DailyDirt: Old Video Games Live On…

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The first video games you could play at home were introduced in the late 1970s, and these games got really popular until the early-80s when the game market slumped. Fortunately, video game consoles took off again with the introduction of the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985, and we’ve all seen how popular video games are nowadays. Here are just a few links on remembering those old 8-bit/16-bit games that kids today might not even recognize.

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Friend of the BBS says:

More games

all ya have to to is visit the


look around at Archive . Org they have entire disc’s iso’s of old stuff (like doom wads), bbs shareware/freeware, etc, “all of them things ya lost when ya ditched the 486’s for the Xenons.”

Together with wine and linux, it’s a couple years of testing at least!

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