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Software Library: MS-DOS Games

Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott, Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive.



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The Avalon Hill Game Company Developed by SimTex, Inc. Platform DOS Published by The Avalon Hill Game Company Released 1995 Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Misc Licensed Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Setting Industrial Age, North America Gameplay Board Game, Managerial / Business Simulation Vehicular Train Description Based on Avalon Hill's board game of the same name, 1830: Railroads & Robber Barons is a railroad empire building game that is along the same lines (although a...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1895 Haker Pro
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 Windows 1.01
Topic: Windows 1.01
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Aug 1, 1973 Dave Kaufman
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This could be considered a proto-MUD or proto-adventure game; it was written in August 1973 and the source code was later printed in the special "Games" issue of People's Computer Company. This version was prepared by Jason Dyer for the Narrascope conference in 2019. It includes rooms and text added by the visitors to the conference. As the game only lets you add one room per visit, this was packaged with a batch file that lets you exit and return if you want to modify multiple...
Topics: MUD, multi user dungeon, adventure, public caves, history of computing, mainframe
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1978
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Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit Published by Quality Software Released 1983 Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Setting Fantasy Interface Direct Control Gameplay Roguelike Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description An early graphical rogue-like dungeon crawl. Slay some monsters, build up some experience, explore deeper levels. The goal is to find the Golden Apple, buried somewhere deep in the basement beneath the manor. This game can be configured for either graphics or...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1978
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Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, BBC Micro, Mainframe, ZX Spectrum Published by Topologika Software Ltd. Released 1987 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Setting Fantasy Description Acheton is a home computer conversion of the mainframe adventure of the same name. Similar to Zork (which was released on the VAX mainframe not long before Acheton's original appearance), it is a...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1978 Taito
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Space Invaders is a 1978 arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado. It was manufactured and sold by Taito in Japan, and licensed in the United States by the Midway division of Bally. Within the shooter genre, Space Invaders was the first fixed shooter and set the template for the shoot ’em up genre. The goal is to defeat wave after wave of descending aliens with a horizontally moving laser to earn as many points as possible.
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Topic: Msdos
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1979 David Kittinger
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Chess game for MS-DOS. Also For CP/M, Heath/Zenith H8/H89, TRS-80 Published by Software Toolworks, Inc., The Released Nov, 1984 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game, Chess Perspective Top-down Description MYCHESS is one of the oldest chess games ever made. It was developed by David Kittinger (the man behind the famous Chessmaster games) in 1979, although the DOS version was published in 1984. The game offers various configuration options to make adjustments for different hardware and...
Topics: MS-DOS games, Chess games
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Nov 1, 1979 Willie Crowther, Don Woods, Jim Manning, Ancelme Roichel, Harley Licht, François Brault, Thierry Gauthier
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This game is a port of Crowther/Woods adventure that allows switching between English and French.  It was written in the computing language SAM76 and initially released for the CP/M system. (The copy here has the same SAM76 files, but with the interpreter in DOS.) It is the first text adventure that was playable on home computers in a language other than English. The majority of the implementation was by Jim Manning. Ancelme Roichel (author of the SAM76 language) added some features and wrote...
Topics: text adventure, adventure, french, crowther, woods, colossal cave, translation
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1980
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MS-DOS: Savage Island Part 1 by (1980)
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1980
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MS-DOS: Ultima 0 - Akalabeth by (1980)
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1980
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Developed by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Platform MSX Published by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Released 1988 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Setting Fantasy Description King's Valley 2 is a puzzle game and a follow-up to King's Valley . Once again you need to collect all treasures by drilling and cutting your way through the pyramids. But beware of the mummies that haunt the pyramids. If you use the limited available cutting and...
