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Download abandonware games for DOS and Windows

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

  • 20 years ago in PC gaming: 1998
    24th April 2018

    20 years ago in PC gaming: 1998

  • To the arcades!
    21st April 2018

    To the arcades!

  • Retro spotlight: Lands of Lore
    14th April 2018

    Retro spotlight: Lands of Lore

  • Programming applications
    7th April 2018

    Programming applications

  • Play Rogue in your browser
    31st March 2018

    Play Rogue in your browser

Featured keyword:remake

Today, the retro games scene is flourishing and full of developers who take inspiration from old titles. Sometimes, these developers pay homage to old video games by producing a remake with updated graphics, better sound and improved gameplay.

Featured keyword:Engine: Freescape

The Freescape engine, developed by Incentive Software, was one of the first 3D game engines. Incentive used Freescape in games such as Driller, Total Eclipse, Castle Master. The earliest game created using Freescape is Driller, in 1987.

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:Psygnosis

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Based in: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Established in: 1985
Closed in: 2012

The Abandonware Top 10

  1. X-COM: Ufo defense (a.k.a. Ufo: Enemy unknown)
  2. Doom
  3. Master of Orion 2: Battle at Antares
  4. The Secret of Monkey Island
  5. Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate
  6. Magic: The Gathering
  7. Dune II: The building of a dynasty
  8. House of the Dead
  9. Tetris
  10. Railroad Tycoon 2
Go to the abandonware top 30

To abandonware or not?

Where does the love for old abandoned 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 here are no longer supported by their respective 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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