retro pc games Archive

  • My home IT infrastructure has suffered a streak of bad luck. After upgrading the graphic card in my desktop, the power supply was subsequently sucked dry and failed. My large-screen laptop has developed the loose AC adapter connection so common in PC laptops (why didn’t they solve this weak design years ago?). My PS2 console stopped working around the time the PS3 was coming out, no small coincidence. As a student, I can’t afford a high wattage power supply for the desktop, and I don’t own a soldering iron to fix the laptop. I’m down to my “couch computer,” a Dell X1 Netbook. I have some free time, as school is on break, and I want to do some gaming. […]

    Games for 8MB Video Cards

    My home IT infrastructure has suffered a streak of bad luck. After upgrading the graphic card in my desktop, the power supply was subsequently sucked dry and failed. My large-screen laptop has developed the loose AC adapter connection so common in PC laptops (why didn’t they solve this weak design years ago?). My PS2 console stopped working around the time the PS3 was coming out, no small coincidence. As a student, I can’t afford a high wattage power supply for the desktop, and I don’t own a soldering iron to fix the laptop. I’m down to my “couch computer,” a Dell X1 Netbook. I have some free time, as school is on break, and I want to do some gaming. […]

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