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Abandonware DOS is an ever growing database of old PC computer games developed for MS-DOS and, in a small part, for Windows systems. Some of the games are available for download, some are not. Find here that favourite game from the past that you remeber so fondly; search by genrekeyword or year of release. For a full list of features see the Want to help? page.

Retro Gaming and Abandonware News

  • Black Friday on GOG
    22nd November 2017

    Black Friday on GOG

  • Fighting rabbits and fat men
    18th November 2017

    Fighting rabbits and fat men

  • Retro game spotlight: Ultima 7 part 2 - Serpent Isle
    11th November 2017

    Retro game spotlight: Ultima 7 part 2 - Serpent Isle

  • Virtua Cops
    10th November 2017

    Virtua Cops

  • Humor in old video games
    3rd November 2017

    Humor in old video 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. The Secret of Monkey Island
  2. Civilization
  3. Star Control 2
  4. Command & Conquer: Red Alert
  5. Tyrian 2000
  6. Civilization 2
  7. Age of Empires 2: The Age of Kings
  8. X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown)
  9. Transport Tycoon
  10. Warlords 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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