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In the making: Painters Guild

Painters Guild is in developement and nobody knows when it will be released, but it's a really promising and interesting little game. As the...
In the making: Painters Guild

New subgenre on AbandonwareDOS: real-time tactics

There's a new subgenre on AbandonwareDOS: real-time tactics strategy games.Real-time tactics games are an hybrid between real-time strategy (RTS)...
New subgenre on AbandonwareDOS: real-time tactics

New keyword: advergame

What is an advergame? Simply put, it's a promotional video game software, nothing more, nothing less. Advertising a popular brand is the main...
New keyword: advergame

Abandonware DOS

AbandonwareDOS is a database of old computer games for DOS and Windows constantly updated by only one person.

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abandonware for DOS
adventure - interactive fiction
Cutthroats abandonware

Free D.C!

abandonware for DOS
adventure - point & click
Free D.C! abandonware

Advanced Civilization

abandonware for DOS
strategy - turn-based strategy
Advanced Civilization abandonware

Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries

abandonware for DOS
vehicle simulation - tank, mech
Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries abandonware


abandonware for DOS
shooter - run and gun
Baal abandonware

Abandonware or not?

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

It's all about passion.

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 hours spent playing at Ultima, or Duke Nukem. Here we are now, aged, ready to pay tribute to all those wonderful DOS games.

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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