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Software History Collection

This collection consists of historical materials (often texts or writings) around the creation of software. In general, applications and code are not here but located elsewhere.



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Atari Historical Documents
Atari Historical Documents
collection
143
ITEMS
54,549
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A collection of historical documents and source code around either the Atari Corporation of California, or work done on programs that ran on Atari computers.
Bally Alley - The Astrocade Archive
Bally Alley - The Astrocade Archive
collection
421
ITEMS
35,171
VIEWS
by Bally Alley
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Bally Alley is one of the precious few web sites dedicated exclusively to the Bally Astrocade computer/console. This site is a treasure trove of information for all Bally Astrocade owners, users, programmers and collectors.
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Collection of game engines, frameworks, and middleware for video game development that are available under a free and open-source software license that don't rely on proprietary software.
Topics: Open-Source Software, Free Software
Game Source Code Collection
Game Source Code Collection
collection
572
ITEMS
379,756
VIEWS
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This is a collection of computer game source code. The majority of these titles were originally released as commercial products and the source code was made available to the public at a later time. Developers have released these assets under varying licenses. Information about the license restrictions is included when known. If you are the copyright holder of a computer game and would like to make your source code available here please e-mail me at swizzle@demu.org . Or if you know of a game...
MOCAGH.ORG: Acornsoft
MOCAGH.ORG: Acornsoft
collection
3
ITEMS
311
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Acornsoft
MOCAGH.ORG: Activision
MOCAGH.ORG: Activision
collection
3
ITEMS
933
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Activision
MOCAGH.ORG: Adventure International
MOCAGH.ORG: Adventure International
collection
1
ITEMS
268
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Adventure International
MOCAGH.ORG: Br0derbund
MOCAGH.ORG: Br0derbund
collection
4
ITEMS
606
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Broderbund
MOCAGH.ORG: Colecovision Adam
MOCAGH.ORG: Colecovision Adam
collection
0
ITEMS
621
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Coleco ADAM
MOCAGH.ORG: Commodore Business Machines
MOCAGH.ORG: Commodore Business Machines
collection
0
ITEMS
579
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Commodore Business Machines
MOCAGH.ORG: Datasoft
MOCAGH.ORG: Datasoft
collection
4
ITEMS
669
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Datasoft
MOCAGH.ORG: Electronic Arts
MOCAGH.ORG: Electronic Arts
collection
15
ITEMS
2,436
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Electronic Arts
MOCAGH.ORG: Epyx
MOCAGH.ORG: Epyx
collection
52
ITEMS
7,767
VIEWS
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Epyx, Inc. was a video game developer and publisher active in the late 1970s and 1980s. The company was founded as Automated Simulations by Jim Connelley and Jon Freeman, originally using Epyx as a brand name for action-oriented games before renaming the company to match in 1983. Epyx published a long series of \\
MOCAGH.ORG: Infocom
MOCAGH.ORG: Infocom
collection
20
ITEMS
3,352
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Infocom
MOCAGH.ORG: Legend Entertainment
MOCAGH.ORG: Legend Entertainment
collection
0
ITEMS
711
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Legend
MOCAGH.ORG: Lucasfilm
MOCAGH.ORG: Lucasfilm
collection
1
ITEMS
381
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Lucasfilm
MOCAGH.ORG: Mastertronic
MOCAGH.ORG: Mastertronic
collection
1
ITEMS
141
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Mastertronic
MOCAGH.ORG: Mindscape
MOCAGH.ORG: Mindscape
collection
1
ITEMS
452
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Mindscape
MOCAGH.ORG: Miscellaneous
MOCAGH.ORG: Miscellaneous
collection
82
ITEMS
11,365
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Miscellaneous Game Companies
MOCAGH.ORG: Origin Systems
MOCAGH.ORG: Origin Systems
collection
20
ITEMS
2,770
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Origin Systems
MOCAGH.ORG: Questbusters
MOCAGH.ORG: Questbusters
collection
7
ITEMS
1,253
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Questbusters
MOCAGH.ORG: Radio Shack
MOCAGH.ORG: Radio Shack
collection
1
ITEMS
283
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Radio Shack
MOCAGH.ORG: Rainbird Software
MOCAGH.ORG: Rainbird Software
collection
8
ITEMS
1,085
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Rainbird Software
MOCAGH.ORG: SSI
MOCAGH.ORG: SSI
collection
21
ITEMS
3,448
VIEWS
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Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) was a video game developer and publisher with over 100 titles to its credit since its founding in 1979. The company was especially noted for its numerous wargames, its official computer game adaptations of Dungeons & Dragons, and for the groundbreaking Panzer General series.
