Abandonware DOS title

Coin-op conversions: from the arcades to your home sorted by release date

Arcades were extremely popular in the 80s and the 90s. Before poker machines and things like that, people used to go to pubs or arcades to play video games called coin ops (coin operated machines). Almost all of them were converted to consoles or home computers.

Most popular coin-op conversion games

Virtua Cop 2
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Street Fighter 2
actionDOS
Crazy Taxi
racingWindows XP/98/95
burger-time-01

BurgerTime

DOS19823.8/5 Data East
novatron-1

Novatron

DOS19823.3/5 Verisoft
pcman-1

PC-Man

DOS1982remake4.2/5 Orion Software
PC-Man is an abandoned top-down Pac-Man clone in every regard: from the shape of the protagonist, to the cute ghosts. PC-Man was designed by Greg Kuperberg, developed by Orion Software and released in 1982 for DOS. As PC-Man, you have to move through a one screen maze to collect dots (pills? wafers?) and avoid being touched by one of the usual Pac-...
battlezone-3

Battlezone

DOS19834.2/5 Atari
digdug-3

Dig Dug

DOS19833.8/5 Namco
Dig Dug is a classic maze arcade action game that was first released by Namco in 1982 as a coin-op and later for a number of other systems. The gameplay of Dig Dug involves digging tunnels through the earth to reach and defeat the various creatures that inhabit the underground maze. The player has an air pump, which he can use to inflate the monste...
donkey-4

Donkey Kong

DOS19834.1/5 Nintendo
frogger-2

Frogger

DOS19834.1/5 Konami
galaxian-2

Galaxian

DOS19834/5 Namco
mspacman-2

Ms. Pac-Man

DOS19833.9/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
pango-02

Pango

DOS1983remake4/5
robotron-2084-3

Robotron 2084

DOS19833.9/5 Williams Entertainment
spacecommanders-1

Space Commanders

DOS1983remake3.8/5 Columbia Data Products
stargate-1

Stargate

DOS19833.6/5 Williams Entertainment
bomb-jack-01

Bomb Jack

DOS19844.3/5 Tecmo
Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.
buck-planet-zoom-01

Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom

DOS19843.5/5 Sega
qbert-06

Q*Bert

DOS19843.9/5 Parker Brothers
tapper-02

Tapper

DOS19843.9/5
zaxxon-1

Zaxxon

DOS19843.8/5 Sega
Zaxxon is a classic arcade video game that was first released by Sega in 1982 for the arcades and later for a number of platforms. It is considered one of the pioneering titles in the shoot 'em up or scrolling shooter genre. Zaxxon was notable for its use of isometric graphics, which gave the game a unique 3D perspective.
yie-ar-kung-fu-04

Yie Ar Kung Fu

DOS19853.8/5 Konami
gauntlet-1-02

Gauntlet

DOS19864.1/5 Mindscape
ninja-mastetronic-03

Ninja

DOS19862.5/5 Acclaim Entertainment
tag-team-wrestling-02

Tag Team Wrestling

DOS19863.5/5 Technos Japan
guerrilla-war-01

Guerrilla War

DOS19873.4/5 SNK Corporation
karnov-02

Karnov

DOS19873.5/5 Data East
marble-madness-03

Marble Madness

DOS19873.7/5 Atari
Marble Madness is an abandoned isometric action game designed by Mark Cerny and originally published by Atari as a successful and iconic arcade game. It was later converted for many platform in 1986 and for IBM PCs in 1987 by Atari.
Rockford_The_Arcade-05

Rockford: The Arcade Game

DOS1987protected4.1/5 Arcadia Systems
aaargh-1

Aaargh

DOS19883.3/5 Binary Design
arkanoid-1

Arkanoid

DOS19884.1/5 Taito
Arkanoid is a classic arcade video game that was first released in 1986 by Taito. It is a breakout-style game, which means that the primary objective is to break a wall of bricks or blocks by bouncing a ball off a paddle at the bottom of the screen. The game takes its name and inspiration from Atari's Breakout, which was released in the 1970s. ...