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Download old Abandonware Games for DOS (and Windows)

Abandonware DOS is a database of old PC computer games from the past available for PC, developed for DOS and, in a small part, for Windows. You can search for genrekeywordyear of release. For a full list of features see the Want to help? page.

Retro Gaming and Abandonware News

  • Manuals, manuals, manuals
    20th October 2017

    Manuals, manuals, manuals

  • Different kinds of strategies
    14th October 2017

    Different kinds of strategies

  • A few more First Person Shooters
    9th October 2017

    A few more First Person Shooters

  • RPG underdog: Legend of the Silver Talisman
    6th October 2017

    RPG underdog: Legend of the Silver Talisman

  • More platform games
    30th September 2017

    More platform games

Featured keyword:cyberpunk

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 it with information technology, drug addicts, artificial augumented punks and there you are. Gibson's masterpiece novel Neuromancer became ...

Featured keyword:dungeon crawl

Dungeon crawling was the main player goal in the first CRPG (Computer Role-Playing Game) ever to came out on a computer. The first CRPGs were a sort of early roguelikes back then, and by "back then" I'm talking decades ago. Later, thanks to the capabilities ...

Featured PC developer:SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.

Based in: U.S.A. U.S.A.
Established in: 1979
Closed in: 2001

Featured PC publisher:Apogee

Based in: U.S.A. U.S.A.
Established in: 1987
Closed in: 1996

The Abandonware Top 10

  1. Civilization
  2. The Secret of Monkey Island
  3. X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown)
  4. Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings
  5. Star Control 2
  6. Civilization 2
  7. Warlords 2
  8. Transport Tycoon
  9. Command & Conquer: Red Alert
  10. Speedball 2
Go to the abandonware top 30

Abandonware or not?

Where does the love for PC abandonware games comes from? Our childhood, perhaps. What's left of that age? What do we miss so much? The long afternoons spent walking in the worlds of Ultima or the hours passed impersonating Duke Nukem. Here we are now, slightly aged, eager to pay homage to all those wonderful DOS games.

After all, it's about passion and remembering.

The games listed on Abandonware DOS are no longer supported by their developers (as far as I know). If you find out that a game is still on sale or "protected", please let me know and I'll remove it from Abandonware DOS as soon as possible.

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