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Internet Arcade adds nearly 2,400 classic MS-DOS games, free to play in your browser

By Shawn Knight
Jan 6, 2015
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  1. The Internet Archive launched a campaign to preserve classic console games a little over a year ago. In that short amount of time, the non-profit digital library has amassed quite a collection of titles which are playable right in your...

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  2. Night Hacker

    Night Hacker TS Enthusiast Posts: 125   +20

    I prefer DOSBox so I can play them without being connected to anyone else. Like I did back then.
     
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +2,034

    I played a lot of those titles back in the day but I wouldn't be interested in playing them nowadays, they're dead, let them go.
     
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  4. Pinkie Pie

    Pinkie Pie TS Booster Posts: 62   +29

    I found it doesn't work very well, at least not with the games I tried. Some had really laggy, choppy sound and the older CGA games ran way too fast to play. I know it is beta but it needs a lot of work. I'd much rather just download them and play them in DOSbox where I can customize the settings to run properly.
     
  5. Panda218

    Panda218 TS Maniac Posts: 288   +105

    I just spent about an hour of my night playing Q*bert thanks Techspot... Sound needs work, but no other issues.

    A/V 1/10
     
  6. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,549   +852

    Id never played a DOS game in my life, and I just went to play Oregon trail....thats the most fun ive had in a video game in a while. is that bad?
     
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  7. BadThad

    BadThad TS Enthusiast Posts: 64   +28

    Very cool....can't wait to try this out!
     
  8. nickblame

    nickblame TS Enthusiast Posts: 43

    There's also arcadeflex that has arcade games and is in a Java applet (no choppy sound!)
     

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