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This collection consists of historical materials (often texts or writings) around the creation of software. In general, applications and code are not here but located elsewhere.



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The Malware Museum
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86
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863,999
VIEWS
by Mikko Hypponen
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The Malware Museum is a collection of malware programs, usually viruses, that were distributed in the 1980s and 1990s on home computers. Once they infected a system, they would sometimes show animation or messages that you had been infected. Through the use of emulations, and additionally removing any destructive routines within the viruses, this collection allows you to experience virus infection of decades ago with safety.
MOCAGH: The Museum of Computer Adventure Game History
collection
3,544
ITEMS
333,852
VIEWS
by MOCAGH
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From the MOCAGH.ORG site: "There are several "Video Game Museum" sites on the web, some much bigger and more elaborate than this one. So why have I decided to make this site? Aside from the obvious reason that I have too much spare time, this site offers something that no other site I have seen does, something invaluable to collectors. Being a collector myself for over fifteen years now, I always like to know if games in my collection are complete. While a few companies like...
Game Source Code Collection
collection
287
ITEMS
124,456
VIEWS
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eye 124,456
This is a collection of computer game source code. The majority of these titles were originally released as commercial products and the source code was made available to the public at a later time. Developers have released these assets under varying licenses. Information about the license restrictions is included when known. If you are the copyright holder of a computer game and would like to make your source code available here please e-mail me at swizzle@demu.org . Or if you know of a game...
The Malware Museum
software
eye 79,897
favorite 3
comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 67,767
favorite 8
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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Game Source Code Collection
by BerndSoft
software
eye 60,636
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"Bernd and the Mystery of Unteralterbach is an english-language Visual Novel with erotic content. In the game the player slips into the role of Bernd, who relocates from the big city to the bavarian backwoods. The first time on his own in his life, he gets a job at the Federal Office for the Implementation of the Oktoberfest …" For Windows/Mac/Linux, includes source code and media files.
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Topics: game, video game, visual novel, eroge
VGMUSEUM.COM
collection
1,223
ITEMS
53,041
VIEWS
collection
eye 53,041
Started by Garrett "Mek" Dockery on August 20, 1999 out of his need to have screenshots for as many games as possible, the site was originally called Gamepics. On December 12, 1999 the first game scans were added to the site and they became so popular that by January 14, 2000 the sub-site Gamescans was online, followed quickly by merging off these two sites into the Video Game Museum, launching officially on January 26, 2000. In the following months and years after the merge, more...
The Malware Museum
software
eye 52,935
favorite 3
comment 2
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 50,300
favorite 6
comment 2
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 43,126
favorite 2
comment 3
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 41,600
favorite 1
comment 4
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
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eye 36,080
favorite 5
comment 4
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 30,443
favorite 0
comment 2
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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Atari Historical Documents
collection
129
ITEMS
27,907
VIEWS
collection
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A collection of historical documents and source code around either the Atari Corporation of California, or work done on programs that ran on Atari computers.
The Malware Museum
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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A collection of digitized scans from a large cache of documents related to the game publisher Infocom, Inc. of Cambridge, MA. Assembled by Steven Meretzky of Infocom. In 2006, documentary filmmaker Jason Scott began production on GET LAMP, a video documentary about the realm of text adventures and interactive fiction. Shooting and research time was roughly 4 years, during which Jason interacted with a large variety of members of the various communities and companies that made up the story of...
Topics: Infocom, Meretzky, Text Adventures, Scans, Maps, Game Design
The Malware Museum
software
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
eye 18,639
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
by Mikko Hypponen
movies
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Presented at DEF CON 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2011. "It's 2011, so this year it's going to be 25 years since Brain.A, the first PC virus, Join Mikko Hypponen as he talks about the history and evolution of computer viruses. From Brain to Stuxnet, he's spent his career tracking malware and will give a pretty good rundown on what has happened, when and why it mattered. Mikko Hypponen is based in Helsinki, Finland. He has been analysing computer viruses for more than 20 years. He has written...
The Malware Museum
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages. This item comes from a 1990 project of the British Computer Virus Research Centre, and contains additional controls to study the virus in action.
