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Shareware CD-ROMs

One of the most historically important artifacts to come from the home computer telecommunications revolution was shareware CDs, compact discs put out by companies containing hundreds of megabytes of shareware. Initially containing less than the full capacity of the discs (600mb, later 700mb) these items eventually began brimming with any sort of computer data that could be packaged and sold. As material "ran out", that is, as sellers of these CDs found they were unable to easily find shareware ...



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2001 PC for All
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2002 PC for All
2002 USPS United States Postal Service Internet World Spring Invite IWS Invite.iso
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2003 PC for All
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2004 PC for All
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2005 PC for All
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2006 PC for All
2007 Austin Game Developers Conference - Keynote Collection
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by Mustang
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PD & shareware Games für MS DOS & Windows 29 x Action 33 x Adventure 20 x Brettspiele 34 x Geschicklichkeit 23 x Karten 21 x Logik 21 x Sonstige 20 x Strategie
Topics: MS-DOS games, Windows games
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201 Solid Gold Games CD-ROM from Cosmi and Swift Jewel.
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by Mustang
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PD + shareware Games für MS DOS. 80% von CD spielbar! Action, Adventure, Brettspiele, Denkspiele, Jump&Run, Geschicklichkeit, Kartenspiele, Logik, Pacman, Simulation, Sportspiele, Strategie, Tetrisvarianten, UVM.
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Topic: MS-DOS games
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Mustang
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PD + shareware Games für MS DOS und Windows Action, Adventure, Brettspiele, Geschicklichkeitsspiele, Kartenspiele, Logik-, Sonstige-, und Strategiespiele Keine Überschneidungen zu anderen Mustang Spiele-CDs!
Topics: MS-DOS games, Windows games
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Mustang
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PD + shareware Games für MS DOS und Windows Action, Adventure, Brettspiele, Geschicklichkeitsspiele, Kartenspiele, Logik-, Sonstige-, und Strategiespiele
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Topics: MS-DOS games, Windows games
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by BDG Publishing Inc
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22,000 Animated Gifs. 22,000 Animated Gifs Cover More than 400 Categories These Exciting Active Images Keep Your Web Pages Stand Out from Others Tons of New Animations You Have Never Seen Before Royalty Free Usage Windows, Mac and Linux Compatible
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Topics: archiveteam, shareware, gifs
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Softkey Multimedia
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25 Education Games. Titanium Seal. The Top 1% Award.
Topics: shareware, education, archiveteam
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25 Elementary Education Programs (1995)
Topics: educational, shareware
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Global Star Software
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Windows 3.1 shareware CD-ROM.
Topic: Windows 3.1 CD-ROM
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25 Mega Hit Games (Micro Star) (1996)
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A shovelware disc image, containing shareware, freeware, public domain games, and demos for MS DOS and Windows 95. Includes disc label scan.
Topics: shovelware, games
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Expert Software
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Featuring Mortal Kombat 2, Doom, The Dig, and more! Version: 0869101 Version Number:1.0
Topic: shareware
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Powersource Multimedia U.S.A.
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A collection of many shareware/freeware True Type Fonts from early 1995. Collected by "Powersource Multimedia U.S.A."
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Topics: fonts, shareware
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3 D Ultra Pinball Creep Night (Sierra) (1996)
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300 Arcade Games (COSMI) (2000)
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by Global Star Software
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Topic: Windows games
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by Swift Jewel
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3000 Customatic Clip Art. The Most Complete Clip Art Program Available!
Topics: archiveteam, shareware, clipart
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35 games demos for PC French Versions 2001
3COM OfficeConnect Network Assistant Version 1.0 (3COM) (1998)
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3D Atlas 97 Version 1.1 (ABC World) (Creative Wonders)
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by Expert Software
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3D Font Creator Make your documents explode in 3D Transform ordinary 2D fonts into 3D works of art. 3D Font Creator lets you create stunning 3D pictures of words. Instantly create the world's coolest looking 3D fonts! Export your 3D fonts in .WMF format to your favorite programs
Topics: archiveteam, fonts
The DOOM Level CD Collection
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"3D Game Alchemy for Doom, Doom II, Heretic, and Hexen" was the title for the second edition of the book "Tricks of the Doom Programming Gurus", both thick volumes on how to create your own levels and resources for the computer games Doom, Doom 2, Heretic and Hexen. The cover-mount CD was predominantly a collection of existing third-party resources for the games, created and distributed on BBS systems and collated for the book collection.
