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16.04.2014

A publisher from the past: Sierra On-Line, founded in 1979

Sierra On-Line was a developer and publisher founded in 1979, famous for point & click adventure series...
A publisher from the past: Sierra On-Line, founded in 1979
12.04.2014

Retro City Rampage

It's been out for a long time now, but some of us (me included) is starting to play it just now. I'm...
Retro City Rampage
09.04.2014

Wishbringer added to the retro collection

Here it is, in all its glory, the original Wishbringer, recently acquired on eBay. As a casual collector,...
Wishbringer added to the retro collection
31.03.2014

20 years ago in retro gaming: DreamWeb

Dreamweb is an adventure set in a dark, cyberpunk city. You play as Ryan who has strange, violent, dreams. A...
20 years ago in retro gaming: DreamWeb
20.03.2014

30 years ago in retro gaming: Below The Root

Below the root is an atipycal early 2 dimensional adventure game based on the Zilpha Keatley Snyder novels:...
30 years ago in retro gaming: Below The Root
23.02.2014

Realms of Arkania on Steam

The entire Realms of Arkania trilogy has been released on Steam. They certainly are better than the Blade of...
Realms of Arkania on Steam
29.01.2014

Apoplexy 2.0: Prince of Persia level editor

A new version of Apoplexy, the level editor for both Prince of Persia 1 and 2, has been recently released....
Apoplexy 2.0: Prince of Persia level editor
11.01.2014

The Tesla effect

The sixth adventure in the Tex Murphy popular series is coming in 2014.The Tesla Effect will be similar to the...
The Tesla effect
17.12.2013

Wasteland 2 on Steam

Wasteland 2 is finally available on Steam as Early Access. It doesn't come cheap, but if you buy Wasteland...
Wasteland 2 on Steam
19.11.2013

Wasteland 1 re-released

Wasteland 2 is still in developement by inXile entertainment, and I know many of you backed the project via...
Wasteland 1 re-released
12.11.2013

Time of lore

After one year of eBay hunting, I finally managed to put my hands on a near-mint copy of Times of lore for...
Time of lore
07.11.2013

Lucca Comics and Games

A friend of mine shot this video at Lucca Comics and Games in Italy. Large cosplay event... and I believe I...
Lucca Comics and Games
25.09.2013

The next Space Hulk

A new version of "Space Hulk", based on the tabletop game created by Games Workshop, is available on...
The next Space Hulk
13.09.2013

Wizardry on Steam

Wizardry, the popular first person RPG series, is now available on Steam. The games available are:- Wizardry...
Wizardry on Steam
24.08.2013

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

A very old and controversial platform was remade into a nice sequel: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams,...
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
07.08.2013

Speedball 2 Evolution

I don't know about you, but I played Speedball 2 a lot back in the nineties against every friend who...
Speedball 2 Evolution
23.07.2013

Organ trail

You read the title right, this game is actually called ORGAN TRAIL. I'm sure some of you remember...
Organ trail
09.07.2013

Shroud of the Avatar

From the creator of the RPG series Ultima, comes another kickstarter: Shroud of the Avatar.The title...
Shroud of the Avatar
03.07.2013

Heroes of the lance

My collections grows... whether this is a good thing or not only my bank account knows.I just bought...
Heroes of the lance
21.06.2013

New acquisition: Telengard

Thanks to a kind German e-bay seller, I managed to buy a copy of the original Telengard for Commodore 64 in...
New acquisition: Telengard
09.06.2013

For every Larry fan out there

Among the many kickstarter projects, there's also a remake of the first Leisure Suit Larry. The...
For every Larry fan out there
04.06.2013

A kickstart for Wasteland 2

More then one year ago Wasteland 2 raised enough money through kickstarter to begin developement. Follow the...
A kickstart for Wasteland 2
01.06.2013

Elite: Dangerous

Some of you may already know... there's a kickstarter of Elite: Dangerous, a promise sequel to the...
Elite: Dangerous
23.05.2013

DOTA 2 (again)

Steam sent me 10 copies of DOTA 2 (again) as a gift. I decided to give them away (again). Contact me on Steam...
DOTA 2 (again)
09.05.2013

Awards

Abandonware DOS now shows the awards of games which won official competitions or were selected for an hall of...
Awards
22.04.2013

Better and better

Abandonware DOS design gets better. Small changes make the user experience friendlier: the search box in the...
Better and better
16.04.2013

Collections revamped

The "my collection" section has been totally revamped. I decided to look for C64, Amiga and Atari ST...
Collections revamped
04.04.2013

Disney closed down LucasArts

It's a sad day. Disney closed LucasArts (former LucasFilm games). Star Wars games, Indiana Jones, Monkey...
Disney closed down LucasArts
05.03.2013

DOTA 2

Steam kindly sent me 10 copies of DOTA 2 as a gift and I decided to give all of them away. Contact me on Steam...
DOTA 2
29.01.2013

Street Rod Online

Both Street Rod and Street Rod 2 are no longer abandonware. An online version of Street...
Street Rod Online

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