1991

Adventures:

| Adventures of Willy Beamish, The | Blue Code | Cadaver 2: The Payoff | Castle Of Dr. Brain | Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood | Cruise For A Corpse | D/Generation | Dick Tracy: The Crime-Solving Adventure | Die Kathedrale [G] | Drachen von Laas [G] | Dragon's Lair 2: Time Warp | Dragon's Lair: Escape From Singe's Castle | Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus | Fascination | Free D.C.! | Gobliiins | Golden Immortal | Hare-Raising Havoc, Roger Rabbit in | Heart Of China | Hoosier City | Hugo 2: Whodunit? | J.B. Harold In: Murder Club | Last Half Of Darkness | Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work | Leisure Suit Larry In The Land Of The Lounge Lizards (VGA remake) | Los Templos Sagrados [Sp] | Lost Treasures of Infocom | Magnetic Scrolls Collection, The | Martian Memorandum | Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge | Mystery Of The Mummy | MythMaster: A Vagabond's Adventure | Neverending Story II, The | Palace Of Deceit: Dragon's Plight | Panoplia: The Full Armor of God | Profezia [It] | Refixion [MAC] | Scapeghost | Scrooge | Secret Codes of C.Y.P.H.E.R., The - Operation Wildlife | Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Volume 1 | Space Ace 2: Borf's Revenge | Space Quest 1 VGA | Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer's Appliance | Taking of Beverly Hills, The | Timequest

Adventure related:

| Animal Quest | Are We There Yet? | Blade Warrior | Catacomb II / The Catacomb | Conan the Cimmerian | Crime Does Not Pay | Destination: Mars! | Engineering Jones and the Time Thieves of DSPea | Family Doctor, The | Floor 13 | Genghis Khan | Godfather, The: The Action Game | Headline Harry and The Great Paper Race | I Photograph To Remember | Immortal, The | J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan | Jones In The Fast Lane | L'aigle D'or: Le Retour [F] | Legend of Billy the Kid, The | Metal Mutant | Monty Python's Flying Circus | Paganitzu | Paperboy 2 | Rescue Rover | Rescue Rover 2 | Rocketeer, The | Sherlock Holmes On Disc | Simpsons Arcade Game, The | Simpsons, The: Bart's House of Weirdness | Software Toolworks World Atlas, The | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Manhattan Missions | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game | Terminator 2: Judgment Day | Unreal | ZZT

Kids:

| Addams Family Print Gallery, The | Amanda Stories | Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby | Daffy Duck, P.I.: The Case of the Missing Letters | Dick Tracy Crimestoppers Print Kit | Disney's Beauty and the Beast Print Kit | Donald's Alphabet Chase | EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus | Goofy's Railway Express | Kid Works | Math Blaster Mystery | McGee at the Fun Fair | Mickey & Minnie's Fun Time Print Kit | Mickey's Colors & Shapes | Mickey's Crossword Puzzle Maker | Mickey's Jigsaw Puzzles | Mickey's Runaway Zoo | Mixed-Up Fairy Tales | Mutanoid Math Challenge | Nigel's World: Adventures in World Geography | Once Upon a Time: Abracadabra | Once Upon a Time: Baba Yaga | Once Upon A Time: Little Red Riding Hood | Reader Rabbit 2 | Silly Noisy House, A | Snoopy: The Cool Computer Game / Snoopy And Peanuts | Super Mario Bros. Print World | Super Munchers: The Challenge Continues... | Super Solvers: Operation Neptune | Super Solvers: Spellbound! | Treehouse, The | Where in America's Past is Carmen Sandiego?

Adult:

| Cobra Mission | Knights Of Xentar / Dragon Knight 3 | Rance 3: Leazas Kanraku (Rance 3: Fall of Leazas)

Role-Playing Games:

| Ancients I: Death Watch | Bard's Tale Construction Set, The | Dark Designs I: Grelminar's Staff | Dark Designs II: Closing the Gate | Death Knights of Krynn | Dusk of the Gods | Eye of the Beholder | Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon | Final Battle, The | Gateway to the Savage Frontier | Hero Quest | J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings Vol.2: The Two Towers | Legends of Murder II: Grey Haven | Magic Candle II: The Four and Forty, The | MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients | Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra | Obitus | Planet's Edge: The Point of no Return | Pools of Darkness | Rescue of Lorri in Lorrinitron, The | Shadow Sorcerer | Spacewrecked: 14 Billion Light Years from Earth | Spirit of Adventure | Twilight: 2000 | Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams | Vengeance of Excalibur

Platformers:

| Arctic Adventure | Baby Jo in 'Going Home' | Back to the Future Part III | Blues Brothers, The | Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle | Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine | Commander Keen 6: Aliens Ate My Baby Sitter! | Crystal Caves | Dangerous Dave 2 in the Haunted Mansion | Dark Ages | Dizzy: Prince Of The Yolkfolk | Duke Nukem | Elvira: The Arcade Game | Gods | Home Alone | Horror Zombies From The Crypt | Lone Wolf: The Mirror Of Death / Tower Of Fear | Magic Pockets | Monuments of Mars | Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos | Out Of This World / Another World | Prehistorik | Prophecy: The Viking Child | Simpsons, The: Bart vs. the Space Mutants | Titus The Fox / Lagaf': Les Aventures de Moktar - Vol 1: La Zoubida

Casual Games:

| Hoyle: Official Book of Games - Volume 3 | Lemmings | Lexi-Cross | Microsoft Entertainment Pack 2 | Microsoft Entertainment Pack 3 | Oh No! More Lemmings | Risk | Robak [PL] | Supaplex | Super Jeopardy! | Super Tetris | Tristan Pinball | Trump Castle II | Wordtris | Xmas Lemmings 91


Adventures

Adventures of Willy Beamish, The Dynamix / Sierra On-Line [top]

This is the last adventure game designed by Dynamix' founder Jeff Tunnell, the prolific designer of such puzzle classics as The Incredible Machine. You are precocious youngster and resident console-game addict Willy Beamish, who, in his insatiable quest to procrastinate, starts out his summer vacation on a high note with a bunch of friends, gets into bigger and bigger trouble with a bully, and eventually gets to save his hometown from malignant adults who are poisoning the town's only river. The optional puzzles and multiple puzzle solutions that made Jeff's earlier classics Heart of China and Rise of The Dragon highly replayable are sadly missing from this game, as here Willy is plunged headlong into one trouble after another without any control over his fate, and the adventure is over all too soon. Still, funny animations, clever puzzles (some involving Willy's pet frog as an inventory item), and humorous antics help elevate the game above mediocrity. The CD-Rom release added full voices to the game which the disk version lacked and has some different cutscenes.
Screenshots
Full Demo ( @ House Of Games)
Infos
Full Demo 6Mb (@ Hotud)
Full Demo (@ Abandonia)
ISO Demo 54Mb (@ Abandon Games 4 All)
ISO Demo 100MB(uploaded by Egon68)
(7x 1.2MB) Floppy Image (uploaded by Tadrio)


Blue Code Phillip Morris GmbH / The SoftAd Group, Inc. [top]

You just wanted to call the breakdown service using the public phone, but suddenly a mysterious guy calls you "Adam", chains a suitcase to your arm and tells you to deliver it. Blue Code is played similarly to the Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books: You just say "yes" or "no". If you have the right item in your inventory the games chooses the appropriate action for you. Because of this most tasks consist of mini-games or buying the right item from the store. The only freedom is the town map where you can choose your next destination. There is no save option. The freely distributed game is actually just the half of it - you had to request the other half with a codeword found inside the game.
Screenshots
German Free Game Part 1 1.4MB (uploaded by Werbespiel-Archiv)


Cadaver 2: The Payoff Bitmap Brothers, The / Renegade Software [top]

Dianos is dead. The Cadaver contract has been fulfilled. But Karadoc finds that collecting his reward proves more difficult than he had ever imagined. The Payoff is as an "expansion disk" to Cadaver, a fun puzzle/adventure/action hybrid and picks up right where Cadaver left off, offering additional four levels of action, puzzles and adventure. Although the puzzles are much more logical and less random than Cadaver, The Payoff forces you to fight many more - and tougher - enemies than in the first game. Still, it's a great fantasy romp that everyone should try out. The main differences between the first game and this add-on are that The Payoff has outdoor scenes, the graphics are slightly better and on the first level Karadoc has the help of a friendly monster, Snot. The appearance of Snot is fairly brief unfortunately - his continued presence might have added an extra dimension to the game. Also, the appearance of more magic mushrooms (finish the game! :-) might have added extra fun, although there is still plenty of alcohol for Karadoc to drink scattered throughout! There's a fun drinking game to be played (and Karadoc will die if he loses), and there's also a secret quiz room - but no prizes for getting all the questions right. One of the better spells to be found is 'Talk to the Dead' which, when cast on a corpse in the mortuary, yields an 'Urgh, what was I drinking last night?' from the deceased.
Screenshots
Full Demos Cadaver 1 & 2 The Payoff 1MB (uploaded by hfric)
included in The Bitmap Brothers Compilation (1995) ISO Demo 17MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Castle Of Dr. Brain Sierra On-Line [top]

Definitely a true classic, this game belongs on every puzzle lover's shelf and every kid's desk. Designed by Corey Cole (of Quest for Glory fame), this game is the best example of "edutainment" - a highly enjoyable game that also teaches lots of things through a series of devious puzzles and games. The "program the robot" puzzle on the expert level is particularly entertaining and will teach you a few things about programmer's ordeals. The goal of the game is to escape from Dr. Brain's castle. To do this, you will have to accomplish a series of tasks. You will start off with some simple memory and math problems, but as you go on you will encounter true mind-breaking puzzles.
Screenshots
Full Demo ( @ XTC Abandonware)
Full Demo (@ Lost Treasures)
Full Demo3Mb (@ Abandonia)
Full Demo (@ Staregry)
ISO Demo 91MB(uploaded by Egon68)


Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood Sierra On-Line [top]

This second and final game in the Conquests series is another impressive historical adventure. This time it features VGA graphics and uses Sierra's standard icon-driven interface first seen in King's Quest V. The player assumes the role of the legendary Robin Hood in his efforts to restore King Richard I to the throne of England. To do so, he must collect enough money to pay the king's ransom. The game keeps track of the size of Robin's band, with a small number of opportunities to recruit new members, and a few chances to get them killed. There are various opportunities to launch raiding missions throughout the game, and having a sufficiently large band as well as using an effective strategy are necessary to succeed. Depending on how well the player does, there are a number of endings, ranging from Robin being hanged for his crimes, to being knighted and getting married to Maid Marian. Many puzzles have multiple solutions with varying implications - some more desirable than others. The detailed video-captured animation is fluid and varied and most characters you meet have unique animated portraits. A planned MPC version of the game would have had speech but the project was canceled due to budget problems. Only a non-interactive demo was released.
Screenshots
Full Demo (@ Christy Marx Site)
Infos
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(6x 1.44MB) Floppy Image (6x 1.44MB) Floppy Image v1.1 (uploaded by Tadrio)
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Videos
VGA / EGA Full Demos 7MB/4.5MB (uploaded by The Abandoned Gamesroom)
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Non-Interactive Talkie Demo 602kb (uploaded by SCI Programmer's Wiki)


Cruise For A Corpse Delphine Software [top]

Cruise for a Corpse is a graphic adventure game with a point-and-click interface. It's 1927 and when Inspector Raoul Dusentier is invited to a cruise upon a mighty sailing ship by the wealthy businessman Niklos Karaboudjan, he looks forward to nothing but a relaxing week on the sea. Instead, his host manages to get himself murdered on the second day. Too convenient that a policeman is aboard - Dusentier sets out to search for suspects. Why is it that none of the family members seem awfully sad about the demise of the old man? In the best tradition of Agatha Christie, each and every person on board has a motive for the murder. You advance in the plot not so much by solving common object-based puzzles, but by talking to the right persons about the right subjects at the right time, thus collecting clues. You will also find pieces of evidence scattered throughout the ship. However, most items suddenly appear in cupboards and drawers that were previously empty - an awfully unnerving process. The clock advances in ten-minute-steps whenever you discover an interesting clue, which conveniently informs you of your progress. The protagonists move around the ship; so whenever time passes, different persons to talk to might appear at certain locations. Delphine's Cinematique interface reached "Evolution 2". Instead of containing a fixed number of verbs, the command menu is now context-sensitive. The mouse cursor will change its appearance when moved over an interesting object; a left-click brings up a set of appropriate verbs. A right-click accesses the inventory. Another interesting improvement: All the persons in the game are animated polygons.
Screenshots
Full Demo 3MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Full Demo (@ House Of Games)
included in Various Floppy Adventure Games - Floppy .imz Images ISO Demo 45MB (uploaded by Virgil)
ISO Demo KIXX XL re-release ~427Mb(uploaded by Egon68)


D/Generation Software Toolworks / Mindscape [top]

D/Generation is a fun isometric puzzle/adventure hybrid that looks similar to Mindscape's earlier underdog Contraption Zack, although it's based on a different engine. The puzzle focus of Zack gave way this time to stronger emphasis on plot and adventure game puzzles, with no less enjoyable a result. The plot is quite interesting: a large multi-national genetic engineering company called Genoq has developed an entirely new type of biogenetic weapon, which has escaped and taken control of the whole central office building. The head of Genoq, Jean-Paul Derrida, has requested a package from abroad to help him fight this dreadful weapon, called the D/Generation. You take the role of the courier bringing him this package, and pretty soon it becomes apparent you are Genoq's only hope of survival. Your character lands on the 80th floor and has to work his way upwards to the 89th floor, where you will confront the D/Generation and hopefully save Genoq. Each floor is made up of rooms, most of which are infested with renegade biogenetic weapons, called A/Generations, B/Generations or C/Generations. You must kill all the biogenetic weapons in each room and seal off the air duct they came from until you can proceed to the next room. If you manage to also save trapped human scientists, you will be rewarded with extra lives and important clues. The action is very fast-paced, but don't expect to finish the game in one sitting - the higher you go, the more complicated obstacles you must pass and more monsters you must kill. In 2004 a fan-made remake/sequel, rE/Generation, was made by DreamCodex for the Retro Remakes 2004 Competition that retains much of the original gameplay and feel, while upgrading the graphics and adding some new surprises.

See also: D/Generation HD

Screenshots
Full Demo 630kb ( @ Lost Treasures)
Full Demo(@ XTC Abandonware)
ISO Demo 833kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
rE/Generation - Free Fan-made Remake/Sequel 8.1MB (uploaded by DreamCodex)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 1MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Full Demo with DOSBox 2.9MB (uploaded by The Collection Chamber)
ISO Demo + Scans 7+5.5MB (uploaded by GameCare)
included in The Software Toolworks Challenge Pack - Clone ISO Demo 21MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Dick Tracy: The Crime-Solving Adventure Distinctive Software / Walt Disney Computer Software [top]

You're the famous square-jawed detective in this graphic adventure based on the movie adaptation of the comic book. Track down criminals and solve cases using your two-way wrist radio, squad car, and bugs you plant in the bad guys' hideouts. Suspects behave differently depending on their personality: Some will cooperate, while others will interpret a show of force as an invitation to a gun battle. It's a fun action/strategy game which combines furious platform shootout sequences with sleuthing elements of collecting and analyzing clues to determine the suspect's identity. Gameplay involves jumping into your patrol car and hit the streets in search of clues and informants, while battling thugs and hauling in crime figures for interogation. The game is reminiscent of Sierra's Police Quest in that you, as Dick Tracy, typically would patrol around the city, waiting for mission calls from your boss. After a characteristic "I'm on my way" response, you will need to hit that siren and get to the crime scene. Good fun, with freedom of movement despite quirky controls and illogical clues that seem to be placed at random each time you play.
Screenshots
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
/Review
6x360KB Floppy ISO Demo 1MB (uploaded by Molitor)


Die Kathedrale [G] Weltenschmiede / Software 2000 [top]

Die Kathedrale is German interactive fiction with graphics. The second of three German text adventure games by developer Weltenschmiede, Die Kathedrale ("The Cathedral") confronts you with a mystery centuries old and fiendishly dangerous located in a majestic cathedral. By bad luck, you have been locked in the fictional cathedral of St. Peter, an impressive architectural masterpiece that has a disturbing history of inquisition and dark secrets. Even worse, a set of ancient documents tells you that you have but three days to find and disarm 15 devilish mechanisms that the medieval architect Victor Paz has hidden throughout the ancient building. The parchments give one vague clue to each mystery, but many others are concealed within the church. Why does the great organ have one lever more than it has records? Why did Victor Paz have a well drilled in the catacombs? Could the rumor of a hidden spiral staircase in one of the big columns be true? With an eye for details and an alert mind, you will uncover secrets almost everywhere in the awe-inspiring building. Fortunately, you are not alone: the cheerful Dani accompanies you on your quest. As you travel back in time with every step into the cathedrals past, Dani is first replaced by the butler Jasper, then by the medieval monk Daniel. Your companions are vital for your progress; not only do they provide clues and carry surplus equipment, but you may also give them specific orders to help you solve puzzles: on your command, they will go to any location, operate machinery or help you move things that are too heavy for one person alone.
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (@My Abandonware)


Drachen von Laas [G] Attic Entertainment Software GmbH / Dragonware [top]

Dragons of Laas tells the story of two young friends who are bored with their everyday life in the medieval fantasy world of Laas. They decide to leave their little village and seek adventures. Adventures they find when they are asked to kill two mighty dragons that rampage the area of a far-away city. This is a text/graphic adventure with a serious role-playing slant. Although still fashioned with a text parser etc, this game includes a character leveling system, character attributes, role-playing-like combat, a magic system and many other unique elements. The PC version of the game is quite rare.
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Amiga Full Demo *requires Emu (uploaded by EmuParadise)


Dragon's Lair 2: Time Warp Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media / ReadySoft Inc. [top]

Originally the floppy versions of the laserdisc games were little more than PC version of "choose-your-own-adventure" books, in which gameplay is boiled down to choosing an action from multiple choices. The PC versions were, naturally, cut-down versions from Laserdisc originals, with many sequences missing altogether. It wasn't until the advent of CD-ROM that Readysoft (now sold to Digital Leisure) started making "deluxe" versions of these games and put them on CD-ROM in 1996 and later on DVD in 1999. This one is based on Don Bluth's laserdisc arcade game of the same name. Princess Daphne has been spirited away to a wrinkle in time by the Evil Wizard Mordroc who plans to force her into marriage. Only you, Dirk the Daring, can save her. Transported by a bumbling old time machine, you begin the rescue mission. But you must hurry, for once the Casket of Doom has opened, Mordroc will place the Death Ring upon Daphne's finger in marriage and she will be lost forever in the Time Warp.
Infos
20th Anniversary Edition (2003) ISO Demo 423MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Screenshots
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Full Demo ( @ Lost Treasures Abandonware)
Full Demo 2.88MB (uploaded by Juego Viejo)
DVD ISO Demo (playable on tv dvd) 4.26GB (uploaded by scaryfun)
2013 Remastered Edition - ISO Demo 766MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Dragon's Lair: Escape From Singe's Castle Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media / Software Projects Ltd. [top]

Dirk the Daring is a heroic, if clumsy knight. When Princess Daphne was kidnapped by the dragon, Singe, and taken to his castle... Dirk set out to rescue her. Due to a lack of disk and memory space in the systems of the day, the port of the arcade game, Dragon's Lair was split into two parts. The first part covered the half of the game dealing with entering Singe's Castle and saving the Princess. This second part, named Dragon's Lair II: Escape from Singe's Castle completes the game, continuing the adventure of Dirk the Daring after slaying Singe the Dragon. Dirk the Daring is controlled by the player, who views Dirk's actions on the screen from third-person. The game is reactive and players must press the right controller direction or action button at the right time to have Dirk avoid traps, defeat monsters and otherwise stay alive.
Screenshots
Full Demo ( @ Lost Treasures Abandonware)
Full Demo3.6MB (@ Juego Viejo)


Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus Horrorsoft / Accolade [top]

The second of two Horror/Role-palying/Adventure games featuring Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. An evil force has taken over the horror movie studio and captured Elvira. It's up to the player to enter the now real movie sets, defeat the monsters, find components to create magical spells and, rescue the B-movie hostess before the evil Cerberus can take over the Earth. Another fun game in the series.
Screenshots
Full Demo (@ DJ Old Games)
Full Demo6MB (@ Abandonware Utopia)
Full Demo3MB (@ DopeRoms)
Full Demo4MB (@ GamesWin)
Elvira's Horror Pack ISO Demo includes - Elvira: Mistress Of The Dark, Elvira 2: The Jaws of Cerberus, Waxworks 20MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Fascination Tomahawk / Coktel Vision [top]

Fascination is the last game in Coktel / Tomahawk's short-lived line of risque, mature-themed adventures that began with Emmanuelle. Aside from its eye-catching "mature" label, the game is a rather mundane story about a business man who has invented a chemical drug that increases the sex-drive. Unfortunately he was assassinated, and you accidentally get hold of the drug sample. Your mission is to try to deliver the sample to the right person and avoid being made out as the murderer. You play a woman in this game, but in this case it seems as if the woman designer made the choice only as an excuse to flaunt mildly erotic, useless scenes such as you taking a shower. Another big problem is that you can't do much that's not related to the story, and there's no going back, so if you forget to snap a paper in the hotel, you have to restore an old save. This is made worse by the fact that some puzzles are not very logical, and it can takes hours to find the solutions. Apart from these gripes, Fascination is a good murder mystery, with interesting plot and some good puzzles. Beware of pixel-hunting, and save your game often if you want to finish this quirky game.
Screenshots
Full Demo 3764kb (@ Abandonware DOS)
Full Demo 3MB (uploaded by GamesWin)
Full Demo 3.7MB (uploaded by Hotud)
ScummVM Full Demo + audio track compressed 231MB (uploaded by Emu Paradise)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 2.7MB (uploaded by Molitor)


Free D.C.! Cineplay Interactive [top]

With robots now in control of the Earth, the last remaining humans are held in a Zoo. They are alongside key American artifacts, for the entertainment and curiosity of the robot overlords. A wave of killings is taking place, and you have 12 hours to work out who is responsible and why. Free D.C! is primarily an adventure game, in which conversations with other characters provide most of the clues. The game is not puzzle-oriented in the way contemporaries such as Monkey Island and Legend of Kyrandia are, and is organized in a non-linear way. Graphics are made using Claymation figures (Will Vinton's famous studio), and the sound includes sampled speech.
Screenshots
Full Demo 2.5MB (@ Juego Viejo)
Videos
Full Demo 2.5MB (@ DopeRoms)
Full Demo 2.5MB (@ Hotud)


Gobliiins Coktel Vision / Sierra On-Line [top]

In this colorful and uniquely funny adventure, it's up to 3 goblins to help the good king regain his sanity... before you lose yours forever. Your mission is to track down the dark force that's gleefully abusing the good King's voodoo doll. Find 'em, stop 'em, and usher in an era of peace and prosperity. Gobliiins is a warped and wonderful quest, filled with level after level of truly twisted inventory, object and logic puzzles. You command Hooter, Dwayne, and BoBo, three eager imps with special skills. In 1993 a cdrom version came out which included voices.
Screenshots
Browser-Playable JAVA Full DOS Demo ( @ DOSdose)
Info
Full Demo 2Mb (@ Abandonia)
Full Demo 2Mb (@ XTC Abandonware)
Full Demo 2Mb (@ Kmzpub)
Floppy ISO Demo 2MB (provided by xariskop & uploaded by Scaryfun)
ISO Demo 192MB (uploaded by Scaryfun)
GOG Digital ISO Demo v2.1.0.64 111MB (uploaded by Shattered)


Golden Immortal Whitestar Mageware Co. / Motherlode Inc. [top]

There's four parts: 1.The Cathedral, 2.The Town, 3.The Course, 4.The Trance. This is one of the first cd-rom games and was ported from the Atari. It's a heroic adventure quest for adults young and old. This multimedia fantasy captivates your intelligence with 130 megs of stunning graphics and over 60 minutes of CD quality sound. Incorporating film-like sequences of T'ai-Chi and other martial arts, the secrets of ancient powers will be revealed. Sojourn through intricate and realistic fantasy environments. Finally, the Hero must undergo a sexual rite of passage...both ethical and exciting, witness the sensual and exotic dances of both good and evil.
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ISO Demo 459MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Hare-Raising Havoc, Roger Rabbit in BlueSky Software, Inc. / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