Topics: shareware, doom, heretic, hexen
3D Game Programming With C++ (Coriolis Technology Press) (2000)
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3D Graphics Programming for Windows 95 (Microsoft) (1996)
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Weird Science Ltd. & PDSoft
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3D render images in BMP and IFF-ILBM format.
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Topic: Amiga CD-ROM
Shareware CD-ROMs
by CD Factory
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A huge collection of new great levels for some of the best 3D games ever made. It has new levels for Doom 2, Duke Nukem 3D, Descent 2, Warcraft 2 and Command & Conquer. There's also a user friendly menu system.
Topics: MS-DOS games, DOOM, Duke Nukem 3D, Descent 2, WarCraft II, Command & Conquer
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3D Pinball (COSMI) (2000)
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by 3D Realms
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Duke Nukem 3D Disk (Shareware Version)
Topics: 3D Realms, Duke Nukem, Duke Nukem 3D, shareware CD, shareware, demo
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by IDG Communications Nederland
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei. 3DGAMES Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold v3.0 (Apogee) Rise of the Triad: The Hunt Begins v1.3 (Apogee) Dark Forces Demo Version Doom v1.9 Shareware Version Hexen: Beyond Heretic (Id) Heretic v1.2 Shareware Episode Radix: Beyond the Void BBS Alle programma's op deze CD-ROM vind je hier ingepakt. BBS-Ready. DESCENT     EDIT         Devil v2.0c     Descent Save Game Editor v1.00     DTUTIL Nog een savegame editor.     DTX v1.0...
Topics: Shareware CD, DOS games, DOS utilities, Windows 3.x utilities, DOOM WADs, FPS mods
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Retro CDROM ISO
Topics: retro, cdrom, iso
The DOOM Level CD Collection
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4.4 BSD Lite Export (Walnut Creek) (June 1994)
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From "readme.txt": About this CD-rom: Shareware: Most of the software on this disc is shareware which means that you are free to use the software for a limited time or under certain conditions. Please see each softwares documentation for conditions of usage.   How to use: Most of the software on this disc is in a compressed format. To use the software you need to copy itïs file(s) to your hard disk and decompress it. The files for decompression can be found in the comp directory of...
Topics: PC CD-ROM, Shareware, MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Swift Jewel
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4000 color Photos The Ultimate Collection of Photographic Images for Home or Office Use Compatible with DOS, Windows, and Macintosh Windows * CD ROM
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Topics: archiveteam, photos, shareware
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Prism Leisure Corporation PLC
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Shareware CD-ROM published by Prism Leisure in 1996. Cat no.: RU611 EAN: 5014293057240 Contains: Gunship v5 (MicroProse Software) Dangerous Dave (John Romero / Softdisk) Gravity Wars (Sohrab Ismail-Beigi) Quinta v1.0 (Lester Penner) Robots from Hell (William R. Voss) Squarez Deluxe v1.0 (Software Creations) Wacky Wheels v1.1 (Beavis Soft)
Topics: shareware, freeware, dos games, games, compilation
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Ready to Run CD-ROM, Inc.
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Shareware collection on CD-ROM for MS-DOS.
Topic: MS-DOS CD-ROM
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5 Stars Shareware Games - MS-DOS Edition
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5 Stars Shareware Games - Windows 3.1 Edition
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old (1995-2003) software CDs from Polygon Prizrakov forum с форума Полигон Призраков
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Topics: Полигон призраков, vintage, DOS, Windows 95, shareware
500 Fonts 11704 CD (Media Graphics International) (1997)
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by Expert Software
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"Obsessed with games? Here's one game collection that's bulging at the seams with fun! Enjoy all kinds of games, from Mind Games to Adventure Games, to Kids Games, to Casino Games to Strategy Games! An easy-to-use interface lets you select the category and game you want, saving you time and valuable hard drive space. This is no place for wimps -- when it's gaming fun you want, this collection goes to extremes! Take your pick from 500 of the most exciting software games available! You may...
