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The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games (from the 1970s through to the 1990s) that you can Play on a Computer or Laptop Browser!!!! These do not Work in Mobile Device Browsers, Yet.

Over 1,500 Retro PC or Arcade Games for your flashback pleasure! Do you MISS an old Arcade or PC Game you used to LOVE?*
I'll bet you'll find it IN HERE waiting to rekindle your old flame.
Once you get a game started - default keys are sometimes ...
5 = Insert 1 Credit ... 6 = 2 Credits / 1 = 1 Player start ... 2 = 2 Player start
So in "Crush Roller" (AKA "Make Trax") you'd press 5 for 1 Credit, then 1
for 1 Player Start, then you steer your paintbrush with the Arrow Keys to play a Game.

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The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade games that you can Play in your Browser!!!!

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.

Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)


Images of Marquees and Snapshots of in-game screens come from the Progetto Snaps collection,
 who have spent years creating impeccable support materials for the worl d of emulation.

* Marble Madness ... good to see you again!!!! Hope to see Frogger and Battle Zone again someday ...
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