Roger Rabbit returns with a vengeance in this semi-sequel to the average Who Framed Roger Rabbit?. Although Hare Raising Havoc is still a platform game, this time Disney vastly improved all the facets of the game, from the graphics to more fun gameplay. Once again, help Roger escape his predicament through devilishly difficult levels. Good animation and soundtrack help propel an otherwise typical platform game above average. It's not a must-have, but it's fun for a while especially for fans of the series.
Screenshots
Full Demo 2.2MB (@ Juego Viejo)
Full Demo 2.2MB (@ Hotud)
(5x 720kB) Floppy Image (uploaded by Tadrio)
included in The Disney Software Collection - Hybrid DOS/Win3.1 Full Demo 11MB (uploaded by myloch)


Heart Of China Dynamix / Sierra On-Line [top]

The game features the exploits of pilot Jake "Lucky" Masters as he tries to rescue nurse Kate Lomax from a ruthless warlord. The story and characters are similar to Indiana Jones. In 1930s Hong Kong, struggling former World War I fighter pilot Jake "Lucky" Masters is recruited by rich businessman E.A. Lomax for a dangerous mission. Lomax's daughter Nurse Kate Lomax, has been kidnapped by ruthless warlord Li Deng and imprisoned in Deng's Chengdu fortress. Lucky must rescue nurse Kate but to do so, he must enlist the help of a mysterious ninja named Zhao Chi. Each day Lucky has not rescued Kate, his reward money decreases by $20,000. After sneaking into Deng's fortress, Lucky and Chi snatch Kate and escape. Unfortunately, Kate is bitten by a snake during the rescue and the only medicine that can save her is in Tibet. After further adventures in Tibet and Istanbul, the trio makes its way to Paris. There are several possible endings to the game and many ways to die. Some interesting features are that certain choices can delay the team (diminishing the reward given in the epilogue), and that portions of the game are played from Jake's, Chi's, and Kate's perspectives. There are two optional arcade-style action sequences.
Screenshots
Full Demo 7Mb (@ XTC Abandonware)
Reviews
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(5x 1.44MB) Floppy Image (uploaded by Tadrio)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 12MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Full Demo with DOSBox + Emulated Amiga Version 33MB (uploaded by The Collection Chamber)


Hoosier City Wetware / MVP Software [top]

Hoosier city is a top-down adventure side scroller in 3 episodes. You must rid a city of evil mutants in a post-nuclear-war era. You can move from screen to screen to collect keys and objects in order to move on. You can collect weapons and money to buy weapons: you start with only a sword, but in the end you will have machine guns and bombs. The free shareware Episode 1 is titled Assault of the Orcs, while Episode II: Liberating Freedom City and Episode III: Return to Oil City are available when game is purchased.
Screenshots
Episode 1 Shareware Level Demo 158kb (@ Textfiles)
Videos
Freeware Registered Game 441kb (uploaded by Official Site)


Hugo 2: Whodunit? Gary Design Associates [top]

This is the second game in the Hugo-trilogy. Somebody in the mansion of Hugo's uncle was murdered. It's the task of you and your girlfriend to find the murderer. The graphics in this game are an improvement over the first game and it appears to have had more work put into it. The areas that you can explore are huge and there is even a giant hedge maze that you have to explore to finish the game. Many of the clues are hard to spot on the first try as well, therefore it may take you a long time to get through the game. Along with the classic hidden item puzzles, there are also reflex puzzles that require you to react quickly and navigate hazardous areas. For example, in one scene you have to get through a field of venus fly traps without getting bitten. In another area, you have to cross a bridge without bumping into the edge so you don't drop an item. Overall, this game is much more challenging and there is also a lot more humor. In one scene, you have to fight back the advances of the gardener in order to access an area. In another scene you travel to another universe in a magic phone booth.
Screenshots
Full Demo (@ Dosgames.ru)
Reviews
Full Demo 298kb (@ XTC Abandonware)
Browser-Playable Java Shareware Demo (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)
enhanced Windows version included in Hugo's House of Horrors Trilogy (1995) ISO Demo 7MB (uploaded by Egon68)


J.B. Harold In: Murder Club Riversoft / Broderbund Software [top]

This is a little-known PC conversion of a TurboDuo game of the same name. As investigator JB Harold, you must investigate the murder of a well-known businessman and bring the murderer to court. Gameplay is very much "by the book": interrogate suspects, submit evidence for analysis, establish the motive, method and opportunity of the killer, and finally see if your case stands up in court. Despite some writing quirks (perhaps due to poor translation), and somewhat "dry" gameplay, it's still a solid and thoroughly challenging game. In 1996, a new Japanese version added a new art style and character design introduced, which would later be used for the later Murder Club games. Originally came out for Windows 95, and re-released 4 years later for both Windows 95 and 98, as part of the 'PC Game BEST Series'.
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Full Demo 493kb (@ Juego Viejo)
Infos


Last Half Of Darkness Bill Fisher / Softlab Laboratories [top]

One of the most obscure horror games ever made, this attracted a small following when the first part was released as freeware in 1991, and quickly spread over BBS and shareware ftp archives. So what is memorable about a shareware adventure game that boasts only 16-color VGA graphics? The answer, as with all good horror games, is simple: a strong plot and sufficiently creepy atmosphere. While it won't make the next Stephen King bestseller, the game's premise is much better than your average horror flick. Your aunt was some sort of witch - a good witch though, practicing only good spells and magic. In fact, she was working on a potion just before she was killed. Now the secret will go to the grave with her unless you can find the missing ingredients. You, being her only living heir received news and came quickly to find out that she had plans for you to continue with her work. You will gain title to her estate and her fortune, but only if you continue with her studies in the field of magic. Gameplay is standard point-and-click affair—click on verbs (examine, take, operate etc.) to interact with the game. Puzzles are logical, and will seem too easy to die-hard adventurers. A few (e.g. figuring out what each potion does, and finding the password to the computer) are more difficult than others, but they are overall not very taxing. What is most memorable about the game is the many horrific images, such as the dead girl in the closet and the hooded figure. These, combined with a decent plot and fair puzzles, make it one of the better shareware adventures that's worth a look. The one-man maker of the game remade it on ever better graphic engines in 1999 and 2005.
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Full Demo 338kb Full Demo VGA Version 352kb (@ Abandonia)
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Full Demo 304kb Full Demo VGA Version 647kb (@ GamesWin)
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1989 Full Demo 353kb (uploaded by UberLamer)
1991 VGA Full Demo 683kb (uploaded by UberLamer)


Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does a Little Undercover Work Sierra On-Line [top]

Due to conflicting reasons, a game in the series titled #4 was ever released. This "fifth" game was the first of the series that used the new icon interface and VGA graphics. It is also notable that unlike all previous games in the series, Larry cannot die and the game cannot be brought in an unwinnable state. The player controls both Larry and Patti as in Larry 3, but this time alternatively (when one character finishes a mission, the scenario automatically switches to the other). The absence of the fourth game is itself used as a plot element: Julius Biggs has stolen the 'missing floppies' of the game and so Larry Laffer appears amnesiac. Larry is now working for PornProdCorp, and is sent across the US to find three sexy girls to appear in a new TV show. Meanwhile, Patti is assigned by the FBI to find incriminating evidence against two music companies. The action is broken by cutscenes showing mob personnel working to eliminate their porn competition: they donate money to a group called CANE (Conservatives Against Nearly Everything), who strive to enact television-regulation legislation (which would neutralize the threat that increasingly-racy TV shows pose to the porn industry). The scenarios finally merge at the end of the game.
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Full Demo 7Mb (@ Kmzpub)
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Full Demo 7Mb (@ DJ Old Games)
Full Demo 7MB (@ DopeRoms)
Full Demo 7MB (@ GamesWin)
included in Leisure Suit Larry Collector's Edition (1994 Version) ISO Demo 114Mb (uploaded by Egon68)
(8x 1.44MB) Floppy Image (uploaded by Tadrio)
included in Leisure Suit Larry Collection (2001 WinXP Version) ISO Demo 143MB (uploaded by Shattered)
Included in: Leisure Suit Larry - GOG Digital ISO Demo 545MB (uploaded by Molitor)


Leisure Suit Larry In The Land Of The Lounge Lizards (VGA remake) Sierra On-Line [top]

This is an official VGA remake of the classic first game in the series and used Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI) engine with 256 colors and icon-driven (as opposed to text-based) interface. There is also much more music than in the original.
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Full Demo 3Mb (@ DJ Old Games)
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Full Demo 3MB (@ DopeRoms)
Full Demo 3MB (@ GamesWin)
included in Leisure Suit Larry Collection (2001 WinXP Version) ISO Demo 147MB (uploaded by Shattered)
Included in: Leisure Suit Larry - GOG Digital ISO Demo 545MB (uploaded by Molitor)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 3MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Los Templos Sagrados [Sp] Aventuras AD [top]

This text-adventure with graphics is the sequel to La Diosa de Cozumel, and the second "book" of the "Ci-U-Than" trilogy of games. They all utilize the parser DAAD, that has capabilities similar to the Infocom Z-machine one (you can chain commands, correct misspellings, etc). This time around the player searches the ruins of the Yucatán peninsula for the lost mayan temple of Chichén Itzá.
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Spanish Full Demo 373kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Spanish Full Demo (uploaded by Computer Emuzone)


Lost Treasures of Infocom Infocom / Activision Inc. [top]

This is a compilation of 20 computer games from interactive fiction pioneer Infocom games: Zork I, Zork II, Zork III, Zork Zero, Beyond Zork, Enchanter, Sorcerer, Spellbreaker, Deadline, The Witness, Suspect, Ballyhoo, Planetfall, Stationfall, Moonmist, Infidel, Lurking Horror, Starcross, Suspended, and an additional bonus was the updated version of Hitchhiker's Guide. The game was repackaged using a later version of the Z-machine than the original, and now featured a built-in hint system.
Full Demo 3MB (uploaded by Scaryfun)
Floppy Disk Images ISO plus scans & manuals 2+5MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 8MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Floppy Images ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 2MB


Magnetic Scrolls Collection, The Magnetic Scrolls / Virgin Games [top]

More than a compilation, this collection brings three Magnetic Scrolls' hits, now enhanced to run under Wonderland's Magnetic Windows game environment: * Fish! - The Seven Deadly Fins, an inter-dimensional group of anarchists, are on the loose. 'THE PROJECT' has been sabotaged... can you, a mere goldfish, save the day? Fish! is full of what you least expect, lacking all that's rational and devoid of all good sense. * Corruption - Outwardly you're on the fast track to success in the City. But what corruption lurks menacingly just beneath the glittering facade? Corruption is a racy thriller where the only person you can trust is yourself. * The Guild of Thieves - How sneaky can you get? The answer is 'VERY' to stand an earthly chance of qualifying for entry into the famed Guild of Thieves. In The Guild of Thieves, treasure abounds but can you find and steal it all?
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Magnetic Interpreter for running original game versions (@ Magnetic Scrolls Memorial)
Extras
Full Demo 2678kb (@ Juego Viejo)


Martian Memorandum Access Software [top]

Sequel to cult classic Mean Streets, the second of Access' Tex Murphy games is an interesting point-and-click detective adventure set in 21st century San Francisco. As with the first game, the highlight is the well-written premise and interesting characters. You are Tex Murphy, a (cough) handsome PI who is down on his luck. You are hired by Marshall Alexander, the owner of Terraform Corp. to find his kidnapped daughter Alexis. You will soon be looking deep into Alexander's past, dealing with thugs and conmen of all kinds in San Francisco. The case will take you to the jungle, and eventually to Mars, where Terraform is terraforming the planet. Here, you will discover what the game's title mean, and why it rests on your puny shoulders to save the Earth again. It's an unadulterated, 100% pure point-and-click adventure game with no inscrutable flight sim or action portions in sight. Some puzzles do require you to solve them within a time limit, but usually it's quite lenient (once you find WHERE all the items are, of course). The characters you meet, as in Mean Streets are interesting, and advance the game as they would in a real murder mystery novel. You can select several approaches in your conversation, ranging from friendly to threatening, and different characters require different approaches (as well as cash) to cough up the information you need. In contrast to most other adventure games, you can get irrevocably stuck if you pick the wrong approach for a character, who is so upset with you that he/she won't talk to you again. Other annoyances include extreme pixel-hunting, which requires you to slowly move the cursor all over the screen to find 1x1 objects, and there is a big MAZE in this game.
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Full Demo 6582kb (@ Juego Viejo)
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Private Eye Mysteries ISO Demo 18MB which includes: Countdown, Crime Wave, Martian Memorandum, Mean Streets (uploaded by Egon68)
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(10x 720kB) Floppy Image (uploaded by Tadrio)


Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge LucasFilm Games [top]

This is a sequel to Secret of Monkey Island. Guybrush Threepwood is back again, and this time around is searching for the mysterious treasure called (drum roll, please) Big Whoop. Already having defeated LeChuck and becoming a pirate, he assumes it'll be smooth sailing on his new voyage. He only has a few things standing in his way--namely he's stuck on a strange island run by pirates, has no boat, no map to the treasure, and recently lost all of his material possessions to LeChuck's former right-hand man, Largo LaGrande. Not to mention the fact that Largo has stopped all pirates from setting sail. The evil ghost pirate LeChuck hasn't left the stage also. His subordinates are trying to bring him back from the dead one more time. Guybrush must also win back Elaine's love as their relationship hasn't gone well. The game utilizes the same command-based SCUMM interface and branching dialogue system that were used in its predecessor. The game features hand-painted graphics, many new locations, and plenty of challenging puzzles to solve.MI2 is considered by many fans and critics to be among the best of LucasArts' adventure games. Despite its popularity, its ambiguous and surrealistic ending drew criticism. It was also the first adventure game that in the beginning offered 2 levels of puzzle difficulty. The easy level had some puzzles and minor plot elements trimmed. In 2010, a special edition was released featuring high-definition graphics, a re-mastered musical score, full voiceover, and an in-depth hint system.
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Full Demo 19Mb (@ Dosgames.ru)
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Full Demo 6Mb (@ Fajnegry) *under Secret Of Monkey Island 2
Full Demo (@ DJ Games)
Full Demo 6MB (@ DopeRoms)
Full Demo 6MB (@ GamesWin)
Included in: Monkey Island Madness ISO Demo along with updated Secret Of Monkey Island & demo of Curse Of Monkey Island 359MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
(5x 1.44MB) Floppy Image (uploaded by Tadrio)
Included in: Monkey Island 1 and 2 (The White Label Double Pack) ISO Demo 290MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Included in Zehn Adventures - German 2CD ISO 842MB (provided by dead-meat & uploaded by Scaryfun) *collection of 10 German Lucas Arts adventures
Monkey Island Madness included in The LucasArts Archives Vol. III 6CD ISO Demo 1.20GB (uploaded by hgdagon)
FM Towns ISO Demo 21MB (uploaded by GigaWatt)
included in The Monkey Island Bounty Pack (1997) 2CD ISO Demo 1.23GB (uploaded by Egon68)
included in Monkey Island Collection (2001) ISO Demo 2.15GB (uploaded by hgdagon)


Mystery Of The Mummy Time Warp / Rainbow Arts [top]

In this solid PC version of an underrated Amiga adventure, you are a detective tasked with finding a missing mummy in Hamburg within 5 days. Hundreds of locations, characters, objects, and authentic 1912 atmosphere are high points of the game, which is challenging due to the myriad of clues and interrogations you must unravel. The use of lab equipment to obtain evidence is also a nice touch. Quirky interface and some annoying action sequences notwithstanding, this game is recommended for patient sleuths and mystery fans alike.
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Full Demo 1090kb (@ Juego Viejo)


MythMaster: A Vagabond's Adventure Carol L. Standley / Techni-Graphics [top]

This is the first part in what was planned to be a series of shareware adventure games. Additional parts or sequels were never released. As young Anton Schlepp, a former young farmhand from the kingdom of Ethra also known as the MythMaster, you set out into the troubled kingdom of Cafray searching for adventure. It looks and plays similarly to classic Sierra adventure games like King's Quest with 16-color EGA graphics, keyboard controls, a parser interface, and numerous ways to die. There are 206 points to earn.
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Shareware Level Demo 786kb (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)
Videos


Neverending Story II, The Linel / Merit Studios, Inc. [top]

The Neverending Story II is a bizarre platform game which is largely based on the movie. The concept is simple: you're Bastian, and are called forth once again by the Childlike Empress to save Fantasia, the Land of Dreams. The game itself is indeed a platformer where you have to outrun giants (as in the movie) or push them over ledges. With every level you will be awarded with another advancement in the plot, usually a few pages written on a "book". Boring gameplay, indecipherable plot. But at least the music stands out as a decent cover of the Klaus Doldinger/ Giorgio Moroder classic.
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Full Demo 454kb (@ MyAbandonware)
Full Demo 452kb (@ DopeRoms)


Palace Of Deceit: Dragon's Plight Game Syndicate Productions / Epic Megagames [top]

This was the first release of one of Epic Megagame's lead game designers, Cliff Bleszsinski at the age of 17 as a shareware title. He later went on to fame for designing Jazz Jackrabbit and more so the Unreal series. It's challenging, fun, and higher quality than most shareware games of 1991. It's a point-and-click graphic adventure for windows similar to Shadowgate and Deja' Vu. In it, you play Nightshade, a dragon being held hostage by the evil wizard Garth who wants to exterminate all dragons in the land of Salac. The only way he can do this, however, is to find the secret Land Of Dragons. It is hidden in a valley and only a dragon would know where it is. He plans to torture Nightshade until he reveals the location of his fellow dragons. But you, as Nightshade, have different plans. You find a way to sneak out of your jail cell and into Garth's Palce Of Deceit. The palace is full of puzzles, and traps are around every corner - that evil wizard wants to make it as hard as possible for you to escape. Along the way you meet several whimsical characters, like Darm the rat and Budo the giant snail, also trapped in the palace, who are more than willing to help you escape. Even with their help, however, it will still be very difficult to make it out alive. You'll have to defeat Garth's warriors, and even the wizard himself, in order to escape. It's a classic graphic adventure. Even if you didn't like Cliff's later Dare To Dream, you may like this game. It features a completely different atmosphere, storyline, and puzzle design. The graphics aren't all that bad for their time, but unfortunately, the game has no music or sound.
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Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Scaryfun)
Full Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 26MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Panoplia: The Full Armor of God Choice Software [top]

A Christian text adventure in which you are charged with recovering the five pieces of the Armor of God. Obtaining each piece requires passing a test. The game includes a copy of the new testament, and bible passages are referenced throughout the game, providing hints.
No-docs crack 70kb (uploaded by RhymeKidder)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 756kb (uploaded by RhymeKidder)
No-docs crack (provided by basetta & uploaded by Scaryfun) 66kb


Profezia [It] Trecision [top]

This is a text adventure with graphics exclusively developed for the Italian market by the first Italian videogame developer that later went on to make Ark Of Time and Nightlong among others. It's set sometime during the Middle Ages, in a mountain area between the two Italian regions of Abruzzo and Lazio. The player takes control of a mercenary who has been hired to retrieve a golden crown from the castle of Capistrello, where Duke Attilio intends to use it on an ancient Pagan rite. It has a multiple-choice interface: as opposed to classic adventures where the player is free to roam around the game world (or part of it), the storyline in Profezia develops automatically. Whenever an action is to be taken, the player is presented with a set of choices, which will affect the rest of the adventure. It is worth noting that there is no unique path to complete the game: the player may follow alternate branches, provided that the actions which follow are coherent with their previous choices. The structure of the game is based on that of the famous game book.
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Italian Full Demo 283kb (uploaded by Arena80.it)


Refixion [MAC] Synergy Inc. [top]

This was the first eerie CD-ROM art game with 3D graphics in the Sound And Sight Series for MAC only. It's from the Japanese publisher of Gadget and L-ZONE.
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MAC ISO Demo 186MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Mac ISO Demo *Mirror* 187MB (uploaded by yoshi)


Scapeghost Level 9 Computing, Ltd. [top]

You were successful police officer Alan Chance, until you were killed during a raid on drug dealers, who managed to take a hostage in the process. People have assumed that you died as a result of your own mistakes. Now you have returned as a ghost, with psychic powers in place of your physical ones. Starting out at your own funeral, you must follow conversations to find clues. One early task is to find items which boost your physical abilities. You have help from other deceased beings, starting with pub owner Joe Danby. Scapeghost was Level 9's final adventure game, and it is in the same format as the existing ones, which makes for a text parser with additional graphics. Puzzles require instructions to be given to other characters. The game is split into 3 days, each of which can be played independently of each other - November Graveyard, Haunted House and Poltergeist. It features one of the most unique plots and player character ever seen in a game, even though the puzzles are sometimes bordering on the illogical. The game is excellent in every respect - the parser is very powerful and rivals Level 9's own Knight Orc in versatility. Non-player characters are quite memorable, especially your ghost friends who will pour out their hearts on you and keep constant company with incessant stories of how they died. Most puzzles involve pleasing those ghosts so they could help you in return, and are largely fun because you have to think like a real ghost to succeed :) Overall, Scapeghost is a great but overlooked Level 9 classic that isn't nearly as good as their best games, but is definitely much better than most other IF games.
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Browser-Playable JAVA Full DOS Demo ( @ DOSdose)
Full Demo 264kb (@ Abandonia)


Scrooge Leisuresoft [top]

First in Leisuresoft's "Leisureland" adventure game series, Scrooge is an easy adventure game starring Ebenezer Scrooge, the miser millionnaire who lived in the 19th century. Scrooge has a fun premise: it's your job to convince Scrooge to give more than he takes on Christmas day. Gameplay involves selecting which items to use in each location and what action you want Scrooge to perform from the multiple choices - similar to choose-your-own-adventure books. The huge dose of randomness makes it frustrating, as many items must be used without any prior clues, and many times you will find that items you used in the wrong place cannot be retrieved - no way out but to load the saved games. Still, it's a mildly entertaining game with a good sense of humor if you can stick with it, but anyone looking for a serious and logical adventure should look elsewhere. Good for budding adventurers who are learning to read and don't mind illogical puzzles and random elements.
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Full Demo 334kb (@ Juego Viejo)


Secret Codes of C.Y.P.H.E.R., The - Operation Wildlife Tanager Software Productions [top]

This educational game teaches children about mammals and about logic and language skills by utilizing 5 decoder alphabets: English, American Sign Language, Braille, Morse Code, and Semaphore. You play as a C.Y.P.H.E.R. (Courageous Young Partners in Hush-Hush Electronic Radiotelegraphy) who must locate and decode CYPHERGRAMS and then deliver them to your client. Since you are an agent for Operation Wildlife the secret messages will involve a variety of clues about mammals. Agents must beware of L.U.R.K.'s (Loathsome Underhanded Rotten Krooks) who will try to steal the CYPHERGRAMS. Players will learn about 87 mammals and their habitats and will also be able to access the built in FunCyclopedia, which contains over 1,000 facts about mammals. In addition, basic cryptography is taught with the 5 decoder alphabets. Players can select from 4 levels of difficulty.
Reviews
Full Demo 465kb (uploaded by Scaryfun)
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Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Volume 1 Viacom / ICOM Simulations [top]