Topics: shareware games, CD-ROM, Expert Software, MS-DOS games, Windows 3.1 games, Windows 95 games
Shareware CD-ROMs
by NMV - Nova Media Verlag
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Some hundred black/white bitmap files with a couple "clip arts" each. Also some shareware tools and games thrown in for good measure
Topics: CD, Clipart
Shareware CD-ROMs
by FamilyFUN
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CD-ROM collection of shareware for Windows 95.
Topic: Windows 95 CD-ROM
Shareware CD-ROMs
by TF1 Multimedia, Anuman Interactive
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A collection of 6000 sharewares on 5 CDs.
Topic: shareware
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Capture The Flag 3 Point Basketball Fintris Jazz Jackrabbit Commander Keen 4 Secret of The Oracle Fuzzy's World Space Golf Dr. Riptide Red Hook's Revenge Register Software Color Wizard Dinosaurs 1 of 12 in the Game Pack series
Topics: game pack 1, 8+1 Entertainment Pack
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Arcy 2 Boppin Casino Black Jack Electronoid Jet Pack Rollin Teen Agent Wolfenstein 3D Registered Software Gate World A collection of arcade style games, a card game, adventure, 3D first person shooter, and a platforming game.
Topics: game pack 11, 8+1 Entertainment
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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure The Forbidden Planet Crazy Shuffle Kids Trivia Magic Crayon Math Rescue Sea School VGA Jigsaw Word Rescue Registered Software  Billy The Kid Returns Game Pack 3 contains a majority of children games.
Topics: game pack 3, 8+1 Entertainment Pack
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Admiral Command Argo Checkers Chinese Checkers Cyber Chess Electronic Aggravation MVP Bridge PC Backgammon Wari - The Ancient Game of Africa Registered Software Puzzles A collection of board games  
Topics: game pack 4, 8+1 Entertainment
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Jill of The Jungle Operation Body Count Cannon Fodder Dark Wolf Hocus Pocus Home Run Derby Hugo III Jungle of Doom Commander Keen 6 Aliens Ate My Babysitter (Demo) Registered Software Dschump A mish-mash of different genres containing platformers, 3D first person shooter, top down shooter, a sports game, text adventure and a bouncy ball game.
Topics: game pack 9, 8+1 Entertainment
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by Gold Medallion Software
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Registered Title - Puzzles Shareware Titles - Admirals Command - Argo Checkers - Chinese Checkers - Cyber Chess - Electronic Aggravation - MVP Bridge - PC Backgammon - Wari ROM-1084
Topics: shareware, MS-DOS games
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Gold Medallion Software
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Here is the first game pack with 8 games and one registered game Capture The Flag 3 Point Basketball Fintris Jazz Jackrabbit Commander Keen 4 Secret of The Oracle Fuzzy's World Space Golf Dr. Riptide Red Hook's Revenge Register Software Color Wizard Dinosaurs 1 of 12 in the Game Pack series
Topics: Capture the Flag, Basketball, Fintris, Jazz, Commander Keen, Riptide
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by Gold Medallion Software
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Here are the 8 shareware games from the 9th Game Pack Jill of The Jungle Operation Body Count Cannon Fodder Dark Wolf Hocus Pocus Home Run Derby Hugo III Jungle of Doom Commander Keen 6 Aliens Ate My Babysitter (Demo) Registered Software Dschump A mish-mash of different genres containing platformers, 3D first person shooter, top down shooter, a sports game, text adventure and a bouncy ball game.
Topics: Jill, Dark Wolf, Hocus POcus, Home Run, Hugo, Commander Keen, Cannon Fodder, Body Count
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Arobace
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800 jeux shareware pour Macintosh / 800 shareware games for the Macintosh
Topics: Macintosh, jeux, games, shareware
88 Million Households Phone Book - 1998 Edition (CD USA)
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9000 Sounds (Chicago Computer Broker)(CDRM1105170)
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A Bunch of Shareware Installs And Junk I Burned To A CDr, Circa September, 2002
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Topics: cdr, software
A Guide to Multimedia Super Show and Tell (Ask Me) (1994)
A Visual Tour Computer Associates Enterprise Management Solutions (Version 1.0) (Computer Associates)