You Can Play Many MS-DOS Games on Twitter

A screenshot of the Internet Archive's collection of MS-DOS games. (PHOTO CREDIT: Internet Archive)
A screenshot of the Internet Archive’s collection of MS-DOS games. (PHOTO CREDIT: Internet Archive)

We have come a long way from Commodores, Ataris and arcade cabinets.

Many people are aware of the Internet Archive, an incredible database of historic information related to the Web. Among its many treasures include a vast collection of old-school video games available on its servers.

But there’s one more incredible perk to the Archive’s collection, as Wired discovered: many of the MS-DOS games on the site can be embedded on Twitter. And playable within a tweet.

The experience works a lot better on desktop than mobile, since you can use the keyboard to control the game. Also, not every game will work as well. Donkey Kong, for example, is pretty straightforward: Arrow buttons to move and climb ladders, Spacebar to jump.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Brett Molina

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