Browse abandonware and retro games by genre
All games can be categorized based on their features. It's easy to tag Doom as an FPS shooter, Ultima V as a top down RPG or Ferrari Formula 1 as a racing game. Some games though, are not easy to categorize. Caesar II is both a simulation and a strategy game while BloodNet is an adventure game with strong RPG elements. To keep things simple on AbandonwareDOS I decided that a single game can be only described by a single genre.
You will find that every genre is divided in more sub-genres to help you find what you're looking for. I spent a lot of time consulting other abandonware sites and the wikipedia to find the right genres for the right games, I hope to have done a good job!