Abandonware DOS title

Download old abandonware games for DOS (and Windows too!)

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 genre, keyword, year of release. For a full list of features see the Want to help? page.

The following are some of the latest games added / updated on Abandonware DOS:


Retro gaming news

  • Play Arkanoid 2 in your browser
    21st February 2017

    Play Arkanoid 2 in your browser

  • Abandonware spotlight: Defender of the Crown
    11th February 2017

    Abandonware spotlight: Defender of the Crown

  • Play Ultima 1 in your browser
    2nd February 2017

    Play Ultima 1 in your browser

  • Retro collection: the Dizzy series
    24th January 2017

    Retro collection: the Dizzy series

  • GDC Spotlight Awards - 1999
    13th January 2017

    GDC Spotlight Awards - 1999

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 drugs, hardcore informatics, artificial augumented humans and there you are. Gibson's masterpiece novel Neuromancer became a videogame, but it wasn't the only cyberpunk game to come out back in the day. Titles like Syndicate, Bloodnet, the point and click adventure DreamWeb are some of the many cyberpunk games published in the past.

The abandonware top 10

  1. Railroad Tycoon 2
  2. Civilization
  3. X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown)
  4. The Secret of Monkey Island
  5. SimCity 2000
  6. Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings
  7. Civilization 2
  8. Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares
  9. Lode Runner: The Legend Returns
  10. SimCity (a.k.a. SimCity Classic)

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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