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Historical Software Collection

This collection contains selected historically important software packages from the Internet Archive's software archives. Through the use of in-browser emulators, it is possible to try out these items and experiment with using them, without the additional burdens of installing emulator software or tracking down the programs. Many of these software products were the first of their kind, or utilized features and approaches that have been copied or recreated on many programs since. (historic softwa...



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by John W. Linville
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Fahrfall is a homebrew game for the Color Computer 1 and 2, created by John W. Linville between 2012 and 2015. The object of the game is to guide a character on platforms and fall to the next ones, trying to avoid the fire coming from above and the abyss below. Your score is your calculated time you can stay alive. For a series of essays and information about the making of the Fahrfall game (and cartridge manufacture), visit the official blog at http://fahrfall.blogspot.com/ .
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Topics: Fahrfall, Color Computer, Tandy, Coco, Game, Homebrew, Linville
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by Dagen Brock
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From Dagen Brock's Entry on this program: A while back, there was a post on a popular internet forum for retro computing about Flappy Bird. You know, that game that went viral and subsequently got pulled by the author. Anyway, it turns out that people had made versions for pretty much every old 8-bit computer under the sun... except one. There was no Flappy Bird for the Apple II! This upset me. The Apple II was and is extremely popular. We couldn't let ourselves be so underrepresented. I...
Topics: Apple IIe, Flappy Bird, Dagen Brock
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by TACS Games
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Flappo Bird  is a completely original action game for the Atari 2600.  Guide a little yellow bird through the maze of green objects. Get one point for each screen of objects you manage to pass.  Features: 1 Player Yellow Bird Green Objects Score Title Screen Flapping Instructions: Press the Joystick  Fire  button to start the game and then avoid as many obstacles as you can by pressing  Fire  to flap the little bird's wings. Flappo Bird is the work of TACS Games. The binary file is...
Topics: Atari 2600, Flappo, Bird
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