Use your wits, interviewing skills, logic, and reasoning to solve three cases as Sherlock Holmes. Arguably the first multimedia PC CDROM title ever produced, with over 90 minutes of motion video of Mr. Holmes' interaction with everyone on Baker Street. This game is based on the role playing game of the same name. In it, you are given the background of some crime (usually a murder!) and you have to play Holmes and solve it in the shortest time possible, cutting to the heart of the matter in the least number of turns. You can consult The London Times, Holmes' directory, the Baker Street Irregulars and a host of other resources including Porky Shinwell, Inspector Lestrade and Langdale Pike. Of course you can also interview other people connected with the crime, visit hotels and railway stations etc. The CD ROM version retains all the complexity and fun of the original game. A lot of the fun of the computer version is in the filmed sequences which play on your computer screen as you interview suspects and talk to sources. These are live action sequences, not animation, and have been quite nicely done. The product, being American made, is full of American actors trying to do convincing British accents. They are mostly successful, but there are a few painful exceptions. The actor playing Holmes is actually very good - a little avuncular, but with a certain acerbity and wit. Watson is from the Nigel Bruce School of Bungling to some extent, but is still an engaging character. Sepia-tone illustrations are also used to give it a period feel. The three games on the first volume are "The Mummy's Curse", "The Case of the Mystified Murderess" and "The Case of the Tin Soldier". Each one is fairly complex but solvable - all the clues are there, if only you are observant enough to pick out the important ones from the red herrings! We found that it was important to peruse The London Times around the period of the crime as there was always some small but essential clue to be found there. Other sources such as the Baker Street Irregulars were less useful, but still produced hints from time to time. Holmes' regular sources such as Shinwell and Pike were only helpful when the crime intersected with their sphere of influence, so it was important to consider whether they would be able to help before visiting them. We also found it imperative to take notes as you progressed to avoid losing track of names, dates and places. It was later re-released on regular dvd in 1999 to avoid problems of configuring old games on modern pc's. In 2015, a re-mastered version was released enhanced with recaptured full-screen video to take advantage of today's high resolution displays.
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ISO Demo 229Mb (@ The Good Old Days)
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ISO Demo 242MB (uploaded by Egon68)
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included in Triple Play ISO Demo with TIME: Man Of The Year, The Journeyman Project Turbo! (OEM) 729MB (uploaded by Egon68)
FM Towns ISO Demo 281MB (uploaded by GigaWatt)
DVD ISO Demo 3.71GB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Space Ace 2: Borf's Revenge ReadySoft Incorporated / Empire Interactive Entertainment [top]

Another Laserdisc conversion of one of Don Bluth's cartoons: Space Ace II: Borf's Revenge continues the saga of young cadet Dexter, who tries to free his love Kimberly from the clutches of the evil nemesis Borf. In critical situations, the meek Dexter can transform into his mighty alter ego Space Ace. Thus empowered, he has to defeat Borf's minions. Space Ace II is a essentially a cartoon strip in which our hero will encounter numerous hazards. You have to avoid traps and enemies by pressing the right key at the right time: cursor keys for movements, Insert key to shoot. You never control Dexter directly, you just choose an appropriate direction. Each of the 27 seconds-long scenes requires one to three keystrokes. If your decision is wrong, the cartoon will end with a death animation, and Dexter will lose one of his three lives. So you're basically trying to keep the strip running. Timing is crucial; you will need to press keys in the exact second. Luckily, you’re allowed to save your progress at four fixed points. Space Ace II is ported to the PC from the original arcade Laserdisc version. The result is a cut version due to space restraints. Although Space Ace II comes on 12(!) low density 5 1/4" discs, most scenes are shortened noticeably.
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Full Demo 3MB (@ Juego Viejo)


Space Quest 1 VGA Sierra On-Line [top]

Poor Roger Wilco, while our ace-janitor was taking a nap in the utility closet the evil Sariens attacked the starship Arcada, murdered the rest of the crew and stole the Star Generator. This is a tool that can turn a barren moon into a blazing sun, but I bet I the Sariens' intentions are a lot less noble. Now it's up to Roger to stop them. The future of the galaxy lies in his, rather clumsy, hands! But first you'll have to find a way for Roger to get off the Arcada before it explodes. You have fifteen minutes. This is a remake of Sierra's 1987 AGI release Space Quest: The Sarien Encounter. It is a humoristic adventure game. The new version has VGA graphics, soundblaster support and a point-and-click interface. Some of the puzzles have also been changed. Curiously, the VGA remake featured the taste and smell icons, which were rarely used during gameplay and were only featured in one Sierra game after Space Quest I, namely Space Quest IV, where they were as rarely used.
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Full Demo 5MB (@ GamesWin)
2006 Collection DosBox Update
Full Demo 6MB (@ DopeRoms)
included in Space Quest Collector's Edition (1994 Version) ISO Demo 180MB (uploaded by Egon68)
(5x 1.44MB) Floppy Image v2.0 (uploaded by Tadrio)
included in Space Quest Collection (2006 WinXP Version) ISO Demo 725MB (uploaded by Shattered)


Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer's Appliance Steve Meretzky / Legend Entertainment Company [top]

This second game in the humorous trilogy vastly improved on the original ideas first used in Spellcasting 101, and has a more substantial and interesting plot. While slightly more challenging than the first game, it is still rather easy, but it does tie in with events from Spellcasting 101: now in his sophomore year, Ernie must finish impossible tasks in order to become member of a fraternity. More fun and the first game, with more sexual innuendos and creative spell-related puzzles.
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Full Demo 3848kb (@ Juego Viejo)
Included in: Spellcasting Party Pak ISO Demo 12MB (uploaded by Egon68 & manuals by zobraks)
Included in compilation: Lost Adventures Of Legend ISO Demo211MB (upped by Meddle)


Taking of Beverly Hills, The Capstone [top]

An utterly pointless formula action-adventure movie. Capstone, in case you didn't know, is the company that is unmatched in its ability to ruin any popular license. If you've never seen the film (and if that's the case, count yourself among the fortunate ones), The Taking of Beverly Hills is an offbeat, thoroughly predictable action flick that puts TV heartthrob Ken Wahl in the role of Boomer Hayes, (American) football star who must defend Los Angeles against terrorists who have kidnapped the city's richest, most influential citizens. Along the way, he will stop the thief of a priceless Botticelli Fresco; free obvious love interest Laura from the ruthless billionaire, Robert Masterson; and of course, stay alive amidst the mayhem in Rodeo Drive. While Wahl obviously tries his best, the plot is so overdone and everyone else overacted so badly that the movie is sure to grate on most people's nerves before long. Although it purports to be an action adventure, neither element will hold anyone's interest for long: the action sequences are limited to you equipping the right gun at the right time, while the adventure portion involves picking up anything that isn't nailed down while avoiding the terrorists in police uniforms. The existence of inventory is somewhat moot, since you don't have much control over how the items are used: some will mysteriously work when you acquire a second item, and in certain locations automatically. This means that you can easily (although tediously) finish the game by just clicking on every item in every scene without using any thought.
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Full Demo 524kb (@ Hotud)
Full Demo 525kb (@ Juego Viejo)
Full Demo 520kb (@ DopeRoms)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 10MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Timequest Legend Entertainment Company [top]

This masterpiece by Bob Bates is almost flawless, except for the fact that the plot is outlined almost entirely in the documentation, and there is little plot development as the game progresses. As futuristic cop, you must journey back to different time periods to stop a mad scientist from altering history. Timequest is an excellent adventure game, and also one of the hardest. Be prepared for a lot of note-taking... which will pay off handsomely as you watch one of the best endings ever seen in a computer game. A true classic that no one should pass up.
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Full Demo 3MB (@ MyAbandonware)
Full Demo 3MB (@ Hotud)
Included in compilation: Lost Adventures Of Legend ISO Demo211MB (upped by Meddle)
Floppy Images ISO Demo & Scans 25MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Adventure related

Animal Quest Alive Software [top]

This is an educational game for all ages. Players become animals in four different game groups with the following titles: Forest Animals, Ocean Animals, Jungle Animals, and Young Lion. The game is played on a grid field on which the animals, the environment and other obstacles are randomly placed. The player's goal is to catch its prey (other animals or plants). Each animal has its own difficulty level; a prey animal has a harder time than a lion. The game features detailed information about the animals.
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Full Demo 446kb (uploaded by roioros)
Video Review
Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basseta & upped by Scaryfun) 323kb


Are We There Yet? Manley And Associates / Accolade [top]

This is a puzzle game, similar in design to The Fool's Errand and using the same game engine. Follow the Mallards, Mom, Dad, Tiffany, and Blip, on their journey to all 50 states, solving puzzles at two tourist traps in each state to find tacky souvenirs needed for the final puzzle. Solving puzzles reveals the Mallards' wacky diary entries and tourist trap trivia. Puzzles include Block Crosswords, Crosstics, Crosswords, Cryptograms, Hangman, Jigsaw, Anagrams, Rebuses, Mazes, Magic Squares, Word Searches, and others.
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Full Demo 1Mb (@ Juego Viejo)
Full Demo 1Mb (@ Staregry)
Full Demo 1MB (@ Hotud)
Full Demo 1MB (@ DopeRoms)


Blade Warrior Image Works [top]

The world has been enslaved by Murk, and you've got to free it by collecting the seven fragments of a tablet which are in the possession of seven wizards who inhabit seven towers. Blade Warrior is a unique game in two ways, the most obvious being the graphics. Everything in this game is seen in silhouette - as you wander around looking for magical items and killing baddies, all you see is your silhouette and the silhouette of everything around you. The background is made up of a night sky, with clouds and hills. The characters movements are also very realistic for games at that period. Monsters lumber about in their shadows, and you can almost feel the weight of your hero's sword as he brings it down on unfortunate creatures. Many monsters are hard to make out in the silhouettes until they get close to you—making the game a heart-pounding, appropriately creepy affair in some spots. Secondly, the game is an unusual mix of adventuring and battling. On your way to collecting magical items and exploring the huge ingame map, you're assaulted by baddies. Then, once you have collected certain artifacts, you can conjure up spells (so long as you have the recipe) back in your tower, trade with wizards for those all important tablet pieces and get clues to the next important artifacts.
Screenshots
Full Demo 474kb (@ Juego Viejo)
included in Classic CD-ROM Games 4 You Vol.1 - Clone ISO Demo 18MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Catacomb II / The Catacomb Softdisk Publishing [top]

Petton Everhail, the most powerful magician in the world is hired to recover an enormous treasure buried deep beneath the ruins of the Kieralon Palace. However, the path to the treasure chamber is long and confusing and guarded by evil monsters such as goblins, skeletons, and worse. Catacomb II, which was later renamed to The Catacomb, does not change the game principle of its predecessor, but offers 30 new levels to explore. Still, players explore the ruins from a top-down perspective, use their magical powers to fight enemies, and discover hidden passages.
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Full Demo 143kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Catacomb 1 & 2 - Full Demos 377kb (uploaded by bullthorn)
The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo - included in CD1 : The Catacomb, Catacomb 3D, Hovertank 3D, Spear of Destiny, Wolfenstein 3D plus other old games by id. (upload by Scaryfun) (uploaded by scaryfun)
Catacombs Pack - Good Old Games Digital ISO Demo 16MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Catacombs Pack - Good Old Games Digital ISO Demo v2.0.0.3 13.9MB (uploaded by hgdagon)


Conan the Cimmerian Synergistic Software, Inc. / Virgin Games, Inc. [top]

Conan: The Cimmerian was living happily as a blacksmith with his wife in the village of Irskuld, Cimmeria...until one fateful day. A group of horsemen raided his village...Conan was knocked unconscious, awakening only to find his wife and his friends butchered in the aftermath. Conan discovers architect of the slaughter was a wizard named Thoth Amon, a high priest of Cult of Set. Sword in hand, vengeance aflame, Conan now travels south in the land of Hyborea to the city of Shadizar. Here his journey of vengeance begins. Conan: The Cimmerian is an action-adventure game with some RPG elements. The game is divided into 3 areas. The first is the overland map, where Conan may travel only between identifiable town and other locations. The second is the town map, here Conan is viewed in a horizontal 3rd Person and the last is the combat screen (or when he enters houses) where Conan is viewed in vertical 3rd Person. Conan may also view his character status and inventory sheet, anytime during the course of the game. Gameplay consists of exploration and combat. The exploration element in the game sets Conan to find his way around towns and hidden locations, often breaking in houses and searching the premises for hidden loot. Towns consist of various places to visit, among others temples which usually offer quests, shops offering weapons and other items, and inns to stay for a health boost. NPC’s may be conversed with to seek information, while the tougher-looking types may be provoked into combat. Combat is real-time, one-on-one with Conan on the left and the opponent on the right, consisting of only movement to the left or right and attacking. There are no defensive maneuvers. Both must now keep on attacking until the health bar of either side drops to zero. If Conan wins, he may search the remains and may find loot. At the beginning of the game, Conan may only use one sword style (swing) out of three available sword styles. Additional sword styles may be trained by a sword master.
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Full Demo 3mb (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Full Demo 3mb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo 3mb (uploaded by XTC Abandonware)


Crime Does Not Pay Titus Software Corporation [top]

This is a fun side-scroller that is best described as a cross between King of Chicago and Disney's Dick Tracy that's "Officially Endorsed by the Mafia." In this game the player can play as the Godfather, femme fatale, or the Killer. The player can use mobsters in order to bribe, blackmail, or fight. Play as either the Chinese or Italian gangs to get money and power. The player will be up against punks, cops, killers, and rival gangs. You can switch from one character to the other by going back to the headquarters and selecting another. Gameplay is standard shoot-without-asking platform fare, but with some interesting twists. For example, collecting a police transmitter will tell you the position of 7 cops, whom you must avoid at all costs, because they throw you in the slammer the instance they spot you, and they are all but invincible with their bullet-proof vests. There are also some adventure game elements, such as keys you will need to open new doors, or safe codes to increase your cash flow. And speaking of cash: you will need lots of it in this game to grease the palms of many greedy officials. You can also plan a bank robbery if cash runs low.
Screenshots
Full Demo 375kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Full Demo 365kb (uploaded by GamesWin)


Destination: Mars! Brian A. Rice, Inc. / Compu-Teach [top]

As an astronaut, you go on space missions, eventually leading up to being the first man or woman on Mars. The missions consist of 3 or 4 major parts. Early on in the game, they include takeoff, an EVA to build the spacestation, pick up and deployment of cargo, a few science experiments, and reentry. These are the Low Orbit missions. Later, the missions include Space Station missions and Mars missions. In this game you are in competition with other companies to be the first to reach Mars and then, once that objective has been reached, to mine Mars the most fruitfully. To win this game, you must come out on top.
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Clone ISO Demo 334MB (uploaded by Egon68)
ISO Demo 338MB (uploaded by Meddle)
Floppy Images ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 488kb


Engineering Jones and the Time Thieves of DSPea Prentice Associates / Harris Semiconductor [top]

Plunderers of time-changing technology throughout history, have hit the city of DSPea and stolen their cutting edge image processing technology. Engineering Jones, Senior Time Warden of the sector, along with his robot buddy CirQuet, is charged with setting history back on track and stopping the Time Thieves. This is a first-person maze game meant to advertise Harris Semiconductor products. There are also puzzles or mini-games with a different type of gameplay. People who managed to beat the game could participate in a contest to win a Sony Camcorder. It's an early promotional computer game of historical importance: it marked the first time a computer game was used to introduce a new product. In this case, two new products for digital signal processing from Harris Semiconductor. Designed by a firm specializing in computer marketing tools, the game was shipped to more than 15,000 imaging system designers in the USA. The result was very positive: the game generated 11% response rate (vs. the usual 3% rate for the company) and more than 1,700 strong leads within a few months. The game portrays a futuristic world deprived of the benefits of the new Harris DSP technology, and your job is to help Engineering Jones to save the technology of planet DSPea (i.e. Harrris' new products) from being plundered by the evil Time Thieves. As the scenario unfolds, you will be gradually introduced to the features, benefits, and applications of Harris' new products. Last but not least, the wacky and detailed graphics recall classic Exxos games such as Captain Blood and Kult, so fans of these games will find the game a bit nostalgic.
Screenshots
Full Demo 455kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos


Family Doctor, The Creative Multimedia [top]

The Family Doctor - 4th Edition is one of the most important products you can own. From life-saving first aid to important drug information, it contains all the medical information you'll ever need in one easy-to-use reference. Is included, the complete contents of several medicine books and encyclopedias. More advanced than the 3rd edition, this updated version has an all new interface, additional quality source materials, ability to create personalized medical records, extensive hyper-links and hot text for the easiest access to related references, Windows '95 compliancy, and direct access to the Internet. The user interface is designed for both young and old alike, and is modeled after a traditional doctor's office. Nurse Lorainne Francis helps the user beginning with the completion of personal medical records, and guidance to the Library, Exam Room, or First Aid Room. Unlike most other medical CD-ROMs that focus on a single topic, The Family Doctor -- 4th Edition is an all-encompassing medical reference guide. Users can learn to diagnose common ailments with over 600 symptoms and early warning signs, receive training and practice on step-by-step first aid techniques, obtain information on drug side effects, interactions, descriptions, pronunciations, and allergies for more than 7,600 over-the-counter, prescription, and generic drugs. View 2-D and 3-D illustrations and animations of the male and female anatomy, gain valuable knowledge on medical terminology to improve communications with a doctor, acquire information on all the alternative medical choices available, keep track of personalized family medical records including vital statistics, immunizations, known allergies, and more.
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4th Edition ISO Demo ('97 MPEG Edition) 439MB (uploaded by mklgw1985)


Floor 13 PSI Software Designers / Virgin Games, Ltd. [top]

Somewhere in London is a secret organization that is based on the 13th floor of an office building. The sole purpose for this organization’s existence is to keep the current British government in power at any cost - specifically, that means helping the current Prime Minister keep ahead of his competition in the polls. This is a management simulation controlled by a menu-based system (similar to Darklands) and is presented in black and white for a film noir feel. Players take the role of the Director General in this secret organization, and are given a target date of 20 days to attend to their duties. During this period, performance will be evaluated based on the Prime Minister's polling results. If the PM is doing well, the agency will be expanded and will have more equipment and services available to handle the situations it will encounter later in the game. If the PM is behind, Floor 13 risks reduction in the number of services it has available or even the player's continued employment. After each successful 20 day period, another 20 days are added to the calendar, full of new problems and objectives. During the time between target dates, players will have to deal with various problems, both externally and internally. Some examples include: saving the son of the U.S. President from terrorists, breaking up a drug ring controlled by a VIP recently honored by the Queen, or even prevent a scientist in the British space agency from publicly stating that their latest achievement has been a total sham (shades of the film "Capricorn One"). While you are completing these tasks there is another secret society that will pressure you to have its goals completed, and this may very well interfere with the missions officially assigned to Floor 13. The Floor 13 organization is not a benevolent one and players will need to do some rather unpleasant things to ensure that the democratic machine runs smoothly. Examples of activities include: searching and looting people’s homes, calling in commando units for heavy assault purposes, wire-tapping and trailing people without bothering to go through legal channels, discrediting notable people through the media and infiltrating established organizations. At times, you might even need to detain citizens and torture them (the torture bits can get rather graphic at times, though it's doled out through a text report), or even assassinate troublesome proles (one of the few political policy games, along with Shadow President and CyberJudas, to allow for such an activity). However if players become too eager at performing these "black hat" activities, they may draw too much attention to the agency and may summon the attention of a certain "Mr. Garcia" (who is good at helping noisy Director Generals fly through office windows).
Screenshots
Floppy Images ISO Demo 1.8MB (uploaded by Old-Games.ru)
Reviews
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Infos
Full Demo with DOSBox 4MB (uploaded by The Collection Chamber)
Videos


Genghis Khan Positive / Microdaft [top]

This is basically a strategy game, but not just. A very important part of your ability as governor will depend on your arcade experience when it comes to conquering the territories surrounding Mongolia. You mission will be to invade the Chinese Empire, and for that you must tear down the Great Wall using gunpowder. Unfortunately it will not be available from the beginning, so you will have to conquer Baghdad where the secrets of gunpowder manufacture are kept, and then dedicate your task in destroying the barrier that prevents you from the victory. But it will not be that easy, you will also have to defeat several enemies of varying difficulty. The game makes you choose between arcade, strategy or a mixture of both. In the first category you must use the joystick to defeat the owner of the chosen land. The screen turns into a side-scrolling game in which a Mongol warrior, sword in hand, must face the enemy hordes. Each soldier you kill equalizes to five in total, and every blow you receive means a loss of five units of yours.
Screenshots
Full Demo 244kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Clone ISO Demo 86MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Godfather, The: The Action Game Creative Materials / U.S. Gold, Inc. [top]

Following the movie series (and released in conjunction with The Godfather III), you work your way up the Corleone family ladder over the span of 50 years, and attempt to destroy the rival families. A walk-n-shoot game; each of the five levels represents a decade from the 1940s to the 1980s. Shooting rivals increases your standing, while shooting innocent people lowers it. Each level also provides the opportunity for shootouts, a reflex-testing mini-game that requires you to kill people who draw their guns as quickly as possible, while not killing those that don't draw their guns.
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Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 5MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Headline Harry and The Great Paper Race Davidson & Associates, Inc. [top]

As a new reporter for Headline Harry, the editor of the US Daily Star, you must prove yourself by going out and getting the story fast and right. You are up against Marvin Muckraker and his reporters for the Diabolical Daily, a sensationalistic tabloid paper, whose stories are quite funny, as they mix the facts of various stories up into one. You go from place to place, getting leads on stories from 1950-1990. This game can be challenging, and is good for adults as well.
Screenshots
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Videos
Full Demo 235KB (uploaded by XTC Abandonware)
4x Floppy Disk Images Demo (provided by FrostByte & upped by Scaryfun) 2.10MB


I Photograph To Remember The Voyager Company [top]

Let me introduce you to my parents. Their names are Liesel and Ernesto. With this invitation we enter Meyer's intimate, deeply moving chronicle of their final years. The form is that of an electronic photo album, whose "pages" turn as the author narrates (in English or Spanish) the story behind each image. Meyer doesn't pull any punches, and we marveled at how unflinchingly his camera documents diagnosis, reprieve, intimacy, death. But there is not an ounce of sensationalism, not a wasted syllable, not a gratuitous image in this family memoir. We come away not as voyeurs but as privileged witnesses to what the author calls the "complicity of tenderness" between his mother and father.
Level Demo included in: Voyager Presents (1995) ISO Demo 294mb (uploaded by Old_Schooler)
Browser-Playable Version (@ Pedromyer.com)


Immortal, The Sandcastle / Electronic Arts, Inc. [top]

Your old mentor Mordamir has disappeared - probably kidnapped. You're not too sure where he might be, but a dungeon is always a good place to look, so you seek out the nearest one and plunge into its depths. Beware: eight levels of traps and deadly enemies await. The Immortal is an isometric game with puzzle-solving and action combat. Progress is made by encountering a hazard, dying, solving the problem, encountering the next hazard. To solve a level, you have to know its traps and their patterns by heart. The puzzles range from simple avoidance of traps to the correct use of items; you collect objects in an inventory. Every now and then, the game offers a special challenge. For example, you've got to ride a magic carpet through a hallway full of fire traps, or ride a barrel on an underground river. The dungeon isn't empty: some friendly characters may have valuable information or trade items, the nasty sort of guys will attack. Combat is fought man-to-man on a special screen. Your adversary indicates his next attack a few seconds before he executes it, so you've got time to react appropriately. You can dodge to the left or the right, as well as attack from these two directions. There is no save option in the game, but you may restart each level as often as you like. Levels can be skipped by entering passwords.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)


J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan Beam Software Pty., Ltd., Papyrus Design Group, Inc. / Konami, Inc., Mirrorsoft Ltd. [top]

Another J.R.R. Tolkien based game, but specifically focused on the Two Towers story, starting right before the siege of Helm's Keep: the battle between the defending forces of Rohan and the attacking legions of the evil wizard Saruman. The game introduces a similar strategy style of play as War in Middle Earth, that is a macro-world map point of view which operates battles and movement of mass armies, and there's a micro point of view, a more 'action' approach where the original characters of the Fellowship can battle enemies at a smaller scale: Shoot orcs from a ranged distance, fight them melee in an arcade fighting style or challenge them in a duel of magic.
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Full Demo 2065kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 26MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Jones In The Fast Lane Sierra On-Line, Inc. [top]

This is a simulation of a person's life, presented as a turn-based strategy game. You can play by yourself, or compete with other human players or the computer-controlled Jones. At the beginning of the game you determine what your goals are, in four categories - Money, Happiness, Education and Career: the higher your goals, the longer the game. The game itself is presented as something akin to a board game. The board represents the city where you live. Each turn (here, a turn represents a week of your life) you have limited time to act, and you have to choose how to spend it. Walking somewhere else costs you time, as well as working, learning, and looking for a job. The first thing you should do is looking for a job at an employment center. Since initially you have no education, experience or work history, you can only choose the simplest, lowest-paying jobs - such as a janitor or a cook. Later on, as you enroll into various courses at an university, you'll get smart enough to get the high-ranking jobs. But remember that some jobs require you to buy and wear expensive clothes. Work isn't mandatory, and you can dedicate time to working whenever you feel like it. The money you get can be spent in many ways. You can buy a snack at a fast food restaurant (you should eat something each week, or next week you'll have less time due to hunger). You can buy some appliances for your house, lottery tickets, newspapers and more. You can also store your money in the bank (a wise choice, considering the ubiquity of pickpockets) or invest into stock market. Remember that you have to pay rent for your house - if you don't pay for a long time, your landlord will garnish some amount from the money you earn at work. But if you get enough cash, you can rent a luxury apartment and move out of the stinky hole inside which you've been spending your life earlier! It was also released in EGA floppy version and in 1992 a CD-Rom version with both a DOS version (with Redbook CD Audio for the voice acting; additional animation and actor portraits; takes very little space on hard drive), and a Windows 3.1 version (all the features of the DOS version, with the addition of a native Windows executable and MIDI music).
Infos
Full Demo 1058kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Screenshots
Full Demo 1.02MB (uploaded by GamesWin)
1992 CD-Rom Version ISO Demo 258MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
EGA Full Demo 578kb (uploaded by The Abandoned Gamesroom)


L'aigle D'or: Le Retour [F] Loriciel SA [top]

The plot of Golden Eagle is a basic one: the evil priest Nahmur stole the Golden Eagle, severed it into five parts and hid them in the city. The player controls a special agent with the order (the employees are mutants) to find said parts. So the player walks through the levels while shooting all opposition. There are also some basic puzzles to solve (collecting an item at one place and using it at another or switch puzzles) and safes to open (either with found codes or by using special equipment) in order to find the eagle parts. There are also some traps to avoid. Besides walking and moving, the protagonist can jump and duck. All other actions like crawling can only be performed in certain places. Using terminals reveal useful information in the form of messages or a map for easier orientation. Other terminals offer the possibility to play a completely optional game of Reversi.
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French Full Demo + Scans 637kb (uploaded by Abandonware France)


Legend of Billy the Kid, The Level 9 Computing / Ocean [top]

This is a great action/adventure hybrid in the style of Cinemaware's It Came From The Desert game, except this time you can play as either the legendary outlaw, or Sheriff Pat Garrett, the sheriff who hunted him down. The game is action-oriented, although you must follow the plot to know what to do next (as Billy the Kid, for example, your first task is to rob the bank). Most action sequences are either first-person gunfights (similar to Virtua Squad), or top-down action on horseback. The gameworld is vast: you will be able to visit numerous towns in the wild west from Santa Fe to El Paso, as well as forts, Indian settlements, and more. Naturally, each character has his own plot as well as unique action sequences. Stumble upon the outlaw's campfire as the sheriff, for example, and you will have to hunt them down in an action sequence; visit it as Billy the Kid, and you will meet fellow outlaws who will share tips and dispense clues. With vibrant graphics, two interesting plotlines to follow, and solid gameplay, it's definitely one of the best games from Ocean you have never played.
Videos
German Full Demo 1.5MB (uploaded by Hotud)
Screenshots
Full Demo 1.5MB (uploaded by Arena80)


Metal Mutant Silmarils [top]

Metal Mutant is an action game, where you control the eponymous machine, sent to the planet Kronox to find and destroy the insane computer AROD 7. Each level is not side-scrolling fluidly, but is divided into separate screens; upon getting to the edge of one screen you move to the next one. The Metal Mutant has the ability to transform into 3 different forms: humanoid, dinosaur and tank. Each form has different capabilities. For instance, the humanoid form can jump and the tank can shoot missiles. You'll need to change form often depending on the situation, as most obstacles and enemies can be only beaten by a specific form. Throughout the game, apart from fighting enemies (and bosses), jumping, climbing and so on, you will find additional upgrades which will give you more abilities. You'll also encounter recharge station where you can regain health.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by 486 Games)
Full Demo (uploaded by old-games.ru)
Full Demo (uploaded by Emuparadise)
Full Demo (uploaded by Juego Viejo)


Monty Python's Flying Circus Core Design Ltd. / Virgin Games, Inc. [top]

This is a side-scrolling arcade style game based on the UK television series of the same name. Players control one of the "Mr. Gumbies" from the famous animation sequences on the show and maneuver him through multiple screens, throwing fish at flying feet and similarly surreal enemies. Periodically the game cuts away to a non-sequitur aside, such as a lesson on "the larch," or a quick game of breakout.
Screenshots
Full Demo 149kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Infos
Full Demo 146kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Videos
Browser-Playable Java Full Demo (uploaded by XTDos)


Paganitzu Apogee Software, Ltd. / Digital Horizons [top]

This is a puzzle game with action elements. Help the hero, Alabama Smith, go through rooms of puzzles and traps to find treasure and a way out. The game consists of three episodes, each with many rooms. The episodes are: Episode One - Romancing The Rose, Episode Two - Quest For The Silver dagger, Episode Three - Jewel Of The Yucatan. Each room is a puzzle in which the hero must collect gems, for points, and keys, to unlock the exit door, while avoiding nasties such as snakes and spiders. There are also boulders to be both moved and traps to be avoided. Bonus points are awarded for finding secret areas and for speedy completion. Episode One was released as shareware while the other two episodes were purchased together or separately. The player could also, for an additional fee, purchase the sixty page game solution which allegedly answers such questions as "How do I become bald in Episode One?", and "Where is the Emerald City?". The game also has many built in cheat codes which were available on purchase or on request.
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basseta & upped by Scaryfun) 1.1MB
Video Review


Paperboy 2 Tengen Inc. / Mindscape, Inc. [top]

Who ever said that being a paperboy was an easy job? In this sequel to the aracade classic, find out just how hard it can be! As either a paperboy or a papergirl on a bicycle, your objective is to avoid the obstacles that come with the job of delivering papers as you toss them to subscibers' houses. Avoid obstacles on the road, such as dogs, cars, and basically everything you can imagine. Hell, some people shoot cannon balls at you! Failing to get the papers to these houses will result in their cancelling their subscriptions and you possibly losing your job. At the end of your route is a bonus round where you can rack up some extra points. Extra points can also be attained by accurate throws, breaking non-subscribers' windows, stopping burglars and runaway baby strollers, and watering sunbathers. It adds sound effects to the game this time around, and the obstacles and levels are definitely more diverse than the original classic.
Screenshots
Full Demo 225kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Infos
Full Demo 275kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo + Scans 25MB (uploaded by Egon68)
included in The Software Toolworks Challenge Pack - Clone ISO Demo 21MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Rescue Rover id Software, Inc. / Softdisk Publishing [top]

Rover, your favourite pet dog, has been dog-napped by evil robots, and it's up to you to save your pup before something terrible happens. Explore 30 levels of mind-bending puzzles to solve and deadly robots to destroy. Each level starts with Roger climbing up a ladder set into the floor, and the player completes the level by arriving back at this ladder with Rover - at which point Roger climbs down with Rover. Gameplay involves getting Rover out repeatedly in a set of increasingly difficult levels, by moving objects around in a grid to open up a path to get to the dog and then bring it back out. There are four different types of robot in the game, each with different behaviour. One type shoots Roger if he stands in front of it, but doesn't move, another type runs around and shoots Roger if he is seen, another type chases Roger around, and the last type runs around and kills Roger if it runs into him. To get to Rover, the player must normally avoid, trap or destroy them. There are various items which Roger can push around in the world: crates (which float on water), mirror blocks (which reflect lasers at an angle), star pearls and anti-grav carts. Other items in the areas are grated floors (which robots cannot travel on), glowing floors (which Roger cannot travel on), water (including moving water in which crates float with the current), laser projectors, teleporters and force doors (which need an access card in order to be opened).
Screenshots
Full Demo 142kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
included in The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo 669kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)


Rescue Rover 2 id Software, Inc. / Expert Software Inc., Froggman, Softdisk Publishing [top]

Aliens have mistaken your dog Rusty for Earth's leader and sent evil robots to kidnap him. Now you must free him from a variety of doggie prisons in this puzzle game. Dognapped consists of a series of rooms containing forcefields, traps, robots and obstacles which you move through with precisely timed steps and the clever use of objects. You must carefully plan how to push crates and balls in front of robots to block their line of sight or make a bridge over water hazards. Once you've reached your dog, you then have to lead him back to the exit without anything happening to either of you.
Screenshots
Full Demo 246kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
included in The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo 669MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)


Rocketeer, The NovaLogic, Inc. / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

Based on the Dave Stevens' original comic book series and the movie made by the Walt Disney Company. Participate in several action sequences that mimic the same sequences in the movie, like racing a plane, a shootout in a warehouse, and hand-to-hand combat on top of a flying blimp. Undoubtedly one of the best Disney games ever (at least until the release of Jungle Book, The and later platform games), it's based on the retro movie of the same name that is reminiscent of Cinemaware's classic Rocket Ranger. As vigilante hero the Rocketeer, fight through 4 huge levels ranging from piloting a biplane to aerial combat with jetpacks. Each level is quite difficult, but the gorgeous graphics and cool cut-scenes will keep you hooked to the very end. The game also deserves mention as one of the first games ever to feature live-action 256-color VGA graphics.
Screenshots
included in The Disney Software Collection - Italian Hybrid DOS/Win3.1 Full Demo 11MB (uploaded by myloch)
Videos
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)


Sherlock Holmes On Disc Creative Multimedia [top]

The complete text of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's series of Sherlock Holmes stories on CD-ROM, with various extras and featuring a DiscPassage-based menu interface, for MS-DOS and Macintosh. Linoleum block prints by Dr. George Wells accompany each story. The Medical Casebook of Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle by Alvin E. Rodin and Jack D. Key and Medical Poetry by Dr. George S. Bascom. It has a complete full text index, index browsing, and table of contents.
ISO Demo 48MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Simpsons Arcade Game, The Konami Industry Co. Ltd. / Konami, Inc. [top]

Waylon Smithers has just stolen a diamond from Springfield Jewelers for Mr. Burns. While trying to make a getaway, he crashes into Homer, which knocks the diamond out of his hand. Maggie catches it in her mouth, prompting Smithers to grab her and run off. The Simpsons decide to go after him, but Mr. Burns has tons of henchmen, who want to prevent the family getting their daughter back. The Simpsons is basically a side-scrolling beat-em-up featuring the characters from The Simpsons TV show. The player can choose to play as each of the four Simpson characters. Homer, who punches and kicks; Marge, who swings her vacuum cleaner; Bart, who wields his skateboard; and Lisa, who uses a jump rope as a whip. Other weapons such as hammers and bowling balls are also available to use. The game's levels are Downtown Springfield, Krustyland, Springfield Discount Cemetery, Moe's Tavern, Springfield Gorge, Dreamland, the Channel 6 studio, and the Power Plant. Each level ends with a boss whose speed and strength will increase after taking a certain amount of damage. End level bosses are the wrestler Professor Werner von Brawn, a hot air balloon shaped like Krusty the Clown, a pair of bouncers, a drunk at Moe's Tavern, a henchman in a bear suit, an imaginary, gigantic bowling ball, and a martial arts sensei dressed like a kabuki actor. There's also the showdown finale against Smithers and Mr. Burns in a robotic outfit. Between levels, the player can compete against the other characters in two mini-games to be first to complete a task (inflating a ballon and waking up their character).
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Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by GamesWin)
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Simpsons, The: Bart's House of Weirdness Distinctive Software, Inc. / Konami, Inc. [top]

In this PC exclusive game, Bart Simpson has been sent to his room and it's up to you to help him escape and collect the items he'll need to rescue his hero Krusty the Clown. Along with the standard side scroller jump/duck, Bart is armed with a variety of weapons such as a slingshot, spray paint, and water balloons which he can use to dispatch the space mutants, basement ghosts, and other uncool things getting in his way. There are six levels for exploration including a spider infested attic, the Springfield Mall, and a twisted Itchy & Scratchy dream world. Ultimately, when Bart manages to complete all the levels, he is taken to Krustyland for a final showdown with his nemesis Sideshow Bob.
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Full Demo 18MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
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Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Software Toolworks World Atlas, The The Software Toolworks [top]

Totally revised and dramatically improved from earlier non-Windows versions by the same company, this product now clearlys set the standard for electronic atlases. The World Atlas contains 240 detailed political and topographical maps, over 4,400 statistical maps, and 11 information categories with over 300 subtopics ; and the U.S. Atlas contains over 110 political and topographical maps (including county and major city maps), over 1,000 statistical maps, and 11 information categories with over 200 subtopics. Users may create new topics and add to the permanent database, add notes to any map, place map markers on any map to designate points of interest and scroll forwards and backwards through the last 50 maps used. The multimedia versions of this show flags, play anthems, pronounce and place names, and provide audio help.
Included in The Software Toolworks CD Deluxe Pack 4 ISO Demo 381MB (uploaded by Old_Schooler)
Full ISO Demo (@ The Internet Archive)
Version 4 MPC ISO (@ The Internet Archive)


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Manhattan Missions Distinctive Software, Inc. / Konami, Inc. [top]

Shredder will assume control of New York City in 48 hours. The Ninja Turtles must stop him and at the same time fight even the lesser crimes taking place in New York City. No surprise that each of these crimes leads to Shredder. Along with the standard side scroller, each turtle uses a different weapon (just like in comics, Leonardo has swords, Michelangelo nunchakus, etc.) to fight criminals. Each turtle has stats (strength, speed, energy) that increase the more they fight; furthermore, when they reach a certain level of strength, they gain additional attacks. The player has 48 hours to complete the game. These are 48 real hours, but you will spend lot of them resting the turtles to regain their health (with the "rest X hours" command) in-between missions. However, you can even save game for later reload. There are 16 levels for exploration, their path frequently deviates from simple left-to-right walking: they'll have to enter doorways, windows, and sewer tunnels, climb ladders, and even locate the occasional item needed to cross a barrier.
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Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Arcade Game Konami Co., Ltd. / Image Works [top]

April O'Neil, the reporter friend of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is kidnapped by the villainous Shredder and his two goons, Bebop and Rocksteady. The four ninja turtles: Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello and Leonardo fight their way through hordes of Foot Soldiers in order to rescue April. They battle familiar foes such as the mad scientist Baxter Stockman, General Traag from Dimension X and the evil alien brain Krang, up to the final showdown with Shredder himself. This is based on an arcade game made by Konami during the height of the cartoon series' popularity. Depending on the version of the game, up to two, three or four players can take part in the action. The game plays like a simplified Double Dragon. While most of the standard Foot Soldier enemies are easily dispatched, some attack with knives or ray guns and are thus more dangerous. At the end of each level, players encounter a boss (or in certain cases two bosses working in tandem, such as Bebop and Rocksteady). The DOS version is infamous, as it contains a gap that is impossible to cross without cheating.
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Full Demo 492kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Floppy Images ISO Demo + Manual + Scans 23MB (uploaded by Egon68)
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Dementia / Ocean Software Ltd. [top]

This game consists of several actions parts linked together. All parts are different, each resembling typical games of the genre (for example: 1st level is like a side-view beat 'em up). Between each level, a small cutscene from the movie is shown. The story of the game falls in line with the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The objective is to save the leader of the Human Resistance, John Connor, and his mother, Sarah, from the T-1000, a mimetic poly-alloy Terminator, bent on killing them both.
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Full Demo 790kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Full Demo 804kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 73MB (uploaded by Egon68)
included in Robocop vs The Terminator Collection 751MB (uploaded by The Collection Chamber)


Unreal Ordilogic Systems / Ubi Soft Entertainment Software [top]

Unreal is a magical world where you must save Princess Isolde, your true love, from the evil Polymorphic, the Master of Darkness. It is an action game made up of eight levels and contains a mixture of 2D and 3D graphics. The environment is also completely interactive - you can run up and down hills and slide through the snow but you have to be careful to not fall of the top of a cliff. On each level you will be faced with puzzles and battles and you need to get the high score you pass to the next level. If your health reaches zero you will die and the game is over. Fortunately, your health is replenished at the end of each level.
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Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Juego Viejo)
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by DopeRoms)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 4MB (uploaded by Egon68)


ZZT Epic MegaGames, Inc. [top]

A text-mode action/puzzle game with ANSI character graphics, ZZT already comes with a variety of game worlds. However, the real appeal of this game is the level editor with its scripting capability, which allows the creation of an unlimited number of new scenarios, stories, characters, traps, machines, and anything else players can think of. Initially a shareware game, it was later made freeware.
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Full Demo 371kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Freeware Game v3.2 176kb (uploaded by Z2)
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Kids

Addams Family Print Gallery, The Hi-Tech Expressions [top]

It's a shame that though there were several video games made based on the creepy and funny Addams Family movies and tv series, none came out on PC. This print utility lets you create your own weird and wonderful cards, calendars, posters, banners and more. Print out frightfully fun creations with The Addams Family. Now you can enjoy all of the ghoulish glee of the world's First Family of Fright in this incredibly easy-to-use design and print program featuring Gomez, Morticia, Cousin Itt, Uncle Fester, Lurch, Wednesday, Pugsley, Granny and all the rest- even Thing. You can experience eerie, endless fun designing and printing your own posters, signs, party invitations, personalized stationery, coloring pages and more - including monster-sized banners. Add that offbeat Addams touch to any or all of your creations. Let a life-size poster of Lurch guard your bedroom door. Our Cousin Itt invite your friends to a Birthday Party. Or Uncle Fester lend some light to your homework assignments. Great Ghoulish Graphics: Make your creations as creepy as you like with one or all of the characters. 40 Batty Borders: Pick just the right style to match your message. 7 Terrifying Typefaces with 21 Eerie Effects: Including bold, outline, italics, shadows and textures. Creepy Calendar Creator: Design daily, weekly, monthly or yearly calendars! Great for planning your day and special events. Eerie Organizer: Keep track of all of your tests, papers and school assignments. Awesome Address Book: Store your friends' names, addresses, birthdays and other special information. WYSIWYG (What You See If What You Get): The image that you see on screen is the image that you'll get from your printer. Built-in Zoom feature lets you examine your designs in detail. No Jagged Edges: You get smooth lines and curves no matter how big or small you make your designs. Easy-to-Use Graphic and Text Editing: Word/graphics wrap, search and replace, color selection, graphic preview screen and other desktop publishing features. Print in Color or Black and White. The title is based on another Hi Tech Expressions title, Power Print, and joins other branded versions of this title such as NFL Print Pro, Jim Henson's Muppets Print Kit, Super Mario Bros. Print World, and Looney Tunes Print Kit.
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Full Demo 439kb (uploaded by Old-Games.ru)


Amanda Stories Voyager Company, The [top]

Amanda Stories was the very first "point-and-click" program for kids. Not only is there a strong narrative--in ten separate stories Inigo explores his house, his dream, the outside world, and Your Faithful Camel ventures as far afield as the North Pole--but where you click actually determines the course of the story. As children (ages 3 and up) move intuitively through one adventure after another, the combination of color animations, great sound effects, original music, and a variety of endings challenges and delights them. Us too. Ages three and up. No reading skills required.
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Windows/Macintosh ISO Demo 43.4mb (uploaded by Old_Schooler)
Level Demo included in: Voyager Presents (1995) ISO Demo 294mb (uploaded by Old_Schooler)


Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby Rabbit Ears Production Inc. / American Interactive Media, Inc. [top]

This is an interactive book with audio, activities and games for children of ages 3 to 7. The story which comes from a compilation of southern US folktales is completely visualized and narrated by famous movie star Danny Glover. Music by Taj Mahal and Henrik Dresher's illustrations set a perfect mood for the fracas. The text can be displayed while it is pronounced for early readers to learn the words. Aside from the story itself there's also games to be played. Parents can select games of an appropriate age level for their children. The games teach the children visual discrimination, classification, positional concepts and more. The game is part of the Storybook Adventures series and features the exact same interface as the other titles in the series: a magic bookmark that turns into a wizard as your guide.
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ISO Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 236MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Daffy Duck, P.I.: The Case of the Missing Letters Riedel Software Productions, Inc. / Hi-Tech Expressions, Inc. [top]

Based on the famous Looney Tunes cartoon characters, the game is educational action for the kids. You are Daffy Duck, and this time you are a Private Investigator (P.I.). The letters are escaped from their words and scattered, where they want. You should find the missing letters and fill the words with proper ones to complete your job successfully and to collect a great amount of money for this not simple task. Completing different themed locations, Daffy will progress from one location to another. Each location represent a single screen, where letters are scattered in random places as well as different words located. You should collect the letter and bring it to proper word. When all words are filled the location will be passed, and Daffy will be allowed to proceed further. Also different enemies such as Elmer Fudd, Sylvester J. Pussycat, Yosemite Sam, or Wile E. Coyote are present on locations. They want to kill Daffy, but Daffy can also make them stunned with different weapons, such as bananas or eggs. Bonus levels are present between locations. Such levels are time-oriented and represents the matrix of the letters. You should mark the letters one by one to get a word. Each word will give you points. And each thousand of points will give you life, which you may loose on locations, therefore you should find as much words on bonus levels as possible. There are 3 difficulty levels and High Score table to store the most impressive results in the game.
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Full Demo 128kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Dick Tracy Crimestoppers Print Kit Disney Software [top]

This is based on the live-action movie of the same name with Warren Beatty, Al Pacino and Madonna. Welcome to print headquarters crimestoppers! Why host an ordinary event when you can turn it into a crimestopping caper? This a fun-filled program featuring great graphics inspired by the hit film. With this easy-to-use program, you can make your own cards, posters, invitations, and cops-and-robbers party favors- all designed in that unforgettable Dick Tracy style. The Crimestoppers Print Kit makes it simple for junior detectives to print a variety of items in color or black and white. With over 50 images, 15 borders, and 6 fonts to choose from, you can put together these great crimestopper items in hundreds of different ways: Wanted Posters, Masks, Wrist Radios, Greeting Cards, Invitations, Rap Sheets, Police Badges. Whether you're sending a pal a secret message or investigating fun ways to set up a birthday party, this will help you put your best gumshoe forward.
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Full Demo 245kb (uploaded by myloch)


Disney's Beauty and the Beast Print Kit Disney Interactive [top]

Relive the mystery and magic of Disney's classic animated feature film, Beauty and the Beast, with greeting cards, invitations, place mats and other fun items that you create. Share Belle's love of books with a special bookmark. Design a "Beastly" poster to mark your bedroom door. Keep special secrets in a diary featuring your friends from the enchanted castle. For ages 5 and up. Create these items and more: Greeting cards, Invitations, Bookmarks, Posters, Calendars, Character cutouts, Place mats, Diaries. Special Features: 40 Magical pictures of Belle, the Beast, Gaston, Lumiere, Chip, and other favorite characters from the film; 7 Typefaces to create your messages; 21 Borders to frame your designs; Simple interface for mouse and keyboard users; Supports a variety of popular color and black & white printers.
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Floppy Image ISO Demo (dumped from original medium and uploaded exclusively for the 10th anniversary of AL by FrostByte) 271kb
included in The Disney Software Collection - Hybrid DOS/Win3.1 Full Demo 11MB (uploaded by myloch)


Donald's Alphabet Chase Westwood Associates / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

This is an educational game for children ages 2-5 featuring Donald Duck. Donald's alphabet letters have escaped and are now hiding throughout the house! You need to help Donald locate all 26 of the letters and put them back in place. By pressing a letter on the keyboard, an animation is displayed where Donald finds and catches that letter. There are six different screens a letter may be hiding on, and each letter features a different animation. When all of the letters have been collected, the game is over and a bonus screen is displayed.
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Full Demo 167kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
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Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basseta & upped by Scaryfun) 117kb


EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus Sierra On-Line [top]

EcoQuest 1 is an ecologically-oriented adventure game targeted to young players. You play Adam, a 12 year old fully qualified SCUBA diver. Your job is to find Cetus, the whale king of Eluria with the help of your friend Delphineus, a dolphin that Adam and his ecologist father rescued from an abandoned fish net. Playing as Adam, you scuba-dive to Eluria, a sunken Greek city now populated by every kind of sea life imaginable. You solve puzzles and improve the local environment. You learn about the destruction of coral reefs, the overabundance of algae and what that means for the food cycle. You see firsthand what a massive dumping site the ocean really is. The puzzles are very basic and straightforward, befitting a game for children. Most items you need are a few screens away, and your inventory never gets out of hand. The music is a delight, and there is voice dialogue on the CD version. Some of the voice actors were a bit unpolished, but for the most part the dialogue enhance the gameplay. The visuals are easy on the eyes, colorful, whimsical and rendered in deep saturated blues and reds and oranges and greens. The writing is witty (Jane Jensen had a hand in this one, her first game for Sierra) and full of the kind of silly puns kids giggle over for hours.
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Browser-Playable Java DOS Full Demo (@ DOSdose)
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Full Demo 4375kb (@ Abandonia)
Full Demo4.34MB (@ House Of Games)
Full Demo4.34MB (@ DOS Spirit)
ISO Demo 193MB (uploaded by Molitor)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 4MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Goofy's Railway Express Westwood Associates / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

Goofy and Mickey are railroad conductors helping children with colors and shapes. This is done by a series of screens for young children to start visually identifying shapes and color matching while the train crosses colorful landscapes. When the train smoke stack produces colored shapes, such as a square, circle, or triangle, the child must press the spacebar key. If the shape and color matches the shape and color above a Disney character waiting on the train platform, then the train will stop and pick up that passenger. Otherwise an unique animation appears somewhere on the screen for entertainment.
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Full Demo 189kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 165kb


Kid Works Davidson and Associates [top]

This is a talking word processor and illustration program for 4 to 10 year olds designed to let children create stories, illustrate them, and then print them or play them back visually and audibly. The program generates speech using the computer's own speaker or any Ad Lib or Sound Blaster compatible music card. Unless you have a music card, the quality of the speech depends pretty much on the quality of your speaker and how noisy your computer's fan is. But it's usually understandable. Kid Works contains a variety of tools, including a large-character word processor that can magically turn words into pictures. For example, if your child types, "The girl rode her bike up the mountain and saw a rabbit," a keystroke will automatically turn "bike," "mountain" and "rabbit" into tiny drawings called icons, or turn them back into words again. There are more than 200 icons in the program's vocabulary, and youngsters can create their own icons, assign them to words and even teach the computer how to pronounce them correctly. An elementary paint module also lets children create larger illustrations. This is a superb program for early readers and writers.
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Floppy Images ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 891kb


Math Blaster Mystery Davidson & Associates, Inc. [top]

Older students, from age 10 to adult, may wish to consider this game which goes beyond Math Blaster Plus to include word problems and pre-algebra. The activities are more along the lines of puzzles, such as math versions of Hangman and the Towers of Hanoi. Along the way, the student learns reasoning skills, negative numbers and factoring. Older students may find the games boring after a while, but the software generally held the interest of one pre-algebra lab assistant.
Video at 17:00
Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basseta & upped by Scaryfun) 148kb


McGee at the Fun Fair Lawrence Productions, Inc. [top]

This is the third game in the McGee series. Like the previous two games it is an educational game for young children that is entirely wordless so that it can be played by the child alone without any help from a parent. The gameplay is identical to the previous games but this time McGee has travelled to a fun fair and along with him comes a friend called Tony. The fair consists of a few different locations and for each there are four icons to click on that cause the two characters to interact with the environment in different ways. This includes watching the various entertainers (a clown, a juggler and a one man band for instance), having fun on the playground and eating ice cream. The game does not have an end sequence so the player can explore the locations freely for any length of time.
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Full Demo included in McGee Software Collection 1.7MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Mickey & Minnie's Fun Time Print Kit Designer Software / Disney Software [top]

So easy to use - It's fun for the whole family. Imagine sending a card that says exactly what you want. Imagine printing personalized stationery. Imagine throwing a party with decorations you design. Stop imagining and start printing with Mickey and Minnie's Fun Time Print Kit. Choose from graphics covering a variety of occasions- holidays, family get-togethers, sporting events, school activities and more. Choose from 40 fun-filled pictures of Mickey, Minnie, Pluto, Baby Mickey and Baby Minnie for unlimited creativity. 20 Imaginative borders in classic shapes: hearts, stars, musical notes and much more add a special look to place mats, greeting cards, party invitations. 6 Typefaces in a variety of sizes let you add the perfect message to any project. Supports a wide variety of popular black and white and color printers.
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Full Demo 230kb (uploaded by myloch)


Mickey's Colors & Shapes Sculptured Software, Inc. / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

Mickey takes the role of a magician performing a magic show. The game helps young children to start visually identifying shapes and color matching, while Mickey talks and provides supportive feedback for the puzzles presented as magic. Minnie Mouse is his assistant between acts. Mickey's magic show has three acts: Act 1 - Mickey juggles shapes of various colors; Act 2 - Mickey builds scenes by making objects appear; Act 3 - Mickey pulls an animal out of his magic hat. The animal hides behind one of the objects in a scene and Mickey makes objects temporarily disappear to search for the animal. The version has enhanced VGA graphics, voice, and music options. It also uses a keyboard overlay, assigning specific shapes to the keys, so that the player can press the appropriate key on the keyboard to match the shapes presented on-screen.
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included in The Disney Software Collection - Italian Hybrid DOS/Win3.1 Full Demo 11MB (uploaded by myloch)
Browser-Playable Full Demo (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Mickey's Crossword Puzzle Maker Legacy Software / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

This language skills educational game allows you to create original crossword puzzles using word clues or 185 illustrations which can be used to as picture clues. After entering the clues you can randomly generate puzzles that you can solve yourself or play against Mickey (hard), Donald (medium) or Goofy (easy). The game features bonus and super bonus points, more than 20 musical tunes and a fireworks display for the winner. You can also print your creations using Disney backgrounds or borders, including such characters as Dumbo, Peter Pan, Snow White and many more. Picture menu bars guides you through both the game and the tools for creating and printing out puzzles.
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Full Demo 453kb (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)
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Mickey's Jigsaw Puzzles Novotrade Software Kft. / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

This is a simple, early child development, shape-learning game for young kids. It allows the player to select from among 15 different pictures of Mickey and friends. Players can select how many pieces should the jigsaw puzzle have to allow for many different skill levels of children. Once the puzzle is complete, the child is rewarded with some simple animation of the picture. Pictures can also be printed out to create a coloring book.
Videos
Full Demo 2.1MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)
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Floppy Images ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 1MB
included in The Disney Software Collection - Italian Hybrid DOS/Win3.1 Full Demo 11MB (uploaded by myloch)


Mickey's Runaway Zoo Westwood Associates / Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. [top]

Both Mickey and Goofy team up to return all of the animals back to the zoo. This is done by a series of screens for young children to start visually identifying numbers incorporated into vivid color landscapes. When the child finds a number and presses the matching number on the keyboard, they are rewarded by a quick set of animations. Each animation shows that numeric amount of animals entering the wagon for return to the zoo.
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Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basseta & upped by Scaryfun) 122kb
Videos


Mixed-Up Fairy Tales Sierra On-Line [top]

Mixed-Up Fairy Tales was a graphic adventure game made for younger players than those of Sierra's King's Quest or Space Quest series. In it, the player controls a child - selected from one of six and named at will by the player - transported to the land of make believe by the magical dragon Bookwyrm, who needs their help unknotting the mess that's become of five famous fairy tales; Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Bremen Town Musicians, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Snow White thanks to the machinations of a spiteful troll named Bookend. For instance, the prince can't find Cinderella because her glass slipper was stolen, Jack's axe is missing so he can't chop down the beanstalk, Snow White is lost and needs help finding the seven dwarves' house, etc. Bookwyrm, who had the book all the stories were recorded in, could always be consulted for directions to the player's next objective when he or she got stuck. The game has a simplified interface different from other Sierra games of the period; instead of several different icons to move the character, look at objects, places and people, operate scenery fixtures, or talk to other characters, Mixed-Up Fairy Tales has only a general icon to interact with the environment, move the player's character and initiate conversation with other characters, and another to look at the player's surroundings. The player cannot "die", and it is impossible to reach a point where onward play is not possible because of lacking an important item or piece of information. The game saving feature was simplified as well, with each game saved automatically when the player quit and merely labeled by their character's name. Although it allowed children to interact with the characters of their favorite fairy tales, most of the stories' major events would happen off-screen, with the player's movement limited to a four-by-four screen area.
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Full Demo 3780kb (@ Juego Viejo)
Full Demo 3879kb (@ XTC Abandonware)
EGA Full Demo 2.3MB (uploaded by The Abandoned Gamesroom)


Mutanoid Math Challenge Legacy Software [top]

Meet The Mutanoids! It's the year 2020. The Earth is totally trashed. In depseration, rockets full of junk are launched into the next galaxy. Mutanoid aliens squeeze their shapeless bodies into the old coffee pots, trash cans and broken down appliances. But nothing works anymore. Even the warranties have expired. Overnight, the Mutanoids become the laughing stock of the universe. The Mutanoids want revenge. They challenge you to a math contest. Win promotions, trophies and tournaments. Or lose and get glopped. You may think the Mutanoids are "spaced," but watch out. Their game playing is simply stu"pun"dous. The Cubix Cantina is no ordinary "grill" and "drill". Fill in spinning cubes to create correct math equations (+,-,x,/) at three levels of difficulty. Enrich your understanding of essential, pre-algebra math concepts. Learn to read charts and graphs while solving challenging word problems. Practice mental estimation skills as you race against the clock. Arcade action - splat that pesky gelatoid alien while he jiggles across the gameboard. 15 Weird and wacky Mutanoid opponents, including... Buzz: A chainsaw alien, he's "sharp" at math; Perky: A coffee pot, she's "good to the last equation"; Barbie Q: When a victory in the Challenge is at "steak", her math is "well done"; Little John: A toilet, he'll "bowl" over the competition. More than 60 colorful animations when least expected. Spinning cubes, starbursts, wise-cracking aliens, dropping glop, talking TV heads and more dot this loony landscape. No two games are ever alike. Every opponent is uniquely strange. Solve over 200 challenging word problems. Win up to 5 promotions. Your character changes when your rank does. Glop or be glopped at tournament time. This game goes way beyond drill and practice. By creating their own interesting equations, kids apply their knowledge of math facts in new and flexible ways. They discover critical, underlying mathematical concepts while generating multiple solutions to problems.
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Modified Floppy Images ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 525kb
Proper Floppy Images ISO Demo 610kb (uploaded by ibmpc5150)


Nigel's World: Adventures in World Geography Lawrence Productions Inc. / KidSoft Select [top]

This is a fun educational title that fulfills what its subtitle implies, despite obvious borro- err - inspiration from Carmen Sandiego series. In this game designed for kids ages 7 and up, your job is to help professional photographer Nigel take pictures from around the world to help him win First Place in a photography contest. It teaches valuable map skills and strengthens problem solving, critical thinking, and reading skills. Your child will be entertained by animated cartoons and actual photographs accompanied by international folk songs and digitized speech in 17 languages. Although it is more derivative than innovative, it's very high production values and a vast variety of locations to visit should help kids learn geography while having fun.
Videos
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)


Once Upon a Time: Abracadabra Coktel Vision [top]

This is another part in Once Upon A Time series and interactive book for kids similar to another part in the series Baba Yaga. Some time have passed since the dragon brought a child to one of the four houses in the kingdom. Child has grown and became a brave guy. One night his parents went out of home for some reason, and the evil wizard Satanicus stole the very precious item of your parents. To not make your parents upset, you decide to return this item. During the 7 chapters you'll switch between three modes of the game: 1) Searching an object in first-person view via point and click; 2) Move through the forest, jumping, ducking, and using a weapon in third-person side view; 3) Fighting with the one of big bosses in first-person view via point and click. Three difficulty levels are available. Finishing the game, player may replay the game starting from the one of four certain game parts. The game is available in English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French languages.
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Full Demo 818kb (uploaded by Abandonware France)
Protection answers by cireja


Once Upon a Time: Baba Yaga Coktel Vision [top]

Baba Yaga is an interactive book for kids that alternates between two main views: A first-person view with a point-and-click mouse interface, where the player has to click on spots on the screen to find objects and fight monsters, and a third-person view with keyboard controls for arcade sequences in the forest, where the player jumps, crouches and fight monsters in his way out. The plot revolves around a magical glove that was stolen by the witch Baba Yaga.
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Full Demo 792kb (uploaded by Abandonware France)
Full Demo 869kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)


Once Upon A Time: Little Red Riding Hood Coktel Vision [top]

Probably the only game from Coktel Vision that was designed with kids in mind, Little Red Riding Hood is a hodgepodge mix between adventure and action elements that are, more often than not, more frustrating than fun. The plot is based on a familiar bedtime story that most of us grew up with: little Red Riding Hood is an innocent young girl who has a harrowing encounter with a hungry wolf that is pretending to be her ailing grandmother. She must, of course, try to outwit the wolf in order to survive. The game lets you play as either the heroine or the wolf, both of which follow the same gameplay pattern, only with different plots. The game's first sequence, for instance, is to dress up either Riding Hood or the wolf in their appropriate outfits. This is more or less a pointless clicking exercise, where you just randomly click at various objects on the screen until all the objects are found. Fortunately, the remaining parts of the game are not this inane, and feature some fun arcade sequences and inventory-based puzzles. None of the game's sequences is difficult even on the hardest difficulty level - a fact which is probably due to the game being designed for kids. As a kid's title, though, the game is still disappointing: it lacks any educational value, and some arcade sequences may be too frustrating for young gamers.
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Full Demo 917kb (@ Juego Viejo)


Reader Rabbit 2 The Learning Co. [top]

This is an educational game in the award winning Reader Rabbit series. When the town of Word-Ville is running out of words, Reader Rabbit and his mouse friend Matt try to collect words from four different activities: Vowel Pond, Word Mine, Word Patch and Alphabet Dance. Children ages 6-8 learn about Phonics, Letter Recognition and Alphabetizing skills.
Videos
Floppy Images ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 603kb
1993 CD ISO Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 247MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Silly Noisy House, A The Voyager Company [top]

Secret passageways, a teddy bear's birthday party, tongue twisters, and a piano-playing spider are just a few of the surprises in A Silly Noisy House. Point and click your way through this animated musical toy box to discover fun behind every drawer and door: timers go off, birthday balloons pop. Open the fridge and find Betty Botter in the Butter Keeper, match sounds in the Silly Noisy Game, or play pin the tail on the donkey. Move things around, too: serve up fish 'n' pretzel sandwiches, or wave a magic wand to reveal a teddy bear's dream. Delightful animations, 14 favorite songs and rhymes, and over 250 silly noisy sounds guarantee a fun-filled introduction to the computer for the youngest members of the family.
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Level Demo included in: Voyager Presents (1995) ISO Demo 294mb (uploaded by Old_Schooler)
ISO Demo 239MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Snoopy: The Cool Computer Game / Snoopy And Peanuts The Edge / Softek [top]

A simple adventure game for young players where you play Snoopy as the main character solving various puzzles in the area. The basic idea is manipulating objects by picking them up and dropping them at certain areas, which will result in a new sequence to the plot. Based on one of the world's most popular comics, it's a very disappointing game that manages to capture only one aspect of the cartoon perfectly: the nonchalant, see-if-I-care attitude of Snoopy the complacent dog. Granted, bringing the world of The Peanuts onto the computer screen is a big challenge, due to the fact that the cartoon's appeal rests more on the philosophical, almost Zen-like placid sense of humor, than on the adrenaline rush or the excitement of adventure of most cartoons. Nonetheless, the absence of this subtle Peanuts-style humor, coupled with a painfully cumbersome interface (Snoopy can carry and use only one item at a time), makes the game very tedious. Although you, as Snoopy, can wander around town and meet many Peanuts characters, none of them has anything interesting to say, and most of the time just behave like stone statues. Puzzles, or what excuses of them, are few, and seem to be there just for the sake of giving you something to do, rather than having any relationship with the (thin) plot. Overall, I doubt even die-hard Peanuts fans will be motivated enough to play the game for more than a few minutes, let alone finishing it.
Screenshots
Full Demo 142kb (@ Abandonia)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 108kb (uploaded by scaryfun)


Super Mario Bros. Print World Hi Tech Expressions [top]

This is a Mario-themed printing program for MS-DOS, allowing the player to print out artwork of various characters from Super Mario Bros. 3. More a program than an actual game, it also included banners and custom templates, with a user guide on how to operate. The game has since become very obscure, and as such little is known about it other than its function.
Modified Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 470kb
Modified Floppy Images ISO Demo (ima,vfd,imz) 720kb/720kb/499kb (uploaded by immewnity)
Proper Floppy Image ISO Demo 499kb (uploaded by ibmpc5150)


Super Munchers: The Challenge Continues... MECC [top]

Another excellent entry in MECC's "Muncher" series of educational games, Super Munchers is a fun Jeopardy clone featuring cute graphics and fun arcade-influenced gameplay. You basically control Muncher, a Pac-Man relative. You must "munch" the correct answers to various trivia questions, while avoiding devious Troggles. Munch enough correct answers, and you can turn into Super Muncher which can eat Troggles. You also earn points, which can qualify you for a place in the Hall of Heroes. You can also collect bonus items such as the one that highlight the correct answer to the current question. In the course of the game, you will learn fascinating facts in a huge variety of subjects including animals, sports, famous Americans, food and health, geography and music. Perfect for anyone who likes Jeopardy! or similar trivia games, but want a more accessible one for kids. More than 10,000 factoids across 130 topics (Oscar winners, human body organs, and endangered animals are some examples) are included.
Screenshots
Full Demo 275kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
ISO Demo 15MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Super Solvers: Operation Neptune The Learning Co. [top]

Operation Neptune is a math edutainment title similar to Treasure Mountain, but aimed at older kids. As with other Super Solvers games, it combines platform action with educational puzzles. The game helps build a solid math and problem solving foundation with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, and percentages. Problem solving hints, calculator, and customization options are all only a keystroke away. Real-life problems such as using area, distance and volume to make measurements help kids see how math can be used in the real world.
Screenshots
Full Demo 641kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Videos
Full Demo 622kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Infos
Clone ISO Demo 48MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Reviews


Super Solvers: Spellbound! The Learning Company [top]

The Master of Mischief is at it again. This time he has devised a great spelling be in which he will submit robots to win the spelling bee for him! When you first log in you will be asked to chose a category of words (Holiday, homophones, etc.).You are then brought to a screen with three options, Crisscross, Flash Cards, Word Search. Crisscross is a sort of crossword puzzle, but instead of clues you just need to figure out where the words go. Flash cards are flash cards… You hear or see a word then spell it out. Word finder is a grid filled with letters wherein several words are hidden. Once you finish the above you can enter a spelling bee where you face the Master of Mischief and/or his robots. Winning opens up new levels of competition such as Regional or international. The original game, released in 1993, was compatible with computers running DOS 3.3 or higher. A 1995 CD release added spoken dialogue and was compatable with Windows 95 and Macintosh.
Screenshots
Full Demo (@ My Abandonware)
Video
ISO Demo 107MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Video Review


Treehouse, The Brøderbund Software, Inc. [top]


This is a game intended as a supplement to first and second grade learning. It can also be used to prepare children for some of the concepts and skills they will need, as long as a parent helps the child a bit. Inside The Treehouse are seven games and activities. There is also some amusing animation built into the area that the player can find simply by clicking around the screen. To the right, players will start at a keyboard. Clicking on the keyboard brings players to The Music Studio where there are 13 songs on the page, labeled "Treehouse Songs." Players can choose one of the songs, click "okay" and go to the keyboard screen. Here, they can click to play the song, change the tempo, beat and musical instrument or attempt to play the song themselves on the keyboard, which has clearly-labeled keys. Songs that players modify can be saved and show up on the "My Songs" page. Next is "Lloyd's Lab". Clicking here will bring up a blackboard where Lloyd shows the player fun science experiments they can try at home. Players can make their own lemon soda, find a fun way to foam at the mouth, make pepper vamoose and try out many more activities. The book labeled "Fascinating Facts" brings up a series of facts about animals, our planet and other subjects, all illustrated with an amusing animation. Lloyd narrates the fact and will repeat it if the player clicks on the words. Clicking on the map over the staircase takes players to the "Treasure Quest" game. Players can play either against Casey or another friend. Players must acquire a certain amount of money to dig up pirate booty. In the Easy game, players must make 50 cents. The amount rises to a dollar in the intermediate game and five dollars in the hard mode. Players must maneuver around the ever-changing game board, amassing money and avoiding the spaces with the Jolly Roger on it. If players win, they get to choose a treasure for the shelves in the treehouse. Clicking on the stairs takes players to the Bug Theatre. Players can select a bug character, an action, a place and a time or pull the handle to choose randomly. From these choices, words appear from which the player try to make a correctly structured sentence. If it is in the correct order, Lloyd will repeat the sentence twice and the bug will do a funny animation. Finally, clicking on the dark cave will take players to the animal backyard. Players can click and drag an animal to its place on the screen and see it move about in an animation sequence. They can also change the screen to night or any one of three different backgrounds. From here, they can click on the green-striped box to move into the "What's my Animal?" game show. Players are shown ten different animals and must choose the correct one by using the various clues that appear at the side of the screen. When players have eliminated an animal, they click on the box in the top right-hand corner to dim it. Players can either make a guess or take a clue, but not both. They can also click on the animals to see their attributes (number of legs, how it breathes, does it have wings, etc.) If players are able to guess five animals correctly before Casey, they can take home a prize to add to those at The Treehouse. Each game in this program teaches a wide variety of skills from word recognition and counting to coin value and logical thinking.
Screenshots
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
1996 CD-Rom version ISO Demo 102MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Where in America's Past is Carmen Sandiego? Brøderbund Software, Inc. [top]

As an ACME Detective Agency greenhorn in the pursuit of Carmen Sandiego, you employ your Chronoskimmer 450SL to travel through time in the search of the next clue that eventually results in the recovery of the stolen item, apprehension of the thief, and the eventual capture of Carmen herself. Not much new in terms of the basic premise, all trivia questions relate to American History...obviously. The graphics are greatly improved over previous Carmen Sandiego games.
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Full Demo 1748kb (@ Abandonia)
Full Demo (@ XTC Abandonware)
Full Demo 1.67MB (@ Juego Viejo)


Adult

Cobra Mission MegaTech Software [top]

Trouble is in Cobra City! Gangsters roam the streets, and gang bosses seem to have taken the power in the city. Who is responsible for the situation? It is up to you, the private investigator JR Knight, and your lovely companion Faythe, to find out what is going on. "Cobra Mission" is a Japanese animé-style RPG with erotic content. The game takes place in Cobra City, a large town divided into several parts. You navigate your party (JR and Faythe) through the city in top-down view, visiting various buildings, talking to people, gathering information, and fighting random enemies. During battles, the game switches to first-person perspective. The battles are action-based. You must click on the picture of the enemy to inflict damage. The mouse cursor is always slightly moving during battles, which makes aiming more difficult. Many enemies have weak and strong areas, and you should aim precisely in order to have success. After major quests, you'll rescue girls who will be grateful to you, giving you their telephone numbers. You can then visit them and participate in erotic mini-games: you are given a certain number of turns, during which you have to perform the correct actions to seduce the girl successfully. The erotic scenes feature nudity and detailed text descriptions, but nothing truly pornographic. In 1993, an English version was released.
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Full Demo 7MB (@ Juego Viejo)


Knights Of Xentar / Dragon Knight 3 Elf Co., Ltd. / MegaTech Software [top]

This is a sequel to Dragon Knight II, and is the only Dragon Knight game that was released outside of Japan. You control a young warrior named Desmond (Takeru in the Japanese version). After liberating Strawberry Fields from an evil curse in his previous adventure, Desmond finds himself in a situation unworthy of his heroic status: robbers have taken all his possessions, including his magic sword, and even his clothes! So the first task for the unsuccessful hero will be to get some money. Luckily, the mayor has an assignment for you, for which he is also willing to pay. Desmond accepts the assignment without knowing what it will lead to - traveling all over the world, fighting fearsome enemies, encounter beautiful women, and solving a mystery that will also reveal the secret of his own true identity! It's a humorous RPG with erotic content. The RPG system is completely different from that of the previous game. You travel now in top-down view on the world map, visiting towns and dungeons, like in most traditional Japanese RPGs. The enemy encounters are random. During the battles (which are now top-down, Final Fantasy-style), your party and the enemies attack each other automatically. You can pause the battle at any time to cast a spell, use an item, or change your attack style. You have an attack gauge with 8 different attack levels. At higher levels you can execute more powerful attacks, but your speed decreases. It features animé-style cut scenes, many of which contain nude erotic images - the girls Desmond encounters and helps will often feel grateful and award him with some "treatment". In addition to the regular version of the game, there is also an X-Rated version which features explicit hardcore sex scenes during the course of the game. In 1994, an English Version was released.
Screenshots
Full Demo 7MB (@ Juego Viejo)
Infos
ISO Demo 396MB (uploaded by Scaryfun)
ISO Demo v2.0 342MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Rance 3: Leazas Kanraku (Rance 3: Fall of Leazas) Alice Soft [top]

This is the third game in the adult visual novel/role playing game series Rance. In this entry, the kingdom of Leazas has fallen due to an attack from Helman, and Lia has been captured! Kanami finds Rance and ask him to help save it from total destruction. Rance agrees and embarks on a quest to rescue it. In 2008, the game was made freeware. In 2012, an English fan translation was released.

