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Bootloader

Software concept

Typical of 1980s computers. A bootloader includes a minimal OS on the same media as the game. To play, one must (re)boot the system while the game's boot disk is in drive.

49
games
8
platforms

The first video game about Bootloader was released in 1981.

Atari, MicroProse and Infocom has published most of these games

To emulate PC bootloader games, you might want to use [[link:http://www.oldskool.org/pc/flopper/ Flopper]].