This game was first released as MISER for the Commodore PET in 1981. Considering the strict constraints of the early 8-bit machines — the original version only required 16K of memory to run — it was remarkable for its complexity.
North Atlantic Convoy Raider ## Description It is May 8, 1941 and you are Captain of the mighty German battleship Bismarck the single most powerful ship in the Atlantic. Hitler has given you the nearly impossible task of fighting through the British Home [...]
Telengard is an earlier example of a “dungeon crawler” role-playing game–albeit with a top-down view- with either real time movement (DOS version) or turn-based movement and turn based combat. Telengard is also played in real time, which [...]
The time is the late 20th century. You and a neighboring country have developed a nuclear capability. Your neighbor’s sole objective is to utterly annihilate you. As the tension mounts while you are conducting espionage, building [...]
Computer Acquire ## Description _Computer Acquire_ is adapted from the board game Acquire by Avalon Hill. As in most games of high finance it is about making profits by buying low and selling high. Instead of the normal commodity or utility markets the [...]
Planet Miners ## Description It’s January 1, 2050, and after many decades of research and development of space travel, mankind is ready to reach out to the planets of the solar system to establish mining bases. Up to four players compete with each [...]
Starfleet Orion ## Description _Starfleet Orion_ is a science fiction-based wargame, and is the earliest known game of its kind sold for home computers. It depicts battles between fleets of space ships belonging to the Stellar Union on one side, and the [...]
Dunjonquest: The Datestones of Ryn ## Description You, Brian Hammerhand, mercenary at large, presently least senior officer of the cavalry troop, and drawer of the shortest straw, have the singular honor of undertaking this hazardous but glorious mission. [...]