This is a comprehensive index of massively multiplayer online turn-based strategy games, sorted chronologically. Turn-based games include tick-based games that reset the number of allowed actions after a certain time period. Information regarding date of release, developer, platform, setting and notability is provided when available. The table can be sorted by clicking on the small boxes next to the column headings.

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Video game platforms
BBS BBS door
BROW Browser game
CROSS Cross-platform
FLASH Adobe Flash
JAVASE Java Platform, Standard Edition
OSX macOS / OS X
ST Atari ST
TRS80 TRS-80
WIN Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
WIN9X Windows 9x
WINNT Windows NT
  

Turn-based/Tick-based

Year Game Developer Setting Platform Notes
1980 Trade Wars Chris Sherrick Sci-fi BBS, TRS80
1986 TradeWars 2002 Gary Martin, John Pritchett Sci-fi BBS, BROW
1987 Space Empire Elite Jon Radoff Sci-fi BBS, ST
1990 Solar Realms Elite Amit Patel Sci-fi BBS Started as a Space Empire Elite clone.
1992 Barren Realms Elite Mehul Patel Sci-fi BBS Started as a Solar Realms Elite clone.
1993 Falcon's Eye Mehul Patel Fantasy BBS
c. 1990 Space Dynasty Hollie Satterfield Sci-fi BBS Started as a Solar Realms Elite clone.
c. 1990 STellar Chaos Roger M. Thomas Sci-fi BBS, ST
c. 1990 Yankee Trader Alan Davenport Sci-fi BBS
1996 Earth: 2025 Mehul Patel Sci-fi BROW
1996 Utopia Mehul Patel Sci-fi BROW
1998 Horseland Horseland LLC Fantasy BROW, FLASH
1998 UltraCorps VR-1, SJ Games Sci-fi BROW, HTML
2000 Planetarion Fifth Season AS Sci-fi BROW, HTML
2001 NukeZone Stefan Karlström Sci-fi BROW, HTML
2003 Defcon5 Rickard Dahlstedt Historical BROW, HTML Defcon5 Website
2004 Reign Ty Kauffman, Mark Caudill, David DiBattiste Sci-fi BROW, HTML
2005 Urban Dead Kevan Davis Horror BROW, HTML
2006 KDice Ryan Dewsbury Abstract BROW, FLASH
2006 PoxNora Octopi, Inc. Fantasy BROW, JAVASE
2008 Continuum, The Seven Lights Sci-fi BROW, FLASH
2012 Freeciv Greatturn Davide Baldini Historical CROSS


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