Here are the
websites that I like to browse using my retro computers. Have a
suggestion? Please let me know!
TheOldNet - This awesome
website allows you to browse the web like it's the 90's again.
Wiby.me - A Google-like indexed
search service dedicated to simple HTML and non-commercial websites. It
also has a really fun 'Surprise Me!' function which will show you a
completely random page.
Nathan's Toasty Technology page
- Great resource for the Graphical User Interface of various Operating
Systems along with some awesome Internet Explorer hate. I first
discovered this website when I was researching what GeOS was after
being given a disk from my Grandfather back in 2006.
Phoenix AIM Server
- An example of reverse-engineering at it's best! Chat with your
friends using the old AIM and ICQ clients. I tested it out and wrote
Steve's Computer Collection
- A personal collection of vintage computers from the 70's onwards,
accompanied with photos and plenty of information.
PC Project - A guide to installing MS-DOS and Windows 3.11 for
Workgroups on real hardware with downloads and plenty of other
resources to get you started.
95 Is Alive - As the
website describes, "For those who refuse to let go of Good Old Windows
Windows 3.x Downloads -
A collection of downloads for Windows 3.x systems.
Razorback95 - A testament to
what the Internet used to be about, crreative freedom without ads or
accounts. Also the creator of Windows remasters such as Windows 95D
Lite or Redtoast.
Mac84.net - Where old
macs go to reboot.
Matthew Furman On-line -
A massive personal website in the style of the classic 'geocities'
homepage of the late 90's/early 00's. I'd suggest spending some time
exploring Matthews website as there is plenty of content on here.
Tau Ceti - Cool
personal website that is being hosted on an old PowerMac, along with
1014.org - The personal blog of
Justin Frankel, the creator of Gnutella and Winamp.
Space Jam - The official
website for the Warner Bros. film.
Cybertown - I don't even know
how to describe this one, you will just have to see for yourself.
South Park Scriptorium
- An up-to-date resource on all things South Park, with web design that
hasn't changed since the show premiered in 1997.
- Just a small collection of flash games.
The Matrix RPG -
A systemless sourcebook is a setting written to be used with any RPG.
Worlds.com - Explore
virtual worlds and make friends.
FalconFly 3dfx Archive
- Direct X downloads, 3dfx Drivers and more. If you own a 3dfx card you
will have to check this out.
Themes, icons, screensavers.
VOGONS Vintage Driver
Library - Collection of hardware drivers by users of the VOGONS
- PC Games cheats, No-CD patches, updates and more.
VBEMP 9x Project
- Universal VESA/VBE Video Display Driver for Windows 9x
Meda Themes - Skin your Windows Media Player and show how unique
your personality is.
Doom Builder - An advanced 3D
map editor for Doom and games based on the Doom engine, such as
Heretic, Hexen and Strife.
Braindrain LAN Parties
- Only the best LAN party in all of europe! Website is in Swedish.
Universal Hint System -
Hints to help you beat those difficult PC games.
The Emulator Zone -
The best resource for all things emulation.
Battle.net sites: Warcraft II,
Warcraft III, Diablo II, StarCraft compendium.