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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 15
advergame 13
Africa 11
alternate history 22
ancient Egypt 9
ancient Greece 6
ancient Rome 9
anime, manga 20
arcade classics 72
artillery 5
Asteroids clones 5
auto mapping 74
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 19
based on comic books 30
based on toys 5
Breakout clones 7
BurgerTime clones 3
casino 6
China 13
Christmas 6
civilian flight simulation 9
class-based 101
coin-op conversion 84
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 56
fables and fairy tales 13
false 3D 69
fangame 9
fantasy 323
female protagonist 42
first person 3D 213
fixed 3D 11
fixed screen 177
full motion video 15
god game 12
hacking 10
haunted house 14
hex based 54
historical 86
horror 58
humor 92
importable characters 19
Indiana Jones 6
isometric 124
Japan 9
JRPG 11
law enforcement 30
level editor 67
Mario Bros 6
Mars 8
martial arts 26
Marvel comics 6
medicine 5
medieval 40
Middle East 17
military 105
mini-games 71
modern world 371
mythology 18
North America 36
nudity 32
open world 98
Pac-Man clones 9
party-based 120
PBEM (Play By E-Mail) 18
pinball 13
pirates 11
poker 13
post-apocalyptic 22
prehistory 12
procedural generation 43
Q*Bert clones 4
Qix clones 7
racing: boat 3
racing: car 50
racing: Formula 1 7
racing: futuristic 7
racing: motorcycle 8
racing: off-road 2
rail shooter 6
realistic space simulation 3
remake 23
robots / mechs 30
roguelike 19
romance 11
rotoscoping 15
sandbox 22
science fantasy 14
science fiction 424
Sherlock Holmes 7
side-scroller 161
South America 18
space 102
space combat 20
space exploration 12
Space Invaders clones 7
sports license 25
Star Trek 10
Star Wars 9
steampunk 6
superheroes 15
text-based 164
The Lord of the Rings 10
time travel 12
top down 442
trading 34
trains 12
turn based 311
Ultima 15
urban setting 120
vampires 11
vector graphics 9
vertical-scroller 35
Vietnam war 7
wargame 44
Warhammer 3
western 9
World War I 5
World War II 58
zombies 7
Zork 12
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