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Sunday September 30, 2018 @ 12:12am

As part of Microsoft's recent open source initiative, they have (re-)released the source code for MS-DOS 1.25 and 2.0 as open source. It's a "re-release" because the code was already released back in 2014 via the Computer History Museum, but they have recently added the code to their MS-DOS Github … Continue reading

Wednesday September 19, 2018 @ 4:04pm

There is what sounds like an interesting and well-researched book coming soon called "Shareware Heroes". Authored by Richard Moss, a long-time video games journalist, it chronicles the indie shareware scene of the 80's and 90's, including inside interviews with some of the important figures.Moss … Continue reading

Saturday September 1, 2018 @ 5:05pm

After many, many years since its last release, the team behind the fantastic DOSBox MS-DOS emulation software have released version 0.74-2 of the software. This release contains a few OS-specific updates, while noting that game-specific updates are being reserved for an upcoming 0.75 release! … Continue reading

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Monday August 13, 2018 @ 1:01pm

Want to create your own literal "DOS box" to run DOSBox? Now you can, if you get yourself a Raspberry Pi and put aside some time to set it up!Gus from PiMyLifeUp explains in the post below how to configure your Raspberry Pi device to run DOSBox, with helpful step-by-step instructions. Unfortunately … Continue reading

Thursday August 9, 2018 @ 12:12am

There are certain DOS games that most gamers have played, or at least heard about, like DOOM, Raptor: Call of the Shadows, Commander Keen, ZZT, Scorched Earth, and hundreds more. However there are also many, many games that are virtually unknown, often created by hobbyists in their spare time. … Continue reading

Tuesday August 7, 2018 @ 1:01am

Here is a list of the games recently added to the website! Hope that you enjoy them, or at least can get some nostalgia good-feels from some of them :)Dunjax - Jeff Mather, 1990Catacombs of Nemon, Ron Dubren Associates, 1983Shaw's Nightmare - Mickey Productions, 2013Prigodi Pionerki Kseni - Yuri … Continue reading

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Saturday August 4, 2018 @ 7:07pm

Bio Menace was released 25 years ago! In celebration of this release, 3D Realms has posted some great freebies, including the beta release of the game. From their Facebook post: 25 years ago today, Snake Logan was unleashed on the world! Snake is the star of Bio Menace, which celebrates its 25th … Continue reading

Monday July 16, 2018 @ 12:12pm

The following press release was sent out this morning regarding the v2.0 website updates, please pass it along to any journalists / bloggers / etc that you know!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENTPR available here: https://www.prurgent.com/2018-07-15/pressrelease445242.htmFor nearly 20 years, … Continue reading

Sunday July 15, 2018 @ 8:08pm

Four new games were added recently, check them out below. Some may be old favorites, but chances are that you've never heard of at least one of these before!Get Lost! -  Tom Bombadil's Software Emporium & House of Curiosities, 1996Set the Hostages Free - TexaSoft, 1981Tournament of Zulula - … Continue reading

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Friday July 13, 2018 @ 8:08pm

Today I completed updates on the web links for authors and a few games. A lot of websites for authors that were active when the games were originally made are now long gone. However they are preserved via archive.org, so I have gone through and added links to the archived versions wherever … Continue reading

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