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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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Pac-Man Transcode is the result of an 8-month effort by Glen Hewlett to transcode the assembly-language routines of Pac-Man to a Radio Shack Color Computer 3 (Coco3). The process of experimentation, improvement, and ultimate success has been covered in his blog starting with this entry . Currently, working with this in-browser emulation is a little non-intuitive and difficult. Helpful instructions: When the screen boots, enter RUN"PACMAN"  Please note: The " (quotes) character...