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Browser, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, CP/M, Macintosh, Mainframe, PC-8000, PC-98, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Infocom, Inc. Published by Infocom, Inc. Released 1984 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Setting Fantasy Description Zork: The Great Underground Empire is...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1980
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Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Browser, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, CP/M, Macintosh, Mainframe, PC-8000, PC-98, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Infocom, Inc. Published by Infocom, Inc. Released 1984 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Setting Fantasy Description Zork: The Great Underground Empire is...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1980
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1981
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MS-DOS: Strange Odyssey by (1981)
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Mysterious Adventure No. 3 - Arrow of Death Part 1
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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MS-DOS: Pyramid of Doom by (1981)
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Mysterious Adventure No. 1 - The Golden Baton
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1981
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Platform DOS Released Dec, 1981 Genre Action, Simulation Gameplay Arcade Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description The Apollo lunar lander had just entered orbit at an altitude of 120 miles above the surface of the moon, when its computer decided to fail catastrophically. You take manual control of the capsule, and your job (as in most Lunar Lander games ) is to land it safely on the surface. In this case, your only control is over the fuel burn...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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MS-DOS: Mystery Fun House by (1981)
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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Platforms Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Browser, Commodore 64, Electron, Exidy Sorcerer, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, TI-99/4A, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo, VIC-20 Published by Creative Computing Software Released 1979 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Narrative Horror Description You awaken in a sealed wing of the Count's Transylvanian castle, seemingly restrictive but yielding further avenues of secret passages and...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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Intercept
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Infocom, Inc. Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Browser, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, CP/M, Macintosh, Mainframe, PC-8000, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Infocom, Inc. Published by Infocom, Inc. Released 1984 Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Interface Text Parser Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Zork II: The Wizard...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981 Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc.
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Also For Apple II, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, FM-7, Game Boy Color, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, WonderSwan Color Developed by Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc. Published by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Released Apr, 1984 Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Pacing Turn-based Perspective 1st-person Setting Fantasy Description The Mad Overlord Trebor was once only power-mad, but went off the deep end after he acquired a magical amulet of immense power, only to have it stolen from...
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1981
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MISSING COVER Also For Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, BBC Micro, Electron Published by Topologika Software Ltd. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Compilation Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Setting Fantasy, Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description This double-pack from Topologika concludes Peter Killworth 's Doom trilogy with Last Days of Doom , another futuristic exploration adventure set on the treacherous world of Doomawangara. This...
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1981
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Also For Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBM, VIC-20 Released 1981 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Description The Miser's House is a text adventure in which the player explores the Miser's House. The game is low on text and features relatively simple puzzles which makes it accessible to first time adventurers. There are no initial goals given other than the urge to explore the house and the fact that points are rewarded for solving...
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Mysterious Adventure No. 2 - The Time Machine
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981 Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc.
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Also For Apple II, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, FM-7, Game Boy Color, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1, WonderSwan Color Developed by Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc. Published by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Released Apr, 1984 Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Pacing Turn-based Perspective 1st-person Setting Fantasy Description The Mad Overlord Trebor was once only power-mad, but went off the deep end after he acquired a magical amulet of immense power, only to have it stolen from...
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Developed by TexaSoft Platform DOS Published by TexaSoft Released 1981 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Description Set the Hostages Free is a text based action game. The goal of the hero is to rescue the hostages. To do so the player must shoot to the bandits moving around the square area within just 15 shots. The game offers 3 difficulty levels. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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1981
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Developed by Science Research Associates, Inc. Platform DOS Published by IBM Released 1981 Genre Educational, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Educational Math / Logic Description A pair of games, Beano and Rockets , played against the machine or a second human player. The common concept is how moves are made: each side rolls the dice, and puts together a mathematical expression from the rolled numbers. The four basic arithmetic operators (plus parentheses) are allowed, and the result...
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1981
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Meteor Platform DOS Released Nov, 1981 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A simple "character graphics arcade game" which puts the player in charge of an ASCII smiley face. The objective: erase the solid blocks and avoid getting splattered by falling meteors. Points are scored by consuming the 3 rectangular target blocks, or the trails left by the meteors as they streak across the screen; for each block hit by a meteor, you lose a...
