Thousands of classic games from Prince of Persia to Wolfenstein 3D are available for free on the Internet Archive, and now you can embed and play them directly inside of individual tweets.
The Internet Archive, a non-profit group devoted to preserving the history of the internet, has long hosted an online treasure trove of thousands of free, playable video games ranging from arcade titles to MS-DOS adventures. (Check our a recent talk by one of their archivists at the recent Game Developer's Conference.)
But now, you can do more than simply play these games for free; you can actually embed and play them directly inside of tweets by simply posting the link. Check out a few of the games in the embedded tweets below, or head to the Internet Archive to try it out for yourself. the tweets below for examples, or try it out yourself.
Since you can now embed internet archive games in tweets, please waste the rest of your day https://t.co/UAfVc9jDQK
— brandon sheffield (@necrosofty) April 29, 2015
Here, play Wolfenstein in my tweet: https://t.co/LQpuDsKfFS
— Andreas Jörgensen (@hideous_) April 30, 2015
— Timothy Young (@shindags) April 30, 2015
You won't believe that you can PLAY SUPER FANTASY ZONE IN THIS TWEET: https://t.co/0Odm9axL6F
— Persona@YaoiCon AA22 (@personasama) April 29, 2015
Well, we can now embed playable Internet Archive games into tweets, so: https://t.co/sMZwcB5nAN
— Chris Kohler (@kobunheat) April 29, 2015