See also: Rance 03 Leazas Kanraku [J]

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Full Demo & English Translation (uploaded by Old_Schooler)


Role-Playing Games

Ancients I: Death Watch Farr-Ware Software / Epic MegaGames, Inc. [top]

Ancients 1: Death Watch is a mystical fantasy role-playing game, bringing players deep in the underground to do battle with bizarre monsters and find untold riches in and beneath the city of Locklaven. The player uses keyboard or mouse to control a party of four explorers who journey together and must work as a team to ward off the many inhabitants of the dungeon. Said dungeon consists of several levels with increasing difficulty and the (relatively) save town above ground in which the characters can shop and heal. Combat in the game is turn-based. Character improvement uses the traditional experience system, but after a level up the guild in Locklaven has to be visited. The game allows for three races (elf, dwarf and human) and four classes (warrior, thief, mage and priest).
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Full Demo (@ My Abandonware)
Full Demo (@ XTC Abandonware)


Bard's Tale Construction Set, The Interplay Productions, Inc. / Electronic Arts [top]

After three games in the Bard's Tale universe, Interplay gave fans the chance to create their own games based on the game engine. You can design your own Monsters (choosing their look from existing ones or by drawing it yourself), level layouts (from the pre-defined objects of Bard's Tale III, spells and collectible objects. Your creations can be largely hack-and-slash based, or have more of an exploration and puzzle-solving focus, by designing event sequences to be triggered at particular locations. The package comes with a sample adventure set in Isil Thania.
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Infos
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 4MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Bt Builder - Open Source Fan-Made Version 85.5MB (uploaded by Official Site)


Dark Designs I: Grelminar's Staff Softdisk Publishing [top]

In this fantasy role-playing game, an army of evil extra-dimensional creatures is building above the Gandolan mountains, threatening the civilized regions to the south. There is no army to defend the lands, but if a few hardy adventurers can find a magical staff in the castle of a long-dead mage named Grelminar, the gate can be closed and the invasion averted. The player controls a party of four characters, each with some standard-issue attributes: Strength, Dexterity, Constitution, Intelligence, Piety, Body Points and Magic Points. The game also features three of the usual character classes (fighters, mages and priests), and there are different spell lists for each of the spell-casting classes. Players can create their own characters or use the ones provided by the game; either way, progress is automatically saved from time to time (though there is a reset button which allows the player to start over from the beginning). The game starts out in a town (which is portrayed simply by a text-based menu system) and then proceeds into a multi-level dungeon. While exploring the dungeon, different areas of the screen display different information. There is a first-person, ninety-degree-turning view, an automap and, in some areas, a textual description. These are supplemented by random third-person, turn-based combat encounters which take place in the window that normally shows the 3-D dungeon view. In typical role-playing style, combat yields rewards of gold and experience (and sometimes equipment), and characters gain in abilities as they increase in experience.
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Full Demo (@ My Abandonware)
Full Demo (@ XTC Abandonware)


Dark Designs II: Closing the Gate Softdisk Publishing [top]

Having recovered Grelminar's Staff in Dark Designs I: Grelminar's Staff, a group of adventurers must now journey to Mount Delkeina, traverse the dangerous tunnels there, defeat an evil warlord, and close the dimensional gate he is using to build an army of monsters. This sequel features the same gameplay as its predecessor, though some minor enhancements have been made, like giving clearer names to spells and pooling gold for the whole party rather than giving it to individual characters. It is possible to import a party from the previous game or to start over with new characters.
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Full Demo (@ My Abandonware)
Full Demo (@ XTC Abandonware)


Death Knights of Krynn Strategic Simulations, Inc. [top]

This is the 2nd volume of the Dragonlance epic and is the sequel to Champions of Krynn. Characters from that game may be imported to this game. This time the party faces an undead threat that turns former friends into fierce enemies and infests Krynn with hordes of decaying monsters. The party must find the origin of these nightmarish undead creatures and eliminate it in order to save Krynn from turning into a land of undead. Like Champions of Krynn, this introduces a different and unique character selection with the availability of the "Knight" class, unavailable in AD&D non-Dragonlance RPGs. Characters in this game may level-up to higher levels and obtain new skills as well as more powerful spells. Experienced Knights may ultimately choose one out of 3 "clans" to focus more on a different type of fighting style. Adventuring consists of either overland map travel or the standard 1st person town adventure. The player's party consists of 6 characters (of which one must be a Knight) as well as possible NPC characters joining your party. Wandering monsters will of course attack the party on occasion so gear up and prepare for undead monster-bashing combat!
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Infos
Full Demo / Portable Version 0.61MB/1.9MB (uploaded by Juego Viejo)
Videos
included in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Collector's Edition ISO Demo 256MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 700kb (uploaded by scaryfun)


Dusk of the Gods Event Horizon Software, Inc. / Interstel Corporation [top]

The time of Ragnarok draws near. In the final battle between Gods and Giants, the dead will rise from Hela's realm of torture and rally under the banner of Loke, the God of Mischief, who shall turn all of Midgard into a battlefield against his brother Odin, the one-eyed, father of the Gods of Asgard. As Thor drops Mjollnir, his hammer of lightning, as Freya falls from her Golden Cart and Heimdal is pierced by the horns of Loke, the fire giant Surt shall wield his ensorcelled sword and purge the land in flames, so that eons later, a new dynasty of man can arise. Thus the sage Mimer has seen it in the Well of Wisdom. It is the dusk of the gods. Can fate be turned? Odin summons a champion, who has died on the fields of battle and is guided to Asgard by the Valkyries. This champion must find the six elements needed to forge a chain that can bind the hell hound Fenris, the Giant's best ally in the upcoming pandemonium. In addition, the champion must stop the quarrels of the Gods. Thor has lost the head of his hammer. Vidar, a son of Odin, strives to slay Hodur, who is said to have killed Baldur. Freya, the goddess of love and beauty, desires a necklace held by four dwarves. Frey is madly in love with the giantess Gerd, daughter of Surt, who demands the all-powerful Sword of Victory in exchange for the hand of Gerd. As you plunge into the whirl of intrigue, deceit and greed in the realm of the Viking gods, you travel the lands of the living and the dead, visit Aesir's underwater realm and cross the oceans in a magical pocket ship, and have a hand in all the legends from King Beowulf's fight with the dragon to the slaying of the Lady of the Hill. Dusk of the Gods is a role-playing game that focuses on exploration of the Viking legends and conversations with various characters in a large, seamless game world featuring a day and night cycle. The role-playing system in the game is rather simple: the main character has only two basic statistics (Warrior and Sage abilities), and the action-oriented battles are based on an uncomplicated point-and-click interaction. Magic system relies on usage of runes to cast spells.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)


Eye of the Beholder Westwood Associates / Strategic Simulations, Inc. [top]

Something evil is lurking below the city of Waterdeep. The Lords of Waterdeep summon a group of heroes to investigate, but someone or something has been watching the proceedings. After the heroes enter the sewers, the ceiling collapses behind them. The only way out is the way down, into a dungeon filled with monsters, traps and puzzles. Eye of the Beholder is a dungeon crawler RPG with a first-person perspective based on the 2nd Edition AD&D rules. The starting party consists of four characters and up to two NPCs can join later. Combat and magic happen in real time. Fight over a dozen different monster varieties and cast over 40 spells. A point-and-click interface makes exploring, fighting, spellcasting and handling objects easy. Westwood's Eye of the Beholder 1 and 2 remain today two of the best real-time RPGs ever produced. They feature great graphics for their time, tons of cool weapons and devious real-time puzzles that mysteriously make you come back for more traps and pressure plates to push. The plots are typical kill-the-big-foozle fare, but the games are so well implemented that you'll be glued to the screen for hours on end. The graphics and animations are both top-notch, and excellent sound effects add to the incredible "you are there" atmosphere that is rarely achieved in RPGs of that time.
Screenshots
Floppy Images ISO Demo 1.68MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Reviews
Full Demo (uploaded by GamesWin)
Infos
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Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo (uploaded by DJ Games)
Included in: Eye of the Beholder Trilogy ISO Demo 9MB (uploaded by Old_Schooler)
Included in: Eye of the Beholder Series Box - Clone ISO Demo (provided by Hellsgate & uploaded by Scaryfun) 26MB
included in The Forgotten Realms Archives ISO Demo 447MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Manual + Clue Book (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 18MB


Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon Westwood Associates / Strategic Simulations, Inc. [top]

In the sequel to Eye of the Beholder, the Archmage Khelben summons the Heroes of Waterdeep, slayers of the Beholder Xanathar, for another mission. Strange things are happening in the forests near Waterdeep, centered around the Temple Darkmoon. People have been disappearing and shallow graves containing human remains have been found. Khelben teleports the party to the forests near Darkmoon so they may find out what kind of evil is working in the towers of the temple. The Legend of Darkmoon is, like its predecessor, a first-person role-playing game based on the 2nd Edition AD&D rules. It uses the same point-and-click gameplay mechanics and controls as the first game, with only minor changes. A starting party consists of four characters, which can be transferred from the earlier game or created from scratch. Characters can reach higher levels and learn new spells, must face new and tough monsters, and solve multiple puzzles. Compared to the first game, many more illustrated NPC encounters and cutscenes were added. Although EOB 2 feels at times like a poor rehash of its predecessor due to awfully similar graphics and monsters, it does feature more expansive and varied outdoor levels, as well as less frustrating endgame boss (defeating the Beholder in EOB 1 is nearly impossible if your party is not at maximum levels). They're both very challenging games that are definite must-play for dungeon-adventurers, especially fans of book-based AD&D.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by GamesWin)
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo (uploaded by DJ Games)
Included in: Eye of the Beholder Trilogy ISO Demo 9MB (uploaded by Old_Schooler)
Included in: Eye of the Beholder Series Box - Clone ISO Demo (provided by Hellsgate & uploaded by Scaryfun) 26MB
included in The Forgotten Realms Archives ISO Demo 447MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 1.83MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Floppy Images ISO + Scans 5.4MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Manual + Clue Book (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 16MB


Final Battle, The Silicon Software / PSS, Mirrorsoft [top]

A decent PC conversion of the Amiga hit game and sequel to Legend of The Sword, Final Battle features an interesting plot (you start the game as a prisoner of evil wizard Suzar, imprisoned alone in a dank dungeon), adventure-style interface (look, use, throw, etc.), and a good automap, although the parser is somewhat inferior to its predecessor and the plot less attractive. Although the graphics are grainy and the gameplay involves a lot of pixel-hunting, it's still an enjoyable little RPG.
Screenshots
Full Demo 432kb (@ Juego Viejo)


Gateway to the Savage Frontier Beyond Software, Inc. / Strategic Simulations, Inc. [top]

The party of adventurers has just escorted a caravan from the dwarven-ruled citadel Adbar to the city of Yartar. Now it's time to relax - the heroes head to the nearest tavern for food and drinks. However, somebody slips a drug into their food, and they all pass out. Upon awakening, they discover that they have been robbed of nearly all their possessions. The heroes must now begin everything from scratch. Investigating the matter, they unravel a much bigger and more sinister plot, which involves the evil organization Zhentarim and their plans for conquering the land. This is a Gold Box Advanced Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game set in a Forgotten Realms area known as the Savage Frontier. The gameplay is very similar to other games in the series, including creating and managing a six-member party of adventurers following the AD&D rules, first-person view for exploration, and turn-based combat. A new addition is a world map travel mode, which includes enemy encounters, and character-specific side quests, which can be undertaken by finding and talking to certain non-playable characters.
Infos
Full Demo 990kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Hotud)
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by DJ OldGames)
included in The Forgotten Realms Archives ISO Demo 447MB (uploaded by Egon68)
included in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Collector's Edition ISO Demo 256MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Hero Quest Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd. [top]

The famous fantasy-themed board game was converted into an isometric-viewed role playing game in which the evil Wizard Morcar must be defeated. You take control of a wizard, a dwarf, a barbarian and an elf, each with different strengths and weaknesses, who each start the 14 missions from opposite sides of the board. Strict turn-based movement rules apply, as actions other than movement can only be carried out before or after the move, the size of which is limited by a dice roll. These moves are carried out using an icon-based system. Characters can fight the many monsters which lurk, or cast spells to vanquish them. There are magic potions to uncover, but also hidden traps, so mapping is advised. Treasure can be collected, and traded at the shop after each level.
Screenshots
Full Demo 544KB (@old-games.ru)
Full Demo 598KB (@Abandonia)
Full Demo 585KB (@My Abandonware)
ISO Demo + Manual 533KB+4MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings Vol.2: The Two Towers Interplay Productions [top]

This is the second and final part of Interplay's The Lord of the Rings series. There was also a planned but never released MS-DOS version on CD-ROM, similar to the CD-ROM version of Vol. I. This, along with its predecessor, is one of the best Tolkien games available. The game frequently does not follow Tolkien's original plot, but most of the time keeps in spirit with the books. A major criticism is that the major battle scenes are uninspiring. Development was started on the third part of Interplay's The Lord of the Rings series. Preliminary design was made for an RPG, similar to the first two parts, but before any work was done on that it was decided to turn it into a strategy game instead. Some design was made for that version, along with a little code and graphics. The project was then put on ice due to low sales of Vol. II.
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Full Demo 3041kb (@ XTC Abandonware)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 8MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Legends of Murder II: Grey Haven James Schmalz / Softdisk Publishing [top]

This is the second adventure in which the player takes on the role of the Inspector, a crime-solving fighter/mage. This time around, an apprentice at a school of wizardry has been murdered, and the player must investigate and find the culprit. The player must move around a rather tiny map of his or her surroundings, searching for clues, talking to other characters and occasionally fighting enemies through a menu-based combat system. There are items to collect and equip, experience points to gain, spells to cast and, of course, a crime to solve.
Screenshots
(uploaded by My Abandonware)


Magic Candle II: The Four and Forty, The Mindcraft Software, Inc. [top]

Part of the Magic Candle series, this is much like the first game in the series, only with an enhanced VGA engine. Choose your party of adventurers and roam the land to discover the secret of the Four and Forty.
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Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Docs 2.21MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients Paragon Software Corporation [top]

300,000 years ago, the ancients ruled the galaxy. It's now ~4000 AD and they're long gone. Unfortunately, one of their pyramids has started spewing slime that threatens to engulf the entire planet of Rhylanor. The player's party of adventurers must scour four subsectors of the Spinward Marches looking for clues to solve the crisis before Rhylanor is destroyed. MT2 is a very faithful adaptation of the Traveller role-playing game with over 100 fully explorable planets (most with multiple cities and each with it's own sub-quests) and a non-linear story line.
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Full Demo 1697kb (@ Abandonia)
MegaTraveller 1 + 2 ISO Demo 21MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra New World Computing, Inc. [top]

A party of brave heroes managed to defeat the corrupted guardians Sheltem as he attempted to destroy the world of CRON. However, the great battle between the guardians Corak and Sheltem continued in another place - the world of Terra, where Sheltem was originally appointed as a guardian. Revolting against the powerful race of the Ancients, Sheltem takes possession of their space-traveling nacelles, hurling them at the suns of other planets. It is now up to a group of local adventurers to help Corak and vanquish Sheltem once and for all. This third installment in the Might and Magic series is a sequel to Gates to Another World. Like its predecessors, it is a role-playing game focusing on first-person exploration of vast pseudo-3D environments, character building, and turn-based combat. The five selectable races remain the same as in the previous games, as well as the eight character classes with the addition of two new ones: Druid and Ranger. Like in the second game, characters may learn unique skills such as thievery, swimming, merchant, and others. This installment does away with random or pre-set enemy encounters, featuring instead enemies dynamically roaming the game world, allowing to initiate combat from a distance (for example with ranged attacks or spells). There is no option to bribe or surrender to enemies, and escaping combat can be accomplished simply by moving away, unless the enemies have already locked on the party. An automap feature is available at all times, and the players is also allowed to save the game at any time.
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Full Demo 3.42MB (uploaded by DnDler)
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included in Might and Magic rip archives compilation 203MB (uploaded by DnDler)
Might and Magic 2,3,4 cracks 42kb (uploaded by DnDler)
Might and Magic 3,4,5 keywords 982kb (uploaded by DnDler)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 3.46MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Copy Protection fixes & cheat, bugfix, trainer (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 2.8MB
included in Might and Magic 1-6 GOG Digital ISO Demo 736MB (uploaded by Terje_P)
Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Might and Magic 6-pack: Limited Edition - GOG Digital ISO Demo v2.1.0.44 23.7MB (uploaded by hgdagon)


Obitus Scenario Developments / Psygnosis Limited [top]

A medieval history lecturer named Wil Mason has been transported to the fantasy world of Middlemere, which is ruled by four rival brothers. Wil's aim is to find the secret to how he was transported here and discover a way back. Obitus is a role-playing game with action elements. It utilizes a first-person view for exploration, similarly to Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder. One of the more remarkable features is in the first-person mode: rather than having just 4 directs to face and flicking between them, there are 8 directions and the view scrolls smoothly as you turn. This smooth scrolling continues when you move forward, giving the game more of a 3D feel. The action elements consist of horizontal scrolling areas where you fight enemies with your bow while avoiding their attacks. Later you encounter a similar type of gameplay that involves exploring castles and adds 4 directional movement.
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Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by Hotud)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 50MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Full Demo 2mb (uploaded by My Abandonware)


Planet's Edge: The Point of no Return New World Computing, Inc. [top]

The discovery of an alien craft entering our solar system causes quite a stir. When the small craft is accidentally fired upon, it creates a strange electromagnetic effect that envelops the Earth, causing it to disappear. While its gravity remains, the physical Earth simply isn't there. The moonbase, surviving on scrounged resources and manpower, builds an interstellar ship. A team of four specialists is then sent into deep space to find unique parts for the construction of the Centauri Drive, a machine that the moonbase scientists hope will cause a reverse effect. Planet's Edge is a sci-fi role-playing game with space exploration and other gameplay elements, including spaceship combat, mining for resources, trading, and light puzzle-solving. The game begins on the moonbase, where the player can access the shipyard, crew quarters, warehouse, and research lab. The player is put in control of four pre-made characters: William Dean (pilot), Katya Mershova (weapons officer), Nelson Ngatadatu (engineer), and Osai Tsakafuchi (medic) . Each of these characters can be cloned for different attribute rolls, while retaining their primary skills: astrogation and ship weapons for William; light, heavy, and hand weapons for Katya; ship repair and computers for Nelson; and first aid and xenobiology for Osai. Unlike most role-playing games, characters do not receive experience points and can only become stronger by equipping better weapons and armor. The game is completely open-ended, allowing the player to travel to any of the dozens of stars. The player physically navigates the ship on an overhead screen. Entering a star system enlarges the view, allowing the ship to orbit a planet. Though most planets cannot be landed on, a large amount remains that can be explored on foot from a top-down view similar to that of Ultima VI. Each planet is represented by an enclosed populated area, usually containing friendly NPCs as well as enemies. Advancing the storyline involves gathering clues from various characters as well as obtaining objects, many of which have to be used in other locations in a puzzle-like fashion. Combat on the ground is turn-based and can be avoided in most cases. Planets can also be mined for various elements such as organics, metals, liquids, etc. These elements can be then brought back to the moonbase, where they can be used to produce better equipment for the crew members or upgrade the spaceship. Alien technological blueprints can also be recovered and used in the research laboratory to develop new ship models. The spaceship can carry cargo between planets, which can be traded or used to bribe hostile aliens. If the bribe is unsuccessful or the player decides not to resort to it, a fight against a hostile ship ensues. These fights are action-based, requiring the player to manoeuvre the ship in real time while shooting at the opponent.
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Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)


Pools of Darkness Strategic Simulations, Inc. [top]

Ten years have passed since the events described in Pool of Radiance, and the heroes return to the city where it all started, Phlan. The city is thriving, and looks quite idyllic; but a sinister force is lurking deep in the shadows. After the heroes leave to escort the council member Sasha on a diplomatic assignment, the evil Lord Bane sends four of his most feared lieutenants to destroy the cities of Faerun and twist our dimension. The goal is clear: explore the land and rid it of the evil, by taking on Bane's minions one by one. This is the fourth of Gold Box series of classic-style AD&D-based role-playing games. The gameplay is quite similar to other games of this type. At the start of the game, the player creates a party of characters (up to 6). Classic AD&D races (dwarf, elf, half-elf, gnome, etc.), character classes (fighter, paladin, monk, wizard, etc.), alignments (Good/Evil and Lawful/Chaotic axis), and statistics (strength, intelligence, wisdom, etc.) are there for the player to choose and adjust. Once the party is created, the player begins the exploration of the city of Phlan. Upon exiting the city, the player explores a top-down map, visiting dungeons and other locations of interest, as well as engaging in combat. The turn-based combat is done in similar style as other Gold Box games: the player navigates characters one by one on the top-down battle field, assigning various commands. Experience points are gained after successfully defeating enemies. Enemies appear randomly on the world map as well as in dungeons.
Screenshots
Full Demo 1.4MB (uploaded by Hotud)
Infos
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Full Demo 2.7MB (uploaded by DJ OldGames)
included in The Forgotten Realms Archives ISO Demo 447MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Floppy Images ISO Demo & Scans 27MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
included in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Collector's Edition ISO Demo 256MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Rescue of Lorri in Lorrinitron, The BC Software [top]

The Princess Lorri has been abducted by anonymous parties to some similarly unknown location. Which throne is she heir to? King Altheon, her father, has the answer to that question, and it is to him that your adventurer must go in order to take up the mission of her rescue and restore hope to the land. The fantasy land in question, the royal realm of Lorrinitron, bears a lot in common with Lord British's Britannia, and the layout and interface of this game must bear a more than coincidental similarity to those of early Ultima games.
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Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)


Shadow Sorcerer U.S. Gold Ltd. / Strategic Simulations, Inc. [top]

Shadow Sorcerer is a tie-in with the Dragonlance series of novels. The player controls a party of four adventurers that have just rescued 800 slaves and must shepherd them through the wilderness before the evil Dragon army catches up with them. There are three levels to the game: Strategic, where the player must move the refugees safely through the wilderness. Tactical, where the party explores dungeons and other areas of interest, searching for information and treasure to assist the escape. Political, where the players must deal with the refugee leaders and convince them to continue following the party. All three take place in real-time with the evil dragons constantly on the adventurers' heels slowly picking off the escapees.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by XTC Abandonware)
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Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)


