next part of the story, following on from Quake's official mission packs: Quake's fearsome general, the Dark Reaver Legond returns from conquering another dimension in the name of her master, to find out that a single human has repeatedly defeated Quake's minions. Outraged, she gathers her forces and set's about plotting your destruction. Content wise, this game comes with 16 new levels (10 single player/6 death match), six new foes, four new weapons and 1 power-up. In 2004 one of...

Accordion

MS-DOS - Released - February 1, 1990

In this solitaire game, cards are laid out in a row. The object of the game is to pile all of the cards on top of one another. You can move a card or pile of cards either one or two spaces to the left when the card you are placing it on matches its suit or value. As cards are moved to the left, new cards are dealt onto the right side of the row from the deck. This implementation of the game allows the player to choose from a starting row of thirteen, ten or seven cards, and it also keeps track of ten high scores.

ACE 2

ACE 2

MS-DOS - 1987

A follow-up to ACE. Similar to its predecessor, ACE 2 is an oldie head-to-head air combat flight sim set in modern days of aviation. The game has a very strong arcade feel, as all the missions you fly are nondescript or generic. Your plane is also a generic, hypothetical modern fighter, and the goal is to fly different sorties to kill enemy aircraft. Very similar to ACE, except that you can now play a 2-player hotseat game, or solo competition against the computer, in split-screen mode.

Ace of Aces

Ace of Aces

MS-DOS - 1987

Ace of Aces is a 1st person, 2D flight simulation. You're on-board a British RAF Mosquito, maverick fighter bomber. Your mission ... stop enemy trains, intercept the terrible German V-1 buzz bombs, sink the German U-boats and down the Nazi bombers. Are you ready for this challenge?

ACE: Air Combat Emulator

ACE: Air Combat Emulator

MS-DOS - 1986

A huge enemy fleet has invaded the southern shore of the U.S. Dozens of tanks and helicopter gun-ships are rolling over Tampa, Florida and through Atlanta, Georgia. Squadrons of enemy fighters are swarming through the air over South Carolina and are heading for Washington, D.C. For the first time in more than 100 years, a foreign power is invading our proud land! You are the only remaining fighter pilot, and you have the last three ACE Mark 2.1 Multi-Role All-Weather-All-Terrain (AWAT) combat aircraft. Each is housed in one of our three remaining air bases. You must fly sorties from our...

Aces of the Deep

Aces of the Deep

MS-DOS - Released - 1994

Coming two years before the famed "Silent Hunter" Aces of the deep was a deep submarine simulation game. Coming at the tale end of Dynamix's period vehicle simulators (including "Red Barron" and "Aces of the Pacific") Aces of the Deep is a very polished simulation following in that tradition. The game starts with the player selecting a period of the Second World War to serve in. It is possible to play the game from the start of the war until the bitter end. The player takes command of a U-boat and attempts to fulfill optional missions including convey hunting and area patrols. The game gives...

Aces of the Pacific

Aces of the Pacific

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

Aces of the Pacific is a combat flight simulator game developed by Dynamix and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1992. The game takes place during World War II. Player can choose single or instant mission, or choose to take a career path in United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy, United States Marines, Imperial Japanese Army or Imperial Japanese Navy. Its success caused Dynamix to create a very similar follow-up Aces Over Europe in 1993.

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