All Your DOS Memories

None of the Hassle

A standalone, DOS retrogaming system with plenty of classic shareware pre-installed, powered by Shedbuilt.

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Back in the Game

Shedbuilt's Shareware Palooza images provide everything you need to transform a $10 single-board computer into a DOS retrogaming powerhouse. We've taken care of the tweaks necessary for a great DOSBox experience - all you need to do is flash an SD card, plug in a monitor and clicky keyboard and get down to business.

Latest DOSBox

Built using the latest SVN revision of DOSBox with various performance and compatibility improvements.

Ready to Play

We've taken care of configuration so you can get right down to gaming.

Cheap as Chips

Our images are free to download and can run on SBCs costing as little as $10.

Powered by Shedbuilt

Built on top of the hackable, ARM-native Shedbuilt Linux distribution.

Games Included

Right out of the box, Shedbuilt Shareware Palooza is filled to bursting with DOS gaming goodness. A total of 22 shareware and freeware classics are pre-installed and ready for action. Drop in your own games to complete your DOS nostalgia battlestation!

  • Baryon (Shareware) by ACRO Studio
  • Alien Carnage (Shareware) by Apogee
  • Command & Conquer (Demo) by Westwood Studios
  • Descent (Shareware) by Parallax Software and Interplay
  • Doom (Shareware) by id Software
  • Duke Nukem (Shareware) by Apgoee
  • Duke Nukem II (Shareware) by Apogee
  • DreamWeb by Empire Interactive
  • EGATrek (Shareware) by Nels Anderson
  • Jagged Alliance (Demo) by Sir-Tech
  • Commander Keen in Goodbye, Galaxy (Shareware) by id Software
  • MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat (Demo) by Activision
  • NetHack by DevTeam
  • One Must Fall: 2097 (Shareware) by Rob Elam and Epic Mega Games
  • Raptor: Call of the Shadows (Shareware) by Apogee
  • Sam & Max: Hit the Road (Demo) by LucasArts
  • Star Wars: TIE Fighter (Demo) by LucasArts
  • The Incredible Machine 2 (Demo) by Dynamix
  • Wacky Wheels (Shareware) by Apogee
  • Warcraft II (Demo) by Blizzard
  • Wolfenstein 3D (Shareware) by id Software
  • X-COM: UFO Defense (Demo) by Mythos Games and MicroProse

Take Your Pick

Thanks to Jason Carr's LaunchBox for MS-DOS Special Edition 2.0, jumping into any of the pre-installed classics is as easy as selecting a menu item. You can sort titles by genre, developer or release year and adding your own games is a breeze.

Even More DOOM

The enhanced DOOM source port Crispy Doom is pre-installed and configured to play the shareware episode, Knee Deep in the Dead. Just type crispy-doom into the Linux command prompt to enjoy the most influential PC game of all time or crispy-doom-setup to set up a multiplayer game. Can you host a LAN party with a handful of $10 SBCs and an Ethernet switch? You sure can, and it's awesome.

Download and Install

Shareware Palooza images based on Shedbuilt System 2 are available for a variety of budget ARMv7/v8 single-board computers from FriendlyElec, Shenzhen Xunlong, and Shenzhen Libre Technology. Please visit our download page to select the appropriate image for your board.

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Find Answers

Need help adjusting system volume, adding new games or hacking the underlying Shedbuilt OS? We've put together a FAQ to help you get back to having fun.

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