Spacewrecked: 14 Billion Light Years from Earth Celestial Software / Gremlin Graphics Software Ltd., Konami Corporation [top]

In this sci-fi RPG you are sent to a fleet of spaceships which have been invaded by aliens who escaped during a routine mission. This involves walking around and fighting off any aliens you encounter, while collecting keys for the doors. A toxic coolant must be handled carefully if this is to be achieved. 6 programmable robots can help with repair chores. The game's control system has a direction pad for moving and inventory mapping.
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Full Demo 880kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)


Spirit of Adventure Attic Entertainment Software GmbH / Starbyte Software [top]

In a medieval fantasy world, strange drugs appear that create an addiction among the population. It appears that they are all coming from one central point that is controlled by a mysterious stranger. The player controls a group of heroes in this role-playing game as he tries to find out the origins of the drug and to break down on the man who is responsible for them. The game allows the player to create his/her own party, choosing between various character classes, including traditional fighters and priests, but also less common classes such as Goddess or Banshee. Characters have three main parameters; body, mind, and magic, as well as strength, dexterity, IQ, and charisma. Controlling a party of up to six combatants, the player has to accept quests, explore towns, and battle enemies to advance the story. Most of the gameplay involved an early pseudo 3D dungeon crawler. Attic's Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny utilizes the same game engine.
Infos
Full Demo 1.4MB (uploaded by Hotud)
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Full Demo (uploaded by DJ OldGames)
Video


Twilight: 2000 Paragon Software Corporation / MicroProse Software, Inc. [top]

This tactical wargame/adventure is based on the GDW pencil and paper role-playing game. NATO and Warsaw Pact forces spent the latter part of the 1990s fighting a brutal war, which has turned Poland into a desolate radiation-riddled land, full of abandoned vehicles and weapons. The maniacal Baron Czarny wants to take over what's left of the country; you must stop him. The player must organize a team of 20 generated soldiers, each of whom will respond to orders differently, based on their personality. Specific abilities, attributes and languages spoken can be set. Action from within the vehicles is shown in 3D, outside action is viewed top-down. Both aspects of the game require meticulous planning around the game's range of weapons and vehicles. Help can be received from NPCs, via the game's communication system.
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Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo (uploaded by Emuparadise)


Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams ORIGIN Systems, Inc. [top]

Following the events depicted in The Savage Empire, the Avatar and his friend Dr. Spector receive a book that contains the knowledge of time traveling. They are taken to the year 1893, witnessing Percival Lowell prepare a space cannon not unlike the one described in Jules Verne's works, with the intention of sending humans to Mars. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the cannon is fired during the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, with several famous people of the time on board. The Avatar and his companions follow, only to be transferred into the mysterious and dangerous world of the Martian civilization. The second entry in the Worlds of Ultima series is very similar to its predecessor visually and gameplay-wise. Like the first game, it utilizes the Ultima VI engine, and is a top-down role-playing game set in a seamless graphical environment and featuring turn-based party combat. Conversations with characters, interaction with the game world, and acquiring crucial items occupy a significant portion of the gameplay. Many supporting characters are famous real-world figures from the depicted time period, such as Marie Curie, Sigmund Freud, Nikola Tesla, and others.
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Full Demo 2.77MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Included in Ultima Complete Collection Fan-Made DVD ISO Demo with DOSBox 1.21GB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Free Good Old Games Version ISO 45MB (uploaded by Good Old Games)
3x1.44 Floppy ISO Demo v1.4 3MB (uploaded by Molitor)


Vengeance of Excalibur Synergistic Software, Inc. / Virgin Games, Inc. [top]

This follow-on to Arthurian RPG adventure Spirit of Excalibur, Vengeance of Excalibur picks up where the old one ended. While power in Britain has been restored after the death of King Arthur and the destruction of evil sorceress Morgan Le Fay a terrible force has been unleashed. The demonic Shadowmaster, a dark summoning of the slain witch, is terrorizing Britain entrapping the King and stealing the fair court enchantress, Nineve. You must command the knights of the kingdom to find and destroy the vile beast. The gameplay takes place in seven acts or episodes and features a mix of RPG, adventure, and simple strategy game (for combat) elements. The gameworld itself is rich and diverse (loosely based on medieval Spain) featuring dozens of towns, cities, and castles. Traveling from location to location takes place on an overhead map, while each actual location consists of picturesque hand-painted backdrops depicting the type of environment it is set in. The interface is entirely mouse-driven (although keyboard short-cuts are also present), iconic, and streamlined to make it accessible to inexperienced game players.
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Full Demo 3MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Infos
Full Demo 2MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Amiga 4x1.44 Floppy ISO Demo 2MB (uploaded by Molitor)


Platformers

Arctic Adventure Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

Six months after the events of Pharaoh's Tomb, the young assistant-turned-treasure hunter Nevada Smith yearns for another discovery. Not willing to take his previous exploits as "beginner's luck" as accused by so called experts, Nevada has been determined to find another great prize to find. One night while scouring old tomes in the university's library, Nevada finds mention of a band of Vikings who, after a large looting raid, had hidden their ship-full of ancient treasures somewhere in an Arctic cave. Being distrustful of each other, the band of Vikings, tore up the map that lead to the cave into four pieces and hid them as well. Only by putting the map together again would they be able to return to their treasure but as fate would have it after hiding their loot and map pieces the Vikings hit a powerful storm on their venture back and were lost at sea taking with them their secrets. Deciding that he must go in search of this treasure our determined hero asks his old professor Dr. Jones to assist him on his quest. Dr. Jones, though flattered, turns down Nevada due to his large workload but not before tossing Nevada a little parting gift to help him on his quest. There, inside a wrap of cloth if Dr. Jones' trusty old .38 caliber revolver. After running back to his apartment and quickly packing Nevada hitches a ride on an Arctic bound freighter to start his Arctic Adventure. In this sequel to Pharaoh's Tomb, players again control Nevada Smith. As opposed to the first game the player this time around starts out on a map of caves. Some caves need keys to unlock them while others are accessible only by finding a boat first. In this way the player has some choice over which level they'd like to tackle first. Control-wise Nevada can walk side to side, jump and shoot a gun, for which ammo must be collected on levels. Pick-axes must also be collected to break blocks of ice in your path. Along your journey the player will run into multitudes of enemies from, Yeti to penguins which can be either avoided since they are restricted to moving in strict patterns or dispatched with your revolver. There are of course traps abound in the caves and most will be found too late by players. Natural hazards and obstacles such as spike pits, rolling boulders, and piercing icicles are another thing to be on the watch for. Lastly another introduction in this sequel is the presence of icy cave floors. Players must judge their movements carefully to control themselves and predict the predicament they may find themselves in by stepping on to the ice covered platforms. The entire game is split into four volumes comprised of twenty levels each with the first volume being the shareware version of the game. The volumes are simply titled Vol.1, Vol.2, Vol.3 and Vol.4. Keys and special items must be collected before advancing on to locked levels. The players have five lives but a save mode is available allowing the players to prolong their adventure. Saves can be made on the map screen and cannot be made while part-way through a level. A high-score table is available from the main menu displaying the top five scores. The game was made freeware in 2009.
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Full Demo 269kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
Browser-Playable Free Game v2.0 276kb (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)
Video Review
Floppy Images ISO Demo v1.0, 2.0 660kb (uploaded by scaryfun)


Baby Jo in 'Going Home' Loriciel SA [top]

As the eponymous Baby Jo you're trying to make it back home. Can a simple baby get past the four levels while avoiding the bad-tempered animals and machines on the way? This is a side-scrolling platform game. Jo can pick up rattles which can be tossed at enemies (such as bees, lawnmowers or spiders). Apart from watching out for the baby's dropping health (represented as an increasingly tearful face), the baby's diaper gets wetter over time and the thirst increases, too. If the diaper becomes too wet or the baby becomes too thirsty, the player immediately loses a life, so collecting fresh bottles and diapers is important.
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Full Demo 312kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Videos
Full Demo 309kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)


Back to the Future Part III Probe Software Ltd. / Image Works [top]

This is a collection of four arcade games. Marty McFly and Doc Brown have traveled back through time to the year 1885 - and they're soon deep in trouble when they face "Mad Dog" Tannen's gang and have to find a way to return to the present. This game takes four scenes from the Hollywood movie Back to the Future III and turns them into arcade sequences: Buckboard Chase: Doc Brown goes horseback in an attempt to save Hill Valley's lovely school teacher Clara. This game of quick ducking, jumping and shooting alternates between a side-scrolling and a top-down perspective. Shooting Gallery: The name says it all. A classic game of aim-and-shoot, spiced up by hidden extras and bonus targets. Pie Throwing: Meet the Mad Dog gang. They have guns, and you have... cream pies. It's an isometric version of the shooting gallery, only with ammo. And the targets shoot back. The Train: Basically a side-scrolling beat-em-up on train wagons with some ducking and jumping. Get rid of the mechanics and collect speed logs to push the engine to a magic 88 mph.
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Full Demo 859kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos


Blues Brothers, The Titus France SA [top]

The Blues Brothers are on the run from the law. Take control of either bulky Jake or nippy Elwood (played in the movie by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) in this five-level platform game. You must cross a prison, a river and the big city to reach freedom. You also must find your missing records and collect these. Everything and everyone is against you, but you can pick up and throw warehouse crates to defeat your opponents.
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Full Demo 432kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo 434kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Blues Brothers & Prehistorik 2 (Fox Hits 2) - Clone ISO Demo 3MB (uploaded by Egon68)
included in 10 Great Games (Telstar) - Clone ISO Demo 7MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle id Software, Inc. / Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

This is the first of the two episodes of the second series of Commander Keen called "Commander Keen: Goodbye, Galaxy!" In this episode you, again, play the role of Billy Blaze, an 8 year-old genius who's already managed to bring the Vorticons' invasion to a stop. This time, Billy receives an interstellar transmission while working on a Photachyon Transceiver (a radio that can receive signals anywhere in the galaxy). While the transmission is choppy, Billy manages to figure out that the galaxy is once again in danger, and sets out to bring and end to the Shikadi's evil plans. This was the first Keen to support CGA graphics through a special version.
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Full Demo (@ Fajnegry)
Full Demo (@ DOSGames.ru)
Full Demo 545kb (@ My Abandonware)
Full Demo 545kb (@ DopeRoms)
The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo 669MB (uploaded by Scaryfun) included in CD1 : plus Commander Keen 1-7, Dangerous Dave, Catacomb 3D, Hovertank 3D, Spear of Destiny, Wolfenstein 3D plus other old games by id Software
Browser-Playable Java Shareware Demo v1.4 (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)
Commander Keen 1-9 + Keen Dreams SDL runs on win7 with working sound+music with hq pack 2.6 installed + fangames 64MB (uploaded by 3Spot)
contained in Commander Keen: Invasion of Vorticons + Goodbye Galaxy! - ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 8.6MB
contained in Commander Keen: Goodbye Galaxy! - Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 1.9MB
Commander Keen 1-6 + Keen Dreams 2.1MB + 330kb (uploaded by hgdagon)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)


Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine id Software, Inc. / Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

This game continues episode IV directly; Billy ends up in a huge space station, which the Shikadi plan to use in order to destroy the galaxy. You, being Billy of course, have to go through many parts of the space station in order to eventually thwart the Shikadi's evil plans.
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Full Demo (@ Fajnegry)
Full Demo (@ DOSGames.ru)
Full Demo 622kb (@ My Abandonware)
Full Demo 609kb (@ DopeRoms)
The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo 669MB (uploaded by Scaryfun) included in CD1 : plus Commander Keen 1-7, Dangerous Dave, Catacomb 3D, Hovertank 3D, Spear of Destiny, Wolfenstein 3D plus other old games by id Software
Commander Keen 1-9 + Keen Dreams SDL runs on win7 with working sound+music with hq pack 2.6 installed + fangames 64MB (uploaded by 3Spot)
contained in Commander Keen: Goodbye Galaxy! - Floppy Image ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 1.9MB
contained in Commander Keen: Invasion of Vorticons + Goodbye Galaxy! - ISO Demo (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 8.6MB
Commander Keen 1-6 + Keen Dreams 2.1MB + 330kb (uploaded by hgdagon)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)


Commander Keen 6: Aliens Ate My Baby Sitter! id Software, Inc. / Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

Kid genius Billy Blaze aka Commander Keen returns. This time, aliens called the Bloogs have kidnapped his baby sitter Molly and want to have her for dinner. Keen flies to the planet Fribbulus Xax to rescue her. Keen 6 uses the same graphics engine as parts 4 and 5, but has 15 new levels. This is the first commercial Keen episode released in a box instead of it being shareware.
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Full Demo (@ Fajnegry)
Full Demo (@ DOSGames.ru)
Full Demo 523kb (@ DopeRoms)
Full Demo 516kb (@ My Abandonware)
Full Demo v1.5 1MB (uploaded by keropi)
The id Anthology 4CD ISO Demo 669MB (uploaded by Scaryfun) included in CD1 : plus Commander Keen 1-7, Dangerous Dave, Catacomb 3D, Hovertank 3D, Spear of Destiny, Wolfenstein 3D plus other old games by id Software
Floppy Disk Images ISO v1.0 CGA&EGA, v1.0 EGA Demo, v1.4 EGA, v1.5 EGA 1.4MB,720kb,1.05MB,866kb (uploaded by Maraakate)
Commander Keen 1-9 + Keen Dreams SDL runs on win7 with working sound+music with hq pack 2.6 installed + fangames 64MB (uploaded by 3Spot)
Commander Keen 1-6 + Keen Dreams 2.1MB + 330kb (uploaded by hgdagon)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)


Crystal Caves Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

Mylo Steamwitz, an enterprising space trader, has set out to the perilous mines of the Altairian system. He hopes to collect enough crystals to start a profitable twibble farm. This is a side-scrolling platform game, where the objective is to finish all 16 levels, collecting every single crystal within. On his way, Mylo is threatened by numerous monsters, such as bats, robots, mine carts or dinosaurs; there are also a lot of hazards such as stalactites and stalagmites, pipes which leak harmful water or poisonous mushrooms which kill instantly. Mylo has three health points, and if he is harmed enough times to deplete them all, he dies (but thankfully he has unlimited lives). To defend himself, Mylo has a missile pistol, which is able to take out most enemies, but not all. Many levels require the player to act fast and plan beforehand, as it's easy to get Mylo stuck in an impossible-to-win situation - if this happens, the level must be restarted. Apart from the crystals, the levels contain a lot of items to collect: ammunition for the pistol, bonus items such as pickaxes or purple mushrooms that give score, and eggs which turn into letters when shot - collecting all 5 letters (B, O, N, U, S) on a level gives a lot of points, but it's not always easy to get them! It's also possible to find a power-up that reverses gravity when picked up, another one which gives your pistol the power to kill every enemy, a stop sign which freezes all enemies and makes them harmless and a red mushroom which allows you to kill enemies by running into them. These power-ups last only for a limited time though, so be careful, as they are always instrumental to victory! Like most Apogee platformers, it's actually a trilogy. The first part of the trilogy is shareware, the other two parts are not. The names of the three episodes are: Vol 1:Troubles with Twibbles, Vol 2: Slugging it out, Vol 3: Milo versus the Supernova.
Screenshots
Browser-Playable Shareware Level Demo v1.0a (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)
Videos
Full Demo 548kb (uploaded by EmuParadise)
Floppy Image ISO Demo v1.0a 451kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
included in 3 Plus 1 - ISO Demo 35MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Dangerous Dave 2 in the Haunted Mansion id Software, Inc. / Softdisk Publishing [top]

This is a sequel to original surprisingly successful Dangerous Dave. A rather a-typical platform game, in Dave 2 you run through a huge mansion with many different levels, battling all kinds of monsters and collecting items (yes, mostly bonus points) on Dave's quest to rescue his brother Delbert. Every so-and-so points you get an additional life, and every so-and-so levels you combat a boss. One of the things that make this game unique is that instead of just having a limited amount of ammunition, you have a shotgun and can shoot 8 bullets at any given time. However, you must wait in order for Dave to reload his gun. This gives for some interesting scenes in which you frantically try to shoot your enemies and reload the gun just in time to shoot them again before they manage to kill you. Another thing that sets the game apart is the ability to aim your gun in several angles (generally: up, down or straight ahead), which again makes the game a great deal more interesting. This was last Dave game made by the guys at id Software, the later sequels were by Softdisk.
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Full Demos all Dangerous Dave Games Pack 1MB (uploaded by hfric)
Dangerous Dave Pack - GOG Digital ISO Demo v2.1.0.6 + Copyright Infringement 14.1MB (uploaded by hgdagon)
Full Demo included in iD Software: The 90's Collection 653MB (uploaded by yamibito)


Dark Ages Scenerio Software / Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

Dark Ages is a platform game written for MS-DOS, published by Apogee Software. It was the first shareware game to feature support for the AdLib sound card. The player controls the prince and heir to the land’s greatest kingdom (referred to as the Great Kingdom). When the prince was a child, Garth, a power hungry wizard of immense power and greed, killed his father and took the throne. Rather than kill the prince he sent him to be raised by peasants, but even Garth’s evil magic could not foresee his mistake, since the very peasant he delivered him to was once the Kingdom’s greatest hero, and as the prince grew he was taught the ways of a master fighter. One of the things he learned well was how to use magic as a weapon. In the years after Garth’s conquest, the kingdom had fallen into ruin and despair, with no hope of returning to the times of happiness and prosperity. Garth ruled with an iron fist and terrorized the population with undead creatures. The player's quest is to find Garth and rescue the Kingdom from the Dark Ages it’s trapped in. The difficult journey takes the player through badlands, castles, dungeons, caves, forests and finally to the Great Kingdom itself, with Garth’s army of undead creatures attacking at every turn. Dark Ages is a side scrolling game where the player's alter ego, the prince, can move sideways, jump and shoot. Game play involves killing and avoiding enemies and jumping over obstacles. Progression to the next level often involves a hidden door, revealed by one of several Wise Men type characters after retrieving an item for them. The items include a key, a shield, and an apple. It was later made freeware on on March 20, 2009.
Screenshots
Free Game (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)
Videos
Free Game (uploaded by XTC Abandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 325kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
Included in "5 Plus One - Pack 4" ISO Demo + Scans 19MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Dizzy: Prince Of The Yolkfolk The Codemasters Software Company [top]

Prince of The Yolkfolk is the fifth Dizzy game in the series, and the third to have been ported to the PC (after Fantasy World Dizzy and Magicland Dizzy). Rockwart the Troll has cast a spell on Daisy, leaving her asleep for 100 years. Dizzy sets off to put this right in a compact and concise arcade adventure following the conventions of the Dizzy series. You start the game trapped underground, thanks to the results of an errant spell, but can find your way out to explore the castle and find Daisy. There are stars to collect along the way, as well as food to replenish energy lost in contact with the many hazards. Succeed and you and Daisy will ride off into the sunset together. This is undeniably the easiest and shortest of all Dizzy games (only 30 rooms), and for a reason: it was meant to appear exclusively in a Dizzy compilation, but ended up being released as a budget game anyway by Codemasters.
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Full Demo 131kb (@ XTC Abandonware)


Duke Nukem Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

Based on the same game engine as Crystal Caves, this is the very first part of Duke Nukem series. In the free shareware Episode 1: Shrapnel City, Duke fights Dr. Proton, an evil genius who created robot army to conquer the world. The second episode Mission: Moonbase, available when the game is purchased, has Duke sent to the moon to hunt the evil genius he didn't manage to kill in the first episode. Also, in Episode 3: Trapped in the Future, Evil genius sends Duke to the future, without any means of return. Meanwhile he creates his out future by conquering the galaxy. Duke must stop his plans, but first he has to escape from the "future". The main objective of the game is to get to the exit of each level, while destroying enemies and collecting points. The game was notable in its time because of its smart level design which allows very fast gameplay. Additionally, it allows many objects onscreen to be shot: obstacles, as well as enemies, can be destroyed by gunfire. Besides points, some collectibles include health powerups, gun powerups, and some inventory items with special abilities. At the end of every level (with the exception of the last level in each episode), the player can receive up to seven 10,000 point bonuses, earned by making certain achievements in the level, such as destroying all cameras.
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Full Demos Ep. 1 Ep. 2 Ep. 3 (@ DOSgames.ru)
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Full Demos Ep. 1 214kb Ep. 2 1.5MB Ep. 3 1.5MB (@ Juego Viejo)
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Browser-Playable Java Shareware Demo (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)
Floppy Images ISO Demo (1993 & 1999 v2.0) 696+745kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
GOG Digital ISO Demo v2.1.0.6 16.5MB (uploaded by hgdagon)
Steam Full Demo 7MB (uploaded by oldman)
ReDuke - re-engineered Free Fan Game 564kb (uploaded by k1n9_duk3 Reloaded)


Elvira: The Arcade Game Flair Software Ltd. [top]

This is a so-so platform game based on the well-known horror movie tv host popularized by Horrorsoft's RPGs, this offers several hours of entertaining dagger-shooting action that is over all too soon. The game is plagued by repetitive level design - there are only 2 worlds, fire and ice, and each level is not very different from the last. There are many weapons and power-ups Elvira can pick up, but the enemies she will go up against are quite crudely drawn and not very exciting.
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Full Demo 879kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 54MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Gods Bitmap Brothers, The / Konami, Inc. [top]

Hercules is aiming to achieve immortality by completing the task the Gods have set him. His task is presented as a platform adventure set in ancient Greece, featuring a variety of enemies as you play it through. Of more significance, however, is the game's Artificial Intelligence system, in which creatures monitor how you play, and try to find safer positions. Also, the game offers more bonuses and power-ups if you're struggling to progress. Even without those, there are lots of bonus sections to find and unlock. In 2011, JOTD created a fan-made remake called Gods Deluxe with conversions of the 4 original levels plus an additional 4 new levels and level editor. There's also an optional add-in package that also revises title and level music.
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Hotud)
Infos
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by GamesWin)
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Juego Viejo)
Gods Deluxe 2011 Fan-Made Remake Beta v0.8-B 15MB+52MB (uploaded by Official Site)
included in The Bitmap Brothers Compilation (1995) ISO Demo 17MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Floppy Image ISO + Scans 51MB (uploaded by Egon68)
CD ISO Demo 24MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Home Alone Manley & Associates, Inc. / Capstone Software [top]

This is a platform game based on the movie "Home Alone". Kevin's family went on vacation, but they forgot about him, so now he's home alone. Now there are two burglars who want to break into the house. Kevin has to prevent the burglars from kidnapping him, by riddling the house with traps. The player controls Kevin through the mansion in a side perspective. He has one hour before the burglars will break into the house. In this hour, the player has to set up various traps in order to make the burglars give up on capturing Kevin. After this hour, the burglars break in, and the traps become active. Each trap deals 5 damage to a burglar, and the first shot of Kevin's BB gun deals another 5. During this phase, the screen always tells in which room each burglar is at the moment. The game is won by dealing 50 damage to each burglar.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Full Demo (uploaded by Gameswin)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonware DOS)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo (uploaded by Emuparadise)
Full Demo (uploaded by Home of the Underdogs)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonware Utopia)
Floppy Image ISO Demo + Scans + Docs 16MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Horror Zombies From The Crypt Astral Software / Millennium Interactive Ltd., U.S. Gold Ltd. [top]

This game pays homeage to the horror genre of the 1950's by creating Count Frederick Valdemar (our hero of the game), the gothic mansion he enters, and the creatures he is going to meet there like vampires, zombies, ghouls and many other scary things that cinema fans can easily remember. You have six levels to pass, with each level promising one hundred "all-action" screens.
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Browser-Playable Java DOS Full Demo (@ DOSdose)
Full Demo 627kb (@ XTC Abandonware)
PC+Amiga Full Demos with DOSBox/FS-UAE 29MB (uploaded by The Collection Chamber)


Lone Wolf: The Mirror Of Death / Tower Of Fear Audiogenic [top]

