Running retro DOS games can be easy at times and very difficult on some computer operating systems. Often, the process can be very complex and involved. As game developers have looked to offer internet games with more features, graphics and sounds, users of retro DOS games have had the complexity to adjust their settings to support such features. In the world of pre-Windows 95, if you happen to own a non-standard sound card, you will have to also know the soundcard’s settings and interface that is required for the purpose of playing retro DOS games. Memory management with DOS games includes four types of memory, namely conventional memory, expanded memory, upper memory and extended memory.
Retro DOS games are known as old school games. It is the hobby of many gaming enthusiasts to collect and play old computer games, arcade games and video games. Retro DOS games can be played in its original hardware or some modern hardware via ports. Some of the most popular games in DOS were produced during the 80s and 90s. These include video and computer games for the Nintendo Entertainment Systems, Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad COC, Sharp X1 and so on.
With increasing nostalgia retro DOS games have returned to take their rightful spot in the modern world of gaming.