Retro Gaming with Docker


Docker has cemented itself as mainstay in modern tech, but it is often used for modernizing legacy apps. But a legacy app might be more than that old Classic ASP e-commerce site that your mom uses to sell crochet creations on. A legacy app can basically be anything that is old and old DOS games and BBS’s are no exception. Building a platform that can run old DOS games in a container and hosting that container in the cloud can be a lot of fun, giving you an online retro gaming server. Likewise, BBS door games can be run on a containerized BBS that runs on the cloud too. This session will look at how this was done and get you thinking about how to use Docker for all kinds of things…

Blaize Stewart, Wintellect
Patrick Devine, Docker