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Browse abandonware and retro games by keyword

Every old PC game listed on Abandonware DOS is defined by one or more keywords or themes describing an aspect or a feature of the game. A few examples: "cyberpunk", "fantasy", "turn-based" or "dungeon crawler". Keywords change from time to time. Sometimes I delete or rename a keyword or, more often, I add new ones. To find the games you're looking for just click on a keyword.

The number inside the blue circle shows the number of games related to that keyword.

keyword number of games
19th century 31
4x 20
advergame 11
Africa 10
alternate history 22
ancient Egypt 9
ancient Greece 6
ancient Rome 9
anime, manga 20
arcade classics 72
artillery 2
Asteroids clones 5
auto mapping 72
based on a board game 30
based on a cartoon 15
based on a movie 59
based on a novel 58
based on a TV game show 6
based on a TV series 18
based on comic books 30
Breakout clones 7
BurgerTime clones 3
casino 6
China 13
Christmas 5
class-based 100
coin-op conversion 83
cold war 27
collection of games 21
crime and mystery 70
cyberpunk 20
dark fantasy 8
DC Comics 3
Disney 9
Donkey Kong clones 5
dungeon crawl 53
Dungeons & Dragons 33
dystopia 43
educational 39
Elite 4
Engine: AGI 15
Engine: AGOS 4
Engine: Build engine 7
Engine: Delphine Cinematique 3
Engine: DGDS 3
Engine: Doom engine (id Tech 1) 5
Engine: Freescape 6
Engine: Genie 3
Engine: Gold Box SSI 13
Engine: ICOM MacVenture 4
Engine: Infocom InfoComics 4
Engine: M.A.D.S. 3
Engine: Magnetic Scrolls interpreter 4
Engine: Pie in the Sky 2
Engine: SCI 27
Engine: SCUMM 12
Engine: Virtual Theatre 3
Engine: Wolfenstein 3D engine 8
Engine: XnGine 3
erotic, adult 39
espionage 31
Europe 53
fables and fairy tales 13
false 3D 69
fangame 9
fantasy 321
female protagonist 41
first person 3D 208
fixed 3D 9
fixed screen 172
full motion video 15
god game 12
hacking 10
haunted house 12
hex based 51
historical 83
horror 54
humor 91
importable characters 19
Indiana Jones 6
isometric 122
Japan 9
JRPG 11
law enforcement 30
level editor 65
Mario Bros 6
Mars 8
martial arts 26
Marvel comics 6
medicine 5
medieval 40
Middle East 17
military 101
mini-games 69
modern world 366
mythology 18
North America 36
nudity 32
open world 96
Pac-Man clones 9
party-based 118
PBEM (Play By E-Mail) 17
pirates 11
post-apocalyptic 22
prehistory 12
procedural generation 43
Q*Bert clones 4
Qix clones 7
racing: boat 3
racing: car 49
racing: Formula 1 7
racing: futuristic 7
racing: motorcycle 8
racing: off-road 2
rail shooter 6
realistic space simulation 3
remake 21
robots / mechs 29
roguelike 19
romance 11
rotoscoping 15
sandbox 22
science fantasy 14
science fiction 414
Sherlock Holmes 7
side-scroller 158
South America 17
space 94
space combat 16
space exploration 9
Space Invaders clones 7
sports license 25
Star Trek 9
Star Wars 8
steampunk 6
superheroes 15
text-based 163
The Lord of the Rings 10
time travel 12
top down 429
trading 33
trains 12
turn based 305
Ultima 15
urban setting 119
vampires 10
vector graphics 9
vertical-scroller 33
Vietnam war 7
Warhammer 3
western 9
world wars 60
zombies 7
Zork 12
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