Classic/Retro Gaming Sites
Posted 02 March 2012 - 11:00 AM
You can find there "clean" versions (original file names, no additional BBS comments) of online shareware distributions of games by big publishers like Apogee or Epic MegaGames, along with some other stuff.
Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:27 PM
This is an archived copy of the official MicroProse FTP. Playable game demos, previews, patches and related files can be found here. The descriptions are rather scarce, insufficient and sometimes misleading though, so in some cases you might not known what you've got before you actually downloaded an item.
Westwood Studios FTP Archive
An enhanced version of the Westwood FTP, with some extra content thrown in, by Nyerguds, a well-known C&C enthusiast and author of the unofficial C&C v1.06 patch.
The MicroProse FTP copy can be found via the Wayback Machine:
However, not all files are available - hopefully this is fixed sometime in the future.
Posted 25 May 2012 - 05:50 PM
BTW, that site also has downloads of freeware C&C games:
Posted 05 June 2012 - 11:42 AM
There are rumours that FilePlanet is closing down, and since it isn't clear if they're going to keep their databases public, I've started looking for alternatives On the other hand, Swizzle of Demu.org has recently started uploading game demos and related files to the Classic PC Games section he maintains at archive.org.
Posted 12 June 2012 - 12:23 AM
Posted 15 June 2012 - 03:28 PM
Note that you'll need to manually copy-paste the links in your browser in order for them to work, and to download anything, copy the download link and change "ftp://ftp.volftp.mondadori.com/" to "http://volftp.tiscali.it/"