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Note: Check out our affiliates for more gaming-related sites :)

Game Vendors/Sources

  • Ye Olde Infocom Shoppe - THE place to find rare, out-of-print adventure and RPG games for PC and non-PC computers.
  • CD-ROM Access - has a lot of older games for sale at excellent prices. They always get out-of-print titles from liquidators, so it's a great place to check for older CD-ROM titles.
  • Good Old Games - old PC games.

Abandonware/classic gaming Sites

The following are our favorite freeware/abandonware sites. Check out our Affiliates List for more great sites that we host :)

  Site Name


  Liberated Games excellent site "dedicated to cataloging all full commercial games that have been liberated and made free in playable form to the public" (official blurb)
  Abandonia great design and oldie reviews; frequently updated
  BSOD Gaming nice design and comprehensive reviews of abandonware and freeware games
  Computer Emuzone another excellent abandonware site, focused on Spanish games of all systems
  FreeOldies.com a great abandonware-only games index site
  Abandongames.com another great abandonware-only games index site
  RetroSpec home of THE best Spectrum remakes
  ReplacementDocs a large and growing archive of game manuals
  The Good Old Days excellent collection of PC games & applications, all with mind-bogglingly long reviews
  The Abandonware Ring links to lots of "abandonware" sites
  OldGamesNews Old Games News: Retrogames Blog with daily (yes!) news and stories about old games on new platforms, emulation and retrogamer lifestyle.

Games Help/Info

Game Reviews

  • classicgaming - amazing site
  • The Quandary - an *excellent* on-line magazine that reviews a LOT of lesser-known games
  • Just Adventure - often features reviews of lesser-known games and oldies. Although they tend to overrate games, they give excellent descriptions of plot and puzzles
  • The Computer Show- WWW edition of popular TV show features many reviews of computer oldies, as well as walkthroughs and cheats
  • Game Bytes Archive - this is Game Domain Review's ancestor-- many reviews of old (pre-1996) games and an ftp archive of all the previous issues

Non-PC Games

  • C64.com - one of the best Commodore 64 sites, featuring thousands of games and an excellent search engine
  • LemonAmiga.com - one of the best Amiga sites

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