If you’re of the opinion that the golden age of PC gaming lies in they days before everything went through Windows, you’re in luck. Archive.org has uploaded over 2,300 DOS games, all of which are freely playable through your browser via an online implementation of the DOS emulator DOSBox.
The selection of games available includes the likes of Wolfenstein 3D, Jazz Jackrabbit and Championship Manager. We’re not entirely sure of the project’s status as regards copyright, but nobody has yet challenged the site regarding its similar and longer-running Console Living Room project, which contains various notable home console releases for play in a similar manner.
If you’re delving into the history of PC gaming and trying to figure out the most essential games to start playing, you should pick up a digital copy of Retro Gamer issue 114, which includes the 20 Killer PC Games feature as well as Dragon’s Lair, Bubsy The Bobcat and more.