Emulating Legacy Games

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Class lecture and accompanying lab exercise presented to the Handling Complex Media course for the NYU-MIAP program.

A practical introduction to setting up and troubleshooting emulation/virtualization on modern hardware for legacy computing systems. Classic video games used as examples. Demonstrated installation and setup of DOSBOX (MS-DOS), VirtualBox (Windows 95) and SheepShaver (Mac OS 9).