Run vintage software in your browser with the Internet Archive's Historical Software Archive

By Shawn Knight · 7 replies
Oct 28, 2013
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  1. If you’ve been yearning to replay some classic PC games from your childhood or perhaps want to fire up some ancient utility to get an idea of where the productivity software of today originated, you likely already know that doing...

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 2,179   +1,708

    Been wondering for years why we don't see more web-based emulators. Atari does it, I think maybe a handful or other companies have tried it, but it needs to be a lot more common. Maybe this is the first step.
  3. Nima304

    Nima304 TS Evangelist Posts: 371   +106

    Whelp, guess I'll be playing some old games over the next few months.
  4. Nice, going to check it out now! :)
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,280

    And if this doesn't work, I still have a 286, 4 Mb RAM, complete with 5.25" floppy & 3.5" stiffy running DOS 3.3 lying around here somewhere which I can let you have for a reasonable, erm... $1000. :)
  6. Tested playing in a few browsers:
    IE 11 (Regular/Metro) Does not work
    Chrome - Loads quicker than Firefox but plays slower than Firefox
    Firefox - Loads slower than Chrome but plays faster than Chrome

    IAMTHESTIG TS Evangelist Posts: 1,487   +609

    I was hoping to find the original Wipeout from 1995... not that old I guess but it was still a fun game.

    IAMTHESTIG TS Evangelist Posts: 1,487   +609

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