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Piepacker is something we previewed recently, a game streaming / cloud gaming service designed around retro games that enables you to seamlessly play online with others. It's now in Open Beta. With the Open Beta, it's open to everyone. It's free right now too, enabling you to play 60+ games. Although, with a caveat that it currently only works in Chromium based browsers (although Firefox is supposed to be supported eventually).

What can you do with it? Well, apart from playing games (obviously), it gives retro games a fresh new way to be played. It integrated voice and video chat, proper modern controller support and it's fast too.

Check out our preview we did recently:

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Honestly, still seriously impressed with it. The interface leaves a lot to be desired with not enough space for the title list but I'm sure they will improve that over time. We did speak to them on it, and apparently it's been a common complaint. Everything works though!

You can play it now on the Piepacker Website.

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Is there a way to see the game list without registering ?
This is excellent. Already got 6 of my ppl to sign up. Going to test it Friday night!
Liam Dawe 9 Jun
Quoting: RunningTuxIs there a way to see the game list without registering ?
Have asked, will let you know.
Quoting: RunningTuxIs there a way to see the game list without registering ?

40 Winks
Alligator Hunt
AlterEgo Dreamwalker
Arsene Lupin Gentleman Bomber
Barkley Shutup and Jam! 2
Beastball
Blender Bros
BOBL
Brave Battle Saga Legend of the Magic Warrior
Descent 2
Dragon View
Earthworm Jim
Earthworm Jim 2
ES Evolution
Football Madness
Gadget Twins
Gekido Furious Four Player Fighting
Glover
Gluf
Haunted Halloween 86
Invasion from Beyond
Legend
Legend
Loaded
Maniac Square
Micro Mages
Micro Maniacs Racing
Mike Ditka Power Football
Misplaced
MotorMash
Nebs 'n Debs
O.D.T
Old Towers
Psycho Pinball
Radical Rex
Rage of the Dragons
Rageball
Raging Commando
Sensible Soccer
Soccer Kid
Space GUGGS
Star Versus
Steel Force
Street Racer
Strikesback
Summer Challenge
Super Bat Puncher Demo
Super Paw-N
The Humans
Top Racer
Twin Dragons
Ultimate Tennis
Water Margin
Winter Challenge
Words Blast
Worms World Party
X
Xeno Crisis
Yazzie
Zero Tolerance
RunningTux 10 Jun
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Liam, Arcadius, thanks a lot.
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