This article was published on January 6, 2015

Relive your favorite MS-DOS games right in your browser for free


Relive your favorite MS-DOS games right in your browser for free
Owen Williams
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Owen Williams

Former TNW employee

Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Nobody makes games like they used to, but that’s OK, because MS-DOS games now live in your browser thanks to the Internet Archive.

The 2,400 available games are entirely playable and work without plugins or any effort on your part; just click and you can play classics like The Oregon Trail and Wolfenstein.

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The Internet Archive says the browser-based emulation is still in beta and may contain bugs. The group also has a collection of notable MS-DOS applications. Don’t blame us if you get addicted!

➤ The Internet Archive