Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1989 sorted by release date

familyfeud-1

The all new Family Feud

DOS19893.3/5 puzzle
colonelbequest-3

The Colonel's Bequest

DOS1989protecteddemo4.1/5 adventure
The Colonel's Bequest is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1989 for various platforms, including MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game was created by Roberta Williams, co-founder of Sierra On-Line.The game is part of the "Laura Bow" series, with the full title being "Laura Bow: The Colonel's Bequ...
scrabble-1

The computer edition of Scrabble

DOS19893.2/5 strategy
crackofdoom-1

The Crack of Doom

DOS19893.7/5 adventure
thecycles-1

The Cycles

DOS19894.2/5 racing
uukrul-4

The Dark Heart of Uukrul

DOS19893.9/5 rpg
testdrive2-1

The Duel: Test Drive 2

DOS19894.2/5 racing
foolserrand-1

The Fool's Errand

DOS1989freeware4.1/5 puzzle
the-golden-fleece-03

The Golden Fleece

DOS19894/5 adventure
houndshadow-1

The Hound of Shadow

DOS19893.8/5 adventure
the-invaders-04

The Invaders

DOSWindows XP/98/951989remake3.6/5 shooter
the-kristal-05

The Kristal

DOS19893.9/5 adventure
magiccandle-1

The Magic Candle

DOS19894/5 rpg
The Magic Candle: Volume 1 is the first chapter of a series of fantasy old school RPGs. The Magic Candle was developed and released by Mindcraft Software in 1989 for DOS but was also published for Apple II and Commodore 64. The whole Magic Candle series is very similar to some of the early Ultima games in every aspect: turn-based combat, top-down v...
questfortimebird-1

The Quest for the Time-bird

DOS19893.9/5 adventure
the-scoop-04

The Scoop

DOS19893.8/5 adventure
thesentinel-4

The Sentinel

DOS19894.1/5 puzzle
the-third-courier-5

The Third Courier

DOS19893.9/5 adventure
The Third Courier is an abandoned (atypical) adventure / role playing game set in Berlin during the cold war era and, of course, it's a spy game. The Third Courier was developed by Manley Associates and released by Accolade in 1989 for DOS, but it was also published for Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST platforms.
the_untouchables-02

The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 shooter
usurper-1

The Usurper

DOS19893.8/5 adventure
battle-of-britain-05

Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

DOS19894.2/5 vehicle simulation
Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain is an abandoned historical combat flight simulation game set in Great Britain (obviously) during World War 2. Their Finest Hour was designed by Lawrence Holland, developed and released by LucasArts in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST.
thunderblade-05

Thunderblade

DOS19893.4/5 shooter
time-bandit-08

Time Bandit

DOS19894.4/5 action
Time Bandit is a classic top-down arcade-style video game that was released in 1982 for various home computer systems, such as the Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, and others. It was developed by MichTron. In Time Bandit, players control a character who must navigate through a series of maze-like levels, battling various enemies and collecting treasure a...
timesoflore-4

Times of Lore

DOS19894.1/5 rpg
Times of Lore is an abandoned action RPG designed by Chris Roberts, developed and released by Origin Systems in 1989 for DOS and many more 8 bit and 16 bit platforms. Compared to Ultima (the much more popular franchise also by Origin) Times of Lore is a washed down RPG, more similar to a NES game. In fact, Roberts was inspired by The Legend of Zelda.
tintinmoon-1

Tintin on the Moon

DOS19893.5/5 action
titan-03

Titan

DOS19893.5/5 action
tko-03

TKO

DOS1989protected3.5/5 sports
tongue-of-the-fatman-06

Tongue of the Fatman

DOS19892.8/5 action
toobin-2

Toobin

DOS19894.1/5 action
Toobin is an abandoned action game developed by Domark Software and released in 1989. Toobin runs on DOS but was also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum. It's a conversion from a popular arcade game (at the time).
tracon1-02

Tracon: Air Traffic Control Simulator

DOS19893.8/5 simulation