Originally Posted by Thorham
If you don't mind setting up that old peecee, then it's a good alternative to Dosbox. Check Dosbox's status here
to see that it's not 100% compatible yet. Many games will work, though. Again, if you don't mind the hassle, go for the peecee
With a real PC you'll need some slowdown tools for older games, but it's still more compatible. You should check here : http://www.dosbox.com/comp_list.php?letter=a
if the games you are palnaing to play are supported.