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1981
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MS-DOS: Savage Island Part 2 by (1981) Platforms Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Browser, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Dragon 32/64, Electron, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo, ZX Spectrum Developed by Adventure International Published by Adventure International Released 1981 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Description The second half of Savage Island , this continues exactly where the other game leaves off. It includes a mysterious code sheet which you will be able...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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Also For Apple II, TRS-80 Developed by Softwin Associates Published by IBM Released 1981 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Interface Text Parser Description The earliest commercial home computer port of the first mainframe adventure game, Colossal Cave. Players explore said cave, searching for treasure, solving puzzles, using magic, avoiding threatening little dwarves, and navigating mazes of twisty passages, all...
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1981
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MS-DOS: The Count by (1981)
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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Also For TRS-80 Published by International PC Owners Released Dec, 1981 Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Chess Perspective Top-down Description Chess is one of the oldest PC games ever made: it was written in March, 1980 and converted to IBM PC in December, 1981. This is probably the very first chess game running in MS-DOS. Taking it's age into account, it's no surprise that the game features only text-mode graphics. The chess board and the pieces are drawn using ASCII characters. For the same...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1981
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MS-DOS: Voodoo Castle by (1981)
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
Aug 12, 1981 Bill Gates; Neil Konzen
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Game written with Microsoft Advanced BASIC included with IBM's PC-DOS. Developed by Microsoft Platform DOS Published by IBM, Microsoft Released Aug 12, 1981 Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Description Included with IBM's PC-DOS was Microsoft's BASICA (Advanced BASIC) interpreter and several programs, one of which was a game and hence is of interest to us: DONKEY.BAS . Directing a sports car on a stretch of rural road, the player must beware of donkeys roaming its...
Topic: MS-DOS games
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982
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Platform DOS Released 1982 Genre Puzzle Perspective Top-down Description The well-known sliding block puzzle game is honored with another computerized treatment, written in BASIC. In keeping with the original concept, the 4x4 board is populated with tiles numbered 1 to 15 and one empty space - the goal is to slide them around and shuffle them until the numbers are arranged in natural order, with the blank tile at the bottom right. The number of moves made is counted and displayed at all times....
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1982
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Platform DOS Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Description Bugs! is a free, text-mode clone of Centipede written in Pascal (some versions include the source). A horde of insects is invading, and the only cure is an inexhaustible supply of ASCII arrows, fired from a gun that can be moved throughout a narrow band at the bottom of the playfield. An assortment of nasty bugs infests the mushroom-littered field: the segmented centipede, which descends from the...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982
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Also For Apple II, TRS-80 Published by International PC Owners Released 1982 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Description Lost Dutchman's Gold is a text based adventure game. Your goal in the game is to find the legendary lost Dutchman's gold. You begin the game in a miner's shack; searching about, you find a map which seems to indicate where the lost gold is located. Now you'll set out on a dangerous quest through deserts, mountains, and even ghost towns in order...
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Warren's World - Lost Colony Platforms Atari 8-bit, DOS, TRS-80 Developed by Acorn Software Products, Inc. Published by Acorn Software Products, Inc. Released 1981 Pacing Turn-based Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet, Top-down Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Interface Text Parser Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description More or less an industrial Hammurabi set in space, Lost Colony is a resource management game which takes...
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1982
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Developed by Boise Computer Platform DOS Published by Boise Computer Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Top-down Description Fuzzy Worm is a Centipede -style shooter, very similar to the arcade original. Once again, a pastoral mushroom patch plays unlikely host to the casual mass destruction of small animals. Your gun is free to move through the bottom section of the playfield, and your mission is to defend your little slice of nature from vermin violation. The...
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1982
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Platform DOS Released Mar 12, 1982 Genre Puzzle Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Switch is a translation of an old brain-teaser, also known as the 'leapfrog puzzle'. The are a two sets of pegs on the board - five red ones on the left, and five green ones on the right, with a single space in the middle. The idea is to fully switch the positions of the two groups by moving one peg at a time, with restrictions: pegs can only be moved into the blank space, either by a...
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1982
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Platform DOS Released Mar 05, 1982 Genre Adventure Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description This short text adventure casts the player as the sole survivor of a space disaster involving the luxury liner "Adonis." Stranded on a hostile planet full of monsters after a lifepod landing, the player must reach the planet's only other human occupants and find a way home. The game features a simple two-word parser, lots of...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982 Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, VIC-20 Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Apple Panic is a platform game based on the arcade game Space Panic (1980, Universal) and ported to the Apple II by Ben Serki . You control a digger, armed with his shovel, and you must kill your opponents - the evil legged apples. Your character can only walk...
