Author Archives: Zack

Games Lost to Time

I have noticed something recently. I guess I always knew it but with the push to game streaming, I have been thinking about it more. That is the countless video games that are no longer available for one reason or another. Games lost to time that will never be enjoyed again. It makes me sad Continue Reading »

Windows Script Host

I heard from a sysadmin friend of mine that they have disabled windows script host on all their workstations to protect them from malware that exploits local scrips. This sounded interesting to me so I wanted to check it out. The Windows script host is responsible for running local scrips on your computer including JScript Continue Reading »

Preserving Arcade Games

Most old Arcade games run on custom hardware that you can no longer get. On top of that, a lot of these games are encrypted. They are also designed to kill themselves with a suicide battery if they detect something wrong. This makes preserving arcade games hard. There is also a time limit to preserve Continue Reading »