Based on the hit series of roleplaying gamebooks, Lone Wolf is an excellent side-scrolling beat 'em up that puts you in the shoes of Lone Wolf - last of the Kai Masters, a fantasy hero who looks like a cousin of either Conan the Cimmerian or Hercules. Your job: exorcise the evil spirit of a nasty old sorceror by defeating 7 shadowy demons who inhabit the shards of the Mirror Of Death. In traditional beat 'em up style, you parade inside the sorcerer's fortress, fighting his guardians and confronting the "boss" demon on each level. In a nice twist from typical platformers, apart from your trusty sword you possess 4 Kai (i.e. magic) skills chosen from a selection of 8. These are quite creative, including Mindshield, Animal Kinship (terrify your enemies with an image of a wolf), Invisibility, Sixth Sense (avoid getting lost), Divinity (detect evil), Weapon Skills, and Healing. Using the right skill at the right time is key to finishing the game, and this adds an interesting element of adventure gaming to the mix. The game is very nice to look at, with detailed background graphics and excellent character animations. The backgrounds are also not just static backdrops, but full of little animations that enliven the atmosphere, such as the flickering torches, turning gears that power sinister traps, and much more. The adventure element is a little unforgiving, because most of the time you will find out which Kai skills you really need to pass the level only after you die. Regardless, it usually doesn't take more than a couple of retries to find out, and the levels are not so long that you will get bored getting to the same spot again. The game's designers also deserve kudos for coding monsters with some semblance of intelligence, especially the end-level demons. Keep doing the same moves, for example, and the demon will learn to block you. He will even backstab you or turn invisible if you are getting the upper hand. Overall, if you enjoy fantasy action games, this is a great, highly underrated game that is well worth your time.
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Full Demo 218kb (@ Juego Viejo)
Floppy Image ISO Demo + Scans 3MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Magic Pockets The Bitmap Brothers / Renegade Software [top]

In Magic Pockets, players control the cool Bitmap Kid who has deep pockets that can store virtually anything. Bitmap Kid's mission is to get back his toys that were stolen by some creatures. The game is a side-scrolling shooter that plays out across four worlds inhabited by a variety of enemies. Players can cause more damage to these enemies by charging their shots before firing. The player's weapon also changes its shape and features according to the requirements of each world. The Bitmap Kid has special athletic abilities. He can jump high by stepping on whirlwinds, and can even destroy all the creatures he hits after falling down from a high place. In addition, players can drive a bike, dive, and even fly through the use of special items.
Screenshots
Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Videos
Full Demo (uploaded by Gameswin)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonware DOS)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)
Floppy Images ISO Demo 626kb (uploaded by Old-Games.ru)


Monuments of Mars Scenerio Software / Apogee Software, Ltd. [top]

This is a low-res, early PC platform game sharing an engine with Apogee's Arctic Adventure and Pharaoh's Tomb. A number of astronauts sent to Mars on a mission to explore the strange structures there have mysteriously gone missing. Now NASA sends its best man (you) to rescue them and, if possible, find out more about the mysterious monuments and their purpose. This perilous journey will take the player to the famous Pyramid, Fortress and Face of Mars, among other locations. Along the way he will collect various items and face deadly alien creatures. The game is split into four episodes, the first one, First Contact, was distributed free as shareware but the remainder The Pyramid, The Fortress, and The Face had to be purchased from Apogee. Each contains twenty puzzle-filled levels, each of which is one screen large. The game is entirely keyboard controlled but offers the player(s) a choice of action key settings. The game was later released as freeware on March 20, 2009.
Screenshots
Full Demo 200kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Videos
Full Demo 226kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 252kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
Browser-Playable Free Game 206kb (uploaded by RGB Classic Games)


Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos Tecmo, Ltd. / GameTek, Inc. [top]

A year after the events of the original Ninja Gaiden, a new villain named Ashtar receives word of Jaquio's defeat. Ashtar uses this opportunity to hatch a new plan to plunge the world into darkness. The ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, hits the trail to destroy all manner of vile creatures entering the world while fighting his way to destroy Ashtar, his Dark Sword of Chaos, and whatever else is behind the evil. This is a fast paced, side scrolling action game in the tradition of the original Ninja Gaiden game. Ryu is a ninja who can run, jump, and slash with his ninja sword. He can also attach to vertical walls and climb up and down, which is an ability missing in the previous game. Powerups are hidden everywhere throughout the levels. These powerups include fireballs and ninja stars as before; a unique new powerup is the ninja shadow. Ryu can collect up to 2 ninja shadows that follow his every movement and use the same weapons at the same time that Ryu strikes. It tells its story through liberal use of cinematic scenes interspersed between the action levels. Different levels feature a variety of environmental interaction; e.g., one level has Ryu on a high mountain where snow is falling fast and the wind is blowing hard. The shifting direction of the snowfall indicates how the wind is blowing and Ryu has to fight against the breeze. In a night level, much of the environment is dark and is illuminated only sporadically by flashes of lightning. It's a much better conversion of the arcade hit than the original Ninja Gaiden for PC, it opens with a great musical theme accompanying a cinematic scene. It boasts a few new gameplay features in addition to sharper, VGA graphics, smoother animations, many hidden surprises (including bonus levels), and a great storyline.
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Full Demo 474kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Infos
Full Demo 472kb (uploaded by GamesWin)
Videos


Out Of This World / Another World Delphine Software International / Interplay Productions, Inc. [top]

You play Lester, the young physics professor, who suddenly finds himself in a strange alien world after a lightning struck his particle experiment. Now he should fight for his life, first with his bare hands, then with a gun he finds. But what gives him courage is the fact he is not alone. One of the aliens, who together with him escapes from the prison, helps him on his dangerous quest. Friendship can overcome all the obstacles. It's an adventure game, where the adventuring element is concealed behind what looks like a typical platform shooter. The gameplay is based mainly on physical and environmental puzzles. Each enemy requires a different strategy, and often there is only one way to solve the problem. The game is divided into levels, each one of which can be accessed by typing a code you learn after having completed the level. The game features vector graphics and animated cut scenes. After receiving critique about the original Amiga game's lifespan, a whole new area was added using a number of new ideas. This ended up being the 1991 MS-DOS version, which was ported by Daniel Morais. In 1995, a Windows 3.x version was released. This version includes MIDI renditions of the original music. While not a great commercial success, Another World was innovative in its use of cinematic effects in the graphics, sound and cut scenes, with characters communicating through their facial features, gestures, and actions only. This cinematic style granted it cult status amongst critics and fans.

See also: Another World 15th Anniversary Edition / Another World Hi-Res Collector's Edition

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Full Demo 1092kb (@ XTC Abandonware) *listed as Another World
Info
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included in Various Floppy Adventure Games - Floppy .imz Images ISO Demo 45MB (uploaded by Virgil)
ISO Demo 77MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Win 3.x Full Demo 995kb (uploaded by roioros)
included in Interplay's 10 Year Anthology - Clone ISO Demo 274MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
included in Interplay's 10 Year Anthology - Clone ISO Demo 289MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Prehistorik Titus France SA [top]

Prehistorik is a side-view platform game with a superficial similarity to Chuck Rock. You control a neanderthal who must march through hostile pre-historic environments seeking food and keeping himself safe. Some food can be found in caves, but it mainly exists in living animal forms. These include fire-breathing Pyro-Tax dragons, the Turtosaurus, and the Bad Bat. Each of these must be clubbed to death, some taking up to 5 hits, and then walked over. Some other enemies are indestructible, with the monkeys who throw coconuts at you particularly fiendish. You will have to complete the level within the time limit, and avoid contact with these foes. However, bombs and improved weapons can be collected, as can extra lives, time bonuses and an improved jump.
Screenshots
Full Demo 612kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Videos
Full Demo 614kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo (Fox Hits release) + Scans 3MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Prehistorik & Super Cauldron (Fox Hits 3) - AlcoholClone ISO Demo 3MB (uploaded by Egon68)
GOG Digital ISO Demo v.2.0.0.2 16MB (uploaded by hgdagon)
included in 10 Great Games (Telstar) - Clone ISO Demo 7MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Prophecy: The Viking Child Imagitec Design Ltd. / Wired / GameTek, Inc. [top]

This is a cartoony side-scroller where you take the role of, as the title states, a viking child, in his quest to free his friends and family, held by the evil god Loki inside the Great Halls of Valhalla. Fight your way through 16 levels with diverse scenarios, including medieval castles and mountains. Spread throughout the levels are shops in which you can buy potions and other magical items to help you along the way. Before you finally face the Dark Lord Loki, you must also defeat the 8 Apprentices of Darkness. The game features colorful graphics and 22 different tunes to make the whole trip a bit more pleasant.
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Full Demo (uploaded by My Abandonware)
Full Demo (uploaded by GamesWin)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonware DOS)
Full Demo (uploaded by Abandonia)
Full Demo (uploaded by EmuParadise)
Full Demo (uploaded by Home of the Underdogs)


Simpsons, The: Bart vs. the Space Mutants Imagineering Inc. / Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., Ocean Software Ltd. [top]

This is a platform game where the player goes into the role of Bart Simpson (from the TV show The Simpsons) and must stop the Space Mutants from invading Springfield. On each of the five levels, Bart must collect (or get rid of) the ingredients that the Space Mutants are planning to use to build their machine, such as purple objects or balloons. He also has to collect enough "proof" of the aliens existence (brown coins left behind when they are jumped on), so his family members will help him when he meets a boss (characters such as Nelson and Sideshow Bob). This won't be easy since the Space Mutants are "using" human bodies as disguise. In order to discover who are the real Space Mutants, Bart must use his X-ray Specs. The ways Bart can get rid of those objects sought by the Space Mutants are numerous. For instance, in the first stage, Bart must get rid of purple objects. He can dye them red, cover them, wash them, etc. Some even involve a little puzzle solving, like playing a trick on Moe to make him get out of the bar. Bart also has some coins that can be used in many ways throughout the game, like buying things, getting devices operating, etc. Those coins are essential to solve some puzzles in the game.
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Full Demo 405kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by GamesWin)


Titus The Fox / Lagaf': Les Aventures de Moktar - Vol 1: La Zoubida Titus France SA [top]


Originally released in France, "La Zoubida" is in fact the name of a French humorous song by "Vincent Lagaf'", who also released "Bô le lavabo" around the same time. Still, Lagaf' quickly quit comedy and song to turn to TV shows, so a volume 2 of "Les Aventures de Moktar" was never released. For international audiences, the main character of an Arabian man in the game was changed to Titus The Fox (the mascot of the developer) but otherwise the game is exactly the same. His beloved Suzy has been kidnapped on the other side of the Sahara desert, and to get her back he has to advance through 15 levels (with codes for each one) comprising of nearly 1000 screens of platform gameplay, scrolling in 8 directions. There are secret rooms to find, and bosses at the end of each level. The player can also interact with many parts of the background. Using available objects such as springs and crates correctly is often vital to progress. Alternate modes of transport such as Magic Carpets and Skateboards also make an appearance.
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Lagaf': Les Aventures de Moktar - French Full Demo 602kb (uploaded by Abandonware France)
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Titus The Fox - English Full Demo 904kb (uploaded by GamesWin)
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Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back ISO Demo 40MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back - Floppy Image ISO Demo (Fox Hits release) + Scans 3MB (uploaded by Egon68)
included in 3 Plus 1 - ISO Demo 35MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)
Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back - Floppy Image ISO Demo (Fox Hits release) + Extras 639kb (uploaded by hgdagon)
included in 10 Great Games (Telstar) - Clone ISO Demo 7MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Casual Games

Hoyle: Official Book of Games - Volume 3 Sierra On-Line, Inc. [top]

Six board games are transformed to the computer screen in the third Hoyle's release. Snakes & Ladders, Backgammon, Yacht / Yahtzee, Checkers, Dominoes and Pachisi / Parcheesi all feature, with animated graphics and sound effects. As there is no time-sensitive action, and the game rules are familiar, these packs were designed to appeal to a wider range of people than most computer games. At least one human player is required - other players can be human or computer. The 18 computer opponents from the first Hoyle's game return, many of them modeled on other Sierra characters such as Larry Laffer, and again some play 'good' and some play 'evil'.
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Full Demo 943kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
Floppy Images ISO Demo + Scans 7MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Lemmings DMA Design Limited / Psygnosis Limited [top]

Your task is to rescue the Lemmings across 120 levels of fast-paced puzzling. These creatures simply walk blindly through the world in the hope of reaching safety at the end of the level - unfortunately these levels include steep drops, gaps in the ground, barriers and rivers amongst other hazards. You are in control not of any individual Lemming, but of a cross-hair, which can be moved over any of the Lemmings. Along the bottom are a selection of functions which can be assigned to a Lemming, including climbing, floating and bashing. You must click to select the appropriate function, then click on the Lemming to activate it. Each level has a different range of skills on offer, a different amount of Lemmings, and a different percentage target in order to progress. It was one of the best received video games of the early 1990s era. The popularity of the game led to development of its numerous ports to other systems and the creation of several sequels, remakes and spin-offs, as well as inspiring similar games. In 1995, Lemmings for Windows was released that ported the game from DOS to Windows with sharper graphics, better music, and a Windows-friendly user interface and includes both the original Lemmings as well as Oh No! More Lemmings. In 2008, a fan remake called Lemmins was released by Geoff Storey.
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Full Demo 387kb (uploaded by Abandonia)
Screenshots
Full Demo 413kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Video Review
Floppy Image ISO + Scan 1.2MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Browser-Playable Free DHTML Version (first 10 levels) (uploaded by Elizium)
Lemmins - Free Fan-Made Remake 11MB (uploaded by PlneHry)
Lemmings for Windows - Floppy Image ISO (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 3MB
Lemmings & Oh No! More Lemmings included in Publishers Pick Blue - Clone 10CD ISO Demo 877MB (uploaded by Egon68)
DOS Clone ISO Demo 14.6MB (uploaded by Meddle)
Lemmings for Windows ISO Demo 31MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)


Lexi-Cross Platinumware / Interplay Productions, Inc. [top]

This is a TV show simulation based on elements from Wheel of Fortune and Scrabble in a humorous futuristic setting. Competing either against other living creatures (humans, aliens) or against robots, you must flip the tiles and use the revealed letters to form the correct words. The game features more than 600 puzzles.
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Full Demo 443kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo 515kb (uploaded by RhymeKidder)


Microsoft Entertainment Pack 2 Microsoft Corporation [top]

The sequel to Microsoft's first Entertainment Pack, this package features the following casual games: Pipe Dream, FreeCell, Tut's Tomb, JigSawed, Rodent's Revenge, Stones, Rattler Race, ...and IdleWild (a collection of 8 new screen savers).
Infos
included in Microsoft Entertainment Pack 1-4 Full Demos 1.8MB (uploaded by Kmzpub)
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Floppy Images ISO Demo 7MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Microsoft Entertainment Pack 3 Microsoft Corporation [top]

The third Entertainment Pack from Microsoft, created for its new Windows 3.0, is a collection of the following games. Fuji Golf: So you think you're a pretty good golfer? Just try to make par on this 18-hole golf course in Japan. TriPeaks: Are you up to the challenge of the peaks? Coming out on top in this addictive game of solitaire is no easy feat. TetraVex: How sharp is your logic? This game will test you on four sides. Klotski: Can you unravel this 400-year old puzzle? People have been trying to liberate these blocks for centuries. SkiFree: Now you can ski year-round. But it takes a lot of skill to maintain control on these crowded slopes. LifeGenesis: A simple yet elegant simulation of the evolution of life. Observe and intervene as this microscopic drama is played out in front of your eyes. WordZap: A fast-paced vocabulary race pits you against the computer or a human opponent in this spell-binding game. IdleWild: Keep your computer looking busy even when you're not. Transform your screen into oriental tapestry, make it float with boats, silly snakes, and other great screen-savers.
Screenshots
Floppy Image ISO Demo 593kb (uploaded by scaryfun)
Videos
Full Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 26MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Oh No! More Lemmings DMA Design Limited / Psygnosis Limited [top]

This is the follow-up to Lemmings. The game features 100 new levels, and all new graphics and music. It was released in both a stand-alone and an add-on version. A Windows 95 version of Lemmings was released in 1995, including (nearly) all of the levels from Lemmings and Oh No! More Lemmings.
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Full Demo 337kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Floppy Image ISO Demo + Password Disabler (provided by basetta & upped by Scaryfun) 228kb+32kb
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Lemmings & Oh No! More Lemmings included in Publishers Pick Blue - Clone 10CD ISO Demo 877MB (uploaded by Egon68)


Risk Azeroth, Inc. / Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. [top]

This Computer Edition of Risk is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. All the rules of the board game are here, including trading in Risk cards and rolling dice. Computer players have three different skill levels, which you can change during the game. You can even change players between computer and human in the middle of the game.
Videos
Full Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 25MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Screenshots
Full Demo 287kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Robak [PL] CORDAT-Kraków [top]

Robak (Worm) is a black-and-white Snake variant. The player controls a snake in a small room filled with fruits, obstacles and bonus elements. The goal is to eat the food while avoiding the obstacles (including one's own tail) to achieve the necessary length to open the door to the next stage. The player is limited by the amount of food. The worm must attain the sufficient length before supplies run out. Whenever the snake eats a piece of food, it grows longer, making it more difficult to maneuver. The snake moves forward at a constant speed and can be turned in the four cardinal directions. Encountered obstacles shorten the length of the worm. Fruit can rot and change into trees. Bonus elements add extra points.
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Full Demo 140KB (provided by TDC Project)


Supaplex Think!Ware Development / Digital Integration Ltd. [top]

This is a puzzle game reminiscent of Boulder Dash. The player controls the red Pac Man looking character called Murphy. The objective is to reach the exit, which is only opened when a certain number of Infotrons are collected (usually all in the level). The setting is inside of a computer, therefore some computer terminology describes elements found in the levels. This includes destructible RAM chips, indestructible hardware, utility disks (which are explosives), terminals, and ports (one or two way gates). The most common enemy is a zonk, a rock which falls and rolls downwards, and explodes if it comes in contact with some, but not all other game elements. One of the most common enemies are a scissor looking enemy called snik snak which always moves in a predictable pattern. Some levels feature gravity, where Murphy will fall down if he stands still, and has nothing beneath him. Other elements have fixed rules, such as Infotrons and Zonks always falls down, while RAM and hardware always stays put. There are 111 levels in total, and up to three of these may temporarily be skipped to advance. The game allows several profiles so that players may use the same computer with their own progression. It was later made freeware.
Screenshots
Freeware Game 287kb (uploaded by Official Site)
Infos
Action Replay release - AlcoholClone ISO Demo 10MB (uploaded by Egon68)
Fan-Made Levels
1995 CD-release ISO Demo 54.8MB (uploaded by Wastrel)
Videos


Super Jeopardy! GameTek, Inc., MRH Software [top]

This is based on the popular Jeopardy! TV game show. In this digital incarnation, 4 players compete at answering reverse trivia questions in trademark Jeopardy! fashion - i.e., the host provides the answer and a player has to provide the questions. As many of 4 human players can participate, with the remaining slots filled by the computer. Competition takes place in quarter-final, semi-final, and final round modes. A player will select a question from one of 6 categories. The game gives the answer to the question and the players use their controllers to buzz in. At that point, a player has 80 seconds to spell out the question (and the computer has already provided the "What is..." question preamble). In the player gets the question wrong, that player loses money and the remaining players have an opportunity to buzz in. It's based on the short-lived version of the show, Super Jeopardy!, in which dollar values were replaced by points, and it was a "grandmaster tournament" of sorts whereby top players from the show compete in a 13-week marathon to determine the champion of champions. The game sports VGA graphics and very difficult questions, similar to the show.
Screenshots
Full Demo 386kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
Floppy Images ISO Demo (VFD format) 1.4MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Super Tetris Sphere, Inc. / Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. [top]

This is a Tetris variant. It contains additional features such as different types of gameplay (two player cooperative and competitive) as well as new block types (lightning bolts that eliminate an entire row, and bombs that eliminate from 2 to 16 blocks). The Moscow Circus in shown in the background and there's much improved graphics. For every line you kill you get a certain amount of bombs which can destroy other blocks. You don't play like on an empty board - there are always lines with spaces at the most uncomfortable places below - once you manage to get rid of a certain amount (meaning you remove those on black background) those buggers come creeping up again drawing up a picture. Well, of course that's the way to complete the levels and not just another nasty way to make the game harder! Once you have the full pic up you advance to the next level and - like in the original Tetris - the blocks fall down faster. The possibility to plan with the bombs adds a strategic element to the game - you almost always have a chance to get back into the game. If you left too many holes in the lines below the game was over almost for certain in the original game, now you can leave out holes at the right places and make your way through with the bombs to create just the empty slot you need for the next tile. And then there's yet another goodie: you have little bonus-blocks which for example kill the whole line they're in when you blow them up with a bomb.
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Full Demo 559kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
5 Plus One: Pack 6 - ISO Demo (includes Super Tetris, Aldo Again, Draw Poker, Green, Phylox, Space Miner) 11MB (uploaded by Internet Archive Software Collection)
included in Tetris Gold (1993) ISO Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 56MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Tristan Pinball Amtex / LittleWing Co. Ltd. [top]

A decent pinball game that is short on graphics and animation but long on gameplay, it's billed as a "solid state pinball simulation," and it actually comes quite close to that claim. The game brings many innovations in real pinball tables to the computer screen for the first time, including Multiball, Double Scoring, Time Features, and many surprises. Ball physics are reasonably realistic, and the manual even includes primer on basic pinball skills (e.g. double flip, deflect pass, beat down, and nudging) that can be used in the game. There is only one table, and a very standard, blocky one at that, but the game more than makes up for this lack of variety and graphics by excellent ball controls and true-to-life pinball physics. Overall, it's one of those games that seem very boring and average by today's standards. However, it deserves recognition as being one of the first true pinball simulation games that bring many features to the PC for the first time. Recommended for its historical significance, even if you'll get bored with the table.
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Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by Wastrel)
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Trump Castle II Brian A. Rice, Inc. / Capstone Software [top]

In the second installment of the series you are entering the creation of Mr. Donald Trump - not only to play the casino games, but also to explore this "casino-resort by the bay". While playing one of the six games - Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat, Slots, Poker, and Craps - you also may explore the Trump Castle's apartments, converse with its inhabitants, and even read the "Castle Courier" newspaper. The game allows up to four players and may be saved in progress. The gameplay is directed on winning as much money as you can making the bets based on the combination of your luck and the theory of probability. You may be a millionaire. The CGA version of the game allows only to play the casino games without exploring the Trump Castle.
Screenshots
Full Demo 1MB (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
Floppy Images ISO Demo (vfd format) 3.2MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Wordtris Armenica, Inc. / Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. [top]

This is a Tetris offshoot designed by the original's Alexey Pajitnov. The object of the game is to build words of three letters or more using the tiles that fall from the top of the playing area. Words can be constructed horizontally or vertically, and multiple words can overlap each other. If the player manages to construct the magic word at the top of the screen, the well will be cleared of all tiles and the player will receive a large bonus. Occasionally, a free tile (denoted by a "?") will drop. Its letter can be selected by the player by typing it. If the player does not choose a letter, the block will become a random letter when it stops. Eraser blocks will fall and remove whatever letter that they land on. Occasionally bombs will fall which you may use to clear away a single letter or an entire stack of them, depending on the type of bomb. The larger the words you form, the higher points you receive. If you clear enough words without filling up the screen, you move on to the next level.
Screenshots
Full Demo 849kb (uploaded by MyAbandonware)
Videos
included in Tetris Gold (1993) ISO Demo + Win3xO Collection Package 56MB (uploaded by scaryfun)
Win3xO Collection - FrontEnd + Emus 60MB (uploaded by scaryfun)


Xmas Lemmings 91 DMA Design Limited / Psygnosis Limited [top]

This is a demo released to promote Oh No! More Lemmings. It includes two levels from Oh No! (different ones depending on version and platform) and two new exclusive Christmas-themed levels. The levels feature snowy landscapes, snowmen, festive lights, Christmas songs as background music and the Lemmings dressed in Santa hats and coats.
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Free Game 208kb (uploaded by GamesWin)
Free Game and Xmas Collection (uploaded by DJ Old Games)


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