DOSBox

DOSBox offers the possibility to run old DOS applications and games on Linux.  These retro games offers still a lot of fun.

Bug: DOSBox doesn’t support Wayland yet as it still/sadly depends from SDL1.2, it runs only trough XWayland. But there is a workaround in AUR, install instead of the normal dosbox package with this command:

yay dosbox-sdl2

To enable Wayland, add a environement variable:

SDL_VIDEODRIVER=wayland dosbox

You can find plenty of games on Archive.org, they even run often in a normal webbrowser:

https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_msdos_games

Creating a config file for DOSBox is described here:

http://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Dosbox.conf

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