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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 32
4x 20
action RPG 17
advergame 13
Africa 11
alternate history 22
american football 3
ancient Egypt 9
ancient Greece 6
ancient Rome 9
anime, manga 20
arcade classics 72
artillery 5
Asteroids clones 5
auto mapping 77
baseball 13
based on a board game 36
based on a cartoon 15
based on a movie 60
based on a novel 60
based on a TV game show 6
based on a TV series 20
based on comic books 31
based on toys 6
basketball 8
boxing 6
Breakout clones 7
BurgerTime clones 3
card game 19
casino 6
chess 12
China 13
Christmas 6
civilian flight simulation 9
class-based 102
coin-op conversion 84
cold war 27
collection of games 22
crime and mystery 70
cyberpunk 20
dark fantasy 8
DC Comics 3
detective 9
Disney 9
Donkey Kong clones 6
dungeon crawl 54
Dungeons & Dragons 33
dystopia 43
educational 40
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 7
Engine: SCI 27
Engine: SCUMM 12
Engine: Virtual Theatre 3
Engine: Wolfenstein 3D engine 8
Engine: XnGine 3
erotic, adult 40
espionage 33
Europe 57
fables and fairy tales 13
false 3D 69
fangame 10
fantasy 327
female protagonist 44
first person 3D 217
fishing 3
fixed 3D 11
fixed screen 179
full motion video 15
god game 12
golf 12
hacking 10
haunted house 14
helicopter 9
hex based 54
historical 86
hockey 8
horror 58
humor 92
importable characters 19
Indiana Jones 6
isometric 127
Italian 5
Japan 9
JRPG 11
law enforcement 31
level editor 67
Mario Bros 6
Mars 8
martial arts 26
Marvel comics 6
maze 36
medicine 5
medieval 43
Middle East 17
military 105
mini-games 71
modern world 360
multisport 17
mythology 18
North America 38
nudity 33
olympic sports 9
open world 100
Pac-Man clones 9
party-based 122
PBEM (Play By E-Mail) 18
physics puzzle 4
pinball 13
pirates 11
poker 13
pool / snooker 6
post-apocalyptic 22
prehistory 12
procedural generation 44
programming game 4
Q*Bert clones 4
Qix clones 7
racing: boat 4
racing: car 53
racing: Formula 1 7
racing: futuristic 8
racing: motorcycle 10
racing: off-road 4
rail shooter 6
realistic space simulation 3
remake 24
robots / mechs 30
roguelike 20
romance 11
rotoscoping 15
sandbox 22
science fantasy 14
science fiction 426
Sherlock Holmes 7
shooting gallery 9
side-scroller 166
soccer 18
South America 19
space 102
space combat 20
space exploration 12
Space Invaders clones 7
sports license 25
Star Trek 11
Star Wars 9
steampunk 6
superheroes 15
tennis 6
text-based 167
The Lord of the Rings 10
third person 3D 53
time travel 12
top down 452
trading 34
trains 12
turn based 315
Ultima 15
unconventional sports 17
urban setting 121
vampires 11
vector graphics 9
vertical-scroller 35
Vietnam war 7
visual novel 9
wargame 44
Warhammer 3
western 9
World War I 5
World War II 58
wrestling 4
zombies 7
Zork 12
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