Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1987 sorted by popularity


Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards

DOS1987NSFW4.3/5 adventure
Leisure Suit Larry: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards is the first adventure of the Leisure Suit Larry series, created by Al Lowe and published by Sierra On-Line. As a virgin male in his forties, your goal is to, well, find the woman of your dreams. In 1991 Sierra released a VGA remake.

Police Quest 1: In Pursuit of the Death Angel

DOS19874.2/5 adventure
Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel is an adventure game released in 1987 by Sierra On-Line, designed by former police officer Jim Walls. It's the first installment in the Police Quest series and is known for its realistic portrayal of police procedures.In the game, you play as Sonny Bonds, a police officer in the fictional city of Lytton, ...

La Abadia del Crimen

DOS19874.2/5 action-adventure
La Abadía del Crimen (The Abbey of Crime) is an action-adventure developed in Spain by Paco Menéndez in the mid-1980s. It was initially created for the Amstrad CPC and later ported to other popular home computer systems of the time, such as the ZX Spectrum and MSX. The game was released in 1987.

Ultima 1: The First Age of Darkness

DOS19874/5 rpg
This is the first of the very popular RPG saga Ultima. The setting is the land of Sosaria, the enemy to defeat is Mondain. It's a classic cRPG. The wilderness and cities are represented from a top down perspective, while dungeons can be explored in a first person 3d view.

Might and Magic Book One: Secret of the Inner Sanctum

DOS19873.9/5 rpg
Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum is a classic first-person role-playing video game (RPG) released in 1986 for DOS and other platforms. It was developed and published by New World Computing and designed by Jon Van Caneghem. This game is considered one of the pioneers of the RPG genre.

Test Drive

DOS19874.2/5 racing
Test Drive is an abandoned racing game developed by Distinctive Software and released by Accolade in 1987 for DOS and Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64. This is the game that started the whole Test Drive franchise. Gameplay is fairly simple and consists of driving sports cars on a mountain road while avoiding police cars.


DOS19874.3/5 action-adventure
Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion) is an abandoned action-adventure game developed by Incentive and released by Epyx in 1987 based on the Freescape Engine. In Driller, you control an excavation probe in a real 3d environment, through a first person view. The goal of the game is to place a drilling rig in each of the 8 regions of the moo...

Borland Turbo Basic 1.0

DOS19874.1/5 application
Borland Turbo Basic was a programming language developed by Borland, a software company that was prominent in the 1980s and 1990s. Turbo Basic was part of the Turbo series of programming languages and development tools that Borland created during that time.Turbo Basic was designed as a fast and efficient version of the BASIC programming language. B...

The Bard's Tale

DOS19874/5 rpg
The Bard's Tale 1 is the first chapter of a popular first person RPG series by Interplay. You control a group of six adventurers with the task of defeating the evil wizard Mangar the Dark. You will fight monters, explore the city of Skara Brae, solve riddles and guide your party into earning levels, gold and glory.


DOS1987freeware4.1/5 vehicle simulation

Maniac Mansion

DOSLinuxMac1987protected4.2/5 adventure
Maniac Mansion is one of the most famous point and click adventure games developed by Lucasfilm Games and designed by Ron Gilbert (who later created Monkey Island) and Gary Winnick. The story is a blend of old sci-fi and horror B movie. You can choose between many characters, each one with a peculiar ability useful to solve some of the puzzles. Man...

Borland Eureka: the Solver

DOS19873.9/5 application
Borland Eureka: the Solver is an abandoned text-based application developed by Borland Software Corporation and released in 1987 for DOS. The product is designed to solve complex problems, generate tables and plots, and perform what-if analysis. The user writes an equation, sets options, and instructs the software to solve the problem. The pro...


DOSWindows XP/98/95MacLinux1987freeware3.7/5 rpg
NetHack is an open-source roguelike game that's been around since the early 1980s. It's a single-player dungeon exploration game where you navigate your character through a randomly generated dungeon filled with monsters, traps, treasures, and various items. The goal is to retrieve the Amulet of Yendor, located deep within the dungeon's lowest leve...

Business Simulator

DOS19873.9/5 simulation
Business Simulator is an abandoned business simulation game developed and released by Reality Development in 1987 for DOS only. Business Simulator is a text-based management simulation designed by an university professor.


DOS1987NSFW3.5/5 shooter

Deja Vu: A Nightmare Comes True

DOS19873.9/5 adventure

Empire: Wargame of the Century

DOS19874/5 strategy


DOS19874.1/5 puzzle

Borland Turbo C v1

DOS19874.1/5 application


DOS19873.5/5 action

Roadwar 2000

DOS1987protected4/5 strategy


DOSMac19873.8/5 adventure

Plundered Hearts

DOSMac19873.9/5 adventure

Mixed-up Mother Goose

DOS19874.1/5 adventure

The Guild of Thieves

DOS19874.1/5 adventure

Tau Ceti

DOS19874.1/5 vehicle simulation

Arctic Fox

DOS19873.9/5 vehicle simulation

The Great Giana Sisters

DOS1987remake4/5 action
The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...

Ford simulator 1

DOS1987freeware4/5 racing