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A Brief History of Shareware Software & How to Run It on PocketC.H.I.P. with DOSBox

26 July 2016 Liz Lam is one of many people using PocketC.H.I.P. to play old shareware games through an emulator called DOSBox. Getting these relics of computer history to run on PocketC.H.I.P. is pretty easy, in large part because of BladeMaverick's helpful tips on setting up DOSBox shared below!

Before we get to the instructions, have you ever thought about the origins of shareware? Sure, it's a term that's been floating around for years, and you've probably heard it if you're into retro gaming, but where did the idea come from? How did it all start?

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