Long before the days of "Call of Duty" and "Grand Theft Auto," there were simpler computer games that tons of people loved. That's right, computer games. No smartphones, no tablets, no fancy game consoles.
Games like "Donkey Kong," "Pac-Man," "Street Fighter" and "Doom" were the games of choice, but as technology and video games got harder, faster, stronger and better graphically, some of these games fell to the wayside.
Remember when I told you that the Internet Archive has made over 2,600 of these MS-DOS games available to play absolutely free? Well the good news doesn't stop there.
One writer over at Wired Magazine discovered that you can head over to Internet Archive MS-DOS page, copy and paste the game's URL into a tweet and viola! Popular games like Pole Position, Dig Dug and more are ready for you to play on Twitter. Just use your arrow keys on the keyboard to move your characters and accomplish the mission at hand!
I've tried this on my Twitter account and it works! Just beware that there will be a pop-up notification to disable your mouse in order to play the game. Don't worry, this will just enable the mouse inside the game so you can play. If at any time you want your mouse back, hit the escape button.
Amazing! You can now embed old games from the Internet Archive into tweets! Let's play! https://t.co/ZLh33BXGB3
— Kim Komando (@kimkomando) April 30, 2015
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