Back to the '80s with DOSBox
If the latest print edition of NZ PC World has made you all misty-eyed and nostalgic, I have just one word for you: DOSBox.
DOS, the PC's original Disk Operating System really was a crock of you-know-what, but it did somehow manage to foster some great little games. And now you can recall them all with DOSBox -- for Windows, Mac and Linux.
"DOSBox emulates an Intel x86 PC, complete with sound, graphics, mouse, joystick, modem, etc., necessary for running many old MS-DOS games that simply cannot be run on modern PCs and operating systems ... "
Also: DOSBox 0.73 Released