No matter how old you are, if only you are a real gamer, you will certainly enjoy playing the browser games on this list. The gamers of an older generation, in all likelihood, remember the time when these games were popular and will feel a wave of nostalgia playing them. Younger players who have never tried them or even heard of them, should check the legendary titles as well. If you are a devotee of the modern state-of-the-art games, you should still try playing old titles. The games of the previous computer era were made in a different way with an emphasis on the details of the story and characters. As you can imagine, technology was pretty limited then, thus the designers were using such an approach to game development. As a result, many gamers believe old games are a way more exciting than the new ones.
You absolutely cannot miss these games especially since now they are available in the browser form so you can basically enjoy playing even at work.
One of the most revolutionary games of that time was Maniac Mansion. O)n the one hand, this legendary game is an example of classic quest games, however, the innovation of the game was based on the fact it was the first one which allowed players to choose one of the players and see several endings of the game depending on the choices made during the playing process.
Some people might find the story behind this game rather primitive and resembling of some cheap horror movie. Yet, you will certainly like it since the designers made the game full of hilarious jokes. You should absolutely give this game a try.
Lemmings 2: The Tribes
Lemmings used to be an extremely popular computer game which was well-known even to the people who did not play any video games. The idea of this game was based on helping a large family of lemmings to get through all of the obstacles and reach the end of the game. The first part of the game was already highly exciting making many players love it. The second part of the game, Lemmings 2: The Tribes, was even more successful since the designers gave even more skills to their characters whereas the game was enriched by new levels.
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego: Enhanced
If you enjoy playing games which will let you learn new information, you should certainly pay your attention to Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego: Enhanced which is still regarded as one of the best games.
This amazing game was supposed to be a tool for teaching a course of geography and history to children. In order to make this process more appealing, the developers added sophisticated gamification to their product introducing a fascinating story about the chaise for a secret agent who is hiding in various places of the world. As a result, the game part of this programme turned out to be thus exciting that many people enjoy playing it even though they do not have to complete any course on geography or history.
Anyway, you will learn a lot while playing Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego: Enhanced since you will need to solve various puzzles and refresh your knowledge about different countries in order to succeed in playing.
Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty
If you love playing strategies, you might be interested in checking one of the first real-time strategies such as Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty. Actually, this game turned out to be one of the most successful products of this category. It was thus appealing and fascinating that the term “gaming addiction” occurred in the media of that time with the growth of popularity of Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty.
Undeniably, this list could make do without legendary SimCity which is a predecessor of all of the city-building simulators. As you know, SimCity was released in 1989 and it offered players an absolutely new experience. Playing this game, you become an administrator of the city with all of the responsibilities coming with such a position such as constructing new building, planning the city, develop it and of course, collect taxes.
Even though the first part of SimCity is not even close to the sophisticated and beautiful parts of the series which have been released recently, it is still worth playing.
SimAnt: The Electronic Ant Colony
An absolutely unique experience is provided by the game known as SimAnt: The Electronic Ant Colony. As you can guess from the title of this game, it is a simulator. SimAnt: The Electronic Ant Colony is simulating the life of a yellow ant which has a very serious task – it has to create an entire colony of ants and make everything for this colony to survive and grow. This might be not thus easy since there is also another colony on this game which consists of red ants.
Other great old computer game you can try playing without installation are Oregon Trail, Midnight Rescue, Pac-Man and Number Munchers.