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300+ classic DOS games available in-browser

Thursday, 6th December 2012 00:04 GMT By Brenna Hillier

If you’re over the age of 20 and can afford to lose a few hours today, check out RGB Classic Games. The website plays host to over 300 DOS games emulated via the magic of java, so you can just play them in your browser. Apparently all the games – including such absolute treasures as Earthworm Jim – are “freely distributable because they are shareware, freeware, or because the copyright holder has officially and legally released all rights to the public domain (abandonware)”. Nobody tell Pat about this.

Thanks, PC Gamer.

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5 Comments

  1. Man_s

    My enormous game backlog doesn’t like these kind of things but I do. Thank you Ms. Hillier.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Old MacDonald

    I see a number of games here that are still on sale on GOG and Steam. Even a couple that’s on PSN. So …

    #2 2 years ago
  3. DanWhitehead

    I would love to see the documentation that says Doom, Lemmings, Warcraft, Star Wars, The Lion King and others are in the public domain.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. DrDamn

    @3
    Doom is just the shareware version for a start. Lemmings is a demo too. Not tried the others.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. DrDamn

    In fact …

    “Blue games are shareware, green games are freeware, and red games have officially abandoned their copyright into the public domain (abandonware).”

    So Warcraft, Lion King and Star Wars are the shareware versions too.

    #5 2 years ago

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