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1982
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Platform DOS Published by International PC Owners Released 1982 Genre Simulation Pacing Turn-based Description It ain't easy being a cameleer: not only do you have to survive a 40-mile trek across the Gobi desert, with only one camel and a quart of water -- you and your trusty humped steed have managed (somehow) to anger a tribe of knocked-kneed pygmies, who are now hot on your heels. All in all, you seem to be in a bit of a pickle. Your canteen is good for six drinks of water, unless you find...
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1982
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Platform DOS Published by International PC Owners Released 1982 Genre Strategy/Tactics Description Droids is a strategy game for one to four players. There are four droids on Mercury which are used to retrieve minerals. The game board is a 15x10 grid which represents the planets surface. Each grid location starts out with a mineral that the droids can retrieve. During the game players take turns selecting one of the droids, and giving it a direction to move. The droid will keep moving in the...
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1982
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Galaxy Platforms Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBM, DOS, FM-7, TI-99/4A, TRS-80 Developed by Microcomputer Games, Inc. Published by The Avalon Hill Game Company Released 1981 Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description As Fleet Admiral of a newly commissioned starship armada you send your ships from the home planet to explore the unknown resources of the stars. The planets circling those stars may be barren or they may...
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1982
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Platform DOS Published by Blue Giant Software, Inc. Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description An adaptation of Snake where your multi-segmented character represents a garden hose: move it about in four directions across the playfield, collect targets to proceed, and make sure to avoid your own tail and other barriers. All targets ("faucets") shown on screen must be picked up before the timer runs out. In earlier levels you...
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1982
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Platform PC Booter Published by Orion Software, Inc. Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A fairly faithful reproduction of the classic Pac-Man arcade game, considering its age and use of CGA graphics. As ever, the main character moves through a maze collecting dots and avoiding ghosts, using power pills for a chance to kill the ghosts for points. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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1982
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Platform DOS Released May, 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Description Poke-Man is another clone of Pac-Man. You (smiling face) try to escape the Ghosts (playing cards' symbols) and collect all the dots on the level to finish it. There are power (green) dots that allow you to eat Ghosts temporary. The whole level is one screen size. The only feature that distinguishes this clone from others is the completely ASCII-graphics. There are no other symbols on screen. From...
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1982
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MS-DOS: Super Star Trek by (1982) Also For Linux, Macintosh, OS/2, Windows Released 1982 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Vehicular Space Flight Description Super Star Trek is an adaptation of the Star Trek mainframe game from the 1970's and features similar gameplay. As captain of the Starship Enterprise, the player's mission is to destroy the Klingon battle force (usually consisting of around 17 battle cruisers). There is a time limit for this mission which...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982 Andrew Greenberg, Inc., Robert Woodhead, Inc.
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Also For Apple II, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, FM-7, Game Boy Color, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, Sharp X1 Developed by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Published by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Released Jun, 1987 Genre DLC / Add-on, Role-Playing (RPG) Pacing Turn-based Perspective 1st-person Setting Fantasy Description Wizardry: Knight of Diamonds is the sequel to Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord . It is an early example of an expansion pack, requiring the player to have the original...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982 Hugh Lampert
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a.k.a. CIA Adventure Also For Commodore 64, TRS-80 Published by International PC Owners Released 1982 Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Narrative Spy / Espionage Genre Adventure Setting Contemporary Interface Text Parser Description C.I.A. Adventure is a text-based adventure game. The player works for the C.I.A. and is assigned to recover a valuable ruby. The ruby is being used in a top secret laser project, but it has been stolen by a spy ring...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982 On-Line Systems
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Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98 Developed by On-Line Systems Published by IBM Released 1982 Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Interface Text Parser Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description King George's daughter Priscilla has been kidnapped by an evil wizard named Harlin, who holds her in his castle. The King offers half of his kingdom to anyone who would venture into the faraway...
