You’ve seen the list, but there are games you miss? Not to worry! Like any good show, I am already planning the bonus material. In the comments below, feel free to recommend me games that are not in the list but that I should definitely play and review to make my and your life better. I’ll put them on the page and play them between the other reviews – when I’m at the end of a letter I’ll get to these. To keep it slightly focused, DOS games only please.

Recommendations so far:

Disney's Aladdin
Alone in the Dark
Alone in the Dark 2
The Elder Scrolls: Arena
Beyond A Steel Sky
Black Thorne
The Elder Scrolls: Daggerfall
Day of the Tentacle
Death Rally
Destruction Derby
Donald Duck’s Playground
Duke Nukem 3D
Dune 2
Eye of the Beholder 1/2/3
F29 Retaliator
Fantasy General
The Horde
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom
Ishar 1/3
Ken's Labyrinth
Krynn series
The Lion King
Lure of the Temptress
Monkey Island series
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat 2
Motor City
Mystic Towers
One Must Fall: 2097
Prince of Persia
Prince of Persia 2
Rise of the Triad
Cool Spot/Spot (whichever isn't in the list)
Syndicate Wars
Transport Tycoon
Turrican series
Wing Commander
ZZT (with "Mission: Enigma" by Greg Janson)
Alone in the Dark

8 Responses to “Recommendations”

  1. PeeJay Says:

    Destruction Derby
    Rise of the Triad
    Duke Nukem 3D

  2. E_net4 Says:

    Alone in the Dark
    Alone in the Dark 2

    Also there are 2 different Cool Spot games. One is a board game, the other’s a platform game. Both are oldies.

  3. SmileyMan Says:

    Glad you enjoyed 4D Sports Boxing – was probably one of the best PC games. Ran like an absolute dog on an 8086 though – needed a 286 or a 386/SX.

    I know you’ve got a few flight sims in there, but I would go for F29 Retaliator if you can find it – the perfect mix of arcade-style and realistic sim IMHO.

    Also Wing Commander: best plotted action game of the DOS era by far.

  4. E_net4 Says:


    Black Thorne
    Dune 2

  5. E_net4 Says:

    Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom

    It’s an arcade game in which you kill space bats. Don’t blame me for the name.

  6. Crazy Says:

    Agh! There is no Prince of Persia on the list! How can you do without Prince of Persia? Or Prince of Persia 2, for that matter.

  7. 007: License To Kill « Let's play oldies! Says:

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  8. E_net4 Says:

    Donald Duck’s Playground!

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