A challenge many PC gamers face with retro gaming, is how to get their games running properly on modern systems. Sure, one may have the executable for Commander Keen backed up on their hard drive, but it was hardly designed with Windows 7 in mind. And, unlike some console gamers, PC gamers don’t really keep old hardware around. PC hardware is on a constant march forward, where one trades in the old for the latest and greatest. So what is a modern PC gamer to do when they are a retro gamer at heart?
The answer to these problems is the ever versatile DOSBox. What’s DOSBox you ask? Read on, and I’ll show you how to get your classic games up and running again like it’s 1991.