8. December 2014 at 15:30 #1758
What is your best MS-DOS game you ever played?
I receive emails from many people about various dos games. I think will be useful for many people if you can write your favorite games here. People can be surprised how many games they did not meet and they can play something new 😉21. December 2014 at 4:30 #1775Popokattepetel_DEParticipant
Command and Conquer 1
Master of Orion 2
Jagged Alliance24. January 2015 at 23:58 #2032ChrisGParticipant
My all time favorite DOS game would be Ultima 7. Love the whole series really. Especially 4-7 and the Underword games.
Others great DOS series…
AD&D “Gold Box Series”
Might and Magic
Eye of the Beholder
Realms of Arkania22. March 2015 at 18:47 #2242DarximParticipant
Here’s my favorite games that I’ve got playable well in Magic DOSBox:
Civilization 2 (runs under Windows 3.1)
Heroes of Might & Magic 2
Magic & Magic: World of Xeen (works better than most native Android games)
Master of Orion 2
Raptor: Call of Shadows (works better than the actual Android port)
I’m still working on others.12. June 2015 at 17:15 #2629bkarshParticipant
Ultima 3-7 (sorry Ultima 8)
Kings Quest Series
Bard’s Tale 1-III
D&D Goldbox games…14. June 2015 at 12:31 #2631
I will add my favorite dos games too 😉
Fallout 1 (rpg)
Wacky wheels (racing)
Realms of Arkania 1-3 (rpg)
Might and Magic 1-5 (rpg)
Dune 2 (rts)
C&C 1, 2 : Red Alert (rts)
Lands of Lore 1 (rpg)
Ishar 1-3 (rpg)
Dungeon Master 1,2 (dungeon)
Warcraft 2 (rts)
Settlers 2 (strategy)
Heroes of Might and Magic 2 (turn based strategy)
Ah good old times;)27. July 2015 at 16:32 #2729Al exKeymaster
Right, here are mine (in no particular order):
Wing Commander 2
Ultima VII (Parts 1 & 2)
Crusader – No Remorse
Heretic6. August 2015 at 9:22 #2749EnslavedParticipant
Command & Conquer
Ultima 6 + 7
One must fall
Realms of Arkania
The list is endless 😉29. March 2016 at 10:37 #3443ProphetZarquonParticipant
My absolute favorite games were those running on my “Bulletin Board System”, TheVariable.
I used a variety of DOS based BBS server apps, from WWIV & RABBS to Synchronet & Mystic, as my hardware and software collection changed over time.
Most of my ancient machines do not offer much graphics capability;
My favorite BBS door games had colored text and any graphic art was delivered in “ANSI” (colored ASCII) symbols.
I left the dinosaur running full-time, synchronizing message-board & inter-BBS game data with other BBSs overnight.
My PC was not always on & I moved around a lot, but my friends could log on even when I was not at home & we could wage epic battles through games that strictly limited your turns per day. Players with only 10-20 minutes to play per week could remain competitive with full-time gamers, simply because many of the games would kick you out after only 12-30 minutes (or less!). “No turns left, come back tomorrow!”
Even when TCP/IP internet made its way into my home, Telnet continued to provide new life & new player communities to my favorite games. To this day, there are active servers and web-portals where you can login & play many of those ancient BBS door games, for free, from virtually any device!
My favorites were/are:
TradeWars 2002 v2 Beta GOLD – with many redistributable community mods
Legend Of the Red Dragon – with many redistributable community mods
LORD 2 – with redistributable community mods
Global War (basically Risk, only you actually get to finish the game more often)
(A game with an ANSI splash screen reading “TERRA FIRMA”: It featured an ANSI map of your empire, filled with mountains, rivers, hills, plains, forest, etc, upon which you built roads, walls, fisheries, mines, & factories to build robots. You could build robots using various chassis, weapon & drive sections, each with differing capabilities. When the construction/management phase of your turn was done you moved your bots & could send them across the border to explore & attack the maps of other players. This game was apparently not distributed to many BBSs & appears to have disappeared into the depths of history.)
Land Of Devastation (I found the map display ugly & small compared to LORD 2)
Barren Realms Elite (I was not very good at this)
Planets, The Exploration Of Space (It was an OK game… Spaceship!)
FreeDOS does not have SHARE.EXE support, so none of my BBS apps will run under a default DOSbox setup.
With a Telnet capable BBS such as Mystic running in DOSbox, my mobile device could allow my friends to login & play dozens of classic text-based BBS door games, from anywhere they can open a connection!
I am hoping to set up MS-DOS 6.22 so that I can get some of those old game licenses running again!
If anyone can advise me of suitable settings to get an MS-DOS 6.22 based BBS server running in Magic DOSbox for Android, I’d greatly appreciate the help.9. June 2017 at 9:02 #4580Mr.scienceman2000Participant
Long list: Dos games with 3dfx support where great :-D. Glquake tomb raider carmaceddaon, nascar racing2 etc. Run those on my pentium2 266mhz retro pc with 12mb 3dfx voodoo2 😉10. June 2017 at 21:22 #4586HeinzParticipant
Well there are so many games…
Monkey Island I + II
Kings Quest I, II and V
Space Quest I – IV
UFO Enemy Unknown
Ultima 7 (!!!)
Ultima Martian Dreams
Day of the Tentacle
Indiana Jones: Fate of Atlantis
Sam and Max
Simon the Sorcerer
Quest of Glory I (actually playing again with mDosbox)
Sim City 2000
etc…10. June 2017 at 22:14 #4587Al exKeymaster
That’s a great list. ?
Played through QfG1 in mDosbox, too. Was the first time I’ve ever played it, btw.3. July 2017 at 19:30 #4661Rayman95Participant
Well this my best dos games:
Whiplash\fatal Racing with voodoo1
Mortal Kombat And
Star wars X wing
And I hope the programmer support for playing 3dfx voodoo1 games in magic dosbox :35. July 2017 at 13:03 #4662
Thanks for your list 🙂 Yeah, unfortunately patch for voodoo was not ported to mobile GPUs, but hope one day it will be16. July 2017 at 9:31 #4691ReminiscenceParticipant
I played a variety of games as a kid. Not much RPGs but more sport games like Links, PGA tour and California Games. The side scrollers like Prehistorik. And then Space Quest, Kings Quest, Indiana Jones and Leisure Suit Larry (with walkthroughs ofcourse). Also played a bit of Legends of Valor.
Oh and the shooters Doom, Wolfenstein and Heretic.
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