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That reminds me, I gotta go back to my grade school and see if my high score is still there.

You can now play over 2,300 MS-DOS games from the 1980s and 90s for free online (including The Oregon Trail) without even having to download anything, thanks to the Internet Archive.


It's amazing how much better graphics have gotten in games about zoning since '89.

The Archive, which seeks to preserve all of mankind's digital creations, may be one of the web's greatest resources, but with this move it has become one of the biggest threats to humanity's few remaining spare hours. I wrote in September about the site's creation of the Internet Arcade, where you can play (for free) over 900 arcade games from before 1996, including every major classic from Golden Axe to Street Fighter to Q*Bert and beyond. Before that, the Archive had unveiled the Console Living Room, which likewise lets you simulate hundreds of games from the consoles of the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

Sources: The Internet Archive