MOCAGH.ORG: Sierra On-Line and On-Line Systems
MOCAGH.ORG: Sierra On-Line and On-Line Systems
collection
16
ITEMS
2,159
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Sierra On-Line
MOCAGH.ORG: Sir-Tech Software
MOCAGH.ORG: Sir-Tech Software
collection
15
ITEMS
1,921
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Sir-Tech Software
MOCAGH.ORG: Spinnaker Software
MOCAGH.ORG: Spinnaker Software
collection
2
ITEMS
226
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Spinnaker
MOCAGH.ORG: TI 99/4a
MOCAGH.ORG: TI 99/4a
collection
1
ITEMS
441
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: TI 99/4a
MOCAGH.ORG: Zenobi Software
MOCAGH.ORG: Zenobi Software
collection
7
ITEMS
676
VIEWS
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Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Zenobi
MOCAGH: The Museum of Computer Adventure Game History
MOCAGH: The Museum of Computer Adventure Game History
collection
3,544
ITEMS
459,316
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by MOCAGH
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From the MOCAGH.ORG site: "There are several "Video Game Museum" sites on the web, some much bigger and more elaborate than this one. So why have I decided to make this site? Aside from the obvious reason that I have too much spare time, this site offers something that no other site I have seen does, something invaluable to collectors. Being a collector myself for over fifteen years now, I always like to know if games in my collection are complete. While a few companies like...
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A collection of digitized scans from a large cache of documents related to the game publisher Infocom, Inc. of Cambridge, MA. Assembled by Steven Meretzky of Infocom. In 2006, documentary filmmaker Jason Scott began production on GET LAMP, a video documentary about the realm of text adventures and interactive fiction. Shooting and research time was roughly 4 years, during which Jason interacted with a large variety of members of the various communities and companies that made up the story of...
Topics: Infocom, Meretzky, Text Adventures, Scans, Maps, Game Design
The Malware Museum
The Malware Museum
collection
87
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by Mikko Hypponen
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The Malware Museum is a collection of malware programs, usually viruses, that were distributed in the 1980s and 1990s on home computers. Once they infected a system, they would sometimes show animation or messages that you had been infected. Through the use of emulations, and additionally removing any destructive routines within the viruses, this collection allows you to experience virus infection of decades ago with safety.
Unsorted Software History
Unsorted Software History
collection
115
ITEMS
12,202
VIEWS
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A wide collection of vintage and historical software, awaiting a final collection.
VGMUSEUM.COM
VGMUSEUM.COM
collection
1,223
ITEMS
93,022
VIEWS
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Started by Garrett "Mek" Dockery on August 20, 1999 out of his need to have screenshots for as many games as possible, the site was originally called Gamepics. On December 12, 1999 the first game scans were added to the site and they became so popular that by January 14, 2000 the sub-site Gamescans was online, followed quickly by merging off these two sites into the Video Game Museum, launching officially on January 26, 2000. In the following months and years after the merge, more...
VGMUSEUM.COM: Penguin Software
VGMUSEUM.COM: Penguin Software
collection
48
ITEMS
6,028
VIEWS
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Penguin Software was a video game publisher from Geneva, Illinois that produced graphics software and games for the Apple II, Macintosh, IBM, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari 8-bit, and Atari ST computers. They are mostly known for their graphics programs Graphics Magician and Complete Graphics System, graphic adventure games such as the Transylvania series, arcade-style games like Spy's Demise, and role-playing video games such as Xyphus. The company was founded in 1978 by Mark Pelczarski but...