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Scrabble 1989

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Abandonware DOS is an ever growing database of old PC computer games released for MS-DOS and Windows systems. Some of the games are available for download, some are not.

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    Retro game spotlight: Legend of Kyrandia (1992)

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    Developer spotlight: Magnetic Scrolls

    11th September 2021adventure
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    The all time 100 best video games at Time.com

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  • Abandonware classic: Captain Blood

    Abandonware classic: Captain Blood

    28th August 2021simulation
  • Abandonware spotlight: Forgotten Realms Unlimited Adventures

    Abandonware spotlight: Forgotten Realms Unlimited Adventures

    21st August 2021RPG
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  • The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings: J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II: The Two Towers

    Released in 1992The Lord of the Rings
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    Lovecraftian: Prisoner of Ice

    Released in 1995Lovecraftian
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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 the passion for old games and a little bit of nostalgia.

The games listed on Abandonware DOS are no longer supported by their respective developers (as far as I know... I often check sites like Steam and GOG). 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.

What is the definition of Abandonware? Abandonware is a word that describes a software (game or application) no longer supported by its developers or its publishers and is no longer available for sale in any form (digital or retail).

When we talk about abandonware we usually refer to old games for systems no longer available to the public such as DOS, Commodore 64, Amiga, Spectrum, etc.

Some "abandoned" games are still on sale, that's why you will find games tagged as "protected" on Abandonware DOS.

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