Abandonware DOS title

The best horror games

Anything even remotely connected to horror: all things splatter, Cthulhu and Lovecraft, vampires, zombies, ghosts, mummies, hideous creatures from outer space.
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Sanitarium

Windows XP/98/951998protected4/5 DreamForge Intertainment
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Transylvania

DOS1986freeware4/5 Polarware
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Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus

DOS19914/5 Horror Soft
Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus is an abandoned horror adventure/RPG hybrid game with elements of dark fantasy, developed by Horror Soft and published by Accolade for DOS in 1991. Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus is also part of the Elvira series of games, each of one based on the popular movie/TV personality Elvira.
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Bram Stoker's Dracula

DOS19934/5 Psygnosis
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Escape from Hell

DOS19904/5 Electronic Arts
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Alone in the Dark 2

DOS1993protected4/5 Infogrames
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Daughter of Serpents

DOS19924/5 Eldritch Games
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Beetlejuice: Skeletons in the closet

DOS19924/5 Hi-Tech Expressions
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Don't Go Alone

DOS19894/5 Sterling Silver Software
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The mist

DOS19854/5 Angelsoft
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BloodNet

DOS1993protected4/5 MicroProse Software
BloodNet is a blend of point & click adventure (it has puzzles and an adventure style dialogue system) and RPG (player statistics, combat, random encounters), set in a dark cyberpunk New York. BloodNet was developed and published by MicroProse software in 1993. You are Ransom Stark who's goal in the game is to defeat a vampire called Van Helsin...
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Shadow of the Comet

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993protected3.9/5 Infogrames
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Veil of Darkness

DOS1993protected3.9/5 Event Horizon
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The Legacy: Realm of Terror

DOSLinuxMac OS1993protected3.9/5 Magnetic Scrolls
The Legacy: Realm of Terror is a first-person view survival horror RPG set in the modern world, in a haunted house. The Legacy was developed by Magnetic Scrolls and published by MicroProse Software in 1993.
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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

DOS19903.9/5 Horror Soft
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Castlevania

DOS19903.9/5 Distinctive Software
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Elvira: the Arcade Game

DOS19913.9/5 Flair Software
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A Nightmare on Elm street

DOS19893.9/5 Westwood Studios
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Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected3.9/5 Sierra On-Line
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Last Half of Darkness

DOS19893.9/5 SoftLab Laboratories
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Hugo's House of Horrors

DOS19903.9/5 Gray Design Associates
Hugo's House of Horrors is an adventure game developed by David P. Gray and released in the early 1990s. The game is a text-based adventure with simple graphics, and it gained popularity for its witty and often tongue-in-cheek approach to the horror genre.The story of the game revolves around the main character, Hugo, who receives a letter from his...
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The 7th Guest

Windows XP/98/951993protected3.9/5 Trilobyte
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Moonmist

DOS19863.8/5 Infocom
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Weird Dreams

DOS19883.8/5 Rainbird Software
Weird Dreams is an abandoned action - puzzle game developed and released by Rainbird Software in 1988 for DOS, but also published for Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64. Weird Dreams is a surreal action game in which you have to take part in absurd activities in order to progress to the next level.
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Bureau 13

DOS19953.8/5 Take-Two Interactive
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Jack in the Dark

DOS19933.8/5 Infogrames
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A Personal Nightmare

DOS19893.8/5 Horror Soft
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Night Hunter

DOS19883.8/5 UBI Soft
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Voodoo island

DOS19853.8/5 Angelsoft
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Beast

DOS19843.8/5