Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware action-adventure games

Action-adventure video games combine elements of both the action and adventure genres, offering a mix of fast-paced gameplay and exploration within a narrative-driven context. These games often feature a central storyline, character development, and a world for players to explore. The genre encompasses a broad range of gameplay styles and settings.
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Little Big Adventure 2 (Twinsen's Odyssey)

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 isometric action-adventure
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Grand Theft Auto

DOSWindows XP/98/9519974.1/5 racing: car
In Grand Theft Auto the player takes the role of a criminal who can freely roam around the city (Liberty City) completing tasks for the local mobs: stealing cars, killing pedestrians, all of it while avoiding the police and the army. The freedom of gameplay and the "I'm the bad guy" appeal of the game made the Grand Theft Auto series very popular.
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Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19844.1/5 maze
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The Great Escape

DOS1986protected4.1/5 isometric action-adventure
As a prisoner of war, you must find a way to escape a prison in Germany in 1942. The prisoner has a daily routine which will follow if not controlled by the player for a certain amount of time.
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Framed

DOS19954/5 platform
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Captain Comic 2: Fractured Reality

DOS1990freeware4/5 metroidvania
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Tomb Raider

DOS1996protected4/5 third-person action-adventure
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Batman: the Caped Crusader

DOS19884/5
Batman: The Caped Crusader is an action-adventure video game released in the late 1980s. It was developed and published by Ocean Software and was available on various home computer systems of that era, including the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST and, of course, DOS. The game was a graphic action-adventure that combine...
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D/Generation

DOS19914/5 isometric action-adventure
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Castle master

DOS19904/5 first-person action-adventure
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Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19854/5 maze
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Castle master 2

DOS19904/5 first-person action-adventure
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Feud

DOS19884/5 maze
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Golden Eagle

DOS19914/5
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Tomb Raider II

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS1997protected4/5 third-person action-adventure
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Alone in the Dark 2

DOS1993protected4/5 third-person action-adventure
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Fantastic Dizzy

DOS19944/5 platform
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Omikron: The Nomad Soul

Windows XP/98/951999protected4/5 third-person action-adventure
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Veil of Darkness

DOS1993protected3.9/5 isometric action-adventure
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Heroes of the Lance

DOS1989protected3.9/5
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Windows XP/98/9520013.9/5 third-person action-adventure
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Castlevania

DOS19903.9/5 metroidvania, platform
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Cadaver

DOS19903.9/5 isometric action-adventure
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System Shock

DOS1994protected3.9/5 first-person shooter, action RPG, first-person action-adventure
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Where Time Stood Still

DOS1987protected3.9/5 isometric action-adventure
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Dizzy

DOS19873.9/5 platform