Play DOS games online!

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Play DOS games online!

Post by Roobar » Fri Jan 09, 2015 17:36

If you don't know what to do in the weekend, you can play some DOS games without installing them!

https://archive.org/details/softwarelib ... s_games/v2

From this website you can play more than 2200 games! Unlike other sites, in this one this is achieved by streaming. If something is too fast, you can use Ctrl+F11 because it's under DOSBox.

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Post by ckguy » Fri Jan 09, 2015 17:40

Nope it's not via streaming, it's via DosBox's C code compiled into Javascript by Emscripten. So your browser is literally running DosBox which is very cool.

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Post by Roobar » Fri Jan 09, 2015 18:19

Then why does it says "Stream Only" below the games?

Anyway, tons of games! There are so many that I've never played it's awesome!

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Post by Commander Spleen » Fri Jan 09, 2015 23:08

wiivn wrote:Then why does it says "Stream Only" below the games?
Marketing.

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Post by guynietoren » Sat Jan 10, 2015 14:24

Currently I'm trying to work my Raspberry Pi to run a dos emulator using RetroPi. My only missing component right now is a SD card reader. Before I was using my tablet's SD card slot to transfer files over. But RetroPi's download is an image file, and my image loader won't detect the card through my tablet or through my camera. So a more direct approach is my next step. Afterwards I'll be Keening on my living room widescreen, not that I couldn't plug my PC into HDMI before, it's just a hassle to move that thing and risk breaking it again.

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