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 games 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.
We are currently looking for content writers, you can apply 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, a great source for Mac games and Mac software ;
- Old-Games.ru, one of the most complete and secret source for abandonware games and manuals ;
- The ISO Zone, a huge collection of recent games, including some obscure titles of the early 2000s ;
- The Museum of Computer Adventure Game History, they got plenty of excellent manuals scans, plus an incredible purpose ;
- zooperdan from DungeonCrawlers.org for his work on the dungeon crawler classification ;
- ThreeOhFour for the screenshots he sent to us ;
- VanisK for the screenshots he took and the errors he reported ;
- Robert "dosgamer" Wilson for his contributions in the text-adventure and educational games category - RIP ;
- Batrox for the tons of games he searched over the internet since 2000.