Category description: Action games focus on fast reflexes and eye-hand coordination. Since the earliest arcade games, video games have required expert timing, memorization, and quick player responses. In contrast to more cerebral text adventures or strategy games, action games get the heart pumping and the pulse racing.
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Dodgem

Views: 10,2561991SharewareAction BOCC Software
Dodgem is a simple 3D-ish game which may have been influenced by games like 3D Worldrunner or Space Harrier, though it … VIEW
Tags: action  3d  collecting

Double Snake

Views: 4,6591993FreewareAction A. Troshin
Double Snake is a quite competent version of the popular Snake / Nibbles type game. It has decent controls (featuring … VIEW
Tags: action  snake  nibbles  food  worm

Drilling Billy

Views: 21,8241997DemoAction Northwind Software
Drilling Billy (aka "The Worlds of Billy") is a Lode Runner style single-screen platforming game where the goal is to … VIEW

Dschump!

Views: 13,5261993SharewareAction Peter HinzHomebrew Software
Dschump (according to the docs, it's pronounced "jump" and is sometimes simply referred to as Jump?) is an interesting … VIEW

Duck Hunt

Views: 13,7261993FreewareAction ALO-Soft
First I have to note that NO, this is not a clone or remake of the classic NES Zapper-based game with the annoying dog … VIEW

Duel

Views: 10,5691995SharewareAction Matt Ebel
Duel is a two-player deathmatch game done in high-res text mode. One of its big features is a built-in editor which … VIEW

Dueling Dragons

Views: 5,5381989SharewareAction Christopher G. Gunn
Dueling Dragons is a Snake / Nibbles / Tron variant where the object is to outlast your opponent and make them run into … VIEW
Tags: action  snake  nibbles  ega

Dungeons of Drakklor

Views: 11,8251992SharewareAction Mark NeriWestWorld Computer Services
Dungeons of Drakklor is an action adventure game with some unique elements. Although it may look like it could be an … VIEW

Dzzee

Views: 5,2312020FreewareAction Thomas Perl
Modern DOS games are still being created, and Dzzee is a great example of a simple but graphically impressive game that … VIEW
Tags: action  3d  tempest  gaps

Elephant Herding

Views: 2542015FreewareAction Sebastiaan Jansen
Elephant Herding is a simple text-mode strategy / action game for one or two players. The goal is to herd the elephants … VIEW

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