retro

How to Use a Modern Mouse on an Ancient PC, or Vice Versa

How to Use a Modern Mouse on an Ancient PC, or Vice Versa

Maybe you’ve been bitten by the tech bug and have become a Commodore collector. Or you were cleaning out a loved one’s house and found some ancient, heavy, boxy PC. Or you have your own super-old system that you’d like to tinker with. Whatever the case, there’s a certain, nostalgic…

Eight Free MS-DOS Games Everyone Should Play

Eight Free MS-DOS Games Everyone Should Play

I’ve previously talked about how the Internet Archive is a great place to play your favourite abandonware from decades ago within your browser, and it’s even better now. The archive has added 2500 new MS-DOS titles for you to try out, and they are all free of charge. Here are…

How To Get A ‘Clean’ Copy Of Windows 1.0 From 1985

How To Get A ‘Clean’ Copy Of Windows 1.0 From 1985

Microsoft “re-released” Windows 1.0 this week as part of a partnership with that Stranger Things show I have yet to binge on Netflix. While it’s free for you to download and play with, it’s not really Windows 1.0, because it’s full of puzzles and all sorts of other promotional tie-ins…