Abandonware is defined as any software that is not being sold or supported by the company that produced it, nor by any other company. When a certain piece of abandonware is later found to be sold or supported by a company (for instance in a re-release or a compilation), then it ceases to be abandonware. The term may also apply to hardware that matches this description.
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Webring for abandonware websites.
The Abandonware Ring
The original abandonware webring.
The House of Games
Abandonware manuals and reviews for games from many types of abandoned computer and videogame systems.
Warez, Abandonware, and the Software Industry
An article looking at the issues involved in abandonware from both sides, from Brass Lantern.
Abandonwarez: The pros outweigh the cons
Article on abandonware at Adventure Classic Gaming. (June 24, 2000)
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