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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
advergame 13
alternate history 23
anime, manga 20
arcade classic 74
based on a board game 42
based on a cartoon 16
based on a movie 65
based on a novel 61
based on a TV game show 8
based on a TV series 21
based on comic books 32
based on toys 7
Christmas 6
coin-op conversion 92
crime and mystery 74
cyberpunk 21
dark fantasy 8
DC Comics 3
detective 13
dystopia 44
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 9
Engine: XnGine 3
epoch: 19th century 34
epoch: ancient Egypt 9
epoch: ancient Greece 6
epoch: ancient Rome 9
epoch: cold war 29
epoch: medieval 44
epoch: modern world 372
epoch: prehistory 13
epoch: Vietnam war 7
epoch: western 11
epoch: World War I 6
epoch: World War II 61
erotic, adult 44
espionage 35
fables and fairy tales 13
fangame 10
fantasy 344
female protagonist 46
gameplay: auto mapping 82
gameplay: class-based 108
gameplay: collection of games 22
gameplay: educational 46
gameplay: importable characters 19
gameplay: level editor 70
gameplay: mini-games 73
gameplay: open world 105
gameplay: party-based 127
gameplay: procedural generation 44
gameplay: squad management 13
gameplay: trading 35
gameplay: turn based 345
genre: 4x 20
genre: action puzzle 30
genre: action RPG 24
genre: american football 10
genre: artillery 5
genre: baseball 13
genre: basketball 8
genre: beat 'em up 22
genre: boxing 6
genre: cards 21
genre: casino 6
genre: chess 13
genre: city building 12
genre: civilian flight simulation 9
genre: dungeon crawl 55
genre: emulator 3
genre: falling blocks 16
genre: fighting 24
genre: file archiver 3
genre: first-person action-adventure 8
genre: first-person party-based RPG 53
genre: first-person shooter 53
genre: fishing 3
genre: flight simulation 62
genre: game development 3
genre: god game 10
genre: golf 13
genre: graphics editor 3
genre: helicopter simulation 9
genre: hockey 8
genre: interactive fiction 111
genre: interactive movie 9
genre: interpreter 4
genre: isometric action-adventure 14
genre: JRPG 12
genre: life simulation 8
genre: math puzzle 3
genre: maze 38
genre: mech simulation 3
genre: metroidvania 8
genre: multisport 17
genre: naval simulation 19
genre: olympic sports 10
genre: physics puzzle 4
genre: pinball 13
genre: platform 138
genre: point and click adventure 139
genre: poker 14
genre: political simulation 12
genre: pool / snooker 6
genre: programming 8
genre: puzzle adventure 8
genre: racing: boat 4
genre: racing: car 56
genre: racing: Formula 1 7
genre: racing: futuristic 8
genre: racing: motorcycle 11
genre: racing: off-road 4
genre: rail shooter 6
genre: real-time strategy 38
genre: real-time tactics 22
genre: realistic space simulation 4
genre: reveal the picture 7
genre: roguelike 20
genre: run and gun 30
genre: sandbox 22
genre: shoot 'em up 89
genre: shooting gallery 9
genre: soccer 21
genre: sokoban 9
genre: sound editor 1
genre: space combat 21
genre: space exploration 14
genre: space simulation 31
genre: spreadsheet 2
genre: tank simulation 7
genre: tennis 6
genre: third-person action-adventure 10
genre: third-person shooter 6
genre: tile-matching 25
genre: trivia / quiz 10
genre: turn-based strategy 130
genre: turn-based tactics 65
genre: tycoon simulation 51
genre: unconventional sports 22
genre: vehicular combat 11
genre: visual novel 9
genre: volleyball 3
genre: wargame 48
genre: word processor 3
genre: word puzzle 12
genre: wrestling 4
graphics: false 3D 72
graphics: first person 3D 224
graphics: fixed 3D 11
graphics: fixed screen 201
graphics: full motion video 18
graphics: hex based 54
graphics: isometric 135
graphics: multi-directional scroller 142
graphics: rotoscoping 15
graphics: side-scroller 178
graphics: text-based 177
graphics: third person 3D 62
graphics: top down 502
graphics: vector graphics 10
graphics: vertical-scroller 39
hacking 11
haunted house 14
historical 90
horror 61
humor 99
language: Italian 5
law enforcement 32
martial arts 28
Marvel comics 6
medicine 5
military 111
multiplayer: multiplayer: co-op 33
multiplayer: multiplayer: hotseat 159
multiplayer: multiplayer: Internet 52
multiplayer: multiplayer: LAN 82
multiplayer: multiplayer: PBEM (Play By E-Mail) 18
mythology 20
nudity 34
pirates 11
post-apocalyptic 25
religion 2
remake 25
robots / mechs 31
romance 11
science fantasy 14
science fiction 448
setting: Africa 11
setting: China 13
setting: Europe 57
setting: Japan 10
setting: Mars 8
setting: Middle East 19
setting: North America 45
setting: South America 19
space 108
sports license 34
steampunk 6
superheroes 15
time travel 14
trains 12
universe: Disney 9
universe: Dungeons & Dragons 33
universe: Elite 4
universe: Indiana Jones 6
universe: Mario Bros 6
universe: Sherlock Holmes 7
universe: Star Trek 12
universe: Star Wars 10
universe: The Lord of the Rings 10
universe: Ultima 15
universe: Warhammer 3
universe: Zork 12
urban setting 126
vampires 11
variant: Asteroids clones 5
variant: Breakout clones 7
variant: BurgerTime clones 3
variant: Donkey Kong clones 7
variant: Pac-Man clones 9
variant: Q*Bert clones 4
variant: Qix clones 8
variant: Space Invaders clones 7
variant: Tetris clones 7
zombies 7
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