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20 years ago in retro gaming: The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena is the first chapter in the popular fantasy RPG series "The Elder Scrolls" developed by Bethesda Softworks. Like...
20 years ago in retro gaming: The Elder Scrolls: Arena

Spotlight: cyberpunk games

Cyberpunk was born in the 80s thanks to authors like William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. What is cyberpunk? Well, take a grim vision of the future, mix...
Spotlight: cyberpunk games

Remake of the month: Midwinter

Midwinter was a strange but very appealing game designed back in 1989 by Mike Singleton, who unfortunately passed away in 2012. It boasted something...
Remake of the month: Midwinter

Where does the love for abandonware games comes from? Our childhood perhaps. What's left of that age? What do we miss so much? The hours spent playing at Civilization, Ultima, or Duke Nukem. Here we are now, aged, ready to pay tribute to all those wonderful DOS retro games.

On Abandonware DOS you will find both DOS and old Windows games. Once in a while, I add a very recent game with a strong retro flavor (sorry, no download in that case).

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Latest games added


Demon's Winter

abandonware - DOS
rpg - top-down perspective
Demon's Winter abandonware

Dungeon Crawl

freeware - Windows
rpg - roguelike
Dungeon Crawl abandonware

Death Rally

freeware - DOS
racing - vehicular combat
Death Rally abandonware

Dragon's Lair 3: The Curse of Mordread

abandonware - DOS
action - other action games
Dragon's Lair 3: The Curse of Mordread abandonware

Blackwell Legacy

recent retro game - Windows
adventure - point & click
Blackwell Legacy abandonware

Metal Marines

protected - Windows 3.x
strategy - turn-based strategy
Metal Marines abandonware

The games listed on this site are no longer supported by anyone we know of.
If you find that a game is still on sale or protected, please let us know and we will remove it from Abandonware DOS ASAP.

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  • all the screenshots were taken by me (yes, only one person)
  • every game was played and tested

That's all, enjoy!

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Abandonware sites

The web is full of abandonware sites, rings, blogs, forums and more. Abandonware DOS chose some retro gaming links which deserve to be mentioned.

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