10 Most Popular Retro Games on Classic Reload

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If you're feeling nostalgic and want to escape the present for a while, why don't you check the games you've enjoyed playing during your childhood—to the simple times when video games are enough to boost your mood? Good thing we've reserved some of the best classic games for you!

Here we list our popular games on Classic Reload, and they're most-played for good reasons. Try these amazing classic games if you haven't already!

1. Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail is a classic PC game originally developed by Don Rawitsch, Bill Heinemann, and Paul Dillenberger in 1971 and published by MECC in 1974. The game was designed to impart to students the real pioneer life on Oregon Trail during the 19th Century. The goal is for you and your family to complete the Oregon Trail with the limited resources you have while fighting different elements.

2. Sid Meier's Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization or Civilization is a single or multiplayer turn-based strategy game released in 1991. You'll attempt to build an empire by starting and leading a civilization. You'll have to micromanage and multitask while competing with 1-11 other civilizations. You will have to protect your town from barbarians and at the same time make decisions such as the location to build new cities and which improvements or units to build in each city.

3. The Oregon Trail Deluxe

Inspired by the real-life Oregon Trail, Oregon Trail Deluxe is a 1992 educational/edutainment computer game series produced by MECC. The game was set in 1848. Using a Conestoga wagon, you will go on a mission of leading a party of settlers from Independence, Missouri, to Willamette Valley, Oregon using a Conestoga wagon.

4. Wolfenstein 3D

Designed with rudimentary 3D graphics, Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter video game released in 1992 by id Software. The game setting was copied on Nazi buildings and bunkers, and it consists of different episodes with a different boss on each, whom you need to kill in the final mission to complete the episode. You'll find a flat plane divided into rooms and areas, all of equal height in each level of the game. You will be taking the role of an American spy of Polish descent named William "B.J." Blazkowicz, and your goal is to destroy the Nazi regime.

5. Number Munchers

Number Munchers is a 1990 educational/edutainment computer game developed and released by MECC. You will control a green Muncher across In the game, you'll find a grid of squares where numerical expressions are placed. You'll navigate a green Muncher across the board to eat or consume all numbers that meet a specific criterion, and you have to do this while avoiding the deadly monsters called Troggles roaming across the grid.

6. Doom II: Hell on Earth

Doom II is a first-person shooter game released in 1994, where the player navigates large non-linear levels. Using a variety of weapons that can be picked up throughout the game, the goal is to kill each demon taking over each level. You need to find an exit may it be a door or elevator for the level to be completed.

7. Sid Meier's Civilization II

As the second game released for the Civilization series, Sid Meier's Civilization II or Civ II's objective is to build an empire to stand the test of time. Some changes include the unit's abilities and strengths, and new concepts such as firepower and hitpoints.

8. 3D Pinball

3D Pinball is the version of Pinball developed at Microsoft in 1995. The goal of the game is to complete missions such as hitting the "attack bumpers." Some notable changes of the 3D version from the original game is that hitting a wormhole awards a replay and a mission merely awards bonus points. Also, the three yellow lights above the bumpers are turned off if the ball passes on them while they are on.

9. Volfied

Developed by Fukio Mitsuji and released by Taito, Volfied is a 1989 action arcade game where a space pilot returns to his homeworld of Volfied in another galaxy, only to realize that it is under siege by an unknown extraterrestrial power. The objective of the game is to annihilate the alien force and save his people.

10. Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia or POP is a 1989 platform game originally developed by Jordan Mechner. Unlike most contemporary games, the protagonists and enemies in this game use swords to fight instead of projectile weapons.