NoRights Podcast: S2E33 – Gaming on the Mac: Part 3 – DOSBox & Boxer

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Continuing our series on Mac gaming, this week we take a look at playing DOS games on a modern system.

DOSBox lets you run old DOS programs easily and capture footage for Let’s Plays.

DOSBox and Mac OS X

Boxer is based on DOSBox but simplifies the process of running commands by packaging your games up for you via drag and drop. Comes with free games to get you started.


Finding DOS games

DOS Games Archive

Liberated Games




2nd Hand Shops



There are plenty of websites offering free downloads of old games calling it abandonware. This is a bit of a gray area as it deals with orphan works. Use your best judgement when downloading and never get things from suspicious sites.