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Gaming (14 links)
Blogs (4 links)
Software (13 links)
Emulation (4 links)
Guides (2 links)

Gaming
VOGONS Forum
http://www.vogons.org/

Ultimate retro gaming forum, and also the community home of DOSBox (Very Old Games On New Systems).

RGB Classic Games
https://www.classicdosgames.com/

Old DOS and early Windows game archive. Hosts games with source code too.

Macintosh Garden
http://macintoshgarden.org/

Massive archive of Macintosh (68k and PPC) games and applications.

Pixelmusement
http://www.pixelships.com/index.html

Retro game developer.

GOG (Good Old Games)
https://www.gog.com/

Old games rebuilt for new computers.

Ancient DOS Games webshow
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCIZNtotF3XijvkrPfE6TXdAFZOvjaD8o

Regular Youtube show reviewing old DOS games.

DOS Nostalgia
https://www.youtube.com/user/dosnostalgic

Youtube webshow around MS-DOS games.

Adept Software - Classic Games
http://www.adeptsoftware.com/classics/

Homepage for Adept Software's classic games, Jetpack, Squarez Deluxe and God of Thunder.

Digger DOS version
http://www.digger.org/index.html
Star Control 2: The Ur-Quan Masters (freeware version)
http://sc2.sourceforge.net/
OpenTTD (open source version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe)
https://www.openttd.org/en/
Sopwith homepage
http://www.sopwith.org/
vannevar's Tyrian 2000 site
http://members.iinet.net.au/~vannevar/tyrian/
ace942's retro gaming site
http://ace942.tripod.com/retrogame.htm
Blogs
Amiga Report top 100 games of all time
http://www.warblade.as/feature01.html

Article on the top games as voted by the Amiga community in 1997.

Baby AT Pentium
http://www.flaterco.com/kb/Pentium/index.html

How to create a 166 MHz pentium computer with triple boot configuration.

8088 MPH
http://8088mph.blogspot.nl/
Retro Programming
http://www.retroprogramming.com/
Software
WinWorld software archive
https://winworldpc.com/

Dedicated to preserving vintage, abandoned and pre-release software. Has a lot of OS downloads too.

Vetusware
http://vetusware.com/

The biggest free abandonware downloads collection in the universe.

textfiles.com
http://www.textfiles.com/

Archive site for retro computer culture.

textfiles.com's CD rip collection
http://cd.textfiles.com/directory.html

Massive collection of freeware CD rips.

Macintosh Garden
http://macintoshgarden.org/

Massive archive of Macintosh (68k and PPC) games and applications.

DJGPP
http://www.delorie.com/djgpp/

32-bit C/C++ development system for Intel 80386 and up.

KernelEx
http://kernelex.sourceforge.net/

Extension for Windows 9x to increase compatibility with later software.

Apple Software
http://school.anhb.uwa.edu.au/personalpages/kwessen/web/software/software.html

List of Apple software used in the 80s and 90s.

mTCP - TCP/IP software
http://www.brutman.com/mTCP/

TCP/IP applications for PC compatible retro computers.

IRCjr
http://www.brutman.com/mTCP/IRCjr.html

Small and fast IRC client designed for early IBM PCs and similar machines.

The Vintage Mac Museum
http://www.d4.dion.ne.jp/~motohiko/index.htm
NecroFile fserve script for mIRC
http://deepcut.org.uk/
mIRCStats
http://www.nic.fi/~mauvinen/mircstats/
Emulation
DOSBox
http://www.dosbox.com/

Emulates a DOS environment on modern systems for retro gaming.

ADPlug
http://adplug.github.io/

AdLib sound player library for playing old games on modern Windows with proper sound.

NESTicle
http://bloodlust.zophar.net/NESticle/nes.html

NES emulator originally released in 1997, runs at full speed on a 486 and up.

Zophar.net
http://www.zophar.net/

Biggest emulation site on the Web. Older versions of this site are more light-weight to browse through.

Guides
Vogons - List of web browsers for retro operating systems
http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=12102
Vogons - Useful retro computing links
http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=11094

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