The Malware Museum
software
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comment 2
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 15,302
favorite 1
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Bally Alley - The Astrocade Archive
collection
410
ITEMS
15,081
VIEWS
by Bally Alley
collection
eye 15,081
Bally Alley is one of the precious few web sites dedicated exclusively to the Bally Astrocade computer/console. This site is a treasure trove of information for all Bally Astrocade owners, users, programmers and collectors.
The Malware Museum
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comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
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comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 12,534
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comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 11,457
favorite 0
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 11,329
favorite 0
comment 2
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 11,219
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Game Source Code Collection
texts
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The complete development archives of SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge on PlayStation, developed by Climax in 2001. It contains the game's entire source code, art assets, audio, tools, assets from the show itself (such as backgrounds and scripts), prototype builds and much more.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: spongebob, squarepants, supersponge, playstation, ps1, psx, development archives, archive disc,...
The Malware Museum
software
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 10,321
favorite 2
comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
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favorite 0
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 9,135
favorite 1
comment 3
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 9,046
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 8,366
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Game Source Code Collection
software
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Source code leak from early alpha version of Half Life 2. Now obsolete, it provides a historic look at the development of the classic PC game.
Topics: source code, hl2, half life, game, pc, 2000s
MOCAGH.ORG: Miscellaneous
collection
82
ITEMS
7,559
VIEWS
collection
eye 7,559
Video Game Museum (VGMuseum.com) collection: Miscellaneous Game Companies
The Malware Museum
software
eye 7,178
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comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Infocom Cabinet: Binders and Folders of Infocom, Inc. (1981-1987)
by Steve Meretzky and Douglas Adams
texts
eye 6,498
favorite 8
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Infocom Cabinet Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy A collection of digitized scans from a large cache of documents related to the game publisher Infocom, Inc. of Cambridge, MA. Assembled by Steven Meretzky of Infocom. During his time at Infocom, Steve Meretzky meticulously gathered thousands of pages of notes, journals, maps, memos, forms and other printable materials related to all aspects of Infocom, and kept them in his basement for decades. During the GET LAMP production, Jason Scott scanned...
Topics: guide, game, adams, interactive, infocom, computer, adventure, galaxy, software, fiction,...
The Malware Museum
software
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favorite 1
comment 3
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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The Malware Museum
software
eye 6,386
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 6,240
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 6,190
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Game Source Code Collection
by Raven
software
eye 5,862
favorite 2
comment 0
Activision and Raven are releasing this code for people to learn from and play with. This code is copyright Activision 2003. This source is released under GNU GPLv2.
Topics: Star Wars, video games, source code
Game Source Code Collection
by id Software, Inc.
software
eye 5,645
favorite 2
comment 0
readme.txt: Here it is, at long last.  The DOOM source code is released for your non-profit use.  You still need real DOOM data to work with this code. If you don't actually own a real copy of one of the DOOMs, you should still be able to find them at software stores. Many thanks to Bernd Kreimeier for taking the time to clean up the project and make sure that it actually works.  Projects tends to rot if you leave it alone for a few years, and it takes effort for someone to deal with it...
Topics: Doom, id Software, Source Code
The Malware Museum
software
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comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
eye 5,510
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
by Daniel White
movies
eye 5,388
favorite 3
comment 2
A quick presentation on Virus History by Daniel White at Project Cyber Virus, held on May 5th, 2015 at Swissnex San Francisco. In 2004, Daniel White’s computer was infected with the Sasser worm, a fast-spreading autonomous worm that made millions of computers around the world reboot continuously. Fascinated by the concept of malware, he spent the following years learning everything he could about the subject, from general malware news to specific details of every virus, becoming a self-taught...
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Topics: Virus, History, Malware
The Malware Museum
software
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
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Game Source Code Collection
texts
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"Milestone 1B April 12th, 2002" build of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets for Windows.   All data is timestamped September 6th, 2002 despite the included April 12th splash image. The final retail game released on November 14th, 2002.   The included data is a mixture of a full game build, various developer tools, source code, and source assets.
Topics: Harry Potter, Chamber of Secrets, Windows, Prototype, HP2, 2002, PC
Atari Historical Documents
by Atari
texts
eye 5,015
favorite 6
comment 1
It's the source code for the seminal Atari 8-bit computer game, Star Raiders, complete with comments. If this is something you appreciate, please make a donation to the Internet Archive . The Atari community has converted this listing to text for easy search and compilation, visit here for info .
