Thursday August 3, 2023 @ 1:01pm

Heya, just wanted to make a quick note that I am not using the blog anymore, but I will leave up the old content in case anyone is looking for it. I still post on Twitter aka `X` so you can check there for a daily random game post as well as occasionally other posts by me. Continue reading

Tags: blog  news
Monday November 9, 2020 @ 5:05pm

Crystal Caves HD was released on October 15, 2020, but I just now finally got around to reviewing it!Click here to read the full review of Crystal Caves HD!TLDR; It's good :) Continue reading

Tags: news  review
Tuesday July 28, 2020 @ 6:06pm

Today I swapped in a new version of the DOSBox web browser code. While in the past the site used an old version of DOSBox Emscript-ified for the web (I actually can't even remember where I got it originally!) the site is now running the latest version of js-dos. This should lead to better overall … Continue reading

Tags: website  dosbox
Monday June 8, 2020 @ 3:03pm

Shareware Heroes, the book by Richard Moss which chronicles the history of shareware, is now funding on Kickstarter! Previously the book raised over 50% of its required funding on Unbound, and now looks to raise the remainder to get it released. More information about the book: Shareware … Continue reading

Monday August 19, 2019 @ 6:06pm

Mr Boom, a great Bomberman clone originally released in 1999 by Remdy Software, was recently ported by its author to modern OSes. It's now available for play in RetroArch/Libretro and more as you can see and download at the official website.The original DOS Mr Boom is still of course available at … Continue reading

Tags: game  release  news
Monday June 10, 2019 @ 7:07pm

A new game in the vaunted Commander Keen series was announced yesterday, June 9th 2019, at E3. That's where the good news ends!Unlike the classic MS-DOS platforming games that fans know and love, the new game published by Bethesda Softworks is a mobile-only free-to-play game (think ads and/or … Continue reading

Tags: news  games  e3
Thursday March 14, 2019 @ 3:03pm

My apologies if you encountered the dreaded "This site is not secure" browser error when trying to access the website for the last few hours, there was a problem with the automatic SSL update process but it seems like we've gotten it fixed now so all should be good! Continue reading

Tags: update  error
Wednesday January 23, 2019 @ 1:01pm

I saw this posted on OSNews and wanted to pass it along. This blog describes how Wayne Piekarski was able to get Microsoft Flight Simulator 4, released for MS-DOS over 30 years ago in 1989, running on his 3-screen immersive flight simulator rig. It's an amazing and detailed write-up that involves … Continue reading

Tags: news  dosbox
Friday December 7, 2018 @ 8:08pm

It's nearly 2019, so I wanted to post a quick website update. The site-wide refresh to v2.0 in June brought huge positive changes to the website, and generally I've been pleased with the results. I haven't had much negative feedback, which is great, and many people have applauded the … Continue reading

Friday November 16, 2018 @ 1:01pm

Despite the hopes and best intentions of their authors, many games fade into obscurity after their release, without ever gaining traction among gamers. This could be especially true in the 90's, where often the same popular games could be found on every BBS file archive. Following up the first … Continue reading

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