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1982
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Platforms Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC Booter Developed by MicroProse Software, Inc. Published by MicroProse Software, Inc. Released 1982 Genre Simulation Gameplay Vehicular Combat Simulator Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Flight / Aviation Setting World War II Description A classic 1st person flight simulation similar to Ace of Aces . In several missions you have to shoot down Japanese fighters and bombers. Through the front cockpit window you can see the sky and the ocean. Below the cockpit...
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Mysterious Adventure No. 6 - Circus
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1982
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Platform DOS Published by Compulogical, S.A. Released 1988 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Gameplay Board Game Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Commercial Othello simulator with ASCII graphics. The objective, as always in a Othello game, is to capture more opponent pieces than the other player. There aren't a lot of options to configure the game. The player can select only, if he wants to play versus the computer or versus another player, and if he want to do...
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Infocom, Inc. Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Browser, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Infocom, Inc. Published by Infocom, Inc. Released Sep, 1982 Gameplay Interactive Fiction / Text Adventure, Puzzle elements Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Interface Text Parser Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In the third game of the adventure game...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982 Avalon Hill
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Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBM, CP/M, TRS-80 Developed by Microcomputer Games, Inc. Published by The Avalon Hill Game Company Released Jan, 1982 Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Text-based / Spreadsheet Gameplay Board Game, Managerial / Business Simulation Setting Contemporary Description PC conversion of the board game. Try to make money at the stock market. Invest in stocks when their exchange price is low and when the price...
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Voyager I - Sabotage of the Robot Ship Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET/CBM, FM-7, PC-88, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo Developed by Microcomputer Games, Inc. Published by The Avalon Hill Game Company Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Perspective 1st-person Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Voyager is a first-person action game that challenges the player to explore the levels of an alien spacecraft's maze. The environments consist of corridors and rooms done with 3D vector...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982
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Platform DOS Released Oct 16, 1982 Genre Educational, Simulation Pacing Real-Time Educational Science Description This BASIC game simulates the experience of running a large, multi-user mainframe system of its day. As the operator, you first configure the system by choosing the memory size, the number of disk and tape drives, the maximum number of concurrent users, and the overall game speed. These factors determine the difficulty of your job - which is to cope with user demands and keep the...
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1982 VeriSoft Works
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Developed by VeriSoft Works Platform DOS Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description A very simple and primitive spaceshooter. Shoot aliens before they reach your spaceship. The ship is equipped with two weapons: plasma guns and smart bombs. You get more points, if you shoot the aliens immediately after they appear. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Developed by Intelligent Statements, Inc. Published by Intelligent Statements, Inc. Released 1982 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Interface Menu Structures Gameplay Cards / Tiles, Casino / Gambling Description As suggested by the title, this adaptation leverages the methods of famous blackjack strategist Ken Uston . Focusing on completeness, the game simulates tables at more than 70 casinos across the US, and implements...
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Mysterious Adventure No. 4 - Arrow of Death Part 2
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
1982
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Platform DOS Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description PacWorm is an early Snake-like game for DOS. You're playing a worm. At the beginning, you enter the game through the bottom border. Your objective is to eat 10 "foods" that appear randomly on the field. Each time you gobble a food, your worm gets longer; if you hit anything except the food (like walls or yourself), you use a life. If you've eaten 10 foods, a door opens...
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Platform DOS Published by International PC Owners Released 1982 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description This game is a re-creation, using ASCII characters, of the 1976 Midway coin-op game Sea Wolf . In Seawolf you are the captain of a submarine trying to stop an enemy fleet of ships. You have one minute to try and destroy as many PT boats, submarines, and oil tankers as possible. The torpedo sight is at the bottom of the screen and you can fire one torpedo at a time at the enemy ships which...
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1982
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1982
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Platforms Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TI-99/4A, VIC-20 Developed by DesignWare, Inc. Published by Spinnaker Software Corporation Released 1982 Genre Educational Perspective Side view Educational Reading / Writing Description Story Machine is a product aimed at children for teaching language skills. The product contains animations assigned to key nouns, and verbs. By typing phrases such as "The Girl Jumps Over the Flower" will show the player an animation of a girl jumping over a...