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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

  • Retro game spotlight: Stunts
    19th August 2017

    Retro game spotlight: Stunts

  • Ancient adventure gaming
    12th August 2017

    Ancient adventure gaming

  • Wargames coming
    4th August 2017

    Wargames coming

  • Have you ever played Eternam?
    2nd August 2017

    Have you ever played Eternam?

  • Have you ever played Heroes of Might and Magic?
    29th July 2017

    Have you ever played Heroes of Might and Magic?

  • Eight unknown little abandoned games
    22nd July 2017

    Eight unknown little abandoned games

Featured keyword:based on a novel

A lot of old games were based on a book, being it a novel or even a short story. Some novels that inspired developers to create video games are The Lords of the Rings (by J. R. R. Tolkien, Rendez Vous with Rama (by Arthur Clarke), The Mist (by Stephen King).

Featured PC developer:SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.

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

Featured PC publisher:Apogee

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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. Warlords 2
  6. Speedball 2
  7. Command & Conquer: Red Alert
  8. Star Control 2
  9. Stunts (a.k.a. 4D Sports Driving)
  10. Lode Runner: The Legend Returns
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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