Games, computer, recreational



Miscellaneous notes on games (of the recreational/fun variety) that did not fit elsewhere.

Tooling

Open surge is a 2D platformer with integrated scripting language and level-designer. Cute. cf LÖVE, the Lua-scriptable game engine. Here is chr15m’s Roguelike Browser Boiler plate by and there are probably other excellent things on ich.io

Retro games

Lazy in browzerr

You can play a bunch of retro games in the browser; e.g. the Archive.org DOS Games collection includes classics (Monkey Island, Monkey Island 2). Similar, but more suspect provenance, Classic Reload.

emulate classic games

  • RetroPie is a miniature distribution that makes a raspberry pi into a polymorphic games console

arcade machines

Turns out they were all weird bespoke platforms and emulating them is hard. the most prominent emulator is MAME


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