My Abandonware was created in February 2009 as a revival of oldware.net. Over the years, thousands of games have been added to the site. We want to create the best video game museum on the web and let everyone around the world enjoy the incredible amount of great software created in the 80s and 90s.
Until now, we have focused our work on the DOS era, with some very rare titles found in the deep web, and some sent by our awesome visitors. More recent games and other platforms are available now. Enjoy!
We are two administrating the site, but a small French company is behind MyAbandonware: utopiaweb. Few people are working from time to time on the site.
If you need to make a link to our website, you can use the resources available on this page.
Many thanks to
- MobyGames, the most complete database of video games ;
- The folks of Underground Gamer who got so many precious, lost games ;
- TOSEC and Jason Scott for his work on Archive.org ;
- Macintosh Garden and Macintosh Repository, both great sources for Mac games and Mac software ;
- Old-Games.ru, one of the most complete and secret source for abandonware games and manuals ;
- WERTA, beha_r and Egon68 from old-games.ru, for their contributions to game preservation and support ;
- Retro eXo by eXo, a very dedicated archiver of the DOS and Win3.x era ;
- The ISO Zone, used to be a huge collection of recent games, including some obscure titles of the early 2000s ;
- LegendsWorlds, a good source for many rare Windows games ;
- Old Games Download, a very active archiving project ;
- The Museum of Computer Adventure Game History, they got plenty of excellent manuals scans, plus an incredible purpose ;
- Bladez1992, admin of the Legacy Gamers' Union, for mirroring its repacks on our website, awesome work! ;
- Quader for providing us his hand crafted releases of old games ;
- zooperdan from DungeonCrawlers.org for his work on the dungeon crawler classification ;
- Michael for helping us with rare North American games and supporting us many times on our BMAC page ;
- Mortisanti for submitting the rampage logo ;
- ThreeOhFour for the screenshots he sent to us ;
- VanisK for the screenshots he took and the errors he reported ;
- user "KC" for commenting and ranting so much ;
- Sr.Pringles for contributing many rare sport games ;
- memoriesofthedaize, AKA Jazz, for archiving many kids games and software ;
- all the uploaders on Archive.org, making many rare 2000s games available ;
- Poland and all its gamers, their underground gaming culture still helps to find rare games ;
- ghotik, author of DxWnd, for providing missing screenshots to many obscure games ;
- Robert "dosgamer" Wilson for his contributions in the text-adventure and educational game category - RIP ;
- past and current contributors, add new games to the website, archiving can be passion ;
- Batrox for the tons of games he searched over the internet since 2000.