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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
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 39
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 21
based on comic books 32
based on toys 6
basketball 8
boxing 6
Breakout clones 7
BurgerTime clones 3
card game 21
casino 6
chess 12
China 13
Christmas 6
civilian flight simulation 9
class-based 102
coin-op conversion 87
cold war 27
collection of games 22
crime and mystery 71
cyberpunk 21
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 41
espionage 33
Europe 56
fables and fairy tales 13
false 3D 69
fangame 10
fantasy 329
female protagonist 44
first person 3D 219
fishing 3
fixed 3D 11
fixed screen 187
full motion video 16
god game 12
golf 12
hacking 11
haunted house 14
helicopter 9
hex based 54
historical 86
hockey 8
horror 58
humor 93
importable characters 19
Indiana Jones 6
isometric 128
Italian 5
Japan 9
JRPG 11
law enforcement 32
level editor 67
Mario Bros 6
Mars 8
martial arts 26
Marvel comics 6
maze 36
medicine 5
medieval 43
metroidvania 6
Middle East 17
military 106
mini-games 70
modern world 361
multiplayer: Internet 48
multiplayer: LAN 76
multiplayer: PBEM (Play By E-Mail) 18
multisport 17
mythology 18
North America 39
nudity 33
olympic sports 9
open world 101
Pac-Man clones 9
party-based 123
physics puzzle 4
pinball 13
pirates 11
platform-adventure 13
poker 14
pool / snooker 6
post-apocalyptic 24
prehistory 12
procedural generation 44
programming game 4
Q*Bert clones 4
Qix clones 7
racing: boat 4
racing: car 54
racing: Formula 1 7
racing: futuristic 8
racing: motorcycle 10
racing: off-road 4
rail shooter 6
realistic space simulation 3
remake 25
robots / mechs 30
roguelike 20
romance 11
rotoscoping 15
sandbox 22
science fantasy 14
science fiction 433
Sherlock Holmes 7
shooting gallery 9
side-scroller 169
soccer 18
South America 19
space 105
space combat 21
space exploration 13
Space Invaders clones 7
sports license 25
Star Trek 12
Star Wars 9
steampunk 6
superheroes 15
tennis 6
text-based 167
The Lord of the Rings 10
third person 3D 58
time travel 12
top down 467
trading 34
trains 12
turn based 322
Ultima 15
unconventional sports 18
urban setting 122
vampires 11
vector graphics 9
vertical-scroller 36
Vietnam war 7
visual novel 9
wargame 44
Warhammer 3
western 10
World War I 5
World War II 58
wrestling 4
zombies 7
Zork 12
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