Abandonware DOS title

Remakes of old abandoned games

Games running on DOS date back to the XX century and, well, there’s no other way you can define them - they’re just dated. Graphics, user experience, and sounds vastly progressed over the years: Today’s games belong to an entirely different world.

Many of the old games that used to run on DOS have been recreated from scratch to varying degrees of faithfulness, whether by the hands of big gaming companies or indie developers. Some of these remakes are available as free games, while others can only be played online, and some are available for purchase.

Here’s a list of remakes and ported games for the benefit of nostalgic enthusiasts and new generations of gamers alike.

The best retro remakes

Original game Remakes / ports
DoomDoomDooM remix project
Prince of PersiaPrince of PersiaPrincess of Persia
The Secret of Monkey IslandThe Secret of Monkey IslandSecret of Monkey Island special edition
Dope WarsDope WarsDopeWars classic for Andoid
Age of Empires 2: The Age of KingsAge of Empires 2: The Age of KingsAge of Empires 2 HD version
Command & Conquer: Red AlertCommand & Conquer: Red AlertImplementation of the C&C engine
Open RA game engine
Free RA game engine for Linux
OpenRedAlert game engine
Master of Orion 2: Battle at AntaresMaster of Orion 2: Battle at AntaresFree Orion
The SettlersThe SettlersFreeserf
Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black GateUltima 7 Part 1: The Black GateExult
Duke Nukem 3DDuke Nukem 3DJonoF's Duke 3D
Duke Nukem 3D High resolution pack
SimTowerSimTowerOpenSkyscraper remake
Transport TycoonTransport TycoonOpenTTD
Simutrans, a remake
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the FlamePrince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the FlamePrincess of Persia
Forgotten Realms: Unlimited AdventuresForgotten Realms: Unlimited AdventuresDungeon Craft
Star Control 2Star Control 2Star control Timewarp
The Ur-Quan masters
Doom 2: Hell on EarthDoom 2: Hell on EarthDooM remix project
Gabriel Knight: Sins of the FathersGabriel Knight: Sins of the FathersGabriel Knight 1 remake: 20th anniversary edition
Ultima 5: Warriors of DestinyUltima 5: Warriors of DestinyUltima V Lazarus
Neat Ultima V
Maniac MansionManiac MansionManiac Mansion Deluxe
Dungeon masterDungeon masterReturn to chaos
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