The Elder Scrolls: Arena is a fantasy Open World action role-playing game by Bethesda Softworks for MS-DOS first released in 1994 and released as freeware in 2004. It is the first game in The Elder Scrolls series.
The imperial battlemage Jagar Tharn betrays the Emperor Uriel Septim by imprisoning him in an alternate dimension, then assuming the Emperorâ€™s identity and place on the throne. A lone prisoner must travel to Tamrielâ€™s most famous and dangerous sites to collect the shattered Staff of Chaos, save the Emperor and free the Empire.
A DOS emulator will be required. DosBox is usually a good choice.