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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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100 Great Games for Windows 98
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Topics: Shareware, Shareware CD-ROM
Shareware CD-ROMs
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 CDV Software GmbH
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei. 1483 ANNO DOMINI - V: 04/93                        12380 20th CENTURY FROG                                 5644 AMARRA                                            9357, 9358 ANIMOTIVE - V: 2.00                              7970 AQUANOID - V: 1.35                                 8818 ARMIES OF STEEL - V: 1.0        ...
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Topics: Shareware CD, DOS games
Shareware CD-ROMs
by CDV Software
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei. BLITZER - V: 1.08                         W-313 SECOND CONFLICT THE GALACTIC CONFLICT CONTINUES - V: 1.03    W-340 HATHOR - V: 2.0                            W-349 SMF CASINO POKER - V: 1.3                          W-368 RMM FP/W                              XMM_FPW/W-390, W-391 GNU CHESS - V:...
Topics: Shareware CD, Windows 3.x games, Windows 3.x utilities
Shareware CD-ROMs
by STARCOM
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei.  GIF-GALAXY-CDROM - GIF-Bilder und Graphik-Shareware  (Februar 93)    Die GIF-GALAXY-CDROM enthält eine große Sammlung von faszinierenden    GIF-Bildern (in hohen Auflösungen, fast alle mit 256 Farben), sowie    die besten und aktuellsten Shareware- und Public-Domain-    Utilities aus dem GIF-Graphik-Bereich für DOS, Windows und OS/2.    ░  * tausende GIF-Bilder    ░  * Fractal- und Raytrace-Bilder    ░  *...
Topics: Shareware CD, DOS utilities, Windows 3.x utilities
Shareware CD-ROMs
by POWERSOURCE, Inc.
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Originally posted to alt.binaries.old.nl by MeiMei.                    ══════════            ════════════════        ════════════════════     ══════════════════════        ════════════════════            ════════════════                   ...
Topics: Shareware CD, DOS utilities, DOS games, OS/2 utilities, OS/2 games, Windows 3.x utilities, Text...
Shareware CD-ROMs
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Tested in 32-bit WINE set to Windows 98 with DirectX9 installed via winetricks. Instructions: unzip and install the preferred games. Mounting the ISO file and running the game installers from there also works. If using Linux and WINE, don't bother with the launcher, it doesn't work. Install games manually instead via their own executables. Some games use MIDI for soundtrack, so you'll have to set it up if using Linux and WINE. Not all games are guaranteed to work. Contents from Arcade Games:...
Topics: Windows, Game, Software, Shareware
Shareware CD-ROMs
by eGames, Inc.
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Second of the Galaxy of Games titles, this value-minded collection from eGames features 50 different games and is designed to offer something for everyone. Included are slightly abbreviated "Special Edition" versions of Crazy Drake, Speedy Eggbert, Nebula Fighter, and more. Games are organized into several broad categories like "arcade," "card," "puzzle," and "strategy." Perhaps inspired by the popularity of Nintendo's Pokémon games, the...
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Topics: Software, Shareware, Compilation, Egames, Eggbert
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Galaxy of Games/ Published by RomTech
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A collection of 101 Windows 95 shareware and freeware games.
Topics: Windows 95, shareware, freeware
Shareware CD-ROMs
by RomTech Inc
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Galaxy of Home Office Help series- Fonts Over 2600 fonts! A phenomenal selection of fonts including: Handwriting Script Businesses Holiday Calligraphy And much more! Compatible with Windows 3.1 & Windows 95
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Topics: fonts, shareware
Shareware CD-ROMs
by CDRI
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A compilation of shareware games and game-related files (add-ons, documentation, utilities, etc.) oriented towards BBS operators.  Includes sections for DOS, Windows and OS/2, and specific collections of add-ons for Doom and Heretic, although many other game add-ons are scattered throughout the rest of the disc.  The case label touts containing only files from the year 1995.
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Topics: shareware, games, DOS, OS/2, Windows 95, Doom, Heretic, add-on, BBS
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Electronic Entertainment Publishing B.V.
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Shareware cd for DOS / Windows 3.1 / Windows 95 ISBN 90-5614-181-3 sha1: BC776646E0BDF694EC24EDC37B5EB0070A4AA0D1 mastering code: EOD BOD01        EEP        109763 mastering sid: IFPI L357 mould sid: ifpi 3602
Topics: cd-rom image, windows games, DOS games, shareware
Shareware CD-ROMs
by SoftKey Multimedia Inc.
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Game Empire Volume II (SoftKey) (PGE344AE-CD) (1995) Compare with https://archive.org/details/Game_Empire_Volume_1_SoftKey_Multimedia_PGE344AE-CD_1995 Includes: 1993 Tris 1994 Pool 1995 Card Games 2 Bit Poker 3 Shuffles and a Draw for Windows 3D Demon 3D Pool 3D Tetris 4D Boxing Demo 8 ball pool Acey Deucy for Windows Achi for Windows Ada Towers for Windows Adventure Africa Aggravation Aggresion Airduel Aldos Adventure Alien Force for Windows Alien Poker Alien Worlds Aliens AlienTic for Windows...
Topics: Game Empire Volume II, Game Empire, Shareware, CD, Game, SoftKey, SoftKey Multimedia, SoftKey...
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Monolith Productions
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OEM version. (Retail version has 20 game samples) Contains 16 game samples for windows 95. 3DO Co. - Decathlon, Captain Quazar Berkeley Systems Inc. - YOU DON'T KNOW JACK! Blizzard Entertainment - Diablo DreamWorks Interactive - The Neverhood Electronic Arts - Road Rash Epic MegaGames Inc. - Fire Fight Inscape - (HOLD ONTO YOUR) NUTS!, Drowned God, Ravage D.C.X. Looking Glass Technologies Inc. - Flight Unlimited Microsoft - Hellbender, Monster Truck Madness Strategic Simulations Inc. - War Wind...
Topics: Monolith, Microsoft, Shareware, CD, Demos, Windows 95
Shareware CD-ROMs
by Monolith Productions
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Retail version. Windows 95 Storms Last Bastion of MS-DOS-Based Applications - Games! Oct. 10, 1996 Microsoft Serves Up Games Sampler 2 Highlighting Top Windows 95-Based Games REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 10, 1996 — Where can you put your trivia knowledge and ego to the test, fight hand to hand against the ultimate evil, solve puzzles in a twisted world made of clay, explore alien mysteries and practice your truck racing skills? Only on the Microsoft® Windows® 95 operating system, and only with...
Topics: Monolith, Microsoft, Shareware, CD, Demos, Windows 95
Shareware CD-ROMs
by CDV
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Contains more than 200 games.
Topic: Shareware
Retro CDROM ISO
Topics: retro, cdrom, iso
Shareware CD-ROMs
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Retro CDROM ISO
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Shareware CD-ROMs
by Gold Medallion Software
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You asked for it! Here's the sizzling sequel to the original blockbuster GamePack! This all-new pick-of-the-pack shareware collection has something for everyone. From hot arcade action to board games, card games to word puzzles, this collection is pure gold. No junl. No filler. Just 37 top-of-the-line hits!
Topics: shareware, cd-rom, games, videogames, cd-rom
Shareware CD-ROMs
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Retro CDROM ISO
Topics: retro, cdrom, iso