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7. Playing with DOS > Rediscover Classic DOS Games

Rediscover Classic DOS Games

Remember that game? You know, the one with the thing that stayed on the ground and the thing that went up in the air with the beeps and the boops?

DOS games were a funny affair. If you were a home computer fan from the days of 8-bit home computers like the Atari, C64, and Apple ][, you probably thought it was an odd transition to go from all that color and sound to a computer with no sound card and, at best, four washed-out pastel colors. But then you picked up an EGA card. And then a Soundblaster. And next thing you know, you had a CD-ROM drive in your computer. Sure, it was a few hundred dollars above and beyond the original cost of your computer, but you finally had sixteen colors on your screen and multichannel sound.


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