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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
advergame 11
Africa 8
alternate history 13
ancient Egypt 13
ancient Greece 8
ancient Rome 9
anime, manga 19
artillery 2
Asteroids clones 5
auto mapping 65
aviation 57
based on a board game 29
based on a cartoon 15
based on a movie 58
based on a novel 56
based on a TV game show 6
based on a TV series 18
based on comic books 30
Breakout clones 6
casino 6
China 10
Christmas 1
class-based 93
coin-op conversion 82
cold war 26
collection of games 21
crime and mystery 70
cyberpunk 19
dark fantasy 7
DC Comics 3
Disney 9
Donkey Kong clones 4
dungeon crawl 51
Dungeons & Dragons 34
dystopia 40
educational 37
Engine: AGI 15
Engine: AGOS 4
Engine: Build engine 4
Engine: Delphine Cinematique 2
Engine: DGDS 3
Engine: Doom engine (id Tech 1) 6
Engine: Freescape 6
Engine: Genie 3
Engine: Gold Box SSI 13
Engine: ICOM MacVenture 4
Engine: Infocom InfoComics 4
Engine: Legend Interactive Fiction 7
Engine: M.A.D.S. 3
Engine: Magnetic Scrolls interpreter 4
Engine: SCI 27
Engine: SCUMM 12
Engine: Virtual Theatre 3
Engine: Wolfenstein 3D engine 6
erotic, adult 39
espionage 31
Europe 47
fables and fairy tales 12
false 3D 65
fangame 9
fantasy 310
female protagonist 39
first person 3D 193
fixed 3D 8
fixed screen 165
full motion video 15
god game 12
hacking 10
haunted house 12
hex based 45
historical 74
horror 54
humor 91
importable characters 19
Indiana Jones 7
isometric 121
Japan 8
law enforcement 29
level editor 64
licensed (sports) 23
Mario Bros 6
Mars 8
martial arts 26
Marvel comics 6
medicine 4
medieval 39
Middle East 14
military 92
mini-games 70
modern world 363
mythology 17
norse, celtic 13
North America 33
nudity 32
open world 92
Pac-Man clones 9
party-based 113
pirates 11
post-apocalyptic 20
prehistory 12
procedural generation 43
Qix clones 7
racing: boat 3
racing: car 42
racing: Formula 1 6
racing: futuristic 6
racing: kart 2
racing: motorcycle 8
racing: off-road 2
racing: stunt 2
remake 18
robots / mechs 28
romance 11
rotoscoping 9
sandbox 22
science fantasy 13
science fiction 404
Sherlock Holmes 7
side-scroller 154
South America 17
space 95
Space Invaders clones 7
Star Trek 9
Star Wars 8
steampunk 6
superheroes 15
text-based 161
The lord of the rings 10
tile-based 54
time travel 12
top down 410
trading 33
trains 11
turn based 295
urban setting 117
vampires 10
vector graphics 9
vertical-scroller 32
Vietnam war 7
Warhammer 3
western 9
world wars 55
zombies 7
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