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This is the new home to Abuse and Abuse-SDL. I took over maintenance of that game to prevent it from vanishing from the Internet.

Since Abuse's public domain release in 1997, the following improvements were made:

  • video output uses the SDL library
  • lots of memory leaks fixed
  • 64-bit platforms support


Development takes place in a Subversion repository. You can browse it online or check it out using svn:

 svn co svn:// abuse-trunk

You can report new bugs or browse current bugs.

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The latest official version is 0.7.0:

Two sets of free level files are available. abuse-lib is the original shareware version of the game, released into the public domain. abuse-frabs is the result of a community effort to create free Abuse levels:

A full registered game dataset is also available. Its licensing terms are unclear, but Jonathan Clark and Dave Taylor, the original Abuse authors, allowed it to be freely redistributed for Abuse-SDL:


Page maintained by Sam Hocevar

Contact me if you want to help in any way: