Boxer: the DOS Game Emulator for Mac OS X

Mar 27, 2011 - 4 Comments

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Want to play some old school DOS games on your Mac? Grab Boxer, it’s a great emulator that runs perfectly in OS X complete with a beautiful interface. It comes with a few games: Commander Keen, Epic Pinball, Ultima Underworld, and X-COM, but you can get more and just drop them in the fancily styled games folder:

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You can download Boxer free directly from the developer (zip file) or visit their limited site. Boxer was mentioned by DaringFireball which resulted in the site taking down screenshots.

Here’s a couple more classic DOS games too, from the developers site:

And if you get bored with this, check out more emulators that we’ve covered.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Games

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  1. Andrey says:

    Is it possible to download classic N64 and NES Games like this? And even maybe first classic Atari games?

  2. Fred says:

    What is the difference with DosBox ?
    I use DosBox on iMac and it’s run good !

  3. Flo says:

    Hej Fred,

    I dunno DosBox but perhaps the user interface is a little bit polished now? Just recognized that Boxer is based on DosBox. (Same to Windows game/application emulation: You can use Wine Bottler or you can use Cross Over, same core, different user experience.)

    Anyways … thanks for this article, Paul!

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