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Boxer: the DOS Game Emulator for Mac OS X

Mar 27, 2011 - 4 Comments

Want to play some old school DOS games on your Mac? Grab Boxer, it’s a great MSDOS emulator that runs perfectly in OS X complete with a beautiful interface. And not to worry, it even comes with a few games bundled right with it, including Commander Keen, Epic Pinball, Ultima Underworld, and X-COM. And, if … Read More

NES Emulator for Mac: Nestopia

Feb 12, 2011 - 16 Comments

Playing NES games on your Mac might be considered nerdy or retro, but it’s also just plain fun. I finally found a decent NES emulator for Mac that’s free, and more importantly, it’s stable. It’s called Nestopia, (get it, NEStopia?), and it has all the features you’ve come to expect from a good emulator: stability, … Read More

Run classic Mac OS on iPhone or iPod touch

Jan 7, 2011 - 3 Comments

This is hilarious, you can run classic Mac OS from a Macintosh Plus directly atop iOS on your iPhone or iPod touch thanks to an emulator called Mini vMac. What you’ll need to get this working: A jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch (here’s our jailbreak downloads and info) Mac Plus ROM image (you can get … Read More

Dolphin: the Gamecube & Wii Emulator for Mac

Dec 2, 2010 - 63 Comments

Dolphin is probably the best Gamecube and Wii Emulator for Mac that exists, it’s open source and somewhat regularly updated so you won’t be stuck high and dry like the old GameCube Gcube emulator. Dolphin supports playing both Wii and Gamecube discs and downloadable games, and it has your typical emulator features like save states, … Read More

N64 Emulator for Mac – SixtyForce Emulates Nintendo 64 with Gamepad Support

Jul 19, 2010 - 18 Comments

The Nintendo 64 was another great console that had many great games, and you can relive many of the gaming experiences of the N64 by getting an emulator for Mac OS X. The N64 Emulator I use in Mac OS X is called SixtyForce, it opens and plays N64 ROM’s quite well and allows you … Read More

2 Ways to Play SNES on the iPad

Jul 13, 2010 - 5 Comments

Call me old school or retro, but SNES was truly one of the greatest consoles ever made. OK, so really it wasn’t just the console, it was the games that made SNES so great, and now you can play all those awesome SNES games directly on your iPad… with a little help at least. This … Read More

Mac Retro: Run Mac OS System 7 in Mac OS X

Feb 24, 2007 - 4 Comments
System 7 running in Mac OS

How would you like to run Mac OS System 7 in Mac OS X? Never thought about it? Well we hadn’t really either but thanks to an app called Mini vMac you can easily run old school retro releases of Mac OS System 7 right on modern versions of Mac OS and Mac OS X!

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