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Spacewar - Play Online

DOS - 1985

Year 1985
Platform DOS
Released in United States (1985)
United States (1986)
Genre Action
Theme Arcade, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter, Space Flight
Perspectives Top-Down, Fixed / Flip-screen

For small DOS games like Spacewar, you can play online immediately with your browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer...). This feature is still experimental, the game may not work properly. Warning: game save should work, but you should try it early! Also, be careful to select the right game executable in the list below.

Emulator configuration

You have to choose the right game executable, then press PLAY.

To exit fullscreen mode, press escape. Playing experience can be poor due to your browser or your computer. Download Spacewar and launch it with DOSBox to have the best playing experience!

If the game is too fast or too slow, try hitting CTRL-F11 (slower) and CTRL-F12 (faster).


Sys101 2018-07-07

Game runs best on actual ibm 4.77 mhz with cga card. It is unplayable on modern (circa 2018) systems due to it's use of timing loops. We used to use it as a test for compatibility.

Roz 2017-11-11

How do you play it? I can start it but it just keeps quickly flashing through the main screen and how to play parts.

Roman 2015-11-27

Too long file name, in DOS 8 character is maximum

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