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Atari 8-bit, Atari 800, Atari 400, source code, Star Raiders
Atari Historical Documents
by Toys R Us
texts
eye 4,959
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comment 1
A weekly circular advertisement for a Toys R Us store located in the United States.  The date is from December 1987, showing Christmas toys. Toys included in the ad: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Sega Master System Barbie Transformers Fisher Price toys Action Max Casio & Yamaha keyboards Radios, Walkmen and stereos Tiger handhelds Intellivision Atari 2600 Jr Boardgames Teddy Ruxpin & Grubby The Heart Family My Little Pony Talking Jill doll Mattel Spectra doll Bicyles Lego Cozy...
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Topics: Toys R Us, advertisement, circular ad, Christmas, 1987, Barbie, Transformers, Video Games, ad
The Malware Museum
software
eye 4,845
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
MOCAGH.ORG: Epyx
collection
52
ITEMS
4,670
VIEWS
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Epyx, Inc. was a video game developer and publisher active in the late 1970s and 1980s. The company was founded as Automated Simulations by Jim Connelley and Jon Freeman, originally using Epyx as a brand name for action-oriented games before renaming the company to match in 1983. Epyx published a long series of \\
The Malware Museum
software
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comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Game Source Code Collection
by Silas Warner
software
eye 4,562
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Beyond Castle Wolfenstein is a 1984 computer game by Muse Software. It is the sequel to the innovative and successful Castle Wolfenstein, a prototypical stealth game. After the death of Silas Warner in 2004, the reconstructed source code and a ported version of the game was released for free by his widow in honor of him.
Topic: Commercial Source Code
VGMUSEUM.COM: Penguin Software
collection
48
ITEMS
4,188
VIEWS
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Penguin Software was a video game publisher from Geneva, Illinois that produced graphics software and games for the Apple II, Macintosh, IBM, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari 8-bit, and Atari ST computers. They are mostly known for their graphics programs Graphics Magician and Complete Graphics System, graphic adventure games such as the Transylvania series, arcade-style games like Spy's Demise, and role-playing video games such as Xyphus. The company was founded in 1978 by Mark Pelczarski but...
The Malware Museum
software
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
eye 4,049
favorite 2
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Game Source Code Collection
by DUX Software
software
eye 4,020
favorite 2
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Note: If you want to run this on a modern linux computer, good news! The source code of this version of the game was released by EA a few years ago. Original description:    Multi Player SimCity for X11 is now available from DUX Software! DESCRIPTION:     SimCity, the original award winning city simulation game from Maxis Software, now runs on powerful Unix workstations with X11!  DUX's implementation of SimCity for Unix was awarded product of the year 1992 by Unix World in the January...
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Topics: sgi, simcity, sunos, solaris, shareware, game
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,875
favorite 0
comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,871
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages. This item comes from a 1990 project of the British Computer Virus Research Centre, and contains additional controls to study the virus in action.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,498
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,478
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,472
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,400
favorite 0
comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
eye 3,160
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
Game Source Code Collection
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
Toby’s Adventures Beach - Codecanyon learn-barmaga.com  - Toby adventures is one game design for android that develop using corona sdk, its platformed zadventure puzzle game. In this game you will play as toby he is cake adventure on beach eat cake and ice creams in the correct order to finish the level. you can break some bricks to find hidden candies. Since its build using corona sdk its also already for monetize integration , using appodeal ads sdk its can 60+ ads mediation , you an place...
Topic: android source
The Malware Museum
software
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 2,921
favorite 0
comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
software
eye 2,885
favorite 0
comment 0
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages. This item comes from a 1990 project of the British Computer Virus Research Centre, and contains additional controls to study the virus in action.
The Malware Museum
software
eye 2,877
favorite 0
comment 1
An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Malware Museum
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eye 2,866
favorite 0
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An example of an MS-DOS-based virus, now removed of its destructive capability but leaving its messages. This item comes from a 1990 project of the British Computer Virus Research Centre, and contains additional controls to study the virus in action.