Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1990 sorted by popularity


The Secret of Monkey Island

DOS1990protecteddemo4.3/5 adventure
The Secret of Monkey Island is perhaps the most popular point and click adventure game developed by Lucasfilm Games and designed by the trio Ron Gilbert, Dave Grossman and Tim Schafer. In Monkey Island you're the would-be pirate Guybrush Threepwood on a quest to become a fearsome pirate in the Caribbean. Monkey Island uses one of the most friendlie...

The Oregon Trail

DOS19904.2/5 simulation

Romance of the Three Kingdoms 2

DOS19904/5 strategy

Pick 'n Pile

DOS19903/5 puzzle

Billy The Kid

DOS19903.8/5 action

Prince of Persia

DOSMac19904.2/5 action
Prince of Persia is an abandoned DOS platform game set in Middle East, developed and released by Broderbund in 1990. Designer Jordan Mechner created a game that made a lasting impression of gamers thanks to a clever use of a tecnique called rotoscoping which makes the animation of the protagonist very realistic.

Railroad Tycoon

DOSMac1990freeware4.1/5 simulation

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I

DOS19904/5 rpg
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I is an abandoned fantasy top-down DOS RPG game set in the The Lord of the Rings universe. The Lord of the Rings I was developed and released by Interplay Productions in 1990. The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I is based on the popular The Lord Of The Rings book by J.R.R. Tolkien and it's focused on the f...

Tetris 2.0

Windows XP/98/9519904.2/5 puzzle

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

DOS19904.1/5 strategy
BattleTech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge is a turn-based strategy game developed by Westwood Associates and published by Infocom in 1990. It is the sequel to "Crescent Hawk's Inception" and is set in the BattleTech universe, a fictional universe where noble houses and mercenary groups vie for power using giant robotic vehicles known as BattleMe...

Life & Death 2: The Brain

DOS19903.6/5 simulation


DOS19904.2/5 strategy

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

DOS19903.9/5 adventure

Mega Man

DOS19903.9/5 shooter

Wing Commander

DOS1990freeware4/5 vehicle simulation
Wing Commander 1 is a space combat simulator video game; the first game in the Wing Commander series. Wing Commander 1 was developed and published by Origin Systems in 1990. The game was created by Chris Roberts and became known for its innovative use of cinematic storytelling and cutting-edge graphics at the time.In Wing Commander, playe...


DOS1990freewareNSFW4.2/5 action

Rise of the Dragon

DOS19904.1/5 adventure
Rise of the Dragon is a point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Dynamix in 1990. It was originally released for MS-DOS and later ported to other platforms such as the Amiga and Sega CD. The game is set in a cyberpunk-inspired future Los Angeles, where the player assumes the role of William "Blade" Hunter, a private detective taske...

North and South

DOS19904.2/5 strategy


DOS19903.9/5 action-adventure


DOSWindows 3.x19904.2/5 simulation
SimEarth is a simulation in which you can shape and mold a planet in almost every way you can imagine. In SimEarth our planet is simulated as a whole: life, climate, atmosphere are all aspects of a single Gaia-like Earth. SimEarth can be played in two modes: game and experimental. In game mode, you have to to develop (and preserve) Earth with limit...

Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road

DOS19904.2/5 racing
Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road is an abandoned diagonal-down off-road racing game developed by Leland and released by Virgin Interactive in 1990 for DOS, but also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum and a lot of 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. Super Off Road is a classic fixed-screen track-racing similar to S...

Operation Stealth

DOS19904/5 adventure

Ultima 6: The False Prophet

DOS1990protected4.2/5 rpg


DOS1990NSFW3.9/5 adventure

Xenon 2: Megablast

DOS19904.2/5 shooter
Xenon 2: Megablast is a classic shoot'em up developed by Bitmap Brothers and released by Image Works in 1990 for DOS and for a plethora of other systems. Xenon was good, Xenon 2 was far better. Compared to today standards Xenon 2 is perhaps a mediocre shoot 'em up, but at the time every shooter fan loved it. Plus, it was developed by Bitmap Brother...


DOSLinuxMac1990protecteddemo4.2/5 adventure
Loom is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Lucasfilm Games (now LucasArts). It was designed by Brian Moriarty and is known for its unique gameplay mechanics and emphasis on storytelling. Loom is distinctive for its interface, which revolves around musical notes and spells. The protagonist, Bobbin Threadbare, is a young weaver ...

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 action

Spirit of Excalibur

DOS19903.8/5 rpg

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

DOS19904.2/5 action
Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is a platform video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 as shareware for MS-DOS. The game follows the adventures of an eight-year-old genius named Billy Blaze, who uses his homemade spaceship to travel to various alien planets to save the Earth from alien invaders known as V...