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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 21
ancient Egypt 9
ancient Greece 6
ancient Rome 9
anime, manga 19
arcade classics 71
artillery 2
Asteroids clones 5
auto mapping 63
based on a board game 29
based on a cartoon 15
based on a movie 58
based on a novel 57
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 92
coin-op conversion 83
cold war 26
collection of games 21
crime and mystery 70
cyberpunk 19
dark fantasy 7
DC Comics 3
Disney 9
Donkey Kong clones 5
dungeon crawl 51
Dungeons & Dragons 33
dystopia 41
educational 38
Engine: AGI 15
Engine: AGOS 4
Engine: Build engine 4
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 6
Engine: XnGine 1
erotic, adult 39
espionage 31
Europe 49
fables and fairy tales 13
false 3D 65
fangame 9
fantasy 309
female protagonist 40
first person 3D 199
fixed 3D 9
fixed screen 172
full motion video 15
god game 12
hacking 10
haunted house 12
hex based 46
historical 79
horror 54
humor 90
importable characters 19
Indiana Jones 7
isometric 121
Japan 9
JRPG 10
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 98
mini-games 70
modern world 363
mythology 18
North America 34
nudity 32
open world 91
Pac-Man clones 9
party-based 112
pirates 11
post-apocalyptic 21
prehistory 12
procedural generation 43
Q*Bert clones 4
Qix clones 7
racing: boat 3
racing: car 48
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 28
roguelike 19
romance 11
rotoscoping 15
sandbox 22
science fantasy 13
science fiction 408
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 162
The Lord of the Rings 10
time travel 12
top down 418
trading 33
trains 12
turn based 297
urban setting 117
vampires 10
vector graphics 9
vertical-scroller 33
Vietnam war 7
Warhammer 3
western 9
world wars 56
zombies 7
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